James Warren Seay
Posted By: Mary Jo Hanon (email)
Date: 2/14/2005 at 15:27:02
From the 1878 History of Jasper Co. Iowa page 565 Fairview township
Seay J.W., Farmer, Sec.20, P.O. Monroe; born in Washington Co., VA. in 1822; moved to this state in 1846; settled in Jefferson Co., remaining there three years, at the end of which time he moved to this county and settled on the farm he now resides on, thus becoming the first settler between Skunk River and Monroe. Previous to leaving Virginia, he married Miss Mary Owens; they were married March 1, 1846; they have seven children- Elizabeth, Jessie, John, Peter, James, Mary Ellen, Beverly and Thomas. Mr Seay owns 220 acres of land; he has held various local offices.
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