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J W Slocum


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 14:04:31

J W Slocum, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 20 P O Boone, was born in New York, July 30, 1826, at the age of five years he commenced school and continued the same till he was fifteen, when he commenced arming and in the fall of 1853 he emigrated to Illinois, and remained there till the spring of 1855, when he returned to his place of birth, remaining there till the spring of 1861, when he returned to Illinois, and continued farming till October 1865, he then emigrated to Boone county, Iowa, where he bought a fine farm of 215 acres, nicely fenced, he was married in New York, January 1, 1850, to Miss Laura Canfield, they have by this union five children: Mary D, Frank M, Victoria A, Jay W, and John S

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