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Dougherty Township Farmers  1906

Farmer's History of Cerro Gordo County
Mason City-Herald Times


Contributed by John McLaughlin
 

Michael McLaughlin, R.F.D., No. 2, Sheffield resides 6 1/2 miles northeast of same upon 150 acre farm in Section 32 which
he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 30 years and in the county 30 years, coming here in 1875 from Wisconsin.  The wife's
name is Katherine.

Michael Kelley, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of same upon 400 acre farm in Section 21, which he rents.  He owns 160 acres in Section 34.  Has resided upon the farm 10 years and in the county 19 years, coming here in 1886 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Hannah and their children are Mayme, Frank, John, James, Michael, Edward, Andrew, Mark, Katherine, Rosella and Vincent.

William Hogan, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northwest of same upon 320 acre farm in Section 21 which he
owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a windmill and several small barns.  Have resided upon the farm 28 years and in
the county 30 years, coming here in 1875 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Bridget and their children are Mayme, John,
Will, Kate and Philip.

Wm. Connors, D. No. 2, Sheffield, resides 6 miles northwest of same upon 660 acre farm in Section 32 which he owns.  besides the house and barn they have a windmill and a fine grove.  Have resided upon the farm 22 years and in the county 27 years, coming here in 1878 from Wisconsin.  the children are Gertrude, Beatrice, Cassie, Julia and Walter.  Mr. Connors has rented
his farm and is going to retire.  He has decided to live in Mason City.

Samuel Wray, D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles southwest of same upon 30 acre farm in Section 33 which he rents. 
Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 3 years, coming here in 1902 from Jefferson Co.  The wife's name is Florence and their daughter is Sadie.

Thos. Kelsh, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of same upon 120 acre farm which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have other buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 14 years and in the county 25 years, coming here in
1880 from Dubuque.  The wife's name is Katherine and their children are Lorretta, Rose, Edmond, George, Mary, Florence, Viola, Evelyn and Matthew.   Mr. Kelsh has been assessor and trustee of his district.

Manus Gallagher, D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 6 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a windmill and other buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 26 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Katherine and their children are Mary, John, Fergus, Susan, Edward, Jmes and Catherine.

John McGee, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 6 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 200 acre farm in Section 17 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 14 years and in the county 18 years, coming here in 1887 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Grace and their children are Maurice, Mary, Sarah, Philip, Anna, Alice, Staley, Anthony and James.

John Tibbits, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 6 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 240 acre farm in Section 18, which he rents. Have resided upon the farm 5 years and in the county 25 years, coming here in 1880 from Floyd County.  The wife's name is Katherine.

Patrick Gallagher, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 6 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm which he owns.  Have
resided upon the farm 13 years and in the county 30 years, coming here in 1875 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Anna and their children are James, Daniel, Mary, David, Francis, Bridget, Charles, Martin and Leo.

R.A. Holman, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 5 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 130 acre farm in Section 18 which he owns. 
Have resided upon the farm 24 years and in the county 26 years, coming here in 1879 from Allamakee.

Henry Brinstein, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 5 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 7 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 18 years, coming here in 1887 from Clayton county. The wife's name is Eliza and their children are Beatrice and Augusta.

George Ficken, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 4 1/2 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 240 acre farm in Section 8 which he
owns.  Have resided upon the farm 4 years and in the county 10 years, coming here in 1896 from Germany. The wife's name is Beatrice and their children are John and William.

R.J. McCarren, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 4 1/2 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 8 which he
rents.  Have resided upon the farm 15 years and in the county17 years, coming here in 1888.

Dan McGarry, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 4 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 7? which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 26 years and in the county 26 years, coming here in 1879 from Fayette County. Mr. McGarry does
not live on farm but with his mother on Section 17.

Mrs. McGarry, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 4 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 17 which she owns.  Have resided upon the farm 26 years and in the county 26 years, coming here in 1879 from Fayette County.  her name is Mary and her children are Daniel, Thomas, Clara and Eliza.

Daniel Ennis, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 5 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 320 acre farm in Section 8 which he rents. 
Have resided upon the farm 3 years and in the county 30 years, coming here in 1875 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Rose and their children are Marie, Lila and Steven.

