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THE BELLE PLAINE BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY
A Complete Hand-book of the City of Belle Plaine, Benton Co., Iowa.
Compiled by J. F. Wilcox.
Published by G. W. Myers, Belle Plaine, Iowa, 1897

space Organization
Introduction
Fraternal and Benevolent Societies
Churches
Schools
List of Photographs
Business Ads


INDEX TO BIOGRAPHIES
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  Mc  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

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GABLE Chas. Laundry. No 7 E Sherman. Colored. ME Ch. Born in Georgia Oct 20 1840. Katie Miller his wife was born in Jackson Tenn in 1850, WRC GAR. Married in 1881.

GAGHAGEN ____. Ret farmer. 73 S Oak St. Bethany Ch. AF&AM. Born in Pa Mar 27 1844. Mary Criswell his wife was born in Johnstown Pa Nov 27 1848. Married May 17 1868. Children: Mrs Anna Johnson (see); Mrs Eugene Wonderlich (see).

GASTON Hill. Laborer. No 72 4th Ave W NE cor N Plum. Born in Ireland Mar 2 1839. Nancy Hood his wife was born in Ireland Dec 10 1837. Cong Ch. Married Dec 8 1864. Children: Hill born Feb 24 1877, res in Silver Lake Ia; Nancy born May 9 1874, domestic; James born Dec 4 1878, laborer; Robert born Apr 22 1882.

GATES F W. Gates Shoe Co. No 38 Main. Res No 6 3rd Ave W. ME Ch. Born in Cedar Rapids Feb 28 1867. Nellie Waite his wife was born in Iowa June 20 1873. Married Sept 20 1892. Children: Ruth born Nov 15 1895.

GAVIN T H. Switchman. No 45 Walnut. Cath Ch. IOOF ORC. Born in Yonkers NY May 3 1857. Mary Moran his wife was born in Chilicothe Ohio. Married Jan 1 1877. Children: Minnie born Oct 27 1878.

GAVIN Patrick. Crossing watchman, C&NW Ry. No 5 E Sherman. Born in Dublin Ireland Mar 25 1820. Mrs Maggie Moran (see).

GIBBS Eunice. Widow of Russel Gibbs. No 41 S Beech. United Brethren Ch. Born in Thompkins Co NY Aug 2 1833. Married Oct 1 1848. Children: Mrs Mary Danes born Aug 8 1849, res in Los Angeles Cal; Mrs Julia Beard born Feb 15 1852, res in DeWitt Ia; Mrs Alice Swen born July 30 1854, res in Epworth Ia; Mrs Alonzo Brinkley (see).

GLUNG Jacob. Shoemaker. SE cor N Oak and city limits. 1st Evan Ch. Born in Norway Jan 1 1818. Ursula Hanseler his wife was born in Norway Nov 8 1825. Married Jan 12 1845.

GOBLE Mrs Anna nee Connely. Widow of Chauncy Goble. No 10 S Maple. Cath Ch. Born in Wyoming Co NY Sept 14 1848. Married Aug 7 1872. Children: Catharine born Oct 28 1873, teacher public school.

GOLDBY Albert A. Fireman. No 10 W Sherman. Born in Ill Aug 17 1866. Emma Arie his wife was born in Fayette Co Ia Sept 3 1869. Married Aug 16 1888. Children: Clara born Aug 1 1889; Nellie Harriet born Aug 14 1891; Beulah born Sept 19 1896.

GOULDY Geo S. Artesian wells. No 9 W Lincoln. Modern Woodmen. Born in Montgomery Co Pa Mar 10 1857. Christine Roberts his wife was born in Benton Co Ia Dec 28 1860. Married Mar 22 1881. Children: Benjamin born Feb 20 1882; Mabel born Jan 18 1889; William born Feb 6 1891.

GOULDY John. Wks in creamery. No 22 S Maple St. Born in Pa Feb 21 1851. Minnie Fiennie his wife was born in Germany Jan 1 1866, Rebekah Rathbone Sisters Pocahontas. Married Oct 2 1886. Children by first wife: Harry, res in Pa; Irene, res in Fairview Pa; John, res in Providence Pa; Lillie born Feb 7 1880; Lulu born Dec 6 1891.

