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PARTIAL CENSUS FOR PERU TOWNSHIP, DUBUQUE  COUNTY, IOWA 1870-This is just bits and pieces of what I have copied.  Not even complete pages.  See below for a taste of the 1925 Iowa Census-Great Census

                             name                                        age      sex     occupation                    real
                                                                                                                                            estate       property country
71 70 FINK,Gottlieb 51 m farmer 1200 230 Wurt
-     Margaret 41 f keeping house Wurt
-     John 18 m works on farm Wurt
-     Catharine 15 f at home Wurt
-     Lenhard 9 f Iowa
-     Mary 6 m Iowa
-    William 3 m Iowa
72 71 STRAUB,Anton 39 f farmer 1200 800 Bav
-Otlilie 31 m keeping house Bav
-Henry 14 f works on farm Iowa
-William 9 m Iowa
73 72 TREVES,Frederick 30 m farmer 500 Meck
-Mary 23 f keeping house Iowa
-Julianna 3 f ?
-Anna ? 1 f Iowa
74 75 LETSCHER,Peter 58 m farmer 5500 1900 Switz
-Margaret 54 f keeping house Switzerland
-Valentine 20 m works on farm Iowa
-Dorothea 18 f at home Iowa
-Christian 14 m works on farm Iowa
-John 11 m at home Iowa
75 74 FROST,John 52 m farmer 3000 1200 Lux
-Catharine 38 f keeping house Hesse
-Mary L 13 f at home Iowa
-Nicholas 10 m at home Iowa
-Margaret 8 f Iowa
-Peter 6 m Iowa
-John 4 m Iowa
76 75 CRESS,Jacob 26 m farmer 500 N York
-Helena 25 f Wurt
-Jacob 2 m Iowa
-Joseph ? 2/12 m Iowa
93 91 DECKER,JOSEPH 38 M farmer Kur
-Kunigunde 35 F keeping house Bav
-Louise 16 F at home
-John 14 M works on farm
-Caroline 12 F at home
-Margaret 10 F at home
-Alfred 6 M
-Charles 3 M
-Kunigunde 8/12 F
94 92 WITTER,Simon 33 m farmer
-Anna 28 f Keeping house
-Benjamin 9 m
-Louis 2 m
-Caroline 8/12 f
KOENIG,Jacob 15 m farm laborer
95 93 SCHORNDORF,John 53 m farmer
-Mary 38 f keeping house
-John 16 m at home
-Mary 13 f at home Iowa
-Catharine 12 f at home Iowa
-Peter 10 m at home
-Amalie 8 f Iowa
-Josephine 6 f
-Marianne 4 f Iowa
-Charles 3 m
-Sophia 10/12 f Iowa
KNABEL,John 20 m farm laborer Tyr
KISTLER,John 53 m farm laborer Switz
96 94 VONDEMAAS,Maria 50 f farmers widow
-Marmus 49 m farmer
-Cornelius 26 m works on farm
REINHOUT,John 19 m works on farm
97 95 VYRENBERG,Kryn 63 m farmer
-Jennie 55 f keeping house
-John 28 m works on farm
105 102 KLINE,John 50 m farmer 5000 400 Pru
-Catharine 43 m keeping house Pru
-Peter 15 m works on farm Iowa
-Anna 13 f at home
-Magdolina 11 f at home
-John 10 m at home
-Mathias 7 m
-Mary 8 f
-Frank 5 m
-Franz Jos 1 m
106 103 GANSEMAN,John 54 m farmer 3200 900 Pru
-Catharine 46 f keeping house
-Catharine 12 f at home
-Elizabeth 10 f at home
-Margaret 9 f
-John 6 m
WINTER??,John 59 m farmlaborer
107 104 THEVIOT,Peter, jr. 57 m farmer 2800 600 Pru
-Marianne 41 f keeping house Swit
-Joseph 17 m works on farm Iowa
-Aloys 15 m works on farm
-Louis 13 m works on farm
-Albert 11 m at home
-William 9 m
-Edward 7 m
June 10, 1870
108 105 KRABICHLER,John 63 m farmlaborer Tyrol
-Catharine 63 f keeping house Tyrol
-Mary 20 f at home Tyrol
109 106 GYR,Henry 39 m Minister Swit
-Mary 37 f keeping house Swit
-Lydia 8 f
-Ernsh 4 m Swit
Hannah Gyr 4 twin to Ernsh
 