Mrs. Murphy, R.F.D. No. 2, Sheffield, resides 5 1/2 miles northwest of Sheffield upon 160 acre farm in Section 30 which she owns.  Has resided upon the farm 18 years and in the county 18 years, coming here in 1875 from Wisconsin. The wife's name
is Ella.

John Conners, R.F.D. No. 2, Sheffield, resides 5 1/2 miles northeast of Sheffield upon 320 acre farm which he owns.  Besides
the house and barn, they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 15 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in
1876 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Jennie and their children are Alice, William, Mae, Agnes and Alice.

Mrs. Mary Hogan, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 200 acre farm in Section 28 which she owns.  Have resided upon the farm 23 years and in the county 23 years, coming here in 1882 from Wisconsin. The wife's name
is Mary and their children are Michael, James, Daniel, May, John, Nellie and Leo.

James Drahl, R.F.D. No. 2, Dougherty, resides 2 miles southwest of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 34 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 3 years and in the county 13 years, coming here in 1892 from Jasper county.  The wife's name is Dorah and their daughter is Emma.

Daniel and Thos. O'Conner, Cartersville.  They live in the town and have 440 acre farm in Sections 8 and 9 which they own.  Have resided upon the farm 10 years and in the county 24 years, coming here in 1881 from Wisconsin.

John Murphey, Rockwell, resides 6 miles southwest of Rockwell upon 120 acre farm in Section 30 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 27 years, coming here in 1878 from Wisconsin.

Martin Cahill, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles north of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 11 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have several small barns.  Have resided on the arm 3 years and in the county 8 years, coming here in 1897 from Kansas City.   Mr. Cahill is a very industrious farmer.  He has full blooded cattle and hogs.

John Hogan, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 360 acre farm in Section 28 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have the farm improved and in nice shape.  Have resided upon the farm 25 years and in the county 25 years, coming here in 1889 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Minnie and their children are Norah, Ralph, Raymond, Walter and Regina.

James Rooney, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 miles northeast of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 25 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a windmill of late pattern.  Have resided upon the farm 67 years and in the county
6 years, coming here in 1889 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Minnie and their children are Katherine, Anna, Rose, James, Margaret and Gertrude.

Michael Toner, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 miles west of Dougherty upon 40 acre farm in Section 28 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn, they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 30 years and in the county 30 years, coming
here in 1875 from Shenandoah Valley.  The wife's name is Rose and their children are Patrick, Steve, James, Anna, Rose and Mary.

Daniel Cahalan, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 miles west of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have many other fine buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 3 years and in the county 13 years, coming here in 1892 from Fayette.  The wife's name is Margaret and their children are Agnes, Mary and Beatrice.

T.P. Kelley, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 22 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have the farm well improved.  Have resided upon the farm 19 years and in the county
30 years, coming here in 1876 from Wisconsin. The wife's name is Katherine and their children are Patrick, Agens, Mamie, Margaret, Walter, Matthew? and Lorena.

James Keefe, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 15 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 2 years, coming here in 1903 from Owen township.  The wife's
name is Harriet and their children are Mary, Michael, William and Mitchel.

James Breslin, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 15 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 19 years, coming here in 1886 from Texas.  The wife's name is
Anna and their children are James, Anna, Bridget, Mamie, Timothy, John, Gertrude and Margaret.

James McEvoy, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 200 acre farm in Section 22 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 3 years and in the county 6 years, coming here in 1899 from Franklin county.  The wife's name is Mary, and their children are Lamers, Joe, Edward, Morice, Agnes and Mary.

John Weber, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 14 which he owns.  Bsides the house and barn they have several other buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 23 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Floyd County.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are James, Anna, Mary,
Julia and John.

Jack Cahalan, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles north of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 12 which he
owns.  Besides the house and barn they have several fine outbuildings.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year, coming here in
1904 from Franklin county.  The wife's name is Catherine and their children are Mary, Hazel and Violet.   Mr. Cahalan has a large house and durable barn.

