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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
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HAASE Julius. Lab. No 28 Bell St SE cor 5th Ave E. Luth Ch. Born in Germany Jan 12 1863. Amelia Koch his wife was born in Germany Dec 29 1858. Married Dec 4 1894.

HADANK Geo J. Brakeman. No 20 E Jefferson St. Bapt Ch. IOOF ILH. Born in St Paul Minnesota Jan 21 1861. Flora Akers his wife born in Marshalltown Ia Oct 10 1871. Married June 24 1891. Children: Maynard born Mar 31 1895.

HADEMA James. No 10 N Cherry St. Born in Bohemia 1832. His wife was born in same place in 1837.

HADEMA Anton. No 14 Chestnut St. Cath Ch. Born in Bohemia June 13 1838. Tene Tomsee his wife born in Bohemia July 24 1841. Married Sept 28 1868. Children: Thomas born Aug 11 1873; Frank born Jan 28 1879.

HADEMA Joseph. Painter. No 7 N Willow. Born in Belle Plaine Apr 14 1874. Mary Sevfick his wife born in Bohemia July 22 1877. Married Aug 16 1896.

HALL Alfred. Conductor. No 47 Walnut. IOOF ORC. Born in Baraboo Wis Aug 22 1851. Margaret Martin his wife born in Morris Ill Nov 3 1863, ME Ch, Rebekahs. Married Nov 8 1879. Children: Hattie born Dec 3 1882; Edith born Sept 21 1884; Nellie born May 22 1888; Raymond born Aug 5 1890; Vera born Aug 22 1892; Harold born Oct 2 1894.

HALL Geo W. Carp. No 49 Walnut St. Born in Boonton NJ Feb 18 1848. Maggie Bysom his wife born in Berkley Co W Va Apr 28 1857. ME Ch. Married Apr 20 1879. Children: Mable born Feb 2 1880; Earl born Dec 13 1881; Orlando born Feb 21 1883; Flossie born July 5 1886; Fay born Oct 15 1892; Imo born Jun 8 1895.

HALL Lindsey N. Foreman, tel repairs, alderman 2d ward. No 18 5th Ave W. ME Ch. IOOF. Born in Calais Me June 7 1864. Inez McCumber his wife born in Rochester Minn Oct 10, 1867. Married June 22 1886. Children: Charles born Aug 26 1888; Arthur born Apr 9 1890; Stanley born May 10 1891; Howard born Sept 30 1893.

HALL Mrs Maggie nee Casey. Widow of Monroe Hall. No 30 5th Ave W. Cath Ch. Born in Canada May 11 1858. Married Dec 22 1888. Children: James born May 3 1890; Matthew born May 21 1892; Mary Blanche born July 26 1894. HALL Mrs Mary A. Widow. Res with son L N Hall. Born Nov 11 1821.

HAMM John. Bridge foreman. 43 Walnut. Cath Ch. K of P. Born in Ill Nov 18 1864. Anna Coleman his wife born in Ogle Co Ill Dec 14 1866. Children: Mabel born Nov 14 1892; Helen born Oct 10 1895.

HAMMOND Chas. Loco eng. No 35 N Oak SW cor 4th Ave. ME Ch. BLE. Born in NY Nov 27 1849. Fannie Cascaden his wife born in Canada June 26 1865. Married Apr 7 1887. Children: Grant born Jan 9 1888; Blanche born Feb 26 1889; Ralph born July 8 1892.

HANCHETT Thos M. Agent. No 7 W Sherman. Restitution Ch. Born in Medina Co Ohio June 7 1822. Sarah Featherly his wife born in Genesee Co NY July 10 1829. Married May 8 1847. Children: Mrs Marie Hauk born Apr 15 1849, res in Ladora Ia; Dwight born Feb 18 1854, res in N English Ia; Mortimer born Oct 18 1856, res in Davenport Ia; Mason born May 1 1858, res in Buffalo Ia; Mrs Martin Houseman (see).

