Adair County Anquestors Genealogy Society
Adair County, Iowa


Obituaries - 1920

From Adair County newspapers


Gold Tube
Newspapers: (A)   Adair News Adair (1881-1971)
  (B)   Bridgewater Times Bridgewater (1893-1960)
  (C)   Casey Vindicator Casey (1881-1971)
  (F)   Fontanelle Observer Fontanelle (1885-present)
  (G)   Adair County Free Press Greenfield (1907-present)
  (N)   Stuart News Stuart (1916-1921)
  (S)   Stuart Herald Stuart (1900-present)

Gold Tube

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Gold Tube

Surnames marked with an asterisk (*) are a death story, funeral or probate notice, NOT an obituary.

Last Name First/Middle Name Maiden Name Paper Date of Paper "Comment" / (Location)
AddyEverett (G)September 2 
Allen
Allen
Elva Geneva
Elva Geneva
Carl
Carl
(F) (G)
(G)
June 17
June 24
(Creston, IA)
(Creston, IA)
Ammerson*  (F)May 20"Mr."
AntramAlbert Leslie (S)December 30 
Armstrong
Armstrong
Armstrong*
Charles
Charles
Charles
 (F)
(G)
(F)
April 29
May 6
May 6
 
AshleyLeslie (A)January 2(Atlantic, IA)
BaconDaniel Ross (S)October 28 
Baird*Florence Camile (G)November 4 
BarkalowGeorge Dewey (S)February 12 
Bates
Bates
Bates
F. M.
Francis Marion
Frances Marion
 (F)
(F)
(G)
August 19
August 26
August 26
(Iowa City, IA)
(Iowa City, IA)
(Iowa City, IA)
Batterson
Batterson
Liddie Rebecca
Liddie Rebecca
Hanks
Hanks
(S)
(G)
January 1
January 8
 
BeachR. A.Munhall(S)Janaury 1"Mrs. David"
BentonSarahHocamp(A)March 26 
BerryMargaret (G)July 15(Centerburg, OH)
Bevercomb*Charles (G)September 30(Twin Falls, ID)
Blair*
Blair
 
Sarah
 
Lents
(F)
(G)
December 23
December 30
"Mrs. E. D."
 
Bloom
Bloom
Chester
Chester Emmett
 (F) (G)
(G)
December 23
December 30
 
BowlesJoel W. (S)November 4(Wichita, KS)
Boyle*N. W. (A)January 22(Dexter, IA)
BrennanMartin (A)March 12 
Brewer*Ben (G)November 25 
BrickerEmma RillaCharington(G)June 17 
Brown
Brown
 
Hilda E.
 
Bailey
(F)
(G)
January 1
January 1
"Mrs. Tim"
 
BrownThomas (S)March 25(San Diego, CA)
BuckGeneva AdalineHumphrey(S)December 2 
BurgerLeo (A)May 7 
Burgess*
Burgess
 
Evaline Alice
 
Stahl
(F)
(G)
October 14
October 14
"Mrs. John"
 
BurgetWilliam Brinton (G)February 19(Kansas City, MO)
Cady*
Cady
C. M.
Cassius Marcellus
 (S)
(S)
June 17
June 24
(Twin Falls, ID)
 
Campbell
Campbell
 
Grace
Sanders
Sanders
(F)
(G)
July 1
July 8
"Mrs. Arthur" / (Lenox, IA)
 
Campbell
Campbell
Henry
Henry Roberson
 (F)
(F) (G)
March 4
March 11
(Nevada, IA)
(Nevada, IA)
Campfield*
Campfield
Campfield
Campfield
 
Ollie
 
Olive Leora
 
Moon
Moon
Moore
(F)
(A)
(G)
(F)
March 4
March 5
March 11
March 11
"Mrs. I. W."
"Mrs. Irvan"
"Mrs. I. W."
 
Chadwick*
Chadwick
 
Mary Ann
 
Mishall
(F)
(G)
April 1
April 1
"Mrs. N. D."
 
