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I am seeking ANY information on the Charlson families who lived in or near LeMars, IA from the 1930's at least through the 1980's
I know for certain that Ernest Charlson and his younger brother John Raymond Charlson lived and died in LeMars.
Ernest had four children born in LeMars.
John's daughter, Alaska Joan, was born in LeMars. I don't know if the others were, because he was a career Marine.
I would very much like to find out anything on thid family line. John & Ernest were my wife's uncles.
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I've "rescued" an old autograph album with originally belonged to Etta May
BURNHAM of Volney, Allamakee County, Iowa. The album includes entries from
both family and friends including the following:
Autograph Album belonging to:
Etta May BURNHAM of Volney, Allamakee Co., Iowa
"Teacher" or "Ettie"
Based on limited research, I believe that this may be Ettie BURNHAM b. about
1869 in IA to parents Horace BURNHAM and Julia THOMPSON. The family was
living in Linton, IA during the 1880 census with the surname spelled BURNUM.
Horace was age 36, born in NY to Canadian born parents, his wife Julia, age
33 born in Norway, and daughter Ettie age 11, born in IA.
* Alvin BURNHAM "Brother", Volney, Allamakee Co., IA, 31 Jan 1885
* Hans HANSON "Cousin", Spring Grove, Dakota Territory, 16 Jan 1884
* "Grandpa", Volney, 8 May 1883
* "Granma", Volney, 8 May 1883
* C. H. B., Volney, 8 May 1883
* Mr. C. P. BURNHAM, Kingsley, Plymouth Co., IA, 14 Nov 1886
* Mary WALTERS "Aunt", Kingsley, Plymouth Co., IA, 13 Jan 1887
I believe that this may be Mary WALTERS wife of Nicholes WALTERS who was
living in Jefferson, IA during the 1880 census. Mary was listed as age 26,
born in IL to parents born in Canada and NY respectively, her husband,
Nicholes was age 34, born in OH to parents born in OH and PA respectively.
Their household included three children at the time, George W. age 7, Elmer
age 6, and Mertie age 4, the first two born in IA, and the last in Nebraska.
* Mattie HANCOCK, Monona, IA
* Lewis TORGESON, Spring Grove, 16 Jan 1884
* Albert D. INGELS, Monona, 18 Feb 1889
* A. TORGERSON, Volney, 22 Apr 1883
* Laura HARGESHEIMER, Volney, IA, 23 Jul 1885
* Mary R. GRADY, Institute 1887
* Lizzie E. FLESCH
* Lizzie TRIGGIL
* Dore A. ENTWISLE, Volney, Allamakee Co., IA, 10 Dec 1883
* Anna FANGEMAN, 1885
* Mrs. Maria HILAS, Volney, IA, 25 Jan 1885
* Clara, Watson, IA, 1889
* Alta, Volney, IA, 15 Jun 1888
* Erma FANGEMAN, Volney, IA, 13 Jun 1885
* Myrtle Entwisle, Volney, IA, 9 May
* Myrtie SHADY
* Emma S., Volney, IA, 10 Jan 1889
* Mary M. DULL, Volney, IA, 13 Nov 1883
* Irene L. Entwisle, Volney, IA, 25 Apr 1884
* William MUTH, Watson, 5 Jan 1886
* Minnie FLESCH
* Christina BRADSBERY, 10 Sept 1883
* P. P. WOEI, Spring Grove, Houston Co., MN, 28 Jan 1884
* Annie Maryea PETTERSON, Spring Grove, 28 Jan 1884
* Mrs. L. THEODORE, Belleville, Louisa Co., IA
* Augusta ?, Volney, IA, 6 Nov 1883
* Ella NESMITH, 20 May 1885
* Lizzie E. FLESCH, 4 May 1885
* Katie MCCORMACK, Sycurgura, Allamakee Co., IA, 27 Aug 1887
* Iona SURRING, Volney, Allamakee Co., IA, 27 Nov 1883
* Miss Dore A. ENTWISLE, Volney, Allamakee Co., IA, 27 Nov 1883
* Miss Anna FANGEMAN, 1 Jun 1885
* Charlie, Volney, IA, 6 Jan 1886
* Mary M. DULL, Volney, IA, 29 Jan 1885
* Hattie KAMM
* Miss Lizzie PLANK, Watson, IA, 14 May 1888
* Cassie CAMPBELL, Volney, IA, 25 May 1885
* Dora SENEDBAUGH, Rossville, IA, 4 Dec 1884
* Howard FINLEY, Cumberland, Barron Co., WI, 17 Jun 1886
* Angie L. FINLEY, Rice Lake, Barron Co., WI, May 1886 "Angie L.
* Carrie HEFNER, Volney, IA, 8 Mar 1883
* Myrtle ENTWISLE, Volney, Allamakee Co., IA, 1883
* Mary Margaret DULL, Volney, Allamakee Co., IA, 1883
I'm hoping to locate someone from this BURNHAM Family so that this wonderful
old family treasure can be returned to its rightful place with family. If
you are a member of this family, or know someone who might be, please