IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

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Directory Index

Camps, Lodges, social societies & organizations

Note: Unless otherwise credited, the information on this page was contributed by Reid R. Johnson


Ancient Order of United Workmen - A.O.U.W.
A lodge of A.O.U.W. was organized in Clayton on the 18th of last month when the following officers were elected:
P.M. W. - I. J. Wheeler
M.W. - Wm. Bulhman
G.F. - Wm. Stark
O. - C. C. DeLorimier
Recorder - A. Adams
Financier - Chas. Reugnitz
Receiver - F. L. Hodges
I.W. - D. Clark
O.W. - C. Oelkers
Trustees - I. J. Wheeler, Chas Reugnitz, C. Oelkers
~Elkader Register, Thur., 3 Jan. 1878



The following persons were duly installed as officers of Clayton Lodge, No. 143, A.O.U.W., for the ensuing term:
P.M.W. - Chas. Ruegnitz
M.W. - W. O. Enos
F. - C. C. DeLormier
O. - Aug. Ruegnitz
Recorder - A. Adams
Financeer - C. J. Lossing
Receiver - F. L. Hodges
G. - James Crawford
I.W. - D. Clark
O.W. - E. Rautzow
Tustee - Wm. Dewe
~Elkader Register, Thur., 17 July 1879.



Ancient Order of United Workmen - A.O.U.W.
The following named officers were elected by Clayton Lodge No. 143, A.O.U.W., last Friday night: 
M.W. - D. Clark
F. - Max Ruegnitz
O. - Albert Ruegnitz
Financier - Chas. Ruegnitz
Receiver - F. L. Hodges
G. - C. Maker
Recorder - W. Buhlman
I.W. - E. Ralzow
O.W. - L. Hartwig
Trustee - Wm. Stark
Medical Examiner - Dr. Boals
~Elkader Register, Fri., 5 Aug. 1881



Clayton Homestead B.A.Y. (Brotherhood of American Yeomen)
At the regular meeting of the B.A.Y. Homestead the following officers were elected for the six months:
F. - James McGuire
M. of C. - Fred J. Schrunk
M. of A. - Anna Crefeld
H.P. - L. L. Harvey
O. - E. J. Crawford
C. - John C. Kuempel
W. - J. N. Harvey
S. - Gus Schulte
G. - Marcia Hedeman
Lady of Rowena - Lettie Hedeman
Lady of Rebecca - Alice McGuire
Examiner - Dr. S. J. Randall
Janitor - Anna Crefeld
~Elkader Register, Thur., 13 July 1899. Clayton column



The Epworth League of the M.E. church was re-organized last Sunday evening and the following officers were elected:
Pres. - C. D. McGoon
1st Vice Pres. - Mrs. Jennetta Hayes
2nd Vice Pres. - Mrs. J. H. Buhlman
3rd Vice Pres. - Earl Kernahan
4th Vice Pres. - Mrs. Belle McGoon
Secretary - Clifford Hayes
Treas. - W. H. Buhlman
Organist - Mrs. Belle McGoon
~Elkader Register, Thur., 12 Jan. 1905. Clayton column



Community Club
Clayton: The Community Club met and Elected officers for the year, as follows:
President - Mrs. N. Irons
Vice President - Miss Mary Crefeld
Secretary - Miss Emma Jacobs
Treasurer - D. Pieper
~Clayton County Register, Thur., 11 Jan. 1934


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