1921 Farmers’ Directory of Melville Township

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Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.

 

Anderson, L. A. Wf. Mathilda; ch.Emmert and Lucile. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 36. (18.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs.

Andresen, Christ. Wf. Hansena; ch. Mary, Nina, Emil, Estra, Hu1ga and Hannah. P. O. Audubon,R. 3. R. 240 ac., sec. 26. (22.) Owner, H. M. McClanahan.

Andrews, James. Wf. Allie; ch. Lois and Harvey. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 28. (37.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs and Holstein Cattle.

Arts, John N. Wf. Dorothy; ch. Nora L. P. O.Audubon, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 22. (20.)

Beurns, James. Wf. Ida; ch. Minnie, John, Albert, Monroe, Bessie, Labelle, Lottie and McKinley. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 24. (45.) Owner, Annis Weighton.

Black, Benjamin. Wf. Mattie; ch. Wayne, Everett, Lucile and Therm. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 24. (33.)

Blake, J. R. P. O. Guthrie Center. R. 160 ac., sec. 36. (3.) Owner, Almira Blake.

Blohm, F. E. Wf. Ruth. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 120 ac., sec. 32; R. 40 ac., sec. 31. (27.) Owner, E. F. Bilharz.

Brown, A. W. Wf. Lennie; ch. Virginia and Dorothy. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. Store in sec. 13. (15.)

Buckner, C. E. We. Kathrine; ch. George and Lewis. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 9;O. 40 ac., sec. 4. (35.)

Burris, W. M. Wf. Lena. P. O. Audubon, R. 3.R. 80 ac., sec. 14. (25.)

Bylund, Axel. Wf. Vendla; ch. Edna and Vickland.P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 2. (10.) Owner, Elizabeth C. Hinkson.

Campbell, Edward E. Wf. Mamie; ch. George. P.O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 25. (31.)

Campbell, F. A. Wf. Maud; ch. Francis Brooks.P. O. Audubon. R. 80 ac., sec. 13. (46.) Owner, Margaret Campbell.

Campbell, Geo. A. Wf. Sophia; ch. Ed, May, Mary, John, Ella, Frank and Ephraim. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 320 ac., sec. 34; O. 160 ac., sec. 33;O. 80 ac., sec. 29. (37.)

Campbell, John. Wf. Anna; ch. Grace, Blanche, Lola, Hazel, Mable, Berdella and Emmert. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 16; O. 160 ac., sec. 9. (32.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs.

Campbell, R. D.Wf. Gertrude. P. O. Audubon,R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 36. (26.) Owner, Thomas Campbell.

Campbell, Thomas. Wf. Nannie; ch. Harry A., Byron F., Laura K. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 240 ac., sec. 36. (34.) Breeder of Short Horn Cattle and Poland China Hogs.

Campbell, W. J. Wf. Mary; ch. Chas., Calburn, Robert, Clara, Wm., Tressa and Leo. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 14. (37.)

Carlson, Charles.Wf. Christena; ch. Carl, Arvid, Hildur, Albert and Elmer. P. O. Audubon, R. 3.O. 320 ac., sec. 25. (10.)

Carroll, P. H. Wf. Lizzie; ch. Fay, Geston and Harry. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 240 ac., sec. 10; R. 80 ac., sec. 15. (41.) Owner, W. G. Stuart.

Christensen, H. Wf. Anna; ch. Sophia, Alfred, Esther, Lavern, Pearl, Edna and Sidney. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 30 ac., sec. 31. (12.) Owner, Chas. R. Parham.

Clark, A. T. Wf. Katherine. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 8O.35 ac., sec. 31. (31.)

Clark, H. A. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 18; R. 80 ac., sec. 7. (31.) Owner, Cathrine Clark.

Cramer, I. G. Wf. America; ch. Harvey, Jessie, Lillian, Bertha. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 300 no., sec. 35. (11.) Owner, Elizabeth Hinkson.

Cranek, Mike. Wf. Lena; ch. Fred, Lulu, Ella, Grace, Alice, Viola and Paul. P. O. Hamlin, R.1. R. 200 ac., sec. 33. (30.) Owner, H. M. McClenahan.

Darland, Chas. R. Wf. Edith; ch. Ruth, Arlene, Chas. E., Harry F. P. O. Audubon. O. 200 ac., sec. 27. (32.) Owners, Chas. R., Edith, Darland and Amelia Ohm.

Dawson, D. E. Wf. Pearl; ch.Melva. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 3. (28.) Owner, J. W. Dawson.

