Jasper Co. IAGenWeb

Jasper County, Iowa

1878 History of Jasper County

Kellogg Township Biographies

A - M   |   N - W

ADAMS, Emby; Farmer; Sec. 4; P. O. Auley.

ADAMS, S.; Blacksmith; Kellogg.

ADAIR, A. W. Dr.
Physician and surgeon, Kellogg; born in Clark Co., Ohio in 1828; moved to Wayne Co., Ind., in 1837, and to Hendricks Co., in 1851. He located in this county in 1864, when he purchased the present site of Kellogg, and subdivided it into town lots, and by energy and enterprise soon laid the foundation of this thrifty town. He married Miss Amanda K. WORTH in 1864; they had two children-- Sarah E. and Walter S. Mrs. ADAIR died March 2, 1866. He married his second wife--Miss S. E. MYRELEY in 1876; they have one child-- Inez E., born Aug. 18, 1877. The Doctor is a graduate of Rush M. C., Chicago, Ill., and has been practicing twenty-seven years; owns 340 acres of land in Buena Vista Tp., valued at $30 per acre, and property in Kellogg, valued at $9,000, including his residence.

ADKINS, Alvin; Farmer; Sec. 34; P. O. Kellogg.

ADKINS, Martin; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

ADKINS, Samuel; Farmer; Sec. 34; P. O. Kellogg.

ADKINS, Wyatt; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

ALBERS, William; Teamster; Kellogg.

AMFAHR, C. W.; Laborer.

ANDERSON, J. S.; R. R. Engineer; Pella.

ANTLE, Levi; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

ANTLE, Thomas; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

ARMENTROUT, D.; Farmer; Sec. 33; P. O. Kellogg.

ARMSTRONG, D. G.; Farmer; Sec. 9; P. O. Newton.

ARNOLD, George W.
Farmer, Sec. 31, P.O. Newton; born in Knox Co., Ohio, in 1846, and located in this county in 1862. Married Miss A. MABBERLY in 1871; she was born in Highland Co., Ohio, in 1851; their children are Gertrude M., Lula B., Fred C. and Frank L. Are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church; he is a Republican. Owns 160 acres of land, valued at $45 per acre.

.

ATTLE, T.; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

BACHELOR, D.; Butcher; Pella.

BAIRD, D. P.; Farmer; P. O. Amity.

BALDESON, J. H. F.; Justice of the Peace; Pella.

BALLARD, J.; Farmer; Sec. 34; P. O. Kellogg.

BALLARD, Wm.; Farmer; P. O. Kellogg.

BEALS, Thos.; Farmer; Sec. 35; P. O. Kellogg.

BENSON, C. H.; Farmer; Sec. 13; P. O. Kellogg.

BENSON, H. J.
Farmer, Sec. 13., P.O. Kellogg; born in Rutland Co., Vt., in 1819; moved to St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., in 1822, thence to Rock Co., Wis., in 1845, and to Dane Co. in 1855, and located in this county in 1867. Married Miss Harriet E. PINNEY in 1840; she was born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., in 1820; they have six children living by that marriage-Charles H., Homer P., Helen L., Mary E., Frank C., Minnie L. Mrs. BENSON died Oct. 16, 1863. He married his second wife, M. J. ELDRIDGE in 1864; by this marriage he has seven children living---Albert W., Walter H., George M., James W., Emma R., Harvey H. and Spencer S. He owns 230 acres, valued at $40 per acre; he is a Greenbacker in politics; members of the Congregational Church.

BERGEN, H.; Laborer.

BLAIR, E.; Kellogg.

BLEAKNEY, B. F.; Farmer; Sec. 14; P. O. Kellogg.

BLEAKNEY, C.; Farmer; Sec. 14; P. O. Kellogg.

BLANCHARD, C. H.; Farmer; Sec. 12; P. O. Kellogg.

BOATWRIGHT, Elizabeth
Farmer, Sec 31. (Note--This section is in Rock Creek Tp by United States survey, but it is made part of Kellogg by School Commission's.) P. O. Kellogg.

