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John Wasson Sr.
Born December 9, 1812
JOHN WASSON, Sr., farmer, Madison Twp., Sec. 2; P.O. Onslow; born December 9, 1812, in Ayrshire, Scotland; in 1832, he came to New York; in 1853, he came to Jones Co.; he owns 140 acres of land. Married Jemima Russell in 1844; she was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, June 12, 1814; have seven children—John, Jane, Mary E., William, Jennette, James and Joseph; lost George, aged 2 years and 9 months. Republican; belongs to the Presbyterian Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, 1879, page 619
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel

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