Grim Grocery & Meat Market 1924>1943
Grim Meat Locker Service 1944-1960+
Main Street, Fayette, Fayette Co, Iowa

Quick overview:
...1924...Joshua Fredrick & Effie nee Garrison Grim came to Fayette from Coggan.IA & opened the Grim Grocery & Meat Market on the east side of Main.St, north of the Fayette House Hotel, in the middle of the Cleveland Block of three buildings, bet. Water/State.
...1935...Effie Grim passed away.  J.F. Grim continued in the Grocery & Meat Market.
...1938...J.F. Grim married his housekeeper & clerk, Dorthy nee Moore, 38yr's younger.
...1943...The Cleveland Block of buildings with the Grim Grocery/Market burned.
...1944...J.F. & Dorothy Grim opened the Grim Locker on the west side of Main.St, bet. Water/State.
...1950...J.F. Grim passed away; Dorothy continued with the Grim Locker business.
...1958...Dorothy Grim sold the Grim Locker building to Clyde & Ora Williams, who continued with the Fayette Locker Service into the the early 1960s.
...1962...Dorothy nee Moore Grim moved to Waterloo.IA; she passed away in 1983.

...Before refrigeration, meat products were preserved by smoking, salting and drying, with pressure cooker canning of meat becoming functional in the 1930s.
...Village meat locker 'freezer-plants' became increasingly common during the WWII years. 
...Rental freezer lockers became a relic of the past in the 1960s.
...One can still rent a freezer locker in a few places in the country (2000+), such as the Rossville Meat Co, in California. 
...Locker pics on this page are examples from Rossville.CA, but in appearance are just like the inside the Grim Locker rental area of 1944>50s, on Main.St, Fayette.IA,  BZ was often in the Grim Locker in the mid/late 1940s when living with my grandparents, Winnifred 'Winnie' nee Strayer Walter Reuben 'Rube' Hunt, of the Hunt farm along Big Rock road, bz/2024.
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Drop down menu:
...Joshua Fredrick Grim timeline from Grim Descendent Tree.
...Some Fayette timeline notes to 1923, 'lost' businesses, 1890 fire  & Cleveland Block.
...Grim Grocery & Meat Market opens in 1924. in the middle building of the Cleveland Block.
...The Cleveland Block fire in 1943, Grim Grocery & Meat Market burned.
...Grim Locker Service, 1944>1960+
(on west side of Main).
...Grim Descendent Tree, Joshua Fredrick Grim (1873>1950).
......Garrison Tree, 1st wife Effie Belle Garrison (1874>1935).
......Moore Tree,  2nd wife Dorothy Elma Moore (1912>1983).
 

 


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Joshua Fredrick Grim  (Grim Locker, Fayette.IA)

...GRIM, Joshua Fredrick
......born 31 Mar 1873 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.
......died 21 Dec 1950 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA.
...1880 Census: Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim:  HenryP47PA butcher, Rosa40PA, Ida19WI, Douglas18WI, Fredie7IA.
...1895 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Clarence, Cedar.Co.IA (working in father's grocery/market).
...1900 Census:  Kasota, LeSueur.Co.MN.  MaryA48 Boolam, JimF27IA Grim boarder chief clerk (grocery), wf Ella Grim25, Pearl19 Hugnonz, SarahE17 Hugnonz. |
...1905 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA. (operating grocery/meatmarket).
...1907 Coiggan.IA plat:  J.F. Grim, 4a across river from NE corner of Coggan.
....1910 Census:  2nd St, Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Grinn/Grim:  JoshuaF37IA butcher shop, EffieB35IA, MarcusA9IA, ClaudeG6IA.
...1918  Draft.Reg:  Joshua Fredrick Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA, b.1873Mar31, stout build, med. ht, grey hair, br eyes.
...1920 Census:  Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Griese(Grim):  Fred47IA grocery store, EffieB45IA, MarcusA18IA, ClaudeG16IA, mother Rosa82PA, m/law Marion Garrioson78Scotland.
...Bet. 1924 - 1943 Moved from Coggon.IA (butcher shop) to Fayette.IA (grocery & meat market, W side of Main, bet Water/State).
...1925 Census:  Fayette, Westfield.Twp,  Fay.Co.IA.  Grim:  J.F.54IA, 1st wf Elie50IA. Note 19: 1930 Census:  Wash.St, Fayette.Co.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF57IA grocery N of drug store on Main.St, wf EffieB56IA, mother RosaA93PA.
...1938 Married his housekeeper (and market clerk) Dorthy nee Moore after 1st wf Rosa died in 1935.
...Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meat Market  with 2nd wf Dorothy nee Moore, until the Cleveland Block building fire of June1943.
...1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery/meatmarket N.of drug store in Cleveland Block, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S.
...1943 June 16:  Fire destroyed Grim Grocery/Meat Market on W. side of Main; started meat market/locker on E side of Main.
...1944 Feb 24,  Beginning of Grim Meat Locker:  F.S. Grim bought Bogert building on N. side of Main.St, Fayette.IA.  installed modern locker equipment.
...1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA nee Moore; Grim Locker on west side of Main, bet. Water/State.
...1850Dec21:  Joshua Fredrick Grim passes away in Fayette.IA; leaving Grim Locker to 2nd wife Dorthy Moore until she sells the business/building to the Lewis family in 1958.
...1952Jan, Fayette.IA paper:  Rudy's Locker Service took over the 'Grim Locker' (Dorothy retained ownership), Rudy & Lilyan Gonzales,  butcher Les Thomas; roast beef 49c/lb.
...1958Dec, Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA
 
...+GARRISON, Effie Belle (1st wife)
...Born 17 Nov 1874 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.
...Died 30 May 1935 in Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA
...Married 29 Jan 1896 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA
...Father: Elijah Cronkhite GARRISON
...Mother: Marin Marion Murray SHEARER Note 8: 1880 Census:  Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:   Elijah42IA farmer, Marian39IA, DoraE17IA,  Anna15IA, Wm12IA, Martha9IA, Effie6IA, Marian1IA.
CHILDREN:
2   GRIM, Marcus b: Abt. 1901 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1920 in Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA
2   GRIM, Claude Garrison b: 10 Aug 1903 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 08 Sep 1951 in Humboldt, Humboldt.Co.IA
.... +FERGUSON, Verone Rena b: 1906 in Louisianna d: 1995 m: 23 Dec 1926 in Douglas, Polk.Co.OR
... 3   GRIM, Robert Marcus b: 1927 d: 1931
... 3   GRIM, Gordon Frerick b: 07 Mar 1929 in Morenci, Greenlee Co, AZ, d: 05 Jan 2006 in San Diego, San Diego Co, CA.

MOORE, Dorothy Elma (2nd wife).
...Born 29 Aug 1912 in Pleasant Ridge (Wadena/Fayette road) , Illyria.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
...Died Jan 1983 in West.Union Hospital, Fay.Co.IA; res. of Waterloo.IA Burial: Garden of Memories, Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA.
...Married 02 May 1938 in Bro. Lawrence Moore hm, Des.Moines, Polk.Co.IA.
...Father: Charles Edward MOORE.
...Mother: Elenora Nora WILSON.
...1930 Census:  N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.  Moore:  CharlesE54IA farmer, Elnora53IA, LawrenceI29IA, Harley27IA, HazelM24IA, CharlesL20IA, Dorothy17IA (all enumerated Negro/Black).
...1932 Graduated from Fayette.IA H.S.
...1938 Housekeeper(and grocery clerk) for Joshua Grim (grocery merchant, Fayette.IA); married (at bro Lawarence Moore hm in Des.Moines) Joshua after his wf Rosa passed away in1935. ...02 May 1938 Marriage Record:  Joshua Fredrick Grim 65IA Fayette.IA merchant X Dorothea Elma nee Moore26IA (Joshua's housekeeper).
...Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meatmarket with husband, in Cleveland Block of buildings on the east side of Main.St.
...1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery N.of drug store, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S.
...Bet. 1945 - 1959 Operated/owned Grim's Locker on Main.St, Fayette.IA, before & after the death of husband F.S.Grim in 1950.
...1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA.
...Apr 1957 Grim Locker business sold to David 'Fibber' & Loraine McGee of Albany.IA, complete locker service continued.
...Dec 1958 Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA.
...Sep 1960 Began working at Palmer Hospital in West.Union.IA Note 24: 1960 Obit indicated children Max & Amy.  Max was in Fayette 4th grade 1960; could not find Amy.
...Abt. 1962 Moved to Waterloo.IA (after William's Locker Service closed),  worked in a nursing home.
CHILDREN:
2   GRIM, Max b: 12 Jun 1951 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Note 5: Sep 1960 In 4th grade at Fayette.IA. Note 8: 1968 Student at Malcom Price Lab School, U.of.No.IA, Cedar.Falls.IA. Note 9: 1968 Year Book:  Gregory Grim 16y, East High, Waterloo.IA.
.... +UNKNOWN, Cindy
2   GRIM, Amy b: in IA

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Some Fayette time-line notes
Block ice to mechanical refrigeration.

...Fayette village and some area farms utilized ice houses before the 1950s.
...Food could be preserved with ice for a longer number of days but not frozen for long term storage.
...Smoking, salting, drying remained the methods of meat preservation until the increase in pressure cooker canning (1930>) and freezer-lockers/deep-freezers (1940>)

...1834...The basis for modern refrigeration technology...Jacob Perkins, American, invented vapor compression refrigeration state-of-change cycle (liquid>vapor>liquid).

...1850...First practical ice-making machine revolutionized the storage and transportation of perishable good...developed by James Harrison, Scottish.

...1872Jun...At the rear of his meat market on Elm.St in West Union, Conrad Frohlik has an ice house with sides and floor 8' thick filled with ice around the interior store room.

...1874/75...The rails arrive at Fayette, the start of village boom years/decades.

...1876Dec01, West.Union.IA paper:  Fayette news...Mr. Bedell has disposed to his former interest in the market for meats.  Mr. Strong is building up his ice house, getting ready for a severe winter and freezing up of the Volga River.

...1876Dec01...Mr. Strong is building up his ice house in Fayette, getting ready for a severe winter and a freezing up of the Volga River.

...1876...Electric refrigerator invented by Carl von Linde, German.
.......In the1930s, 40s 50s, most households relied on wooden ice boxes that utilized cool air from blocks of melting ice, cut from the Volga River, area creeks or sloughs.  Ice was stored in personal ice-houses or delivered from local ice-houses or a price.
........From the late 1800s to WWII...Mechanical refrigeration on a commercial basis was becoming essential for food preservation and some industrial processes.  However, home refrigeration was costly and the average family used ice-boxes and block ice for short term cooling/preserving foods
........Throughout the 1900s, continuous innovations such a Freon refrigerants and compact units made refrigeration/freezing more efficient and increased accessible to the general  public.

...1881Feb23, West.Union.IA paper:  Fayette news...City Meat Market, H.D. Bedell, Proprietor....Fresh and Salt Meats.  Highest market prices paid for hides.  Bedell delivers meat free.  Shoulders (ham) at Bedell's, 9c/lb.  Bedell sells sliced dried beef for 14c/lb.  Lard, 12.5c/lb at Bedell's.  Nice choice Hams at Bedell's for 11c/lb. Bedell keeps busy making sausage.  Note, no refrigeration, dried/salted/smoked/fresh.

...1882...The Fayette House Hotel had an ice house behind/east of the hotel near their barn/stable, and hired ice to be cut from the Volga River each winter.

...1883Mar18, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...City Meat Market by H.C. Bedell, east side of Main.St, Fayette.IA.

...1883Apr...An ice-house should be ventilated at the gable-ends creating a draft of air over the mass of ice that is beneficial. 
.....The melting ice creates increased water vapor that rises to the top of the building and needs the opportunity to escape or will become more dense, raising its temperature and hasten the melting of ice below. 
.....Some of the vapor will be converted back into water to fall back on the ice and increasing melting.  If there is a pathway for some of the warm air and vapor to pass out of the building these effects may be prevented. 
.....By causing a current of air to pass over the upper layer of ice rapidly evaporation of the vapor produces cold, and a portion of it may be frozen by the evaporation, as was recently pointed out in an ice-making machine used in England.  This absorbs much of the water that comes from the melted ice and carries it to the top of the mass and it it comes in contact with a current of air it is evaporated and the temperature of the ice-house is reduced.

...1883Jun...Farmers that build and use an ice-house for a year will never again be without it.

...1883Aug03,West.Union.IA paper:  Fayette news...Hank Bedell is putting up a slaughter house on the cattle pasture of Robert Gaynor, where half-beheaded porkers can squeal their loudest and not be heard by tender-hearted women who can see no reason why chloroform could not be used as well as the cruel knife in the cutting to death of innocent hogs.  (Location:  SE1/4 of SE1/4, Sec 20, Smithfield.Twp, 5.5mi S of Main.St, Fayette, on the W side of Hwy150.)

...1883Dec...The new ice house on Main.St, Fayette, is being roofed.

...1883Feb...Ads (some 1883 Fayette.IA businesses):  B.W. Rodgers blacksmith, stone shop, near Fayette.House Barn; City  Meat market, H.C. Bedell, E side of Main; J.R. Snyder, groceries & dry goods; Wm. Nolan, jeweler and watchmaker at the old stand; W.H. Derby, harness maker, S.B. Zeigler & Co, Bank of Fayette; C.M. Garrison, auctioneer; Crown Creamery (located 1mi N of Main.St on W.Union.Rd), David Ellis & Co, butter & cheese (creamery owner); Frank Holmes, carpenter, E.A. Hayward, carpenter and cabinet maker; H.C. Childs, boot & shoe maker on Main.St; Howe Bro's restaurant & bakery; Mark W. Baker, homeopathic physician, south of Snyder's Store on Main.St; Dr. Alexander, M.D, on Main.St; Duncan's Hall, musical, Cornet Band, J.H. Boyce sec; W.H. Gaynor, boots/shoes; G.A. Smith, Main.St livery; John E. Noble, village blacksmith, old stand near the bridge.

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Fire of 1890 led to the building of the Cleveland Block

In 1890, fire destroyed the three frame buildings north of the Fayette House Hotel.
They were replaced by the Cleveland Block of three brick buildings in 1892.

...1890Jan24, Fayette.IA paper:  Fire...At 9pm, Monday1890Jan20, a fire was discovered in the A. Sherwood harness shop.  An alarm was sounded  but few heard it so the fire was well under way toward destruction.  |
.....G.D. Rathbun's barbers shop, residence and Mrs. Rathbun's millinery shop on the north, and G.M. Jones store (the old J.D. Gray building) on the south, immediately caught fire and could not be saved.  Rathbun saved nearly all his goods, though doubtless damaged.  Sherwood's goods all burned.  Jones saved his stock but lost some on furniture.  Peebles saved most of his stock.  All were insured to a certain extent. 
.....Next W.W. Peebles store, next to the Fayette House Hotel, took fire.  By hard work in demolishing portions of the Peebles store and constant wetting of the north side of the Fayette House, the hotel was saved. 
.....Ad:  W.W. Peebles...My store was burned Monday, 1890Jan20.  I am now in the need of every dollar due me on account, and must have it.  I have accommodated many people to long a time for goods, now I must accommodate myself.  I shall be in the new building adjoining Boyce's Jewelry Store.  Come in and settle.
.....Rathbun has put his stock into the room adjoining the post office.  Jones has settled for the time in the front of Orvis' Photo Gallery.  Peebles is in the new building of Charles Gaynor.
.....Fayette House suffered the removal of nearly all its furniture, much of was damaged and broken, in case of the fire spreading.  The Hook and Ladder boys did well, as did others.  The UIU faculty and students were out and worked faithfully.
.....Fortunately there was little wind while the four (wooden frame)  buildings were burning, otherwise the result would have been more disastrous.
.....As to the prospects of rebuilding, it is too early to decide.

