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1917 Farmers' Directory of Eden 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
Abraham, August Louise Glenn Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 29 32 A. H. Abraham  
Alpers, Henry Mary Martin, John, Herman, William, Mary Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 34 7    
Alpers, Henry Mabel Roy Vinton, R. 4. Works 160 ac., sec. 15 7 James M. Hill  
Balhorn, Chas. Clara Merle, Wilma Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 33;
R. 40 ac., sec. 32
33 J. Balhorn  
Bassett, C. F. Hazel   Vinton, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 15;
R. 80 ac., sec. 14
24 W. S. Bassett Cattle Feeder.
Behrens, Claus Anna John, Harry, May, Laura, Anna Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 21 22    
Beller, Marshall B. Fannie Carroll, Lawrence, Leone Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 17 42   Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs and Single Comb White Leghorn Chickens.
Bierschenk, Henry K. Elizabeth Jacob, Christina, George, Fred, Alma, Larry, Linda, Martha, Melvin, Marvin Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 34;
O. 160 ac., sec. 33, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 3-4
35    
Bierschenk, Jacob Catherine Catherine, William, Anna, Martha, Reinhart Vinton, R. 4. O. 320 ac., sec. 14;
O. 240 ac., sec. 11
28    
Blain, A. Mabel Glena Newhall, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 35 6    
Blocker, B. H. Lillie Frank, Ralph, Pearl Vinton, R. 4. O. 200 ac., sec. 26;
O. 120 ac., sec. 23;
O. 80 ac., sec. 27
40    
Bonesteel, O. C. Loretta Opal Velma Vinton, R. 4. R. 80 ac., sec. 23 36 N. D. Bonesteel  
Bonesteel, S. D. Cora Vesta, Aletha, Neva, Bernice Shellsburg R. 120 ac., sec. 24;
R. 120 ac., sec. 13
42 N. D. Bonesteel  
Bostrom, A. F. Emma Glenn Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 18, and
O. 55 ac., in Taylor Twp
28    
Bostrom, Carl F. Selma Violet Vinton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 7;
R. 160 ac., sec. 5
20 W. H. Ellyson.  
Broendel, August G. Dora   Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 10 46    
Broendel, E. Anna M   Newhall, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 34 53    
Broendel, H. W.   Eleanor, Ellen, Gertrude Vinton, R. 4. O. 240 ac., sec. 34 43    
Busler, M. J. Alma Marie Vinton, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 3 22 Elizabeth Reder  
Carlson, Andrew G. Olivia Grace, Verna Vinton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 8;
R. 80 ac., sec. 9.
     
Carlson, Carl Ida Harold, Einer Vinton, R. 1. R. 171 ac., sec. 19;
R. 132 ac., sec. 18;
O. 160 ac., sec. 16, and in Taylor Twp., O. 185 ac
  Henry Miller Feeder of Stock.
Detrick, Carl
and
Detrick, R. G
    Vinton, R. 4. R. 240 ac., sec. 22 21 Elmer E. Detrick Feeder of Stock. "Fairview."
Detrick, Elmer E. Sarah Carl, Glenn Vinton, R. 4. O. 240 ac., sec. 22.     "Fairview."
Detrick, Geo. A. Gladys   Vinton, R. 4. Box 23. R. 40 ac., sec. 3;
R. 241.16 ac., sec. 4
24 R. M. Detrick  
Detrick, R. H. Wilmetta   Vinton, R. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 11 36    
Dickson, Roy E. Verna   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 36;
R. 65 ac., sec. 25
27 D. D. Dickson Estate Breeder of Hereford Cattle. "Maple Hill Stock Farm."
Dumpert, Frank Josephine Lucile, Marcella Vinton, R. 4. R. 120 ac., sec. 3 5 Elizabeth Reder  
Eggleston, L. C.
and
G. C. Van Nice
Della Harris, Jeanette, Clinton, Warren Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 18, and in Big Grove Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 13 26 L. C. Eggleston  
Erland, Porter G. Blanch   Vinton, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec 13 30    
Felker, Henry B. Carolina Harold, Paul, Florence, Alice, Ralph Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 7 15    
Fiebelkorn, Herman Mary Alvera, Waldemar, Alfreda Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 28;
O. 80 ac., sec. 20
38    
Fiebelkorn, Wm. Christina Arnold, Walter, Harold Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 28 41    
Fisher, E. O. May Clifford, Lawrence Vinton, R. 1. R. 280 ac., sec. 6;
