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THE BELLE PLAINE BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY
A Complete Hand-book of the City of Belle Plaine, Benton Co., Iowa.
Compiled by J. F. Wilcox.
Published by G. W. Myers, Belle Plaine, Iowa, 1897

space Organization
Introduction
Fraternal and Benevolent Societies
Churches
Schools
List of Photographs
Business Ads


INDEX TO BIOGRAPHIES
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  Mc  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

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BAGG Mrs. Polly nee Eagle, widow of Daniel Bagg. No 78 2nd Ave E. ME Church. Born in Chenango Co NY June 13, 1827. Children: Fred Rejahl, adopted son (see); Ruth Kellog, adopted daughter, res in Cedar Rapids, Ia.

BAILEY Robert M. Real estate. No 37 Main. Res No 38 S Beech, corner Washington. Pres. ILH. Born Gales Ferry Conn July 17, 1839. Tabetha Hurlbutt his wife born same place Feb 15, 1845. ME Church. Married Aug 10, 1865. Children: Chas born Mar 29, 1867, clerk; Maurice born Sept 12, 1871, clerk for foreman roundhouse; Ralph born May 23 1873, died Sept 13, 1873; Robert born June 29 1877, died Oct 27, 1877; Ross born Oct 23, 1879.

BAIR Albert, No 25 S Beech. Born in Lancaster Co Pa Nov 16, 1826. Mary Harvey wife born in York Co PA Oct 11, 1848. ME Church. Married July 27, 1867. Children: Ida May born Oct 7, 1868; Charles M born Nov 1, 1870; fireman; Mrs. Katherine Kirkpatrick born Dec 27, 1872, res in Spencer, Ia; Susan born March 20, 1874.

BANGS Anna E, dressmaker. No 45 N Beech with sister, Mrs. Dr. Williams. Born in Tecumseh Mich Jan 22, 1847. ME Church.

BARCEK Anna, domestic at Burley House (hotel). Born in 1880.

BARDWELL Geo E. Machinist C & NW Ry at roundhouse. No 7 S Willow. AF&AM. Born Shelburn Falls Mass Nov 27, 1839. Mary Phalon wife born Platsburg NY in 1847, died Oct 15, 1890. Married Dec 21, 1863. Children: Willard (see); Mrs. Henry Ortschied (see); George born Nov 14, 1873.

BARDWELL Mrs. Laura M nee Smith, wid Samuel Bardwell who was born in Lyden Mass July 19, 1815 and died Nov 19, 1896. No 21 8th Ave. Cong Ch. Born Windsor Co Vt Nov 1, 1839. Married Aug 10, 1864. Children: Frank born June 30 1866, farmer N of city.

BARDWELL Willard H. Cashier of freight depot C & NW Ry. No 4 3rd Ave E. KP, AF&AM, Born West Pollett Vt May 6, 1866. Lottie Tyler his wife born in Clinton Ia Sept 6, 1869. Cong Ch. Married Sept 11, 1895.

BARNES D.E. Principal South Public School. No 6 4th Ave E. ME Ch. K of P, Knight Royal. Born in Lynn Co Ia Dec 3 1869. Florence King his wife born in Tama Co Ia Aug 3 1870. ME Ch. Married Dec 31, 1890. Children: Paul born Dec 18, 1892; Fayre born Jan 29, 1894.

BAZYN Henry. Ry lab in roundhouse. No 35 S. Pine St cor E. Washington. ME Ch. Redmen. Born in Belgium Dec 22, 1868. Lizzie Feane his wife born in Germany Dec 27, 1876. Married Oct 1, 1896.

BECK Jno. H. Sectionman. No 48 4th Ave E cor Bell. Luth Ch. Born in Davenport Ia Jan 3 1867. Lena Thiessen wife born same place May 16, 1871. Married Sept 30, 1891. Children: Marx born Oct 10, 1892; George born Dec 29, 1894.

BECK Mrs. Catherine nee Lahn, widow of Marx Beck. No 48 4th Ave E cor Bell. Born in Germany Apr 3 1843. Married Sept 22, 1862. Children: Jno H. (see)

BEEH Mary A. Evan Ch. No 17 6th Ave W. Born July 21, 1867.

BEEH Susie A. Evan Ch. No 17 6th Ave W. Born Jan 28, 1872.

BEEH William F. Ry fence gang. No 17 6th Ave W. Woodmen. Born Sept 1 1876.

BEEH Edward C. No 17 6th Ave W. Born Dec 20, 1878.

BEEH Henry. Carpenter. No 8 3rd Ave W. Born in Belle Plaine Apr 13 1860. Francis Nowotny his wife born in Poweshiek Co, Ia May 19, 1863. Cath Ch. Married May 1 1886. Children: Edward born Oct 15 1888; Berna born May 19, 1896.

BAHONICK Jacob, lives with daughter Mrs. Nagel. No 82 N Beech. Born in Bohemia 1808.

BELLOWS Sherman. Tel opr Nevada Ia. No 9 W Jefferson. ME Ch. Born at Baraboo Wis Jan 22 1863. Ollie Keptner his wife born in Fayette Co Ind Oct 5 1865. ME Ch. Married Mar 18, 1891. Children: Harold born June 22, 1892.

BELLMIRE Mrs. Dora. No 9 S Oak. Born Dec 20, 1867. Children: Burton born Feb 18, 1892.

BENCE Michael. Trapper. No 39 S Pine. Bethany Ch. Born in Pa Aug 25, 1829. Rosanna Kolb his wife born in Germany July 24, 1834. Bethany Ch. Married Oct 5, 1868. Children: Mrs. Henrietta Ficks born Nov 13, 1869, res in Iowa City; Mrs. Mary Eisher; Mrs. Jennie Brown; Emanuel born Feb 20, 1872.

BENDA Joseph. Ry employee roundhouse. No 68 S Willow St. CSPS. Cath Ch. Born Iowa Co Ia Sept 28, 1866. Barbara Civis his wife was born in Bohemia Feb 8 1866. Married Aug 2 1883. Children: Louis C born July 20, 1884; James C born Oct 27, 1886; Joseph born Nov 25, 1889; Bessie born June 3 1892.

BENDA Martin. Benda & Dohnalek Butchers. No 11 Main. Res No 63 S Oak. IOOF and CSPS. Born in Cleveland O Dec 15, 1864. Sophia Pecenka his wife born in Bohemia Jan 6, 1866. Cath Ch. Married Jan 11, 1886.

BENESH Emma. Domestic with Mrs. Malcolm. No 24 N. Maple St. Born in Germany Jan 25, 1879.

BENSON Wm. M. Carpenter. No 31 S. Oak. ME Ch. Born in Wellsville O Feb 10 1836. Ella Ainsworth his wife born in Denison Ia Aug 23, 1865. Married Feb 4, 1890. Children: Hazel J born May 7, 1891; Glady E born Oct 1, 1893; Alice born Nov ;7 1895; Grace D born May 7 1873, child by first wife.

BENTLEY Harry. Foreman of roundhouse. No 43 N Beech. Episcopal Ch. Born in London Eng June 4 1861. Emily Wadsworth wife born in England Dec 15 1859. Episcopal Ch. Married Oct 4 1885. Children: Fere A born Feb 14 1887; Walter born July 8 1889; Harry born Apr 21 1891; Louie born Apr 26 1893; Minnie born Nov 9 1894.

BERGER E. M. Blacksmith. No 17 5th Ave W. IOOF, Redmen. 1st Evang Ch. Born in Moline Ill June 11, 1851. Anna Byers wife born in Lebanon Co Pa Oct 11, 1848. Married Oct 11 1871. Children: Henry H born Oct 21 1873, shipping clerk in Omaha; Georgiana C born Aug 1 1876.

BERRYMAN Francis. Mgr W.U. Tel. Baptist Ch. Born Chenoa Ill Oct 7 1864. Res No 11 E Sherman. Office No 39 Main.

BETZ Mary. Washerwoman. No 13 W Lincoln cor S Willow. Born in Denmark. Children: Dora born Apr 4 1880; Lizzee born June 13 1885.

BIGFORD Harold. Ret farmer. No 49 E Washington. Universalist Ch. ILH. Born in Ontario, NY June 18, 1837. Mary Jane Moul his wife born in Monroe Co N:LY Oct 5 1837. Cong Ch. Married Mar 31, 1860. Children: Mrs. Florence Lytte born Apr 12 1861 res in Erie Pa; Elmer born Nov 26 1863 res in Greenville Ia; Mrs. Gertrude Cox.

BLAIR A B. Baggageman. No 32 5th Ave E. AF&AM. Born in O May 26 1855. Libbie Barrett wife born in Ia Oct 16 1860. Married Oct 17 1878. Children: Guy A born Sept 30 1879; Earl B born Apr 10 1884; Constance M born Mar 31 1890.

