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Jackson
May, WSHS C1980.30x.14.16

Nellie (Martha), married Isaac Mossman, WSHS C1947.8x.18C2019.0.30.1.1, .2 C2008.8.60

Jacobson
Anna, WSHS C2013.18.82
H.P., grocer, Capital City Meat Market, WSHS 2010.149.31.1

James
Edwin, see James House in Where Are We?
Isabella, married George (Washington) Bush, Sylvester’s Window 1856 Meet the Neighbors, p. 3

John R.
– Arrived with parents and brothers Samuel and Thomas, WPA vol. 2 
Nettie, nee Chiang, wife of Toone Ah James
Samuel – Settler south Thurston County (Grand Mound), arrived with Bigelow party;
Georgiana  p. 229; TCP; chair of Free Soil (antislavery) party, Pioneer and Democrat Aug. 26, 1854
Selma, daughter of Toone Ah James, see Toone Ah below

jamesAhtoonefamily
Toone Ah
, head of Chinese family, worked at Gold Bar,
WSHS C1948.64.76, Olympia’s Chinese Community article
Tina
,
daughter of Toone Ah, see Toone Ah above
Walter,
son of Toone Ah, see Toone Ah above

Janes
Janes
Edwin
, investor, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

Jansen
Edward, WSHS C1961.1185.55

Jeffers
Dora, married Raymond, WSHS C1958.174x.1, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15

George Washington, father, of Joseph B, WSHS C2018.0.148
Hugh,
brother of Joseph, see Hugh Jeffers House
Joseph B, so
n of George W, father of Joseph C, see above image and link
Joseph C
, noted Olympia photographer, , see above image and link; founded Jeffers Studio, Digital Archives, Joseph Jeffers House
Vibert, Joseph C’s son, took over Jeffers Studio after his death, see above photo and link; see Sylvester’s Window 1933 Meet the Neighbors p. 11
Wenzell, nee Cusack, wife of Vibert

Jenkins
Jim,
Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120

Jennings
John,
Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120
Lois
,
Olympia High School, married Oscar Johnson, WSHS C2016.0.120

Jenson
Hans and Iva home, Eastside Street, WSHS C1961.137.23

Jevens
Mr.,
early telephone customer

Jish Jish

Nisqually (probably) tribal member, lived to a very old age, nicknamed Old Betsy by American settlers. WSHS 2010.0.329

Johns

Bennett Willson, settled with family in Seattle, came to Olympia 1869,
Georgiana   , p. 237; Washington West of the Cascades, TCP; 
 WSHS C2013.18.171
Mary Jane nee Vertrees

Johnson
Antone, Olympia High School class of 1927, WSHS C2016.0.99
Eliza
, married Reese Brewer

Frank, Olympia High School Student, WSHS C1949.18.28
J.R., Early Doctor of Olympia
Louisa Jane, married James Brewer in 1853, Grand Mound area
Sadie, WSHS C2013.18.57
Theo, Olympia High School student, WSHS C1949.18.28; (known as Tub?) C2017.0.141

Johnston or Johnstone
Adam, logger
Andrew, son of Thomas Sr., WSHS C1949.3.83.6
(William) Bernard,
son of Thomas Sr., WSHS C1949.3.83.1; C2016.0.189
Clement,
logger, WSHS C1949.102.2
Della, Olympia Collegiate Institute student, daughter of Clement, married Ed McClarty,  WSHS C2013.18.57,  C1949.18.58; 
 2009.224.5
Edna, 
daughter of Clement, WSHS C1949.18.58
Edwin (or Edward)
,
son of Thomas Sr., logger, WSHS C1949.3.90, C1949.3.67 , C1948.8.16, C1949.3.110, C1949.3.109, C1949.3.108, C1948.8.14, C1949.3.83.3; House, WSHS C1949.3.67
Elenor
Gertrude,
C1949.3.49
Herbert, son of Adam and Matilda, WSHS C1949.1301.33.33

Hannorah, wife of Clement, WSHS 2009.224.7
Irene, daughter of Clement, WSHS C1949.18.58
; C2013.18.170, 2009.224.4, 2009.224.2
James, son of Thomas Sr., WSHS C1949.3.83.4
Joseph,
son of Thomas Sr.,  student of Mary O’Neil, WSHS C1943.2x.33,  
C1949.3.83.7
Mary, wife of Thomas Sr., nee Raleigh
Mary
, nee Yeager, married Ed
Matilda, nee Schneider, wife of Adam
Philip, son of Thomas Sr., WSHS C1949.3.83.5
Robert,
son of Thomas Sr., WSHS C1949.3.83.8
Thomas
, arrived Olympia 1853, ship’s carpenter,
TCP , home destroyed by fire, Pioneer and Democrat April 5, 1861
Thomas, son of Thomas Sr., WSHS C1948.8.17; C1949.3.83.2

Jones
Ada, daughter of Julia and Alexander, married Lewis, WSHS C1954.481.6
Aileen, Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120
Alexander Leander
Eugenia,
daughter of Mark Sr. 
Gabriel,
very early settler, arrived with Simmons/Bush family, Rogues p. 10, TCP
George, tinsmith and City councilor, son of Mark Sr., Rogues p. 326
John D. son of Mark Sr., blacksmith and master mariner
Julia, wife of Alexander, nee Cantrell
Keziah, wife of Gabriel, very early settler (1844)

Mark, Sr. arrived 1866 in Olympia, gardener, see Jones House in Where Are We?,
TCP
Mark Jr., son of Mark Sr., plumber, worked for Puget Sound Pipe Company
Martha, nee Bustach
Mary, nee Davis, m. Mark Sr. 

Jorgenson
Violet,
Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120

Judson
john paul judson
John Paul
, Territorial Librarian

Junk
Clara, WSHS C2017.0.116
Elva, WSHS C2017.0.116

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