Chatfield*
Chatfield
 
Josephine
Peterson
Peterson
(S)
(S)
March 25
Aprill 1
"Mrs. Allen" / (Waterloo, IA)
 
ClaytonL. R. (F)November 11(near Panora, IA)
ColemanNettieKimes(F) (G)February 12(Kansas City, MO)
CollinsMary R.Dean(S)November 25(Des Moines, IA)
ColwellCatherineHughes(S)January 22 
ComlyAliceMcLin Buck(G)February 12 
ConyersA. F. (S)March 11(Marshalltown, IA)
CookWillard J. (S)June 17(Des Moines, IA)
CottonGalen (A)January 16(Pasadena, CA)
Crawford*
Crawford*
John
John
 (A)
(F)
May 7
May 13
(Valley Junction, IA)
 
CrowleyJohn Henry (G)September 2(Canyon, TX)
Davis*Mary (G)February 12 
Dearinger
Dearinger
Landy
Landy E.
 (F)
(G)
December 2
Nov 25 & Dec 2
 
DelahoydeCharles J. (S)May 13(Helena, MT)
Dewey*  (S)January 16"Mr."
DickeyShirley Loraine (A)January 2 
Dixon*
Dixson*
Mary
Mary E.
 (F)
(G)
December 9
December 9
 
DolanMary EllenKerrigan(A)August 6 
DouglasNancyTebben(A)February 27 
DowdallGretta May (A)June 4 
Drake
Drake
Fred
Fred
 (G)
(F) (G)
May 20
May 27
 
(Iowa City, IA)
DwigansPermelia GoldyFom(S)September 9 
Ehrenfried
Ehrenfried
John
John, Sr.
 (F)
(G)
June 10
June 17
 
Elam  (G)December 2"Smith's infant son"
FaberElizabeth (S)November 11 
FarrellJames Joseph (S)June 24(Des Moines, IA)
FilsonIda May (G)June 10 
FletcherDoraHoladay(G)February 5 
FordyceGeorge W. (A)April 16 
FossHenry, Sr. (A)September 17 
FranzLouise Sophia (A)October 8 
Frese
Frese
Diedrich
Diedrich
 (F)
(G)
August 12
August 19
 
FrostFrances GraceHuckabee(S)October 21(Atlanta, GA)
Garmer
Garmer
Augusta
Augusta
 (F)
(G)
April 22
April 22
 
(Des Moines, IA)
GerardTheodosine JosephineOthello(F)December 23(Keystone, SD)
Gere*
Gere
George
George Edwin
 (S)
(S)
April 15
April 22
 
GilbertCharles P. (G)June 3 
GilbertSarah M. (G)January 1 
GilmanLeah EssieCooley(S)May 6 
GippleCatherine J.Semelroth(A)April 23 
Glade*  (G)September 30"Mrs. Emiel W."
GladeAndy (F)March 4(Brooks, IA)
Goetz
Goetz
Goetz
 
 
Alice A.
 
 
Higgins
(F)
(G)
(F)
June 10
June 17
June 17
"Mrs. Jake" / (Chicago, IL)
"Mrs. Jacob" / (Chicago, IL)
 
Goss*Wm. (G)August 12 
GowdeyAlota BelleBarklow(S)April 29 
Greenbeck*
Greenbeck
Ferdinand E.
Ferdinand Edwin
 (G)
(G)
September 23
October 7
 
GwinHarold (A)October 8 
GwinLoraMannatt(A)January 2(Des Moines, IA)
HaafKatherine (G)January 22 
Haggett/Hoggat  (G)March 18 
Halling*  (G)February 26"Mrs. M. E."
HandleyHelen M. (G)September 30 
HanleyMargaret (A)February 6 
Harris
Harris*
James W.
James
 (S)
(G)
November 18
November 25
(Des Moines, IA)
(Des Moines, IA)
Harry
Harry
Ida
Ida May
 (A)
(A)
June 11
June 18
(Atlantic, IA)
 
HartsookDonald LeRoy (G)January 1 
HarveyWilliam Henry (S)December 9 
HawksSamantha Anna (F)October 14 
Hayes*Bert (A)August 13 
Hazelton  (F)February 19"Mrs."
Hearn*  (A)September 3"V. R.'s baby"
Hemphill
Hemphill
Mary
Mary Ellen
Humphrey
Humphreys
(G)
(F)
June 10
June 10
 
HennessyNellie (G)December 16(Des Moines, IA)
Henson*A. G. (G)January 8(Blockton, IA)
HillingsworthElbert (F)December 16 
Hines*
Hines
 
Mary Lois
 
Bunting
(F)
(G)
November 4
November 4
"Mrs. John"
 
Hodges
Hodge
Bessie
Bessie
Casey
Casey
(F)
(G)
December 16
December 23
 
HoganEllen FrancesLafferty(S)July 1 
HollandHenry David (A)May 7 
HollingsworthElbert (G)December 16 
Humphrey*  (A)June 11"Mrs."
Humphrey
Humphry
J. M.
Jas. M.
 (G)
(G)
September 2
September 9
 
