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1917 Farmers' Directory of Eldorado 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
Backhaus, F. H.     Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 21 21    
Baumgartner, W. E. Clara Evelyn Newhall, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 22 21 Catherine Andrews  
Becker, Mrs. Henry   Lena, Gertrude, Henry, Anna, Rose, Hilda Watkins, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 34 22    
Bertram, E. O. Louise Irene, Arnold, Gerhardt, Ruth Newhall, R. 1. sec. 9 7   Principal of German Lutheran Parochial School.
Blue, A. A. Emma R. Raymond, Merle, Orlen, Donald Van Horne, R. 2. O. 205.76 ac., sec. 19 48 A. A., E. R., and
W. C. Blue
Breeder of Poland China Hogs.
Boddicker, A. J. Carrie Bernice, Mary Watkins, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 36 36    
Boddicker, Albert Julia Leona, Arley, Wallace, Luella, Harold Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 11 35    
Boddicker, F. H. Erma   Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 35;
R. 80 ac., sec. 36
25 Joseph Boddicker  
Boddicker, Henry Lena   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 14 27 Nettie Boddicker  
Boddicker, Joe A. Bertha   Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 26 40   Breeder of Light Brahma Chickens.
Boddicker, Joe G. Frances Clarence, Floyd, Leo, Cyril, Elsie, Donald Newhall. O. 240 ac., sec. 23 38   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle.
Boddicker, John Anna Agnes, Wilma, Delbert, Evelyn Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 12 33    
Bramow, Ludwig Minnie August, Herman, Ella, Otto Van Horne, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 3;
O. 40 ac., sec. 4
20    
Brecht, J. V. Helena Dorothea, Vernon Watkins, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 33 29    
Dash, Joseph Susie Josephine, Etta Newhall, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 23 33    
Deklotz, E. J. Minnie   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 170 ac., sec. 18 22 A. Heinrich.  
Deklotz, Lewis Lena Mabel,
Edward J.,
Ralph R.,
Gilbert, Roy, Merle
Newhall, R. 1. O. 153.37 ac., sec. 15;
O. 80 ac., sec. 22
54    
Emcke, A.     Newhall, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 24;
R. 80 ac., sec. 23
30 Henry Emke Estate Breeder of Chester White Hogs and Belgian Horses. "Stock Farm of Quality."
Engelking, Henry Emma Fred, John, Gertrude, Lester, Lydia, Verna, Mabel, Ralph Van Horne, R. 2. R. 100 ac., sec. 7 47 Wm. Engelking  
Engelking, William Sophia Henry, William, Louie Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 7 47    
Erger, Joe J. Gertrude Lucy, Oscar, Celia, Viola, Alvin, Alfonse, Eulydia, Eleanora Newhall, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 1 22    
Erland, C. Nelda   Newhall. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 27 Sarah Erland  
Erland, Clarence May   Newhall, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 28 24 John H. Young Partner, Louis H. Stoecker. Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Fett, Fred Ella Lorenz Van Horne, R. 2. R. 103.57 ac., sec. 17 29 Mrs. Fred Fett  
Fitzgerald, Geo. Marguerite   Blairstown, R. 1. R. 319 ac., sec. 31 27 Henry Lobene  
Freeman, Will Mary Jane   Newhall. R. 160 ac., sec. 13, and in Benton Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 13 35 Cassing Johnson  
Fry, A. H. Lydia   Van Horne, R. 2. O. 154 ac., sec. 17 31   Breeder of Plymouth Rock Chickens.
Gademan, Chas. E. Hattie Donald Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 9 25 Mrs O. B. Schmidt  
Garbers, A. W. Kate   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 8 32 B. and H. Gustorf  
Gessner, Michael Josephine Lena, John, Michael, Eiizabeth Newhall, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 33, and in Fremont Twp., O. 239.61 ac., sec. 31 32    
Gluesing, John N. Hanna Gilbert, Paul Van Horne, R. 2. O. 79.72 ac., sec. 4 29    
Grote, Henry L. Emma Carrie, Ralph, Ethel, Lucile Van Horne, R. 2. O. 138.36 ac., sec. 7;
O. 57.64 ac., sec. 18
44    
Grovert, George Constance Hugo, Harold Newhall, R. 1. O. 164.49 ac., sec. 1, and in Eden Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 36;
O. 320 ac., sec. 28
58   Breeder of Guernsey Cattle.
Grovert, Hugo Eleanor   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 1 22 George Grovert Breeder of Guernsey Cattle.
Gunderson, Arnard Martha Verna Newhall, R. 1. R. 10 ac., sec. 28 9 Henry K. Worster Estate  
Hagen, Austin     Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 17;
R. 80 ac., sec. 20
24 August Hagen  
Happel, A. A. Marie Marvin, Raymond Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 2 32   Breeder of Hereford Cattle and Poland China Hogs.
Hauser, E. J. Bertha Lester, May, Lela, Fern, Rose Van Horne, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 19;
O. 140.44 ac., sec. 18, and in Union Twp., O. 40 ac., sec. 24
48    
Hausman, E. H. Meta   Van Horne, R. 2. O. 40 ac., sec. 6;
R. 80 ac., sec. 6
29    
Hausman, F. W. Ella Hillace Van Horne, R. 2. O. 40 ac., sec. 6 29    
Hauser, L. E. Jessie Dorothea Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 18;
R. 80 ac., sec. 20
22 Martin Hallman "Meadow Lawn Farm."
Heinrich, C. G. Martha   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 29 27 Gustav Heinrich  
Heinrich, F. C. Mabel Howard, Wallace Blairstown, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 32 33 G. Heinrich  
Hessenius, John Afka Herman, Dick, John, Anton, Anna, Henry, Lena, Elmer Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160.60 ac., sec. 6 21    
Holland, H. M. Clara Loren, Blaine Newhall. R. 160 ac., sec. 24 35 L. L. Holland Estate Breeder of Percheron Horses.
Husted, A. A. Anna Fred, Bert, Roy, John, Jennie, Anna, Margie, Lillian, Frank, Melvin Newhall, R. 1. O. 4 1/2 ac., sec. 13 16    
Janssen, K. C.     Newhall, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 3 26 Mrs. C. F. Janasec  
Johnson, Elias Gertrude Kenneth, Carter Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 25 26 J. R. Pickart  
Johnson, John S. Josie Gaylord, Myron, Viola Newhall, R. 1. R. 320 ac., sec. 27 28 Henry K. Worster  
Johnson, Otis     Newhall, R. 1. R. 70 ac., sec. 28 21 Henry K. Worster  
Jungelaus, A.     Newhall. R. 80 ac., sec. 23 48 H. Jungelaus Estate  
Jurgens, John Nannie Kenneth Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 7 30 B. and H. Gustorf Partner, Peter Jurgens.
Kahler, Peter Anna S. George, Ernest Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 9;
O. 120 ac., sec. 17
26   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle.
Kerkman, E. W. Bertha Marvin, Frances, Roy Van Horne, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 5;
R. 80 ac., sec. 5
33    
Kerkman, Frank F. Dora   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 9;
R. 80 ac., sec. 8
26 Conrad Kerkman  
Kerkman, H. C. Anna Glenn, Blanche, Floyd Van Horne, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 5 37    
Kolsto, Iver C. Sophia Martin, Clara, Norman, Iva, Leroy, Esther Newhall, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 23;
O. 80 ac., sec. 26;
O. 80 ac., sec. 21
31   Breeder of Chester White Hogs and Herford Cattle. "Maple Leaf Farm."
Kolsto, L. A.     Watkins, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 36;
O. 80 ac., sec. 25;
O. 80 ac., sec. 26
35   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle and Percheron Horses.