BLAIR James. Retired farmer. No 67 S Oak St. Born in Fairfield Co O May 1 1819. Nancy Mills wife born in Seneca Co O Dec 6 1823. ME Ch. Married Mar 2 1843. Children: Mrs. Rachel Yount born July 2 1844 res in Woodbury Co Ia; Mrs A F Greenlee wid; Mrs Eliza Daniels born Oct 14 1840 (?) res in Gage Co Neb; Austin B baggageman; Mrs Arabella Shields born June 13 1857 res in Canby Minn; Lincoln C born Apr 3 1862 res in Clinton Ia; Garcia M born July 21 1865.

BLAIR W. E. Photographer. No 38 Main. Res No 74 N Beech. Cong Ch. Born in Ill Sept 19 1854. Margery Heins wife born in Wrightstown Wis Mar 20 1864. Married Jan 14 1881. Children: Fred born Oct 22 1881; Lawrence born May 9 1888; Marie born Feb 19 1891.

BLAKE E. E. Insurance real estate law. No 55 Main 2nd floor. Res No 19 N Willow sw cor 4th Ave W. ME Ch. GAR Home Forum. Born in Ohio July 17 1842. Emma Sweazey wife born in Stuben Co NY Dec 3 1847. Married July 3 1867. Children: Olive Mae born May 4 1868, clerk; Mrs. Grace E Fanske born July 30 1871 res in Vail Ia; Ora Myrtle born Mar 26 1875; Libbie A born May 15 1885.

BLINKENSOP W.H. Brakeman. No 36 W Sherman. Born in Ia June 9 1871. Elizabeth J Walton his wife born in Ia Dec 10 1873. Married Mar 2 1892. Children: Lloyd W born Mar 23 1893; William Ray born Dec 15 1895.

BLOUDEK R. R. Laborer. No 7 Mill St. Cath Ch. Born in Bohemia Feb 2 1863. Tracey Suchy his wife was born in Bohemia Oct 7 1873. Married Aug 1 1893. Children: Frank J born Oct 31 1896.

BLOOD Mrs. M A nee Weatherhead, wid of A.W. Blood. No 20 Walnut St SE cor 4th Ave W. Born in Guilford Vt Dec 11 1835. Children: Mrs. Emma Ditzler, clerk with VanScoy; Mrs. G. L. Dunlap res in Chicago.

BLOSSOM William. Farmer and capitalist. Res on S Plum St. Born in Wells Rutland Co Vt Oct 1 1814. Mry J Lamb his wife born in same place May 1830. ME Ch. Married Feb 1852. Children: Mrs. Ella Miller res Marshalltown; Charles A, cashier Citizens Natl Bank (see).

BLOSSOM Charles A. Banker. No 32 Main NW cor Beech. Res No 33 N Maple SW cor 4th Ave E. Cong Ch. AF&AM Mystic Shrine KT. Born in Vt Aug 5 1861. Clara Read his wife born in Belvidere Nov 28 1863. Married Sept 1 1885. Children: Warren R born Apr 9 1887.

BLUE J D. Insurance. No 68 and 70 N Beech. ME Ch. Born in Mt Vernon O Sept 16 1844. Ella Anderson his wife born in Marion O Oct 1 1844. ME Ch. Married Aug 15 1867. Children: Mrs. Iona Burrows; Leonard A born Feb 1 1870 Oskaloosa Ia; Alice E born Oct 25 1871; Thomas C born Apr 22 1873 res in Storm Lake Ia; Robert born Oct 3 1876; John D Jr. born July 25 1878.

BOBKY Anna. Domestic for Mrs. Montgomery. No 38 N Beech. Born in Bohemia in 1874.

BOGGESS Mrs. Susan nee Pitchard, wid of Anthony C Boggess. No 14 7th Ave. Born in Marion Co W Va Oct 28 1833. ME Ch. Married Jan 6 1853. Children: Mahala C born Mar 25 1854, died Oct 24 1870; Mrs Even M. Graham born Nov 1 1855 res in Tama Co; Mrs Hanna V Prill born Mar 2 1858 res in Neb; Mrs. Fannie C Dresser born Jan 15 1863 res in Guthrie Ia; Libbie Bell, dressmaker, ME Ch, born Apr 22 1871.

BOHART Albert. Clerk, boards at Ruckers and rooms at Shadles. Born July 15 1878. Pres Ch Cedar Rapids.

BAOCK Nick. Janitor at depot. Rooms at 41 2nd Ave E. IOOF. Born in Germany July 26 1849.

