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Posted Queries for October thru November 2000


AHREND, SCHMIDT posted by Joyce Heide on Sunday, October 8, 2000

Looking for descendants of Johann Frederick AHREND, b.1843 in Ohio, father Wilhelm AHREND (d.1853), stepson of Herman SCHMIDT of Benton Co. Frederick had property in section 16, Twp.83 N. Range 10 W of Eldorado, which included the Lutheran cemetery. Looking for information on him and his descendants. Step-father's obituary said that he had one step-son, Fredrick Ahrend, and 10 step grandchildren.

KIMM, KLIPPEL posted by J Batcheller on Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Looking for anything on Henry KLIPPEL, died Oct 22, 1870 in benton county, fremont township. wife Catherine(KIMM) and children moved here from new york. Have found info on catherine and children in greene county, iowa - but nothing on Henry. any help greatly appreciated. thank yyou

LENNON, SEE posted by Carol Browning on Saturday, October 14, 2000

David Way SEE 1828-1897 and Mary LENNON SEE 1836-1907 lived in Benton Co. 1879-1907. Seeking descendants. David & Mary are my ggparents.

GULICK, PARKER posted by Sally on Wednesday, October 18, 2000

PARKER:Looking for siblings and parents of Sara Jane PARKER: b. 17 Jan 1858 Sheffield, Ill d. 24 Oct 1938 LaPorte City, Iowa. Believe her father's name may have been Albert and she may have married a GULICK in the Garrison area

BROWN, KOONS, NELSON, WILL posted by Kathy Brown on Thursday, October 19, 2000

BROWN, William & Mary I am looking for descendants of William and Mary BROWN who lived in Cedar Twp, Benton County in 1860. Their children were Thomas, Mary, John, William, Sarah, Robert, Fredrick and Margaret. Maragret married a WILL, and the other two girls married R.V. KOONS and E.R. NELSON. Thomas and Robert came to Grundy County and died there. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

ELSON, HOPPER, JOHNSON posted by Toni Reed on Monday, October 23, 2000

HOPPER and JOHNSON I'm looking for anyone that could be connected with the HOPPER I'm looking for. I have that a HOPPER boy (maybe Fred) married a JOHNSON girl her name I'm unsure of heres what it could be or you may have something else. Mima,Nina,Maude. She was the daughter of Thomas P. and Hannah (ELSON) JOHNSON. She was born around 1857 I found her listed in a 1860 Benton Co., census and in that her name looked like Mima so not for sure what it was or could be. I'm told they possibly moved to Ohio. The names Bert and Glada from Lexington,OH. come up and they are suppose to be related to my JOHNSON relative. Any help any one could give me would be greatly appreicated. Sincerely, Toni

BOKHOLT, DODD, HAUSER, MOELLER, ROLFS, SCHOENING, STAMMER posted by Debra LaFontaine on Wednesday, October 25, 2000

John and Christina (ROLFS) STAMMER Am looking for descendants of John STAMMER (1830-1900) and his wife Christina ROLFS (1830-1905) who farmed in the Iowa Township area of Benton County, Iowa and had the following children: Herman Christian, who married Katherine HAUSER; Ernst August, who married Emma Katherine MOELLER; Frederick (died in infancy); Lillie Louise, who married Harlson Haywood DODD; Jennie Augusta, who married Peter BOKHOLT; and Julius Ferdinand, who married Katherine SCHOENING.

JENSEN, JOHNSON posted by Barb Morthland on Thursday, November 2, 2000

Searching for any information on Louis JOHNSON/JENSEN who lived or farmed in Blairstown, Benton County. He was the brother of my grandfather, Jens Peter JOHNSON/JENSEN. Jens & Louis were born in Denmark. Jens arrived in U.S. in 1882..not sure about Louis. Jens settled in Clinton, Iowa. In his obituary it mentions his brother Louis attending from out of town. We have found a couple of post cards from Louis, but can't tell where he mailed them from. At one time my father mentioned having owned a farm in Blairstown and am wondering if this had something to do with Louis. Will share any JOHNSON/JENSEN information that I have.

DUBOIS, HOPPER, JOHNSON, PARKER, SHROPSHIRE, WILLIAMS, WILT posted by Toni Reed on Friday, November 3, 2000

DUBOIS>HOPPER>JOHNSON>PARKER>SHROPSHIRE>WILLIAMS> WILT I'm looking for information on the JOHNSON family that lived in Benton Co. in the late 1840's early 1850's. Thomas P. and Hannah JOHNSON had the following children. John W. b.1845, Sarah C.or K(Kate (Ferdinand) DUBOIS) b.1847, Amanda C. (Thomas J.SHROPSHIRE) b.1849, Archibald 11-7-1851, Robison (Robert Elson -m- Debbie WILT) b. 1853, Nina (Athriel HOPPER) b. 1-31-1857, Thomas James b. 1858/59. I'm looking for family members of any of these people and hopefully someone that can put pieces to the puzzle together. I have found some information and I'm willing to share whatever I have so we can find the answers to alot of questions. If anyone can help please contact me. Thank You, Toni

ANDERSON, COATS, KELLOGG, MINER, RICE, VOSBOURGH posted by Marlys McGrath Rice on Tuesday, November 7, 2000

Would like to exchange data on the following Benton county families: RICE, MINER, COATS, VOSBOURGH, KELLOGG, and ANDERSON. After Benton county, many of the family settled here in Dixon county, NE. Can provide update from 1870 to present on many of the family members.

HUGHES, ROCK posted by Alex Colvin on Thursday, November 23, 2000

Seeking any/ all info on descendants of George Taylor ROCK who resided in Vinton, Benton County, IA from 1855 to ? G. Taylor m. Elmira Florence HUGHES, 4-29-1864 in Vinton. They had 8 children: Herman Wm. Rock b. 3-3-1875, Taylor lawrence Rock b. 2-27-1876, George Horridge Rock b.7-29-1877, Clinton harrington Rock b. 11-2-1878 d. 7-20- 1879, Elizabeth Taylor Rock b. 12-25-1880, Harold Hughes Rock b. 2-11-1882, Raymond Rock b. 2-7-1884, Hazel Elmira Rock b. 2-13-1886. All were born in Vinton, IA; the father is belived to have operated a hardware store which may have been called G.T. ROCK; it was previously operated by his father, Augustus H. ROCK but he died of consumption. My resourse ends in 1891 so I have so further information on this line. Would also be willing to exchange info for period photos; am designing a website which will feature 126+ family groups including The Rocks of Vinton, IA

HENNINGS posted by Sandra (Hennings) Swaney on Tuesday, November 28, 2000

HENNINGS is a huge family, there are a couple of legs that have 10 children and others with nine. My HENNINGS family came from Germany, and settled in Iowa, and some moved to Neb. I found one the HENNINGS name in Benton County Pioneer Recollections, and also found a W. HENNINGS in the Benton County Atlas list, 1872. I need all information on each HENNINGS name that I find, so soon these names will give me clues to what father, or child each one of these family members belong to. So please any information on a HENNINGS name that you might be able to tie with another HENNINGS name, like a fathers name or a list of childrens names, will help me put this family puzzle together. THANK YOU SO MUCH, Sandra my e-mail is: hsbrbks@hotmail.com




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