GOULDY Mrs M nee Schrack. Widow, nurse. No 12 3rd Ave W. ME Ch. Born in Pa Feb 17 1835. Children: Mrs Anna Casselberry, res on farm; George S (see).

GORDON Riley W. Gordon &Housman, barbers. No 30 B Main St. Res No 32 S Beech. K of P. Born Maquoketa Ia Feb 9 1867. Artie Bruce his wife was born in Blairstown Ia Dec 30 1868. Married Apr 28 1891. Children: Lyle born July 8 1893; Gladys born Apr 12 1896.

GRADY Lawrence P. Brakeman. No 18 2d Ave W. Cath Ch. ILH BRT. Born in Chicago Sept 18 1871. Maggie Huron his wife was born in Bohemia Dec 4 1867. Cath Ch. Married Nov 12 1892. Children: John born July 9 1893, died Nov 16 1894; James born Nov 18 1894, died July 26 1895; Mary born Oct 14 1896.

GRANBY Albert. Herder. No 75 S Oak. GAR. Born in Lickny Co Ohio Dec 25 1830. Eliza Bradford his wife was born in Tenn June 12 1837. Married Sept 10 1854. Children: Mrs Esther Fritson born Oct 12 1858, res in Neb; Bennett born Dec 14 1862, res in Hamilton Co Ia; Henry born Apr 25 1869, res in Muchinock; Wilbert born Oct 12 1878, bookkeeper; Charles born Nov 23 1879, bookkeeper.

GREEN Joshua. Lab. No 92 N Oak St. ME Ch. Born in Sandusky Co Ohio Sept 6 1846. Charlotta Hollar his wife born Lynn Co Aug 7 1848. Married March 31 1870. Children: Jennie born Jan 16 1871; Harrison born Mar 28 1875; J F born Feb 15 1877; Charles born July 31 1885.

GREENLEE Mrs Francis (Frank) A nee Blair. Widow of William M Greenlee, born Darke Co Ohio 12/18/1833, married 1st Alice Elliott 1/15/1858, died 11/15/1893. Francis born in Ohio Apr 27 1847, married 12/24/1867. Son of William by 1st wife: William born 11/4/1860, married Mary McKee 5/25/1882.

GREENLEE David A. Farmer. No 17 S Pine. Born in Tennessee Dec 13 1853. Sarah Marshall his wife was born in Wis July 4 1858. Married March 13 1882. Children: Jessie born Oct 23 1883; Bert born Oct 16 1885; Maude born May 30 1890; Estella born June 28 1892; Abigail born Apr 13 1894; Marshall born Apr 3 1896.

GREENLEE Francis M. Farmer. No 55 S Oak St. Restitution Ch. Born in Tenn Nov 9 1828. Alpha Guinn his wife was born in Tenn March 28 1828. Married Jan 31 1848. Children: Sarah born Nov 9 1848, died Sept 10 1857; William T (see); Mrs Jno Miller (see); Mrs Josephine Brainard (see); James (see); John (see); Jackson born Jan 27 1864, res in Texas; Mary born May 15 1867; Maude born July 1872, died Aug 1 1872.

GREENLEE James. Car inspector day C&NW Ry at depot. No 13 E Sherman. Born Green Co Tenn Oct 22 1849. Eliza Stevens his wife was born in Pagetown June 1 1855. Married July 31 1892. Children of Mrs Greenlee by former marriage: John Sullivan, switchman, born Dec 15 1871; Libbie Holmes born July 2 1881.

GREENLEE James N. Drayman. No 97 S Oak. Redmen Woodmen. Born in Belle Plaine Apr 1 1859. Martha Craig his wife was born in Tama Co Ia Feb 11 1860, Pocahontas council. Married Mar 7 1883. Children: Dessie born Mar 6 1884, died Feb 21 1894; Clayton born Dec 16 1887; Maude C born July 26 1890; Marjorie born Jan 14 1895.

