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Jonathan Smith


Posted By: Patricia Morehouse (email)
Date: 1/26/2007 at 21:11:31

From the 1878 Delaware County, Iowa, Directory/History:

SMITH JONATHAN, Farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Manchester; born in Lewistown, Penn., July 18, 1814; left with parents when young and came to Perry CO., Ohio; from there he came to South Bend, Ind., in 1832. He married his first wife Nov.24, 1834; her maiden name was Sarah Yockey; has six children by first wife, named as follows--Lewis, John,Hilinda, Martha, Jackson; one died in infancy. He married his second wife Sept. 9, 1852; her maiden name was Catharine Jacoby; has six children by second wife--Eleazer M., Riley, Alexander, Jonathan, William, and Edward; one child deceased--Emma. Mr. Smith came to Delaware County in the Fall of 1860, and settled where he lives now; he owns 80 acres of land, well improved, worth $2000; principal products, grain and stock. Republican; member of Wesleyan Methodist Church.


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