Biography of Jacob Ista, Jr.
Douglass, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Jacob Ista, Jr., a native of Prussia, was born February 11th, 1852. When a child of four years his parents crossed to the new world and settled in the township of Hampton, Dakota county, Minnesota. Here Jacob grew to manhood and gained a practical education. He has occupied his present farm since 1876, and has been quite successful in agricultural pursuits, having a nicely improved estate. At New Ther, in 1876, he married Miss Mesa Tank. They have three little daughters, Matilda, Mary and Alvina.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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