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~ Town of Luzerne ~
1870 Benton County, Iowa Federal Census
Copyright © 2009 by Sue Soden

DIVISION: Luzerne, Iowa and Le Roy Twps. PO: Blairstown. STAMPED PAGE NO: 207a, HW-PAGE# 1. Enumerated June 21, 1870 by H. L. Bassett
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE  SEX  RACE  OCCUP.       REAL VAL. PERS VAL.   BIRTHPLACE       FOREIGN BIRTH  MONTH     MONTH     ATT.   CAN'T CAN'T DEAF M-21yrs VOTE-    REMARKS
                                                                                                                FATHER  MOTHER BORN      MARR.     SCHOOL READ  WRITE              DENIED
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 1   1    1   Ditzler        E. A.          37    M    W    Dry Goods Merchant 5,000 5,000     Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 2   1    1   Ditzler        Maria          27    M    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 3   1    1   Ditzler        Charles        4     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 4   1    1   Ditzler        Murty          2     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 5   1    1   Ditzler        Eddie          7/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     Nov       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 6   1    1   McDaniel       Lee            18    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 7   1    1   Knorr          Conrad         19    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Hesse Darmstadt    X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 8   1    1   Neukhe         Conrad         52    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 9   1    1   Smith          Caroline       18    M    W    Domestic Servant .       .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 10  2    2   Hessy          Rudolph        37    M    W    Clerk Dry Goods 750      400       Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 11  2    2   Hessy          Isabella C     31    M    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 12  2    2   Hessy          Mattie A       3     M    W    .              .         .         Illinois           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 13  2    2   Hessy          William R      1     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 14  2    2   Sallach        Mollie         16    F    W    Domestic Sev't .         .         Baden              X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 15  3    3   Talbot         Alex A         43    M    W    Hotel Keeper   4,000     1,150     Indiana            .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    "Hotel" is written in the margin of dwelling  #3.
 16  3    3   Talbot         Nancy          33    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 17  3    3   Talbot         William W      14    M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 18  3    3   Talbot         John F         13    M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 19  3    3   Talbot         Naomai         10    F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 20  3    3   Talbot         Charles E      9     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 21  3    3   Talbot         Robt L         4     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 22  3    3   Talbot         Esther         1     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 23  3    3   Taylor         Elizabeth      21    F    W    .              .         .         Kentucky           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 24  3    3   Holipeter      E              19    M    W    Domestic Sev't .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 25  4    4   Knorr          John           34    M    W    Saloon         1,000     500       Hesse Darmstadt    X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 26  4    4   Knorr          Lizzie         28    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 27  4    4   Knorr          Willie         8     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 28  4    4   Knorr          Katie          6     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 29  4    4   Knorr          Koster         4     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 30  4    4   Knorr          Anna           2     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 31  4    4   Soafued        Maggie         78    F    W    .              .         .         Hesse Darmstadt    X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 32  5    5   Niswanger      M. L.          30    M    W    Dry Goods Merchant 750   850       Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 33  5    5   Niswanger      Eizabeth       25    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 34  5    5   Niswanger      Jennis         3     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 35  5    5   Niswanger      Craig          4/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     Feb       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 36  5    5   Thompson       James          28    M    W    R R Agent      .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 37  5    5   Thompson       Mathew J       28    M    W    Dry Goods Merchant 750   750       Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 38  6    6   Furnas         Jno M          39    M    W    Physician      5,000     1,000     Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 39  6    6   Furnas         Mary E         36    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Maryland           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 40  6    6   Furnas         Walter S.      9     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .

DIVISION: Luzerne, Iowa and Le Roy Twps. STAMPED PAGE NO: 207b, HW-PAGE# 2
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE  SEX  RACE  OCCUP.       REAL VAL. PERS VAL.   BIRTHPLACE       FOREIGN BIRTH  MONTH     MONTH     ATT.   CAN'T CAN'T DEAF M-21yrs VOTE-    REMARKS
                                                                                                                FATHER  MOTHER BORN      MARR.     SCHOOL READ  WRITE              DENIED
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 1   6    6   Furnas         Lucy A.        7     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 2   6    6   Furnas         Eunice B.      3     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 3   6    6   Furnas         Jennie D.      1     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 4   7    7   Rosberg        Christ         37    M    W    Grocer         1,300     800       Holstine           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 5   7    7   Rosberg        Mary           34    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Hanover            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 6   8    8   Book           Jacob          35    M    W    Grocer         1,500     1,000     Hesse Darmstadt    X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 7   8    8   Book           Fredrica       29    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 8   8    8   Book           Amelia         9     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 9   8    8   Book           William        7     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 10  8    8   Book           Minnie         5     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 11  8    8   Book           No Name        1/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     May       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 12  8    8   Miller         Mary           17    F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 13  9    9   Robyn          Edward         36    M    W    Physician & Druggist 2,500 1,200   Kentucky           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 14  9    9   Robyn          Augusta        27    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 15  9    9   Robyn          Fannie         7     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      X     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 16  9    9   Robyn          Otto           5     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      X     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 17  9    9   Robyn          Leo F.         2     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 18  9    9   Ludwig         Gurtrich       76    F    W    .              .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 19  10   10  Rilsy          Thomas J.      23    M    W    Grain Dealer   650       1,500     Missouri           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 20  10   10  Rilsy          Rose           21    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Maryland           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 21  10   10  Rilsy          Thomas B.      7/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     Nov       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 22  10   10  Rilsy          Margaret       45    F    W    .              3,000     .         Ireland            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 23  10   10  Rilsy          Mary A.        21    F    W    .              .         .         Missouri           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 24  10   10  Sievers        Henry L.       25    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Holstine           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 25  11   11  Thiele         Henry L.       30    M    W    Harness Maker  400       600       Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 26  11   11  Thiele         Sophia         16    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         Nov         .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 27  12   12  Caron          Samuel         27    M    W    Blacksmith     500       100       Baden              X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    Kern
 28  12   12  Caron          Mary           19    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Baden              X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 29  12   12  Caron          Michael        6/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     Dec       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 30  13   13  Fretz          Daniel K.      40    M    W    Carpenter      900       150       Pennsylvania       X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 31  13   13  Fretz          Eliza E.       39    F    W    House Keeping  .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 32  13   13  Fretz          Angeline R.    18    F    W    .              .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 33  13   13  Fretz          Jerome R.      15    M    W    .              .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 34  13   13  Fretz          Liepperah      12    F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 35  13   13  Fretz          Darltrala K.   8     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 36  14   14  Penrose        James          29    M    W    Grain Dealer   2,000     2,800     Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 37  14   14  Penrose        Margaret       28    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 38  14   14  Penrose        Alton W.       7     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 39  14   14  Penrose        Maria E.       6     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 40  14   14  Penrose        Mary L.        4     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .

DIVISION: Luzerne, Iowa and Le Roy Twps. STAMPED PAGE NO: 208a, HW-PAGE# 3
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE  SEX  RACE  OCCUP.       REAL VAL. PERS VAL.   BIRTHPLACE       FOREIGN BIRTH  MONTH     MONTH     ATT.   CAN'T CAN'T DEAF M-21yrs VOTE-    REMARKS
                                                                                                                FATHER  MOTHER BORN      MARR.     SCHOOL READ  WRITE              DENIED
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 1   15   15  Scilinger      Luther         51    M    W    Hotel          2,000     500       New York           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 2   15   15  Scilinger      Rowenta        37    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 3   15   15  Scilinger      Emma           14    F    W    .              .         .         Indiana            .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 4   15   15  Scilinger      Lydia          13    M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 5   15   15  Scilinger      Quincey        11    M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 6   15   15  Scilinger      Kallie         9     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 7   15   15  Scilinger      Jane           5     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 8   15   15  Scilinger      Ettie          2     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 9   16   16  Morris         Thomas D.      30    M    W    Farmer         .         150       England            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 10  16   16  Morris         Alvira         22    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 11  16   16  Morris         Chas. E.       2     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 12  16   16  Morris         William H.     9/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      .     Aug       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 13  17   17  Studt          Philip         29    M    W    Clergyman      1,500     150       Illinois           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 14  17   17  Studt          Sophia         18    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Illinois           X      X     .         Nov         .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 15  18   18  Potter         Catherine      31    F    W    Keeping House  300       100       New York           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 16  18   18  Potter         Isadora        14    F    W    .              .         .         Wisconsin          .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 17  19   19  Rosburg        William        32    M    W    Wagon Maker    2,500     400       Holstine           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 18  19   19  Rosburg        Mary           23    F    W    .              .         .         Mechlensburg       X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 19  19   19  Rosburg        Charles        3     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 20  19   19  Rosburg        Martha         1     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 21  19   19  Georgson       Nelson         23    M    W    Wagon Maker    .         .         Denmark            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 22  20   20  Mills          John           39    M    W    Blacksmith     2,000     400       England            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 23  20   20  Mills          Melissa        32    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         New York           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 24  20   20  Mills          Willie         12    M    W    .              .         .         Illinois           X      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 25  20   20  Mills          Clara          10    F    W    .              .         .         Wisconsin          X      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 26  20   20  Mills          Charles        9     M    W    .              .         .         Wisconsin          X      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 27  20   20  Mills          George         4     M    W    .              .         .         Illinois           X      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 28  20   20  Mills          Freddie        1     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               X      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 29  20   20  Stevenson      A.             39    M    W    Blacksmith     .         .         Denmark            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 30  21   21  Millhouse      Isaac          30    M    W    Grain Dealer   2,000     1,700     Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 31  21   21  Millhouse      Rachel         24    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 32  21   21  Millhouse      Sarah E.       5     F    W    .              .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 33  21   21  Millhouse      Jane           4     F    W    .              .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 34  21   21  Millhouse      Mary           1     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 35  21   21  Yocum          William        21    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 36  22   22  Douglas        John           44    M    W    Carpenter      2,000     500       Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 37  22   22  Douglas        Margaretta     40    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 38  22   22  Douglas        William        16    M    W    Carpenter      .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 39  22   22  Douglas        Jennie         14    F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 40  22   22  Douglas        John L.        1     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .

DIVISION: Luzerne, Iowa and Le Roy Twps. STAMPED PAGE NO: 208b, HW-PAGE# 4
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE  SEX  RACE  OCCUP.       REAL VAL. PERS VAL.   BIRTHPLACE       FOREIGN BIRTH  MONTH     MONTH     ATT.   CAN'T CAN'T DEAF M-21yrs VOTE-    REMARKS
                                                                                                                FATHER  MOTHER BORN      MARR.     SCHOOL READ  WRITE              DENIED
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 1   22   22  Shellenburger  Jno            45    M    W    Grain Dealer   2,000     1,000     Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 2   22   22  Kincade        Jno            19    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 3   22   22  Lester         Anthony        17    M    W    School Teacher .         .         New York           .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 4   23   23  Mills          Oliver         33    M    W    Carpenter      800       300       Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 5   23   23  Mills          Ellen          25    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 6   23   23  Mills          Anna           9     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 7   23   23  Mills          Charles        7     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           X      .     .     .    .        .    .
 8   23   23  Mills          Linnas         4     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 9   23   23  Mills          William        2     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 10  23   23  Mills          Ira            3/12  M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     Mar       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 11  24   24  Tatman         Jno W.         29    M    W    Laborer        .         500       Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 12  24   24  Tatman         Mary J.        18    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ohio               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 13  24   24  Tatman         Viola          3     F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 14  24   24  Tatman         Adelia         4/12  F    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     Feb       .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 15  25   25  Myer           Harmon         33    M    W    Farmer         300       450       Hesse Darmstadt    X      X     .         July        .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 16  25   25  Myer           Olephina       20    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Prussia            X      X     .         July        .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 17  25   25  Schell         Louiza         24    F    W    Domestic Serv't .        .         Prussia            X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 18  26   26  Shirley        Sylvester      23    M    W    Carpenter      250       200       Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    X        .    .
 19  26   26  Shirley        Elsie          20    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 20  26   26  Shirley        William        1     M    W    .              .         .         Iowa               .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 21  26   26  Shirley        Milton B.      20    M    W    Laborer        .         .         Pennsylvania       .      .     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .
 22  27   27  Connor         Jno            50    M    W    Laborer        .         100       Ireland            X      X     .         .           .      X     X     .    X        .    .
 23  27   27  Connor         Mary           50    F    W    Keeping House  .         .         Ireland            X      X     .         .           .      X     X     .    .        .    .
 24  27   27  Connor         Michael        4     M    W    .              .         .         Deleware           X      X     .         .           .      .     .     .    .        .    .


Source Citation: "1870 Federal Census - Benton County, Iowa."  [database online]  Benton County IAGenWeb Project. <http://iagenweb.org/benton/>
Original data: United States National Archives and Records Administration. Microfilm # M593-376.
Transcribed by Sue Soden & proofread by John Shuck for The USGenWeb Census Project®, and The IAGenWeb Project. Copyright © 2009 by Sue Soden.





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