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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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VAN DEMARK Harvey C. Conductor. No 26 S Maple. Bapt Ch. ORC. Born in Tioga Co NY Jan 5 1862. Lydia Yoke his wife born in Miami Co Ohio May 12 1862. Married Jan 18 1888.

VANDIVIER Wm H. Blacksmith. No 20 W Lincoln. Bapt Ch. Born in Johnson Co Ind June 23 1847. Nancy Vandegriff his wife born in Morgan Co Ind Oct 17 1852. Married May 7 1871. Children: Willis born Aug 11 1874; Otis born Dec 22 1877; Margaret born May 22 1879; Matilda born Mar 29 1885; Elna born Apr 9 1887.

VAN DIKE E M. Gardener. No 36 Bell. IOOF. Born in Kane Co Ill Sept 15 1869. Gertie Bair his wife born in Starke Co Ohio Jan 14 1873. Cong Ch. Married Sept 23 1894.

VAN DIKE Samuel. Asst cashier Citizens Natl Bank. NO 46 N Maple. IOOF Redmen K of P Woodmen AF&AM Eastern Star St Bernard Com KT. Born in Ohio June 21 1842. Mary Rusk his wife born in Warren Co Ohio Feb 15 1852, Eastern Star. Cong Ch. Married May 6 1875. Children: Flora born Feb 24 1876; Gilbert born Feb 17 1878; Florence born Mar 28 1882; Alma born Apr 20 1887.

VAN METER H C. Farmer. No 6 5th Ave E. ME Ch. AF&AM. Born in Ohio Feb 16 1829. Rhoda Winterstein his wife born in Pickaway Ohio Dec 4 1832. Married Feb 16 1857. Children: Ezra born Jan 27 1859, res in Tipton Ia; Joseph born Sept 23 1860, res in Tipton Ia; John born May 9 1868; Sally born March 6 1872; Jessie born Mar 26 1874; Rena born Apr 27 1876; Paul born June 24 1878.

VAN METER James G. Druggist. No 45 Main St. Res No 72 N Beech. Cong Ch. Born in Kankakee Ill Sept 21 1851. Ada Whitcom his wife born same place May 24 1855. Married Nov 25 1879. Children: Carrie born July 8 1882; Thomas born Aug 11 1883; Howard born May 1 1887; Marjorie born Apr 4 1892; Alice born May 28 1894; Shirley born June 11 1896.

VAN SCOTY S L. Dry goods. No 42 Main. Res No 8 8th Ave. ME Ch. Born in New Virginia Ia Sept 30 1866. Louisa Hrimphrey his wife born in New Philadelphia Ill Feb 25 1865. Married Oct 1 1890. Children: Leonora born Jan 1 1893.

VERCEK John. Section hand. No 9 N Cherry. Born in Bohemia Feb 1858. Mary Kepka his wife born in Bohemia Dec 7 1864. Married May 18 1882. Children: Mary born Oct 16 1883; Sophia born May 11 1887.

VIALL W W. Brakeman. No 47 Locust. ILH IOOF. Born in Jackson Co Ia Apr 12 1847. Sarah Sturdy his wife born in Ilion NY Dec 28 1851, Rebekahs. Married Feb 15 1880. Children: Chauncey born Dec 12 1881; Ina born Aug 8 1885.

VINCENT W A. Physician regular school. No 42 Main St. Res No 8 3rd Ave E. ME Ch. Lizzie Paul his wife. Children: Paul; Vera.

VOSBERG Mrs Anna nee Dowden. No 16 W Lincoln. Born at St Marys Ohio Feb 16 1847. Married July 11 1885. Children: Nellie Howard by first husband born Oct 7 1878; John born Feb 20 1887; Lena born Nov 29 1890.

VOSS W H. Lumber coal wood. No 19 E Jefferson. Cong Ch. IOOF AOUW. Born in Germany Aug 10 1838. Louisa Lange his wife born in Germany May 30 1845. Married Sept 9 1864. Children: Mrs Emma Fayant born Apr 12 1866; Albert born Mar 17 1867; George born June 11 1878.


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




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