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From:  History of the Bunn Family of America
edited by James Alfred Ellis

"Many Years Member of New York Genealogical and Biographical Society,
Long Island Historical Society and New England Historical-Genealogical
Society "

Chicago: Published by
[signed] Romanzo Norton Bunn, 1928
(First Reprint by Gary Bunn, Escondido, CA, 1984)

[P.263] ėJohn Bunn, fifth son of James Bunn and Mary A[nn] Seabrook, was born 2 January 1850 in Berkhampstead, Staffordshire, England [Died, 3 October, 1929, Cherokee, Iowa], and came to this country while an infant, with his parents; was educated in country schools, and was a carpenter in early life, has been a farmer, insurance agent and merchant.  He built the first house in Ida Grove, Iowa, and many rural school houses in Ida and Cherokee Counties, of that state; purchased 40 acres of land in Ida County, at $4.80 per acre, and engaged in farming for a time; moved from this farm to Washta, Cherokee County, in 1917; was at one time mayor of Washta, and carries a bullet in his neck, received while in discharge of his duty. [Family legend has it that the bullet was fired by Jesse James.]  He was County Supervisor of Ida County about six years and of Cherokee County nine years; was a hardware and machinery merchant, and long served as justice of the peace; has built two homes, and purchased his present residence in Cherokee.  He has been a member of the I.O.O.F., since 1889; joined the order at Holstein, Iowa; transferred [sic] to Quimby, Iowa; is a charter member and first Noble Grand of Spruce Lodge, No. 284 of Washta, where he still retains membership; is a member of Cherokee Encampment, No. 147.  In the great blizzard of January 1888, Mr. Bunn had a memorable experience, becoming lost on the way from his place of business at Washta to his home in Ida County; he was accompanied by a neighbor, riding in a sleigh which was followed by a dog; fortunately, they came in contact with a haystack, and men and dog found some protection under the hay; the [p.264] warmth of the dogs body kept the men's feet from freezing and, by using their fists on each other they kept awake and thus escaped from fatal freezing.  Mr. Bunn married 17 February 1874 near Worthington, Dubuque County, Iowa, Rebecca Parrott, daughter of Leven and Cornelia(Shawhan) Parrott now deceased.  Children:

i.  John Lawrence Bunn, born 3 March 1875, residing in Portland Oregon
[sic]; married 20 December 1896 Nellie Whitney; had five children
ii  George Arthur Bunn, of Pierre, South Dakota
iii Olive Daisy Bunn, born 10 March 1879, resides with her father at
iv Minnie Edith Bunn, born 1881, mentioned below
v Eva Almeda Bunn, born 22 July 1884, is the wife of James Roy Chase, a traveling salesman, residing at Sioux Falls, South Dakota
vi Elmer Seabrook Bunn, born 21 July 1886, died at the age of six months and was buried at Correctionville, Iowa
vii Radie Sylvester Bunn, born 1887
viii Thurman Lee Bunn, born 12 January 1893, resides at Iroquois, South Dakota
ix Howard G. Bunn, born 28 October 1896, was a student at the University of Iowa when he died, at the age of 21 years, and was buried at Cherokee, Iowa

Submitted by:
Michael Griffith

                                                      Peter Dibbern Family

      Late in 1885 Peter Dibbern came to Galva,Iowa from Dethmarchen, Germany. He bought a section of land from the railroad two -one half miles southwest of Galva and cleared it off. He married Pauline Staben of Hamburg Germany in 1886.
      They had eight children. Bertha, born in 1888,married Cal Lovelace and died in 1982. Alma, born in 1889,married Henry Suiter and died in 1988. Eva, born in 1891married Richard Younie and died in 1975. Meta(Mattie), born in 1892 and died in 1916 at home after a short illness.Walter, born in 1894 and died in 1918 at Camp Gordon,Ga. Olga, born in 1895, married Carman Bossard
and died in 1989.Otto(Dick), born on 1897 and died in 1973. Hilda, born in 1898, married George Gale and died in 1980.   
      Hilda and Olga went to Galva High School in the old school in town. All of the children walked to a country grade school one-half mile east of their farm home.       Peter Dibbern was born in Dethmarchen, Germany May 7,1852 and died at his home in  Galva on September 5, 1915. Pauline (Staben) Dibbern was born in Hamburg, Germany March 27, 1863 and died in Cherokee, Iowa on July 15,1936. They are both burried in the Galva Township Cemetary,west of Galva.  

submitted by; Mona (Benson) Fizzuoglio


Henry Peter Bubke

Henry Peter Bubke was born in Ida County, Iowa in 1881 and died in 1964 in Bremerton, WA.  He was the son of John (Johann) Frederick Bubke (1847-1926), and Theresa Schaefer (1856-1926). He married Margaret Jane Thompson November 28,1917 in Spokane, Washington. She was born November 21,1891 and died December 1980.  She was the daughter of William Thompson and Margaret Cameron.

