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John Jackson Werts1

Male
b. 6 February 1831, d. 27 October 1901


Father George Peter Werts Jr.1 b. 11 October 1801, d. 29 July 1866
Mother Margaret Maple1 b. 23 October 1808, d. 13 March 1851
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Family Esther Ann Wymer b. 18 September 1837, d. 4 December 1912
Marriage* 29 May 1854  Principal=Esther Ann Wymer1 
Children  1. John Quincy Werts b. 2 Jun 1855
  2. John Newton Werts b. 11 Sep 1856, d. 23 Sep 1856
  3. Mary Caroline Werts b. 1 Sep 1857, d. 1 May 1932
  4. Lydia Jane Werts b. 11 Apr 1859, d. 14 Jun 1906
  5. Alfred Riley Werts b. 17 Aug 1860, d. 30 Jul 1935
  6. Jacob Leonard Werts b. 2 Mar 1862
  7. William Clement Werts b. 16 Sep 1863, d. 16 Aug 1865
  8. Flora Ann Werts b. 16 Sep 1866, d. 6 Aug 1871
  9. Clifton Elmer Werts b. 12 Oct 1868
  10. Susan Margaret Werts b. 15 Jan 1871
  11. Mabel Werts b. 7 Jun 1875, d. Feb 1973
  12. Charles Martel Werts b. 18 Oct 1876
  13. Oliver Osmond Werts b. 17 Nov 1878, d. 20 Dec 1956

Reference 1900

Biography*  

    WERTS, J.J., post office, Chariton. Is a native of Muskingum county, Ohio, where he was born February 6, 1831. His early life was passed in agricultural pursuits, and he received his education in the rural schools of that county. In 1860 he moved to Cochocton county, Ohio, where he remained four years; thence to this county, settling on his present farm. He was married in August, 1854, to Miss C. A. Wymer, of Muskingum county, Ohio. This happy union has brought to them ten children. John Q., Mary E., Lydia J., Alfred R., Jacob L., Clifton E., Susannah M., Mabel, Charles M.,
and Olive O. Is the owner of 475 acres of well improved land, good house and barn and all the modern conveniences for stock-raising, in which he
is extensively engaged. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church.



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Birth* 6 February 1831  Muskingum Co., OH1,4 
Census* 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Adams Township, Series: M432, Roll 718 Page 314B, December 6
(enumerated with father, George Werts)
31, 594, 594, Werts, John J, 18, M, , Farmer, , Ohio, , 1, ,5 
Marriage* 29 May 1854  Principal=Esther Ann Wymer1 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Coshocton, Franklin Township, Series: M653, Roll: 950, Page: 143A, July 30
17, 995, 995, Werts, John J, 29, M, , Farmer, 1400, 600, Ohio, , , ,
18, 995, 995, Werts, Esther A, 22, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
19, 995, 995, Werts, John Q, 5, M, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
20, 995, 995, Werts, Mary E, 2, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
21, 995, 995, Werts, Jane, 1, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
22, 995, 995, Joy, Wm, 19, M, , , , , Ohio, , , ,6 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Benton Township, Chariton, Series: M593, Roll: 406, Page: 682B, August 24
100, 104, Werts, Jacob, 38, M, W, Farmer, 7500, 4000, Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
100, 104, Werts, Esther, 32, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, John, 15, M, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, Mary E, 12, F, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, Lydia, 11, F, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, Alfred, 10, M, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, Jacob, 8, M, W, , , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, Flora, 3, F, W, , , , Iowa, , , , , , , , , ,
100, 104, Werts, Clifton, 1, M, W, , , , Iowa, , , , , , , , , ,4 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Benton Township, ED 106, Series: T9, Roll: 352, Page: 531A, July 1
48, 98, 100, Werts, John J, W, M, 49, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Va, Ohio
49, 98, 100, Werts, E A, W, F, 43, , Wife, , 1, , , Housekeeper, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Pa, Ohio
50, 98, 100, Werts, L J, W, F, 20, , Daughter, 1, , , , At Home, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
1880 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Benton Township, ED 106, Series: T9, Roll: 352, Page: 531B, July 1
01, 98, 100, Werts, A R, W, M, 19, , Son, 1, , , , Farm Laborer, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
02, 98, 100, Werts, Jacob L, W, M, 17, , Son, 1, , , , At Home, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
03, 98, 100, Werts, Clifton L, W, M, 12, , Son, 1, , , , At Home, , , , , , , , 1, , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
04, 98, 100, Werts, Susie, W, F, 9, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
05, 98, 100, Werts, Mable, W, F, 5, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
06, 98, 100, Werts, Charles, W, M, 4, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
07, 98, 100, Werts, Oliver, W, M, 1, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio
08, 98, 100, Mains, Sarah, W, F, 30 , Servant, 1, , , , Servant, , , , , , , , , , , Pennsylvania, Pa, Pa7 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Washington Township, Russell, ED: 79, Series: T623, Roll: 445, Page: 295B, June 1
Sheet 2B
80, 50, 50, Werts, John J, Head, W, M, Feb 1831, 69, M, 46, , , Ohio, Virginia, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, F, H,
81, 50, 50, Werts, Esther A, Wife, W, F, Sept 1837, 62, M, 46, 13, 10, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
82, 50, 50, Werts, Mable, Daughter, W, F, June 1875, 24, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio, , , , At School, , 5, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
83, 50, 50, Werts, Charles W, Son, W, M, Oct 1876, 23, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Student, , 9, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
84, 50, 50, Werts, Oliver O, Son, W, M, Nov 1878, 21, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Farmer, 3, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
85, 50, 50, Kelley, William, Lodger, W, M, May 1889, 20, S, , , , Iowa, Ireland, Ireland, , , , Farm Laborer, 3, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,8 
Death* 27 October 1901  Lucas Co., IA1 

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Citations
  1. [S56] Werts - Vinsel - Slater Family History, F. C. Slater.
  2. [S294] Mary Beth Jenson Family History, Mary Beth Jenson.
  3. [S296] History of Lucas County, Iowa, C. A. Wymer.
  4. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.


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