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Luke Weatherson
Born January 1827
LUKE WEATHERSON, farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Fairview; he was born in Berwickshire, Scotland, in January, 1827; he came to New York City June 7, 1850; in the fall, he came to Wisconsin; in 1852, came to Jackson Co., Iowa; in 1866, he removed to his present farm; he now owns 636 acres of land. He enlisted in 1862 in Co. K, 36th I.V.I.; served to the end of the war. In 1851, he went to California; returned in 1856. He married Miss Nancy D. Highley in 1861; she was born in New York; she came with her parents to Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, when a child; they have six children—Isaac F., George A., James H., Andrew J., Fred E. and Nellie J. Republican; Baptist

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 583.


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