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Posted Queries for December 2000 thru January 2001

KELLISON, MATHERS, STEVENS posted by Peggy Wurtz Atteberry on Saturday, December 2, 2000

KELLISON,STEVENS On July 12, 1868 in Marysville (abondoned town), Benton Co., IA, Cornelia STEVENS, daughter of Theodore and Lucy STEVENS, married Lafayette KELLISON. I am looking for any information on the two families. I also have a date of marriage for Theodore STEVENS to Laura MATHERS October 1866 possible in Benton Co., IA. Perhaps a certificate of marriage would give the parents name of Lafayette or any death notices on STEVENS or KELLISON. Any help will be appreciated.

FROELICH, STEINKE posted by Pearle (Steinke) Daugherty on Monday, December 11, 2000

Micheal Wilhelm FROELICH died 1905, Vinton, Iowa. Wife Wilhelmine< daughter Augusta STEINKE. I know he had a nephew living there at the time of his death, probably in Newhall, Iowa. Are any of these FROELICHS still living there? I would like to find what area of Germany my great grandfather and his daughter Augusta came from. They became natuarlized citizens in Vinton, Iowa around 1877. If anyone can help you may email me at Thanks

HARPER posted by Bruce Brooks on Tuesday, December 19, 2000

HARPER, William L., b 17 Oct. 1833. Married Emily E. Watts, b 9 Feb 1844. Children were Grace Margaret, James Leslie, Jesse Watts, Harvey Byron (my ggfather), Jacob B., and Robert B. The family probably moved to Cedar, IA, around 1873. They then moved to North Dakota in 1885, and homesteaded in Morton Co, near Glen Ullin. Looking for parents of William and Emily.

BROWN, LONG posted by Bob Brown on Wednesday, December 20, 2000

Looking for parents of Huston BROWN (b. 1832 d. 1880 and Evergreen Cemetary in Vinton, IA in the Civil War Veterans Plot). Huston married Nancy Jane LONG on November 11, 1866 in Benton County and had the following children: Anna E. (1867), Mahlon H.(1869), Mary C. (1872), Joseph E. (1874), Oliver H. (1878).

GREEN posted by LuAnn Hazelwood on Friday, December 29, 2000

GREEN, Able W. B. 28 December 1806, D. 15 August 1873 in Shellsburg, Benton, Iowa. Married Elizabth Richart and then Sophia Jane McCray. I would love any information.

BROWN posted by Bob Brown on Monday, January 1, 2001

Looking for information regarding an Oliver BROWN, born December 5, 1878 in Benton County to Huston Brown annd Nancy Jane Long. I believe Oliver had at least one son named Orval. Who did Oliver marry? Where did he live? How many children did he/they have? Etc........

CHURCHILL, REEVES posted by Jessalynn Bradley on Friday, January 12, 2001

Looking for information on the family of Nelson B. CHURCHILL b. 1833 IN m. Chloe E. REEVES d. Unknown. The CHURCHILL family was found on the 1870 and 1880 Benton Co, IA federal census. Occupation for Nelson is listed as Variety Store. As of 1880 Nelson and Chloe had three children Emma, Clara, and Annis. All three born in IA. Anyone knowing anything about this family, please feel free to contact me. Thank you, Jessalynn Bradley

STUCKENBRUCK posted by Robert Stuckenbruck on Saturday, January 13, 2001

STUCKENBRUCK...I am searching for the parents of Herman STUCKENBRUCK. I believe that Herman was born in Belle Plain, Benton County, Iowa in 1856 and farmed South of Belle Plain. Herman was my grandfather. Thankyou in advance for any help in this matter.

GRAPENGIESER, KARSTENS posted by Virgil Karstens on Wednesday, January 17, 2001

Submitted 1-17-2001 Seeking information regarding Alvina GRAPENGIESER who was married to Claus J.H.KARSTENS in 1876 in Vinton, Benton county Ia. They both were from Eden twp at the time of marriage. A child Henry Karstens was born to this union, born in 1877 in Benton county. Both came from Germany, were of the Lutheran church.

MCCOY posted by Theresa McCoy Bunn on Wednesday, January 17, 2001

I am looking for information on a woman by the name of Flornia MCCOY born Nov. 14, 1926 and died Dec. 31, 1999. I would like to know where she is buried. Her daughter, Brenda, brought her to Benton Iowa from Logan, West Virgina. If anyone can help me to find where she is buried I sure would appreciate it. Or if anyone knows her daughter, please!!! Tell her to contact me. I have no Idea what her last name is. Theresa McCoy Bunn

DONELAN, JOYCE posted by Todd Joyce on Saturday, January 20, 2001

JOYCE, Patrick - In Vinton Iowa 1850-1867. Married a Mary DONELAN in 1857. They had 6 children, one died at age 1. Children were Robert M, Ellen L, Mary Agnes, Catherine Diversy and Margaret Addy. Please contact with any questions or information.

BAUMAN, BROSS, DAU, DETLEFSEN, FICK, HANSEN, HARTZ, KARG, KNAACK, KNOCK, KOPPING posted by Marcia Rottinghaus on Sunday, January 28, 2001


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