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Posted Queries for September 1998


GULICK, LOVELESS, POLLICK posted by Kelly Loveless on Tuesday, September 1, 1998

GULICK, Albert Abraham married Sarah POLLICK. 2 surviving daughters: Esther married Robert Henry LOVELESS 1930, passed away Dec. 29, 1965 and Alice Gulick

BROWN, CRONBAUGH posted by Gary Pratt on Saturday, September 5, 1998

Any information on John R. BROWN (1858-1928) His daughter Delfa Brown(1884-???) Delfa married George A. CRONBAUGH also of Benton County, Iowa

HUSTON, RICKEL posted by Kathy De Los Reyes on Sunday, September 6, 1998

RICKEL: Looking for information on Isaiah H. Rickel and especially his wife, Ella HUSTON, married March 3, 1875 in Vinton, IA. My grandfather, Roe Rickel was one of I. H. Rickel's sons. Especially interested in information going back in time rather than forward. Will answer any queries. Thank you.

ANDERSON, MCNITT posted by Angie Anderson on Monday, September 7, 1998

Seeking information on James ANDERSON, born 1844, who married Laura MCNITT, born 1853. They had a son Lester ANDERSON, born 1886 in Benton County. Laura died in Benton County. James is my g-g-grandfather.

BLAKE, WHITSELL posted by Sandy Whitsell on Monday, September 7, 1998

WHITSELL, Peater - ggg grandfather lived and died in the mid to late 1800's in Belle Plaines. Wife was Marcha, also died in Belle Plaines. Had son William, born 17 Jan 1839 and died 06 April 1921. Searching for information on Peater and Marcha's birth/death dates. Also any information on William, who married Catherine Wilson BLAKE in 1866.

LIEGHTY, PRICE, WHITWORTH, WRIGHT posted by Bob Price on Wednesday, September 9, 1998

I'm seeking information concerning a PRICE family connection in Belle Plaine. My g - g grandfather was from there and raised a bunch of kids there. My query is 2 fold: any information would be appreciated, and trying to find information regards his father / family. what I have is: Abraham Price (g-g-g grandfather) b? d 1852 Iowa City, Johnson cnty, Iowa. His offspring: Seth Reed Price (g-g grandfather) b29 Dec 1826, d 1908 Pierre, SD. His offspring (all born in Belle Plaine) Charles Mason Price, b:19 Dec 1854; Frank Price, b:4 Sept 1856; Abraham L. Price, b:25 Apr 1859 ; James Price, b:19 Nov 1861, m:1 June 1897 to: Madge WHITWORTH at Moscow, Id, d:14 Aug 1949 at San Bernardino, Ca; Pearle Price, b:18 Aug 1867, m: to Charles W WRIGHT; Clara Carul Price, b:18 May 1873, m: to William Henry LIEGHTY (?); Seth Reed Price b: 16 Dec 1869, d:13 Apr 1873 at Belle Plaine. thank you for any information

STREULI, STRILEY, WHITE posted by Tim Striley on Thursday, September 10, 1998

STRILEY (poss: STREULI) Lydia A. Striley (WHITE) died on April 15, 1924. According to the obituary, she was to be buried in Belle Plaine, Iowa, but it did not list the name of the cemetery. Until a few weeks ago, we did not know who this woman, my g-g-grandmother was. Henry Striley (dates unknown, but believed he passed away in or near 1904) may be buried with her, but we have no obits or dates. Nearest descendent (my grandfather) is in a nursing home and not doing well (88 years old). We are hoping to find Henry and Lydia Striley's burial sites in Belle Plaine so that we can perhaps take my grandfather there before he passes away. Any help would be Very much appreciated. I am also willing to help with Clinton County, Iowa queries in return. Please write soon. ustew@clinton.net

KAUKE, KOUKA posted by John Kouka on Friday, September 11, 1998

Looking for any information on the names KAUKE or KOUKA. I am told that family members were born near VanHorne, Benton Cty. Can anyone Help? jkouka@juno.com or

DELANEY, LABREE, MAY, QUIGLEY posted by Terry Owenby on Saturday, September 12, 1998

DELANEY, 1896-?, IA>MT>ND>CA>MT Searching for information on Eddie (Jack) DELANEY born 1896 in Garrison, Benton Co., Iowa. Parents were James Edward (Edward/James C.?) DELANEY and Lottie QUIGLEY (Mary L.?). Eddie may have had a stepmother named Eva Florence MAY, born 1898 in Belle Plaine, Iowa, and halfbrothers, Lester MAY and Leo Cedrick. On 4 Aug 1943 Eddie married Elouise Grace LABREE in Scobey, MT. They had the following children: Gail Dean, Richard Eddie, and Sally Ione. Any information would certainly be appreciated. Thank you.

HANDLEY, KINNEY posted by M.Feeney on Sunday, September 13, 1998

HANDLEY, KINNEY: Hoping to find sources for research early 1870s, Blairstown Twp, Benton Co., Iowa. My ggmother Johanna/Hannah KINNEY and her sister Catherine KINNEY moved to Iowa from New York between 1868-1870. Catherine KINNEY married William HANDLEY, their daughter Mary Agnes was born in Blairstown in July 1873. Will appreciate knowing name/address of Catholic parish serving the Blairstown/Benton Co. area in early 1870s and where County records of 1870-1880 birth are maintained.