He was an Electrical Engieer for the Pugt Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, WA. They were members of the Presbyterian church. 

They were the parents of three children;

1.  Frederick Henry Bubke was born September 28,1918 and died September 27,1999. He was married.

2.  William Bubke was born November 2,1920 and died March 3,2000. He was married.

3.  Gerald Bubke was born March 11,1924 and died April 1977.

Sent by; D.F. Bubke


Descendants of William F. Burton 

Generation No. 1 

1.  WILLIAM F.2 BURTON  (BENJAMIN1) was born March 28, 1838 in Niles, Michigan, and died May 08, 1910 in Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.         He married FRANCIS D. BECKWITH February 22, 1866 in Patch Grove, Grant Co., Wisconsin, daughter of UNKNOWN BECKWITH.  She was         born August 15, 1842 in Lenawee County, Michigan, and died November 09, 1919 in Ida County, Iowa. 

Notes for WILLIAM F. BURTON: Wm. Burton Dead   Wm. Burt on,one of the oldest citizens of this community,died at his home south of Battl e Creek Sunday May 8,His death was

 More About WILLIAM F. BURTON: Burial: May 10, 1910, Battle Creek Cemetery, Ida County, Iowa.

 Notes for FRANCIS D. BECKWITH: Mrs.William F. Burton Dead.     November 19,1919     Mrs. William F. Burton passed away at her home in Battle Creek on Sunday morning,after a two week illness,due to a stroke of Paralysis,which came suddenly.She was sur rounded by her children at the time,and the approach of the end was known.The funeral services were held at the Methodist church of Battle Creek,on Monday November 10,at 2:30 p.m.,conducted by Rev.T.J.Pierce of Ida Grove,and Interment to ok place at the Battle Creek Cemetery. Frances D. Beckwith was born in Lenawee County,Michigan,on August 15,1842,and departed th is life on Novermber 9,1919,age 75 years,2months,25 days.She was united in Marr iage at Patch Grove,Wisconsin.to William F. Burton.Together they came to Ida County,Iowa in 1876,which has been their home ever since.The husband and father passed on before her on May 8,1910.Of the union three sons and three daughters survive;Mrs.Mary Hunt of Prisgah,Ia.,Clinton Curton of Battle Creek;Mrs.Millie Zeitler of Hartington,Neb.,Homer Burton and Horace Burton both of Battle Creek;Mrs.Leona Chisholm also of Battle Creek.In these families she leaves twenty-five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Three brothers are yet living;John Beckwith of Glyndon,Minn.,William of Tyge,Oregon;Charles Beckwith of Battle Creek.She had been a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal church for many years.

 More About FRANCIS D. BECKWITH: Burial: November 10, 1919, Battle Creek Cemetery, Ida County, Iowa.       


                   i.       MARY3 BURTON, b. 1867; d. 1940; m. OSCAR HUNT; b. 1863; d. 1943.

 Notes for MARY BURTON: Residence 1919,Pisgah,Iowa. 

More About MARY BURTON: Burial: 1940, Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County 

More About OSCAR HUNT: Burial: 1943, Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County 

2.                ii.       CLINTON DEWITT BURTON, b. May 16, 1870, Glenhaven, Grant County, Wisconsin; d. September 01, 1955, Ida County, Iowa..

3.               iii.       MILLIE L. BURTON, b. January 31, 1875, Glenhaven, Grant County, Wisconsin; d. Abt. 1961, Sioux City, Iowa.Woodbury County.

4.               iv.       HOMER BURTON, b. January 13, 1883, Battle Creek, Iowa., Ida County; d. September 11, 1963, Cherokee, Iowa.Cherokee County..

                  v.       HORACE WILLIAM BURTON, b. January 13, 1883, Battle Creek, Iowa., Ida County; d. August 17, 1933, Battle Creek, Iowa.Ida County..

 Notes for HORACE WILLIAM BURTON: Body Found in Maple River. August 24,1933       Horce Burton Disappeared While Fishing.Had Been in Ill Health.  Battle Creek,Ia. ,Aug. 23--Horce W. Burton of Battle Creek,Iowa.,was drowned in the Maple River some time thursday afternoon or night,August 17.He had gone to the river to fish Thursday afternoon and when he did not come back to supper,his twin brother ,Homer with whom he made his home,became alarmed and a search was Instigated.Different parties kept  up the search all night and early Friday morning until the body was found near the bridge south of the Chris Hummelgaard farm.Mr.Burton was not in the best of health and as his body was found in shallow water it is fear that he suddennly became ill and fell into the water and was unable to save himself. Horace William Burton was born near Battle Creek,Janurary 13,1883 and departed from this life Thursday August 17,1933 at the age of 50 years,7 months, and 5 days.He was a son of the late William and Frances D.(Beckwith) Burton and spent his entire life in and around Battle Creek public schools.Mr.Burton was a cheerful disposition and although he suffered from an almost life long affliction,was always ready to speak a kind word.He leaves to mourn his twin brother Homer and Clinton,and a sister Mrs.Ona Chisholm,all of Battle Creek,and a sister Mary Hunt of Pisgah,Ia.,and a sister Mrs.Millie Ferrier of Sioux city,besides several nieces and nephews and a host of friends by whom be will be sadly missed.Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon August 20 th in the Presbytreian church with Rev.R. Jinkerson of the Church of God in Ida Grove,officiating.Interme nt was made in Mt.Hope Cemetery with Max Spiese,Vern Bliss,Alva Morris,Ray Flet cher,Henry Wert and Wm.Warren acting as pallbears.

