|GEORGE KROUSE, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 35; P.O. Center Junction; was born in Bavaria, Germany, in 1830; emigrated to Illinois with his parents in 1845, and to Jones Co. in 1852; Mr. Krouse entered his farm of 160 acres when he first came to the county; he has 160 acres. He was married to Margaret J. Overly, born in Kentucky; they have four children—Lucy, Ida, Lucinda and John E. Members of Methodist Episcopal Church.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 656.
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