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STATE CENSUS
LITTLE SIOUX TOWNSHIP
1885
1885 Iowa State Census
Census Schedule of Little Sioux, Harrison County, Iowa

Note: Census reads Town of Little Sioux, Township of L.S., County of Harrison

Key per column:
1. Dwelling #
2. Family #
3. Names of Persons
4. Age
5. Sex
6. Color
7. Single/Married/Widowed
8. Profession, Employment or Occupation
9. If (born) in Iowa, what County
10. In what State, or Foreign Country born.

KH=Keeping House


1 1 Charles L. Peyton 41 M 0 M Clerk Ohio
Catherine C. Peyton 40 F 0 M KH Ohio
Willie Peyton 13 M 0 S Harrison

2 2 Agustus McWilliams 28 M 0 S Farmer Ohio
Charles L. McWilliams 21 M 0 S D.G. Clerk Ohio
John McWilliams 71 M 0 M Stone Mason Penn
Mary McWilliams 64 F 0 M KH Ohio

3 3 Wm. A. Stewart 49 M 0 M Farmer Ohio
Harriet J. Stewart 44 F 0 M KH Ind
John H. Stewart 21 M 0 S Laborer Henry
Chas. F Stewart 18 M 0 S Laborer Henry
Lemuel B. Stewart 13 M 0 S Mi**
Stella M. Stewart 10 F 0 S Henry
Effie J. Stewart 4 F 0 S Harrison

4 4 Sarah A. Moore 35 F 0 W KH N.Y.
George W. Moore 13 M 0 S Harrison
Edgar R. Moore 11 M 0 S Harrison

5 5 Samuel F. Thompson 32 M 0 M Plasterer Ind
Mary C Thompson 25 F 0 M KH Miss
David A. Thompson 7 M 0 S Miss
Marietta Thompson 3 F 0 S Miss
Samuel C. Thompson 1 M 0 S Miss

6 6 Helen F. Phelps 54 F 0 W Weaver N.*.
Charles Johnson 18 M 0 S Laborer Ill
Truman B. Phelps 31 M 0 S Laborer Pa
Ida C. Phelps 28 F 0 S Buchanan

7 7 James P. Tripp 37 M 0 M Blacksmith Wis
America A. Tripp 27 F 0 M KH Lee
Ida M. Tripp 10 F 0 S Lee
Jesse*. Tripp 7 M 0 S Lee
Sarah M. Tripp 2 F 0 S Harrison
Rosa M. Tripp 0 F 0 S Harrison

8 8 Hannah P. Gamet 77 F 0 W KH
Emma McWilliams 33 F 0 S KH

9 9 Lewis Everson 64 M 0 M Mechanic
Caroline Everson 65 F 0 M KH
John L. Everson 38 M 0 S Saddler
Mary J. Pangle 33 F 0 M KH
Rupert Moore 15 M 0 S Harrison
Harry L. Pangle 7 m 0 S

10 10 Isaac W. Bassett 38 M 0 M Farmer
Anna Bassett *8 M 0 M KH
Arthur Bassett 9 M 0 S Harrison
Florence M. Bassett 7 F 0 S Harrison

11 11 Francis M. Stewart 32 M 0 S Farmer Harrison
Mary Ann Stewart 77 F 0 W KH
Rosanna Wilt*ong 15 F 0 S Harrison

12 12 Caroline Fuller 63 F 0 W KH
Clarence Fuller 17 M 0 S Harrison
Cynthia Hyde 61 F 0 W KH

13 13 A.J. Hagerton 32 F 0 W KH
Luther Hagerton 13 M 0 S Hamilton
Wm. H. Hagerton 12 M 0 S Hamilton
David C. Hagerton 10 M 0 S Harrison
Mary E. Hagerton 5 F 0 S Harrison
Ernest D. Hagerton 8 M 0 S Harrison
James C. Hagerton 8 M 0 S Harrison
Charles R. Hagerton 0 M 0 S Harrison

14 14 Frederick Scofield 34 M 0 M Bricklayer
Ella Scofield 28 F 0 S KH
Jesse D. Scofield 3 M 0 S Harrison
Katie Scofield 1 F 0 S Harrison
Olive H. Scofield 68 F 0 W N. Y.
David Sherer 28 M 0 M Laborer Harrison
Crawford Farber 25 M 0 S Ill
14 15 Ida M. Serle 29 F 0 W KH Ohio
Willie H. Serle 8 M 0 S Monona
Lillie Serle 6 F 0 S Monona

15 16 Thomas Hudlow 37 M 0 M Mechanic Va
Minnie Hudlow 26 F 0 M KH Pa
Wm. Hudlow 10 M 0 S Pa
Carrie M. Hudlow 9 F 0 S Pa
Emma Brant 14 F 0 S Ill

16 17 George W. Bays 45 M 0 M Blacksmith Texas
Margaret Bays 44 F 0 M KH
Elfie Bays 15 F 0 S Harrison
Lena Bays 12 F 0 S Harrison
Minnie Bays 6 F 0 S Harrison

17 18 Charles David 27 M 0 M Wagon Maker
Alice David 20 F 0 M KH Pottawattamie
William J. Stephenson 24 M 0 S Farmer Ill

18 19 Milton Bassett 41 M 0 M Mechanic N.*.
Josephine Bassett 30 F 0 M KH Ill
Bertrand W. Bassett 7 M 0 S Harrison
Clyde C. Bassett 0 M 0 S Harrison
Fidelia Bassett 49 F 0 S N.Y.

19 20 Emma Veal 35 F 0 M KH Ill
Henry C. Veal 11 M 0 S Harrison
John D. Veal 9 M 0 S Harrison
Sarah A. Veal 7 F 0 S Harrison

20 21 Rebacca Lavender 67 F 0 W KH V*

21 22 Harry Fridman 37 M 0 M Jeweler
Lucy Fridman 21 F 0 M KH
Samuel Fridman 1 M 0 S Harrison

23 24 John W. Alton 47 M 0 M Groser? Ill
Jennie Alton 32 F 0 M KH Pottawattamie
Winnie Alton 4 F 0 S Harrison
Bessie W. Alton 0 F 0 S Harrison

23 24 John Puffenburg 51 M 0 M Hotel Keeper Ohio
Harriet Puffinburg 53 F 0 KH NY
Jennie Floyd 15 F 0 S Neb
William Floyd 16 M 0 S Neb
Edward Brown 70 M 0 W Laborer Conn
Mary Clark 36 F 0 M
Sherman B. Clark 13 M 0 S Harrison
John N. Appleman 20 M 0 S Harrison

24 25 Sylvester J. Peasley 45 M 0 M Mechanic Pa
Abigal Peasley 42 F 0 M KH NY
Clara Peasley 17 F 0 S Ohio
Clared? Peasley 12 M 0 S Harrison
Maud Peasley 10 F 0 S Harrison
Clyde Peasley 6 M 0 S Cass

25 26 John A. Stockwell 48 M 0 M Mechanic Indiana
Eliza A. Stockwell 40 F 0 M KH Pa
Mattie B. Stockwell 10 F 0 S Pottawattamie
Mary E. Stockwell 5 F 0 S Harrison

26 27 Henry Bishop 45 M 0 M Farmer England
Lucinda Bishop 41 F 0 M KH Pa
Lewis Bishop 22 M 0 S Laborer Cass
Martha Bishop 17 F 0 S Cass
Ida M. Bishop 16 F 0 S Cass
Joseph Bishop 14 M 0 S Cass
Margaret Bishop 12 F 0 S Cass
Hattie Bishop 7 F 0 S Cass
Harry Bishop 7 M 0 S Cass
Flossy Bishop 2 F 0 S Harrison

27 28 Randall C. West 47 M 0 M Laborer
Maryette West 35 F 0 M KH
Edwin S. West 14 M 0 S
Bertha L. West 10 F 0 S Harrison
George B. West 0 M 0 S Harrison

28 29 Melinda Driggs 9 F 0 W KH V
Charles Driggs 29 M 0 S Stock Dealer Monona
Harrison Driggs 25 M 0 S Butcher Monona

