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George Soper
Born 1827
GEORGE SOPER, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 31; P.O. Anamosa; owns 320 acres of land in See. 31 and 160 acres in another part of the township. He was born in the town of Pitcher, Chenango Co., N.Y., in 1827; came to Jones Go. in 1848. His wife's maiden name was Margery Ann Ryan, a native of Ohio; she came to Iowa when she was 1 year old; they were married in 1857; have nine children—Horace, Melissa, Ella, Douglass, Joseph, Frank, Charlie, Addie and Jennie; two of the children are married, and live in the same township. Mr. and Mrs. Soper, and Ella and Melissa, are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 635.
Submitted by: Lesley & Renee Franks

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