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Samuel Easterly
Born September 15, 1810
SAMUEL EASTERLY, retired farmer; P.O. Olin; born in Cumberland Co., Penn., September 15, 1810, and came to Ohio in 1821, and to Jones Co., Iowa, in 1852, and entered 240 acres; made all the improvements, and has at present 160 acres in Secs. 25 and 26; also owns town property. Has been Assessor and Trustee. In politics, Republican, and in religion, United Brethren. His wife, Hannah Watts, was born in Columbiana Co., Ohio, in 1810, and married in Ohio March 19, 1829; have had nine children—Catharine (now Mrs. Austin, in Ohio), John (in Cedar Co.), Mary J. (now Mrs. D. R. Carpenter, of Olin), Thomas (in Rome Township), Eliza (now Mrs. G. W. Millar, in Olin), Lawrence (died in the army, in Missouri, January 25, 1862), S. L. (in business in Olin), Maggie (died March 27, 1864), Hattie (now Mrs. D. E. Runnel, of Olin).

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 646.

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