Cerro Gordo County Iowa
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1870 Federal Census
Geneseo Township, Cerro Gordo County

Contributed by John McLaughlin



NAME            AGE           Occupation                 Born 

Fuller, Geo. O. 36            farmer                  b. New Hampshire
      , L.A.    31            keeping house           b. New Hampshire
      , ....     9 (m)        at house                b. Illinois
      , ....     5 (f)        at house                b. Illinois

Smidt, D. F.    42            farmer                  b. Hanover, Germany
     , Ralph E. 27            farmer                  b. Hanover, Germany
     , Catharine 21           Keeps house             b. Hanover, Germany

Dupcubrock, J. 31             farmer                  b. Hanover, Germany
Buse, Jacob    26,            works on farm           b. Hanover, Germany

Strong, Charles 36,           farmer                  b. New York
      , Ellen 24,             Keeps house             b. Vermont
      , Ellen  3              at house                b. Iowa
      , Franklin  1           at house                b. Iowa

Melvill, Wm. 24               farmer                  b. New York
       , Louisa 24            Keeping house           b. New York
       , Harry 7/12                                   b. Wisc.

Spuicer, Edgar 40             farmer                  b. Ohio
       , Mary  36             Keeps House             b. Ohio
       , Hannah 16            At house                b. Ohio
       , Henry 12             works on farm           b. Ohio
       , Edward 10            attends school          b. Ohio
       , Ernest 2                                     b. Illinois
Kiveley, George 21            works on farm           b. Ohio
Smith, F.W. 20                works on farm           b. Ohio

Bowe, F.L. 34                 farmer                  b. Pennsylvania?
    , Sarah 35                Keeps house             b. New York
    , Carson 8                attends school          b. Pennsylvania?
    , Clinton 5               at house                b. Wisconsin

Delty, Harmon 23              works on farm           b. Indianna  
     , Mary C. 19             Keeps house             b. Illinois

Dillaughan, Sidney 61         farmer                  b. New York
          , Katharine 53      Keeps house             b. New York
          , Wm. L             farmer                  b. New York
          , Milard 14         works on farm           b. Illinois
          , Nathaniel 31      farmer                  b. New York
          , Katie 20          Keeps house             b. Indianna
          , Frances 1         at house                b. Iowa
          , .....  6/12                               b. Iowa

Reid, John 31                 farmer                  b. England
    , Margaret 17             keeping house           b. Illinois
    , Wm. 11/12               at house                b. Iowa

Rockwell, G.B. 41             farmer                  b. New York
        , E.P. 40             keeping house           b. New York
        , Lizzie 15           attending school        b. Illinois
        , Julia 7             at house                b. Illinois
        , Grace 2             at house                b. Iowa
Johnson, Anna 24              servant                 b. Norway
Lee, Chas. 23                 works on farm           b. Norway
   , Colver 19                works on farm           b. Norway

Canuff, Moses 70              retired shoemaker       b. New York
      , Martha 46             keeping house           b. New York
      , Mary A. 14            attending school        b. Michigan
      , Catharine C. 11       attending school        b. Michigan
      , Susan E. 7            attending school        b. Iowa
      , Wm. H. 3              at house                b. Iowa

Walter, Francis 46            farmer                  b. New York
      , Sarah 45              keeping house           b. New York
      , John N. 18            works on farm           b. New York
      , Arthur J. 13          works on farm           b. New York
Riddle, Nancy D. 10           attending school        b. Iowa

Rogers, J. J. 58              farmer                  b. New York
      , Francy 59             keeping house           b. New York
      , Anna 33               teaching school         b. New York
      , Edna 22               teaching school         b. New York

Barnes, J. A. 32              farmer                  b. New York
      , Mary E. 27            keeps house             b. New York
      , Nathaniel 5           at house                b. Iowa
      , Mary E. 3             at house                b. Iowa
      , Catharine 1           at house                b. Iowa

McMullin, Ale  42             farmer                  b. Ireland
        , Francis 37          farmer                  b. Ireland
        , Margaret 50         keeps house             b. Ireland
Kirk, Joseph 14               works on farm           b. Wisconsin

Major, Wm. 33                 farmer                  b. Ireland
     , Elizabeth A. 25        keeping house           b. Iowa
     , Margaret A. 5          at house                b. Iowa
     , John 3                 at house                b. Iowa
     , Mary J. 1              at house                b. Iowa
     , George 79              retired farmer          b. Ireland
     , Mary 77                retired housekeeper     b. Ireland

Grunumond, A. J. 33           farmer                  b. New York
         , Rowelia 27         keeping house           b. Canada
         , Mertie 9           attending school        b. Illinois
         , Chas. 5            at house                b. Illinois
         , Millie 2           at house                b. Iowa

Trapp, D. S. 44               farmer                  b. New York
     , Margaret 38            keeps house             b. Ohio
     , Wm. H. 19              works on farm           b. Ohio
     , Mary 16                none                    b. Ohio
     , Frank 13               works on farm           b. Indianna
     , Alice 10               attending school        b. Indianna
     , Ida 7                  attending school        b. Minnesota
     , Chas. 5                at house                b. Minnesota
     , Margie? 3              at house                b. Minnesota

