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Milo Township

History of Delaware County, Iowa,, Page 615-625

Published by Western Historical Co., Chicago, Illinois. 1878

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Surname

Given name Occupation Residence Receives mail
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Albrook Frank farmer sec. 22 P. O. Manchester

AKERS J. M. farmer sec. 35 P. O. Manchester

born in Jessamine Co., Ky., April 25, 1821; moved with his parents to Putnam County, Ind., about 1827. He married Miss M. F. Wright, November 2, 1843; she was born in  Lincoln County, Ky., October 4, 1828; came to county in 1857; have four children living: Surelda J., born July 19,1844, and married in December, 1869, to Mr. G. W. Clapp of Nebraska; John W., born Jan. 30, 1846, and died in Andersonville Prison April 24,1865; Ella, born April 19, 1855, and married Mr. L. W. Bloodgood May 6, 1877; Asbury F., aged 18, and Elmer N., aged 15. Owns 40 acres of land valued at $25 per acre. Is a Republican, and himself and wife members of M. E. Church.

Andrews R. P. mech. sec. 25 P. O. Delhi

ANNIS GEORGE W. butter maker sec. 3 P. O. Manchester

was born in Erie Co., N. Y., July 22, 1839; came to this county in 1853. He married Miss Kate Dixon Oct. 14, 1866; she was born in Rock Island Co., Ill., Dec. 21, 1843; they have one child, Myron, born March 24, 1868.  Is a Republican and Second Adventist. Mr. A. enlisted Sept. 5,1861, in Co. F, 12th I. V. I.; participated in the battles of Fort Donelson, Jackson, Siege of Vicksburg, Nashville, Blakely and Spanish Fort; and was honorably discharged in 1866.

Austin Frank laborer - P. O. Delhi

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Bailey C. J. stock farmer Bailey's Ford P. O. Manchester

Bailey Cyrus farmer sec. 28 P. O. Manchester

BANTA JACOB farmer sec. 15 P. O. Manchester

 born in New York State 1830; moved to Pennsylvania in 1840, and to this county in 1866; married Miss Asenath Altemburg in 1852; has three children living and two deceased: Matthew, born Dec. 18. 1853; Anna M., born Aug. 30, 1856, died Nov. 26, 1870; Mary, born Dec. 3, 1858; Abram, born May 17, 1863, died November 10, 1877; Fanny Viola and Frances V., born Oct. 27, 1866; Frances V. died Sept. 9, 1877. Mrs. B. was born in Chautauqua Co., N. Y., Oct. 13, 1832.

Banta Matthew farmer sec. 15 P. O. Manchester

Barker Chas. renter sec. 34 P. O. Delhi

Barker Jordan laborer - P. O. Delhi

Belcher John farmer sec. 32 P. O. Manchester

BELDING DANFORD K. farmer sec. 33 P. O. Manchester

owns 80 acres of land, valued at $25 per acre; born in St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., Aug. 24, 1840; came to Clayton Co., Iowa, in 1855; and to this county in 1865;  married Miss Rebecca A. Joslin Dec. 25, 1867; she was born in Crawford Co., Penn., June 6, 1842; has one son, born Dec. 1, 1870; enlisted in Aug., 1861, in 2d Iowa Cav.; spent most of his time on detached duty in hospital service; was honorably discharged Oct., 1864; is a Republican and Protestant.

BELKNAP GEO. W. farmer sec. 31 P. O. Manchester

owns 240 acres of land, valued at $5,000; born in Edgewood, Delaware County, Iowa, August 18, 1855; married Miss Mary Worley, July 18, 1874; she was born in Union Twp., this county, June 1, 1852; they have two children: Joseph C., born March 18, 1876, and Theo. T., May 6, 1877.