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The Cleveland Block was built in 1892

...In 1890, the three frame building north of the Fayette House Hotel burned & replaced by brick.
...In 1892, the Cleveland Block of three brick buildings was built.
...In 1923, Joshua & Effie Grim moved to Fayette from Coggon.
...In 1924, Grim Grocery & Meat Market opened 1924 in the middle of the Cleveland Block.
...In 1935 Effie Grim died; Joshua married young housekeeper Dorothy nee Moore in 1938.
...In 1943, The Cleveland Block & Grim Grocery/Market burned.
...In 1944 Grim Locker Service opened across Main.St, after the Cleveland Block burned.

 

 ...1892Jan...H.C. Bedell (meat market) was caught between blocks of ice while filling his ice house with on leg badly bruised.  Canfield at the Fayette House Hotel has his ice house filled with Volga River ice.

...1892 July  The new block of buildings that is to be erected north of the hotel is to be called the Cleveland Block (after Pres. Grover Cleveland).  The foundation walls of the Cleveland Block were competed.

...1892 Aug  The Cleveland Block is at a stand-still for lack of thought in getting necessary materials at the right time.

...1892 Sept  The Cleveland Block has grown rapidly the past week, and if the necessary materials sold have been placed within reach in proper time it would be further along than it is now.

...1897Sept...The RR ice house west of the RR Depot burned from spontaneous combustion (ice blocks were covered with saw dust to insulate the blocks, thus there was a major amount of sawdust piled around the area. It was on fire when the passenger train arrived but there was no way to put out the blaze so allowed to burn.  The wind was out of the south or the elevator a few feet away might have burned.
.....The burned ice house ground near the depot has been leveled and raked off.

...1897Dec...The Railroad built a new iced house near the Fayette depot, across the sidetrack, just west of the elevator and a few yards north of the old ice house that burned.

...1899Nov...John W. Bolton built another ice house, 16x16', 18' high.  He was born 1867/England, immigrated 1897, and was a drayman (hauling for hire by large freight wagon)and ice supplier in Fayette.

...1900Dec...Walter Eugene Hunt bought D.Doland's milk route and erected an ice house for milk preservation on his dairy farm a mile south  of the cemetery.  Note:  W.E. Hunt, my ggrandfather, operated the furniture store/funeral home on the NW corner of Main/Water in the late 1890s, then bought a dairy farm a mile south of the cemetery, followed by retiring on the NW corner of Main/7th, but continuing to work with wood.  His father, Reuben Hunt, a stone mason came to Fayette in 1857, to work on the construction of the Seminary (College Hall), ending up as the head mason.  Reuben would then work on the construction of the first building (as a brick layer) on the Ames campus.  He came back to Fayette and worked as a mason the remainder of his live, living just NW of the RR viaduct.

...1902Jan...2 lots, 7+a, restaurant & ice house near the RR depot is for sale, contact J.Tracey at the restaurant.

...1902Nov...G.B. Hill has a new substantial slaughter house joining his ice house in the creamery area, along the Volga River at the ExNE edge of town.  A.L. Foote has been doing the work. Note:  Hill's meat market was just south of the 2000+ Fayette bank.

...1905Aug....The RR section men are loading a car of ice from the Fayette depot ice house, destined for Waucoma.IA.  The RR ships ice from Waucoma in the winter to the Fayette ice house and some of it goes back in the summer.
...1905Sep...J.W. Dwyer was in Fayette and sold the old bridge flooring to J.W. Bolton for $9.50, to be used for ice house flooring.

...1906Feb...The Icehouse:  Essential is a dry foundation that drains off water, sealed air-tight.  An air-tight wall around the ice so any dampness in the wall will be evaporated to the outside and cooling the wall.  A well ventilated but tight rood, with gables open for a current of air to pass so the moisture/vapor covering the ice may evaporate and kept cool and dry.  A two foot covering should be kept on the ice, of hay, fine straw, chaff or saw dust or any porous substance that will not quickly decompose.
......Hay can be quickly removed and replaced, is readily available and easily cleaned off the ice.
.....It is important to reduce the infinite number of minute air spaces in the mass of ice. 
.....The inner wall of the ice house should be tight to exclude air completley.  Saw dust is best for filling in between the walls and ice mass.
.....Pack the ice in one solid mass by sweeping/filling all the spaces between ice block with saw dust or ice pieces.
.....Cut the ice into blocks about 16x24' or 12x18', then crossing two blocks when stacking to prevent air circullation.
.....If the flour of the ice house is clay, it is not necessary to have a flooring, otherwise a cement floor with good drainage is warrented but with an air tight design.
.....In warm weather watch the ice carefully to see that no air holes develop that will quickly cut a way through the ice.

...1907Feb...J.W. Bolton's ice house next to the Postal Card (newspaper on west side of Main.St, bet. State/Clark) office is half filled.  Canfield's Fayette House Hotel ice house is about half full.

...1908Jan...The ice harvest from the Volga River has begun.  Canfield's Fayette House Hotel ice house is being filled and J.W. Bolton will begin.  The ice is fairly good quality .

...1909Apr...Due to adverse circumstances people of Fayette are getting ice wherever they can find it.  C.O. Holmes of the Pioneer Meat Market has contracted for his season's supply with Mr. McCleary at West.Union, whose ice house is just south of the fair grounds.  The McCleary ice was manufactured from well water and of the finest quaility.  Holmes will get the ice McCleary ice weekly as he needs it, with means many trips with a team from Fayette to West.Union.
.....J.H. Boyce's barn has been converted into an ice house and a carload of mississippi ice has been bought by resident on the south part of Fayette for their use during the summer, to include Peter Graf, D.H. Sweet, C.R. Carpenter, W.C. Denniston, Dr. James D. Parker, W.A. Hoyt and J.H. Boyce.

...1909Dec...Robert Chapman has been converting the old ice house into a barn (south side of State, bet. Main/King).

...1910Jan...Ice hauling for the Fayette House Hotel ice house has begun.

...1912Oct...Modern Ice House...G.B. Hill is  putting up a new ice house (now gone, just east of the 2000+ town library) in the rear of his meat market (was just south of the 2000+ bank).  It will be built of hollow brick (fired clay tile style), such as F.B. Banning uses in construction of farm silos.  The building is to be 18x24', 16' high.  Workmen are tearing down the old building which L.S. Strong sold meat some 50yrs ago.  F.B. Banning will do the work on the new walls.

...1913...The first automatic electric refrigerator, the Domelre (with external coils on the top) was invented in America.  Production began in 1914.

...1915Jan...The annual ice harvest has begun.  C.E. Gillin got four of his houses filled with good quality ice.  Gillin's Ice House on Washington.St is undergoing an addition 26x30', 18'high.  The addition made necessary by the constantly increasing consumption of ice in Fayette. E.C. Hill at the meat market has started harvesting.  The Fayette House Hotel was about filled before soft weather came.

...1917Apr...The J.C. Engelman Land Co ice house was sold to W.A. Stranahan, so now in local hands, Fayette citizens no longer have to worry about what they are going to do for ice this summer.

...1916Nov...J.J. Carrothers is building a new large ice house north of the elevator in the depot area.

...1919Jan...W.L. Timmerman rented the ice house (near the depot) and took over the business from J.L. Caudle and with Charles Earle are ready for the crop of ice.
...1919Mar...W.L. Timmerman reported 700 tons of ice stored in the ice-house near the depot.


...Into the 1920s>1940s+ most households used large blocks of ice to keep food cold in "iceboxes."
 ......For some homes in the cities/towns, there were two types of fridges on the market; electrically powered ones that used a motorized compressor to work their refrigerants, and gas (Skelgas) ones. All mechanical fridges worked by controlling the vaporization and condensation of a liquid refrigerant.

...
Refrigerators...The introduction of Freon in the 1920s expanded the mechanical refrigerator market during the 1930s.
...Freezers...The first home freezers
('deep freezers')  became available during the 1940s, but did not go into mass production until after the World War II.
...
Late-1940s>>1950s...Home freezers would become more common. 
...By the early/mid 1940s, village locker/meat processing plants
would start to offer freezer lockers (compartments) for rent. 
...As
home deep freezers became more popular in the 1950s, locker rental would become less common and start to disappear in the 1960s.


...1920Mar...Farmers' Bulletin 1078 by USDA, "Harvesting and Storing Ice on the Farm" (can be found/read by doing a Google search, and applicable to village/private harvesting/storing).

...1921Jan...The Fayette RR ice-house was filled with ice shipped down from Waucoma, Fay.Co.IA.

...1921Feb...W.L. Timmerman has been harvesting ice from the old swimming hole (Shaffer's Hole, 300-400yrds upstream from the 2000+ bridge) on the Volga River (from the north side of the river), using motor trucks to transport it to his ice house near the depot.  The ice is only about 8" thick due to the weather this winter but of good quality.

...1923...Frigidaire introduced the first self-contained refrigerator.

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Grim Grocery & Meat Market, opened 1924,
in the middle of the Cleveland Block of three buildings which burned in 1943,
Grim Locker would open in 1944, across Main.St in the Bogart building.

...1924...Grim Grocery & Meat Market opened, east side of Main.St, Fayette.IA....1924>1943.
....Joshua Fredrick Grim (1872/Clarence.IA-1950/Fayette.IA) and wife Effie Belle Garrison (1874/Clarence.IA area-1935/Coggon) moved to Fayette and opened the Grim Grocery & Meat Market, in the middle of the three buildings of the 'Cleveland Block.' 
.....They had been running a meat market/grocery in Coggon, Linn.Co.IA before coming to Fayette. 
.....Three years after his first wife Effie died in 1935, Joshua would remarry Dorothy Elma Moore (1912/Wadena.IA area-1983/West.Union.IA/Waterlloo.IA resident).  Dorothy had worked in the Grim Grocery before their marriage in 1938.
.....In1943 a fire destroyed Grim Grocery and the Cleveland Block of 2 story buildings.  The Cleveland Block would be rebuilt the next year as a block of 3 one-story buldings, still in use 2000+.
.....After the fire, Joshua & Dorothy Grim bought the Borgart building (had been used as a grocery) across the street from the destroyed Cleveland Block.
....In 1944, Joshua & Dorothy opened the Grim Locker & Meat Market, by installing mechanical freezer equipment and offered slaughtering to processing service, plus freezer locker rental, the first freezer service for the area.
....After Joshua died in 1950, Dorothy Moore Grim remained owner and involved in the operation of the Grim Locker until she sold the building in 1957.  Dorothy passed away in 1962.


...1924Nov20...Fayette.IA paper:  Grim Grocery and Market; Oysters, standards for soup, selects for scallops and raw.  We have them.  Note: Oysters were abundant and a favorite after the rails arrived at Fayette in the mid-1870s, being shipped in wooden tubs cooled with ice blocks.
...1924Dec04...Fayette.IA paper:  Until further notice our places of business will be closed at 6:30pm, each evening, except Wed and Sat.  Platt & Sampson,
Grim Grocery, Smith & Smith Grocery, Manuel's Store.

...1925Jan...Storing ice for summer use:  Put the ice blocks closely together, fill cracks/holes to prevent air circulation between blocks.  Leave a foot or more space between the wall and ice blocks.  Fill the space with sawdust, shavings or chopped straw for insulation to prevent rapid melting and to keep water from the ice-house wall wet.  There must be a passageway between the ice pile and the roof to where the air is to pass out freely. 
.....As electric power is becoming more common there is increasing interest in the use of artificial ice and electric refrigeration units, which are a great more convenient, and in the long run probably as economical as natural stored ice.

...1927Jan05, Fayette.IA. Paper:  Mr/Mrs. J.F. Grim were dinner guests in the Rube A. Strayer home Monday evening. (gUncle of bz)
...1927Jan06, Fayette.IA paper:  Mr/Mrs J.F. Grim drove to Ames Dec22, to be present at the graduation of their son, who received a Bachelor of Science (from Iowa State College/Univeristy) at that time.  Mr/Mrs. C.G. Grim came to Fayette for Christmas, leaving Dec27, to drive to Morenci, Greenlee.Co.AZ, to resume his work with the Phelps Dodge Corporation as a mining engineer.

...1927May...Anyone wanting ice call 4701.  If you wish to get ice from the ice house on Sundays come before 10am.  Ice will be sold at the same price as last year....Simeon G. Dean & Son.


...1927Nov17, Fayette.IA paper:  The Juniors are going to have a bake sale on Sat, 10am, in Grim's grocery store.

...1928Jan12, Fayette.IA paper:  Sat1928Jan14....78yr ago our old Gothic Ch (M.E.Ch) was established in Fayette.  The Merchants along Main.St are taking this time to show our 1928 stock. This is a one day cash sale; watch each store window with a Red78 to ring in the New year on the cash registers of Fayette.
.....Business Ad, 1928Jan:  Hathaway & Cole, printing & sundry's, Oliver W. Stevenson, Attorney, mortgages, deeds; New Home Cafe, C.W. Fifield; H.I. Robinson & Sons, glasses, glassware, E.B. Bogert, mens ware, Hall Chevrolet Co; Denning Barber Shop; David Drug Store, Highland Dairy, Lloyd Miller, Rube A. Strayer, hardware; Durey & Chapman, grocery; George Gaynor, dry goods; Grim Grocery; Smith & Smith, grocery; Fayette House, hotel; Fayette Dairy, Wilson & Davis; A.G. Andres Co., dry goods, grocery; State Bank of Fayette; Hartman Bros., dry goods; J.H. Boyce, sundry's; First National Bank, Bargain Store, dime store; Fayette Bakery; H.C. Leopold, shoes & repair, rear of Andres store; Dr. J.L. Bronson, dentist; Dr. Dorman, dentist; Charles W. Knight Hardware; A.J. Fox, furniture & fixings, undertaking; McLeese Pan, clothing cleaning; Mid-Continent Oil Co, Paul & Buck, harness or separator oil; Richards' Garage; Robert B. McCormack, barber shop; Iowa Builders Supply Co, lumber yard; R.L. Harvey & Sons, cigar/tobacco shop; Hal Paul's Barber Shop; H.F. Schilling, photographer; Stranahan Filling Station; Geo Brown; Art Shop, Maude Chamberlin; Dr. R.A. McLean, MD; Dr. James D. Parker, M.D; Dr. F.L. Baker, D.O.

...1928Aug16, Fayette.IA paper:  Mr/Mrs Rube A. Strayer & family, accompanied by Mr. J.F. Grim left for Brainard.MN where they will spend their vacation.

...1929Jul11, Fayette.IA paper:  Mr/Mrs J.F. Grim are enjoying a visit with their son, Claude of Morenci.AZ.
...1929Nov01, Fayette.IA paper:  Mr/Mrs J.F. Grim spent Sunday with relatives and friend in Clarence.IA.


......In the 1930s, some village meat market proprietors recognized an opportunity and began installing lockers to rent in their ice-houses.  These lockers kept meat chilled, though not frozen, for a few days, and extended the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.
....Early 1930s, 8+% of American households had a refrigerator.
......Commercial mechanical refrigeration was developing but a $200 refrigerator was not affordable compared to a $15 ice-box & a few cents for a block of ice. 
...Late1930s, about half of the homes had a refrigerator.

...1930Feb06, Fayette.IA paper:  J.F. Grim is leaving for Morenel, Greenlee.Co.AZ to visit his son for a month.  Daniel F. Hall will work in the grocery store during his absence.

...1930Oct...W.A. Stranahan has bought the RR ice-house and tearing it down to build a 28x32' coal shed in the depot area.

...1933Jan...Grims Grocery and Market have extra standard oysters for 40c/qt or $1.50/gal.

..1933 Fayette.Co.IA Grocery Markets:
...1933Jun09, Oelwein.IA paper:  Ad...Kirk's Coco Castile Soap, available at...
.....12 stores in Oelwein...
.....Fairbank:  King's Grocery, Peter's Grocery.
.....Hazleton:  A.L. Holmstrom Grocery, I. VanDaele Grocery, L.D. Moore Grocery, Swartzell Grocery.
.....Stanley:  Charles Versllus.
.....Aurora:  R. E. Durfey:
.....Lamont:  Farmer's Store, George Thompson Market.
.....Arlington:  George Bates, H.S. Fleming, Mrs. M.E. Keney, J.M. Welch & Son.
.....FayetteGrim's Grocery, Lund Grocery, Smith & Smith, Strayer's Grocery.
.....Westgate:  A.C. Potratz
.....Oran:  E. Bennett, Larber Store.

