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CARROLL posted by Joe Sheridan on Thursday, May 1, 2003

I am looking for any information on Michael CARROLL who died in Benton County on March 1, 1884. His son, John CARROLL, and nephew, James CARROLL, were killed in a railraod accident in Benton County. The family received a $5000 settlement from the railroad and that's what allowed Michael and his wife Mary to emigrate to the U.S. from Ireland. The supposedly came to Benton County and purchased property. Any information on the CARROLLs in Benton County would be greatly appreciated.

REMPE posted by Ruby C Rempe on Friday, May 2, 2003

Benton County Iowa 1854 state census lists a William REMPE, head of household, with three males, and three females, one in militia, one in voter column. Does anyone know if this William Rempe was connected to Frederich Wilhelm REMPE,aka William REMPE of Fort Madison, Lee County Ia? Or does anyone have information about the Benton County REMPE or his family. Thanks!

CLARK, PATTERSON posted by Vicky Johnson on Monday, May 12, 2003

CLARK,PATTERSON James F.CLARK b.1827 Ohio d. Mar.15,1902 Haywarden, Iowa; married Sophia PATTERSON b. 1827,Indiana, d.April 20, 1916, Fayette, Iowa. Children: Lewis, b. 1854; George, b.1858; Oliver, b. 1861; Emma Agnes, b. 1863- 65?,d.Dec. 18, 1948; Annie, b. 1867 d. Sept.18,1937; E. Harry, b.1872. They resided in Belle Plaines, Iowa in the 1880 Census. Emma Agnes is my great great grandmother and the CLARKs are her parents but know very little about her other siblings than Annie. Looking for other CLARK family.

BLACK, DULIN, JOHNSON posted by Carolyn Murray on Wednesday, May 14, 2003

DULIN,Frank - child of Hiram DULIN and Margaret JOHNSON. twin of Frances Lydie DULIN who married Charles F. BLACK., in Benton County on March 20, 1873. birth date - January 28, 1853 in Ohio. Also looking for Sarah DULIN, daughter of Hiram and Margaret DULIN.

GLASS, KAISER, ROGGE, SCHIP, SMITH, STIRM, WEISS posted by kelly Smith on Wednesday, May 14, 2003


GETZ posted by Paula Getz Babb on Saturday, May 24, 2003

Looking for John N. C. GETZ born in 1850. buried at Benton County Cemtry. He died in Oct. of 1933

MARRALL posted by Bobbie Dunbar on Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Hello I am researching the MARRALL family, any help would be appreciated Thank you Bobbie

CHEW, ROGERS posted by Gay on Tuesday, May 27, 2003

ROGERS and CHEW Emma Rogers married Louis Chew --they were both from Iowa. Emma was born 10 May 1864 in WI and Louis was born 15 February 1862 in Browntown,Mahaska, IA. They moved to MO and IL, but when she died 19 October 1923: she was buried near Shellsburg, Benton, IA. I have no idea who her parents were or why he buried in Shellsburg.


KRUG HOEFER JOLLY LORENZEN DESESSARTS Looking for information on Adam and Mary KRUG. I have much information on KRUG family from 1824 to now. Adam KRUG {1824- 1888} was married 3 times. First wife was Mary Cornelia Hoefer. Second wife was Henrietta {aka.Christina Henrica Hoeffer{HOEFER} MATHIS}KRUG, formerly married to James MATHIS. Third wife was Barbara ZETTLMAIER from Indiana. Will share any information.

BALLARD posted by Janet Ballard Spielman on Saturday, June 7, 2003

Has anyone seen a reference to the death of a deputy sheriff named Asa BALLARD in Benton County between 1851 and 1857? BALLARD was shot in the line of duty and died of his wounds.

KLOPPENBURG, SCHUETT, SCHUTT, SHUTT posted by Sarah Puglia on Saturday, June 7, 2003

KLOPPENBURG, SCHUETT (alt SCHUTT, SHUTT). I'm researching the female line of my family, specifically looking for relatives (parents, siblings) of Henrietta (alt Etta, Ada, Addie) KLOPPENBURG SCHUETT whom I believe is buried in the International Cemetery in Luzerne (?). Her husband was Joachim SCHUETT. Their daughter Jessie Mabel SCHUETT was born in Luzerne around 1881. ANY info greatly appreciated!

MYERS posted by Fred Meyer on Monday, June 16, 2003

MYERS Family, Looking for anyone that may have family records back to 1919-1923. My father Fred, Mother Hattie worked and lived on a farm in Benton County, Monroe Twp. had a daughter born on the farm. They had a boy and twin girls also. No known relatives in Iowa that we know of.

SCHLOTTERBECK posted by Suzanne Schlotterback Judd on Monday, June 23, 2003

SCHLOTTERBECK Looking for a photo of Carl Friedrich Schlotterbeck born in 1839 died 1916. He was the brother of Johann Gottlieb Schlotterbeck of sec 22 in Freemont twp. He was the son of Johann Georg Schlotterbeck and Catherine Wandel. He was married to Mary Gasser in 1866 and had children Jacob Schlotterback(spelling changed) and Mary Schlotterback.

SPENCERS GROVE posted by Paula Hartman on Wednesday, June 25, 2003

I am looking for information on SPENCERS_GROVE Church and Cemetary. My Great, Great Grandparents were married at Spencer's Grove Church Feb.28,1889. My Great-Great Grandmother was listed as being buried in Spencer Grove Cemetery, and her husband (who never remarried) in St. Mary's Cemetery. Are these 2 different cemeteries? Any information on who to contact for church or cemetery records would be much appreciated, as well as historical information on the Church and cemetery. Thank You.


I am looking for information on my Great-Great Grandparents, Albert BUEHLER (4-19-1861 to 10-11-1951) and Angela E. KLEITSCH (4-15- 1856 to 3-26-1950). They were married at Spencer's Grove February 28, 1889.Their children were Katherine HOFFMANN, Elizabeth THILTGEN, Charles BUEHLER, Mary BEARBOWER, Nick BUEHLER, John BUEHLER, Lee HAMILTON - LUMBARD. Angela had a brother John KLEITSCH (10-8-1854 to 6-3-1925)and John's wife Mary (5-17-1863 to 8-26-1934) who I believe lived in Benton County and a sister Elizabeth WAHL (7-25-1852 to 10-28-1939) who died in Urbana. Any information would be very much appreciated. Thank You.

NEWTON, PEDIGO, STURTZ posted by Penny Lemons on Monday, June 30, 2003

I am doing research for a friend who is not able to travel or has an internet. She was adopted when she was about 4 by a family named NEWTON. She is about 60 years old now and has just found out her real mothers name. It was STURTZ. Nadine is her mothers first name. Floyd STURTZ was Nadines fathers name. I am trying to help her find as much info as I can. Thanks for any help anyone can give us in trying to find Nadine STURTZ. We know she married Carl PEDIGO and we know he wasn't the child she gave aways father. We assume they divorced. Do not know if she remarried. Thanks again. Penny

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