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Billy Sunday | Ames Historical Society

William Ashley (Billy) Sunday was born on his grandparents’ farm just south of Ames, Iowa, on November 19, 1862.  Martin and Mary Ann Cory settled there in 1852 on land now occupied by the Highway 30 and Duff Avenue interchange, and the old sewage treatment plant.  The Cory family cemetery is still located on that site.
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