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Transcribed biography of Leander Jones

LEANDER JONES, son of Enoch and Catherine (Kimerer) Jones, was born in Wayne County, Ohio, in January 1850. About the year of 1852, his father moved to this county, where Leander attended school and worked on the home farm till nineteen years of age; he then attended high school at Valparaiso for five terms. In April, 1872, he married Elmira Cornell, daughter of Ira and Emily Cornell, and to this union there have been born three boys and one girl - Edgar V., Clayton E., Clarence I., and an infant daughter, yet unnamed; he has a first class farm of 106 acres, a comfortable home and good outbuildings, and a bright prospect before him. In addition to the usual route of agriculture, he takes great interest in live stock and has in his possession some fine blooded animals.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
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