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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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KELLEY Geo. Musician, director of band. Res No 37 S Beech St. Epis Ch.. Born in Boston Mass June 26 1854. Mrs Margaret Stokes his wife born in Hamilton NY Aug 1 1862. Married July 7 1889. Children: Frances born Nov 23 1890; George born Sept 28 1892.

KELLY Myra. Student. Boards No 27 N Oak. Born Oct 1881.

KENNEDY Edward. Loco fireman. No 8 N Willow. Bapt Ch. Born in Belle Plaine Nov 6 1866. Carrie Swafford his wife was born in Poweshiek Co Dec 24 1876. Married Feb 28 1894. Children: Earl born Sept 5 1896.

KENNEDY Wm A. Loco engr. No 20 Chestnut St SE cor 4th Ave W. IOOF K of P B of LE. Born in Iowa Co June 24 1864. Nellie Parris his wife was born in Scowhyan Me July 4 1864, Cong Ch, Rathbone Sisters, Rebekahs. Married Oct 8 1882. Children: William born Nov 24 1884; Henry born Sept 13 1886; Bruce born Apr 24 1889.

KENNER Mrs Sarah nee Spracklin. Widow of Josiah Kenner. No 23 7th Ave E. ME Ch. Rebekahs. Born in Knox Co Ohio June 25 1852. Married Dec 25 1870. Children: Flora born Nov 13 1871, died Nov 11 1873; Cora born Oct 16 1873; Flossie born Oct 5 1881; Webster born Aug 5 1883.

KENT John E. Lab. No 30 N Willow. Born Mar 18 1841. Mary Schultz his wife born in Ind Dec 8 1848. Married Jan 10 1866. Children: Mrs B F Franks (see); George born Oct 23 1871; Samuel born Dec 11 1873; Maude born May 22 1876; John born June 10 1881; Chas born Feb 11 1888; Lee born June 18 1894.

KENT William. Sta eng pump house C&NW Ry. Restitution Ch. IOOF. Born in Coshocton Co Ohio Feb 26 1840. Mrs Lydia Atkerson nee Bridge his wife born Noble Co Ohio Apr 7 1846. Married Aug 15 1861. Children by first husband: Walter Bridge born Apr 23 1863, res in Prosper, Minn; Mrs John Quigley (see); Mrs Ettie Ealy born Nov 19 1871, res in Glidden Ia. His children by first wife: Mrs Frank Case (see); Albert born July 26 1863, res in Chelsea Ia.

KEPNER Hannah J nee Young. Wid of Jonas Kepner. No 6 Guinn St. ME Ch. Born in Beaver Co Pa July 28 1829. Married Oct 13 1853. Children: James born Mar 10 1856; Mrs E A Palmer (see); Mrs Lou Cox born Nov 20 1861, res in Pa; Mrs Olive Bellows (see); Mrs Ralph Cox (see); William born May 30 1875.

KERSHIEK Kata. Domestic with Mrs Smith. Born in 1880.

KEYSER Aaron D. Carpenter. No 8 5th Ave W. Born in Pa Sept 26 1857. Mable Bisom his wife born in Berkley Co Va Nov 26 1862. Married Mar 19 1891. Children: Glen born Apr 24 1893; Mirle born Aug 11 1896.

KEYSER A J. Photographer. No 78 Main St. K of P. Born in Montgomery Co Pa Feb 26 1866. Emma Feenay his wife born in Benton Co Ia Aug 25 1867. Married Dec 25 1888. Children: Lulu born Oct 4 1889, died Mar 26 1890; Maude born Sept 7 1890; Grace born July 11 1892; Hazel born July 18 1895.

KEYSER David O. Loco engr. B of LE. No 23 S Beech. Born in Philadelphia Mar 26 1864. Lucinda Shugart his wife born in Tama Co Ia July 4 1868. Married Dec 2 1886. Children: Leui born Sept 22 1887; Levi born Aug 1889; David born Mar 5 1893.

KILL Henry. Boiler maker. Boards in Grove House. Born at Green Bay Wis Apr 8 1863.

