Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy

Many maps, biographies, personal references, etc from sources prior to 1930. Hope they help!

Short Histories of Mahaska County

  • A Short History of Mahaska County, Iowa from A. T. Andreas' Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875
  • Roustabout's History of Mahaska County
  • Books - most contain many biographies

  • The History of Mahaska County, Iowa, 1878.
  • 200+ Biographies from "Past and Present of Mahaska County, Iowa" by Manoah Hedge 1906
  • about 500 Biographies from "Portrait & Biographical Album of of Mahaska County, Iowa" copyright 1887
  • History of Scott Township, Mahaska County, Iowa by Robert I. Garden, c. Aug1907. Contains personal experiences in Scott TWP and in Civil War
  • Maps - Most are plat maps showing land owners

  • Map 1875
  • Township Plat Maps of 1895
  • Township Plat Maps of 1905
  • Township Plat Maps of 1913
  • Township Plat Maps of 1920
  • Miscellaneous obits (mostly from my ancestors and their extended families)

    a few miscellaneous obituaries from various newspapers, mostly Oskaloosa, Iowa

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