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1917 Farmers' Directory of Union 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
Backes, Fred
and
Backes, Edward
Fred's Wf, Anna Hazel Luzerne, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 31 27 P. Backes  
Barron, C. J. Mabel Donald, Lucile Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 22 30 Michael Kelly  
Barron, M. F. Grace Ronald Keystone, R. 1. R. 165.32 ac., sec. 18 28 Garret Darcy  
Barron, Wm. Margaret Earl, Clement, Irene, Loretta, Robert Keystone, R. 1. O. 74.15 ac., sec. 18;
O. 240 ac., sec. 19
50    
Barry, Michael Julia William, Mary, Zella, John, Elizabeth Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 15;
O. 80 ac., sec. 14;
O. 160 ac., sec. 34;
O. 60 ac., sec. 23;
O. 80 ac., sec. 35
55    
Barry, M. J. Lizzie Percy E., Ronald R. Van Horne, R. 1. O. 130 ac., sec. 16 41    
Bender, Franklin Margaret Lewis, Russel, Roy, Evelyn Keystone, R. 2, Box 28 R. 234.20 ac., sec. 5 32 Jacob Bender  
Bender, Jacob Elizabeth   Keystone, R. 2. O. 234.20 ac., sec. 5 46    
Benzing, George Anna Francis, Ethel, Helen, Harold Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 20 42 Charles Benzing  
Benzing, Wm. F. Jennie Irene Keystone, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 17 33 Chas. Benzing  
Bevins, Thos. F.     Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 22;
R. 80 ac., sec. 23
6 John and Thomas Barry  
Braksiek, Fred Sophie Gladys, Lloyd Keystone, R. 2. O. 167.16 ac., sec. 6 30   "Prairie Creek Farm."
Brant, Jesse Mata   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 23 18 B. W. Shreeves  
Boehm, Jacob Katherine Louise, Freda, Louis, Carl, John, Frederick, August, Herman, Edwin Van Horne, R. 1. O. 248.89 ac., sec. 2 5    
Cantwell, Paul Mary Thomas, Paul, Bridget, Pat, William Van Horne, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 14;
O. 77 ac., sec. 15
51   Breeder of Durham Cattle.
Cantwell, Paul Mary Elizabeth, Tessie, Adaline, Ranold, Helen, Leslie Van Horne, R. 1. R. 246.18 ac., sec. 4 50 Chas. F. Van Deusen Note from Jane Cantwell Miller: Ranold should be Raymond
Childs, Albert Martha L. Robert A. Keystone, R. 2. R. 161.04 ac., sec. 6 7 Anna Seeck Breeder of White Rock Chickens and Duroc Jersey Hogs
Cooley, Daniel Hannah   Van Horne, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 27 6    
Cratty, Walter J. Gladys Wilfred,
Mary L.
Luzerne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. - 28    
Crane, Fred A. Mina V.   Van Horne, R. 2, Box 2 R. House sec. 35 2 Mrs. M. Schlue Breeder of Blooded Plymouth Rock and Silver Wyandotte Chickens
Christ, J. F. Julia Hattie A. Van Horne, R. 2. O. 240 ac., sec. 14 49    
Cummings, John H. Honora   Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 27 12    
Dietrich, A. F. Sophie Gladys Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 2;
R. 41 ac., sec. 3
28 Andrew Dietrich  
Dietrich, Martin H.     Van Horne, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 1 31 A. Dietrich  
Dietrich, Walter Anna Donovan Van Horne, R. 1. R. 289.95 ac., sec. 3 26 Andrew Dietrich  
Dircks, C. H. Mary Ludwig J. Van Horne, R. 1. O. 106.67 sec. 10 24    
Donahue, Thomas
and
Donahue, Edward
    Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 15 37    
Dufresne, George Josephine Earl, Chester Van Horne, R. 1. R. 253 ac., sec. 4 23 Henry Garbes  
Duncalf, Frank E. Winifred   Luzerne, R. 1. O. 92 ac., sec. 32-33 36    
Duncalf, Robert   Maud, Pearl, George, Clarence Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 10 46   "South Look."
