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1917 Farmers' Directory of Benton Township
Atlas of Benton County, Iowa
The Anderson Pub'l. Co., 1917

Name Wife Childen Post Office  R. [rent] or O. [own]
Acres; Sec. # 
 Yrs  Land Owner Comments
Abernathey, C.E. Florence Clifford R., Cecil G., Louis B., Dale I. Vinton R 46 ac. - sec. 19 22 Hugh Mossman  
Addy, Mrs. W.A.     Shellsburg O 40 ac. - sec. 22 20    
Aurner, Oscar Ione Clarence, Lucille, Retha, Fred Urbana R 5 ac. - sec. 10 50 Anna Beeson Purdy  
Bissell, F.D. Jennie Fred, Orville, Earl, Leroy, Burley, Wayne, Hilda, Edna, Freddie Shellsburg R 30 ac. - sec. 24;
R 80 ac. - sec. 25
8    
Bissell, W.D. Beulah Pearl   Vinton R 60 ac. - sec. 15;
O 18 ac. - sec. 16
5 Sarah Brumwell  
Bruce, E.W. Mina Willis, Zola Shellsburg O 45 ac. - sec. 27 42    
Burgess, H.R. Mable   Vinton R 80 ac. - sec. 2;
R 40 ac. - sec. 22;
R 20 ac. - sec. 21
5 Wm. T. Jones  
Brumwell, James H. Jennie Blanche, Byron, Emery, Eddie, Anna, Frank, Earl, Beulah Vinton O 210 ac. - sec. 28;
O 26 ac. - sec. 21;
O 40 ac. - sec. 29;
O 80 ac. - sec. 16;
O 19 ac. - sec. 15;
O 5 ac. - sec. 20
58    
Cantonwine, C.C.     Vinton O 80 acres; sec. 30 39    
Cantonwine, D. Eliza Harry A., Eva, Ellery B., Herbert U., Mabel M., Cecil C., Claud Vinton O 60 ac., sec. 31;
O 5 ac.- sec. 32
69    
Cantonwine, E.B. Blanche   Vinton R 80 ac., sec. 32;
O 41.25 ac., sec. 5 (Canton Twp)
36 D. Cantonwine  
Cantonwine, H.U. Ora Lucille, Leland, Ullin Vinton O 96 ac. - sec. 29 43    
Carrier, Jerry F. Floss Chester G. Vinton O 160 ac. - sec. 31;
O 70 ac. - sec. 30
47    
Clark, D.J. Mirandy Viola M., Emma J., Martha A., Mina E., Elmer T., Bessie F., William L. Vinton O 25 ac. sec. 16 25    
Cue, B.C. Marguerite Willie, Orville, Darline Vinton O 90 ac. - sec. 22 12    
Cue, J.C. Sybil Bernadette, Harley, Bird, Roy Shellsburg O 10 ac. - sec. 27 32    
Cue, Roy Maud Ray E., Loren, Lucile Shellsburg O 60, 42 ac. - sec. 27, 26 33    
Culver, E.E. Cinda Carl, Marion, Mabel, Lottie, Cleo Shellsburg O 105.7 ac. sec. 14 25    
Dake, F.R. Blanche John, Lawrence, Lewis, Donald Vinton R 72 ac. - sec. 30 33 John Young  
Daugherty, W. Alice Della, Robert Shellsburg O 196 ac. - sec. 27 28    
Davis, Margaret A.     Vinton O 15 ac. - sec. 19;
O 3 ac. - sec. 20
44    
Donels, A.G. Inez Ray, Bessie, Verne, Leon Shellsburg R 80 ac. - sec. 24;
O 120 ac. - sec. 33;
in Canton Twp:
O 66 ac. - sec. 2;
O 46 ac., - sec. 3
40 Kate Donels  
Duncklee, E.C. Vera Sherman Ernest Vinton R 160 ac. - sec. 28 26 F.A. Duncklee  
Duncklee, F.A.   Walter, Ernest, Esther Vinton O 40 ac. - sec. 2;
O 310 ac. - sec. 28
30    
Duncklee, W.B. Nellie Clark, Rena, Doris Vinton R 120 ac. - sec. 28 28 F.A. Duncklee  
Elson, A.A. Mahala Ralph, Merle, Russell, Wilbur Shellsburg O 310 ac. - sec. 36 45    
Elson, James Eva Delbert Shellsburg O 50 ac. - sec. 36 50    
Ferguson, C.L. Myrtle Donald Vinton R 80 ac. - sec. 28 25 A. Cross  
Ferguson, John F. Clara Clifford, Clarence, Ray, Pearl, Louise Vinton R 37 ac. - sec. 29 40 Wm. Meyer  
Fish, G.W. Esther Sylvia M., Oscar O. Vinton O 8 ac. - sec. 21 50    