...1934Sep12, Oelwein.IA paper:  Dan Hall has been assisting in Grim's Grocery for several days during the absence of Mr. Grim.

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Effie Belle nee Garrison Grim, 1st wife of Joshua Fredrick Grim
passed away Jun1935

...1935Jun...Obit Mrs. J.F. Grim, 60yr, died suddenly at the Independence.IA Hospital.  She had been in ill health for some time but was not dangerously ill until she suffered a heart attach while on a motor trip with her husband from Coggon.IA on Decoration day.  Upon returning she had taken sick at Independance  and entered the hospital, but only lived a few more hours. She had gone to Rochester.MN for medical advice and seemed to be improving.  She was born 1864Nov17 at Clarence.IA.  She attended Cornell Collage at Mt. Vernon.IA and married J.F. Grim at Clarence, 1896Jan 29They ran a butcher shop at Coggon.IA, before coming to run the Grim Grocery on Main.St,  Fayette.IA (in 1924).  Surviving are her husband and son Claude of Carlsbad, Edddy.NM.  One son preceded her death a few years ago.  Burial/services was made at Coggon, Linn.Co.IA.


...1937Jul29...Oelwein.IA paper:  R.L. Learn (Raymond Leroy Learn 1900-1963, Fay.Co.IA) employed at the J.F. Grim Grocery for some time has gone to West Union to work at the Fuller market.

...1938Aug25...Fayette.IA Paper:  The Charles B. Swaney (UIU teacher, b.1889/IA) residence (on  E. Water.St, adj to O.W. Stevenson res.) occupied by Mr/Mrs J.F. Grim, has been purchased by UIU and will be made into a co-operative rooming/boarding house for men.

...1938Nov17...Fayette.IA paper:  Iowa Territorial Centennial 1838>1938, Sat. Dollar Day, Nov19.  Merchants 1938, watch business windows... Knights' Hardware; Sewell Service Station; Cozy Theater, George Larson; Fayette Bakery; Coffee Den Cafe; Swamley D-X Station, M.J. Schneider; Chumbley Implement Co, McCormick-Deering; Paul/Lois Davis Drug Store; Fayette Dairy; Fayette Implement Co, D.E. Paul; Grim Grocery; The Modern Beauty Shop, in the Fayette House Hotel; Schilling Studio, photographs; DeBow's Grocery; Cities Service Station, Carl Masters; Mae's Beauty Shop; Fayette County Leader, newspaper; Hartman Bros, dry goods/clothing; A.G. Andres Co, grocery & dry goods; Smith & Smith, grocery; Mark Baker Variety Store; Fayette High School, operetta in auditorium; Upper Iowa University, since 1857; Campbell Chevrolet Garage; The Weaver Quarry, crushed rock & lime; Greenough's Feed & Coal; Dr. (Harry) Robinson, optometrist; (Max) Shaffer's Standard Service Station; (Ralph) McLeese-Leytze Maytag Co, appliances; State Bank of Fayette; Wilbur Bell Feed Mill, near the depot; Chas & Harold Whitley, white face bull/cattle, farm near Albany; Gamble Store, Lyle Corbin; E.H. Carley, plumbing/heating; Fox Furniture Store, NW corner Main/Water; Dr. Dorman, dentist; R.R. Erion, Watkins Products.

...1938Sep22, Fayette.IA paper:  Vera Bliss' father Earnest Bilss (of Oklahoma) and Henry Sassenberg (of Oelwein) have gone into the restaurant business on the lower floor of the E.B. Bogert/Bogart building on the west side of Main.St in Fayette (will become the location of the Grim Meat Locker in 1944)
......Note:  In 1944,  F.A. Grim, after having his Grim Grocery & Meat Market on the east side of Main.St, destroyed by fire in 1943, bought the E.B. Bogert Building on the west side of Main.St, and installed a mechanical freezer locker system and butcher shop.


... In the 1920s and 1930s, the development of electric refrigerators laid the groundwork for deep freezer technology that would materialize after WWII.  Early models were typically chest-style freezers that used a compressor system to maintain low temperatures.
...During World War II, the need for food preservation prompted further innovation in deep freezer technology. Military demands for frozen food storage led to the refinement of freezer designs and the introduction of upright models for home use.
...
By the mid-1940s it became common for village meat lockers to rent freezer lockers and storage space.  During the War years village locker rental service was encouraged for local food sources.
...By the early-1950s, as suburbanization and consumerism grew, the demand for home appliances surged. Manufacturers like Frigidaire, General Electric, and Kelvinator capitalized on this trend by producing more affordable and efficient deep freezers for American Homes.  Advancements in insulation materials, compressor technology, and energy efficiency made deep freezers more accessible and economical for households.


...1940Jun27, Fayette.IA paper:  J.F. Grim has rented the G.A. Davis house on King.St.

...1940Aug09...Oelwein.IA paper:  Area grocery stores (1940)
.....Oelwein...About 22.
.....Oran...Bennet Grocery, Lorber's Store, Shippy's Store
.....Maynard...Gray's Grocery, Lockwood Grocery, Shafer Grocery, Sorg Grocery.
.....Westgate...Heller Grocery, Potratz Grocery, Wesgate Cash Grocery.
.....Randalia...Neil Grocery, Traeger's Grocery.
.....Donnan...Thomas Grocery.
.....Hawkeye...Clover Farm Store, Johnston Grocery, Kocher Grocery.
.....West Union...A&P Tea, Diamond Bros, Elsheimer Market, Johnson's Grocery, Knight's Grocery  Meyerhoff Grocery, Putz Grocery.
.....Fayette (6 groceries)..Andres Grocery (would become Clover Farm), DeBow's Grocery, Grim Grocery, Heisman Grocery, Smith & Smith Grocery, Stegall Grocery.
.....Wadena...Corbin Grocery, Feller Grocery, Heiden Grocery, Woods Market.
.....Arlington...Bates Grocery, Clover Farm Grocery, DeBow's Food Shop, Schoppes Grocery, Ward Grocery, Welch & Son.

...1941...Fayette.IA paper, 1942Apr30:  Increase in Locker plants.  Total U.S. locker plants in 1941. was 4,156. Iowa is has 1/7th of the total number of Iowa's 550  locker plants, of which 464 are main plants, and 68 branch plants consisting of only a locker room, with the chilling meat cutting and sharp freezing done at a main plant.

...1941Dec18, Fayette.IA paper:  Some 1941 Fayette businesses....We appreciate your Patronage:  Robert (Bob) B. McCormack, barber; Hartman Bros. dry goods & clothing; Iowa Builders Supply Co; George Paul, implements; Z & Z Garage (Zabriskie brothrs); Campbell Chevy Garage; E.H. Carley, plumbing & heating; Fayette Bakery & Cafe; Grim Grocery; Davis Rexall Drug Store; Harry I. Robinson, optometrist; R.K. McLeese, appliances; Sewell Service Station; Mark Baker's Variety Store; A.J. Fox & Son, furniture; Andre's Clover Farm Store; Schneiders' DX Station; D.E. Paul, Implements; Fayette Co. Farm Bureau; Goodrich Produce Co, eggs; Cities Service Station; Wilbur Bell; Texaco Station; Dr. J.D. Parker, M.D.; Smith & Smith Grocery; State Bank of Fayette; Standard Oil Station; Fayette County Leader;  Larson's Gamble Store; DeBow Grocery; Wm. Mullins; Fred Maurer shoes & repair; Joe's Cafe; Coffee Nook Cafe; Clyde Abel.


...1942Mar02, Waterloo.IA paper:  Ms. Frances Hettler, ISC extension nutritionist, makes the suggestion on the basis of a survey among 87 Fayette.Co locker patrons...fill the locker for best savings.  Freezing of fruits and vegetables seemed to be presently experimental with the Fayette patrons.  Space out butchering and keep the locker filled for the best savings.  The Arlington plant had 24 patrons

...1942Jul02, Fayette.IA paper:  Locker Plants, 1942...Iowa has 550 frozen food locker plants, an increase of 13 over 1940.  Over 46% of the Iowa farm families use locker service, and constitute over 70% of the patrons of locker plants, even though all the larger cities in Iowa have locker plants:  Des Moines 5, Cedar Rapics 3, Ottumwa 2, Mason City 2.

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The Cleveland Block fire, midnight Wed, 1943June16
Grim Grocery/Meat & Market was a total loss.

...1943 Jun 16  Early morning fire ruins the Cleveland Block.  Fire companies from West Union & Maynard assisted Fayette men in the Battle.  Shattered walls and smoking debris are all that remained at daybreak of the greater part of the triple store structure on the east side of Main Street, which in the days it was built was known as the Cleveland Block, it having been erected in 1892, when Grover Cleveland was President of the United States. 
.....The building of the Cleveland Block was two years after a fire in 1890, which swept that area clean of a row of buildings.
.....Two store rooms were completely gutted by the fire which broke forth about 12:30am, and the third builiding while partly saved from severe fire damage, was water soaked and smote stained.  The cause of the fire is unknown.  The north part of the building which housed Lee Koeble's bakery and cafe, was occupied upstairs by Mrs. Koebel & daughter Jenette, which were continuing to operated the cafe, Mr. Koebel having gone but a week to Rock Island, IL, to enter into civil service work.  The north building was completely destroyed.
.....The center part, occupied by J.F. Grim's grocery and meat market, was where the first evidence of fires was noticed.  This and the upstairs room occupied by the Fayette Community Library, is also a total ruin.  The last storeroom at the south end of the building and separated from the Fayette House by a few feet, was occupied by the Davis Rexall Drug Store on the first floor and the Fayette County Mutual Telephone office on the second floor, and was heavily damaged.  The Telephone office by fire and water, and the drug store badly damaged by water and smoke.
.....The loss has been estimated at $20,000.  Davis drug store, Grim's grocery and the library were all insured, but the amount of each is not known, except that of the library, which was insured for $1500.  It is requested that all outstanding library books be returned to the Baker Variety Store. 
.....The first indication of fire was noticed by town marshal Dan Prichard, who came out of the bakery building, and as he did so, glass from a window in the Grim Grocery broke out from the heat within the room.  Richard Daniels, employee in the drug store, who came out of the bakery with Prichard, gave the alarm.  Floyd Dean, which them hastened upstairs to warn the Koebel's over the bakery.  They saved only what they were wearing.  Mrs. Vada Shaffer, night operator in the telephone office, stayed faithfully at the board, making all the necessary calls until conditions became hazardous. 
.....The fire fighting truck arrived and after a hard fight for half an hour it seemed that they might win the battle, though flames were leaping from the rear windows on the second floor at times.  But at the critical time a hose burst because of increased pressure and in the few minutes it required to rectify the trouble the blaze gained a new impetus, and it was not long before another breakage in the hose line set the attack back again.  The fireman were still battling the stubborn flames when the truck from Maynard and late from West Union arrived and assisted in controlling the fire chiefly to the bakery and grocery parts of the building, so that it never ate its way into the drug store, although the second floor suffered badly.
.....The building has three ownerships.  The Davis's owning the drug store, the Claxton estate the middle section and an out-of-town party, possibly Joy Preston of Independence, the other.  The brick veneer building was erected 51 years ago in 1892, by a group of men.  William Trail finance the south part, Finley Smith and J.A. Claxton the center section and Judge W.A. Hoyt and Daniel Davis the north part. 
......The south wall was of solid brick and was erected as a fire wall at the insistence of Hiram S. Canfield, father of R.N. Humiston the present Hotel owner.  Mr. Canfield was owner/proprietor of the Fayette House, which had barely escaped burning at the time fire destroyed four or five buildings to the north in 1890.  He gave six inches of ground as an incentive to have the fire wall built.  Hat it not been for this wall, the Hotel might have had another close shave.

...1943Jun16, Cedar.Rapids.IA paper:  Fire of undetermined origin raged in the Fayette.IA business district from 12:30am to 4:00am Wed1943Jun16.  It destroyed two buildings and part of a third (Cleveland Block of three connected buildings).  Estimated loss, $20k. 
.....Destroyed was the Grim's Grocery, the middle building and the community library above it; the Fayette Bakery and Cafe, the north building, operated by Mr/Mrs L.E. Koebel and their appartment above.  Partly destroyed was the Paul David Rexall Drug Store, over which was located the telephone office/exchange.  The switchboard was ruined, telephone communication was cut off so it was necessary to use messenger service to summon fire dept help from West Union and Maynard. 
.....A heavy downpour of rain aided the firemen in preventing the spread of the fire to the Fayette House Hotel on the south side.
.....Heavy drain on the town water supply caused a shift to the Vogla River for water.  The combined efforts of the fire dept's saved the front portion of the drug store but the stock suffered heavy damage from smoke and water.  All contents of the other buildings were destroyed.  The Koebel family saved only the clothes they were wearing.
.....The fire was discovered by telephone operators on duty above Grim Grocery.  They escaped down a stairway adjacent to Grim Grocery. 
.....The building occupied by Grim Grocery was owned by the Claxton estate.  J.E. Preston from Independence.IA, owned the middle building housing the restaurant and bakery.  Paul David owns the durg store building where the drug store and telephone office was located.

...1943 Jun 24   Work continues on clearing up after the Cleveland Block fire.  The ruins yield a mass of charred and water soaked debris that was once of value. 
.....Some progress has been made in clearing up the scattered remnants of the stock of goods in the Grim Grocery, and salvaging some of the drug store stock, which had great damage from water and smoke. The library above Grim Grocery dropped down piling up heaps of half burned books and magazines in addition to what was left of the grocery stock.  Workmen have begun the task of shoveling up the debris and hauling it away. 
.....The Davis Rexall store has moved across the street into the room vacated sometime ago by J.H. Boyce Jewelry Store.  Some of the stock that could be salvaged has been moved and shelved, with the drug store business continued thee until some decision has been reached as to further disposition as to the remains of the Cleveland Block. 
......A county cook-shanty (shack on wagon wheels/skids) has been moved in back of the Davis part of the burned building and the telephone system is being installed there.  A switchboard from Bell Telephone Co has arrived from Omaha and has been set up.  Work is progressing as rapidly as possible toward restoration of phone service but may not be before the first of July.  Phone secretary Harold Hall will have his office in the old ice house building west of the State Bank for the present. 
......The section of the Cleveland Block which was the Koebel Bakery and Cafe, has been purchased by W. A. Stranahan.  It is possible that a new building will occupy that site eventually but rebuilding is hardly probably very soon.  This part of the Block was owned by John Wise of Independence.  It is with regret that it has to be realized the Fayette Bakery & Cafe and the J.F. Grim Grocery are no more.  They have been home of good meals and clean baking.  J.F. Grim has been in the grocery and meat business for 19yrs and will be missed, although they plan to remain in Fayette.

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1943-1944 Fayette will get a Locker Plant 

...1943Jun10, Fayette.IA paper:  It is now possible to have a Locker Plant in Fayette...The War Production Board has begun to recognize the importance of the Frozen Food Lockers in the conservation of civilian food supplies, making communities somewhat food self-sufficient.  Thus taking some of the pressure of over-burdened commercial food processors feeding the troops.
......Locker plants have been long recognized as an econimical means of food preservation to include fruits, vegetables and meats.  By Fayette pledging support, the WPB will grant priorities to construct a cold storage locker plant in Fayette.  If wishing to take advantage, contact Geo. Metcalf, Henry Hellter or Harry I. Robinson.
......There will be a meeting at the Fayette High School on June18, to discuss the prospect of obtaining a Locker Plant in Fayette for use by Fall 1943.
...1943July08, Fayette.IA paper:  While there have been many signatures for the proposed Fayette Locker Plant, there are not enough yet.
...1943Aug26, Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker seems assured...The Bogert Building (on the west side of Main.St), now occupied by the Johnson Cafe, has been purchased by George Shadle of Maynard.IA, so it is expected the Locker Plant will be in Fayette eventually.  J.F. Grim has been hired as meat cutter (of Grim Grocery and Meat Market, on the east side of Main.St).

