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Biographical Township Directory

Honey Creek Township

History of Delaware County, Iowa,, Page 658-660

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

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Surname

Given name

Occupation

Residence

Receives mail

N

Nichols

E.

farmer

Sec. 18

P. O. Manchester

Nicols

N.

farmer

Sec. 18

P. O. Manchester

NICHOLS

N. R.

deceased

Sec.  --

P. O. Manchester

Deceased; born in Utica, N. Y., Jan. 16, 1824; in 1844 he moved to Huron Co., Ohio; he graduated at Oberlin College, after which he taught school, and at the same time studied for the ministry; his health failing compelled him to abandon this calling; married Mary Nichols Aug. 20, 1849, who was born in Chautauqua Co., N. Y., Aug. 3, 1830; they emigrated to this county, and March 13, 1857, settled on their present farm in Sec. 18, consisting of 140 acres, and where Mr. N. died March 15, 1864. Newell A., born March 31, 1851; Eugene L., Feb. 21. 1853; May, Dec. 16, 1858, are the living children. Charles, born Dec. 8, 1860, and died March 18, 1862; Hattie, born Feb. 14, 1862, died July 24, 1863. The P. O. address is Manchester.

Noble

B.

farmer

Sec. 1

P. O. Edgewood

NOBLE

DERASTUS J.

farmer

Sec. 1

P. O. Edgewood

born in Ontario Co., N. Y., March 20, 1826; emigrated with parents to this county in 1845, settling on his present farm of 220 acres valued at $8,000; married Eliza J. Rees July 20, 1851; she was born in Monroe Co., Pa., July 18, 1830. Eliza, born April 8, 1852; Lolee, Dec. 4, 1855 ; Jessie R., Feb. 14,1857 ; Hattie, Feb. 26, 1862; Mary, Aug. 2, 1874; a pair of twins died in infancy. His father is now 81 years old and blind; resides with his son.

farmer

Sec. 31

P. O. Manchester

born in Ontario Co., N. Y., March 20, 1826; emigrated with parents to this county in 1845, settling on his present farm of 220 acres valued at $8,000; married Eliza J. Rees July 20, 1851; she was born in Monroe Co., Pa., July 18, 1830. Eliza, born April 8, 1852; Lolee, Dec. 4, 1855 ; Jessie R., Feb. 14,1857 ; Hattie, Feb. 26, 1862; Mary, Aug. 2, 1874; a pair of twins died in infancy. His father is now 81 years old and blind; resides with his son.

NOBLE

O. E.

farmer

Sec. 1

P. O. Edgewood

born in Ontario Co., N. Y., Feb. 5, 1828; in 1845, he, with his parents, emigrated to this county, settling where he now lives, on a farm of 140 acres worth $4,500; married Hannah Kellon Sept. 13, 1859. She was born in Livingston Co., N. Y., May 19,1836. Mr. Noble has been the Surveyor of this township for the past six years. Has held the office of Justice of the Peace. his children are: Ben. T., born Jan. 10, 1861; S. J., April 28, 1868; Carrie May, Jan. 8, 1872; Charles A., April 20, 1863; died June 5, 1864; Bertie E., April 20,1865, died June 25, 1866.

Noble

T.

farmer

Sec. 24

P. O. Greeley

P

PARKER

WILLIAM

farmer

Sec. 20

P. O. Manchester

born in Canada, May 13, 1828. In 1844, he emigrated to Lee Co., Ill., and in 1855 to this county, and settled on his present farm consisting of 160 acres, worth $6,000. He married Lucretia T. Larabee March 13, 1858; she was born in Bradford Co., Pa., Dec. 8, 1840; they are both members of the M. E. Church. Francis M., born Feb. 24, 1859, is their only child.

Pauli

Joseph

farmer

Sec. 3

P. O. Edgewood

Peet

C. T.

farmer

Sec. 12

P. O. Edgewood

Peet

T. B.

farmer

Sec. 14

P. O. Edgewood

Peet

S., II

farmer

Sec. 2

P. O. Edgewood

Peet

S.

farmer

Sec. 2

P. O. Edgewood

Phelps

J.

renter

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

PLATT

SEYMOUR

farmer

Sec. 29

P. O. Manchester

Pogue

James

farmer

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

Pratt

L. A.

farmer

Sec. 10

P. O. Edgewood

R

Robertson

J. B.

farmer

Sec. 34

P. O. Manchester

REID

J. H.

farmer

Sec. 34

P. O. Manchester

born in Clarion Co., Pa., March 9, 1847 ; came to Jefferson Co., Pa., with parents, at the age of 4 years; came to this county and settled at Delhi in the Spring of 1860; married Miss Lydia J. Lee Oct. 28, 1866 ; has three children: J. M., born Sept. 16, 1867; Prudence H., Dec. 9, 1868; Wm. P., March 4, 1871; enlisted in 1862 in Co. , 21st I. V. I.; participated in the battles of Fort Fisher, Magnolia Hill, charge at Black River, charge at siege of Vicksburg, and was mustered out June 15, 1865.

