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OAKGROVE CHURCH posted by Kelly Loveless on Sunday, September 10, 2000

Would anybody know if the OAKGROVE_CHURCH is still having services and where the early records may be located: baptism, christenings and deaths?

ENGLAND, PARKS, PETITT posted by Mary Petitt Feany on Monday, September 11, 2000

PETITT,My grgrandfather Ozias PETITT was raised in Belle Plaine by a family named PARKS, as far as I know the Parks were no relation.Ozias married Marta Lorene ENGLAND 8-8-1891 in Belle Plaine, children Jessa, Jonathan, Robert Orville, Viola, Neta & Geneva. Ozias was born in Thebes Illinois, family lore says his parents were from White County TN.

DOOLITTLE, HARVEY, LEVELL posted by VaDonna Whipple on Wednesday, September 13, 2000

I am looking for any information about Augustus and Sarah DOOLITTLE and their adopted daughter Frances Mae HARVEY. They lived in Eldorado Township in Benton County in the 1860`s 1870`s and 1880`s. Also does anyone have any information on the LEVELL family from Benton County.

ARMSTRONG, LORD posted by Mary on Saturday, September 16, 2000

I am looking for information on Thomas Jefferson LORD. I know he was in Benton Co. Iowa In 1870 he married Celia Brainard ARMSTRONG about 1870. Do Not have much more info on him.

HEIDEN, KARSTEN posted by Leniegh Schrinar/Irene Heiden Root on Thursday, September 21, 2000

1880 & 1900 Benton Co. Iowa census St. Clair Twp. HEIDEN, Henrich b. Oct 1828 Melchenburg, Germany married 42 years on 1900 census wife, Sophia KARSTEN b. April 1840 Melchenburg Germany had 8 children CHILDREN: Henry b. ca 1862 Iowa Catherine b. ca 1864 Iowa Sophia b. ca 1865 Iowa Albina b. ca 1872 Iowa Louis b. ca 1874 Iowa John Henry b. Aug. 14, 1876 Benton Co. IA I have info about the son John Henry. Where are the parents buried? Leniegh Schrinar for Irene Heiden Root.

DAHNKE, GRAFF, HAMPEL, HEIDEN, TEICHMANN posted by Leniegh Schrinar/Irene Heiden Root on Thursday, September 21, 2000

John HAMPEL d.March 09, 1894 buried: Mound Cemetery, Watkins, Benton Co. IA. m. Emily TEICHMANN March 29, 1876. Emily lived in St. Clair township 42 years. Her funeral was held at the Community Church in Watkins. Burial in Mound Cemetery, Watkins, IA. Children: 1. Bertha m. (1) _____ GRAFF died in flu epidemic m. (2) John DAHNKE. 2. Carl bur. Mound Cemetery, Watkins, Benton Co. IA. 3. child that died before 1928 4. George Frederick d. September 27, 1955, Ocean View Memory Gardens, Empire, CA m. Mabel ____. 5. Emma Amelia b. March 10, 1881 d. December 19, 1968 buried Mound Cem. Watkins, IA. 6. Anna Albertina Bertha b. March 22, 1883, Cullman Cullman Co., Alabama d. September 30, 1968 m. John Henry HEIDEN March 12, 1902 St. Martins Evangelical Lutheran Church on present day Kenneth Karsten's farm 7975 Road 23, Marengo, IA 52301 7. William J. "Bill" b. December 20, 1885 d. March 1975, last place of residence Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo Co. IA where buried?. 8. Harry b. December 14, 1892 d. July 07, 1975 bur. Allison Cem., Allison, Butler Co. IA m. Christina _____. Timeline for John HAMPEL & Emma TEICHMAN: 1876 March 29 John and Emma married 1881 March 10 daugher Emma born (not in US) 1882 John & Emily came to America & lived near Cullman, Alabama for 5 years. 1883 March 22 daughter Anna born in Cullman, Culluman Co. AL. 1885 Dec. 20 son William J. born (Cullman, AL?) 1887 March John, Emily and Emma arrive in Watkins, Benton Co. IA. 1892 Dec. 14 son Harry born Watkins, Benton Co. IA 1894 March 9, John dies and is buried in Mount Cem., Watkins, Benton Co. IA. Emma is now a widow

ELLIOTT, PAGE, RAMPTON, SWITZER posted by Lynnette McMahon on Friday, September 22, 2000

RAMPTON/PAGE/ELLIOTT: Dysart, Benton Township, IA; 1850-1905. I'm looking for information about my grandfather, Charles Henry RAMPTON. He was born 30 Sep 1868 in Dysart, Iowa to Edmund and Mary Jane(ELLIOTT) RAMPTON. Edmund's father was Anthony (or Antony) RAMPTON. Charles married Blanche Annette PAGE (b.1867 - Nevada, MO). Blanche's parents: Martin Van Buren PAGE and Sarah Elizabeth SWITZER. Charles, Blanche and children moved to California before 1915. Siblings include: Frank W. RAMPTON and Mary L. Rampton (who married a man named George). Mary & George also moved to California.

BROWN, CAMPBELL, HEATON, MOORE, WHITE posted by Tony Sharpe on Tuesday, September 26, 2000

Interested in obtaining information on parents of William WHITE (b.Feb.22,1826, possibly Champaign Co., OH/d.Oct. 30, 1914, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA). Also need information on family of his wife, Patsy CAMPBELL (b.Feb.12, 1836/d.Feb.2, 1910, Belle Plaine, Benton Co., IA). Her parents were Thomas CAMPBELL and Sarah MOORE. William and Patsy's daughter, Edith Eldora, married William HEATON, son of Lewis HEATON and Mary BROWN (they lived in Tama Co., IA). Have considerable information on HEATONS and BROWNS, but very little on WHITES and CAMPBELLS.

ZIRKEL posted by Zane Zirkel on Thursday, September 28, 2000

Seeking information for Wayne ZIRKEL. Died in October 1983 with last residence listed as Vinton, Benton, Iowa. I am especially interested in locating a copy of his obituary. Any assistance or advice would be greatly appreciated.

ACKERMAN, ACKERMANN, FRESE, JOHNSON posted by Judy on Saturday, September 30, 2000

ACKERMAN(ACKERMANN),Benton Co.,IA Am looking for any information on my grandfather, Carl Frederick ACKERMAN d6-2-1931 Neenah, WI b Prussia date unknown m Agnes JOHNSON 7-17-1922 I have a newspaper article that states he was from Keystone,Ia and also his parents, Mr & Mrs Carl F. ACKERMAN,SR a brother, William ACKERMAN,from St. Charles,Il, and a sister, Mrs. John FRESE, Delmont, SD.

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