JacobsenEdwin (G)March 11 
JenkinsWilliam Morgan (F)December 16(Galesburg, IL)
Kearns
Kearns*
Ellen
Ellen
Flaherty
 
(S)
(G)
June 24
July 1
 
KennedyJesse R. (A)August 6 
King*Martin (F)February 27(Minot, ND)
Knouf
Knouf
John B.
John B.
 (F) (G)
(G)
May 6
May 13
 
KnowltonFrancis Marion (S)March 11 
Knox
Knox
John Anderson
(Dr) J. A.
 (S)
(G)
November 11
November 25
 
Knox*Xerxes (A)February 27(Exira, IA)
Knies*
Knies
Knies
Knies
Kenneth
Kenneth Charles
Kenneth Charles
Kenneth Charles
 (G)
(F)
(A)
(G)
May 6
May 6
May 7
May 13
 
Lamb*Sarah (S)March 11 
LaneJ. C. (G)February 19(Des Plaines, IL)
LaughlinBurdell (G)October 21(south of Menlo, IA)
Letts*
Letts
Lester
Lester
 (F)
(G)
February 26
February 26
(Chicago, IL)
 
LewisTruman L. (F) (G)May 13 
Livingston*A. W. (S)April 8 
LochmillerElizabeth AnnRacey(S)December 30 
LochmillerLeona May (S)April 29 
Long*
Long
 
Rebecca Virginia
 
Hines
(A)
(A)
March 5
March 12
"Grandma"
 
LonsdaleJohn Dye (S)December 9(Dale, IA)
Lowden*  (G)July 1"Mrs." / (Webster, IA)
LowerHorace L. (S)November 11(Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada)
MartinDonald Eugene (G)November 25(Des Moines, IA)
Martin*Gerald (G)October 14 
Massey
Massey
 
Emily J.
 
Thrailkill
(F)
(G)
April 15
April 15
"Mrs. R."
 
Masten
Masten
John L.
John Lacey
 (F)
(G)
January 15
January 15
 
Maynes  (G)December 30"Grandma"
McCarty*Robert (A)Februry 27(Canada)
McDonald*  (G)December 30"Hugh's infant girl"
McIntyreCarrie FrancesGuile(S)July 1 
McIntyre
McIntyre
Margaret
 
Hanretty
 
(S)
(G)
July 15
July 22
 
"Mrs. Charles"
McKennaThos. (A)August 27(Rochester, MN)
McKibbenHarve (S)July 19(Minnesota)
McNayHaleman G. (G)January 29(Clarinda, IA)
Mears*John (G)December 30(Los Angeles, CA)
MeyerHenry John (S)August 19 
Miller*  (F)January 1"Mrs. Clyde's mother"
Miller*
Miller
 
Nancy
 
Mullin
(A)
(A)
August 20
August 27
"Mrs. Fred" / (Albuquerque, NM)
(Albuquerque, NM)
Miller
Miller
Miller*
Ralph
Ralph
Ralph
 (G)
(F)
(G)
September 9
September 9
September 9
(New York)
(Liverpool, England)
(Liverpool, England)
MillhollenDonald Rex (G)October 28 
Mitchell*GenevieveDolan(G)July 8 
MolerElizabethHartsell(S)December 2(Omaha, NE)
MooreMary SylvaniaMoss(A)March 14 
MurphyPheba A.Johnson(S)May 20 
MurphyWilliam S. (A)July 2 
MyersJ. L. (G)June 24(Kansas City)
NelsonJacob (G)Janaury 15(Des Moines, IA)
O'Brien
O'Brien
Patrick
Patrick
 (S)
(G)
January 29
February 5
 
Overmeyer*
Overmyer
John
John Thompson
 (A)
(A)
September 24
October 20
 
PattonI. Lemar (S)April 22(Newton, IA)
PaytonSara D.French(S)June 24 
Peaslee
Pearsley*
Cecil Fern
 
