Des Moines County >> 1879 Index

History of Des Moines County, Iowa
Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1879.

Washington Township
Transcribed by Cay Merryman

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ALDRICH, G. W., farmer, Sec. 16; P. O. La Vega
ALLEN, R. J., far., S. 12; P. O. Linton
ARCHER, Henry, far., S. 14; P. O. Roscoe
ARMSTRONG, David, far., Sec. 24; P. O. Roscoe
ARMSTRONG, J. M., far., Sec. 24; P. O. Roscoe
BARR, James, farmer, Sec. 27; P. O. Roscoe
BARR, E. W., far., S. 26; P. O. Roscoe
BOMBY, C., far., S. 31; P. O. La Vega
BOWMAN, Charles, far., Sec. 30; P. O. La Vega
BRODIE, David, far., S. 18; P. O. La Vega
BROWN, David, far., S. 20; P. O. La Vega
BROWN, W. O. far., S. 20; P. O. La Vega
BUCHANAN, G. W., far., Sec. 32; P. O. La Vega
BURNETT, James, far., S. 27; P. O. La Vega
BAZURTH, W. F., far., S. 3; P. O. La Vega
CALDWELL, M. P., far., Sec. 11; P. O. Linton
CARTER, I. S., far., S. 9; P. O. La Vega
CAVEN, H. M., far., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
CAVEN, M. H., far., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
CHAPMAN, E. C., M. D., La Vega
CLINE, Henry, far., S. 24; P. O. La Vega
COCKAYNE, John E., far., Sec. 17; P. O. La Vega
CONE, A. S., far., S. 18; P. O. La Vega
CONKLIN, John, far., S. 32; P. O. La Vega
COPPAS, Peter, far., S. 20; P. O. La Vega
CRAWFORD, D. B., far., Sec. 35; P. O. Pleasant Grove
CROCKER, Charles, far., Sec. 6; P. O. Mt. Union
CROSON, T. W., faar., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
DARBYSHIRE, T., far., Sec. 29; P. O. La Vega
ELLIOTT, J. S., far., S. 2; P. O. La Vega
ELLIOTT, R., far., S. 2; P. O. La Vega
ENKEE, Josiah, far., S. 3; P. O. La Vega
EVANS, Henry, far., S. 25; P. O. Roscoe
FETHERLY, W., farmer, Sec. 9; P. O. La Vega
FRAZIER, A., far., S. 3; P. O. La Vega
FUNK, Geo., far., S. 29; P. O. La Vega
FUNK, Henry, far., Sec. 29; P. O. La Vega
FUNK, Peter, far., Sec. 32; P. O. La Vega
FYE, Henry, far., S. 27; P. O. La Vega
FYE, John, far., S. 19; P. O. La Vega
GAUTT, Uriah, farmer, Sec. 12; P. O. Linton
GIBBS, E. J. M., far., S. 6; P. O. Mt. Union
GOUDIE, Fred, far., S. 24; P. O. Roscoe
GREEN, Cyrus, far., S. 3; P. O. La Vega
HARRINGTON, J. D., farmer, Sec. 31; P. O. La Vega

HALE, Barnard, farmer, Sec. 28; P. O. La Vega; owns eighty acres of land; was born in Parke Co., Ind., in 1826; his parents removed to Des Moines Co., from Indiana in 1837. Mr. Hale married in 1854 Susan B. Downer, a native of Pennsylvania; have had seven children, five now living: James R., Angeletta E., Emma S., Elizabeth E. and Willis B.; Emilius died aged 7 years and one died in infancy. Mr. Hale settled on the farm he now owns in 1857. He is a carpenter by trade.

HALL, Oliver, farmer, Sec. 24; P. O. Roscoe; owns 400 acres of land; was born in Rensselaer Co., N. Y., in 1810; came to Des Moines Co. from New York in 1838, and settled on Sec. 8, Franklin Tp.; in 1854, he settled on the farm he now owns. He married in 1837 Marietta R. Whittaker, a native of North Adams, Mass.; they have eight children: Susan F. Talbot, Harriet A. Talbot, William H., Edward J., Charles M., Lincoln C., Margaret C. Williams and Oscar; have lost three children: one in infancy; Gideon, a member of the 39th Regt. I.V.I., died at Jackson, Tenn., Dec. 31, 1862; Rollin died in 1876. Mr. Hall has been County Surveyor and Justice of the Peace for many years. He owns a farm of 320 acres in Clark Co., which was in charge of his son Rollin at the time of his death.

HICKS, Willis, far., S. 9; P. O. La Vega
HIGGERSON, Wm., far., S. 9; P. O. La Vega
HOOVER, J. B., far., S. 32; P. O. La Vega
HOPKINS, W. H., far., S. 5; P. O. La Vega
HOWARD, Wm., far., S. 19; P. O. La Vega
HUDSON, John, far., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
HUGGINS, R. R., far., S. 8: P. O. Mt. Union
HUTCHCROFT, Geo., far., S. 14; P. O. La Vega
HUTCHINSON, John, far., S. 12; P. O. La Vega
IBOTSON, Geo., far., S. 28; P. O. La Vega
IBOTSON, S., far., S. 22; P. O. La Vega
JONES, B. I., far., S. 35; P. O. Pleasant Grove
JONES, W. E., far., S. 24; P. O. Roscoe
KREIGER, J., far., S. 32; P. O. La Vega
KNEEN, John, far., S. 18; P. O. La Vega

KLINE, Andrew C., merchant, La Vega; was born in Pennsylvania in 1836; he came to Des Moines Co. with his parents in 1852; they settled in Franklin Tp., where they resided until their death. Mr. Kline came to Yarmouth in March, 1876; he began mercantile business in August of that year; was the first engaged in business in Yarmouth, except Mr. Shirk, who began the blacksmithing business in June of the same year. Married in 1861 to Kate Scott, a native of Franklin Tp., Des Moines Co.; born in 1840; her father Wm. Scott, was one of the first settlers of Des Moines Co. Mr. Kline has three children: Rufus, Scott and Amy.