O. 180 ac., sec. 8, and 132.67 ac., in Jackson Twp.,
  B. M. Bills Breeder of Percheron Horses, Duroc Jersey Hogs and Plymouth Rock Chickens.
Fox, R. G. Minnie Hazel Vinton, R. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 27 24    
Froichlich, John Sophia Marie, Anna, Ernest, Hedwig, Hugo Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 33 36    
Geiken, A. Lena Theodore, Margaret, Freda, Walter Vinton, R. 4. O. 120 ac., sec. 23 19    
Goodell, A. M. Elizabeth Harold G., Paul, Floyd, Raymond, Stella M. Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 10 35    
Grossenbacher, F. L.     Vinton. O. 80 ac;, sec. 10 38    
Grovert, Albert
and
Grovert, Charles
    Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 22;
R. 80 ac., sec. 27;
R. 80 ac., sec. 6;
R. 80 ac., sec. 21
  August Grovert  
Grovert, August Lena John, Bailey Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 23;
O. 120 ac., sec. 26;
O. 240 ac., sec. 21-22-27.
     
Grovert, George Constance Harry D Newhall, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 36;
O. 320 ac., sec. 28, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 163 ac., sec. 1
58    
Grovert, Henry Jr.   Isma, Maurice, Rex R. Vinton, R. 4. O. 320 ac., sec. 24;
O. 160 ac., sec. 12;
O. 66.34 ac., sec. 25, and in Canton Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 31
44   Breeder of Norman Horses.
Gustafson, Adolph Selma Gus Vinton, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 11 9 Lydia Huxtable  
Halgren, Grant Mabel Virginia Vinton, R. 1. R. 76 ac., sec. 6;
R. 136.68 ac., sec. 7, and in Cedar Twp., 95 ac.
15 Fred Demmel  
Hanneman, F. H. Marie   Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 33, and in Eldorado Twp., R. 160 ac., sec. 4; R. 80 ac., sec. 5 28 W. Baumgardner  
Hanson, Sven Belle Calla M., Harley Vinton, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 17;
R. 160 ac., sec. 8, and in Jackson Twp., O. 280 ac., sec. 14-15
10 E. M. Chaffin  
Heppe, Martin Dorie Charles, Emma, Henry Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 28 8 Mrs. Geo. Grovert  
Hertle, August Martha Ilma, Clarence, Leola Vinton, R. 4. R. 320 ac., sec. 25;
O. 80 ac., sec. 21
19 J. H. Bierschenk  
Hite, C. C. Edna   Vinton, R. 5. O. 45 ac., sec. 12;
O. 23 ac., sec. 1
41    
Hite, C. W. Pearl Helen, Eileen Vinton, R. 4. R. 120 ac., sec. 13 36 Mary C. Hurless  
Hoppel, A. M. Katie Nettie, Alfred, Gertrude, Lorene, Irwin, George Vinton, R. 4. O. 240 ac., sec. 9 40    
Hoppel, H. A. Elizabeth Elmore, Mildred, Alvera, Harold Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 9 36    
Inman, A. Flora Verna Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 15 47    
Inman, Charles Maude Myron, Florence, Gerald Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 15 40    
Jacobs, Ernest A. Emma   Vinton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 17 36    
Kanke, John     Van Horne, R. 2. R. 200 ac., sec. 32 18 W. Garbes  
Kerkman, Conrad Amelia Julius, John, Hubert Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 31;
O. 160 ac., sec. 29;
O. 80 ac., sec. 32, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 320 ac.
47    
Knupp, Adam C. Nora Warren D.,
James W.,
Howard L.
Vinton, R. 4. O. 200 ac., sec. 16 10    
Knuth, C. F. Mary Viola Vinton, R. 4. R. 80 ac., sec. 26;
R. 240 ac., sec. 35
42 August Abraham  
Knuth, Irvin Lizzie Ralph Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 21 29 C. Knuth  
Kraft, M. Laura May, William, Hazel, Lester, Mildred, Orin, Earl Van Horne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 31 30    
Kray, Wm. C. Meda Harry, Elsie, Esther, Russell, Ruth Vinton, R. 4. O. 157.7 ac., sec. 2 30    
Kruger, Henry May Harry, Merle, Elsie, Fred Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 16 14    
Krumm, Aug. Barbara August, George, Clara, Hattie Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 20   A. Kranz  
Kueny, Ed Elizabeth Clarence Van Horne, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 30 6    
Langham, H. Amelia Raymond J.,
Derrold G.,
Marion R.
Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 32 26 Henry E. Polman  
Lauterwasser, Ludwig Barbara Matilda, Irvin Van Horne, R. 2. O. 240 ac., sec. 32, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 5 22    
Leaman, Noble Coyle Glenn, Doris Vinton, R. 4. R. 240 ac., sec. 3 4    
Leverich, Arthur Myrtle   Vinton, R. 1. R. 40 ac., sec. 4 45 W. H. Steinmetz  
Lilja, Guy Emma   Vinton, R. 4. R. 150 ac., sec. 12 30 Henry Lilja  
Lindberg, Oscar     Vinton, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 23;
R. 80 ac., sec. 26
  H. J. Grovert  
Louis, Ben.
Sister, Amelia
    Shellsburg, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 27 Wm. Seuft  
Lynn, G. K. Marjorie   Vinton, R. 5. R. 80.32 ac., sec. 1, and in Taylor Twp., R. 80 ac., sec. 36 3 Lloyd Cole  
Mayer, Adolf Augusta William, Helmnute Vinton, R. 4. R. 80 ac., sec. 21 3 August Herfle  
Molzen, Fritz Augusta Stella, Lillian, Erma Shellsburg, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 24.      
