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Angus Sinclair
Born January 1, 1833
ANGUS SINCLAIR, farmer, Scotch Grove Twp., Sec. 15; P.O. Scotch Grove; born in the Selkirk settlement, on the Red River of the North, British America, January 1, 1833; his father emigrated to that country when a young man, in the service of the Hudson Bay Co.; the family came to Jones Co. in 1838; they lived in Scotch Grove Township, Sec. 16, for two years; also lived for a short time in Washington Township; his father entered the farm which his son Angus now owns, in 1841, where he died about 1846. The mother of Mr. Sinclair lives with him; she is now 90 years of age; she has two daughters—Christina, who also lives at the homestead, and Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. D. McIntyre. Angus married Miss Ann Nelson; they have five children—Elizabeth, Donald O., Matthew M., Ann B. and Helen S.; lost one son—James D. Farm contains 160 acres. Mr. Sinclair is a Presbyterian.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, 1879, page 658.
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel


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