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Old 08-12-2012, 08:58 AM
 
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I am from St Louis and we have fallen in love with Iowa since my daughter started attending U of Iowa 3 years ago. I have been intrigued by the English River and English Township as my distant relative and early St Louis resident Ezra English moved to Iowa sometime in the 1800s. We found a newspaper article noting his death. He at one time operated and owned the English Brewing Company in St.Louis. I would love to know if there is any connection to he and English township.
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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There are several counties in Southeast Iowa that have townships by that name. As far as I know they are all named for the English river, but I have no idea who or what the English River is named for.
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