1918 Van Buren County Atlas

PATRONS REFERENCE DIRECTORY

VAN BUREN COUNTY, IOWA

Explanation-The date following a name indicated the length of time the party has been a resident in the county. When no section number or township is given, it will be understood that the party resides within the limits of the village or city named and in such cases, the post office address is the same as the place of residence, unless otherwise stated.

Transcribed by Fran Hunt for the Van Buren County GenWeb Project

Abernathy, Wm.                         Farmer                                                           Milton
Alexander, Emery                       Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 27 Township Des Moines   Keosauqua
Allen, Will                            Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 10 Township Vernon       Mt. Sterling
Askew, G.A.                            Shorthorn, A.Angus, Dor. Hogs.       S. 33 Township Cedar        P.O. Box Stockport       Born  VB Cty 1877
Barker, Webb                           Farmer, Holstein Cattle              S.  6  Township Van Buren   P.O. Mt Zion
Barrow, Herbert                        Farmer, Silverlake Farm              S.  8  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton
Baugher, T.J.                          Farmer, Heavy Horses Cattle & Hogs   S. 25 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born VB Cty 1857
Beck, J. Q.                            Blacksmith                                                       Bonaparte                1851
Beeson, G.J.                           Cashier Union T and S. Bank                                      Farmington
Bell, Clayton                          Farmer & Stockraiser                 S.   8  Township Jackson    P.O. Milton              Born  VB Cty 1872
Bennett, N.N.                          Auto & Livery Barn                                               Cantril
Bequeaith, J.L.                        Farmer, Heavy Horses Cattle & Hogs   S.  24 Township Village     P.O. Douds Leando        1912
Beswick, C.L.                          Farmer, Stockraiser, Grain & Fruit   S   23 Township Union       P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty 1874
Beswick, W.D.                          Farmer, Stockraiser, Grain & Fruit   S.  26 Township Union       P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty 1884
Birmingham Savings Bank                General Banking                                                  Birmingham
Blackford, W.S. & A.V.                 Hardware and Implements                                          Bonaparte
Blackledge & Blackledge                Real Estate & Fin. Brokers                                       Keosauqua
Blackledge, Carl                       Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 10  Township Des Moines  P.O. Mt Sterling
Blackledge, H.E.                       Of Firm of Blackledge & Blackledge                               Keosauqua
Blair, F.R.                            Farmer, Pine Tree Lawn Stock Farm    S.  5  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton
Boies & Kerr                           Real Estate                                                      Birmingham
Boley, D. M.                           Farmer, Breeder Shorthorn Cattle     S.  2  Township Harrisburg  P.O. Hillsboro           Born VB Cty 1866
Boley, J.W.                            Shorthorn & Poland C. Hogs           S. 14 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born V.B. Cty 1870 (Mrs. In 1874)
Bonar, Paul                            Shorthorn,Hereford,China & Duroc HogsS. 32 Township Chequest     P.O. Milton              Born V.B. Cty 1884
Bowles, Albert                         Pink Prairie Farm                    S.   7 Township Farmington  P.O. Farmington
Boyd, W.C.                             Farmer Hereford Cattle, Duroc Hogs   S. 23 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1868
Boyer, B.M. & Sons                     Breeders, Plymouth Stock Farm        S.  3  Township Farmington  P.O. Farmington
Boyer, J. O.                           Farmer Aberdeen A. & Poland C. Hogs  S. 26 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1858
Bradley, F.E.                          Breeder R.I. Chickens, Assessor                                  Milton
Brady, A.M.                            Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 20 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              1895
Brewer, J.W.                           Shorthorn, Hereford & P. China Hogs  S. 10 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1861
Brooks, John                           Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 21 Township Chequest     P. O. Douds Leando
Brown, Newell                          Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 11 Township Village      P.O. Selma               1904
Brown, W.A.                            Farmer, Percheron Horses & Mules     S. 32 Township Chequest     P.O. Milton              1901
Buchanan, J.E.                         Farmer, Reg. P.C. Hogs, Shropshire S.S. 27 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          1915
Buckles, E.E.                          S.Horn, Hereford, P.C. & Duroc Hogs  S. 30 Township Chequest     P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1882
Buckles, G.R.                          County Attorney                                                  Keosauqua                Born VB Cty 1877
Burkett, J.R.                          Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 14 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua
Burnett, Robert                        Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 10 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte           Born VB Cty 1866
Burns, Charles                         Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 23 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua           Born VB Cty 1879
Burns, F.W.                            Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 22 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua           Born VB Cty 1874
Caffrey, James                         Farmer & Breeder Shorthorn Cattle    S. 10 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           1888
Calhoun, J.C.                          Attorney-At-Law                                                  Keosauqua                Born VB Cty 1866
Campbell, Geo.                         Farmer, Breeder P.C. Hogs            S. 13 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Hillsboro           1881
Campbell, T.E.                         Farmer                                                           Keosauqua
Canfield, W.D.                         Farmer, A. Cattle, Shrop Sheep,HorsesS. 33 Township Chequest     P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1882
Cantril Drug Store                     Drugs                                                            Cantril
Cantril, Ralph                         Farmer, Dairyman, Stockraiser        S. 25 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua
Cantril Real Estate Exchange           Real Estate & Insurance                                          Cantril
Carpenter, C.R.                        Farmer Sunny Crest Farm              S. 18 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             1910
Carr, J.E.                             Real Estate & Insurance                                          Farmington
Carter, Herman                         Farmer Highland Stock Farm           S.   4 Township Farmington  P.O. Farmington
Casady, V.N.                           Road Horses, S.Horn Cattle & Sheep   S. 18 Township Chequest     P.O. Selma               Born VB Cty 1857
Caves, Albert                          Farmer, Heavy Horses & Duroc Hogs    S.   7 Township Union       P.O. Birmingham          1917
Cavitt, Bruce                          Far., Percheron Horses & S Horn CattlS. 10 Township Vernon       P.O. Mt. Sterling
Chafer, A.T.                           Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 12 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua
Chaney, J.C.                           Farmer, Breeder Cattle & Horses      S.  3  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte           Came to VB Cty in 1857
Channel, P.E.                          Harness                                                          Keosauqua                1867
Channel, W.H.                          Pleasant Plains Grain & Stock Farm   S. 29 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua           1873
Chaplin, Bert G.                       Farmer & Stockraiser                 S. 27 Township Des Moines   P.O. Mt Sterling         Born VB Cty 1877
Citizens Bank, The                     General Banking                                                  Milton
Clark, S.M.                            Farmer, Wayside Farm                 S.  9 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua
Clemens, M.A.                          Farmer                               S. 23 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua           1888
Coffman, Elmer                         Farmer, Livestock Breeder            S. 26 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1867
Coffman, Ira                           Draft Horses & Hereford Cattle       S. 23 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1967
Coltrane, J.L.                         Farmer and Livestock Breeder         S.  2  Township Cedar       P.O. Stockport           1883
Corry, L.L.                            The Maples Farms, P.C. Hogs          S. 18 Township Union        P.O. Birmingham          Born VB Cty 1885
Cox, M.H.                              Farmer Hill Crest Farm               S. 34 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             1913
Craft, Stanley                         Hazel-Nook Nursery                   S. 33 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua           1905
Crane, A.T.                            Farmer & Stock Buyer                 S. 13 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        1908
Craven, H.E.                           Real Estate                                                      Milton
Cresswell, John                        Per. Horses & ShortH. Cattle         S. 10 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Hillsboro           Born in VB Cty 1861 (Mrs. 1867)
Critcher & Son                         Farmers & Stockraisers               S.  5  Township Des Moines  P.O. Cantril
Daggs, L.V.                            Farmer and Breeder Hampshire Hogs    S.  6  Township Des Moines  P.O. Cantril             1909
Dahlgren, C.A.                         Farm Animal Breeder                  S.  6 Township Village      P.O. Eldon               1891 Mrs born in VB Cty 1848
Daniels, A.R.                          Breeder, Shipper of Stock            S. 35 Township Washington   P.O. Bentonsport         1913
Davidson, H.R.                         Farmer and Breeder                   S. 14 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           1876
Davis, W.W.                            Farmer                               S.  2 Township Henry        P.O. Bentonsport         Born VB Cty 1973
Decker, E.                             Farmer and Animal Breeder            S.  3 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Hillsboro           1913
DeHart, H.E.                           Farmer                               S.  4 Township Henry        P.O. Bentonsport         Born in VB Cty 1872
DeHart, M.H.                           County Auditor                                                   Keosauqua                `866
Delaney, W.H.                          Farmer & Stockraiser                 S.  6 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             1881
Dodds, C.W. & Sons                     Furniture and Undertaking                                        Keosauqua
Dooley, Ed                             Farmer, Stockraiser, Chick Fancier   S. 19 Township Village      P.O. Selma               Born VB Cty 1873
Dooley, W.J.                           Shamrock Place                       S. 14 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua
Dorothy, James                         Farmer and Animal Breeder            S.  3 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           1881
Doud, L.K.                             Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 23 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1857
Doud, S.M.                             Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 23 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1863
Doud, W.F.                             Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 26 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1855
Douthart, G.W.                         Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 27 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro           Born in VB Cty 1861 (Mrs. 1867)
Downing, G.L.                          Farmer, Breeder Shropshire Sheep     S. 13 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              1904
Downs, S.I.                            Animal Breeder                       S. 15 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Hillsboro           Born VB Cty 1886
Doze, Franklin                         Hotel                                                            Birmingham
Dunn, J.W.                             Farmer and Breeder P.C. Hogs         S. 17 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born VB Cty 1880
Easter, C.W.                           Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 21 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           1875
Edmonson, Sarah L.                     Retired                                                          Bentensport              Born VB Cty 1848
Ellis, Wm. B.                          Woods View Farm                      S.   9 Township Des Moines  P.O. Keosauqua           Born in VB Cty 1852
Elsensohn, Edwin                       Animal Breeder                       S. 28 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1881
Endersby, A.E.                         Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 26 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro           Born in VB Cty 1869
Engler, H.C.                           Harness                                                          Milton
Erhardt, H.O.                          Farmer and Animal Breeder            S. 16 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        1914
Farmers Switchboard Co.                Telephone                                                        Keosauqua
Farmers & Traders Savings Bank         General Banking                                                  Douds Leando
Farnum, C.                             Farmer and Stockman                  S. 23 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born VB Cty 1861
Fellows, C.L.                          Livestock Shipper                                                Keosauqua                Born VB Cty 1876
Findley & Fellows                      Livestock Dealers                                                Keosauqua
First National Bank, The               General Banking                                                  Farmington
Fisher, B.T.                           Farmer, Prairie View Farm            S.  6 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             1875
Fisher, E.C.                           Farmer, Mound View Farm              S. 22 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril
Folker, I.A.                           Valley View Stock Farm               S.  6 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Forbes, J.C.                           Real Estate, Mayor                                               Milton
Fritz, W.C. and Son                    Farmer and Animal Breeder            S.  9 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril
French, W.S. and Son                   Livery                                                           Farmington
Gall, Ray                              Livery, Feed & Sale Stable                                       Birmingham
Gentner, W.H.                          Gen. Merch. & Real Estate                                        Farmington
Gibson, Chan                           "The Fix-it Shop," Motor & Bicycles                              Milton
Graham, J.S.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 15 Township Village      P.O. Selma               1892
Green, G.J.                            Farmer and Breeder                   S.  9 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        1869
Greene, Robt.                          Animal Breeder                       S. 26 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1840
Greenfield, Chas. E.                   Farmer and Breeder                   S.  9 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          Born VB Cty 1882
Grove, Wm                              Farmer and Breeder                   S. 19, Township Cedar       P.O.Stockport            1895
Guernsey, N.E.                         Publisher                                                        Milton
Gwinnup, J.L.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.  8 Township Vernon       P.O. Mt Sterling         Born in VB Cty 1876
Haberman, F.H.                         Farmer                               S.  3 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte           1876
Hale, C.W.                             Farmer, Ash Lawn Farm                S. 26 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             Born VB Cty 1857
Haney, W.S.                            Sheriff                                                          Keosauqua                1870
Hanshaw, C.R.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.   8 Township Chequest    P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1858
Hargrove, E.E.                         Farmer, Fox River Stock Farm         S.   8 Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1860
Hargrove, J.S.                         Farmer, Clear View Stock Farm        S. 10 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril
Harmon, Joseph                         Farmer, Stockraiser, & Feeder        S.   7 Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1867
Harryman, Wade                         Animal Breeder                       S. 11 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1872
Harwood, Jas. W.                       Attorney and Abstractor                                          Keosauqua
Hawbaker, C.R.                         Animal Breeder                       S.   5 Township Harrisburg  P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1870
Heger, William                         Farmer and Breeder                   S. 29 Township Village      P.O. Selma               1874
Hellwig, Fred                          Pleasant Ridge Stock Farm            S. 29 Township Farmington   P.O. Bonaparte
Helmhout, Nick                         Farmer and Stockraiser               S.   6 Township Des Moines  P.O. Keosauqua           1916
Helterbran, A.F.                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 27 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro           Born in VB Cty 1859
Heminger, A.L.                         Lawyer                                                           Keosauqua                1873
Henderson, F.N.                        Farmer, Lone Star Farm               S. 35 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             1916
Henry, C.S.                            Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 36 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte
Hervey, John                           Animal Breeder                       S.   9 Township Henry       P.O. Bentonsport         1894
Hillsboro Savings Bank                 General Banking                                                  Hillsboro
Hogue, A.B.                            Farmer and Stockraiser               S.   5 Township Des Moines  P.O. Keosauqua
Holland, E.C.                          Farmer and Breeder                                               Milton
Holloway, P.D.                         Animal Breeder                                                   Milton
Holmes, S.M.                           Animal Breeder                       S. 34 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born in VB Cty 1853
Hootman, Todd                          Farmer and Stockman                  S. 34 Township Union        P.O. Stockport
Horn, H.N.                             Breeder                              S.   1 Township Harrisburg  P.O. Hillsboro           1857
