Some History of TALMAGE




Please See the history of Lorimor for the story.
Talmage is located about four miles east of Afton and nearly one mile north of the C. B. & Q. railroad. It is a station on the Diagonal railroad, and is surrounded by a good stock raising country. It contains no business houses at present The following persons receive mail there:
Beebe, J. W.
Donahue, Jerry
Kerwin, W.
Lathrop, B. G.
Leferour, L.
Nixon, S. M.

TALMAGE, 1895

PERSONS RESIDING IN UNION COUNTY & RECEIVING MAIL AT TALMAGE
Ayers, O. B. Johnston, G.
Bancroft, G. M. Johnston, I.
Beebe, C. Kenselman, James
Beebe, L. Kemplin, J.
Berry, J. H. Kent, J. B.
Blain, G. Kingery, E. B.
Bland, J. S. Kirck, J. V.
Braman, J. A. Klingensmith, E.
Brock, A. Little, E. C.
Biggins, T. Livingston, W. C.
Bishop, R. Lochrie, F. P.
Burd, Wm. Lochrie, James
Callahan, S. Long, Abe
Clarke, F. L. Long, F.
Cochran, W. Longwell, H. H.
Comer, E. Lorimor, J. S.
Comer, Geo. Luddington, I.
Comer, N. Luddington, L.
Comer, W. H. McCloud, J.
Comer, Y. D. McKee, R. J.
Comes, James Meherry, C.
Converse, L. H. Miller, A.
Davis, C. L. Miller, H.
Davis, R. L. Moran, J. W.
Davis, R. S. Neeley, P. E.
Davis, W. J. Nelson, J. C.
Delmege, R. C. Nelson, S.
Denton, B. Nixon, S.
Doty, James Olmstead, R. A.
Downey, E. S. Orr, A.W.H.
Dye, W. W. Park, J.
Edwards, L. L. Perry, C. L.
Elliot, J. Perry, H. S.
Ellis, J. Perry, S.
Erickson, C.A. Perrigo, R. H.
Erickson, V. Peterson, John
Ferris, H. S. Porter, W. W.
Fink, W. U. Rapp, B. O.
Gilbert, E. Reed, John
Gilbert, H. Reed, C. W.
Goodridge, A. W. Reeves, R.
Grandfield, J. W. Rowling, T. R.
Gray, E J. Rush, A.
Gray, N. Rusk, J. W.
Groesbeck, H. Russell, J. S.
Groesbeck, S. W. Schwanz, H.
Hammons, M. Shafer, G. B.
Hammons, W. H. Shepherd, W.
Hamilton, H. Smith, A. M.
Handley, J. S. Smith, D. S.
Harris, M. C. Smith, G. S.
Harrison, I. D. Smith, H.
Hart, W. H. Smith, J.
Hendrick, J. K. Smith, L.
Heodley, J. D. Stalcup, P.
Hiskey, S. H. Stalcup, W. J.
Hoff, G. B. Still, E. E.
Holman, G. W. Sweet, A. J.
Houser, F. J. Thompson, A.
Hurt, H. S. Thompson, A. J.
John, W. M. Taylor, R. C.


TALMAGE DIRECTORY, 1927

A village of about 100 inhabitants, situated on Grand River and C.G. W. Railroad, Jones Twp., 14 miles east of Creston.

CHURCHES - United Brethern Church, Pastor, Rev. Robt. Comyn

SCHOOLS - Talmage Independent School -Prin. Irene Brown; Teacher Edith A. Thompson
Ames, Chas. A. [Vena M.] lab C G W
Ames, Ruby E. Baumgarter, Albert F. [Mattie] Lab.
  [Christina] lab. C G W, res. Afton Junction
CGW Baumgarter, Walter [Christina] lab. C G W, res. Afton Junction
Brown, Irene, Prin. Talmage School
J. V. Goin, agent Chicago Great Western Railway,
Comer, Chas. E. [Margt.] lab CGW
Comyn, Robert Rev. pastor, resides Osceola
Concordia Fire Ins, Co. Milwaukee &nbps;
Ralph E. Kilgore, agent
Dixon, Henry S. Teamster
Fowler, Forest [Ruth] lab CGW
Goin, Jos. V. [Lillian] agent, CGW,& groceries
Graham, Guy B. [Doris] restaurant, Resides Afton Junction
Holcomb, Louis S. [Bell], laborer
Holcomb, Maggie M.  
Holcomb, Margt, Wm. R. widow
Jones, Marvin J. [Jennette] , lab CGW
Kallahas, Dewey [Fern] lab
Kilgore, Ralph E. [Nell B.], grocer, agent, Concordia Fire Ins.
Knotts, Lewis F. [Oneita], farmer
Lahn, Rep H., mech. C. A. Lahn  
Miler, FrankM. [Eliza] farmer
Pardon, John H., [Mae M.] farmer
Pettet, John T., coal chute Forman
Rees, Harry B., laborer CGW
Rees, Roy R. [Mary ] operater CGW
Shields, Samuel B.  
Siddens, Henry [Cora] farmer
C. A.Lahn Talmage Garage
Miss Irene Brown Talmage Independent School,Principal
Thompson, Edith A, teacher
Thompson, Frank B. [Myrtle] Postmaster and grocery
Thompson, Myrtle,Mrs. grocery
Thornburg, Helen M. [wid Jas.] Dom. United Brethern Church, Past. Comyn
Vogel, Edmund, laborer CGW
Vogel, Louis [Anna] laborer CGW
Vogel, Mary  
Waigand, Joseph laborer CGW
Waske, Albert J. laborer CGW
Waske, Helen R.  
Waske, Louis [Ida] farmer
White, Albert C. [Francis] CGW
White, B. B., Operater

