|96||Community History, Zearing, Iowa||96|
Rebekah Lodge No. 479 was consolidated with Colo Rebekah Lodge No. 270 at Colo, Iowa, on December 23, 1932.
Margaret Walker, Supreme Recorder, Rock Island, Illinois, and Elsie Moore Bailey of Camp 1635, furnished the following history of the Royal Neighbors.
Camp 1635 was organized on October 22, 1900, with Gertrude Beatty Norton as the first Oracle. Emily Tight Hix was the first Recorder. Nellie Dimmitt Allen was the first Receiver.
The charter members of Camp 1635 are listed under their married names if they were married at the time the camp was chartered. The charter members were:
|Elva Hoberland||Sarah Colburn|
|Ana Thatcher||Martha Moore|
|Elnora Reese||Laura Wyckoff|
|Nellie Allen||Alta Moon|
|Myrtle Thomas||Mary Clemons|
|Mary Stimson||Cora Bolton|
|Elizabeth Wilson||Jennie Billings|
|Elizabeth Deal||Jessie Norton|
|Clara Waldie||Alice Sauer|
|Sadie Burkhart||Jennie Price|
|Clara Norton||Myrtle Ingledue|
|Emily Hix||Gertrude Norton|
The local records have been lost or destroyed except for the secretary's book dated January 1, 1927. The following served as Oracle after 1927. All are listed under their married names.
|1927-30||Elsie Bailey||1934||Clara Anderson|
|1931-32||Minnie Herr||1935-36||Gladis Gaunt|
|1933||Marguerite Cerka||1937||Florice Deal|
Ilo Hoberland Holveck served as Recorder from 1927 until her death in 1932. Elsie Moore Bailey became Recorder in 1932. The lodge has not been active for many years.