1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"J" Biographies



CHARLES H. JACKSON
      
b. 14 Dec 1832 Chittenden Co VT, son of Abram Jackson; (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Annie E. Chaffee 18 Sept 1865 (b. OH)  (Co. F, 102nd Illinois Inf.- Civil War)
       Children- E.H., Nellie, Frances & Maud May

G. W. JACKSON
      
b. 13 March 1843 Crawford Co PA, son of Waterman & Sophia (Gunn) Jackson; (Res. Greenbrier twp.); 4th Battery, Indiana Volunteers, Civil War
       m. Alice E. Marine  6 April 1869  (b. St. Joseph Co IN, dau of Ed C. & Parthena (McClean) Marine
       Children- Archie A., Sybil Estelle, Clyde L., George M., O. P. Morton, Ralph, Merle, Percy M., Helen E. & Zylpha

N. D. JAQUES
     
b. 17 July 1842 near Hamilton, Canada, son of Thomas & Margaret 
Jaques; (Res. Willow twp) not married

THOMAS JAQUES
      
b. 30 Jan 1816 Westmoreland, Eng., son of John & Dorothy (Dobson) Jaques; (Res. Willow twp.)
       m. Margaret Bird 1 March 1841 in Can. (b. 29 Nov 1816 Cumberland Co Eng., dau of Robert & Ann (Jackson) Bird
       Children- Nicholas, Esther, John, Thomas, William, Benjamin, Agnes, Nettie, and Margaret-dec'd

SAMUEL JAY
      
b. 1827 Clinton Co OH, son of Alexander & Nancy (Spears) Jay (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Elizabeth Mendenhall Greene Co OH (b. Greene Co OH 1855)
       Children-  one son and five daughters, not named

CLARENCE L. JEFFRIES
      
b. 29 Jan 1856 Jones Co IA, son of Martin Jeffries; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Emma Howe 22 April 1884 (dau of Rev. William R. Howe)
       Children- Blondel

REV. S. E. JENKS
      
b. 5 Sept 1818 Canandaigua, NY, son of Clark & Elizabeth Jenks (Res. Kendrick twp.)
       m. Elizabeth Ann Carney  31 May 1845 (b. KY, dau of Andrew & Martha Carney)
       Children- Sarah Jane, Daniel Jefferson, Albert Ensign, Andrew Clark, Edmond Riley, Martha Zuba, Emery Lincoln, Harriet Augusta & Lillian Josephine

WILLIAM F. JEWETT
      
b. 7 Aug 1855 MA, son of James Jewett (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Rebecca Hughes 28 May 1875 (dau of Francis Hughes)
       Children- Lottie and Alvin

DAVID B. JOHN
      
b. 23 May 1842 Tyler Co WV, son of David John (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Martha J. Smith 15 May 1864 (dau of Thomas J. Smith)
       Children- Hannah E., Daily E., Mary L., William L., Sarepta A., Clara A., Leonard W., Stella E., David S., and Nettie A. 

JOHN B. JOHN 
      
b. 24 Nov 1839 Tyler Co W.VA, son of  David John; (Res. Washington twp.); Co. H, 10th Iowa Infantry- Civil War
       m. Asenath (Crumley) Brown 9 Oct 1864 (dau of Isaac Crumley); m. (1) to Isaac H. Brown who d. in Civil War-  4 children, one living- Hannah A. Brown)
       Children- Isaac - dec'd, Eva Alma, and William B.

AMOS JOHNSON
      
b. 23 Feb 1842 Delaware Co OH; (Co. I, 4th Ohio Inf., Civil War) (Res. Hardin twp.)
       m. (1) Hattie Elliott  (d. Jan 1874)  
       m. (2) Rachel McBurney (b. 1849 Can)
       Children- Addie V., Rodney E. (1st wife), George, May, Eura J.

