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Frank Haight

Former Maquoketa Boy Weds

The friends of Frank Haight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Haight of Ferndale, Calif., will be interested to learn of his marriage Xmas day to a young lady of California.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday January 6, 1920, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page

Maxine Hainer
Verva Hainer
Mrs. Tom Nims

Miss Maxine Hainer of the New Haven Motor Court, Branson, Mo., left for her home there Tuesday after a long weekend visit with her sisters, Miss Verva Hainer and Mrs. Tom Nims.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published March 26, 1954, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page

Douglas Hambell

Mr. and Mrs. Alva Streets and Ernestine Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Neville Streets and Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Edwards, attended the funeral of their Uncle Douglas Hambell in Oregon, Ill. last Friday.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published March 26, 1954, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page

Christiana Sophia Jessen
Edward Louis Harder



Two souls were made happy when Mr. Edward Louis Harder and Miss Christiana Sophia Jessen came to the Reformed Church parsonage on Thursday March 25 and at 2 p.m. were united in marriage by Rev. D. F. Boomershine using the beautiful and impressive ring ceremony. Miss Gertrude Harder and Hans Rasmussen a sister and a brother-in-law of the groom stood up with them.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hans S. Jessen of near Bridgeport an amiable young woman and well fitted to make and care for a home as she has served for some years quite acceptably in some of the best homes in our city. She wore a beautiful wedding gown of taupe gray taffeta with georgette sleeves and wore a bouquet of ferns and pink roses.

The bridesmaid wore blue serge and blue georgette waist.

The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest J. Harder of Maquoketa, Ia., a genial and industrious young man of fine habits and wore a neat business suit of blue serge and buttonhole nose gay of ferns and red roses.

The happy couple ate their wedding supper in Delmar at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Rasmussen, a sister and brother-in-law of the groom where they spent a few days.

After April 1st these worthy young people will be at home to their many friends in their recently purchased home on North Arcade Street. The groom will work at the carpenter trade this year. Success, happiness and long lives to them is the wish and blessing of their many friends.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday, March 30, 1920, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page

Jacob Harp

(Baldwin, Special)

Jacob Harp, Civil War veteran, enjoyed his 88th birthday Sunday, June 7, at his home in Baldwin. Mr. Harp was born in Albany county, New York, June 7, 1843 and at the age of five years came to Henry county, Illinois, where he and his parents resided until he was 13 years of age when they moved to Monroe county, Wisconsin. It was here that he enlisted in Company H, 10th Regiment of Wisconsin volunteers in October, 1861 at 19 years of age.

Serving one and one half years, Mr. Harp figured in battles at Nashville, Tennessee, Stone River and Perryville, West Virginia. He was wounded at Wartrace, Tennessee while serving as a train guard. On September 20, 1863 he was discharged from hospital No. 6, at Nashville.

In the Spring of 1864 he came to Baldwin and on December 27, 1864 was united in marriage to Miss Frances Pickett by the Rev. Phillips of Monmouth. They moved to the town of Baldwin 59 years ago and have since resided here. Mrs, Harp passed away April 9, 1924. Mr Harp enjoys excellent health. He has six living children, two daughters in the state of Washington, a daughter in Clinton, a son in Maquoketa, and a son and daughter in Baldwin.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, June 9, 1931, Submitted by Ken Wright]

Henry Haxmeier and Elizabeth (Gilles) Haxmeier

Married Fifty Years

Last week Monday was the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Haxmeier of Bellevue and the unusual event was happily celebrated at their home by a family gathering and a sumptuous repast.

This worthy couple were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony at St. Donatus a half century ago, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Father Flammang. They followed the pursuit of farming in Tete des Morts township and made their home in the country until five years ago, when they took up their residence in Bellevue.

Mr. Haxmeier was born in Jackson county and his good wife in Luxemburg, Europe. He is 72 years old and she is 68 years old. Both are enjoying good health.

—Bellevue Leader.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday October 4, 1921, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page

A. H. Hayes

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hayes, who spent the summer in Preston with their daughter, Mrs. Arthur Morris and husband, returned to Maquoketa Wednesday, as Mr. H. is in a very weakened condition and wished to go back to his old home town once more.
[Jackson Sentinel – Maquoketa, Iowa, August 30, 1921, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman] Return to top of page

Frank Anthony Roth and Gladace Marcia Hayes

Wedding Bells Rang Early This Morning

Cupid was up bright and early this morning and while the great majority slumbered hurled one of his mischievous darts with unerring aim, piercing two hearts and joining the lives of two of our esteemed young people, Miss Gladace Marcia Hayes and Frank Anthony Roth. Rev. L. P. Craney, pastor of the Sacred Heart Church, performed the pretty ceremony followed by the celebration of the Mass. The couple was unattended. After the service the newly weds repaired to their nicely furnished home on North Main street and enjoyed their wedding breakfast with a few relatives and intimate friends. The remaining moments between the close of the feast and the departure the auto were filled with congratulations, and then off for Clinton they whirled, thence to Chicago to spend a few days honeyoon.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. Orlo Hayes, of Andrew, a little lady of sterling character, ambitious and can justly call every acquaintance a friend. She has for some time been employed at the Sanitary bakery and her jovial ways and lady-like courtesy has not only been appreciated by her employer but by every patron of the firm. The groom the son of Mr and Mrs. A. A. Roth of this city and is at present employed by Hoffman Bros., grocery, and where he has shown true worth and ability to take up life's battles in a home of his own. After their return, they will be at home to their many friends on North Main street. The Sentinel joins in extending hearty congratulations.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday July 27, 1920, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page