Hornbaker & Batchelor                  Hardware and Implements                                          Bonaparte
Hornbaker, Jesse M.                    Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 18 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte
Hoskin, F.J.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 20 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril
Hoskin, Jasper,                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 17 Township Des Mones    P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1854
Hoskin, N.B.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 20 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1859
Hosette, C.L.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 11 Township Union        P.O. Stockport
Huff, Harry                            Farmer and Breeder                   S. 15 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Hillsboro           1873
Hull, Geo. A.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 28 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1868
Humbert, Bent                          Farmer, Stockraiser, and Feeder      S.   8 Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1879
Humbert, I.                            Farmer and Breeder                   S.   8 Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1876
Hunter I.E.                            Farmer, Breeder Ch Township Trustees S. 18 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte           Born in VB Cty 1870
Irish, S.E.                            Attorney                                                         Keosauqua                Born VB Cty 1858
Irvin, Geo. W.                         Real Estate and Insurance                                        Cantril
Isenhower, W.H.                        Ridgeway Farm                        S. 13 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              1875
Israel, K.Y. & Bess                    Breeders                             S.  9 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1887 & 1865
Iowa Savings Bank                      General Banking                                                  Douds Leando
Jack, D.W.                             Farmer, Wabaunsee Village Farm       S. 29 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1885
Jackson, Frank                         Animal Breeder                       S. 22 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1876
Johnson, J.A.                          President Farmers & Traders St. Bank                             Bonaparte                Born in VB Cty 1862
Johnson, J.L.                          Merchant and Tailor                                              Bonaparte                `907
Johnson, John                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.  3 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          1907
Johnson, Roy                           Meat Market                                                      Milton
Johnson, C.H.                          Farmer, South Lebanon Farm           S.  1 Township Jackson      P.O. Keosauqua           1847
Johnson, S.B.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.  1 Township Washington   P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty 1854
Jolley, Miss Ruth                      Photography                                                      Milton
Jones, W.A.                            Real Estate and Insurance                                        Cantril
Kaiser, William                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 28 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             1917
Keck, E.E.                             Farmer and Breeder                   S.  5 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1862
Keck, J.H.                             Farmer and Breeder                   S.  6 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1866
Kelley Hardware Co.                    Hardware and Farm Immplements                                    Farmington
Kelsey, S.D.                           Capitalist                                                       Farmington
Keosauqua State Bank                   General Banking                                                  Keosauqua
Kirkpatrick, W.J.                      Physician and Surgeon                                            Farmington
Kisling, W.A.                          Farmer, Sunny Side Farm              S. 12 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             1906
Kittle & Thompson                      Feed Mill                                                        Milton
Klise, Geo.                            Farmer and Breeder                   S.  8 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Stockport
Klise, Newton                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 11 Township Washington   P.O. Bentonsport         Born in VB Cty 1884
Klise, Worthy                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.  6 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1880
Knehans, A.J.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 23 Township Henry        P.O. Bentonsport         1893
Koonts, F.W.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 23 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        1888
Kunzman, Charley                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 12 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        1887
Latta, J.H.                            Silver Dale Farm                     S. 33 Township 71, R. 10    P.O. Birmingham
Lee, Ottis                             Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  7  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              1893
Lee, Dr. P.D.                          Veterinarian                                                     Cantril
Leffler, Geo. V.                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 28 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1877
Leffler, James                         Farmer and Breeder                   S. 18 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bentonsport         Born in VB Cty 1845
Leffler, J. M.                         Farmer and Stockman                  S. 22 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte
Leydens, M.A.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 27 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          1914
Litton, E.                             Farmer and Breeder                   S.   2 Township Cedar       P.O. Salem               1913
Logan, C.C.                            Veterinarian                                                     Keosauqua                1889
Loring, C.N.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 28 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1866
Lorton, Geo. L.                        Farmer, Sect. Farmers Mut. Prot. AssoS. 21 Township Vernon       P.O. Keosauqua