Mrs. O'Donnell, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 23 which
she owns. Besides the house and barn they have farm improved nicely.  Have resided upon the farm 16 years and in the county
16 years, coming here in 1889 from Pennsylvania.  Her name is Cecelia and her children are James, Daniel, Mary, Hugh and John.

Peter Forret, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 14 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a new windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 10 years and in the county 11 years, coming here in 1894 from Jackson county. The wife's name is Barbara and their children are Benjamin, Anna, John, Mary, Leona, Margaret and Dean.

James S. Dougherty, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 14 which
he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 13 years and in the county 20 years, coming here in 1885 from Cleveland.  His children
are Mary, Anna, Margaret, Susan, Daniel and Patrick.

Mat Kelsh, R.F.D. No. 4, Rockford, resides upon 160 acre farm in Section 1 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they
have a windmill. Have resided upon the arm 25 years and in the county 25 years, coming here in 1880 from Elizabeth.

Frances Leaman, R.F.D. NO. 4, Rockford, resides 9 miles southwest of Rockford upon 80 acre farm in Section 12 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 4 years and in the county 4 years, coming here from Butler county.  The wife's name is Catherine and their children are Mary, Mark, Earl, Ira, Inez, Glen and Theodore.

Bert Esser, R.F.D. No. 4, Rockford, resides 9 miles southwest of Rockford upon 160 acre farm in Section 1 which he owns. 
besides the house and barn they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 8 years and in the county 8 years, coming here
in 1897 from Marble Rock. The wife's name is Leona and their children are Vina, Thelma, Viola and Theodore.

Henry Grady, R.F.D. No. 1, Rockford, resides 8 miles west of Rockford upon 122 acre farm in Section 1 which he owns.  besides
the house and barn, they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 24 years and in the county 25 years, coming here in
1880 from Floyd county.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are Harry and Roy.    Mr. Grady has modern ideas of farming and everything about the place is up-to-date.

A.H. Teeple, R.F.D. No. 4, Rockford, resides 8 miles west of Rockford upon 210 acre farm in Section 1 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have the farm improved to perfection.  Have resided upon the farm 24 years and in the county 24 years, coming here in 1881 from Iowa Falls.  the wife's name is Mary and their children are Guy and Anna.

Henry Cahill, R.F.D. No. 4, Rockford, resides 9 miles west of Rockford upon 160 acre farm in Section 2 which he owns.  Besides
the house and barn they have several large outbuildings.  Have resided upon the farm 3 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1874 from Owen township.  The wife's name is Anna and their children are John V., and James. Mr. Cahill is a thorough farmer.

Patrick Kirk, Cartersville, resides 2 1/2 miles east of Cartersville upon 80 acre farm in Section 2 which he owns.  Have resided on the farm 34 years and in the county 34 years, coming here in 1871 from Wisconsin.

P.H. Cahalan, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 2 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have two windmills and fine outbuildings.  Have resided upon the farm 13 years and in
the county 16 years, coming here in 1889 from Fayette.  The wife's name is Bridget and their children are Sarah, James, Will, Harry and Fred.  Mr. Cahalan is Cerro Gordo's best swine, cattle and horse raiser.

James O'Conner, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 5 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 3 which
he rents. Besides the house and barn they have the farm quite well improved. Have resided upon the farm 9 years and in the county 12 years, coming here in 1893 from Dubuque.  The wife's name is Anna and their children are Everett, Irene and Gladys.

Frank Weaver, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 6 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 440 acre farm in Section 3 which he rents. Besides the house and barn they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 7 1/2 years and in the county 23 years, coming here in 1882 from Delaware county.

John Bluel, Cartersville, resides 1 mile south of Cartersville upon 320 acre farm in Section 10 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have two windmills and many buildings.    Have resided upon the farm 3 years and in the county 6 years, coming here in 1899 from Dubuque county.  The wife's name is Mary and their child is Francis.

John McEvoy, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 5 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 200 acre farm in Section 9 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a windmill and other buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 11 years and in the county
11 years, coming here in 1894 from Franklin county. Mr. McEvoy raises quite a large amount of stock.

