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Full text of "Hancock County, Iowa, atlas"

GEVEAL.OGY COLLECTION 



1833 01717 5198 



Digitized by the Internet Archive 

in 2010 with funding from 

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center 



http://www.archive.org/details/hancockcountyiowOOmars 



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HANCOCK COUNTY 



ATLAS 



INDEX 



PAGE 

Township 5 



Bingham 

Crystal " 7 

Madison " 9 

Ellington " 11 

Orthel " 13 

Hancock County's People 14 

Britt Township 15 

Garfield " 17 

Concord " 19 



Boone Township 21 

Erin " 23 

German " 25 

Ell " 27 

Magor " 29 

Farm Statistics ... 30 

Amsterdam Township 31 

Twin Lake " 33 

Avery " 35 



PRESENTED BY 

THE TIMES-REPUBLICAN 

MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA 



OUTLINE MAP OF 



119^77 



HANCOCK COUNTY, IOWA 




BINGHAM 



Township 97 North, Range 26 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian 




CRYSTAL 



Township 97 North, Range 25 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian. 



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Co o/s/Ty 






Oldest Bank in the County by Nine Years 

ESTABLISHED 1868 

WINNEBAGO COINTV STATE BANK 

CAPITAL $50,000 

J. F, Thompson. I'res. B. J. Thompson, Vice-Pres. 
John Olson, Cashier M M Thompson, Asst. Cashier 

A General Banking Business Transacted 

Money to loan on long or short time at lowest current rates. 
Farm loans made at 5 and .V ; per cent annual interest, No 

FOREST C I T Y, I O \Y A 


O. A. OlSOn Dealer in 

Real Estate 
Forest City, la. 




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G, S. Gilbertson, President W. O, Hanson, Vice-President 

C. H, Kelley. Vice-President 

C. A. Isaacs, Cashier M I Johnson. Assistant Cashier 

Forest City National Bank 

CAPITAL AND SURPLUS - - - $65,000. 

General Banking Business Collections 

Farm Loans 

Interest on Time Deposits Abstracts 


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B. A. PLUMMER'S 

First National Bank 

In IMorbhern Iowa 
= FORESTCITY T IOWff = 


Extra Copies of the 

hjANCOCK COUNTY ATLAS 

May be had at $5.00 apiece 

TIMES-REPUBLICAN, Marshalltown, la. 



ELLINGTON 



Township 97 North, Range 23 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian. 



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ORTHEL 



Township c )() North, Range 26. West, of the 5th Principal Meridian. 



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T O JVA/ SHIP 




The Leading Hotel in Britt 

ALLISON MOUSE 

BRITT, IOWA 



GOOD STEflM HEATED ROOMS 
GOOD TABLE 

Comfort of the Traveling Public Carefully 
Looked After 



NOONAN'S LIVERY BARN 



BRITT, IOWA 



NOONAN'S HARNESS SHOP 

NEXT DOOR TO LIVERY 

Regulates Prices 

for HaQcocK County 

WM. NOONAN, Prop'r 



HANCOCK COUNTY'S PEOPLE 



[FROM STATE CENSUS OF 1905] 



The greater portion was purchased from the Indians in IS 



< at 3 cents an acre. 



Population 





292 










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in ii 







Sex and Nativity 

Native born white from native parents — 
2458 males and 2400 females. 

Native born white from foreign born par- 
ents — 2871 males and 2644 females. 

Foreign born— 1 ."'Oil males and 1099 females. 

Colored—I male, 5 females. 

Total -0839 males, 0148 females. 



Conjugal Relation 

Single — 1"^7 males, 3494 females. 
Married— 2398 males, 2388 females. 
Widowed— 215 males, 229 females. 
Divorced — 13 males. 17 females 
Separated — Hi males, 20 females. 



Occupations 

Agricultural pursuits — 2318 males, 18' 

females, 
Professional service— 153 males, 152 females 
Domestic and personal service -53 males, 

(24 temales. 
Trades and transportation — 165 males, o 

females. 
Manufacturing and mechanical pursuits — 

247 males, 01 females. 

oil males, ", females. 



