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Ephraim Steckel
Born April 12, 1827
EPHRAIM STECKEL, farmer, Jackson Twp., Sec. 9; P.O. Amber; born in Lehigh Co., Penn., April 12, 1827; came to Jones Co. in 1871; carries on farm on shares with Mr. Smith, of Anamosa; there are eighty acres in the farm. Wife's maiden name was Sally Ann Steckel, a native also of Pennsylvania; they were married in their native State in 1851; have nine children—Franklin, Nathan Joseph, Milton, Sarah, Mary, Titty Ann, David, Walter and Appascina. All the family are in the German Reformed Church; Mr. S. is a Democrat.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 613.


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