1874 Lee County Atlas
Landowners Index


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

History: Jefferson is located in the third tier of townships from the north, and bounded on the east by the Mississippi river, north by West Point, south by Montrose, and west by Charleston township. Devil Creek, Painter Creek, and Sugar Creek water this township. The first settlers were Wm. Skinner and Hugh Wilson. Wm. Skinner settled in 1834. The following is the census of this township for 1872: Number of dwellings, 187; number of families, 187;number of white males,488; number of white females, 454; number of colored males, 11; number of colored females, 8;number of persons voting, 222; number of militia, 176; number of foreigners not naturalized, 9;number of acres improved land, 8,999; number of bushels of wheat harvested in 1872, 15,709;corn, 86,290; oats, 17,820; barley,202; pounds of wool shorn, 1,080.


Andrews, W.C., Sr. Applebaum, J. est. Applegate,J.
Appleman,H. Auwarter, G. Ballinger, F.M.
Bankin, J.W.. Barclay, J. Barney, H.
Beck, J.M. Belt, D.M. Bowen, A.
Braton, J.C. Braton, L.J. Brewster, C.
Bricker, J.E. Britton, F. Brown, J.
Brown, J.J. Bubner, J. Bullard, A.
Bullard, A.J. Bullard, C. Bullard, J.
Bullard, Jno. Bullard, W. Burgdorf, C.
Burton, Cale, A. Cale, H.
Cale, J. Carl, J. Carter, M.
Claflin, H.B. Coble, E. Conlee, E.
Conlee, P. Conlee, Wm. Cook, L.E.W.
Cooney, M., est. Coyne, L.S. Crampeter, G.
Cullinan, T. Cutter, Geo. Day, M.E.
Deamude, J., est. Denison, G.B. Dodson, D.J.
Dougan, A. Drollinger, A.K. Drollinger, B.
Drollinger, B.W. Dunn, R. Eppers, H.
Eppers, J. Eppers, J., Jr. Eppers, J., Sr.
Everhart, J., est. Faeth, A. Faeth, E.
Faeth, G. Faeth, Jno. Finigan, Shay
Foley, J. Furell?(or)Purell?,T. Glaney, A.C.
Goodrich, Goodrich. J.W. Graber, H., Jr.
Graser, H. Graser, J. Green, J.H.
Griswold, A. Griswold, W.H. Griswold, W.H.,Jr.
Gulick,C. Gullick, C. Gullick, F.
Haffner, C. Haffner, G. Hatton, H.
Hersberger, A.B. Hewitt, N. Hill, T.
Hitchcock, W.H. Hoeffner, D. Holland, G.
Honig, C. Honig, J. Jones, N.P.
Judy, H. Kent,J. Keran, J.P.
Keran, J.S. Keran, W. Kiles, B.
Korn, G. Kudebch, Wm. Kudelch,Wm.
Lambert, R. Leary, Leighton, Wm.
Lovel, E. Magengurt, G. Mahlmeyer, E.
Manny, G. McBride, B. McCarty, T.
McCreary McShane, J. Mehl, H.G.
Meyers, H. Miller, D.F. Miller, S.
Miller, S.F. Mitchell, H. Mitchell, Wm.
Moon, C.P. Morrison, A.F. Morrison, G.H..
Muhlmeyer, F. Mulligan, J. O'Brien, P.
O'Brien, T. Odell, E.F. Odell, F.
Odell, H. Ott, M. Parson, L.B.
Petty, W.E. Purell(?) or Furell(?)T Queisner, A.
Ramsey, M.A. Reid, C.W. Reid, G.W.
Reid, J. Reid, P. Rentz, J.
Riddle, A. Rudd, J. Schaffer, C.
Scheebeat, H. Scheffler, P. Schiller, C.
Schoene, M. Schoene,A.M. Shay, P.
Skiles Skinner, E. Skyles, B.
Smiley, M. Smith, A. Southerland, C.
Stanforth, R. Stanforth, R., Est. Stein, C.
Stewart, F. Stewart, P. Strandatht, A.
Strine, C. Tarbell, L. J. Troener, H.
Troener, T. Urfer, C. Viox, S.
Wallace, D. Walters, T. Warton, E.B.
Weaver, G. Webster, D. Wharton, J.
Whitcomb, E. Wiegner, P. Wilson, G.
Wilson, Jno. Wilson, T. Wischer, H.
Wohlheater,L. Worthington, T. Wright, M.
Yager, J.    

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