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William Vanderbilt
Born February 27, 1827
WILLIAM VANDERBILT, farmer, Greenfield Twp., Sec. 32; P.O. Mechanicsville; born February 27, 1827, in Albany Co., N.Y.; in 1854, he came to Jones Co.; he owns 137 acres of land. Married Sarah Jewett in 1848; she was born in Albany Co., N.Y.; have five children—Emma [now Mrs. Zimmerman), John, Ella (now Mrs. Scott), Jessie and Willie. Republican.

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


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