Church) Record 

Churches 25 

Congregations 27 

Value ol churches S67.200 

Seating capacity 5485 

Number of members 2502 

Number of parsonages 13 

Value of parsonages $17,300 



Urban Population 

1895 3102 

1900 4241 

1905 4363 



BRITT 



Township 96 North, Range 25 west, of the 5th Principal Meridian 



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GARFIELD 



Township 96 North, Range 24 West, of 5th Principal Meridian 



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Wm Shattuck, Pres A. C. Ripley, Vice Pres 
F. M Hanson, Cashier 


A. C. RIPLEY & CO. 


Capital Stock, $50,000 
Surplus and Profits, $12,500 


Attorneys 


THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK 


REAL ESTATE AND ABSTRACT OFEICE 


4.S10- United States Depository 


Examine and Make Abstract of Title 


GARNER, IOWA 


Land and Mortgage Brokers 


A General Banking Business I ransacted 


First National Bank Building, Phone 52 


DIRECTORS Wm Shattuck, A C Kipiev, J. E. Wichman, 
R. Valentine, W C Dorow, Royal Lovell, F M.Hanson 


Garner, Hancock County, Iowa 


C K Mi e, 1' i 1. Sweigard, Cash er 


W H Ramsay F. E. Blackstone 


C v Terwilliger, V 1'ies M R Pollock, Asst Cash 




FARMERS NATIONAL BANK 


RAMSAY & BLACKSTONE 


GARNER, IOWA 






General Practice. Special Attention given 


Capital ami Surplus, $35,000 


to Commercial, Real Estate and Probate 


Farm Loans a Specialty 


Law. 


Interest Paid on Time Deposits 


Rooms 1-5 Boll Block 

GARNER, IOWA 




Established IB'.; Successor to Brockway & Elder 


STATE STREET LIVERY 

GARNER, IOWA 


J. N. SPROLE 

GARNER, IOWA 


C. S. GIVAN, 1 


ABSTRACTS AND LOflNS 


Best Service Good Ilru'ses 


REAL ESTATE BOUGHT 


Clean, Easy Carriages Honest Rates 


flND SOLD 


Special Attention Paid to 




Commercial Travelers 


Responsibility »30,000 


GARNEP 


t HOUSE 


A. J. CLEAVES, Prop'r 


GARNER, IOWA 



CONCORD 



Township 96 North, Range 23 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian. 



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O. H Stilson, Pres E. L Stilson. Vice-Pres. 

J. H. Standnng, Cashier E Lyell Stilson, Asst. Cashi 

FIRST STATE BANK 

OF COR WITH 

Capital TtfT $50,000 



Pay Interest on Time Deposits. Clerk 

Public Sales and Buy the Notes. 

Money Always on Hand for Farm Loans 

at Lowest Current Rates 



O. II. STILSON 



E L. STILSOS 



M. C. DUNLAP 



E. L. STILSON & CO. 

CORWITM. lOWfl 

Real Estate. Good line of Insurance Companies. 

Are in Flowing Well District of Hancock 

County. Owners of Stilson's 1st iV 2d 

Additions to Corwith 

Immigration Agents for Iowa Central and Miss- 
ouri Pacific Railways Iowa, Minnesota 
and South-Western Lands for Sale 



TIIOS. A. WAY, Pre 



P. IIATTIRSCHEII 



E B. APPLEGATE. Asst Cashi. 



FIRST NATIONAL BANK 

CORWITH, IOWA 

General Banking Business We Write Insurance and 

Transacted We Solicit a Share of Your Banking Business Make Farm Loans 

Interest Paid on Time Deposits Safety Deposit Boxes for Kent, 81.00 a Year Phone 22 

Special Livestock Market Reports 



Farmers will fir)d ir) the 
Daily Tiroes- Republican 
special livestock market 
reports equal to any 
stockyards paper and 
far more complete tfyan 
are published in ar>y 
other newspaper. 



TIMES-REPUBLICAN, 



Marshallown, Iowa 



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BOONE 



Township 95 North, Range 26 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian. 

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ERIN 



Township 95 North, Range 25 west, of the 5th Principal Meridian 




GERMAN 



25 



Township 95 North, Range 24 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian 



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120 



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Fred Arnold, Pres G H Wiegmann, V Pres 

F A Arnold, Cashier 

flftST NATIONAL BANK 

OF KLEMME 
BANKING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES 

Farm Loans a Specialty 
Collections 

YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED 



CALL AT THE 



STATE SAVINGS BANK 



OF KLEMME 

e Are Here for Your Convenience 

Farm Loans 

Collections a Specialty 

Safety Deposit Boxes 

Interest Paid on Time Deposits 



A rARMDR'S riJRNAGE 




Because with detailed directions from the 

Factory a farmer or an)' tinner 

can set it 



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AS SIMPLE TO OPERATE 
AS ANY STOVE 

EVERY ROOM IN THE HOUSE 
HEATED WITH ONE FIRE 



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The Equator furnace is a simple, cheap 
powerful heater, absolutely gas tight. It 
can be installed in an old house or a new 
one. Send rough pencil sketch of your 
floor plans and get an estimate of cost 
from the factor)'. 



