Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mowry; Iowa, during 1874

May 7, 1874 (Anamosa Eureka, 3rd page, 2nd column) LUCKY.–A week or two ago we published an item concerning Mr. Geo. Russell’s cold bath in the Wapsie while boat-riding with Prof. C. D. Mowry and Mr. C. P. Cline. In … Continue reading

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Ingram, Benton; Viola, Iowa, born about 1859

May 7, 1874 (Anamosa Eureka, 3rd page, 1st column, midway) SUDDEN DEATH.–Last Thursday evening the 30th, ult., Benton Ingram, aged fifteen years, and oldest son of J. L. Ingram of Viola, Linn Co., dropped dead in the street with heart … Continue reading

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Langworthy, Frank; Iowa, probably born about 1846

April 23, 1874 (Anamosa Eureka, 2nd page, 4th column, near bottom) Frank Langworthy, a lad of some fourteen or fifteen years of age, has been absent from his home in this city for the past two months. His father has … Continue reading

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Silver, Darwin; Iowa, born about 1860, dies March 8, 1874

March 12, 1874 (Anamosa Eureka, 3rd page, near top) DROWNED.–We learn through Mr. G. W. Lathrop that Darwin Silver, aged 14 years, a nephew of Anthony Courtright, of Oxford Mills, was drowned in the Wapsie last Sunday. The deceased was … Continue reading

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Spaulding and Omert Marriage, Iowa, during 1874

MARRIED At Cedar Falls, March 3d, by Rev. ——–, Mr. Alonzo Spaulding, formerly of Anamosa, and Miss Kate Omert, of Greene, Butler County. It seems that it did not take Mr. Spaulding long to discover that “it is not well … Continue reading

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Hannah, William; Iowa, born about 1859

The Cedar Rapids Republican of the 7th says that on Friday the 4th inst, while Wm. Hannah, aged 15 years, accompanied by another boy were hunting near Mt. Vernon, Iowa, accidentally shot and killed himself instantly. In trying to show … Continue reading

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Delavan, George; Iowa and California, born 1851

–G. E. Delavan, editor of the Strawberry Point Free Press, gave many of his old friends a hearty handshake last week. George was our old-time devil but he is ambitious and is doing capitally well in his present position. He … Continue reading

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