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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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LAHN Hans. Farmer. No 56 4th Ave E. Luth Ch. Born in Germany Oct 10 1838. Doris Harms his wife born in Germany Apr 22 1842. Married Nov 22 1865.

LAWRENCE Reuben. Teamster. No 63 S Willow St. Born in Mich Mar 23 1856. Eliza Bagenstos his wife born in Powesheik Co Ia Sept 24 1863. Married Oct 9 1880. Children: Nellie born July 22 1881; William born July 17 1883; Earnest born Mar 8 1886; Nina born July 23 1888; Andrew born Feb 18 1890; Mary born Aug 20 1893.

LAWRENCE Thomas. Dry goods and groceries. No 33 Main St. Res No 13 S Beech. AF&AM Mt Horeb Chap St Ber Com KT. Born in NJ Sept 24 1844. Louisa Butrick his wife born in Lockport NY Sept 4 1843. Married June 5 1866. Children: Mrs James Sellers (see); Helen born Aug 23 1877.

LEAVELL Samuel C. Oil department C&NW Ry. No 37 N Oak St NW cor 4th Ave. ME Ch. GAR Home Forum CASF. Born in Darke Co Ohio Aug 11 1842. Malinda Warfield his wife was born in Montgomery Co Ohio Nov 25 1850, WRC. Married Oct 24 1868. Children: Harry born Aug 4 1869; Stella born Aug 27 1873.

LEAVELL W H. City marshall. No ____ 5th Ave W. Born in Ind Apr 27 1847. Lydia Conklin his wife born in Irving Ia May 14 1857. ME Ch. Married June 30 1874. Children: Emma born May 23 1875; Francis born Oct 31 1887.

LEAVENS F A. Blacksmith. No 27 E Sherman. Mod Woodmen. Born in Ohio in 1841.

LEAVENS Mrs. Resides with son at No 27 E Sherman. Born in 1819.

LEBENSKY Mrs Anna. Widow of Anton Lebensky. Born in ______ Jan 28 1828. Married in 1851. Children: Joseph born Mar 25 1853, farmer.

LEEKINS Mrs Anna B. Widow of Wallace Leekins. No 17 N Oak. Children: Clifford born July 15 1892.

LEICHT J B. Clerk at Burley House. Res No 25 N Maple St. AF&AM Mt Horeb Chap St Ber Com KT. Born in Herkins Co NY Aug 15 1856. Amanda Ealy his wife born in Tenn Nov 1 ____. Married Dec 23 1889.

LEONARD J A. Dentist. No 37 Main St. Res No 22 N Pine St. Born in Iowa Aug 28 1864. Addie McNeff his wife born in Sigourney Ia Mar 13 1864. Married Mar 12 1888.

LEQUATTE James. Driver for S O Co. No 40 W Sherman St. Born in Rock Island Ill Sept 23 1863. Lulu Young his wife born in Marshall Co Ia Nov 6 1873. Married Apr 16 1893. Children: Myron born Apr 16 1894.

LEQUATTE J. Gardener. No 26 Bell. ME Ch. GAR. Born in Ill Jan 5 1843. Roxie Ripley his wife born in Ohio July 7 1845, WRC. Married Aug 14 1861. Children: Frank; Mary born Mar 19 1883.

LESTER William. Alderman 1st ward. No 32 N Maple St. AF&AM at Lyons Mystic Shrine Eastern Star St Ber Com KT. Born Dec 18 1839.

LEWIS Clinton. Lab. No 20 Mill St. Born in Vermont May 7 1860. Marietta Roberts his wife born in Fremont Co Ia Oct 10 1870. Married July 11 1881. Children: Eva born Jan 27 1884, died Jan 20 1892; Harley born Oct 6 1886; Edward born June 14 1888; Benjamin born Nov 9 1891; Olive born Apr 6 1893, deceased; Pearl born Mar 24 1895.

LEWIS Merritt. No 22 S Maple. AF&AM Morning Star at Rutland Vt, Redmen ILH. Born in Wells Co Vt Oct 31 1835. Senath Lamb his wife born in Middleton Vt Oct 19 1837. Married Jan 19 1876. Children: Mrs Geo Sweeney (see); Clinton (see).

LIDDLE Frank. Switchman. No 35 S Beech St cor Washington. Born in Albany NY Apr 16 1856. Clara Spring his wife born in Washington Co NY Oct 14 1862. Cong Ch. Married May 9 1886. Children: Hazel born Sept 1 1889; Chester born Jan 31 1896.

LIDDLE Robert. Blacksmith. No 9 N Maple. Res No 6 N Willow St. Born in Canada June 26 1831. Laura Nusbaum his wife born inOhio May 24 1852. Married July 27 1869. Children: William born Sept 30 1871; Aggie born Feb 26 1878, died 1880; Maude born Apr 13 1876; Alice born June 26 1878; Harry born Aug 18 1881, died Sept 3, 1896; Edna born Apr 15 1888, died in infancy.

LIND John Olaf. Foreman, car repairs. No 22 S Willow St. Luth Ch. Born in Sweden July 31 1860. Christine Larson his wife born in Sweden June 11 1862. Married Mar 22 1888. Children: Estella born Mar 28 1889; Olice born July 17 1890.

LIVINGS W W. Merchants delivery, constable. No 33 S Oak SW cor Jefferson. ME Ch. K of P ILH. Born in Hamilton Co Ohio Aug 26 1852. Ella Knights his wife born in Cedar Co Ia Mar 2 1857. Married Dec 20 1874. Children: Carl born Jan 2 1876; Jason born Aug 26 1878; Arthur born May 20 1881; Asa born May 2 1883, died Sept 25 1886; Leah born Mar 29 1896; died Feb 5 1897.

LOCHRIE Frank. Mason. No 7 W Washington St. ME Ch. Born in Ill Oct 2 1870. Ella Donovan his wife born in Harden Co Ia Feb 9 1872. Married Feb 9 1892. Children: James born Nov 26 1893.

LOOMIS C A. Train dispatcher C&NW Ry. Boards at Burley House. AF&AM KT Holy Cross No 16 Clinton Ia. Born in St Charles Ill Dec 20 1852.

LUCKE William. Farmer. N Fair cor 8th Ave E. Evan Ch. Born in Germany June 30 1839. Henrietta Baka his wife born in Stephenson Co Ill in June 1862. Married Jan 16 1870. Children: Martin born Nov 24 1882.

LUDLAM Belle. No 47 N Beech St. Born Mar 17 1890.


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




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