Born October 2, 1828
|JONAS OVERHOLT, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Wyoming; born October 2, 1828 in Columbiana Co., Ohio; in 1855, he came to Jones Co.; owns 165 acres land. Married Sarah Means in 1850; she was born in 1830, in Pennsylvania; died in 1864; had five children—Frank, Antoinette, Ira, Owen and Sigel. Second marriage to Minerva Walston in 1871; she was born in Ohio. He has been Secretary and now Treasurer of the School Board.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 595.
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