1940 Keokuk County Federal Census Index
Adams Township
Keswick Town
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
1 Bender J. Homer Head M 34 M Minnesota Salesman, Insurance
  Bender Elizabeth F. Wife F 36 M Iowa
  Bender Marijorie Ann Daughter F 11 S Iowa
2 Bender Charles E. Head M 32 M Iowa Salesman, Gas & Oil
  Bender Ruth Lucile Wife F 28 M Iowa
3 Bair Beatrice M. Head F 36 D Iowa Seamstress
  Bair Bernice V. Daughter F 18 S Iowa Bookkeeper
  Bair Theodore M. Son M 11 S Iowa
  Bair Ronald Lee Son M 5 S Iowa
  Ploog Edwin Lodger M 27 S Iowa Section Man, Railroad
4 Snider Edward Head M 30 M South Dakota Mechanic, Implement Shop
  Snider Narva Wife F 28 M Iowa
  Snider Bobbie Son M 6 S Iowa
  Snider Frances Daughter F 4 S Iowa
  Snider Ted Son M 1 S Iowa
5 Taylor Charles S. Head M 73 WD Iowa
  Jones Lorenzo Lodger M 81 M Ohio
  Jones Kate Lodger's Wife F 75 M Iowa
  Adams Edith Lodger F 68 WD Iowa
6 Van Fleet Charles Head M 30 M Iowa Mechanic, Own Shop
  Van Fleet Mildred Wife F 29 M Iowa
  Van Fleet George Son M 9 S Iowa
  Van Fleet Marilyn Daughter F 4 S Iowa
7 Shafranek Thelma Head F 25 S Iowa Beauty Operator, Own Shop
8 Noon Timothy Head M 72 M Ireland
  Noon Kathryn Wife F 64 M Iowa
  Noon Timothy Jr. Son M 37 S Iowa Mechanic, Implement Shop
  Noon Martin Son M 32 S Iowa Painter, Private Workman
9 Strasser Laura Head F 57 D Iowa Telephone Operator, Telephone Co.
  Strasser Velma A. Daughter F 31 S Iowa Telephone Operator, own home
10 Moore John K. Head M 67 M Illinois Mechanic, Own Shop
  Moore Alice P. Wife F 53 M Iowa
  Moore William J. Son M 15 S Iowa
11 Irons Anna Head F 76 WD Iowa
  Irons Verna Daughter F 31 S Iowa
12 Hartzell Cassie Mae Head F 77 WD Pennsylvania
13 Fasold Walter Head M 64 M Iowa Electrician, Own Shop
  Fasold Luval Wife F 61 M Iowa
  Fasold Merle Son M 35 S Iowa Laborer, Lawn & Garden Odd Jobs
14 Cunningham John Head M 58 M Iowa Minister, Church
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House-
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Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
  Cunningham Agnes Wife F 56 M Iowa
  Cunningham Bernadine Daughter F 18 S Iowa
  Cunningham Gerald Son M 16 S Iowa
15 Cameron Mary Head F 81 WD Ohio
  Greiner Edna Housekeeper F 21 S Iowa Housekeeper, Private Family
16 Axmear William Head M 57 M Iowa Lumberman, Lumber Company
  Axmear Flora Wife F 58 M Iowa
  Axmear Edgar Son M 23 S Iowa Lumberman, Lumber Company
  Weiss Marijorie Lodger F 24 S Iowa Teacher, Grade School
17 Fisch William Head M 59 M Iowa Painter, Private Workman
  Fisch Alta Wife F 58 M Iowa
18 Hale Harry Head M 72 M Vermont
  Hale Minnie J. Wife F 70 M Iowa
  Hale Bernice Daughter F 39 S Iowa
19 Gross William H. Head M 69 M Iowa Supervisor, Township, Road Work
  Gross Louise Wife F 60 M Switzerland
20 Roland Ida H. Head F 75 WD Iowa
21 Dunn Catherine Head F 70 S Wisconsin Housekeeper, Private Family
  Dunn Hannah Sister F 68 S Wisconsin Housekeeper, Private Family
22 Moore Ida M. Head F 51 S Iowa Laundress, Private Home
  Middlekauff Gerald Nephew M 20 S Iowa Attendant, Gasoline Filling Station
  Middlekauff Zelda Niece F 13 S Iowa
  Middlekauff Velda Niece F 13 S Iowa
23 Binder Clarence A. Head M 61 M Iowa Buyer, Livestock
24 Graham J. M. Head M 88 M Ohio
  Graham Samantha Wife F 82 M Illinois
25 McCoy A.C. Head M 36 M Iowa Trucker, Commercial
  McCoy Frances Wife F 34 M Iowa
  McCoy Patricia Daughter F 11 S Iowa
  McCoy Phyllis Daughter F 6 S Iowa
  Burnett Cornelia Lodger F 36 S Iowa Teacher, High School
26 Hungerford Alva Head M 44 M Iowa Blacksmith, Own Shop
  Hungerford Marjorie Wife F 35 M Tennessee
  Hungerford Mahlon Son M 12 S Iowa
  Hungerford Martha Daughter F 8 S Iowa
27 Morgan Nora Head F 38 M Iowa Housework, Private Families
  Morgan Mary Jean Daughter F 8 S Iowa
  Morgan Robert Lee Son M 7 S Iowa
  Morgan Betty Lou Daughter F 5 S Iowa
28 McBride Ada Head M 72 WD Iowa
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
29 Dunnick Arnout Head M 71 M Iowa
  Dunnick Nellie Wife F 68 M Iowa
30 Dawson Mary Head F 76 WD Iowa
  Dawson Elizabeth Daughter F 25 S Iowa
31 Morgan Allen Head M 68 M Iowa
  Morgan Leona Wife F 62 M Iowa
  Morgan Marjorie Granddaughter F 10 S Iowa
32 Higgins Fosse Head M 58 M Iowa Farmer, Own Farm, Agriculture
  Higgins Ruby Wife F 56 M Iowa
  Higgins Betty Lou Daughter F 18 S Iowa Juvenile Library Assistant
  Carter Wayne Lodger M 22 S Iowa Grade School Teacher
33 Kemp Kenneth Head M 35 M Iowa District School Supervisor, High School
  Kemp Ethel Wife F 33 M Iowa
  Kemp Larry Son M 0/12 S Iowa
34 Irons Mary Head F 89 WD Illinois
  Dunnick Annie Housekeeper F 33 S Iowa Housekeeper, Private Family
35 Ackley Lloyd Head M 50 M Iowa Mechanic, Own Shop
  Ackley Neva Wife F 38 M Iowa
  Ackley Betty Daughter F 11 S Iowa
36 Martin William Head M 56 M Iowa Blaster, Road Work
  Martin Fannie Wife F 43 M Iowa
  Martin LeRoy Son M 21 S Illinois Laborer, Farm Work
  Martin Charles Son M 17 S Iowa Laborer, Farm Work
  Martin Calvin Son M 15 S Iowa
  Martin Ardith Daughter F 10 S Iowa
  Martin William Jr. Son M 8 S Iowa
  Martin Robert Son M 6 S Iowa
  Martin Warren Son M 4 S Iowa
37 Taylor George Head M 77 M Iowa
  Taylor Sarah Wife F 72 M Iowa
38 Jarvis C. L. Head M 82 WD Ohio
  Jarvis Lula Daughter F 58 S Ohio
39 Fridley Virgil Head M 43 M Iowa Carpenter, Private Work
  Fridley Anna Wife F 40 M Iowa
  Fridley Alberta Daughter F 8 S Iowa
40 Hungerford A. A. Head M 69 M Iowa Blacksmith, Own Shop
  Hungerford Minnie Wife F 64 M Iowa
  Hungerford Dale Son M 27 S Kansas Blacksmith, Father's Shop
41 Rah William Head M 51 M Iowa Laborer, Road Work
42 Rah Blanche Wife F 49 M Iowa
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
42 Thompson Lue   F 71 WD Iowa
