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the address is dead and I have no way to reach the person.
Date:Thu, 31 Dec 1998
Am searching for information on my maternal grandfather, Eugene Pierce SINNOTT
b. July 14, 1900 (don't know Where) and d. November 1960 in Lynwood, California.
Married Esther Elizabeth ERTL on September 5, 1905 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Also my great grandfather, Martin ERTL (could be spelled ERTEL, ERTHEL
or ERTEL) b. May 11, 1874 in Weiden, Germany and d. March 24, 1944 in Fort
Dodge, Iowa. Martin married (1) Jane PATERSON
on May 9, 1899 and had two
sons George (b. June 3, 1901 in Fort Dodge, Iowa) and Adam. Don't have any information
on Adam. Jane died in 1903 and Martin married (2) Isabell PATERSON (Jane's sister)
September 6, 1905. They had two children, a daughter and a son. The daughter was
my grandmother, Ester Elizabeth ERTL b. June 16, 1906. The son was Robert Matthew
ERTL. Don't have Robert's date of birth.
If anyone can help me locate information on these names, I would greatly appreciate
Date:Sat, 19 Dec 1998
Searching for information on Israel CHEW and Rachel GREEN. Israel
and Rachel lived and died at Fort Dodge Webster County, Co IA.
Date:Sat, 05 Dec 1998
I am researching the surname MUSBERGER. Harrison Musberger lived in Vincent,
Ia 1900-1910, maybe a little later. They moved to Willow City, North Dakota after
1910. Any help appreciated. LaDon Wagner
Date:Sat, 28 Nov 1998
My grandparents, Edward DWYER (11/29/1879-1/1/1919) and Alice Mae LANE (11/7/1884-1/15/1981)
were residents of Ft. Dodge, IA until their deaths. Edward's father, Edward Dwyer
(about 1836-8/1889), was a farmer near Barnum, IA. Alice Mae Lane was born in Cedar
Rapids, IA. Any information concerning ancestors of Edward Dwyer and Alice Mae Lane
would be greatly appreciated.
Respond to J.R.(Bob) Dwyer. Thanks
Date:Sat, 21 Nov 1998
My name is Russell Askland. I reseaching family from Badger, Ia. My family came from
a place in Norway called Hjelmeland and Ardal. I have the bygdeboks for Hjelmeland.
Names of my family are: Larson, Peterson, Moen, Soppeland, Friesth, Cleveland, Kleivaland,
Bjelland, Breiland, Saboe, Olson, Govig, Hetland, Randa, Osterhus, Strand plus many
Date:Sun, 22 Nov 1998
Am looking for the family and descendants of Henry HAYLER b. May 4,1837 England d.
6-20-1909 CA? & Maria (NEE ASTON) HAYLER b. unk d. unk. They are the parents
of 10 children: Elizabeth Ann HAYLER b. 10-7-1860 d. 4-7-1944, Emma Jane HAYLER
b. 11-7-1862 d. 7-19-1943, Hannah Teresa HAYLER b. 9-21-1865 d. 6-19-1905, Robert
Henry HAYLER b. 3-21-1868, Rudolph Aston HAYLER b. 10-20-1870 d. 1953?, Charles
William HAYLER b. 11-28-1873 d. 12-29-1934, Florena Agnes HAYLER b. 4-14-1875 d.
11-8-1950, Henry Clarence HAYLER b. 8-25-1877 d. unk., George Rex HAYLER b. 6-25-1880
d. 10-5-1959, Arthur Frank HAYLER b. 6-12-1885 Any help with missing pieces would
be a great help.
Location:Webster County - Risley Cty & Yell Cty
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998
Risley County and Yell County were combined to become Webster County, IA. Seeking
information on Risley County, especially how it got its name and whether it has
any connection to the RISLEY Family that originated in New Jersey and migrated West
through Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas, ect.
Location:Webster County, Fort Dodge
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998
I am looking for a death record and obituary for Pheobe ROSSIN who was born April
19, 1858. She married a - Rossin and lived in Fort Dodge. Any information would
Email: 10/22/2017 no longer good
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998
I need info on this family. I would like to find an obituary for Robert CAMPBELL
or the latest census he is alive in. Ellen (GOLDEN?) CAMPBELL died Aug 5 1910 and
was buried in St. James Cem. Webster Co. IA. She & Robert Campbell were early
settlers of Jackson Twp. & came to Webster Co. between 1850-60 from Muskingum/Coshocton
Co. OH.They adopted a daughter Cecelia Jane ROSS, who married Thomas OLSON. Cecelia
was born 18 Apr 1854 in Coschocton Co. OH she was daughter of Peter ROSS & Annie
MURPHY. Peter died shortly before her birth & Annie died shortly after her birth.
I need records of her adoption & obituary and/or census showing Robert &
Ellen in 1900 if possible. I am unable to get out to do research due to a spinal
problem. I use a computer in bed.
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998
My name is Nancy WILKERSON. Many of my relatives lived or are still living in Webster
County. I am looking for any AUSTIN or SWANSON relatives past or current. Anna Mary
Swanson married George Franklin Austin on Nov. 7, 1895 in Otho. Her parents were
Andrew Swanson and Julia OLSON. They had already died when the marriage took place
and she was under the guardianship of Robert Briggs Austin, father of George. Her
siblings included twins Ellen and Helen, Martin, Julia and Nels(?). Anna married
George on the same day that her brother Martin married Nettie Austin. Anna and George
had ten children, one of whom was my mother Verdean Helen Austin. Any information
on the Austins or Swansons would be much appreciated.
