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Being new to the Clayton list, I will add to the list the surnames I am
searching information on which is White and Bachtell.
My grandfather Foster Edward White b. Nov. 19, 1903, Farmersberg, d. 1961 in
DesMoines, married Vera Engelhardt, siblings were David White b. June 7.1909,
Farmersberg, d. 1950 in Chicago Illinois, Mildred White, information unknown
to me except she married a Smith. These were the children of Edward A. White
and Leafie Bachtell of Farmersberg. The following is information from the
Iowa Gen Web; Farmersburg Twp. -- Edward C. White, grain dealer, was born in
Jersey City, Ia.,
on Dec. 28, 1844. His parents P.M. and Catherine White, nee Findley, were
natives of Massachusetts and Ireland respectively. They came to Clayton
in 1846, and pre-empted 200 acres of land, which they have since sold. Mrs.
White died Jan. 2, 1866. Edward C. was educated in the schools of Iowa, and
made farming his business until recently. He is now engaged in the grain
traffic. On June 16, 1866, Edward C. White and Martha, daughter of Anthony
Anna Gass were united in marriage. Her parents were natives of Germany, and
came to American when they were children. Mr. and Mrs. White have had seven
children - Anna C., born May 19, 1867; Martha B., Apr. 21, 1869; Isabel, June
1871; Edward A., Jan. 13, 1873; Sarah, Aug. 1, 1875; Xenia, June 27, 1879,
L.E., Aug. 5, 1881. Mr. White is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church,
of A.F. & A. M. fraternity. He has held the offices of School Director and
Constable for a number of years, and is one of the representative men of the
county. History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 785 .... To add to this,
PM White is Preserved Merritt White.
Foster Edward White married Vera Engelhardt and David White married Agatha
Marie Engelhardt daughters of George Engelhardt and Cora Baldwin. George and
Cora also had one son Paul Engelhardt. George Engelhardt was the s/o Charles
Engelhardt and Wilhelmina Taake.
My mother is the daughter of Foster White and Vera Engelhardt White. My
mother has one sister Betty Jean White Burke and one brother Foster Edward
Hope this wasn't to much.
Posted on: Clayton County, IA Query Forum
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Surname: JEWETT, ALLEN, AUKSCHIEN, REBAWSCHUS
Looking for family of LAURA ANN JEWETT b. PA m. JEFFERSON ALLEN. I know
of 1 son FRANCIS MONROE ALLEN b. Sept. 26. 1879 in Strawberry Point/Clayton
Posted on: Clayton County, IA Obits
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Surname: Masscey, Massey, Rannals, Barkley
I am looking for ancestors: Masscey/Massey, and Rannals (as in Tom Rannals
who married Adelia Anna "Annie" Barkley (whose parents were Henry Barkley
and Elizabeth (Simon) Barkley, his 2nd wife)). Tom and Annie had George,
James, my grandmother Nettie Eliza (Rannals) who married Elman Russell
Masscey. His parents were Jon "Frederick" Masscey who married Ora Catherine
Clark. Anyone recognize any of these names please let me know. Thanks,