Collection: Harrison County Iowa Genealogy

Harrison County Iowa Genealogy

The following information has been compiled on Harrison County Iowa genelaogy from a variety of sources. Judy White, one of the team here at AccessGenealogy grew up in Harrison County and her Wallis family descends from that area since their immigration from England to America in the 1800’s. These are records that she compiled.

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1897-1961 Mondamin Iowa High School Alumni

Pictures for most of the graduating classes of Mondamin High School can be found in the Mondamin Public Library. Graduating classes from 1897 to 1961 are included here. In 1962 due to reorganization the Mondamin, Modale, Pisgah and Little Sioux schools became West Harrison Community School District. Some of the female names have their married name. Use the find feature of your browser to search this page. Class of 1897 Evelyn Adams-Faylor Mary Barett-Smith Lizzie Brawley-Hyde Myrtle Stamper-Earlywine Maude Weldon-Spurlin Class of 1899 Feren Green Ethel Noyes-Garrison Class of 1902 Lottie Burcham-Goodman Lillian McKean-Jensen Helen Morrow-Toben Class of 1903 Mable Mickey-Watts Joseph Morrow Teresa Morrow-Finley Inez Noyes-Vipond Carrie smith-Johnson Lela Stines-Vandecar Bertha Sullivan-Muscleman Class of 1905 Lee Lewis Rex McFarlane Bertha Arbaugh-Watts Class of 1906 Blanche Gunsolly-Shearer Frances Lewis-Clure Effie Phillips-Morrow Jesse Phillips Elma Pitts-Paulson Esta Stuart Class of 1910 P. Joseph Morrow Alfreda Johnson-Neil Vearl Haynie-Waltz Flossie Phillips-Way Rosella Smith-Moore Carroll Stuart Gladys Ruffcorn-Gunsolly Jesse Wills Mayme Wilson-Thomas Class of 1912 Ransom McKean Nellie Noyes-Miller Cecile Spooner-McDonald Anna Springer Carroll Stuart Class of 1913 Lottie Gilmore-Durell Raymond Gilmore Howard McKean Hazel Miller-Erixon Harvey Watts Class of 1914 Frances Behm-Stoltz Jay Blair Vena Crabb-Boxmeyer Anna cooper-Blair Philip Silsby Hazel Wallace-Donn Class of 1915 Ruby Cooper-Robinson Naomi Iden Burl Spooner Glen Weldon Class of 1916 Emma Behm-Boone David Gamet Gerald Gunsolley Helen Linn-Jolliffe Mildred McClannahan-Gatrost Iver Remington Class of 1917...

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Mondamin Iowa Early Residents

Joseph Krumel native of Bohemia, arrived in Mondamin in 1868. The day after his arrival he went to work cutting logs. Other men were cutting posts and making holes in logs, fastening them together with mulberry limbs. these were made into rafts which were about 25 feet wide and 80 feet long. These were sent to Florence, Nebraska to a sawmill. Mr. Krumel later married Henry McNealey’s widow. Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Morrow from Ireland migrated first to Canada and came by covered wagon to Harrison county in 1856. Mr. Morrow was so impressed with the surrounding territory that he decided to locate on this spot. He paid $1.25 an acre for the land, drained it and prospered in his farming. His first cabin was 16 x 24 feet. Later he built what is believed to be the first frame house between council Bluffs and Sioux City. This house was used as an overnight stopover for the stagecoach which made daily trips between Council Bluffs and Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. Morrow raised a family of eleven children, some of whose descendants are still living in the community. The Patrick Morrow farm has remained in the Morrow name for 112 years. The Maule family originated in Scotland. Donald Maule eventually came to Raglan Township in Harrison County, where he claimed a quarter section of land and erected a hew-log...

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Mondamin Iowa Civil War Veterans

Barnes Post 103 Grand Army of the Republic was organized in Mondamin October 24, 1882 by seventeen charter members. The first officers were: C. H. Burrows, Commander; T. J. Powell, S.V.; W. B. Keith, J. V.; E. J. Hagerman, Surgeon; John H. Noyes, Q.M.; S. J. Linn, O.D.; and R. Morgriedge, O. G. The following names were given as members in the 1891 Harrison County History Book J. W. Arbaugh, Pvt., Co. F, 73rd Indiana Inf. Jess L. Arbaugh, Pvt. Co. F, 13 Iowa Inf. E. C. Beaman, Pvt., Co E, 21st Indiana Inf. J. W. Beaman, Pvt. Co. E, 21st Indiana Inf. C. Belleville, Co. F, 196th Ohio Inf. Titus M. Bowie, Pvt., Co. G, 182nd Ohio Inf. John Cadden, Pvt., co L, 10th N.Y. Heavy Artillery Alexander Carpenter, Pvt., Co E. 63rd Ohio Inf. Amsley Clinkenbeard, Co E, 28th Iowa Inf. Thomas Earlywine, Corp., Co. G, 8th Kansas Inf. W. Garrison, Pvt. Co. H, 21st Wisconsin Inf. John V. Hoon, Pvt., Co K, 54 Ohio Inf. Alex Johnson, Co. F. 48th Iowa Inf. Bartlett Johnson, Pvt., Co G, 53rd Ohio Inf. J. O. Johnson, Pvt. Co I 4th Iowa Inf. W. B. Keith, First Sgt., Company B, 35 Indiana Inf. M. H. P. Kidder, Co., E 69 Inf. M. H. P. Kidder, Pvt., Co. E, 69th N.Y. Inf. S. J. Linn, Sgt., Company F, 13 Penn. Cavalry...

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Civil War Veterans of Little Sioux Iowa

J. W. Alton W. B. Alton Andrew Armstrong S. C. Bartholomew Milton Bassett James Beecham Henry Bishop H. H. Bonney Jasper Bonney W. H. Butler John C. Conyers Matthew M. Conyers S. W. Crane B. F. Croasdale Ander M. Ellis Clarke Ellis John H. Ellis Andrew J. Erb William Fisher S. B. Frost A. Griffith James Harmon Cornelias Hendrickson David Herring Thomas Jester B. L. Jones S. W. Jones William Kellar R. W. Kerr E. P. Kidder Joshua Lane W. LeSeur J. C. Lytle Thomas McAdon Chester McEvers Elisha McEvers L. H. McWilliams Dan Murphy Rudolph Neitzsch Charles W. Oden R. L. Peasley S. J. Peasley C. L. Payton W. L. Reeves J. Riley George Rock W. S. Rolph Eugene Scofield A. M. Silsby L. S. Silsby George Spry J. W. Stocker Mart Stucker Lewis E. Tolle B. T. Walter R. C. West L. Woodward J. A....

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Pioneer Roster of Little Sioux Iowa

The following is a list of names not in the order pictured. Information was written on the back of the picture. The list of service does not mean that every one served in the Civil War, just those with length of service: David Hering, Dec 5, 1843, 3 years Capt. G. W. Chase, Feb 16, 1821, served 4 years Abel Leach, Oct 5, 1812 Frank Brown, Sept 25, 1849 Corp. H.H. Bonney, Dec 27 1839, served 3 years Andrew Armstrong, Aug 12, 1820 served 3 years A.J. Erb, Aug 20 1839, served 2 years Thomas Leo, Aug 26 1880, Served in Confederate Army 8 ½ years Elijah Clayton, Mar 27, 1845 A.M, Rolph, Aug 7, 1851 M.M. Conyers, Apl 24, 1840 D B. Conyers, July 4, 1838, served 3 years P.H. Terry, Apl 20, 1852 J.C. Crabb, May 7, 1833 Thomas McAdon, Oct 7, 1841 Richard Kerr, Aug 25, 1820 Wm Keller Oct 27, 1845, served 3 years David Gee, May 14, 1842 Jesse Peck, Oct 23, 1883, Sheriff Harrison Co., 6 years M. Murray, May 4, 1840 Clark Ellis, Oct 25, 1843, served 3 years Fred Kelly, Mar 4, 1857 J.A. Yost, Mar 21, 1844, served 3 years Hoover Miller, Jan 14, 1839 John Ellis, Mar 9, 1939, served 3 years S.J. Peasley, May 14, 1838, Served 3 years J. Woodward, May 10, 1822 Rev. J.A. Howard, Jan...

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Modale Iowa High School Graduates

