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Posted By: Michael Jones (email)
Date: 4/28/2016 at 00:06:59

Jones, Henry a farmer and stock raiser, Section 13, postoffice Hickory; was born in Butler county, Ohio, March 1, 1825, and lived with his parents on the farm until he was 26 years old. He came to came to Scotland county, MO., in 1843, with an ox team, which was rather slow, but he managed to get there, and in the fall of the same year he came to Davis county where he now lives; staked out his claim and built his first cabin, 18x26, a large house in those days. Mr.J. was hunting on the banks of the Des Moines when the last of the Fox tribe passed down the river. He was married January 1, 1852 to Miss Sweney Carter, a native of Kentucky, born May 3, 1827. They had six children: George F., Sarah, wife of Frances Garrett: William H., Joseph C., Jessie B., Mary J., and Marquess.

"A History of Davis County, Iowa." (1882)


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