John Esser, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 miles north of Dougherty upon 800 acre farm in Section 12 which he owns. 
besides the house and barn they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 22 years coming here in 1882 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Elizabeth and their children are Bert, Harriet, George, Ella, Rosa, William and Olliver.

William Esser, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northeast of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 13 which he rents. Have resided upon the farm 6 years and in the county 20 years, coming here in 1875 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Hattie and their children are Harry and Cleanall.

Richard Esser, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 12 which he
rents.  Have resided upon the farm 5 years and in the county 22 years, coming here in 1883 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are Anna and John.

J.J. Beecher, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northeast of Dougherty upon 320 acre farm in Section 13 which he owns. Besides the house and barn they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 13 years and in the county 13 years,
coming here in 1892 from Iowa City. The wife's name is Mary and their children are Hannah, Michael, John, William, James, Mary, Ella and Genevieve.   Mr. Beecher has over 70 head of cattle and some find young horses and swine.

Geo. F. Merrick, Dougherty, resides 3 miles northeast of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 24 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a windmill and other fine buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 32 years coming here in 1870
from Illinois.  The wife's name is Millie and their children are Lizzie, Effie and Lloyd.

John Mullen, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 1 mile west of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 25 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have some very fine horses.  Have resided upon the farm 13 years and in the county 13 years, coming here in 1892 from Franklin county. The wife's name is Magie and their child is Viola.

John Veach, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 14 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have the farm improved nicely.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county
10 years, coming here in 1895 from Dakota.  The wife's name is Anna.

Dennis Keefe, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 11 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn, they have a windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 24 years,
coming here in 1881 from Dubuque county. The wife's name is Mary Ann and their children are Leo, James, Vincent and Michael.

William Reed, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 10 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 7 years and in the county 7 years, coming here in 1898 from Blackhawk county.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are Mary,  Katherine, Ella, Frank, Thomas and Anna.

Edward Wismer, Cartersville, resides 1/2 mile east of Cartersville upon 160 acre farm in Section 3 which he rents.  besides the house and barn they have several other fine buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 6 years, coming
here in 1899 from Minneapolis.  The wife's name is Damie and their child is Ralph.

Dan O'Conner, Cartersville, resides upon 480 farm in Section 4 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 24 years and in
the county 24 years, coming here in 1881 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Ellen and their children are Thomas, Daniel, Michael, Mary, Katherine, Ella, Anna and Norah.

Henry Brown, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 6 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm which he rents.  have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 26 years, having been born here.

Geo. Johnson, Rockwell, resides upon farm in Section 4 upon which he lives.  have resided upon the farm a short time and in
the county 8 years, coming here in 1897 from Muscatine.  The wife's name is Leona.

Frank Massie, Cartersville, resides 2 1/2 miles southeast of Cartersville upon 117 acre farm in Section 10 which he owns. 
Have resided upon the farm 23 years and in the county 23 years, coming here in 1882, the year of his birth.  The wife's name is May and their child is Carl.

John F. Kelley, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 5 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 200 acre farm in Section 15 which he
owns.  Have resided upon the farm 22 years and in the county 22 years, coming here in 1883 from Pennsylvania.

Nathaniel McLaughlin, Cartersville, resides 40 rods south of Cartersville post office upon 160 acre farm which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 26 years, coming here from Wisconsin.  His children are Agnes, John, George, Ralph and Ida.

Patrick Callahan [recte Cahalan?], Dougherty, resides 2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 320 acre farm in Section 28 which he rents. Have resided upon the farm 14 years and in the county 19 years, coming here in 1886 from Franklin county.  The
wife's name is Dorah and their children are James, Edward, Sengarot, Margaret and Maud.

David W. Barr, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 1/4 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 14 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have farm nicely improved. Have resided upon the farm 29 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Emily and the children are Rose, Emily, Eva, Margie, John and Benjamin.

Peter McEvoy, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 120 acre farm in Section 22 which he owns. Have resided upon the farm 4 years and in the county 11 years, coming here in 1894 from Franklin county.

