|A. LINDLY, farmer, Rome Twp., Sec. 15; P.O. Olin; born in Butler Co. Ohio, in 1822, and from there to Indiana when small, and then to Iowa, in 1849; entered forty acres and now owns eighty; has made all the improvements; had a good house burned in 1871; has been Constable and School Director. In politics, Republican; in religion, liberal. His first wife, Mary Garrison, was born in Indiana in 1823; married in 1843; died in 1855; had three children—Albert, Jane and Melissa; his second wife, Nancy Bikerstoff, was born in Pennsylvania in 1832; married in 1857, and have eight children living—George, Elizabeth, Jane, Ida, Clarissa, Oliver, Ulysses, Martha, Amsy, Rily, deceased.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 648.
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