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Albert Woodraska
Born 1824
ALBERT WOODRASKA, farmer, Oxford Twp., Sec. 23; P.O. Oxford Junction; born in Bohemia in 1824; came to America in 1853, and settled in Ohio, and stayed one year, and then came to Rock Island, Ill: and then to Davenport; then to Moscow, Cedar Co., Iowa; stayed two years; then to Jackson Co., and remained six years; then to Jones Co., and has 160 acres, and made all the improvements. His wife, Mary Passinger, was born in Bohemia, in 1830. Married in 1849, and have four children—Albert, Joseph, Mary, Annie was kicked by a horse and instantly killed about one year ago. Democrat in politics; liberal in religion.

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


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