Finley F. Beels
Finley F., (Alonzo3, Jane2, John1) son of Alonzo and Mary Beels, was born at Sheboygan Falls, Wis., April 27, 1858. He was 11 years old when his father removed to Sumner, Iowa. He remained with his father on the farm until 1876 when he went away to work for himself. He worked as a farm hand in Iowa and Illinois. He was married in 1883 at Galva, Ill. to Miss Lorinnie Rogers, who was born at Sheboygan Falls, Wis. They resided in Galva, Ill., a year and then went to Iowa where they lived for several years on farms near Independence and Jesup. Their five children were born at Jesup.
His wife died March 20, 1895.
Mr. Beels afterward moved to Marshfield, Wis., where he now resides with his fourth wife.
Leroy Walters, b. Oct. 7, 1884.
Emery Winfred, b. Oct. 22, 1886.
Harrison Morton, b. Nov. 3, 1888.
Hallie M., b. June 26, 1891.
Roger F., b. Mar. 24, 1894.
LeRoy Walter Beels
LeRoy W., (Finley4, Alonzo3, Jane2, John1) the oldest child of Finley F. and Lorinnie Beels, was born at Jesup, Iowa, Oct. 7, 1884. His early life was spent in Jesup, Iowa, and Marshfield, Wis. He was married in 1903 to Miss Rose Shondown in Marshfield. They now reside in Arlington, Wash., where Mr. Beels or "Roy", as he is called, is engineer in a large shingle mill.
Emery Winfred Beels
Emery Winfred, (Finley4, Alonzo3, Jane2, John1) second son of Finley F. and Lorinnie Beels, was born Oct. 22, 1886, in Jesup, Iowa. He now resides in Arlington, Wash., with his brother Roy. He is known by the name of "Fred".
He is unmarried.
Harrison Morton Beels
Harrison M. (Finley4, Alonzo3, Jane2, John1) is the third son of Mr. and Mrs. Finley F. Beels. His birthplace was Jesup, Iowa, and his birth occured Nov. 3, 1888. His early years were spent in Jesup. He then went to Marshfield, Wis., where he still resides. He was married in 1908 to Annie Breining. He is a farmer.
Harold, b. 1910.
Alfred, b. 1911.
Hallie M. Beels Mortz
Hallie M., (Finley4, Alonzo3, Jane2, John1) the only daughter of Finley F. and Lorinnie Beels, was born June 26, 1891, in Jesup, Iowa. Her home for some years was with her step-mother's mother in Jesup. She married Albert Mortz, a farmer. Their home is near Jesup, Iowa.
A boy, b. May, 1912.
Roger T. Beels