|These pages are filled with photos, histories, documents and miscellaneous items of Jones county families. Many of the photographs have unidentified people in them and you are invited to fill in the blanks.
Click on a name for information about that family, or use the handy search engine (searches Family pages only). If you have information you would like to see posted on this page, please e-mail it to Richard Harrison
CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF BENJAMIN F. HARRISON
Benjamin F. Harrison of Jones county, son of William Harrison and Rebecca Keys, enlisted in the Iowa 9th Infantry, Company B, as a musician on 12 August 1861. These are some of his letters to his parents. They offer a poignant view of the thoughts and feelings of an ordinary Iowa farm boy and soldier.
|THE HARRISON FAMILY OF ANAMOSA (ca. 1919)
Standing; Ernest Benjamin Harrison, Mildred Harrison, Ralph Harrison holding son Robert, Florence Weaver Harrison (Ralph's wife), Lourn Templin, Maisie Harrison Templin holding son Ralph, Marian Harrison, Beula Marguerite Harrison Ballou, Earl Ballou. Front: Pauline Basner Harrison (Ernest's wife) tending to daughter Lione, Leona Levisa Walbridge Harrison holding Benjamin (Ernest & Paulines's son) Ernest Wyant Harrison holding Ernest (Lourn and Maisie's son).
|Information at This Site:|
|The information in the Family Pages is organized according to the following surnames, but there are many more family names mentioned. Use the search engine to the left to find the name you are looking for.|
|Links to Family Websites & Trees: |
|Gene Styne's Website at Freepages
Krouse, Russell, Stine, Wasson & Webster
Win Wood's Website and
Database at WorldConnect
Cozart, Emerson/Emberson, Gilmore, Waite, Walston
Tammy Wild's Website
Tammy Wild's Other Website
Wild, Kay, Harris (mostly Linn county)
The Acker & Ogden GenTree
Akers, Ogden, Reichenbach
Richard Krayenhagen's Website
James McKinstry's Website at Family Tree Maker
McKinstry & Robinson
|List of Family History Books at Various Libraries:|
Houstman by Ron Siebels, 2006. Anamosa Public Library, Olin Historical Museum.
Siebels by Ron Siebels, 2005, Anamosa Public Library, Monticello Public Library.