biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
MRS. ANNA LAMOND, a resident of Union Township, and the widow of John Lamond, was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, June 26, 1830. She came with her husband to America in 1859, first settling in Ashland County, Ohio, for one year, and then came to Iowa and lived in Poweshiek County for three years; thence came to this county, settling on section 1 of this township for twenty-nine years. and then moved to her present home. She was married to John Lamond in Scotland, May 22, 1847, and to them were born eight children: William, Mary A. and Margaret J. are deceased; George C. married Miss Lacey Foster, and lives in Poweshiek County; Ann Elizabeth is the wife of Miles Bradbury, and lives in this township; Mattie G. is the wife of William Smith, of this township; John E. married Miss Bertha Holt, and lives at home; Charles A. and James A. are at home. The father of these children died Aug. 14, 1881. Mrs. Lamond is a member of the Presbyterian Church. She is the owner of 160 acres of land in a splendid state of cultivation, with improvements of the best character, and manages the farm with consummate skill, proving herself a successfull farmer. She is a lady universally respected and esteemed by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy