biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
JOHN LOUGHREY, of Adams Township, owns and occupies a fine homestead, and has been successful in his business and agricultural pursuits. He was born in Knox County, Ohio, Sept, 19, 1818. He came to Iowa in 1865 with his family, and settled upon his present farm. Feb. 19, 1846, he was united in marriage with Miss Harriet Nash, a native of England, born in 1824. They are the parents of nine children, as follows: Sarah M. is the wife of W. S. Reed, of Monroe Township; Henry M. is deceased; John N. lives in Adams Township; Mary M. is the wife of J. R. Roberts, of Rose Hill; Frances married Henry Ellis, of Monroe Township; Caroline A. is now Mrs. James Tallon, of Adams Township; Ross lives in this township; Emily, the wife of I. Summers, resides in Monroe Township; William is at home. Mr. and Mrs. Loughrey are prominent members of the Baptist Church. Politically Mr. Loughrey is an ardent Republican, and for years has been a prominent man in the councils of his party. Their home farm comprises some of the finest laud to be found in Adams Township. It is all under cultivation, and the improvements are first-class. Mr. Loughrey is esteemed one of the leading and well to-do farmers of the county. He is a most estimable citizen in all respects, and enjoys the fullest confidence and esteem of a large circle of friends and acquaintances.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy