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Timothy Stivers
Born 1819
TIMOTHY STIVERS, farmer, Rome Twp., Sec. 14; P.O. Olin; born in New York in 1819; went to Ohio and remained until 1823, and to Jones Co., Iowa, in 1840, without a cent of money, and settled at Walnut Forks; taught in the first schoolhouse, in 1840; he entered 200 acres, and now has 195, on which he has made all the improvements; worked at the blacksmith business on his own place. Was the first Township Clerk; was a Justice of the Peace when a Territory, and nineteen years afterward; School Director and Trustee; Treasurer of School Board. His wife, Elizabeth Baugh, was born in Ohio in 1826; married in 1844, and have had five children—George H. (now in Kansas), Nancy A. (died at the age of 18), Addie P. (now Mrs. Colby, in Nebraska), Eliza S., Frank W.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Co., Chicago, 1879, p 653.


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