DAVID E. JOHNSON
      
b. 7 March 1839 St. Lawrence Co NY, son of Thomas Johnson (Res. Rippey); Co. B, 25th Illinois Infantry- Civil War
       m. Sarah Ann Mercer 31 Oct 1863 (b. Spring Green, WI)
       Children- John B., Robert K., and Cora Belle d. age 3

EMMERSON JOHNSON
      
b. 14 Aug 1845 Delaware Co OH, son of Adam & Sarah Johnson (Res. Hardin twp.)
       m. Cenith Jones 1873  (b. 5 Oct 1848 IN, dau of Thomas & Jane (Tatun) Jones)
       Children- none

EPHRAIM JOHNSON
      
b. 15 March 1826 Washington Co PA, son of Aaron Johnson (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Martha Curran  15 May 1851
       Children- S. Wesley, Sarah E. m. J.P. Law, William A., Edgar A. and Lillie L.

I. H. JOHNSON
      
b. 24 June 1836 Champaign Co OH, son of Isaac & Sarah Johnson; (Res. Kendrick twp.); Co. I, 26th Iowa Infantry & Co. E, l7th Regiment, Vet. Res. Corps-Civil War
       m. Mary Kimball 30 Nov 1860 Clinton Co IA (b. Cedar Co IA, dau of Horace & Rachel Kimball)
       Children- Ella Rosella, John Jasper, & Mary Viola,  William P.-deceased, Elmer- deceased

JESSE JOHNSON
      
b. Jan 1835 Delaware Co OH; (Res. Bristol twp.); Co. A, 51st Illinois Infantry - Civil War
       m. Mary A. Denny 25 Feb 1864 (b. 8 March 1843 Delaware Co OH, dau of John & Sarah Denny)
       Children- Elfa S., Clara d. age 12, Jessie F., Emma, and Harold

JAMES B. JOHNSON
      
b. 21 Jan 1844 Toronto, Can., son of Oliver Johnson; (Res. Grand Junction); Co. G, 49th New York Infantry - Civil War
       m. Ella S. Siegenthaler 6 Oct 1864 (dau of Alfred J. Siegenthaler of Wooster, OH)
       Children- Minnie, Maude, Georgia, Annie, Gertie, and Edward

JOHN F. JOHNSON
      
b. 5 Sept 1852 Winnebago Co IL, son of Peter Johnson  (Res. not given)
       m. Katie Wise 29 Nov 1877 (dau of Samuel & Rebecca Wise)
       Children- Samuel F.

JOSEPH JOHNSON
      
b. 21 July 1827 Lancashire, Eng., son of James & Helen (Latus) Johnson; (Res. Franklin twp.)
       m. Ann Hodson ca 1844
       Children- James, Richard, Francis, and Helen

S. WESLEY JOHNSON
      
b. 25 Nov 1852 Perry Co OH, son of Ephraim Johnson (Res. Rippey)
       m. Harriet Parrish 10 Jan 1878 (dau of Watson Parrish)
       Children- Nellie C., three others deceased

EDGAR W. JONES
      
b. 10 May 1848 Cass Co MI, son of Oscar & Caroline (Wheeler) Jones; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Florenda A. Witherell 19 May 1869 (b. 19 Dec 1848, dau of Theodore & Adeline (Flanders) Witherell
       Children- Lena D., Fred M., Myrtie L. & Clyde L.

H. J. JONES
      
b. 24 Oct 1836 Chautauqua Co NY, son of Benjamin & Sophia (Baker) Jones; (Res. Kendrick twp.)
       m. Mrs. Angeline Buck  (Brock) 3 July 1870
       Children- Benjamin, Pleasant, Charley, Dora, and Ida- dec'd
       Step-children- Caroline, Lovina, Hiram, Jennette, Mary, Allen, Martha, and Samuel Buck (Brock)

JOSIAH JONES
      
b. 19 Nov 1833 NH, son of Samuel & Miriam Jones (Res. Jackson twp.) unmarried

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