More About HORACE WILLIAM BURTON: Burial: August 20, 1933, Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Ia, Ida County.


Generation No. 2


2.  CLINTON DEWITT3 BURTON (WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born May 16, 1870 in Glenhaven, Grant County, Wisconsin, and died   
     September 01, 1955 in Ida County, Iowa..  He married E
FFIE W. WICKEY February 22, 1900 in Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County., daughter of 
USTAVE WICKEY and LOUISA UNKNOWN.  She was born February 14, 1879 in Battle Creek, Iowa Ida County., and died March 01, 1968 in
    Sioux City, Iowa, Woodbury County.. 

More About CLINTON DEWITT BURTON: Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek Cemetery, Ida County, Iowa.

 Notes for EFFIE W. WICKEY:

Final Rites for Mrs. Effie Burton Held     March 4,196 8.        

Funeral Services fo r Mrs.Effie Burton,89,a long time resident of Battle Creek,Iowa,were conducted Monday afternoon,March 4,1968,is at Presbyterian Church at Battle Creek with Re v. Howard Dukelow officiating. Mrs. Burton died Friday,March 1,in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at Sioux City.   The floral tributes were arranged by Mrs.Viola Lundt,Barbara Hartigan and Wayne Steinbeck of Danbury.                                         Mrs. Alvin Iverson provided organ nusic for the service. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery inter the direction of the Christe nsen Funeral home.     Pal lbears were;Richard and Wayne Jr;Murral and Leo Buton;Walter Strong and Carl Hi nds.   Dinner was served t o the family at noon in the Burton Home by Mrs.Viola Lundt and Mrs. Leo Dirkson of Danbury.Lunch was served to the family and friends upon their return from t he cemetery in the fellowship hall of the church by Mrs.Raphael Swink;Mrs.Fred Pealared,Mrs.Walter McBride and Mrs. Leo Schleimer all of Danbury and Mrs.Wende ll Eilcke,Mrs.George Uhl,Mrs.John Modrell Jr.,Mrs.Bob Lorensen,Mrs.Marvin Beehu sen,Mrs Dick Engelking and Mrs.Sturt Lee. Effie Wickey Burton was born February 14,1879 at B attle Creek,Iowa.She was the daughter of Gustave and Louisa Wickey.Most of her life was spent in Battle Creek area,the last 48 years being spent on the home f arm south of Battle Creek.She Married Clinton D. Burton,February 22,1899 at Bat tle Creek,she lived a long life of much happiness to live so many years on a be autiful farmstead in the rolling hills of Garfield Township is Blessing in itse lf.Her thoughtfulness and considerateness,her knack of being able to be helpful and encouraging to her neighbors,so that she was alawys one to turn to,built h er a treasure of love.Not that it was alaways easy.Getting out in a bob-sled to go to a neighbors to deliver a baby was not easy,but many times she did it,alw ays gladly and cheerfully.It can truly be said that she lived a full life.She p receded in death by an infant daughter Estella Margaret;a son Clarence,who died July 8,1938 and a husband who died September 1,1955. The Children who survive are; Mrs.Byron(LaVerne)Griffiths o f Eacino,Calif.;Marie,Chester and Wayne of Battle Creek,Leter of Ida Grove and Forrest of Grand Junction,Iowa.     Other survivors in clude a sister,Lillian Johnson of Smithland,a brother Melvin Wickey of Sioux Ci ty,Ia.;16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The following Poem was written in her honor by he r grandson,Wayne Burton Jr.,to be used on this occasion. My Grandma To sit back and remember Is a pleasant thing to do,Especially when the memories.Are of one as loving as you,For the thoughtful deeds were never hard for you,Because you were ever loving,Kind,Considerate,Too

 More About EFFIE W. WICKEY: Burial: March 04, 1968, Mt. Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa       


                   i.       ESTELLA MARGARET4 BURTON, b. Battle Creek, Iowa.; d. Battle Creek, Iowa. 

Notes for ESTELLA MARGARET BURTON: Died Infancy. 

