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George W. Halsey
Born 1830
GEORGE W. HALSEY, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 36; P.O. Onslow; born in Oneida Co., N.Y., in 1830. He was married to Caroline Dickinson, of Oswego Co., N.Y. Came to Jones Co, from Oswego, N.Y., January, 1858, and settled in Wyoming Township; also lived in Madison Township about three years; he settled on his present farm in the fall of 1862; has eight children—Maggie A., Ella F., John W., Henry G., Mary C., Julia E., Bertha C. and Catherine. Mr. Halsey's farm contains 185 acres of land; is engaged in dairying and stock-raising.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Publishing Company, Chicago, 1879, page 655
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel


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