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Margaret Greer
Born 1801
MARGARET GREER, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 2; P.O. Scotch Grove; born in Ireland in 1801; came to America in 1852, and to Jones Co. in 1856; she has been twice married; her first husband's name was Carson; he died in the old country; they were married in their native county and had seven children, three living—Robert, James and Matilda; her last husband, Mr. Greer, died in September, 1879. Mrs. Greer is a member of the United Presbyterian Church. She has sold her farm and converted that and all her real estate into paper and money, and is only looking after what accrues from her former business; she has an interest in the home and building of her son-in-law, and proposes making her home with him.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 655
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel

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