biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
JOSEPHUS BOND is residing on section 22, of Spring Creek Township, and rents a farm of 100 acres. He was born in Vermilion County, Ill., Dec. 15, 1835, and is a son of Henry and Susan Bond, both of whom were natives of Tennessee. Henry Bond was a farmer, and died in Springfield, Mo.; his wife departed this life in White Oak Township, Mahaska County. Our subject was married in Oskaloosa, Nov. 17, 1860, to Miss Susan Belford, a daughter of Brown and Susan Belford, and born in Coshocton County, Ohio, April 8, 1840. They were the parents of nine children, all still livingÄLewis, Ira, Samuel, Ada, Harlan, Willie, Amon, Thomas and Mollie. Mr. Bond had the sad affliction of losing his wife, June 5, 1886. Politically he is a stanch Republican.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy