Mills County, Iowa
1885 Iowa State Census Records


Hillsdale ~ Family Data
Transcribed by Cay Merryman

Categories: Dwelling #    Household #   
Surname,   Given Name,   Age,   Married,   Years in State,   State Born,   Occupation

page 63

01-01

Chambers, George M., 60 / m / married / Hotel Keeper / KY
Chambers, Adaline, 50 / f / married / IN
Chambers, Ezekiel, 22 / m / Farmer / IA (county not legible)
Chambers, Fredrick, 19 / m / Laborer / IA ( same county )
Brown, Edward, 20 / m / R.R. Operator / IA, Jefferson

02-02

McKnight, George W., 45 / m / married / Carpenter / WI
McKnight, Anna, 36 / f / married / PA
McKnight, Martha, 18 / f / WI
McKnight, Nora A., 16 / f / WI
McKnight, Emma M., 14 / f / WI
McKnight, Aleena, 12 / f / WI
McKnight, Rebecca I., 7 / f / WI
McKnight, James W., 5 / m / IA, Mills
Mulldowney, Thomas, 28 / m / Section Boss / NY / F - F

03-03

Patterson, Mary, 65 / f / widow / OH
Patterson, John M., 29 / m / Farmer / OH

04-04

Gray, Benjamin, 27 / m / married / Farmer / IA, Greene
Gray, Mattie Bell, 18 / f / married / IN
Gray, Gertie May, 0 / f / IA, Mills

05-05

Short, Allen, 30 / m / married / Laborer / IL
Short, Fannie, 22 / f / married / OH
Short, Jessie A., 4 / f / NE
Short, Eli, 1 / m / IA, Mills
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06-06

Groom, George, 30 / m / married / Laborer / England / F - F
Groom, Fannie, 30 / f / married / IN
Groom, Olive, 7 / f / IA, Mills / F - -- /
Groom, William, 4 / m / IA, Mills / F - -- /
Groom, Charlotte, 1 / f / IA, Mills / F - -- /
Baldwin, Isaac, 66 / m / Widower / Blacksmith / OH

07-07

Higgs, William, 66 / m / married / Doctor / MD / F - -- /
Higgs, Artemesa, 61 / f / married / TN
Higgs, Minnie, 19 / f / IL

08-08

Brent, Newton, 72 / m / married / Shoemaker / VA
Brent, Hester A. R., 70 / f / married / VA
Brent, Florinda, 40 / f / OH

09-09

Short, Reuben B., 71 / m / married / Retired Farmer / KY
Short, Narcissus B., 64 / f / married / TN
Short, Pherris W., 23 / m / Laborer / IA, Jackson

10-10

Patterson, Weley, 39 / m / married / Farmer / OH
Patterson, Ellen, 29 / f / married / MO
Patterson, Sumner C., 11 / m / MO
Patterson, John, 8 / m / IA, Fremont
Patterson, Vi l., 6 / f / IA, Fremont
Patterson, Thomas, 2 / m / IA, Mills
Patterson, infant, 0 (twin) / m / IA, Mills
Patterson, infant, 0 (twin) / f / IA, Mills

11-11

Andrews, Chester N., 69 / m / married / Dry Goods / OH
Andrews, Anna S., 69 / f / married / MD
Bacon, Robert, 29 / m / Clerk / VT / F - F

12-12

Staggs, Robert, 39 / m / married / Groceries / WV
Staggs, Nancy A., 38 / f / married / MO

13-13

Dalton, William, 28 / m / married / Drugs-Groceries / IA, Fremont
Dalton, Laura, 28 / f / married / CT
Dalton, Hugh L., 1 / m / IA, Mills

14-14

Cross, Alfred H., 41 / m / married / Doctor / OH
Cross, Margarette, 41 / f / married / KY
Cross, Charlotte M., 14 / f / MO
Cross, Inez, 11 / (male?) / MO
Cross, Mary L., 8 / f / MO

15-15

Thomas, Abraham, 70 / m / married / Dry Goods, Groceries / PA
Thomas, Frances, 64 / f / married / IN
Thomas, John W., 24 / m / married / Clerk / OH

16-16

Burk, Oliver P., 52 / m / married / Laborer / IN
Burk, Harriet, 38 / f / married / IA, Wapello
Burk, Wm., 25 / m / Farmer / MO
Burk, Henry, 17 / m / IA, Appanoose
Burk, Louisa J., 14 / f / IA, Monroe
Burk, Frank L., 12 / m / IA, Monroe
Burk, Maud, 8 / f / IA, Mills
Burk, Fredrick, 6 / m / IA, Mills
Burk, Gen. Grant, 4 / m / IA, Mills

17-17

Blue, Frederick, 22 / m / laborer / IA, Fremont
Blue, John, 20 / m / laborer / IA, Fremont
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18-18

Cross, Granville, 28 / m / married / Laborer / IA, Monroe
Cross, Cintha, 24 / f / married / IA, Monroe
Cross, William, 6 / m / IA, Monroe
Cross, Charlie, 4 / m / IA, Monroe
Cross, George, 3 / m / IA, Mills
Cross, not named, 0 / f / IA, Mills

19-19

Thomas, Samuel, 30 / m / married / Blacksmith / OH
Thomas, Alice, 24 / f / married / IA, Scott
Thomas, Abraham A., 7 / m / NE
Thomas, Mary F., 5 / f / NE
Thomas, Albert, 0 / m / IA, Mills

20-20

Kearns, Edward, 53 / m / married / Laborer / NY / F - F
Kearns, Ellen, 58 / f / married / England / F - F

21-21

Dosh, Lucy A., 59 / f / Widow / IN
Dosh, Othello, 18 / m / Laborer / IA, Mills

22-22

Gardiner, Elijah S., 22 / m / married / Teamster / IL
Gardiner, Della, 19 / f / married / IA, (prob. Polk)
Gardiner, Earnest, 1 / m / IA, (prob. Polk)

23-23

Phipps, Henry, 43 / m / married / Laborer / IL
Phipps, Sarah, 33 / f / married / IL
Phipps, Lewis, 9 / m / IA, Mills
Phipps, Alice, 7 / f / IA, Mills
Phipps, Ralph, 6 / m / IA, Mills
Phipps, Bertha, 3 / f / IA, Mills
Phipps, Claude, 0 / m / IA, Mills
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24-24

Stroud, Frank, 30 / m / married / Farmer / IA, Marion
Stroud, Lucinda, 23 / f / married / IA, Monroe
Stroud, Nellie M., 6 / f / IA, Mills
Stroud, Lesta Bell, 5 / f / IA, Mills
Stroud, Myrtle, 3 / f / IA, Mills
Stroud, Blanche A., 1 / f / IA, Mills

25-25

Curtis, George, 37 / m / married / Agent / OH
Curtis, Susan, 24 / f / married / KY
Curtis, John, 1 / m / KY

26-26

Newton, Carson, (2?) / m / single / Farmer / OH
Newton, Warren, 20 / m / single / OH
Newton, Gideon, 18 / m / single / MO
Newton, Alfred, 17 / m / single / MO
Newton, Prussia, 15 / f / single / MO

27-27

Anthony, James, 41 / m / married / Laborer / OH
Anthony, Mary, 29 / f / married / IL
Anthony, Willie, 10 / m / IL
Anthony, Eva, 8 / f / IL
Anthony, Gertie, 5 / f / IA, Mills
Anthony, Alfred, 0 / m / IA, Mills

28-28

Miller, John, 43 / m / married / Laborer / OH
Miller, Nancy, 40 / f / married / IN
Miller, John, 15 / m / IA, Keokuk
Miller, Owen, 13 / m / KS
Harold, Samuel, 22 / m / married / Laborer / IN
Harold, Melissa, 18 / f / married / IA, Keokuk
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29-29

Linville, Henderson, 67 / m / married / Ret. Merchant / TN
Linville, Ursula, 61 / f / married / KY

30-30

Wright, Edwin L., 25 / m / married / Agent R. R. / MO
Wright, Lotie, 23 / f / married / WI
Wright, Ethel, 1 / f / IA, Mills

31-31

Ryan, Elijah, 35 / m / married / Laborer / IA, Marion
Ryan, Sarah, 35 / f / married / IN
Ryan, Willie, 9 / m / IA, Mills
Ryan, Bessie, 5 / f / IA, Mills
Ryan, Scott, 3 / m / IA, Adair

32-32

Way, James, 62 / m / married / Doctor / IN
Way, Margarett, 54 / f / married / IN
Way, Tabitha, 15 / f / IA, Monroe
Way, Leroy, 8 / m / IA, Mills

33-33

Starr, Omer C., 36 / m / married / Agent / Canada / F - -- /
Starr, Emma, 35 / f / married / PA
Starr, Minnie, 14 / f / IA, Blackhawk / F - -- /
Starr, Ada, 11 / f / IL / F - -- /
Starr, Leona, 6 / f / IL / F - -- /
Starr, Freddie, 3 / m / IL / F - -- /

34-34

Pitzer, Sarah J., 77 / f / Widow / KY
Pitzer, Sarah P., 45 / f / IL
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35-35

Meeks, John H., 47 / m / married / Laborer / OH
Meeks, Ellen, 47 / f / married / IL
Meeks, John H., 18 / m / IL
Meeks, Charles, 16 / m / IL
Meeks, Arcena, 13 / f / IL
Meeks, Flora, 9 / f / IL

36-36

Stroud, Alexander, 54 / m / married / Ret. Farmer / TN
Stroud, Sarah, 50 / f / married / IN
Stroud, Clara, 17 / f / IA, Monroe
Stroud, Telitha, 15 / f / IA, Monroe
Stroud, Ola, 8 / f / IA, Monroe

