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John S. Matthews
Born July 16, 1847
JOHN S. MATTHEWS, of the firm of J. Matthews & Son; was born in Dundas, Canada West, July 16, 1847; when 7 years of age, he came with his parents to Iowa, and he grew up to manhood in Jackson Co.; he came to Jones Co. in June, 1878, and, with his father, engaged in the milling business; he is a practical miller, and attends to thc manufacturing department. He married Miss M. A. Jenkins, from Jackson Co., Iowa, November 10, 1875; they have two children—Roswell and Lillian.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 567.


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