Robison

Jas. H.

farmer

Sec. 15

P. O. Greeley

Robison

John

farmer

Sec. 22

P. O. Greeley

Robison

J.P.

farmer

Sec. 23

P. O. Greeley

Rodka

Chas.

farmer

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

Rodka

F.

laborer

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

Ryan

Henry

farmer

Sec. 10

P. O. Edgewood

S

Schacherer

J.

farmer

Sec. 3

P. O. Edgewood

Schacherer

John

farmer

Sec. 93

P. O. Edgewood

Schmock

John

renter

Sec. 29

P. O. Manchester

Scoville

N. S.

farmer

Sec. 4

P. O. Edgewood

SCRIVEN

JOHN

farmer

Sec. 22

P. O. Manchester

born in Bradford Co., Pa., June 7, 1834. In 1850, he emigrated with parents and settled in Lee Co., Ill., and in 1853, he, with parents, settled in Richland Twp. of this county, where he married Rosella Bliss May 17, 1857. She was born in Winnebago Co., Ill., March 16, 1840. Charles C., born January 29, 1859, is their only living child. Have two children deceased: Stephen A., born March 8, 1862, and died Dec. 12, 1863; Minnie P., born March 7. 1874, and died January 31, 1878. Her mother was born April 27, 1804, and was struck by lightning and instantly killed March 25, 1852.

Seward

G. W.

farmer

Sec. 11

P. O. Edgewood

Sharp

Robt.

farmer

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

Sheldon

F.

laborer

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P. O. Greeley

Shultz

H.

farmer

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

Shultz

J.

farmer

Sec. 9

P. O. Edgewood

Smith

A. W.

farmer

Sec. 11

P. O. Edgewood

Smith

D.

farmer

Sec. 4

P. O. Edgewood

Smith

D.

farmer

Sec. 13

P. O. Greeley

Smith

H.

farmer

Sec. 13

P. O. Greeley

SNOVER

GEORGE S.

farmer

Sec. 22

P. O. Manchester

born in Sussex Co., N. J., Aug. 1, 1830. In the Fall of 1851, he moved to Lu≠zerne Co., Pa.; married Delilah Smith Oct. 15, 1853. She was born in Luzerne Co., Pa., Sept. 30. 1837. In 1856, they emigrated to Clayton, Ia., and after nine years came to this county, settling on his present farm of 200 acres, worth $8,000. Hulda J., born Sept. 6, 1856; John W., January 30, 1860 George, Feb. 26, 1864 ; William B., Aug. 2, 1866; Harriet L., Sept. 30, 1868. Three of their children died when quite young.

Steele

H. G.

laborer

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P. O. Edgewood

Steele

O. S.

laborer

-----

P. O. Edgewood

Steele

R. A.

farmer

Sec. 1

P. O. Edgewood

STEELE

R. N.

retired farmer

Sec. 1

P. O. Edgewood

born in Ontario Co., N. Y., Oct. 8,1815, where he married Elizabeth A. Alger Oct. 8, 1837. She was born April 27, 1816; have four children living: John N., born Aug. 3, 1838; Josiah, born Oct. 2, 1847; Martha Jane, born Aug., 18, 1849; Ralsa A., born Aug. 2,1853. Have lost four children: Elizabeth, born Nov. 28, 1839, died July 9, 1872; Hiram E., born May 22, 1842, died Nov. 8. 1872; Marcus C., born June 12, 1845, died July 13, 1846, and one child died in infancy. Mr. S. is the oldest old settler in the township, coming to this county in 1843, and settled on the farm which he now owns on S. 1, in this township, consisting of 200 acres, worth $8,000.  Republican.  His wife is a member of the Congregational Church. Hiram E. Steele was a member of Co. C, First Battalion 13th U. S.. Inf., under Gen. Sherman. Engaged in the battles of Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Black Bayou, Champion Hill, Black River, siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Mission Ridge, Collierville.

