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Biographical Sketch of Turner Langford

The subject of this sketch was born in Harrison County, Indiana, January 20, 1828. He is the second child of Anderson and Nancy Boston Langford. His father is a native of Virginia, and is now living in Iowa. ‘Our subject left Indiana when about six years of age and went to McDonald County, Illinois. Two years afterward he moved to Van Buren County, Iowa. He grew to manhood in Iowa, working on his father’s farm. On March 18th, 1852, Mr. Langford was joined in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Davis, daughter of Beden Davis, at that time residents of Iowa. He remained in Iowa until 1855, at which time he came to Daviess County, where he has made his home ever since. Mr. and Mrs. Langford are the parents of six children; viz., Clay C., Anderson, Alexander, Clarissa A., Tillman and Turner. Mr. Langford is one of Daviess County’s most valuable citizens. He owns a very fine farm and deals largely in...

Biographical Sketch of Elias S. Langford

Elias S. Langford resides in Monroe township, on a finely cultivated farm, where he has made his home for the past ten years. His time and attention have been principally given to farming and raising stock. He is a native of Daviess county, born July 5, 1851. His parents came, at an early date, to the county and consequently endured the hardships and privations of pioneer life.’ His father was a native of Kentucky, born in 1812. He died in Daviess county, April 7, 1875. Mr. Langford was married, April 16, 1871, to Miss Cynthia J. Cox, daughter of Edward J. and Miranda Osborn Cox, of Kentucky. Five children have been born to them: Lucy B., Willard H., Carrie L., Edward T. and Marion...

Biographical Sketch of Parrish Langford

Parrish Langford married Sally Lawrence, of North Carolina, and they settled first in Virginia, from whence they re-moved to Smith Co., Tenn. They had five children William, Arthur, Jesse, Henry, and Moses. William, who was a soldier in the war of 1812, married Sally King, of South Carolina, and settled in Warren County in 1818. Their children were Elizabeth, Polly, Nancy, Sally A., Delila, Lawrence, Arthur, Joshua, Jesse, Richard W., John, William, and Henry. Nancy and Delila married and settled in Pike Co., Mo. Lawrence, Henry, Jesse, William, and Arthur married and settled in Warren County. Joshua settled in Lawrence Co., Mo. Lawrence married Polly McCann, a daughter of Neal McCann, who was an early settler .of Warren...

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