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Elwood Lodge #167 AF & AM
Contributed by Dave Wade

NOTE:  When looking for an individual you should look at both lists as some
names appear on both and each contains different types of information.


Members Before 1920
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Area Masons 1886-1887
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Members Before 1920
NAME DATE-PLACE
OF BIRTH
OCCUPATION,
ETC.
DATE-PLACE
OF DEATH
Adams, A. Carley Marathon, NY, Oct 16, 1857 farmer  
Aldrich, Wilford E. Feb 18th, 1862 county treasurer  
Amiot, George, Fall River, MA, September 9th, 1877 dentist  
Anderson, Joseph Chicago, IL, Dec 17th, 1873 engineer March 25th, 1942
Anderzen, James A. College Springs, IA, 1869 dry goods  
Aversaul, John M. Petersburg, IL, Sept 16, 1861 laborer Jan 28th, 1893
Baker, Bennie J. May 12, 1870 farmer  
Benton, David A. in LaPorte, IN, 1855 salesman  
Benton, Henry H. Dearborn Co. IN., May 1823 farmer June 7, 1900
Bevelheimer, Edward F. Jan 12, 1843 farmer, transferred from Oxford, MO.  
Bowdin, S. J. Ainsworth, IA, Nov 30, 1843 hotel keeper  
Boynton, Charles P. Hinesburg, VT., Mr. 29, 1853 hardware business  
Bozarth, Oscar E. Eddyville, IL, on Feb. 12, 1868 attorney  
Brooks, George W.   transferred from Noble, IL.  
Burt, George Saline Co., Ne., Sept 24, 1877 grain buyer  
Burt, Jacob E. Peru, IL, Aug 24, 1873 section foreman [railroad]  
Bushill, Edward Bonaparte, IA, on Feb 9, 1876 physician  
Buss, Elmer Myron Bradford, PA on May 6, 1884 clerk Died Oct 28, 1909 in ID
Campbell, William   farmer  
Carbaugh, Douglas Quincy, IL, Oct 4, 1858 farmer  
Carter, George MI, Dec 14, 1865 farmer  
Casebolt, Malcolm Stratford, IA, Dec 16, 1876 farmer  
Chambers, Burton L. IN on August 21, 1855   Died June 7, 1907
Chambers, Burton R. near Arapahoe, NE, Sept 1, 1877 farmer & [grain] elevator man  
Chambers, Jonas E. Delphi, IN, Jan 18, 1848 farmer  
Chambers, William Pittsburg, IN, May 25, 1849 farmer Nov 15, 1910
Champe, Owen E. Versailles, IL, Mar 25, 1868 merchant  
Chase, Frank E. Kalamazoo, MI, Oct 9, 1868 lumberman  
Clark, George A. Central City, NE, Sept 10, 1879 doctor  
Clayton, Jacob S. Dec 19, 1862 farmer; transferred from Macedonia, IA  
Coate, Charles T. Pleasant Hill, OH, July 8, 1870 farmer  
Coate, Luther E. Miami Co., OH, June 18, 1874 plumber  
Cochran, Grant M. Lexington, IL, June 15, 1858 carpenter  
Corbin, Fred A. July 5, 1871 station agent [railroad];
transferred from Kenesaw, NE
 
Corder, Robert D. Lyonsville, IA, Ap 27, 1864 farmer  
Corey, Amos J. Hinesburg, VT, Dec 6, 1873 lumber merchant  
Courtright, James H. Dixon, IL, July 30, 1861 farmer  
Cox, John W.      
Dobbin, Ward F. Sandwich, IL, July 26, 1862 bank cashier  
Dow, Andrew Hinesburg, VT, Oct 5, 1865 salesman  
Dow, Frank Hinesburg, VT, Autust 12, 1867 merchant  
Easton, Robert H. Grafton, NE, July 8, 1879 physician and surgeon  
Elliott, James W.   petition filed On Feb 6, 1892  
Evans, Albert D. age 32 on June 25, 1887 postmaster  
Fickle, Benjamin O., b. in Galanton, IN, June 29, 1872 farmer  
Forrest, John W. Pemberville, OH farmer  
Frickey, Christian C. Ceualton, IN, 1855 liveryman Feb 20, 1906
Gano, Daniel, B. Paris, IL, Sept 1, 1861 real estate and stock dealer  
Goodman, William, Ashland County, OH, Feb. 7, 1834 miller  
Green, Lewis A. Barabor, WI, in 1866 druggist  
Groshart, William E. Lazette, KS, on Nov 6, 1877 farmer  
Grunden, Ernest T. Elmwood, NE, Oct 4, 1880 lawyer  
Gustin, Thomas G. Indianopolis, IN, Aug 27, 1856 harness maker  
Halker, Carl, Racine, WI, Sept 13, 1871 farmer  
Hanson, William E. Jeasup, IA, 1867 farmer  
Hare, Henry M. England, 1860 abstracter and attorney  
Harris, William H. Steel City, NE, Feb 24, 1878 section foreman [railroad]  
Hartman, Theodore J. Grandville, IL, Jan 1, 1876 well maker Aug 4, 1944
Hatcher, James S. Cog Hill, TN in 1863 lumberman  
Haworth, James C. Kenton, IN, July 11, 1867 farmer Mar 28, 1962
Hess, Reuben, N. Grantville, PA, 1862 physician died in 1896
Hill, Albert R. Morrisonvill, IL, Nov 25, 1872 farmer  
Horn, Alfred W. Jefferson, OH, Sept 29, 1867 farmer  
Horn, Jacob Loudenville, OH, 1839 farmer June 21, 1908
Hunt, Edward M., June 5, 1823 retired sailor, transferred
from Port Clinton, OH
March 1, 1901
Hunter, Edgar D. Brown Co., IL, April 21, 1850 liveryman  
Hunter, Edgar D. Brown Co., IL, April 21, 1850 merchant  
Jay, Isaac   petitioned on Aug 11, 1889  
Jeffery, W. Earl McDonocegh Co., 1870 merchant  
Jeffery, Winslow E. Malcolm, IL, on Aug 4, 1869 druggist  
Johnson, Henry H. July 26, 1840 farmer, transferred from
Sylvan Lodge, 41, NY
Oct 10, 1901
Kennedy, John M. Chicago, IL, 1860 farmer  
Koehler, Bowne, S. Blue Hill, NE, May 19, 1887 bank cashier  
Lamson [or Lawson], Richard D.   petitioned June 25, 1887  
Larr, David W. Jasonville, IN, 1859 section foreman [railroad]  
Lash, Ambrose C. Sigourney, IA, Dec 4, 1862 drayman  
Laughlin, Thomas B. July 10, 1845 farmer, transferred from Arapahoe  
Laurent, Ciril J. France in 1842 farmer and merchant,  transferred from Arapahoe Lodge April 21, 1917
Laurent, Frederick A. Macadonia, IA, Jan 25, 1879 merchant  
Lawrence, James J. Jan 26, 1832 farmer, transferred from
North Judson Lodge #438 in IN
Nov 15, 1908
Lawson, Jacob Oct 5, 1818 farmer, transferred from Blue
Valley #64, Wilbur, NE
 
Lee, Furman D.   transferred from Interceau
Lodge #152, Lacona, IA
 
Lee, Orilla D. Lacona, IA on March 7, 1870 printer  
Leek, Elmer F. Armuuch (?), NY, Sept 11, 1861 liveryman  
Lervig, Ed Bergn, Norway, Feb 14, 1864 farmer  
Lux, Mathias Trur (Treer) , Germany, Dec 23, 1849 farmer  
Lydiatt, Laban, Sibford, Oxfordshire, England, April 2, 1856 butcher  
Mahan, William Salem, NY,Jan 8, 1861 farmer  
Manspeaker, Eli Everett, PA, 1852 poultry business  
McGavack, Henry C. Mount Pleasant, IA, Feb 16, 1873 well borer  
Metcalf, Edward Perioa, IL, April 1, 1852 blacksmith  
Middleton, Oral C.   from Thistle Lodge, #61 NE Feb 14, 1909
Murray, Robert Burns Elwood, NE on Sept 7, 1889 agriculturist  
Nott, William T. Wayland, IA, Oct 22, 1866 county clerk  
Oharra, Thomas L. Linvill, IA, Aug 19, 1870 butcher  
Pace, Jerome G. Tuckhannock, PA, 1867 physician and surgeon  
Patrick, Charles F. Hinsburgh, VT, April 2, 1884 post office clerk  
Patrick, William R. Jan 19, 1853 transferred from Patriot Lodge,
33, Hinsburgh, VT, merchant
 
Pedley, William H. Feb 8, 1841 transferred from Surprise
Lodge 396 in Murry , IA, farmer
 
Perry, Francis W. Feb 8, 1857 transferred from Patriot Lodge, 33
in Hinsburgh, VT, banker
 
Pettit, Aubrey S. Zanursville, IA, Sep 2, 1876 real estate agent  
Pierce, John C. Starksbourgh, VT Petitioned Sept 15, 1888,
merchant
 
Post, Joseph C., ca 1888 [?]      
Powell, Archur W. Rock Island, IL, 1854 farmer  
Ramels, William Shingletown, PA farmer  
Rasmussen, Marius T.K. Grenaa(?) Denmark, May 29, 1866 blacksmith Nov 12, 1938, Rochester, MN hospital
Reynold, Thomas G. Knox Co, OH, Mar 25, 1849 joined Lodge in Colfax,
IL in 1882, farmer
April 28, 1937
Rice, George C. Champagne, IL, 1865 farmer  
Ridnour, H. Verne Trenton, NE July 20, 1889 merchant  
Roberts, William J. Osceola, IA, Dec 2, 1861 farmer  
Robertson, Milo Scrogginsville, OH, Feb 16, 1840   Oct 1914
Rose, Augustus R. Richwood, OH, Dec 15, 1857 county treasurer  
Ross, John W. Locust Point, OH, April 26, 1859 farmer  
Searl, Albert W. Scioto, Co., OH, 1854 deputy county clerk June 27, 1914
Schwerdefeger, Albert F. Lowvill, NY, Feb 20, 1874 farmer  
Shappell, Ruffic I. Des Moines, IA, July 3, 1879 real estate and Insurance  
Shields, Monte Lucas, IA on April 20, 1881 printer  
Sickles, Frank, P. July 12, 1854 farmer, transferred from Gardner
lodge 573, Gardner, IL
 