Molcen, John Minnie August, Louis, Emma, Elsie, Harry, Annie, Leona Van Horne, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 34 2 H. Bierschenk  
Mussman, Fred C. Amanda Leona, Willard Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 29 31 Martin Werning  
Mussman, John D. Sophia J. Vernon, Fred Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 20 41    
Muehlhausen, Wm. Anna Freda Vinton, R. 1, Box 58. O. 80 ac., sec. 20 23    
Narber, B. G. Iva Vernon, Doris, Margaret, Belford Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 9 31 Irvin Narber  
Narber, E. A.     Vinton, R. 1. R. 320 ac., sec. 5;
R. 80 ac., sec. 4
22 Irving Narber  
Narber, Homer Jr.     Shellsburg, R. 1. R. 18866 ac., sec. 25;
R. 80 ac., sec. 24
25 Daniel Jessup  
Ness, Hans Katie Violet, Myrtle, Myron,
and
Doey and Fern Bonesteel
Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 18 44    
Nicodermus, C. O. Margaret   Shellsburg, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 13 17 Isabelle Ann Sanders  
Noller, Richard Wilhelmina   Vinton, R. 1. O. 3 ac., sec. 1 40    
Peterson, Frank Blanch Clarice Virton, R. 6. R. 160 ac., sec.11 3 Samuel Railsbeck  
Pieper, Joseph Mary Hazel, Eldon, Louis, Louise, Rosella, Joseph Van Horne. O. 160 ac., sec. 30 32    
Popenhagen, J. C. Mary Carl Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 36, and in Eldorado Twp., R. 85 ac., sec. 1 25    
Ramsdall, Mary C.,
and
Anne and Edith Ramsdal
    Vinton, R. 4. O. 60 ac., sec. 2 40 Mary C. Ramsdall  
Richart, Voris Mae Lester, John Vinton, R. 5. O. 37.50 ac., sec. 1;
O. 80 ac., sec. 12, and
R. 280 ac. in Canton Twp
47    
Rinderknecht, John Mary Gertrude, Erma, Clarence, Leverna, Edna Shellsburg. R. 66.35 ac., sec. 35;
R. 80 ac., sec. 34
  Martin Werning  
Roach, John
and
Roach, David
    Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 30 42    
Sanger, W. P. Emma Herbert L.,
Arlene I.
Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 20 16 W. E. Cummings Breeder of Buff Orpington Chickens.
Sclminke, C. W. Katherine Adelia, Edmund, Roy, Victor Van Horne, R. 2. O. 240 ac., sec. 27 45   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle.
Schrader, Aug. Mary Harry, August, Irven Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 33;
O. 80 ac., sec. 21, and in Freemont Twp., O. 100 ac., sec. 18-17
49    
Schultz, Albert Anna Walter, Albert, Herbert, Wilhelm, Minnie, Elfreda Van Horne, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 28 13 Geo. Grovert  
Self, V. A. Minnie Irene, James Vinton, R. 4. R. 120 ac., sec. 22 14 Peter Stein  
Sevendahl Bros.     Vinton, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 17;
O. 120 ac., sec. 16
14    
Skoog, Ivar Annie Paulina Vinten, R. 1. R. 291 ac., sec. 19 15 Chas. E. Beam  
Snyder, Wm. A. B. Pricilla Lester J Vinton, R. 5. R. 40 ac., sec. 1 5 Chas. Dewalt Breeder of Percheron Horses.
Straab, P. H. Mary Elma, Leonard, Mildred Vinton, R. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 14 7    
Stauffer, Frank Louise   Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 8 11 E. M. Stauffer  
Stewart, Geo. A. Elpha A. Homer J., John E., George F Vinton, R. 5. O. 240 ac., sec. 2 38 Geo. and Ellie Stewart  
Stick, Theodore Mary Walter Vinton, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 27 5 G. Taschner  
Stuck, Henry Martha Ernest, Otto, Gilbert Vinton, R. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 14 13    
Temeyer, John Hattie Helen, Lloyd Vinton, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 30   Ormund Hunt  
Trego, S. W. Etta Pauline, Marie, Ardeth Vinton, R. 5. R. 200 ac., sec. 1 35 John Fix  
Tumilty, A.   Shirley, Mary, Patrick Vinton, R. 5. R. 80 ac., sec. 1;
R. 80 ac., sec. 2
29 J. B. Sanders  
Wallace, H. R. Maud   Vinton, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 5;
O. 80 ac., sec. 4.
     
Ward, Paul Ruth Rudolph, Russell Vinton, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 19 35 David Beller  
Weise, William Rosina Rosina, Emma, Elsie, Paulina Vinton, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 26;
O. 80 ac., sec. 35
7    
Wietity, Carl Mary   Newhall, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 36 7 Adam Kranz  
Wilhelmi, Peter Clara Myron, Norma Van Horne, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 29 32   Breeder of Poland China Hogs.
Williams, R. A. Marie   Vinton, R. 5. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 27 Henry Grovert  


Eden Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Sue Soden.
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