29 30 William Hope 42 M 0 M Druggist N*
Luella Hope 32 F 0 M KH
Eva P. Hope 5 F 0 S Harrison
Leona Hope 3 F 0 S Harrison
Mary A. Hope 0 F 0 S Harrison

29 31 Elizabeth Hope 74 F 0 W KH
John Hope 52 M 0 W Mechanic
Agnes Hope 24 F 0 S Ill

30 32 Harmon L. Pierce 32 M 0 M Mechanic
Laura M. Pierce 30 F 0 M KH
Sadie M. Pierce 11 F 0 S Harrison
Jessie M. Pierce 8 F 0 S Harrison

31 33 Edgar A. Baldwin 43 M 0 M Teacher
Emma D. Baldwin 23 F 0 M KH Harrison
Charles A. Baldwin 2 M 0 S Harrison
Francis Baldwin 0 M 0 S Harrison

32 34 Joseph G. Miles 63 M 0 M Farmer
Nancy Miles 66 F 0 M KH
Bertha Morris 11 F 0 S

33 35 Chas Gilmore 37 M 0 M Stock Dealer
Isabel Gilmore 28 F 0 M KH
Ira O. Gilmore 11 M 0 S Harrison
Bessie F. Gilmore 4 F 0 S Harrison
Max A. Gilmore 2 M 0 S Harrison

34 36 Bradford Peasley 38 M 0 M Laborer
Rachel Peasley 35 F 0 S KH
Edward Bailey 16 M 0 S Cass
Jessie Peasley 13 F 0 S Cass
Fred Peasley 10 M 0 S Cass
Clarence Peasley 8 M 0 S Cass
Edith Peasley 5 F 0 S Cass
Rufus Peasley 2 M 0 S Harriosn

35 37 Jonathon Leach 83 M 0 M Farmer
Elizabeth Leach 79 F 0 M KH
Jacob Leach 52 M 0 W Mechanic

36 38 Frank L. Thompson 31 M 0 M Farmer
Arema Thompson 29 F 0 M KH
Ruby C. Thompson 1 F 0 S Monona
Margaret F. Montague 51 F 0 M
Eldridge Montague 22 M 0 S Farmer Shelby
Gracie Montague 17 F 0 S Crawford
Alice Montague 15 F 0 S Shelby

37 39 John H. Ellis 49 M 0 M Laborer
Ellen Ellis 33 F 0 M KH
Sarah J. Ellis 15 F 0 S Harrison
Richard Ellis 13 M 0 S Harrison
Adell Ellis 9 F 0 S Harrison
Oliver Ellis 5 M 0 S Harrison

38 40 John T. Davison 39 M 0 M Plasterer Lee
Laura B. Davison 34 F 0 M KH Lee
Wm. Davison 16 M 0 S
John D. Davison 13 M 0 S
Sealie Davison 9 F 0 S
Charles Davison 6 M 0 S Lee
Cornelius Burke 23 M 0 S Laborer M*

39 41 Henry H. Holt 29 M 0 M Farmer
Ida M. Holt 24 F 0 M KH Chicasaw
Emmet Holt 6 M 0 S Plymouth
Henry T. Holt 4 M 0 S Harrison
Clara A. Holt 2 F 0 S Monona
Myrtle J. Holt 1 F 0 S Harrison
E.R.T. Holt 0 F 0 S Harrison

40 42 George Barnes 34 M 0 M Farmer
Clara Barnes 27 F 0 S KH
Georgia Barnes 10 F 0 S Clark
John Barnes 6 M 0 S Monona

41 43 Erastus J. Terry 27 M 0 M Laborer
Abigal Terry 22 F 0 M KH
May I. Terry 4 F 0 S Harrison
Charles A. Terry 1 M 0 S Harrison

42 44 Geo. Setchell 38 M 0 M Laborer
Martha Setchell 30 F 0 M KH
Thomas Setchell 12 M 0 S Harrison
Annie Setchell 11 F 0 S Harrison
Silas Setchell 9 M 0 S Harrison
Sarah Setchell 8 F 0 S Harrison
Guy Setchell 6 M 0 S Harrison
James W. Setchell 4 M 0 S Harrison

