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Posted Queries for August 1998

JEWELL, SMALLEY posted by Lisa Smalley on Saturday, August 1, 1998

Samuel Cruise SMALLEY b. 28 Mar 1844, Wisconsin m. 11 Oct 1866, Caladonia, Minnisota to Julia Ann JEWELL b. 15 Mar 1848 Urbana, Benton co., IA. children: Frank, Labon, Alice, Clara, Lily, and David. Searching for Julia Ann JEWELL's parents and siblings.

COX posted by Joseph Ives on Thursday, August 6, 1998

I am looking for information on a Rufus COX who was born in Benton County. His father was a Colonel Cox, and he had the brothers Jack, Jim, Bob, and Joseph Morgan.

BREWER, FELKER posted by Judith Johnson on Friday, August 7, 1998

John FELKER m. Ann BREWER in Washington Co., MD Moved to Ogle Co. IL for a short time and then onto Benton Co. about 1861. Brother Ezra FELKER also lived in Benton Co. Would like to exchange information with any cousins out there.

HUTCHENS, YOUNG posted by Kenneth W. Bednar on Saturday, August 8, 1998

YOUNG, Thomas Christian from Clinton Twp. Looking for more decendants. Need to add, verify information to pass it along to other decendants. Palo, Ia. Cemetary contains a majority of those listed below.I also have census records on this line. Thomas Christian Young, 1823 - 1890; m. Charolett HUTCHENS, 1840 - 1904. Children: Elmer E Young 1861 - 1939; Charles E. Young 1862 - 1931; T. Frank Young 1865 - 1913; Edward M. Young 1867 - 1926; Orville V. Young 1869 - 1946; Estelle Young 1881 - 1903; Kathern Young 1853 - 1880; Osker Young 1874 - ; Leslie B. Young 1878 - 1926; John Young 1862 - ; Charles Young Abt. 1850 - ; Les Young Abt. 1851 - ; Frank Young Abt. 1852 - ; Stella Young Abt. 1854 - .

SWALLOM, SWALLUM posted by Ross L. King on Saturday, August 8, 1998

SWALLUM / SWALLOM... Desperately seeking Swallum's. I have heard of John W., son of J & DA Swallom, d. May 13, 1860, aged 3y, 6m, 13d., and Phebe J., daughter of J & DA Swallom, deathdate (?) aged 2y, 9m, 10d., buried in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Vinton, Benton, IA. I would like to confirm this, and hopefully identify J & DA Swallom. Have also heard that the surname appears in nearby Palo, Linn, IA. Please, can you help me? Thank You.

SHUTTS, WEBSTER posted by Sheila Shutts on Thursday, August 13, 1998

Henry Morgan SHUTTS & wife Sarah Jane, nee WEBSTER, came to Benton Co., IA from NY. They had the following SHUTTS children: Annette Betsey b. 1848, Nile Webster b. 1850, Simon b. 1852, Florence Eliza b. 1854, Hattie b. 1860, Jennie b. 1862, Harvey James b. 1865, and Minnie b. 1868.

BOLING, WINSLOW posted by Jeff Kitto on Saturday, August 22, 1998

BOLING, Benjamin, born 1817 in North Carolina, died 12 Dec 1855 in Belle Plain. Married Jane WINSLOW 1837. She was born 1821, died 1878 and buried in Winslow Cemetery, Belle Plain.

BAUER, REUTZEL posted by Judy Berreth on Friday, August 28, 1998

My Great Uncle Phillip Charles REUTZEL, and his wife Johanna BAUER lived for many years around Vinton. Anyone having any information on these people I would appreciate hearing from.

WATTERMAN, WATTERMANN posted by Will B. Waterman on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Henry WATTERMAN (WATTERMANN) born 12/7/1853 in Velle, New York, then lived in Germany until 1869 when he moved to & settled in Benton County, Iowa for 15 years, then to Cumming County, Nebraska where he died in 1936. What records, if any, exist in Benton County providing more details of his life? Relatives?

SCHUMACHER posted by Pat Stewart on Sunday, August 30, 1998

I am looking for information on either George or Lewis SCHUMACHER. George lived in Benton, Iowa from 1866 to 1877. He was a trustee of LeRoy Township, Benton County, IA for four years. Lewis lived in Blairstown, IA and farmed and had a

ECHELBERGER, THURMOND posted by John Thurmond on Sunday, August 30, 1998

I am trying to locate somjeone in Benton County that has done research on the THURMOND or ECHELBERGER families. I am trying to fill in a few blank areas in my family tree. Thanks, John Thurmond

LEAVEN, ZIESER posted by Mike Leaven on Monday, August 31, 1998

I would like to get some information on the names LEAVEN and ZIESER both were common names back in the early part of the century such as John LEAVEN, Corniel LEAVEN, William LEAVEN, Herm ZIESER, John ZIESER. any articals or obituaries would be helpful and interesting. thank you

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