BOODY E H. Farmer. No 34 S Fair. Bethany Ch. Born in Benton Co Mar 3 1859. Mary D Collman his wife born in Kendall Co Ill Dec 11 1860. Married Dec 23 1880. Children: Mabel L born Mar 31 1882; Bernia born July 27 1883; Arthur C born Mar 3 1885; Reuben H born Dec 7 1886; Olive R born June 15 1889; Vergil E born Feb 23 1890.

BOODY Andrew W. Wintergreen Creamery. No 136 3rd Ave NE cor of Bell. 1st Evan Ch. Born in Benton Co Sept 17 1868.

BOODY HENRY. Ret farmer. No 18 8th Ave E. 1st Evan Ch. Born in Germany May 12 1827. Dorothy Kollman his wife born in Germany Oct 3 1839. Married Feb 25 1858. Children: Mrs Emma Knight (see Wm Knight); Edward H Farmer (see); Mrs. Ida Milverstead (see W.H. Milverstead; Mrs. Mary Bates born Feb 26 1866 res in Minn; George born July 3 1868 res in Des Moines; Mrs. Louise Van Dyke born Dec 25 1871 res in Des Moines; Clara born Aug 8 1875; Edna born Sept 15 1877.

BOODY Mrs. S C. Milliner. No 62 Main. German Evan Ch. Born in Freeport Ill Apr 2 1866. Married July 17 1890. Children: Florence Emma born Apr 24 1891; Milton Frank born Jan 29 1893.

BOODY Wesley J. Wintergreen Creamery. No 136 3rd Ave E. 1st Evan Ch. Born in Benton Co Aug 27 1875.

BRAINARD Mrs. Theresa. Resides with her daugher Mrs. Ira Husted. No 3 Main.

BRAINARD W O. Laborer. No 32 2nd Ave E. ME Church, ILH. Born in O Jan 30 1844. Josephine Greenlee his wife born in Belle Plaine Jan 20 1856, Pocahontas Council. Married July 17 1870. Children: Mrs. Orpha Greenlee (see Mark Greenlee); Cora Brainard born Nov 11 1877; Leon F Ebert born Sept 10 1881; Harley O T born Oct 28 1891.

BRAND Andrew. Carp and hostler, works for Traverse. No 31 N Pine. Born in Wis. Millian Lyons his wife born in Benton Co Aug 18 1867. Married Oct 21 1885. Children: Edna May born Jan 2 1887; William L born Dec 14 1888; John G born Nov 10 1891; Warren R born Mar 11 1894.

BRAND Geo. Brick and stone mason. No 22 5th Ave E. Born in England Dec 1 1836. Mary Youngmon his wife was born in Vermillion Co O Apr 6 1839. ME Ch. WRC. Married Dec 29 1859. Chldren: Harriet E born Nov 6 1860, teacher South School, ME Ch; Andrew F carp (see); Sarah L born Sept 4 1865; William O born Oct 10 1870, law clerk with Tom Milner.

BRAND Thomas. Brick and stone mason. No 47 N Oak. Born in England Nov 2 1838. Mary Skinner his wife was born in Lancashire Eng May 12 1848. ME Ch. Married June 11 1871. Children: Florence M born June 30 1874; George C born Mar 14 1875; Arthur L born Dec 2 1879; Lillie May born Dec 24 1881; Helen Eulala born Sept 9 1883.

BRADFORD James B. Retired farmer. No 19 S Oak St. ME Ch. Born in North Carolina Oct 7 1843. Martha E Guinn his wife was born in Green Co Tenn Feb 20 1846. Married Apr 16 1864. Children: Montana C born Mar 12 1865; died July 4 1869; Laman L (see); James Walter born May 8 1871 res on farm; John S born June 22 1881.

BRADFORD Laman L. Bridge builder C&NW Ry. No 5 W Grant St. Born in Tama Co Ia Aug 22 1879. Mae Collister his wife born in Belle Plaine May 1 1869. Married Jan 15 1895.

BRANDWEIN Chas. Butcher and farmer. No 41 S Pine. Bethany Ch. Woodmen. Born in Germany July 7 1864. Theresa Zalesky his wife was born in Bohemia in June 1865. Married No 22 1890. Children: Anna born Aug 19 1891; Emma born Oct 6 1892; Charles born May 18 1894; Mary born Nov 29 1895.