Kolsto, S. O. Selma Lula, Maud, Hazel, Chester, Stanley Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 26;
O. 160 ac., sec. 35
33    
Koopman, Otto, A. Elizabeth Harry, Tillie, John, Alfred, Merle Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 15;
O. 200 ac., sec. 16
46    
Koser, A. Retta Geneva, Preston, Nola Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 32 6 Rosa Schlue  
Kranz, Adam Emma Christina, Elizabeth, Marie, George, Edna, Lydia, Elfreda, Ella, Hulda, Arnold Newhall, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 11;
O. 80 ac., sec. 10;
O. 160 ac., sec. 15
46    
Kuhl, H. J. Martha Herbert, Rosella Van Horne, R. 2. R. 136.12 ac., sec. 7 34 Jochim Kuhl  
Kunstorf, Charles Anna Emma, Henry, William Newhall, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 24, and in Fremont Twp., O. 79.29 ac., sec. 19 50    
Kunstrof, H. F. Dora Evelyn, Everett Newhall, R. 1. R. 100 ac., sec. 21 33 Chas. Kunstrof  
McGranahan, J. E.     Newhall. R. 90 ac., sec. 14 40 Samuel McGranahan Estate Partner, R. M. McGranahan. "Permount."
McGranahan, J. H. Martha Thomas, Marie, Mabel, Will, Olive, John Ward, Esther Newhall. O. 114 ac., sec. 14;
O. 40 ac., sec. 23;
O. 8 ac., sec. 13
59   Breeder of Aberdeen Angus Cattle.
McGranahan, R. M. Ora Robert, Sicily Newhall. R. 190 ac., sec. 14 25 Samuel McGranahan Estate Partner, T. E. McGranahan. "Permount."
Madetzke, Johann     Van Horne, R. 2. O. 40 ac., sec. 4 50    
Meyer, H. J. Nora Fern, Hay, Harlie Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 29 40 Ernest H. F. Meyer  
Meyer, W. L. Clara Glenn, Mabel Van Horne, R. 2. R. 200 ac., sec. 20 42 Ernest H. F. Meyer  
Meissner, G. R. Marie   Newhall, R. 1. R. 241.32 ac., sec. 3 11 Charles Grovert  
Miller, J. A. Louisa Henry, Elizabeth Newhall, R. 1. O. 163 ac., sec. 13 48    
Molzen, John Minnie August, Louie, Emma, Elsie, Henry, Annie, Leona Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 4 15 Henry Bierschenk  
Nolte, John   Elizabeth, John, Mary Helena, Henry Charles Watkins, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 34, and in St. Clair Twp., O. 79.04 ac., sec. 3 19    
Olson, A. C. Anna   Newhall, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 36 25    
Olson, Benjamin Minnie Minard, 0wen Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 25 32    
Paulsen, John F. Clara   Newhall, R. 1. R. 242.42 ac., sec. 2, and in Eden Twp., R. 13 ac., sec. 35 25 Henry Paulsen Estate  
Paulson, Wm. H. Mary Freda, Emma, Eldo, Olga, Mildred, Emily Van Horne, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 4 35    
Peterson, Simon A. Emma Gladys, Alma, Belda Jeanette Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 22 11   Breeder of Herford Cattle.
Pieper, Franz Clementena Frank, Bernard, Joe, George, John, Louie, Anna, Elizabeth, Sophia, Mary, Clara Newhall, R. 1. O. 280 ac., sec. 16 47   Breeder of Poll Angus Cattle.
Pohlman, Henry Minnie Alma, Cora, Willie, Lillian, Edna, Gertrude Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 17;
O. 80 ac., sec. 20
35    
Spratte, Wm. Theresa Lena, John, Leroy, Henry, Amelia, Elizabeth, Anna, William Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 25;
R. 40 ac., sec. 24
2 J. R. Pickart  
Rathje, J. C. Elizabeth Paul J. Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 8 Justus Werning  
Retz, Gottlieb Anna John, Emma, Clarence Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 29;
R. 60 ac., sec. 30
17 August Thorman  
Rinderknecht, Conrad Elizabeth Esther, Laverna, Marguerite, Muriel Van Horne, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 8 31   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle.
Schulze, A. F. Mattie Hazel,
Iva L.
