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Hi I'm researching CHARLES EDWARD GRAY b 1880 in growie,webster,ia m
in1907in webster co.? to GRACE RANDOLPH b1888 ne.This has been a block
wall for me I realy need Charles parents.thanks Juanita in Riverside,ca.
I'm looking for information on the surnames RYAN, COLLINS, FIENE, SACKMAN.
This is the first mail list I've subscribed to so if this format is not
correct someone let me know. Thanks Joy Ryan, Minot, ND jam_ryan(a)yahoo.com
Birth: 1834, Ireland
Death: 1915, Fort Dodge, Webster, IA
Spouse: Mary A COLLINS
Birth: Apr 1844, Ireland
Death: 1916, Fort Dodge, Webster, IA
Children: John Francis (1872-1947)
Nellie E (1875-)
Mary S. (Mayme) (1878-1972)
John Francis RYAN
Birth: Feb 1872, Iowa
Death: 1947, Fort Dodge, Webster, IA
Spouse: Mary Caroline FIENE
Birth: 27 Jul 1872, Iowa
Death: 2 Feb 1945, Iowa
Mother: Mary SACKMAN
Children: Francis Robert (1906-1989)
Mary Ann (1902-)
Hi! Researching James and Mary Ann Allen, children: Elizabeth Allen
Williams b. 1860, Alice Allen Thorburn b. 1862, James Allen (wife Mary
Teasdale) b. 1863, Mary Jane Allen (husband Richard Allen) b. 1865, Hannah
Allen Dicksen b. 1868, Jemima Allen Dixson b. 1869, Sarah Allen b. 1871,
Robert Allen b. 1873, John Allen b. 1877 and Joseph Allen b. 1881 All lived
in Webster Co., Iowa from approx. 1872 through 1886.
I think the idea of a monthly roll-call of each member and a list of ther
Surnames & Counties would really be good.
From: Carol Foltz <caysedai(a)yahoo.com>
To: IAWEBSTE-L(a)rootsweb.com <IAWEBSTE-L(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2000 12:07 PM
Subject: [IAWEBSTE] we're all still here
>I have been having computer problems & lack of time
>lately so haven't put much effort into this list.
>I would like suggestions from listmembers on how to
>make this list more active. Would you like a monthly
>or weekly "roll call" or list of surnames that people
>are working on? Would you like me to list events in
>this area that you might be interested in attending
>and have a chance to work on your genealogy while in
>We have had some new subscribers lately and the list
>has been very quiet. Anyone who would like to
>introduce themselves or list their ancestors in this
>area is welcome to do so.
>I will repost my introduction of my ancestors in a
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For the roll call...my WEBSTER Co., folks are...
F.(Friedrich? assumed) JUSTUS GUENTHER (Dec 03, 1833, Prussia - Feb 18,
1879, Ft Dodge IA.), m: Wilhelmine Henriette WEISS (Jan 5, 1838 Goldlauter,
Suhl, Germany - Feb 4, 1917 Orange, CA)
children: ***NOTE --first line shows name as it appears on St. Paul Lutheran
Church (Ft. Dodge) records, second line as other sources listed them. (My
marked with an *)
* i. FRIEDRICH DANIEL LOUIS GUENTHER
LOUIS DANIEL GUNTHER
b: Jul 23, 1858, Chicago, IL
m: Adolphina F. AMLING
ii. Laura GUNTHER
b: Mar 26, 1863
m: Frederick W. GRUMM
iii. Ernestine Helene Louise GUENTHER
b: Apr 3, 1865
iv. Anna Wilhelmine Ferdinandina GUENTHER
b: Nov 14, 1871
v. Luise Emilie Katharina GUENTHER
b: Apr 12, 1874
vi. Clara Henriette Ottilie GUENTHER
Clara Ottilie Henriette GUENTHER
b: Feb 26, 1878
vii. 4 other children (don’t know names) that died before 1896
LOUIS DANIEL GUNTHER
Jul 23, 1858, Chicago, IL - Apr 7, 1934, Orange, CA
Director of the Lutheran Children's Home, Ft Dodge IA (c1884-1904),
m: Adolphine F. AMLING Apr 3, 1884, Maywood IL
May 24, 1859, Maywood, Cook Co., IL - May 31, 1937, Orange, CA
i. Clara Henriette Ernestine GUENTHER
Clara Henrietta GUNTHER
Mar 22, 1885, Ft. Dodge - Apr 8, 1973, Orange CA
m: Ernst J. BANDICK
* ii. LOUIS GOTTFRIED JUSTUS GUENTHER
LOUIS GODFREY GUNTHER
Jul 21, 1886, Fort Dodge - Sep 21, 1973 Orange, CA
m: Rose Katherine BRATTMILLER,
iii. Oscar Ernst Albert GUENTHER
Oscar E. GUNTHER
Jan 4, 1889, Ft. Dodge - Jun 27, 1945, Orange, CA
m: Dora Clara STRUCK
iv. Emma Ottilie Clara GUENTHER
Emma Ottelia GUNTHER
Aug 8, 1892, Ft. Dodge - Feb 5, 1977, Anaheim, CA
m: never married
v. Elmer R. GUNTHER (adopted)
R. Elmer GUNTHER
May 30, 1901, Ft. Dodge - Nov 18, 1962, Orange, CA
m: Agnes M. WELGE
If any of these sound familiar, I would love info. ESPECIALLY any newspaper
obits for FJ GUENTHER and births of children. I DO have copies of church
The families I am researching from Webster County are:
DEROUCHEY/Desrochers, Joseph 1828-1896
married 1st to Augustine O'Neil, nov 12, 1855
in Shullsburg, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
married 2nd to Mary??, between 1878-1880 in Dubuque County,
moved to Centralia, Dubuque County until about 1880 and then moved
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa.