; born in Cumberland Co., Va., in 1809. She married Daniel BOATRIGHT in 1831; he was born in same county and State in 1810; she has five children-- Ann R., born May 12, 1834; Madison V., Nov. 10, 1835; Susan B., Oct. 18, 1838; Bolling, Feb. 18, 1840; Nancy A., Mar. 13, 1843. Mr. BOATRIGHT died Oct. 13, 1873. She owns seventy acres of land, valued at $40 per acre.

BODEN, A.; Grocery; Pella.

BODUM, A.; Preacher; Pella.

BOOTH, Jackson; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Newton.

BOTZIN, Henry; Furniture; Kellogg.

BOTZIN, J.; Mechanic; Pella.

BOYLE, J.; Section boss; C. N. R. R.

BRIGGS, M.
Farmer, Sec 23, P.O. Kellogg; born in Summitt Co., Ohio, in 1827; located in this county in March 1857. He married his wife Susan in 1862; she was born in Ohio in 1831; they have five children-- Emma, Mary, Willie, Netty and Lulu. He is an Independent in politics; he owns 1,200 acres of land, valued at $50 an acre.

BRALEY, C.; Farmer; Sec. 25; P. O. Kellogg.

BRALEY, G. W.; Farmer; Sec. 36; P. O. Kellogg.

BRIEN, James; Grain; Kellogg.

BROWN, A. W.
proprietor Kellogg House; Kellogg; born in Ohio in 1837; moved to Winnebago, Ill., when quite young; he visited San Francisco and other points in California in 1864; located in Fayette Co., Iowa, in 1866, and in Rock Creek Tp. in this county the same year, where he farmed until 1872, when he traded for his hotel in Kellogg, which he has conducted since upon a principle satisfactory to himself and the traveling public. This house is conveniently arranged for the comfort and accommodation of guests. It is well furnished and well kept, being far above the average country hotel, and superior to many of greater pretensions. He married Miss A. C. WOODWARD in 1856; she was born in Ohio in 1840. Their children are M. W., born Nov. 26, 1858; Cyntha I., May 3, 1863; and L. G., July 23, 1871. He is Independent in politics. His hotel property, barns, etc. are valued at $5,000.

BURCHARD, S.; Stone mason; Pella.

BURCHARD, T.; Mason; Pella.

BURNETT, D.; Foreman R. R. Steam Shovel.

BURTON, J. B.; Meat market; Kellogg.

BUTSMAN, F.; Laborer.

BUBZINE, Geo.; Lumber; Pella.

BYERS, H.; Laborer.

CALESON, J. W.; Farmer; Sec. 9; P. O. Newton.

CALESON, R. M.; Farmer; Sec. 14; P. O. Newton.

CALLISON, Wm.; Farmer; Sec. 4; P. O. Newton.

CAMPBELL, G. W.; Laborer.

CAMPBELL, T. R.; Trader; Kellogg.

CARLSON, L. M.; Stone mason.

CHRISTIAN, Hans; Laborer; Pella.

CHRISTIAN, P.; Laborer; Pella.

COLE, E.; Farmer; Sec. 36; P. O. Kellogg.

CONDEN, G. W.; Carpenter; Pella.

CONDEN, S.; Carpenter; Pella.

COOPER, Benj.; Farmer; P. O. Kellogg.

COX, H. M.
Hardware merchant, Kellogg; born in this county in 1853. Married Miss Rebecca J. LOVELACE in 1872; she was born in Kentucky in 1857; have one child-- -Effie, born June 17, 1874. Mr.. COX is a Democrat. He carries a large stock of hardware, stoves and farm machinery, and does an average annual business of $25,000; he owns his residence, valued at $2,000, and his stock.

COX, J. H.; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

COX, Joseph; Farmer; Sec. 28; P. O. Kellogg.

CRAIG, A. L.; Blacksmith.

CRANDAL, George
Farmer, Sec. 27, P.O. Kellogg; born in Madison Co., N. Y., in 1834; located in this county in 1874. Married Miss Mary A. JONES in 1867; she was born in Oneida Co., N. Y., in 1841; have two children-- George E. and Jessie R. Are members of the Methodist Church; Independent in politics. He enlisted in the 44th N. Y. Vol. Sept. 30, 1861; mustered out Oct. 4, 1862, for disability; has a pension of $8 per month.

CRAWFORD, W. A.; Farmer; Sec. 19; P. O. Newton.

CRUMBAUGH, H.; R. R. laborer; Pella.

DAVIS, C. F.; Printer; Pella.

DAVIS, L. W.
of SAUM, DAVIS & Co. Pump manufacturers; born in Tiffin, Seneca Co., Ohio, in 1849; located in this county in 1871. Married Miss Emma V. CURRIER in 1873; they have one child-- Isaac C., born Sept. 26, 1875. Mrs. DAVIS is a member of the Baptist Church; Mr. DAVIS is a Greenbacker in politics. He owns a half interest in the property and business of SAUM DAVIS & Co., manufacturers of improved iron cylinder pumps, known favorably as the Kellogg Pump, which, by the enterprise and indefatigable exertions of these gentlemen, has become the most practical and deservedly popular pump in the country. He owns 176 acres of land, valued at $20 per acre; also residence in Kellogg, valued at $1,500, and half interest in the pump manufactory, the business of which averages $20,000 per year.

De LATE, William D.
of Golden and Co.; Farm machinery and seeds; born in Piscataquis Co., Me., in 1837; moved to Stephenson Co, Ill., in 1855, and located in this county in 1870. He married Miss Alice STALEY, Jan. 1, 1877; have one child--Willis, born Oct. 24, 1877; Mrs. STALEY was born in Niagara Co., N. Y., in 1855; her family located in Sac Co., Iowa, in 1870. The Company of which Mr. De LATE is a member does a large business in the farm machinery and seed business, averaging some $20,000 per year. Golden & Co. are successors to Saum, Davis & Co.

DIXON, A. R.; Farmer; Sec. 30; P. O. Newton.

EATON, F. A.; Farmer; Sec. 29; P. O. Kellogg.

EATON, W. O.; P. O. Kellogg.

ELLIS, Hiram
Farmer, Sec. 35, P.O. Kellogg; born in Jefferson Co., Tenn.. in 1802; moved to Clinton Co., Ohio, when a child, thence to Tippecanoe Co., Ind.. in 1825, thence to Montgomery Co., and located in this county in 1857. Married Mary A. MOON; she was born in the same county and State; they have six children-- Sarah, Joseph, Mary, Phoebe, Liddie and John. They are members of the Friends' Society; Republican. He owns 100 acres of land, valued at $50 per acre; he was at the first election held in Tippecanoe Co., Ind., and his father had the first grist mill in that county.

ELLIS, J. C.; Livery stable; Pella.

FAGAN, C.; Harness maker; Pella.

FERGUSON, J. M.; Agent; Pella.

FERGUSON, V. S.
Wagon maker and repairs; Kellogg; born in Richland Co., Ohio, in 1821; moved to Adams Co., Ill., in 1825, thence to Andrews Co., Mo., in 1841; returned to Adams Co., Ill., in 1847; located in this county in 1856. Married L. PARDAN in 1843; has one child by that marriage, being William S.; Mrs. FERGUSON died in 1856; married his second wife, Margaret MONON, in 1857; she was born in Ohio; three children-- Louisa, Lucinda and V. S. G. Are members of the Christian Church; Greenbacker in politics. Has been Justice of the Peace four years.

