Thompson, J. G.,
far., Sec. 1; P.O. Keosauqua; owns 159 acres of land, valued at $30
per acre; born Nov. 13, 1841, in Clermont Co., Ohio; his parents moved
to Highland Co. the following year -- 1842; came from there to this county
in the spring of 1857, and settled on his present farm in the fall of 1875.
Enlisted in the service of his country in July, 1861, in Co. G, of the
3d Iowa Cav.; participated in the battles of Tupelo, Miss., Memphis, Tenn.,
and Little Rock, Ark.; also many skirmishes with bushwhackers; at the close
of the war, was mustered out. June 26, 1865, returned home, and the following
year, June 8, 1866, was married to Miss P. A. Haines, of this county; she
was born March 4, 1844, in New Jersey; have four children -- Isaac N.,
Bessie M., Lavina and Phoebe M. Members of the Christian Church; Republican.