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History of Delaware County, 1878

Union Township

History of Delaware County, Iowa,, Page 705-707

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

 

 

Surname

Given name

Occupation

Residence

Receives mail

B

 

Bacon

Bertrand

farmer

sec. 2

P. O. Hopkinton

Bacon

Charles

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Bacon

I

farmer

sec. 32

P. O. Grove Creek

Bacon

J.

renter

sec. 21

P. O. Hopkinton

Bacon

J. C.

farm hand

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Bacon

J. M.

laborer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Baker

John

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Barnes

F. S.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Barnes

James

farmer

sec. 19

P. O. Uniontown

Barrows

L. S.

farmer

sec. 23

P. O. Hopkinton

BERLIN

PAUL B.

renter

sec. 32

P. O. Grove Creek

born in Pennsylvania in 1855, and lived there until he was 16 years of age; he then came to Delaware County and has made it his home since then; was married in 1875 to Caddie Hogg, who was born in this county; Democrat.

Blanchard

Aaron P.

farmer

sec. 22

P. O. Hopkinton

Blanchard

Curtis

laborer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Blanchard

Perry  C.

laborer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Billings

Charles

-

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Billings

Charles D.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Britt

John

farmer

sec. 9

P. O. Hopkinton

Burnight

J.

farmer

sec. 31

P. O. Grove Creek

Byam

Oliver

farmer

sec. 30

P. O. Hopkinton

Byrom

Benj.

farmer

-

P. O. Uniontown

C

 

 

 

 

 

Conant

E. G.

farmer

sec. 22

P. O. Hopkinton

Conner

O. C.

farmer

sec. 4

P. O. Hopkinton

CROSS

L. D.

farmer

sec. 33

P. O. Grove Creek

was born in New Hampshire in 1813, and lived there until 18 years old ; removed to State of Vermont, and remained there until he was 21 years old; then moved to Hartford, Ct., then to Lowell, Mass., from there to Illinois, and then to this State; has lived in Delaware Co. thirty-five years; was married in 1840 to Phoebe Bullard, of Mass., one child living: Orlando M.; one, Caroline, dead; Republican; Baptist.

Danford

Joshua

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Danford

Em.

farmer

sec. 8

P. O. Union

DAVIS

MARION E.

renter

sec. 29

P. O. Grove Creek

 

was born in Illinois in 1852; came to this county when about 2 years old, and has been here since. Married Melvina Everhart, of Pennsylvania, in 1874. Has one child: Grace. Republican.

Dayton

H.

farm hand

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Dolley

G.

farmer

sec. 31

P. O. Uniontown

Dolley

H.

farmer

sec. 29

P. O. Grove Creek

Douglas

S.

farmer

sec. 23

P. O. Hopkinton

Dufoe

Oliver

farmer

sec. 21

P. O. Hopkinton

E

 

 

 

 

 

Elliott

Wm/

farmer

sec. 20

P. O. Uniontown

G

 

 

 

 

 

Garlick

George

voter

-

P. O. Uniontown

Garlick

Thos. S.

farmer

sec. 20

P. O. Uniontown

Garvin

David

farmer

sec. 19

P. O. Uniontown

Gavitt

D. W

farmer

sec. 23

P. O. Hopkinton

Green

C.

farmer

sec. 17

P. O. Uniontown

Griess

J.

farmer

sec. 19

P. O. Hopkinton

Guthrie

J.

renter

sec. 29

P. O. Grove Creek

H

 

 

 

 

 

Haigh

James

-

sec. 4

P. O. Hopkinton

HICKMAN

DEMARCUS E.

farmer

sec. 2

P. O. Hopkinton

 

was born in Ohio March 2, 1844; lived there until he was 7 years of age, when he came to Jones Co., Iowa; owns 120 acres of land, valued at $3,000. Married Mary Lambert, of Ohio, in 1874; has one child, named James J.  Democrat.

Hickman

K.

farmer

sec. 30

P. O. Grove Creek

HOGG

JAMES H.

farmer

sec. 23

P. O. Hopkinton

Merchant and Postmaster; Grove Creek; was born in this county in 1850. and has made this his home all his life. The father of Mr. Hogg was engaged in the mercantile business for a number of years, the son being in partnership as soon as he was old enough; last September, the father died, and the son has since carried on the business alone; has a stock valued at $5,000; intends to start a creamery soon; has been Postmaster five years. Married Emma Berlin, of Pennsylvania, in 1871; two children: William W. and Ora E. Democrat.

Hogan M.

M.

farmer

sec. 35

P. O. Hopkinton

Hogg

Chas. R.

clerk for his father

-

P. O. Grove Creek

Hogg

John M.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Holmes

Sidney

-

sec. 23

P. O. Hopkinton

Hugh

Watson

-

sec. 9

P. O. Hopkinton

J

Johnson

A. R.

farmer

sec. 22

P. O. Hopkinton

Jacobs

Jos.

farmer

-

-

K

Kahmer

Lewis

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Kahmer

R.

-

sec. 12

P. O. Hopkinton

Kehoe

Patrick

-

sec. 35

P. O. Hopkinton

KEITH

BENJ. Jr.

farmer

sec. 20

P. O. Delhi

was born in Ohio in 1819, and lived there until 1854, when he came to this county; owns 200 acres of land valued at $6,000. Married Sarah Danford. of Ohio, in 1840; has had twelve children, eight of them now living; Republican; Methodist.

Keith

Clifford

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Keith

Jno.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Keith

J. S.

-

sec. 33

P. O. Hopkinton

KEITH

PETER S.

farmer

sec. 6

P. O. Delhi

Farmer; Sec. 6; P. O. Delhi; was born in Pennsylvania in 1834, and lived there until ó years of age; he then removed to Wisconsin and remained there until 1872. when he went to Iowa; came to this county in 1875. Married Athalia Keith, of Rockford, Ill., in 1802; has six children: Emma, Sherman, Walter. Minnie, Harmon, Nellie. Republican.

