The History of Appanoose County, Iowa

Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878

Transcribed by Renee Rimmert.    A complete copy of this book is available on-line at


agt - agent mach - machinist
carp - carpenter mech - mechanic
clk - clerk mar - merchant
co - company or county mfr - manufacturer
dlr - dealer mkr - maker
fmr - farmer P.O. - Post Office
gro - grower prop - proprietor
I.V.A. - Iowa Volunteer Artillery S. or Sec. - section
I.V.C. - Iowa Volunteer Cavalry st - street
I.V.I. - Iowa Volunteer Infantry supt - superintendent
lab - laborer treas - treasurer

Douglass Township

A  - Z

Bryant, William J., farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Dennis.

Burton, I. W., far., S. 34; P.O. Moravia.

Campbell, R., farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Unionville.

Cridlebaugh, W., farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Moravia.

Daggett, James, far., S. 15; P.O. Centerville.

Ely, Adam, far., S. 31; P.O. Dennis.

Exline, E., farmer, Sec. 14 ; P.O. Centerville.

French, A.S., far., S. 15; P.O. Unionville.

Haines, David, far., Sec. 6; P.O. Dennis.

Hamilton, James,farmer, S. 4; P.O. ; Dennis; born in Brown Co., Ohio in 1828, he moved to Indiana in 1830, and thence to Iowa, Lee Co., in 1854; remained two years, and thence to Guthrie Co.; remained five years, and thence to this county in 1861; has 320 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; he has a good building, bearing orchard, and other good improvements, and a good property, which himself and wife made by their energy; also has purchased all practical books, etc, to educate his family.  Has held Township and school offices.   They are members of the M.E. Church, of which he is Steward; votes the Republican ticket.  Married Elizabeth Hukill in Indiana, in 1854; she was born in Ripley Co., Ind., in 1828; they had one child - Sarah V., born Sept. 2, 1855; Mrs. H. died in October 1874; he married for his second wife, Amanda C. Hayes, in this county; in 1875; she was born in Tennesee in 1841; they have one child - Bessie, born Aug. 16, 1876.  He keeps graded and improved stock.

Hayworth, J., far., S. 36; P.O. Unionville.

Hayworth, R.,far., Sec. 36; P.O. Unionville.

Hedgecock, J.M.,farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Unionville.

Hedgecock, W.,farmer, S. 2; P.O. Unionville.

Hiatt, Enos,farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Dennis.

Hiatt, D.M.,far., Sec. 33; P.O. Dennis.

Hiatt, J., far., Sec. 15; P.O. Unionville.

Hiatt, I.,far., Sec. 35; P.O. Unionville.

Hiatt, M.,far., Sec. 32; P.O. Dennis.

Hiatt, T.,far., Sec. 34; P.O. Dennis.

Hollingsworth, H.,far., Sec. 12; P.O. Unionville.

Hughes, M.C.,far., Sec. 9; P.O. Centerville.

Hukill, W.H.,far., Sec. 3; P.O. Unionville.

Hunter, W.,far., Sec. 5; P.O. Dennis.

Jackson, Mason,far., Sec. 5; P.O. Dennis.

Kersey, Henry,farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Moravia.

Ketchum, B.,farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Unionville.

Koontz, Peter,farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Centerville; born in Rockingham Co., W. Va., in 1838; he moved to Ohio; remained six years, and thence to Iowa in 1856; he has 275 acres if good land, free of debt, valued at $25 per acre, with bearing orchard, building, etc.; he improved most of his farm, and made his own property.   He enlisted in the 6th Iowa V.I. in September, 1861; was wounded in the hand at the battle of Shiloh, losing the ball inside the right hand, and continued in action, and was soon again wounded in the right arm; had his amputated near the shoulder, and was discharged in September 1862,  He married Nancy E. Morrison in Iowa, February  1866; she was born in Maryland in 1848; they have three children - Francis M., Alice May and John A.  He is a practical and successful farmer, and a worthy and respected citizen.  A Greenbacker.

McCann, John L.,far., Sec. 33; P.O. Dennis.

Madison, W.,far., Sec. 31; P.O. Dennis.

Martin, W.W.,far., Sec. 2; P.O. Unionville.

Mellon, W.H.,far., Sec. 34; P.O. Unionville.

Morris, J.,far., Sec. 14; P.O. Unionville.

Morris, J.H.,far., Sec. 15; P.O. Unionville.

Morrison, J.A.,far., Sec. 15; P.O. Unionville.

Palmer, David,far., S. 9; P.O. Unionville.

Peak, A.J.,far., Sec. 31; P.O. Dennis.

Pennington, E.A.,far., S. 33; P.O. Dennis.

Perjue, J.,far., S. 14; P.O. Unionville.

Pickard, J. H.,far., Sec. 33; P.O. Dennis.

Raney, John,far., S. 8; P.O. Dennis.

Raney, R.,far., S. 8; P.O. Dennis.

Saunders, John,far., S. 12; P.O. Unionville.

Scott, Lafayette,far., S. 5; P.O. Dennis.

Taylor, George W.,far., S. 31; P.O. Dennis.

Train, J.H.,far., Sec. 32; P.O. Dennis.

Tucker, A.J.,far., Sec. 8; P.O. Dennis.

Tucker, J.,far., Sec. 34; P.O. Moravia.

Ullum, john,far., S. 8; P.O. Dennis.

White, Alexander E.,far., S. 5; P.O. Dennis.

White, J.A.,far., Sec. 12; P.O. .

White. L.W.,far., S. 5; P.O. Dennis; born in Appanoose Co., Iowa, February 1854; has 280 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre, with good buildings, bearing orchard, etc.  He married Jennie Ullem in this county, in 1873; she was born in Monroe Co., Iowa, in September, 1854; they have three children - Minnie Jane, born in December 1875; and a pair of twin boys - Clemie and one not named, born May 5, 1878.  Mr. White has held the office of Constable.   Greenbacker.

Wilkinson, A.D.,far., S. 13; P.O. Unionville.

Wilkinson, J.,far., S. 13; P.O. Unionville.

Wright, Jno.,farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Dennis.

Workman, H.,far., S. 31; P.O. Dennis.