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Member List of Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)
John B. Hancox Post 314 in Blairstown, Iowa


The John B. Hancox post was named in honor of Pennsylvania soldier John B. Hancox who was killed in action at Champion Hills, Miss. on May 16, 1863.

The post was chartered April 21, 1884 and was disbanded January 1, 1930. The post had 20 charter members and a total of 111 members.

Note that the index cards on FamilySearch.org may have additional information about the veteran and his family and in a few cases there are letters written to the post regarding a particular veteran.

Page Last Updated: Thursday, 13-Apr-2017 05:35:07 CDT



Last First Post Location Post Birth Date Birth Location Death Date Death Location Burial Location
Ambrose Matthias H. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1847



Anderson William Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 July 21, 1843 Sweden Apr. 30, 1907

Armstrong W. Scott Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Apr. 16, 1847


Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Athey Milton J. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Sept. 24, 1845 Park Co, Ind. Oct. 13, 1926 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Bacon Edmund R. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1812 New York


Baker Conrad Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 17, 1842 Ross Co, Ohio Aug. 27, 1919 Webster City, Iowa Graceland Cem, Webster City, Iowa
Beird Samuel E. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1841



Blake Ephraim E. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1843 Ohio


Brand Thomas Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Nov. 2, 1838
July 16, 1913 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Brown Bryon D. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Butcher Isaac N. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Butterfield Lewis Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Buzzard Aaron Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1839 Northampton Co, Pa. May 18, 1910

Caldwell John M. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1839
Mar. 21, 1887
Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Casselbury Arnold Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 22, 1844
Dec. 6, 1908 Belle Plaine, Iowa Irving, Iowa
Chown John J. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1835
Aug. 23, 1887 Belle Plaine, Iowa Wright Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Coffin Albert H. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1841 New York 1928 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Crawford Stephen Andrew Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Sept. 15, 1840 Miami Co, Ohio June 10, 1913 Belle Plaine, Iowa Dayton Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Cruson James R. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1839 Michigan


Daniels Reason B. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 29, 1834 Somerset Co, Penn May 1, 1914 Marshalltown, Iowa I.S.H. Cem, Marshalltown, Iowa
Douglass, W.
Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842


Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Eddy Lyman Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Elliott John A. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 12, 1842 Delaware Co, Illinois Feb. 12, 1931 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Ewert Charles Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1845



Ferree Sheldon R> Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1849
Feb. 2, 1918 Peoria, Ill. Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Foots Martin Van Buren Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Dec. 16, 1842
Nov. 28, 1910 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Foust William K. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Freeman George C. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Sept. 21, 1819 Port Amboy, N.J. Oct. 9, 1900 Belle Plaine, Iowa Irving, Iowa
Fulmer George W. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 June 5, 1848 Fredericksburg, Pa Mar. 28, 1935 Vinton, Iowa Evergreen Cem, Vinton, Iowa
Gaghagan Albert Robert Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842
July 1, 1928 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Granby Albert Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Dec. 25, 1831 Newark, Ohio Aug. 24, 1912 Marshalltown, Iowa I.S.H. Cem, Marshalltown, Iowa
Greenle Hiram P. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Greenlee Henry H. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842



Greenlee Thomas Francis Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 June 18, 1838 Ohio Jan. 17, 1919 Belle Plaine, Iowa Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hakeman Isaac Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 1, 1844 Devonshire, England Dec. 10, 1931

Hall George Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314

Nov. 8, 1918 Belle Plaine, Iowa Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hammond Franklin J. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314

Dec. 15, 1916 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hanson John Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314

Sept. 26, 1906

Harbert Joseph D. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 June 4, 1836
1915 Belle Plaine, Iowa Wright Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hardy Hiram E. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Apr. 5, 1825
June 24, 1891 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Harper Abel M. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842
Oct. 22, 1887

Hartwell Myron Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1835
1918 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hathaway Arthur Walter Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314



Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Henderson John F. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1841



Henry James P. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 16, 1833
May 20, 1912
Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hileman Isaac Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1835



Hodges Frank L. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1843 Illinois


Hoover Allen Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Nov. 20, 1836 Montgomery Co, Ohio May 6, 1896 Belle Plaine, Iowa
Hoover Cornelius P. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1849
1921
Irving, Iowa
Hunter William A. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 July 8, 1845 Carrollton, Ohio Sept. 30, 1906 Anamosa, Iowa Union Cem, Newton, Iowa
Illsley William H. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Apr. 25, 1844 Hillsboro, Ill. July 22, 1932 Ottumwa, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Janes Hubert A. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Dec. 12, 1832



Jellison John W. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Nov. 18, 1847 York Co, Maine Oct. 31, 1927 Marion, Iowa Oak Shade Cem, Marion, Iowa
Kennedy Daniel A. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Oct. 19, 1830 Indiana Oct. 24, 1905 Union, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Kerner Frank Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1838



Klinefelter William Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Feb. 17, 1843 Ohio May 23, 1913 Berkeley, Calif
Kolb Emanuel Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Dec. 10, 1845
July 31, 1911 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Leathers Isaac Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 29, 1802 Maine Nov. 25, 1887 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Leavell Samuel Carey Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Aug. 17, 1842 Drake Co, Ohio Aug. 31, 1918 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Lee George B. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Feb. 25, 1842 Verplank, N.Y.