More About ESTELLA MARGARET BURTON: Burial: Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County 

5.                ii.       CLARENCE ARTHUR BURTON, b. August 31, 1901, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.; d. July 08, 1938.

                 iii.       LAVERNE BURTON, b. February 03, 1905, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.; d. November 28, 2001, Tooele, Utah; m. BYRON GRIFFITHS.

 Notes for LAVERNE BURTON: She was 96 years old and passed away in the Nursing home please read the info in the other part of the tree on her and her husband. 

Notes for BYRON GRIFFITHS: In 1968 they were living in Encino,Calif. 

                 iv.       INFANT BURTON, b. April 30, 1912, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.; d. May 08, 1912, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County. 

Notes for INFANT BURTON: Died in Infanty. 

More About INFANT BURTON: Burial: May 12, 1912, Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County 

6.                v.       LESTER L. BURTON, b. May 03, 1913, Ida  County, Iowa; d. May 09, 1991, Sioux City, Iowa.Woodbury county..

                 vi.       CHESTER C. BURTON, b. September 16, 1915, Garfield Township, Iowa, Ida County.; d. March 20, 1994, Ida County, Iowa.

 Notes for CHESTER C. BURTON: Never married;  more notes in other Part of tree. 

7.              vii.       FORREST WILLIAM BURTON, b. February 24, 1918, Garfield Township, Iowa, Ida County.; d. March 10, 1991, Sioux City, Iowa, Woodbury County..

               viii.       MARIE BURTON, b. March 09, 1920, Garfield Township, Iowa, Ida County.; d. July 07, 1994, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.

 Notes for MARIE BURTON: She was living in Battle Creek,Iowa when her mother died 03-07-1968.She never married.    July 14,1994 Graveside services for Marie Burton,84,of Battle Creek,were held at 10:30a.m. last Satruday in Mount Hope Cemetery at Battle Creek.She died Thursday,July 7,1994,at Moringside Care Center in Ida Grove.The Rev.Benjamin Ray officiating,The Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home of Ida Grove. She was born Marc h 9,1910 near Battle Creek to Clinton D.and Effie (Wickey)Burton.She attended Garfield County School near Battle Creek.The life long resident of the Battle Creek area.She had been a resident of Moringside Care Center since early this spring. Survivors include;her sister Mrs.Byron (LaVerne)Briffiths of Sa lt Lake,Utah;a sister-in-law Helen Burton of Ida Grove;and many cousins,nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents;five brothers,Clarence,Forresst,Lester,Wesley and Chester Bur ton;an a infant sister Margaret Burton. 

8.                ix.       WESLEY WAYNE BURTON, b. August 30, 1920, Garfield Township, Iowa.Ida County.; d. April 02, 1992, Ida Grove, Iowa.Ida County.. 

3.  MILLIE L.3 BURTON (WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born January 31, 1875 in Glenhaven, Grant County, Wisconsin, and died Abt. 1961 in
     Sioux City, Iowa.Woodbury County.   She married (1) E
DWIN "ALVA " COLUMBUS ZEITLER July 22, 1896 in Ida Grove, Iowa.Ida County..  He
     died in Sioux City, Iowa.Woodbury County.  She married (2) E
DWIN FERRIER October 03, 1921 in Orange City, Iowa.Sioux County.  He died
     in Sioux City, Iowa.Woodbury County. 

More About MILLIE L. BURTON: Burial: 1961, Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City, IA       


                   i.       SON4 FERRIER.

                  ii.       LADRA L. V. FERRIER, b. July 13, 1900; d. July 15, 1900. 


4.  HOMER3 BURTON (WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born January 13, 1883 in Battle Creek, Iowa., Ida County, and died September 11, 1963 in
     Cherokee, Iowa.Cherokee County..   He married C
ORA WICKEY April 29, 1914 in Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County., daughter of GUSTAVE
ICKEY and LOUSIA UNKNOWN.  She was born 1896 in Smithland, Iowa.Woodbury County, and died April 18, 1928 in Battle Creek,
     Iowa.Ida County.. 

Notes for HOMER BURTON: 9-19-1963    Hold Sevices for Homer Burton,80.Funeral serives were held Saturday afternoon at the presbyterian church in Battle Creek for Homer Burton,80,lifetime resident of the Battle Creek community,who died September 11, at a Cherokee nursing home where he had been a patient for the past 14 months. He was born on January 13,1883,at Battle creek.On April 29,1914 he married Cora Wickey.They farmed before moving to town where was engaged in Mason and Cement construction bussiness.He retired in 1946. Mr.Burton was proceded in death by his daughter Ruby and wife Cora. Survivors include his sister,Mrs.Leona Chisholm of Ida Grove,and serveral nieces and nephews. 

More About HOMER BURTON:Burial: Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County 

Notes for CORA WICKEY:

April 19,1928 Page 1.

