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1917 Farmers' Directory of Big Grove Township
Atlas of Benton County, Iowa
The Anderson Pub'l. Co., 1917

Name Wife Childen Post Office  R. [rent] or O. [own]
Acres; Sec. # 
 Yrs  Land Owner Comments
Albers, H. P. Amanda Rudolph Keystone, R. 2 O. 78.88 ac., sec. 21, and in Homer Twp., O. 160 ac. 35    
Anderson, Oscar Myrtle   Vinton, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 14. 31 Henry Grovert Breeder of Percheron Horses and Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Anderson, W. C. Cora Joan, Mable, Dorothy Vinton, R. 1 R. 40 ac., sec. 1, and in Eden Twp., R. 176 ac., sec. 6. 29 F. Anderson  
Bakerr, C. E. Sophia Roy Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 16;
R. 40 ac., sec. 15.
30 W. J. Donnelly  
Baker, Geo. Addie May Garrison, R. 1 R. 120 ac., sec. 5. 38 H. Snyder  
Baker, Harry Lena Gladys M Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 15. 32 H. S. Blocher  
Balhorn, A. J. W. Anna Charles, William, John, Anna Keystone, R. 2 O. 200 ac., sec. 19;
O. 80 ac., sec. 29;
O. 40 ac., sec. 20.
45    
Banse, C. A. Marie   Garrison, R. 1 R. 240 ac., sec. 5;
R. 60 ac., sec. 4.
24 Samuel Banse Breeder of Hereford Cattle.
Banse, Wm. Lizzie John, Anne, Katie, Louie Garrison, R. 1 O. 240 ac., sec. 17. 45    
Barkdoll, E. J. Stella Gerald Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 17;
R. 80 ac., sec. 20.
42 G. W. Robinson  
Bochmke, F. Wm. Anna Linold, Walter Keystone, R. 2 R. 160 ac., sec. 30;
R. 60 ac., sec. 19, and in Homer Twp., R. 120 ac., sec. 24 and 25, S.
25 John Gulstorf  
Braksick, Frank Marie Stanley, Paul, Evelyn Van Horne. O. 160 ac., sec. 26. 27    
Bridge, Arthur Ella Verle Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 18 Sam Irwin  
Bruger, Alfred Lizzie   Vinton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 24. 23 E. F. Eisternecht  
Bryant, G. H. Nora Nero Van Horne, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 28. 32    
Carlson, Heer; Christ Nelson     Garrison, R. 1. R. 480 ac., sec. 10-15. 6 Geo. Gale and
L. J. Kirkland
 
Chizum, E. C. Clarinda Rachel Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 16. 27 J. W. Chizum  
Crisman, DeVere Bertha Jay, Lyle Vinton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 1.   Henry Waterstadt  
Christy, R. S. Sadie Harland, Wilbert, May Garrison, R. 1 O. 90.40 ac., sec. 4. 33    
Crowe, A. C. Mary Sadie, Breve Garrison. R.80 ac., sec. 22. 35 Jennie Belle Carter  
Dake, Carl Maude Lavonne, Thelma Vinton, R. 1 R. 80 ac., sec. 13;
R. 40 ac., sec. 24.
32 H. H. Thrasher  
Demmel, Chas. E. Emma Earl, Gladys, Cecil Vinton, R. 1 O. 240 ac., sec. 12. 34    
Donnelly, H. Mary Thomas, Frances, Harold, Leo Garrison, R. 1 O. 83.48 ac., sec. 18;
R. 80 ac., sec. 7.
36    
Fitzgerald, J. P. Anna May, Bernice, Donald, Agnes, Florence, John, Marguerite Van Horne, R. 1 R. 120 ac., sec. 25. 35 Mrs. Aug. Fieldman  
Fleck, F. Cora   Vinton, R. 1 O. 40 ac., sec. 1;
R. 80 ac., sec. 1.
30 Lyda Correll  
Flickinger, G. E. Sadie Byrl, Cecil, Lula, Edna, Clifford Garrison, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 9;
O. 31 ac., sec. 10.
38    
Flickinger, J. E. Minnie Dale, Harry, Mildred Garrison, R. 1 O. 150 ac., sec. 3. 41    
Flickinger, J. H. Mary Gerald, Loretta, Loren Garrison, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 4. 38    
Fry, C. H. Lucy Ray, Ruth Van Horne, R. 1 O. 240 ac., sec. 36. 35 W. F. Rieke  
Grimm, E. H. Amelia May, Frank, Mabel, Marion Van Horne, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 34. 33   Breeder of Spotted Poland Hogs.
