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Bess A. Gilley was a stenographer at Voss Brothers Manufacturing Company and lived on 5 River View Place.
According to an article published in the Davenport Democrat on 27 May 1914, Miss Gilley married Carl Vincent Hammer of Moline.
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Tag Archives: Aviation
November is National Aviation Month, so it seems like the perfect time to honor one of Davenport’s foremost flyboys. Eugene B. Ely, son of attorney N. D. Ely,was born in Williamsburg, Iowa, on October 21st, 1886. When Eugene was nine, … Continue reading
As every Buffalo Bill-ophile should know, William F. Cody was born in (or rather, near) LeClaire, Iowa on February 26, 1846. So, to celebrate the birth of this illustrious Scott County native son, why not visit the library and read … Continue reading