MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 246
submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon, Aug. 25, 2007
OLD SETTLERS DAY.
Yesterday was old settlers and soldiers day at the fair. There were quite a large list of veterans present. It may be of interest to know who came to Iowa prior to 1847, and reside in the county. The following is the list of those attending and the date of their arrival in Iowa:
1834,W. A. Drury.
1835,M. P. Pace.
1836,Wm. Gordon, Mrs. W. A. Drury.
1837,Aristorchus Cone, H. Blanchard, Susan F. Smith, Mrs. J. Kane, Jacob Hesser, Elizabeth Hesser.
1838,Abe Smalley, Mrs. O. McNall, Peter Jackson.
1839,E. D. Purcell, Ben Matthews, Nancy Wallace, Mrs. G. W. Kincaid, Mrs. Hauly.
1840,John Hirschman, J. W. Anderson (colored), M. Cochran, Mrs. F. Stone.
1842,Mr. O. Vanatta, John Fulmer, Mrs. John Fulmer, W. Davidson, Mrs. Eliza Gilbert, Henrietta Miller, Mrs.Wm. Davison, S. L. Foss.
1843,Mrs. S. L. Foss, Chas. Kincaid, Jesse Brogan, Mr. Aronheim.
1844,Mrs. M. Dunsmore, Andrew Schele, Fred Schele, Andrew Wallace, J. A. Will.
1845,C. L. Schnier, John Schnier, Isaac Epperly, Jacob Valet, F. B. Idle, W. L. Hogan, Ross Drury, Mrs.A. S. Sweet, W. D. Ament, Mrs. A. Davidson, R. I. Vance, Mrs. Anna Kinsely.
1846,Samuel Vanatta, J. B. Henniker, Martha Stauffer, Mrs. Jas. Weed, Mrs. Daniel McCabe.
1847,Mrs. Greeley, Nicholas Long, Wm. Terry, Harvey Haker, John Winn, G. L.Funk, Alma Millar.
Those attending that were over 75 years of age were: A. Funk, 84; J. B. Henniker, 78; Henry Weiser, 80; S. P. Hopson, 76; Christian Klepper, 77; F. A. Drake, 75; Wm. Davidson, 75.
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