Grimm, E. S. Millie G. Lee, Ella, Sylvia, Marie, Samuel, Floyd, Clifford, Verne, Dewell, Earl, Marle, Irene Keystone, R. 2 O. 80 ac., sec. 28;
O. 80 ac., sec. 33.
33   Breeder of Poland China Hogs. "Greenleaf Farm."
Grimm, Wm. Fannie Harold, Christie, Eli, Edna, Florence, Verle Keystone, R. 2 O. 80 ac., sec. 29. 34   Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs and Shropshire Sheep. "Pleasant Hill Stock Farm."
Gross, Frank Sylvia Ray Garrison, R. 1 R. 166.01 ac., sec. 7. 29 N. Gross  
Gross, H. C. Anna Gladys, Lloyd, Vernon Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 18;
R. 80 ac., sec. 19, and in Homer Twp., R. 40 ac., sec. 13.
40 J. D. Brandt  
Guiters, L. J. Meta Flossie, Ira Van Horne, R. 1 R. 240 ac., sec. 27. 16 Fritz Selk  
Gulstorf, H. Marie Berne, Georgia, Robert, Wilma Keystone, R. 2 O. 240 ac., sec. 30. 42   Feeder of Stock.
Gulstorf, John     Keystone, R. 2 O. 160 ac., sec. 30;
O. 60 ac., sec. 19.
44    
Gustavison, Frank Olga   Vinton, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 13. 11 Gust Ness  
Hanna. L. W. Marie   Garrison, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 21;
R. 160 ac., sec. 22.
28 John W. Hanna Breeder of Holstein Cattle. "Grandview Farm and Dairy."
Hannamann, H. Mary Harry, Elsie, Raymond, Charles Van Horne, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 25. 44 Feeder of Stock  
Hannamann, John Emma Leona, Gladys Van Horne, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 36. 41    
Hanson, Ed Emma Myron, Charlotte Garrison, R. 1 R. 360 ac., sec. 21, and in Jackson Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 23; O. 80 ac., sec. 22. 14 John Reiss  
Healy, L. E. Mabel Maxine Keystone, R. 2 R. 80 ac., sec. 33. 24 S. Jewett  
Heil, E. E. Myrtle Elizabeth, Marie P. O. Garrison, R. 1 O. 206.09 ac., sec. 1. 38   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle and Percheron Horses. "Pleasant Hill Stock Farm."
Heyer, W     Keystone, R. 2. O. 100 ac., sec. 31;
O. 75 ac., sec. 32.
37    
Humphrey, Louis Cora Lucile Van Horne, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 35. 29   Breeder of White Orpington Chickens.
Jenkins, H. M. Clara Helen, Evelyn, Harold, Mildred Van Horne, R. 1 R. 80 ac., sec. 36. 23 H. Nienaber  
Johnson, Chas. Hilma Sydna, Arthur, Esten Van Horne, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 27. 4 Adam Scheib  
Johnson, J. A   Ruby, Leslie, Andrew. Charles, Georgie, Harold Vinton, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 24;
O. 120 ac., sec. 25.
25    
Kading, Mrs. Helena   George, Harland. Rosella. Irena Van Horne, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 35. 16    
Kading, J. H. Alma Donald, Donna Van Horne, R. 1 R. 240 ac., sec. 35. 28 Henry Siek  
Kading, W. C. Alvena Eldon, Norma, Maurine Van Horne, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 35. 35    
Kading, W. F. Minnie Lillian Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 28. 24    
Knaack, John Minnie Ernest Vinton, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 24. 24    
Knaack, Wm. Minnie Walter, Lorena Keystone, R. 2 R. 100 ac., sec. 32;
R. 40 ac., sec. 33.
24 H. Karg  
Kuhl, J. Anna Henry, Albert, Frank, Lulu Keystone, R. 2 O. 184 ac., sec. 32, and in Union Twp., O. 100 ac., sec. 5, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 140 ac. 46    
Larson, A. J. Myrtle Reimer, Geneva, Widron W., Harold M. Vinton, R. 1 R. 80 ac., sec. 12, and in Eden Twp., R. 152.50 ac., sec. 7. 2 Mrs. L. Smith  
McCandless, T. B. Minnie David W., Leland D., May M., Esther M. Vinton, R. 1 O. 122.28 ac., sec. 1, and in Jackson Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 36. 59   "Evergreen Hill Stock Farm."