BRIDGE, HAWLEY, THOMPSON posted by Joanne Wilken on Sunday, September 13, 1998

Joseph BRIDGE b1817 England was in Monroe Twp, Benton Co., IA census in 1870 and 1880. His wife's name was Mary. They had the following children: Mary E. b1855 IL, Thomas b1857 IL, James Edward b 10/8/1858 Lomax, Henderson Co., IL, Charles b1864 IL, Leonard b1866 IL, Ella b1868 IA, Arthur b1870 IA, Minnie b 1872 IA, Emma, b 1875IA James Edward BRIDGE married Betsy Amy HAWLEY, daughter of Nelson and Roana (THOMPSON) HAWLEY. Can anyone help us find Joseph and Mary BRIDGE after 1880? Kansas, perhaps? Any help will be appreciated.

JOHNSON, MCCOY posted by Joanne Wilken on Sunday, September 13, 1998

We are looking for information on Pyous JOHNSON, Jr. and Sr. Tradition says Pyous, Sr. was born in Licking Co., OH in 1821(1885 census says 1801). Pyous JOHNSON, Jr.b1851 IL, married Alice Julia MCCOY bKS 1864. They lived Eldorado Twp., Benton Co., IA in 1885 and 1895 -- then in Eden Twp., Benton Co. in 1900. Any help will be appreciated.

STRILEY posted by Tim Striley on Monday, September 14, 1998

STRILEY Looking for Lydia and Henry Striley. According to the only available obituary (Lydia's), they are (or at least she is) buried in Belle Plaine. We have not been able to locate Henry's obit, but we think he might have died in Belle Plaine. Lydia passed away on April 15, 1924. I would be more than willing to return the favor for Clinton County research. Would love to find out death dates and burial location on the above. Will even pay for a polaroid or two of the grave sites. Desperately seeking these two individuals.

GEORGE posted by Tom George on Friday, September 18, 1998

GEORGE, Egbert C. born Sept 22, 1843 in Essex County NY and died March 17, 1928. Egbert was a member of the Union Army and lived in Benton, Iowa after the civil war. His wife's name was Florence and I believe she was alive into to early 1940's.

NOVAK posted by Terri Malinowski on Monday, September 21, 1998

NOVAK Looking for links with Joseph and Margaret Novak who came to Belle Plaine in the mid-1800s from Czech. Their children were Kathryn, George, Albert, twins James and Joseph, Rose and Emma.

HANOUSEK posted by Terri Malinowski on Monday, September 21, 1998

HANOUSEK Looking for links to Joseph and Margaret Hanousek who came to Belle Plaine in the mid-1800s from Tabor, Czech. Their children were Charles, John, Anna, Frank and Emil. The latter three remained in the Midwest, the first two moved on to Wash. state.

BURCH, COVINGTON, FLICKINGER, GEIGER posted by Deborah Covington on Tuesday, September 22, 1998

John E. COVINGTON m. Catherine A. FLICKINGER on 9 Dec. 1875 in Benton Co., Iowa. One of their sons was Samuel Francis COVINGTON m. Lavinia M. GEIGER. Lavinia was the daughter of James GEIGER and Mercy S. BURCH. Any information on the COVINGTON, FLICKINGER, GEIGER, or BURCH families would be most appreciated.

BAILEY posted by Mike Bailey on Friday, September 25, 1998

I am looking for info on Virginia BAILEY born 5/11/1861 and her parents Tom and Margaret. I think Tom was born in Va. in 1828 and died 12/3/1893 but I dont know where . Margaret may have died 1919. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

JAMESON, TROUTMAN posted by Agnes M. Donnelly on Wednesday, September 30, 1998

TROUTMAN and JAMESON - I am searching for any information regarding the two surnames listed at the beginning of this message. Peter TROUTMAN was in Benton County, Eldorado Township, in 1860 according to the 1860 Census. Luther TROUTMAN, who arrived about 1866 in Iowa, married Adella J. JAMESON. Luther and Adella are buried in Vinton. Am interested in information regarding Peter, Daniel, John H., Leander, Jerome (all TROUTMANs).

GEORGE posted by Tom George on Wednesday, September 30, 1998

I am looking for information on the GEORGE family, specifically: 1. Egbert C. GEORGE, born 22 Sep 1843 in Jay, NY, died 17 Mar 1928 in Marshalltown, IA. He lived in Vinton, IA from 1870 until shortly before his death. 2. Florence Gale GEORGE, born ?, died 18 May 1943 in Vinton, IA. Married Egbert 05 Jan 1876 in Benton County. 2. A brother Henry W. George, born 20 Feb, 1839 in Jay, NY and died 22 Apr 1916 in Nestor, CA. Married Caroline Bigler in Vinton, IA, 10 Mar, 1872. May have lived in Benton County from 1870 to 1880 when they moved to Kansas. A son Hubert A. GEORGE was born in Benton County in 04 Jan, 1873. 3. Also any information on Isaac Oswin GEORGE, born 1820 in Jay, NY and his wife Harriet L., born approximately 1821 in NY. Isaac and Harriet may have followed their son's to Benton County around 1870.




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