GREENLEE Jno H. Ret farmer. No 95 S Lincoln. Born in Belle Plaine Aug 13 1861. Finetta Russell his wife was born in Belle Plaine Jan 31 1864. Married Nov 21 1889.

GREENLEE Marcus S. Laborer. No 14 W Lincoln. Born in Belle Plaine Sept 5 1871. Orpha Brainard his wife born at Hopkins Mo Aug 11 1875. Married Dec 25 1893. Children: Huron born Aug 27 1895.

GREENLEE Thos Furnas. Ret farmer. No 17 & 19 S Maple. Born in Ohio Jun 18 1838. Julia Rucker his wife born in Monroe Co Ohio Feb 11 1846 (died July 8 1920 in Flandreau SDak). ME Ch. Married Dec 31 1865 in Belle Plaine. Children: Jeanette born Oct 17 1866; Claud born Oct 19 1868, res in Hartford S Dak; Bertha born May 5 1876, died Oct 16 1890; James born Aug 21 1881; Grace M born Oct 26 1883. Mr Greenlee served with Co G 8th Ia Infantry.

GREENLEE W R. Lab. No 10 S Beech. Born in Ohio July 31 1844.

GREENLEE William T. Farmer. Restitution Ch. Woodmen. No 93 S Cherry. Born in Green Co Tenn Mar 2 1851. Effie Husted his wife born at Muscatine Ia Aug 28 1858. Married Oct 12 1876. Children: Cora born Aug 14 1877, died Sept 14 1877; Francis born May 19 1879; Leaman born May 12 1882; Mabel born May 16 1889; Naomi born Aug 6 1892.

GREENLEE William F. Carp, electrician, machinist. No 47 4th Ave E SW cor Bell. K of P. Born in Luzerne Ia Mar 4 1863. Ella Myers his wife was born in Macon Mo Sept 20 1864, artist. Married Nov 21 1888. Children: Alice born Oct 14 1889; George born June 28 1891.

GROSSMAN Louis. Dry goods. No 31 Main St. Res No 51 N Oak St. ME Ch. IOOF. Born in Austria Aug 20 1860. Mary Still his wife was born in McHenry Co Ill Nov 14 1856. Married May 1 1884.

GROTE Lena. Domestic with Dr. Cook. Born Nov 28 1878.

GUINN Catherine. Widow of A J Guinn. Restitution Ch. Res on farm on S Cherry. Born in Tenn July 4 1825. Married Aug 20 1846. Children: Robert F M (see); Mrs Rachel Ealy (see); Jacob born Jan 16 1851, res in Neb; Mrs Rebecca Boots, res in Neb; James born Mar 11 1855, died Dec 23 1891; Mrs Penelope J Schultz, res in Neb; Minnin born Jan 276 1867, died July 27 1887; Gertrude born Dec 9 1868, died Apr 3 1892; Melvin J born June 15 1872.

GUINN L M. Livery. No 12-16 N Beech. Res No 23 N Pine. Born in Benton Co Ia Dec 31 1863. Carrie Hollenbeck his wife was born in Waterloo Ia Aug 15 1866. Married May 30 1888. Children: Oscar born Feb 3 1891.

GUINN Robert. Day baggage man. No 13 Division. ME Ch. IOOF. Born in Green Co Tenn Jan 25 1847. Anna Ebert his wife born in Iowa City Mar 28 1860. Married May 20 1882. Children: Clyde born Feb 20 1883; George born June 13 1885; Myra born Sept 21 1888; Marvel born Mar 13 1892; Frances born Apr 25 1895.

GUTHRIE Francisco. Broker. Res SE cor city limits. IORM K of P. Born in Greenville Pa Apr 10 1853. Mary Davenport his wife was born in Tama Co Ia Aug 18 1860, died July 11 1885. Married Aug 13 1878. Children: William born Aug 16 1881; Florence born Apr 15 1884.


Transcribed by Sally Goehring.
Copyright © 1999 by Sally Goehring.




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