McCormick, Thomas Catherine John, Earl, Katie, Agnes Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 26;
O. 80 ac., sec. 23.
57    
McNeal, Arl. Sadie Mabel, Charles, Pearl, Edna, Harry, Mary Keystone, R. 2 O. 80 ac., sec. 28. 37    
Mayhew, M. E. Sadie Glenn, Iona, Marion, Helen Garrison, R. 1. O. 161 ac., sec. 9. 35    
Mease, J. C. Alice berle, Leah, Glenn Vinton, R. 1. R. 260 ac., sec. 23;
O. 80 ac., sec. 22.
43 Edw. H. Clark Estate  
Merchant, Edw. Nora Lela, Vera, Nathan, Carol, Dorothy, Willard Garrison, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 4. 41    
Merchant, H. R. Irene Clyde, Myron. Catherine Garrison, R. 1 R. 80 ac., sec. 4. 27    
Merchant, M. J. Clara Geneva, Willis, Rachel Garrison, R. 1 O. 20 ac., sec. 10. 36    
Minear, Earl Lucy Emma Louisa Garrison, R. 1 R. 170 ac., sec. 2. 17 A. W. White Breeder of Short Horn Cattle and Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Minear, George Louisa Josephine, Emery, Ralph, Richard Vinton, R. 1 O. 174 ac., sec. 11;
O. 80 ac., sec. 12.
17   Breeder of Jersey Cattle and Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Noe, L. D. Anna Estella, Hazel, Cecil, Eunice, Edna, Olom, Otis, Rufus, Ethel, Elbert, Harold, Lester, Kenneth Garrison, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 5;
O. 320 ac., sec. 8;
O. 80 ac., sec. 6;
O. 160 ac., sec. 7.
50    
Nolan, David Mary Frances, Leo, Emmett, Agnes Vinton, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 26. 44    
Nolan, Thomas Augusta Ray, Rozella Vinton, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 22;
O. 80 ac., sec. 27.
44    
Palmer, W. W. Emma Gerald L Garrison, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 11;
O. 120 ac., sec. 14 and 15.
34    
Paulsen, Herman Ella Ruby Keystone, R. 2 R. 280 ac., sec. 32. 28 Peter Paulson Feeder of Stock.
Paulsen, J. H. Mary Lee Vinton, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 23. 16 Sarah Jane Nolan  
Paulsen, Peter Katie   Keystone, R. 2. O. 280 ac., sec. 32. 40    
Possehl, L. H.     Van Horne, R. 1 R. 240 ac., sec. 34, and in Union Twp., R. 171.38 ac., sec. 3. 26 Henry Possehl  
Raue, Henry Annie Gust, Willie, Minnie, Elmer, Lillie, Walter, Elsie Van Horne, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 25. 15 Joseph Noland  
Reinberg, Thomas Anna John, Herman, Willie, Fred Garrison, R. 1. Box 60 O. 80 ac., sec. 22;
O. 40 ac., sec. 15.
34    
Reinke, J. F. Anna M. Otto, Walter, Elsie Garrison, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 7. 45    
Reiss, E. C. Ora Leland, Calvin Garrison, R. 2 R. 320 ac., sec. 20;
R. 80 ac., sec. 17.
30 Geo. Reiss Feeder of Stock.
Reiss, J. F. Anna Harry, Ernest, Leola, Iven Garrison, R. 1 O. 480 ac., sec. 21. 30 Feeder of Stock.  
Rieke, W. F. Mary Leah, May, Louis P. O. Van Horne, R. 1. O. 320 ac., sec. 36. 44    
Robinson, W. R. Ruth Ada Marie, Barbara May Garrison, R. 1 R. 200 ac., sec. 19. 30 G. W. Robinson.  
Rolff, Claus Bertha Marie, Erna Keystone, R. 2 R. 158.20 ac., sec. 31. 7 Mrs. J. Schoelermann  
Roseburg, Swan Selma Berthel Vinton, R. 1 R. 80 ac., sec. 14;
R. 80 ac., sec. 15;
R. 60 ac., sec. 23;
R. 80 ac., sec. 22.
8 T. F. Wyman  
Schadle, G. L.     Garrison, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 18. 37    
Schadle, John R. Anna Marvin, Frances Van Horne, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 28. 28 Henry Karg  
Schneider, H. Elizabeth Anna, Elizabeth, Fred, Linda, Herman, Baby Keystone, R. 2 R. 75 ac., sec. 32;
R. 80 ac., sec. 31.
18 W. Heyer  
Schoelerman, F. H. Bertha Lillian Edna, Caroline, Leona Keystone, R. 2 O. 120 ac., sec. 31;
O. 80 ac., sec. 30.
44    
Schoelerman, H. C. Margaret Raymond, Clarence Keystone O. 158.75 ac., sec. 30. 25    
Schoonover, D. H. Hattie Phoebe, Cecil, Frances Garrison, R. 1 O. 84 ac., sec. 10. 44    
Schrader, Geo. Gertrude Viola, Vernon. Hilma Van Horne, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 36. 31    
Schuler, Tobias Minda Hedwig, George, William, Frances, Adolf Kure Vinton, R. 1 O. 120 ac., sec. 13;