KINSELL James. Brakeman. No 23 N Willow. BRT. Born in LaFayette Co Ia Sept 13 1866. Mary Stolder his wife was born in Missouri Co Ia Oct 13 1869. ME Ch. Married Dec 26 1887. Children: Benjamin born June 28 1889.

KIRKPATRICK L N. Postal clerk. No 34 N Maple St. IOOF GAR. Born in Ohio Apr 7 1851. Addie Whiteside his wife was born in Miegs Co Ohio June 24 1854. Married Sept 13 1890. Presby Ch.

KLUNDER Laura. Domestic at Burley House. Born Mar 22 1876.

KNELLER Adolf. Dry goods. No 50 Main St. Res 2nd floor. Jewish Ch. AF&AM. Born in Galice Austria Dec 13 1852. Jetty Handworker his wife was born in Gribow Austria in 1857. Married in June 1876. Children: Lena born in Dec 1879; Henry born Dec 9 1885; Ella born Dec 9 1887.

KNIGHTS Joe. Lab. No 24 N Oak. Born in Anamosa Ia June 10 1864. Cassie Sheedy his wife born in Wis Feb 14 1867. Married Oct 9 1886. Children: Willie born Feb 25 1887; Essie born Feb 25 1893; Zeta born Mar 14 1894.

KNIGHTS W A. Loco fireman. No 15 6th Ave W. Bethany Ch. K of P. Born in Pa May 5 1861. Emma Boody his wife born in Belle Plaine May 20 1862. Married Feb 27 1882. Children: Earl born May 5 1884.

KNOX Mrs Sarah nee Walters. Widow of Chas Knox. No 23 Locust St. ME Ch. Born in Muskengum Co Ohio Feb 15 1862. Married Sept 22 1878. Children: Pearl born Dec 21 1879, died Jan 21 1881; Harry born Sept 20 1881; Lawrence born June 15 1878, adopted son, res in Minneapolis Minn.

KOLB E. Loco fireman. 34 S Maple St. Born in Germany Dec 10 1845. Matilda Bladen his wife born in Germany June 25 1848. Married July 10 1868. Children: Mrs Albert Chamberlain (see); Mrs Bertha Able born May 23 1871, res in St Paul Minn; Frank born Apr 7 1875.

KOLCAN Henry. Lab. No 26 Mill St. Born in Germany June 14 1828. Mrs Sophia Koch nee Ram his wife was born in Germany Aug 8 1828. Luth Ch. Married in 1872. Children: Mrs Julius Hawse (see); Mrs Chas Thompson (see); August Koch, lab, born Nov 19 1862.

KOLLMAN Edward. Lab at roundhouse. Bethany Ch. No 31 N Willow. Born at Chelsea Ia Jan 8 1868. Myrtle Masker his wife born at Pudding Bay Island Ohio Aug 11 1866. Married Dec 14 1887. Children: Elsie born Apr 6 1888; Flossie born Oct 21 1889; Lydia born Apr 15 1896.

KOLLMAN W H. Water supply C&NW Ry. No 14 8th Ave. ME Ch. ILH. Born in Germany May 16 1858. Almeda Compton his wife born in Benton Co Ia Apr 25 1861. Married Sept 21 1887. Children: Sarah born July 4 1888; Elsie born Dec 1 1891; Mary born Aug 7 1892.

KOSNER Joseph. No 5 N Cherry. Born in Bohemia in 1818. Children: Joseph, farmer; Frank, farmer; Mrs Joseph Chernay (see).

KOSS Joseph. Sectionhand. No 25 W Lincoln SW cor Cedar. Cath Ch. ILH. Born in Bohemia 1846. Anna Trydeychovsky his wife was born in Bohemia in 1844. Married Nov 16 1869. Children: Joseph born in 1871, car repairer; Mrs Hiram Smith (see).

KOSTLECKY Eman. Lab. No 10 8th Ave NW cor N Beech. Cath Ch. Born in Bohemia Dec 25 1856. Mary Behonek his wife born in Bohemia 1857. Married Oct 10 1885. Children: Lloyd born Oct 10 1886; Welman G born Sept 15 1889.