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998
Hi: I would love to hear from anyone who might be doing research on the surnames
of SAATHOFF and TAGUE. Thank you in advance Inez
Location:Fort Dodge, Webster County
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 1998
Searching for information mostly on the JAMASON name but have expanded search to
include WELCH and LAUFERSWEILER.
Hugh Jamason born 1810 in Ireland married Catherine BUTLER and emmigrated to the
US in 1847 with their 4 children: Mary, Anna, Samuel and Teresa b 05/10/1845 d 02/09/1921.
Terese was two years old when they arrived in Albany, NY.
They settled in Illinois but shortly after the Civil War Teresa married John Welch
and ended up in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Hugh ended up joining his youngest daughter in
Fort Dodge and is buried in the Corpus Christi cemetery next to the Welch family
plots. Teresa Welch had two children as far as I know: Nora and Samuel C Welch.
Nora married a Laufersweiler and Samuel never married. The question I am trying
to get answered are: Who was Nora'a husband and did she have any children? Anyone
with any information to help fill in the missing pieces would be greatly appreciated.Sincerely,
Name:Mary and Michael Boyd
Location:Moorland, Webster County
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 1998
We'er searching the family roots in Webster County for the William LEACH MCNEIL and
Frances George COCHRAN Family of Moorland, Webster County, Iowa. We're also searching
the John and Jennie ERRITT family who came to Webster County in the late 1870's.
Please contact us if you would like more information on this family. Thank you,
Mary and Michael Boyd.
Date: Sun, 08 Nov 1998
Attempting to locate information on BENOIT, William born January 2, 1879 in Clarke
City, Webster County, Iowa, died (abt 1980) in Pomeroy, IA. William was one of 13
children of Lester and MaryAnn Benoit. I am attempting to locate any living relatives
or information on Lester & MaryAnn Benoit.
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998
My grandfather, Carl Gustaf PEHRSON, immigrated to the US from Sweden and worked
on a farm in Webster County, near Fort Dodge, in mid--late 1891 as an indetured
servant, family tradition says he worked for a well to do farmer (French?) and his
Swedish wife; and was there for 3 years and moved on to Calhoun County also as a
In either of those places, he changed his surname to PALMQUIST, I'd like more information
at this point to help pinpoint his whereabouts. If you have any suggestions, I welcome
any and all help.
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998
I am looking for information on descendants of Mattie Martha BENNETT, married in
Fort Dodge, March 14, 1875 to Theodore WETZLER of WI. Mattie Martha most likely
was born in Webster County. This couple moved to Galena, KS by 1886. Can share Wetzler
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 1998
I am searching for any information about Micheal SCHLISKE. He and his family imigrated
from Germany to the Fort Dodge area in 1871. he was born in Sept.1834. and died
there in Iowa in 1911. His son Edward SCHLISKE b Jan. 31, 1868 married Elizabeth
KOESTER April 2, 1891 in Fort Dodge. Both families owned farms in the area. Any
information on any of these people would be greatly appreciated.
Thank You so much for your help.
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998
Hi, I am looking for my 92 year old gramma's grandparents who raised their 9 daughters
in Ft. Dodge, (I'm guessing around the 1870's.) My great grandmother, Rose ROTH
(born Sept.15, 1880 & the 5th daughter) married Edward Stanley FIALA (born March
15, 1877) in 1900. Gramma remembers her mother going back for the Josephine JULIUS
ROTH funeral in 1920-1922. Any help you could offer would be greatly appreciated!
Thank You in advance.
Location:Webster County, Dayton
Date: Sat, 03 Oct 1998
My Gr.gr.gr. grandfather was John H. Heitkamp who settled in Webster Cty.in 1857-1858.
He had one son William Henry from his first marriage. He married Sophia BRUNCHER
after settling in Webster County. They had 7 children. William H. married Louise
Fredricka BRUMSHIEN in 1874. They had 10 children. Both John H. & Sophia are
buried in Dayton Cemetery. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks "Chuck"
Date: Sat, 03 Oct 1998
I am looking for any leads, links, ideas, or information about these people: John
JOHNSON, born approx. 1857 in Norway. Parents were Gustav and Morgen, both perhaps
born in Sweden. John also had a brother, George. They farmed in Clay Township.
John married Mary KETTLESON KNUTSON, a widow with two children: George W. Knutson,
and Jennie Knutson. George Eventually owned a drugstore in Callender, IA.
John and Mary had twin sons: James and Gilbert, born in January or February, 1885.
Mary was born in Risor, Norway on September 27, 1850. She died in Callender on July
10, 1911. John went out West, and disappeared.
Help! I am at a complete dead ends! Kirsten
Date: Tue, 29 Sept 1998
Searching for family information regarding CONDON Family (John Francis Condon and
wife Celeste HOOD Condon. Family ancestry traces back to pioneers in farming in
or near Barnum, Webster County, Iowa circa late 1800's with original ancestry from
If you have any information, I would be greatly appreciative.
KCook - Los Alamitos, CA.