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Jones logo Declarations of Intent
(First Papers)
Filed in
Jones County
Iowa Courthouse
1906-1931

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7
144
44
Ohe
Henry Otto
farmer
40
5' 6"
160
light
brown
blue
scar on chinGermany
1st Dec 1875
Amber, Iowa
Breman, Germany
(I was 4 yrs old - unknown)
Breman, Germany
New York
New York
28th Jun 1880
28th Aug 1916 
7
246
146
Oltmanns
Wilhilm Janassen
farming
21
5' 10"
160
light
lt brown
blue
noneStockholt, Germany
2nd Jan 1903
Castle Grove, Jones Co Ia
Bremen, Germany
Sierra Ventana
Oldendorf, Germany
New York
New York
25th Dec 1923
5th Mar 1924 
7
276
176
Onken
Eilt Harms
farmer
47
5' 5"
150
dark
dark
gray
noneAardorf, Germany
15th Jun 1879
Monticello, Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Main
Aardorf, Germany
New York
New York
18th Mar 1908
1st May 1925Wife: Emma
7
160
60
Onken
Eilt
farmer
37
5' 4"
150
medium
dark
gray
noneOsdorf, Germany
15th Jun 1880
Monticello, Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Mine
Osdorf, Germany
New York
New York
18th Mar 1908
22nd Mar 1917Wife: Emma
6
85
85
Onken
Fredrich Folkers
farmer
25
5' 7"
150
fair
lt brn
blue
noneVittmond, Germany
5th Apr 1886
Langworthy Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Pennsylvania
Vittmund, Germany
New York
New York
7th Mar 1909
5th June 1911 
6
22
22
Ortgies
Emil
farmer
23
5' 6"
172
light
light
blue
noneJever, Germany
6th Dec 1885
Monticello, Iowa
Bremerhafen Germany
Spree
Ostine, Germany
New York
New York
15th Mar 1890
7th Feb 1908 
7
108
8
Osterkamp
Carl Johannes
farming
20
5' 8"
160
dark
brown
brown
noneGohlanderf, Germany
4th Jun 1893
Amber, Iowa
Sand/Land Kirchen
America
Sand/Land Kirchen
New York
New York
1st Feb 1900
30th Dec 1913 
7
154
54
Osterkamp
Hans (Ernst)
farmer
18
5' 9"
150
light
brown
gray
noneGermany
8th Mar 1898
Anamosa, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
President Grant
Teshendorf, Germany
New York
New York
26th Mar 1914
17th Feb 1917 
7
285
186
Osterkamp
Herman Frederick
farm laborer
30
5' 9"
150
dark
dk brown
blue
noneNiendorf, Germany
9th Nov 1895
Wayne Tsp
Bremen, Germany
Seydlitz
Teschendorf, Germany
New York
New York
1st Jul 1922
27th Jan 1926 
7
226
126
Osterkamp
Matthaus Emil
farm laborer
20
5' 7"
145
dark
black
blue
noneFesheudorf Auf Fehuraise, Germany
30th Oct 1902
Monticello, Iowa
Bremen, Germany
America
Teshendorf, Germany
New York
New York
22nd Sep 1921
20th Dec 1922 
7
230
130
Osterkamp
Nicholas
farmer
22
5' 4"
165
light
brown
blue
noneBisdorf, Germany
25th Mar 1900
Center Junc., Iowa
Bremen, Germany
America
Bisdorf, Germany
New York
New York
20th Sep 1921
1st Feb 1923 
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DATE ARRIVED
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NOTES
7
236
136
Pappas
James
sexton hand
38
5' 7"
140
dark
dk brown
brown
rt eye slightly drawnKrastana, Greece
15th Sep 1885
Oxford Junc., Iowa
Krastana, Greece
Patries
Krastana, Greece
New York
New York
21st Sep 1912
20th Oct 1923Wife: Emma
6
97
97
Paulsen
Christian Martin
farmer
26
5' 10"
185
light
brn
blue
noneBredstedt, Germany
29th Jan 1886
Hale, Jones Co, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Patricia
Budstedt, Germany
New York
New York
21st Aug 1903
15th Aug 1912 
7
200
100
Paulsen
Christian Martin
farmer
33
5' 10"
205
light
brown
blue
noneBredstedt, Germany
29th Jan 1886
Hale, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Patricia
Bredstedt, Germany
New York
New York
21st Aug 1903
2nd Jan 1920 
6
90
90
Paulsen
Johann Frederick
