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Servitus Needham
Born August 3, 1820
SERVITUS NEEDHAM, of the firm of Needham & Burritt, livery and boarding stable, Anamosa; is a native of Addison Co., Vt., and was born August 3, 1820. He grew up to manhood, and lived in that State until 1855, when he came West to Illinois; lived in La Salle Co. two years; then came to Whiteside Co., where he lived seven years, and, in 1866, he came to Jones Co. and located in Anamosa, and established his present business, and has continued it for thirteen years. Needham & Burritt are the oldest livery firm in Anamosa. Mr. Needham was united in marriage to Miss Hannah M. Burritt, from Chittenden Co., Vt., June 20, 1854; they have one son—Oscar M.; now attending Beloit College. Mr. Needham has had the office of City Councilman.

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

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