Royal Arch Masons (1877-1890)

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) 

Chapter #40 Joppa
Sigourney, Keokuk Co.
Charter granted 10/16/1868.
No. of members yr. ending Sept. 1882: 66
No. of members yr. ending Oct. 1890: 57
Adams, H.C. Ex,RSMD-82
Adler, Louis Ex-81/m-82
Bains, J.M. Ex-80/m-82  (Baines)
Baker, D.C. Ex,RSMD-82/m-90
Bartz, H. Ex-90
Beaty, William RSMD/HP-90  (Beatty)
Bertsch, Philip Ex-80/RSMD,Sc-82/m-90
Blair, J.T. reinstated-81/T-82/m-90
Bower, Levi RSMD,K-82/m-90
Brallias, I.C. S-82
Brawhar, J.C. Ex-80
Brant, S.W. RSMD-90 (?same as Brunt?)
Brunt, S.W. m-82,90
Buck, D. m-82
Calkins, R.M. RSMD,GMFV-90
Cattel, J.B. m-82
Charlton, A.C. m-82,90
Coffman, D.M. Ex-90
Cunningham, T.C. m-82,90
Dickson, James m-82,90
Donnell, J.A. *Sc,GCh-81/HP-82
Durlan, A.F. Ex-81/RSMD,Se-82
Eckley, W.T. Ex-81/m-82
Eckley, T.R. m-82,90
Ellis, J.W. Ex-90
Engledinger, Peter RSMD-82/m-90
Franklin, B. Di-80
Funk, L.A. Ad-78/m-82,90
Gaston, W.J. Ex-80/m-82
Griffin, J.S. m-82,90
Hackley, J.W. REV m-90
Hair, J.H. Di-81
Hanson, J.W. RSMD-90
Harlan, Charles M. HP,Gch,HP-78/CH-82/PH-90
Harlan, W.S. RSMD/CH-90
Harned, S. m-82
Hawk, Chris m-82
Henderson, D.N. m-82,90
Herber, A.H. m-90
Herrick, H.A. Di-80
Hoffman, W.D. m-82,90
Hogin, J.C. m-82
Hogin, S.R. S-78/m-82
Hollingsworth, L. m-82/T-90
Hunter, D.A. Ad-90
Hursey, Wm. m-82,90
Jenkins, E.W.M. PS-82
Jennis, C.S. m-82
Johns, T.E. m-90
Johnson, R.M. RSMD-90
Keck, I.A. m-82,90
Laffer, H.B. Su-82
Lindsay, Z.T. m-82
Long, Joel m-82
Lowe, J.M. HP-79,80/m-82
Mackey, C.H. m-82/Sc-90
Martin, M.C. RSMD,GMTV-90
Mathes, J.P. m-82
Mathews, F.B. m-82,90
McGinnis, G.W. m-90
McKean, G.W. m-90
Miller, Fred m-82
Minehart, A.L. RSMD/S-90
Mitchell, Philip m-90
Needham, W.H. Ad,GMTV-82/GCh,*K,RAC-90
O'Neil, F.J. m-90
Parker, J.T. GCh-80/GMFV-82/m-90
Parmley, W.S. m-82
Perkins, A.J. m-90
Peterson, Gus m-90
Prather, John Ex-80/RSMD,RAC-82/D-90 (7/29/1890)
Renfrew, Robert Ex-81/RSMD-82
Reslar, M.F. GMSV-90
Reutgro, Robt. m-82
Robison, Theo m-82
Sanders, J.H. Di-78
Schott, Amos m-82
Schott, John m-82
Seaba, Christ Ex-82/m-90
Sears, D. m-82
Shawhan, J.H. m-82
Shurbundy, H. Ex-80/m-82  (Sherbondy)
Smith, G.H. Ex-81/RWMD,GMSV-82/m-90
Talley, J.P. m-90
Talley, W.G.R. Ex,RSMD-82/m-90
Troup, A. m-82
Veitch, Wm. m-82
Wait, John RSMD-90
Wait, Wm. m-82/m-90
Walker, Eli m-82,90
White, J.F. Ex-82/m-90
White, J.S. Ex-81/m-82/K-90
Wightman, M. m-78,82/S-79,80
Williams, M. m-82
Williamson, Matthias m-90
Wright, J.N. m-90
Yerger, F.S. Se-90
Yerger, J.P. m-82,90
Young, W.H. Ex,RSMD-82/m-90


Subordinate Council
Sigourney Council #14
Sigourney, Keokuk co.
(from report made in 1877)
Blair, J.T.  
Coakley, Dennis  
Dickson, Jas. R.I.M.
Griffin, J.S.  
Hair, J.H. P.C.W.
Hair, T.G.  
Harned, S.  
Hawk, C.  
Henderson, D.N.  
Herrick, H.A.  
Hollingsworth, L. Recorder
Hursey, W.  
Mathes, F.B. Sentinel
McClure, G.W.  
McKean, G.W. Captain Guard
Parker, J.T. T.I.M.
Rooney, A.C.  
Sanders, J.H.  
Shawhan, J.H. Steward
Wait, William Treasurer
Walker, Eli  
Wilson, Wm.  
Yerger, J.P.  


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. 
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