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B. H. Wiggins
Born 1840
B. H. WIGGINS, blacksmith, Oxford Junction; born in Ohio in 1840, and came to Iowa in the fall of 1860; settled in Tipton, Cedar Co., until 1861, when he enlisted in the 5th I.V.I.; was mustered out in 1866, and returned to Cedar Co. and then to Wyoming in 1867; then to Wheatland, and from there to Crawford Co., and then returned to Oxford Junction. His wife, Lizzie Organ, was born in Pennsylvania in 1846, and came to Clinton Co. in 1862; married in 1868, at Wheatland, and have four children living—May, Francis, Joe and Maud. In politics, Republican, and liberal in religion.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 597.


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