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Philip Moyer
Born December 19, 1808
PHILIP MOYER, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Anamosa; born December 19, 1808, in Center Co., Penn.; he came to Stark Co., Ohio, when a boy, thence to Marion Co., Ohio; in 1853, he came to Jones Co.; owns 130 acres land. Married Elizabeth Spade in 1831; she was born in 1818 in Pennsylvania, died in 1866; have ten children—Margaret, John, Albert, Levina, Eliza, Daniel, Harvey, Elizabeth, Samuel and Catharine. Second marriage to Mary Bechtol in 1868; she was born in 1825 in Pennsylvania. Samuel enlisted in 1863 and served till the end of the war. Democrat; member of the Lutheran Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 569.


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