...1943Aug29, Waterloo.IA paper:  Fayette to Have a Locker Plant....Arrangements are nearing completion for a locker plant at Fayette.  The necessary signatures to secure the priority have been obtained and applications is not before OPO authorities.  George Shadle, who operates a locker plant in Maynard, had purchased the Bogart building on Main.St in Fayette, as the site of the new plant.  This will mean discontinuance of the Johnson Cafe which is in the Bogart building.  Fayette will then have only one restaurant, while one year ago there were four.

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1944, the Fayette Locker opened

...1944...Grim Locker opens on the west side of Main.St (the first freezer lockers for rent, slaughtering, meat processing and sales.

...1944Jan27, Fayette.IA paper:  J.F. Grim purchased the E.B. Bogert store building occupied by the Johnson Cafe and has also bought the Geo. Shadle locker service in Maynard.  The locker will be moved to Fayette as soon as the building undergoes necessary changes and totally renovated, and with a a new outfit of electrical equipment used in p repairing meat for storage.  Grim will install 300 lockers and have room to add 75 more if necessary. (Note:  300 and 75 are highly exaggerated numbers in the paper.) J.F. Grim has been in the meat business for years and is well versed in operating a meat market.

...1944Feb02, Fayette.IA paper:  Locker will be New...There was an error in the Leader last week in the statement that the Maynard Locker is to be brought to Fayette.  George Shadle had intended to install a locker system in Fayette, and arranged some time ago for the purchase of the Bogert Building on the east side of Main.St.
.....Later J.F. Grim purchased the building (after Grim Grocery burned in the Cleveland Block buildings in 1942), and took over Mr. Shadle's contract, but not the Maynard plant.  The equipment which is to be installed in Fayette is entirely new and modern.  The building has been vacated by Mrs. Gladys Johnson, who has moved her cafe equipment to the Hartman building, and the premises she has vacated will be put in condition for the new locker as fast as possible.

...1944May18, Fayette.IA paper:  The Grim Locker nears completion.  After many unavoidable delays, due to present day conditions (WWII), J.F. Grim's Locker Plant is nearing completion.  The huge coils arrived and were installed this week.  The (rental) lockers were to be shipped from Des Moines soon.  They are assembled so their installation should not take long.

...1944Dec21, Fayette.IA paper:  Noel...another year dawns on a world at war.  Ours is a tremendous task.  We feel the key to victory is a united effort and we pledge the Plant's wholehearted cooperation to out country.  Grim's Locker Service.

....1945Feb07, Fayette.IA paper:  The Grims moved from the Davis house to the apartment over their locker plant.

...1945Nov22, Fayette.IA paper:  J.F. & Dorothy Grim are having the apartment over the Grim Locker Plant remodeled and redecorated and will move there soon.

...1947May...Some Fayette.IA 1947 businesses:  Joyce Lumber Co, Buzzie's (Earl) Standard Service, M.O. Weaver, Inc (stone quarry), Fayette Theater (Vic Dahl), State Bank of Fayette (Forest Claxton), John Deer Quality Service, Ed. Campbell's Deep Rock Station, Greiger Service Station, Thrifty Food Mart, C.E. Smith & Son Grocery, Earle Gallaher Standard Gas Truck, Walt Nading, Geary's Tavern, A.G. Andres Co. (Clover Farm Store), Maid-Rite Cafe, Paul/Ruth Davis Rexall Drug Store, Don Henry Plumbing, Larson's Gamble Store, Bob McCormack Barber Shop, Hartman & Hartman Men's Dept. Store, Mark Baker's 5&dime Store, Grim's Locker Service, C.A. Lund, Billards, E.H. Carley Plumbing and Heating.

1947Oct 30, Fayette.IA paper:  Oysters, Shrimp, Scallops, shipped direct from Maryland.  Grim's Locker Service.

...1948Apr10, Oelwein.IA paper:  Complete Redecoration at Fayette Locker.  The Grim Locker, with J.F. Grin as manager and owner has just completed an entire job of redecoration, with a new type of enamel that seals all of the cracks and is resistant to mold.  The ceiling and upper half of the office is painted white with the bottom half brown.  The rest of the locker plant was painted white.

...1948Aug20, Waterloo.IA paper:  Mr/Mrs(Dorothy) J.F. Grim have rented their locker plant known as Grim Locker, to Mr/Mrs Kenneth Stewart of Charles.City.IA, who will take possession 1948Sep01. (J.F. Grim had been failing and would pass away in 1950.  His 2nd wife Dorothy nee Moore would take over the business operation and retained ownership of the locker, meat market, slaughtering operation until the last 1950s).

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...By 1950, home refrigerators were common.
...Until 1950+ home 'deep-freezers' were not widely available, but local butchers were starting to set up commercial locker plants by the time WWII started.
.....The locker plants featured freezer rooms where residents could rent a compartment/locker for a few dollars, purchase a quarter or half of meat, have it packaged, frozen, and stored in the rented locker.  Also personally raised vegetables, fruit and poultry could be frozen.  Canning and smoking meat started to decline.

...Prior to the late 1940s,  meat had to be consumed promptly or preserved through canning, drying, salting, or smoking.  However, rented lockers bridged the gap from pre-WWII into the 1950>60s, when nearl every home kitchen had deep-freezer capability.
.....After WWII home deep freezers went into mass production.
...1950s>1960s...Home deep freezers become more common.  As household refrigeration technology advanced and became more affordable, deep freezers became a desirable addition to many households as households sought to preserve and store food for longer periods.
...Rented lockers gradually faded into history during the 1960s.  Some elders still colloquially refer to a refrigerators as an 'ice-boxes' and a home freezer as a 'deep-freezer.'

...1950Jan11, Fayette.IA paper:  Specials...Fresh side pork 39c, pork chops 58c, home made sausage  42c, beef liver 49c, ground beef 55c, rib strips 70c, chuck roast 65c.  Grim's Locker Service.


Rudy Gonzales took over the operation of the Grim Locker, 1950Sep>1952Apr

...1950Sep06, Oelwein.IA paper:  Rudolph Gonzales took over the operation of the Grim Locker Service, on 1950Sep01, moving here with his family, to the Mrs. Martha Noble apartment on south Main.St.   Mr. Gonzales has attended UIU and has made a specialty of handling meat.  He has been employed in the Fareway Store in Oelwein.
...1950Sep07, Waterloo.IA paper:  Fayette to have Slaugher House (and the rear of the locker plant)...Work started on an addition to the 'Bogert/Bogart' building on Main.St, owned by J.F. Grim and in which he operated the Grim Locker Service.  The addition will be used for slaughter of cattle and hogs.  Grim plans to install equipment for the rendering of lard, and making bologna and port sausage.  Rudolph Gonzales took over the operation of the locker service 1959Sep01.  He attended UIU and has made a specialty in the handling of meat.
...1950Dec08, Waterloo.IA. paper:  Reservist  Rudy Gonzalus has been called to active duty and will report for service in Des.Moines.  Rudy took over the Grim Locker Service in Fayette, 1950Sept01.  He was a marine corporal in WWII.  Mr/Mrs F.A. Grim will again take over managing the Grim Locker Plant.

...1951Oct...Some Fayette Chamber of Commerce supporters....Mark Baker's 5 & dime, Belles Funeral Home, Postmaster E.A. Billings, Fayette Bakery, Doc's Barger Shop, Ed Campbell's Deep Rock Service Station. Carley Plumbing & Heating, Andre's Clover Farm Store, Coffee Nook, Supt. M.E. Colbert (school), Vic Dahl's Fayette Theatre, Dr. Ernie J. Dahlquist (Vet), Paul Davis Rexall Drug Store, Kr. John Dorman (dentist), Dumermuth & Fay (livestock buyers), Buzzie Earl's Standard Station, Fayette County Leader, Fayette Creamery Association, Fayette Stone Compnay (quarry), Fayette Telephone Co, Ott's Cafe & Drive In, Larson's Gamble Store, Grim Locker Service, Hathaway Craft Shop, Hartman's Mens Clothing, Tom Henry Varieties, Rev. Wm, Hilst, Dale Maxson Interstate Power Co, Carlton Knights' Hardware, Fayette Apparel Shop, Lund Pool Hall, Bob McCormack Barber Shop, McLeese-Leytze Furniture & Appliances, Albert Martin Jr, Iowa Oil Tank Truck, Maurer Shoe Store, Jerry Moser Farm Bureau, Father Wm. P. Mullen, Bill's Place (Mullin's Sporting Goods & Tavern), Nieman Chevrolet Co & Garage, Pattison Bros. Feed Service, D.E. Paul John Deere Implement, Chet Rima Blue Cross, Dr. Harry I. Robinson (optometrist),  W.H. Robinson, Fayette Soy Bean Mill, Thrifty Food Mart, Schneider Electrical Appliance,  Max Shaffer's Texaco Service Station, Rev. Wayne Shoemaker, University Cleaners, Smith & Son Grocery, Atty, W.C. Smith, Dr. V.T. Smith UIU, State Bank of Fayette, Bell Brand Farm Supply, Vinnie Thomas Garage, Trudo Auctioneer-Electrician, Mildred Walker Flower Shop, Bert Warren's Food Market, Circle Inn, Wilke & Wilke Mill and Feeds, Zabriskie Studebaker Garage, Zbornik Body Shop, Dr. R.A. Zmoos Chiropractor, Larry Farley's Dairy, L.D. Hitch PMA.

...1951Dec13, Fayette.IA paper:  Want to rent a house in Fayette by Rudolph V. Gonzales, for family with 2 children.  Contact the Grim Locker Plant. 
...1951Dec19, Dubuque.IA paper:  Rudy Gonzales, of Oelwein, former manager of the Grim Locker Plant in Fayette, will return to his job in Fayette, after he is discharged from the marines.
...1952Jan13, Waterloo.IA paper:   Rudy Gonzales, wife & 2 ch, have moved into the Burget apartment.  Rudy has been discharged from the marines and is back with the Grim Locker Service.
,,,1953Apr...The Gonzales family moved back to Oelwein.IA.

Descendants of Jose Cruz Gonzales
1   GONZALES, Jose Cruz b: in Mexico
.. +ESCOLAR, Florencia b: in Mexico
2   GONZALES, Rudolph Rudolf 'Rudy' Carmen b: 16 Jul 1898 in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico d: 14 Sep 1974 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Blk 9C, Lot 021, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 4: 1915 Immigrated from Mexico. Note 6: Residence:  226 4th St, Oelwein.IA. Note 8: Was a blacksmith on C&NW RR & worked at John Deere in Waterloo.
.... +SUNDSTROM, Vera Marie b: 16 Oct 1906 in Wright.Co.MN d: 05 May 1986 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Blk 9C, Lot 021, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. m: 25 Apr 1925 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
... 3   GONZALES, Rudolph 'Rudy' Vernon b: 06 Aug 1925 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 13 Jun 1990 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Blk16, Lot 103, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 9: 1943 Draft.Reg:  Rudolph Vernon Gonzales (from Oelwein), 719 2nd Ave SE, Cedar.Rapids.IA, employed at Wilson &  Co Packing plant (meat cutter), 5'8", 135#. Note 10: Attended UIU at Fayette.IA after serving in Marines during WWII. Note 11: 1950 Census:  2nd St, NW, Oelwein.IA.  Gonzales:  RudolphV24IA grocery store meat cutter,  MargaretA20IA variety store clerk Note 15: Sep 1950 FayetteIA paper:  Rudy took over operation of Grim Locker in Fayette, former UIU student & meat cutter. Note 16: Dec 1950 Rudy was called back to active duty in the Marines, served in Alaska. Note 17: Bet. Dec 1951 - Apr 1953 Rudy returned to operate Grim Locker after active Marine duty; then moved back to Oelwein.
....... +PLATT, Margaret Ann b: 15 Nov 1920 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 04 Dec 2015 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Blk16, Lot 103, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. m: 17 Jul 1949 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Father: Ross Adrian PLATT Mother: Laura Margaret TENNANT
..... 4   GONZALES, Three Girls b: in Iowa
..... 4   GONZALES, Two Boys b: in Iowa
... 3   GONZALES, Millton Charles b: 1927 d: 2012
... 3   GONZALES, Reuben Roy b: 1928 d: 2012
... 3   GONZALES, Mardelle Marilyn b: 1932 d: 2002
... 3   GONZALES, Lilyan b: 1935
... 3   GONZALES, Carl Cruz b: 1936 d: 2001

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...1951Oct11, Fayette.IA paper:  Some Fayette.IA businesses....  Fayette Chamber of Commerce....Mark Baker 5c--$1 Store, Ray Belles Funeral Home,  Postmaster E.A. Billings, Fayette Bakery, Doc's Barber Shop, Ed Campbell's Deep Rock Station, E.H. Carley Plumbing & Heating; Andre's Clover Farm Store, Coffee Noon, Supt. M.E. Colbert, Cousins (Boleyn's/1952) Cities Service, Vic Dahl's Fayette Theatre, Vet., Dr. Ernie J. Dahlquist Vet, Paul Davis Rexall Drug Store, Dentist Dr. John Dorman, Dumermuth & Fay Livestock, Buzzy Earl's Standard Station, Fayette Co Leader, Fayette Creamery Assn, Fayette Stone Co, Fayette Telephone Co, Ott's Drive-In, Larson's Gamble Store, Grim Locker Service, Hathaway Craft Shop, Hartman's Mens Clothing, Tom Henry Varieties, Rev. Wm Hilst, Interstate Power Co, Joyce Lumber Co, Carlton Knights' Hardware, Lund Pool Hall, Bob McCormack Barber Shop, Ralph McLeee & Leytze Furniture/Appliances, Albert Martin Jr, Carl Masters Iowa Oil Tank Truck, Fred Maurer Shoe Store, Jerry Moser Farm Bureau, Father Wm P. Mullen; Bill's Place Tavern, Nieman Chevolet Co, Pattison Bros Feed Service; D.E. Paul Implement, Chet Rima Blue Cross, Optometrist Dr. Harry I. Robinson, W.H. Robinson, Fayette Soy Bean Mill, Thrifty Food Mart, Schneider Electrical Applieance, Shaffer's Texaco Service Station, Rev. Wayne Shoemaker, University Dry Cleaners, Smith & Sons Grocery, Attorney W.C. Smith, Dr. V.T. Smith UIU, State Bank of Fayette, Bell Brand Farm Supply, Vinnie Thomas Garage, Trudo Auctioneer-Electrician, Mildred Walker Flower Shop, Bert Warren's Food Market, Circle Inn Tavern, Wilke & Wilke Feeds Poultry Eggs, George Zabriskie Garage,  Roy Zabriskie re-estate, Dr. R.A. Zmoos Chiropractor, Larry's (Farley) Dairy, L.D. Hitch PMA, Mark Zbornik Body Shop, Lyle Wooldridge Blacksmith, Billy Paul's John Deere, Bill Swomley's DX, Hal Paul's Barber Shop.  Earl & Harold Mullins Sport Shop and Tavern.  Don Henry Plumbing Heating Appliances, Fayette Apparel Shop, Thompson's Fayette Bakery, Ernie (E.P.) Vermazen, Farm Bureau/Iowa Life Ins. Co, Arch Wood's Produce (eggs chickens), Ray Belles Funeral Home.  Goeken's Food Market.

...1951Dec13, Fayette.IA paper:  Want to Rent, a house in Fayette for a family with 2 children, Rudolph V. Gonzales.  Contact Grim Locker Plant in Fayette.

...1952Apr03, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad--Grim Locker Service, Fayette.IA, phone 64. Custom meat cutting, and butchering for the (rental) lockers or home freezer...100% ground beef, 56c/lb.