These names were compiled from lists given by members of the community.  We sincerely hope no names have been omitted.  I do not know if there was a list at the school of the graduates, this is what the Modale book contained. Class of 1896 Ella Dakin Della Hammer Kathryn Kirlin Susie Kirlin Mertie Pritchard Nancie Pritachard Class of 1897 Nettie Bourne Della Boyd Nettie Bracken Floyd Crouch Nettie Cutler Lela Harvey Zayda Linn Orphia Ritchison Minnie Snyder Class of 1898 James Parker George Parker Bertha Crouch Jackson Motz Class of 1899 Stella Parker Etta Wilson Nettie Ross Clara McQueen Class of 1900 Dolly Morrow John Flynn William Engelke Mayme Kirlin May Morrow No Classes 1901-02 and 03 Class of 1904 Pearl Hammer John Ragans Della Hiddleston Max Zahner Eva Ferris Charles Hammer Class of 1905 Kate Logan Edion Moyers Josie Wade Atta Becker Vera Hammer Roy Wiltse No Classes 1906-07 and 08 Class of 1909 George D. McQueen Florence Stine Austin Wiltse Chauncey Zahner Fred Kelly Harry McQueen David Townsend Roy Wiltse No Class 1910 Class of 1911 Ray Fountain Jess Middleton Fred Sharpnack David L. Wiltse Advivan Mintun Ona Newton Odessa Ritchison No classes 1912-13 Class of 1914 Lola Dray Ada Nelson Velma Kelly Class of 1915 Ruth Fountain Ida Hudson Neta Harvey Class of 1916 William Lockling George Wiltse Francis Day Class of 1917 Bruce Clifton...

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Modale Iowa Early Residents

Early residents of the town of Modale Iowa. C. L. Arbaugh J. & E. Ashcraft J. Bahrer H. Behrens R. Bennet S. Berkley M. Bieger Geo. Blackman M. Blenkiron Mary Boner N. Boynton C. G. Brandriff A. & C. Brown V. Bunn E. Burke J. Clark A. Cochrane Silas Cook T. J. Cook V. Cooper E. Crashaw M. Davenburg W. Doty H. Dykeman J. Elston J. Fry D. Gamit Wm. Garner H. Geith D. Gilett Chas. Gilmore A. Gregory Janes Haas J. Harker S. & L. Heaston J. Hicks W. Hill A. Hollis Geo. Kager Wm. Kennedy W. Kinney J. Klein A. Laramie H. Locklin I. Ludwig J. McCrillis W. McDonald J. Merchant Wm. Middleton C. Miller J. Mintun C. Morrow F. W. Myers J. Neal J. Noyes J. O’Connor J. Olmstead Oscar Olson D. Parker J. Reed J. Rice J. Richards Allen Robertson Geo. Robertson J. Robeson Geo. Ross George A. Ross John Ross Benjamin Ross Chas. Save I. Seeley H. Sharpnack B. Sherman S. Shocklin C. Sims J. Snow Z. G. Snyder W. Stansberry John Stevens Wm. Stone D. Straight P. Strode J. Swaney E. & W. Thomas Dolly Tucker S. Turnbull H. Unmack C. Utsler Steven Vittitoe Fred Voss J. Walton J. Wilkinson L. Woodsworth J. Yocum G. Yutesler Source: Pride of Modale History. Modale Iowa: Centennial Committee....

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Modale Iowa Civil War Veterans

Civil War Veterans who resided in Modale Iowa. The list was created in 1884, but we are unsure if all the men listed here were still alive at that time. James Alexander Jacob Antabus Jesse Arbaugh John Arbaugh H. O. Beebe James Bird Jesse Bowman W. H. Bourne R. G. Boyd S. J. Bracken F. M. Caywood David Clever Levi Crouch Charles Cutler Aaron Davis Richard Davis Nebraska Indian Scout J. M. Epperson Henry George, Died in war J. S. Lightell B. F. Martin James McManimie Julius Miller Jennings Morrow W. W. Morton J. W. Myers Sidney Palen John Pritchard Josiah Ragen W. S. Richards Allen Robertson S. J. Robinson Jacob Rosenberger George A. Ross, Died in war Charles Saeve H. H. Shacklett D. C. Scirly Source: Pride of Modale History. Modale Iowa: Centennial Committee....

