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Zearing, Iowa 1956 History

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OUR RURAL COMMUNITY
Prairie Land 9
Lincoln Township, Story County, Iowa9

The First Settlers

John Campbell 10
Jacob Y. Miller 12
Silas Barkdull 13
Thomas Ragan 13
John Gilmore Sr. 14
Horatio C. Wickham 14
Levi Norton 16

Lincoln Township Schools

The Wickham School 17
Minutes—First Lincoln Township School Board Meeting18
Country Schools18
The Closing of our Country Schools20
Lincoln Township Government20
THE ZEARING FAMILY
General History of the Zearing Family23
John and Martin Zearing23
John Zearing Family23
Judge William Mitchell Zearing25
The Zearing Family and Lincoln Township, Story County, Iowa27
THE FOUNDING OF ZEARING, IOWA
A New Town28
The Naming of Zearing, Iowa29
The First Family of Zearing31
Judge Zearing's Gift to Zearing, Iowa32
The First Baby Born in Zearing33
OUR HOME TOWN

Zearing Government

The First Elections34
The Assault on Charles Ingram34
Zearing Mayors35

U. S. Postal Service

U. S. Post Office—Illinois Grove37
U. S. Post Office—Sunset37
U. S. Post Office—Zearing38
Miscellaneous Postal Items40
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