12 June 2016

Sadastan Jones Of Dallas County


Past and Present of Dallas County, Iowa:

Sadastan Jones...is a native of Ohio where he was born October 5, 1840, a son of John and Maria [Duck] Jones, both of whom passed away in Indiana. They were the parents of nine children and the subject of this review, who was the fourth in order of birth, was left an orphan at the age of ten years. Sadastan Jones grew to manhood in Indiana, and in 1861 came to Dallas county, Iowa, purchasing a farm of forty acres, which he cultivated for two years. In 1864 Mr. Jones was united in marriage to Miss Mary E. Coleman, who was born in Indiana, June 12, 1844, a daughter of John and Sarah (Hesser) Coleman, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Ohio.

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