Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa

History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Sharon Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Andersen, Andrew M. P. O. Elkhorn, Iowa, R. 1. O. 120 ac.,sec. 27.(24.) Anderson, Henry C. Wf. Clara; ch. Floyd K. and Lois L. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 35. (8.) Andersen, Kris P. Wf. Johanna; ch. Elmer, Hans, Kris. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 4;O. 40 ac., sec. 9. (25.) Andersen, Martin P. Wf. Karen; ch. Henry, Nis, Ella, Lydia, Esther, Alma, Arthur. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 16; O. 80 ac., sec.9; O. 40 ac., sec. 15. (32.) Andersen, Nels. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 18; O. 40 ac., sec. 7.(40.) Andersen, Nis. Wf. Katie; ch. Selma, Francis. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 9. (27.) Owner, Martin P. Andersen. Andersen, Peter E. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 124.64 ac., sec. 19.(15.) Andersen, Thos. Wf. Petra; ch. Martha, Esther, Francis. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 80 ac., sec. 25. (15.) Axelson, Lawrence. P. O. Exira, R. 2. R. 200 ac.,sec. 35. (40.) Owner, Sofia Axelson. Axelson, Martin. Wf. Sarah; ch. Nora, Orville, Lillian, Lucile, Kermit. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 80 ac., sec. 36. (34.) Axelson, Sofia. Ch. Lawrence, Clara, Emma and Arthur. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 200 ac., sec. 35. (42.) Bjornker, Arne. Wf. Maria. P. O. Elkhorn, R. 1. &gr. 300 ac., sec. 31. (5.) Owner, Hans A. Bladt. Bladt, Hans A. Wf. Caroline; ch. Maria, Anna, Ole, Emma. P. O. Elkhorn,...

1921 Farmers’ Directory of Hamlin Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Aagaard, Geo. Wf. Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 20. (2.5.) Aagaard, Hans.Wf.Inger; ch.Sena, Bertha, Emmert. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 78 ac.. sec. 10; O.37 ac.,  sec. 15. (27.) Albertson, John. Wf. Esther. P. O. Exira. R. 120 ac., sec. 35. (5.) Owner, Jorgen Hansen. Andersen, A. H. Wf. Christena; A. Egidia and Alfred. P. O. Audubon, it. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 18;O. 120 ac., sec. 17. (23.) Andersen, Andy. Wf. Alice. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 272.48 ac., sec. 3. (15.) Owner, E. S. Gorder. Andersen, Chas. Wf. Charlotta; ch.Thamer, David, Margaret, Walter, Herman, Esther, Harold, Iner, Agnes and Augusta. P. O. Exira, R. 5. R. 160 ac., sec. 16. (3.) Owner, E. Dryden. Andersen, Chris N. Wf. Annie; ch. Andrew F. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 19. (32.) Andersen, Hans, Wf. Hannah; A. Egdia, Ben, Theodore, llartha, Hilda and Harold. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 26; O. 30 ac., sec. 23. (34.) Atkinson, Sam. Sister Mary. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1.O. 13 ac., sec. 10.(45.) Burr, H. W. Wf. Glee; ch.Emmert A. and Mary L. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 40 ac., sec. 11; O. 80 ac., sec. 2. (36.) Campbell, F. E. Wf. Mabel; ch. Wm. F. and Louis G. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 240 ac., sec. 13. (20.) Carroll, John D. Wf. Lola; ch. Loraine. P. O. Hamlin, Box 133. R. 160 ac., sec. 11. (2.) Owner....

Biographical Sketch of F. E. Lange

F. E. Lange, farmer, Section 30, P. O. Golden Spring, is a native of Saxony; came to America in 1852; was engaged in cabinet-making and car-building in many of the Eastern States. March 1855, he went to Kansas; thence to St. Joseph, Mo.; in May, 1855, he came to Burt County, and assisted in building the first houses in the county, and was one of six of the first settlers in the county. He owns about a section of land; the spring on his farm was dedicated in the summer of 1857, naming it the Golden Spring. There was a store and other buildings here then, and the intention was to build a town known as Central Bluffs. The first election of officers was in the fall of 1855, when the settlers organized the legislative session. Mr. Lange was elected one of the County Commissioners, and served two terms; he is now serving on his fifth term. He has always been connected with the School Board since its...

Pin It on Pinterest