farmer
34
5' 8"
180
fair
lt brn
blue
noneLeck, Germany
10th July 1877
Amber, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Amerika
Leck, Germany
New York
New York
22nd Feb 1906
18th Nov 1911 
7
113
13
Paulsen
Peter Christian
farmer
18
5' 7"
165
light
blonde
blue
noneHattstedt, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
1st Apr 1895
Hale, Jones Co, Iowa
Hattstedt, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
Graf Waldersee
Hattstedt, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
Philadelphia
PA
15th May 1911
3rd Mar 1914 
7
207
107
Paulsen
Peter Fred
farmer
44
5' 11"
166
fair
light
blue
noneHussum, Germany
20th Feb 1876
 
Hamburg, Germany
America
Hussum, Germany
New York
New York
6th May 1906
19th Jul 1920 
7
259
159
Paulsen
Wolber Aug
farmer
24
5' 5"
147
light
lt brown
brown
noneHattstedt, Germany
29th Nov 1900
Olin, Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Seydlitz
Hattstedt, Germany
New York
New York
23rd Feb 1923
11th Oct 1924 
7
234
134
Pedersen
Albert Christian
farm laborer
20
5' 8"
137
light
Lt brown
brown
noneBislev, Denmark
23rd Aug 1903
Martelle, Iowa
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oscar 2nd
Hjoving, Denmark
New York
New York
28th Mar 1921
4th Oct 1923 
7
181
81
Pedersen
Jens
farming
36
5' 8"
170
light
light
blue
noneHjorring, Denmark
22nd Feb 1881
Martelle, Iowa
Ysberg, Denmark
Evrina
Hjorring, Denmark
Boston
MA
23rd Sep 1910
1st Oct 1918Wife: Sarina
7
254
154
Peters
George Carl
farmer
22
5' 11"
155
light
lt brown
blue
noneRustringen, Germany
6th Feb 1902
Monticello, Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Hanover
Rustringen, Germany
New York
New York
1st Jan 1923
28th Jul 1924 
7
205
105
Peters
John Jacob
farm laborer
35
5' 10"
165
light
light
blue
scar on left side neckWitzwort, Germany
23rd Aug 1884
Center Junc., Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Patricia
Witzwort, Germany
New York
New York
28th Mar 1909
9th Jun 1920 
6
83
83
Peters
John Jacob
laborer
26
5' 10"
162
light
light
blue
scar, left side of neckHusmsen, Germany
23rd Aug 1884
Center Jct, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Patricia
Husmsen, Germany
New York
New York
28th Mar 1909
14th April 1911 
7
232
132
Petersen
Carl Julius
farm laborer
19
5' 11"
142
light
Lt brown
blue
noneSheeswit, Germany
14th Jan 1904
Wyoming, Iowa
Copenhagen, Denmark
Hedigolef
Sudercride, Germany
New York
New York
20th Nov 1921
14th Jul 1923 
7
116
16
Petersen
Christian
farmer
25
5' 11"
155
light
light
blue
noneSchleswig, Germany
16th Aug 1889
Wyoming, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Patricia
Hattstedt, Germany
New York
New York
28th Jul 1908
6th Aug 1914 
7
149
49
Petersen
Fred Thomas
farmer
22
5' 8"
155
light
light
blue
noneWesselburren, Germany
29th Sep 1894
Wyoming, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Prestoria
Wesselburren, Germany
New York
New York
25th Mar 1910
18th Dec 1916 
7
273
173
Petersen
Fred Thomas
farmer
30
5' 8"
155
light
light
blue
noneSchleswig Holstein, Germany
29 Sep 1894
Wyoming, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Pretoria
Wesselburen, Germany
New York
New York
25th Mar 1910
3rd Mar 1925Wife: Catherine
6
10
10
Petersen
Heinrich Edward
student
23
5' 6 1/2"
145
dark
dark
brn
scar-forefinger left handBrecklum, Germany
7th May 1884
Anamosa, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Pretoria
Brecklum, Germany
New York
New York
17th Dec 1901
12th July 1907 
6
8
8
Petersen
Herman
farmer
25
5' 6"
142
light
light
gray
noneGermany
4th March 1880