Joseph had the following children:
Joseph Edward Derouchey (1856-infancy)
Augustine Lizzie Derouchey (1857-1893) m. Christopher Genteman
Emma Agatha Derouchey (1858-1925) m. Lawrence Luby
Louis Felix Derouchey (1859-1940) m. Barbara Hoven
Mary Louisa Derouchey (1862-1937) m. Smith Dougherty
Celena Derouchey (died in infancy)
Josephine Marie Derouchey (1866-1932)m. John J. McMannus
William Oscar Derouchey (1867-1897) m. Lydia A. Eastman
Matilda Rachel Derouchey (1869-1915) m. Joseph Mohr
Clara Ethel Derouchey (1872-1946) m. John Griffin
Joseph Matthew Derouchey (1874-1942)
John George Derouchey (1876-1945) Minnie Van Wald
These are all children born to Joseph Derouchey and Augustine O'Neil.
wife #2, Mary ? was born 1839 in Indiana and died Nov 5, 1904. who I am told
, had one child with Joseph Derouchey, Charles De Rochers who was born Oct
14, 1880 in Centralia, Dubuque Co, Iowa, Charles married and lived in Los
Angeles but I am told he had no children.
#2 Mary also had other children with her 1st marriage and they are:
M. R. Bruette (Maxie or Maxim) born April 27, 1856 died ?
Aurelia ? (died in sheboygan, Dec 29, 1932)
Josee (born Sept 24, 1865, died Oct 11, 1939
Rachel married Mike Trechon (had 1 boy and a ranch near Fresno, California.
Ellen died November 30, 1873
Esther born Feb 7, 1870-?
I am also researching a line that is not connected with the Derouchey's named
Patrick BAGGAN and Anne ROONEY, I do have more info on them also.
I am also curious about any BAINS that may have lived in Fort Dodge area.
If you are connected to any of the above names I would love to hear from you.
I am researching the following surnames:
HARROLD in Webster County, Pocahontas County and Ireland
John Harrold: B. Dec. 1834 in Ireland, D. ?
married: Ellen Markey: B. abt. 1840 in Ireland, D. ?
children: James (JJ): B. June 1874 in IA, D. ?
Catherine: B. 1875 in IA, D. ?
Mary E.: B. April 1877 in IA, D. ?
Franncis: B. March 1878 in IA, D. ?
John F.: B. Nov. 11, 1878 in IA, D. ?
Thomas Edward: B. Jan 12, 1880 in IA, D. Nov 1963
(Unknown) Harrold: B. Oct. 6, 1881, D. ?
Patrick Jeremiah: B. June 11, 1883 in IA, D. 4/1962
Maragret: B. Nov.1888 in IA, D. ?
Children of Patrick Jeremiah:
Francis John, Vincent Eugene (Red Head or Red)(my grandfather),
Clement Patrick, Mary Martha, Adrian Joseph, Raymond Marcus, Mary Catherine,
Dale Patrick, and Daniel James
Vincent Harrold otherwise know as Red or Redhead to his friends lived in Fort
Dodge, IA for the most part of his life.
BUTLER in Webster County & Black Hawk County
George Butler married to Lydia Gusherd. Children: Helen (Butler) Harrold,
Albert, Lillian, and two other children (names unknown)
If any one has any information on these families I would like to hear from
you. Thanks in advance for you time.
Researching: HARROLD & BUTLER in Iowa
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I have been having computer problems & lack of time
lately so haven't put much effort into this list.
I would like suggestions from listmembers on how to
make this list more active. Would you like a monthly
or weekly "roll call" or list of surnames that people
are working on? Would you like me to list events in
this area that you might be interested in attending
and have a chance to work on your genealogy while in
We have had some new subscribers lately and the list
has been very quiet. Anyone who would like to
introduce themselves or list their ancestors in this
area is welcome to do so.
I will repost my introduction of my ancestors in a
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I just subscribed to this list in anticipation of a research trip to
Iowa this summer. William Croker arrived in Roland Twp, just outside of
Gowrie in time to appear in the 1880 census. With him was his wife
Betsy, son Fred age 10, adult son William with wife Ellen (Elsie), and
their son, William P. age 1. William Croker and William Croker, Jr
purchased farm land in Sec 36 Roland Twp in October 1880. They farmed
there until Feb 1900 when they sold up and moved to South Dakota, where
William Sr. died in March. I have found most of the legal documents
concerning this family but I am interested in background material such
as newspaper stories, schools the children would have attended, the
Methodist church in Gowrie, migration stories from Illinois and to South
Dakota, etc. I would like to hear from people who are researching the
same time period.
Thank you, Mary Herzog
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