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1917 Farmers' Directory of Kane 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, Geo. Blanche Dorothy Keystone, R. 1. R. 280 ac., sec. 16 25 John Albers  
Albers, Herman Elsie Ralph, Leonard Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 21 34    
Albers, Jacob     Keystone, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 13 23    
Albers, P. H. Selma   Keystone, R. 1. O. 133 1-3 ac., sec. 27;
O. 66 2-3 ac., sec. 34
32    
Allers, J. H. Emma Agnes, Henry Keystone, R. 2. R. 150.60 ac., sec. 4 25 Henry Allers  
Allers, Wm. H. Clara   Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 4 34    
Barron, Chris Charlotte Walter, Gladys, Irene, Corine Keystone, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 13;
R. 160 ac., sec. 24, and in Union Twp., O. 85 ac., sec. 19
  Joseph Barron  
Bartosh, Vencil Emma Alice, Grace Belle Plaine, R. 1. R. 60 ac., sec. 32;
R. 80 ac., sec. 20
3 Ed. Schluntz  
Beck, Milton H. Hazel L.   Elberon, R. 1. R. 127 ac., sec. 30 26 Austin Beck  
Bender, Wm. Ida Anna, Emma, George Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 16;
O. 146 ac., sec. l7
47    
Benedik, M. Katie Mary, James, Libbie, Alice, Joseph, Frank, Jake Belle Plaine, R. 1. O. 60 ac., sec. 32 6    
Bernstrof, Walter Lena Verona, Dorothy Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 24;
R. 120 ac., sec. 25
33 George Kloppenberg  
Bevins, Mrs. M.   Michael, Leo, Joseph, Clement, Marcella Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 10 13    
Bockholt, Alfred Sophia   Elberon, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 17 22 F. N. Bockholt  
Bockholt, F. N. Cecelia Alma, Willie. Lillian, Harold Elberon, R. 1. O. 244.50 ac., sec. 17 47    
Bohmke, Wm. Lena Loren Keystone, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 9 29    
Bockholt, Henry Dora John, Louie, Amelia Belle Plaine, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 33 40    
Breiholz, Frank Marie   Keystone R. 2. R. 40 ac., sec. 5 9 Peter Junge  
Brown, Alex Myrtle A. Fred A.,
Ross E.,
Edith,
Louie D.
Elberon, R. 1. R. 320 ac., sec. 8 1 D. M. Johnson  
Brown, Ray Grace   Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 18 1 S. P. Van Dyke Est.  
Bruger, Alfred Lizzie   Keystone, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 1 24    
Brunssen, C. B. Alma Luverne, Roland Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 11;
R. 105 ac., sec. 12
12 C. F. Seebrandt  
Buch, John C. Meta Ewald, Helen Keystone, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 36;
O. 80 ac., sec. 25
42   "Buch Dairy Farm."
Cantwell, Thomas Anna Grant, Thomas, Leo, Clement, Wilbert, John, Burnett Keystone, R. 1. R. 110 ac., sec. 13;
R. 160 ac., sec. 14
45 Wm. Hammann  
Cherveny, Joseph Anna Emma Irving, Iowa. O. 80 ac., sec. 31 8    
Coburn, Carl G. Louise Sidney, Annabell Elberon, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 8 36   "Elm Stock Farm."
Crawford, John Lizzie Pearl, Ralph, Marion, Eva, Wendell, William, Robert Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 27;
R. 160 ac., sec. 28
2 John C. Pingel  
Doupnik, Emil E. Mary Ephraim Joseph,
Anna Phoebe,
Amiel Paul
Elberon, R. 1. O. 70 ac., sec. 7 25    
Ehrenstein, William     Keystone, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 28 17 Arthur and George Hildenbrand  
Eichmeyer, Wm. Tillie Loren Elberon, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 5 29 Carl Stein  
Emmel, Henry   Clara Keystone, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 24 45    
Flene, David Lucy Leonard Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 24 36 Christ Flene Estate  
Franzenberg, Herman Leona George C., Arthur E. Keystone, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 22;