43 45 Thomas J. Lanyon 36 M 0 M Postmaster
Ella M. Lanyon 34 F 0 M KH
Thomas M. Lanyon 6 M 0 S Harrison
Ralph H. Lanyon 4 M 0 S Harrison
Clement E. Lanyon 2 M 0 S Harrison
Leon I. Lanyon 0 M 0 S Harrison

44 46 James S. Morrow 52 M 0 M Minister Pa
Melissa Morrow 45 F 0 M KH Ohio
Byron U. Morrow 14 M 0 S Ill
Sarah L. Morrow 12 F 0 S Ringgold
Walter S. Morrow 10 M 0 S Decatur
Eliza M. Morrow 6 F 0 S Jasper
Samuel H. Morrow 4 M 0 S Madison
Elizabeth Morrow 2 F 0 S Carroll
Baby Morrow 0 F 0 S Harrison

45 47 Harrison Everett 59 M 0 M Farmer NH
Elizabeth Everett 57 F 0 M KH V*
Milton Everett 14 M 0 S Harrison

46 48 Wm. L. Reeves 58 M 0 M Mechanic N*
Rebecca M. Reeves 41 F 0 M KH Pa
Lula M. Reeves 14 F 0 S Harrison
Wilbur H. Reeves 12 M 0 S Harrison
Frank Reeves 10 M 0 S Harrison
Jennie Reeves 8 F 0 S Harrison
Ned S. Reeves 4 M 0 S Harrison
Nettie P. Reeves 1 F 0 S Harrison

47 49 Silas Setchell 33 M 0 M Shoemaaker
Ettie Setchell 24 F 0 M KH Ill

48 50 Thomas Setchell 64 M 0 M Shoemaker
Catheerine Setchell 60 F 0 M KH

49 51 Peter R. Long 50 M 0 M Mechanic N*
Saloma Long 44 F 0 M Millner Ohio
Lula Long 18 F 0 S
Albert S. Long 9 M 0 S Harrison
Louisa Sutterly 40 F 0 W
Maud Sutterly 15 F 0 S

49 51 Frank W. Pershing 29 M 0 M Barber Ill
Hattie Pershing 30 F 0 M KH Ohio
Hattie A. Pershing 6 F 0 S Miss

50 52 Jeffery Smith 34 M 0 M Sadsler Ill
Ellen Smith 22 F 0 M KH Henry
Ernest Smith 10 M 0 S Woodbury

51 53 Samuel B. Frost 54 M 0 W Mechanic Mass
Louie Frost 12 M 0 S Scott

52 54 Abram Henry 67 M 0 M Farmer
Mahala Henry 67 F 0 M KH
Rebecca Henry 14 F 0 S Harrison

53 55 Geo. M. Scott 49 M 0 M Merchant Ohio
Maria Scott 42 F 0 M KH
Samuel Scott 89 M 0 W
Geo. L. Scott 19 M 0 S Monona
Willard R. Scott 11 M 0 S Monona
Harley A. Scott 7 M 0 S Monona

54 56 Clark Ellis 41 M 0 M Druggist Ohio
Edna Ellis 33 F 0 M KH
Rufus N. Ellis 15 M 0 S Harrison
Effie M. Ellis 11 F 0 S Harrison
Samuel S. Ellis 7 M 0 S Harrison

55 57 Daniel Sherer 56 M 0 M Farmer Ohio
Alcine Sherer 35 F 0 M KH Pa
Jennie Armstrong 18 F 0 S N*
Elnora Sherer 15 F 0 S Cass
Carrie Sherer 10 F 0 S Harrison
Thomas Sherer 8 M 0 S Harrison
James Sherer 5 M 0 S Harrison
Mabel Sherer 3 F 0 S Harrison

56 58 John Haines 62 M 0 M Gardner
Keziah Haines 62 F 0 M KH
Henry Haines 27 M 0 S Laborer
Fred Haines 25 M 0 S Laborer
Alice Haines 17 F 0 S Harrison

57 59 D. W. Hilsinger 37 M 0 M Laborer
Julia Hilsinger 33 F 0 M KH Ohio
Harry F. Hilsinger 12 M 0 S Harrison
Elizabeth Hilsinger 10 F 0 S Harrison
Nettie Hilsinger 7 F 0 S Harrison
Eveline Hilsinger 4 F 0 S Harrison

