|DANIEL LOPES, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 29; P.O. Anamosa; born in Pennsylvania in 1825; came to Jones Co. in 1848 with his parents, who went to Des Moines Go. in 1840; they are both dead. His wife's maiden name was Mary Hickson, a native of Ohio; they were married in September, 1850; have had thirteen children, ten of whom are living—Austin P., Osborn, Leroy, Eliza, Sylvester, Ida, Daniel Webster, Lena, Elbert and Mary Ann. Those who died were Ellie Ann, Manford and Willie. Mr. and Mrs. Loper are members of the M.E. Church. Mr. L. is a Democrat. He was a soldier in the Mexican war; volunteered while living in Iowa, and was a member of the 1st I.V.I.; was sent to Fort Atkinson, and to Minnesota and Wisconsin; was in the service about two years and four months; enlisted in 1846; was discharged in 1848, and, in the fall of the same year, settled in Jones Co., where he has since resided. Owns 250 acres, about two hundred under cultivation.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 631.
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