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Calvin Dresser family

Dresser family ca1885-1890

Dresser family ca1885-1890

L-R back:  

Sarah Jane (Dresser) Hagensick


Harriet (Dresser) Bayless


Rozilla (Dresser) Webb


Arvilla (Dresser) McCready


Lydia (Dresser) Chase


Alonzo H. Dresser


John S. Dresser

L-R front:  

Mehitable (Dresser) Reed, Haggard


Hiram Dresser


Calvin Dresser


Sarah (Hawkins) Dresser


Francis Dresser

Photo in background:  

Lucy (Dresser) Clark, Clark



Calvin Dresser & Sarah Hawkins were married in 1832. They came to Allamakee county in 1855. They are buried in the Postville cemetery, Area C.

Cast iron mortar & pestle used by Calvin Dresser in the Bayless, Douglass & Company Drug Store

Calvin Dresser was a part-owner in the Bayless, Douglass & Company Drug Store. He being 'the company' part of the firm name.
The drug store was a part of the old Brick Block on the corner of Green & Lawler streets in Postville, and was built ca1873. The firm also had a drug store in Elkader, Clayton county.


Lucy (Dresser) Clark and James Wallace Clark Family

Photo taken about 1900 in Gueydan, Vermilion, LA
Home of Charles Clark

They talked extensively about the wagon trip from the north thru Kansas to Louisiana. I don't know why they went south and how the families met up.

L-R back: Mrs. Nelson Clark, Frank Dresser Clark, his wife Martha J. Foster Clark, Samuel & Bertha (Foster) Wooten, Cora Foster Clark (wife of Charles Clark), Mrs. James Foster and baby Cecil, Olive Foster Turner (wife of Theodore Turner) with daughter Myrel (baby in buggy) & son Roy (holding buggy), Mrs. John Foster, James Foster, William Foster, Mrs. McCormick Foster, Charles F. Clark.

L-R Children: Vida, Violet & Aubrey Wooten (children of Samuel Wooten); Edith Foster (daughter of James Foster); Fern & Essie Clark (daughters of Frank Dresser Clark), Audley, Coldie & Charlie, baby in arms (children of Charles Clark); James Earl Clark (son of Frank Dresser Clark); Clyde Clark (son of Charles Clark); and Clark (daughter of Frank and Martha Foster Clark).


~contributed by Lynne Strong-Shinozaki. Interested researchers can contact Lynne at the email address shown in the Surname Registry for Dresser.


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