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2nd 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: Karen McClellan
Email:pspro@greenapple.com
Location:Webster County
Date: Thu, Apr 02, 1998 at 17:40:39
Comments:

Looking For Wilbert Norton CORBIN Family
Wilbert b. Feb 12, 1859 - Webster Co., Ia d. Aug 23, 1909 - Nevada, Ia
Father: Albert G. Corbin Mother Clarissa LuVisse SPRING
Mary Ellen MCKEE b. Mar 19, 1866 - Fayette Co., Il m. ? d. Apr 6. Ames, Ia
Children:
Mildred Fay Corbin b. Sept 29, 1892
Eva M. Corbin b. May 4, 1899 - Nevada, Ia d. Jun 21, 1994 Story City, Ia
m. Milford J BALDUS b. Jul 4, 1897 m. ? d. May 18, 1960 - Story City, Ia
Also looking for information on Wilbert's brother William, no date.

Name: Debbie Goddard
Email:goddard@southshore.com
Location:Webster County
Date: Sat, Apr 04, 1998 at 21:12:06
Comments:

I am looking for information on Nellie Covel, the natural mother of Elsie Covel. Elsie was born on June 5, 1905 and was adopted 6 weeks later in Webster City, Webster County, Iowa. Any information on Nellie Covel will be appreciated.

Name: Dot Grow
Email:goddard@southshore.com
Location:Scotland>Canada>Iowa
Date: Tue, Mar 31, 1998 at 22:04:20
Comments:

My family is from Bonhill, Dumbart, Scotland and all the children were born there. We found them all on the parish records in Edinburgh. We were in Fort Dodge and found my grandparents marriage records and there citizenship applications.
Robert MCCALLUM b. July 14, 1810 d. in Canada 1863, m. Dec 2, 1836 Ann MCKAY in Bonhill, Scotland, b. Feb 6, 1813 d. Mar 15, 1878 in Pomeroy, Ia.
Children:
Anna b. Feb 11,1839 m. SHAW
Margaret b. Jan 3, 1844 m. MCCONNELL lived in St. Louis, MO. Most likely married there.
Lewis b. Apr 18, 1846. Farmed and worked on RR there. Found him on 1880 census in SD with his sister Catherine. He later farmed in IN.
Peter b. Jan 12, 1849 m. in Fort Dodge to Sarah Bethena HARRISON dau of Wm Henry Harrison and Milla FLETCHER. On their marriage certificate, signed by W.H.Harrison and Milla FLETCHER,possibly divorced?
Catherine b Nov 15, 1851 located her on 1880 SD census, but no other info.
Rebecca b. June 29, 1854 just before the family the family migrated to Canada.

Name: Cathy Woolworth Moklebust
Email:mokle@netins.net
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Fri, Apr 17, 1998 at 15:45:15
Comments:

I am searching for any members of the WOOLWORTH family who may have lived in, or are buried in the Fort Dodge area. I am trying to locate this information for a Woolworth researcher from Seattle who can not establish a link between his 4-Generation linage, and the main WOOLWORTH lineage, which currently dates back to the year 1330.

Thank you so much,
Cathy Woolworth Moklebust
Eagle Grove, IA

Name: elinbell
Email:elinbell@ezonline.com
Location:Swede Bend-Boone-Boxholm-Webster County
Date: Wed, Apr 15, 1998 at 11:00:19
Comments:

Hello! I am looking for any information on Joseph Adamson, Born April 27, 1857 near Swede Bend, Webster County, died May 10, 1940 in Boone or Boxholm, buried in Piolet Mound. He was one of 21 children (ouch), some of them could have been half-siblings. Three of his full siblings are Charles, Minnie and Andrew. Joseph's mother was Malinda/Melinda Lagergren and his father was Peter Anders Adamson, both born in Sweden. I would like to find the names of Joseph's siblings and more information on his parents, especially dates of death. I'm pretty certain they died in Iowa, but don't know where or when. Thanks for your help!

Name: Barbara Spalding
Email:bjsart@uswest.net
Location:Lehigh, Iowa
Date: Mon, Apr 20, 1998 at 21:43:35
Comments:

I am looking for Lily HALLER born Lehigh February 29, 1884 tp Joseph (I think) HALLER and Mary THOMPSON MCCALL HALLER. She is my grandmothers 1/2 sister. I have Mary McCall and 5 children, (widowed 1879 in Albia area) on the 1880 census. She met and married this man later, she died in Boulder, Co and is buried in Fruita, Co. Her first child is Edella Emma McCall, my great grandmother, I am finding this line very difficult to trace. I think they were very poor, maybe coalminers, I am not sure. Thanks, Barb Spalding.

