Masonic Lodges in Winneshiek County

Chapter No. 35 King Solomon, Decorah, Winneshiek County
Charter granted 10/17/1867
No. of members year ending Sept. 1882: 80
No. of members year ending Oct. 1890: 52

See No. 66, Union Band Lodge, Moneek, Winneshiek County, below

Name and Miscellaneous Notes  - See Key Below

Abbey, A.L. m-90
Alsip, William Su-81
Anderson, Nils m-82
Baker, Chas. G Di-78
Baker, F.E. m-82,90
Banning, John m-82
Barker, I.N. Di-82
Barr, Perry S. Ex-78/RSMD-79/CH-82/m-90
Beach, George E. Ad-82
Bear, Ben Ex-82/m-90
Berkey, J.J. m-82
Bigelow, H.A. m-82,90
Billington, J.T. Su-79
Blackwood, David m-82
Boutelle, C.M. T-90
Boyer, John Di-78
Brainard, E.C. Di-90
Brown, C.P. m-82
Burdick, M.V. m-82
Cadwell, L.L. m-82
Callender, Josiah Su-80
Carter, M.J. m-82,90
Casebeer, J.B. m-82
Chamberlin, E. m-90
Coleman, M.E. m-82
Coogan, Peter m-82,90
Crane, E.C. Dr-78/reinstated,Di-82
Cressey, Charles D-82 (12/21/1881)
Culver, James m-82
Cutter, L. JR m-82,90
Davis, T.P. Di-80
de La Ronde, Thomas Su-80
Drake, N.A. m-82
Duff, Thomas m-90
Ervin, S.B. Di-81
Farnum, L.C. Ex-81/m-82,90
Fawcett, William Su-79
Galz, C. GMFV-90
Gardner, George Q. Ex-78/m-82/GMSV-90
George, Henry L. Ex-81/m-82,90
Golz, Charles RSMD-79/m-82
Grant, J.B. Di-79
Gunderson, A.T. Di-81
Gurney, J.H. Di-79
Hathaway, M.P. m-82/Di-90
Haug, J.J. Ex-81/m-82,90
Hawley, D.N. Ex-78/m-82
Hitchcock, C.H. RSMD-79/Sc-82
Holcomb, B. m-82,90
Jamieson, R.W. RSMD-79/Di-81
Johnson, A.M. m-82
Klein, George H. m-90
Knapp, E.W. m-82/reinstated-90
Landers, F.S. Ex-82/HP-90
Lantry, Joshua Ex-78/RSMD-79/m-82,90
Lawrence, Daniel RSMD-79/GCh,HP-82
Lennon, James M. Ex-78/Sc-90
Lincoln, J.B. m-90
Lincoln, J.C. m-82
Luce, J.C. m-82
Mackenstadt, J.H. RSMD-79
Marlow, Wm. m-82
Masters, H.W. m-82,90
Mather, E. S-78/S,RSMD-79/S-80/*Sc,GCh-81/
S,HP,GMSV-82/GCh,*HP,S-90
McGinnis, Thomas Su-80
McGuire, P.A. m-82
McIntosh, D.F. Di-79
McIntosh, Duncan D-78
McIntosh, Hugh m-82,90
McKay, C. Ad,PS-90
McKay, Cyrus Di-79
McKay, Geo. W. m-82
Mckenstadt, J.H. RAC-90
McWilliams, Geo. m-82,90
Merrill, F.H. Ex-81/GMTV-82
Meuser, J.E. Di-82
Miller, C.A. m-82
Mills, P.H. m-82,90
Montgomery, J.H. T-82/m-90
Moore, D.C. Ex-81/RAC-82
Mower, E.B. Ex-78/RSMD,Di-81
Mynard, M.J. m-90
Noltee, L. Su-79 Oxley, W.H. m-82,90
Padden, T.J. Di-80
Paine, Henry m-82
Pennington, Ed Di-82
Pennington, J.L. Su-79
Perry, James m-82
Portman, R.F.B. m-82/GCh,*K,*Sc,CH-90
Potter, S.V. m-82,90
Puntney, F.V. RSMD-79/m-82,90
Putney, Wm m-82,90
Renkin, William H. m-90
Richardson, J.C. Su-81
Rogers, G.D. Dr-78
Rollin, J.C. Ex-78/m-82,90 (Rollins)
Roome, J.S. m-82,90
Rosa, Albert m-82
Rowley, M.H. m-82
Rudolph, Chas. m-82
Sampson, J.S. m-82
Sawyer, R.N. m-82
Schneider, Geo. m-82,90
Schuster, John m-82,90
Sipes, Geo. G. Ex-78/RSMD-80/m-82/D-90 (5/6/1890)
Skofsted, M.J. Ad-78/Di-79
Slack, J.R. PS-82/Di-90
Smedley, M.T. Su-80/reinstated,Di-81
Smith, A.D. m-82
Standring, L. Di-80
Steinson, James m-82
Stewart, C.W. m-82,90 (Steward)
Stich, Joseph Ex-78/RSMD-80/GMFV-82
Strong, J.C. Di-79
Sydow, Chas. m-82,90
Taylor, J.L. K-90
Teed, A. Ex-81/m-82
Thomas, H.R. Di-80
Tower, H. m-82,90
Trzinski, C. GMTV-90
Tucker, J.S. Ex-82/m-90
Vance, Adam m-82,90
Way, J.M. m-82,90
Webster, Ace m-90
Wendling, George L. RSMD-79/K,S-82
Wetherell, J.L. m-82
Whaley, C.F. Dr-78
Wilson, R. Su-79
Woleben, N. GCh,HP-78,79,80/*K,HP,GCh-81/Se-82,90
Young, James Di-79


