A family member passed this on to me, so I thought I would post it here.Maybe it will help someone else too.
"History of Jefferson Co, IA", Western Hist. Co, Chicago: 1879, p. 516, Fairfield Twp. JESSE SHAMP, farmer and weaver, Sec. 35; born in Lycoming Co, PA in 1804.Married in 1826, Prudence Templeton; married the second time, Mary J. Husted, of Fairfield, IA; has twenty-two children - Thos. B, Hiram S, C.T., Harriet J, Henry H, Mary R, Francis M, Margaret E, Amos R, Emiline S, Reason S, Chas. W, Anna P, Wm. W, Harry E, Dora B, Byron T, Benton C, and Sallie A; three children unnamed.Mr. Shamp has held various offices of trust in the township, and at present time is doing a good business weaving carpets."My line is Mary R. Shamp who m. Grandison Greenberry Taylor on 2 Dec 1852 in Jefferson Co, IA.Peggy