|HENRY NICKOL, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 33; P.O. Castle Grove; born in Saxony in 1827; he emigrated to this country in June, 1854; he lived in Aurora, Ind., one year, where he worked at his trade that of a shoemaker; he came to Anamosa about 1856, where he worked at his trade about four years; he bought a farm in Linn Co., where he lived about one year; lived in Cass Township two years; came to his present location in 1863, but removed to Bowen's Prairie after two years; thence to Nebraska for one season; returned to Jones Co., and located permanently on his present farm. He was married to Sarah Shuper, of Pennsylvania; they have four children—Charlotte, Mary, Jane, Albert and Frank. He has 120 acres of land.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 700
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