Guthrie County Early Masons

Chapter #97 Damascus - Stuart, Guthrie Co.

Dispensation to organize granted 2/18/1882; Charter granted 9/13/1882.
No. of members yr. ending Sept. 1882: 30
No. of members yr. ending Oct. 1890: 38

 
MEMBER NAME NOTES (refer to key at bottom of page)
 
Anderson, Andrew Ex,RSMD-82/GMTV-90
Applegate, J.H. S-82
Bates, J.R. CH-90
Berner, Charles H. Ex-82/S-90
Blanchard, J.B. Ex-82
Chafa, George W. Ex-82/m-90
Conger, J.W. Ex,RSMD-82
Conger, W.B. Ex,RSMD,S-82
Cook, George W. m-90
Crane, Charles Ex,RSMD-82/m-90
Crawford, J.W. m-90
Diggs, A.P. Ex-82/m-90
Diggs, E.P. RSMD-82/m-90
Dosh, J.R. m-90
Doud, F.A. m-82,90
Gibbs, R.C. GMTV,RSMD-82
Gould, W.F. Ex-82/m-90
Hain, Adam m-82
Haynes, A. K-90
Hill, J.W. RAC,RSMD-82/m-90
Hill, W.R. Ex-82/m-90
Johnson, J.N. m-90
Jones, D.A. GMFV,RSMD-82
Main, J.N. CH-82/m-90
Martin, E. m-82/GMSV-90
Martin, George A. m-90
McBride, J.A. GMSV-82/m-90
McIvor, A. Se,RSMD-82/GMFV-90
McPherson, J.W. m-90
Morris, J.J. m-90
Neal, C.W. HP-90
Newcome, C.S. Ex-82/m-90 (Newcomb)
Roper, J.E. m-82/D-90 (Dec. 1889)
Savage, A.H. T-82,90
Schultz, Fred m-90
Sever, P.L. m-90
Shehan, James Sc-90
Shetterly, J.L.M. Ex,RSMD-82/m-90 (Shetterley)
Small, J.R. JR RAC-90
Smart, Alexander K-82/m-90
Snow, E.J. m-82,90
Stewart, Shaw HP,Sc-82/PS-90
Stigers, A. Se-90
Thompson, J.R. PS-82/m-90 (Thomson)
Treat, Joseph A. GCh,HP-82 (James A. Treat)
Warren, J.M. m-90
 
Chapter #98 Milton - Guthrie Center, Guthrie Co.
Dispensation to organize granted 3/3/1882; Charter granted 9/13/1882.
No. of members yr. ending Sept. 1882: 13
No. of members yr. ending Oct. 1890: 24
 
MEMBER NAME NOTES (refer to key at bottom of page)
 
Aldrich, C.S. T-90
Anderson, M.L. m-90
Applegate, J.H. S-90
Boggs, I.M. GMFV-90
Bower, E.L. RAC-90
Brown, J.D. m-90
Clark, L.D. Ex-82/m-90
Clippinger, Isaac M. GCh,HP-82
Daugherty, T.E. GMSV-90
Denning, Paul GMFV-82/m-90
Dewey, H.K. PS-90
Dewey, N.K. Ex,S-82
Harvey, W.C. m-90
Hill, C.W. m-90
Holsman, J.D. m-90
Hopkins, C.N. m-90
Hopkins, F.M. GMTV-90
Hostetter, P. CH-82
Hyzer, W.W. HP-90
Kelsey, W.D. S,PS-82
Lane, E.C. Sc-90
Lenon, J.D. GMSV-82
Lyons, J.A. Ex-82/m-90
McConnell, James A. Sc-82/m-90
Mitchell, George S. K,T-82/K-90
Moody, S.B. Se-82
Moore, J.M. GMTV-82
Neff, W.R. m-90
Revell, W.J. Se,D-90 (March 1890)
Sampson, H.M. Ad-82
Stiles, W.H. m-90
Weeks, E.W. CH-90
Weyrich, N.J. RAC-82
Wood, George W. m-90

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--

*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)
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

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)

-Sources:
1. 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.
2. 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.

- compiled by: Sharyl Ferrall 2003

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