58 60 Linus H. Bassett 35 M 0 M Lawyer
Mary Bassett 29 F 0 S KH Wisc
Oliver Bassett 6 M 0 S Harrison

59 61 Julia Van Black 23 F 0 M KH Cass
Mary Van Black 1 F 0 S Harrison
Oliver Peasley 21 M 0 S Laborer Cass

60 62 Frank Phelps 25 M 0 M Laborer Harrison
Jane Phelps 26 F 0 M KH Harrison
Charles Phelps 1 M 0 S Harrison

61 63 John S. Whiting 52 M 0 M Saloon Keeper Mass
62? Annie M. Whiting 48 M 0 KH PA
Carrie A. Whiting 13 F 0 S Harrison

63 64 Vasco A. Ewell 31 M 0 M Restaurant Keeper Mich
Emmeline Ewell 28 F 0 M KH ILL
Rosa M. Ewell 9 F 0 S Dak
Clarence D. Ewell 7 M 0 S Dak
Amos H. Ewell 5 M 0 S Dak
Alice A. Ewell 2 F 0 S Harrison

64 65 James Beecham 43 M 0 M Butcher
Harriet Beecham 32 F 0 M KH Pa
Amy J. Beecham 13 F 0 S Harrison
Bertha Beecham 11 F 0 S Harrison

65 66 Fred M. Lanyon 31 M 0 M Post Office Clerk Pa
Ida M. Lanyon 29 F 0 M KH Ohio
Chester S. Lanyon 3 M 0 S Harrison

66 67 John A. Forgens 75 M 0 M Pettifogger Pa
Rosanna Forgens 75 F 0 M KH Pa

67 68 Francis N. Smith 26 M 0 M Laborer Pottawattamie
Jennie Smith 19 F 0 M KH Harrison
Blanche Smith 2 F 0 0 Harrison
Jemima Smith 61 F 0 W

68 69 A.K. Allen 42 M 0 M Laborer Ohio
Ann Allen 23 F 0 M KH Fremont
James Allen 9 M 0 S Fremont

69 70 George Sweeney 64 M 0 M Blacksmith Pa
Annie Sweeney 59 F 0 M KH
May Sweeney 17 F 0 S
George W. Sweeney 10 M 0 S Ill

70 71 George McEwen 54 M 0 M Butcher
Mary McEwen 53 F 0 M KH
Wilson McEwen 22 M 0 S Laborer
Estella McEwen 20 F 0 S
Fred McEwen 18 M 0 S

71 72 Frank M. Terry 34 M 0 M Clerk Ill
Sarah A. Terry 32 F 0 M KH Pa
Amy E. Terry 7 F 0 S Harrison
Bennett Terry 5 M 0 S Harrison
Irving Terry 2 M 0 S Harrison
Sophia Lanyon 74 F 0 W
Ella I**** 14 F 0 S Ohio

71 73 Fred Kelly 37 M 0 M Harrison
Ella Kelly 25 F 0 M KH Ohio
Bessie Kelly 4 F 0 S Pottawattamie

72 74 Rufus L. Peasley 70 M 0 M NH
Mary A. Peasley 50 F 0 M Milliner OH
Edward Peasley 15 M 0 S Harrison
Thomas Peasley 10 M 0 S Cass
72 75 George Harry 28 M 0 M Saddler Harrison
Mary Harry 25 F 0 M KH Cass

73 76 Newton Silsby 27 M 0 M Physician Ill
Lois Silsby 19 F 0 M KH Monona
Lillie Harry 5 F 0 S Neb

74 77 Harrison Bonney 45 M 0 M Hotel Keeper
Elsie R. Bonney 39 F 0 M Hostess Ohio
Phil S. Bonney 17 M 0 S Harrison
Eva Bonney 15 F 0 S Harrison
Alice Bonney 9 F 0 S Harrison
Addison Cochran 73 M 0 W Farmer Va
Frank Walton 55 M 0 S Laborer Ky
Cicero Thompson 35 M 0 S Laborer N*
Peter Rider 21 M 0 S Laborer Ill
Laura Stewart 23 F 0 S Dressmaker Harrison
Jennie Ruck 24 F 0 S Harrison
Laura I**** 18 F 0 S Ohio

