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John W. White
Born 1811
JOHN W. WHITE, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 15; P.O. Monticello; was born in the State of Pennsylvania In 1811; his parents removed to Butler Co., Ohio, when he was a child; thence to Montgomery Co., Ind.; thence to St. Joseph Co., Ind. Mr. White was married to Elizabeth Elmore, of Montgomery Co., Ind.; they came to Jones Co. in October, 1860, settled on present farm of 165 acres in October, 1852; have two children—Jennie M. and Alice M. His son, Charles H., enlisted in March, 1862, in the 17th I.V.I., and died at St. Louis, May 4, of the same year. Members of the Congregational Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 687.


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