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John McBride
Born 1816
JOHN McBRIDE, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 22; P.O. Monticello; born in Trumbull Co., Ohio, in 1816; came to Jones Co. in 1857. Owns forty acres on Sec. 22, eighty on See. 23 and forty on Sec. 14, all in Wayne Township, and twenty-five acres in Scotch Grove Township; timber-land. Mr. McBride is Road Supervisor. His wife's maiden name was Nelson, a native of Vermont; they were married in 1869; have had one child, which died when 20 months old. Mr. McBride was married before to Ann Nelson, a native of Pennsylvania; this marriage took place in 1842; had one child—Samuel Nelson, who was a soldier in the late civil war, and who died of chronic dysentery in 1863; he was a member of the 31st I.V.I.; enlisted in 1862. Mr. McBride was also married again to Isabella Craig in 1859, and had five children by that marriage, three of whom are living—John Craig, Mary and James; John is married and lives in the same township with his father. Mr. McBride, wife and daughter Mary, are members of the U.P. Church; he is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 631.


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