Michael Foust, farmer, Sec. 39; P. O. Center Junction; born in PA in 1842; came to Jones Co. with his parents in 1854. His wifes maiden name was Mary Bailey, a native of NY; they were married in 1872; they have 4 childrenHarriet, Ellen Maria, Johnnie and Margaret. Mr. Foust owns 80 acres of land. He is a Republican.
History of Jones County, Iowa, 1879, page 655, Scotch Grove Twp. biographies. (not my relative)