Mahaska County                                       


Lookup Volunteers

Thank you to the following volunteers who have offered to do lookups for Mahaska County researchers:

Peggy will do lookups from the Oskaloosa High School yearbooks from 1920, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1936; Wm. Penn College 1920, 1921 yearbook, and Mahaska Co. IA WWII Veterans book. Peggy can you contact the coordinator with your e-mail address?   

Cris Nagla has a copy of the 1924 Oskaloosa High School yearbook for anyone that wants information or copies of pictures from it.

E-mail address:

Alan Neve is willing to do lookups. 

E-mail address:

Linda Cain has the following books, in list format, alpha order by year for Mahaska county: (Note: She does NOT have actual certificates)

E-mail address:

Birth Records:  1880 thru 1908 and A “Delayed Birth Book for those that needed to obtain a birth certificate.  These all have different date ranges.

Death Records:  1880 thru July, 1958

Funeral Home Records:  1882 thru 1997

WPA Burial Records:  Made by volunteers for all Mahaska County Cemeteries.  They walked the cemeteries and took off what information they could locate.  Most of these are earlier than 1880 and dates vary.


Forrest Cemetery Listings – thru 2001, Oskaloosa, IA
Old White Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA
Old Cedar Township Cemetery, Fremont, IA
New Cedar Township Cemetery, Fremont, IA
Friends Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA
Tioga Cemetery, Rose Hill, IA
Westview Cemetery, Wapello County, Kirkville, IA

Marriage Records:  1844 – 1939   (Some have parents names, July 1880 thru 1900)

Wapello County, Iowa


Westview Cemetery, Wapello County, Kirkville, IA

If you can volunteer to do look ups in Mahaska county for others, please contact the County Coordinator.

Also, check out the state volunteer page at