Saturday, May 17, 2014

Dow A. Olds

Picture publish date 1917.
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Dow A. Olds.

Birth: October 20, 1847, Indiana.
Death: March 26, 1925.

Wife: Lucretia Olds, b., Iowa, ( 1853-1932 ).

Children: George, Sarah, Myrtie, Thomas P., and James F. Olds.

Burial: Marvin Cemetery, Marvin, Phillips County, Kansas.

Mr. Olds came to Phillips county some time before 1880, in the 1880's he had settled in section 15, of Valley township where he had 240 acres of land.  He would later settled in section 29, of Solomon township.  He was a farmer and Stock Raiser, on his land of 240 acres.  He was still farming in 1900, but by 1917 he was retired and living in Glade, Kansa.  Although he was no longer farming he owned at lest 748 acres of land. His post office address was Marvin, Kansas, which is about three miles north-east of the farm.  It should be noted that the town of Marvin, was first called Chillicothe and later it was called Glade, Kansas.

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