Cedar County, Iowa
Family Stories

An Old Settler's Story
The old mail carrier’s story (George Albin) from the days of the coach to the night plane.


A Story in the History of My Community
Cedar County’s Contribution To the Abolition of Slavery


A Story in the History of My Community
Hoover family among the founders of the Quaker village of West Branch in Cedar county.


Brief Sketch of Aunt Sallie Cowgill, 1903

Cedar County Inventors 1862-1928

Cedar County Families Involved in the Underground Railroad

Dual Drowning In Cedar River Saturday, 1921

Forty-Fifth Anniversary of Hoover's Mother's Death
(Hulda Randall Minthorn Hoover)


Gin Seng Land $80,000 an Acre (Dick Witte)

Hoover Cradle Is Found

J. H. Morton Has Gavel From Wood Of First Courthouse

Life Story of a Prominent Woman, Ella Wilkerson Johnson, 1921

Local Sport History ~ Lewis Kohl wrestles Martin Burns

F. J. McCoy's Claim
as First Child Born in Cedar County, Iowa


More Light on West Branch History
T.T. Barrington Family


Oldest Mason Raised in Iowa
Alonzo Shaw, Resident of Tipton


Record of Convicts from Cedar County

Rise of Dwight Oxley, 1926

Rochester Legend Still Persistent (Sarah Bernhardt)

Scholtz / Sholtz Family Story

Some Early Day People
Family of Mae Lulu Walker Hillyer


The Life of My Grandfather by Vesta Waters

West Branch in the Early Seventies (1870's)
by Albert W. Jackson, 1926


West Branch Times
by Albert W. Jackson, 1926


West Branch Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
by Albert W. Jackson, 1926


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