Biography of Geo. R. Flood
Liberty, St Joseph County, IN Biographies





Geo. R. Flood, harness maker, keeps on hand a full stock of harness, whips, etc.; was born in Fairfield, Ind., Oct. 8, 1851, and is a son of James and Rachel li. Flood; he learned harness making when 14 years of age, in Westville, his parents having moved there when he was young; his father was a merchant there for several years, and in 1872 Geo. R. went to Iowa, returning in 1874. In 1875 he worked at Lafayette, and in 1876 he came to North Liberty. He was married Dec. 4. of the same year, to Miss Mary E. McKenzie, daughter of D. R. and E. A. McKenzie, and they have had 2 children, viz.: Daniel R. and Mabel M. Mr. Flood's grandfather on his father's side was born near Dublin, lreland, and during the Irish insurrection lie was compelled to flee to another "seaport," and came to the free American soil; his grandfather Best was the first white child born in Cincinnati, O.


From:
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
Chicago 1880.


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