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Gilbert Weeks
Born 1812
GILBERT WEEKS, farmer, Oxford Twp., Sec. 30; P.O. Oxford Junction; born in New York in 1812, and went to Ohio in 1831 and settled in Delaware Co.; remained about twenty years, then, in 1865, came to Iowa and settled in Jones Co; now owns 105 acres, and has made the improvements. His wife, Eunice Grist, was born in Ohio in 1817; married in Ohio in 1832, and they have had eleven children, nine living—John, Mirah, Mary, Clark, Malona, Sarah, Annie, Jane, Howard, George and Hiller. Has been School Director, Road Supervisor and Trustee of the Dimond Church.

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


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