HANOUSEK Frank. Boiler maker at roundhouse. No 7 S Cherry. Born in Bohemia Dec 13 1871. Sophia Linkart his wife was born in Tama Co Ia May 30 1875. Married Sept 26 1893. Children: Hildred born May 21 1895.

HANSON Mrs Esther nee Brown. Widow of Wm P Hanson. Born in Chanango Co NY Oct 25 1841. Bapt Ch. Married July 4 1863. Children: Mrs James Allee (see); Esther born Aug 27 1880; Amber born June 26 1884.

HARDER John. Ret farmer. No 62 4th Ave NW cor N Fair. Born in Germany Sept 3 1832. Lena Corstans his wife was born in Germany Oct 9 1848. Married in 1869. Children: John born Sept 13 1870; Mary born Sept 11 1873; Gust born May 23 1876; Marta born Jan 7 1879; Maggie born Aug 4 1885; Bertie born May 15 1883.

HARDY Geo W. Loco fireman. No 5 N Willow. BLF. Born in Belle Plaine Nov 11 1870. Ora Snodgrass his wife born in What Cheer Ia Jan 26 1871, Christian Ch, Rebekahs. Married Nov 23 1892. Children: Everett born in Feb 1894.

HARDY L L. Wolfe & Hardy insurance. No 53 Main St. Res No 23 N Beech St. ME Ch. Born in Vt Sept 8 1827. Abbie Cutting his wife born in Vt Apr 7 1829. Married Sept 18 1853.

HARDY Mrs Martha nee Brown. Widow of Hiram Hardy. No 3 N Willow. Born in Westford Vt Jan 18 1833. Married Oct 18 1849. Children: Abbie born Aug 5 1867, teacher in public schools; Geo W (see).

HARMS Jacob. Restaurant and bakery. No 21 N Main St. Born in Germany Nov 22 1869.

HARRIS William H. Brick moulder. Res near Guthrie brickyard 4th Ave E. Born in Cedar Co Ia Feb 8 1852. Milissa Demary his wife born in Indiana Jan 31 1843. Married Oct 23 1875. Children: George born Nov 6 1876; William born July 19 1878; Mary born Aug 20 1880; Jessie born Dec 1 1887.

HART Robert. Lab in roundhouse. No 22 N Willow NE cor 4th Ave W. Cong Ch. Redmen. Born in Ireland Aug 12 1852. Ann Mellwane his wife born in Ireland Sept 18 1854. Married Oct 9 1878. Children: Mary born July 27 1882, died Apr 15, 1895.

HART Samuel. Retired. No 17 S Beech. Cong Ch. Born in Peekskill NY Sept 8 1819. Eliza Ann Van Ness his wife born in Caldwell NJ Apr 6 1821, died Jan 19 1896. Married Feb 6 1848. Children: Mary born Nov 21 1849, died June 29 1850; Ann born Feb 21 1851, died July 2 1857; Mrs Susan Evart born Mar 16 1854, res in Chicago; Samuel Hart born Oct 16 1856, res in Portland Ore; John born Dec 1 1859, died Mar 29 1863. Married Mrs Strang 2d wife Nov 26 1896.

HARTMAN A J. Grocer. No 55 Main. Res No 58 N Oak St. ME Ch. ILH. Born in Sussex NJ Dec 5 1843. Sarah Campbell his wife born in Linn Co Ia Oct 1 1847. Married Nov 13 1873. Children: Harry born June 23 1875, died March 10 1894; Willie born Oct 26 1880, died March 22 1886; Louis born July 11 1885, died Oct 12 1886; Leonard born Apr 19 1890.

HARTMAN L W. Grocer. No 55 Main. Res No 58 N Oak St. ME Ch. K of P. Born in NJ July 9 1849. Josie Bangs his wife born in Delwan Wis Apr 20 1858. Married Nov 16 1885. Children: Warren born March 11 1886; Bessie born Oct 16 1887; Harold born July 9 1894.

HARTSELL D L. Loco fireman. No 14 N Willow. Cong Ch. IOOF BLF. Born in Belle Plaine Dec 16 1861. Married Apr 6 1887. Children: Edna May born Feb 20 1888; Warren J born Sept 18 1893.

