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1917 Farmers' Directory of St. Clair 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
Alberts, Edward A. Mary Joe Virgil Marengo, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 28;
O. 152 ac., sec. 21
8    
Almendinger, Will
and
Almendinger, John
    Marengo, R. 4. R. 80 ac., sec. 31;
R. 160 ac., sec. 30
4 Mary E. Dorzman  
Back, Herman Flora Harold L. Blairstown, R. 1. R. 38.42 ac., sec. 7;
R. 80 ac., sec. 6, and in Leroy Twp., R. 160 ac., sec. 12
27 Chas. Reike  
Becker, Chas. Helena John C., Henry M., Charles A., Bernard, Frank, Leo, Mary, Lena, Rosie Norway. O. 160 ac., sec. 13;
O. 240 ac., sec. 12;
O. 80 ac., sec. 11
55    
Becker, Henry M.     Watkins, R. 1. R. 40 ac., sec. 11;
R. 40 ac., sec. 14;
R. 80 ac., sec. 12
  Chas. Becker
and
W. Newton
 
Becker, John, Jr. Anna Anna, Evelena, Arlo, Elmer Watkins, R. 1. O. 159.67 ac., sec. 2;
O. 79.68 ac., sec. 3, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 35; O. 160 ac., sec. 34
50    
Becker, John C. Anna George J. Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 11;
R. 160 ac., sec. 2
28 George Frese, Jr.  
Becker, Joseph Philemina John, Michael, Joseph, Jr., William, Minnie, Elizabeth Watkins, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 3;
O. 160 ac, sec. 4, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 40 ac., sec. 34
47    
Becker, Lawrence Ellen Lawrence, Jr., Alice, Bernardine Norway. O. 250.31 ac., sec. 1, and in Florence Twp.,
O. 159.69 ac., sec. 6;
O. 120.36 ac., sec. 7;
O. 6 ac., sec. 18
41    
Boddicker, Henry Etropie John, Viola, Leroy, Marvin, Bernard Watkins, R. 1. O. 160.72 ac., sec. 2, and in Eldorado Twp., R. 120 ac., sec. 34 32   "Empire Farm."
Boddicker, John Anna Lillian, Glenn Watkins, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 3 30    
Boddicker, Joseph Sophia Joseph G., Anna, Albert, Lizzie, John, Gertrude, Frank, Mary, Mathias Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 2;
O. 80 ac., sec. 1
52   Breeder of Short Horn Cattle.
Bossler, A. Mary Agnes, Frances Watkins, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 9 6 John Schulte  
Brant, Frank Leah   Blairstown, R. 1. R. 200 ac., sec. 19;
R. 160 ac., sec. 30
26 Ida L. and Daniel Pingrey  
Brecht, Bert Nettie Eldred, Berthold, Luverne Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 28 9    
Brecht, J. F. Mabel Gladys, Hazel Watkins, R. 1. O. 180 ac., sec. 36 5    
Brecht, Leonard J. Bertha Catherine, Floyd, Evelyn Marengo, R. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 28 8    
Buhrmann, J. J. Mary A.   Watkins, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 22 8    
Burkhart, R. R. Bessie Bernard, Bernice, Ross, Marjorie Blairstown, R. 1. R. 438 ac., sec. 20 38 Victoria Rogers,
F. A., W. S., and Henrietta Gregg
 
Curtis, W. E. Ora Walter Marengo, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 29 14 F. A. Gregg  
Delaney, J. C. Eva Lester, Leo, Winifred Watkins, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 25;
O. 80 ac., sec. 35
48 Bucks Hill  
Delaney, Wm. Catherine Emma, James, Julia Watkins, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 25 58    
Dickenson, Joe Della Fern, Alice Marengo, R. 4. R. 81.27 ac., sec. 31, and in Leroy Twp., R. 40 ac., sec. 36 12 H. Frese  
Dolge, Henry Sophia Norma, Lester, Bernice Blairstown, R. 1. R. 320 ac., sec. 29 38 Thomas J. Rogers  
Ebert, E. R. Laura Wayne, Laurel Marengo, R. 4. R. 79.98 ac., sec. 31;
R. 120.75 ac., sec. 30, and in Leroy Twp., R. 40 ac., sec. 36
31 W. E. Ebert  
Ebert, Henry     Marengo, R. 4. O. 120 ac., sec. 31 47    
Etscheidt, Henry F. Gertrude   Watkins, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 9 24 Henry Etscheidt  
Friese, W. J. Laura Grace, Ralph Watkins, R. 1. R. 40 ac., sec. 35;
R. 315 ac., sec. 26
37 Andrew Pfister  
Gessner, George Mary Helene, George, Andrew, Mary Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 4 30    
Goodell, C. H. Elva Ralph, Forrest, Florence, Pearl Blairstown, R. 1. R. 159.21 ac., sec. 30 31 M. V. Redfield  
Grey, C. O. Elma Marvin, Elmer, Howard, Allen, Martha Watkins. O. 152 ac., sec. 23;
O. 79 ac., sec. 26
1    
Harrington, B. J. Gertrude   Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 24;
