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~Monona County -- Newspapers Reported the Community Happenings

~Just in case you were wondering what your Monona County ANCESTORS were doing in 1900.
~Researched & typed by Mike Swenson.
January 1900
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Alphabetical Index of Names -- News Excerpts January 1900

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Eads
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The past week has been taken up in the district court with the cases of Good vs Cook and Durst vs Crow & McLaughlin. The former was decided in favor of plaintiff and the latter in favor of defendants. In the case of C.R. Blackman vs L. Kessler and John Eads the supreme court reversed the decision which had been in favor of defendants.

Easton
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Lee Easton is visiting this week with his grandparents in Whiting.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting On Friday evening Mrs. G.L. Weaver entertained her Sunday School class of boys. The evening was spent in playing progressive Carrom. The first prize was taken by Miss Zelma Eggleston and Clyde Easton.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Albaton News J. Polly and William Easton are attending court in Onawa.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Albaton News Elsie and Lee Easton are suffering with pink-eye at this writing.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News O.J. Easton left Tuesday evening for Cedar Rapids with two coops of chickens to exhibited at the poultry show. Easton and Son have some of the finest chickens in the state and Ora always is sure of some of the first premiums.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting O.J. Easton, who takes much pride in his fine fowls, attended the national association at Cedar Rapids last week and took with him some of his finest birds and won 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th places with his cockrels, and 3rd, 4th and 5th with his pullets, and 1st breeding pen with his golden wyandots.
A Card to Subscribers: This week my collector James Easton begins his work of collecting subscriptions in the locality of Blencoe. Respectfully, W.H. Wonder, Publisher.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Messrs. Dubois, Polly, Parker, and Easton were in Onawa attending court Friday and Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News O.J. Easton returned Sunday from Cedar Rapids where he had been to attend the big poultry show last week. He says it was a great exhibit, upwards of 3,000 birds were there from all parts of the United States extending east to Maine and west to California. Mr. Easton exhibited 22 birds of the Golden Wyandot breed and feels justly proud of the prizes which these same captured. He got 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th on cockrels; 3rd, 4th and 55h on pullets; 2nd on breeding pen. He dispersed of seven birds ranging from $5 and $15. Mr. Easton prides himself on the high class birds and spares no expense or care in buying and raising them, consequently can l?ctier compete with any of them. He says his trip was a pleasant as well as profitable experience which he would not take a great deal for.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead John D. Brett and Miss Petre Stark were united in the holy bonds of matrimony last Saturday at the home of Rev. V.M. Easton. Miss Stark is a very attractive and estimable young lady and respected by all who know her. John is a very progressive young man and has a host of friends.

Eberle
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton J.F. Putzier and William Eberle accompanied a shipment of stock to Chicago Sunday morning.

Ebzery
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Edward Shannahan and Jack Ebzery of Ute were New Years visitors at the home of T. Shannahan.

Edington
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News J.M. Edington and family were here visiting last week before leaving Sloan for their new home at Webster City.

Edmonds
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News E.S. Edmonds is having his corn shelled this week.

Eggleston
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News The Congregational Sunday school elected officers last Sunday for the coming year. The Superintendant and assistant were retained. Lawrence Patterson, Sec; Earl VanVleck, Treas.; Florence Whittier and Zelma Eggleston Librarians; Grace Rains, Organist.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting On Friday evening Mrs. G.L. Weaver entertained her Sunday School class of boys. The evening was spent in playing progressive Carrom. The first prize was taken by Miss Zelma Eggleston and Clyde Easton.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Mr. and Mrs. Jess Eggleston are now nicely located in the Ballard residence in east Whiting.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. Charles Eggleston had a surgical operation performed at St. Joseph's hospital, Dr. Jepson assisted by Dr. Robbins doing his work.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting Charles Eggleston was in Sioux City Saturday

Egli
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The following newly elected officers of Queen Esther Chapter No. 222. O.E.S. were installed Wednesday evening by Dr. C.W. Cope: W.M., Mrs. L.C. Sears; W.P., W.D. Brown; A.M., Mrs. J.W. Huff; Con, Mrs. J.G. Smaltz; A.N., Mrs. C.W. Cope; Sec., Mrs. R.L. Hawkins; Treas., Mrs. C.H. Huntington; Marshall, Mrs. C.S. Pike; Chaplain, Mrs. John Brandin; Organist, Mrs. G.W. Buckley, Warden, Mrs. D.A. Pember; Sentinel, F.W. Snow; Star Officers, Adah, Minnie Kramer, Ruth, Mrs. Egli; Esther, Mrs. John Oliver; Martha, Mrs. Lark, Elecia, Mrs. Boyd.