R. 120 ac., sec. 23
32 Claus Franzenberg "Maple Hill Farm."
Franzenberg, John Louisa Howard Keystone, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 15;
R. 40 ac., sec. 14;
R. 80 ac., sec. 22
28 Claus Franzenberg Estate  
Grau, Henry Dora Alvena, George, Willie, Clara, Henry, Walter Keystone, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 5 18 Henry Arp  
Harder, Gustav Wena Alfred, Walter, Ruby, Clarence Keystone, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 27 40    
Harder, John Caroline Lillie, Hilda, Willie Belle Plaine, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 33 44 K. H. Bokholt  
Hartkemeyer, Louis Alma Inez, Alwald, Alice Keystone, R. 1. R. 200 ac., sec. 25 19 Gustav H. Seeck  
Heaton, M. E. Emma Earl, Robert, Donald, Lawrence Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 18 4 M. E. Wilder  
Heitman, Edward Emma   Keystone, R. 1. R. 141 ac., sec. 15 23    
Heitman, Herman Martha Clara, Carl, Anna, George, Bertha, Alma, Albert, Helen Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 22;
O. 80 ac., sec. 28
47    
Heitman, John F. Lena Wilbert, Donald Keystone, R. 1. R. 65 ac., sec. 21;
R. 80 ac., sec. 17
24 Herman Pohlmann  
Heitman, John Jr. Carrie Flossie, Lillian, Gladys, Esther Keystone, R. 1. O. 140 ac., sec. 22 36    
Heitman, Louis Mary Elmer, Frances Keystone, R. 1. O. 176 ac., sec. 16;
O. 80 ac., sec. 21
36    
Heldt, A. C. Mary Walter, George, Harry Keystone, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 20;
R. 120 ac., sec. 29
5 Martin Schliemann Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs. "Maple Grove Farm."
Hennings, Wm. Clara Lloyd, Irwin, Willis, Pearl Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 1 35 Chas. Hennings  
Hensers, Nick Lena Willie, Helen, Alfred, John, Edwin Keystone, R. 1. R. 140 ac., soc. 15 39 Louis Selken  
Herzberger, Wm. C. Alicia   Elberon, R. 1. R. 58.23 ac., sec. 6 37 H. Allers  
Hlas, James Anna Antone, Fred Elberon, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 20;
O. 40 ac., sec. 29
8    
Holland, E. Leora Helen, Eldon Belle Plaine, R. 1. R. 140 ac., sec. 32;
R. 80 ac., sec. 29
20 Ed. Schluntz  
Holst, Andrew Victoria Ella Keystone, R. 1. O. 180 ac., sec. 26 52    
Holst, Fred Cecelia Stella, Esther, Gladys, Lulu Keystone, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 35 34   "Pleasant Home Farm."
Holst, John Effie Waldo, Earl Keystone, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 26 30 Julius Holst  
Holst, John P. Katie Bertha, Leroy, Raymond Keystone, R. 2. R. 113.1 ac., sec. 2, and in Union Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 8 32 John Holst  
Holst, Julius Hedwig Lillie, Anna, Marie, Alfred Keystone, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 35;
O. 220 ac., sec. 26
51    
Holst, Victor Edna Robort, Verle, Marion Keystone, R. 1. R. 130 ac., sec. 26 31 Andrew Holst  
Jacobs, John Augusta Andrew, Hilda, Elfreda Keystone, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 14;
O. 120 ac., sec. 23;
O. 40 ac., sec. 35, and in Iowa Twp., O. 80 ac., sec. 2
48    
Johnson, D. M.     Elberon, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 17;
O. 320 ac., sec. 8
45    
Johnson, Irv Maude Raliegh, Alice Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 17 27 D. M. Johnson  
Jorgenson, Jorgen Margaret Jorgen, Arthur Keystone, R. 2. R. 120 ac., sec 23;
R. 40 ac., sec. 14
10 John Jacobs  
Junge, Hans Helen Peter, Louie Keystone, R. 1. O. 236 ac., sec. 3 25    
Junge, H. D. Emma Clifford, George, Helen Keystone, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 3 25    
Junge, W. H. Margaret Lowell Keystone, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 10 30 Mewis Junge  
Kallsen, Peter Matilda Irma, Elsa, Rudolph Keystone, R. 1. sec. 27 51 W. J. H. Kallsen  
Kallsen, Walter J.     Keystone, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 27 22   Breeder of Two-hundred Egg Strain in White and Barred Plymouth Rocks, and Single Comb Red and White Wyandotte Chickens. "Mapleton Farm and Hatchery."
