Thomas Michael Jetmore was born in Auburn Junction, Dekalb county Indiana on November 14, 1859. He was neither Jewish or a rabbi. He worked all of his life as a laborer and farmer. His grandfather, John Isaac Jetmore, was born in 1798 in Prussia. The naming of children with old testament names in 19th century Indiana was common in all religious groups--check out the names on the census rolls from that time.
David Louis Jetmore