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John R. Pease
Born 1826
JOHN R. PEASE, farmer, Rome Twp., Sec. 8; P.O. Viroqua; born in Massachusetts, in 1826; came to Iowa and settled in Red Oak, Cedar Co., in 1860, and to Jones Co. in 1876. Owns 100 acres, and made the improvements. In politics, Republican; in religion, Methodist. His wife, Catherine McAffee, born in Antrim, North of Ireland, in 1837; came to America in 1846; settled in Connecticut. Married in 1848; have five children—Irene (now Mrs. George A. Wilson, in Kansas), Emma J., died in February, 1879, Margaret B., Phinies C., died in 1850, James F., died in 1869.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 650.

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