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Location: Harrison County IA
This collection contains digital atlases, farm directories, and plat books for all 99 Iowa counties. We have collated these from a variety of online sources, and provide them here as a single source for all online Iowa County Atlases, Farm Directories, and Plat Books.
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The following information has been compiled on Harrison County Iowa genelaogy from a variety of sources. Judy White, one of the team here at AccessGenealogy grew up in Harrison County and her Wallis family descends from that area since their immigration from England to America in the 1800’s. These are records that she compiled.
This collection consists of 412 brief biographical sketches and 3 short sketches of companies extracted from the History of Western Iowa. It contains sketches from Harrison, Ida, Manona, and Woodbury Counties in Iowa. The sketches are sorted alphabetically by first name.
Though it had been know for several years the Mrs. J. C. Wallace was in failing health, the announcement of her death Friday morning came as a surprise and shock to the community. she had just lived on uncomplaining to a place where her resistance failed and she was carried to the other world. Georgia E. Linn, daughter of Sylvester J. and Katie Linn, was born 6 March 1870, at Aurora, Illinois, and came with her parents to Harrison County Iowa, at the age of three months. They established the Linn homestead on the east bank of Linn Lake, only
On Thursday last, 28 August 1890, Michael Wallace, another of Harrison County’s old settlers passed over the life line to death after a brief illness of about ten hours. He was taken with cholera morbus, subsequently follow, by a congestive chill, from which the grand old hero never recovered. Mr. Wallace was born in Huntington County, Pennsylvania, 9 October 1823, was a collier by trade and was engaged in that business until he left and came to this part of the country. In the spring of 1855, arriving in Omaha, Nebraska, he worked there during the summer of 1855, and
Funeral services for Mrs. W. M. Sharpnack were held at Modale Church of Christ last Saturday afternoon, with T. H. Jeys of Nevada, Iowa in charge. Internment was made in Calhoun cemetery. Music was furnished by a quartet composed of Mr. and Mrs. David Wiltse, Mrs. Geo. Parker and Mr. will Lockling, with Miss Neita Harvey as pianist. The death of Mrs. Sharpnack came as a great shock to old friends and relatives here, who were concerned about the condition of Mr. Sharpnack, forgetting the weaken condition of his wife. The casket, together with the family arrived on the flyer
Sam Davis, one of Aitkins county’s most progressive farmers, passed away Tuesday night at his farm home a few miles northeast of town. The end came after a long period of illness, the last eight months of which he spent most of the time confined to his bed. Mr. Davis was but 59 years old at the time of his death and during the years he had lived here he had built up one of the most attractive farms in the county. He and Mrs. Davis were among the pioneers in the turkey industry. Their birds had become know in
Mrs. Kate Wallace, 84 resident of the Modale community for 82 years, died at her home there at 3:30 a.m. Monday. She was born 20 August 1865 at Hamburg, Iowa. Her husband William Wallace, died 5 June 1914. Mrs. Wallace is survived by three daughters, Mrs. James Yutesler of Modale, Iowa; Mrs. K. L. Vittitoe of Mondamin, Iowa and Mrs. Aaron Strain of Modale, Iowa; a sister Mrs. Belle Darmel of Little Sioux, Iowa; two brothers, William Davis of Modale and Albert Davis of Bronson, Iowa; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hardy-Yutesler funeral home in