KOVAR John. No 9 S Fair. Born in Bohemia May 1836. Anna Tribell his wife born in Bohemia July 1 1840. Married May 15 1854. Children: Mrs Frances Cherveny, res in LaMoile Ia; John; Mrs Frank Prazek (see); Frank born in July 1871; Mrs Tony Balvin born in May 1873, res in Woodbury Ia; Thomas born Apr 1 1876, sectionhand.

KRABBENHOFT Mrs Madalina nee Kruse. Widow of Fritz Krabbenhoft. Milliner. No 80 Main St. Luth Ch. Rebekahs, Rathbone Sisters. Born in Germany Mar 21 1835.

KRATOSKA Frank. Lab. Cath Ch. No 70 W Sherman. Born in Bohemia Sept 29 1857. Kate Polochek his wife born in Bohemia Sept 14 1860. Married June 22 1880. Children: Charles born Dec 19 1881; Carrie born Oct 27 1883; Ralph born May 8 1885; Louise born Apr 19 1886; Frank born Feb 12 1888; James born Nov 29 1892.

KRATOSKA James. Restaurant. No 22 Main St. Res No 32 4th Ave W. Cath Ch. IORM CSPS. Born in Bohemia Sept 28 1866. Anna Jelinek his wife born in 1868. Married July 9 1888. Children: Aggie born June 14 1889; Emile born Aug 5 1891; Mary born Oct 25 1894.

KRIEGEN Henry. Tinner. No 37 S Oak. ME Ch. Born in Belle Plaine Aug 12 1858. Hattie Cook his wife was born in Woonsocket RI Feb 15 1860. Married Apr 20 1885. Children: Geneva born May 20 1888; Arrazeta born Oct 27 1891.

KROH C H. Horse dealer. No 20 5th Ave E. Cong Ch. Born in Pa Mar 27 1846. Emma Schnebly his wife born in Washington Co Md May 1 1845. Married Feb 27 1873. Children: John born Jan 25 1874; Warren born Nov 1 1875; Aldine born Oct 2 1877; Lydia born Aug 23 1879; Emma born Oct 13 1881.

KROH Stephen K. Ret farmer. No 63 N Oak. Cong Ch. Born in Berkeley Co Va Aug 15 1826. Aurelia Babcok his wife born in Palmsville Ohio Mar 17 1840, Rebekahs. Married Nov 10 1891.

KRUBEL John. Carp. No 7 Elm St. CSPS. Born in Bohemia June 22 1865. Mary Houska his wife born in Iowa City Ia Mar 1 1868. Married Nov 27 1886. Children: Blanche; Frank; Chas.

KUBELLA Frank. No 6 S Maple SE cor of E Sherman. Born in Bohemia in 1826. Anna Pokona his wife born in Bohemia in 1836. Children: Joseph (see).

KUBELLA Joseph. Conductor C&NW Ry. No 18 N Willow. Cath Ch. IOOF ORC. Born in Bohemia Nov 7 1863. Frances Bobenet his wife born in Bohemia May 2 1864. Married Nov 10 1884. Children: Hattie born June 27 1886; Louise born Sept 17 1887; Ida born Mar 13 1889; Frank born July 14 1891.

KUBIC Ann nee Zika. Wid Joseph Kubic. No 39 E Sherman. Cath Ch. Born in Bohemia July 11 1841. Married in Feb 1868. Children: Mary born Sept 19 1871; Joseph (see); Annie born Jan 30 1876; Lizzie born Mar 7 1881.

KUBIC Joseph. Wks for Hosmer Hardware. No 39 E Sherman. Born Nov 19 1873. Mary Dvorak his wife born in Bohemia July 21 1873. Married Sept 19 1895.

KUCERA Joseph. No 71 W Sherman. Born in Bohemia Jan 21 1870. Anna Fullner his wife born in Tama Co Ia June 3 1875. Married Jan 23 1894.

KYLE W B. Switchman. No 60 W Sherman. Born McDonough Co Ill Sept 9 1863. Alice Ealy his wife born Tama Co Ia Jan 9 1867. Married May 28 1890. Children: Alice born Apr 24 1891; Walter born May 5 1894.


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




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