Jasper Co. IAGenWeb


Jasper County, Iowa

Volunteers Needed

If you have any books, CDs, or other sources of information related to Jasper County and are willing to do lookups, please contact the site contact email.  Thanks!

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1. Limit your request to a reasonable number of names per request.
2. Refer to the source you are requesting for the look up.

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I purchased the book "Mingo Iowa 1884-1984" and will be happy to do lookups for anyone. It is 476 pages and has lots of family histories as well as other info. Colleen Galbreth
I have The History of Newton, Iowa (1992) which includes information about families living in rural Jasper County as well as Newton. Marcia Schmitz
I have two books that I am willing to do look-ups in. Lots of names in both books.
     Centennial 1856-1956 Then Til Now Memories Prairie City
     Prairie Citizens-Some Facts about some Prairie City Families
Carrol Mick
Jasper County Iowa Cemeteries Barbara Hug
Runnells 1881 - 1891 Pam Wagner
Colfax Cemetery List published in 1989 Teddy Van Hoosen
Sully, Iowa 1882-1982 Joan
Monroe High School Alumni. Classes of 1879 to 1941 and Classes of 1879-1972 with information as to deceased and maiden and married names

The Family of John & Mary E. Hetherington, St. Clair, Pennsylvania & Marion County Iowa. 1819-1976.

R.E. & Barbara W. Hetherington 823 North E. Street Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 March 15 1976. Covers the family of Will Henry Hetherington and Ella Metz of Monroe.

The Pennsylvania Zarleys, Zearleys, Zerleys and their Descendants. 1755 1999. Edited by Beth Hamilton Decorah Iowa 2000 (I did the section on the descendants of Jacob Zearley and Mary Hartman. Their Grandson Simeon Zearley and wife Rebecca Burchinal came to Monroe, Jasper County Iowa. All of the descendants to 2000.)
Michelle Amsbury
I have the following resources and will do lookups:
  1. Memories of Lynnville, Iowa (1875-1975)
  2. Swan Cemetery records (Lynn Grove Twp.) compiled by Barbara Van Zante>
  3. Lynn Grove Friends Cemetery records (Lynn Grove Twp) compiled by Barbara Van Zante
  4. A History of Newton, Iowa compiled and edited by Larry Ray Hurto (1992)
  5. Index for Woodland Cemetery Records (I.O.O.F) (Lynnville, Iowa)
  6. I also have an old scrapbook kept by my husband's gggrandmother Eliza White Jay who lived in Lynnville. The scrapbook contains many obituaries from the time period of 1880-1916. I have most of these typed out and included in my database which I would be willing to share also.
Christy Jay