Kavalier, Frank Olive Edna, Lucile Elberon, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 7 3 Henry Pryne  
Knipp, Charley Emma Louie, Elva, Albert, Raymond Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 20;
O. 160 ac., sec. 8
42    
Koch, Adolf Johanna   Keystone, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 23;
O. 160 ac., sec. 22
47    
Koch, Arnold Muriel Jennie, Alma, Mary, Emeline Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 22 40 Adolph Koch  
Kozik, Andrew Anna Anna, Steve, Lulu, James, Alba Elberon, R. 1. O. 140 ac., sec. 31;
O. 80 ac., sec. 29
3    
Krafka, Frank Emma Evelyn Irving. O. 80 ac., sec. 31, and in Iowa Twp., O. 40 ac., sec. 6 12    
Krueger, Albert Laura Nora, Edwin, Adele, Leonard Keystone, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 1 18 Fred Hanson Estate  
Letch, G. G. and
D. H. Sister, Alberta
    Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 19 1 J. E. Lauderdale  
Lorenz, Otto 0. Lizzie   Keystone, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 34 24 Johannes H. Lorenz  
Meinert, W. J. Dorothy Helen Catherine, Dallas Paulsen Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 23;
O. 80 ac., sec. 26
33    
Mess, Ernest A. Augusta Helen, Melvin Keystone, R. 1. R. 240., sec. 28 34 Frank and Henry Thede Breeder of Aberdeen Angus Cattle.
Meyer, C. Charlotte Willie, Eldo, Helen Belle Plaine, R. 1. O. 110 ac., sec. 32 45    
Miller, August Maggie Viola Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 34 28 Henry Miller.  
Musel, L. J. Sophia Ernest, Lester, Lucile Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 30 8 Martin and Kate Ulch Breeder of Hampshire Hogs.
Nebendahl Bros     Elberon, R. 1. R. 91.50 ac., sec. 19;
R. 145.97 ac., sec. 30, and in Tama Co., R. 140 ac.
26 Wm. Nebendahl  
Niebes, J. J. Anna Rudolph, Orie Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 36 48    
Nissen, George Dorothy Alvin, Lydia, Elmer, Hulda, Marie, Frank Keystone, R. 1. R. 105 ac., sec. 27 24 W. H. Thiessen  
Novak, J. F. Libby Wilford, Charles Elberon, R. 1. R. 96 ac., sec. 7 1 V. Konicek  
Ochlerich, Henry Rose Eleanor, Ray, Robert Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 21;
R. 8O ac., sec. 20
21 Adolph Tecklenburg  
Offt, Alfred. Ohde Viola, Ralph Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 39 Eggert Offt Estate  
Offt, Alvena C.   Leroy, Berneda Keystone, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 12 30    
Offt, Gus Emma Arthur, May, Raymond, Milo, Bernard, Frances Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 39 Eggert Offt Estate  
Offt, J. E. Mary   Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 26;
R. 80 ac., sec. 23
24 John Zornig  
Paulsen, C. S. Hulda Carl, Leslie, Hermine, Lois Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 14;
R. 40 ac., sec. 10
1 Jacob Pohlman  
Paulsen, M. J. Minnie Caroline, Ralph Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 11;
R. 40 ac., sec. 10
4 Jacob Pohlman  
Peters, John Ida Hugo, Laura, Minnie, John, Elsie Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., 10 23 John Timm  
Pingel, John H. Carrie Freda, Rudolph Keystone, R. 1. O. 173.33 ac., sec. 34 45    
Pohlmann, Herman Laura Fred N., Alice L., Edna M. Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 21;
O. 80 ac., sec. 17
40    
Pohlmann, Jacob, Jr. Alice Leonard Keystone, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 9 25    
Pruter', Fritz Elizabeth Louie, John, Ida Keystone, R. 1. O. 50 ac., sec. 13 26    
Pryne, Orris C. Edith   Elberon, R. 1. O. 180 ac., sec. 18 43   Breeder of Norman Horses and Duroc Jersey Hogs.
Rieck, F. G.     Luzerne, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 36, and in Iowa Twp., R. 80 ac., sec. 1 26    
Scheel, Peter Sophia Norman Keystone, R. 1. R. 133 ac., sec. 15 29 Peter Scheel, Sr.  
Schild, L. W. Lena Adeline, Eleanor Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 33 34 Simon Schild  
Schliemann, Martin Emma Louie, Esther, Elmore Elberon, R. 1. O. 280 ac., sec. 20;
O. 120 ac., sec. 29
37   "South Slope Farm."