BREECE P H. Wagonmaker. No 37 2nd Ave E. Res No 22 W Sherman. Born in Whiteside Co Ill Mar 2 1853. Mary Olney his wife born in Johnson Co Ia Dec 15 1856. Bapt Ch. Married June 9 1875. Children: Myra Belle born July 9 1876 res in Chicago; Ralph born Aug 17 1882; Fred born July 23 1884; Forest born Oct 1 1887; Clara born Jan 27 1886, died Nov 21 1886; Clyde born Jan 1 1889; Lee born Apr 7 1892; Hazel born Apr 29 1894.

BRENTLINGER Grant. Carp. Cong Ch. No 17 5th Ave W. Born in Elberon Ia Sept 6 1874. Georgia Berger his wife was born in Belle Plaine Aug 1 1875. Married Nov 26 1896.

BRENTLINGER Thos J. Carp. No 61 N Beech. Cong Ch. ILH Redmen. Born in Dayton O June 30 1849. Rebekah Yount his wife born in Milton O Nov 3 1850, died Mar 3 1893. Married Aug 3 1873. Children: Mrs Alice G Ridenour (see Cyrus R); Howard G (see); Mary C born Sept 19 1876, died Sept 21 1879; Wm H born Feb 2 1878 baker, Cong Ch; Francis A born Nov 21 1879.

BREWER Geo C. Dentist. No 45 Main 2nd floor. AF&AM, IOOF, K of P, Eastern Star. Born in Maryland Aug 13 1847. Martha Yount his wife was born in Benton Co May 20 1856, Eastern Star. Married Mar 12 1879. Res No 30 N Beech. Children: Gracie born Oct 11 1885.

BRIDGE Mack. Lab. No 36 W Lincoln N cor S Cherry. Born Mar 5 1870. Lena L Shugart his wife born in Tama Co Ia June 19 1873. Married Sept 25 1890. Children: Mary C born July 32 1891; Mabel B born Oct 15 1892; Sylvia Ruth born Aug 15 1894.

BRINKLEY Alonzo R. Photographer. No 41 S Beech St. Bapt Ch. IOOF. Born in Benton Co Feb 27 1857. Bertha E Gibbs his wife was born in McLean Ill Mar 3 1863, sec of Bapt Ch. Married Nov 22 1883. Children: Edith Ma born Sept 7 1891.

BRODERSON Asmos (Amos?). Sectionhand. No 28 Mill. Luth Ch. Born in Germany Jan 24 1849. Anna Grinsmann his wife was born in Germany Oct 3 1848. Married Nov 18 1865. Children: Chris C born Feb 5 1873; Anna born Oct 15 1887.

BRODERSON Mrs. Christina. No 134 2nd Ave E NW cor Bell. Luth Ch. Born in Germany Aug 21 1845. Married Oct 8 1872. Children: H N E, clerk with Lawrence born Oct 6 1873; Louisa, domestic, born Dec 22 1874.

BROTHERS Mrs Emma nee Wilson, wid Chas Brothers. No 51 S Oak NW cor Lincoln. ME Ch. Born in Ia June 26 1860. Married Dec 31 1876. Children: William L born Sept 30 1877; Charles V born Sept 22 1879; Anna Belle born Apr 17 1886; Blanche born Oct 23 1889.

BROTHERS Jno. Brakeman. No 18 S Willow. Born Sept 26 1870. Boards with Mrs. Davis.

BROWNE Fred W. Pub and prop of tri-weekly Union. No 40 Main. Res No 42 Walnut NW corn 5th Ave W. ME Ch. City clerk. Mary Williamson his wife was born in Pa Apr 2 1857. Married Aug 16 1880. Children: Bessie F born Oct 18 1882; Leon W born Jan 29 1895; infant girl.

BROWN Rev H A. Bapt Ch, AF&AM, ILH. No 16 S Beech St. Born in Lake Co O Nov 6 1833. Mrs. Emily Waugh nee Hurd his wife born in Jefferson Co NY June 15 1834. ME Ch. Married Nov 25 1896. Her children by first marriage: Mrs. Lizzie Durk born June 22 1861 res in Iowa Co Ia; Chas H born Sept 28 1870 res Cedar Rapids; Anna M born July 18 1879.

BROWN John. Brakeman. No 20 S Willow. Born in New York Feb 22 1867. Jennie Bence his wife was born in Belle Plaine Nov 14 1874. Bethany Ch. Married July 6 1893. Children: Warren L born June 14 1894; Clarence R born Nov 2 1895.

BROWN Sarah A. Lives with her sister Mrs. Winterstein No 27 N Maple. Born in Ontario Co NY Aug 10 1842.