Ehlers
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News At the Hotel Monona: J.A. Phillips of Dunlap; H.A. Bromleigh of Washington DC; M.A. Struble of Sioux City; C.R. Blackman and B.S. Noble of Ida Grove; J.E. Chubbuck of Carroll; L.B. Munger of Castana; M.J. Kahn of Des Moines; A.J. Ehlers of Chicago; and F.T. Rand of St. Louis.

Elledge
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Jas. H. Elledge and wife to Claus Lothman 13-84-43 $3000

Elliott
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. M.B. Pullen, Mrs. F.E. Colby, and Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Elliott attended the marriage of Miss Woodson Whiting Wednesday evening.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. M.B. Pullen, Mrs. Frank Colby, and J.J. Elliott and wife attended the Cozine-Whiting wedding at Woodlawn Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Bert Elliott was interviewing Dr. Cope New Year's Day.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News George Elliott went the first of th week to the eastern part of the state on a cattle buying deal.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News The public installation of officers of the Odd Fellows Lodge was held Tuesday evening. The installing officer was District Deputy Grand Master H.W. Cunningham of Onawa. The officers were as follows: N.G., A.J. Weeme; V.G., W.R. Barnard; R. Sec., Bert Elliott; F. Sec., Joe Arnold; Treasurer, Taylor Daily. After the installation was over a banquet was served by the lodge which was enjoyed by the Odd Fellow, their wives, and their friends.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting The Congregational church on Saturday closed a deal with G.A. Elliott for his residence which will be used for a church parsonage. Mr. Elliott gives possession 1Jun1900. He will in the early spring begin the erection of a new residence.
Mr. Skinner who recently moved to Mapleton visited with his daughter Mrs. Loyal Greenstreet Friday and Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting George Elliott came in Monday with two cars of feeders from eastern Iowa.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News George Elliott returned Monday from his trip to Cedar Rapids.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News The First Congregational church has purchased the property of G.H. Elliott, across the street, for the purpose of a parsonage. G.H. will build a new home as soon as spring opens.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting G.H. Elliott and J.K. Blair were in Council Bluffs Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News The Ladies' Aid Society of the Congregational church met with Mrs. T. Elliott and the Ladies' Aid No. 2 with Mrs. Simon Levich Wednesday afternoon this week. All report pleasant and profitable meetings.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Elliott and Son are shelling and shipping 8,000 bushels of corn this week.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News G.H. Elliott and J.R. Blair were transacting business in Council Bluffs Saturday.

Ellis
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Bert Ellis is clerking at Giddings.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 On Saturday H.W. Cunningham who has been the obliging deputy County Auditor under Cody, McNeal and one year under Ellis, quit at the request of Mr. Ellis. As a deputy he was all that could be desired. His long service in the court house gave him a fine knowledge of the affairs of the county and no more efficient or obliging offical ever did business in the court house.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print C.B. Ellis of Onawa Sundayed in town.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Miss Lillie Murray of Little Sioux visited at the home of Bailey Ellis and wife Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Fred Ellis of Chicago was calling on his Blencoe friends Monday and Tuesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News County Auditor C.B. Ellis is in Des Moines attending the state meeting of county auditors.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News County Auditor Ellis and wife and son were in Des Moines Wednesday and Thursday this week attending the meeting of the State Association of County Auditors at the Savery hotel club rooms. They report a profitable meeting and most enjoyable outing.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News County Auditor Bailey Ellis and wife were in Blencoe Saturday last visiting their numerous relatives here.

Elston
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney N.A. Metcalf sued Harry Elston in Justice Fisher's court to obtain pay for work he alleges to be due him. Sam Cray of Ute will appear for the plaintiff and Jake Prichard for the defense. It promises to be an interesting case.

English
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Royce Fairchild and Arthur English attended the New Year's day at Decatur.