Fish, John A.     Shellsburg O 40 ac. - sec. 13 38    
Fish, John Josephine Jonathan A., Nora E., Richard C., Earl, Clarence Shellsburg O 70 ac. - sec. 13 70    
Fisher, C.H.     Shellsburg O 170 ac. - sec. 22;
in Polk Twp: O 7 ac. - sec. 7
25    
Fry, M.D. Ethel   Vinton R 77 ac. - sec 31;
in Canton Twp: R 75 ac. - sec. 6; in Eden Twp: R 80 ac. - sec. 1; O 160 ac. - sec. 10
21 Wm. E. Fry  
Gillis, Porter Della Lloyd, Gilbert, Lola Shellsburg O 80 ac. - sec. 25 30    
Graham, H.D. Mabel Lois, Bessie, Doris, Charles Shellsburg O 40 ac. - sec. 26 37    
Graham, Henry   Walker H., Mollie, Sarah A., John, Lydia, Miriam, Henry D., Samuel Shellsburg O 80 ac. - sec. 26;
O 120 ac. - sec. 35;
O 40 ac. - sec. 22
38    
Graham, Samuel   Russell, Orville, Bernice, Dorothy; brother, John Graham Shellsburg R 80 ac. - sec. 26;
R 120 ac. - sec. 35;
O 80 ac. - sec. 26
34    
Harger, Grover Nellie Orland Shellsburg R 160 ac. - sec. 15 25 Geo. W. Harger  
Harger, G.W. Ella Grover, Homer, Lucile, Lloyd, Pauline Vinton O 20 ac. - sec. 16;
O 97 ac. - sec. 9;
O 160 ac. - sec. 15;
O 120 ac. - sec. 14
52    
Harger, H.C. Gladys Leone Shellsburg R 120 ac. - sec. 14 23 Geo. W. Harger  
Heims, James M.   Mary E., John A. Shellsburg R 70 ac. - sec. 33;
R 24 ac. - sec. 32
22 Daniel & Frank L. King  
Hunter, J.L. Elizabeth Kathleen, John B., Bessie G. Urbana R 120 ac. - sec. 15 6 Jesse G. Hunter  
Johnson, Harry & George     Shellsburg R 82 ac. - sec. 35 31 Thos. C. Johnson  
Johnson, P. Julia Phena, Lafayette, Jennie, Robert, Catherine, Clifford, Cecil, Gladys Shellsburg O 92 ac. - sec. 27;
O 12.5 ac. - sec. 26
62    
Johnson, R.E. Deborah Harry A., Thomas C., Dora, George W., Earl, John, Harley, Nellie May Shellsburg O 20 ac. - sec. 36;
O 45 ac. - sec. 35
64    
Johnson, W.E. Sylvia Warren Vinton O 106 ac. - sec. 21 30    
Jones, David   Jessie, Nathan Shellsburg O 10 ac. - sec. 26 7    
Kidd, Arlo Selma   Vinton R 120 ac. - sec. 30;
R 40 ac. - sec. 29
2 Frank Colgan  
Knaack, Otto J. Rose Leland, Myron, Harold Vinton O 57 ac. - sec. 30 34    
Lind, Samuel Catherine W.G. Redel, G.M. Redel, Margaret, Emma, George J. Redel, Carl Shellsburg O 90 ac. - sec. 34 21    
Lint, C.E. Dora Carl, Wilmer Shellsburg R 100 ac. - sec. 13 6 Lydia A. Wood  
Luton, Frank Eliza Flossie, Maud Vinton O 40 ac. - sec. 30 60    
McClurg, W.R. Mary M. James, William, Mary, Edward, Goldie, Roy, Laura, Robert, Anna Vinton O 5 ac. - sec. 29 16    
McCulley, E.W. Clara Eugene, Donald Shellsburg O 160 ac. - sec. 15;
O 120 ac. - sec. 14
50    
McFarland, Mary C.   William, John, Simeon, Sarah, Arthur Vinton O 46 ac. - sec. 16 28    
Maxson, James Lulu Ethel, Merle, Earl, Catherine Shellsburg O 75 ac. - sec. 36;
O 75 ac. - sec. 35
53    
Maynard, Wm. Fannie Laura, Spencer, Walter Vinton O 48 ac. - sec. 29 62    
Maynard, W.R. Jennie Hazel, Opal Vinton R 48 ac. - sec. 29;
R 50 ac. - sec. 32
29 Wm. Maynard  
Meyer, Fred Laura Ethel, Gerald Vinton O 43 ac. - sec. 30;
O 45 ac. - sec. 29;
in Taylor Twp:
O 30 ac. - sec. 23
49    
Mullinex, G.E. Della Willis E. Shellsburg R 80 ac. - sec. 34 28 C.E. Donels  