Watkins, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 27;
O. 40 ac., sec. 34
30    
Schulze, August   August W., Herman, Anna Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 20 45    
Schulze, August W., Jr. Mary Henry, Florena, Frank, William, Verna Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 20;
O. 60 ac., sec. 19
45 August Schulze  
Schulze, Herman G. Minnie Elsie, Arden, Flossie, Lillian, Wesley, Clarence, Velma, Milton Van Horne, R. 2. O. 260 ac., sec. 19 47    
Schultz, H. J. Minnie Clara, Matilda, Harry, Edith, Walter Van Horne, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 21 20    
Schultz, W. G. Edith   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 100 ac., sec. 19 25 Herman Schultz  
Schultz, W. H. Augusta   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 14 42 Frederick Schultz  
Seeman, A. F. Emma Emmett Newhall, R. 1. O. 280 ac., sec. 21 44   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle and Chester White Hogs.
Seeman, John W. Mabel Mildred Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 15 38 Adam Kranz  
Seilhamer, T. E. Avis Mildred, Leona Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 26;
O. 80 ac., sec. 27
37 J. N. Seilhamer Breeder of White Leghorn Chickens.
Senne, Fred Eliza Herman, Irene, Hilda, Agnes Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 4 47    
Stien, Henry J. Anenia Richard, Howard Newhall, R. 1. O. 153.75 ac., sec. 15 29    
Stoecker, Louis H. Grace   Newhall, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 28 27 John H. Young Partner, Clarence Erhand. Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Stoecker, W. S. Iva   Newhall, R. 1. R. 161 ac., sec. 3 25 Peter Happel  
Stuart, A. H. Anna   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 1 21 J. C. Stewart Breeder of Short Horn Cattle. "Banner Grain Stock Farm."
Thompson, E. S. Nora Chester, Flossie, Ralph, Oaley, Estella, Willard Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 29 52    
Thompson, John Sarah Melissa Jessie O.,
Walter E.,
Nettie, Merle, Roy, Oren, Harry, Myrtle
Van Horne, R. 2. O. 314.04 ac., sec. 31 61    
Olson, Ole S. Leah Alice Marie Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 34 25 Ole S. Olson Breeder of Poland China Hogs
Waltersdorf, Newton W. Helen Harold, Stanley Van Horne, R. 2. O. 148 ac., sec. 30 22   Breeder of White Wyandotte Chickens.
Warner, Charles Fredericka Clara, John, Willie, Wilma Newhall, R. 1. O. 154 ac., sec. 16 47    
Weaver, J. A. Etta Beulah, Joseph Newhall, R. 1. R. 15 ac., sec. 15 18 Otto A. Koopman Breeder of Percheron and Clydesdale Horses. Stallions.
Weichman, H. E. Elizabeth   Newhall. R. 153 ac., sec. 24 25 Frank Weichman Breeder of Poland China Hogs and Short Horn Cattle. "Park View Farm."
Werning, Albert W. Martha   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 16 Justus Werning "Hill Crest."
Werning, C. H. Matilda Gertrude, Evelyn Newhall, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 11 30    
Werning, John Matilda Viola, Lester Newhall, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 8 35    
Werning, L. C. Emma   Newhall, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 2 25 Anton Werning  
Werning, Martin Katherine Christina, August, Sophia, Fred, Christ, Martha, George, Willie, John, Hulda, Walter, Richard, Ilma Newhall, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 10 48    
Werning, M. F. Clara Clarence, Lloyd, Harvey Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 10 40    
Wheeler, A. P. Elizabeth Lester G., Hazel, Luverna Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 28 45 Margaret Young  
Whitson, J. J. Mattie   Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 34, and in St. Clair Twp., R. 79.68 ac., sec. 3 30 John Becker  
Yoch, C. H. Edna Orville, Helen Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 27 23 Mrs. Adelia Peterson Breeder of Herford Cattle.


Eldorado Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Sue Soden.
Copyright © 2002 by Sue Soden.




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