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1884 Directory of Washington Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Birks Thos R 2 Persia Washington Farmer Illinois 1876 Harrison Iowa Bray Alfred 9 Persia Washington Farmer Iowa 1877 Harrison Iowa Bray Edward 9 Persia Washington Farmer Iowa 1877 Harrison Iowa Bennett Samuel 5 Persia Washington Farmer/Engineer England 1881 Harrison Iowa Bailey R H 7 Persia Washington Farmer/Stock Raiser/Supervisor Ohio 1881 Harrison Iowa Booher E B 7 Yorkshire Washington Farmer Pennsylvania 1879 Harrison Iowa Chapman Jno Jr 4 Persia Washington Farmer England 1870 Harrison Iowa Chambers Wm 5 Persia Washington Farmer Scotland 1868 Harrison Iowa Chambers Jno 5 Persia Washington Farmer Scotland 1877 Harrison Iowa Collins E A Jr 21 Persia Washington Farmer/Treas School Board Illinois 1880 Harrison Iowa Dewell Chas E 14 Persia Washington Farmer Pennsylvania 1876 Harrison Iowa Dunn Edward 23 Shelby Washington Farmer/Road Supervisor Ireland 1878 Harrison Iowa Dupree A C 28 Persia Washington Farmer/School Director Missouri 1880 Harrison Iowa Fall M M 6 Persia Washington Farmer Iowa 1880 Harrison Iowa Graham J K Persia Washington Farmer Indiana 1866 Harrison Iowa Goff A D 7 Persia Washington Farmer Illinois 2876 Harrison Iowa Graybill S R 20 Persia Washington Farmer Ohio 1869 Harrison Iowa Graybill Wm A 32 Neola Washington Farmer Illinois 1863 Harrison Iowa Groman H 27 Minden Washington Farmer Germany 1877 Harrison Iowa Gary A D 13 Shelby Washington Farmer Pennsylvania 1879...

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1884 Directory of Union Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Atkinson Jas 15 Unionberg Union Farmer England 1874 Harrison Iowa Alee Ch H 2 Valley View Union Farmer Michigan 1864 Harrison Iowa Blundon Richard 1 Persia Union Farmer England 1860 Harrison Iowa Bowen James 31 Beebeetown Union Farmer Ireland 1874 Harrison Iowa Chiles W M 12 Persia Union Farmer/Constabe Indiana 1856 Harrison Iowa Chapman Jas 1 Persia Union Dist Tresurer/Farmer England 1864 Harrison Iowa David H H 1 Persia Union Farmer Indiana 1883 Harrison Iowa Diggle Samuel 24 Unionberg Union Twp Trustee/Farmer England 1865 Harrison Iowa Doty W H 16 Reeder’s Mill Union Farmer Missouri 1883 Harrison Iowa Dinsmore W E 11 Valley View Union Farmer/J P Illinois 1867 Harrison Iowa Dakan John F 17 Reeder’s Mill Union Farmer/Teacher Ohio 1868 Harrison Iowa Dakan M L 8 Persia Union Farmer/Stock Broker Iowa 1856 Harrison Iowa Dickinson I 6 Reeder’s Mill Union Farmer/School Director Michigan 1863 Harrison Iowa Hazard J C 13 Unionberg Union Farmer New York 1864 Harrison Iowa Howard W D 15 Unionberg Union Farmer Illinois 1851 Harrison Iowa Hewett Geo B 15 Unionberg Union Farmer Iowa 1878 Harrison Iowa Johnston A M 22 Unionberg Union Farmer Michigan 1880 Harrison Iowa Jack Samuel 16 Reeder’s Mill Union Twp Trustee/Farmer Michigan 1853 Harrison Iowa Kemmish J E 14 Valley View Union Farmer England 1866 Harrison Iowa...

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1884 Directory of Taylor Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Brown A W 29 Modale Taylor Farmer Illinois 1866 Harrison Iowa Broughton H B 20 Modale Taylor Farmer/Blacksmith Ohio 1870 Harrison Iowa Bryan Dan’l 8 Modale Taylor Farmer Pennsylvania 1873 Harrison Iowa Beebee A 31 Modale Taylor Farmer Massachusetts 1869 Harrison Iowa Beebee H O 32 Modale Taylor Farmer/Stock Raiser Massachusetts 1860 Harrison Iowa Deman Fred’k 9 Modale Taylor Farmer Germany 1870 Harrison Iowa Davenberg J P 1 Magnolia Taylor Farmer New York 1871 Harrison Iowa Hammer Jacob Rev 31 Modale Taylor Pastor Christian Church Indiana 1864 Harrison Iowa Heaston Lewis 11 Magnolia Taylor Farmer Indiana 1870 Harrison Iowa Kinney W S 21 Modale Taylor Farmer Ohio 1882 Harrison Iowa McQueen W H 9 Modale Taylor Farmer Ohio 1860 Harrison Iowa Myers F W 13 Missouri Valley Taylor Farmer/Stock Raiser Pennsylvania 1871 Harrison Iowa McCrillis John 28 Modale Taylor Farmer Indiana 1869 Harrison Iowa Mahoney Theo 8 Modale Taylor Farming/Milling Maryland 1853 Harrison Iowa Nelson John G 4 Mondamin Taylor Farmer Sweden 1865 Harrison Iowa Spracklen S G 19 Modale Taylor Farmer Ohio 1866 Harrison Iowa Tufly Josiah 20 Modale Taylor Farmer Switzerland 1858 Harrison Iowa Welbaum Benj 31 Modale Taylor Farmer Ohio 1876 Harrison...

