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James Carey
Born 1818
JAMES CAREY, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 16; P.O. Scotch Grove; born in Indiana in 1818; came to Bellevue, Iowa, about 1852; came to Jones Co. and settled on his present farm in 1855. He was married to Nancy Alexander, who was born in Ireland. His present wife was Ann Scofield, also a native of Ireland. Has eight children by first wife. His farm contains eighty acres.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 654
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel

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