Category: Monona County

Whiting, Monona County, Iowa History and Genealogy

Although comparatively young, in respect to many other Western Iowa towns, Whiting has made rapid strides since it first settlement. A complete representation of its more enterprising business establishments will be found among...

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Onawa, Monona County, Iowa Genealogy

The prosperous and progressive town of Onawa, the county seat of Monona County, is located near the middle line of the county, north and south, and abut eight miles east of the Missouri River, but only about fur miles from the...

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Monona County, Iowa Early History

This county lies on the Missouri River, and is in the fifth tier from the northern and southern boundaries of the State. It is twenty-four miles north and south, by an average of nearly thirty miles east and west, in extent, and...

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Monona County, Iowa County Formation

Monona County was organized in 1854. At the time of its organization, it had a population of 222; its population in 1860 was 832; in 1865 the population was 1,056; in 1870 it had reached 3,654, which was increased to 5,967 in...

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Monona County, Iowa Biographies

Biographies can provide some interesting information of the person you are searching for, use it with care, sometimes it is not accurate. Butler, G.H. Butts, James M.D. Cameron, J.R. Chapman, J.R. Cummings, I. Douglas, John Eva,...

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Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa Genealogy

This growing town was platted in the autumn of 1877, by the railroad company. The first hotel was built by A.P. Kennedy in 1877. The Maple River branch of he Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, was completed from Maple River...

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Monona County, Iowa Genealogy

This county lies on the Missouri River, and is in the fifth tier from the northern and southern boundaries of the State. It is twenty-four miles north and south, by an average of nearly thirty miles east and west, in extent, and...

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