|George Stivers, livery, Olin; born near Skaneateles Lake, New York, in 1823; went to Ohio in 1836, and to Iowa in October, 1864. Was in the United States Army as Acting Quartermaster, in Virginia. Bought eighty acres; sold out in 1879; owns town property. Has been Road Supervisor and Trustee. In politics, Republican; in religion, Methodist. His wife, Nancy Hamilton, was born at Point Harmer, Washington Co., Ohio, May 12, 1824; her father was a cousin of Alexander Hamilton, who was killed by A. Burr; married May 12, 1844, and have four children—C.C., W.W., Mary E., Sarah A. (now Mrs. McDonough, in Olin).
Source: The History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Co., Chicago, 1879, p. 652.
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