Webster County



Home Research Photographs Search Links Whats New IAGenWeb
Special Projects
Contact Us

queries obits bios docs

4th Quarter 1998

Links checked 22 March 2017 jb ~ if there is not a clickable link for an email address, the address is dead and I have no way to reach the person.

Name:Karol Knutson-Wiekamp
Location:Fort Dodge
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 it.

Karol Knutson-Wiekamp

Name:Jeanne Muller
Location:Fort Dodge
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.

Name:LaDon Wagner
Location:Webster County
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

Name:J.R.(Bob) Dwyer
Email:GyAzBob@cox.net (updated5/03)
Location:Fort Dodge
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

Name:Russell Askland
Location:Webster County
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 more.

Location:Webster County
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.

Name:Irene Brunet
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.

Name:Marilyn OConnor

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 be appreciated.

Name:Margie Garr
Email: 10/22/2017 no longer good
Location:Webster County
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.

Name:Nancy Wilkerson
Location:Webster County
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.

Location:Webster County
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

Name:Roy Jamison
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, Roy Jamason

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.

Name:Dan Benoit
Location:Webster County
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.

Name:Judi Palmquist
Location:Fort Dodge
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 farm hand.
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.

Name:Carol Rogers
Location:Fort Dodge
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 information. Thanks.

Name:Irma Coburn
Location:Fort Dodge
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.
Irma Coburn
Orange, Ca.

Location:Fort Dodge
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"

Name:Kirsten Husband
Location:Clay Township
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

Name:K Cook
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 Ireland.
If you have any information, I would be greatly appreciative.
KCook - Los Alamitos, CA.

Return to top of page
Return to the Queries Index page
Return to Research page

Copyright 1996 - Webster County IAGenWeb and contributors!      
IAGenWeb Terms, Conditions & Disclaimer