Anamosa, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Pretoria
Wyck, Germany
New York
New York
26th March, 1904
11th Jan 1907 
6
19
19
Petersen
John Arnold
farmer
20
5' 10"
145
light
light
blue
noneWrexum, Germany
2nd May 1887
Anamosa, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Auga Victoria
Wrexum, Germany
New York
New York
16th Oct 1903
28th Dec 1907 
6
84
84
Petersen
Lorenz Aug
farmer
27
6' -
180
light
brn
blue
noneHusum, Germany
7th Dec 1884
Onslow, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Amerika
Husum, Shlesmig, Germany
New York
New York
12th Feb 1907
12th May 1911 
6
63
63
Petersen
Paul Smith
farmer
32
5' 8"
150
fair
dark
blue
noneFlekkejford, Norway
14th June 1877
Monticello, Iowa
Liverpool, England
Britanica, white star line
Flekkejford, Norway
New York
New York
3rd Sept 1894
8th March 1910 
Grey Book
315
 
Petersen
Siegfried
farmer
21
5' 7"
156
ruddy
brown
blue
noneHattstedt, Germany
16th Jan 1909
Hale Tsp

SS Deutchland
Hattstedt, Germany
New York
New York
22nd Aug 1927
3rd Mar 1930 
6
99
99
Petersen
Steve
farmer
29
6' -
175
light
light
blue
noneFlekkefgord, Norway
15th Aug 1883
Monticello, Iowa
Chrtiansand, Norway
Oscar the II
Flekkefgord, Norway
New York
New York
11th Sept 1902
29th Nov 1912 
7
199
99
Peterson
Hans Heinrich
farmer
24
5' 7"
160
light
light
blue
noneWessellburen, Germany
6th Nov 1895
Anamosa, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Pretoria
Wessellburen, Germany
New York
New York
3rd May 1911
23rd Dec 1919Wife: Lena Dora
7
180
80
Peterson
Heinrich Julius
farming
54
5' 8"
155
fair
gray
blue
noneSchleswig Holstein, Germany
30th Jul 1864
Wyoming, Iowa
Hamburg, Germany
Pretoria
Schleswig Holstein, Germany
Philadelphia
PA
11th Nov 1911
21st Aug 1918Wife: Emma Katrina
7
187
87
Peterson
Peter
section laborer
40
5' 8"
140
light
light
blue
 Holst, Germany
28th Dec 1879
Center Junc., IA
Hamburg
Amerika
Holst
New York
New York
27th Jul 1912
7th Apr 1919Wife: Anna
7
172
72
Polfer
John Peter
farmer
41
5' 6"
165
dark
brown
gray
noneNospelt, Luxumburg
14th Feb 1876
Cascade, Iowa
Antwerp, Belgium
Fatherland
Nospelt, Luxumburg
New York
New York
20th Nov 1899
12th Jun 1917Wife: Anna
7
213
113
Prader
Ulrich Anton
farmer
28
5' 11"
170
dark
black
hazel
nonePonte, Switzerland
11th Jan 1893
Anamosa, Iowa
Chubourg, France
Adriatic
Ponte, Switzerland
New York
New York
30th Dec 1920
5th Mar 1921 
6
49
49
Prull
Eberhard Friedrich
carpenter
21
5' 10"
150
light
dark
gray
noneMarx, Germany
10th Mar 1888
Langworthy Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Marx, Germany
New York
New York
1st Oct 1903
9th April 1909 
6
21
21
Prull
Eilert Hinrich
carpenter
22
5' 10"
170
light
brn
gray
noneMarx, Germany
23rd Sept 1885
Monticello, Iowa
Bremerhafen Germany
(Sale or Salc)
Marx, Germany
New York
New York
15th oct 1899
29th Jan 1908 
6
15
15
Prull
Gerd
carpenter
30
5' 8"
150
light
dark
gray
noneMarx, Germany
30th Jan 1877
Monticello, Iowa
Braeman, Germany
Known Wm II
Breman, Germany
New York
New York
30th May 1902
2nd Dec 1907 
7
142
42
Prull
Heinrich
farmer
36
6' 0"
175
dark
black
blue
noneMarx, Germany
5th Mar 1880
Langworthy Iowa
Bremerhoffen
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Marx, Germany
New York
New York
30th Sep 1903
29th March 1916Wife: Johanna
7
277 (2462)
177
Prull
Ulfersine Kampen
housewife
52
5' 3"
190
blonde
blonde
blue
noneWittmund, Germany
21st Jun 1872
Monticello, Iowa
Bremen, Germany
Seydlitz
Rustringen, Germany
New York
New York
10th May 1923
11th Jul 1925Husband: John
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