1887 Greene County Iowa
Biographical Sketches


The "Biographical Sketches of Greene County Iowa" is reprinted from "Biographical and Historical Record of Greene and Carroll Counties, Iowa", published 1887. It contains over 400 early Greene County pioneers, with surname index, soft bound, $20, plus $3 postage. Library rate is $11, plus $3 postage. [NOTE: A Purchase Order form from your library MUST accompany orders for this special rate!] Order your copy now by sending check or money order, payable to the Greene County Genealogical Society and mail to P O Box 133, Jefferson IA 50129- 0133. Include your complete name and address.

Names which have biographical sketches in the "Biographical Sketches of Greene County Iowa" (reprinted from the 1887 book) are listed below.

Linked to each name is a brief bio. If you would like a photo copy of the biographical sketch of an ancestor, please send a small donation and SASE to the society address above.


Name Page
Adams, W. H. 254
Addy, J. A. 360
Addy, W. L. 358
Adkins, H. H. 314
Albert, J. H. 443
Allan, William 439
Allen, Mrs. R. A. 433
Allen, Rensselaer 396
Allison, Alfred 258
Allstott, John G. 442
Ames, W. E. 392
Anderson, B. F. 323
Anderson, D. B 313
Anderson, D. P. 370
Anderson, J. W. 288
Anderson, S. B. 399
Andrew, George 426
Arch, J. D. 450
Armstrong, T. J. 297
Atchinson, George 352
Babb, V. S. 362
Barker, A. B. 333
Barnes, I. M. 315
Barth, W. C. 350
Bassett, C. H. 347
Beaty, J. F. 452
Beebe, Henry 418
Berrien, E. B. 447
Berry, J. E. 266
Bish, John 374
Bistline, W. H. 378
Blake, H. M. 338
Blanshan, D. E. 356
Bofink, Charles 279
Boggs, L. W. 407
Bolin, Benjamin 428
Bontz, J. P. 321
Boyden, John 395
Bradley, J. F. M. 450
Bradshaw, Frank 344
Breiner, P. B. 403
Bucher, Henry 375
Buchmiller, E. S. 454
Burk, Archibald 366
Burk, Joshua 248
Burk, Leroy 259
Burke, James 336
Burkholder, C. K. 451
Cain, Abram 235
Cain, Edward 274
Cain, Robert 234
Carey, A. H. 406
Carlton, E. O. 295
Carter, E. H. 312
Carter, J. C. 377
Cass, F. D. 268
Childs, H. L. 438
Church, Z. A. 301
Churdan, Joseph 294
Clark, E. C. 232
Cleveland, C. L. 316
Clipperton, William 413
Clopton, Isaac 286
Cochran, Joseph 305
Conant, David 311
Connell, Robert 343
Coombs, Joseph 436
Cooper, F. P. 304
Copeland, John 445
Councilman, S. J. 308
Cowan, J. T. 352
Crabb, James 372
Crandall, L. B. 319
Crow, W. M. 316
Crowder, W. G. 331
Culley, J. M. 271
Curran, J. F. 440
Davenport, John 401
Dawson, J. H. 448
Day, G. W. 335
Derry, J. J. 311
Dickinson, H. W. 265
Dickinson, William 302
Dillavou, G. C. 247
Dillavou, James 251
Dinan, John 249
Dodge, C. M. 303
Dunterman, William 292
Dwinnell, H. A. 370
Eagleson, G. G. 250
Eason, Robert 279
Edinborough, C. J. 408
Edwards, Daniel 428
Ellison, Samuel 409
Elmore, W. A. 391
Embree, Daniel 320
Enfield, Charles 396
English, C. A. 305
English, J. R. 385
Ferguson, F. M. 341
Ferguson, W. M. 383
Ferrin, Zebulon 253
Fey, A. H. 231
Fitz, J. W. 284
Fitzpatrick, J. J. 426
Fitzpatrick, P. M. 292