BLOODGOOD LEWIS C. farmer & blacksmith sec. 22 P. O. Manchester

born in Schoharie Co., N. Y., Oct. 11, 1823; moved with his mother, his father dying three months before he was born, to Bradford Co., Pa., when he was seven years of age; married Miss Eliza Neal, Dec. 24, 1847; she was the daughter of Harvey Neal, who was killed by the accidental discharge of a gun while blowing in the muzzle to see if it was clear; moved to Walworth Co., Wis., in 1855, and from there to his present residence in 1861; has seven children living: Susan A., Lavina M., Mary, Leonard, Jennie B., Loren E. and Nettie M., and three deceased: Frances E., Edith H. and Minnie A.; his present wife was born in Hendricks Co., Ind., Nov. 9, 1836; her maiden name was Annie J. Stanley; she was married to J. W. Wright, Jan. 13, 1856, and had by that marriage four children, two are living: Wilbur W. and John W.; the two deceased were named Ashbury A. and Frank W.; Mr. Wright was in the Recorder's office of this county five years; was First Lieut., in the army, and died at Memphis of inflammation; Mrs. Wright married Mr. Bloodgood, Nov. 3, 1867.

Bottsford W. W. farmer sec. 31 P. O. Manchester

Boylard Thos farmer sec. 19 P. O. Manchester

Boylard W. M. farmer sec. 19 P. O. Manchester

BOX W. L. farmer sec. 22 P. O. Manchester

owns 220 acres of land, valued at $5,100; born in Ohio, April 15, 1845 ; came to Du Page Co., Illinois, with parents when about a year old and moved to this county in 1853; married Miss Lottie Langworthy, July 9, 1871; she was born in Geauga Co., Ohio, Nov. 25, 1847; has three children: Lewis, born August 5, 1872; David, July 19, 1874; Emery, Dec. 3, 1875; is a Republican.

Brownell John farmer sec. 15 P. O. Manchester

Brownell Jos. farmer sec. 15 P. O. Manchester

BUCK A. D. farmer sec. 27 P. O. Delhi

owns 80 acres of laud, valued at $25 per acre; born in Addington Co., Canada, March 27, 1839; moved to Monroe Co., N. Y., March, 1865, and to this county in 1866; married Miss Elmira Crosier, Feb. 12, 1870; she was born Oct. 5, 1852; has three children: Martin H., born Dec 23, 1870; Edgerton M., born Feb. 28, 1873; Fred E., born Nov. 23, 1876; is a Republican and Protestant.

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Casey Peter laborer - P. O. Manchester

Cavanagh James - - P. O. Manchester

Cavanagh Pat farmer resides with father P. O. Manchester

Church M. F. farmer sec. 36 P. O. Hazel Green

CLARK JOHN farmer sec. 13 P. O. Delhi

owns 220 acres of land. Born in Virginia in October, 1813. Came to Galena lead mines in 1834, and to this county in 1839. There were but five families in what is now Delaware Co. at that time, and he was the fourth settler in what is now Milo Twp. Married Miss Olive Rexford Nov. 17, 1841. She was born in New York State Sept. 25, 1824; has five children living and two deceased: Andrew, aged 36; Cornelia, 34; Jasper, 30; George L., 26, and Lucy V., 15. Sarah E. died in 1864, aged 14, and Perry F. the same year, aged 4.

Cleveland J. J. farmer sec. 8 P. O. Manchester

Coffin Jerome farmer sec. 14 P. O. Manchester

CONNER DAVID farmer sec. 13 P. O. Manchester

owns 80 acres of land, valued at $25 per acre. Born in Union Co., Pa., July 19, 1812. Married Miss Julia L. Davis Oct. 9, 1834. She was born July 17, 1816; they moved to this county in 1846; have six children living, and two deceased:  Sarah F.. born Feb. 17, 1836; Rachel E., Jan. 20, 1839; Anne E., June 18, 1841, died March 24, 1873; James N., born March 2, 1844; Helen L., Nov. 16,1846; Julia J., Aug. 2, 1851 ; Rosetta A., Oct. 3, 1855, and Mary E., Jan. 3, 1859; died Sept. 5, 1863.