Steers

C. C.

blacksmith

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P. O. Edgewood

Stortz

J.

renter

Sec. 26

P. O. Manchester

Stortz

L.

renter

Sec. 26

P. O. Manchester

Stortz

T.

renter

Sec. 26

P. O. Manchester

Stortz

W. M.

renter

Sec. 26

P. O. Edgewood

Strong

A. A.

farmer

Sec. 14

P. O. Greeley

T

Taylor

F.

renter

Sec. 11

P.O. Edgewood

Tellyer

S. E.

farmer

Sec. 10

P. O. Edgewood

Tillett

D.

renter

Sec. 27

P. O. Manchester

Tillett

Geo.

farmer

Sec. 30

P. O. Edgewood

THORNBURG

B. H.

farmer

Sec. 31

P. O. Manchester

born in Champaign Co Ohio, July 12, 1819 ; moved to this county in 1841; married Miss Nancy A. Martin April 4, 1844 ; she was born July 1, 1828, in Champaign Co., Ohio ; has four children livingó Sarah A., born Nov. 5. 1846 ; George W., March 17. 1849 ; Samuel K., July 26, 1852 ; Mary J., Feb. 4,1855 two deceased: William H., born Feb. 4, 1845, died Oct. 2, of the same year; Lois E., born Sept. 10, 1858, was killed by the kick of a horse April 6, 1871; owns 286 acres of land, valued at $11,000 Mr. T. is a cripple, the result of malpractice of physicians in setting a dislocation caused by being thrown from a horse; Republican.

Thornburg

Geo.

farmer

Sec. 31

P. O. Manchester

Thornburg

L. H.

farmer

Sec. 31

P. O. Manchester

Thornburg

S.

farmer

Sec. 31

P. O. Manchester

Tubbs

A. F.

farmer

Sec. 12

P. O. Edgewood

V

VAN SICKLE

R.

propriettor

Sec. 31

P. O. Manchester

Proprietor of Farmers' Inn, in the village of York; P. O. Edgewood; born in Cayuga Co., N. Y., May 10, 1805; in 1831, he moved to Livingston Co., N. Y., where he married Jane Eldridge Jan. 3, 1833 ; she died in 1839 ; he emigrated to the West in 1836, where he followed milling, traveling through different States, and in 1860, he opened the hotel at York, formerly called the Exchange; but in a few years after, sold out and in 1875, bought the old stand where he now lives; he married for his second wife Mary E. Crawford Oct. 15, 1871; she was born in Montreal, Canada; Harry and Hegbert are his children by first wife.

W

Wandell

H. W.

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Sec. 5

P. O. Edgewood

Warner

C.

renter

Sec. 6

P. O. Edgewood

Warner

R.

farmer

Sec. 6

P. O. Edgewood

Warnock

F.

farmer

Sec. 13

P. O. Manchester

Warnock

W. C.

creamery

Sec. 18

P. O. Manchester

Watson

L.

farmer

Sec. 35

P. O. Manchester

Watt

Wilson

renter

----

P. O. Edgewood

Way

Elias

farmer

Sec. 24

P. O. Greeley

Way

N.

farmer

Sec. 25

P. O. Greeley

Way

R. M. C.

farmer

Sec. 24

P. O. Greeley

WELLS

CHARLES

farmer

Sec. 12

P. O. Edgewood

owns 160 acres in Richland Twp. and 80 in Honey Creek; was born in Cortland Co. N. Y., Dec. 21,1842; was a graduate of the Junior Class at Oberlin College in 1862; came to this county in 1865; has been a teacher five years in New York. Ohio, Indiana and Illinois; is in politics, a Democrat.

WHEATLEY

CHARLES

farmer

Sec. 19

P. O. Manchester

born in Westbeach, England July 28, 1834; he married Elizabeth Goodger May 25,1853; she was born in England Oct. 11,1832; they emigrated to the U. S. in 1853, first settling in Monroe Co., N. Y.; in 1855, they went to Canada, where they remained eleven months, then returning and settling in Summit Co., Ohio; in 1864, he emigrated to Dubuque Co., Iowa, and in 1873, settled in this county. Jane E., born Aug. 23, 1856; William H., May 27. 1864; Sarah E., Sept 7, 1867, are the names and births of their children; Republican; they belong to the M. E. Church.

White

Chas.

farmer

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P. O. Manchester

Wendell

O.

farmer

Sec. 32

P. O. Manchester

Wickham

B. T.

laborer

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P. O. Edgewood

Williams

Wm.

renter

Sec. 36

P. O. Greeley

Winsor

H. F.

farmer

Sec. 3

P. O. Edgewood

Wood

L.

farmer

Sec. 35

P. O. Manchester

Woolf

Val.

farmer

Sec. 5

P. O. Edgewood

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~ The History of Delaware County, Iowa, Pages 658-660. Published by Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1878.

~ Contributed by Debbie Clough Gerischer and Thom Carlson

~ transcribed by Constance Diamond for Delaware County IAGenWeb