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George P. Tyrrell
Born 1842
GEORGE P. TYRRELL, farmer, Hale Twp., Sec. 30; P.O. Oxford Mills; born in Bradford Co., Penn., in 1842; came to Iowa in 1855; bought and now owns 160 acres; has made all the improvements; house 28x46, barn 36x50, wind-mill and all the conveniences of a well-kept farm and a beautiful home. Has been Assessor, School Director, Secretary of School Board since he was 21 years of age, and also Road Supervisor. His wife, Elizabeth Kimball, was born in Ohio in 1852; came to Iowa when small; married September 22, 1871, and have had four children—Emmie, died August 29, 1873; George W., aged 5; Edgar F., aged 3; Ella A., died August 22, 1879.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 642.


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