    Mrs.Burt on Dies at Battle Creek. Mrs. Homer Burton died Wednesday,April 18 at 11 a.m. at her home in Battle Creek,after a lingering illness with tuberenlosis.The funeral will b e held Friday at her late home.   Cora Wickey Burton was 32 years of age and with her husband lived on a farm near Battle Creek for sev eral years until March 1927,when they came to Battle Creek.She is survived by h er mother,Mrs.Mary Wickey of Sioux City,by her husband and one daughter,Ruby ag e 12.She had seven surviving brothers and sisters. April 26,1928 Page 5 Ida Grove,Iowa--Funeral of Mrs. Burton. The funeral services for Mrs. Cora Burton were held at the pr esbyterian church Friday April 20,with Rev. McEwen reading the services.Mrs. Co ra Wickey - Burton was born at Smithland,Iowa but in early childhood moved here with her parents and after her marriage to Homer Burton they lived on a farm s outh of Battle Creek until March,1927,when they moved here for Mrs. Burton's he alth was too poor to do the heavy work required of a farm folks.She leaves to m ourn her loss her mother,Mrs.Mary Wickey,a husband Homer Burton and a daughter Ruby at home age 12 and six brothers all of Sioux City,a sister at Smithland an d a sister,Mrs.Clint Burton here.The remains were laid to rest at Mt.Hope Cemetery. 

More About CORA WICKEY: Burial: April 20, 1928, Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County       


                   i.       RUBY4 BURTON, b. 1916, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.; d. Bef. 1963. 


Generation No. 3


5.  CLARENCE ARTHUR4 BURTON (CLINTON DEWITT3, WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born August 31, 1901 in Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County.,
     and died July 08, 1938.  He married H
ERBANNA LAGATHA ABBOTT March 11, 1929 in Elk Point, South Dakota, Union County., daughter of
ERBERT ABBOTT and EULALIA RUTHERFORD.  She was born August 03, 1913 in Crothersville, Indiana, and died June 20, 2000 in
     Morningside Care Center, Ida Grove, Iowa, Ida County.. 

More About CLARENCE ARTHUR BURTON: Burial: July 10, 1938 


Herbanna L. Ferguson Sioux City Journal         Thursday,June 22,2000.     

IDA GROVE,Iowa--Herbanna Lagatha Ferguson,86,died Tuesday,June 20,2000,at Morningside Care Center in Ida Grove after a brief illness. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Frist Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek,Iowa.Burial will be in the Ida G rove Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today,with the family present at the Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Battle Creek. Mrs. Ferguson was born Aug. 3,1913,near Crothersville,Ind.,the daughter of Herb ert Edgar and Eulalia Rutherford Abbott.They came to Ida County in 1915 and far med around Battle Creek and Cushing,Iowa.She earned her eight-grade certificate in a county school near Cushing.She married Clarence A. Burton on March 11,192 9,in Elk Point,S.D.He died in a farm accident in 1938.She married Otto H. Fergu son on Jan 12,1944.They lived on the family farm northwest of Ida Grove until h is death in January 1969.She was a member of the Frist Presbyterian Church in B attle Creek.She had work at Mid Sioux Opportunities in Cherokee and was a volun teer with the American Cancer Society.She enjiyed gardening,traveling,animals a nd playing cards.

     Survivors include;five daughters;Verna Ree Sc humann;Elaine and her husband Walter Strong of Ida Grove;Beverly and her husban d Jerry Tippling of Bridgewater,Iowa;Connie Ferguson of Elk Point;and Cathy Jo Schmidt of Battle Creek;two sister-in-laws,LaVerne Burton Griffith of Salt Lake City,Utah and Helen Burton of Ida Grove;17 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchi ldren and one great-great-granddaughter. She preceded in death by two husbands;a brother and his wif e,Alton and Isabel Abbott;and a son-in-law,Leonard Schumann. Pallbears will be her grandsons;Larry and Llye Schumann and Larry Strong and La rry Bjorholm and James Simon Schmidt and Adrian Chesney.


More About HERBANNA LAGATHA ABBOTT: Burial: June 23, 2000, Ida Grove Cemetery, Ida Grove, Iowa, Ida County.

        Children of CLARENCE BURTON and HERBANNA ABBOTT are:

9.                 i.       VERNA REE5 BURTON.

10.              ii.       ELAINE BARBARA BURTON.

                 iii.       BEVERLY CAROL BURTON, m. JERRY TIPPLING. 

Notes for JERRY TIPPLING: Living in Bridgewater when Beverly mother passed away in 2000.


6.  LESTER L.4 BURTON (CLINTON DEWITT3, WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born May 03, 1913 in Ida  County, Iowa, and died May 09, 1991 in Sioux City, Iowa.Woodbury county..   He married HELEN A. WIGAND August 30, 1939 in Ida Grove, Iowa, Ida County..  She was born August 26, 1918 in Ida  County, Iowa..