Ditto Bros. P. O. Audubon. R. 5 ac., sec. 13; R. 160 ac., sec. 14; R. 80 ac., sec. 12. (40.) Owner, Wm. C. M. Ditto.

Ditto, H. O. Wf. Gertrude; ch. Leonard and Helen. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 5 ac., sec. 13. (29.)

Ditto, W. C. M. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 12. (40.)

Duvall, C. E. Wf. Elsie; ch. Ethel, Edwin, Earl and Elnora. P. O. Audubon. R. 80 ac., sec. 6; R. 30 ac., sec. 5. (31.) Owner, Horace Duvall.

Faley, Phil. Wf. Veda; ch. Joe and Phil. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 4; R. 160 ac., sec. 9; R. 80 ac., sec. 10. Owner, M. T. Faley.

Farnham, F. H. Wf. Mary; ch. Leona. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 6. (28.) Owner, Horace Duvall.

Griffith, J. H. Wf. Irene; ch. Myron, Lewis and Dorris. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 30. (30.) Owner, M. C. Griffith.

Griffith, W. H. Wf. Nellie; ch. Harold, Donald, Grace, Elmer and Weaver. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 13. (19.) “East View Farm.” Owner, M. C. Griffith.

Hansen, Andrew. Wf. Mary; ch. Erma. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 16. (28.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs. Owner, Sam’l A. Graham.

Hardy, Elmer. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 15. (40.)

Heiken, Harley. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac.,  sec. 12. (23.) Breeder of Hereford Cattle and Poland China Hogs. Owner, I. E. Heiken.

Heiken, I. E. Wf. Annie; ch. Harley, Marie, Holger, Merril, Clarence, Esther and Mable. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 16; O. 80 ac., sec. 15; O. 80 ac., sec. 17; O. 160 ac., sec. 12. (50.)

Hollenbeck, Earl. Wf. Mae; ch. Jack. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 240 ac., sec. 29. (28.) Owner, P. A. Hollenbeck.

Hollister, W. A. Wf. Mary; ch. Wm. and Mildred. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 16; O. 160 ac., sec. 21. (30.) Breeder of Short Horn Cattle and Poland China Hogs.

Hoyt, Ward L.Wf. Jennie O.; ch. Blanche and Alice. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 160 ac., sec. 20. (41.)

Hoyt, W. F. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 29. (41.)

Hunt, Albert J. Wf. Etta; ch. Donald, Lee and Amy. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 no., sec. 15. (35.)

Jayne, Chas. Wf. Elva; ch. Raymond, Harold, Thelma. P. O. Hamlin. R. 160 ac., sec. 34. (33.) Owner, John F. Eagan.

Jensen, Peter. Wf. Minnie; ch. Mildred, Theo., Edwin, Emmert, Verna, Evelyn, Gordon and Glenn. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 328 ac., sec. 5, and in Sharon Twp., O. 160 ac., sec. 12. (30.) “Bethel Hillside.”

Jensen, Walter M. Wf. Thora; ch. Carla, Hans, Christena, Anna, Alfred, Annie Gladys, Walter and Millard. P. O. Audubon. R. 200 ac., sec. 32. (12.) Owner, W. C. Sheets.

Johnson, Albin J. Wf. Golda; ch.Lavone R. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 180 ac., sec. 13. (4.) Breeder of White Face Cattle. “Larland Hereford Farm.” Owner, J. A. Johnson.

Johnson, Glenn. Wf. June; ch. Bettie. P. O. Audubon. R. 160 ac., sec. 12. (25.) Owner, E. M. Johnson.

Kauffman, J. W. Wf. Grace. P. O. Audubon, R. 2.R. 80 ac., sec. 16; R. 120 ac., sec. 9. (19.)Owner, John Campbell.

Keith, P. J. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 22.

Kerwin, Frank. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac.,sec. 31. (28.) Owner, J. W. Landrum.

Kerwin, W. J. Wf. Elizabeth; ch. Elizabeth, J. V., Mary A. and Edward. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 32; R. 160 ac., sec. 28. (15.) Owner, J. W. McGuire.

Kile, E. A. Wf. Grace; ch. Edith, Howard, Robert and Loraine. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. 24. (34.) Owner, Henry L. Kile.

Klever, Walter A. Wf. Rosalie. P. O. Audubon,R. 2. R. 280 ac., sec. 17; R. 160 ac., sec. 8. (22.) Owner, H. J. Klever.

