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Ghosttowns.com
10-04-2001, 01:58 PM
Originally posted by Doug Brown

: I am interested in any information about Quorn, Iowa. The town was moved to what is now Kingsley, Iowa. My Grand Parents, Michael and Deborah Turkington settled there after coming from Ireland. He was a blacksmith.

Ghosttowns.com
08-22-2002, 12:40 PM
Originally posted by Kevin Knowles

: I know that is was moved to where the railroad was going, then was renamed Kingsley. My grandfather's home at 310 Barre St. was moved from there. just the lower floors, though.

Ghosttowns.com
08-22-2002, 12:48 PM
Originally posted by Kevin Knowles

: It was plotted around 1877 by the Close Bros. They had a land business. You would be able to get more info talking to someone who still lives in Kingsley. I used to get these stories from my grandfather, Charles Knowles. He died in 1978 at 102, so he had a lot of history in him.