 Notes for LESTER L. BURTON:

Lester  L. Burton  May 23,1991        

Obitruary;Ida Grove--Lester L.Burton,78,of Ida Grove,died at a Sioux City Hospital in S ioux City,May 19,1991,Funeral services were at 1p.m. Tuesday in the St.Paul Lut heran church in Ida Grove.The Rev.Dennis Schultz officiated,with burial in the Ida Grove Cemetery.The Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home of Ida Grove in charge of arrangements.Mr.Burton was born May 3,1913 in Ida County,the son of Clinton D. and Effie (Wickey) Burton.He married Helen A. Wigand on Aug. 30,1939,in Ida Gro ve.A lifelong Ida County resident,he worked as a line superintendent for REC fo r more then 38 years,retiring in 1978.He also operated a tree nursery since 195 8.Mr.Burton was a member of St.Paul Lutheran Church and was past president of N orthwest Fur Breeders Association.Survivors include:his wife and a son Richard Burton of Coon Rapids,Minn.,three grandchildren and a Great-grandson;two sister s,Mrs.Byron(LaVerne)Griffiths of Salt Lake City,Utah and Marie Burton of Battle Creek;two brothers;Chester and Wesley Burton both of Battle Creek.He was prece ded in death by two sons;Robert and Ralph;two brothers;Clarence and Forrest;and a sister in infancy Margaret Burton.       


                   i.       ROBERT LEE5 BURTON, d. June 29, 1942, Ida Grove, Iowa.

                  ii.       RALPH BURTON.

                 iii.       RICHARD LEE BURTON, b. August 31, 1944, Ida Grove, Iowa, Ida County..


7.  FORREST WILLIAM4 BURTON (CLINTON DEWITT3, WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born February 24, 1918 in Garfield Township, Iowa, Ida
     County., and died March 10, 1991 in Sioux City, Iowa, Woodbury County..  He married E
ILEEN WESSLING in Danbury, Iowa.. 

 Notes for FORREST WILLIAM BURTON: He residence in Grandjunction,Iowa.Owned and Operarted and Nursery.

 Notes for EILEEN WESSLING: They have 5 children.

 More About EILEEN WESSLING: Burial: Mt.Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek, Iowa, Ida County       


11.               i.       MURRAL5 BURTON.

                  ii.       LEO BURTON.

                 iii.       BRUCE BURTON, m. CAROL JACOBS.



Mapleton Press                 June 26, 2002 Superintendent of the Year.                           Bruce Burton son of Forrest and Eileen Burton of Danbury,graduated from Maple Valley in 1965.He at tended and helped fight for the survival of Midwestern College in Denison.Today Burton is the Superintendent of North Central Community Schools in Manly,Iowa. He has been named "Superintendent of the Year" by the School Administrators of Iowa in copperation with the American Association of School Administrators.   After graduating from Wayne State College in Wayne,Nebraska,he spent nine weeks in Lslamabad,Pakistan,learning a bout that culture and serving as a goodwill ambassador.Burton taught and coache d at a middle school for six years in Staton,Neb.,and at another for five years in North Platte.During that time he was also working on his Masters Degrees in Guidance Counseling at Chadron State College and administration,Special Educat ion and Elementary principal endorsements at the Universities of Nebraska in Li ncoln and Kearney.

 Burton has been a boon to the Manly community since arriving there in 1993.He has served on their City Council and helped inmates pile sandbags d uring a city flood.He has been American Legion Commander twice and President of his Lions Club. "Mr. Burton's active engagement in the life of his church(Bethlehem Lutheran) should be noted as he and his wife have provided invaluable leadership and service ov er their years of membership," said one of North Central Guidance Counselors,Ke n Estes. "His warmth a nd genuine concern for the well being of others has fostered an attitude as wel l as a very real sense of felling of "family" at North Central," said Estes. Burton wants to give back,because he was helped and s upported so much as a child and youth by people in Danbury and Mapleton communi ties. "Bruce is a very stro ng leader,but he is very student oriented.Bruce visits the classroom whenever i t's possible.The students respect him,but they also enjoy his sence of himor.Br uce will have students come together and sing Happy Birthday to a fellow studen t,teacher,or other staff member.He is very visible to all students,and they kno w that he will listen to them when they have a concern,"said NC School board Pr esident Sheryl Thompson.  Burton is said to have an Open door policy for students,encouraging them along with other members of the community to feel like they are a vital part of the s chool organization. He has fond memories between a teacher and a child thats what developing relati onship is all about.Burton who never gives up on kids.I'm deeply committed to b uilding relationship with all students and their parents...Success starts with the notion that all children can be taugh.Everyone Burton combs through various magazines he reads to find positive stories and quotes.He compiles the best on es into a weekly motivational column calles "Odds and Ends"that he distributes to his facuity and staff."Consensus building is now perhaps the most critical r esponsibility of school superintendents...Quality

                   iv.       DENNIE BURTON.

                  v.       STEVE BURTON.


