|ISAAC SWEESY, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 6; P.O. Grove Creek, Delaware Co.; born in Mercer Co., Penn., in 1825; he came to Iowa in the spring of 1845; he lived in Jackson Co. ten years; he then removed to Scotch Grove Township, Jones Co., where he a1so lived about ten years; he located where he now lives in the spring of 1865. He was married to Rebecca N. Icing, born in Mercer Co., Penn.; her parents came to Jackson Co., Iowa, about 1842; have 9 children—Retta, Ansel U., Ross, William K., Ella, Freddie G., Cora, Nina and Ida. Mr. Sweesy has 186 acres of land. He and wife are members of the U.B. Church.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 701.
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