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Jacob Foreman
Born 1814
JACOB FOREMAN, farmer, Sea. 18; P.O. Viroqua; born in Kentucky in 1814; went to Ohio when young; then to Indiana, and; in 1844, to Iowa, and entered 200 acres, and made the improvements; now owns 360. In politics, Republican; in religion, Lutheran. Has been Road Supervisor, School Director and Trustee. His wife, Jane Roony, was born in Virginia in 1817; came to Ohio when young, then to Indiana. Married in 1836; have had seven children—Rhoda (now Mrs. William Harrison), Margaret (now Mrs. Gilmore, in Shelby Co.), Mary J. (now Mrs. Cook, in Shelby Co.), Elenora, Ill. (now Mrs. B. H. Millar, in Olin), Augusta (now Mrs. Smith, at home), Elizabeth Sunday (deceased), and Albert (deceased).

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 647.


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