43 Means Homer Head M 46 M Iowa Salesman, Produce, Own store
  Means Nellie Wife F 40 M Iowa
  Means Marilyn Daughter F 11 S Iowa
  Means Albert Son M 9 S Iowa  
44 Morrison W. Ellis Head M 43 WD Iowa Salesman, Feed & Produce, Own store
  Morrison Kenneth Son M 14 S Iowa
  Morrison Max Son M 12 S Iowa
  Morrison Beverly Daughter F 6 S Iowa
45 Smith Jennie M. Head F 75 WD Iowa
  Smith Ralph Son M 55 M Iowa Laborer, Gardening
46 Fasold Grace Head F 39 M Iowa Owner and Manager, Retail Grocery
  Fasold Wayne Husband M 38 M Iowa Owner and Manager, Retail Grocery
47 Deuser John Head M 53 M Iowa Operator, Road Maintainer
  Deuser Lela Wife F 51 M Iowa
48 Keener John Head M 54 M Iowa Foreman, Railroad Section Work
  Keener Esther Wife F 45 M Iowa
49 Killian Henry Head M 69 WD Iowa
50 Smith William Head M 40 M Iowa Farmer, Own Farm
  Smith Lova Wife F 41 M Iowa
  Smith Marlys Daughter F 4 S Iowa
51 Campbell John Head M 68 D Ireland
52 Campbell T. C. Head M 67 M Ireland Farmer, Own Farm
  Campbell Elizabeth Wife F 63 M Iowa
53 Weemer Frank Head M 68 M Iowa Farmer, Own Farm
  Weemer Adella Wife F 61 M Iowa
54 Edmundson Orlando Head M 56 M Iowa Farmer, Own Farm
  Edmundson Bessie Wife F 53 M Iowa
  Edmundson Raymond Son M 15 S Iowa
  Edmundson Harriet Daughter F 12 S Iowa
  Reasoner Cara Mother-in-law F 72 WD Illinois
55 Hummer Charles Head M 61 M Iowa Jeweler, Own Store
  Hummer Ella Wife F 56 M Iowa
56 Bates Oliver Head M 79 M Iowa
  Bates Elizabeth Wife F 71 M Ohio
57 Messenger Effie Head F 76 WD Iowa
58 Higgins Martha M. Head F 82 WD Iowa
59 Wagner Arnold Head M 48 M Iowa Truck Driver, Gasoline Truck
  Wagner Gertrude Wife F 46 M Iowa
  Wagner Eugene Son M 21 S Iowa Attendant, Gasoline Filling Station
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
59 Wagner Kathryn Daughter F 16 S Iowa
  Wagner Josephine Daughter F 10 S Iowa
  Wagner Narine Daughter F 9 S Iowa
60 Price Rudolph Head M 63 M Iowa
  Price Nellie Wife F 53 M Iowa
61 Harlan Charles Head M 60 M Iowa Medical Doctor, Own Practice
  Harlan Margret Wife F 54 M Kentucky
62 Fasold Altha Head F 59 S Iowa Clerk, Hardware Store
63 Means Mary Head F 76 WD Iowa
64 Smith Elmer Head M 50 M Illinois Operator of Restaurant, Owner
  Smith Sylvia Wife F 47 M Iowa
  Smith Junior Son M 13 S Iowa
65 Elick John Head M 62 M Iowa
  Elick Etta Wife F 53 M Iowa
66 Gross Jacob Head M 84 M Pennsylvania
  Gross Augusta Wife F 82 M Pennsylvania
67 Cochran Augusta Head F 70 WD Iowa
  Cochran Charles Son M 38 S Iowa Laborer, Farm Labor and Odd Jobs
68 Pfiester Helen Head F 43 S Iowa
69 Brady Hugh Head M 70 M Iowa
  Brady Mary J. Wife F 68 M Iowa
  Brady Rita Daughter F 29 S Iowa Postmaster, Post Office
70 Grush William Head M 71 M Iowa
  Grush Amanda Wife F 62 M Iowa
71 Dersch John M. Head M 77 M Iowa
  Dersch Myra Wife F 68 M

72 Bair Mert Head M 58 M Iowa Farmer, Own Farm
  Bair Anna Wife F 55 M Iowa
