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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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EALY Adam C. Fireman. No 31 W Washington St. IORM. Born in E Tenn Oct 26, 1851. Eliza Dudley his wife was born in E Tenn Aug 23 1862. ME Ch. Pocahontas Lodge, IORM. Married Feb 13 1879. Children: James born Nov 23 1879; Scot born Oct 4 1883; Alta born Aug 10 1885; Essie born Feb 4 1888; Jessie born Aug 7 1890; Laura born Oct 10 1892; Glen and Gladeys born Nov 3 1895. Gladeys died same day.

EALY A D. Farmer. No 9 Guinn St SW cor S Willow. Born in E Tenn Jan 1 1848. Elizabeth Guinn his wife was born in E Tenn Feb 22 1849. Bethany Ch. Married Nov 28 1869. Children: Clarence born Sept 9 1870; Robert O born May 1 1872; Gettie born Apr 12 1874; Alma born Apr 30 1876; Roy born Mar 6 1878; Ralph born Aug 7 1883; Paul born Sept 17 1885; Roxie born Dec 8 1887; May born Dec 25 1889.

EALY Charles D. Drayman. No 68 W Sherman. Born at Belle Plaine Nov 5 1868. Tracey Hancox his wife born at Chelsea Ia Aug 26 1871. Married May 19 1990. Children: Edward E born Dec 23 1892; Charles H born Nov 9 1894; Nellie born June 4 1895.

EALY James F. Retired farmer. No 51 W Sherman. Born in Green Co Tenn Jan 20 1847.

EALY John A. Pitman. No 11 Elm NW cor 3rd Ave W. Born in Tama Co Ia Oct 19 1862. Matilda Henry his wife was born in Ireland May 20 1871. Married Aug 15 1889. Children: John A born Apr 11 1890; George born Apr 27 1892.

EALY Malvina M. Widow of Geo W Ealy. No 51 W Sherman St. Born in E Tenn Sept 20 1824. Married Jan 23 1843. Children: Margaret born Feb 25 1844, died during Civil War; Adam C born May 17 1845, res in Green Co Ia; James Francis (see); John T born Dec 14 1849, res in Carroll Co Ia; William born Oct 18 1850, res in Denver Col; Mrs Harriett Guinn born Sept 29 1852, res in Carroll Co Ia; Mrs W A Rusk (see); Alfred born Jan 7 1856, res in Frontier Co Neb; Mrs Layton Rusk (see); Elbert born June 25 1864, res in Tama Co Ia; Mrs W B Kyle (see); Bessie daughter of John T born Dec 2 1881.

EALY Matthew E. Drayman. No 48 S OAK SE cor Lincoln. ILH Redmen. Born in Green Co Tenn May 1842. Alpha Guinn his wife mem ME Ch, Pocahontas. Children: William R, res in country; Chas D, drayman (see); Mrs Clara Craig born in Oct 1869 (see); Mary born May 25 1874; Thurman born in May 1881.

EALY Pleasant L. Blacksmith, C&NW Ry. No 88 W Sherman St. Born in Nashville Tenn Feb 10 1861. Minnie Ricker his wife born in Iowa Co Ia Jan 25 1867. Married Sept 9 1884. Children: Frank born Nov 1 1886; Melvina born Jan 23 1885, died Oct 10 1887; Elsie Luella born Jan 22 1887; Clark born July 4 1891; Violet born Nov 16 1893, died June 18 1895; girl born Aug 1 1896.

EALY William W. Butcher with Johnson & Nenaber. No 23 Main St. Res No 14 Walnut St. K of P, IOOF. Born in Tama Co Ia Oct 4 1864. Maggie Hulet his wife mem ME Ch. Married Sept 8 1896.

EBEIGHT Kittie. Boards with Mrs Pryne, No 52 N Oak. Born in Nov 1880.

EBRIGHT W A. Laborer. No 19 Pine. Born in Ill May 23 1861. Mrs Libbie Magden his wife born in Ia in 1860. Married in 1895. Children by first husband: Harry aged 18; Blanche aged 16; Ray aged 13.

EDDY Adolphus L. Loco fireman. No 45 3rd Ave E. Born Oct 25 1864. Sadie Williams his wife born ____.

EDWARDS Abraham C. No 56 N Beech. Born in Saratoga NY May 15 1819. Mary Dillon his wife was born in Tazwell Co Ill June 5 1827. ME Ch. Married May 15 1848. Children: Mrs Marie Gates born May 15 1849, res in Cedar Co Ia; Mrs Elwood Wampler (see); James Eugene born Apr 25 1859, res in Denver Col.

