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1917 Farmers' Directory of Harrison 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
Albert, F. J. Lizzie Merrill, Ross Brandon, R. 1. O. 43.59 ac., sec. 2;
O. 86.18 ac., sec. 3, and in Buchanan County, O. 120 ac
35    
Allen, C. H. Cora Ora, Ona, Owen, Margaret Vinton, R. 3. R. 120 ac., sec. 35 19 Wm. A. Boyd  
Babcock, C. Hattie Susan Vinton, R. 3. O. 10 ac., sec. 10 50    
Babcock, Nelson Margaret   Vinton, R. 3. O. 60 ac., sec. 11 22    
Batchelder, C. C. Myrtle Verna, Ernest, Grace, Frank Brandon. O. 37.50 ac., sec. 9 13    
Batchelder, L. L. Lottie Alma, Hazel.   O. 17.50 ac., sec. 16 31    
Bates, J. M. Sarah Philip, Charles, Carl Vinton. O. 176 ac., sec. 21 30    
Bayles, D. A. Cordie Jacob Vinton, R. 3. O. 40 ac., sec. 36 35    
Birker, Matt Ida Charles, Eileen Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 36 15   Breeder of Holstein Cattle and White Leghorn Chickens.
Bolton, F. G. Elizabeth Winifred, Leroy Vinton, R. 3. O. 142 ac., sec. 11 37    
Bryson, W. G. Corris Mary Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 2 S 39    
Bryson, W. R. Agnes Nina May Vinton, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 35;
O. 50 ac., sec. 1 S
20 Jno. G. Bryson  
Buntun, J. W. Eliza   Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 13 51    
Bunton, W. H. Jessie   Vinton, R. 3. R. 120 ac., sec. 34 23 C. E. Bunton  
Burk, C. E. Grace   Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 29;
O. 75.25 ac., sec. 20
32    
Burk, E. R. Anna   Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 13;
O. 40 ac., sec. 12
37    
Burke, W. F. Ada Lee, Effie Vinton, R. 3. O. 200 ac., sec. 28;
O. 80 ac., sec. 29
55    
Burnett, Elmer Sylvia Viola, Donald Vinton, R. 3. O. 53 ac., sec. 21;
O. 20 ac., sec. 22;
O. 40 ac., sec. 16
44    
Buttrick, A. H. Susan Carrie Vinton, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 14 41    
Buttrick, Wm. C. Evir Keith Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 23 30 R. A. Harper Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Caldwell, J. S. Elsie Daliel M., Myron, Donald Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 24 33    
Carrier, J. C. Ella   Vinton, R. 6. O. 305 ac., sec. 36, and in Polk Twp., O. 76 ac 55    
Carter, Geo. G. May Floyd, Ruth, Francis, Mildred, George Vinton, R. 3. R. 145 ac., sec. 14 3 A. Moelk  
Clime, C. A. Irene Freda, Doris Vinton, R. 3. R. 180 ac., sec. 25 32 R. F. McMillan  
Clime, J. C. Agnes Myrtle Vinton, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 26 45    
Clime, J. D. Frances Julia, Orin Vinton, R. 3. R. 70 ac., sec. 35;
R. 67.83 ac., sec. 2 S
27 C. S. Harper  
Clime, S. E. Mary Kirk, Delbert, Jessie, Wayne Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 24 48    
Cortrell, Lee Elizabeth John, Leona, Milo, Ella Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 26 47 Robert McNie  
Covington, J. C. Catherine   Vinton, R. 3. O. 40 ac., sec. 15;
O. 20 ac., sec. 10
50    
Covington, J. M. Anna William, John, Edward, Fossy, Ellen Vinton, R. 3. O. 95 ac., sec. 10 44    
Cox, M.     Brandon. O. 25 ac., sec. 4;
O. 32 ac., sec. 9
30    
Epperson, J. S. Ella   Vinton, R. 3. O. 107 ac., sec. 21;
O. 80 ac., sec. 28
44    
Ferguson, M. B. Sadie Lucile, Hazel, Veva Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 24 31 J. A. Long  
Finley, M. J. Goldie Milo, Viola Walker. R. 80 ac., sec. 1 2 C. A. Winsor  
Floyd, A. A. Viola Bernice Vinton, R. 6. R. 80 ac., sec. 1 S 37 D. C. Floyd  
Floyd, D. C. Matilda   Vinton, R. 6. O. 144 ac., sec. 1S 59    
Forsyth, Fred Waysun Harley, Hazel, Lawrence Vinton, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 1;
R. 40 ac., sec. 12
34 M. W. Forsyth  
Forsyth, O. May Myrtle, Carl, Earl, Ray Vinton, R. 3. R. 120 ac., sec. 12 35 M. W. Forsyth  
Forsythe, F. L. Lizzie   Vinton, R. 3. O. 52.50 ac., sec. 21;
