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Samuel Conally
Born May 27, 1789
SAMUEL CONALLY, farmer, Wyoming Twp., Sec. 4; P.O. Onslow; born May 27, 1789, in Hunterdon Co., N.J.; when about 10 years of age, he came with his parents to Virginia; at the breaking-out of the war of 1812, he enlisted as a private under Capt. Post; afterward transferred to Capt. Paxton's command of the 12th Regt.; served through the war, for which he received a pension of $8 per month; in 1851, he came to Jones Co.; he owns 133 acres of land. Married Mary Ferguson in 1826; she was born in Pennsylvania September 30, 1806; they have six children—Ferguson, Samuel, Susan, Lana Ann, Mary Ann and Julia Ann. He was the first County Superintendent of Jones Co. Democrat.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 601.


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