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J. R. Sutton
Born 1835
J. R. SUTTON, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 6; P.O. Langworthy; carries on a farm of about three hundred and sixty acres, on shares with Mr. B. Kellum. He was born in Independence, Warren Co., N. J., in 1835; came to Jones Co. in October, 1876. Was in the war of the rebellion, a member of the 7th N.J.V.I.; enlisted August 24, 1861, and was discharged in 1864; was in Company E; was in the battles of Williamsburg, Bull Run No. 2, Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Malvern Hill, Fair Oaks, Mine Run, Bristow Station, etc. His wife's maiden name was Goarcke, also a native of New Jersey, Morris Co.; they were married in 1865. Mr. Sutton is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 635.


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