Sylvester Hayes

Local Pencilings. Mrs. Fred Ostert of Davenport came last evening for a few days visit and to accompany home her little son who has spent the past three weeks with his grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Hayes.
[Jackson Sentinel – Maquoketa, Iowa, Tuesday, July 20, 1920, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman] Return to top of page

Stephen Haynes

Sabula Man Terribly Injured While Locating Wire Trouble

Stephen Haynes, of Sabula about 28 years of age, was badly burned and otherwise injured about noon Friday, while endeavoring to locate wire trouble caused by the telephone and electric light wires coming in contact. Haynes, who is a lineman for the Sabula Telephone Co., left his office in the morning to find the point of contact, and succeeded in locating same shortly before noon and went up the pole near the button factory and was correcting the trouble when his hand and arm came in contact with a live wire causing him to fall about twenty feet to the ground striking an iron guy rod to while the guy wire of the pole was attached, and the end of the rod penetrate his hip to the depth of nearly three inches. Notwithstanding numerous injuries the young man arose and started to walk to his home, had gone but a short distance when he collapsed. Medical aid was summoned and for a time it was thought he was dead, but by hard, work the unfortunate man was resusciated, but remained unconscious. Supervisor Day of Sabula who was in the city Saturday stated that Haynes was still unconscious when he left his home that morning. Haynes is a single man residing with his parents in Sabula, had seen active service with the Marines in the late world war and has many friends who deeply deplore his misfortune.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday, March 30, 1920, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.]

Amelia Madlan Heneke

Willard Paul Bradley

Young Couple Wed

At the very beautiful home of William Heneke on January 12, at 1 p. m., one mile east of Maquoketa, their younger daughter, Miss Amelia Madlan, was united in holy wedlock to Mr. Willard Paul Bradley by Rev. D. F. Boomershine, using the beautiful impressive double ring ceremony. Ray Bradley, a brother of the groom, and Miss Marie M. Heneke, a cousin of the bride, stood up with them.

At the appointed hour Miss Carrie Lamp of Charlotte, a cousin of the bride, played the beautiful Lohengrin bridal march, and the bridal party took their places in the parlor in front of a large white paper wedding bell and lace curtains decorated with a festoon of similax and white wedding bells and festoons of blue and white crepe paper. There were also festoons of blue and white crepe paper from the center of the ceiling to each corner of the room. Here the words were spoken and vows taken that made them husband and wife.

After the happy congratulations were tendered by the 25 assembled guests and members of the contracting parties, the bridal couple led the way to the dining room where a bountous three-course wedding dinner was served and enjoyed to the full by all privileged to be present.

The bride is a charming and amiable young woman and her father’s housekeeper since her mother’s sickness for three years and since her death some over a year ago. By nature and experience she is well equipped for the duties and making of a new home for which she was wooed and won by a gallant young soldier of Jackson County, a prize truly worth the effort.

She wore an elegant wedding gown of white satin with beaded bodice and accordion pleated skirt, pearl beads necklace, white beaded satin slippers and carried a bouquet of white roses and ferns.

The groom is a son of Melvin and Ida Bradley, and exemplary and thrify young man and one of Uncle Sam’s soldier boys who did the part he was called for to do and is now planning a new home and take up the full duties of citizenship, and with his faithful helpmate we think he is certain of success.

He wore a nobby suit of blue serge. The bridesmaid wore a neat gown of blue taffeta. The groomsman wore a business suit of blue serge.

The bridal gifts of cut glass, china, aluminum and other articles were beautiful, valuable and expressive of the esteem in which they are held by their many friends.

These worthy young people will be at home after Nov. 1st on a farm 3 miles northwest of Maquoketa which the groom has rented where their many friends all join in sishing them a long, happy and useful life.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday, January 18, 1921, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.] Return to top of page


R. W. Henry, the Democratic candidate for county attorney, was re-nominated by acclamation and will be re-elected by a rousing majority. He has given the county better service during his first term than any of his predecessors, which should entitle him to the second term. He has been economical in the administration of affairs in his office, which he has given his personal attention, and saved the county the expense of employing counsel in criminal cases.

[Maquoketa Record, October 19, 1898] Submitted by Ken Wright

John Beck
Paul Hindal


Five Boys Drowned While Bathing in the Maquoketa River in Iowa.

