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Mates B. Wasoba
Born 1839
MATES B. WASOBA, farmer, Oxford Twp., Sec. 11; P.O. Oxford Junction; born in Europe in 1839; came to America in 1861; went to Dubuque and remained about four years, and then came to Jones Co. and now owns 130 acres; has made all the improvements; was in the army in the old country. His wife, Anna Dushnek, was born in Europe in 1853, and came to America in 1858; settled in Jones Co.; married in 1866; have three children living—Mary, Frank and Francis; John died July 12, 1879. Is Road Supervisor for 1879, and Secretary of School Board; in politics, Democrat; in religion, Catholic.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 597.


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