Page 423, transcribed by Carolyn Ward from History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas: embellished with portraits of well known people of these counties, with biographies of our representative citizens, cuts of public buildings and a map of each county / Edited and Compiled by L. Wallace Duncan and Chas. F. Scott. Iola Registers, Printers and Binders, Iola, Kan.: 1901; 894 p., [36] leaves of plates: ill., ports.; includes index.




JACOB H. LADD.—The late Jacob H. Ladd, of Iola, was born in Leesburg, Highland county, Ohio, February 23, 1843. He was a farmer's son and resided on the family homestead until November 9, 1868, when he started for Verdi, Kansas. He remained there only temporarily and came to Iola in December following. He was a carpenter and wagon maker and engaged in that business in this city. He died March 6, 1884. He was married December 7, 1871, to Amelia DeMoss, a daughter of Dr. Morton DeMoss, one of the early physicians of Iola. Mr. Ladd's children are: Delia Ladd, of Iola; John Ladd, of Sheridan, Wyoming; Mabel L., wife of L. C. Beatty, of Iola, and Jacob Ladd, of Iola.

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