LeQuatte Matthew Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Apr. 10, 1819
Jan. 9, 1897 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Lester Marcus B. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 27, 1844
Nov. 27, 1924 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Loomis Aretus Francis Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Nov. 14, 1845 Berline, N.Y. 1924
Riverside Cem, Anamosa, Iowa
Loomis Hiram Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Dec. 25, 1800 New York Sept. 14, 1891
Irving, Iowa
Maholm Cyrus Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842



Malcolm Stephen Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314

Nov. 26, 1928 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Marshall Thomas E. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1838 Virginia Apr. 11, 1925 Belle Plaine, Iowa Woodlawn Cem, Toledo, Iowa
Masker Wilson S. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Apr. 14, 1840
Apr. 1, 1926 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Mattox James C. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1843
1926 Belle Plaine, Iowa Wright Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
McCurds Franklin Elisha Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 30, 1837


Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
McKee James Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842
Dec. 14, 1928 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Minor Darius P. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1842



Moffit Appolos Woodward Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 1, 1846 Canada Oct. 13, 1911 Webster City, Iowa Graceland Cem, Webster City, Iowa
Montgomery John Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1824
Oct. 21, 1914

Morford Wilson J. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1848



Morris Thomas Dunn Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1840



Newton William O. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Nov. 19, 1846 England Feb. 10, 1910 Omaha, Nebr. Rose Hill Cem, Mo. Valley, Iowa
Norton Charles H. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1843
1916
Koszta Cem, Koszta, Iowa
Pfaffle Jacob Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Pfaffle L. E. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1831



Prentiss Mendon L. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Apr. 29, 1839 Ohio Oct. 20,1918 Cedar Rapdis, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Rany James Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 May 13, 1820 Blunt Co, Tenn Aug. 19, 1902 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Ringler George Washington Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Aug. 15, 1845 Athens Co, Ohio Mar. 27, 1933 Belle Plaine, Iowa Kosta Cem, Koszta, Iowa
Robinson Walter Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Sept. 4, 1835
May 1910
Belle Plaine, Iowa
Rucker James Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1832
Feb. 4, 1908 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Shurtleff Benjamin Franklin Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 5, 1846 Ill July 4, 1931 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Smith Phillip Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Feb. 18, 1843
Sept. 23, 1916 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Steffa John Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1833



Striley Henry Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Oct. 10, 1828
July 24, 1899 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Sullenberger Columbus C. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1841



Swaley Jacob Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314




Thompson John W. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1838
Jan. 27, 1913 Davenport, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Tribble Andrew Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1844


Kostta, Iowa
Vincent William Alonzo Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 July 14, 1846 Fallsburg, Sullivan Co, New York Apr. 20, 1943 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hilll Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Vosburg Abraham Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 1, 1841 Albany, New York Dec. 12, 1923 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Walker Jacob Graham Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Oct. 1, 1840 Wellesburg, Penn Oct. 1, 1925 Standwood, Iowa Standwood, Iowa
Walton George Douglass Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Aug. 7, 1846
Oct. 4, 1915
Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Wareham David H. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314

May 27, 1919 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Watson W. Parks Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1845



Wentz Christopher Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1838
Sept. 23, 1908 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Wessel Andrew J. Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1831 N.Y. Mar. 26, 1896
Rector Cem, Chelsea, Iowa
Wilcoxon George Ingalls Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Jan. 1, 1845 Buffalo Grove, Ogle Co, Ill Feb. 20, 1914 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Winslow James Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1836



Winslow Noah Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 June 9, 1839 Ind. Jan. 16 or 23, 1902 Jefferson Twp, Poweshiek Co, Iowa Winslow Cem, Jefferson Twp, Poweshiek Co, Iowa
Woodward Laughlin Henry Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 1830
Mar. 20, 1911 Belle Plaine, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Worley Joshua Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Mar. 6, 1834
May 12, 1912 Belle Plaine, Iowa Koszta Cem, Koszta, Iowa
Yount Davis Belle Plaine John B. Hancox Post 314 Dec. 23, 1846 Miami Co, Ohio Dec. 20, 1934 Hungerford Twp, Plymouth Co, Iowa Kingley Cem, Kingsley, Iowa



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Copyright © 2017 by John Shuck.

Extracted from Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949 on FamilySearch.org
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