HISTORY OF FARMERS LODGE # 168, FOOTE POST OFFICE, IOWA

1863 - 1963,  MEMBERSHIP LIST OF THE LODGE IN ITS FIRST 100 YEARS

  Welcome To Farmers  Lodge # 168....."A Lodge with History........Making History!"

Farmers Lodge was organized during the Civil War.

 

ABOVE:  1866 Officers and Members.   The Lodge area included Foote P.O., Greene and Fillmore Townships, Iowa County to Kinross, Liberty Township, Keokuk County, Iowa.    Organization meeting held at Dayton Lodge near Wassonville, Iowa, April 1863.  Dispensation granted July 10, 1863.  Original Charter:  May 1864.  The area covered includes Foote P.O., Chandler P.O., Hinkletown, Champion Hill, Greene Center, Green Valley, Kinross, Lytle City, Holbrook, Millersburg, Windham and Keota.

MEMBERSHIP ROLL OF FARMERS LODGE # 168, 1863 - 1963:

 

 

 

  1. Adams, John D.

  2. Aggson, Henry                                   1892

  3. Aggson, John

  4. Aggson, Sherman

  5. Akers,

  6. Axtell, Philetus Morrison                   1867   Civil War Veteran   Hinkletown Blacksmith

  7. Back, Houston Wayne                      1948

  8. Bair, David                                         1866   Windham Business

  9. Bair, Isaiah                                         1868

  10. Bair, J.                                                1868

  11. Baughman, John F.                                        Hinkletown Physician

  12. Beer, Noah Daniel

  13. Black, B.F.

  14. Blasier, E.

  15. Blaylock, Gary

  16. Blaylock, Leon Elvin                          1948

  17. Blaylock, Marvin F.

  18. Booth, Benjamin F.                           1867   Civil War P.O.W.

  19. Booth, Jacob                                     1863   Charter Member

  20. Bouslog, John L.                               1951

  21. Brill, J.M.

  22. Carter, Charles W.                            1892

  23. Carter, Edwin

  24. Carter, Oscar

  25. Carter, Richard

  26. Carter, William

  27. Chandler, Marcus

  28. Chandler, Martin .J.

  29. Chapman, Francis E.

  30. Chute, Cloyd C.                                 1949

  31. Clark, J.C.                                          1865

  32. Coffman, Clyde Leroy

  33. Collins, H.S.                                       1863

  34. Collins, S.

  35. Connelly, David W.                           1865   Civil War P.O.W.

  36. Converse, William                             1863   Charter Member        First J.D.

  37. Convey, Lawrence                            1863   Charter Member

  38. Crossett, Harold E.                           1953

  39. Davisson, Cecil W.

  40. Davisson, Donald W.                        1938

  41. Davisson, John C.

  42. Davisson, Lee

  43. Davisson, R.A.

  44. Davisson, Ross Jr.                            1948

  45. Davisson, Rodney Leland

  46. Davisson, Verl C.

  47. Davisson, William W.

  48. Deweese, David                                 1883   Foote Postmaster

  49. Dildine, H.T.                                                   Kinross Storekeeper

  50. Dillon, C.L.                                                     Foote Postmaster at Hinkletown

  51. Dillon, Scott                                                  

  52. Dimerly, Paul

  53. Dixon, C.L.                                         1880

  54. Dixon, Edwin H.                                 1868   Civil War        Hinkletown Storekeeper

  55. Doig, J.R.                                           1868

  56. Dotson, Isaac                                    1868

  57. Earwicker, Vern                                1927

  58. Elliot , Ambrose                                 1863   Charter Member

  59. Elliott, Robert

  60. Evans, D.E.

  61. Evans, J.W.

  62. Evans, T.M.

  63. Farley, Isaac

  64. Feckley, Clarence E.                        1938

  65. Fletcher, Charles                              1868

  66. Fordice, George                               1868

  67. Gardner, Harry Sr.

  68. Gardner, Harry Jr.                             1949

  69. Gardner, W. W.                                 1863   Charter Member

  70. Graham, Everett E.                           1949

  71. Graham, Roderick Edison               1956

  72. Griffin, A.D.                                        1865

  73. Grimm, J.C.

  74. Guilbert, Rindell Jr.

  75. Hall, Asa A.                                        1883

  76. Hall, C.W.

  77. Hall, Murray E.                                   1938

  78. Hallett,  Solomon                               1863   Charter Member        First Tyler

  79. Hanley, B.R.

  80. Hanley, William

  81. Harris, Cloyd C.

  82. Harris, William Henry

  83. Hartsock, William                              1865

  84. Hardy, George

  85. Harmerson, Wallace                         1865

  86. Hatter, J.N.                                         1865

  87. Hatter, L.B.

  88. Hatter, Solomon

  89. Henkle, Harmon                                1863   Lodge Treasurer 1860s, Hinkletown Storekeeper, Keota

  90. Herr, James

  91. Herr, Ralph D.

  92. Hollingsworth, John

  93. Hollingsworth, Leonard D.

  94. Huffman, William

  95. Huston, I.N.                                         1866

  96. Jack, William J.

  97. Jones, J.E.

  98. Kelly, M.J.

  99. Kerr, Frank E.

  100. King, Charles O.                                1868

  101. Kirby, J.D.                                          1865

  102. Kirkpatrick, M.A.

  103. Kirkpatrick, P.H.                                1892

  104. Ladd, G.W.                                        1863   Charter  Member       First S.W.                  

  105. Leasure, Jesse                                 1867

  106. LeFever, Burrell                                 1958

  107. Lemley, M.B.                                      1865

  108. Lewis, W.W.                                      1866   1877

  109. Litwiller, Jacob F.

  110. Litzenburg, John J.                            1938

  111. Litzenburg, William                           1883

  112. Lloyd, J.B.

  113. Lodwig, J.T.                                       1863   Charter Member        First Secretary

  114. Longwell, H.H.                                   1865

  115. Love, Benjamin W.                            1863