EDDY George. Constable. No 74 N Maple SE cor 7th Ave. Children: Laura born 1886; Florence born in 1891.

EDDY Lyman L. Laborer. No 45 3rd Ave E. GAR. Born in Vt Nov 19 1831. Esther Sigman his wife was born in Ohio Dec 9 1846. Married Dec 13 1863. Children: Adolphus L (see) Mrs Mary Deitzler (see); John H born Sept 6 1870, res in Quarry Ia; Willard born July 26 1871, died June 2 1896; Mrs Nettie Deitzler (see Jerry Deitzler); Addie born Sept 30 1881.

EDWARDS Hamilton B. Farmer and milk dealer. N Plum St near city limits. IOOF. Born in Chickasaw Co Ia Sept 7 1857. Ollie Coats his wife was born in Iowa Co Aug 30 1860. ME Ch. Rebekahs. Married Jan 21 1880. Children: Florence born Oct 17 1880; Lamborn born June 18 1882; Minnie born Jan 12 1884; David born June 20 1887; John born Mar 2 1889; Ralph born July 20 1890; William born Mar 6 1892; Mae Pearl born Jan 12 1895; Thomas H born July 22 1896.

ELLIOTT John A. Dept sheriff. No 73 N Maple SW cor 7th Ave. IOOF. Born in Delaware Co NY May 12 1844. Christina Salton his wife was born same place Feb 20 1850. Cong Ch. Married Apr 15 1891. Children by first wife: Margaret J born Oct 5 1877; Alice born May 5 1885; Mrs Mary Bardwell, res on farm N of city; Mrs Edwin Hickey (see).

ELLIOTT Robert. No 18 5th Ave E. Born in Bovina NY Mar 4 1811. Jane Salton his wife was born in Scotland Apr 24 1816. Children: Mrs Mary McArthur (see); John born May 28 1838, died Sept 22 1840; Mrs Jane Farman born Dec 7 1840, died July 1861; John A (see); David born May 2 1844, died in Andersonville prison during Civil War; George M born Sept 3 1847, res in Long Pine Neb; William (see).

ELLIOTT William W. Loco fireman. No 16 6th Ave W. AF&AM Mt Horeb chapter St B Com KT. Born in Delaware Dec 17 1855. Minnie Schwordtfiger his wife was born in NY Nov 7 1862. Married Sept 27 1885. Children: Grace born Jan 29 1890.

EMERICH Frank. Loco eng. No 21 Walnut St. Bethany Ch. Born in Schuylkill Co Pa June 23 1857. Carrie Stortz his wife was born in Lendall Co Ill Jan 6 1861. Married Feb 7 1882. Children: John W born Mar 26 1883; Chas F born Aug 6 1894; Lydia born Mar 6 1890.

ENGLAND Marion W. Mason. No 11 S Lincoln St SE cor S Willow. ME Ch. IORM. Born in Madison Co Ia Sept 1 1866. Amelia Nagle his wife was born in Davenport Ia Jan 1 1868. Married Jan 31 1888. Children: Cora born July 20 1891; Erna born Mar 14 1896.

ENGLAND Angie. Daughter of James G and Georgia England nee Walters of Solomon City Idaho, niece of Mrs A L Rusk. No 44 2nd Ave E. Born Aug 28 1887.

ENGLAND Olive. Lives with Mrs Knox. Born Apr 26 1889.

ENGLAND Mrs Rachel. Widow. No 57 S Oak. Born in Virginia Mar 4 1817. Children: Mrs Jane Wharff (see).

ERWIN William. Wks at roundhouse. No 35 W Lincoln. Born in Ireland Apr 21 1862. Louisa Dickey his wife was born in LaSalle Co Ill May 7 1866. Married Nov 24 1883. Children: William born Mar 30 1884; Marshall born Dec 29 1885; George born Dec 12 1887; Florence born Feb 16 1890; Grace born Aug 3 1893.

EWEN Matthias. Agr imp and wagons. Nos 70-76 Main. Res No 72 Main. IOOF. Born in Luxenberg Germany July 17 1844. Fanny Marty his wife was born Dubuque Co Ia Apr 6 1852. Rebekah Lodge. Married Aug 17 1871. Children: Maggie born Aug 24 1873 see of Rebekah lodge; Edward born Nov 11 1874; Samuel born Jan 2 1876; Frank born May 15 1879.


Transcribed by Sally Goehring.
Copyright © 1999 by Sally Goehring.




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