1874 Lee County Atlas
Landowners Index


Charleston Township
List is of the Rural Areas. Maps are difficult to read and there be some errors and omissions

History: The first settlement made in this township was in 1834, along Sugar Creek, in the south-west part of the township, bp Thos. McGuire, Wm. Kilgone, David Coon, Robert Grewell, Geo. Moore, and John Robinson. The first birth in the township was of Wm. Simmons. Charleston - a handsome little village - is situated in the center of the township. New Boston - another village - is situated about two miles south of Charleston. The township of Charleston is in the third tier from the north, and second east of the western boundary. The country is rolling; about one-half, prairie, and the other timber. It is watered by Des Moines Sugar creek. The following is from the census of 1872, for this township; Number of dwellings, 100; number of families, 100; number of white males, 580; number of white females,555;number of persons voting 250; number of militia, 154; number of foreigners, not naturalized, 4; number of acres improved land, 10,672; number bushels of wheat in 1872, harvested, 10,971; corn, 73,300; oats, 37,299; barley, 1,710; pounds of wool shorn 2,168.

Allbaugh, Ellen, etal Arnold, Wm. Arthur, J.A.
Ball, F. Banna,M. Barnes, M.J. & M
Barnes, R.J. Barney, H. Bassett, Wm.
Beaty, H. Bechtol, J. Beirksoffer, G.
Beirksoffer, J. Bepoix, Geo. Billings, M.
Boley, J.A. Bradenberger, M. Brahm, Wm.
Bucker, R.A. Buckner, R. Cassell, W.
Cassidy, J. Cassidy, J. Chidester, J.G.
Chittenden & Co. Church, A.A. & H.L. Church, S.W.
Collins Conable. A.L. Conn, W.
Cook, J. Corbin, A. Courtright, ER & E
Cox. G Curry, M. Davis, Thomas
Deroff, J. Donnell, E. Donnell, W.A.
Douglas, G. Downey, J. Dugan, Wm.
Dumenil, J.B. Eikel, B. Evans, T.
Everhart, U.J. Farwell, J.T. Fisher, J.
Fisher, P. Fowler, J. Franzee, J.
George, M. Graeber Graeber, E., est.
Graeber, H. Green, J. Haffner, P.
Hall, N.A. Hall, N.E. & J. Hamilton, J.
Hamilton, Joe Hamilton, S. Hamilton, W.
Hamilton, W., Sr. Heffner, D. Hefner, C.
Heiser, J.C. Heitzman, L.L. Hirschler, J.
Hockman, A. Holmes, J. Hopp, J.
Hopp, P. Housel, J. Hunt, J.F.
Huntington, J.T. Ingersoll, A. Ingleman, J.
James, E. Johnston, W.E. Jordan, J.
Jotter, Jacob Kelly, P.H. Kerr, Wm.
Kirchen, G. Kiser, C. Kiwple, T.
Klinger, C. Klinger, et.al Koch, A.M.
Koch, Anna M. Lamb, S. Latty, A.
Laws, J.M. Light, J. Long, Lillie,
Lyon, P.B. Lyon, Z. Marion, F.
Marion, F. Martin ,S. Martin, T.
Martin, Thomas Mason,Wm. McAndrews, J.
McCleary, J. McCord, J.S. McCullough, N.
McCune & Sample McCutchen, J.H. McManns,
Miles, J.A. Miller, W.I. Monteer, M.
Moore, S. Morrison, Morrisy, D & Kate
Morrisy, J & M Newberry, A. Newberry, J.
Newmaster, G. Palmer, S. Pfligerstofer, G.W.
Pickard, S. Pletsher, J. Prasons, C.
Pratt, J.B. Rambo, J. Ramsey, D.
Rancher, C. Rankin, Rankin, est.
Reid, L. Reid, M. Renz, A.M.
Rice, D. Rice, P. Rigler, A.
Rigler, L. Rockey, H. Rokey, C.
Saar, M. Salter, A. Sample & McCune
Sample,W.S. Sawyer, J. Schimbeno, A.
Schwartzentruber, P.A. Scott, E.F. Scott, H.T.
Sell, C. Shaney, C. Sheffer,D.
Skinner, W.S. Slater, W.P. Slater, W.P.
Slingerland, S. Smith, J. Snyder, I.
Snyder, J. South, Jno. South,J.
Spahr, J.L. Spahr, M. Spahr, M.E.
Stanton & Tynan Stanwood, C.C. Stanwood, Geo.
Stevens, J. Stewart, S. Sullivan, V.
Trump, G. Tumilty Tynan & Stanton
Vanpapelendam, A.M. Vermazen, A. Vermillion, L.G.
Waher, C.F. Waher, J. Walsh, est.
Walson, Wm. Ward, Wm. Washington, G.S.
Wearer, J. Weaver, G. Weber, G.
Weber, J. Weigner, P. Werlhime, J.
Widege, H. Wilsey, C. Wilsey, J.W.
Wolf, A.S. Wolfenberger, R.B. Young, J.M.

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