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  • Anton Panthon Navratil (1891 - 1983)
    Anton, the oldest of 10 children, was the only one who came to America from Bohemia, Czecho- slovakia. He met his wife, Antonette Dvorak, in Cedar Rapids, IA at evening citizenship classes. They had 4 ...
  • Rev. Richard Robert Gilmore (1924 - 2020)
    Richard R. "Dick" Gilmore 95, of Onalaska, WI, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, October 29, 2020. He was born on December 20, 1924, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Richard B. and Avah ...
  • Avah Emma Gilmore (1886 - 1967)
  • Julia Ann Ward (1851 - 1937)
  • John Henry Holman (1844 - 1935)
    War Army Veteran.

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

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Linn County was created as a named but unorganized area on December 21, 1837, as a part of Wisconsin Territory. It became part of Iowa Territory on July 4, 1838 when the territory was organized. It was named in honor of Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri.

Adjacent Counties


  • Alburnett
  • Bertram
  • Cedar Rapids (County Seat)
  • Center Point
  • Central City
  • Coggon
  • Ely
  • Fairfax
  • Hiawatha
  • Lisbon
  • Marion
  • Mount Vernon
  • Palo
  • Prairieburg
  • Robins
  • Springville
  • Walford
  • Walker

Other Towns, Townships & Communities: Boulder, Brown, Buffalo, Clinton, College, Covington, Fayette, Franklin, Grant, Ivanhoe, Jackson, Lafayette, Linn, Maine, Monroe, Otter Creek, Putnam, Spring Grove, Toddville, Troy Mills, Washington, Waubeek, Western, Whittier and Viola



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

USS Linn County LST-900