KEITH

PETER

farmer

sec. 7

P. O. Delhi

was born in Ohio in 1825, and lived there until 1851; then came to this county, and has been here engaged in farming, since that time; he owns 160 acres of land, valued at $4,800. Was married in 1S72 to Cihney Webb, of Pennsylvania; has four children: Francis M., Lewis H., Martin T. and Mary A. Republican. Methodist.

Keith

Robt.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Keith

Wm. B.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Kelly

T.

-

sec. 10

P. O. Hopkinton

King

O.

farmer

sec. 17

P. O. Hopkinton

L

Loveland

Wm. A.

renter

-

P. O. Grove Creek

Lowe

J.

farmer

sec. 3

P. O. Hopkinton

Lyon

J.

farmer

sec. 28

P. O. Grove Creek

M

Main

E. S.

farmer

-

P. O. Union

Main

N. W.

farmer

sec. 18

P. O. Uniontown

Main

S.

farmer

sec. 19

P. O. Uniontown

Morgan

A.

farmer

sec. 5

P. O. Delhi

Morgan

Christopher P.

-

-

P. O. Uniontown

Moulton

C.

farmer

sec. 2o

P. O. Union

Moulton

Michael

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Moulton

Reuben

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

O

Orr

J. C.

-

-

P. O. Hopkinton

P

 

 

 

 

 

Place

R. W.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

PERSON

PETER

farmer

sec. 6

P. O. Delhi

was born in New Jersey in 1848. When about 6 years old, moved to Wisconsin, where he remained 12 years. From there he went to Iowa, Nebraska and Dakota, remaining from three to six months in each place, and finally settling in Iowa, and has been living in Delaware Co. since. Married Patience Healy, of Iowa, Feb. 14,1876. One child: Henry C.

Porter

J.

farmer

sec. 20

P. O. Uniontown

Porter

T. C.

farmer

sec. 32

P. O. Grove Creek

Porter

W. B.

farmer

sec. 20

P. O. Union

Purkey

Andrew, Jr.

farmer

sec. 28

P. O. Grove Creek

Purkey

D. S.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Purkey

Levi

farmer

sec. 34

P. O. Hopkinton

R

 

 

 

 

 

Radcliff

Thos.

farmer

sec. 11

P. O. Hopkinton

Radcliff

W.

farmer

sec. 11

P. O. Hopkinton

Ratliff

F.

farmer

sec. 23

P. O. Hopkinton

Robinson

Henry

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Robinson

O.

renter

sec. 20

P. O. Hopkinton

S

 

 

 

 

 

Sanner

George

farmer

sec. 8

P. O. Uniontown

Smith

A. G.

farmer

sec. 18

P. O. Uniontown

Smith

Frank

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Smith

John

farmer

sec. 18

P. O. Uniontown

Smith

J. D.

farmer

sec. 18

P. O. Uniontown

Smith

J. N.

farmer

-

P. O. Hopkinton

Squires

Salem

farmer

sec. 28

P. O. Hopkinton

Stangher

C.

farmer

sec. 29

P. O. Grove Creek

Stangher

Joseph

farmer

sec. 29

P. O. Grove Creek

T

 

 

 

 

 

Thompson

I. C.

renter

sec. 31

P. O. Grove Creek

Thompson

J. C

farmer

sec. 27

P. O. Grove Creek

W

 

 

 

 

 

Welch

John S.

farmer

sec. 19

P. O. Uniontown

WELCH

W. M.

Attorney at Law

sec. 19

P. O. Uniontown

He was born in Frostburgh, Alleghany Co., Md., April 14, 1852, at the age of 9 years. He came with parents to Clayton Co., Iowa, where they remained until Sept., 1867, then coming to Union Twp. and settling where they now live. He was educated at the Hopkinton Collegiate Institute, Iowa, and Western College, Linn Co., Ill. Mr. Welch was admitted to the bar Sept. 3, 1874, by Hon. David S. Wilson, Judge. Since then he has devoted his time to practicing law in the Summer and teaching in the Winter. He is now teaching in Coffin's Grove, where he has taught for four Winter terms. Mr. W. took an active part in the county seat fight of 1875 between Manchester and Delhi, working for Manchester, having obtained over 1,000 names.

WINCH

W. HENRY

farmer

sec. 32

P. O. Grove Creek

 

was born in Ohio in 1838, and lived there six years, then came to Iowa, stopping in Dubuque Co. four years; came to this county in 1850, and has been here ever since; married to Mary Bacon, of Ohio, in 1863; have four childrenóClara E., Anna L., Martin H. C., and Jennie W. Owns 150 acres of land, valued at $4,500. Democrat; Universalist. Mr. W. has held the office of Township Trustee and President of School Board.

Wheelis

W. B.

renter

sec. 32

P. O.Grove

Whitaker

S. P.

farmer

sec. 29

P. O. Hopkinton

Wilson

Guy

renter

sec. 29

P. O. Grove Creek

WILSON

NICHOLAS

farmer

sec. 6

P. O. Delhi

was born in Pennsylvania in 1820, and lived there until 23 years of age. At that time moved to Ogle Co., Ill., where he remained six years, then came to this place. Owns 390 acres of land, valued at $11,700. Married Jemima Martin, who was from Pennsylvania; has five children living and two dead. Republican; Methodist.

Wragg

Peter

farmer

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~ The History of Delaware County, Iowa, Pages 705-707. Published by Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1878.

~ Contributed by Debbie Clough Gerischer and Thom Carlson

~ transcribed by Constance Diamond for Delaware County IAGenWeb