73 Gribbin Gilbert Head M 69 M Iowa
  Gribbin Eva Wife F 71 M Iowa
74 Rickman Cecil Head M 59 M Iowa Grocery Store Clerk, Grocery Store
  Rickman Pansy Wife F 42 M Iowa
  Rickman Mary Ellen Daughter F 20 S Iowa Stenographer, Public High School
  Rickman Ila Daughter F 16 S Iowa
  Rickman Ruth Daughter F 12 S Iowa
75 Doty John Edgar Head M 65 WD Iowa Laborer, Farm
76 Weber George Head M 29 M Vermont Mechanic, Implement Shop
  Weber Helen Wife F 28 M Iowa
77 Lintner David Head M 45 M Indiana Salesman, Baker Properietary Medicines
  Lintner Zelda Mae Wife F 31 M Iowa
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
78 Tools Philip Head M 60 M Iowa Laborer, Farm Labor and Odd Jobs
  Tools Tressa Wife F 51 M Iowa
79 Jarrard Marie Head F 27 D Iowa Housework, Private Homes
  Jarrard Mary Daughter F 7 S Iowa
  Jarrard David Son M 5 S Iowa
80 Caskey Roy Head M 57 M Iowa Janitor, Public School Building
  Caskey Mabel Wife F 52 M Iowa
  Caskey Orley Son M 27 S Iowa Laborer, Driver of Commercial Truck
  Caskey Norman Son M 13 S Iowa
81 Toothman Lorenzo Head M 65 M Iowa Druggist, Own Store
  Toothman Silva Wife F 53 M Kansas Beauty Operator, Own Shop
82 Rickman Walter Head M 36 M Iowa Barber, Own Shop
  Rickman Mabel Wife F 35 M Iowa
  Rickman Jeannette Daughter F 15 S Iowa
  Rickman Louise Daughter F 14 S Iowa
  Rickman Shirley Daughter F 10 S Iowa
83 Shafranek Joseph Head M 35 S Iowa Laborer, Farm
84 Bair Effie Head F 61 S Iowa Restaurant Cook
85 Cox Asa Head M 41 M Iowa Mechanic, Implement Shop
  Cox Mabel Wife F 38 M Iowa
  Cox Ivan Son M 15 S Iowa
  Gardner Mary K. Lodger F 20 S Iowa School Teacher, Public School
86 Axmear Cara Head F 47 WD Iowa
  Fuller Mary Mother F 69 WD Iowa
  Fuller Darlene Niece F 3 S Iowa
  Gerard Ervin Brother-in-law M 38 WD Iowa Laborer, Odd Jobs
  McClung Velma Lodger F 24 S Iowa Teacher, Public School
87 Strohman Leo Head M 39 M Iowa Owner, Hardware and Implement Store
  Strohman Mary Wife F 36 M Iowa
  Strohman Martha Daughter F 11 S Iowa
  Strohman Joseph Son M 10 S Iowa
  Strohman Kathleen Daughter F 8 S Iowa
  Strohman Helen Daughter F 7 S Iowa
  Strohman John Son M 5 S Iowa
  Strohman Rita Daughter F 4 S Iowa
  Dunn Mary Mother-in-law F 70 WD Iowa
88 Lenaghn Terence Head M 50 S Ireland Farmer, Own Farm
89 Gibson Bula Head F 45 M Iowa
  Gibson Arlo Son M 21 S Iowa Laborer, Odd Jobs
  Gibson Eugene Son M 19 S Iowa Laborer, Odd Jobs
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
  Gibson Keith Son M 4 S Iowa
90 Finch Glen Head M 25 M Iowa Trucker, Commercial
  Finch Dorothy Wife F 26 M Iowa
  Finch Darlene Daughter F 4 S Iowa
  Finch Stanley Son M 3 S Iowa
91 Sievert Paul Head M 28 M Iowa Farming
  Sievert Hazel Wife F 25 M Iowa
  Sievert Richard Son M 3 S Iowa
  Sievert Marie Daughter F 2 S Iowa
92 Caskey Zenas Head M 27 S Iowa Carpenter, Woodwork
93 Kincaid Sherman Head M 59 M Iowa
