Born May 11, 1845
|GEORGE METTEE, of the firm of Mettee & Dragoo, blacksmiths, Martelle; born May 11, 1845, in Miami Co., Ind.; in 1874, he came to Martelle. Married Mary McWilliams January 29, 1869; she was born in Ohio; have three children—Ollie, Amey and Harry. Enlisted, in 1861, in Company B, 11th Ind. V.I., and served till the end of the war; he participated in the battles of Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Vicksburg, Port Gibson, Baton Station, Champion Hills and Athens.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 587.
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