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Posted Queries for December 1996 thru May 1997


KIRKHAM posted by Terri Rene DaVar - Howard on Monday, December 16, 1996

Looking for information about Louisa Jane KIRKHAM who died in either Benton or Linn county in 1863. Louisa Jane KIRKHAM was born in 1840 in Indiana, married in 1856 in Kansas.

KNOWLTON posted by P. Knowlton on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Searching for KNOWLTON family members. Charles Finley Knowlton born 1844 married Livana Jane Johnson in Vinton, Iowa. Also John Lawrence Knowlton married Belle Bowen in the 1800s in Cedar Rapids. Please e-mail if you are a Knowlton.

GRISWOLD, JEWELL, KOUNS, SOULE, THARP posted by Pamela Storm Wolfskill on Friday, April 18, 1997

Seeking the JEWELL family who settled near Vinton in Benton Co. ca. 1840. Henry JEWELL (son of ?David JEWELL of NY and ?Rachel GRISWOLD) b. 1830 in NY, m. 4 May 1856 (where?) to Eunice THARP (daughter of John THARP and Harriet ?SOULE). Some of their children were: William b. ca 1857 (m. Emma S. --?--) ; David b. ca 1859?; Martin A. b. 31 Oct 1865 (m. Mary E.L. KOUNS(E)10 Apr 1900); Loretta b. ca 1871. There may likely have been more children. Would appreciate hearing from anyone researching this family who can help with more information and am happy to share what I have. Thankyou!

DONLEY, HART, HOWELL, LEWIS, PARKER, REDINGTON, VIALOU posted by Maureen Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, 1997

Seeking info. on John & Sarah REDINGTON who settled near Bear Creek in 1853. John d. 23 April 1885, Sarah d. 7 May 1886. They had 12 children, some of whom settled in Vinton: Jacob, m. Rebecca LEWIS, ch: Malinda, Ira; Sarah Jane, m. Perry HART, ch: James, Ellen; John P., m. Esther PARKER, ch: John Thomas; George W., m. Mary HOWELL, ch: David, William, Sarah Alice DONLEY, Lizzie (Mrs. Frank) VIALOU; B. Franklin, m. Margaret, ch: Hiram, Delilah, Mary.

BAKER, FARRA, RICE posted by Marina Barnett on Thursday, April 24, 1997

I'm looking for info. on Kate BAKER, daughter of John M. Baker, who attended the College for the Blind in Vinton in 1891. Does the college still exist? Where can I get info about it? The Bakers and the RICE family lived in or near Vinton, before moving to Burlington in the 1990's. They then moved to the south side of Chicago. Any info would be appreciated. Kate Baker was my g-grandmother's sister. My g-grandmother's name was Alice B. Baker. She marrried Joseph A. FARRA. They had 2 sons. John Mayo Farra and Elmer Brandolph Farra. Alice & Joseph ran the Burlington Rooming House in the 1890's.

CARTER, SCHUCHERT posted by Judy Olson on Sunday, April 27, 1997

I'm looking for information on the family of Harrison CARTER, born in Athens County, Ohio, 9-5-1861, died Belle Plaine, Iowa 2-25, 1894. I am particularly interested in someone who could possibly identify photos of his children. I have photos that I suspect are Rachel, Emma, Ella, Eva and Silas CARTER. Photos were taken at Keysers in Belle Plaine. Any information about family members still living in the area would be appreciated. Silas married Louisa SCHUCHERT 1-19-1884 in Marengo, Iowa. They are my Great Grandparents. Thanks.

AVERY, CAMPBELL, CROW, FRAZEE posted by Pat Weber on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

AVERY, Roy born Mt. Auburn, Benton Co. Ia in 1878. Son of William AVERY and Sarah ????. Married Lillie Mae FRAZEE and lived Waterloo, Black Hawk Co. Iowa. Looking for maiden name of mother Sarah, and where they came from before Iowa. William and Sarah buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Roy and Lillie buried in Grundy Center Cemetery. Appreciate any info on any of this AVERY family or any of the FRAZEE (Frazer) who may have lived in area also. Other names CAMPBELL, CROW.

SHEELEY, WILCOX posted by Gerry Pringle Neveaux on Thursday, May 8, 1997

Morgan and Mary Jane (Jennie WILCOX) SHEELEY were living near Shellsburg, Iowa on 1870 census. Mary Jane died soon after, need to know when and where buried. I have not found who the parents of Morgan and Mary Jane were. Some of their older children were born in Brooklyn previous to Shellsburg. Morgan's second wife was Alice Casky, don't know her burial location either. Morgan died in Shellsburg in 1925 leaving a third wife, Lillian. I would appreciate any help, thank you

REMINGTON, WALKER posted by Carla Ritchie on Saturday, May 10, 1997

I'm looking for any info on the name REMINGTON. My great grandfather was born in Benton, Iowa, his name was Clifford REMINGTON B.1886, his brother was Roy B.1884 his parents were Jacob REMINGTON and Sarah WALKER. If anyone can help me please let me know.

HARGER, JONES posted by Bruce Thayer on Saturday, May 10, 1997

Searching for any information concerning the George Washington HARGER, b. 1/1/1822, Coshocton, Co., Ohio, d. 2/18/1900, m. 1/4/1849, Eliza Jane JONES, b. 6/28/1828, Choshocton, Co., Ohio: d. Benton Co., IA, Benton Twp, 9/12/1911. These are my great, great grandparents. They had at least 8 children: James, Julia, Morrow A., and Josh A. were born in Ohio; Henry, Mary, Martha, and GE jr. were born in Benton Co., IA. I am interested in any information especially concerning the parents of George (David HARGER and Catherine). Am also interestend in connecting with any of the descendants of the Hargers.

MAREAN posted by Dana Edgecomb on Friday, May 16, 1997

MAREAN Would like info on any MAREAN in Iowa. Aaron lived in Belle Plaine, Benton County. Relatives also in Carroll County from 1860 to present.

LEE posted by Barbara J. Toeve on Wednesday, May 21, 1997

Looking for information on Fred Brewster LEE - Bertha LEE - Frank Russel LEE (born 1-3-1891). We think they lived in Blairstown, Iowa. Also, Fred had a home that was mortgaged and it was a farm. It was in Benton County, Leroy Township. thank you

DAVIS, HEPLER, LEE, ROBERTSON, YOUNGLOVE posted by Barbara J. Toeve on Wednesday, May 21, 1997

Looking for information on Bertha YOUNGLOVE married to Fred LEE 12/22/1877 in Benton County. Dora YOUNGLOVE married to Charles F. HEPLER 12/31/1879 in Benton County. Nellie Electa YOUNGLOVE married Charles Wentworth ROBERTSON 11/30/1875 in Benton County. They may have lived in Norway, Iowa. Mary Elizabeth YOUNGLOVE married Frank Albert DAVIS 12/30/1885 in Marathon, Buena Vista, Iowa. thank you

ANDERSON, LIVERMORE posted by Susan Anderson Gregory on Tuesday, May 27, 1997

ANDERSON,Hamilton. PA, Married Samantha James LIVERMORE 28 Oct 1857 in Benton Co. Iowa. Several children. I am interested in learning more about the ANDERSON part of this line in particular.




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