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  • George Taft Benson, I (1846 - 1919)
    Son of Ezra Taft Benson & Adeline Brooks Andrus Married Louisa Alexandrine Ballif, 20 Dec 1867, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Children - Elise Benson, Serge Ballif Benson, William Kennedy Benson, K...
  • Pvt. Hiram D. Bryant, (USA) (1832 - 1900)
    Company F. 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry. Ist wife Anna Bryant. Second wife Mary C. (Ryan) Bryant. Bryant, Hiram BATTLE UNIT NAME: 53rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry SIDE: Union COMPANY: F SOLDIER'S RA...
  • James Given Sams (1866 - 1950)
  • Lt. William Fisher, USA (1826 - 1903)
    Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa, Thursday, June 4, l903 "WILLIAM FISHER died of senile gangrene, at Van Wert, Iowa, on the 26th day of May, l903, in the 78th year of his age. The subject of this sketch was...
  • John Calvin Allen (1875 - 1944)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Decatur County, Iowa.

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Decatur County was organized in 1850 and named for Stephen Decatur, a naval hero of the War of 1812.

Adjacent Counties


  • Davis City
  • Decatur City
  • Garden Grove
  • Grand River
  • Lamoni
  • Leon (County Seat)
  • Le Roy
  • Pleasanton
  • Van Wert
  • Weldon

Other Townships: Bloomington, Burrell, Center, Decatur, Eden, Fayette, Franklin, Garden Grove, Grand River, Hamilton, High Point, Long Creek, Morgan, New Buda, Richland and Woodland



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