Baker
 
(S)
(G)
August 26
September 2
(Shelby, IA)
"Mrs. C.M." / (Shelby, IA)
PercyLloyd P. (S)March 11 
PerryAndrew H. (G)March 11 & 25 
Peyton*  (S)June 17"Mrs. J. S."
PorterEthel Faye (G)February 26 
Porterfield*  (F)January 1"A. B.'s sister"
Purvis*Vernon (A)July 16 
RaberB. Frank (S)July 22 
RaberCharley (S)April 1 
RaberVada (S)April 29 
RafteryBridget (S)December 2(Sumner, IA)
ReadMarian (S)September 16(Pratt, KS)
Rechtenbach*  (F)April 29"Mrs. Theodore" / (Canastota, SD)
Reed*  (G)November 25"Frank's 1-year-old"
RigdonJames Wesley (S)December 30(Menlo, IA)
RobsonDavid (A)March 5(Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
RobsonJoseph (A)March 5(Diamond, MO)
RochholzMargaretRoeser(A)August 20 
Rockafield*Jacob (S)April 15(Chicago, IL)
RomeshaItaly JosephineSpain(G)October 21 
Ross*Sam (G)March 18 
RuchBen F. (G)February 12 
Rue*
Ruch
Ira
Ira
 (F)
(G)
February 26
March 4
 
Russell*  (G)March 25"Fred's infant"
Russell*  (S)June 17"Mrs. Wm." / (New Orleans, LA)
RussellMary A.Buckles Abbott(A)September 10 
SackettLyman E. (F) (G)March 11 
Schroder*
Schroeder
Schroder
 
 
Adelheid
 
 
Held
(F)
(G)
(F)
June 10
June 17
June 17
"Mrs. Andrew" / (Loveland, CO)
"Mrs. Andrew" / (Loveland, CO)
 
SellersJohn W. (S)August 5 
Showers*
Showers*
Alva
Alvah E.
 (G)
(G)
September 23
October 7
 
Sickles*Thomas (G)February 12(Clarinda, IA)
Sims  (G)February 19"Mrs."
Smith*
Smith
E. F.
Evelin Fremont
 (G)
(F)
June 10
June 10 & 17
 
SmithKatherineDougon(A)July 2 
SmithMary J.Wells(S)June 24(Oakland, CA)
Snyder*
Snyder
 
Caroline
 
Brown
(G)
(F)
April 22
April 29
"Mrs. A. J." / (Des Moines, IA)
(Des Moines, IA)
South*
South
 
Howard LeRoy
 (F)
(G)
Janaury 15
January 15
"Ray's little son"
 
SpurgeonMartha JaneGraham(G)February 5 
StammerWilhamenaKraft(G)June 10 
Stark*
Stark
Stark
 
Barbara Ellen
Barbara Ellen
 
Hedrick
Headrick
(G)
(S)
(G)
May 20
May 20
May 27
"Mrs. J. A."
 
 
Steele*Joseph (G)July 22(Dakota)
StewartCharlotte E.Hubbard(G)May 27 
Strang*
Strang
 
Esther
 
Dorance
(G)
(G)
March 4
March 18
"Mrs. D. M."
 
SturdyCeliaTompkins(G)August 26 
SwiftPatrick (G)August 26 
Swim
Swim
Albert E.
Albert E.
 (F)
(G)
July 1
July 8
(Leon, IA)
 
Swingle*Frank (G)September 9(Santa Fe, NM)
Taylor*  (A)March 5"Pearl's husband"
Telford*  (F)January 11"Mrs."
Thompson*Lizzie (G)November 25 
TilleyBurbin A. (G)February 19(Chicago, IL)
TimberlakeJoseph Madison (G)October 21 
Tofflemire*Irene Elizabeth (G)July 22 
Tofflemire*Kathleen Cecilia (G)July 22 
Valentine
Valentine*
Valentine*
William
William
William
 (G)
(G)
(A)
April 15
April 22
April 23
 
VandewaterWillard (G)June 17 
VolzEmma IdaUhlman(A)January 30 
Wagner*  (G)October 14"P. J.'s 3-year-old"
WagnerMary (F)March 11(Oakland, IA)
WalkerWilliam (S)June 17 
Wallace  (G)January 15"Wilson's little son"
Washburn*  (A)June 25"Mrs. Francis" / (Canada)
WearmouthMary (G)March 25 
WedemeyerKatherineGebers(A)June 25 
WelshMichael (G)October 21 
WestphalFrederick John Gottlieb (F)September 23 
Wiggans*
Wiggins
Len
Leonard C.
 (F) (G)
(G)
October 21
October 28
 
WildesAulney (S)May 6(Wisconsin)
WilkinsIdaFink(S)April 1 
Winkleman*
Winkleman
 
Anna
 
Hinz
(A)
(A)
September 17
September 24
"Mrs. Peter"
 
WolfeEsther LouisaAdams(A)June 11 
Wood*Ed (G)September 30 
WyllieWilliam (G)March 11 
WynnJohn (G)January 15(Omaha, NE)
Zimmerman*(Rev) A. (F)January 8(Waverly, IA)