BROWN Silas H. Roadmaster. No 53 N Beech. Cong Ch. AF&AM, MS, Eastern Star St B Com KT. Born in Wis Oct 19 1856. Jessie Morrison his wife was born in Walworth Co Wis Aug 17 1860. Cong Ch. Eastern Star. Married Feb 19 1894.

BRYANT Bertha. Res with Mrs. Hunt, her aunt at No 11 S. Maple. Born Feb 22 1877.

BRYANT Charles. Brakeman. No 12 S Maple. BRB. Born in Iowa Co Feb 10 1866. Julia Cherny his wife born in same place June 1868. Christian Ch. Married July 3 1890. Children: Vallie Violet born July 9 1891.

BUDD Carl. Bridge carp C&NW Ry. No 43 W Sherman. Born in Chatauqua Co NY Dec 9 1866. Lobey Hoover his wife born in Elkhart Ind June 18 1878. Bethany Ch. Married Nov 21 1886. Children: Allen Louis born Aug 24 1887; William Thomas born July 10 1891; Charles born May 10 1895.

BURKHARDT J F. Loco Eng. No 35 Walnut. 1st Evan Ch. IOOF, BLE. Born in Germany Apr 16 1853. Sarah Richard his wife was born in Pa 1845. Children: Mrs Mary Woodruff (see Jefferson Woodruff); Louis born Nov 1876, clerk; William S, clerk; Lucy A born in Oct 1880; Ruth and Ruben born in 1883; Jacob E born Nov 19 1885.

BURLEY Mrs Jane W, wid of B B Burley. Prop of Burley House. NW Cor S Beech and E Sherman. ME Ch. Born in Schuylkill Co Pa Sept 19 1824. Children: Henry A born Mar 10 1847 res in Springfield Ill; Mrs Elenor M Tyler (see); Mrs. Francis A Armstrong (see W S Armstrong); Jno W Burley, conductor, res in Tama, born Nov 26 1852; Wm B Burley (see).

BURLEY William B. Burley House. Born in Fulton City Ill Jan 31 1861. Rosa Betz his wife was born in Iowa Co Mar 19 1876. Married Apr 25 1884. Children: May L born May 23 1885.

BURNETT Isaac. Laborer. No 15 Division St. Born in Jackson Co Ia Dec 17 1865. Martha J Ralph his wife was born in Linn Co Ia Aug 23 1870. Married Jan 10 1889. Children: Maggie A born Dec 1890; Chas H born Aug 10 1893; Leroy R born Jan 2 1896.

BURROWS Wm H. W.H. Burrows and Co clothing. No 37 Main St. Res No 36 N Maple. ME Ch. K of P, AF&AM, St B Com KT. Born July 25 1865. Iona Blue his wife was born in Belle Plaine June 28 1868. ME Ch. Married June 11 1889. Children: Lowell A born Nov 9 1891; Alice Iona born Nov 7 1894.

BUTTERFIELD David. Con C&NW Ry. Res No 32 S Oak St SE cor E Jefferson. ORC, K of P, IOOF. Born in Francistown NH Nov 2 1836. Mary Jane Wilcox his wife was born in Vermont in 1838. Married Jan 1862. Children: Mrs. Minnie Smith res in Custer SD.

BYERS Arthur W. Barber. No 31 S Maple. ME Ch. K of P. Born in Marengo Ia Sept 2 1874. Mary Keeler his wife was born in Tama Co Ia Dec 20 1876. Married July 21 1895.

BYERS John H. Night Engineer, electric light plant. No 29 N Willow. ME Ch. GAR. Born in Perry Co O Feb 20 1842. Minnie Bishop wife was born in Richland Co O Dec 1 1842. Married Sept 3 1867. Children: Arthur (see).

BYERS F C. Farmer. No 42 Locust St. Cong Ch. Born in Germany Feb 14 1852. Katie Kerp his wife was born in Germany June 3 1862. Married Jan 3 1880. Children: Emma M born Jan 3 1882; August F born June 23 1884; Louisa W born Feb 25 1886; Fred W born Nov 6 1888; Edith K born Aug 15 1896.

BYERS H F. Ret farmer. No 75 N Oak. 1st Evan Ch. Born in Montgomery Co Pa Oct 21 1824. Anna Schloterer his wife was born same place. Married Mar 6 1845. Children: Mrs. Ann Berger (see E M Berger); George born Jan 18 1847; Cornelius born Dec 1 1851; Mrs. Catherine Smith (see A K Smith).


Transcribed by Sally Goehring.
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