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Posted Queries for June 1998

MAYBEE, RUTTLEDGE, SMITH posted by Penny Stewart on Sunday, June 7, 1998

SMITH, Spencer b 1839,Ogle Co.,ILL. d 1920 Van Horn,Benton Co.,IA. m Charlotte P RUTTLEDGE 1/19/1870 in Oregon,Ogle Co.,ILL. Would like information on his father, A.L. Smith and mother, Anna MAYBEE.

PHELPS posted by Lisa Nalean on Tuesday, June 9, 1998

PHELPS, Lewis L born Feb 29, 1868 in Benton county. His siblings that may have been born in Benton county include: George Homer born Jan 9, 1870 and Edward born Dec 7, 1871 and Mina born May 16, 1874 and Ida born March 22, 1880. If you know anything about these individuals please contact me! Thanks and good luck in your research!

CHRISMAN, RUSH, TRYON posted by Larry Bradshaw on Thursday, June 11, 1998

TRYON, Jesse found in 1880 census but the 1890 was lost in fire. Farmed just outside of Vinton, wife Olivia later died in Washington State. Daughter Mary married Oscar RUSH, she is buried at the soldiers home as her second husband was a civil war vet. No trace of Oscar RUSH. Jesse Rush is buried at Evergreen Cemetary, Vinton. Mazie married Will CHRISMAN and lived until death at Lafayette in Linn County.

NELSON posted by Norman Nelson on Wednesday, June 17, 1998

Earl Fred NELSON

PENKALA, WREZINSKI, WRZESINSKI posted by Edith Kubicek on Friday, June 19, 1998

WRZESINSKI Teofil; also spelled WREZINSKI; Wife- Veronica PENKALA. Settled in Vinton, IA after immigration in 1887 after discharge from Prussian Army. Immigrated with brothers John and George. Lived in Vinton, IA from 1887 to 1893 when they moved to Milwaukee, WI and then to Adams Co., WI where Teofil died in 1940. Later census records show 2 children born in Vinton but no birth records found at courthouse in Vinton. I'm looking information regarding children who were born or died during that time.

ORRES, SWEENEY, THOMAS posted by Lowell Barlow on Monday, June 22, 1998

ORRES, Reinard Olson?, Elizabeth Johanna SWEENEY, THOMAS

MCCORKLE posted by Timothy E. McCorkle on Monday, June 22, 1998

MCCORKLE, Willard Homer Would anyone have any info on the above mentioned person? Born 1901 in Benton Co.(Shellsburg?). Had one sister: Marie (schoolteacher). He died in 1976. Lived for a time in Ames, IA. Wife's name was Alta (Gayle) MCCORKLE. 3 children Jerry, Winell, Alice-Kathryn. I am trying to find out gen roots before him that would possibly tie back to Scotland. Any help is appreciated!


Seeking descendants of Aaron BARNHILL / BARNELL, b. 1813, Columbiana Co. OH, d. 21 Mar 1877, Benton Co. IA. Buried in Parkers Grove Cemetery, rural, near Shellsburg, Benton Co. IA. He m. Elizabeth JOSLIN, 20 Jan 1830, Knox Co. OH. Their children: Eliza Ann m. William VENEMAN, Lucinda m. J. O. PACKER, William Riley m. Louisa _____, Aaron Giles m. Elizabeth J. YOUEL, Elizabeth Jane m. Isaac ENSLEY, Eleazer, killed in Civil War, Sarah M. m. (1) Ira C. REED (2) John WILLIAMS, Nancy Emmeline m (1) Dan SWACKHAMMER (2) William DANIELS. I would like to know where Elizabeth (JOSLIN) BARNELL died and is buried. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

BERGEN, FLEMING posted by harold bergen on Tuesday, June 30, 1998

looking for the grave of Martha FLEMING widow of P.G. BERGEN. She died in Vinton Oct 18, 1925. Would appreciate any other information available of her and her family

GRAHAM, RAMMELSBERG, ROSTER posted by Renea Daringer on Tuesday, June 30, 1998

Looking for information on the following: John ROSTER m. ?? Loren Malcolm ROSTER m. Katherine GRAHAM lived in Vinton, Iowa Wayne Eugene ROSTER m. Roxy Mavis RAMMELSBERG live in Vinton, Iowa I am looking for any connection to the ROSTER family line and John ROSTER was said to have lived in Strassburg, Colorado and Loren M. was born in Arriba, Colorado. Some where along the line Loren wound up in Vinton, Benton County, Iowa. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,

OBRIEN posted by Dennis Day on Tuesday, June 30, 1998

Anna or Mary Ann OBRIEN, daughter of John and Mary O'BRIEN, born about 1885 in Benton County, Iowa

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