History of Western Iowa

History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882.

Tilton & Weeks

Tilton & Weeks, proprietors of livery, feed and sale barn, have stable room for thirty horses; board private rigs, and keep fine rigs for hire. They came to Dunlap from Ogle County, Ill., in 2878, and engaged in farming until entering their present business in th spring of 1881.

J. Franz & Co.

J. Franz & Co., brewers. The business of this firm is conducted by Mrs. M. Franz and Mrs. Kate Hensler, the widows of the former proprietors, both of whom died in the spring of 1881. The brewery was built in 1868, is 150×40 ft., and has a capacity of 10,000 barrels per year, and has …

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History of Western Iowa

This collection consists of 412 brief biographical sketches and 3 short sketches of companies extracted from the History of Western Iowa. It contains sketches from Harrison, Ida, Manona, and Woodbury Counties in Iowa. The sketches are sorted alphabetically by first name.

Deming & Hatch

Deming & Hatch, dentists, are former residents of Vt. They came to this city in Nov., 1880, and opened their present office. Their practice is extensive and remunerative.

Biographical Sketch of Z. T. Noyes

Z.T. Noyes, dealer in general merchandise, was born in Ohio. in 1849; moved to Harrison County in 1856, with his parents, and settled near the present site of Mondamin; moved into the town in 1869, and was for four years employed in his father’s store, previous to engaging in his present business.

Biographical Sketch of Wm. Schudell

Wm. Schudell, gunsmith, was born in Switzerland in 1851; came to America in 1872, and settled in N.Y., removed to this city in 1874. He married Phoebe Hoffler, of Germany. They had one child-William, now deceased.

Biographical Sketch of Wm. Ring

Wm. Ring, barber, Pearl street under Dorman’s bakery, was born in Germany in 1831; came to America in 1851; removed to St. Joe. Mo; thence to Council Bluffs, and to Sioux City in 1867.

Biographical Sketch of Wm. Lubert

Wm. Lubert, tailor, established business in 1850. He was born in Mecklingburg, Schmern, Germany, in 1815; came to America in 1851, and settled in Cleveland, O. He removed to Bellefontaine; thence to Ill.; thence to this city. He married Henrietta Coner, and has four children-Gustavus, Jennie, Amelia and Carrie.

Biographical Sketch of William Lerch

William Lerch, proprietor of billiard hall, was born in Germany in 1841; came to America in 1864. He has built several of the business blocks in this city, and engaged in his present business in 1870.

Biographical Sketch of William J. Scott

William J. Scott, druggist, was born in Pa.; is a graduate of Girard College, of Philadelphia. He moved to Glidden, Ia., in 1877 and engaged in the drug business. In 1879 he came to Ida Grove, and engaged in present business.

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