Location: Union Iowa

Biographical Sketch of Thomas J. Benjamine

Thomas J. Benjamine was born in Union, Fayette county, Iowa, October 1, 1858. He is the son of Abram R. Benjamine a native of Pennsylvania. He left Iowa at the age of eight years and went to Quincy, Illinois, and from that place removed to Cameron, Missouri, where he learned his present business of railroad agent and telegraph operator. He came to Jamesport in 1877 and has held the office of agent of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway ever since. Mr. Benjamine was married in Jarnesport, on the 5th day of October, 1879, to Miss Fannie J. Harvey.

1884 Directory of Union Iowa

Last First and Middle Section Post Office Township Business Origin Arrival County State Atkinson Jas 15 Unionberg Union Farmer England 1874 Harrison Iowa Alee Ch H 2 Valley View Union Farmer Michigan 1864 Harrison Iowa Blundon Richard 1 Persia Union Farmer England 1860 Harrison Iowa Bowen James 31 Beebeetown Union Farmer Ireland 1874 Harrison Iowa Chiles W M 12 Persia Union Farmer/Constabe Indiana 1856 Harrison Iowa Chapman Jas 1 Persia Union Dist Tresurer/Farmer England 1864 Harrison Iowa David H H 1 Persia Union Farmer Indiana 1883 Harrison Iowa Diggle Samuel 24 Unionberg Union Twp Trustee/Farmer England 1865 Harrison Iowa Doty