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Audubon County


1940 Who's Who


JAY, WESLEY HILBORN: Retired; b Henry Co, Iowa Feb 6, 1846; s of Hugh Jay-Dorcas Ann Allander; ed Henry Co; m Martha Ann Gailey Apr 5, 1866 Henry Co; s James Hugh; d Dorcas Elizabeth (Mrs --- Carrol, dec), Mary (Mrs --- Fry), Ida Alice (Mrs --- Bomsey), Lottie Jane (Mrs --- McCristial); 1864-66 & 1869-80 farmer Henry Co; 1866-69 homesteaded, Springfield Mo; 1880- farmer, Audubon Co, later emp elevator, Ross; 1900 emp by railroad, later in Courthouse, Audubon; 1928- ret; during Civil War, enl May 2, 1864 45th Iowa Inf Co A Camp Moscow, Memphis Tenn, disch Sept 16, 1864; one of two Civil War Veterans in Audubon Co & one of 95 in Iowa; GAR; IOOF; Meth Ch; Dem; hobby: violin playing; res 605 Washington, Audubon.

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Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 67.

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