Notes for Richard CHEADLE


!Moved to Iowa in 1843.

Richard Cheadle lived below thke Brokaw farm on Big Bottom and probably had
the first store i n the township, selling both wet and dry goods, with a
distillery to provide the former.  I n 1819 he was on the first grand jury,
ran for sheriff and was county commissioner through 18 21.  The Roxbury
Baptist church held meetings in his home.  He is also noted as an elder in t
he Windsor Presbyterian church. (See minutes of meetings in religion section
.)  His daughter , Elizabeth, married Nicholas  Colburn.
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