The History of Jones County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c., Biographical Sketches of Citizens ... History of the Northwest, History of Iowa ...

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Western Historical Company, 1879 - Jones County (Iowa) - 649 pages
 

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This is the story of my Sutherland family who left the Red River Settlement in Canada and traveled to and established Scotch Grove IO, John Sutherland 's sister Janet "Jannet" Sutherland is my 3rd grt grandmother who ventured east to Simcoe County in Ontario Canada. I am so proud to be a part of this Sutherland family.. Margaret Finnigan Ontario Canada 

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I found this book very interesting and informative. I will now look for another book written after this.

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