Fremont County, Iowa

Royal Arch Masons 1878 - 1882

Chapter #76 Hebron
Hamburg, Fremont Co.
Charter granted 10/22/1875
No. of members yr. ending Sept. 1882: 41
No. of members yr. ending Oct. 1890: 30
For sources and miscellaneous notes explanations, see "Keys" below index.
Allen, E.W. m-82
Auspach, W.W. GMSV-90
Bechtel, J.M. RSMD-79/m-82  (Bechtell)
Bogan, C.P. m-82,90
Bogan, W.L. RSMD-79/m-82/K-90
Boorom, G.W. RSMD-79
Boorons, G.H. Ex-78
Brant, T.J. RSMD-79/Di-81
Buckham, R.N. D-79
Bull, J.F. m-82
Cahn, O.F. Ex-79
Carmen, C.F. Su-82
Cellers, Joseph Di-78
Christain, J.B. Ex-78/S,RSMD-79/m-82/Di,Su,re-instated-90
Clark, J.W. D-81
Cockrill, J.W. Di-80
Cowles, U.B. RSMD-79/m-82 (Cowls)
Cox, J.W. m-82,90
Danforth, C.A. m-82/Su-90
Danforth, G.A. Ex-78/RSMD-79/GMFV-82/GMTV-90
Dewey, G.W. Ad-78/RSMD-79/Di-80
Drain, T.J. RSMD-80
Eaton, O.V. Ex-79/m-82/Su-90
Edgerton, O. m-82
Elledge, E.B. Ad-79/RSMD-80/m-82,90
Finnell, S. m-82
Fletcher, J.M. D-79
Gagnabin, H.F. m-82/Su-90 (Gangnebin)
Gillman, Frank RSMD-79/RAC-82/Sc-90 (Gilman)
Goldberg, A.W. RAC-90
Goldbery, S. m-90
Gould, C.W. RSMD-79/Di-81
Griggs, F.H. m-90
Griggs, H.F. Ex,HP-82
Hammond, J.M. RSMD-79/m-90
Hammond, J.W. HP-82
Hawkins, W.H. Su-82
Hays, Oscar RSMD-79/m-82
Herlscher, H. m-82
Hershey, David m-82/Su-90
Hertsche, J.H. T-90
Hewett, S.M. m-82
Hohn, O.F. m-82/D-90 (March 1890)
Hurley, A.S. Di-90
Irons, J.L. m-82
Jones, F.A. m-90
Keller, C.F. Ex-79/S,RSMD-80/S-82/m-90
Lamoraux, C. Di-82
Lovelady, J.M. PS-90
Luke, -- Di-82
Lynch, John Ex-78
Lynch, J.E. Su-82
Mace, E.A. HP-78,80/HP,RSMD-79/T-82/m-90
Mann, C.W. m-90
McCracken, William RSMD-79/K-82/m-90
Mincer, D.A. S-90
Nace, J.T. HP-90
Nye, C.L. m-90
Palmer, W.W. Ex-78/RSMD-79/Sc-82/CH-90
Patten, R.L. Su-82
Putnam, A.H. RSMD-79/Se-82,90
Rea, J.B. Su-82  (Rhea)
Reece, W. Ex-82
Rees, W.W. Di-90
Risdon, Charles RSMD-79/GMSV-82/Su-90
Shipley, G. Ex-82
Smith, William N. m-82,90
Sproul, George Ad-79/Di-81
Stafford, A.P. RSMD-79/m-82,90
Stauffer, J.M. Su-82
Steinmeyer, E.H. Ex-82  (Steumeyer)
Stow, W.A. RSMD-79/GCh-80/PS-82
Swiggart, D.W. RSMD-79/CH-82/m-90  (Swigart)
Templeton, W.G. RSMD-79/m-82
Thompson, F.L. GMFV-90
Thorp, A.G. m-90
Tyler, Myron F. Ex-78/RSMD-79/GMTV-82/m-90
Watson, B.F. Su-82
Watterman, J.M. Su-82
Wise, William m-82/Su-90
Yowell, W.J. S,GCh,K*-78/RSMD,GCh,K*-79/m-82,90
  • Abbreviation Key:
    • Ad=admitted
    • D=died
    • Di=dimitted (left the lodge to join another or became non-affiliated)
    • Dr=dropped (dismissed)
    • Ex=exalted (raised to a higher degree)
    • Exp=expelled
    • Su=suspended (possibly for non-payment of dues or unmasonic-like conduct)
    • M=found on membership rolls for indicated year 18--
    • C=Chaplain
    • CH=Chaplain of the Host or Captain of the Host
    • GC=Grand Chaplain
    • GCh=Grand Chapter of the State of Iowa
    • GMFV=Grand Master First Vail
    • GMSV=Grand Master Second Vail
    • GMTV=Grand Master Third Vail
    • HP=High Priest
    • K=King
    • PS=Principle Sojourner
    • R=Recorder
    • RAC=Royal Arch Captain
    • RSMD=received Royal & Select Masters degree in the indicated year
    • S=Secretary
    • Sc=Scribe
    • Se=Sentinel
    • Ss=Steward & Sentinel
    • T=Treasurer
    • *Proxy=indicates he attended the Grand Chapter, annual convocation as a proxy
      (ex. GCh,HP*-78 This man attended the Grand chapter as a proxy High Priest in 1878)
  • Key to Years:
  • 78=1878 annual report (10/1/1877-9/30/1878)
  • 79=1879 annual report (10/1/1878-9/30/1879)
  • 80=1880 annual report (10/1/1879-9/30/1880)
  • 81=1881 annual report (10/1/1880-9/30/1881)
  • 82=1882 annual report (10/1/1881-9/30/1882)
  • 90=1890 annual report (10/1/1889-9/30/1890)
~ "Transactions of the Grand Chapter of the State of Iowa, for the Years 1878 to 1882, Inclusive", Vol. IV, Original Edition; Muscatine, Iowa - published by order of the Grand Chapter, 1883.
~ "Transactions of the Grand Chapter of the State of Iowa, at its Thirty-Seventh Grand Annual Convocation", Convened at Cedar Rapids, Thursday October 9th, A.D. 1890, Original Edition; Des Moines - published by order of the Grand Chapter, 1890.

~ Disclaimer: Researchers should always consult original records for additional information or to verify the information. I've made every attempt to transcribe accurately, but there may be errors.
~ Credit: Compiled from original sources by Sharyl Ferrall for IAGenWeb. copyright 2003 Sharyl Ferrall, July 1, 2003

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