Heinrich and Juliana Umberger came from Kirchhardt, Germany to America on the ship Hope and arrived in Philadelphia.
Justus Hubbell signed receipt rolls for service at Forts Montgomery and Independence and served with General Nathaniel Greene in the Virginia campaigns.
Fred H. Beisner was born in Hamburg, Germany. He later moved to Illinois with his parents when he was a teenager.
Peter Jess was born in Schleswig, Germany and moved to Davenport, Iowa sometime before 1888.
James R. Umbarger reenlisted in the Confederate Army after being discharged with a certificate of disability.
Anna Garness’ parents married in Alta Township, Lee County, Illinois after immigrating to the United States. They then settled near Randall, Iowa and Anna was born the next year on March 12, 1887.
Sjur Isvik, born on July 15, 1871 and emigrated from Norway to America, when he was 17 years old, and settled near Stanhope, Iowa. His uncle, already settled in America, sent him the money for the ticket as a loan and Sjur worked for his uncle after his arrival.
Lena M. Iske arrived in Newton, Iowa on March 2, 1901 with her Uncle Fred, and some of her siblings
Henry Umbarger and his family moved to Newton, Iowa from Millard, Missouri.
Harry Leroy Jess was born in Newton, Iowa. 28 years later, his son, Dennis, was born also born on September 28th.
Donald Isvik was born in Jewell, Iowa, exactly five years after his older brother.
Sjur Isvik and his family attended their first service at the Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell after Zion Lutheran Church disbanded earlier in the month.
Harry Jess and Pasty Umbarger were married at the First Lutheran Church in Newton, Iowa.
Lori Jess was born in Skiff Memorial Hospital in Newton. She was the first baby in Jasper County to be born that year and she was awarded a savings account and prizes from local businesses.
Howard Isvik was born at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames.
Donald Isvik and Winifred Bauer were married at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Webster City, Iowa.
Howard Isvik and Lori Jess were married in Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell, Iowa.
Howard and Lori Isvik purchased the house at 2331 295th Street, Jewell, Iowa along with 33 acres of land.
Amy Isvik was born at the Hamilton County Hospital in Webster City, Iowa.
General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.
The Wright Flyer becomes the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot.
The Treaty of Versailles is signed, officially ending World War I.
The Stock Market Crash of 1929, also known as The Great Wall Street Crash of 1929 or Black Tuesday occurred on October 29, 1929 and lead to the Great Depression.
The United States declares war on Japan, entering World War II.
The United States, along with eleven other countries, signed the North Atlantic Treaty, creating NATO.
Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the Moon.