Fleck, G. W. 410
Forbes, E. P. 347
Forbes, J. M. 373
Forbes, J. R. 437
Ford, I. W. 340
Foy, E. W. 372
Franklin, F. M. 324
Franklin, W. A. 281
Franklin, W. L. 294
Free, F. A. 354
Free, Samuel 348
Free, S. Q. 361
French, E. K. 363
French, E. P. 257
French, G. Y. 411
Freund, Leo 334
Frymier, I. W. 356
Gallup, J. N. 282
Garland, J. B. 277
Garrett, W. R. 435
Gaylord, E. W. 456
Gibson, Robert 361
Gilliland, A. H. 281
Gilliland, G. M. 242
Gilroy, G. W. 235
Goodrich, Calvin 260
Goodrich, Washington 298
Goodwin, Robert 338
Graham, H. W. 314
Gray, A. J. 393
Gray, John 423
Greene, W. R. 359
Greif, J. C. 451
Groves, W. R. 325
Gulick, J. P. 331
Haight, D. B. 427
Hall, J. B. 326
Ham, H. M. 310
Ham, Kingman 313
Hanks, George 300
Hanson, Robert 417
Hanson, G. F. 306
Harding, E. 278
Harmon, Franklin 441
Harmon, Lafayette 441
Harmon, O. L. 353
Harris, A. C. 347
Hatfield, G. B. 413
Haun, J. C. 349
Head, A. M. 383
Heater, Jacob 430
Heath, H. B. 299
Heisel, John 408
Henderson, H. L. 419
Henderson, J. A. 293
Herron, S. W. 444
Higgins, James 358
Hillman, G. C. 302
Hoshaw, J. M. 247
Howard, I. D. 234
Howard, R. L. 433
Huffman, G. A. 328
Hughes, Frances 257
Hughes, F. J. 256
Hunt, J. L. 253
Hutchinson, Jonathan 333
Inbody, John 416
Infield, Henry 258
Jackson, C. H. 238
Jackson, G. W. 249
Jaques, N. D. 240
Jaques, Thomas 377
Jay, Samuel 440
Jeffries, C. L. 323
Jenks, Rev. S. E. 257
Jewett, W. F. 452
John, D. B. 357
John, J. B. 300
Johnson, Amos 230
Johnson, D. E. 445
Johnson, Emmerson 243
Johnson, Ephraim 285
Johnson, I. H. 268
Johnson, Jesse 317
Johnson, J. B. 422
Johnson, J. F. 238
Johnson, Joseph 350
Johnson, S. W. 272
Jones, E. W. 237
Jones, H. J. 425
Jones, Josiah 425
Keller, A. D. 437
Kelley, Charles 343
Kellogg, H. W. 276
Kendall, G. B. 408
Kettell, Henry 421
Kinsey, U. B. 244
Kinsman, J. C. 431
Kious, M. W. 233
Knowles, A. 454
Koenig, Augustus 424
Krause, A. F. 267
Krause, C. W. 406
Kuder, G. W. 275
Lawrence, G. G. 244
Lee, William 242
Libis, Francis 404
Lilley, D. M. 337
Linn, J. J. 411
Linn, Mason 239
Linn, W. S. 419
Livermore, H. N. 327
Livingston, W. B. 373
Lloyd, E. L. 409
Long, Charles 417
Lovejoy, J. C. 323
Lowery, O. W. 353
Lowry, R. A. 318
Luccock, Rev. G. N. 445
Lunnon, George 432
Lyon, J. L. 348
Lyons, Theodore 405
Mack, A. J. 364
Mack, Willard 271
Manning, Rev. Joseph 332
Mantz, P. C. 405
Marker, Emanuel 339
Marquart, August 409
Martin, S. S. 289
Martin, T. B. 287
Martin, T. W. 442
Mathews, J. R. 303
Matteson, I. J. 432
Maynard, S. C. 412
McAllister, W. A. 309
McCarthy, John 245
McCrory, W. L. 439
McCulley, G. B. 307
McDonald, William 357
McDuffie, M. B. 265
McKay, John 342
McNaught, W. A. J. 355
Mecum, C. B. 367
Merrill, Mrs. E. H. 443
Metzger, C. C. 328
Meyer, Philip 346
Miller, R. W. 319
Millett, T. A. 260
Mish, J. J. 397
Moore, R. C. 402
Morden, R. P. 274
Morris, D. J. 449
Moss, J. E. 390
Muir, Robert Jr. 399
Munn, G. W. 308
Myers, H. R. 412
Neal, A. M. 365
Neary, R. W. 267
Nelson, Swan 309
Noyes, N. G. 346