8.  WESLEY WAYNE4 BURTON (CLINTON DEWITT3, WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born August 30, 1920 in Garfield Township, Iowa.Ida County., and died April 02, 1992 in Ida Grove, Iowa.Ida County..  He married RENO GREEN September 12, 1944 in Portsmouth, Virginia. 


Wesley Wayne Burton  April 9,1992    Obitruary:--Funeral services for Wesley Wayne Burton,71,of Battle Creek were held Monday at the Frist Presbyterian church in Battle Creek.He died Thursday April 2,199 2 at Horn  Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove,The Rev.Benjamin Ray officiated,with burial in Mt.Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek with Militiary homors.Mr.Burton was born Aug. 30,1920 at Grafield Township,Ida Grove,the son of Clinton D.and Effie ( Wickey)Burton.He attended rural school in Garfield township.after that he served with the Marine Corps during World War II.On Sept 12,1944 in Portsmith,Va.He married Reno Green.She died in 1986.He work as a long-haul truck driver on the east coast.Then entered the construction work back in his birth area,prior to retirment.He was a member of both State and Local Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion,having servied in various offices at both levels.Survivors i nclude:two sons;Wayne of Sioux Falls and Rodney of Chesapeake,Va.;a daughter Mr s.Gary (Sherry)Wermick of Palm Harbor,Fls.;two sisters,Mrs.Byron (LaVerne)Griff iths of Alt Lake City,Utah;and Marie Burton of Battle Creek;a brother,Chester B urton of Battle Creek;seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.He also was preceded in death by his parents;three brothers,Clarence,Forrest and Lester;and an Infant sister Margaret.

 More About WESLEY WAYNE BURTON: Military service: Marine  Corp during World War II

        Children of WESLEY BURTON and RENO GREEN are:

                   i.       WAYNE5 BURTON.

                  ii.       RODNEY BURTON.

                 iii.       SHERRY BURTON, m. GARY WERMICK.


Generation No. 4




                   i.       LARRY6 SCHUMANN.

                  ii.       LYLE SCHUMANN.



 Notes for WALTER STRONG: Were living in Ida Grove when Elaine mother passed away in June 2000.

        Child of ELAINE BURTON and WALTER STRONG is:

                   i.       DAVID6 STRONG.

       County., daughter of R


                   i.       DALE6 BURTON, d. Bef. 1999.

12.              ii.       DANIEL BURTON, b. Mapleton, Iowa..


Generation No. 5


12.  DANIEL6 BURTON (MURRAL5, FORREST WILLIAM4, CLINTON DEWITT3, WILLIAM F.2, BENJAMIN1) was born in Mapleton, Iowa..  He married
INA CLABAUGH 2001 in Estherville, Iowa, daughter of SKIP CLABAUGH and DIANE UNKNOWN. 

 Notes for DANIEL BURTON: Lyon newspaper        

  O ctober 24,2001

Clabaugh & Burton united in marriage  

  Murral and Kitty Bu rton of Danbury and Skip and Diane Clabaugh of Estherville would like to announ ce the marriage of their children Dan and Tina. Daan is a graduate of Maple Vally High school.He attended Iowa Lakes Community College and received and Associates of Science De gree in Computer Aided Drafting in 1993 and is an Engineering Tech for the Emme l County Engineer's Office in Estherville. Dan and Tina reside at their home at 1116 N.7th St. in Estherville with their daughter Madison.


Lyon Newspaper October 24,2001 Clabaugh & Burton united in marriage Reside in Estherville. Murral and Kitty Burton of Danbury and Skip and Diane Clabaugh of Estherville would like to announce the marriage of their children,Dan and T ina.                                                  Tina is a 1990 graduate of Estherville High School.She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Buena Vista University in 1996 and is a thrid grade teacher for the Graettinger school District.They reside at 1116 N. 7th Street in Esthervil le with their daughter Madison.

        Child of DANIEL BURTON and TINA CLABAUGH is:

                   i.       MADISON7 BURTON.




First Generation:

 Robert Alan Boger

Robert Alan Boger, the son of Robert Francis Boger and Sharon Kay Schriber, was born on January 30, 1973 in the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa.