Smith, Charlie. Red Oak, IA, Dec 8, 1868 wind mill and pump man  
Smith, Charles F. Charles City, IA, July 2, 1867 publisher Nov 27, 1916
Smith, John F. Iowa City, IA, Mar 28, 1858 farmer  
Smith Walker Cherry Tree, Cambria co., PA, on Apr 7, 1856 county clerk  
Staedelin, Eugene Maquakta, IA, Nov 2, 1869 farmer  
Stevens, George P. Apr 28, 1840 farmer, transferred from Bentons
Port Lodge 47, IA
May 9, 1893
Stevenson, Oliver Stark County, IL, on August 15, 1871 farmer  
Stewart, James A., ca 1887 [?]      
Stewart, John O. Salisbury, PA in 1863 attorney  
Stout, Zebedee M. Clinton county, PA in January 1, 1844 farmer May 12, 1912
Strickler, John W. Mar 18, 1844 farmer transferred from Waco Lodge 80
Thomas, Cam Fountain City, IN on March 13, 1823 farmer Dec 2, 1901
Thomas, John W. Victoria, IL, Sept 15, 1863 editor  
Thomas, Luther B. Sept 15, 1843 farmer, transferred from Unity Lodge
212, Woodbine, IA ca 1867
 
Thomas, Samuel C. Salem, IA, 1846 farmer  
Tilden, Walter L. Woodhull, Henry co., IL, July 19, 1870 assistant cashier Aug 17, 1943
Tracy, Jay W. Marshall, WI, July 20, 1862 sheriff  
Trobee, John, L., b. , merchant, died Nov 5, 1907 Morgan Co., OH, Oct 7, 1841  
Trobee, Lynn Elwood, NE, Nov 2, 1887 salesman  
Uhl, Henry, ca 1887 [?]      
Umberger, William M. Lisburn Cumberland Co., PA, 1855 farmer Dec 15, 1951
Usher, Fred E. Wayne, Lafayette Co., WI, 1860 farmer and stockraiser  
Wagner, George M. Lanark, IL, Aug 31, 1880 merchant  
White, Alford M. Milford, Nova Scotia, Canada, July 16, 1862 attorney  
White, Francis S. Sciota Co., OH, Mar 8, 1867 minister of the gospel  
Willard, Hiram A. Niles, MI on Oct 13, 1834 county clerk  
Williams, Benjamin M. Cape Girardeau, MO on April 4, 1872 lumberman  
Wilson, George Werter Hebron, OH, in 1844 blacksmith  
Woods, Burton E. Veroqua, WI, on Oct 14, 1866 merchant  
Yeoman, Charles A. Rensselaer, IN, May 3, 1867 teacher Jan 3, 1938
Yeoman, J. Victor Vinton, IA, Aug 12, 1873 druggist  
Yeoman, Steven B. Rensselaer, IN, Oct 4, 1845 County supt. Of public instruction June 24, 1924


Gosper Area Masons 1886-1887
NAME DATE TRANSFERED FROM
Benton, Henry H. Sept 24, 1887  
Boynton, Chas. P. June 25, 1887  
Chambers, B.L. Oct 21, 1886  
Copper, J.M. ??? Sept 24, 1887 Spickardville Lodge #524, Spickardville, MO
Cox, J.W. Oct 21, 1886  
Durnell, C.C. July 9, 1887 Inter Ocean Lodge #119, Lacona, Iowa
Evans, Albert D. June 25, 1887  
Frickey, Christ Aug 13, 1887  
Gustin, Thomas G. July 23, 1887  
Hanlin, J.P. June 25, 1887 Bainbridge # 196, Ohio
Hansen, W. Sept 24, 1887 Thistle Lodge #61, Plum Creek, Neb
Hunter, Edgar D. Aug 13, 1887  
Johnson, H.H. Oct 22, 1887 Goss Bay, N.Y.#41
Lamson, Richard D. June 25, 1887  
Laughlin, T. B. July 23, 1887 Arapahoe Lodge [Furnas County, NE] #109
Lee, F.D. Oct 21, 1886  
Pollard, E.F. July 23, 1887 Ontario, N.Y., #376
Post, J.C. June 25, 1887 Lebanon No. 58, Columbus, Nebraska
Reynolds, T.B. June 25, 1887  
Robertson, Milo Oct 21, 1886  
Ross, A. R. Aug 13, 1887  
Ross, A. R. July 9, 1887  
Searl, Albert W. July 23, 1887  
Stewart, J.A. Oct 21, 1886  
Trobu, F.M. Sept 30, 1887 Harlan Lodge #116, Alma, Ne
Trobu, John L. June 25, 1887  
Uhl, Henry June 25, 1887  
Willard, Hiram A. June 25, 1887  
Zigler, C. Oct 21, 1886  

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