Past and present of Appanoose County, Iowa: ...
Unless otherwise specified, biographies submitted by Dick Barton.
Samuel P. Wailes came to the county in 1854. He married Lucinda Wailes, daughter of Leonard Wailes, who was an early settler of the county and died in 1872. Samuel P. Wailes was the father of Dr. L. C. Wailes, a former well known physician of the county.