FISH, A. J.
Retired merchant, Kellogg; born in Dutchess Co., N. Y., in 1818; moved to Kane Co., Ill., in 1850, thence to Whiteside Co. (Fulton), where he erected a first-class hotel which he conducted until 1859, when he went to California, Mo., and went into the mercantile business; owing to the excited state of the country in 1861, he returned to Fulton with his family; having located them, he again visited Missouri, and superintended the erection of stockade forts under the United States Government; in 1863, he returned to Fulton, and soon after went into the mercantile business in Jackson Co., Iowa, and in Newton, this county in 1865. Mr. F. owns 248 acres of land, valued at $35 per acre, also three houses and lots in Kellogg, valued at $3,000; they have four children-- Mary E., born May 19, 1848; Bertha, born Feb. 16, 1851; Walter E., born Oct. 6, 1861; and Geo. H., born Oct. 14, 1866. Mrs. Fish is a Congregationalist; he is a Greenbacker.

FISHER, J. E.
Postmaster, Kellogg; born in Hamilton Co., Ind., in 1837; moved to Tama Co., Iowa, in 1853; thence to this county in 1868. Married Miss E. M. BAILEY in 1857; she was born in Ohio in 1837; their children are Harriet, I., Elmer E. and Lora E. Are members of the Methodist Church; Republican in politics. He owns his residence, etc., in Kellogg.

FLOER, Ellis; Boot and shoe maker; Pella.

FLOER, W. C.; Shoemaker; Pella.

FOOT, L.; Farmer; Sec. 23; P. O. Kellogg.

FREDRICSON, Hans; Laborer; Pella.

FULLER, L. D.; Farmer; Sec. 23; P. O. Kellogg.

GANSON, Peter; Stone mason; Pella.

GOLDEN, C. M.; Farm Imp.; Pella.

GOTSCHALL, J.; Farmer; Sec. 17; P. O. Amboy.

GRIMES, E.; Farmer; Sec. 29; P. O. Kellogg.

GRIEST, M. W.; Tinner; Pella.

HACKET, I. F.; Physician; Pella.

HACKNEY, A.; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Amboy.

HAMMER, H.; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Amboy.

HAMMER, S.; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Amboy.

HANSON, R.; Laborer; Pella.

HARTFIELD, T.; Farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Kellogg.

HENCE, F.; Laborer.

HENEK, A. H.; Laborer.

HESLER, Geo.; Laborer.

HINSHAW, A. T.
Farmer, Sec. 30, P. O. Amboy; born in Blount Co., Tenn.. in 1837, and located in this county in 1847. Married M. J. SPURLING in 1858; she was born in Indiana; they have one child-- Metty, adopted. He is a Greenbacker in politics. He owns 120 acres of land, valued at $50 per acre; he has been in the nursery business for the last twelve years, and has a general nursery stock always on hand.

HERLEHY, Thomas; Engineer on a steam shovel.

HESS, W. H.; Farmer; Sec. 3; P. O. Kellogg.

762.

HILL, D. R.; Druggist; Pella.

HENSHAW, A. S.; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Amboy.

HINSHAW, E. A.; Farmer; Sec. 20; P. O. Amboy.

HINSHAW, M. A.; Farmer; P. O. Amboy.

HINSHAW, Mirah; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Amboy.

HINSHAW, Zimri; Farmer; Sec. 18; P. O. Amboy.

HOLMES, R. P.; Farmer; Sec. 29; P. O. Kellogg.

HOPKINS, Abram B.
Farmer, Sec. 34, P.O. Kellogg; born in Cumberland Co., N. Y., in 1817; located in this county in 1864. Married Miss Polly MEAD in 1848; she was born in Tompkins Co., N. Y., in 1827; their children are---Ai, born Sept. 27, 1849; Orson, April 6, 1852; Anna, Mar. 22, 1855; Ella Dec 29, 1856; Anderson, June 12, 1861; Philip April 28, 1866. He is a Republican in politics. Owns sixty-seven acres of land, valued at $30 per acre.

IRISH, David; Farmer; Sec. 1; P. O. Kellogg.

IRISH, J. W.; Farmer; Sec. 24; P. O. Kellogg.

