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Date: 1/31/2019 at 16:29:02
The History of Jackson County, Iowa
Containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., biographical sketches of citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion history of the Northwest, history of Iowa, Map of Jackson County, miscellaneous matters, &c … by B.McNally, Published 1879 by Western Historical Company in Chicago, USA, page 628
JACOB BOWMAN, farmer, Sec. 32, P.O. Maquoketa; he was born in Virginia, March 14, 1798, where he resided until 1851, when he came to Jackson Co., and soon bought and located on the farm where he has since lived. he married Elizabeth Keiser in 1823; they have had fourteen children, ten now living--George W., Jacob K., Mary F., Sarah E., Annie L., Nancy, Lizzie, William M., Benhamin F., Stephan H. He owns 240 acres of land; valued at $55 per acre. Himself and wife are members of the Christian Church; Democrat.
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