|JOHANNA FITZPATRICK, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 30; P.O. Anamosa; owns 110 acres, about all under cultivation; born in Ireland, in the county of Tipperary, in 1824; came to America in 1846; her husband, Mr. Michael Fitzpatrick, was a native of the same county in Ireland; he came to America in 1844; he died May 21, 1879; he lived in Illinois for twenty-one years, and during part of that time was School Director, and, also, Supervisor; he lived in Jones Co., Iowa, twelve years, up to the time of his death; Mrs. Fitzpatrick came to this county in 1867. They were married in 1846; have had eleven children, five of whom are living, as follows: Thomas, Mary, Julia, Johnnie and Theresa. Mrs. F. and her entire family are members of the Catholic Church; during his life, Mr. F. was a Democrat, and the oldest son is now in the same line of politics.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 623.
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