Iowa County: Formed 1843, organized 1847. County seat
After mentoring painter Carl Flick in the Amana colonies, Grant Wood continued to paint in the Amana's with his painting “Young Corn” executed there in 1931.
More information at Grant Wood Studio Gallery. Young Corn is displayed at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and is on loan from the Cedar Rapids Iowa Community School District Collection.
Our Iowa County site follows the goals and statement found in the About IAGenWeb box. We hope you find something useful and will contribute to our effort. Happy hunting!
Steve Williams: I am the current IAGenWeb Iowa County Coordinator and started on 12 Oct 2004. I am a 2nd great-Grandson of Richard Williams, Founder of Williamsburg, Iowa County, Iowa. I also coordinate the IAGenWeb State Census Project and am 1/2 of the IAGenWeb.org Technical Administration Team.
Netha Meyer, former Iowa County IAGenWeb Assistant Coordinator passed away Feb 2009. Netha has been helping people research their Iowa County ancestors for many years. Please see her memorial page.
Netha Meyer (AC): 2001 - 13 Feb 2009.
Connie Street: Dec 2000 - Sep 2004.
Diana Hanson: ? - 25 Jan 2000
Many thanks to our past Iowa County coordinators!
The Iowa GenWeb Project was established in July 1996. IAGenWeb is part of the USGenWeb Project, a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.
Visit the About IAGenWeb page to see our past and present IAGenWeb state leadership team, a list of state and county projects, and a history of the IAGenWeb.
The U. S. GenWeb Project was established in April, 1996, and was based on the Kentucky GenWeb Project which started in early 1996. The U. S. GenWeb Project is supported by many volunteers all across the country. The project is organized by states, and the counties within each state. Each county has a coordinator responsible for maintaining a site of resources and genealogy records.
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