Mahaska County


Deaths and Diseases

The State Historical Society of Iowa has graciously allowed us to place a copy of the Mahaska County Death Certificate Index for 1930 - 1936 on the site. The database is in .pdf format, which needs the free Adobe Reader to view.  The index is 59 pages long.

Have you ever looked at an old death certificate and wondered what the cause of death medical term meant? Here is a list of "old time" names of diseases that may have caused your ancestors death: