Wilton History

Source: Henry Wildasin's Revised History of Wilton, Iowa
***Containing a complete reprint of Wilton History 1854-1876 by Rider & Stevenson***1947


On the second and fourth Mondays of each month the Walter Rebekah Lodge, No. 516, holds its meetings. This lodge was instituted in WIlton on October 28, 1911.

The charter members of the organization were : H. E. Nicolaus, George Bannick, Albert Winsell, H. W. Effenbeck, G. F. Marolf, George McCartney, Fred Boot, H. A. Smith, Charles Bailey, George Rick, Ella Nicolaus, Dora Bannick, Edith Winsell, Bertha Effenbeck, Ella Schafnit, Martha R. Haebard, Frances A. Boot, Eliza Bailey, Bertha Bailey.

The present officers are : Noble Grand, Fay Bishop; Vice Grand, Phlora Barkalow; Past Noble Grand, Veronica Thomas; Right Support to Noble Grand, Clara Ellis; Left Support to Noble Grand, Sadie Henley; Right Support to Vice Grand, Bessie Morrison; Left Support to Vice Grand, Susie Chamberlain; Recording Secretary, Ada Lincoln; Financial Secretary, Roy Thomas; Treasurer, Lillie Whitmer; Chaplain, Lottie Barnhart; Musician, Lillie Duffe; Inside Guardian, Alex Parks; Outside Guardian, S. C. Lincoln; Board of Trustees, S. C. Lincoln, Alex Parks, and Roy Thomas.

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