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Elisha Newell
Born 1855
ELISHA NEWELL, farmer, Madison Twp., Sec. 35; P.O. Wyoming; born February 13, 1808, in Bradford Co., Penn; in 1855, he came to Jones Co., Iowa; owns 180 acres of land. Married Anna Post in 1830; she was born in 1811 in Bradford Co., Penn.; have four children—Mary E. (now Mrs. Slife), Elizabeth (now Mrs. Merritt), Stephen C. and Armella (now Mrs. Arnold). Stephen C., who is now managing the farm, was married to Miss Lizzie Campbell September 14. 1876; she was born in Jefferson Co., N.Y.; she came with her parents to Jones Co., in 1857; they have one child—Orrin. Republican.

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


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