Jones, Philemon,



                                      farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Quarry; born May 12, 1830, in Miami Co., Ohio; came from there to this county in June, 1857; the county was then very sparsely settled. He married Esther Coate March 20, 1850; she was born Feb. 8, 1829, in Miami Co., Ohio; have two children—Mary and Mattie; both of them are married; has a small boy whom he is raising, named Oren N. Coate. Mr. Jones has served his county as Supervisor one term. Is a member of the Friends’ Church. Republican. Owns a farm of seventy-five acres, valued at $4,500.

                                      p.596, Le Grand Township




                             --Taken from “The History of Marshall County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &r.,” and published by Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1878.


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