Muschawick, A. Inez Roy A., Olive M., Hester A. Shellsburg O 120 ac. - sec. 24;
O 40 ac. - sec. 23
52    
Nabholz, J.G. Mollie Mamie, Orvie, Ray, Jay Shellsburg O 160 ac. - sec. 35;
in Canton Twp: O 93 ac. - sec. 2
45    
Nabholz, Paul Sarah John, Mary, William, Catherine, Peter, Paul, David, Anna, Fannie, Mina, Pearl Vinton O 55.5 ac. - sec. 21 45    
Noeller, K.K. Clemmie Harlie, Maud, Jake, Paul, Cato, Gail, Ned Vinton O 112 ac. - sec. 19 41    
Parker, Spencer A. Jennie Lloyd Vinton O 80 ac. - sec. 33;
O 40 ac.- sec. 32
14    
Pingenot, L.F. Ethel Walter, Florence, Wilbur, Harold Shellsburg R 160 ac. - sec. 25 30 Miles, Fox and Rahn  
Pickerill, B.C. Ida May Harold, Boyd, Earl, Doris Shellsburg O 105 ac. - sec. 36;
O 80 ac. - sec. 25
28    
Porter, Ray Nellie Zetta, Zola Vinton O 115 ac. - sec. 29 28    
Primmer, G.E. Mabel Marion D., Richard T. Shellsburg R 150 ac. - sec. 24;
R 40 ac. - sec. 25
23 Robert McCormick Estate  
Rambo, Chas. F. Goldie Verna M., Charles A., Carl W., James Allem Vinton O 89 ac. - sec. 10;
O 54 ac. - sec. 9
31    
Richart, Sherman Mollie Oscar, Frank, Horace, Myron Vinton O 109 ac. - sec. 31;
O 56 ac. - sec. 30
51    
Robbins, Emery Ivy Leo, Dewey, Marion, Lucile, Pauline, Mardel Vinton R 80 ac. - sec. 24 35 J.W. Langham Estate  
Roll, Phillip Jennie Clifford, Lettie, Irene Vinton O 80 ac. - sec. 34;
O 20 ac. - sec. 27;
in Polk Twp: O 160 ac. - sec. 16
55    
Sanders, Claude S. Fannie Leona, Stanley, Verle Vinton O 40 ac. - sec. 29;
O 40 ac. - sec. 28
35    
Sanders, E.N. Myrtle Bessie E., Gladys M., Marguerite E., Grace E. Vinton R 80 ac. - sec. 33 38 Chas. C. Sanders  
Scott, G.E. Bertha Kenneth, Wanda, Florence, Mildred, Hazel, Raymond Vinton O 1 ac. - sec. 15;
O 2.5 ac. - sec. 16
35    
Skea, Harry Mina Harold, Neva Vinton O 108 ac. - sec. 21;
O 40 ac. - sec. 22;
O 40 ac. - sec. 14
45    
Smouse, George W. Mabel Naomi Vinton O 26 ac. - sec. 29 50    
Snyder, Moses Carrie Ansel E. Vinton R 66 ac. - sec. 32;
R. 5 ac. - sec. 29
40 Chas. Reichart  
Spicer, George Hattie Charles, Edith, Jennings, Lester, Chester, Edna Vinton O 80 ac. - sec. 32 12    
Stickel, Bennie     Shellsburg R 80 ac. - sec. 36;
in Linn County: R 120 acres
1 J.L. Van Fossen Estate  
Thomas, H.G. Mary Harry, Clinton, Zealand, Esther Shellsburg O 100 ac. - sec. 23 48    
Wadle, A. Elosia Frances E., Donald Vinton O 128 ac. - sec. 20;
O 80 ac. - sec. 29
14    
Wayson, E.S. Minnie Merle, Lucile, Irene Shellsburg R 20 ac. - sec. 23;
R 35 ac. - sec. 24
36 W.N. Glime  
Weatherwax, C.T. Ida Frank F., Mabel Shellsburg O 40 ac. - sec. 22 40    
Weatherwax, H.A. Eva Ruthie, Asa, Archie Shellsburg O 80 ac. - sec. 22;
O 80 ac. - sec. 23
60    
Wilt, J.W. Ida Maud, Carl, Earl, Glenn Shellsburg O 158 ac. - sec. 35;
O 70 ac. - sec. 34;
O 73 ac. - sec. 27
45   "Center Valley Stock Farm"
Yerkes, Mrs. Guy   Letha A. Vinton R 120 ac. - sec. 31 22 Melissa E. Tapper  


Benton Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Kathleen Weatherwax.
Copyright © 2001 by Kathleen Weatherwax.




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