R. 68 ac., sec. 23
24 James Harrington Breeder of Short Horn Cattle.
Harrington, F. E. Minnie Gwendolyn Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 16 26 James Harrington  
Hartz, Frank J. Ida Milford, Bernice, Glenn Blairstown, R. 1. O. 157.82 ac., sec. 6 8    
Hartz, Harry Elsie   Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 17 4 Chas. Siek.  
Hartz, P. W. Ella Ray and Roy, Virgil, Gladys Blairstown, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 8 42    
Hess, Geo. T. Stella Albert, Paul, Charles, Ketora Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 10 3 Chas. Schmidt  
Hils, A. E. Blanche Ival, Nadine Blairstown, R. 1. R. 305.97 ac., sec. 19;
R. 40 ac., sec. 18;
R. 80 ac., sec. 20;
O. 39.68 ac., sec. 30
34 Alden J. Winslow Estate  
Kimm, David Anna Jessie, Lillian Marengo, R. 4. R. 200 ac., sec. 34 29    
Lepley, J. T. Pearlie   Marengo, R. 4. R. 123.41 ac., sec. 31, and in Leroy Twp., R. 80 ac., sec. 36 2 H. Dorzeman Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs. "Sunny Slope Farm."
Lohrer, John Martha Sylvia, Willis, Oringa, Myron Marengo, R. 4. O. 120 ac., sec. 35 25    
McDonald, E. S. Emma Ralph, Edward Watkins. O. 120 ac., sec. 17;
O. 48 ac., sec. 21
20    
MeNee, N. M. Lena Elsie, Normie, Lucile, Iona Watkins, R. 1. O. 320 ac., sec. 24, and in Florence Twp.,
O. 67.40 ac., sec. 19
50    
Martin, John     Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 24;
O. 80 ac., sec. 2
50   "Mound Farm."
Mayhew, E. R. Corrina Everest Watkins, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 16;
R. 120 ac., sec. 15;
R. 60 ac., sec. 10
38 O. Mayhew  
Mayhew, Geo. P. Emma Alta, Stella, Hazel, Eldo, Edith and Ethel, Rex, Lucile Marengo, R. 4. R. 160 ac., sec. 29;
R. 80 ac., sec. 32
40 Henrietta Gregg  
Miller, Adolf O. Caroline   Watkins, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 26 2 Matthias Magg  
Newton, George A. Mina   Watkins, R. 1. R. 240 ac., sec. 11;
R. 8O ac., sec. 14
34 Jane Newton "Spring Grove Farm."
Niebuhr, Wm. Johanna Victor, Albert, Waldo, Luella, Neoma, Willie, Emelena Blairstown, R. 1. O. 319.83 ac., sec. 5 27   "Pleasant Valley Farm."
Nolte, Chas. Elizabeth Theodore, Jennie, Leo, Charles, Louis Watkins, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 36;