Klever, Walter and Arthur. P. O. Audubon, R. 2.R. 280 .., sec. 17; R. 160 ac., sec. 8. Owner, H. J. Klever.

Kness, H. W. Wf. Mary; ch. Margaret and Harold. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 7. (3.) Owners, J. A. Preston and H. C. Booton.

Kraft, A. G. Wf. Minnie; ch. Luella and Dale. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 8; O. 40 ac., sec. 9. (24.)

Lafoy, Chas. C. Wf. Nettie; ch.Norene, Fern, Earl and Forrest. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 320 ac., sec. 11; R. 80 ac., sec. 15; R. 160 ac., sec. 2. (40.) Owners, Elizabeth C. Hinkson and Belle Arnold.

Law, G. A. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 14. (43.)

Law, Gibson. Wf. Mary L. P. O. Audubon. R. 200 ac., sec. 20; R. 80 ac., sec. 29; R. 80 ac., sec. 30. (30.) Owner, Thomas Law.

Layland, Chas. Wf. Alice; ch. Evelyn, William, Genevieve, Fay and Lucile. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 20; O. 160 ac., sec. 28. (38.)Breeder of White Face Cattle. “Fair View Farm.”

Leffler, Bird. Wf. Anna; ch. Gladys and Dessa.P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 20O.63 ac., sec. 31. (41.) Breeder of Chester White Hogs.

Loyd, H. M. Wf. Minnie; ch. Blanche, James, John and George. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 26. (35.)

McCoy, C. E. Wf. Ella; ch. Sadie, Margia, Gordon, Fred, Louie, Harlan, Mildred and Lela. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 19; O. 240 ac., sec. 18, and in Leroy Twp., O. 80 ac., sec.13.(36.) Breeder of Short Horn Cattle. Owners, C. E. and Ella McCoy.

McCoy, F. B. Ch. Leo, Dale and Anna. P. O. Audubon, R. 40 ac., sec. 19; R. 120 ac., sec. 20. (29.) Owner, A. Fleming Estate.

McGuire, W. F. Wf. Mable; ch. Frances and John. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 14. (38.)

Mack, C. F. Wf. Rosie; ch. Floyd, Gertrude and Ione. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 5. (32.)

Macumber, C. W. Wf. Laura; ch. Calvin, Glenn, Lester and Lydia. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 80 ac., sec. 16; R. 40 ac., sec. 17. (2.) Owner, F. A. Farquhar.

Miller, F. L. Wf. Flora; ch. Bessie, Nellie, Franklin, Chester. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 196.74 ac., sec. 6, and in Viola Twp., R. 160 ac., sec. 31. (54.) Owner, Benj. F. Miller.

Miller, J. C. Wf. Emma; ch. Golda, Beulah, Egar, Grenville, Reford, Clair and Wilma Fay. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 320 ac., sec. 21. (3.) Owners,L. C. and Frank Bagley and J. M. Graham.

Miller, J. E. Wf. Anna. P. O. Audubon, R. 3.R. 160 ac., sec. 30. (2.) Owners, Joseph and Ellen Fleming.

Miller, M. J. Wf. Effie; ch. Leonard, Raymond, Merrill, Opel and Clair. P. O. Audubon, R. 2.R. 80 ac., sec. 7; R. 80 ac., sec. 6. (17.) Owners, George and Carrie Casson.

Murray, J. J. Wf. Annie; ch. Mary, Wm., James, John, Cathrine and Albert. P. O. Audubon, R. 3.O. 240 ac., sec. 22.(41.)

Myers, W. M. Wf. Sarah; ch. Lewis, Lester, Ralph,Harriett, Floyd and Leo. P. O. Audubon, R. 3.R. 80 ac., sec. 27; R. 160 ac., sec. 28. (32.)Owner, Henry Sunberg.

Nailer, Geo. W. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 17. (42.) Owner, Geo. W. Nailer.

Nailer, J. J. Ch. Harry J. and Hazel. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 119 ac., sec. 17. (42.)

Olson, Chris. Wf. Inger; ch. Carl, Henry, Leo, Ruth, Elie and Paul. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 200 ac., sec. 10. (7.) Owner, Emil Bilharz.

Olsen, Jens. Wf. Laura; ch. Earl. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 33. (2.)

Owen, W. E.Wf. Olive; ch. Ernest, Verna. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 160 ac., sec. (30.) Breeder of Poland China Hogs. Owner,J. H. Priestly.

Petersen, Harry. Wf. Luella. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 21; R. 80 ac., sec. 20 (3.) Owners, Christen Petersen and J. M. Fullerton.

