John J. Cerny, a resident of Iowa City; in the saddlery and harness business at No. 28 Washington Street; was born March 7, 1848 in Bohemia Austria; came to America in 1855; landed in New York and settled in Iowa City the same year.He was married October 18, 1875, to Miss Mary Kasper of Iowa City; has three children, John W., Clara E., and Ella M.He is a member of Tutonia German Lodge, No. 128 and the A.O.U. W. of Iowa City. He isa democrat in politics. Source: History of Johnson County, IA 1836-1882 p.794.