O. 280 ac., sec. 25
32   Breeder of Rhode Island Red Chickens.
Oberreuter, Wm. Louise Aloise, Joseph, Clemons, Leo Watkins, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 23 6    
Ockenfels, John Regina Frank, John, Mary, Gertrude, Anna, Lena, Regina, Victor, Hatwick, Leo, Loretta, Hidegarde Norway. O. 160 ac., sec. 14 37    
Paul, A. E. Lela Floyd, Bernice, Ethel Norway. R. 160 ac., sec. 13 9 Wm. Clark  
Pearson, C. C. Stella Pauline Blairstown, R. 1. R. 152.65 ac., sec. 18;
R. 72 ac., sec. 17
7 John Thorman  
Pelham, C. H. Daisy Arthur Blairstown, R. 1. R. 39.68 ac., sec. 30, and in Leroy Twp., R. 46 ac., sec. 25 2 A. E. Hils  
Pickart, O. F. Mary Clyde, Milton Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 13 25 John H. Pickart  
Possehl, G. H.     Watkins, R. 1. R. sec. 34;
R. 120 ac., sec. 27
35 Chas. Possehl Estate  
Possehl, Henry Anna Nora, Bertha, Lawrence, Martin, Stella, Henry Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 22;
O. 80 ac., sec. 16;
O. 70 ac., sec. 21
49    
Possehl, Martin     Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 22;
R. 80 ac., sec. 16;
R. 70 ac., sec. 21
23 Henry Possehl  
Rieck, Louis Jessie   Marengo, R. 4. R. 120 ac., sec. 33 6 Joachim Dolge  
Bose, George W. Louise Bernard, Leone Watkins, R. 1. R. 255.68 ac., sec. 21 45 Chas. Kaufman  
Schmidt, Chas. Kate Arthur, Elfie, Clayton, Gilbert, Delbert Watkins, R. 1. O. 320 ac., sec. 10 43    
Schmidt, John A. Mary Clifford, Viola, Pearl Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 22;
O. 40 ac., sec. 15
38    
Schmidt, Joseph C. Gertrude Leova, Pauline, Paul, Zeno Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 15;
O. 1/4 int. in 160 ac., sec. 23
34    
Schmidt, T. G. Rozetta   Watkins, R. 1. O. 200 ac., sec. 14 24    
Schmidt, Wm. Mary Marguerite Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 10 27    
Schmuecker, Henry Rose F. Ervin, Celestia, Raphael Blairstown, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 18;
O. 160 ac., sec. 7;
O. 52 ac., sec. 21
38   Breeder of Aberdeen Angus Cattle and Single Comb Rhode Island Red Chickens.
Schmuecker, John Mary   Watkins, R. 1. R. 100 ac., sec. 10 35 Joe Schmuecker  
Schmuecker, Jos. Catherine Elizabeth, Henry, Lena, John, Gertie, Mary, Bertha, Charlie, Vera, Leo, Alfred Watkins, R. 1. O. 320 ac., sec. 15 48    
Schroeder, Geo. Florence Lucile Marengo, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 31 10    
Schulte, August Matilda John William, Elsie Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 12 28    
Schulte, C. A. Gertrude Lloyd, Margaret Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 1 32    
Schulte, J. F. Frances Matt, Loretta, Mary, Louis, Walter, August, Cecelia, George W., Narbert Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 11, and in Eldorado Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 34 43    
Schulte, Joe C. Lizzie Arley, Eldred, Leroy Watkins, R. 1. O. 180 ac., sec. 36 9   "Twin Elms Farm."
Schulte, John Jr. Rosie Mary, Gertrude, Leona, Frances, Rose, John Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 9 49    
Schulte, William Anna Marie, Wilbur Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 1, and in Florence Twp.,
O. 79.34 ac., sec. 6
41    
Schulze, F. S. Emma Kenneth, Irene Blairstown, R. 1. R. 320 ac., sec. 8 27 Robert Ferman  
Siek, Charles Hattie Alice, Elsie, Mattie, Charlie, Esther Blairstown, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 7;
O. 80 ac., sec. 6
34    
Tiedemann, Elbert Mamie   Blairstown, R. 1. R. 321.14 ac., sec. 5 25 Chas. Siek  
Thompson, Roy A. Jennie   Blairstown, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 17 25    
Thorman, W. J. Stella Merle Blairstown, R. 1. O. 162.23 ac., sec. 6 26    
Voss, H. F. Gertrude Irene, Theressa, Marie, Lucile, Eldo, Wilbert Watkins, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 8;
O. 120 ac., sec. 9
36   "Pleasant Vale Farm."
Walter, George     Watkins, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 33 22    
Walter, John Anna Dorothea, Clarence, Ethel, Raymond and Ralph          
Waychoff, M. L. Elizabeth J. Earl,
M. Dewey,
C. Owen
Watkins, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 14 42    
Wendel, Gus Louisa Harry, Anna, Loren, Ida May, Elwood Watkins, R. 1. O. 159.16 ac., sec. 4 47    
Wieboid, Geo. D. Christina Florence, Gilbert, Erma Marengo, R. 4. O. 159 ac., sec. 32 2    
Wiebold, John Minnie Ella, Erwin, Roma Marengo, R. 4. O. 160 ac., sec. 32 3    
Wittenburg, Wm.     Marengo, R. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 33;
O. 80 mac., sec. 32
29    
Wolf, H. H. Jessie   Marengo, R. 4. O. 120 ac., sec. 35 1    
Wolf, John W. Anna Gertrude Marengo, R. 4. O. 120 ac., sec. 35 14    
Wood, B. H. Frances George, Mervin, Archie, Mary, Hattie, Bert, Johnnie Watkins, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 16;
R. 40 ac., sec. 17
11 James Nolan Heirs  


St. Clair Township Farmers' Directory Transcribed by Sue Soden.
Copyright © 2002 by Sue Soden.




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