The township in Webster County is Wahkonsa (Fort Dodge) rather than as you
found it on the census. Did you check the next two pages on the 1925 Iowa
census for more information about the family? Here's some general
information about our genealogy library:
To get information about possible death and/or burial in Webster County,
please visit or write to the Webster County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box
1584, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501-1584. The genealogical library is in the Fort
Dodge Public Library in Room 134. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Information at the library includes: Fort Dodge city
directories, county cemetery records, funeral home records, newspaper
indexes and other records. Research is done by experienced volunteers at the
rate of $15.00 per hour plus costs, including postage. Membership dues
($10.00 per year) and tax-deductible contributions are encouraged but not
One spelling of the name in Iowa now is Vanvalkenburg. Good luck.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patsy Sutton" <patsysutton(a)pixius.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 7:03 AM
Subject: Re: [IAWEBSTE] VanValkenburgh Family
Good Morning Listers,
I would appreciate any help on the following family found on the 1925 Iowa
State Census residing in Wahtonsa Township, Webster Co., IA.
Per the 1925 census.
William J. VanValkenburgh, age 41, born in NY
Viola VanValkenburgh, age 31, born in KS
1. Don VanValkenburgh, age 13, born in KS
2. Doa VanValkenburgh, age 11, born in KS
3. Eileen VanValkenburhg, age 10, born in KS
4. June VanValkenburgh, age 8, born in KS
5. Margret VanValkenburgh, age 7, born in KS
6. Georgia VanValkenburgh, age 3, born in IA
Also seeking information on the parents of Viola Ashburn-VanValkenburgh,
which are Ezekial Ashburn and Hattie Kirkbride-Ashburn. Would like
information on marriages, death's etc. if at all possible. Appreciate any
leads on any of the descendants of the Ashburn or VanValkenburgh family.
Thank you for your assistance.
Have a great day,
Pat in KS
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