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J. W. Sterling
Born April 10, 1811
J. W. STERLING, farmer, Greenfield Twp., Sec. 1; P.O. Viroqua; born April 10, 1811, in Fairfield Co., Ohio; in 1843, came to Jones Co.; owns 174 acres of land, which he entered. Married Catharine Granel October 28, 1834; she was born September 18, 1816, in Fairfield Co., Ohio; had ten children; three living—William R., Daniel G. and Lomeda C; his son George enlisted in 1861, in Co. B, 9th I.V.I., died at Forsyth, Mo., June, 1862. Has been Justice of the Peace and School Director. Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 589.


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