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Location: Woodbury County IA

Biographical Sketch of George Douglass, M.D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now George Douglass, M.D., was born in Canada in 1843; graduated in 1868 from the Eclectic Medical College of Ohio; came to Iowa in 1870, and settled in Iowa County. He removed to Sioux City in 1872, where he is now in the practice of his profession. He held the office of county physician for several years, and in 1871, he married Sarah Tufts, daughter of John Tufts, of Grinnell, Iowa. They have one...

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Biographical Sketch of John Beck

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John Beck, proprietor of the Sioux City planing mills. This mill was established Aug. 22nd, 1871. In this year the building was enlarged, and machinery added, by Mr. B. and partner. In 1881, Mr. B. became sole proprietor. The amount of business transacted by the establishment, is about $12,000 per annum. Mr. Beck was born in Somerset County, Penn., in 1833; came west in 1857, and settled in Sioux City, and is therefore one of the oldest settlers of Sioux City. He was engaged in contracting and building for eighteen years; has served as city alderman for two years. He married Nancy Culbertson, and has four children-Irene, Maggie, Eva and William...

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Biographical Sketch of Christ Doss

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Christ. Doss, proprietor of the Milwaukee House-located near dept-was born in Meeklingburg, Germany, in 1836; came to America in 1854, and settled in O., where he learned carpentry. Thence he removed to Dubuque, Iowa; came to this city in 1857, and was one of its pioneers. He married Mary Sohl, of Germany. They have five children-one son and four...

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Biographical Sketch of E.H. Bucknam

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now E.H. Bucknam, of the firm of J.P. Dennis & Co., was born in Washington Co., Maine, in 1843; moved to Toledo, O., in 1866; thence to Chicago, where he remained until 1868, when he came to this place, and entered the above...

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Biographical Sketch of John Davelaar

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now John Davelaar, of the firm of Davelaar Brothers, house, sign and ornamental painters-shop on Douglas Street, between 3rd and 4th streets-established in 1879. He was born in Holland in 1838, came to America in 1848, and settled in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; moved to Wis., and in 1875, came to Sioux City, where he was engaged in the car shops several years. He served in the Union Army four and one-half years in the 1st Missouri L.A., was orderly sergeant, and has been county commissioner of Armstrong County, Dakota. Bart Davelaar, of the above firm, was born in Holland in 1831; came to America in 1848, and settled in Pennsylvania; removed to Wis., and in 1873 came to this place; was in the employ of Dineen...

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Biographical Sketch of Thomas Dorman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Thomas Dorman, baker and confectioner-No. 56, Pearl St.-was born in England in 1841; came to America in 1863, and settled in Chicago; removed to Omaha, Neb., 1867. During the late ware he served two years under Gen. Myers. He married Amelia Gibbons, and has two children-Annie and...

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Biographical Sketch of N.C. Brunk

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now N.C. Brunk, proprietor of grocery store and restaurant, was born in Virginia in 1852; served as postmaster in Va. four years. Came west, settled in Sioux City, and I Oct. 1881. He was station agent for the B. & O. R.R., for some time. He married Carrie Hite, of Middletown,...

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Biographical Sketch of C.W., Cutler, M.D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now C.W. Cutler, M.D., was born in Winneshiek Co., Iowa, in 1858; moved with his parents in 1871 to Osage; graduated from Cedar Valley Seminary in 1877, and from Rush Medical College, Chicago in 1880; practiced medicine in Osage one year, and in 1881, located in Sioux City. Although his arrival is of comparatively recent date, he is already in the enjoyment of a lucrative...

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Biographical Sketch of Frank X. Babue

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Frank X. Babue, of the firm of Payette & Babue shop opposite High School building was born in Montreal, Canada in 1842; came to the U.S. in 1854, and settled in N.Y. He moved to Mass.; thence to Connecticut; thence to Vermont, and in 1875, he came to Sioux City. He married Medrise Delier, of Canada. They have five sons Albert, Frank, Willie, Alphonso and...

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Biographical Sketch of F.W. Anthon

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now F.W. Anthon, of the firm of Tiedeman & Anthon, dealers in staple and fancy groceries, cigars, tobacco, etc., established business in 1875. He was born in Germany in 1836; came to America in 1857, and settled in Davenport, Iowa; removed to Sioux City in 1870, and was for three years in charge of the Chicago...

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Biographical Sketch of J.P. Dennis

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now J.P. Dennis, of the firm of Dennis & Co., was born in Somerset County, Maine, in 1832, removed to N.Y. in 1851; thence to Dubuque, Iowa, in 1853, and to this city in 1867. He served his country in the late war from 1862 until 1863 in Co. G., 40th...

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Biographical Sketch of R.A. Broadbent

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now R.A. Broadbent, proprietor of livery stable, on Douglas street, between 4th and 5th streets; established business in 1869. He was born in Ill., in 1844. He moved to Fayette County, Iowa, and came to Sioux City in 1868. He served in the late war two years in Co. F., 9th I.I., under Captain...

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Biographical Sketch of Jesse M. Cunningham

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Jesse M. Cunningham, the leading hatter of the city, was born in N.Y., in 1858; came to Sioux City in 1869, and engaged in business with his father, until in April 1881, he entered his present...

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Biographical Sketch of L.B. Atwood

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now L. B. Atwood, liveryman, established business in 1866; was born in Livermore, Maine; came west and settled in Sioux Falls, Dakota, in 1858; and the same year came to Sioux City, which makes him one of the pioneers of this place. He has been a member of the city council, and held other minor offices. He is one of Sioux City’s representative...

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Deming & Hatch

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Deming & Hatch, dentists, are former residents of Vt. They came to this city in Nov., 1880, and opened their present office. Their practice is extensive and...

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