Erickson
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Andrew Erickson and wife to W.D. Mikkleson; se nw and sw ne 3-82-43--80 acres $1240.00

Erskine
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Charles Erskine was in Sioux City a couple of days last week. He bought two cars of stock cattle.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute C.E. Erskine was over from Castana Wednesday on stock business. Charley has sold several hunder head of young stock and feeders along the Maple the past fall and is making a big thing of it. He is fatter and jollier then ever, is reading law and hustling on the side in stock and real estate, and is fast becoming one of the prominent financiers of the county, all of which his host of Ute will be glad to learn.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Everett West moved his family into Charles Erskine's house Friday.

Ertell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News W.F. Ertell of Center was interviewing friends here one day last week.

Evans
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Attorney Evans went over to Soldier Tuesday to visit the home folks.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana J.A. Evans was an Onawa visitor Tuesday of last week.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 H.A. Evans of Whiting spent Wednesday night in town.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Georgia Evans who has been visiting friends in Elk Point SD for a few weeks returned home last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Attorney H.A. Evans was in Onawa on business Monday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News B.F. Morris, E.M. Cassady, and attorneys Evans and Bowen were passengers to Onawa on different matters of a business nature Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News W.A. Simmons of Mapleton, the Press states, has sold a half interest in his store to Dal Evans.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Attorney H.A. Evans was at the county seat attending court first of the week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Dave M. Evans, junior editor of the Moorhead Mirror, left for his home in Dodgeville WI Friday morning, in response to a telegram announcing the death of his grandmother. We regret very much to see Davey leave town and trust he may return soon.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Dal Evans has purchased a half interest in the general stock of W.A. Simmons, taking possession last week. The new firm have added a stock of groceries to their line of merchandise.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Georgia Evans was here Friday evening and attended the party at the hall.

Evenson
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute Henry Breithauer, M. Peters, J.J. Miller and Chris Evenson each shipped a car of fat cattle to Chicago last Sunday morning.

Everson
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News F.M. Nelson from Alvo NE has opened a boot and shoe repair shop in the old Dave Moore building adjoining the Everson and Lawrence harness shop.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Messrs John Everson, Will Lawrence, Henry Cunningham, Warren and George Bordner attended Odd Fellows lodge at Whiting Tuesday night, when the newly elected officers were installed by district deputy Grand Master H.W. Cunningham.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Will Lawrence and John Everson came up from Onawa Tuesday evening and attended the I.O.O.F. installation of officers.

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Fairchild
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Royce Fairchild and Arthur English attended the New Year's day at Decatur.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Mr. and Mrs. Claude Fairchild of Onawa visited at Newton Fairchild's New Year's day.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 The Democrat in noting the new business openings last week failed to notice the coal and wood business of Claud Fairchild, who begun business about three months ago.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 W.H. Case has sold one of his residences north of the Central to Ed S. Cody. Case has bought a farm in Mills county and will move to it this spring.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Rev. A.G. Washington of Blencoe was in town Monday on his way home from Castana where he had filled Rev. Lewis' pulpit on Sunday.

Farr
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 'Advocate 11Jan1900' J.C. Farr went to Omaha yesterday to attend a convention of implement dealers.

Farrell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Mrs. N.P. Farrell is visiting in Sioux City this week.

Farrington
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 W.L. Farrington returned last week from Wisconsin where he made arrangements for the opening of a stallion sale barn in Omaha in connection with a large Wisconsin concern. He has already gotten out the necessary stationery and will soon have a fine lot of stallions in his Omaha barn.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 The bond of Elmus Strain, the new sheriff, was approved by the board of supervisors Tuesday afternoon and he was inducted into office. As stated last week Sheriff Burns will be his deputy for a few months until he gets acquainted with the duties of the office.

Fessenden
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News County Surveyor Fessenden and J.W. Bowman who were appointed by the board of supervisors to survey a portion of Sioux township to re-establish lost corners are now at this work. It is about a three weeks job.

Fetterly
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting On Sunday Rev. Hull united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents in Lincoln township, T.H. Compte of Omaha and Miss Ida Fetterly. The groom is the head of the musical department in Hayden's department store in Omaha and is said to be a very excellent young man.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Charles A. Kinneman and wife of Lincoln NE are visiting with Mrs. Kinneman's parents Mr. and Mrs. A. Fetterly.

Fich
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News G.W. Cork and C.E. Fich will attend a Holiness convention at Smithland Saturday and Sunday.

