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John Tyler Sunday
Born 1841
JOHN TYLER SUNDAY, farmer, Rome Twp., Sec. 9; P.O. Olin; born in Fairfield Co., Ohio, in 1841; came to Iowa in 1846, bought forty acres and now owns fifty acres; made the improvements. In politics, Democrat; in religion, liberal. His first wife, Elizabeth Foreman, was born in Illinois in 1842; married in 1864; died in 1866. Second wife, Celia Myers, was born in York Co., Penn., in 1845; married in 1869, and has had four children—Odassa, Andrew, Lilly (died in 1877) and Kattie A.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Co., Chicago, 1879, p 652.


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