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Posted Queries for September thru October 2001

ELLIOT, FRY, JACOBS, SMITH posted by Sheila Shutts on Sunday, September 2, 2001

Looking for information on George FRY who married Nellie M. SMITH d/o Naomi (ELLIOT) SMITH JACOBS b. abt 1850

DITCH, SMOUSE posted by Lynn Marti on Sunday, September 9, 2001

DITCH / SMOUSE Am interested in David DITCH born 1830 in PA and Margaret(SMOUSE)DITCH who are in the 1860 Benton County census. They had children John Adam DITCH, Isaac DITCH, Catherine DITCH, Vianna DITCH, Delphinia DITCH. Wife Margaret did not show up in the 1870 census with her family.

HAMILTON posted by David R. Hoffman on Friday, September 14, 2001

Looking for descendants of Elizabeth McKee HAMILTON (born Kentucky 1807, died Mt. Auburn, Benton County, IA, in 1884). She had sons William, Diorus, David, and Samuel, and daughters Mary and Charity.

BRIGGS, HENDERSON posted by Karen Boyles on Tuesday, September 18, 2001

BRIGGS,HENDERSON Looking for information on George Washington BRIGGS who married Margaret Jane HENDERSON and they had one son Charles Otto BRIGGS born 7/8/64 in Vinton, Benton County, IA


HALL,MATHER,SHEELY,MILLER,FISH,SPENCER,DEWITT,LAMBERT,BARNARD,FORD,BENSON ,BISSELL,LEWIS,ALVORD,CASNER,KELLOGG,BARR,HARGER,MCBROOM,HICKS,PICKERELL, JONES AND CLARK Would anyone have an interment list or information on the following cemeteries - Greenwood? / Johnson? Mt. Pleasant / Beatty Benton City Greenwood/Johnson (destroyed, does anyone know the names of those who were buried there) Larue/Quaker Also would anyone know about which families may have been of the Quaker faith or descended from Quaker families in Benton County during the 1850 to 1875 era? In particular in I would be interested in Benton, Canton and Polk Twps.

MASON posted by Sandra Stukenberg on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Looking for Andrew MASON born 1802 in Maryland and had a wife named Anna. They had the following children: James 1818, Eli 1819, Asa 1824, George W. 1826 and Marianne 1832. Looking for Andrew's father, etc.

MAHAN posted by Cheryl Lewis on Thursday, September 27, 2001

Searching for the family of Harry MAHAN. He lived in Benton Co. IA and died there around 1853. His daughters were Julia, Josephene,and Julette. HIs wife died in Jones Co. IA in 1848. Juliette married Francis Webb.

ANDRESEN posted by Scott Andresen on Wednesday, October 3, 2001

I'm looking for information about the ancestors of Harry ANDRESEN. My name is Scott ANDRESEN and I'm the great-grandson of Harry. My father is Lorenz and my grandfather is Calvin (both living in Atkins). Harry's father's name was Lorenz ANDRESEN and Lorenz's father's name was Henry. Any information about Lorenz, Henry and their siblings, parents, anything would be helpful.

DITCH, FITCH posted by Lynn Marti on Thursday, October 11, 2001

I am interested in any information regarding David DITCH who married Sarah FITCH in Vinton, Benton County, Iowa. The license was dated November 12, 1870. The notice was put in the newspaper December 7, 1870.

ACHUFF, GEDDES posted by Sue Trout Reisdorph on Tuesday, October 16, 2001

ACHUFF: I'm trying to locate information on the ACHUFF family that lived in Vinton at least from the late 1850s into the 1880s. Elizabeth ACHUFF married General James L. GEDDES in 1876, and at least one of her brothers was an actor (Ed or Ned). Any information would be greatly appreciated.

FORESMAN, LURTICK, ROBYN posted by John J. Walsh on Thursday, October 18, 2001

looking for info. on Edward ROBYN listed in census 1870 living Luzerne Iowa. dau. Fannie married Robert FORESMAN in Cripple Creek ,Colo. brothers Otto,Leo, Also Ludwig LURTICK she was born in Prussia age 76. Edward wife Augusta was born in Prussia

AURACHER, JONES posted by Barbara Vernes on Saturday, October 20, 2001

I am looking for any information on Rev.Lewis A. JONES and his wife,Barbara AURACHER JONES.They were the parents of my grandmother,Lulu Marie JONES who was born in Blairstown on July 20th,1896.She also had a twin brother,Lucius Lee.L.A.JONES was minister on the Blairstown circuit who was with the United Bretheren Church,now known as United Evangelical,and got moved about every three years or so.I would like to know more about this circuit and the churches that were a part of it.

HIGHLEN posted by Linda Myers (Highlen) on Tuesday, October 23, 2001

Looking for information on a Gilmer HIGHLEN that lived in Benton county.Born 3-14-1913 d.12-1982.Lived in Vinton.

KIGGINS posted by Justin C Anderson on Sunday, October 28, 2001

I'm looking for information on the KIGGINS family that lived in Benton county in the late 1800's to early 1900's. Also I have a birth record that lists "Effie May KIGGINS" born 06 May 1900, in Jessup, Benton County, Iowa. But have been unable to find Jessup located on any maps. Any information would be vary helpful.

VIFQUAIN posted by Howard on Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Looking for information on the VIFQUAIN family from the Belle Plaine area.

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