Category: Adams County

Biographical history of Montgomery and Adams counties, Iowa

Biography of George W. Anthony of Corning, Iowa

George W. Anthony, contractor and builder at Corning, was born in Bureau county, Illinois, near Wyanet, the son of M. D., a farmer, and Jane (Kinney) Anthony, natives of the State of New York, and still living, now in Adair county, Iowa, whither they moved when George was fourteen years old. After completing his school days at the academy at Fontenelle, this State, he resumed farming on his own account, but soon began to learn the carpenter’s trade. In 1882 he located in Corning and has since followed his trade here, but has added to it the taking of contracts …

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Adair County Iowa Death Records Page 1

Iowa State Death Record Indexes, 1917-1939

The State Historical Society of Iowa is in the process of making more of these records available online. Currently they have placed online death records for 87 counties with various dates for all of them which fall between 1917 and 1939.

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