O. 10 ac., sec. 16
45   Breeder of American Trotters.
Geater, Alfred Anna Ray, Mary, Ruth, Stanley, Clark Vinton, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 21 40 H. Epperson  
Geiger, Albert Bertha Ruth, Harold, Elmore, James, Virgil, Melvin, Irene Vinton, R. 3. R. 113 ac., sec. 14 and 15 34 Mrs. James Geiger  
Geiger, Mrs. Jas. M.   Glenn Vinton, R. 3. O. 113 ac., sec. 14 and 15 49    
Harper, Robert S. Sarah Harland D. Vinton, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 27;
O. 40 ac., sec. 34;
O. 40 ac., sec. 35
60    
Hart, James F.     Vinton, R. 3. O. 4.50 ac., sec. 14 50   Keeper of Bees.
Hart, J. F. Alice Ray, Ethel, Pearl Vinton, R. 3. R. 180 ac., sec. 22 33 Cynthia Albert  
Hendrickson, C. E. Nellie Edward Vinton, R. 3. R. 40 ac., sec. 2;
R. 45 ac., sec. 1;
R. 80 ac., sec. 12
1 Robert Jamison  
Horak, W. Mary Wesley M., Milton L. Vinton, R. 3. O. 82 ac., sec. 12;
O. 66.75 ac., sec. 11
4    
Jinks, James Nellie   Brandon. O. 91.36 ac., sec. 5 30    
Johnson, M. P. Clara Iola, Genevieve Vinton, R. 6. R. 141.96 ac., sec. 1 S., and in Polk Twp., R. 80 ac. 29 S. L. Johnson Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs and Buff Rock Chickens.
Johnson, R. O. Mabel   Vinton, R. 3. R. 100 ac., sec. 25, and in Polk Twp., R. 64 ac., sec. 30 27    
Johnson, S. L. Elizabeth Dean Vinton, R. 6. O. 141.96 ac., sec. 1 S.;
O. 100 ac., sec. 25, and in Polk Twp., O. 160 ac
64    
King, John Electa Forest, Merle Vinton, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 23;
O. 40 ac., sec. 26;
O. 10 ac., sec. 22
49    
Kirk, Geo. S. Elsie George, Annetta, Adeline, Daniel Brandon, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 23 28 Fred Hagen  
Hines, L. Alma Doris L. Vinton, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 12;
R. 40 ac., sec. 13
28 L. Hines  
Kizer, W. A. Mary Alvin, Helen, Beulah, Len Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 14;
O. 10 ac., sec. 16
12 F. W. Burk  
Knaack, Herman Anna Anna Vinton, R. 3. O. 60 ac., sec. 29 47    
Kohl, Frank Inez William, Walter, Roy Vinton, R. 3. O. 40 ac., sec. 2 S., and in Taylor Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 2 20    
Langham, James Gertrude Neta, Harold, Verlan, Pauline, and Leola and Floyd Purdon Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 22;
R. 80 ac., sec. 23
41 J. W. Harper  
Lockhart, C. L. Elva Hazel, Lorene Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 11 25 H. M. Bryson  
Long, J. A. Clara Clark, Morris, George Vinton, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 13;
O. 80 ac., sec. 24.
     
Long, W. W. Grace Mildred V. Brandon. R. 153 ac., sec. 4;
R. 20 ac., sec. 9
30 W. J. Long  
McKinley, Geo. W. Emma   Brandon. O. 80 ac., sec. 9 30    
McKinley, W. H. Lottie E. Grover C.,
Merton W.,
Elizabeth
Brandon. O. 202 ac., sec. 16;
O. 80 ac., sec. 9;
O. 60 ac., sec. 15
38    
McMillan, J. E. Nora Nancy, Glen, Wilhelmina Vinton, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 24 53    
Martin, D. Lora   Vinton, R. 3. O. 104 ac., sec. 2 S 32    
Mendenhall, Herbert Grace   Vinton, R. 3. R. 120 ac., sec. 13 20 H. E. O'Neal  
Montgomery, Elmore Nancy   Brandon, R. 1. R. 69 ac., sec. 3 1 F. Town  
Montgomery, H. W.   Nellie, Ray, Merlin Vinton, R. 3. O. 50 ac., sec. 15 35    
Montgomery, M. Lana Guy, Lura Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 27;
O. 40 ac., sec. 28
30    
Naylor, J. F. Edna V. Florence, Henry, Sylvia, Ruby, Frank Brandon. O. 45 ac., sec. 2 35   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle. "Shady Nook."
