|SALEM WESTCOTT, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 2; P.O. Monticello; owns house and three and one-half lots in Sand Springs, Delaware Co., Iowa; at present is overseeing the farm of Mr. George W. Lovel, of Monticello; born in Oneida Co., N.Y.; came to Jones Co. in 1879; has lived near the county line though for ten years. Wife's maiden name was Shoemaker, a native of Herkimer Co., N.Y.; they were married in 1863; have had two children, one is living—Clinton. He and Mrs. Westcott are members of the M.E. Church; he is a Republican. Mr. W. superintends a farm of 1,000 acres.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 636.
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