1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"L" Biographies



G. G. LAWRENCE
      
b. 1844 Cleveland, OH; (Res. Jefferson) Came to Poweshiek Co IA with parents in 1854

WILLIAM LEE
      
b. 11 May 1816 Harrison Co OH, son of John Lee; (Res. Washington twp)
       m. Martha McLain 1849  (dau of Alanson McLain)
       Children- Henry, John, Emma, Daniel & Delbert D.  (William d. age 22, 2 other deceased)

FRANCIS LIBIS
      
b. 15 Dec 1835 OH, son of B. & C. Libis of OH (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Jennie Bellinger 15 May 1866 Cedar Co IA (dau of David & Catherine Bellinger)
       Children- Orvada

DUNCAN M. LILLEY
      
b. 4 July 1844 Lanarkshire, Scot., son of Robert Lilley (Res. Surry, Washington twp.)
       m. Nancy J. Sweney 11 June 1875 (dau of James Sweney of Wis.)
       Children- Martha R., Ellen, James M., William D., and George L.

J. J. LINN
      
b. 6 Aug 1845 Perry Co PA, son of John & Jane Linn; (Res. Kendrick twp.); Co. I, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry, Co. C, 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry & Independent State Cavalry of PA - Civil War
       m. Margery Dickey Feb 1869 (b. Jackson Co IA, dau of David & Nancy Dickey)
       Children- Lura, Jane, Charles, Clarence, Eva, Mary, Etta, and Anna

MASON LINN
      
b. 26 Nov 1826 Butler Co OH, son of Joseph & Nancy (Watson) Linn; (Res. Kendrick twp)
       m. Rebecca Kyle Nov 1848 (b. Knox Co OH, dau of Henry & Nancy (Haskins) Kyle)
       Children- Mansfield, William Wesley d. age 9 mo., & Nancy Ellen

W. S. LINN
      
b. 5 April 1843 Perry Co PA, son of John & Jane (McKinzie) Linn; (Res. Kendrick twp.); Co. I, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry - Civil War Co. C, 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry

HARLAN N. LIVERMORE
      
b. 26 July 1850 VT, son of N. & Mary (Chapin) Livermore (Res. Dawson twp.)
       m. Julia E. Dunham 23 Sept 1872 (b. 17 June 1849 ME, dau of John & Tempa Dunham)
       Children- none listed

WILLIAM B. LIVINGSTON Jr.
      
b. 25 April 1836 Belmont Co OH; (Res. Churdan); Co. G,  116th OH Infantry - Civil War
       m. Jennie G. Ganett 24 Oct 1859 (b. 3 March 1838 Muskingum Co OH, dau of J.M. & Mary Ganett)
       Children- Eldora m. R.T. West, and William A.

ELI  L. LLOYD
      
b. 24 My 1858 LaSalle Co IL, son of Abraham & Margaret (Boyce) Lloyd (Res. Surry, Washington twp.)
       m. Sarah Williams 4 April 1881 (b. 9 April 1859 Wales, dau of Thomas Williams of Rock Island Co IL)
       Children- none listed.

CHARLES LONG
      
b. 8 Sept 1846 Randolph Co IL, son of James & Sarah Long (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Ellen Ballah 16 Nov 1868 Noble Co IN (b. 18 Aug 1850 Franklin Co OH, dau of Mrs. Sarah Ballah)
       Children- Orton O.

DR. JAMES C. LOVEJOY
      
b. 24 June 1819 Orange Co VT, son of ___ & Jemima (Kingsbury) Lovejoy; (Res. Washington twp.); medical doctor
       m. Emeline Bunnell 4 July 1847 (dau of Isaac Bunnell)
       Children- Arthur C., Walter, Halsey E., Owen, Albert, James, Frederick, Victor, Lillie E. & 3 dec'd

DR. OSCAR W. LOWERY
      
b. 22 April 1845 Lee Co IA, son of Fredrick B. & Catharine (Jolly) Lowery; (Res. Grand Junction); physician & surgeon; Co. I, 6th Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. Anne E. Ross at Olivet, IA (b. 2 Nov 1847 Mahaska Co IA, dau of Nimrod Ross)
       Children- Fred Ross, Cordelia Ingaba, John Russell, Catherine Fox, and William Oliver

ROBERT A. LOWRY
      
b. 24 Sept 1859 Oswego, IL, son of Hiram S. Lowry (d. 1863 Civil War); (Res. Angus, Washington twp.)
       m. Anna A. Keeler 24 Sept 1883 (b. Stephenson Co IL, dau of James F. Keeler)
       Children- Chester H. and Orlo C.

REV. GEORGE N. LUCCOCK
      
b. 31 March 1857 Guernsey Co OH, son of Samuel W. Luccock; (Res. Grand Junction); pastor of Presbyterian church
       m. Emma Bingham 3 Sept 1882 (dau of Lemuel R. Bingham of Emmet Co IA)
       Children- Tracy D. and Jane T.

GEORGE LUNNON
      
b. 25 Dec 1843 Buckinghamshire, Eng., son of George & Ann (Jenkins) Lunnon; (Res. Franklin twp.); Co. B, 22nd Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. Emily Smith 15 Aug 1879 (b. Horicon, MO, dau of Abner & Sarah Smith) She d. 1 Jan 1880.
       Children- Sarah Jane, William, and Laura Ann

JERRY L. LYON
      
b. 8 Sept 1856 Stark Co IL, son of Laten S. Lyon; (Res. Rippey)
       m. Flora C. Gilmer 24 Nov 1880 (dau of Calvin A. Gilmer of Canton, IL)
       Children- Laten G., Onslow, and Lena

THEODORE LYONS
      
b. 24 Dec 1830 London, Eng., son of Thomas Lyons; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Ellen McDonnell  Aug 1852 Dalston, Eng.
       Children- Mary m. Henry Baldwick, Lillie m. Frank M. Parker, and 
four children dec'd

ARTEMUS J. MACK
      
b. 12 July 1856 Boone Co IL; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. May Smith  2 March 1880 (dau of Richard Smith)
       Children- Laura B., Gertrude J., Spencer A., and Artemus R.


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