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Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904-



  • Existence: 1904-


The Tenley family moved to Iowa from Mt. Carroll, in northwestern Illinois. Della Marie Tenley was born on November 12, 1904, the youngest of nine children. She grew up on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa, and married neighboring farmer Everette Koppenhaver in 1923. They moved to a farm near Martelle, Iowa and raised four children. They retired from farming in 1968 and moved to Martelle. She moved into a care center in Anamosa in the late 1980s.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

Identifier: IWA0436

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981