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Biographical Sketch of J. E. Faidley

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J. E. Faidley was born in Somerset County, Pa., October 9, 1840. Removed to Ohio, thence to Iowa, thence to Nebraska, and came to Jewell County, Kan., in October, 1870 and took a homestead adjoining the town site of Burr Oak. Purchased from Lewis and Godfrey part of the town site of Burr Oak. He is the owner of 2,000 acres of land in Jewell County and a large part of Burr Oak, and has an interest in a hardware and farm implement establishment in Burr Oak, also an interest in a large stock of merchandise, and has done a great deal toward the up-building of the young and thrifty town of Burr Oak. He is a member of the German Baptist Church. He was married in Falls City, Neb., in June 1870, to Miss Joanna Ives. They have five children – Luella, Albert, Irena, Marshall and Allen. He also owns a large interest in the town of Cambridge, Neb., in Furnas County, on the B. & M. R. R.


MLA Source Citation:

Andreas, A. T. History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: William G. Cutler. 1883. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 26 August 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/kansas/biographical-sketch-of-j-e-faidley.htm
- Last updated on Mar 22nd, 2012

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