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T. D. Kelsey
T. D. Kelsey, an attorney-at-law of Maquoketa, Iowa is in the city spending a few days. He is interested in some mining properties in the Moose lake country.
[Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, MT) Thursday, July 25, 1907, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]
We have received the first number of the Jackson County Democrat, a weekly paper, published at Andrew, Jackson county, Iowa, by A. Kersecher and Wm. A. Skinner. It is printed on imperial paper, with new type, and in a terse, workmanlike style. We wish them success.
[Source: Potosi Republican (WI) August 10, 1848, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]
Mr. & Mrs. J. J. Kidder
Mr. and Mrs. Guy McCumber drove over from their home in Olin Friday evening to spend a few days under the parental Rev. J. J. Kidder roof.
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Mrs. J. J. Kidder and Mrs. Guy Macumber went to Ames Friday to see Miss Esther Kidder, who was struck by an automobile.
[Jackson Sentinel – Maquoketa, Iowa, Tuesday, October 21, 1919, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman] Return to top of page
Ruth P. Kidder
Maquoketa Girl in College Oratorio Society
Mount Vernon, May 1, - Miss Ruth P. Kidder of Maquoketa is one of the sopranos in the Cornell college Oratorio Society which, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, rendered the Oratorio, “King Olaf” by Edward Elgar, as the closing number of the Cornell college Spring Music Festival. It was the 23rd annual festival held at Cornell and the 18th time the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has appeared in festival concerts.
[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, May 4, 1920, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman]
MICHAEL KIEFFER, 81, ANSWERS SUMMONS AT BELLEVUE WEDNESDAY
Andrew, Iowa (Special)
Michael Kieffer, 81, passed away at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. J.P. Kloft at Bellevue, at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday, November 30, following an illness of several weeks.
Mr. Kieffer had made his home here with his granddaughter, Mrs. N. Neuman, for several years and seven weeks ago went to Bellevue went to Bellevue to reside with Mrs. Kloft and family.
He is survived by two sons, Henry of Buffalo, Iowa, Jake of Bellevue; three daughters, Mrs. J. N. Heier of Bellevue, Mrs. Allen Lafayette of Grand Mound, and Mrs. Byron Welch of Maquoketa; also nineteen grandchildren and fourteen great grand children.
Mr. Kieffer was born in Luxemberg, Germany, November 25, 1851, where he was married, his wife succeeding him in death forty years ago. The family came to Lemars, Iowa, 39 years ago and the following year came to Jackson County, where they located at Andrew, which had been his home until several weeks ago.
The funeral service will be held at 9 o'clock Friday morning at SS. Peter and Paul Church at Springbrook, and interment will be made at the Springbrook cemetery.
[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, December 2, 1932, Submitted by Ken Wright]
Pvt. Lloyd Kinyon, who has been stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. and at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, is now on his way to Germany. His brother, Pvt. Donald Kinyon, who has been at Fort Riley, Kans., expects to ship out for Korea.
[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, published March 26, 1954, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.]
BACK TO OLD JACKSON.
Peter Koos and son, Louie made a trip down to Chicago last week, at which time Louie purchased the John Veach farm just south of town for $225 per acre, now occupied by Floyd Veach. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Koos are glad to learn they have decided to return to their old home town to live again and welcome them back.
[Source: Jackson Sentinel (Maquoketa, IA) October 5, 1920; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]
Mr. Edward Assmussen, son of Mrs. Mary Assmussen of this city, sprung a big surprise on his mother when he arrived here Friday morning from Prairie du Chein, Wisconsin, with his bride. The happy couple were married Thursday morning and started at once for Preston to spend their honeymoon with the groom’s mother and numerous relatives and friends in this locality. The bride was Miss Lillian Krauser of Vernon, Wisconsin, and is a very interesting young lady to meet. Ed is an exemplary young man and we predict a bright and happy future for this worthy young couple. They will reside in Prairie du Chien where Mr. A. has employment.
[Jackson Sentinel, Maquoketa, Iowa, January 6, 1920, submitted by Mary Kay Krogman] Return to top of page