Patrick Boyle, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 26 which he
owns.  Besides the house and barn they have no improvements.  Have resided upon the farm 18 years and in the county 30
years, coming here in 1875 from Pennsylvania.

Michael McGee, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 miles north of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 23 which he rents. Have resided upon the farm 6 years and in the county 68 years, coming here in 1837 from Bornton county.  The wife's name is
Maggie and their child is Walter.

Martin Bamrick, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 miles north of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 24 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have a new windmill.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 10 years, coming here in 1895 from Dubuque county.  The wife's name is Rose and their children are Ella, James and Katherine.

Thomas Kelley, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 4 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 114 3/4 farm in Section 15 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn the farm is quite well improved. Have resided upon the farm 6 years and in the county 8 years, coming here in 1897 from Black Hawk county.

Daniel J. Dougherty, Dougherty, resides upon 360 acre farm in Section 36 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 42 years and in the county 42 years, coming here in 1863 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Mame and their children are Cecelia, John, Luella, Robert and Edward.

John Mullen, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 miles southeast of Dougherty upon 45 acre farm in Section 36 which he owns.  Have resided on the farm 17 years and in the county 17 years, coming here in 188? from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Mary and
their children are John, Robert, James, Hannah, Maggie and Agnes.

Barney Dougherty, Dougherty, resides 1 mile southeast of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 36 which he owns. Have resided upon the farm 38 years and in the county 38 years, coming here in 1867 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Ella
and their children are Marie, Elma and Gladys.

Thos. McManus, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 mile northeast of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 24 which
he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have windmill, corn cribs, etc.  Have resided upon the farm 34 years and in the
county 34 years, coming here in 1871 from Winnebago county.  The children are Redmond, Alice, Dermus, Thomas, James and Agnes.

Timothy Boyle, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 20 acre farm in Section 28 which he
owns. Besides the house and barn they have windmill and all modern improvements.  Have resided upon the farm 30 years and
in the county 30 years, coming here in 1875 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are Patrick, John, Mary, Bridget, Maggie, Lizzie and William.

Con O'Donnell, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 1/4 miles west of Dougherty upon 160 acre farm in Section 33 which he owns. Besides the house and barn they have a windmill.  Has lived on the farm 11 years and in the county 11 years, coming here in 1894 from Montana.  The wife's name is Grace and their children are Patrick, Bridget, Dominick, James and Katie.

Neice Campbell, Dougherty, resides 1 1/2 miles southwest of Dougherty upon 200 acre farm in Section 35 which he owns.  Besides the house and barn they have a beautiful grove, windmill and nice lawn.  Has lived on the farm 11 years and in the
county 26 years, coming here in 1889 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Bridget and their children are Patrick, James, John, Barney and Ella.   Mr. Campbell is one of Dougherty's most industrious farmers.

Jas. H. O'Donnell, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 2 1/2  miles northwest of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 33 which
he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 11 years and in the county 11 years, coming here in 1894 from Montana.  The wife's
name is Anna and their children are Patrick, Hugh, James, Hannah, Bridget, Dominick, Anna and May.

T.J. Brady, R.F.D. No. 2, Dougherty, resides 2 miles southwest of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 35 which he rents.  Besides the house and barn they have a number of large buildings.  Have resided upon the farm 12 years and in the county 12 years, coming here in 1890 from Wisconsin.  The wife's name is Agnes and their children are Thomas, James, Baptista, Dan, Charles, Pearl, Mame, George, Rose, John, Matt and Williamette.

J.F. Ormsby, R.F.D. No. 2, Sheffield, resides 6 1/2 miles northeast of Sheffield upon 320 acre farm in Section 31-30 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 29 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Clayton county.  The wife's name is Mary T. and their children are Loretta, Mattie, Blake, Mary, Robert, George and Walter.   Mr. Ormsby is a great hog,
horse and cattle raiser.

Henry Moehle, R.F.D. No. 2, Sheffield, resides 6 miles northeast of Sheffield upon 160 acre farm in Section 30 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 4 years and in the county 4 years, coming here in 1901 from Franklin county.  The wife's name is Hariett and their children are George and William.

