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  • University of Iowa

    University of Iowa (also known as the UI, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in 1847, Iowa is the oldest university in the state, and it is considered a Public Ivy. The University of Iowa is organized into eleven colleges offering more than 200 areas of study and seven professional degrees.The Iowa campus spans 1,700 acres centered along the ban...

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  • Dubuque County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Dubuque County, Iowa. History Dubuque County is named for French trader Julien Dubuque, the first European settler of Iowa, and an early lead mining pioneer in what is now Dubuque County. Dubuque was French Canadian, and had (by most accounts) a friendly relationship with the local Fox tribe of Native Americans. He and other earl...

  • Iowa counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Iowa Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Iowa . You can add profiles for: People born in Iowa People who lived in Iowa People who died in Iowa When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit. If you have projects...

  • Wayne County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, IA.

  • Van Buren County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Van Buren County, IA.

  • Lee County, Iowa, USA

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  • Henry County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henry County, IA.

  • Woodbury County, Iowa, USA

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  • Hancock County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hancock County, IA.

  • Linn County, Iowa, USA

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

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Cedar Rapids is the county seat of Linn County and lies on the Cedar River. Official Website Overview Wikipedia A flourishing center for arts and culture in Eastern Iowa, the city is home to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, the Paramount Theatre, Orchestra Iowa...

  • Fremont County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fremont County, Iowa. Official Website The county was formed in 1847 and named for the military officer John C. Fremont. Adjacent Counties Atchison County, Missouri Cass County, Neb. Otoe County, Neb. Mills County Page County Cities Farragut Hamburg Imogene Randolph Riverton Shenandoah (part) Sidn...

  • Taylor County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, IA.

  • Page County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Page County, IA.

  • Adams County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Iowa . Official Website Adams County was established by the state legislature in 1851 and named in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams , or his son, the sixth President, John Quincy Adams (sources differ). The county was finally organized and separated from Pottawattamie County on March 12...

  • Franklin County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Iowa. Official Website The county was formed on January 15, 1851 and named after Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Cerro Gordo County Butler County Grundy County Hardin County Wright County Cities Ackley Alexander Coulter Dows Geneva Hampton (County Seat) Hansell Latimer Ho...

  • Des Moines City, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Not to be confused with Des Moines County . Des Moines is the capital of Iowa and the county seat of Polk County and was orginally named Fort Des Moines, which was shortened in 1857. History Des Moines traces its origins to May 1843, when Captain James Allen supervised the construction of a fort ...

  • O'Brien County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in O'Brien County, IA.

  • Fayette County, Iowa

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Fayette County, Iowa. Wikipedia

  • Drake Relays

    Wikipedia The Drake Relays (officially the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee) is an outdoor track and field event held in Des Moines, Iowa, in Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University. Billed as America's Athletic Classic, it is regarded as one of the top track and field events in the United States.

  • Floyd County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Floyd County, Iowa. Official Website Floyd County was established in 1854 and was named for Sergeant Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died in 1804 near what is now Sioux City, Iowa, and who was the only member to die on the Expedition. Adjacent Counties Chickasaw County Howard County Bremer County B...

  • Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Official Website History Cerro Gordo County was formed in 1851 and takes its name from the Battle of Cerro Gordo in the Mexican–American War, where General Winfield Scott defeated the Mexican General Santa Anna on April 18, 1847. In 1851 the first white settlers came into the area of the present count...

  • Washington County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Washington County, IA.

  • Johnson County, Iowa, USA

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  • Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pottawattamie County, IA.

  • Sac County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sac County, IA.

  • Harrison County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harrison County, IA.

  • Jefferson County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, IA.

  • Polk County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, IA.

  • Wapello County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wapello County, IA.

  • Clay County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Iowa. Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, Jr., a colonel who died in action in the Mexican–American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman from Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Dickinson County Palo Alto County Buena Vista County O'Brien County Cities & Townships Clay Dickens Douglas ...

  • Emmet County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Emmet County, Iowa. Official Website Emmet County was created by authority of the Iowa Legislature in 1851. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859. The county was named for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet, who was hanged as a traitor to the British government at the age of 25. Adjacent Coun...

  • Dickinson County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Dickinson County, Iowa. Official Website The county was organized in 1857 and is named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson, a U.S. Senator for New York. The Spirit Lake Massacre (March 8–12, 1857) was an attack by a Wahpekute band of Santee Sioux on scattered Iowa frontier settlements during a severe winter. Suffering a shortage of...

  • Dallas County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dallas County, Iowa. Official Website The land that now forms Dallas County was ceded by the Sac and Fox nation to the United States in a treaty signed on October 11, 1842. Dallas County's name referred to United States Vice President George M. Dallas, who served from 1845 to 1849. Adjacent Counties Adair County Guthrie ...

  • Davenport, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Official Website History Davenport was founded on May 14, 1836 by Antoine Le Claire and was named for his friend George Davenport, a former English sailor who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812, served as a supplier Fort Armstrong, worked as a fur trader with the American Fur Company, a...

