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Posted Queries for September thru October 2004


HENLINE, TODD posted by Colleen Todd on Friday, September 3, 2004

I am searching for my gg grandfather Jonathan (V?)TODD and his family. I beleive they moved to Benton (Urbana) County in the 1850's. His wife was Mila or Meiley (Millie?) b. about 1792 in South Carolina. Jonathan was born about 1780, I believe in Northa Carolina or Georgia. Children were Vincent born 1826 in Illinois and married Mary, Harvey born 1829 in Illinois, my g grandfather William Henry born 1833 in Illinois. William Henry married Mary HENLINE born in Cedar, Iowa about 1839, and Isaac Todd born about 1836 in Illinois. Children of William Henry and Mary Henline are Florence M born about 1867 in Iowa, Malinda A born about 1869 in Iowa, Robert H born 1872 in Iowa, James E born 1885 in Dakota Territory, Millie J born 1887 in Dakota Territory and my grandfather, William Albert born 1879 in Colorado. Thanks.

CHURCHILL, HOLLENBECK posted by Arlene Hollenbeck on Saturday, September 4, 2004

I am looking for William W. HOLLENBECK b. abt. 1816 in NY and his wife Mary CHURCHILL b. abt. 1823 in NY and their Children George b. abt. 1840, Jerome b. abt 1842, Delight b. abt 1847 and Berthana b. abt. 1852, all in NY. Another son Frank was born in 1859 in Elk Twp. Delaware county Iowa. I found this information on the 1860 Delaware Co. IA census. This is the only time I have been able to locate this family anywhere in the USA. Frank W. HOLLENBECK married Minnie Ferry in Delaware Co. IA on 8 October 1881. They had 2 son's Evert b. 1882 and Adelbert b.1884. About 1886 Frank vanished without a trace leaving his wife and 2 small son's in Cherokee Co. Iowa. I have been unable to find any further information on Frank, his parents or siblings. If you have a connection or information please contact me. I am posting on this site because there were HOLLENBECK's in Benton county that may be connected. Thank you.

ARIHOOD, ARROHOVE, ARROWHOOD, ARROWWOOD, DAUGHERTY, DOCKERTY posted by Michael on Thursday, September 9, 2004

Looking for the Elijah and Lucy ARROHOVE (ARROWHOOD) family. They are in the 1850 census in Benton, but in the 1860 census Elijah is missing. Lucy (ARIHOOD) is still there, but is gone by 1870. Did they die in Benton county? If so, when and where? Also, the DAUGHERTY, DOCKERTY children living with them, where did they go? Is this the Lucy (DAUGHERTY) ARROWWOOD from Coles county, Illinois?

ENGEL, KIMM, KOEHL posted by Kaye Sanchez on Thursday, September 9, 2004

KIMM,Silas b. 11 Nov 1836 Sand, Germany m. Katharina ENGEL, dau of George ENGEL & Anna Marie KOEHL,at Linn Co. IA. Lived on a farm in Benton Co. near Norway, IA. where children were born. Dau Anna married Frank Marion Smith. Dau Caroline m. Ashael Ward. Need info on her children.

HAYWARD, HAYWOOD posted by Shelley Rusk Hansen on Friday, September 10, 2004

HAYWARD/HAYWOOD. Seeking information on the Abijah Hayward/Haywood Family. Abijah (widowed) is believed to be living with his son Horace in 1856 in Benton County, Iowa. In 1860 Abijah was living in Polk Township, Benton County, Iowa with his daughter Eliza and her husband Lewis Berry. In 1870 Abijah was still living with her in Benton Township, Benton County, Iowa. He can not be located after that. Abijah was born in New Jersey about 1794. Does anyone have information on who his parents were? His wife's first name was Naomi, but what was her maiden name? They had three known children: Ephraim, Horace, and Eliza? Were there more children? Did Abijah die in Benton County? Any help would be appreciated.

GORDON, ROBERTSON, SLOAN, STEWART posted by Cathy Bradburry on Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Looking for relatives of Francis and Mary SLOAN, b. N.Ireland, immigrated abt 1860 to Garrison, IA. with at least 2 of their children, David and Ann. Ann married a GORDON, and brother David had 2 wives, last names unknown. Grandaughter of Francis & Mary, Anna STEWART, immigrated abt mid-1870's as a child, lived with family and later married Henry ROBERTSON, grandson of John ROBERTSON from Perth, Scotland.

DANIELSON, ERLAND, OLSON posted by Gwen B. on Friday, September 24, 2004

ERLAND OLSON DANIELSON Seeking additional information on the following family line: ..In the Norway cemetary just outside of Newhall, IA in Benton Co. Dates on the markers ... Ole Olson born 24 Apr 1824, died 20 Feb 1907. Bertha born 9 Sep 1830, died 17 Apr 1919. This is the same cemetary that Segnor Erland and Sarah (Olson) are in. Trying to aquire additional information on family line.

FLETCHER, MCGOOGAN posted by Judy Werner on Sunday, September 26, 2004

Nancy FLETCHER (nee MCGOOGAN) died 1865 (no month or day) Belle Plaine, IA. Around 45 years of age. Need to find info on where and when. Thanks!

ERLAND, OLSON posted by Brian Erland on Tuesday, September 28, 2004

OLSON - ERLAND Looking for individuals related to Segnor Erland b. 4 Jan 1841, on the Erland farm, Skjold, Norway to Sigve Torgerson Erland and Lisabet Maria Larsdtr. Skeiseid. He moved to the US abt. 1864-65 enlisted in the Union Army 7 Apr 1865. Moved to Benton County 1n 1868, bought a farm near Newhall and married Sarah Ann Olson who was born in LaSalle county ILL to Ole Olson and Bertha Toresdtr. Danielson on 25 Sep 1852. Sarah and Segnor's children were: Elizabeth M Oscar S. Otto T. Porter G. Clarence Elmer Chester Mathilda (Tillie) B. Charles (Charley) E.

WILSON posted by Donna-Rae Prong on Friday, October 8, 2004

WILSON I am looking for the death date and burial site of Nancy, wife of William Riley WILSON. She was born c. 1832 in Ontario, and died between 1870 and 1880 in Canton Twp., Benton Co., IA. Perhaps the Oakwood cemetery, west of Shellsburg, would have been the closest to their farm. Her husband and some of their family returned to Ontario, but some young children may also be buried in Nancy's plot. It would be most appreciated if someone could check cemetery listings for Canton Twp.

MESKIMEN, MISKEMEN posted by Susan Hare on Saturday, October 9, 2004

I am searching for the obituary or other information about Mary Fuller MISKEMEN or MESKIMEN who was the wife of James Wade Miskimen. James passed away in Dec. of 1886 and at that time his wife still survived him. I believe they were living with a son G.W. Miskemen. They were among the oldest settlers of Canton township and lived in Shelbyville. Thanks for any help you can give me.




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