37-37

Brittenham, Frank M., 49 / m / married / Mason / OH
Brittenham, Emeline, 43 / f / married / IN
Brittenham, Delitha, 19 / f / IA, Monroe
Brittenham, Nora, 14 / f / IA, Monroe
Brittenham, Noah, 13 / m / IA, Monroe
Brittenham, Nellie, 12 / f / IA, Fremont
Brittenham, Thomas, 5 / m / IA, Mills
Brittenham, Lewester, 0 / m / IA, Mills
Lemons, Nelson, 74 / m / Widower / Ret. Farmer / NC
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38-38

Cokeley, Samuel, 53 / m / married / Laborer / IL
Cokeley, Mirandy, 42 / f / married / WI
Cokeley, George, 17 / m / WI
Cokeley, Clarence, 15 / m / IA, Harrison
Cokeley, Lorena, 13 / f / IA, Harrison
Cokeley, Alice, 9 / f / IA, Mills
Cokeley, Effie, 7 / f / IA, Mills
Cokeley, Everette, 5 / m / IA, Mills
Cokeley, Ivy, 3 / f / IA, Mills
Cokeley, Silvester, 0 / m / IA, Mills

39-39

Wilson, James R., 63 / m / married / Wagonmaker / OH
Wilson, Anna, 52 / f / married / IN
Wilson, Michael, 16 / m / IA, Monroe
Wilson, Elizabeth J., 13 / f / IA, Monroe

40-40

Hicks, Robert, 76 / m / married / Ret. Farmer / NY
Hicks, Minerva, 74 / f / married / NY

41-41

Surface, Jacob, 47 / m / married / Minister U.B. / IN
Surface, Melissa, 40 / f / married / IN
Surface, George, 24 / m / Farmer / IA, Fremont
Surface, Taylor, 22 / m / Farmer / IA, Fremont
Silcott, Landon, 20 / m / Farmer / IA, Mills
Surface, Ellsworth, 19 / m / IN
Fletcher, Ada, 15 / f / IA, Fremont
Fletcher, Edgar, 11 / m / IA, Fremont
Fletcher, Ezra, 9 / m / IA, Adams
Fletcher, Maggie, 6 / f / IA, Page
Fletcher, Lora, 4 / f / IA, Adams
Fletcher, Effie, 1 / f / IA, Fremont
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42-42

Bartley, Jesse, 41 / m / married / Minister / PA
Bartley, Mary A., 34 / f / married / PA
Bartley, David M., 11 / m / IA, county illegible
Bartley, Blanche, 5 / f / IA, county illegible

43-43

Terry, Francis M., 44 / m / married / Laborer / IN
Terry, Joanna, 41 / f / married / OH
Terry, Wm., 16 / m / IA, Marion
Terry, Henry, 14 / m / IA, Marion
Terry, Carrie, 11 / f / IA, Marion
Terry, Silas, 9 / m / IA, Marion
Terry, Emma, 7 / f / IA, Marion
Terry, Francis R., 5 / m / IA, Mills
Terry, Anna Bell, 2 / f / IA, Mills

44-44

Burns, John W., 32 / m / married / Laborer / IA, Mills
Burns, Silvia, 28 / f / married / WI
Burns, Artie, 7 / m / IA, Mills
Burns, John M., 3 / m / IA, Mills

45-45

Lewis, John B., 38 / m / married / Groceries / MO
Lewis, Damaris, 38 / f / married / OH
Lewis, Fay, 12 / f / IA, Mills
Lewis, Ivy, 9 / f / IA, Mills
Lewis, Ruthell, 7 / f / IA, Mills
Lewis, Clifford, 5 / m / IA, Mills

46-46

Scofield, William, 46 / m / married / Engineer / England / F - F
Scofield, Susannah, 46 / f / married / England / F - F
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47-47

Wardlaw, James, 52 / m / married / Laborer / KY
Wardlaw, Charity, 48 f / married / OH
Wardlaw, John, 14 / m / IL
Wardlaw, William, 12 / m / IL
Wardlaw, Mattie, 10 / f / IL
Wardlaw, James, 7 / m / IL

48-48

Kelly, Isaac, 65 / m / married / Ret. Minister / OH
Kelly, Ruth, 62 / f / married / OH
Kelly, James, 33 / m / Widower / Lawyer / OH
Kelly, John J., 31 / m / Farmer / OH
Kelly, Elmore E., 23 / m / IA, Mills
Kelly, Effie M., 18 / f / IA, Mills
Kelly, Pearl, 14 / f / IA, Mills
Kelly, M____, 3 / f / IA, Mills

49-49

Coats, Wallace, 33 / m / married / Grain Buyer / IL
Coats, Lizzie, 31 / f / married / IA, Mills
Coats, Alma, 5 / f / IA, Mills
By Cay Merryman, 1998

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