Name: Norma Sollman
Email:Kcsollman@aol.com
Location:Webster Cty, Iowa
Date: Sun, Apr 19, 1998 at 13:00:43
Comments:

Researching Adam REYNOLDS, son of Mark anf Frances CROUSE Reynolds, born 1851 Indiana moved to Webster County, IA before 1880 census. Mark Reynolds b about 1822 d 1854 in Iowa. Interested in knowing if buried in Webster County. Thanks, Norma

Name: Rose DeRocher
Email:RKKD123@aol.com
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Tue, Apr 21, 1998 at 12:05:01
Comments:

Looking for DEROCHER, PAQUETTE, O'NEIL connected to Fort Dodge, Webster County., IA about late 1800's. Have info to share. Rose DeRocher

Name: Lori Gothier
Email:gothlone@cpis.net
Location:
Date: Thur, May 7, 1998 at 18:10:52
Comments:

I am searching for John REILLY OR O'REILLY who died about 1923 and for his wife CATHERINE (CLOUSE) REILLY who died about 1909. They are suppose to be buried in the Fort Dodge Catholic Cemetery. Also I am searching for JOHN REILLY, his wife HANNAH (WARD) REILLY , who are the parents for the above John Reilly. They are also buried in the Catholic cemetery. It is said that they are some of the first to be buried there. I would like to find obituraries, cemetery, and location of the plots. Will share information.

Name: Glen Faller
Email:fallergr@email.msn.com
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Wed, May 6, 1998 at 11:12:11
Comments:

I am looking for the parents of Eugenia BETTINGER Born (12 Sept 1858) who were supposedly in Fort Dodge in 1902. I am also looking for any children of those parents. Eugenia married class="GramE">a F Joseph MEYERS about 1882 in La Salle County, Illinois.

Name: Paula Donahue
Email:junk9@dodgenet.com
Location:Border Plains, Washington Township
Date: Thur, May 7, 1998 at 18:59:11
Comments:

I am seeking info. class="GramE">on my Grandfather Peter Thomas CASTOR. He settled at Border Plains, Washington Township in 1913. He and my Grandmother Ada Mae MOUNCE came from Champaign County, Illinois. My Grandfather was born in Ripley County, Indiana. have info to share. THANK YOU

Name: Bill Bierman
Email:bbierman@venocoinc.com
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Fri, May 8, 1998 at 13:38:19
Comments:

I am looking for decendants of Dorthea JOHNSON born 1903 in Ft Dodge ( married Wesley STILLEY ). They spent their lives in Kankakee, IL retiring in Boy River, MN Specifically any info on her fathers brothers ( one was an inventor ) would be very helpful.
Bill Bierman (Grandson)
Santa Barbara, CA

Name: William Paton
Email:wilpaton@bright.net
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Fri, May 22, 1998 at 14:05:22
Comments:

Need information on the wives of James BRADY. First wife was Margaret BURNS and second wife was Mary, maiden name unknown. James Lived with his daughter, Mary O'CONNOR.
William Paton
1201 Harbor Point Drive
Celina, Ohio 45822

Name: Cyndie Dennis-Greer
Email:cgreer@snet.net
Location:Gowrie, Webster County
Date: Sat, May 30, 1998 at 21:25:11
Comments:

In the 1880 census for Gowrie, Webster County, IA:
Isaac Edwin Dennis, b. 17 June 1829 NJ-s/o John Jr. and Mary Willson (Quakers)
m. abt 1855
Margaret Wiley b. 16 April 1834, NY-d/o Jacob & Anna of Galva, Henry, County, IL
children:
1-Edwin Freemont Dennis b. 5 Aug. 1856 m. Celotha Alice In the 1880 census for Gowrie, Webster County, IA:
Isaac Edwin Dennis, b. 17 June 1829 NJ-s/o John Jr. and Mary Willson
(Quakers) m. abt 1855
Margaret Wiley b. 16 April 1834, NY-d/o Jacob & Anna of Galva, Henry, County, IL
children:
1-Edwin Freemont Dennis b. 5 Aug. 1856 m. Celotha Alice Markee
2-Charles Frederick Dennis b. 17 Feb. 1859 d. 7 May 1863
3-Ella Francis Dennis b. 17 Sept. 1860 m. ___Wahl d. 7 May 1863
4-Anna Belle Dennis b. 25 June 1862 m. _____Flick d. 26 Aug. 1891
5-Frederick Rollin Dennis b. 19 Jan. 1864 d. 27 Nov. 1894
6-Frank Carlin Dennis b. 27 Sep. 1865
7-Mary Emma Dennis b. 21 Feb. 1867 m. _____Bragg d. 16 July 1890
8-Robert William Dennis b. 14 March 1869 m. Flory Cortright d. 29 Aug 1931 (my great grandfather)
9-Dora Wilmira Dennis b. 20 March 1872 m. _____Spangler d. August 1900
I am looking for completion of the sisters and brothers of my gr-grandfather and any information of the Wiley family.
Isaac marreid in 1894, another woman named Marguerette. Some of the children were fostered out.
Any information would be much appreciated and I would gladly share research hours. I am now in Connecticut.
Thanks,
Cyndie Dennis-Greer
cgreer@snet.net
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Gallery/2965/genelink.html

Name: Mary E Burkholder Spear
Email:mespear@juno.com
Location:Richmond, Ia>Fort Dodge
Date: Sun, May 31, 1998 at 03:15:02
Comments:

I am searching for information on my great-grandfather, Lewis Clyde BURKHOLDER. He was born 17 Sept 1879 in Richmond, Ia. His parents were Richard BURKHOLDER and Caroline ALTMAN (both were born somewhere in Iowa - possibly Fort Dodge). I know very little about these ancestors and would like to learn more. Any suggestions?

Name: Connie Soto
Email:csoto@juno.com
Location:Clare
Date: Thu, June 4, 1998 at 14:53:21
Comments:

Would Like to correspond with others with connections in the Clare area. My surnames are CAIN, MCCARTHY, MCCARTY, RIAL, MESCEL, COLLINS. Would like to share information.

Name: Jan Bony
Email:jbony@ochoco.com
Location:Dayton
Date: Tue, June 9, 1998 at 1:31:30
Comments:

I have a photograph taken at the turn of the century. It shows a 2 story white house in the country with a very large family in front. Is there anyone who could accept ajpeg to try and identify the house? The back of the photo is labeled Ida HOLMBERG and Emma ANGSTROM at her home in Dayton Iowa.
Ida and Emma are the daughters of Charles COSTENSON. Also in the picture that I can identify are several of her brothers with wives and children.
Please contact me if you know of this family.
Also researching: HEGGEN, SIMPSON, PETERSON, COSTENSON, JONES, JOHN and BELL
Jan Bony

Name: Paul Bermudez
Email:mireya@pacbell.net
Location:Webster County
Date: Sat, June 6, 1998 at 10:00:16
Comments:

I am trying to find information on the surname SCHMUCK.

Name: Cheryl Lee (West) Volkman
Email:rcventures@firstdial.com
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Sat, June 13, 1998 at 17:10:27
Comments:

I am looking for any information about Mahalie Ellen ( MCLAUGHLIN ) WEST. She was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa 7 January 1857. Her Fathers name was John MCLAUGHLIN. Thanks, Cheryl Lee (West) Volkman.

Name: Kay
Email:kayedq@aol.com
Location:Clare
Date: Sun, June 21, 1998 at 10:20:27
Comments:

I am looking for copies of the Clare "Blue Book" and "Green Book" compiled by members of St. Matthew's parish. Thank You.

Name: Pamela Amo
Email:jysnpmla@rcip.com
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Sun, June 21, 1998 at 20:48:59
Comments:

I am looking for any information on my great-grandfather. His name was George W. ORNER . He changed his name to George W AMO sometime after the Civil War. He married Della (maiden name unknown) and they settled in Fort Dodge, Iowa. My great-grandfather dies in 1927 and my great-grandmother died in 1937. Both are buried in Fort Dodge. They had 8 children in this order
1. Mabel
2. Vern
3. Howard
4. Wilma
5. George (twin)
6. Grace (twin)
7. Iowa
8. Lehr
All of the children have died.
Thanks for any information.

Name: Ken
Email:alexlib@fiai.net
Location:Fort Dodge
Date: Tue, June 23, 1998 at 15:12:32
Comments:

Looking for information on John GAUNT. b.Early, Ia. d & buried Ft.Dodge ca 1942. Northlawn cem. He was a teamster. wf. Margaret MURPHY. Any info greatly appreciated.


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