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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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PADEN Charles. Druggist. No 45 Main. Res No 21 N Maple. ME Ch. Born in Davenport Ia Sept 26 1862. Cynthia Malcolm his wife born in Poweshiek Co Ia Sept 5 1870. Married Dec 7 1893. Children: Elma born July 23 1896.

PALMER E A. Palmer Bros foundry mach shops. No 1-3 S Oak. Res No 10 S Oak. ME Ch. IOOF. Born in Mich Apr 28 1857. Nancy Kapner his wife born in Fayette Co Ill Jan 13 1859, Rebekahs. Married July 11 1877. Children: Jennie born Aug 18 1879; Ruth born June 16 1882; William born Sept 5 1886; Eugene born June 19 1893.

PALMER Thos J. Palmer Bros machine and foundry. Nos 1-3 S Oak St. Res No 6 S Oak. Born in Hilldale Co Mich July 2 1853. Wealtha Hinkle his wife born at Effingham Ill Aug 19 1861. Married June 9 1880. Children: Minnie born Oct 12 1881; Eva born Sept 29 1886; Alonzo born Jan 6 1891.

PARK James. Carp. No 78 N Beech NE cor 7th Ave E. AF&AM. Born in Delaware Co NY Sept 26 1867. Effie Firkins his wife born in Fairfax Ia Dec 1 1869. Married June 5 1895. Children: John born May 15 1896.

PARKS Geo S. Retired farmer. No 37 W Sherman St. Born in Poweshiek Co Ia Feb 17 1853. Adeline Wyman his wife born in Berea O Aug 19 1855. Disciple Ch. Married Nov 30 1873. Children: Erna Hauck born July 13 1880.

PARKS Mrs Mary. No 37 W Sherman. Born in Jennings Co Ind Dec 4 1819. Disciple Ch.

PARRIS William. Farmer. No 21 S Willow St. K of P. Born in Delaware Co NY July 6 1836. Ann Crommett his wife born in Somerset Co Me Dec 20 1843. ME Ch. Married Jan 18 1868. Children: Mrs William Kennedy (see).

PATTON William. Lab at roundhouse. No 64 4th Ave W. Born in Ireland. Lizzie McIlrath his wife born in Ireland in 1861. Married March 5 1881. Children: Sadie born Feb 10 1882; Eva born Dec 7 1883; Jennie born Jan 23 1886; Maggie born Aug 5 1888; Willie born June 6 1891, died Nov 9 1894.

PAVELKA Mrs Anna nee Viletka. Widow of Joseph Pavelka. No 6 Chestnut St.. Cath Ch. Born in Bohemia Oct 28 1858. Married Mar 20 1878. Children: Emma born Feb 13 1880; Anna born Dec 29 1881; Joseph born Apr 12 1886; Frances born Aug 25 1888; James and Frank born July 22 1890; Mary born Oct 18 1893.

PECENKA James. Butcher. Boards No 63 S Oak. Born in Bohemia June 6 1873.

PECENKE John. Switchman. No 48 S Beech St. Kate, housekeeper; Charles, clerk; Rosa, student; Frank No 13 B Main, cigars and tobacco.

PENZKOFFER William. Switchman. No 6 5th Ave W. Born in Indiana May 21 1865. Anna Krughel his wife born in Quarry Ia July 31 1876. Married Mar 13 1895. Children: May, his child by first wife, born Sept 20 1890; Clarence born Dec 11 1895.

PICKERING John. Loco engr. No 15 S Beech St cor E Grant. BLE Boone Ia Excalisser Com No 13 KT Boone Ia. Born in Fort Henry NY Jan 21 1848. Lenora Molean his wife born in Bath Me July 30 1850. Married Sept 15 1868. Children: Mrs Gordon Wills (see); Mrs Leonara Chapman; Cordelia born Apr 30 1877.

PILBEAM Mrs S A nee Browney. Widow of Rev Henry Pilbeam. No 27 N Oak St NW cor 3rd Ave. ME Ch. Born in Mohawk Co NY July 9 1819. Children: Mrs Hartwell (see); Mrs Walter Robinson (see).

PLATZ William. Farmer. No 21 Greenlee St cor S Cherry. ME Ch. Born in Prussia Oct 21 1834. Fiedareka Wollenzen his wife born in Germany May 8 1842. Married Dec 28 1861. Children: Chas born Aug 6 1862, res in Norfolk Neb; Jennie born Sept 18 1865; May born Mar 3 1869; Ray born Apr 25 1887.

