Jonas Westran, an industrious and energetic farmer of Wethersfield Township , residing on section 9, was born in Sweden ,Nov. 4, 1842. He emigrated to America in 1864, and later came to Henry County , and settled in Wethersfield Township , on a tract of land of 160 acres, all of which is improved and in excellent condition.
In Sweden , May 29, 1864, our subject formed a matrimonial alliance with Christina Erickson, who was also a native of Sweden , born Jan. 8, 1838. Of their union have been born 11 children, eight of whom survivied. The following are their names: John, William, Edmund, Bina, Christine, Emma, Amanda and Jonas.

1885 Portrait & Biographical Album of Henry Co., Illinois page 488

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