|J. B. Wherry
Born February 4, 1832
|J. B. WHERRY, farmer, Wyoming Twp., Sec. 30; P.O. Wyoming; he was born in Guernsey Co., Ohio, February 4, 1832. In 1855, he came to Jones Co., and settled in Oxford Township; was Trustee most of the time until he removed to Wyoming; he now owns 308 acres of land, bought of Thomas Green, and is one of the oldest and best improved farms in the township. He married Miss Nancy J. Moore in 1860; she was born in Guernsey Co, Ohio; have eight children—David E., Mary L., John A., Arthur H., Leanna B., Maggie J., Nora B. and Lucretia V. Republican; United Presbyterian Church.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 607.
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