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D. S. Kinsella
Born July 5, 1838
D. S. KINSELLA, buying and shipping grain and produce, Monticello; is a native of Little Rock, Ark., and was born July 5, 1838; his parents came to Iowa and located at Dubuque in 1849; he grew up to manhood there and in 1858 he went to Kentucky and attended the Jesuit school at Bardstown for one year, then entered the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and remained until the year 1860; in June, 1861, he came to Delaware Co. and the following year came to Jones Co. and located at Monticello; engaged in the grain business and continued until 1869; then engaged in the mercantile business, the firm being E. B. Kinsella & Bros., and continued until 1873; he is now engaged in the stock and produce business. In September, 1865, he was united in marriage to Miss Katie T. Holt, who was born in St. John, N.B.; they have four children—Edward W., Mary R., James J. and Harry D.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 672.
Submitted by: Mary Kay Kuhfittig


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