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BAWDEN: Minnie, dtr of Thos and Anna "Annie" BENTON, marries Carl S. FINNE and they lived on Minnie Ave. in Rockingham Twp, Scott, Iowa

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Minnie BAWDEN FINNE was born 9 Nov 1884 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa. She married 20 Jun 1907 in the Bawden family home on 3215 Rockingham Rd.

Carl was born 13 Jan 1885 in Sloan, Iowa. At their marriage he was a shoe salesman in the Boston Store, downtown Davenport, which became Petersen-Harned-Von Maur.

Carl died in the Minnie Avenue home 24 Jul 1957. Minnie died there 18 Jan 1958 and is buried with Carl in Davenport's Oakdale Memorial Gardens. They had no children. They were active members of St. John's Methodist Church in Davenport.

Minnie's father platted this southwest part of Davenport/Rockingham Twp and named 3 streets after daughters: Minnie, Elsie and Ada. The latter no longer exists...now Johnson Avenue. This area is noted in city plat books as Bawden's Addition.

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by Bawden4 on 2012-03-01 15:18:49

The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloane, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

References p 148:
Scott County Iowa vital records - marriage, death.
Oakdale Memorial Gardens aka Oakdale Cemetery, 2501 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, Iowa 52803, oakdaleomg@aol.com
Davenport Iowa city directories
Daenport Democrat newspaper: 20 Jun 1907 p. 8; 15 Jan 1914 p. 9; 29 Nov 1933 p. 4; 25 Jul 1957 p 6;
Quad-City Times newspaper: 24 Jan 1977 p 8; 28 Dec 1981 p. 6

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