The book "Past and Present of Mahaska County, Iowa was created in 1906 by the S J Clarke Publishing Company.

Mahaska County IAGenWeb Volunteer Peggy Tebbetts transcribed nearly the entire book to help you in your on-line Mahaska County research.  Not only did she spend hours typing, she also displayed the content on these beautiful pages.  For that, she deserves a huge thank you.  Her work will benefit many family history researchers with Mahaska County roots.

Transcription of the biographies section from the book is a "work in progress". If you would like to help transcribe the biographies, please contact the County Coordinator.

Please click on the Biographies link at the top of this page to take you to the biography index.