Schluntz, Alfred     Elberon, R. 1. R. 60 ac. sec. 32;
R. 160 ac., sec. 31
20 F. Schluntz  
Schluntz, Carl H. Arlanna Carl K Elberon, R. 1. R. 60 ac., sec. 32;
R. 160 ac., sec. 31
22 F. Schluntz  
Schrader, Chas. Mary John Keystone, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 9 38 Niesch  
Selk, Adolph Margaretha Jacob, Minnie, Edwin Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 9;
O. 141 ac., sec. 15
40    
Selk, John Mary William, Phyllis, Adolph. Louie, Christ   O. 200 ac., sec. 4;
O. 120 ac., sec. 9, and in Homer Twp., O. 80 ac.
43    
Selken, Louis Mary Alvena, Edwin Keystone, R. 1. O. 181.50 ac., sec. 15;
O. 20 ac., sec. 22
46    
Silhanek, James Anna Joseph, Ella, Otto, Eddie Elberon, R. 1. R. 158 ac., sec. 7 7 Frank Dvorak  
Silhanek, John Fannie James, Mary, John, Rosie, Agnes, Bessie, Charles Elberon, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 7;
R. 80 ac. sec. 7
15    
Sindt, H. J. Margaret Wilber, Lester, Elmore Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 34 29   "Catalpa Grove Farm."
Smolik, Emil Libbie   Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 29 1 Joe Smolik  
Snow, C. R. Sr.     Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 35 51    
Stuow, C. R. Jr.       Information refused.      
Snow, P. A. Mary C. Karl H. Keystone, R. 1. O. 2-3 Interest in 160 ac., sec. 35 46    
Steinford, Herman Henrietta Clarence Keystone, R. 1. O. 91 ac., sec. 15;
O. 36 ac., sec. 14
31    
Steinford, John Lizzie Harriett, Leonard, Russell, Ina Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 9 29 Jacob Pohlmann, Jr.  
Tanck, John Anna Elvera, Florence, Leverna, Bernetta Keystone, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 12 25 Chas. Hennings  
Tecklenburg, Adolph Katie Herman, Henry, Willie, Hilda, Rudolph Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 4;
O. 80 ac., sec. 9;
O. 160 ac., sec. 21
36    
Thede, John Martha Willie, Effie, Lillie, Roy Keystone, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec, 29;
O. 80 ac., sec. 28
47    
Thiessen, Wm. Mary Willard, Duwane Elberon, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 6 32 Claus Thiessen Owner Percheron Horse, Jugan, 91055.
Vandike, F. A. Clara Inez, Irene, Ruth, Lily, Jane Elberon, R. 1. R. 142 ac., sec. 19;
R. 55 ac., sec. 20
38 J. P. Vandike "Rose Hill Farm."
Vandike, J. A. Mary   Elberon, R. 1. R. 100 ac., sec. 19;
R. 22 ac., sec. 20
52 J. P. Vandike Percheron, Klinker, 119833 and Mammoth Jacks, Happy Jack, 5400.
Vandike, J. P.     Elberon, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 19;
O. 80 ac., sec. 20
57   "Rose Hill Farm."
Vileta, Wm. Rosie Amiel, Milvoy Belle Plaine, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 32;
O. 66.67 ac., sec. 30
7 Henry Pingel  
Volkoun, James Blanch Helen Elberon, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 30 3    
Voss, Henry Paulena Lillian, Theresa, Riemar, Wilhelmina, Mandus, Cherry, Henry Keystone, R. 2. O. 40 ac., sec. 13 46    
Walker, Roy K.     Keystone, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 36;
R. 160 ac., sec. 25
10 E. W. Stocker
and
Anna S. Wilson
"Pioneer Farm."
Wiebon, F. F. Agnes Virginia Keystone, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 3;
O. 160 ac., sec. 2
1 E. E. and F. F. Wieben  
Wiese, John.
Sister, Emily
    Elberon, R. 1. R. 183.45 ac., sec. 6 4 James Jordan  
Wiese, Louis Anna Mable, Frances, Ruby, Norma, Leverda, Harold Keystone, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 21 41    
Wilson, Anna S.   Wheelock. Mary, Marjorie, Douglas, Donald Keystone, R. 1. sec. 36 44   "Pioneer Farm."


Kane Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Sue Soden.
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