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The History of Clinton County, Iowa by Lucius P. Allen

These are all from The History of Clinton County, Iowa by Lucius P. Allen published in 1879 and re-published in 1979 by the Central Community Historical Society with the addition of an every-name index.   This is the table of contents as it appears in the book. The picture above is a copy of the cover page, should you like to print one for your records.  (FHL film 934935 Item 4)

Index

If you find your ancestor's name listed here, please remember that pages 323-487 are available online.  Pages 669 through the end are the biographies and they are also available online.

1879 History Index - A thru F       1879 History Index - G thru M       1879 History Index - N thru Z

Page Page Page
Prefatory 323 Chicago, Lyons & Nebraska R. R. 493

Lyons

580
Name 324 Railroad Property and Officials 495 Chronicles 583
Descriptive Geography 324 Clinton Bridge 497 City Government 585
Geology 324 City Government 503 Churches 589
Meteorology 326 Educational 505 Masonic 593
Botany 328 Public Libraries 508 Odd Fellows 596
Zoology 330 Post Office 509 Knights of Pythias 596
Ethnology and Archaeology 332 Water Works 509 Knights of Honor 596
Mythical 334 Gas Works 511 Public Schools 597
Early Settlement 337 Religious 511 Female College 601
General Summary 346 Masonic 517 Our Lady of Angels Seminary 601
Organization 349 A. O. U. W. 521 Riverside Institute 601
Board of County Commissioners 350 Odd Fellows 521 Young Men's Library Association 602
Resume 352 Knights of Maccabees 522 Street Railway 603
Change of Township Boundaries   366 Iowa Legion of Honor 522 Water Works 604
Board of Supervisors 372 German Society 523 Paper Mill 604
First Courts 373 R. C. T. A. & B. S. 523 Municipal Matters 605
District Court 377 Clinton Bridge Co. 523 Finances 605
County Judges 377 Union Iron Works 524 Lumber Interests 606
Circuit Court 377 Paper Company 525 Banks 607
District Attorneys 377 Lumber Interest 525 Other Industries 608
Clerks of the Court 378 C. Lamb & Sons 526 Telephonic 608
Sheriffs 378 Clinton Lumber Company 527 Newspapers 608
County Officers 378 Sash Factory 528 Old-Fashioned Fourth of July 609
Legislative 379 Banks 529 Order, etc. 610
Territorial Legislation 379 Press 530 Summary 611
State Legislation 379 Business Statistics 531 Ringwood 612
Political Economy 380 Finances 532 Deep Creek Township 612
Sociological 382 Clinton Institute 533 Elk River Township 617
Domestic Life 384 Summary 535 Waterford Township 621
Security 386 De Witt Township 540 Brookfield and Bloomfield Townships 626
Roads and Traveling 387 Early History 540 Olive Township 631
Mail Routes 388 Incidents, etc. 545 Calamus 633
Early Religious History 391 Town of De Witt 548 Eden Township 636
Tornadoes 395 Incorporation 550 Washington Township 638
Court House Controversy 406 Town Officers 550 Center Township 639
The Underground Railroad 413 Churches 557 Welton Township 641
Old Settlers' Meeting 416 Press 564 Orange Township 643
Medical 424 Societies 565 Liberty Township 645
Attorneys 433 Camanche 567 Sharon Township 646
Insane and Poor 436 First Schools 571 Berlin Township 647
Pioneer Detectives 437 Newspapers 571 Hampshire Township 648
Hanging of Warren 439 Churches 571 Miscellaneous 649
Hanging of Barger 442 Societies 572 River Reminiscences 651
Hanging of Hiner 443 Incorporation 573 Railroads vs. Rivers 652
Beaver Island "War" 444 City Officers 573 Envoy 655
Claim Business 444 Early Business Men 574 Dubuque Melee 657
Lost Child 446 Burglaries 575 Early Statistics 658
A Pioneer Woman's Expedient 449 An Eccentric Character 575 Sanitary 658
Legend of Jakey Lepper 450 Business Directory 575 Miscellaneous Incidents 659
War History 453 Camanche Township 576 Population 661
Civil War Rosters 460 Spring Rock 576 Vote, 1878 662-3
Clinton 488 Wheatland 577 Land and Field Crops, 1875 664
Iowa Land Co. 488 Churches 578 County Expenses 665
Original Plat and Additions 490 Lodges 579 Taxes, 1878 665
Calico and other Chimerical Railways 491 Press 579 Valuation 666

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

These biographies are also online at the Biographies Message Board.

Township Page Township Page Township Page
Clinton 669 Lincoln 751 Elk River   789
Lyons   697 Eden 754 Spring Rock 790
Bloomfield   708 Orange 758 Sharon 801
Waterford   716 Welton 764 Liberty   804
Hampshire   722 Camanche 768 Berlin 806
Brookfield   725 Center 775 Olive 808
De Witt 736 Deep Creek 784 Washington   814

George Pascal Bio

SOURCE:  Allen, L. P., History of Clinton County, Iowa, Containing A History of the County, it's Cities, Towns, Etc. and Biographical Sketches of Citizens, War Record of it's Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, History of the Northwest, History of Iowa, Map of Clinton County, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, &c, &c., Illustrated.  Chicago IL; Western Historical Company, 1879

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PRINTED COPY FOR YOUR RESEARCH:

 

lease send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the:

Clinton County Historical Society
Dept IAGW
PO Box 2435
Clinton IA 52732-2435.  

Enclose at least .25 per page for the cost of copying and postage is appreciated.  A small donation is appreciated.

 

 


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