Sources
1. “Social Security Death Index.”
2. “Obituary of James Wallace Smith,Pepin County Courier, 25 Jun 1915, Vol 38, No 26, Pg 1, Col 5.”
3. “Dunn County Marriage Records, Vol 2, Pg 20.”
4. “1900 Federal Census, Eau Galle,Dunn County, Minnesota.”
5. “Cedar Rapids Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, IA, November 6, 1953.
Obituary of George E. Zerbee
6. Linn County Genealogy Society, Beatty-Beurle Funeral Records, Cedar Rapids, IA, source component not used.
George E. Zerbee
Funeral Record
7. “Cedar Rapids, Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, IA, March 11, 1983.
Obituary of Ethel Lawrence Zerbee
8. “Cedar Rapids Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 28 April 1986.
Obituary of Maurice Samuel Kohl
9. “Interview with David LaPlatt,” March 26, 1998, Michael J. Smith, Telephone.
10. “1930 Federal Census,” Mason Township, Murray County, Minnesota.
11. February 22, 1998.
Kaylene Baxa
Lisbon, Iowa
with Michael J. Smith
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12. February 22, 1998.
Kaylene Baxa
Lisbon, Iowa
with Michael J. Smith
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13. Memorial card for Jessie Mitchell Kohl in possesion of Lucille Zerbee.
14. “Lisbon Sun,” Lisbon, Iowa, 7 April 1893.
Obituary of Solomon Kohl
15. Linn County Recorders Office.
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16. “Lisbon Herald,” Lisbon, Iowa, January 24, 1904, Lisbon Herald, Roll #7, March 28, 1901 to June 16, 1904 housed at the, Linn County Genealogy Society in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Obituary of Elizabeth Blessing Kohl.
17. “Lisbon Herald,” Lisbon, Iowa, January 24, 1904.
Obituary of Elizabeth Blessing Kohl.
18.
19. Marriage date taken from a book of family newspaper clippings and
articles in the possession of Iva Hess in 1998. The newspaper was not
identified.
20. Memorial Services card for Mildred Puffer Kohl.
21. Obituary of Lloyd Kohl, January 24, 1974.
22. Memorial Service card from Morgan Funeral Home, in the possession of
Lucille Zerbee.
23. Memorial service card for C. Donald Kohl, in the possession of Lucille
Zerbee.
24. Postcard to Vera Dickey Kohl postmarked September 26, 1934, in the
possession of Lucille Zerbe.
25. Obituary of Charlotte Temple Clymer in the possession of Lucille
Zerbee.
26. Memorial Service card from Morgan Funeral Home in the possession of
Lucille Zerbee.
27. “Cedar Rapids Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, IA, October 24, 1970, Linn County Obits, 1970, Linn County Genealogy Society, Cedar Rapids,, IA.
Obituary of Roy J. Dickey
28. “Mt. Vernon Hawkeye,” Mt. Vernon, IA, November 9, 1911.
Marriage announcement of Charlotte Clymer and Roy J. Dickey.
29. From the obituary book kept by Iva Hess. Obituary of Thomas Mitchell,
newspaper unknown.
30. “Lisbon Herald,” Lisbon, IA, November 8, 1917.
Obituary of Lizzie A. Mitchell
31. Cedar County Recorder, “Marriage Records Book E, 1872,” Pg. 118.
32. “Belle Plaine Union,” Belle Plaine, Iowa, 20 Nov. 1930.
Obituary of Joseph Zerbee
33. “Belle Plaine Lever,” Belle Plaine, Iowa, 25 Feb. 1915.
Obituary of Katherine Vaughn Zerbee
34. Belle Plaine, Benton County, Iowa.
1920
U.S. Census
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35. “1930 Federal Census, Benton County, IA.”
36. Concord Twp, Dubuque County, Iowa.
1900
U.S. Census
37. “Verified by personal interview,” 10/27/03, Michael J. Smith.
38. “Delong-Smith gedcom @ ancestry.com,” Marilyn Galoof.
39. “Israel-Smith Family Tree,” M. Galoof.
40. Dunn County News, 7 Jun 1934, Vol 75, Section 1, Pg 3, Col 3. Obit of Myron Smith.
41. “Lisbon Herald,” Lisbon, Iowa, 13 July 1911.
Obituary of John T. Mitchell
42. “Lisbon Herald,” Lisbon, Iowa, 15 May 1919.
Obituary of Elizabeth Miles Mitchell
43. From the Linn County Biographical Record, page 166.
44. Information taken from an obituary clipping kept in a book of family
newspaper clippings and articles in the possession of Iva Hess in
1998. The newspaper was not identified.
45. Obituary of Lou Mitchell in a family clippings book in possession of
Iva Hess. Newspaper not identified.
46. “Lisbon Sun,” Lisbon, IA, 9 November 1922.
Obituary of Julius Hall
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47. Information on Mary Mitchell Andre was taken from an obituary clipping
kept in a book of family newspaper clippings and articles in the
possession of Iva Hess in 1998. The newspaper was not identified.
48. Birth and death information on Daniel Andre was taken from an obituary
clipping kept in a book of family newspaper clippings and articles in
the possession of Iva Hess in 1998. The newspaper was not identified.
49. Cedar County Recorder, “Marriage Records Book E, 1872,” Page 110.
50. Social Security Death Index
51. “Lisbon Herald,” Lisbon, Iowa, September 30, 1915, page 1. Stored on microfilm at the Linn County Genealogical Society,, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Box 11, Reel 140-G.
Obituary of Charles Henry Dickey
52. Unknown source not found.
53. Memorial Services card from funeral of Carrie Mabel Dickey Burk, in
possession of Lucille Zerbee.