  • Scott County, Iowa, USA

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  • Humboldt County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Humboldt County, IA.

  • Benton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benton County, Iowa. Benton County was formed on December 21, 1837 from sections of Dubuque County. It was named after US Senator Thomas Hart Benton . Adjacent Counties Black Hawk County Buchanan County Linn County Iowa County Tama County Cities, Towns & Communities Atkins Belle Plaine Benton Big Grove ...

  • Clinton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Clinton County, Iowa. Official Website Clinton County was formed on December 21, 1837. It was named for DeWitt Clinton, a Governor of New York and most ardent advocate for the construction of the Erie Canal. In 1835, Elijah Buell built a log cabin for himself and his family and was thus the first settler of the region. In 1854,...

  • Cedar County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cedar County, Iowa. Official Website History Cedar County was formed on December 21, 1837, from sections of Dubuque County. It was named for the Cedar River. In 1840, the City of Tipton, the current county seat, was established. Before the American Civil War, the area around West Branch was an active focal point of the Under...

  • Black Hawk County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Black Hawk County, Iowa. Official Website Black Hawk County was formed on February 17, 1853 from sections of Buchanan County. It was named after Chief Black Hawk , a Sauk leader during the 1832 Black Hawk War. Adjacent Counties Bremer County Buchanan County Benton County Tama County Grundy County Butler County

  • Tama County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tama County, IA.

  • Iowa in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Iowa who served in the Union Army.

  • Boone County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boone County, Iowa. Official Website History The land that now forms Boone and several other Iowa counties was ceded by the Sac and Fox nation to the United States in a treaty signed on October 11, 1842. On January 13, 1846, the legislative body of the Indiana Territory authorized creation of twelve counties in the Iowa Territ...

  • Keokuk County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Keokuk County, IA.

  • Buchanan County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buchanan County, Iowa. Official Website Buchanan County was formed on December 21, 1837 from parts of Dubuque County. It was named after future US president James Buchanan . A number of historic communities in Buchanan County once appeared on state maps, but no longer exist. Hamerville was located east of Brandon at the intersec...

  • Crawford County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Iowa. In January 1851, the Iowa Legislature authorized the creation of 50 additional counties in the state. Due to its lack of inhabitants, the designated Crawford County area was attached to Shelby County for purposes of revenue, taxation, and judicial matters. In 1855 there were sufficient settlers, who petitio...

  • Lyon County, Iowa, USA

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  • Jackson County, Iowa, USA

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  • Drake University

    Wikipedia Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in business, law and pharmacy. Drake's law school is among the twenty-five oldest in the country. Alumni

  • Davis County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Davis County, Iowa. Official Website Davis County was named in honor of Garrett Davis, a Congressman from Kentucky from March 4, 1839, till March 3, 1847, and later a US Senator from Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Appanoose County Monroe County Wapello County Schuyler County, Missouri Van Buren County Jefferson County

  • Jasper County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, IA.

  • Decatur County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Decatur County, Iowa. Official Website Decatur County was organized in 1850 and named for Stephen Decatur, a naval hero of the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Clarke County Wayne County Mercer County, Missouri Harrison County, Missouri Ringgold County Cities Davis City Decatur City Garden Grove Grand Riv...

  • Warren County, Iowa, USA

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  • Montgomery County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, IA.

  • Des Moines County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Des Moines County, Iowa. Not to be confused with the city of Des Moines in Polk County . Official Website Des Moines County derives its name from the Des Moines River, which flows through the city of Des Moines and originally flowed through the county. When the county was divided early in Iowa's history, the river ended up furt...

  • Des Moines Area Community College

    Wikipedia Des Moines Area Community College, commonly known as DMACC, is a two-year community college based in central Iowa. The college served 36,861 credit students and 22,556 noncredit students in 225 programs in 2016. Notable Alumni

  • Delaware County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Iowa. The county takes its name after the U.S. state of Delaware. Adjacent Counties Buchanan County Clayton County Dubuque County Fayette County Linn County Jones County Cities Colesburg Delaware Delhi Dundee Dyersville Earlville Edgewood Greeley Hopkinton Manchester (County...

  • Greene County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, IA.

  • Wright County, Iowa. USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wright County, IA.

  • Howard County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Howard County, IA.

  • Appanoose County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Appanoose County, Iowa . History Appanoose County was formed on February 17, 1843, from open territory. It was named for the Meskwaki Chief Appanoose, who did not engage in war against Black Hawk, advocating peace. The present county seat was formerly called Chaldea, and was later renamed to Senterville in honor of Congressman Wi...

  • Clarke County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clarke County, Iowa. Official Website The county was formed in January 1846, one of twelve counties established by legislative action in a comprehensive act.[3][4] It was named for James Clarke, a Governor of the Iowa Territory. Adjacent Counties Decatur County Lucas County Madison County Union County Warren County ...

