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JABAS, Julia, Miss was born at LeRoy, Jefferson County on August 10, 1823 and came to Appleton in the summer of 1862. Angie Jubas was born in Outagamie County on October 6, 1879. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JACQUOT, John, was born in Outagamie County in 1860 (son, Elmer R. Jacquot was born in the same county in 1861 and died in 1898.) John Jacquot settled in Greenville on Section 18, T. 22. R.16 in 1849, where he cleared a farm and established a home where he reisided until his death. His family now occupies the homestead. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JACQUOT, Louis was born in 1839 at Cape Vincent, NY. He came to Hortonville in 1856 and was married to Clarissa C.
Wood in 1858. They have three sons and three daughters now living. First child, Charles H. born Augusst 16, 1858 married to Atta Fletcher in 1881; they have three daughters now living and live in Minneapoils. Second child John L. born June 15, 1850 married to Elma R. Whiteman, they have one son and one daughter and now live in Appleton. Third child, Clarissa M. born October 11, 1862 married to William Hollenbeck, editor of the Hortonville Review; they have no children. Fourth child, Edwin J. born February 23, 1864 and lives in Appleton. Fifth child, Elizabeth V. born August 12, 1866 married Charles V. Benjamin, they have one son and one daughter and live in Hortonville. Sixth child, Hattie E. born November 2, 1868 is married to John Printup (died in December 1893) His widow now lives in Hortonville and keeps the post office. L.F. Jacquot is now a prominent citizen of Hortonville and has been Justice of the Peace for several years and filled many important offices. He is now president of the Village of Hortonville and proprietor of the Arlington Hotel. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JOHNSON, Eben was born in Fremont, OH, May 19, 1847 and came to Appleton in April 1874. Dealer in wood and coal. November 24, 1880 he was married to Jesse F. Donkeerslet, who was born in Marquette, MI June 15, 1880. Philip H. Johnson was born in Appleton October 9, 1882 and L. Constance Johnson was born in Appleton April 2, 1889. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JOHNSON, William, was born July 27, 1811 in Phildelphia, PA. His father, John Johnson died in Tunnchannock, PA in 1834. His uncle, Col. William Johnson was a soldier in the Revoltionary War and lost a leg in the battle of Brandywine. William Johnson came to Appleton in 1850; he was married May 19, 1845 to Miss Lydia Sophia Story, a daughter of Col. Story and early settler and prominent citizen of Appleton. They have had four sons and four daughters; their oldest son Amos Augustus is married and has one son and four daughters. First daughter, Sarah Louise is married to C.D. Buckland; they have two sons and three daughters and now live in Appleton. Third child, Dewitt S. Johnson married Beulah Johnson and they have two sons and 1 daughter, Mrs. Johnson died November 1892. Mr. Johnson is now postmaster at Rhinelander, WI. Fourth child, Frances S., Fifth child, Lena, now dead. Sixth child, William, now dead. Seventh child, Ina B. and her sister Frances are now in the insurance bsuness in New York. Eighth child, John Allen married Miss Betha Breitung; they have two daughters and now live in Appleton. William Johnson was Mayor of the City of Appleton in 1862, '63 and '64 and treasurer in 1866-7; alderman in 1877 and assessor from 1879 to 1887, also collector of the United States internal revenue. He died in Appleton November 19, 1894, his widow and unmarried daughters now live in New York. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

Picture is of Colonel William Johnston.
JOHNSTON, Michael B
. was born in Herkimer County, NY in 1830 and came to Outagamie Co. in 1851 and settled on the s e 1/4 section of 14 in Grand Chute, where he now resides. He was a son of Col. William Johnston, who came to Outagamie County in the month of June 1851 and located on the same farm where his son Michael now resides. He was born in Saratoga County NY in 1797 and was married in 1818 to Harriet Faville. Their children are as follows: William F., born in 1820; Duncan McArthur, born in 1827; Michael B., born in 1830, George C. born in 1833, Asa W. born in 1836 (died in 1856); John F. born in 1822 (died in 1893). Margaret M. Finch, wife of John F. Johnston was born in Jay, Essex County, NY in 1836. She came to Appleton in 1848 and started the first boarding house. Mr. Johnston was the first post master of Appleton and filled many important positions in the early history of Appleton. Their children are William Henry. born 1847; Marion born in 1849 and Emma Johnston Canfield, born in 1852. William Henry Johnston resides at Ishpeming, MI and has been mayor of the City. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

