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Iowa History

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 Iowa Families

Histories, Legends, Myths and Traditions

      Many families have a skeleton in the closet, still others have histories that include grand heroes and heroines, men or women of uncommon strength and valor.  If you have families histories and or, you would like to share, please Contribute them here. (No Brick Walls please!) The only restriction on submissions is that they must have an Iowa connection. 


Title Family Submitter
Thomas Nelson Thomas Nelson & Sarah A. Montgomery McIntosh Margaret McIntosh LaFollette
Cornelius McIntosh & Sarah (Montgomery) McIntosh Nelson

Children & Grandchildren of Cornelius McIntosh & Sarah A. Montgomery McIntosh Nelson

Margaret McIntosh LaFollette
The Cobeen Family Joseph Cobeen Karen K. Cobeen

She Fought Back

Ann Noah LaMoure.

LeAnn Write

Hardy Pioneers

Bauman family

Sharon Workman

Andrew Jackson’s Walking Stick

Workman Family

Sharon Workman

The Face in the Marble Stone

Heinrich and Olga Schultz

Elaine Rathmann

Engineers on the Underground Railroad

Joseph Martin Kilgore & Daughter Olga

Arlene Christensen

Buffalo Bill, Chocolate, & Scottish Aristocracy


Frances Hansen

River Rescuer and Movie Stars


May Lanigan

Vision Reveals Money

Michael Conley

Sharyl Ferrall

George Washington Kern

George Washington Kern

Patricia J. Maher

Immortalized Cousins

Ralph Knowlton Crane & Mabel Crane Whiting

Cathy Labath

The Ghost of Whipple Cemetery

Whipple Cemetery

Dennis L. Sasse

The Myth and Mystery of Andrew Hansen

Andrew Hansen

Robert Jenkins

Railroad Bridge Engineer

C. Nelson Brodrick

Harry Brodrick,

A Tale of Bigamy



He Took It To The Grave

Cornelius M. Bell

Elaine Rathmann





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