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History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa title page

Biography of Giles H. Cottrell of Beaver township, Iowa

Farmer and stock-raiser on section 35 . The subject of this sketch was born in Hampshire county, Massachusetts, May 8, 1833. He moved with his parents to Illinois in 1865, where he remained until 1880, when he came to Guthrie county and settled on section 35, Beaver township. He was married January 19, 1864, to Miss Robina McClure, a daughter of William McClure. He was again married in 1876 to Anna Chapman, of Guthrie county. They have two children–Edith and Eunice. Mrs. Cottrell’s father, who first settled on the farm now owned by Giles Cotrell in 1868, was a soldier …

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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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