Emmer E. W. Hannah Garnet, Arthur Keystone, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 7 30 Fred Hamam  
Feuerbach, George Kate Philip, Will, Hilda, Nora Keystone. O. 120 ac., sec. 18 47    
Feuerbach, Herman Sophie Leonard, Dallias Keystone, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 6 44    
Fry, E. J. Matilda Eveline, Raymond, Frances, Kenneth. Hazel, Mildred, William Van Horne. R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 12;
O. 160 ac., sec. 13
6    
Garbes, F. C. Bertha Bernard, Ralph, Francis Van Horne, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 2, and in Eldorado Twp., R. 160 ac., sec. 6 34 Wm. Garbes  
Garbes, Fred Sophie Annie Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 3 48    
Garbes, Henry Elnora George Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 10 35    
Garbers, Edward L. Stella John, Henry Van Horne. R. 160 ac., sec. 10 25 Henry Garbers  
Gardner, W. E. May George Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 29   Wm. Gardner  
Geertz, Henry Edith Lloyd, Verona Keystone, R. 2. R. 81.36 ac., sec. 7 4 John A. Meyer  
Green, Martin     Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 21;
O. 80 ac., sec. 20
45    
Green, W. T. Agnes Oren R., Francis, Esther, Helen Van Horne. O. 120 ac., sec. 9;
O. 115 ac., sec. 16;
O. 120 ac., sec. 26
45    
Hagen, Frederick Elizabeth Isabel Van Horne, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 25.      
Hagen, George Kate Opal Van Horne, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 24   F. Hagen  
Harty, T. J. Lillian Thelma, Verlyn Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 21 37    
Hickey, Jas. Bridget John, Patrick, James, William, Katherine, Nellie, Lizzie Van Horne. O. 120 ac., sec. 23 54   "Red Oak Farm."
Hickey, Wm. Ellen Rose, Loretta, Catherine, Marcella Van Horne, R. 1. O. 20 ac., sec. 23;
O. 80 ac., sec. 22;
O. 40 ac., sec. 14
42    
Hickey, James Nellie May, Josie, Frank, Roy, Guiles, Donald, Bernice, Kenneth Van Horne, R. 1. sec. 10 50    
Hauser, W. C. Nettie Roy, Josephine, William Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 8, and in Taylor Twp., O. 140 ac., sec. 34 34 Jno. P. Holst  
Hokenson, T. Betsy Bernice Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 17;
R. 80 ac., sec. 16;
R. 80 ac., sec. 20
5 Barry Bros.  
Hurst, W. N. Emma Lenna Bell, Ethel F., William Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 36;
R. 80 ac., sec. 26
4 Aug. Thorman  
Jammer, Herman N. Hatt1e Roy, Lloyd Keystone, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 5 43    
Jenkins, E. F. Hattie Metha, Nadina Van Horne, R. 2. R. 120 ac., sec. 14 23 J. F. Christ  
Kelly, Charles Sr. Mary Loretta, Lillian, Bernard Van Horne, R. 1. O. 219 ac., sec. 26 and 27 59    
Kelly, Chas. P. Theresa Walter, Evelyn, Raymond Van Horne, R. 1, Box 3 O. 60 ac., sec. 22: O. 80 ac., sec. 23.      
Kelly, George Nellie Virgil Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 15;
R. 80 ac., sec. 22
31 Michael Kelly  
Kelly, J. C. Elizabeth Frank, Ray, Tessie, Leo, Helen, Warren, Blanche, Harold Van Horne, R. 2. O. 210 ac., sec. 26;
O. 160 ac., sec. 35
55   "Sunny Side Farm."
Kelly, Patrick Ellen William, Clarence, Osborn, Emmett, Vivian Van Horne, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 27;
O. 50 ac., sec. 26
62    
Kelly, R. M. Florence   Van Horne, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 21;
R. 85 ac., sec. 20
25 William Callaghan
and
Martin Green
 
Kelly, T. P. Nell   Van Horne, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 35;
R. 160 ac., sec. 34
32 M. Barry  
Kittler, George Martha Lillian, Mable, Esther, Walter Luzerne, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 31 37    
Kittler, Wm. F. Kate Irene, Mary, Agnes Luzerne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 30 21    
Kirkmam, George Martha Carl, Freda, Hilda, Paul Van Horne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 11;
R. 40 ac., sec. 2
39 Theis Sindt  
McCormick, John Catherine Rose M., Elizabeth A., Leo W., Clarence J., Bernard T., Chas. F., Donald J. Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 36 3    
McGuire, John     Keystone, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 17;
R. 40 ac., sec. 8
38 Isaac McGuire  
Maher, E. J. Agnes Blanche, Frances Van Horne, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 27;
O. 80 ac., sec. 28
44    
Maher, Eugene Mary Florence, Lloyd, Edwin Van Horne, R. 1. O. 100 ac., sec. 15;
O. 100 ac., sec. 16
48    
Meyer, Christian Margaret William, Anna Luzerne, R. 1. O. 275 ac., sec. 32 40    
Meyer, Ernest Amanda Loraine, Valma Luzerne, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 32 36 Christian Meyer  
Meyer, George F. Viva Nora Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 33 31    
Meyer, John A. Lizzie Mable, Alice, Dallas, John, Margaret Keystone, R. 2. O. 241.36 ac., sec. 7 37   "Avenue's Pride Farm."
