Hullinger Family

The following pictures (please click on the thumbnails to view larger photos) and information were sent to us by Shelley Iserman  Shelley also sent obituaries for:

William Sutton Hullinger was married to Sarah Eleanor McDougall.  They farmed in the DeWitt area in the late 1800's.

Bottom center is Sarah Eleanor (McDougall) Hullinger, wife of William Sutton Hullinger.  Bottom left is Sarah Elizabeth, wife of John Anderson.  Top left is Ida Caroline, wife of Ira Ward Hullinger.  Top right is Olive Belle, wife of Will Myers.  Bottom right is Millie Ann, wife of Charles S. Hullinger.
William Enos Hullinger was the son of William Sutton Hullinger and Sarah Eleanor (McDougall) Hullinger.  He was an engineer for the Northwestern Railroad.
Bottom left is Millie Ann Hullinger, who married her cousin, Charles S. Hullinger;  Bottom right is Ida Caroline Hullinger who married her cousin, Ira Ward Hullinger;  Top left is Sarah Elizabeth Hullinger, who married John Richard Anderson; Top right is Olive Belle Hullinger, who married Will Myers. (Daughters of William Sutton Hullinger and Sarah Eleanor (McDougall) Hullinger.)
All of the Myers brothers worked for the telephone company at one time, as did Roy Pelham.  Roy Pelham also operated Pelham's cafe, and later operated Pelham Cheese Co.  He was married to Millie Myers, daughter of Mert and Hattie (Leeman) Myers.   Mert Myers was married to Hattie Leeman.  They had two daughters, Mary, who married James William Anderson; and Hazel, who married Alfred Harksen.  Both Hattie and the girls ran the switchboard out of their home, and Mert was a lineman.   Fred Myers married Charlotte Gostick.  He was a chiropractor later in life.   Ray Myers married Nona Saltmarsh.  He was a district manager for Jewel Tea.   Will Myers was first married to Olive Belle Hullinger.  he later married Hattie Lincoln.

This is a photo of John Richard Anderson, husband of Sarah Elizabeth Hullinger.  He is in his Masonic uniform.

Haney's Market, DeWitt, IA

The following clippings were in Shelley's mother's bible.

Can anyone identify this woman?

Couple Wed In Welton Church

Welton, Oct. 21--(Special)--The marriage of Miss Genevieve Hynes, daughter of Mrs. Julia Hynes, and Michael F. Costello, Son of Mrs. Margaret Costello, of Charlotte, was solemnized this morning at 8 o'clock in St. Ann's church in Welton.

The Rev. John Moriarity read the nuptial mass and officiated at the ceremony.  Attendants were Miss Mae Hynes, sister of the bride, and Ambrose Judge, cousin of the bridegroom.

Preceding the ceremony a program of organ music was played by Miss Clarice Hynes, sister of the bride.  "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin signaled the approach of the bridal party.  Clarice and Leonard Hynes sang.  Mendelssohn's Wedding March was played as the recessional.

The bride wore hunters green silk velvet, with hat to match, and she carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums.  Her bridesmaid's dress was of brown ganzi cloth, with matching accessories, and her flowers were bronze pom-poms.

A breakfast was served to twenty-five relatives in the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Hynes.  Table decorations were in the chosen colors, bronze, gold and Nile green.  Friends who assisted in serving were Miss Elsie Hilbert, Miss Bernadine Reed, Miss Margaret Lanaghan, Miss Helen Judge and Miss Elizabeth Costello.  Mr. and Mrs. Costello left afterward on a short wedding trip.

Mrs. Costello has taught in the schools of Clinton county for several years.  She is a graduate of the DeWitt High School.  Mr. Costello is engaged in farming near Charlotte, where they will reside.

30 Years Ago

Sept. 28, 1907

The much-heralded "Fiddlers Contest" is over.  The entertainment was given last evening in the Clinton theatre, sponsored by the Wapsie Aerie of Eagles.  Every fiddler was a star.  Every contestant was given a prize.  Grandpa Hullinger's fiddle selections and David Sullivan's dancing was too good for words.  A lamp for the best girl singer was awarded to Myrtle Stevens.  Four bottles of wine were awarded to the River Front quartet, Paul Adams, Ed Nixon, Joe Hart and Paul Hart.


John Olson

Calamus, April 17--(Special)--Nomination papers for secretary of state on the republican ticket have been filed by John Olson of Calamus.

Mr. Olson, a life-long resident and farmer of Clinton county, is a former member of the Iowa General assembly for four years.  In 1940 he was state chairman of the National Republican Volunteers.

Clinton county has not had a man elected to a state office since 1892.

Speaks Tonight

Rev. L. A. Gustafson

The Rev. L. A. Gustafson of First Methorist?  church will be speaker tonight at the completion dinner of the First Presbyterian Ten Thousand club, to be held at 6:30 o'clock in the kirk house.

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