The Davenport Democrat and Leader 13 Feb 1927 Jesse Harvey of Washington is 87; Pioneer of county. Columbus Junction, Ia., Feb 12- Jesse E. Harvey, widely known Washington county resident observed his 87th birthday anniversary this week at his home and friends and relatives were gatheredd at a dinner Wednesday in the home. Daughters of Veterans and Women's Relief corps organizations paid him their respects. Mr. Harvey was one of the first white children born in Washington county and has spent his entire life in the community. He served with the northern forces in the Civil war. Most of his life was spent on the farm, a short distance from Washington, where he was born.