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A. P. Ormsby
Born November 28, 1833
A. P. ORMSBY, farmer, Clay Twp., Sec. 19; P.O. Onslow; was born in St. Lawrence Co., N.Y., November 28, 1833; in 1855, he came to Canton, Iowa, where he engaged in the grocery trade February 27, 1861. He married in Dubuque, Iowa, Miss C. J. Hanna, a native of Pennsylvania. In 1870, they removed to where they now reside. Mr. Ormsby is a Republican in politics; he takes a live interest in religious and educational matters, and has filled various school and church offices; himself and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church. He owns a finely improved farm of 140 acres; he takes considerable interest in the improving of the finer breeds of horses, and owns some that are unequaled in the State of Iowa.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 703.


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