Tag Archives: Iowa

Draft Cards

Today while searching on Ancestry I ran across my Great-Grandfather’s draft cards. They have some interesting information, so I thought I would share them The first card is from WWI when Harvey was only 25 years old. He lived near … Continue reading

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Old Wapello County Roots

Many of my friends know that I spent my early years in Ottumwa, Iowa which is the county seat of Wapello County. Wapello County was created in February 1843 and was named for Wapella or Chief Wapello who was a … Continue reading

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