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J. T. Wherry
Born 1850
J. T. WHERRY, farmer, Oxford Twp., Sec. 4; P.O. Wyoming; born in Ohio in 1850; came to Iowa in 1855, and owns 184 acres; his father, Daniel Wherry, was born in Ohio in 1805, and came to Iowa in 1855 and entered 400 acres of land in Clinton Co.; in 1855, he came to Iowa and bought 200 acres; he died in 1862; his wife, Mary Bratton, was born in Pennsylvania in 1811; married in 1832, and have had eleven children—James B., Mary A., Ebenezer D., William, Hannah J.. Sarah, Daniel, Martha (died in 1858), John T., Elizabeth (now Mrs. Babcock, of Wyoming); Bell (now Mrs. Paul, of Oxford Junction).

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


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