Miner, R. F. Mabel Leonard, Leslie, Leota, Irene, R. S. Van Horne, R. 1. R. 28 ac., sec. - 3    
Miller, John T. Anna Laura, Lidia, Mary Van Horne, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 28 6 Henry Mussman  
Miner, Alfred A. Helen A. Nadine, Corwin Luzerne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 30 17   "The Woodruff Place."
Nolan, Jas. Jr. Nellie Bernard, Mary, Pearl, Barthyl, Leo, John Van Horne, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 3.      
Oberweller, Christ   Christ Jr., Richard, Pauline Keystone, R. 2. __ sec. 8 4    
O'Brien, Edward Marguerite   Van Horne, R. 1. R. 8O ac., sec. 28 24 James Maher  
O'Brien, J. B.     Van Horne, R. 1. O. 37 ac., sec. 14 48    
O'Brien, T. M. Mary Dwain Van Horne, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 26 25 Wm. Green  
Olson, Oscar. Signe Arthur Van Horne, R. 1. R. 75 ac., sec. 20;
R. 160 ac., sec. 21
6 Barry Bros.  
Paulsen, H. M.
and
Paulsen, Henry
    Keystone, R. 1. R. 164.20 ac., sec. 19 11 Peter Jones  
Pickering, George Margaret Leonard, Ray, Irwin, Lester, Horna Keystone, R. 2. R. 110 ac., sec. 9;
O. 80 ac., sec. 4;
R. 160 ac., sec. 8-17;
R. 80 ac., sec. 8
33 Wm. Jewett  
Pickering, William Clara Helen, Harold Keystone, R. 2. R. 250 ac., sec. 9;
O. 28 ac., sec. 16
35 Isaac Pickering  
Rabe, C. F. Agnes Ralph, Edward Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 25;
R. 80 ac., sec. 35
9 Mrs. Mary Schlue  
Roseburg, Otto     Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 20 7 Oscar Anderson  
Roth, Ernest Emma   Keystone, R. 1. R. 320 ac., sec. 29 1    
Ryan, John, James, Matt     Van Horne, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 25;
R. 80 ac., sec. 26
47 Thomas Ryan Breeder of Hereford Cattle and Jersey Red Hogs. "South View Farm."
Schall, Michael     Van Horne, R. 2. O. 60 ac., sec. 23 60    
Schellhase, Clarence Freda Welma Dortha,
Bernard C.
Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 5;
R. 158.48 ac., sec. 6
26 Isaac Pickering  
Schlue, E. Mollie Christina, Nelda, Willie, Elsie, Esther Van Horne, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 13;
O. 70 ac., sec. 14
40    
Schlue, J. E. Minnie Vernon, Claus, Chester, Evelyn Blairstown, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 35 34    
Schnack, Henry Anna   Keystone, R. 2. O. 280 ac., sec. 8 40    
Schnarr, Wm. Metha Herman, Edward, Amanda, Lizzie, Alvin Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 19 37 Andrew Jacobs  
Scollon, F. J. Evelyn James V., Ellen, Evelyn Keystone, R. 2. R. 140 ac., sec. 17;
R. 25 ac., sec. 19
32 Jas. Scollon  
Smith, Llewellyn Jennie Jennie L., Llewellyn J. Keystone, R. 2. O. 248.45 ac., sec. 18, and in Eden Twp., O. 114 ac., sec. 7, and in Big Grove Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 12 58    
Smith, P. R. Mary E. Bernard, Mildred Van Horne, R. 1. O. 89.10 ac., sec. 2 38    
Squire, Allin Hazel Velmna Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 14 8 Michael Barry  
Stiegelmeyer, George H. Emma Roy L. Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 13;
O. 40 ac., sec. 24
50    
Tiedemann, F. W. Ida Nadine Blairstown, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 36;
R. 80 ac., sec. 36
29    
Van Deusen, C. A. Kethe Olive, Opal, Francis, Johnella Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 16 40    
Werner, Fred Ada   Van Horne, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 1 2 Henry Werner  
Young, John R. Anna   Van Horne, R. 1. R. 40 ac., sec. 2;
R. 160 ac., sec. 11
26 John Young  
Young, J. W. Ada Kirk, Frederick Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 7 50    


Union Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Sue Soden.
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