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Posted Queries for August thru September 2007

LEMONS, NEWTON posted by Martha Long on Monday, August 6, 2007

Would Penny LEMONS please contact me about the woman who was adopted by the NEWTON family when she was 4 years old. (June 2003 query) I have information for her. Martha

SANKEY posted by Wayne Keith Sankey on Sunday, August 12, 2007

Joseph and Margaret SANKEY were residents of Benton County (Vinton and Blairstown) from abt 1850 to 1873 when the family moved to Walnut, Iowa. All of their children were born in the county. John, Winfeild Scott,Crawford, Josep W., Charles P.,Lee J., Frank J. Mattie Belle, Willaim or Willis, and Lottie M.

SCOTT posted by Bret Weatherford on Sunday, August 19, 2007

My ggg grandparents Reuben and Catherine SCOTT are listed in the 1870 census as living in Belle Plaine, in Benton County. Their oldest child, Foster SCOTT, my gg grandfather, is listed with them. The family was in the Marion County, Indiana, census in 1860, and Foster SCOTT was back in Marion County by the late 1880s. I don't know what happened to Reuben and Catherine after 1870. Any information that could be provided in regard to this family would be greatly appreciated.

DILLON, HAYES posted by Beverly Dakovich on Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Glayds DILLON, my father's birth mother. on birth record: she lived in Vinton,in 1916 when he was born,in Polk Co., IA. his birth name was Gerold DILLON, in 1917 he was adopted to Clarence A. and Mary HAYES, and they changed his name to Robert Harry HAYES, and he later changed it to Robert Bryant HAYES Sr. any info on her family or her would be greatly appreciated. her husband, their dates of birth, mariage, mother, father, etc.

COTTRELL, REDDINGTON posted by Jacie Thomsen on Thursday, August 23, 2007

I am looking for Calvin COTTRELL and found him in the 1900 census living with William COTTRELL and Melinda REDDINGTON and 3 other boys. In the 1895 census, these boys have the last name REDDINGTON. Does anyone know why this is and what their relation is to William and Melinda? Thank you.

RICE posted by Sue Holst on Monday, August 27, 2007

I have a school picture of my mother and some classmates. The picture is dated May 1927, Miss T. RICE, teacher. Does anyone have information on Miss RICE or know where I go to research this further? Thank you...Sue Holst

STEIN, WOHL posted by Janet Clawson on Thursday, August 30, 2007

STEIN,WOHL - Looking for info on Charles John STEIN, b. 1856 in Scott County, Iowa, and wife Dorothea WOHL, b. 1862 in Mecklenburg, Germany. Couple lived with at least five children in Kane Twp.

DEDICK posted by sherri selin on Tuesday, September 4, 2007

I am looking for information on my possible birth father. I was born March 17,1951 in Belleplane. DEDICK was his last name.

GROVERT, KERKMAN posted by Janet Clawson on Sunday, September 9, 2007

GROVERT, KERKMAN - Looking for info on family of Amelia Grovert, b.1864, and husband Conrad Kerkman, b.1861. Couple lived and farmed in Benton County.

THOMPSON posted by Nancy Thompson on Monday, September 10, 2007

Looking for information on Francis THOMPSON civil wa veteran and his son, Robert John THOMPSON born in La Porte City Iowa in the 19th century who became consul in Germany and their Thompson and related families in La Porte including their previous colonial history and origin in the UK.

CARPENTER, SCHOONOVER posted by Ralph Thompson on Saturday, September 15, 2007

Looking for information on a marriage between Alfred CARPENTER and Mariah SCHOONOVER about 1870, somewhere in Benton County.

WOLF, WOLFE posted by Sandra R. Beskow on Monday, September 17, 2007

I am looking for burial location of William WOLF/WOLFE b. 16 apr 1797 in NY and d. 1885 Benton Co., IA. He may have lived in Cedar Twp.,
Also looking for info on his wife Sara WOLF/WOLFE, B 27 Apr 1999 in Conn. Would appreciate info on any other family members. Thanking you, his ggg granddaughter, Sandra R. Beskow

HILDENBRAND, JOHNSON, LILLIS posted by Linda Lillis on Wednesday, September 19, 2007

LILLIS,JOHNSON,HILDENBRAND...Iam starting a geneology on my dad's family. His parent's name's were Ival "Ike" Lillis & Ila Johnson- Lillis. Ival's parents I believe were Edward George Lillis & Lillian Hildenbrand-Lillis. If anyone has any information about them and their family's I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you!

DYER, ELLIS posted by Jan Hansen on Wednesday, September 19, 2007

DYER, Worthington came to Vinton in 1854 and married Mary ? about 1862. They had a daughter, Fanny in 1864. Worthington was a teamster. Fanny was raised by her aunt Phidelia DYER ELLIS in Libertyville, Il. after her mother Mary died in the early 1870's. Worthington is on the 1885 census, living in Vinton as a widow. I would like to know more about the family and especially when Worthington died and where he is buried.

FRANZENBURG, GARBERS, PICKERING, STUART posted by Barb Flannery on Sunday, September 23, 2007

William & Anna GARBERS lived in Benton Co, I believe Wm d abt 1943; Anna d 1909. Son, Frank m Bertha; have no death info. Another son, August/Gus m Kate/Kathryn/Catherine; have no death info on them. Daughter, Louise m John FRANZENBURG; have no death info on them. Daughter, Clara married William PICKERING; he d Nov 1972, Benton Co. Another daughter, Anna m Albert H. STUART, he d Newhall, Benton Co, IA. Daughter, Alice; have no info except b abt 1893 Benton Co. They had 4 other children, no names for two, and two sons, Alabert & Harry. 3 of the last 4 died before 1909. Need help, please.

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