PLUMB Bert. Lab. No 25 N Oak St. Born in Whiteside Co Ill Nov 16 1874. Ollie Donovan his wife born in Hardin Co Ia Mar 18 1873. Married June 16 1895. Children: Flossie born Apr 15 1896.

PLUMB Henry. Retired. No 7 S Maple. ME Ch. Born in Canada July 20 1822. Abejal Herriman his wife born in Canada Sept 8 1828, died Aug 30 1896. Married May 5 1846. Children: Weston born Feb 17 1847; Mrs L McLennan (see); Luther born Mar 6 1856, died Apr 8 1884; Sydney died in infancy; Norman (see); Melvin died in infancy.

PLUMB Limes S. Auctioneer. No 25 N Oak. Born in NY Oct 17 1845. Ellen Renslow his wife born in Whitesides Co Ill Apr 20 1855. Married July 20 1872. Children: Bert (see); Mrs Effie Eddy born Oct 21 1876.

PLUMB Norman H. Mgr for E L Plumb, dealer in agri imp. Nos 82-88 Main. Res No 29 E Sherman. K of P. Born in Canada Aug 5 1862. Emma Meltner his wife born in Cross Plains Wis Oct 20 1867. Bethany Ch. Married Mar 9 1889. Children: Carrie born Jan 9 1890; Luther born Oct 27 1891.

POST Mrs S. Widow. No 21 N Beech St. Cong Ch. Born Dec 9 1813.

PRAZEK Frank. Switch lights. No 13 N Cherry St. Born in Bohemia Nov 21 1865. Anna Kovar his wife born in Bohemia Jun 10 1870. Married May 24 1891. Children: Louis born Aug 2 1894.

PRENTISS M L. Painter. No 90 Main. Res No 45 N Maple St. AF & AM Eastern Star. Born in Ohio Apr 27 1839. Mrs Ayers his 2nd wife born in Trumbull Co Ohio Nov 13 1844, Cong Ch, Eastern Star. Married Dec 14 1892. His children by first wife: Mable born Feb 26 1876; Clarence born Apr 13 1879. Her children: Fannie born Aug 28 1867, res in Wash; Bessie born Dec 11 1873, res in Wash; Thomas born Oct 3 1865, res in S Dak.

PRICE R B. Mason. No 16 Walnut St. Redmen Natl Bricklayers Union Natl Plasterers Union. Born in Henry Co Ill Apr 8 1861. Julia Merrill his wife born in Binghampton NY Nov 1860. ME Ch. Married Apr 15 1884. Children: Charles born Jan 30 1885; Glen born June 30 1891; Warren born Oct 10 1893.

PRUSICK Anna. Domestic. No 33 N Maple St. Born in Bohemia Sept 15 1873.

PRUSICK Kate. Domestic. No 20 Walnut St.

PRYNE Aaron. Ret farmer. No 72 N Oak. Born in Onondaga Co NY May 6 1815. Mrs Helen Hudson nee Coburn his 2nd wife born in Syracuse NY June 3 1829. Bapt Ch. Married Dec 20 1860. Children: infant born and died 1862; Flora born Dec 9 1866, died Nov 1892; infant born in 1868, died Aug 6 1869. Children by first wife: Mrs Weber, res in Tama Ia; James (see); Henry (see).

PRYNE Henry. Ret farmer. No 14 6th Ave W. Born in Onondaga NY Sept 25 1846. Viola Adams his wife born in Lee Co Ill Sept 16 1849. Restitution Ch. Married Aug 1 1873. Children: Oris born Apr 22 1875; Nellie born Mar 4 1885.

PRYNE James T. Farmer. IOOF. No 72 N Oak St. Born Nov 17 1843.

PYE Rev Nathaniel. Paster of ME Ch. No 31 N Beech. Born in Liverpool Eng Apr 6 1851. Ida Pitney his 2nd wife born in Kane Co Ill June 12 1857. Married Apr 3 1888. Children by first wife: Charles born Feb 1 1873, res in Iowa Falls; William born Jan 23 1875; Grace Edna born July 11 1882; Mable Blanche born May 16 1884.


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




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