HARTWELL Myron. Carp. No 29 N Oak. ME Ch. AF&AM Eastern Star. Born in Essex Co NY Aug 22 1834. Mary Pilbeam his wife was born in Vestal Pa Mar 10 1844. Married Sept 12 1865. Children: Henry born Jan 5 1867, res in Irene Dakota; Ruth born Nov 1 1869.

HAUK Jasper. Janitor, south school. No 57 S Willow. ME Ch. Born in Union Co Pa Apr 2 1844. Alice Bridge his wife born in Grant Co Wis May 28 1860. Married May 22 1882. Children: Jessie born Jan 30 1883; Athel born Mar 27 1888; Clara born Feb 22 1896.

HAVEY Mrs Sophia nee Robinson. Widow of Edwin Havey. No 7 E Lincoln. ME Ch. Born in Bangor Me July 17 1843.

HENDERSHOTT K E. Stationary eng at roundhouse. No 53 S Oak St. Born in Iowa Co May 19 1861. Catharin Elliott his wife born in same co Sept 1 1862. ME Ch. Married Apr 4 1878. Children: Carlton born Mar 1 1879; Jessie born Apr 23 1880; Blanch born Nov 23 1882; Cleve born Dec 5 1886; Connie born Mar 2 1890; Helen born Nov 10 1892.

HENDERSON John T. Loco engr. No 32 N Beech. Cong Ch. K of P BLE AOUW. Born in Ind Oct 1 1840. Jennette Tyssell his wife born in Chatauqua Co NY Ja 1 1838, WRC. Married Sept 30 1864. Children: Mrs Nettie DeForest (see); Belle born Feb 8 1868.

HENLEY D E. Switchman. No 41 S Maple. Cong Ch. IOOF. Born in Oskaloosa Ia Mar 27 1872. Maude Kent his wife was born in Fairbanks Ia May 22 1876. Married March 16 1895. Children: Edna born July 20 1896.

HENLEY Thomas J. Brakeman. No 41 S Maple SW cor E Washington. IOOF BRT. Born in Ill March 4 1858. Louie Webb his wife was born in Mahaski Co Ia Apr 13 1868. Married Feb 28 1890. Children: Vera born Nov 28 1890; Walter born July 19 1892; Fred born Aug 30 1896.

HENLEY William. Brakeman. Born Oct 29 1868. Anna Bell his wife born Oct 1 1876. Children: __________ born Oct 15 1893; Orville born Sept 4 1895.

HENRY George. Pitman. No 8 Chestnut St. Cong Ch. Born in Ireland Oct 28 1873. Minnie Ealy his wife born in Tama Co Ia Mar 9 1878. Married Aug 29 1895.

HENRY Jas B. Lab at roundhouse. No 12 Elm St NE cor 3rd Ave W. Cong Ch. Born in Scotland Nov 10 1868. Sarah Moore his wife was born in Ireland Feb 18 1870. Married Aug 29 1890. Children: Hannah born Aug 25 1891; Martha born Oct 18 1893; Lee born Feb 24 1896.

HENRY John Sr. Farmer. No 11 Elm. Born in Ireland in 1832. Matilda Jameson his wife born in Ireland in 1836. Children: John (see); William, res in NY; Robert, res in Tama Co; Mrs Sam Dunlap (see); Mrs Wm Campbell (see); Mrs John Ealy (see); Mrs Riley Richardson (see); George (see); Belle, res in country.

HENRY John. Loco fireman. No 5 Elm. BLT. Born in Ireland Jan 24 1859. Margaret Kirkpatrick his wife was born in Ireland June 28 1864. Married Mar 31 1886. Children: John born Mar 5 1887; Andrew born Aug 29 1888; Lizzie born July 30 1890; Robert born June 12 1892; Walter born Oct 10 1895.

