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John Yousse
Born 1843
JOHN YOUSSE, farmer: Sec. 4; P.O. Monticello; owns 160 acres; born in Ohio in 1843; came to Jones Co. in 1857 with his parents. Wife's maiden name was Welde Gear, a native of Ohio also; they were married in 1873; have had four children, three of whom are living—Walter, Allie and Ray; Abraham, deceased. Mr. Yousse has a fine farm well improved. He and his wife and two of the children are members of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Y. is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, 1879, page 700.
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel
Note: His wife’'s name was Mary Alwilda Gehr. Son Abraham’s gravestone says he died 1881.


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