...1955Nov...A fire was extinguished at the Les Thomas home and meat market/store in Albany by Fayette fireman.  The fire resulted from improper electrical fusing.  The hardwood house, one of the first in Albany was about 100yrs old.  The adjoining meat market and store, the only retail business in Albany, was not damaged.

...1956Sept06, Fayette.IA paper:  NOTICE--Grim Locker,  Fayette, Ph64...We process all meat for rented lockers and deep freezers.  No outside processed meat will be accepted in rented lockers, due to insurance regulations.

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Grim Locker sold to David 'Fibber' and Loraine McGee, 1957>1958

...1957Apr25, Fayette.IA paper:  Grim Locker Service Sold--The Grim Locker Service has been sold to Mr/Mrs David McGee of Fayette, which will take possession May01.  The McGee's plan to do some remodeling and will have a complete locker service.  Both will take an active part in the operation. 
.....Mrs (Dorothy nee Moore) Grim's husband J.A. Grim originally installed the locker 14 years ago (1943).  Mrs. Dorothy Grim will temporarily stay in her present living quarters but her future plans are indefinite. The Fayette Insurance Agency completed the business transaction.

...1957May16, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...Fayette Locker Service, on Main.St in Fayette.  Open for business, slaughtering and processing, lockers and home freezers.  Kills on Mon & Thur.
...1957May29, Fayette.IA paper:  We are really going to have a swell locker plant in Fayette when Dave & Doris McGee finish their preparation.
...1957Jun27, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...Fayette Locker Service.  We have a complete line of beef cuts on hand.  Wk days 8 to 6:15; Sat 8 to 10:15.  We now slaughter 5 days per week and cripples anytime day or night. Specials:  Chickens 2-2.5lb ave 98c each, Franks 2.5# 98c, bacon 49c, baloney 3# $1, braunsweiger 39c, center cut ham 69c, pork chops 49c, beef short ribs 29c, ground beef 39c.  We have a complet line of beef cuts on hand.    Dave and Doris McGee.
...1957Aug15, Waterloo.IA paper:  Mrs. Dorothy Grim of moved to the residence on the corner of Union/State, in Fayette.


 Locker sold to Clyde & Doris William, 1958>1962+

...1958Dec04, Fayette.IA paper:  The Fayette Locker Service has been purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Mrs. Clyde F. (Ora) Williams of Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA.  The Williams have two sons 14(Larry) & 16(Ray).  Mr. Williams has been farming in that area.  He is experienced in meat processing.  They will take possession Dec18.

...1958Dec18, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...The Fayette Locker, now known as Williams Locker Service is now open under the new management of Clyde and Ora Williams, Proprietors, Phone 64.  We invite you to come in and get acquainted.

...1958Jan02, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...For Rent; Upstairs apartment, call Mrs. Dorothy Grim at Fayette Locker Service.

...1959Sep19, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...Williams Locker Service...Welcome back UIU Students/Faculty. We will be happy to serve you with anything in the meat line.  Special rates for college students for school term:  small locker $8.75, large locker $9.75.

...1959Nov30, Fayette.IA paper.  A buck deer was killed by a car NW of Fayette.  Game Warden Wes Ashby brought the deer to Fayette.  Mr. Williams skinned and dresses it free of charge to donate to the Boy Scouts for a vension feed.

...1960Jun30, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...Williams Locker & Grocery; we will announce in the near future the opening of out new Grocery Department.  We are open for business now, but ddo not have out stock as complete as it will be on our opening day.  Come in and compare our prices.


...1960-61Fayette.IA paper:  Some Fayette.IA businesses...Shop in Fayette...Dumermuth & Fay, livestock buyers; Williams Locker; Fayette Theater, Vic Dahl; Fred Maurer's Shoes & Clothing, Daniels Drug Store (former Davis Rexall); Bell Brand Farm Supply; McLeese-Leytze Furniture/Applicance; Pixler's Farm Store; Andre's Clover Farm Store; Fay's Barber Shop; Circle Inn Tavern; Thrifty Food Mart; Ott's Drive In; Harry's Cities Service; Vandersee Plumbing and Heating; University Cleaners; State Banks of Fayette; Mullins Sport Shop & Tavern; Howard's Radio and TV; Fayette Insurance Agency, Upper Iowa University; Doc's Barber Shop; Smith & Sons Grocery; Farm Bureau Insurance, Fayette County Leader; Zabriskie's Garage; E.A. Billings, postmaster; Coffee Nook Cafe; Fayette Stone Co; Earl Schneider Insurance; Ed's (Campbell) Deep Rock Station; Belles-Wright Funeran Home; Singer Plumbing and Heating, Wilke and Wilke Produce and Feed Mill; Joyce Lumber Co; G and B Cafe; Heineman Texao; Interstate Power Co; Dr. Ernest J. Dahlquist, Veterinary; Fayette Speed Wash;  Dr. Scott Linge, M.D.; Lloyd Pattison and Sons, feed mill; Lewis Dimestore, 5c-$1; Earle's (Buzzy) Standard Service; Maple Motel; Bill's Super Valu; Chase's IGA, Wooldridge Blacksmith Shop; Zbornik Body Shop; Hofmeyer and Anthony Law Office.


...1962Apr05, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad--Wanted, refrigeration service and repair, Clyde Williams, Fayette Locker, phone 64.

...1962Aug04, Oelwein.IA paper:  Softball pitcher Dick Timmerman discovered the ball was slippery from a cloth used to dry the ball, taken from the car of the Fayette Locker owner and was saturated with lard.


Fayette1965

...1965Sep23, Fayette.IA paper:  Some Fayette.IA businesses (Note the reduction in business numbers.  The demise of family farms and businesses, and villages started in the '60s' and accelerated.)  Merchants salute 4-H...Belles-Wright Funeral Home; Bill's Super Valu' Daniels Drug; Dumermuth Feed & Livestock; Dr. E.J. Dahlquist, veterinarian; Dr. Scott Linge, M.D.; Farmers Mutual Insurance; Farm Bureau Insurance; Fayette Stone Co; Fayette.Co Mutual Telephone Co; Ray's Barber Shop; Harper Plumbing & Heating; Joyce Lumber Co; Fayette Farm & Home Center; Marlins Dept Store; Nutri-Pak Feed Co; Fayette Speed Wash; State Bank of Fayette; UIU; Vandersee Plumbing & Heating; N & R Garage; Richard's Insurance Agency; Oakes Construction; Fayette County Leader; Fayette Coop Creamery Ass'n; Herb's Recreation Center; Lewis Variety Store, Ott's Drive-In; Smith & Sons Grocery; Wagner Radio & TV; Zabriskie's (Roy) Garage; Ott's Flowers & Gifts; William Merkle.  Note:  No Fayette Locker Service.

 ...1969Mar20, Fayette.IA paper:  Ad...Complete Meat Processing, Cold Storage Locker Service.  C.E.Smith  and Son Grocery (NW corner State/Main, Fayette.IA, slaughter house was 1mi N of Fayette, north of the 2000+ junction of old/new Hwy150).

...1970Oct08, Fayette.IA paper:  C.E. Smith & Son, quality groceries, frozen foods, meat processing, locker service. 

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...Village locker plants that rented freezer lockers rapidly became a relic of the past in the 1960/1970s.

...One can still rent a freezer locker in a few locations in the country (2000+), such as the Rossville Meat Co, in California.  Locker pics on this page are examples from Rossville.CA, but in appearance are just like those inside Grim Locker 1944>1960+ in Fayette.IA.  https://rosevillemeats.com/locker-rentals/


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Descendants of Johann Egiduis Joseph Grim Grimm

1   GRIMM, Johann Egiduis Joseph Grim b: 24 Jun 1700 in Berwangen, Heilbronn, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany d: 26 Sep 1761 in Macungie, Northampton.Co.PA Note 2: 2023 Grim descendent tree  built:  Barry Zbornik Hannibal MO  iowaz AT hotmail.com Note 5: 1728 Immigrated from Wurtemberg, Germany to PA.
.. +LEONHARDT, Anna Catherine b: 1717 in Berwangen, Heilbronn, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany d: 1761 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA m: in Germany
2   GRIM, Henrich Peter 'Henry' b: 01 Aug 1733 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 14 Dec 1804 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA Burial: Grim Family Cem, Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA. Note 11: Bet. 1777 - 1778 Military:  Private in Capt. Casper Smeck's Co, 5th Co, 2n Battalion, PA.
.... +KAMP, Anna Maria b: 08 Sep 1729 in Geislingen, Goppingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany d: 29 Apr 1811 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA m: 01 Apr 1763 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Johann George KEMP
... 3   [1] GRIM, Jacob b: 17 Jun 1754 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 24 Jun 1833 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
....... +HOTTENSTEIN, Catharine b: 1761 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1848
..... 4   [2] GRIM, David b: 1787 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1838
......... +[3] KNAPP, Catharine b: in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Peter KNAPP
........ 5   [4] GRIM, Seth K. b: 1817 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............ +[5] KEMP, Anna b: 1814 in Oley.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1883 Father: Jacob KEMP
........... 6   [6] GRIM, Catharine A. b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............... +[7] GRIM, Daniel Peter b: 31 Aug 1833 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Daniel Bertolet GRIM Mother: Elizabeth Crouse KROUSE
........... 6   [8] GRIM, Mary b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............... +[9] KLINE, William
... *2nd Wife of [1] GRIM, Jacob:
....... +HOTTENSTEIN, Catherine d: 1848
..... 4   [2] GRIM, David b: 1787 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1838
......... +[3] KNAPP, Catharine b: in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Peter KNAPP
........ 5   [4] GRIM, Seth K. b: 1817 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............ +[5] KEMP, Anna b: 1814 in Oley.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1883 Father: Jacob KEMP
........... 6   [6] GRIM, Catharine A. b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............... +[7] GRIM, Daniel Peter b: 31 Aug 1833 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Daniel Bertolet GRIM Mother: Elizabeth Crouse KROUSE
........... 6   [8] GRIM, Mary b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............... +[9] KLINE, William
... 3   GRIM, Catharine b: 30 Jul 1757 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 07 Jul 1828 in Breinigsville, Lehigh.Co.PA
... 3   GRIM, Gideon Egidius b: 18 Jan 1760 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 22 Mar 1823 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
... 3   GRIM, Maria b: 23 Jun 1762 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 01 Dec 1844 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
... 3   GRIM, Heinrich b: 23 May 1765 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 02 Mar 1847 in Bowers, Berks.Co.PA
....... +TRESLER, Gertrude b: 1764 d: 1845
..... 4   GRIM, About Eighteen b: in PA
... 3   [10] GRIM, Jonathan b: 06 Dec 1768 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 26 Sep 1824 in Kutztown, Berks.Co.PA Burial: Grim Family Cem, Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA.
....... +BERTOLET, Catherine Yoder b: 28 Jul 1775 in Oley, Berks.Co.PA d: 20 Sep 1801 in Oley.Twp,  Berks.Co.PA m: 03 Nov 1795 in Oley.Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Daniel BERTOLET
..... 4   GRIM, Daniel Bertolet b: 17 Jul 1800 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 06 Mar 1883 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
......... +KROUSE, Elizabeth Crouse b: 18 Sep 1802 in Skippackville, Montgomery.Co.AL d: 24 Nov 1882 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Jonathan K. b: 1828 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1896
........ 5   GRIM, Catharine Bartolett b: 1831 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1859 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   [7] GRIM, Daniel Peter b: 31 Aug 1833 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
............ +[6] GRIM, Catharine A. b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA Father: Seth K. GRIM Mother: Anna KEMP
........ 5   GRIM, Amelia E. b: 1834 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1902
........ 5   GRIM, Sarah Ann b: 1837 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1922
........ 5   GRIM, Charles A. K. b: 1840 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1919
........ 5   GRIM, Mary Charlotte b: 1842 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1859 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Margaret Susan b: 1845 in Grimville, Greenwich.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1916
... *2nd Wife of [10] GRIM, Jonathan:
....... +SNYDER, Elizabeth Schneider b: 03 Mar 1781 in Oley, Berks.Co.PA d: 11 Sep 1836 in Berks.Co.PA m: Abt. 1802 in Berks.Co.PA
..... 4   GRIM, Jonathan b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
..... 4   GRIM, Mary 'Polly' b: in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
......... +FABER, Charles
..... 4   [14] GRIM, Joshua Schneider b: 15 Nov 1803 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 09 May 1882 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA Burial: Grim Family Cem, Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA. Note 5: 1850 Census:  Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA.  Grim:  Joshua46PA, AnnaM35PA, Elisabeth15PA, Cassia13PA, Jonathan15PA, Henry16PA, Charles2PA.
......... +BEIBER, Susanna b: 28 May 1812 in Berks.Co.PA d: 30 Dec 1838 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA Burial: Grim Family Cem, Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA. m: Abt. 1830 in Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Jonathan Beiber b: 22 Sep 1831 in Lancaster.Twp, Lancaster.Co.PA d: 03 Aug 1878 in Berks.Co.PA Burial: St.Paul Union Cem, Mertztown, Berks.Co.PA
............ +TREXLER, Emiline b: 1834 in Berks.Co.PA d: 1911 in Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Henry Peter b: Feb 1833 in Lancaster.Twp, Lancaster.Co.PA d: 12 Feb 1917 in Coggon, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Coggan Cem, Linn.Co.IA Note 5: 1850 Census:  Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA.  Grim:  Joshua46PA farmer, AnnaM35PA, Elisabeth15PA, Cassia13PA, Jonathan15PA, Henry16PA, Charles2PA. Note 6: Bef. 1860 Henry Peteer Graf, a butcher of German decent moved from PA to Fulton (Edgerton area), Rock.Co.WI. Note 8: 1860 Census: Not located, dau Ida b.1860 in Fulton/ Edgerton area, Rock.Co.WI,  bz/2024. Note 9: Jul 1863 Draft.Reg:  Henry P. Grim, laborer, res. Fulton, Rock.Co.WI, b.abt1834/PA, married. Note 11: 1870 Census:  Clarence, Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim:  HenryP37PA butcher $300/2500, Rosa34PA, Ida10WI, DouglasA8WI;  Flaingan: Wm40OH  produce dealer, Anna37OH, CoraM10OH, Frank6IA; Wm22NovSco McKay carpenter, Maggie23Ire Cosgriff domestic, John41NY Pike laborer. Note 14: 1880 Census:  Clarence, Dayton.Twp,  Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim:  HenryP47PA butcher, Rosa40PA, Ida19WI, Douglas18WI, Fredie7IA. Note 17: 1900 Census:  Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim: H.P.67PA  land lord/retired, R.A.63PA Note 20: 1910 Census:  Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Grimm:  Henry77PA butcher shop, RosaA74PA 4ch/2living.
............ +SEIBERLING, Rosa Ann b: 18 Sep 1835 in Carbon.Co.PA d: 08 Sep 1934 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Coggan Cem, Linn.Co.IA m: 1859
........... 6   GRIM, Ida M. b: 1860 in Fulton area, Rock.Co.WI d: 29 Mar 1882 in Clarence, Cedar.Co.IA Burial: Clarence Cem, Cedar.Co.IA
............... +UNMARRIED
........... 6   [11] GRIM, Douglas Arnold b: 13 Aug 1864 in Fulton area, Rock.Co.WI d: 06 Jun 1939 in Toledo, Lucas.Co.OH
............... +MILNER, Eva E. b: 1868 in Jones.Co.IA d: 21 Oct 1933 in Belle Plaine, Benton.Co.IA m: 06 Apr 1887 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA Father: Robert W. MILLNER Mother: Mary CABURN
............. 7   GRIM, Harry Remington b: Jun 1887 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1957
................. +COLLINS, Leona Mae b: 1889 in Belle Plaine, Benton.Co.IA d: 1972 m: 10 Jan 1915 in Belle Plaaine, Benton.Co.IA
................ 8   GRIM, Mary Jane b: 26 Sep 1915 in Belle Plaine, Benton.Co.IA d: 07 Jul 2004
........... *2nd Wife of [11] GRIM, Douglas Arnold:
............... +SMITH, Carrie Fenton b: 29 Mar 1874 in Marmet, Kanawah.Co.WV d: 04 Oct 1919 in Coggon, Linn.Co.IA m: 1894
............. 7   GRIM, Clarence Arnold b: 21 Jan 1897 in LeSueur.Co.MN d: 17 Oct 1986 in East Grand Rapids, Kent.Co.MI
................. +LEDDY, Mildred Henrietta b: 1898 d: 1983
................ 8   GRIM, Elizabeth L. b: 1926 d: 2008
................ 8   GRIM, Lawrence Robert b: 1932 d: 1999
............. 7   GRIM, Elizabeth R. b: Sep 1899 in LeSueur.Co.MN d: 22 Jul 1969
................. +FISCHER, George William b: 1896 d: 1979
................ 8   FISCHER, George Frederick Fischer b: 1936 d: 1997
............. 7   [12] GRIM, Frederick Howe b: 29 Dec 1905 in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, MT d: 29 May 1992 in Palm Beach, FL
................. +MCALEAR, Florence Gertrude b: 1904 d: 1950
............. *2nd Wife of [12] GRIM, Frederick Howe:
................. +SHEA, Mary Catherine b: 1913

........... 6   [13] GRIM, Joshua Fredrick b: 31 Mar 1873 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 21 Dec 1950 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA Note 5: 1880 Census:  Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim:  HenryP47PA butcher, Rosa40PA, Ida19WI, Douglas18WI, Fredie7IA. Note 7: 1895 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Clarence, Cedar.Co.IA (working in father's grocery/market). Note 8: 1900 Census:  Kasota, LeSueur.Co.MN.  MaryA48 Boolam, JimF27IA Grim boarder chief clerk (grocery), wf Ella Grim25, Pearl19 Hugnonz, SarahE17 Hugnonz. Note 9: 1905 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA. (operating grocery/meatmarket). Note 10: 1907 Coiggan.IA plat:  J.F. Grim, 4a across river from NE corner of Coggan. Note 13: 1910 Census:  2nd St, Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Grinn/Grim:  JoshuaF37IA butcher shop, EffieB35IA, MarcusA9IA, ClaudeG6IA. Note 14: 1918 Draft.Reg:  Joshua Fredrick Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA, b.1873Mar31, stout build, med. ht, grey hair, br eyes. Note 15: 1920 Census:  Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Griese(Grim):  Fred47IA grocery store, EffieB45IA, MarcusA18IA, ClaudeG16IA, mother Rosa82PA, m/law Marion Garrioson78Scotland. Note 16: Bet. 1924 - 1943 Moved from Coggon.IA (butcher shop) to Fayette.IA (grocery & meat market, W side of Main, bet Water/State). Note 17: 1925 Census:  Fayette, Westfield.Twp,  Fay.Co.IA.  Grim:  J.F.54IA, 1st wf Elie50IA. Note 19: 1930 Census:  Wash.St, Fayette.Co.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF57IA grocery N of drug store on Main.St, wf EffieB56IA, mother RosaA93PA. Note 20: 1938 Married his housekeeper (and market clerk) Dorthy nee Moore after 1st wf Rosa died in 1935. Note 21: Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meat Market  with 2nd wf Dorothy nee Moore, until the Cleveland Block building fire of June1943. Note 22: 1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery/meatmarket N.of drug store in Cleveland Block, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S. Note 23: 16 Jun 1943 Fire destroyed Grim Grocery/Meat Market on W. side of Main; started meat market/locker on E side of Main. Note 24: Feb 1944 Beginning of Grim Meat Locker:  F.S. Grim bought Bogert building on N. side of Main.St, Fayette.IA.  installed modern locker equipment. Note 25: 1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA nee Moore; Grim Locker on west side of Main, bet. Water/State. Note 27: Jan 1952 Fayette.IA paper:  Rudy's Locker Service took over the 'Grim Locker' (Dorothy retained ownership), Rudy & Lilyan Gonzales,  butcher Les Thomas; roast beef 49c/lb. Note 28: Dec 1958 Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA.
............... +GARRISON, Effie Belle b: 17 Nov 1874 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 30 May 1935 in Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA m: 29 Jan 1896 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA Father: Elijah Cronkhite GARRISON Mother: Marin Marion Murray SHEARER Note 8: 1880 Census:  Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:   Elijah42IA farmer, Marian39IA, DoraE17IA,  Anna15IA, Wm12IA, Martha9IA, Effie6IA, Marian1IA.
............. 7   GRIM, Marcus b: Abt. 1901 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1920 in Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA
............. 7   GRIM, Claude Garrison b: 10 Aug 1903 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 08 Sep 1951 in Humboldt, Humboldt.Co.IA
................. +FERGUSON, Verone Rena b: 1906 in Louisianna d: 1995 m: 23 Dec 1926 in Douglas, Polk.Co.OR
................ 8   GRIM, Robert Marcus b: 1927 d: 1931
................ 8   GRIM, Gordon Frerick b: 07 Mar 1929 in Morenci, Greenlee.Co.AZ d: 05 Jan 2006 in San Diego, San.Diego.Co.CA
........... *2nd Wife of [13] GRIM, Joshua Fredrick:
............... +MOORE, Dorothy Elma
b: 29 Aug 1912 in Pleasant Ridge (Wadena/Fayette road) , Illyria.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: Jan 1983 in West.Union hospital, Fay.Co.IA; res. of Waterloo.IA Burial: Garden of Memories, Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA m: 02 May 1938 in Bro. Lawrence Moore hm, Des.Moines, Polk.Co.IA Father: Charles Edward MOORE Mother: Elenora Nora WILSON Note 6: 1930 Census:  N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.  Moore:  CharlesE54IA farmer, Elnora53IA, LawrenceI29IA, Harley27IA, HazelM24IA, CharlesL20IA, Dorothy17IA (all enumerated Negro/Black). Note 7: 1932 Graduated from Fayette.IA H.S. Note 9: 1938 Housekeeper(and grocery clerk) for Joshua Grim (grocery merchant, Fayette.IA); married (at bro Lawarence Moore hm in Des.Moines) Joshua after his wf Rosa passed away in1935. Note 10: 02 May 1938 Marriage Record:  Joshua Fredrick Grim 65IA Fayette.IA merchant X Dorothea Elma nee Moore26IA (Joshua's housekeeper). Note 11: Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meatmarket with husband, in Cleveland Block of buildings on east side of Main.ST. Note 12: 1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery N.of drug store, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S. Note 14: Bet. 1945 - 1959 Operated/owned Grim's Locker on Main.St, Fayette.IA, before & after death of husband F.S.Grim in 1950. Note 16: 1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA. Note 18: Apr 1957 Grim Locker business sold to David 'Fibber' & Loraine McGee of Albany.IA, complete locker service continued. Note 20: Dec 1958 Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA. Note 23: Sep 1960 Began working at Palmer Hospital in West.Union.IA Note 24: 1960 Obit indicated children Max & Amy.  Max was in Fayette 4th grade 1960; could not find Amy. Note 27: Abt. 1962 Moved to Waterloo.IA (after William's Locker Service closed),  worked in nursing home.
............. 7   GRIM, Max b: 12 Jun 1951 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Note 5: Sep 1960 In 4th grade at Fayette.IA. Note 8: 1968 Student at Malcom Price Lab School, U.of.No.IA, Cedar.Falls.IA. Note 9: 1968 Year Book:  Gregory Grim 16y, East High, Waterloo.IA.
................. +UNKNOWN, Cindy
............. 7   GRIM, Amy b: in IA

........... 6   GRIM, Herbert Henry b: 1881 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 06 Jun 1882 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA Burial: Clarence Cem, Cedar.Co.IA
........ 5   GRIM, David T. b: 29 Apr 1838 in Lancaster.Twp, Lancaster.Co.PA d: 11 Apr 1856 in Berks.Co.PA Burial: Grim Family Cem, Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA.
..... *2nd Wife of [14] GRIM, Joshua Schneider:
......... +ZIMMERMAN, Anna Maria b: 20 Mar 1815 in Berks.Co.PA d: 02 Feb 1873 in Berks.Co.PA Burial: Zion Union Cem, Maxatawney.Twp, Berks.Co.PA m: Mar 1847 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Charles a. b: 26 Jul 1848 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 31 Aug 1934 in Windsor.Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Joshua Isaac b: 25 Apr 1850 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 14 Sep 1907 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Cyranius Chester Robert b: 22 Jul 1852 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 15 Sep 1928 in Lancaster.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Jonathan b: 1853 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: May 1857 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Mary Magdalena b: 20 Feb 1855 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 19 Oct 1933 in Lower.Macungie.Twp, Lehigh.Co.PA
............ +LICHTENWALNER, Charles Grim b: 24 Sep 1852 in PA d: 16 Mar 1908 in Lower.Macungie.Twp, Lehigh.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Oscar W. b: 29 Mar 1856 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 29 Mar 1937 in Allentown, Lehigh.Co.PA Burial: Greenwood Cem, Allentown, Lehigh.Co.PA Note 5: Death.Certif:  Son of Henry Grim & Lena Peters. likely  raised by Joshua & Anna.
........ 5   GRIM, Son b: 1857 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 1857 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA
........ 5   GRIM, Susan B. L. b: 04 Dec 1858 in Lehigh.Co.PA d: 1930
..... 4   GRIM, Peter b: 1805 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 19 Sep 1806 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks.Co.PA Burial: Grim Family Cem, Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA.
... 3   GRIM, Peter b: 02 Dec 1770 in Maxatawny.Twp, Berks.Co.PA d: 31 Jul 1837 in Egypt, Lehigh.Co.PA

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Descendants of John Van Oldenburg Garrison

1   GARRISON, John Van Oldenburg b: in Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
2   GARRISON, Gerrit Janszen Van Oldenburg b: Abt. 1600 in Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany d: Nov 1661 in New Utrecht, Kings.Co, Long Island, NY
...... +MATTHYS, Clara b: Abt. 1610 d: Abt. 1660
... 3   GARRISON, Jacob Gerritsz Hass b: 14 Oct 1646 in Holland, Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands d: 30 Apr 1709 in Cohansy, Salem.Co.NJ
..... 4   GARRISON, Abraham b: 1685 in Brooklyn, Kings.Co.NY d: 22 Oct 1766 in Deerfield, Cumberland.Co.NJ
........... +UNKNOWN, Katherin b: 1687 d: 1740
........ 5   GARRISON, Levi b: 14 Apr 1743 in Pittsgrove, Salem.Co.NY d: 1820 in Logan.Twp, Dearborn.Co.IN
.............. +TULLIS, Phebe b: 1745 in Monmouth.Co.NJ d: 1796 in Hamilton.Co.OH
........... 6   GARRISON, Silas b: 1778 in Deerfield, Cumberland.Co.NJ d: 03 Apr 1847 in Hale.Twp, Jones.Co.IA
................. +MCCOLLUM, Anna 'Aulia' b: 20 May 1785 in NC d: 20 Aug 1855 in Hale.Twp, Jones.Co.IA
............. 7   GARRISON, Moses b: Sep 1812 in Butler.Co.OH d: 03 Jul 1894 in Garrison Family Cem, Dacoma.OK Note 5: 1850 Census:  Springfield.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:  Moses38OH farmer $1k, Elizabeth37PA, James13IN, Elijah12IA, Catherine10IA, Martha5IA, Anna1IA.
................... +CRONKHITE, Hester M. b: 1817 in Hamilton, Butler.Co.OH d: 29 Oct 1896 in Fowler.Co.NY m: 08 Nov 1835 in Warren.Co.IN
................ 8   GARRISON, James b: 1836 in Indiana
................ 8   GARRISON, Elijah Cronkhite b: 07 Jul 1837 in Olin, Jones.Co.IA d: 16 Jul 1894 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Clarence Cem, Cedar.Co.IA Note 5: 1850 Census:  Springfield.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:  Moses38OH farmer $1k, Elizabeth37PA, James13IN, Elijah12IA, Catherine10IA, Martha5IA, Anna1IA. Note 7: 1860 Census:  Onion Grove P.O. area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Simpson:  Silas32IN farmer $1600/570, Harriet25IN, Moses7IA, Isabel5IA, Florence3IA; Elijah Garrison21IA farmer $800 & sister Martha15IA.. Note 9: 1870 Census:  Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:   Elijah31IA farmer $4800/1480, Marian28Scotland, DoraA7IA, Annie5IA, William1IA, John Denton26MD farmhand. Note 11: 1880 Census:  Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:   Elijah42IA farmer, Marian39IA, DoraE17IA,  Anna15IA, Wm12IA, Martha9IA, Effie6IA, Marian1IA.
...................... +SHEARER, Marin Marion Murray b: 01 Aug 1841 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.Co.Scotland d: 26 Jun 1926 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Clarence Cem, Cedar.Co.IA m: 30 Sep 1860 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA Father: Walter Shearer SHERRER Mother: Euphemia MURRAY
.................. 9   GARRISON, Walter b: 1861 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA
.................. 9   GARRISON, Dora Ellen b: 1863 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1887
.................. 9   GARRISON, Anna Adell b: 1865 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1926
.................. 9   GARRISON, William Robert b: 1868 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1895
.................. 9   GARRISON, Mattie Mae b: 1871 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1949
.................. 9   GARRISON, Effie Belle b: 17 Nov 1874 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 30 May 1935 in Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA Note 8: 1880 Census:  Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Garrison:   Elijah42IA farmer, Marian39IA, DoraE17IA,  Anna15IA, Wm12IA, Martha9IA, Effie6IA, Marian1IA.
........................ +GRIM, Joshua Fredrick b: 31 Mar 1873 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 21 Dec 1950 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA m: 29 Jan 1896 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA Father: Henry Peter GRIM Mother: Rosa Ann SEIBERLING Note 5: 1880 Census:  Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim:  HenryP47PA butcher, Rosa40PA, Ida19WI, Douglas18WI, Fredie7IA. Note 7: 1895 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Clarence, Cedar.Co.IA (working in father's grocery/market). Note 8: 1900 Census:  Kasota, LeSueur.Co.MN.  MaryA48 Boolam, JimF27IA Grim boarder chief clerk (grocery), wf Ella Grim25, Pearl19 Hugnonz, SarahE17 Hugnonz. Note 9: 1905 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA. (operating grocery/meatmarket). Note 10: 1907 Coiggan.IA plat:  J.F. Grim, 4a across river from NE corner of Coggan. Note 13: 1910 Census:  2nd St, Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Grinn/Grim:  JoshuaF37IA butcher shop, EffieB35IA, MarcusA9IA, ClaudeG6IA. Note 14: 1918 Draft.Reg:  Joshua Fredrick Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA, b.1873Mar31, stout build, med. ht, grey hair, br eyes. Note 15: 1920 Census:  Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Griese(Grim):  Fred47IA grocery store, EffieB45IA, MarcusA18IA, ClaudeG16IA, mother Rosa82PA, m/law Marion Garrioson78Scotland. Note 16: Bet. 1924 - 1943 Moved from Coggon.IA (butcher shop) to Fayette.IA (grocery & meat market, W side of Main, bet Water/State). Note 17: 1925 Census:  Fayette, Westfield.Twp,  Fay.Co.IA.  Grim:  J.F.54IA, 1st wf Elie50IA. Note 19: 1930 Census:  Wash.St, Fayette.Co.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF57IA grocery N of drug store on Main.St, wf EffieB56IA, mother RosaA93PA. Note 20: 1938 Married his housekeeper (and market clerk) Dorthy nee Moore after 1st wf Rosa died in 1935. Note 21: Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meat Market  with 2nd wf Dorothy nee Moore, until the Cleveland Block building fire of June1943. Note 22: 1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery/meatmarket N.of drug store in Cleveland Block, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S. Note 23: 16 Jun 1943 Fire destroyed Grim Grocery/Meat Market on W. side of Main; started meat market/locker on E side of Main. Note 24: Feb 1944 Beginning of Grim Meat Locker:  F.S. Grim bought Bogert building on N. side of Main.St, Fayette.IA.  installed modern locker equipment. Note 25: 1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA nee Moore; Grim Locker on west side of Main, bet. Water/State. Note 27: Jan 1952 Fayette.IA paper:  Rudy's Locker Service took over the 'Grim Locker' (Dorothy retained ownership), Rudy & Lilyan Gonzales,  butcher Les Thomas; roast beef 49c/lb. Note 28: Dec 1958 Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA.
..................... 10   GRIM, Marcus b: Abt. 1901 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1920 in Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA
..................... 10   GRIM, Claude Garrison b: 10 Aug 1903 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 08 Sep 1951 in Humboldt, Humboldt.Co.IA
........................... +FERGUSON, Verone Rena b: 1906 in Louisianna d: 1995 m: 23 Dec 1926 in Douglas, Polk.Co.OR
........................ 11   GRIM, Robert Marcus b: 1927 d: 1931
........................ 11   GRIM, Gordon Frerick b: 07 Mar 1929 in Morenci, Greenlee.Co.AZ d: 05 Jan 2006 in San Diego, San.Diego.Co.CA
.................. 9   GARRISON, Marion Murray b: 1878 in Clarence area, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1953
................ 8   GARRISON, Catherine b: 1839 in Springfield.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1913
................ 8   GARRISON, Martha b: 1844 in Springfield.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 1935
................ 8   GARRISON, Anna b: 1849 in Springfield.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA    