No. 66, Union Band Lodge, Moneek, Winneshiek County
Stated Meetings: Wednesday on or before full moon
Grand Lodge Dues, $19.10
Chartered June 6, 1855
Number of current members: 24
Not represented at 1856 Grand Lodge


Califf Joel 1855-56 officer: WM
Banning John 1855-56 officer: SW
Duncan S.L. 1855-56 officer: JW
Andrews J.F. 1855-56 officer: Treas
Califf J.B. 1855-56 officer: Sec
Carter M.G. 1855-56 officer: SD
Clark Samuel 1855-56 officer: JD
Taylor Wm 1855-56 officer: Tyler
Andrews J.F. master mason
Banning Nathaniel fellow craft
Birdsell William past member
Brown J.M. master mason
Brown John master mason
Crawford Geo master mason
Cutler Leonard master mason
Granger T. master mason
Haywood Henry master mason
Jackson John H. master mason
Jones Hiram master mason
Maltby Noah past member
Olson J. master mason
Oxley G.W. master mason
Perleyman E. master mason
Porter J.O. master mason
Sanburgh N.T. master mason
Vernell J.H. fellow craft


Key:
Ad - admitted
D - died
Di - dimitted (left the lodge to join another or became non-affiliated)
Dr - dropped (dismissed)
Ex - exalted (raised to a higher degree)
Exp - expelled
Su - suspended (possibly for non-payment of dues or unmasonic-like conduct)
m - found on membership rolls for indicated year 18--
*Proxy - indicates he attended the Grand Chapter, annual convocation as a proxy (ex. GCh,HP*-78 This man attended the Grand chapter as a proxy High Priest in 1878)
C - Chaplain
CH - Chaplain of the Host or Captain of the Host
GC - Grand Chaplain
GCh - Grand Chapter of the State of Iowa
GMFV - Grand Master First Vail
GMSV - Grand Master Second Vail
GMTV - Grand Master Third Vail
HP - High Priest
K - King
PS - Principle Sojourner
R - Recorder
RAC - Royal Arch Captain
RSMD - received Royal & Select Masters degree in the indicated year
S - Secretary
Sc - Scribe
Se - Sentinel
Ss - Steward & Sentinel
T - Treasurer

Key to years:
78 - 1878 annual report (10/1/1877-9/30/1878)
79 - 1879 annual report (10/1/1878-9/30/1879)
80 - 1880 annual report (10/1/1879-9/30/1880)
81 - 1881 annual report (10/1/1880-9/30/1881)
82 - 1882 annual report (10/1/1881-9/30/1882)
90 - 1890 annual report (10/1/1889-9/30/1890)

Sources:
1. Transactions of the Grand Chapter of the State of Iowa, for the Years 1878 to 1882, Inclusive,
Vol. IV, Original Edition; Muscatine, Iowa - published by order of the Grand Chapter, 1883.
2. Transactions of the Grand Chapter of the State of Iowa, at its Thirty-Seventh Grand Annual Convocation, Convened at Cedar Rapids, Thursday October 9th, A.D. 1890, Original Edition; Des Moines - published by order of the Grand Chapter, 1890.

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