Conner Jas. farmer - P. O. Delhi

Conner Thos. farmer sec. 30 P. O. Manchester

Cook Reuben farmer sec. 27 P. O. Delhi

Cooley B. R. farmer sec. 8 P. O. Manchester

Cooley Henry farmer sec. 8 P. O. Manchester

COOLEY ITHAMAR farmer sec. 5 P. O. Manchester

born in Lisbon, Grafton Co.. N. H., Aug. 28, 1817; married Miss Sallie W. Snow, Jan. 15, 1839. She was born Nov. 6, 1820; has nine children living: Amanda J., born Sept. 9, 1840; Marietta, Aug. 1, 1841; Peede, died September 26, 1860; John A., May 20, 1844; Emma A., Dec. 24, 1846; Ella, Oct. 30, 1848 (died June 14, 1869); Benjamin K., Feb. 6, 1850; Henry A., March 2, 1853; Francenia, Dec. 11, 1854 ; Josephine, Oct. 13, 1857, and Abbie A., Dec. 16, 1862 owns 90 acres of land, valued at $50 per acre; is in politics a Republican; in religion. Advent Christian.

Crooker B. P. farmer sec. 5 P. O. Manchester

Crooker J. H. farmer sec. 5 P. O. Manchester

Crosier Caseius farmer sec. 36 P. O. Delhi

Crosier Frank farmer sec. 36 P. O. Delhi

Crosier H. farmer sec. 26 P. O. Delhi

CROSIER WM. farmer sec. 36 P. O. Delhi

born in Cuyahoga Co., O., July 4,1820. Moved to Ogle Co., Ill., in 1839. and came to this county in 1846, where he has since resided. Married Miss Mary Hoke Feb. 16, 1845. She was born in Berkeley Co., Va., March 28, 1829; have seven children:  Cassius M., aged 32, who enlisted January, 1864, in Co. K, 21st I. V. I., and remained till the close of the war. He was present at the capture of Mobile. Children are:Ellen A., aged 29; Frank, aged 27; Theron T., aged 25; Willie A., aged 23 ; Lewis H., aged 20, and Charles E., aged 15. Mr. Crosier is a Republican and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

Crosier Willis - - P. O. Delhi

Cunningham Geo. P. farmer sec. 7 P. O. Manchester

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Daker James farmer sec. 28 P. O. Manchester

Davis C. W. laborer sec. 14 P. O. Delhi

DAVIS L. M. farmer sec. 12 P. O. Delhi

owns 195 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre; born in Cattaraugus Co., N. Y., Feb. 8, 1839; came to La Porte Co., Ind., in 1845, and to this Co. in 1855; married Miss Julia A. Petlon, Oct. 7, 1859, she was born in Monroe Co., N. Y., July 3, 1840; has four children: Wm. J., born May 9, 1861; Lowell H., Dec. 2, 1862; Chas. F., Aug. 23, 1864; and Anna R., Aug. 9, 1876.

Denison C. W. laborer sec. 3 P. O. Manchester

Dickinson D. A. farmer sec. 16 P. O. Manchester

DUFFEY H. P. farmer sec. 8 P. O. Manchester

owns 339 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre; born in Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 22, 1829; came to Winnebago Co., Ill., in 1849, and to this county in 1854; married Miss Mary A. Proctor, Sept., 1848; she was born in England, May 3, 1825; has three children: Cora J., born June 14, 1862; Alva L., Aug. 14, 1867; and Ray J., April 27, 1871; is in politics a Republican.

Dunham H. A. farmer sec. 24 P. O. Manchester

DUNTON C. P. farmer sec. 15 P. O. Manchester

born in St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., November 5, 1842; moved to Dubuque, Iowa, in 1854 and to this county in 1858; enlisted in Co. K, 21st I. V. I., Aug. 15, 1862; participated in the battles of Hartsville, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Black River Bridge, Vicksburg and the capture of Mobile; was honorably discharged July 15, 1865. He married Mrs. Annie J. Stowe, May 7, 1876; has one child, Allie P., born Feb. 22, 1877. Mrs. D. was born in Ontario Co., N. Y., Nov. 12, 1843; married H. O. Stowe in 1861 who died April 26.1873; has by this marriage two children: Lillie May, born May 10, 1863, and Orr Edward, born July 1, 1869.