HENRY J P. Lumberman. No 6 S Beech SE cor E Sherman. Res No 52 N Oak. Born in Avana NY in 1835. Carotem Gaylor his wife born in Ponfield Ohio Dec 30 1837. Married Oct 18 1863. Children: Fred born June 2 1869; Joseph (see).

HENRY Joseph. Lumber. No 52 N Oak. Redmen. Born Dec 8 1871. Mina Furnas his wife was born in Belle Plaine Mar 16 1873. Married Sept 4 1895. One child.

HENRY Wm K. Ry lab. No 3 Walnut St. Born in Ireland in 1874. Elma Freeman his wife born in Irving Ia May 9 1877. Mrried July 7 1896.

HERIJK Vincel. Clerk for Wertheim. No 43 E Sherman. IOOF Mod Woodmen ILH CSPS. Cath Ch. Born in Bohemia Aug 28 1853. Josie Kutchery his wife born in Bohemia Mar 9 1861. Married Aug 3 1879. Children: James born Jan 16 1880; Vlasta born Oct 7 1889.

HERRING Harry J. Loco fireman. No 6 W Grant. Bapt Ch. Born in Livingston Co NY May 1 1862. Maggie Hale his wife was born in Marengo Ia Sept 17 1868. Married Mar 9 1887. Children: Frank born Aug 25 1890; Helen born July 31 1892.

HERRING Will P. Prop Herring Cottages. No 19 N Oak St. AF&AM Eastern Star Mod Woodmen Redmen. Born in Livingston Co NY Sept 11 1858. Mary Arnold his wife born in Chicago Sept 29 1863. Epis Ch. Married Dec 7 1887. Children: Edna born Nov 5 1882 by first wife; Hugh born Feb 12 1894; Jamie born Nov 19 1896.

HERRING William S. No 17 S Oak. Bapt Ch. Born in Liverpool Eng Mar 7 1835. Adelia Ashton his wife born in Cayuga Co NY Sept 26 1842. Married Sept 26 1857. Children: Wm P (see); Harry (see); Mrs Cora Learn born July 10 1865, res in Neb; Claude born Aug 5 1867, died Sept 16 1868; Chas born May 21 1869, died June 27 1869; Fred born June 5 187__, died Dec 1 1881; Maggie born July 28 1878; Nina born Mar 2 1883, died Mar 10 1887.

HEWITT Wm. Brakeman. No 9 E Grant St. Boards with Mrs. Deese. Bapt Ch. Born in Catarangus Co NY Jan 3 1870.

HICKEY Edwin. Train dispatcher. No 23 5th Ave E SW cor Locust. K of P. Born in Carey Ill May 18 1869. Nancy Elliott his wife born in Belle Plaine Oct 8 1873. Cong Ch. Married Mar 9 1896.

HIDY H B. Stock dealer. No 59 4th Ave E SW cor Fair. Born in Ill Feb 10 1849. Eunice Rice his wife born in Mass Aug 3 1850. Married Sept 27 1876. Children: Clarence born Oct 27 1877; Rorchie Bush born Nov 5 1879; Henry born June 7 1887.

HILL James A. Hill & Rhodes grocers. No 40 Main St. Boards at No 11 E Sherman. AF&AM IOOF K of P. Born in O Jan 22 1855. Mary Batdorf his wife born in Jones Co Ia Sept 3 1858. Married June 9 1881. Children: Ethyl C born Aug 21 1882.

HILLMAN David E. Coal heaver and butcher. No 79 W Sherman St. Bethany Ch. Born in Poweshiek Co Ia Aug 54 1863. Ruth Comer his wife was born same co Jan 27 1876. Married Aug 17 1891. Children: Rosa born Feb 21 1892.

HINKLE Henry S. Machinist. No 18 W Lincoln. Born in Fayette Co Ill June 19 1863. Dora Rigdon his wife born same place July 29 1871. Married Jan 26 1890. Children: Myrtle born Nov 4 1890; Harry born Sept 23 1892; Clarence born Nov 3 1895.

