J. M. Johnson
HESTER, JOHNSON, KEOWN, ROBERTS
Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 2/25/2019 at 11:29:36
J. M. Johnson, South Twp., farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. St. Charles; was born in Franklin county, Indiana, August 3, 1828; was raised there; he married Miss Hester, daughter of Francis and Mary Keown November 16, 1848; in the spring of 1850 he came to this county and located in this township, on Sec. 32; he came by wagon, and was about two months on the road; has lived on his present farm since March, 1867; owns a farm of 320 acres; they have a family of six sons and three daughters: Mary M., now Mrs. Wesley Roberts, John F., Samuel T., Jennie, Alexander, William, Hester J., Albert S. and James W.
Taken from the book “History of Madison County Iowa 1879” page 576.
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