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 Cicero M. Close

Cicero M. Close

Birth
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1 Jun 1883 (aged 56–57)
Washburn, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block 61 Lot 14
Memorial ID 62527539 · View Source
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Starting in about 1854, farmed a section of land in Washburn, Cedar Valley, Black Hawk County, Iowa and was successful. Neighboring farms were those of Thomas Doxey and Joseph Mead, his wife's brother. Thomas Doxey's youngest daughter, Della Margaret married his son Cicero Howard in 1886.

He served three terms in the Iowa State legislature representing Black Hawk County. He also served on the Iowa State Board of Agriculture. He died in 1883 on the farm in Washburn while trying to stop a runaway team.



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  • Created by: sgclose1
  • Added: 4 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62527539
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cicero M. Close (1826–1 Jun 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62527539, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by sgclose1 (contributor 47388470) .