Lydolph, E.                            Farmer                               S.  4  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte           1858 Civil War Vet
Lydolph, Henrietta C.                                                       S.  4  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte           1854
McCracken, J.I.                        Farmer and Breeder                   S. 27 Township Washington   P.O. Bentonsport         Born in VB Cty 1881
McCracken, L.A.                        Farmer and Contractor                S.  7  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bentonsport         1865
McCracken, W.E.                        Farmer                               S. 30 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bentonsport         Born in VB Cty 1862
McCracken, O.F.                        Farmer and Breeder                   S. 27 Township Washington   P.O. Mt Zion             Born in VB Cty 1879
McIntosh, J.W.                         Breeder                              S.  9  Township Henry       P.O. Bentonsport         Born in VB Cty in 1859
McLain, E.L.                           Farmer, Dairyman and Breeder         S. 22 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham
McLeland, H.L.                         Farmer, Elmgrove Stockfarm           S.  8  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1873
McManis, Carl                          Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  1  Township Jackson     P.O. Cantril
Mack, Fred                             Farmer and Stockraiser               S.   2 Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte           1882
Manning Bank                           General Banking                                                  Keosauqua
Manning, S.W.                          President Manning Bank                                           Keosauqua                1839
Manning, C.I.                          Mayor                                                            Keosauqua
Marmion, B.F.                          Breeder                              S. 11 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Marmion, Frank                         Cedar Hill Stock Farm                S. 34 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Marshall, Samuel                       Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  2  Township Washington  P.O. Stockport           1877
Martin, A.C.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  9  Township Vernon      P.O. Mt Sterling         1916
Martin, P.O.                           Furniture                                                        Keosauqua                1890
Meek, R.E.                             County Treasurer                                                 Keosauqua                Born in VB Cty 1861 (Mrs. 1867)
Mellen, Clark                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 29 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty  1860
Mellen, Kelley E.                      Farmer and Breeder                   S. 35 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           1879
Mellen, P.M.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 30 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty `869
Meredith, Lizzie V.                    County Superintendent                                            Keosauqua
Michael, E.D.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 18 Township Village      P.O. Selma               Born VB Cty 1875
Miller, Byron,                         Farmer, Stockraiser, Breeder         S.  4  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte
Miller, Geo. W.                        Farmer, County Supervisor            S.  7  Township Harrisburg  P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty 1871
Miller, H.C.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 18 Township Van Buren    P.O. Mt Zion             Born VB Cty 1870
Miller, John C.                        Farmer and Breeder                   S. 15 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born VB Cty 1875
Miller, J.W.                           Farmer, Stockraiser, Feeder          S.  4  Township Jackson     P.O. Cantril             1857
Miller, P.T.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 29 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty 1857
Milton Lumber Co.                      Lumber and Grain                                                 Milton
Milton Opera House Co.                                                                                  Milton
Miner, C.E.                            Farmer, Stockraiser, Dairyman        S. 15 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte           1880
Minnich, J.W.                          Sheet Metal Worker                                               Keosauqua                1852
Mitchell, Wm. E.                       Farmer, Locust Grove Farm            S. 6  Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte
Moody, Walker F.                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 33 Township Henry        P.O. Bentonsport         1914
Moore, A.J.                            Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 30 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             Born VB Cty 1882
Moore, Charles E.                      Farmer and Breeder                   S. 18 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril
Moore, Charles W.                      Farmer and Saw Mill Operator         S. 26 Townshsip Lick Creek  P.O. Birmingham
Morris, E.                             Farmer and Breeder                   S. 24 Township Washington   P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1855
Morris, E.R.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 20 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1883
Mort, Addie                            County Recorder                                                  Keosauqua                Born in VB Cty 1875
Mott, M.C.                             Cashier Stockport Savings Bank                                   Stockport
Mounce, A.H.                           Cl of Court, River View Farm         S. 23 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua           1887
Mt. Sterling Savings Bank              General Banking                                                  Mt. Sterling
Mullen, Lewis                          Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 14 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Farmington          1914
Murdock, A.G.                          Real Estate                                                      Milton
Murphy, Charles                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 15 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua           Born in VB Cty 1885
Murphy, Fred                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 14 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua
Musser Bros., Claude & Alva            Farmer and Breeder                   S. 23 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          Born in VB Cty 1889 & 1892
Nason, E.                              Breeder                              S.  9  Township Village     P.O. Selma               Born VB Cty 1874
National Bank, The                     General Banking                                                  Milton
Nauman, Adam                           Elm Grove Stock Farm                 S. 27 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Nelson, F.A.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 27 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1870
Newbold & Newbold                      Lawyers                                                          Keosauqua
Newbold, G.E.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 36 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro           Born VB Cty 1881
Newbold, O.C.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 25 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro
Newenhouse, J.G.                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 14 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        1915
Nicholson, Guy                         Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 16 Township Village      P.O. Selma               Born in VB Cty 1876
Nixon, J.G.                            Farmer and Breeder                   S. 30 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1863
Norman and Parks                       The Rexall Store                                                 Milton
Nutt, A.A.                             Breeder                              S. 13 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1877
Nutt, E.O                              Farmer and Breeder                   S. 21 Township Village      P.O. Selma               Born in VB Cty 1871
Overturff, Simon                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 15 Township Village      P.O. Selma               Born in VB Cty 1880
Page, Clarence W.                      Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  1  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Farmington
Page, George B.                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  2  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte
Parish, T.L.                           Produce and Real Estate                                          Mt Sterling
Parks, Ira F.                          Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 10 Township Vernon       Mt Sterling              Born in VB Cty 1876
Parks, O.D.                            Prop. Waubonsie Garage                                           Mt Sterling
Parker, A.C.                           Farmer, Pleasant View Farm           S. 35 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1878
Parks, H.C.                            Real Estate, Owner of Stallion                                   Cantril
Parks & Sons                           Real Estate, Livery, Feed & Stable                               Douds Leando
Patten and Fellows                     Hardware                                                         Keosauqua
Peacock, Henry                         Breeder                              S. 24 Township Chequest     P.O. Keosauqua           1855
Pettit, Giles                          Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  8  Township Vernon      P.O. Mt Sterling         1856
Pickard, C.A.                          Breeder                              S. 31 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bentonsport         1894
Plowman, Harley                        Breeder                              S. 35 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1876
Plowman, Levi                          Breeder                              S.  2  Township Chequest    P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1864
Porter, A.W.                           Farmer                               S. 35 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Kilbourn
Powell, J.E.                           Farmer                                                           Milton
Price, J.H.                            Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  5  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1886
Price, John R.                         Farmer and Stockraiser                                           Milton
Pulsipher, Harry                       Livery, Feed and Sale Stable                                     Stockport
Randolph, J.M.                         Garage, Agent for Saxon Cars                                     Milton
Rees and Rigsby Garage                                                                                  Keosauqua
Rhynas, Frank and Sons                 Breeders                             S. 24 Township Union        P.O. Stockport
Rice, U.G.                             Cashier, National Bank                                           Milton
Rider, G.F.                            Breeder                              S. 11 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Rigler, Geo. A.                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  6  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bentonsport
Rinaberger, S.H.                       City Drug Store                                                  Milton
Roberts, A.G.                          Editor & Publ Bonaparte Record                                   Bonaparte
Roberts, Frank F.                      Farmer, Stockraiser, Coal Mine OperatS. 15 Township Henry        P.O. Bentonsport         1914
Roberts, M.T.                          Meat Market                                                      Cantril
Roberts, Paul S.                       Publisher, Keosauqua Independent                                 Keosauqua                1892
Robinson, J.D.                         Farmer, Maple Grove Stock Farm       S. 9  Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              1871
Roush, L.C.                            Farmer, Stockraiser, Dairyman        S.  7 Township Van Buren    P.O. Douds Leando
Roush, Mrs. Samuel                     Retired Farmer & Dairyman            S.  7 Township Van Buren    P.O. Douds Leando
Rowley & Landes                        Editors and Publishers Republican                                Keosauqua
Russell, Adam                          Breeder                              S. 27 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born VB Cty 1854
Ryland, Minnie E.                                                           S.  4  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte
Sears, John                            Farmer and Breeder                   S. 36 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             1869
Sater and Roberts                      Real Estate                                                      Bonaparte
