Susan M. Drake, from Westchester Co., NY
Posted by Lori <email@example.com> on Tue, 28 Nov 2000
J. W. Anthony, retired, Monticello; is a native of Ulster Co., NY, and was
born Jan. 20, 1819; he grew up to manhood and learned the trade of blacksmith;
he lived in New York City, and was engaged in ship-smithing in the ship-yard
of George Law; in 1850, he came to WI and was foreman in the railroad blacksmith-shops
in Milwaukee for 11 years, and was engaged in farming in Rock Co.; in 1866,
he came to IA and engaged in farming; he was also engaged in mercantile business
some years. On the 16th of Nov., 1857, he was united in marriage to Mrs.
Susan M. Banta, formerly Miss Susan M. Drake, from Westchester Co., NY;
she has 1 son, James H. Banta, living in Chicago. Mr. Anthony had nothing when
he began life, and has made what he has by his own efforts. He has 2 children
by a former wifeJohn B. (now living in St. Louis) and Mary J. (now Mrs.
N. A. Rice, of this county).