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Stephen R. Streeper
Born January 14, 1819
STEPHEN R. STREEPER, farmer, Clay Twp., Sec. 31; P.O. Onslow; was born in Montgomery, Penn., January 14, 1819. He was married, July 1, 1843, to Isabella H. Todd, who was born in Montgomery Co. in 1821. They removed to Indiana in 1844, where they lived about sixteen years; they came to Jones Co. in 1860 and settled on present farm, which Mr. Streeper had entered in 1854; they have eight children—Hannah M. (now Mrs. J. T. Johnson), resides in Guthrie Go., Iowa; William T. (married Miss Jennie Gowing), lives in Guthrie Go.; James M. (married Miss Sade Coder), resides in Hancock Co., Iowa; Stephen P.; Arabella H. (married Mr. Merritt Osborn), lives in Minnesota; Robert H., Bernard W. and Sheridan Grant. Mr. Streeper is one of the substantial farmers of Jones Co.; his farm contains 155 acres. He and wife belong to the Presbyterian Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 704.


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