Second Generation:

Robert Francis Boger & Sharon Kay Schriber

Robert Francis Boger, the son of Ferdinand August Boger and Mary Susanna Nepper, was born on October 31, 1944 in Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa.  He married Sharon Kay Schriber on September 13, 1964, in Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa.  Sharon Kay Schriber, the daughter of Edward Joseph Schriber and Mildred Mae Miller, was born on July 13, 1945 in Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa.To this union they had two children:   Trisha Ann Boger and Robert Alan Boger.Robert Francis Boger and Sharon Kay Schriber divorced in June of 1886 in Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa.  After their divorce, Robert Francis Boger was remarried to Mary Ann Newell on June 13, 1987 in Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa.  Mary Ann Newell, the daughter of John Lester Newell and Sally Faye Gilstad, was born on February 27, 1961 in Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa.  Mary Ann Newell-Boger passed away on December 10, 2000 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.Sharon Kay Schriber-Boger was remarried to James Dale Sliefert on April 07, 1989 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.  James Dale Sliefert was born on December 17, 1938 in Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa.  

Third Generation:

Edward Joseph Schriber & Mildred Mae Miller

Edward Joseph Schriber, the son of Edward Frank Schriber and Teresa Carmel Mohn, was born on December 10, 1918 in Silver Creek Township, Ida County, Iowa.  He married Mildred Mae Miller on February 09, 1944 in Schaller, Sac County, Iowa.  Mildred Mae Miller, the daughter of William John Miller and Dorothea Christina Klindt, was born on April 11, 1924 in Sac County, Iowa.To this union, they had two children:   Sharon Kay Schriber-Boger-Sliefert, and Barbara Jean Schriber-Wessel.Edward Joseph Schriber passed away on October 04, 1988 at his home in Arthur, Ida County, Iowa.  The cause of death was a cardiac arrest due to a myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease.  Services were held at Christensen Funeral Home in Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa with the Reverend James Riley officiating.  He was buried on October 07, 1988 in the Ida Grove Cemetery in Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa.  

Fourth Generation:

William John Miller & Dorothea Christina Klindt

William John Miller was born as Ivan Konhus Bukemtie on March 16, 1887 in Zran, Kain, Russia.  He immigrated to the United States and arrived in New York on March 17, 1909.  He married Dorothea Christina Klindt on April 10, 1920 in Sac City, Sac County, Iowa.  Dorothea Christina Klindt, the daughter of Heinrich Christian Klindt and Bertha Hahn, was born on December 14, 1890 in Sac County, Iowa.To this union, they had eight children:  Lavon Irene Miller-Keller-Johnson, Maxine Faye Miller-Clark, Wilbur Henry Miller, Majorie Ann Miller-Cork, Mildred Mae Miller-Schriber, Marcella Jane Miller-Moore, Lorainne Belle Miller-LeVan, and Donald Dean Miller.
Dorothea Christina Klindt-Miller passed away on April 08, 1963 at the Ida Grove Hospital in Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa.   The cause of death was a cerebral thrombosis.  Services were held at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Odebolt, Sac County, Iowa, with the Reverend Father Linus Eisenbacher officiating.  She was buried on April 11, 1963 in the St. Martin’s Cemetery in Odebolt, Sac County, Iowa.
William John Miller passed away on September 16, 1963 at the Julias Nursing Home in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.   The cause of death was a cardiac decompensation.  Services were held at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Odebolt, Sac County, Iowa, with the Reverend Father Linus Eisenbacher officiating.  He was buried on September 18, 1963 in the St. Martin’s Cemetery in Odebolt, Sac County, Iowa.  

Fifth Generation:

Heinrich Christian Klindt & Bertha Hahn

Heinrich Christian Klindt, the son of Detlef Christian Klindt and Margaretha Christina Sophia Hamann, was born on February 02, 1863 in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.  He immigrated to the United States in 1882.   He married Bertha Hahn on March 20, 1890 in Sac City, Sac County, Iowa.   Bertha Hahn, the daughter of William Hahn, was born on January 16, 1869 in Clinton County, Iowa.
To this union, they had the following children:  Dorothea Christina Klindt-Miller, Katherina Maria Magdalena Klindt-Brower, Anna Marie Christine Klindt-Wunschel, Wilhelm Hans Fredrick Klindt, Johann Christian Friedrich Klindt, George Christian Herman Klindt, Wilhelmine Henrietta Magdalene Klindt, Louise Emma Christina Klindt-Stout, Nora Theresa Dorothea Klindt-Swift, Ella Katherina Magdalena Klindt-Albrecht, Maria Sophia Henrietta Klindt-Schulte, Lena Sophia Margret Klindt-Rodman.
Bertha Hahn-Klindt passed away on June 22, 1911 in Wall Lake Township, Sac County, Iowa.  She was buried on June 24, 1911 at the Ferguson Cemetery in Lake View, Sac County, Iowa.
Heinrich Christian Klindt passed away on October 01, 1945 at his home in Lake View, Wall Lake Township, Sac County, Iowa.   The cause of death was bronchial pneumonia and senility.  He was buried on October 05, 1945 at the Ferguson Cemetery in Lake View, Sac County, Iowa.


Thanks to Rob Boger for sharing this with us.