112 109 FRANZ,George 65 m Farmer Saloon keeper 6400 1800 Ba
-Elizabeth 58 f keeping house Wurt
HERMAN,Jacob 21 m farmlaborer Iowa
113 110 KISTLER,Aloys 72 m farmer 800 150 Swit
-Geneva 70 f keeping house Swit
114 111 BURGER,Andreas 58 m farmer 1500 450 Pru
-Anna 54 f keeping house Swit
-Barbara 14 f at home Iowa
OSWALD,John 40 m farm laborer Wurt
115 112 KUNZ,Peter 36 m 2600 550 Penn
-Lydia 36 f Ohio
-Edward 11 m Iowa
-Henry 9 m Iowa
-Josephine 7 f Iowa
-William 5 m Iowa
116 113 GUCKEISEN,John 42 m 3500 1200 Pruss
-Susan 46 f Pruss
-John 19 m
-Pater 14 m
-Helena 11 f Iowa
-Maria 7 f Iowa
-Catharine 4 f Iowa
-Joseph 2 m Iowa
BUCHMAN,Catharine 77 f Prussia
117 nothing
118 114 KLONAS,Edward 27 m 550 Prussia
-Amalie 20 f Prussia
-Emma 2 f Illinois
MORITZ,Augush 27 m Meck
119 115 EIDEMULLER,Leonard 51 m 3000 750 Hesse Darm
-Margaret 46 f Hesse Darm
-Barbara 22 f Penn
-George 14 m
Street house # Name Relation sex color age singl
marr
./wd
Home owned
or rented
If owned
free or
mortgaged
valu
of
house
Amt. of
Mortg.
debt
If rented
Amt. pd
mthly
if owned
Amt. Ins.
carried
if for. born
are you
naturalized
# yrs
US
#
yrs
Iowa
High
school
ABCD
BELOW
att.Highest
grade
# mths
attended
1924