  116. Lybarger, Joseph                              1863

  117. Lytle, Charles F.                                            Civil War, Hinkletown Storekeeper, Foote Postmaster

  118. Lyon, David                                        1865

  119. Mahannah, J. Quincy                        1865   Civil War

  120. Manly, John                                        1866

  121. Martin, George B.

  122. Maule, Edward                                  1865   Civil War

  123. Maule, John J.

  124. McArtor, Everett                                1938

  125. McDowell, William Orin

  126. Meeker, Henry                                   1863

  127. Messenger, G.W.                              1863

  128. Messenger, James                           1863   Charter Member

  129. Messenger, Nicholas C.                   1865   Civil War

  130. Messenger, William H.                     1863

  131. Miles, J.G.                                          1865

  132. Miller, Conard Lee                            1938

  133. Miller, E.F.

  134. Miller, James A.                                1869   Civil War        Hinkletown Storekeeper

  135. Miller, J.D.                                                      Foote Postmaster

  136. Miller, J.W.                                         1865

  137. Miller, R.R.                                         1863   Charter Member        First Treasurer

  138. Moffit, E.E.                                         1892

  139. Moffit, Henry                                       1892

  140. Moffit, J.N.                                          1865

  141. Moffit, N. J.

  142. Moffit, R.L.                                          1892

  143. Moore, Thomas Preston

  144. Morgan, Larry Jean                           1958

  145. Morrison, Donald E.

  146. Morrison, Dyle

  147. Myers, Carl

  148. Newsome, W.

  149. Ogle, A.D.

  150. Ogle, Joseph A.                                1877

  151. Oldaker, H.E.                                                 Foote Postmaster

  152. Oldaker, H.W.

  153. Palmer,  Doyle

  154. Palmer, Harold S.                             1931

  155. Palmer, Glen

  156. Palmer, Jerome                                1867   Civil War        Hinkletown Businessman

  157. Palmer, Omer D.

  158. Palmer, Perry

  159. Parker, Orrin                                      1863   Charter Member        First S.D.

  160. Pettibone, Benjamin F.                                 Hinkletown Sawmill

  161. Popham, William                               1863

  162. Pugh, B.

  163. J.W. Pugh                                          1877

  164. Railsback, Charles R.

  165. Rendell, Guilbert                                1869

  166. Robison, J.O.

  167. Rogers, Nelson                                 1863  Charter Member         First W.M.

  168. Rowe, H.

  169. Schaumberg, Albert

  170. Schmelzer, Lee Henry

  171. Schwartz, Frank

  172. Sears, George

  173. Seitsinger, Harold R.                        1954

  174. Seitsinger, Jesse H.

  175. Seitsinger, Marlow    J.                     1954

  176. Seitsinger, Paul

  177. Shafer, Donald Solomon

  178. Shafer, Ellery D.

  179. Shafer, Elvin Leroy

  180. Shafer, Harry Calvin

  181. Shafer, Roy

  182. Shafer, Wilbur L.                               1951

  183. Shaver, William                                 1864

  184. Sheets, William

  185. Simmons, Harvey                              1868

  186. Sivoud, J.P.                                       1863   Charter Member

  187. Smith, George Louis                        1952

  188. Smith, Walter W.                               1954

  189. Snedigar, Charles W.                       1958

  190. Soule, M.B.V.                                    1865

  191. Soule, Moses K.                                1863   Charter Member

  192. St. John, A.J.                                     1865

  193. Stoner, Donald

  194. Stoner, James Henry

  195. Stoner, John

  196. Stoner, Melvin

  197. Stover, Hiram W.                               1863

  198. Suiter, Mordecai                                           Hinkletown Blacksmith

  199. Teeter, W.P.                                      1865

  200. Thompson, James                            1865

  201. Thurman, Leander

  202. Timothy, John                                    1876

  203. Tracy, Charles P.                              1888

  204. Tracy, H.N.                                         1863

  205. Troup, A                                             1865

  206. Turner, George

  207. Vankirk, John M.

  208. Van Sully, Martin                               1868

  209. Vissen, Melvin L.                               1963

  210. Wade, Charles. W.

  211. Wade, Henry

  212. Wade, Francis                                   1948

  213. Wallace, William

  214. Warner, Julian

  215. Watkins, Charles                               1880   Hinkletown Brick Manufacturing

  216. Watkins, E. A.                                    1880

  217. Watkins, William J.                           1866   Hinkletown Brick Manufacturing

  218. Watkins, W. L.                                   1877

  219. Watters, Samuel C.                          1865   Hinkletown Business

  220. Wells, Theodore                                1865

  221. Welsh, George

  222. Westfall, H.L.

  223. White, S.M.

  224. White, J.F.                                          1865

  225. White, T.M.                                         1865

  226. Wiggins, Reuben                              1868

  227. Wilson,  A.                                          1865

  228. Wilson, William                                  1863   Charter Member

  229. Winslow, George                              1863   Charter Member        First J.W.

  230. Wiseman, Adam                               1866   Hinkletown Sawmill

  231. Wiseman, Aaron                                           Civil War

  232. Wolfe, J.H.                                                     Hinkletown, Foote Postmaster

This list is not all-inclusive.   If you have information or photographs of any of these members, Please Contact Us!

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