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F. H. Prentice
Born 1811
F. H. PRENTICE; engineer of the Anamosa Water Works, Anamosa; is a native of Onondaga Co., N.Y., and was born in 1811; he grew up to manhood and lived in that State until 1850, then came West and lived in Illinois five years, and in Wisconsin fifteen years; he came to Iowa in 1871, and located at Independence; in 1873, he came to Jones Co. and located at Anamosa; he has occupied his present position as engineer of the water-works since their completion in September, 1875; he has held town and school offices. He married Miss Catharine Tyler, a native of Canada, in 1872; she died in April, 1872; they had five children, three of whom are living—Tyler S., Engineer on the C.&N.W. R'y; Theresa, now Mrs. Ires, living in Buchanan Co.; Elizabeth, now Mrs. Ross, living in Wisconsin.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 572.


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