  • Clayton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Clayton County, Iowa. Official Website The county was established in 1837 and was named in honor of John M. Clayton, United States Senator from Delaware and later Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor. Adjacent Counties Allamakee County Crawford County, Wisc. Grant County, Wisc. Dubuque County Delaware C...

  • Iowa County, Iowa, USA

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

  • Audubon County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Audubon County, Iowa . Audubon County was formed on January 15, 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County . It was named after John James Audubon . Adjacent Counties Carroll County Guthrie County Cass County Shelby County Crawford County

  • Union County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Union County, IA.

  • Osceola County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Osceola County, IA.

  • Allamakee County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Allamakee County, Iowa . Allamakee County was formed on February 20, 1847. The derivation of the name is debated, some believing it was the name of an Indian chief, others think it was named for Allen Magee, an early historic trader. Adjacent Counties Houston County, Minn. Vernon County, Wisc. Crawford County, Wisc. Cla...

  • Hamilton County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hamilton County, IA.

  • Ringgold County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ringgold County, IA.

  • Cherokee County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cherokee County, Iowa. The county was formed on January 15, 1851 from open territory. It was named after the Cherokee Indians. Adjacent Counties O'Brien County Buena Vista County Ida County Woodbury County Plymouth County Cities & Townships Afton Amherst Aurelia Cedar Cherokee (County Seat) Cleghorn ...

  • Grundy County, Iowa, USA

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  • Palo Alto County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Palo Alto County, IA.

  • Chickasaw County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chickasaw County, Iowa. Official Website History Chickasaw County was founded in January 1851. It was named after the Chickasaw tribe, which lived in the Southern United States at the time. The first nonindigenous settlers arrived in 1848 and the first county seat was from 1854 in Bradford, in the southwestern corner of the co...

  • Webster County, Iowa, USA

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  • Jones County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jones County, IA.

  • Cass County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cass County, Iowa. Official Website History Cass County is named in honor of Lewis Cass, a Michigan senator and an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the presidency in 1848. The county was established within its present boundaries in 1851 and originated in 1853. Religious persecution was responsible for bringing the first peo...

  • Madison County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Madison County, IA.

  • Carroll County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Carroll County, Iowa. Official Website Carroll County was formed on January 15, 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County. It was named after Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland, the only Roman Catholic and longest-living signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1855, the county government was established in Carrolton a...

  • Adair County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adair County, Iowa . Adair County was formed in 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County . It was named for John Adair , a general in the War of 1812 , and the eighth Governor of Kentucky . Adjacent Counties Guthrie County Madison County Union County

  • Hardin County, Iowa

    This project is for those that were born,lived, and died in Hardin County,Iowa

  • Mahaska County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mahaska County, IA.

  • Guthrie County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Guthrie County, IA.

  • Marshall County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marshall County, IA.

  • Winnebago County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winnebago County, IA.

  • Calhoun County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Calhoun County, Iowa. Official Website History Calhoun County was formed on January 15, 1851 from open land originally named Fox County. It was renamed in 1853 after the seventh US Vice President secessionist John C. Calhoun. When the tracks of the Illinois Central Railroad were laid through the county in 1870, the county seat ...

  • Marion County, Iowa, USA

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  • Monroe County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, IA.

  • Lucas County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lucas County, IA.

  • Butler County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Butler County, Iowa. History Butler County was formed on January 15, 1851, from open land. It was named after Kentucky native William Orlando Butler, a general and hero of the Mexican–American War, who ran as Vice President of the United States in 1848. Until 1854, the county was governed by other counties. Only at this time did ...

  • Buena Vista County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buena Vista County, Iowa. Official Website Buena Vista County was formed on January 15, 1851 and was named for the final victory field of General Zachary Taylor in the Mexican–American War. Adjacent Counties Clay County Pocahontas County Sac County Cherokee County Cities & Towns Albert City Alta Barnes Br...

  • Bremer County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bremer County, Iowa. Official Website The county was named for Fredrika Bremer , a Swedish feminist writer. Adjacent Counties Chickasaw County Fayette County Floyd County Black Hawk County Buchanan County Butler County Cities, Towns & Communities Bremer

  • State of Iowa

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . This is the master project for Iowa and its history. State of Iowa Nickname(s): The Hawkeye State Motto(s): Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain. Demonym: Iowan Capital (and largest city): Des Moines Please do not add profiles to the project. Add them to the appropriate sub-project. Brief history Iowa is ...

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  • Muscatine County, Iowa, USA

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  • Louisa County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Louisa County, IA.

  • Iowa City, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Iowa City, Iowa. Overview Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is the home of the University of Iowa and county seat of Johnson County, at the center of the Iowa City Metropolitan Statistical Area. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population at 76,290 in 2018, making it the state's fifth-larg...

  • Plymouth County, Iowa, USA

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  • Shelby County, Iowa, USA

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  • Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA

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