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Transcribed biography of Isaac Kinsey

KINSEY, ISAAC, farmer, section nine, post-office, Chariton. Was born in Cass county, Michigan, September 6, 1830. Left there in company with his parents, for Porter county, Indiana, where he remained twenty-one years, attending school and assisting on the farm. He came to Lucas county, Iowa, in the spring of 1854. In 1858, went to Nebraska, but returned to Lucas, in 1862; again went to Nebraska, about 1864, and at the end of two years, came again to Lucas, remaining. Married Miss Rachel Worley, of Indiana, April 1, 1852. They have six children: Sarah M., Elmer O., Anna J., Elizabeth V., and two deceased, Robert and William. Mrs. Kinsey died February 24, 1874. Mr. Kinsey was married again in March, 1876, to Wealthy Apgar, of this county. He owns a good farm of 281 acres, in a high state of cultivation; has a fine residence, large barn, orchard, etc. Has served his township in various capacities with credit. Is a member of the M. E. Church at Newbern.

Source: State Historical Company. 1881. History of Lucas County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc. Des Moines, Iowa: State Historical Company. 743 p.
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