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Posted Queries for November 2004 thru January 2005


KARLAN, KIMM, SCHULTZ, SIRR posted by Kaye Sanchez on Sunday, November 7, 2004

SCHULTZ, Henry b. 1850 Germany, d. 1951 married Alice Sir 1870, dau of Henry SIRR & Mary KIMM, died Norway, Benton Co. IA. Children: Mayme m. Arthur KARLAN; Charles SCHULTZ; Henry SCHULTZ; Alice SCHULTZ and William SCHULTZ.

BAUSCH, KIMM, ROTHENBERGER, SCHNEIDER, SWICK posted by Kaye Sanchez on Wednesday, November 10, 2004

SCHNEIDER, Gregory George who married Rachel or Regina ROTHENBERGER, d. Bef. 1880, both bur: Watkins, Benton Co. IA. Need dates. Children: Emma b. 1850 m. Justus H. KIMM d. 1932 Blairstown, IA.; Caroline b. 1851 m. Augustus S. KIMM d. 1943; Laura b. 1852 m. Hudson C. SWICK d. ?; Louis b. 1853, m. Flora ?; Rosa b. 1860 m. Phillip BAUSCH d. Atkinson, NE; and Mary b. ? m. John KIMM. Any help on these families, appreciated. Will share.

ELLYSON, WEAN posted by Cheri Daniels-Lee on Wednesday, November 17, 2004

I an looking for an obit for Horace L. WEAN. He was the son of Solomon and Martha ELLYSON WEAN and he died in 1927. Possibly in Benton or Linn Counties.

JONES, WEAN posted by Cheri Daniels-Lee on Wednesday, November 17, 2004

I am also looking for an obituary for Aura L. JONES WEAN. She was the daughter of D.A. JONES and she married Horace L. WEAN Dec 5th 1883 in Benton Co. She was born Oct 1860 in Iowa and died before the 1920 census of Iowa. I believe her and her husband lived in Van Horne most of their married life.

CANTONWINE, CERNY, SANDERS posted by Ann Koch on Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Looking for death and burial dates/locations for Lucille (nee CANTONWINE) SANDERS, wife of Joseph Fleming SANDER. Interested in contacting daughter of Joseph and Lucille, named Zola (SANDERS) CERNY.

BRAMMER, PORTER posted by Carl Murdock on Sunday, December 12, 2004

Seeking information on A. PORTER who was listed as head of household in Cedar Twp Benton County Iowa year 1900 He was listed as having been born Dec 1857 in Ohio. His wife was Rose Porter born Sept 1863 in Iowa. Is it possible that A. PORTER be Andrew Jefferson PORTER who was born abt 1858 in Lawrence County Ohio? Could he have been the son of John H. and Cynthia BRAMMER PORTER? Any information would be helpful.

MATHIAS, RICHART posted by Rickey Owens- Smith on Wednesday, December 15, 2004

RICHART Seeking information on Tom RICHART of Vinton, Benton Co., IA. His wife was Mary (maiden name unknown). They left Iowa and settled in Niwot, Boulder Co., CO. Among their children was George A. RICHART who married Margaret MATHIAS. Thanks in advance!

REWICK, RUIC, RUICK posted by Ann Harris on Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Looking for information on Jesse RUIC/RUICK/REWICK who traveled from Gramby, Ct on a wagon train and died in Benton Co Jan 14, 1856. I am trying to locate his grave and his wife's grave. She was Marietta Beach Ruick. They both diedof typhoid fever. Thanks for any help.

BERRY, HAVENS, USHER posted by Shelley Rusk Hansen on Sunday, January 9, 2005

HAVENS, BERRY, USHER My grandfather, Fred M BERRY, was born in Palo, Iowa in 1874 to Harrison and Henrietta (HAVENS) BERRY. I am searching for information on Henrietta's parents, Ransom HAVENS and Olive USHER. They were in Clinton Township, Linn County in 1860 and in Benton Township, Benton County in 1870. I am attempting to discover the identity of Ransom HAVEN's parents and siblings. Also searching for information about the death/burial of Henrietta HAVENS BERRY who supposedly died 1876-1880 when a tree fell on her. She and her husband Harrison BERRY were in/around Linn & Benton County about 1860-1880.

COOK posted by Jerry Forman on Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Interesting in learning about the Thomas P. COOK family in Taylor Township 1860 federal census, Vinton P.O., Benton County. Thomas P. COOK age 32 born Ohio and wife Sarah Jane age 35 born Ohio. Children: Laura Belle 12; Deshler D. 15; and Frank S. age 3. Any information most greatly appreciated.

BARNOSKE, HAPPEL posted by David Barnoske on Thursday, January 13, 2005

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. I am also looking for the birth certificate of Kenneth. Family claims it was destroyed in a fire. I am not sure.

BILANG, ELLGEN, ILLGEN posted by Jo Ann Ellgen Vernon on Thursday, January 20, 2005

I am looking for info on Herman ELLGEN (ILLGEN)who was born 3 Nov 1846 in Algenburg, Dresden, Saxony, Germany,and married Elizabeth BILANG who was born 12 Feb 1844 in Utendorf, Bern, Switzerland, on 13 April 1869 in Vinton, Benton, Iowa. Herman died 14 April 1929 in Carpenter, Mitchell, Iowa and was buried 14 April 1929 in Northwood, Worth, Iowa. Elizabeth died 8 Jan 1925 in Carpenter, Mitchell, Iowa. Child #1 was Emma born 24 April 1870 in Newhall, Benton, Iowa, and children 2-8 were born in Bolan, Worth, Iowa.

KUHN, LOHR posted by John M Rhodes on Monday, January 24, 2005

LOHR Margaret KUHN Lohr (b. 1874 Centre Co. PA, married x LOHR in PA?). Appears in Belle Plaine, IA in 1930 census with son Paul LOHR (b.ca. 1892 PA) and two daughters, Flora (b. 1915 IA) and Fern (b. 1917 IA). She is listed in September 1944 in a brother's California obituary as still living in Belle Plaine, IA. Can anyone supply information about this family?

CANTONWINE, ELSON, SPICER, STEWART, WOODRUFF posted by Ann Koch on Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Looking for descendants of David Cantonwine (1844-1917) and Eliza (Elson) Cantonwine (1844-1929). David was the son of Michael (1815- 1851) and Catherine (Myers) Cantonwine (abt 1815-1866). Surnames - CANTONWINE, ELSON, STEWART, WOODRUFF, SPICER. My gg. grandfather was Jacob Cantonwine(1815-1887); my g.grandmother was Sarah Elizabeth (Cantonwine) Lamb (1847-1919). I look forward to hearing from anyone in this family line. Ann Koch

CANTONWINE, DENSLOW, HELVEY, SOUTH posted by Ann Koch on Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Looking for descendants of John Cantonwine (1825 - ) and first wife Caroline/Carolyn (Denslow) Cantonwine (abt 1831 - ) and 2nd wife Nancy (abt 1835 - ) b. in Canada. In 1850 they were living in Benton Co., IA. Some children of these marriages were Almira/Elmira,Malona/Malova, Arius/Arias/Argus, Eugene, Effie, and Sally. Surnames - CANTONWINE, DENSLOW, SOUTH, HELVEY. My gg. grandfather was Jacob Cantonwine (1815-1887), brother of John. I look forward to hearing from anyone in this family line who can help fill me in on Johnís line. Ann Koch




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