TALMAGE, 1895

PERSONS RESIDING IN UNION COUNTY & RECEIVING MAIL AT TALMAGE
Beebe, P. & J. W. Hopkins, T. S.
Boston, I. P. Koch, J. H.
Boyer, Daniel Lafever, J. J.
[1895 - continued] Lewis, Isaac
Lucas, T. J.
Boyer, Wm. E. Morris, G. M.
Burges, J. W. Mostoller, T. H.
Burges, Nathan McCardell, Lydia
Burges, Wm. McCardell, Mary
Butler, W. L. McCrackin, Geo.
Carter, ____ Newkirk, Wm. H.
Clark, E. Newsome, S. M.
Craig, Geo, W. Nixon, Eva
Craig, Maggie Nixon, S.M.
Craig, W. F. Reagon, T. B.
Crag, W. F. Jr. Reish, B. F.
Emery, Charles, Shields, ____
Emery, S. E. Slutts, J. W.
Giles, Chas. Steger, Frank
Goodridge, A. W. Thompson, Ed. L.
Groves, James Thompson, M. E.
Hanks, L. A. Turner, Clem
Holcomb, G. C. White, A. C.
Holcomb, Margaret White, F. B.
Holcomb, S. L. Williamson, L. J.
Holcomb, W. R. Wycoff, W. E.
  Wycoff, Wm.

TALMAGE DIRECTORY, 1927

A village of about 100 inhabitants, situated on Grand River and C.G. W. Railroad, Jones Twp., 14 miles east of Creston.

CHURCHES - United Brethern Church, Pastor, Rev. Robt. Comyn

SCHOOLS - Talmage Independent School -Prin. Irene Brown; Teacher Edith A. Thompson
Ames, Chas. A. [Vena M.] lab C G W
Ames, Ruby E. Baumgarter, Albert F. [Mattie] Lab.
CGW Baumgarter, Walter [Christina] lab. C G W, res. Afton Junction
Brown, Irene, Prin. Talmage School
Chicago Great Western Railway, J. V. Goin agent
Comer, Chas. E. [Margt.] lab CGW
Comyn, Robert Rev. pastor, resides Osceola
Concordia Fire Ins, Co. Milwaukee
Ralph E. Kilgore, agent
Dixon, Henry S., Tmstr.
Fowler, Forest [Ruth], lab CGW
Goin, Jos. V. [Lillian] agent, CGW,
Graham, Guy B. [Doris] restaurant,& groceries,Resides Afton Junction
Holcomb, Louis S. [Bell], laborer
Holcomb, Maggie M. 
Holcomb, Margt, widow, Wm. R.
Jones, Marvin J. [Jennette], lab CGW
Kallahas, Dewey [Fern] lab.
Kilgore, Ralph E. [Nell B.], grocer, agent, Concordia Fire Ins.
Knotts, Lewis F. [Oneita], farmer
Lahn, Rep H., mech. C. A. Lahn
Miler, FrankM. [Eliza] farmer
Pardon, John H., [Mae M.] farmer
Pettet, John T., coal chute Forman
Rees, Harry B., laborer CGW
Rees, Roy R. [Mary ] operater CGW
Shields, Samuel B. 
Siddens, Henry [Cora] farmer
Talmage Garage, [C. A.Lahn]
Talmage Independent School, Miss Irene Brown, Principal
Thompson, Edith A, teacher
Thompson, Frank B. [Myrtle] Postmaster and grocery
Thompson, Myrtle, Mrs., grocery
Thornburg, Helen M. [wid Jas.] Dom.
United Brethern Church, Past. Comyn
Vogel, Edmund, laborer CGW
Vogel, Louis [Anna] Forman CGW
Vogel, Mary 
Waigand, Joseph, laborer CGW
Waske, Albert J., laborer CGW
Waske, Helen R. 
Waske, Louis [Ida] farmer
White, Albert C. [Francis], CGW
White, B. B., operator, CGW

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