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James Nash
Born 1826
JAMES NASH, farmer, Cass Twp., Sec. 24; P.O. Anamosa; was born in County Cork, Ireland, about 1826; he came to this country in December, 1855; he lived near Boston, Mass., for some time; in March, 1857, he came to Anamosa; has lived in Jones Co. since that time; he was engaged to labor by the month for several years; has also worked several farms in Jones Co. on shares; in September, 1868, with Mr. Thomas Walters, he purchased 120 acres of their present farm; they have now 197 acres. Mr. Nash is unmarried; the only relative he has in this country is Mrs. Mary Norris, who resides in Linn Co.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 696.


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