Nugent, John 443
O,Connor, John 415
Odell, G. M. 444
Olds, J. K. 315
Olive, Richard 289
Osborn, B. F. 454
Osborne, John 270
Oxley, E. T. 425
Park, C. B. 379
Park, O. W. 429
Park, W. R. 403
Parker, James 326
Parmenter, F. H. 385
Paul, W. S. 255
Perkins, W. H. 322
Perkins, W. H. 434
Peterson, Martin 236
Pettit, J. E. 388
Phelps, E. P. 419
Pierce, W. H. 414
Potter, Harvey 241
Quayle, John 455
Quirk, Rev. M. J. 434
Raver, A. F. 240
Ray, J. W. 392
Reece, T. B. 286
Reeder, J. M. 418
Reese, G. W. 349
Remick, L. B. 371
Renner, William 332
Renner, W. H. 335
Reynolds, Patrick 420
Reynolds, Terrence 359
Rhoads, J. M. 251
Rhoad, Samuel 334
Rice, Columbus 368
Rice, F. T. 422
Rice, John 441
Richardson, Matthew 351
Richardson, M. H. 252
Ridle, J. H. 237
Riley, E. H. 343
Rinehart, Elhanan 290
Ritchie, L. I. 307
Rittgers, H. C. 456
Rittgers, S. R. 400
Robbins, F. E. 239
Roberts, Eli 397
Roberts, Roland 337
Roberts, Thomas 404
Roberts, Rev. William 272
Robinson, George 259
Robinson, I. E. 447
Robinson, Jonathan 304
Roby, W. G. 424
Rogers, H. D. 233
Root, D. P. 420
Rosa, Francis 284
Rowles, J. A. 285
Russell, Caleb 327
Russell, J. J. 389
Russell, N. F. 293
Rutter, S. S. 453
Sanders, James 427
Sayers, M. C. 270
Schermerhorn, W. S. 255
Seaman, R. G. 363
Seaman, W. P. 378
Semmons, W. J. 310
Shannon, A. F. 273
Shaw, Joel 320
Shearman, William 380
Sherman, J. M. 416
Shipman, Horace 453
Shreve, James 291
Smith, Aaron 386
Smith, J. W. 246
Smith, P. A. 429
Smittle, Anton 453
Smittle, J. A. 397
States, G. W. 422
Steele, J. M. 269
Stevens, W. R. 317
Stevens, William 301
Stewart, Mrs. L. J. 360
Stillman, E. B. 393
Stilson, Rev. Lyman 381
Stockwell, Levi 341
Stream, P. C. 414
Stream, W. C. 386
Stream, Wilson 388
Stroud, William 400
Suydam, C. H. 280
Swartzendruver, John H. 435
Tallman, J. H. 325
Taylor, S. M. 364
Terrill, T. M. 369
Thomas, J. R. 402
Thomas, L. B. 391
Thompson, C. W. 438
Thompson, G. W. 430
Thompson, L. S. 392
Thompson, W. A. 276
Thornton, James 369
Toliver, Isom 229
Towers, James 344
Turrill, H. A. 414
Vader, I. N. 398
Vader, J. W. 283
Vance, T. W. 446
Vest, W. H. 438
Walrad, Horace 321
Walton, Charles 250
Ward, E. S. 395
Warner, S. E. 322
Watson, George 398
Way, C. W. 283
Weatherson, G. A. 366
Weatherson, J. H. 282
Wells, A. C. 369
Wessling, Daniel 336
West, B. F. 306
Westervelt, M. B. 243
Wherry, J. P. 291
White, O. J. 263
Whiteside, Samuel 266
Wiant, G. W. 365
Wiggins, S. W. 349
Wight, Marion 266
Wilkinson, John 384
Will, Christian 385
Williams, J. D. 303
Williams, M. 345
Williamson, J. B. 341
Williamson, J. J. 421
Wilson, John 348
Wilson, S. E. 374
Wilson, William 431
Winkelman, Benjamin 375
Wood, Robert 256
Woods, B. G. 337
Woods, C. A. 245
Wright, Ervin 371
Wright, G. W. 394
Yates, William 345
Young, F. W. 456
Youngman, H. A. 449
Zavitz, W. D. 280
Zeitler, Hillburn 277
Zeller, A. 324
Zeller, James 298
Zellhoefer, Rev. George 322
Zellhoefer, W. F. 320
Zimmerman, Stephen 370

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