Sample, A.F.                           Breeder                              S. 25 Township Chequest     P.O. Keosauqua           Born in VB Cty 1874
Sayler, J.F.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  4  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1866
Schau, Albert                          Oakdale Farm                         S. 28 Township Farmington   P.O. Bonaparte
Schellhous, Earl                       Farmer and Breeder                   S.  9  Township Village     P.O. Selma               Born in VB Cty 1869
Schleeter, William                     Farmer and Breeder                   S.  3  Township Lick Creek  P.O. Mt Zion             1917
Schriever, Aug                         Cedar Grove Stock Farm               S. 34 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Schrepfer, Frederick                   Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 14 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Bonaparte           1872
Schultz, William                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 14 Township Union        P.O. Stockport           1914
Sheets, C.W.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 26 Township Des Moines   Mt Sterling              Born in VB Cty 1873
Sherrod, Linford V.                    Nine Oaks Farm                       S.  5  Township Van Buren   P.O. Mt Zion             1854
Short, A.E.                            Farmer, Clover Dale Farm             S. 11 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             1900
Shriver, L.W.                          Farmer and Stockraiser, Assessor     S.   5 Township Vernon      P.O. Mt Sterling         Born in VB Cty 1887 & 1865
Silver, A.L.                           Cashier Cantril Savings Bank                                     Cantril
Silver, F.F.                           Farmer, Breeder Hampshire Hogs       S. 20 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1890
Silver, J.C.                           Breeder                              S. 26 Township Union        P.O. Stockport
Sissel, Vearl                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 19 Township Chequest     P.O. Troy                1916
Slater, W.B.                           Farmer, Clover Dale Farm             S. 29 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1878
Sloan and Sloan                        Lawyers                                                          Keosauqua
Smith, George F.                       Publisher and Postmaster                                         Keosauqua                1869
Smith, Seldon L.                       Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 11 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              1913
Spees, W.G.                            Farmer and Breeder                   S.  6  Township Union       P.O. Birmingham          Born in VB Cty `885
Stansbery, William                     Farmer   Oak Dale Farm               S. 10 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          1914
State Bank of Cantril                  General Banking                                                  Cantril
Stockport Savings Bank                 General Banking                                                  Stockport
Stong, B.J.                            Farmer                               S. 22 Township Van Buren    P.O. Keosauqua
Summers, L.F.                          Farmer Home View Farm                S. 18 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1889
Suydam, W.H.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 36 Township Vernon       P.O. Mt Sterling         1916
Swartout, Arthur                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 11 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Hillsboro           1914
Tade, Wm A.                            Farmer and Dairyman                  S.  4  Township Harrisburg  P.O. Hillsboro           1856
Talbott, F.O.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 15 Township Village      P.O. Selma               1865
Talbott, F.R.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 29 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           1911
Teal, C.M.                             Farmer                               S.  2  Township Washington  P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1872
Teal, T.F.                             Farmer, Feeder and Breeder           S. 35 Township Union        P.O. Stockport           Born VB Cty 1874
Teter, Geo. R.                         Restaurant                                                       Milton
Teter, Simeon                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.  8  Township Des Moines  P.O. Cantril             1887
Teter, William                         Stockraiser and Feeder               S. 8   Township Des Moines  P.O. Cantril             Born VB Ctyt 1864
Therme, J. Lester                      Cashier Keo. State Bank                                          Keosauqua                Born VB Cty 1878
Thews, Wm.                             Grand View Stock Farm                S. 29 Township Farmington   P.O. Farmington
Thomas, Wm.                            Livery                                                           Keosauqua                1872
Thornton, Eliza E                      Comm. Orchard Poultry Farm           S. 21 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born VB Cty 1845
Tweedy, James W.                       Farmer, Owner Lick Creek Coal Mines  S.  5  Township Lick Creek  P.O. Douds Leando        1877
Umphrey, L.S.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S. 31 Township Union        P.O. Birmingham          1878
Union Telephone Co.                    Telephone                                                        Keosauqua
Union Trust and Savings Bank           General Banking                                                  Farmington
Unkrich, L.B.                          Farmer and Breeder                   S.  4  Township Lick Creek  P.O. Mt Zion             1908
Vale, Bruce R.                         Breeder                              S. 15 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           Born in VB Cty 1888
Vale, Chas. A.                         Farmer, Dairyman, Breeder            S.  5  Township Des Moines  P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1885
Van Auken, Austin                      Breeder                              S.  3  Township Vernon      P.O. Mt Sterling         Born in VB Cty 1866
Van Buren Abstract Co.                 Abstracts                                                        Keosauqua
Van Buren County Officials:            Established in 1890
  G.W. Miller                          Chairman Board of Supervisors                                    Stockport
  John Saar                            Supervisor                                                       Cantril