54. Memorial Services card from funeral of Carrie Mabel Dickey Burk, in
possession of Lucille Zerbee.
55. Memorial Services card from funeral of Carrie Mabel Dickey Burk, in
possession of Lucille Zerbee.
56. Lisbon, IA, as recorded in the Lisbon Cemetary records book at the Linn County Genealogy Society, Cedar Rapids, IA.
Frederick Blessing
tombstone inscription
Lisbon Cemetery
57. Lisbon, IA.
Elizabeth Blessign
tombstone inscription
Lisbon Cemetery
58. supplied April 17, 1998.
Lloyd Kohl-Mildred Puffer
Family Group Sheet
by Marilyn Kohl Crawford
59. Information on Mahala Boulas (or Bowlus) was taken from an obituary
clipping kept in a book of family newspaper clippings and articles in
the possession of Iva Hess in 1998. The newspaper was not identified.
60. February 21, 1998.
Robert M. Hess
Marion, Iowa
with Michael J. Smith
61. Obituary of Bertha Schmitt Pfeiler.
62. “Smith/Fletcher gedcom @ ancestry.com,” Marjorie Fletcher.
63. Personal interview with Iva Comport Hess
64. April 19, 1998.
Willard D. Mitchell-Gertrude Cardy
Family Group Sheet
Verna Mitchell, a grandaughter.
65. Information on Grace Mitchell Johnson was taken from an obituary
clipping kept in a book of family newspaper clippings and articles in
the possession of Iva Hess in 1998. The newspaper was not identified.
66. Benton County Vital Records, “Marriage Records Book N,” page 79, Number 2631.
67. “Cedar Rapids Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, Iowa, October 19, 1993.
Obituary of Kenneth W. Piggman
68. Memorial Service card for Jesse Pigman in possession of Lucille
Zerbee.
69. Pioneer Twp., Cedar County, Iowa.
1880
U.S. Census, Population Schedule
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70. Belle Plaine, Iowa.
John M. Zerbee
tombstone inscription
Oak Hill Cemetery
71. “Cedar Rapids Republican,” Cedar Rapids, IA, October 10, 1895.
Report of John Zerbee's death
72. Tombstone inscription, Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon IA.
73. Obituary of Mary Jane Dorcas in family clippings book kept by Iva
Hess. Newspaper not identified.
74. Obituary of Edward Dorcas in a family clippings book in the possession
of Iva Hess. Newspaper not identified.
75. “Fletcher-Smith gedcom file from ancestry.com,” Marjorie Fletcher.
76. From tombstone of Millard, Aemilian & Louisa Caron
77. Obituary of Rose Comport in family clippings book in possession of Iva
Comport Hess. Newspaper not identified.
78. “Mt. Vernon Hawkeye,” Mt. Vernon, Iowa, March 15, 1931.
Obituary of Howard hess
79. supplied February 21, 1998, Marion, Iowa, This information is highly reliable, coming directly from the family members.
Robert Hess-Iva Comport
family group sheet
Iva Comport Hess
80. Information taken from an obituary clipping kept in a book of family
newspaper clippings and articles in the possession of Iva Hess in
1998. The newspaper was not identified.
81. Iowa County Vital Records, “Marriages, Book 1897-1904,” Page 5, Number 2.
82. 4342 235th Street, Guernsey, Iowa.
Jonathan Zerbe-Catharine Emrich
Family Group Sheet
by Vera Heck
83. Washington Twp., Schuylkill Co., Pennsyslvania.
1860
U.S. Census, Population Schedule
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84. Cedar County Vital Records, “County Death Records,” Cedar County, Iowa, Page 240.
85. Cedar County Vital Records, “County Death Records,” Cedar County, Iowa.
86. Information about the Emrich family was gathered from the biography of
Henry Emrich, pages 50-56 in the "History of Cedar County"
87. Memorial service card for Ada Hoffman Lawrence in possession of
Lucille Zerbee.
88. “Cedar Rapids Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, Iowa, August 18, 1967.
Obituary of Howard Mitchell
89. Memorial card for A. Ross Kohl in the possession of Lucille Zerbe.
90. Benton County Vital Records, “Death Records Book 1907-20,” Page 105.
91. January 13, 1992, 4356 235th Street, Guernsey, Ia, 52221.
Phillip Zerbe III-Elizabeth Reichert
Family Group Sheet
by Vera Heck
92. January 13, 1992, 4356 235th Street, Guernsey, IA., 52221.
Phillip Zerbe II-Christina Boyer
Family Group Sheet
by Vera Heck
93. January 13, 1992, 4356 235th Street, Guernsey, IA., 52221.
Phillip Zerbe I
Family Group Sheet
by Vera Heck
94. “Cedar Rapids Gazette,” Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 22, 1993.
Obituary of Jack Pigman
95. March 26, 1998.
Vaughn Lingen interview
221 RR 1, Holland, Minnesota 56139
interviewed by Michael J. Smith
96. Personal interview with Dorothy Lingen Bruder on March 26, 1998 by
Michael J. Smith.
97. Date taken from Blanche Lingen Ward's tombstone.
98. Date taken from Louis Lingen's tombstone.
99. Date taken from the tombstone of Theodore Lingen.
100. “SocialSocial Security #474-05-3022, issued in Minnesota.”
101. “Social Security Death Index, Social Security # 475-10-5829 issued in Minnesota.”
102. March 26, 1998.
interview Bobbie Lingen Burnett
interviewd by Michael J. Smith
103. “1880 Federal Census,” Kankakee, Illinois.
104. From the tombstone of Frederich & Amanda Caron
105. “Personal phone interview with Bradley Smith, November 28, 2003,” Michael J. Smith.
106. “Conversation with Bob Kayser on October 31, 2003.”