JOHNSTON, Thomas was born in Liverpool, Engalnd in 1847 and came to Appleton in 1873. He was married to Martha Coutts in 1870 (she was born in the State of Iowa in 1866). Their childern are: George born in 1871, Ernest born in 1874, Carrie born in 1877, Sadie born in 1880, Elmer born in 1884, Harvey born in 1891. Occupation: mason contractor, Residence: 847 State Street, Appleton, WI. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JONES, George Clark
was born October 15, 1829. His father's name was William Clark Jones and his mother's name was Lucy S. Jones. They were married in Benson, Rutland County, VT and settled in the town of Barry, New Orleans County, NY soon after they were married, where George was born. His parents then settled in the town of Springfield, Oakland County, MI, when he was but 12 years old. His parents were farmers. He was educated in Oakland County and studied law in Pontiac, MI. In the fall of 1853 he settled in Ontonagon, MI where he practiced law for 15 years and where he was married October 23, 1853 to Elizabeth Hannah Weller, who was born in Sardinia, NY on June 27, 1828. Her parents settled at Pontiac, MI when she was quite young. She was educated in Pontiac, MI and in Rome Academy, NY. She taught school several years. They had five sons, all born in Ontonagon as follows: Charles W. born October 1858, lawyer, resides in Marysvale, Utah, married; George C. Jr, born August 1860, real estate dealer, resides in White Salmon, WA, Frederick W., born May 1862 is a physician and resides in Appleton, William S. born March 1866, fruit grower, resides in Rialto, CA; Edward G. born Janary 1868, lawyer, resides in Appleton. Mr. Jones has been engaged in the practice of law and in real estate since he settled in Appleton in the fall of 1868. Both he and his wife have been members of the Congretional Church since they settled here. Mrs. Elizabeth Hannah Weller Jones died April 27, 1895. Residence is 880 Prospect Street, Appleton. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JONES, Hiram was born in Grafton, MA in 1831. He came to Appleton in September 1853. In December 1861, he married Emily Tallmadge, who was born in Candor, Tioga County, NY. She came to Appleton as a student at Lawrence University in 1856. Children: Lyman Asa, born in November 1865; Alice Louisa, born in February 1870, dead; David Arthur, born in October 1876. Mr. Jones was a teacher at Lawrence University. Residence No. 463 South Street, Appleton. Professor Jones died April 11, 1898. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

JONES, Sarah, Mrs. is a native of Vermont and was born in Pittsfield in 1817. She came to Outagamie County in 1865. Taken from The Outagamie Pioneer Record.

JONES, William ( Civil War) was born in Massachusetts in 1826 and came to Outagamie County in 1849. He was married to Martha Leach in 1846. She was born in 1829 and died in 1868. Her children: Charles I. born in 1847, died in 1865; Clara Lillian born in 1856, died in 1863, Ella Jones Wait born 1858, Pearly Jones Whitney born in 1866, Oscar Jones Wait born in 1861. Married his second wife, Eunice Wilson in 1869. She was born in 1831 and died in 1893. She had one child, Azalia F. Jones Poole, born in 1872. Married to this third wife E.M. Prindle in 1894. Mr. Jones served in the War of the Rebellion 3 years and 3 months in Company I, Third Regt, Wisconsin Calvary. Occupation: Veterinary surgeon. Residence: Nye Street, Hortonville. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

JORDAN, Woodford was born in Raymond, Cumberland Co., Maine on January 19, 1825. He is from pioneer stock, having descended from Reverend Robert Jordan of the Church of England, who came from Dorsetshire, England in 1639 and settled in Falmouth, now Portland, Maine. The line of descent is as follows: First, Robert, second Dominicus, third, Dominicus, fourth, Nathaniel, fifth, Dominicus, who was the first settler in the said town of Raymond; sixth, William, seventh, Dominicus, eighth, Woodford D., who was the first settler in the Town of Bovina, Outagamie, WI, having purchased the land from the Government and built the first house where Shiocton now stands in 1850 and has resided in the town ever since. He married Mary E. Manning on December 14, 1851 at Algoma, WI, no children. He has held the office of school district clerk in the town continuously for 35 years. In June of 1875 he laid out the plat of the village of Shiocton and at present resides upon his farm north of the village. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.









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