Sholie? L. L. 28              farmer                  b. Indianna
      , Mary 25               keeping house           b. Indianna
      , John 2                at house                b. Iowa
      , Wm. J. 9/12           at house                b. Iowa

Yohieus,? James 37            farmer                  b. Virginia
       , Mary Ann 30          keeping house           b. Illinois
       , Isabell 17           at house                b. Iowa
       , Wm. alonzo 14        works on farm           b. Iowa
       , Hannah J. 11         attending school        b. Iowa
       , Lorenzo A. 9         attending school        b. Iowa
       , Marquis de Fayette 7 at house                b. Iowa
       , Edward Absolon 5     at house                b. Iowa
       , Alphonso 3           at house                b. Iowa
       , Adelbert L. 2/12     at house                b. Iowa
      
Essex, Simeon E. 40           farmer                  b. Virginia
     , Lorinda 35             keeps house             b. Virginia
     , Isaac 15               works on farm           b. Illinois
     , Emily 12               attending school        b. Illinois
     , Nancy 10               attending school        b. Illinois
     , Mary 8                 attending school        b. Iowa
     , Frank 5                at house                b. Iowa
     , Mark 2                 at house                b. Iowa

Smith, Peter 32               farmer                  b. Illinois
     , Harriet 23             keeps house             b. New York

Whitney, E. S. 32             farmer                  b. New Hampshire
       , Christina 33         keeps house             b. ,,,,,?
       , Jas. H. 13           works on farm           b. Wisconsin
       , Arthur F. 3          at home                 b. Iowa
       , Letta  2/12          at home                 b. Iowa
Cottell, Geo. W. 13           works on farm           b. Illinois
       , Alice 16             attends school          b. Iowa
       , Minerva 6            at home                 b. Iowa

Rowell, John W. 25            farmer                  b. Illinois
      , Isabell 24            keeps house             b. New York
      , Ida M. 3              at home                 b. Illinois
      , Elizabeth 3/12        at home                 b. Iowa

Chaffin, Levi 24              farmer                  b. Wisconsin
       , Jane 22              keeping house           b. Wisconsin
       , Sarah 6              at home                 b. Iowa
       , John 4               at home                 b. Iowa

Patterson, John S. 35         farmer                  b. Ohio
         , Harriet 24         keeping house           b. Ohio
         , Eva M. 6           at house                b. Ohio
         , Leslie S. 4        at house                b. Michigan
         , Anna O. 9/12       at house                b. Iowa

Patterson, Isaac D. 40        farmer                  b. Ohio
         , Eliza Jane 33      keeping house           b. Ohio
         , Chas. A. 13        at home                 b. Illinois

Whitney, Sam'l. 29            farmer                  b. New Hampshire
       , Mary E. 28           keeping house           b. Ohio
       , W. S. 3              at home                 b. Iowa
       , David L.             at home                 b. Iowa

Lyman, Geo. E.  42            farmer                  b. Pennsylvania
     , Sarah E. 37            keeping house           b. Pennsylvania
     , Lucretia 18            house                   b. Pennsylvania
     , Mary E. 14             Attends School          b. Pennsylvania
     , Eddie W. 10            Attends School          b. Iowa
     , E. L. 8                Attends School          b. Iowa
     , Lena L. 6              Attends School          b. Iowa
Horry, Frances 23             School teacher          b. Connecticut

Kortwell, P.A. 47             farmer                  b. Canada
        , Sophia 39           keeping house           b. Canada
        , Kerlen? 20          teaches school          b. Illinois
        , James? 14           Attends school          b. Illinois
        , Lizzie 11           attends school          b. Illinois

 

The rest of these names were probably from what later became Dougherty Township


Cropser, J. O. 40             farmer                  b. New York
       , Christina 39         Keeps house             b. New York
       , Victor E. 16         works on farm           b. New York
       , Julian K. 14         works on farm           b. Iowa
       , Clarence E. 8        at home                 b. Iowa
       , Myrou? L. 4          at home                 b. Iowa
Kortman, Manuel? 40           works on farm           b. Pennsylvania

  [in Dougherty township history]
  Moved to the town of Nashua in Chickasaw County


Cunningham, N. 34             farmer                  b. Ireland
          , Fannie 31         keeps house             b. Ireland
          , Patrick 2         at home                 b. Iowa
          , Daniel 4/12       at home                 b. Iowa

  [not mentioned but in Dougherty township]


  St. Patrick's Cemetery
  Dougherty, IA.

