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Thomas N. Silsbee
Born June 29, 1822
THOMAS N. SILSBEE, farmer, Madison Twp., Sec. 12; P.O. Onslow; born June 29, 1822, near Albany, N.Y.; in 1836, he came to Ohio with his parents; in 1840, he came to Des Moines Co.; in 1843, to Jackson Co.; in 1849, he visited Jones Co., and bought 160 acres of land; in 1853, he removed to this county, and has since resided here. He was the first Constable in Wyoming Township; he now owns forty acres. Married Susan Conaly in 1854; she was born in 1836 in Mercer Co., Penn.; have six children—Mary E., John C., Sarah J., Laura W., George B. and Lottie. Democrat.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 618.


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