Petersen, Lawrence. Wf. Clara; ch. Merlin, Jessie, Leonard and Evans. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 160 ac., sec. 32.

Possehn, A. G. Wf. Nettie; ch. Lewis, Harley, Olive, Gladys, Andrea, Earl, Albert and Floyd. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 185 ac., sec. 34. (20.) Owner, Geo. A. Campbell.

Randolph, J. B. Wf. Augusta; ch. Ethel, Ollivene, Fred, Wm., Ellsworth. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 120 ac., sec. 2. (40.) Owner, Priscilla Randolph.

Rasmussen, Fred. Wf. Edna; ch. Wm., Ethel, Wayne, Anna, Francis. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 12. (20.) Owner, A. Ruddy Estate.

Rinehart, Will. Wf. Mable; ch. Gertrude, Golda, Grace, Ruby. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 180 no., sec. 2. (21.) Owner, Henry Schreiber.

Root, C. A. Wf. Nellie; ch. Merritt and Ivan. P.O. Audubon. R. 160 ac., sec. 24; R. 101 ac., sec. 23. (51.) Owner, Bell J. Arnold.

Root, C. A. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 12. (3.)

Ruhs, John. Information refused.

Schreiber, H. E. Wf. Winnifred. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 160 ac., sec. 3; R. 180 ac.,  sec. 2. (6.) Owner, Henry Schreiber.

Schultz, Geo. Wf. Lena; ch. Regina, Wanda and Margery. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 90 ac., sec. 2; R. 80 ac., sec. 10. (31.) Owners, Elizabeth C. Hinkson and Belle J. Arnold.

Schwab, John. Wf. Genevieve; ch. Leon and Allewene. P. O. Audubon. R. 90 ac., sec. 2. (24.) Owner, Ruth Beem.

Seastrom, Rudolph. Wf. Elizabeth; ch.Hilmer, Wilma and Wayne. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 320 ac., sec. 11 (8.) Owners, Elizabeth C. Hinkson and Belle J. Arnold.

Sorensen, James D. Wf. Ethel. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 29. (23.) Breeder of Rhode Island Red Chickens. Owner, Mrs. James Goodwill.

Stanley, H. O. Wf. Roselle; ch. Thelma, Ruth, Norma, Jack, Maria. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. R. 200 ac., sec. 22; R. 120 ac., sec. 27. (33.) Owners, Nora and May Hunt and James Hunt.

Steffenson, John. Wf. Hattie; ch. Jim and Esther.P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 120 ac., sec. 4. (15.)

Strandberg, J. E. Wf. Celia; ch. Ruth. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 2. R. 480 ac., sec. 1. (4.) Owners, Elizabeth C. Hinkson and Belle J. Arnold.

Sunburg, F. C. Wf. Minnie; ch. May, Carl, Mildred and Lorene. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 30 ac., sec. 33. (33.)

Taggart, G. B. Wf. Laura R.; ch. Lillis, Wilma, Edna, Kenneth, Bernice, Carol and Wanda. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac.,  sec. 24. (21.) Breeder of Duroc Jersey Hogs. “Spruce Lawn Farm.”

Thomas, E. B. Wf. Minnie; ch. Francis, Elbert and Homer. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 19O.05 ac., sec. 5; O. 49.56 ac., sec. 4; R. 80 ac., sec. 4. (11.) Breeder of Short Horn Cattle. Owners, J. H. and Sarah Maharg and Minnie B. Thomas.

Tullman, J. M. Wf. Mary; ch. Mary E. P. O.Audubon, R. 3. O. 120 ac., sec. 33. (39.)

Tullman, Wm. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 160 ac., sec. 27. (40.)

Twist, John. Wf. Emma. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 320 ac., sec. 19. (40.)

Vonheeder, C. E. Wf. Minnie; ch. Raymond, Byron, Elnora, Chas., Ruby, Wilma and Vernon. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 120 ac., sec. 8; R. 164.73 ac.,  sec. 7. (12.) Owners, H. F. Hagedorn and McCarthy Estate.

Winther, Jens C. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 240 ac., sec. 8; O. 160 ac., sec. 9. (22.)

Zaiger, Herman. Wf. Ruth; ch. Dorothy, Clara, Paul and Emmert. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. O. 82.47 ac., sec. 6. (29.)

1921 Farm Map of Melville Township, Audubon County, Iowa
1921 Farm Map of Melville Township, Audubon County, Iowa


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