Madison County



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Veteran's Name: Furrow, Jesse J

Residence: Lincoln Township, Madison, Iowa Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Farmer Mother: 
Date of birth: 25 Aug 1839 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Champaign County, Ohio Wife: Nancy Caroline Kyle
Date of death: 25 Sep 1907 2nd wife: Mary J. Morris (Norris) m. 14 mar 1900
Place of death: Winterset, Madison, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial:   
Cause of death: 


  John M.

  William M., born Madison Co., Ia, died 09 May 1924, Winterset, Ia

  Jesse F., Alliance, Nebr (Nov 1949), born 05 Dec 1876 (youngest of 6 children, 3 boys, 3 girls)

War record
  Rank: Private Company: E Regiment: 110th
  State: Ohio Organization: Volunteer Infantry
  Enlistment date: 25 Aug 1862
  Enlistment age:  Residence
  Mustered out: May 1863, disability
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 02 Nov 1888
  Post No.: 55 (147) Age at joining: 51
  Place: Winterset Transfers: Dr. 07 Jul 1906
Sources: G.A.R. All eds. Furrow, J. J./ Post 55 Desc Book #147: J. J. - age 51 in 1888, birthplace Ex. Soldiers Living Iowa 1886: J. J. - res. Winterset/ (not shown in Roster Ohio S. - 110th)

1. Obituary in Winterset Reporter Oct 3, 1907, Jesse J. Furrow born Aug 25, 1839 Shelby Co., Ohio died Sept 25, 1907 - funeral from Christian Church, conducted by Rev. E. Bennett. Veteran was a member of the Executive Board of the Church. Home burned in 1881, 3 daughters perished. is survived by wife and 3 sons.

2. Son Jesse F. Furrow of Alliance, Nebraska - Nov 1949 says his father Jesse J. Furrow a member of Co E 110 Ohio Inf was married in Ohio right at close of war to Nancy Caroline Kyle, coming to Iowa soon after. 1st to Toledo & Tama City, then to Madison County near Winterset...

3. Adjutant General State of Ohio reports 19 Apr 1943: Only Furrow in 110 Ohio V. Inf was Alonzo J. Furrow, record as follows: Enl Aug 1, 1862, for 3 years in Co A 110 Ohio V. I. Must in Oct 2, 1862 at Camp Piqua, Ohio by A. E. Drake, Capt 2d Inf U. S. A. Captured June 15, 1864 at Battle of Wilderness, Va. Must out 10 Jun 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio. Age at enlistment 19 years.

4. Iowa Census 1885 Madison Co., Lincoln Twp. p. 256, Furrow, Jesse J. age 46, born Ohio, Farmer Nancy 51, born Ohio, John M. 18, born Ohio William M 17 born Madison Co., Jesse F. age 8 born Madison Co., Iowa. The girls lost lives in a fire which burned home down - his father's discharge papers, and he never was able to obtain a pension. Son's address, 524 Platte, Alliance, Nebr.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 04 Nov 2005.