Ida County Iowa Genealogy

The following pages represent a collection of genealogy data for Ida County Iowa. The sources used to compile this data were many and are listed at the bottom of this page for the researchers reference. 1884 Iowa Farmers Directory Battle Township Blane Township Corwin Township Douglas Township Galva Township Garfield Township Grant Township Griggs Township



John Wesley Somers

John Wesley Somers, one of Ida Grove’s oldest and distinguished residents, died Saturday morning, August 2, 1919, at the age of 84 years, 8 months, and 15 days. The funeral was held at the late home Monday, in charge of Rev. John T. Pierce. The interment was at the Ida Grove Cemetery. The pall bearers



Philo Orlando VanWagoner

Philo O. VanWagner passed away on August 4, 1919 at Ida Grove, Iowa. His affliction was pronounced muscular paralysis. Philo was born on November 17, 1849 at Oxford, Michigan, and was in his 70th year. He attended school at the Oxford Academy. At the age of twelve, he moved with his parents to the country.



History of Mathew Gray Post – Grand Army of the Republic

This was organized in the fall of 1881 with 27 charter members. The final membership reached 127. It lasted until the last member, James Deal, died in 1930. The post was given its name in honor of Matthew Gray, a highly respected soldier who had died just before the organization. For many years, the Mathew



Rural Teachers Maple Township, Ida County, Iowa, 1906-1956

1906-07 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1 Neva Houk #2 J. C. Phares (fall) #2 Vida Miller (Spring) #3 Genevieve Jones #3 Carrie M. Dall (2 terms) #4 Ada Carlson #5 Emily Churchil #6 Hattie Reeburgh (fall) #6 Lulu Riedesel (spring) #7 Maurice Leonard #8 Cassie Taylor



Rural Teachers Logan Township, Ida County, Iowa, 1912-1915

Fall 1912 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1. Frances Miller #2. Julia Cosgriff #3. A. Zoa McGuire #4. Birdie Smith #5. Effie Perkins #6. Ida Curry #7. Margaret Whalen (Woolridge) #8. Grace Terhune #9. Lida Crane (Parker)



Rural Teachers Hayes Township, Ida County, Iowa, 1913-1923

Fall 1913 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1. Carrie Andrews #2. Hannah Nelson #3. Frances Shearer #4. Grace Preston #5. Bessie Keith #7. Minnie Conquist #8. Elvira Larson #9. Elizabeth Carter Winter 1913-1914 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1. Carrie Andrews #2. Hannah



Rural Teachers Griggs Township, Ida County, Iowa, 1913-1923

Fall 1913 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1. Edna Thode #2. Harriett Knuth #4. Helen B. Herbst #5. Viola Giese #6. Ada W. Gilmour



Rural Teachers Grant Township, Ida County, Iowa, 1913-1923

Fall 1913 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1. Hazel Stephan #2. Lulu E. Wheeler #3. Hazel Manson #4. Merle Wheeler #5. Ruth Wheeler #6. Rose Kieffer #7. Alma Bubke #8. Tracy Schrepper Winter 1913-1914 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #2. Lida Crane #4.



Rural Teachers Garfield Township, Ida County, Iowa, 1913-1923

Fall 1913 The following data is extracted from Ida County, Iowa, Rural Teachers. #1. Ruth Cubbage #2. Margaret Carter #3. Alice Hoyt #4. Lucy Desmond #5. Mae Hutchins #7. Eva Plank #8. Eva M. Lacy #9. Kathryn Lacy



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