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HINKLE, SMITH, SPAFFORD posted by Marion Bender on Friday, April 7, 2006

Am looking for information on SPAFFORD-SMITH/HINKLE marriage in Benton County, Iowa about 1875. also birth of Alpha Joel SPAFFORD-SMITH. Thankyou. Marion

PIRIE posted by Kathleen Buescher Milligan on Monday, April 10, 2006

George Lewis PIRIE, b. 4 Nov 1865, Norway, Benton Co., IA. I am seeking some method by which to document PIRIE's birth - newspaper account, church record, etc. I don't know for certain which church he attended, although his brother William PIRIE was said to have attended the Presbyterian Church. (which one??) Any idea which church this might have been, or what local newspaper(s) was printed at that time?

DAVIS, TAYLOR posted by Pat Whipple on Thursday, May 4, 2006

Looking for information on Laura (TAYLOR) and Elisha DAVIS. Children are Lucy, Addie, and Myrta May DAVIS. Myrta May was born in Bruce, Benton, IA in 1873. Elisha was b. in NY in 1826.

HADENFELT, PRUSER posted by Karen Kidd on Wednesday, May 17, 2006

I am attempting to locate information pertaining to Gustav Adolph PRUSER, born January 03, 1876 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. I would also like any information on his parents John PRUSER (b. 10-03-1827 in Ermshoin, Holstein, Germany) and Cathrine Margaret HADENFELT (b. 01-03- 1846 in Hepen, Holstein, Germany).

BRUHN posted by Shirley Bruhn Martys on Saturday, May 20, 2006

I am search for my gggrandfather's burial site. His name is Peter Fredrick BRUHN. He was born in Germany on March 12, 1825 and died on March 21, 1892. Some records show his last living in Benton County, Iowa. If anyone should happen to come across information on his burial site or know any information about him, please contact me.

COMER, EATON posted by Cheryl Comerford Comer on Wednesday, May 24, 2006

My name is Cheryl (Comerford) COMER. I was born in Cortland, NY on 24NOV1944. My paternal g-grandmother was Ellen EATON (1847NY). Ellen's father was Ebenezer EATON (1820NY). Ebenezer's father was Elisha EATON (1798NY-1983). I am trying to find out where Elisha EATON died and was buried for DAR lineage. Elisha was married 3 times. His third wife Alizina EATON (11JAN1806-06JAN1867)was buried at the Urbana, Benton County IA Cemetery. Sexton, Barb Benson found Turpin and Cloe Eaton buried at the Urbana Cemetery. Turpin is the 6th child of Elisha Eaton. Can you help me find out where Elisha and Alizina Eaton are buried? Sincerely, Cheryl Comer

HANOUSEK posted by Terri Malinowski on Sunday, May 28, 2006

I am seeking information about the Joseph HANOUSEK family, who immigrated from Bohemia and lived in Belle Plaine 1881-1905. The children were Frank, John, Charles, Emil and Anna.

SMITH, WRIGHT posted by Karen Prokop on Saturday, June 3, 2006

Jesse WRIGHT died in Benton County on Oct 20, 1858. I am looking for his place of burial. Would also like information on the family. Jesse WRIGHT married Lydia SMITH in Marion County, Ohio. They moved to Benton County in 1854. They had six sons, George, Augustus, Elisha, Enos, William & Henry. I think Henry was born in Benton County. George is my great, great, grandfather. Any information is appreciated. Thank You.

ROCKHOLD, WYCKOFF posted by Darren M. Rockhold on Tuesday, June 13, 2006

I have heard that my ggg grandmother, Sarah (WYCKOFF) ROCKHOLD is buried in the Kisling Cemetery. Does anyone have a record of this, or is it possible to have an image of her headstone? Thanks!

DUSPIVA posted by Glenn Duspiva on Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Looking for any records of Anton DUSPIVA. He has a WW1 draft card, with Belle Plaine, Benton County. Place of employment Chicago & Northwesten Railroad. Wife Anna DUSPIVA. Any other information, much appreciated.

REESE posted by J. D. McDonald on Tuesday, June 20, 2006

REESE, Catharine, died after 1898 and before 1900. She is buried at Norway Cemetery, near her husband, Osborne REESE who died 1876 Norway IA. I am searching for a record of her death and an obituary for her. Any information will be appreciated. Thank you from Alaska.

REESE posted by J. D. McDonald on Tuesday, June 20, 2006

REESE, James Henry died 13 Jun 1882 Humboldt Co., and was buried in Norway Cemetery, where his father, Osborne Reese was buried in 1876 and his mother Catherine was buried c1899. At time of his death he was married to Lydia M. Tucker and they had 2 young boys, Enos and James. Lydia Reese brought a lawsuit against the RR for the accident that killed her husband, it looks like this was done in Benton Co., as there is an entry for Estate of James Henry REESE in the County Records. I am searching for an obituary for James Henry Reese and any information on the lawsuit. Any information will be appreciated. Thank you from Alaska.

DRISCOLL, TIERNAN posted by Terri Weideman on Wednesday, June 28, 2006

I am looking for information on Roy W. DRISCOLL who married Icel M. TIERNAN. I have found their graves at the Holy Cross Cemetery outside of Keystone. According to that, there were three daughters, Catherine, Mary and Ann. I would like to get in touch with the daughters for more information on the DRISCOLL and TIERNAN family names.

MILLS, SAWTELL posted by Richard Metteer on Friday, June 30, 2006

Mary A. MILLS SAWTELL lived in Belle Plain, Benton County in late 1800's and early 1900's. Her mother Lucinda Bixby MILLS is believed to be buried in Belle Plain area since she was living with her daughter. Is Lucinda buried there?

BICKFORD posted by Karen Schommer on Friday, June 30, 2006


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