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John McCaddon Family of Iowa City, Iowa

John McCaddon was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 27 June 1757. He served in the War of the Revolution under Capt. Porterfield and was with the army under Washington at the surrender of Cornwallis, after which his company was discharged at Shepardstown, Virginia. He remained here until the spring of 1780 when he went with Squire Boone, a brother of Daniel Boone, to Kentucky. Here he helped to form Selby County, one of the first settlements of the state. Later in the same year, 1780, he went with General George Rogers Clark on his expedition against the Indians on Mad …

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Irving Weber's Iowa City

Irving Weber’s Iowa City History Articles

In January 1973, at the age of 72, Irving Weber (1900-1997) began writing articles on local history for the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Over the next 25 years the paper published 850 of his weekly columns. Half of the columns were reprinted in eight volumes titled Irving Weber’s Iowa City. This digital collection provides the complete set of Weber’s newspaper columns, either in their original formats or as reprinted in the books.

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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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