O. 80 ac., sec. 14.
20    
Schult, Carl Emma Fred L., Helen, Martha Vinton, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 14. 33    
Schult, Fred L.     Vinton, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 14. 25 Carl Schult  
Shaw, H. G. Bessie   Vinton, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 12;
O. 80 ac., sec. 12.
32 Mrs. J. C. Shaw  
Shaw, J. C. Minnie Donovan, Leslie, Elton Garrison, R. 1 O. 74 ac., sec. 2;
O. 72.50 ac., sec. 11;
R. 80 ac., sec. 2, and in Eden Twp., R. 240 ac., sec. 7 and 5.
43   Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Shutts, L. E. Catherine   Van Horne, R. 1 O. 120 ac., sec. 33, and in Union Twp., O. 86 ac., sec. 4. 59    
Shutts, Ray Hazel   Van Horne, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 33, and in Union Twp., R. 86 ac., sec. 4. 28 L. E. Shutts  
Sindt, W. D. Anna Roy, Nelda Keystone, R. 2 O. 180 ac., sec. 31. 33    
Stahr, H. Anna Elsie, Alma Garrison, R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 18, and in Homer Twp., R. 120 ac., sec. 13. 25 Thomas Donnelly Estate  
Stotler, A. Myrtle Delbert, Irene, Eugene. Anna, Izora, Verne Garrison, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 8. 21    
Stotler, J. W. Myrtle   Garrison, R. 2. O. 75 ac., sec. 3. 20    
Strellner, H. B. Carrie Helen, Herman, Henry, George, Willie Keystone, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 29. 38 J. Strellner Feeder of Stock.
Strellner, J. D. Julia Minnie, Elsie, Emma, Esten, Frances Garrison, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 16;
O. 120 ac., sec. 28.
41   Feeder of Stock.
Strellner, J. F. Mary Clara, Paul, Otto, John, Merita Vinton, R. 1 O. 200 ac., sec. 24;
O. 80 ac., sec. 29;
O. 40 ac., sec. 28.
38   Feeder of Stock. "Willow Spring Farm."
Strellner, Joachim Gertrude   Keystone, R. 2 O. 480 ac., sec. 29;
O. 160 ac., sec. 27.
50    
Sturtz, H. J. Emma John, Harry, May, Bertha, Ray, Belle, Marvin, Willis P. O Garrison, R. 1. O. 186 ac., sec. 3. 47    
Sturtz, S. T. Grace Guy, Floyd, Arthur, Albert, Walter, Lulu; Catherine Carr Garrison, R. 2 O. 82 ac., sec. 9;
O. 15 ac., sec. 10.
52    
Thiher, Albert Emma Lynn Van Horne, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 33;
O. 40 ac., sec. 34.
15    
Tyler, J. L. Mabel Vernon, Gladys Van Horne, R. 1 R. 80 ac., sec. 33;
R. 80 ac., sec. 34.
26 Mrs. O. E. La Rue Breeder of Hampshire Hogs.
Tyler, O. P. Aggie Lee, Alice, Jessie, Anna May, Perry Van Horne, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 34. 50    
Tyler, Ray W. Blanche   Van Horne, R. 1 R. 200 ac., sec. 34. 24 O. P. and Aggie Tyler Breeder of Holstein Cattle, Hamshire Hogs and Rose Comb Model Ancona Chickens.
Van Nice, I. W. Margaret J. James A., Rachel F., Florence E. Garrison. R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 2. 45   Breeder of Belgian Horses and Duroc Jersey Hogs. "Van Nice Farm."
Vogler, C. Anna George Garrison, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 20. 21    
Ward, Mrs. F. M.   Helen, Roscoe, Dorothy, Rosella Garrison, R. 1 O. 80 ac., sec. 17. 22    
Wilson, W. I. Etta   Garrison, R. 1 O. 118 ac., sec. 9. 23   Breeder of Poll Hereford Cattle and White Plymouth Rock Chickens.
Zimmer, Frank     Garrison. R. 1 R. 160 ac., sec. 9. 22 Sam Irwin Breeder of Hereford Cattle and Poland China Hogs.
Zimmer, M. P. Ella May Garrison, R. 1 R. 320 ac., sec. 6. 27 Auld. Feeder of Stock.
Zimmer, Mrs. Paul   Clara, Harry, Elsie, Helen, Paul Garrison, R. 1 O. 160 ac., sec. 8;
O. 40 ac., sec. 9.
20    


Big Grove Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Sue Soden.
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