Monday, January 11, 2016

Minnesota 1858

David Jones is describe as "...a prominent citizen and well-to-do farmer of Shakatan township, Lincoln county, Minnesota, and resides on section 11."  A fairly lengthy account can be found in "Illustrated Album of Biography of Southwestern Minnesota and Northwestern Iowa - 1889."

His family story is given, and best I can tell he arrives Winnebago county, Wisconsin around 1850.  Interesting story given here.  He has to be one of the earliest JONES to the Minnesota area.  Any descendants out there?

The reference is taken from: Jones Journeys, Vol. 4, 1976, pp.43 - 45.