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John Foxall
Born June 11, 1827
JOHN FOXALL, of the firm of Foxall & Barnes, undertaking, wood-turning and repairing, Main street, Anamosa; is a native of England, and was born June 11, 1827; he grew up to manhood and learned his business there; he came to America in 1850, and lived in Galena, Ill., five years; came to Iowa in 1855, and lived in Dubuque and in Clayton Co.; he came to Joncs Co. and located in Anamosa in 1859, and since then he has been engaged in his present business. He married Miss Martha Howel1, a native of England, in 1849; she died in January, 1869, leaving two daughters—Clara and Eva. Clara married J. S. Barnes January 1, 1873; he was born in Rockland Co., N.Y., March 4, 1850; he grew up to manhood there, and came to Iowa and located here, in Anamosa, in 1870, and is associated in business with Mr. Foxall. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes have two children—George E. and John B.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 557.


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