Location: Ft. Madison Iowa

Biography of Thomas C. Fletcher

One of the earliest pioneers of this region of the country, a man whose life has always been dominated by wisdom prudence and upright principles,. having ever manifested also stanch virtues and a reliability that are becoming a good citizen and faithful man, the subject of this article is vie of the leading men of Malheur County, and a prominent resident of Ontario. Thomas C. was born in Mercer County, Kentucky, on October 11, 1841, being the son of Jewett and Elizabeth Fletcher. When our subject was six years of age he had the misfortune to lose his father and

Morrow, John Jackson – Obituary

John J. Morrow, 79, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Ball, four miles north of Ft. Madison, Wednesday evening [October 20, 1937] about five o’clock, after a short illness. [Died Lee Co.] The deceased was the son of Rebecca Allender and Tillman Morrow, and was born in Henry County, June 30, 1858. On March 3, 1881 he was married to Susan Alice Smith near Trenton, where he for five years operated a store. With the exception of a short time spent in Missouri and Nebraska, he had lived on farms in Henry County. Mr. Morrow’s wife passed