Dutton Geo. H. farmer sec. 35 P. O. Manchester

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Elder Thos. farmer sec. 2 P. O. Manchester

Eldridge Midian farmer sec. 4 P. O. Manchester

EMRICH JOHN farmer sec. 13 P. O.  Delhi

owns 80 acres of land; born in Germany, Dec. 11, 1809; came to New York State in 1847 and to this county in 1855; married Miss Mary Freyer in 1836; has two children, Elizabeth, born April 4, 1836, and Catherine, born Nov. 25, 1843. Elizabeth married John Hartman Nov. 24, 1855, who enlisted in the 4th Iowa Cavalry and died June 25,1864, of wounds received in battle. She has four children: Carrie, born Oct. 19, 1856; John, born May 4, 1858; Clara, born Dec. 4, 1860, and George, born June 16, 1863

Eshelman Samuel farmer sec. 27 P. O. Manchester

Esterbrook A. farmer sec. 5 P. O. Manchester

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Fierstine M. J. farmer sec. 22 P. O. Manchester

French J. N. farmer sec. 5 P. O. Manchester

Friend E. C. farmer sec. 35 P. O. Manchester
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Gibson James farmer sec. 30 P. O. Manchester

Gibson William farmer sec. 30 P. O. Manchester

Green James farmer sec.9 P. O. Manchester

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HAMBLIN EDWIN M. farmer sec. 23 P. O. Manchester

owns 147 acres of land, valued at 825 per acre; born in Marquette Co., Wisconsin, Oct. 6, 1850; came to this county with parents in 1851; married Miss Sadie M. Brownell, Dec. 14,1873. She was born in this county Aug. 1, 1856; he is a Republican and Protestant.

Hamblin Geo. R. farmer sec. 32 P. O. Manchester

HAMBLIN MARK farmer sec. 32 P. O. Manchester

owns 173 acres of land, valued at 825 per acre. Born in Franklin County, Ohio, February 24, 1825; married Miss Temperance Densmore August 5, 1849., She was born in New York, December 11, 1831; came to Marquette Co., Wis., March 1850, and to this county in April, 1851; has five children living, and three deceased: Edward M., born Oct. 16, 1850; John T. born March 1, 1850, died Sept. 5, 1869; Frank W., born May 4, 1854, died March 4, 1864; Emma E., born June 28, 1857, died Nov. 5, 1864; Chas. G., born Jan. 16, 1860; Solon R., burn July 25,1862; Elvira C. born March 4, 1865; Annie B., born March 20, 1870. During the first sixteen years of his residence in this county, he worked at the mason trade, and he, with his partner, were the only masons in Delhi Twp. for a number of years. He is one of the early settlers of this vicinity, and has done much to promote the growth and development of this part of the county.

Hamblin R. farmer sec. 33 P. O. Manchester

Hayden Wm. painter sec. 12 P. O. Delhi

HOGAN JAMES farmer sec. 20 P. O. Manchester

owns 160 acres, valued at $30 per acre. Born in Ireland, in 1825, came to Chicago in 1847, to Dubuque Co., Iowa, in 1855, and to this county in 1859. Married Miss Ellen Henrick May 12, 1855; she was born in Dublin March 27, 1833. Have eight children: Catharine, born March 31, 1857; William and John, May 29 1858; Francis, Jan. 10, 1860; Andrew, Jan 17, 1862; Mary A., Feb. 11, 1865; Elizabeth, March 13, 1872; and Ellen, March 20, 1875.

Huey Dan'l farmer sec. 32 P. O. Manchester

HUEY EMMETT farmer sec. 32 P. O. Manchester

Born in Schuyler Co., N. Y., May 10, 1848, moved to Lycoming Co., Pa., in 1866, where he was engaged in the lumber business for five years; came to this county in 1871, where he has since resided; owns, with his brother, 160 acres of land, valued at $25 per acre; in politics, a Democrat.

Huggins Jesse farmer sec. 23 P. O. Delhi

HUTCHINSON CRAWFORD broker sec. 17

office in the town of Manchester, with A. S. Blair, attorney at law; P. O. Manchester. Born in Sunderland, England, Jan. 2, 1848, and came to this county in 1864.

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~ The History of Delaware County, Iowa, Pages 615-625. Published by Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1878.

~ Contributed by Debbie Clough Gerischer and Thom Carlson

~ transcribed by Constance Diamond for Delaware County IAGenWeb