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David Myers
Born 1809
DAVID MYERS, shoemaker, Olin; born in Fairfield Co., Ohio, in 1809; came to Iowa in 1845; entered 160 acres, and now owns forty and town property. Has been School Treasurer, Road Supervisor, School Director, Constable, served five years on the grand jury, and seven on the petit jury. First wife, Mary Marlow, was born in Pennsylvania in 1809. Married in Ohio in 1830; died in 1849, and had ten children. Second wife, Elizabeth Irene, was born in Virginia in 1829. Married in 1850, and had ten children, and now has twenty-eight grandchildren.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 650.


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