Marshalltown Turnace Co. Marshaiitown, iowa 



Township 95 North, Range 23 west, of the 5th Principal Meridian 




MAGOR 



Township 94 North, Range 26 West, of 5th Principal Meridian 




STATE SAVINGS BANK 

Kanawha, Iowa 

Capital $15,000 Surplus $4,000 

A General Banking Business Transacted 

Fire Insurance Written Farm Loans Made 

Your Business Solicited 

Directors I, E Wichman, Wm Shattuck, F. M. Hanson, 

G R Richardson, Chas Gructzmacher, O'e. T. Rikansrud, 

H P. Eckhoff. 



BANK OF KANAWHA 

Responsibility 5100,000.00 

General Banking Business Transacted 

Real Estate and Farm Loans 
Specialties with this Bank 

Insurance Written in 

Leading Companies 



THE RED LIVERY BARN 

GUY MARK Proprietor, Kanawha, Iowa 

Good Clean Rigs, Fair Prices and Teams that Will Get You There. Call in Person 

or by Phone 



HANCOCK COUNTY'S FARMS 

[FROM THE STATE CEKSLS OF 1905] 



Numbci tarn-,>, 1,057, acres 342,328, value land 315,649,358 Value buildings 82,444,508, value implements 8374,682. Total $18,468,548, 

Farms occupied by renters 677, acres 160.519, value land S6,912.118, value buildings $827,728, value implements 5146,686, 

Farms owned by occupants 980, acres 138 180 land value including acres rented $8,737,240. Value buildings §1,616,780, imple- 

ments 8227,996. 
Number farms owned by native born white 446, owned by foreign born white 503, managed by native born white 20, managed by 

foreign born white 11. Farms rented by native born for cash 128, for share rent 159, for cash and share rent 146, by foreign 

born white for cash rent 73, for share rent 93, for cash and share rent 78. 
Acres improved land in farms in 1905, 291,765; unimproved land in farms in 1905, 64,584 



Graii\ Yield 1905 



:, 22:i,t:i0 bushels raised of 



Corn — 89,315 acres planted to 

value of S672.249. 
Wheat- -J, 121 acres, 31,118 bushels, $21,778 value. 
Oats— acres 85,129, bushels 2 354,776, value $567,027. 
Barley — acres 2,054, bushels 46,511, value 814,122. 
Rye — acres 56, bushels 1,121, value $483 
Buckwheat— acres 211, bushels 2,401, value 81,220 
Clover— acres ?86, tons 1,306, value 1,878 
Timothy— acres 23,011, tons 33,125, value 8115,374. 
Millet and Hungarian — acres 35S, tons 475, value 51,657 
Alfalfa— acres 2, tons 2, value 510 
Wild hay acres 19,946, tons 21,110, value S56.6S5 
Other forage crops— value $10,733 
Other farm crops — value $238 



Produce Yield 1905 

Flax seed— acres 419. bushels 4,115, value 84,144, 

Clover seed— acres 91, bushels 169, value $1,125. 

Timothy seed— acres 566, bushels 2,227. value $2,163. 

Other grass seeds bushels 846, value 8307. 

Irish potatoes bushels 111,100, value 828,647. 

Sweet potatoes bushels 641, value $195 

Sweet corn bushels 5,111, value $2,109. 

Vegetables $13, 113 

Apples 80,231. 

Peaches $55. 

Plums $3,067. 

Cherries $83 

Total tree fruit $12,436. 

Berries $5,086 



Number and Value of Livestock 



Cattle of all kinds 34,321 Value $616,644 

Horses and mules 10,519 " 675,377 

Swine 37,252 •■ 2:;2.::04 

Sheep 1.235 " 4,957 

Goats 93 ■' 179 

Other farm animals 52 " 2,400 



Wool in pounds 4,826 Value $ 916 

Chickens 177,778 " 54,912 

Other fowls 16,668 " 10,9,57 

Eggs in dozen 582,385 •' 75,717 

Dairy products " 259,443 



AMSTERDAM 

fownship 94 North, Range 25 West, of 5th Principal Meridian 




TWIN LAKE 



Township 94 North, Range 24 West, of the 5th Principal Meridian. 




A VFRY 

11 T ^ 1V A 1198177 

Township 94 North, Range 23 West, of 5th Principal Meridian 



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