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Edwin J. Comfort

, 3 North 44 West
In 1870 Knox County, Ohio, Stephen Comfort is 41, Priscilla 37, Clara 18, Preston 17, Alice 15, Franklin 13, Charles 7, Edd 5, and Frederick 3.

Clara married Hiram M. Gibson on March 14, 1874 in Knox County.

In 1880 Union County, Iowa, S. D. Comfort is 51, a fruit grower, born in New, York, with Priscilla 48. Preston is 27, Chas. 17, Edwin 15, Fred 13, Bell 8, and Horace G. 5.
S. D. Comfort took first and second place on apples in 1887 at a meeting of the Western Iowa Horticultural Society in Creston, Iowa.

Ed is a telegraph operator in 1900 Mills County, Iowa, born March 1866 in Ohio, in a boarding house.

Priscilla (Ewing) Comfort 1832-1907 is buried in Union County # 10846801, with Stephen D. Comfort 1828-1899 # 10846800.

"S.D. Comfort of Union township, died at his home December 24. He was one of the fist men in the county to engage extensively in fruit culture."

In 1910 Mills County, Iowa, Ed is single, no age or occupation, boarding with the Samuel and May Dunbar family. Sam Dunbar is a railroad baggage man.

November 1911 "Ed Comfort of Pacific Junction, Iowa, arrived here Tuesday morning to visit his sister, Mrs. George Leininger, and family of this place."

Edwin proved up a quarter in section 7, 3 North 44 West, in 1917, next to Edwin Comfort Gibson.

March 1919 "Ed Comfort, who lives about twelve miles north of town, suffered a broken arm Monday when his horse kicked him. Mr. Comfort was assisting in the dehorning of some cattle when one of the animals got away. He went to the barn to get his horse and upon entering spoke to the animal. In response he was greeted with a kick."

Edwin is single in 1920 Yuma County, farming, living alone next to George Leininger.

In 1930 Yuma County, Edwin J. Comfort is divorced, 64, born in Ohio, farming.
He's next to George and Belle Leininger.

Edwin 1865-1940 is buried in Wray # 17087108.

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