HINKLE Mrs Malinda nee Adams. Widow of August Hinkle. No 24 W Lincoln St. Born in Knox Co O Nov 29 1837. Married Aug 2 1860. Children: Mrs Thos Palmer (see); Henry (see); William born May 3 1868, res in Boone; Clarence born Aug 30 1872.

HIPPLER W C. Mason contractor. No 58 W Sherman St. Born at Melinore O Sept 7 1859. Rhoda Garber his wife born at Charlotte Mich Dec 3 1866. Married Jan 22 1889. Children: Bessie born Dec 3 1889; Beulah born Sept 13 1893.

HISTED E J. Barber. No 11 S Maple. KOTM Belfast NY. Born in Ogdensburg NY Dec 25 1861. Cora Jack his wife born in Millersburg Ill Nov 18 1867. ME Ch. Married Aug 26 1896.

HOAGLAND A P. Clerk with Burrows. Rooms at No 27 S Beech St. Born in West Liberty Ia Mar 21 1870.

HOLLAND James. Car repairer. No 13 S Cherry. Born in Bohemia Oct 4 1865. Anna Hanousek his wife born in Bohemia July 18 1874. Married Feb 11 1892. Children: Aggie born Mar 23 1893.

HOLLAND John L. Lab. No 13 S Cherry St. Born in Tama Co Ia Dec 15 1872.

HOLLAND John. Machinist C&NW Ry roundhouse. ME Ch. AF&AM Hope Lodge KT Mt Horeb Chap No 45 St Bernard Com Noble Mystic Shrine El Kahir Temple Cedar Rapids Ia. Res No 34 W Sherman. Born at Nottingham Eng Apr 28 1853. Malinda Guinn his wife born in Belle Plaine June 28 1872. Children: William (see); Delia born Oct 4 1877; Claude born May 4 1881; John born Aug 3 1890.

HOLLAND William F. Teamster. No 49 S Oak. Born Nov 24 1873. Esther Nutting his wife born in Benton Co Ia Aug 13 1874. Married May 21 1893. Children: Bessie born Nov 11 1895.

HOMOLAR Frank. Carp. No 72 3rd Ave NE cor N Plum. Born in Bohemia in 1863. Josie Strachota his wife was born in Benton Co Ia in 1874. Married Nov 1894.

HOOVER Mrs Catharine Stiffler nee Jones. Widow of Allen HJoover. No 5 Guinn St. Born in Kosciusko Co Ind Feb 8 1843. Bethany Ch. Married Nov 12 1863. Children by first husband: Geo W (see); John born Sept 4 1860, res at Elberon; Mrs Sarah Dello, res in Elkhart Ind. Children by 2d husband: Marion (see); Mrs Carl Budd (see); Thomas born Oct 17 1873; Lizzie born Feb 6 1876; Catharine born Nov 12 1879; Geo born Feb 22 1884.

HOOVER Marion. Foundryman. No 83 W Sherman. Born in Ind Oct 2 1864. May Howard his wife born in Whitesides Co Ill Sept 4 1870. Married Dec 25 1889. Children: Hazle born June 15 1890; Edward born Apr 1 1892; Jessie born June 1 1894; Ray born Oct 26 1895.

HOSMER C P. Hardware. No 48 Main. Res No 14 S Maple. Born in Beaver Dam Wis Jan 26 1852. Emma Duval his wife born Lee NY Nov 21 1858. Married Nov 24 1874. Children: Bessie born July 21 1888.

HOUSMAN Chas S. Barber. No 30 B Main St. Res No 12 S Oak. K of P Modern Woodman. Born in Belle Plaine Dec 14 1865. Mary Reese his wife born in Belle Plaine Oct 1 1867. Married March 25 1890. Children: Bertha born Jan 29 1892; Chas born Nov 5 1893; Ruth born Nov 9 1895.

HOUSMAN Martin. Fireman. No 7 W Sherman St. Cong Ch. Born in Decatur Ill Oct 5 1859. Sarah Hanchett his wife born in La Porte Ia Sept 25 1861. Married Aug 15 1880. Children: Franklin born July 8 1881.