Pardun, W. F. Maude Icil, Lynn Brandon, R. 1. R. 205 ac., sec. 10;
R. 50 ac., sec. 3
26 A. R. Pardun  
Pauley, J. A. Etta Ada, Luriel, William, Stanley Vinton, R. 5. O. 123 ac., sec. 25 28 Land in wife's name. Breeder of Poland China Hogs
Peterson, Christ Andrea Soren, Alfred, Mary Vinton, R. 3. O. 90 ac., sec. 16 4    
Preston, C. A. Isabelle Roy, Addie Vinton, R. 3. O. 60 ac., sec. 29 36    
Ralston, H. C. Cora Seth, Roy, Morris, Myrtle, Neva Vinton, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 27 25    
Reisser, Charles Ella Arden, Esther Vinton, R. 6. O. 130 ac., sec. 1 S 31    
Reisser, William Sophie Walton, Flora, Edgar, Bertha, Arthur Vinton, R. 6. O. 100 ac., sec. 1 S.;
O. 118 ac., sec. 8-17 in Cedar Twp
52   Breeder of Poll Durham Cattle, Poland China Hogs and Plymouth Rock Chickens.
Remington, Joseph Emma John S. Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 36;
O. 159 ac., sec. 1 and 2 S.;
O. 80 ac., sec. 35
63   Feeder of Stock.
Rice, W. E. Louisa Jay, Alenzo Brandon, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 3 9 Geo. N. Albert  
Sallee, D. A. Edith Milton, William, Luetta, Ernest, Ward Vinton, R. 3. O. 40 ac., sec. 13 15    
Selbern, David C. Anna Ralph, Marie, Janet, Wendel Vinton, R. 3. R. 140 ac., sec. 35 39 Arthur Auld  
Stainbrook, J. A. Addie Tracy, Bert, Merle Brandon, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 3;
O. 65 ac., sec. 10
20    
Stanford, Lee     Brandon, R. 1. O. 47.50 ac., sec. 3;
O. 6.40 ac., sec. 2
2    
Stevenson, Geo. W. Minnie Pearl, Harold Vinton, R. 3. O. 167.18 ac., sec. 2;
O. 40 ac., sec. 3-10, and in Polk Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 7
46    
Stone, George Anna Miriam Vinton, R. 3. O. 30 ac., sec. 35;
O. 80 ac., sec. 27
33    
Strait, W. S. Ada   Vinton, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 27 20 E. H. Burke  
Studebaker, Wm. Mary B. Elsie, Robert, Cora, Edward, Herbert, Raymond Vinton, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 11 6    
Symonds, W. Alice Ada Vinton, R. 3. R. 120 ac., sec. 26 16 J. E. Harper  
Town, B. W. Margaret Georgie, Virgil, Ila Brandon, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 4;
O. 40 ac., sec. 3
46    
Tracey, R. G. Rachel Robert, Zeneta, Leola Brandon. O. 87.18 ac., sec. 5;
O. 44.31 ac., sec. 4
40    
Troxel, S. S. Alice   Vinton, R. 3. O. 20 ac., sec. 15 48    
Van Skike, A. Elizabeth   Vinton, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 1 52    
Van Skike, N. Edith William, John Vinton, R. 3. R. 252.01 ac., sec. 2;
R. 206.73 ac., sec. 1
22 Wm. N. Van Skike  
Wallace, S. Flora Fern Vinton, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 34 48    
Wallace, S. E. Laura Harold, Helen Vinton, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 34 24 S. Wallace  
Wilson, B. 0. Amelia Irene, Lawrence, Dorothy, Mildred, Della Brandon. R. 80 ac., sec. 9;
O. 20 ac., sec. 10
1 C. W. Wilson Estate  
Wilson, Rev. Chas. O. Nelle Charles Lee Vinton, R. 3. sec. 36. 1   Pastor of Prairie Creek Church of Christ
Wilson, C. S. Laura Charles H.,
Ruth M.,
Violet L.,
Willard J.
Vinton, R. 3. O. 20 ac., sec. 2 S.;
O. 80 ac., sec. 35
41    
Wood, Carl     Vinton, R. 3. R. 176 ac., sec. 25 1 N. Wood  
Young, A. D.     Brandon, R. 1. O. 44 ac., sec. 2 1    


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




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