MAQUOKETA, Ia., June 7. - Five boys - three of whom were sons of John Beck and two of them sons of Paul Hindal - whose ages ranged from 9 to 16, were drowned in the Maquoketa, seven miles east of here, yesterday. Three of them while in swimming plunged off a sand bar into the water beyond their depth. When another boy saw they were drowning, he plunged in to rescue them. Another boy who had his clothes on, noticing the failure of the first boy, also plunged in, and all were drowned together. Another boy, however, being by this time undressed, plunged in after them, but failed to rescue them. None of the bodies have been recovered.

[Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio, Wednesday, June 8, 1887, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]

Otto E. Hinrichs

Young Farmer Barely Escapes Horrible Death

Otto E. Hinrichs, an enterprising young farmer who resides on his place that lays just north of the road leading to the Lafeyette bridge near Miles, met with a horrible- accident Friday evening in which he received injuries that will disable him for work for several weeks and could not have come to him at a more inopportune time.

At the time when the accident happened Mr. Hinrichs was engaged in stacking hay on Mayor F. E. Tripp's farm, which is located about two miles east of his place. He with his helpers was raising a stacking pole and before they got it into place something happened to cause it to fall to the ground. In falling, the pole struck Mr. Hinrichs a glancing blow, crushing him to the ground. Seeing he was hurt, his comrades ran to assist him and found him to be badly injured. He was taken home, to where Drs. Butler and Armstrong were called.

On examination they found him to be suffering from a compound fracture of the bone of his left leg about six inches from his hip joint and another fracture several inches below. He was also suffering from serious bruises about his abdomen which bore appearances of internal injuries. His injuries were subjects for X-ray examinations but his condition was such that it was deemed inadvisable to attempt to move him to town. He was given the best aid that was possible under the circumstances and made as comfortable as possible, with the intention of bringing him to town X-ray examination just as soon, as his condition would admit. Owing to the abdominal injuries his condition was serious for two or three days during which time he suffered excruciatingly but the condition finally submitted to the persistent treatment and he is resting easily at present and as soon as advisable he will be brought to town for an X-ray examination at Dr. Clew's office.

It is a lamentable occurrence, very unfortunate, but he can feel glad it was no worse. Had the pole veered an inch closer to him it would probably have been fatal. He is a worthy and a highly industrious young man and he has the sympathy of the community at large, who will be anxious for his speedy recovery. He is fortunate in having the advantage of the best of surgical skill and in the matter of an X-ray examination, without being tortured with the long haul which he would have been required to suffer in a trip to Clinton.—Preston Times.
[Jackson Sentinel – Maquoketa, Iowa, Tuesday, July 20, 1920, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]

Victor J. Hintgen


LA MOTTE (AP) - The Rev. Victor J. Hintgen, a native of La Motte, has been appointed spiritual director of the American College of Louvian, in Belgium.

Fr. Hintgen has been serving at Visitation Church at Stacyville and St. Mel's Church at McIntyre, both in Mitchell County.

A graduate of Loras college in Dubuque, he was ordained at Louvain in 1927. He will leave for his new post early in September.
[The Daily Reporter, August 5, 1954, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

Loretta and Marie Hoffman

Local Pencilings. Misses Loretta Hoffman and Marie Hoffman will leave Sunday, June 19, for Dubuque, where they will enter Columbia college to take a normal course.
[Source: Jackson Sentinel (Maquoketa, IA) Tuesday, June 14, 1921, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

Edith Holmes

Mrs. Dorothy Thompson of Melvin, Ill., arrived the latter of the week, called by the illness of her sister, Mrs. Edith Holmes.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday, March 30, 1920, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.]

Hoot Family Reunion

Mrs. Roy Grant

A Reunion of Nine Brothers

A. C. Hoot of Webster City is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Roy Grant, enroute from Toledo, Ohio, where he and his daughter, Miss Blanche Hoot, attended a reunion. This was a wonderful reunion, at which were present nine brothers and their families, also an aged uncle, 92 years old. The brothers had not met for 37 years, at which time Mr. Hoot and his bride paid his relatives a visit. The reunion was held in one of the most beautiful parks in the east, containing 160 acres. Miss Blanche remained in Toledo for a longer visit with her uncles.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Friday, July 20, 1920, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]

N. E. Hoyt

FIENDISH OUTRAGE. - On the night of the 7th instant some cowardly scoundrel entered the stable of N. E. Hoyt, who lives five miles south of Maquoketa, Iowa, on the Davenport road, and cut the whole tongue close by the roots out of one of his best mares.
[Daily Ohio Statesman - Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, February 4, 1857, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]

Mrs. A. A. Hurst

Mrs. A. A. Hurst, returned this noon from a short visit at Dubuque with her mother, Mrs. Lovlee and brother Hugh Lovelee and family.

[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published Tuesday, March 30, 1920, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.]

Helen Hurst

Local Pencilings. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hurst departed this morning for Chicago to be present at the graduation Wednesday of their daughter, Miss Helen, from the Northwestern University.
[Source: Jackson Sentinel (Maquoketa, IA) Tuesday, June 14, 1921, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

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