HOWE Clarence A. Loco engr. BLD. No 6 3rd Ave E. ME Ch. Born in Kindall Co Ill Sept 17 1853. Alice Spence his wife born in Ohio Sept 1 1854. Married Dec 27 1880. Children: Maude born Dec 13 1882; Robert born Feb 27 1888.

HOWLAND Ed. Switchman. No 20 N Oak St. Maggie Ortscheid his wife born in Belle Plaine Sept 19 1873. Children: Beatrice born June 27 1894; Harold born July 30 1895.

HOWLAND Nelson A. Brakeman. No 15 N Beech St SW cor 2nd Ave E, 2nd floor. K of P ILH BRT. Born in Clinton Ia Aug 25 1869. Stella Bestricky his wife born in Chicago Apr 26 1875, Rathbone Sisters. Married July 27 1892.

HRABAK Mary. Clerk with Doughty. No 8 S Willow. Born in Tama Co Ia Feb 14 1877.

HUFMAN Winfield. Loco engr. No 6 Walnut St. Cong Ch. Redmen BLE. Born in Pa. Amanda Howard his wife born in Pottsville Pa, BLE Aux. Children: John born March 17 1872; Louis; Laura; Ida; Charlie.

HUGHES E E. Capitalist. Pres Citizens Natl Bank. No 21 N Beech. Cong Ch. Ida Reed his wife born in Ill Feb 12 1866. Married Apr 15 1884. Children: Margaret born Sept 9 1887.

HULL Thomas. Brick moulder near Smith brickyard. Born Feb 1865. Mary Wesse his wife born in Given Ia Mar 30 1878. Married Mar 13 1893. Children: Pearl born Jan 12 1894.

HUNT M E. Elec eng. No 48 E Sherman. Res No 25 S Maple St. Bapt Ch. Born in Wyandot Co Ohio Aug 12 1855. Emma Jack his wife born in Hartford Co Ind May 3 1863. Married Jan 20 1880. Children: Emory born July 20 1883; Letha born July 29 1885; Earl born Feb 25 1893.

HUNT Richard. Shoemaker. No 21-1/2 Main. Res No 38 S Maple St cor E Washington. Born in Jo Davis Co Ill June 22 1858. Cora Johns his wife born same place Dec 17 1864. Cath Ch. Married Sept 18 1883. Children: Lela born May 7 1885; Jessie born Aug 25 1888; Arleni born Aug 28 1890; Ruth born Apr 13 1894.

HUNTER William A. Insurance. No 36 S Beech St NE cor E Washington. Born in Carrollton Ohio July 8 1845. Amanda Pack his wife born in Bethlehem Conn Apr 8 1848. Epis Ch. Married Sept 20 1871. Children: Mary born June 10 1880.

HUISKA James. Sta engr. No 6 N Cherry. Cath Ch. ILH. Born in Bohemia Oct 28 1841. Mary Waskee his wife born in Bohemia Feb 14 1854. Married Aug 21 1872. Children: Chas born Nov 21 1874, CSPS, clerk with Van Scoy; Lottie born March 22 1887.

HUSTED Ira. No 3 Main St. Born in NY in Jan 1833. Helen Brainard his wife born in Vt Mar 17 1840. Children: Marion born Oct 1860; Mrs Cynthia Myers (see); Harry born Jan 22 1875, printer.

HUSTON George. Justice of Peace, ins agt. No 47 Main St. Res No 39 S Beech. Born in Fayette Co Pa Mar 4 1822. Edna Palmiter his wife born in Trumbull Co Ohio July 20 1830. Cong Ch. Married May 13 1857. Children: Wilbur born Dec 27 1859, died July 31 1860; Arthur born July 15 1867, sta agt C&NW Ry at Polk City Ia.

HUTCHINS L H. No 36 3rd Ave E NW cor Bell. ME Ch. Born in Me Nov 28 1824. Marinda Reed his wife born in New York Dec 27 1828. Married Mar 7 1850. Hattie the youngest of seven living children born Nov 3 1865.


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




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