  Kincaid Margret Wife F 53 M Illinois Telegraph Operator, Agent for Railroad
  Kincaid Mildred Daughter F 31 S Iowa Custodian, Railroad Depot
94 Looney Sarah Head F 59 WD Iowa
95 Wilhite Clarence Head M 47 M Iowa Implement Dealer, Salesman
  Wilhite Mildred Wife F 29 M Iowa
  Wilhite Norman Son M 12 S Iowa
96 Feree Forrest Head M 38 M Iowa Undertaker and Furniture Dealer
  Feree Ruby Wife F 39 M Iowa
  Feree Max Son M 7 S Iowa
  Frudeger Betty Lodger F 23 S Iowa Music Teacher, Public High School
97 Bender Elizabeth Head F 56 M Minnesota Owner and Operator, Restaurant
  Bender Donald Son M 28 S Iowa Owner and Operator, Filling Station
98 Higgins Delano Head M 68 M Iowa
  Higgins Ella Wife F 67 M Iowa
99 Burdine Hugh P. Head M 79 M Ohio
  Burdine Sarah Wife F 77 M Iowa
  Burdine John H. Brother M 83 S Ohio
100 Fry Edward S. Head M 56 M Iowa Owner and Operator, Restaurant
  Fry Anna Wife F 56 M Iowa Owner and Operator, Restaurant
101 Cole Ella Head F 70 D Iowa
  Junkins Nelson Uncle M 85 S Virginia
  Alkire Marion Aunt F 77 WD Virginia

102 Mikesell Floyd Head M 59 M Iowa
  Mikesell Nora Wife F 56 M Iowa
103 Winegarden John Head M 44 M Iowa Farmer, Own Farm
  Winegarden Hazel Wife F 42 M Iowa
  Winegarden Arlene Daughter F 20 S Iowa Beauty Operator, Own Shop
104 Grimm William F. Head M 66 M Iowa
  Grimm Minnie Wife F 62 M Germany
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
105 Wilhite William T. Head M 71 WD Iowa Owner and Operator, Hardware Store
  Shaull Sarah Housekeeper F 57 WD Iowa Housekeeper, Private Family
106 Sparrow William T. Head M 49 M Iowa Farming
  Sparrow Minnie Wife F 48 M Iowa
  Sparrow Melvin Son M 26 S Iowa Farming
  Sparrow Darold Son M 23 S Iowa Farming
  Clubb Delbert Lodger M 20 S Iowa Laborer, Farming
107 Barker Sherman Head M 69 M Indiana Farming
  Barker Gertrude Wife F 59 M Ohio
108 Cross Leman Head M 72 M Iowa Laborer, Farming
  Cross Rena Wife F 71 M Iowa
109 Dawson James R. Head M 43 M Iowa Laborer, Farming
  Dawson Helen Wife F 40 M Iowa
  Dawson James Richard Son M 10 S Iowa
  Dawson Robert Son M 4 S Iowa
  Dawson David Son M 2 S Iowa
  Dawson Mary Ann Daughter F 10/12 S Iowa
110 Shaull Arthur Head M 59 M Iowa Farming
  Shaull Nellie Wife F 55 M Iowa
111 Snodgrass Ivan Head M 65 M Iowa
  Snodgrass Melissa Wife F 80 M Ohio
112 Negus Cora Head F 72 WD Iowa Medical Doctor, Own Practice
113 Noon John Head M 67 S Pennsylvania
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House-
hold #
Last Name First Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status Birthplace Occupation
65 (Cont) Winland Worth Lodger M 23 S Iowa School teacher, Public High School
51 (Cont) Bray Delbert Lodger M 36 D Kansas Salesman, Washing Machine Co.
  Dawson James F. Son M 37 S Iowa Trucker, Commercial
  White William H. Head M 62 D Iowa  

Transcribed by Diane Muir. Thanks, Diane!!

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