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Descendants of William (suspect) Moore

1   MOORE, William (suspect) Note 1: 12 Jun 2011 Moore last reviewed; Barry Zbornik  Hannibal MO  iowaz@hotmail.com
2   MOORE, James Madison (suspect) b: 1812 in KY d: May 1856 in Iroquois, Iroquois.Co.IL
.... +GOWEN, Sena (suspect) b: Feb 1817 in Lawrence.Co.IL? d: 30 Aug 1876 in Watseka, Iroquois.Co.IL
... 3   [1] MOORE, James R. b: 1844 in Lawrence.Co.IL d: 13 Oct 1886 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem,row 6, lot 19, no stone, Westfield.Twp, sec 8, Fay.Co.IA. Note 5: 1872 First wf Nancy Ann Epps died in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1880 Remarried Lucretia Graham in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 12: Bef. 1884 Moved back to Iroquois.Co.IL Note 16: 1886 Living in Iroquois.Co.IL, wf died of TB, buried her in IL. Note 19: 1886 Also suffering from TB; died shortly after arriving in Fay.Co.IA. Note 22: 1895 Census; children being raised by Lewis family, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
....... +EPPS, Nancy Ann b: Abt. 1847 in Iroquois, Iroquois.Co.IL d: 16 Apr 1872 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 6, lot 19, sm broken reset marble, age lost in cement, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: Abt. 1866 in Fay.Co.IA Father: Joel Jackson EPPS Mother: Melindy Melinda Malinda BASS
... *2nd Wife of [1] MOORE, James R.:
....... +GRAHAM, Lucretia Lutitia b: 1861 in Graham Farm, 2mi N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: Jul 1886 in IL Burial: Iroquois.Co.IL or Pleasant Hill Cem, unmarked, row 6, lot 19, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: 26 Feb 1880 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Father: Thomas Jefferson GRAHAM Mother: Sarah Ann TANN Note 11: 1895 Census; children being raised by Lewis family, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 22: Cause of death; consumption (TB). Note 23: Aft. 1886 Husb & 3ch moved IL to father Thomas Graham farm, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
..... 4   MOORE, Thomas Tonnas b: 23 Mar 1881 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.co.IA d: 24 Oct 1905 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 6, lot 19, no stone, Westfield.Twp, sec 8, Fay.Co.IA.
..... 4   MOORE, Charles E. b: 19 Sep 1882 in IA or IL
..... 4   MOORE, Emory Oliver b: 18 Feb 1884 in Watseka, Iroquois.Co.IL d: 11 Oct 1952 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
......... +RUSSELL, Loretta Jane b: Oct 1883 in Winneshiek.Co.IA d: 1962 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
........ 5   [2] MOORE, LeRoy Earl b: 10 Apr 1908 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA d: 27 Apr 1992 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
............ +GOINGS, Ruth E. b: 1905 m: 10 Apr 1929 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
........ *2nd Wife of [2] MOORE, LeRoy Earl:
............ +MOCK, Dorothy b: 30 Aug 1915 in IA d: Feb 1987 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA m: 1939 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
........ *3rd Wife of [2] MOORE, LeRoy Earl:
............ +MCGRAW, Unknown m: 15 Dec 1956 in Dubuque, Dubuque.Co.IA
........ 5   MOORE, Robert Archer b: 10 Apr 1910 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA d: 1931 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
........ 5   MOORE, Harold E. b: 26 Aug 1914 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA d: Feb 1986 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
........ 5   MOORE, Muriel b: 30 Jun 1916 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA d: Nov 1981 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
........ 5   MOORE, Ruth Imogene b: 07 Dec 1920 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA d: 02 Feb 1990
... 3   MOORE, George A. W. b: 07 Aug 1846 in Lawrence.Co.IL d: 19 Nov 1921 in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 5,  lot 35, sm red granite, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 3: Parents born, father/KY, mother/IL. Note 5: Abt. 1863 Enlisted age 17, at Detroit.MI; Co. C, 102nd Mich Inf, served 3y9m. Note 7: 1878 IL to Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1880 Census; farming, listed mulatto, Spring Valley area, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 9: 1880 GeoA43IL, Rebecca31IL, Nelson10IL, Jasper6IL, CharlesE4IL, Jeanette2IL. Note 11: 1885 Census; farming, Center.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 12: 1885 Geo38, EllenR36, Nelson15, Jasper11, Edward9, Jennette7, Frederick4, Minnie2. Note 13: 1895 Geo48, Rebecca46, Edward18, Jennettie16, Frederick13, Minnie12, John10, Loreena7, James5. Note 14: 1900 Census; farming, race bk,  S of Fayette, Smithfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 15: 1900 Geo1846, Ellen1848, Fred1880, Minnie1882, John1885, Reine1887, Birt1889; Ed1876 8 wf Nora1878. Note 17: 1910 Census;  farming. listed mu, W of Fayette, Center.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 20: 1920 Census; retired, wife, Fred, Bert, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 28: Age at death; 75y3m12d.
....... +EPPS, Rebecca Ellen b: 15 Apr 1848 in Iroquois, Iroquois.Co.IL d: 17 Oct 1930 in Oelwein or Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 5, lot 35, sm red granite, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: 28 Nov 1868 in Iroquois.Co.IL Father: Joel Jackson EPPS Mother: Melindy Melinda Malinda BASS Note 5: Pension states married Nov 23, 1867, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1925 Census; widowed, listed Indian, with F.C, Bert, John, Otto, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 22: Birth? Feb 3, 1848, Crawfords Prairie, Franklin.Co.IL?
..... 4   MOORE, Warren (suspect) d: Bef. 1939
..... 4   MOORE, Nelson George 'Nels' b: 16 Oct 1868 in Iroquois.Co.IL d: 31 Dec 1949 in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA Note 11: 1900 Census; stone mason, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 12: 1900 NesonH1869, Geneva1877ME, OkerF1895IA; sis Minnie B. Moore1883. Note 22: 1921 Living in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA
......... +UNKNOWN, Geneva b: Apr 1877 in ME
........ 5   MOORE, Oker F. b: Jul 1895 in Fay.Co.IA
........ 5   MOORE, William F. b: 20 Jul 1899 in Fay.Co.IA d: 21 Dec 1899 in Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 5,  lot 9, severley eroded marble,  Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
........ 5   MOORE, Unknown b: 1909 in Fay.Co.IA d: 1909 in Geo Moore farm, W of Fayette.IA, 1m old.
..... 4   MOORE, Florence S. (suspect) b: 1872 in IL or IA Note 8: 1880 Census; g/dau 8mu/IA, with Joel Epps, Spring Valley area, Fay.Co.IA.
..... 4   MOORE, Jasper M. b: 28 Jan 1874 in Iroquois.Co.IL d: 09 Feb 1947 in Beardstown, Cass.Co.IL Note 8: 1938 Living in Pipestone.MN.
..... 4   MOORE, Charles Edward b: 14 Feb 1876 in Watseka, Iroquois.Co.IL d: 11 Dec 1938 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 7, lot 7, sm gray granite, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 11: 1900 Census; married, farming with father, Smithfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 13: 1910 Census; listed mulatto, farming Pleasant Ridge (Wadena/Fayette Rd), Illyria.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 16: 1912 FayPaper; living in Randalia area, Center.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 19: 1921 Living at Fayette, Fay.Co.iA Note 24: 1930 Census:  N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.  Moore:  CharlesE54IA farmer, Elnora53IA, LawrenceI29IA, Harley27IA, HazelM24IA, CharlesL20IA, Dorothy17IA (all enumerated Negro/Black). Note 26: 1938 Living at Fayette, Fay.Co.iA Note 29: Death date? Dec 9, 11, or 20?
......... +WILSON, Elenora Nora b: 12 Aug 1874 in Kankakee or Iroquois.Co.IL d: 14 Oct 1958 in West Union, Union.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 7, lot 7, sm gray granite, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: 27 Dec 1899 in Fayette Co, Iowa Father: Thomas Godfrey WILSON Mother: Rebecca Amanda EPPS
........ 5   MOORE, Lawrence E. b: 1901 in Smithfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 14 Oct 1980 in Sis. Dorothy Grim hm in Waterloo.IA; res of Madrid area, Boone.Co.IA Burial: Lincoln Cem, Madrid area, Boone.Co.IA Note 11: Bef. 1933 Lived in Fayette area, Fay.Co.IA. Note 12: Bet. 1936 - 1973 Lived at Madrid, Boone.Co.IA. Note 14: Bet. 1973 - 1989 Lived with sis. Dorothy Grimm in Waterloo.
............ +UNKNOWN, Helen d: 1969
........ 5   MOORE, Harley b: 20 Jun 1901 in Fayette area, Fay.Co.IA d: 04 Jun 1994 in West Union care center; Fayette.IA resident. Burial: Taylorville Cem, Arlington area, Fairfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1930 Census:  N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.  Moore:  CharlesE54IA farmer, Elnora53IA, LawrenceI29IA, Harley27IA, HazelM24IA, CharlesL20IA, Dorothy17IA (all enumerated Negro/Black). Note 11: Hauled milk for Wadena Butter & Cheese. Note 12: Lived west & across rd from Marvin Mill area, Fayette.IA. Note 14: Fayette.IA school cusodiean for many years. Note 17: 1969 Retired, stayed in Fayette.IA.
............ +VOSHELL, Edith Ina b: 29 Sep 1914 in Hennepin.Co.MN d: 06 Apr 1991 in Oelwein care center; Fayette.IA resident. Burial: Taylorville Cem, Arlington area, Fairfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: 25 Nov 1933 in Manchester, Delaware.Co.IA Father: William Martin VOSHELL Mother: Ada Anne MILLER Note 8: Grew up in Wadena area, Fay.Co.IA. Note 11: Worked at Ted's Cafe in Fayette; City Laundry in Oelwein.
........... 6   MOORE, Delores Elaine b: 29 Sep 1938 in Wadena area, Illyria.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 11: Attended Fayette.IA H.S. Note 15: 1991 Living in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA
............... +BRANDT, Duane m: 26 Oct 1956 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA
........... 6   MOORE, Judy b: 01 Aug 1940 in Fay.Co.IA d: 22 Jul 2022 in Earlville.IA, res. of Cedar.Rapids.IA Note 11: Attended Fayette.IA H.S. Note 15: 1991 Living in Cedar Rapids, IA.
............... +STALKFLEET, Unknown
........ 5   MOORE, Charlotte Lottie E. b: 27 Mar 1904 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 17 May 2002 in West Union, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 11, lot 29, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
............ +STEPP, Atrus H. Roy 'Addie' b: 13 Dec 1895 in Sec 8 (across from P.Hill.Cem), 2mi N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 18 Jun 1993 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 11, lot 29, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA m: 23 Jun 1926 in Little Br. Ch, Nashua, Chickasaw.Co.IA Father: James D. STEPP Mother: Julia Ann GRAHAM Note 8: 1915 Census; age 20, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 9: Abt. 1918 WWI, 82nd Div, at Battle of Argonne. Note 11: 1920 Census; age 25, Marion, Olmsted.Co.MN Note 12: 1924 Livinig in Rochester.MN with bro Luther. Note 14: 1925 Census; age 29, Westfield.Twp,  Fay.Co.IA Note 17: 1936 Took over Stepp's Melon business/stand, N of Fayette.IA. Note 19: Ran stands in Fayette, Elkcader, Postville, Charles City, Waukon, Iowa. Note 22: Would continue raising melons all of life like his father James.
........... 6   STEPP, Veryl May b: 05 Apr 1927 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 12 Apr 1927 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasaant Hill Cem, roe 11, lot 29, sm gray granite, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 5: 1927 Paper; Stepp infan lived one wk, Apr 7 to Apr 12.
........... 6   [3] STEPP, Shirley June b: 23 May 1928 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 12 Oct 2007 in Cedar Rapids, Lynn.Co.IA Burial: Cedar Memorial, Cedar Rapids, IA.
............... +SHIMEK, Unknown
............. 7   SHIMEK, Son One
............. 7   SHIMEK, Son Two
............. 7   SHIMEK, Dau
........... *2nd Husband of [3] STEPP, Shirley June:
............... +HAMILTON, James Thomas m: 01 Jun 1946 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA
........... 6   STEPP, Wayne Edward b: 01 Oct 1930 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 26 Jul 1970 in Allison, Butler.Co.IA (truck); from Fayette.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 12, lot 28, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 11: Bet. 1950 - 1954 Farmed north of Fayette.IA. Note 14: Aft. 1954 Drove semi-trucks. Note 22: Paper; killed when semi left road, burst into flames, 5m S of Allison.IA
............... +MCKIBBON, Janet L. b: 1932 in Biggsville, Henderson.Co.IL Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 12, lot 28, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA m: 05 Jan 1951 Father: Ben MCKIBBON
............. 7   STEPP, Roseanna b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
............. 7   STEPP, Cheryl b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
............. 7   STEPP, Wayne b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
............. 7   STEPP, Shelia b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
................. +REINKING, John m: 09 Jul 1981
............. 7   STEPP, Brian b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
............. 7   STEPP, Leatrice Lea Ann b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 9: 1983 Living at Clermont, Fay.Co.IA.
................. +OLSON, Randy Father: Lyle OLSON Mother: Eileene UNKNOWN Note 9: 1983 Living at Elgin, Fay.Co.IA
................ 8   OLSON, Cory Christopher b: 03 Mar 1980 in Elgin, P.Val.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 25 May 1983 in West Union Hosp; from Elgin, Fay.Co.IA Note 11: Age at death; 3y2m22d.
................ 8   OLSON, Lindsay
............. 7   STEPP, Artus b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA
........... 6   STEPP, Vera b: in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 8: 1970 Living at San Raphael, CA. Note 11: Retired back to Fayette.IA
............... +SPLINTER, Unknown
........ 5   MOORE, Hazel M. b: 1905 in Fay.Co.IA Note 11: 1980 Living in Sacremento.CA.
............ +SCHAMP, Unknown
........ 5   MOORE, Beulah R. b: Abt. Oct 1906 in Fay.Co.IA d: 13 Oct 1906 in Infancy Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 5,  lot 35, unmarked in parents plot, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
........ 5   MOORE, Charles Lester b: 24 Nov 1909 in Pleasant Ridge, Illyria.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 10 Dec 1982 in LaCrosse.WI hosp; Hawkeye.IA res. Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 7, lot 7, sm gray granite, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: Graduated from Fayette.IA H.S. Note 10: Farmed in Hawkeye area, Fay.Co.IA. Note 11: 1980 Living at Hawkeye, Fay.Co.IA.
............ +UNMARRIED

