Born November 19, 1842
|JOHN MORELAND, merchant dealer in groceries, Main street, Anamosa; is a native of England and was born November 19, 1842; his parents came to America in 1848; he came to Linn Co., Iowa, in 1858. After the breaking-out of the rebellion, he entered the army, enlisting in Co. F, 20th I.V.I.; he was wounded in the siege of Port Blakely, Ala.; he was in the service three years. He came to Anamosa in 1876, and was appointed one of the guards at the Penitentiary and served in that position three years, then engaged in his present business. In 1862, he married Miss Elizabeth Ross, a native of England; they have five children—Eliza, Charles, Mary, Ida and Lillie.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 569.
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