  Cunningham, James           b. 1872     d. 1934
              Husband of Susie
  Cunningham, Susue           b. 1876     d. 1971
            , John            b. 1899     d. 1948
              son of James & Susie & husband of Margaret
            , Margaret        b. 1905     d. 1974


  Cunningham, Joseph          b. 1869     d. 1903
            . John            b. 1874     d. 1944
            , Charlie         b. 1883     d. 1964
              All sons of Nicholas & Peggy Cunningham

  Cunningham, Nicholas        b. 1834     d. 1915
              father
              Fanny           b. 1840     d. 1894
              Mary            b. 1876     d. 1916
              daughter of Nicholas & Fanny Cunningham
 


McConlogue, Chas. 38          farmer                  b. Ireland
          , Mary 13           keeps house             b. Pennsylvania
          , Dau. 11           At house                b. Wisconsin
          , John 10           At house                b. Wisconsin
          , Thos. 8           At house                b. Illinois
          , Eliza 7           At house                b. Illinois
          , Chas. 6           At house                b. Illinois
          , Sarah 3           At house                b. Illinois

[in Dougherty township history]

   St. Patrick's Cemetery
   Dougherty, Iowa

   McConlogue, Charles        b. Aug. 1822       d. 6 Jan. 1882
               Born in Co. Donegal


Connaughton, Roger 29         farmer                  b. Ireland
           , Mary 29          keeps house             b. Ireland
           , Alice 4          At house                b. Wisconsin
           , Mary 2           At house                b. Wisconsin
           , Julia 10/12      At house                b. Iowa

  [in Dougherty township history]
  moved to Lincoln township and from thence to Dakota


Humphrey, John 42             farmer                  b. Ireland
        , Ellen 39            Keeps house             b. Ireland
        , Catherine 13        At house                b. Missouri
        , Richard 11          At house                b. Iowa
        , Johanna 10          At house                b. Iowa
        , Mary 7              At house                b. Iowa
        , John 6              At house                b. Iowa
        , Ellen 11            At house                b. Iowa

  [in Dougherty township history]
  Moved to Mason City Township in 1875; and later to Mason City


Dougherty, Daniel 42          farmer                  b. Ireland
         , Mary 42            Keeps house             b. Ireland
         , Hugh 21            works on farm           b. Ireland
         , Chas. 17           works on farm           b. Pennsylvania
         , Patrick 14         works on farm           b. Pennsylvania
         , Daniel J. 13       works on farm           b. Pennsylvania
         , James 11           Attends school          b. Iowa
         , Mary 9             Attends school          b. Iowa
         , John 7             Attends school          b. Iowa
         , Margaret 5         at house                b. Iowa
         , Bernard 3          at house                b. Iowa
         , Edward 1           At house                b. Iowa
         , Catherine 1        at house                b. Iowa

[in Dougherty township history]

Kirk, Joseph 44               farmer                  b. Bohemia
    , Mary 43                 Keeps house             b. Bohemia
    , Anna 20                 Seroan Girl?            b. Bohemia
    , Mary 14                 at home                 b. Wisconsin?
    , Joseph 13               at home                 b. Wisconsin
    , Frank 6                 at home                 b. Wisconsin
    , Rosanna 6               at home                 b. Wisconsin
    , Pat 4                   at home                 b. Wisconsin
    , Margaret 7              at home                 b. Wisconsin
    , Johanna 1               at home                 b. Wisconsin

[in Dougherty township history]


   St. Patrick's Cemetery
   Dougherty, Iowa

   Kirk, Anna			28 years	d. 13 Oct. 1879
         Daughter of J. & M. Kirk - Stone behind the trees
 

Moran, Pat 28                 farmer                  b. Ireland
     , Julia 28               Keeping house           b. Ireland
     , Margaret 2             at home                 b. Wisconsin
     , Joseph 1               at home                 b. Iowa
     , Wm. 30                 farmer                  b. Ireland
     , Josie? 22              farmer                  b. Ireland

   [in Dougherty township history] 
   Afterwards moved his family to Dakota
   
    
Merrick, G.B. 53              farmer                  b. Massachusets
       , G.F. 21              works on farm           b. Illinois
       , H.A. 19              works on farm           b. Illinois
       , C.B. 18              works on farm           b. Illinois
       , John A. 12           works on farm           b. Illinois
       , Bertha 14            keeps house             b. Illinois

[in Dougherty township history]

Harris, Wm. B. 25             farmer                  b. Canada
      , T. H. 55              farmer                  b. Maine
      , Amarilla 17           Keeps house             b. Canada
      , Joseph 11             Attends school          b. Canada
      , Alice 14              Attends school          b. Canada

   [in Dougherty township history]
   Moved to Sheffield, Franklin county, afterwards moving to Mason City


Jassmore John 30              farmer                  b. Canada
       , Mary 26              Keeping house           b. Illinois
       , Lillian 4            at home                 b. Wisconsin
       , Chas. 57             farmer                  b. Canada

  [in Dougherty township history]
  Moved to Marble Rock a year later

Howland, Jas. 34              farmer                  b. Canada
       , Susan 37             Keeps house             b. Pennsylvania
       , George W. 8          At home                 b. Illinois
       , Wm. L.               At home                 b. Illinois
       , Chas. 1              At home                 b. Iowa

   [in Dougherty township history]
   afterwards moving into Geneseo township (Rockwell)

 

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