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1884 Directory of St John Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Bessier C E 6 Missouri Valley St John Farmer/Stock Raiser Ohio 1879 Harrison Iowa Bessire Eugene 6 Missouri Valley St John Farmer/Stock Raiser Switzerland 1875 Harrison Iowa Branson W H 2 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Indiana 1853 Harrison Iowa Cox Jacob 12 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Ohio 1854 Harrison Iowa Cox J Pl 11 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Indiana 1854 Harrison Iowa Cox H B 11 Missouri Valley St John Farmer/Stock Raiser Indiana 1854 Harrison Iowa Coit E R 3 Missouri Valley St John Farmer New York 1880 Harrison Iowa Crawford Logan 5 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Connecticut 1854 Harrison Iowa Cole Ethan 16 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Ontario 1860 Harrison Iowa Colver Joseph 25 Missouri Valley St John Far Stocker/Feeder/Shipping Ohio 1863 Harrison Iowa Cox A r 13 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Ohio 1854 Harrison Iowa Cox John L 11 Missouri Valley St John Farmer/Stock Raiser Iowa 1855 Harrison Iowa Dray Thos 6 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Ohio 1871 Harrison Iowa Deal John W 19 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Indiana 1854 Harrison Iowa Dolan Felix 31E Missouri Valley St John Farmer/Stock Raiser Iowa 1869 Harrison Iowa Dougherty James 35 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Ireland 1857 Harrison Iowa Deal Joseph 26 Missouri Valley St John Farmer Indiana...

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1884 Directory of Raglan Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Arnold J W 36 Magnolia Raglan Farmer Indiana 1875 Harrison Iowa Coffman Jno T 9 Mondamin Raglan Farmer/Dlr Shorthorn Cattle/Grain Dlr Tennessee 1865 Harrison Iowa Carter Jas N 25 Magnolia Raglan Farmer Missouri 1875 Harrison Iowa Coffman P B 10 Mondamin Raglan Farmer/Breeder/Dealer of Shorthorn Alabama 1867 Harrison Iowa Maule Donald 22 Mondamin Raglan Farmer/Breeder/Dealer of Shorthorn Scotland 1851 Harrison Iowa Palmer F D 36 Magnolia Raglan Farmer/Breeder/Dealer of Shorthorn Illinois 1865 Harrison Iowa Pierce Frank 22 Mondamin Raglan Farmer/Breeder/Dealer of Shorthorn Iowa 1851 Harrison Iowa Steward L G 10 Mondamin Raglan Farmer/Breeder/Dealer of Shorthorn Pennsylvania 1881 Harrison Iowa Swalley Milton 23 Magnolia Raglan Carpenter/Joiner/Blacksmith/Wheelwright Harrison Iowa Streeter Dennis 15 Mondamin Raglan Farmer Iowa 1851 Harrison Iowa Weed Geo 24 Magnolia Raglan Farmer Iowa 1881 Harrison Iowa Williams C R 24 Magnolia Raglan Farmer/Breeder/Dealer of Shorthorn New York 1883 Harrison...

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1884 Directory of Morgan Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Beaman B 34 Mondamin Morgan Farmer Indiana 1867 Harrison Iowa Beaman E C 33 Mondamin Morgan Farmer/Stock Raiser Indiana 1873 Harrison Iowa Beaman J W 33 Mondamin Morgan Farmer/Stock Raiser Indiana 1873 Harrison Iowa Crabb James C 7 Little Sioux Morgan Farmer/Stock Raiser Indiana 1863 Harrison Iowa Farrall H W 7 Little Sioux Morgan Farmer/Stock Raiser Ohio 1882 Harrison Iowa Gamet David 35 Mondamin Morgan Farmer/Stock Raiser New York 1854 Harrison Iowa Gunsolley J L 27 Mondamin Morgan Farmer/Stock Raiser Illinois 1874 Harrison Iowa Noyes Wm 35 Mondamin Morgan Farmer/Breeder Burkshire Hogs Ohio 1865 Harrison Iowa Pugsley J O 26 Mondamin Morgan Farmer/Breed Shorthorn Durham Cattle Ohio 1868 Harrison Iowa Ruffcorn Simon 14 Mondamin Morgan Farmer Ohio 1866 Harrison Iowa Ruffcorn L 12 Mondamin Morgan Farmer Ohio 1866 Harrison Iowa Rounds Geo 10 Mondamin Morgan Farmer Ohio 1876 Harrison...

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