Daniel McGee, R.F.D. No. 3. Rockwell, resides 4 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 18 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 15 years and in the county 28 years, coming here in 1877 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are Mary, Michael, Bridget, Sarah, Allie and John.

Henry Endriss, R.F.D. No. 3, Rockwell, resides 7 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 200 acre farm in Section 29 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 2 years, coming here in 1903 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Susie and the children are Tremont, Tideth and Cora.

John Gahaller [recte Gallagher], Dougherty, resides 4 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 200 acre farm in Section 20
which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 4 years and in the county 20 years, coming here in 1885 from Ireland.  The wife's name is Susie and the children are Mary, Herman, Don, Charles, James, Bridget, Nellie and John.

James O'Donnell, Dougherty, resides 4 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 20 which he owns. Have resided upon the farm 13 years and in the county 13 years, coming here in 1892 from Montana.  The wife's name is Mary.

W.A. Curtis, Cartersville, resides 2 miles west of Cartersville upon 200 acre farm in Section 5 which he owns.
Have resided upon the farm 15 years and in the county 16 years, coming here in 1889 from Delaware county.  The wife's name
is Addie and their children are Hazel, Carrie and Ellsworth.

Frank Sizzman, R.F.D. No. 2, Rockwell, resides 4 miles east of Rockwell upon 240 acre farm in Section 5 which he owns. Have resided upon the arm 16 years and in the county 18 years, coming here in 1887 from Chicassaw county. The wife's name is
Mary and their children are Peter, Leono, Emma, Lorretta, Gertrude, Anna, Isabelle, Frank and Mary.

J. Liben, Rockwell, resides 3 miles east of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 6 which he rents.  Have resided upon the
farm 4 years and in the county 4 years, coming here in 1901 from Germany.  The children are Anna, Willie, Wellemet, Johanna and Dorah.

Lawrence Bargy [recte Barragy], R.F.D. No. 2, Rockwell, resides 2 miles east of Rockwell upon 240 acre farm in Section 6 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 9 years and in the county 25 years, coming here in 1880 from Fayette county.  The wife's name is Bridget and their children are John and Eunice.

Jas. McMonagel, R.F.D. No. 2, Rockwell, resides in Rockwell upon 240 acre farm which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm
35 years and in the county 35 years, coming here in 1870 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Mary and the children are Elizabeth, Stephen, James, John, Katie and Martha.

Cahill Brose, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles west of Dougherty upon 270 acre farm in Section 32 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 1 year and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Wisconsin.

F.W. Brown, R.F.D. No. 2, Rockwell, resides 4 1/2 miles east of Rockwell upon 160 acre farm in Section 5 which he owns. Have resided upon the farm 11 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Sarah and
their children are William, Charles, Henry, Lucy, May, Luella and Dora.   Mr. Brown was for several years the road supervisor of his district.

John Campbell, R.F.D. No. 2, Rockwell, resides 6 1/2 miles southeast of Rockwell upon 480 acre farm in Section 18 which he owns.  Have resided upon the farm 10 years and in the county 30 years, coming here in 1875 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's

name is Bridget and their children are James, Mayme, John, Katie, David, Agnes and Will.

Terry Tibbets, R.F.D. No. 2, Sheffield, resides 7 miles northeast of Sheffield upon 120 acre farm in Section 29 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 10 years, coming here in 1895 from Floyd county.  The wife's name is
Corey and their child is Stella.

Wm. Garlow, R.F.D. No. 2, Dougherty, resides 6 miles northeast of Dougherty upon 240 acre farm in Section 23 which he rents.  Have resided upon the farm 2 years and in the county 35 years, coming here in 1870 from Illinois.  The wife's name is Delia
and their children are Alfred, Rilla, Lawrence and Lloyd.

John Kelley, R.F.D. No. 1, Dougherty, resides 3 1/2 miles northwest of Dougherty upon 80 acre farm in Section 22 which he owns. Besides the house and barn they have a fine grove.  Have resided upon the farm 29 years and in the county 29 years, coming here in 1876 from Pennsylvania.  The wife's name is Mary and their children are Mary, Neil and John.

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