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Jacob Mowbey
Born August 17, 1817
JACOB MOWBEY, deceased; he was born August 17, 1817, in Ohio. In 1853, he came to Jones Co. In 1854, they removed to their present farm; died in December, 1874. He married Hellen Snyder October 16, 1858; she was born in Virginia; she owns 330 acres of land; have eight children—Emery S., Cymantha V., William O., John V., Jennetta, Carrie V., Lyman and Alida E.; he had seven children by a former marriage. All the improvements on his farm have been made by Mr. Mowrey since coming to it. Family reside on Sec. 6; P.O. Anamosa.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 613.


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