|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1848|
|Death: ||Dec., 1930|
TALBOT, Geo F.
1848 - Dec 1930
G.F. Talbot, a successful farmer of Crawford county, Iowa, lives on section 4 of Milford township. Mr. Talbot was born in Winnebago county, Illinois, ten miles north of Rockford, August 27, 1848.
His father, D.F. Talbot, born in Onondaga county, New York, August 24, 1819, was a son of James Talbot, who was of English descent. D.F. Talbot was reared and educated in New York, and was there married to Caroline Munger, a native of Massachusetts. After marriage they went to Illinois and settled in Winnebago county. In 1858, they moved from there to Jasper county, Iowa, becoming pioneer settlers of that place. He purchased several large tracts of land and improved some valuable farms in Jasper county, at one time owning 1,200 acres, being largely interested in both farming and stock-raising. He was liberal in his religeous belief, and in politics affiliated with the Republican party. He and his wife had six children, viz.: Edwin J., now of Jasper county, Iowa, was a member of the Fortieth Iowa Infantry the last year of the war; Hiram M. was also in the late war, guarding prisons in Rock Island and Chicago for five months; George F., whose name heads this article; Sarah Alice Dearinger, of Jasper county, Iowa; Eugene, of Auburn, Iowa; and Warren of Jasper county. The mother is also a resident of Jasper county, and is now seventy-six years of age. George F. Talbot was a lad of ten years when the family settled in Jasper county, as above stated. He received his education in the University of Pella, Iowa. In 1879, he located on eighty acres of his present farm, then wild land. To this he subsqently added forty acres more, has improrved the same, and now has a fine farm of 120 acres. His cottage home, farm buildings, fences, etc., are all first-class and in good repair. His home, on a natural building site and conveiently near to school, is in a most desirable location.
Mr. Talbot was married December 6, 1876, to Eveline E. Earp, a native of Warren county, Illinois, born near Monmouth. Her parents, Lorenzo Dow and Syrena (Iler) Earp, are now residents of Jasper county, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Talbot have one child; Cora A., born January 1, 1879. He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Deloit. Mr. Talbot is a man of the strictest integrity, and is most highly esteemed by those with whom he is most intimately associated. Politically, he is a Republican
(Biographcial History of Crawford, Ida and Sac Counties, Iowa, 1893, p. 248).
David Franklin Talbot (1819 - 1892)
Caroline Thompson Munger Talbot (1817 - 1904)
Evelyn E. Earp Talbot (1852 - 1924)*
Cora Adelia Talbot Finders (1879 - 1943)*
Edwin J Talbot (1845 - 1910)*
George F. Talbot (1848 - 1930)
Sarah Alice Talbot Dearinger (1850 - 1911)*
Eugene Talbot (1852 - 1924)*
Warren N. Talbot (1854 - 1928)*
Created by: Conley Wolterman
Record added: Jun 24, 2010
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