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John Q. Jenkins
Born September 19, 1819
JOHN Q. JENKINS, farmer, Wyoming Twp., Sec. 1; P.O. Monmouth; born September 19, 1819, in Warren Co., N.Y.; in 1836, came to Michigan; in 1846, to Clinton Co., Iowa, in 1877, he removed to Jones Co.; owns 200 acres of land. Married Caroline M. Hoisington in 1843; she was born in 1825, in Chautauqua Co., N.Y.; have one child—Frank P.; their son, Alex. F., died October 14, 1878, from a wound received from a buckle-tongue piercing his hand at the thumb socket; he lived about one week after the accident. He leaves a widow and five children. Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 602.


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