KLINE, W. F., far., kS. 21; P. O. La Vega
LEFFORGE, John, far., S. 23; P. O. La Vega
LEFFORGE, L., far., S. 23; P. O. La Vega
LINDER, Isaac, far., S. 17; P. O. La Vega
LINES, J. R. Postmaster, La Vega
LINES, Robt., far, S. 34; P. O. La Vega
LONG, A. C., far., S. 16; P. O. La Vega
LONG, S. P., far., S. 16; P. O. La Vega
LOTSPIECH, Eden, far., S. 22; P. O. La Vega
McCALL, D., far., S. 3; P. O. La Vega
McCLURKIN, J. C., far., S. 1; P. O. Linton
McCLURKIN, J. M., far., S. 1; P. O. Linton
McELHINY, R. A., far., Sec. 12; P. O. Linton
McKUNE, W. A., far., Sec. 34; P. O. Pleasant Grove
MASON, Martin, far., Sec. 11; P. O. La Vega
MICHAEL, Daniel, far., Sec. 28; P. O. La Vega
MILLER, E. A. , far., Sec. 6; P. O. Mt. Union
MILLER, Marion, far., Sec. 23; P. O. La Vega
MILLER, M. F., far., S. 20; P. O. La Vega
MILLER, S. P., far., S. 20; P. O. La Vega
MONTGOMERY, W. G., far., Sec. 13; P. O. Roscoe
MORRISON, John, far., Sec. 15; P. O. La Vega
MURPHY, P., far., S. 15; P. O. La Vega
MUSOCK, J. far., S. 30; P. O. La Vega
OBERMANN, John, far., Sec. 30; P. O. La Vega
O'KELL, Frank, far., S. 4; P. O. La Vega
ORCHARD, A. far., S. 29; P. O. La Vega
PACKWOOD, A., far., S. 15; P. O. La Vega

PECKHAM, R. M., farmer, S. 30; La Vega; owns 300 acres; was born in Washington, D. C., in 1812; removed thence to Columbus, Ohio, in 1834; settled on his present farm in 1855. He married, in 1845, Melvina Webb, who died in 1872; has ten children: Emma, Charles, Martha, Ada, Caleb, Hugh, Sarah, Annie, Katie and Richard; lost two children: Rosabel and Lily.

PEEL, S. K., far., S. 4; P. O. La Vega
PETSIMGER, John, far., S. 8; P. O. La Vega
PORTLOCK, W. A., far., S. 21; P. O. La Vega
PRICKET, Elias, far., S. 31; P. O. La Vega
PRIEST, John, far., S. 31; P. O. La Vega
REDFEARN, Isaac, far., kS. 18; P. O. La Vega
REDFEARN, John, far., S. 18; P. O. La Vega
REED, David, far., S. 2; P. O. Linton
RIFFLE, John L., far., S. 27; P. O. La Vega
SCHOMP, P. J., far., S. 29; P. O. La Vega
SELSER, Peter, far., S. 15; P. O. La Vega
SHIELDS, M., far.; S. 25; P. O. Roscoe
SMITH, Fred., far., S. 21; P. O. La Vega
SMITH, F. M., far., S. 26; P. O. Pleasant Grove
SMITH, M. C., far., S. 6; P. O. La Vega
STARKEE, Henry, far., S. 21; P. O. La Vega
STERRETT, D. B., far., S. 4; P. O. La Vega
STERRETT, Wm., far., S. 4; P. O. La Vega
TALBERT, Edwin, farmer, Sec. 14; P. O. Roscoe
TALBERT, L. J., far., S. 33; P. O. La Vega
THOMAS, T. W., far., S. 24; P. O. Roscoe
TIPPIN, J. R., far., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
TUCKER, Abram, far., S. 24; P. O. Pleasant Grove
TUCKER, J. M., farmer, Sec. 29; P. O. La Vega
VEGTIC, John, farmer, Sec. 20; P. O. La Vega
WEINRICH, Chas., farmer, Sec. 27; P. O. La Vega
WILKISON, George, far., S. 26; P. O. La Vega
WELCH, H. B., far., S. 28; P. O. La Vega
WILLARD, W. P., far., S. 21; P. O. La Vega
WILSON, John, far., S. 23; P. O. La Vega
WILLIAMS, T. O., far. S. 13; P. O. Roscoe
WILLIAMS, W. W., far., S. 27; P. O. Pleasant Grove
WILSON, J. R., far., S. 2; P. O. Linton
WILSON, S. E., far., S. 1; P. O. La Vega
WRIGHT, J. B., far., S. 11; P. O. La Vega
WRIGHT, S. R., far., S. 13; P. O. Roscoe
WILSON, A. M., far., S. 11; P. O. Linton
WRIGHT, Wm. L., far., S. 11; P. O. La Vega
YAGER, Henry, far., S. 33; P. O. La Vega
YOHOE, A. S. far., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
YOHOE, J. C. E., far., S. 10; P. O. La Vega
ZION, A., far., S. 26; P. O. Pleasant Grove
ZION, George, mer.; P. O. La Vega