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John Paul
Born November 27, 1818
JOHN PAUL, farmer, Wyoming Twp., Sec. 8; P.O. Onslow; born November 27, 1818, in Columbiana Co., Ohio; in the fall of 1854, he came to Jones Co. They own 440 acres of land. Married Margaret McCready December 10, 1939; she was born May 16, 1816, in Columbiana Co., Ohio; have eight children—Sarah E. (now Mrs. Woodyard), Henry F., Joseph M., William C., John T., K. H., Lawrence and George B. Mr. Paul was President of the first Township Board; is now Justice of the Peace. His son Henry F. enlisted in 1863 in Co. K, 24th I.V.I., and till the end of the war; he was taken prisoner October 19, 1864, at the battle of Cedar Creek, Va.; was released in February, 1865. Republican; Presbyterian.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 605.


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