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William Port
Born September 16, 1833
WILLIAM PORT, milk dairy business, Anamosa; is a native of England; was born September 16; 1833; he grew up to manhood and received his education there; he emigrated to America in 1852, and came to Iowa the same year and located in Jones Co.; he arrived in Anamosa in August, and was one of the early settlers here; he learned the milling business; taught school four years, and afterward engaged in farming for eight years, and since then has been engaged in his present business; he owns his stock and the place where he lives. On the 8th of October, 1851, he married Miss Angeline Lockwood, a native of Indiana; she came to Iowa when very young; they have five children—Frank W., William H., Rebecca A,, Minnie B. and Glenn A.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 572.


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