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Bennajer Kellum
Born 1829
BENNAJER KELLUM, farmer, Wayne Twp., Secs. 5 and 6; P.O. Langworthy; born in New York in Warren Co. in 1819; came to Jones Co. in 1861. Wife's maiden name was Farley, a native also of New York; they were married in their native State; have two children living, named Sarah (married to Mr. Miller), and J. F. Mr. Kellum had one son in the army, whose name was Warren. Enlisted in the 2d I. V. C., Co. I, in August, 1861; died in St. Louis (of the measles) in the hospital, in January, 1862. Mr. Kellum owns 120 acres in Wayne, 120 in Monticello, 80 in Castle Grove, 70 in Richland. Mr. K. had been Road Supervisor in his town, and is a Republican. Mrs. Kellum is a member of the M.E. Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 630.


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