|JOHN CHESIRE, farmer, Jackson Twp., Sec. 29; P.O. Anamosa; he was born in 1832 in Ireland; in 1852, he came to Troy, N.Y.; in 1857, to Dubuque Co., Iowa; in 1862, he came to Jones Co.; he owns 410 acres of land; he has accumulated this property since coming to Jones Co., and has always taken care of his mother until the time of her death, which occurred in the fall of 1861. He married Mary O. Tool in 1862; she was born in 1837; have six children—Julia, Jane, John, Ellen, Charles and Margaret. Democrat.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 608.
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