Fierce
Onawa Weekly Democrat Castana News 11Jan1900 C.R. Nixon has sold his residence property to Pete Feirce. Mr. Nixon loaded his household goods in a car on Monday and shipped them to Onawa his family following them. Mr. Nixon will remain here until the Lumber Co. sends another man to take his place.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Charles R. Nixon and wife to F.E. Fierce; lot 16 and a strip 10 feet wide of 17 in block 14 Castana $1250.

Fierer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Editor Newton moved his family into Peter Fierer's house Thursday.

Finne
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News Carl Finne of Sloan spent the holidays with his grandpa and grandma, Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Moen.

Fione
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Wednesday at the residence of E.E. Bakke and wife a pleasant home wedding occurred when their oldest daughter, Louise A., was married to Rev. Aaron S. Johnson of Sioux Rapids IA. At 6PM the sweet strains of the wedding march played by Jennie Ballard announced the approach of the bride and groom with Agnes Bakke, sister of the bride, as maid of honor and Godfrey Johnson, brother of the groom as best man, took their places in front of the double windows in the west parlor. Rev. C.H. Hjortholm performed the ceremony which was witnessed by 65 of the immediate relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties. Supper was served by Mrs. Oscar Bakke, assisted by Mrs. Nessle, Emma Andrews, Annie Peterson and Molly Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson left Thursday night for Elbow Lake MN where Mr. Johnson is pastor of the Norwegian church at that place. The following were the out of town guests: A. Gilbertson of Mapleton, Miss Aggie Bakke of Albaton, Mrs. Durman and Mollie Kelly of Whiting, Godfrey and Miss Anna Johnson, H.A. Johnson and wife, Mrs. Amon Johnson, Mrs. J.S. Barstadt and daughter of Sioux Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Mickelson of Linn Grove, Mr. and Mrs. M. Christofferson, Thor, A Cyrpeanson of Eau Claire WI, P.A. Fione of Sloan.

Fisher
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Rodney Dr. Fisher spent New Years with friends in Pearson.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin George Fisher received a trio of scoring Plymouth Rock Fowls from Geneseo IL last week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney Dr. Fischer went to Onawa last Wednesday for the purpose of meeting with the board of pension examiners.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney N.A. Metcalf sued Harry Elston in Justice Fisher's court to obtain pay for work he alleges to be due him. Sam Cray of Ute will appear for the plaintiff and Jake Prichard for the defense. It promises to be an interesting case.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney A.E. Fisher who has been visiting friends in Sioux City for several days returned home Saturday night.
There was a meeting at the Congregational church last Sunday evening for the purpose of organizing a Christian Endeavor. The officers elected were: President, Mr. Bowen; Vice President, Miss Fannie McDonald; Secretary and Treasurer, Dr. Fisher.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News The following attended the G.A.R. meeting in Onawa Friday afternoon: F. Dunbar, S.S. Dorward, Duff Butts, H. Mount, Charlie Struble, J.L. Stanton, W.E. Roberts and George Fisher.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News F.F. Roe, T.R. Carritt, C.A. H. Fisher, A.A. Davies and J.B.P. Day were at Onawa Tuesday listening to the talk in the Woodbury-Monona ditch case before the Board of Supervisors.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Fred Norcross of Castana and Lewis Fischer of Arcola spent Sunday at the Kramer home.

Fitch
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes Maytie Fitch is in school again after an absence of several months.

Flamming
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News The Mapleton papers of last week say that W.C. Smith has sold his farm east of that town to Claus Flamming of Shelby for $42 per acre.

Fleener
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Isac Fleener and wife arrived Monday night for a few days visit with friends.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Isaac Fleener and wife who have been here visiting, returned Wednesday to their home at Coldridge NE.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Isaac Fleener and wife of Coleridge NE who formerly resided here came in last week on a visit and some matters of business.

Fletcher
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News M.H. Aldridge of Sloan is visiting Mrs S.R. Fletcher.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Little Loyd Fletcher has been quite sick the past week but is quite recovered now.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 S.R. Fletcher has recently enjoyed a family reunion with his brothers and sister at Sidney IA.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Mrs. George Stevens of Green County is visiting her brother S.R. Fletcher.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Misses Hulda Johnson, Alyce Templeton and Messrs James Williams and Johnson of Onawa called on Minnie Fletcher Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Mrs. George Stevens returned Saturday to her home in Jefferson after a weeks visit with her brother, S.R. Fletcher.