75 78 Laselle Silsby 59 M 0 M Mechanic Ver
Hannah Silsby 59 F 0 M KH Ohio
Fenolen Silsby 35 M 0 S Farmer Ohio
Peter Silsby 31 M 0 S Clerk D.G. Ohio
John L. Silsby 22 M 0 S Farmer Ohio
Mary Shrerer 24 F 0 M KH Kansas

75 79 Rueben Wallace 64 M 0 D Physician Harrison
Arthur Wallace 12 M 0 S Harrison

76 80 George Farber 65 M 0 M Laborer NJ
Sarah Farber 63 F 0 M KH Ohio
Fanny Farber 22 F 0 S Ill
Hugh Lytle 22 M 0 S Laborer Monona

77 81 Wm. Sherer 26 M 0 M Harrison
Janie Sherer 27 F 0 M KH Ill

78 82 Franklin Brown 34 M 0 M Tinner NY
Avis D. Brown 32 F 0 M KH Wis
Hattie *. Brown 9 F 0 S NY
Orlando *. Brown 8 M 0 S NY
Seba A. Brown 5 F 0 S NY

79 83 Cinderella Kennedy 45 F 0 W KH North*

79 84 George M. Kerns 29 M 0 M Physician Tenn
Ella Kerns 25 F 0 M KH Minn
Gile Kerns 2 M 0 S Harrison
Alice Kerns 0 F 0 S Harrison

80 85 John Clark 44 M 0 M Laborer NY

81 86 Geo J. Hope 38 M 0 M Druggist NY
Julia Hope 31 F 0 M KH Ver
Harrison Hope 9 M 0 S Harrison
Frank Hope 1 M 0 S Harrison

81 87 Fred E. Terry 28 M 0 M Druggist Ill
Kate E. Terry 21 F 0 M KH

82 88 Don C. Driggs 36 M 0 M Saloon keeper Pottawattamie
Mary Driggs 26 F 0 KH
Lorenzo Driggs 8 M 0 S Monona
Winnie Driggs 6 F 0 S Monona
James Driggs 4 M 0 S Harrison
Starl Driggs 1 M 0 S Harrison
Joseph Schiller 22 M 0 S Furniture Clerk Tenn

83 89 Wm. Wilsey 63 M 0 M Stock Dealer
Mary F. Wilsey 36 F 0 M KH Harrison
Joseph Wilsey 7 M 0 S Neb
Bessie Wilsey 6 F 0 S Monona
Ella Flanegan 16 F 0 M Monona
Sadie Thomas 23 S 0 S Monona

84 90 Wm S. Cattrell 58 M 0 M Traveling Agent Pa
Sarah Cattrell 55 F 0 M KH Pa
Cella Cattrell 13 F 0 S Ill

85 91 Daniell W. Butts 49 M 0 M Editor NY
Annie E. Butts 46 F 0 M KH Conn
Elsie Butts 15 F 0 S Monona

86 92 Wm L. Woodward 50 M 0 M Agr. Implement Dlr NY
Annie Woodward 51 F 0 M KH NY
Guy Woodward 18 M 0 S Ill
Lilla Woodward 15 F 0 S Ill

87 93 Benjamin Croasdale 47 M 0 M Merchant Pa
Alice Croasdale 29 F 0 M KH Mich
Inez Croasdale 9 F 0 S Harrison
Clara Croasdale 2 F 0 S Harrison

88 ? Linus Bassett 50 M 0 W Mechanic Harrison

89 ? Wm. Veal 30 M 0 M Laborer Harrison


Total Number of males 218
Total Number of females 205
Total number of persons entitled to vote 112
Total number of militia 62
Total number of foreigners not naturalized 3
Total number between 5 and 25 years of age 150


I hereby certify that the foregoing is an accurate copy of the census population of the Town of
Little Sioux ….(blank)….. of …….(blank)…..as taken by me in the year 1885.

1885 Harrison County Census transcription by Cindy Bou (copyright)

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