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Thomas D. Jehu, Wales>WI>MT>WI, 1825-1880s

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Thomas D. Jehu, Wales>WI>MT>WI, 1825-1880s

Posted: 16 Oct 2004 3:53PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Jehu
From the “History of Dane County, Wisconsin” there is a biographical sketch under the ‘Town of Rutland’ for Thomas D. Jehu, farmer, Sec.22; P.O. Stoughton; he was born in Montgomeryshire, Wales, in 1825; in 1842, his parents, Thomas E. and Elizabeth Jehu, emigrated to America and settled in Racine Co, Wis., where they afterward made their home till their deaths; our subject removed to Dane Co., in 1854, and settled on Sec. 22, town of Rutland, where he resided till 1866; he then emigrated to Montana Territory, where he engaged in mining for six years; returning to his farm in Rutland in June, 1872, he has since made it his home; he bought, in 1875, a farm of 200 acres, 160 of which lie on Sec. 27, the other 40 acres on Sec. 22, making him now 200 acres on Sec. 22 and 160 acres on Sec. 27. He was married, in this town, in 1853, to Annie [Anna], daughter of Hugh and Sarah Jehu, a native of Wales; they have one son –Hugh, and are members of the Presbyterian Church.

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