........ 5   MOORE, Dorothy Elma b: 29 Aug 1912 in Pleasant Ridge (Wadena/Fayette road) , Illyria.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: Jan 1983 in West.Union hospital, Fay.Co.IA; res. of Waterloo.IA Burial: Garden of Memories, Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA Note 6: 1930 Census:  N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.  Moore:  CharlesE54IA farmer, Elnora53IA, LawrenceI29IA, Harley27IA, HazelM24IA, CharlesL20IA, Dorothy17IA (all enumerated Negro/Black). Note 7: 1932 Graduated from Fayette.IA H.S. Note 9: 1938 Housekeeper(and grocery clerk) for Joshua Grim (grocery merchant, Fayette.IA); married (at bro Lawarence Moore hm in Des.Moines) Joshua after his wf Rosa passed away in1935. Note 10: 02 May 1938 Marriage Record:  Joshua Fredrick Grim 65IA Fayette.IA merchant X Dorothea Elma nee Moore26IA (Joshua's housekeeper). Note 11: Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meatmarket with husband, in Cleveland Block of buildings on east side of Main.ST. Note 12: 1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery N.of drug store, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S. Note 14: Bet. 1945 - 1959 Operated/owned Grim's Locker on Main.St, Fayette.IA, before & after death of husband F.S.Grim in 1950. Note 16: 1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA. Note 18: Apr 1957 Grim Locker business sold to David 'Fibber' & Loraine McGee of Albany.IA, complete locker service continued. Note 20: Dec 1958 Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA. Note 23: Sep 1960 Began working at Palmer Hospital in West.Union.IA Note 24: 1960 Obit indicated children Max & Amy.  Max was in Fayette 4th grade 1960; could not find Amy. Note 27: Abt. 1962 Moved to Waterloo.IA (after William's Locker Service closed),  worked in nursing home.
............ +GRIM, Joshua Fredrick b: 31 Mar 1873 in Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA d: 21 Dec 1950 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Burial: Coggon Cem, Linn.Co.IA m: 02 May 1938 in Bro. Lawrence Moore hm, Des.Moines, Polk.Co.IA Father: Henry Peter GRIM Mother: Rosa Ann SEIBERLING Note 5: 1880 Census:  Clarence, Dayton.Twp, Cedar.Co.IA.  Grim:  HenryP47PA butcher, Rosa40PA, Ida19WI, Douglas18WI, Fredie7IA. Note 7: 1895 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Clarence, Cedar.Co.IA (working in father's grocery/market). Note 8: 1900 Census:  Kasota, LeSueur.Co.MN.  MaryA48 Boolam, JimF27IA Grim boarder chief clerk (grocery), wf Ella Grim25, Pearl19 Hugnonz, SarahE17 Hugnonz. Note 9: 1905 Census:  Joshua F. Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA. (operating grocery/meatmarket). Note 10: 1907 Coiggan.IA plat:  J.F. Grim, 4a across river from NE corner of Coggan. Note 13: 1910 Census:  2nd St, Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Grinn/Grim:  JoshuaF37IA butcher shop, EffieB35IA, MarcusA9IA, ClaudeG6IA. Note 14: 1918 Draft.Reg:  Joshua Fredrick Grim, Coggan, Linn.Co.IA, b.1873Mar31, stout build, med. ht, grey hair, br eyes. Note 15: 1920 Census:  Coggon, Jackson.Twp, Linn.Co.IA.  Griese(Grim):  Fred47IA grocery store, EffieB45IA, MarcusA18IA, ClaudeG16IA, mother Rosa82PA, m/law Marion Garrioson78Scotland. Note 16: Bet. 1924 - 1943 Moved from Coggon.IA (butcher shop) to Fayette.IA (grocery & meat market, W side of Main, bet Water/State). Note 17: 1925 Census:  Fayette, Westfield.Twp,  Fay.Co.IA.  Grim:  J.F.54IA, 1st wf Elie50IA. Note 19: 1930 Census:  Wash.St, Fayette.Co.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF57IA grocery N of drug store on Main.St, wf EffieB56IA, mother RosaA93PA. Note 20: 1938 Married his housekeeper (and market clerk) Dorthy nee Moore after 1st wf Rosa died in 1935. Note 21: Bet. 1938 - 1943 Operated Grim Grocery & Meat Market  with 2nd wf Dorothy nee Moore, until the Cleveland Block building fire of June1943. Note 22: 1940 Census:  Main.St, Fayette.IA.  Grim:   J.F.67IA 1yr college retail grocery/meatmarket N.of drug store in Cleveland Block, wf Dorthy27IA 4yr H.S. Note 23: 16 Jun 1943 Fire destroyed Grim Grocery/Meat Market on W. side of Main; started meat market/locker on E side of Main. Note 24: Feb 1944 Beginning of Grim Meat Locker:  F.S. Grim bought Bogert building on N. side of Main.St, Fayette.IA.  installed modern locker equipment. Note 25: 1950 Census:  Fayette.IA.  Grim:  JoshuaF77IA, DorthyE37IA nee Moore; Grim Locker on west side of Main, bet. Water/State. Note 27: Jan 1952 Fayette.IA paper:  Rudy's Locker Service took over the 'Grim Locker' (Dorothy retained ownership), Rudy & Lilyan Gonzales,  butcher Les Thomas; roast beef 49c/lb. Note 28: Dec 1958 Fayette.IA paper:  Fayette Locker Service, purchased from Mrs. Dorothy Grim by Clyde & Ora Williams from Qausqueton, Buchanan.Co.IA.
........... 6   GRIM, Max b: 12 Jun 1951 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Note 5: Sep 1960 In 4th grade at Fayette.IA. Note 8: 1968 Student at Malcom Price Lab School, U.of.No.IA, Cedar.Falls.IA. Note 9: 1968 Year Book:  Gregory Grim 16y, East High, Waterloo.IA.
............... +UNKNOWN, Cindy
........... 6   GRIM, Amy b: in IA

..... 4   MOORE, Jeanette 'Jennie' b: 10 Mar 1878 in Iroquois.Co.IL d: 15 Jul 1960 in Oelwein or West Union, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1939 Living in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA.
......... +TANN, John Henry b: 09 Apr 1867 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: 20 May 1951 in Oelwein or Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: 13 Dec 1895 in Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Father: John 'Jack' TANN Mother: Rebecca Amanda 'MANDY, Maud' Bass Note 8: 1870 Census:  Sec17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.  Tann:  John43IL farmer $1k/400, Amanda43AL, Mary15IA, Angeline14IA, Eliza12IA, Rettie10IA, Ida7IA, Elmira6IA, JohnH3IA. Note 9: John Henry Tann grew-up on and took over the original 1853 Tann homestead farm, 1.6mi N of Fayette, in Spring Valley neighborhood, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 10: 1880 Census:  Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Tann:  John53IL farmer, Rebecca53AL, LeotaI17IA, RebeccaE16IA, JohnH13IA. Note 12: 1895 Census:  Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Tann:  John67IL farmer, RebeccaA68AL,  JohnH27IA farmhand. Note 14: 1900 Census:  Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Tann:  John Henry33IA farmer, Jennie22IL nee Moore, RobertC3IA, Elmer Kirk1IA, father John73IL retired farmer, mother Rebecca Maude73AL. Note 16: 1910 Census:  Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Tann:  JohnH44IA farmer, Dennette32IL, RobertC12IA, ElmerKIA, GeoM8IA, RebeccaE6IA, ElsieC4IA, SionR1IA. Note 18: 1820 Census: Note 22: 1925 Census:  Sec 17, 1.6mi N of Fayette, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Tann:  JohnH56IL farmer, Jennie46IL nee Moore, RobertC37IA, Geo23IA & wf IoldG17NE, Sion16IA, DoraF8IA, DoraH6IA; dau Rebecca21IA maid for Rice family in Oelwein.
........ 5   TANN, Robert Clifton b: 08 May 1897 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: 05 Jan 1976 in West.Union, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 12: 16 Feb 1942 Draft.Reg:  Self employed/farming Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA; race/white,  6', 165#, hazel.eyes, bk.hair, dark complextion. Note 29: Armed Forces Grave Reg:  Death place, West.Union.IA; b.1897May08, d.1976Jan06.
............ +GOODE, Imogene Gayle b: 13 Dec 1914 in West Union, Fay.Co.IA d: 17 May 1980 in Independence, Buchanan.Bo.IA Father: William A. GOODE Mother: Olive D. STAHL
........... 6   TANN, Robert Lester b: 21 Jan 1933 in Fayette.Co.IA d: 05 Jul 2006 in Katy, Harris.Co.TX
........ 5   TANN, Elmer Kirk b: 29 Mar 1899 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: 28 Sep 1929 in St.Joseph's Hosp, Joilet.IL Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
........ 5   TANN, George Merel b: 1900 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1930 Census; with parents, carpenter, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 14: 16 Feb 1942 Draft.Reg:  Employed Harrison Foundry, Waterloo.IA; race/white, 5'7", 150#, br.hair, hazel eyes, dark complexton.
............ +UNKNOWN, Iold G. b: 1908 in Nebraska
........ 5   E.TANN, Rebecca b: 1904 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
........ 5   TANN, Elsie C. b: 16 Nov 1906 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: 23 Dec 1928 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 11: Bet. 1923 - 1924 Obit:  Graduated from Fayette.IA H.S. Note 14: Bet. 1925 - 1928 Worked at Majastic Cafe in Oelwein, met husband while working. Note 28: Cause of death, Spanish Flu, after 7wks.
............ +KRIVANEK, Joseph b: 17 Mar 1907 in Suchdol, Czechslovakia d: 05 Oct 1963 in Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA m: 03 Nov 1928 in West.Union, Fayette.Co.IA
........ 5   TANN, Sion Ruben b: 05 Aug 1908 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: 31 Mar 1968 in Oelwein or Fayette, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Oelwein, Jeff.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 12: 16 Oct 1940 Draft.Reg:  Address; 517 1st St SW.  Employed Fall Motor Co,  S. Frederick,  Oelwein.IA; race/white, 5'10", 193#, br.eyes, bk.hair, dark complextion.
............ +UNKNOWN, Dorthy Belle
........ 5   TANN, Dorothy Dora b: 1915 in Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.Tann corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA
........... 6   TANN, Jerry b: 24 May 1944 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA d: 09 Oct 2011 in Cedar Rapids, Linn.Co.IA Burial: Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, IA. Note 8: 1962 Graduated Fayette H.S. Note 10: U.S. Army, Vietnam War. Note 13: Owned/operated Tann Sales, Inc. of Cedar Rapids. Note 14: Officated football 43yrs, basketball 28yrs. Note 15: Very actived in youth football programs, Iowa Hawkeyes, Wash.H.S. Booster Club. Note 22: Cause of death; heart or fell & hit head in bathroom.
............... +BERGLUND, Rosella Rosie
............. 7   TANN, Kevin J. b: in Cedar Rapids, Linn.Co.IA
................ 8   TANN, David b: in Cedar Rapids, Linn.Co.IA
........ 5   TANN, Edward Hoburt b: 16 Dec 1916 in Tann (SW) corner, 1.6mi N of Fayette, SE1/4NE1/4, Sec 17, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. d: Jun 1972 Note 11: 16 Oct 1940 Draft.Reg:  Farm hand with Lester Moore, Fayette area, Fay.Co.IA; race/white,  5'8", 150#. br.eyes, bk.hair, dark complextion.
............ +MILKS, Zelma Arline b: 25 Sep 1920 in Brandon, Buchanan.Co.IA d: 29 Nov 1989 m: 13 Apr 1937 in Bendon.Co.IA Father: Charles William MILKS Mother: Jessie Angeline MILLER
........... 6   TANN, Sharon Elizabeth b: 17 Aug 1940 in Fayette, Fay.Co.IA d: 25 Oct 1991 in Waterloo, Bk.Hawk.Co.IA
............... +MOHRMAN, Unknown
..... 4   MOORE, Frederick C. 'Fred' b: 14 Aug 1880 in Farm, N of Albany, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA Note 8: 1939 Living in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA.
..... 4   [4] MOORE, Minnie b: 02 Apr 1883 in Farm, N of Albany, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 17 Dec 1939 in St. Anne, Kandakee.Co.IL Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 5: Worked in St. L, early womanhood, married, chidlren. Note 7: Husb Scott Garner died in five yrs of marriage. Note 8: Moved back with children to home farm in Fay.Co.IA. Note 9: 1910 Census; listed mu,  widow with parents & 3ch, Center.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 11: 1915 Moved to Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA Note 12: 1895 Census; living with bro Nelson in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 13: Worked 18yrs in store dept of C.G.W. RR.? Note 16: 1920 Census; wd, Thlema & Don,  laborer, RR car shop, on Frederick.St, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA Note 17: Aft. 1936 Stayed in St. Anne, IL, after 2nd marriage to Frank Bell. Note 22: Age at death; 56y8m15d. Note 23: 1938 Living at Watseka.IL.
......... +GARNER, Scott L. b: Abt. 1880 in Missouri? d: Bef. 1910 in St. L, Missouri Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 10, lot 49, no stone,  Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. m: Abt. 1904 in St. L, MO Note 8: Died about 5yr after marriage in St.L. Note 9: Wife Minnie & 3ch  moved back to parents, Fay.Co.IA. Note 17: Assuming burial is in Pleasant Hill Cem, bz/2010. Note 19: A Scott Garner is listed buired in Pleasant Hill Cem, Fay.Co.IA. Note 20: Cem lists death as Apr 3, 1949 but if husb of Minnie is 1909.
........ 5   GARNER, Thelma Ellen b: 30 Sep 1904 in St. L, Missouri d: 25 Feb 1931 in Fay.Col.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 10, lot 49, no stone, marked with wooden cross, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
........ 5   GARNER, Donald b: 1907 in St. L, Missouri d: Aft. 1939
........ 5   GARNER, Otto b: 1908 in St. L, Missouri d: Aft. 1939
..... *2nd Husband of [4] MOORE, Minnie:
......... +BELL, Frank m: 14 Apr 1936 Note 8: From St. Anne, Kankakee.Co.IL, at time of marriage to Minnie Moore.
..... 4   MOORE, John 'Johnnie' b: 31 May 1885 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 8: 1930 Living in Philadelphia.PA.
..... 4   MOORE, Margaret Lorenna Sovenna Renie b: 31 Dec 1887 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA.
..... 4   MOORE, Lorena May b: 1888 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 01 Jan 1938 in Bloomington, McLean.Co.IL Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 5, lot 35, unmarked, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 7: 1920 Census; married, no ch, husb. a lineman, Bloomington, McLean.Co.IL Note 8: 1921 Paper; listed living in Evanston.IL.
......... +HOVEY, Charles Leland b: 05 Dec 1884 in McLean.Co.IL d: Nov 1961 in Bloomington, McLean.Co.IL m: Bet. 1911 - 1917 in Bloomington?, McLean.Co.IL Father: Charles Leland HOVEY Mother: Anna L. WILMEITH Note 8: 1910 Census; single, checker at frieght house,  boarder with Terry family, Decatur, McLean.Co.IL Note 9: 1917 WWI draft card; married, lineman Kinlock.Tel.Co, 609 W. Monroe.St, Bloommington.IL Note 11: 1920 Census; married, lineman, Bloomington, McLean.Co.IL Note 15: 1942 WWII draft card; IL/IL Power Co,  Decatur.IL.
........ 5   HOVEY, No Children
..... 4   MOORE, James Adelbert 'Bert' b: 14 Apr 1889 in Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA d: 18 Jun 1973 Note 8: 1920 Census; farming, with parents, Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA. Note 9: 1921 Living in Oelwein, Fay.Co.IA
... 3   MOORE, John Madison b: 16 Dec 1850 in Lawrence.Co.IL d: 14 Apr 1927 in Hm of s/law Ellen (Epps) Moore, (EllenOelwein, Fay.Co.IA Burial: Pleasant Hill Cem, row 6, lot 19, no marker, on bro. John R. Moore plot, Westfield.Twp, Fay.Co.IA. Note 11: Age at death; 77y3m28d.
....... +UNMARRIED, Speculate
... 3   MOORE, Amanda Note 7: 1927 Living in Watseka, IL.
....... +MOORIS, Unknown 

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