JAMS, John; Farmer; Blacksmith; Pella.

JAMEWAY, Benjamin; Farmer; Sec. 20; P. O. Kellogg.

JANEWAY, Charles
Farmer, Sec. 21, P.O. Kellogg; born in Jefferson Co., Tenn.. in 1814; located in this county in 1857. Married Susana HAMMER in 1837; she was born in 1816; their children are Enoch, Benjamin, Elijah, Lette, Margaret, Sarah, Daniel, James, Susana, Martha. They are members of the Friends' Society. He is a Republican in politics. Owns 190 acres of land, valued at $50 per acre.

JANEWAY, Elisha; Farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Kellogg.

JANEWAY, Enoch; Farmer; Sec. 20; P. O. Newton.

KIRK, J. M.; Carpenter; Pella.

LAMBERT, J. M.; Laborer.

LARIMER, J.; Farmer; Sec. 19; P. O. Newton.

LANT, P. Y.; Farmer; Sec. 31; P. O. Newton.

LAWSON, D. L.; School teacher; Pella.

LEE, J.; Farmer; P. O. Newton.

LUDWICK, Phebe A.
Farmer, Sec. 36, P.O. Kellogg; born in Henry Co., Ind., in 1847. Married Mr.. LUDWICK in 1874; he was born in Shenandoah Co., Va., 1830; he located in this county in 1853, and died Oct. 1, 1877; she has one child by this marriage--Mary, and one child -Laurina, by a former marriage; born June 3, 1868. She owns eighty-eight acres and manages the balance of 265 for her children, which is in a high state of cultivation.

LYDAY, L. B.; Grocer; Pella.

LYMAN, Addison, Rev.
Preacher of the Congregational church; born in Hampcon Co., Mass., in 1813; moved to Washington Co., N. Y., in 1839, where he taught; moved to Auburn N. Y., in 1841 where he continued to teach and completed his theological studies, and moved to Henry Co. Ill., in 1845, where he continued teaching, and where he preached for nine years; he then moved to Sheffield, Bureau Co., Ill., where he officiated for fourteen years; and located in this county in 1868, where he is still actively engaged in the good work. He married Miss Catherine A. PORTER in 1847; she was born in Somerset Co., N. J., in 1825; their children are Elbert P., Theresa M., J. Fredy, Mary L., Henry M., Addison F., Catherine E., Anna L. (and Emily P. deceased). Republican. He owns 260 acres of land, valued at $50 per acre, including his residence.

McCULLY, Jas.; Boarding house; Pella.

McGUIRE, Pat; Laborer.

McKINNEY, Wm.; Farmer; Sec. 16; P. O. Amboy.

McMANIGAL, L.; Dealer.

MADASEN, Hans; Laborer.

MARSHALL, Wm.; Constable; Pella.

MERSHON, E. H. Dr.
Farmer and physician, Sec. 6, P.O. Newton; born in Fleming Co., Ky., in 1827; he located in this county in 1855. Married Miss Mary J. RICHARDS in 1852; she was born in Louis Co., Kentucky, in 1829; their children are Alva C., A. W., Syrus S., Anna and Vanimman Mary. Are members of the Disciple Church; Greenbacker in politics. Owns 356 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre. The Doctor practices more to accommodate his neighbors than from necessity having a very productive farm in a high state of cultivation.

MILLER, J.; Farmer; Sec. 29; P. O. Newton.

MILLER, Jos.; Farmer; Sec. 33; P.O. Kellogg.

MITCHELL, J. H.; Preacher; Pella.

MOORE, John; Boarding house, Pella.

MOORE, Wm.; Laborer.

MORRIS, R.; Farmer; Sec. 4; P. O. Kellogg.

MORROW, F.; Teamster; Pella.

MOW, Charley; Laborer.

MYERS, Geo.; Farmer; Sec. 17; P. O. Amboy.

Partially transcribed by Joan Achille. Copyright © 1998 by Joan Achille.
Completed in 2002 by Shelley Arri