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Benton Centennial
1887 - Benton, Iowa - 1987

We dedicate this book to all the residents of Benton and the surrounding area - both past and the present.

The pages of this book contains not only new and traditional recipes, but also the history of Benton and treasured family memories.

~ Compiled by "The Benton Gals"

NOTE: The recipes were not transcribed for this IAGenWeb page. An original copy of the Benton Centennial book may be found at the Mount Ayr Public Library which contains these recipes.



   It All Started With Women Suffrage    Benton And Politics
   All About Benton: The Rise of a Bustling Town on the Chicago Great Western Railroad    Benton Refuses to Give Up Without a Fight, 1982
   History of Benton
   Benton Community:
    Town Hall and Park
   Chicago Great Western Railroad    Benton Bank
   Benton High School    Benton Post Office
   Benton Cemetery, 1978    Tornado & Hail, 1981 & 1982
   Benton Veterans, WWI, WWII, Korean & Vietnam    Benton's Churches
   Rebekah Lodge No. 523    Benton Photo History
   Early Settlers and Now    Thomas Milton HALL Family
   Samuel HALL Family    Fred Douglas LANE Family
   John HUTCHISON Family    Fred D. BARKER Family
   BARKER Family    Marshall BARKER
   Donald BARKER    Raymond BARKER
   Lawrence BARKER    Harold BARKER
   Clarence BARKER    The DILLENBURG Family
   Benton Area Map    The SAYLER Family
   The LANDIS (and HAVILAND) Family    Wesley & Anna Klejch Elick
   Owen SCHLAPIA    Albert PAGE
   The SCHLAPIA Family    The OUDERKIRK Family
   The BYERLY Family    The GERMAN Family
   The VAUGHN Family    DALTON-MATTHEWS Family
   The CROSS Family    The GUNTER Family
   The WEST Family    The DINKEL Family
   Memories of Charles FLETCHALL    The FLETCHALL Family
   Maxine GROVES BUCY    The FROST Family
   LeVantia Ellen "Vanshie" (DILLE) BUTLER    Clara CORNMAN
   Donald and Lela CAMPBELL    The HALEY-COOK Family
   The THARP-DOWIS Family    The HALEY-GAINES Family
   The GAINES-SINCO Family    The GROVES-FOSTER Family
   The ANDREWS Family    The BLUNCK-LARSON Family
   The Roy BLUNCK Family    Memories, Paul RYCHNOVSKY
   The FERTIG Family    The BOWEN Family
   The Larry BOWEN Family    Austeen Lee SCHLAPIA Family
   Last Buffalo Herd Seen    The CAVENDER Family
   The WALTERS Family    The HILL Family
   The COLE Family    The NICKLES Family
   The HALEY-GARRETT Family    Charles and Blanche GOLLIDAY
   The MOTSINGER Family    The Maple Tree
   The GOLLIDAY Family    The BEAL Family
   The FISHER Family    The LANE-Baker Family
   The MILLER Family    The SWANK Family
   The Lyle SWANK, Jr. Family    The TRIDLE Family
   The MAIN Family    The SOBOTKA Family
   The Elbert HALEY Family    The WHITE Family
   The OSHEL Family    The LESAN Family
   The RICKER Family    The BUCY Family
   Christmas Magic at MOORE'S    The WEEHLER Family
   The HURWITZ Family    The BURCH-FORCE Family
   The MOBLEY Family    Roy & Robert GRAHAM Families
   The WAUGH Family    The John BARBER Family
   Fifth Annual Reunion, Aug. 17-19, 1910    Benton Photo Album
   Benton School Album    Benton Community Album


  • Benton Centennial, Mount Ayr Record-News, July 09, 1987

    SOURCE: 1887 - Benton, Iowa Centennial - 1987, courtesy of Mount Ayr Public Library, Mount Ayr IA

    Transcriptions and notes by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2012

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