Flower
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Harrison Flower visited with home folks New Years.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News George Holbrook and Thomas Flowers went over to the reservation on Wednesday last week for the purpose of buying corn for doing summer feeding. They found no trouble in buying what they needed.

Folwell
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. J.R. Folwell entertained a number of young folks in honor of Miss Mae Morris Saturday evening of last week.

Ford
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ford of Moorhead were in town Tuesday, remaining over night at the Vandervert home, and leaving Wednesday morning for a short visit with Mr. Ford's parents at Vermillion SD.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Fred Ford was in town on business the first of the week from Moorhead.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Ford stopped for a short visit with Mrs. Ford's parents Vandervert and wife Friday and Saturday of last week. They were on their way home from Vermillion.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Attorney Ivins, G.L. Gabriel, Fred Ford and George L. Conlin are attending court at Onawa this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. T. Vandevert were in Moorhead Tuesday visiting their daughter Mrs. Fred Ford.

Forker
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Ticonic George Forker spent New Years with the folks at home.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News William Forker and Fred Jones of Ticonic were in town Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Will Richard and George Forker drove to Smithland Sunday.

Fosnaugh
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. C. Fosnaugh of Sioux City came down Wednesday afternoon to be present at the wedding.

Foss
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Ole H. Foss is building an ice house this week in the rear of his store building.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Oscar Gilbertson who has been clerking of O.H. Foss started last week for a few weeks visit with his parents in Wisconsin.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes Chris Foss of the 9th grade, is taking bookkeeping with the 12th grade.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 T.S. Thoreson and wife to O.H. Foss; lots 6 and 7, block 2 Soldier $89
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Western Town Lot Co. to T.S. Thoreson and O.H. Foss; lot 6, block 2, Soldier $75
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Western Town Lot Co. to T.S. Thoreson and O.H. Foss; lot 7, block 2, Soldier $112
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier Foss and Nordley shipped a car load of stock and S.A. Severson two car loads yesterday.

Foster
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News Mr. Foster of Onawa was in town on business Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News J.L. Foster of Pontiac IL, who is the owner of the farm east of town occupied by the Hoagland boys, was here this week looking after his interests. He will move on the place in March.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Al Cadwell who has been working in Foster's blacksmith shop the past two years, left Sunday night for Ute where he has secured work in a shop. He will move his family to that place on Monday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Foster visited from Friday of last week until Monday afternoon with Mrs. Ainsworth. She was on her way to Sioux City from Omaha.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Martin Foster is over from Nebraska for a visit with his cousin W.H. Tr?fton.

Fox
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mrs. Mae Gilkerson has recently purchased a lot from T.B. Lutz in the new addition and is already getting the material on the ground for a comfortable dwelling house. F.W. Fox has the contract.

Fowler
Onawa Weekly Democrat
11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Roger Fowler and wife of River Sioux visited the families of Messrs. Dingman and Bowie Saturday and Sunday.

Franklin
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News William Miller of Franklin was the first man to pay his subscription this new year, but he is not the last.

Fredlein
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Mrs. George Fredlein and Mrs L. Bloomy who had spent a week visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Schrunk left Tuesday for their homes near Guttenberg IA.

Fredricksen
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Born to Mart Fredricksen and wife Saturday morning 30Dec1899, a boy. Mother and boy doing well.

Freedman
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Willie Leathers is clerking at the Chicago Dry Goods Store during the absence of G. Freedman, who is sojourning at Hot Springs AR for the improvement of his health.

Freeland
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 C. Nixon and family will soon remove from Castana to Onawa where Mr. Nixon has made a business arrangement by which he is to become a member of the agricultural implement firm of Freeland and Holbrook.

Freeman
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News E.L. Freeman of Chicago, formerly of Decatur NE, visited with Mayor Bowen Wednesday.

French
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Anatin French and family have moved to Pender NE.

Fritz
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 A fire broke out in a barn in the rear end of R.G. Fritz's second hand establishment in Main St yesterday morning about 2 o'clock, burning the bar and one horse belonging to Mr. Fritz; also one cow belonging to Mrs. Kadell. A small barn adjacent belonging to Mr. C.C. Hawley also burned.

Frost
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Mrs. W.L. Frost of Sioux City is visiting at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Wiley this week. Mr. Frost returned to Sioux City Tuesday.

Fry
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 J.J. Fry of Hartington NE spent the first of the week in town.

 

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