  M.F. Hornbaker                       Supervisor                                                       Bonaparte
  M.H. DeHart                          County Auditor                                                   Keosauqua
  Carl E. Meek                         Deputy Auditor                                                   Bonaparte
  R.E. Meek                            County Treasurer                                                 Bonaparte
  C.G. Miller                          Deputy Treasurer                                                 Keosauqua
  A.H. Mounce                          Clerk of District Court                                          Keosauqua
  R.L. Doods                           Deputy Clerk                                                     Bonaparte
  Eva W. Robinson,                     County Recorder                                                  Keosauqua
  W.S. Haney                           Sheriff                                                          Keosauqua
  M.F. Kinsey                          Deputy Sheriff                                                   Keosauqua
  Lizzie V. Meredith                   Superintendent of Schools                                        Keosauqua
  Vera McCullough                      Deputy Supt. Of Schools                                          Keosauqua
  George R. Buckles                    County Attorney                                                  Keosauqua
  Raymond Duerr                        County Engineer                                                  Keosauqua
  Earl L. Dodds,                       County Coroner                                                   Keosauqua
  J.H. Stotsbery                       Janitor Court House                                              Keosauqua
  Craig Ruby                           Steward County Home                                              Stockport
  Mrs. Craig Ruby                      Matron County Home                                               Stockport
  Dr. C.R. Russell                     Physician for County Asylum                                      Keosauqua
Van Fleet, R.B.                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 14 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              Born VB Cty 1884
Vehslage, W.A.                         Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 11 Township Des Moines   P.O. Mt Sterling         1911
Walden, C.R.                           Stockraiser and Dairyman             S. 17 Township Van Buren    Mt. Zion                 1912
Walker & McBeth                        Lawyers                                                          Keosauqua
Wallace, J.E.                          Farmer Pleasant Center Farm          S. 29 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton
Wallingford, Henry                     Breeder                              S. 26 Township Harrisburg   P.O. Bonaparte           1866
Warning, Fred                          Farmer  Long View Farm               S. 13 Township Jackson      P.O. Cantril             1872
Watson, Anna E.                        Breeder                              S. 26 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro           Born VB Cty 1863
Watson, Anna J.                        Farming and Breeding                 S. 10 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           1867
Watson, B.O.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 23 Township Cedar        P.O. Hillsboro           Born in VB Cty 1882
Watson, Elmer E.                       Farmer and Breeder                   S.  3  Township Cedar       P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1882
Watson, J.E.                           Farmer and Breeder                   S. 35 Townshipn Cedar       P.O. Hillsboro           Born in VB Cty 1888
Watson, L.E.                           Country Side Farm                    S. 14 Township Union        P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1873
Weissgerber L.                         Restaurant and Newspaper Dealer                                  Keosauqua                1906
Welch, W.B.                            Cashier Mt. Sterling Savings Bank                                Mt Sterling
Wellborn Bros.                         Publishers                                                       Cantril
Wiley, Bros., R.W. and J.H.            Farmers and Stockraisers             S. 27 Township Des Moines   P.O. Mt Sterling
Wiley, R.W.                            Farmer                               S. 27 Township Des Moines   P.O. Mt Sterling
Wille, Fred W.                         Farmer and Breeder                   S. 15 Township Cedar        P.O. Stockport           1917
Williams, E.J.                         Farmer and Breeder                   S.  4  Township Union       P.O. Stockport           Born in VB Cty 1878
Williamson, Joseph H.                  Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  1  Township Bonaparte   P.O. Bonaparte           Born in VB Cty 1859
Wilson, G.J.                           Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 12 Township Jackson      P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1864
Wilson, H.E.                           General Merchandise                                              Keosauqua
Wilson, Paul C.                        Farmer and Stockraiser               S.  4  Township Jackson     P.O. Milton              Born in VB Cty 1882
Wilson, Willis V.                      Farmer  The Robert Prall Farm        S. 24 Township Des Moines   P.O. Keosauqua           Born in VB Cty 1871
Winsell, Fred                          Breeder                              S. 23 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1873
Wirt, C.F.                             Farmer and Breeder                   S. 28 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1870
Wollam, Harvey                         Farmer and Breeder                   S.  7  Township Des Moines  P.O. Cantril             1865
Woodin, Herman                         Farmer and Stockraiser               S. 16 Township Des Moines   P.O. Cantril             Born in VB Cty 1873
Woodrow, Charles                       Farmer and Breeder                   S. 10 Township Lick Creek   P.O. Birmingham          Born VB Cty 1866
Woodrow John                           Farmer and Breeder                   S.  3  Township Lick Creek  P.O. Birmingham          Born in VB Cty 1864
Workman, S.M>                          Financial Agent                                                  Keosauqua
Yarnell, J.F.                          Breeder                              S. 28 Township Village      P.O. Douds Leando        Born in VB Cty 1863
Zeitler, J.H.                          Breeder                              S. 21 Township Chequest     P.O. Douds Leando        1880
Zane, Wilbert and Sons                 Farmers and Stockraisers             S. 13 Township Bonaparte    P.O. Farmington