Biography of Mrs. Idelia Colf (w/o William)
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MRS. IDELIA COLF was born in Ottawa City, Canada, November 14, 1851. Her parents came to Michigan in 1855. Mrs. Colf married William Colf, of Exeter, May 19, 1871. He was born in Wayne county, Mich., April 1, 1842. Three children were born to them. Mr. Colf enlisted March 27. 1865, in Co. A, 5th Mich. Cav., as private. While in service he contracted rheumatism, which caused his discharge August 12, 1865. He died May 19, 1876. Since his death Mrs. Colf, with the aid of her brother, George H. Bell, has managed the farm.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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