able to 
read
able to
write
pl. of
birth

father
pl. of
Birth
age at
last
bir.
full maiden
name of
mother
pl. of
birth
age parents
pl. of marriage
Military
see note below
occupation
ABCDEF
GHI
see note
below
Church
affil.
Iowa 969 Kaiser,Mary head F w
all
60 w o f 7500.00 300.00 y 38 37 d 2 coll Y Y France Brdeaux,Alex France E???,Elizabeth France Paris France C ?
Kaiser,Bernice C daughter f 24 s c 12 y y Kauser,Bernard France Bideaux,Marry France 60 Paris France B Roman Catholic
Kaiser,Alexia J daughter f 20 s c 12 y y Kauser,Bernard France Bideaux,Mary France 60 Paris France B Roman Catholic
Bauer,Clara E daughter f 38 m y 36 36 c 12 y y Kauser,Bernard France Bideaux,Mary France 60 Paris France B Roman Catholic
Bauer,Frank J son-in-law m 39 m c 9 y y Bauer,Fred Germany ??sk,Mary Germany Wisc F Roman Catholic
Greger,Max lodger m 30 s c 9 y y Geiger,Julius Switzerland CNR Switzerland 64 Switzerland F Roman Catholic
Bleiley,Joseph lodger m 54 s c 10 y y Bleiley,John Germany CNR,Sophia Germany Iowa D Roman Catholic
951 Begley,Alphonse G head m 43 m o f 4500.00 5500.00 b 8 y y Begley,Thomas Ireland McCloskey,Anna Ireland CNR D Roman Catholic
Begley,Clara E wife f 36 m b 8 y y Schirmer,Sebastian Germany KraCNR Austria 79 Iowa C Roman Catholic
Begley,Ceilia A daughter f 9 s b 3 10 y y Begley,Alphonse New York Schirrer,Clara Iowa Iowa Roman Catholic
Begley,Marie Delores daughter f 1 s n n Begley,Alphonse Iowa Schirrer,Clara E
(Schirmer)
Iowa 36 Iowa Roman Catholic
McLaughlin,William lodger m 65 w y 40 40 b 8 y y McLaughlin,William Scotland D???? know Scotland F CNR
Steffen,Charles J lodger m 25 s b 8 y y Steffen,Nick Germany 84 D?nor know 52 Iowa F CNR
Schuler,Aloysius F lodger m 31 s b 8 y y Schuster,Thomas Germany 60 CNR Iowa CNR F CNR
Gossman,Oscar lodger m 24 s b 8 y y Gossman,Joseph Iowa 58 Stork,???linse Iowa 51 Iowa F CNR
949 Acker,Geo F head m 58 m o f 5000.00 4000.00 y 50 50 b 8 y y Acker,George France Heberng,Mary France France D Roman Catholic
Acker,Elizabeth E wife f 59 m 8 y y Oppold,Sebastain Germany Grosch,Margaret Germany Germany C Roman Catholic
Acker,Alphonse G son m 35 s c 12 y y Acker,George F France 58 Oppold,Elizabeth E Ill 59 Ill D Roman Catholic
Thelin,Olive M Daughter f 30 d c 12 y y Acker,George F France 58 Oppold,Elizabeth E Ill 59 Ill B Roman Catholic
Thelin,Olive M gr.daughter m 10 s b 7 10 y y Thelin,Hubert L Iowa 34 Thelin,Olive M Iowa 30 Iowa Roman Catholic
Henner,Frank Lodger m 56 w a 4 y y Hemmer,Leonard Germany Frith,Barbara Ohio Iowa B Roman Catholic
Houlihan,Howard J Lodger m 28 s a 4 y y Houlihan,Richard Ireland 60 Ci?tman,Elizabeth Iowa 52 Iowa B Roman Catholic
Thill,Peter Lodger m 53 s n 10 8 a 4 y y Thill,Nicholos Germany Tew?ism,Anna Germany Germany B Roman Catholic
944 Cas??tt,Geo fat.in-law m 73 n y 47 47 a 4 y y Casutt,Ulrich Switzerland Cadalburg,Momia Switzerland Switzerland F Catholic
can't read Lodger m 35 w b 8 y y unknown US unknown E Catholic
Pearce,Sidney Lodger m ?62 s a 4 y y unknown US unknown D Catholic
White 968 ????ssen,Ed roomer m 50 s a 4 y y unknown US unknown D none
Was 125 Plucke,Benedict G roomer m 27 s b 8 y y Placke,Herman Wis 56 Bernn??,Kait Wis 50 Wis E Catholic
Pierrot,Geo G roomer m 27 s b 8 y y Pierrot,F.O. Iowa 55 P or R a?e,Anna Iowa 4? Iowa D Protestan
(?P)orgendyke,Earl G roomer m 28 c 10 y y Pongendyke,P.E. Iowa 50 Ford,Cora Iowa 46 Iowa vet-yes WIS
Army-WWar
E Protestan
HIGH SCHOOL
A=Rural
B=Grade
C-High School
D=College or University
Highest grade reached
a=completed as 1,2 or 3rd or 4th
b=completed 1-8th
c=9 thru 12
d=State # yrs attended

MILITARY SERVICE QUESTIONS-THE THREE WARS-CIVIL,SPANISH AMERICAN AND WORLD WAR 1
Are you a veteran?  Branc of Service? What State enlised or drafted?

OCCUPATION
A=Are you engaged in Agriculture Pursuits?
B=Are you engaged in Professional Services?
C=Are you engaged in domestic and Personal Services?
D=Are you engaged in Trade and Transportation?
E=Are you engaged in manufactrung and mechanical work?
F=Are you engaged a laborer unclassified?
G=No, ? the in 1924 unemployed because of illness from communicable diseases only
H=Amt. of salary or income loss because of illness from communicable disease
I=No. of months in 1924 unemployed on account of labor conditions or other causes
 

The State Census of 1925 is Soundex.