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Joseph Sacora
Born 1847
JOSEPH SACORA, manufacturer of carriages and wagons, Oxford Junction; born in Bohemia in 1847; came to America in 1855, settled in Jackson Co., and remained until 1866, when he removed to Jones Co. and engaged in farming until 1877, when he went to Oxford Junction. He enlisted in 1864, in the 15th I.V.I., and was mustered out in 1865; was at the battle of Beaufort, S.C., Bentonvil!e, S.C., Savannah, Ga., and Fort McAllister. His wife, Mary Stepanek, was born in Germany in 1854; came to America in 1854, settled in Johnson Co., and married in 1869; they have three children—Dillie Lula, Annie and Joseph. Politics, Republican; religion, Catholic.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 596.


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