If you have copies of biographies from any of these books and would like to send them to me, I'd be glad to put them online. Most of our biographies have been entered onto the Clinton County Message Board to make searching through them easy and you can post any additional info you may have.
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Other sources for Biographies
An index to over 44,000 early pioneers named in 120 Iowa county histories is:
Morford, Charles. Biographical Index to the County Histories of Iowa. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1979. (FHL book 977.7 D32m; computer number 14288.)
A similar index with about 8,000 names is:
Foresman, Sherry. Iowa Biography Index. Menlo, Iowa: State of Iowa Lending and Research Library, 1986. (FHL book 977.7 D22i; fiche 6125666; computer number 465444.)
The State Historical Society of Iowa in Des Moines and the Family History Library have three important biography collections about Iowa residents:
Citizens Historical Association (Indianapolis, IN). Biographical Sketches of Iowans. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (FHL films 985407-409; computer number 313104.) These sketches are alphabetical and were compiled between 1938 and the 1940's.
Iowa. State Department of History and Archives. Biographical Data Collection. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. (FHL films 1023885-89 and 1023620; computer number 190897.) This collection consists of alphabetical personal-history surveys.
Iowa. State Department of History and Archives. Biography Files. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. (FHL films 1023616 item 2 and 1023617-19; computer number 190898.) These files are alphabetized folders of newspaper clippings and correspondence.
Some of the above info comes from www.familysearch.org