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Posted Queries for October 1998

CONLEY posted by Mark Conley on Thursday, October 1, 1998

Jasper Newell CONLEY, was born March 1, 1870 in Benton County and married Ella Reynolds from White County, IL in 1891. They had 3 children, Edith M. Cobbs CONLEY Clyde Harley CONLEY Sheridan CONLEY

HUSTON, RICKEL posted by Kathy De Los Reyes on Sunday, October 4, 1998

Seeking Any Information On Isaiah H. Rickel And Ella Huston married in Vinton,Iowa on March 3, 1875. I.H. RICKEL b Sep 7, 1847 in West Salem Ohio, d Sep 7, 1932 in Juniata Nebraska. Especially interested in any information regarding Ella HUSTON and family as nothing is known about them. Ella HUSTON's father served in Civil War possibly in a Iowa unit. Will respond to all queries. Thanks

OPPELT posted by Robert Dwiel on Monday, October 5, 1998

OPPELT: Benton Co., Iowa, USA I am looking for information regarding my wife's family from Iowa. Harry OPPELT Grandfather, b-2/13/1874 in Vinton, Benton Co., Iowa. d- 4/07/1929 (Vinton ?) Harold OPPELT, unknown, b-1/25/1893 in Vinton, Benton Co., Iowa. d- Aug. 1968 (Vinton?)

MCQUIN, MONTAGUE posted by Patricia Mongan on Monday, October 5, 1998

Looking for any information on the MCQUIN(N) and MONTAGUE families of Benton County, Iowa. Bernard McQuin, son of James, married Nell Montague, daughter of Alexander. Bernard and Nell moved to Aurelia, Iowa from Benton County. This is my husband's great grandparents on his father's side. He was raised by his mother and has no info on his father's family. All help appreciated.

PROBERT posted by Sharilyn L. Whitaker on Thursday, October 8, 1998

"W.PROBERT" was listed as a dealer in agricultural implements in Blairstown,Benton County, Iowa in the late 1800s. I am searching for the information on descendants of James and Asenath Stover PROBERT, who came to farm in Shell Rock Township, Butler County, Iowa circa 1860 with some of their adult children, among whom was a William L. Probert, that could be well be this man. Their other children in the general area were James Harvey, Charles L., Russell W. and Luellon S. Probert. Any information on "W. Probert, dealer in agricultural implements", eg biographical material, obituary, etc.etc.or on any PROBERTS greatly appreciated.

BARNOSKE, HAPPEL posted by David Barnoske on Thursday, October 15, 1998

My name is David BARNOSKE, son of Kenneth HAPPEL. Kenneth HAPPEL is the son of Carl HAPPEL and Bessie Mae BARNOSKE maried in 1923. Carl HAPPEL is the son of George and Rosa HAPPEL all of Atkins. Carl disappeared in late 1923. I am trying to find any information I can on Carl HAPPEL.

BARKDOLL, CONARD posted by Mavis Fletcher on Friday, October 16, 1998

I have info on Nora Ellen BARKDOLL and some of her siblings. Would like more info on all BARKDOLL famlies in Iowa and in other states like Maryland. Would also like to get in touch with Cindy CONARD to find her relationship

HAUCK posted by Althea Hauck Collier on Thursday, October 22, 1998

I am searching for information on my grandfater John F. HAUCK who came to Benton Co. in 1857 at the age of sixteen. He came with his parents from Pennsylvania.

HAWLEY, ONEIL posted by Mike Hawley on Thursday, October 22, 1998

HAWLEY, Hersel b.09-14-04, Polk Township. Married O'NEIL, Ruth also of Polk Township about 1925. Had one child, my father Robert D. HAWLEY in 1926. My parents divorced and lost contact when I was very young. Both are now deceased. I am interested in any information about the Hawley or O'Neil family in Benton Co.

FOWLER posted by Thomas Johnston on Saturday, October 24, 1998

FOWLER, Ebenezer M.(E.M)Born in Watkins, IA.approx 1830's Lived in Racine, WI around 1856 then came back to Benton County.Died at Watkins, Ia before 1907. Am looking for information on his children and his parents.

posted by Maurice L. Dake on Sunday, October 25, 1998

I am looking to correspond with anyone who is researching the DAKE surname.

BROWN, COATS, CRONBAUGH, HELLER posted by Gary Pratt on Tuesday, October 27, 1998

CRONBAUGH, BROWN, HELLER,COATS, All are related to my wife and are from the Belle Plaine, Tama, ETc are. Any information Appreciated

FROEHLICH posted by Bonnie Eichentopf on Wednesday, October 28, 1998

FROEHLICH, Michael born 18 Jan 1823 Germany, died 24 Feb 1917 Vinton, IA. He came to the US from Bremen, Germany with his only surviving daughter Augusta who married into the Steinke line. Michael's wife and 7 other children died of the plague in Germany. He became a naturalized citizen the December 21, 1877...see Volume 2, page 260, Circuit Court, Benton County, IA. He later married a woman by the name of Wilhelmiene. He left all of his property in the Vinton, IA area to his nephew John D. Froehlich. I am searching for any descendants of either Michael or John and am hoping to add to my family tree. Please email me with any information. Thanks!

SCHEURER posted by Verna Betts on Friday, October 30, 1998

In the 1878 Benton Co. History, under the surname SCHEURER, that family is said to belong to the Evangelical Church. Is that church still in existance in Benton Co. (or LaPorte City)? Is that the full name of the church? Are there records available? Where? Thank you for your help.

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