History and Genealogy of Howard County Iowa

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County Information

Howard County was founded in 1851, organized from Chickasaw and Floyd counties.
It was named after General Tilghman Ashurst Howard, a Representative of Indiana.
The county seat is Cresco.



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Website updates:

05 Feb 2018:
Births: Coudon Baby Girl; Swenson Daughter
Marriages/Anniversaries.htm: Marriages - Aberly ~ Henke; Norton ~ McKernan; Reilly ~ Andrews; Scripture-Davis
Marriages/Anniversaries.htm: Marriage Licenses - Crawford & Lucas
Marriages/Anniversaries.htm: Anniversaries: Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Johnson
News Articles: General News - Geo. Lusk; Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Michel; David O'Donnell; Lorens Swenson; John Rakow; Florence River; Fred White
News Articles: Illness - Geo. W. Harrie
Obituaries/Deaths: Mrs. Halver Larson
04 Feb 2018:
Obituaries/Deaths: Raymond M. Ries
03 Feb 2018:
Marriages/Anniversaries: Marriages - Conmey ~ Sims; Despard ~ Foster; Hutton ~ Dorn; Johnson ~ Grinde
Marriages/Anniversaries: Anniversaries - Mr. & Mrs. Frank Jan
Obituaries/Deaths: Sarah Catherine Carpenter Patterson; Ardell Johanna (Brus) Ries; Owen Lovejoy Wilson
News Articles: General News - Rev. Fr. Edward A. Fitzgerald
News Articles: Business News - Pierce, Cunningham & Rice
30 Jan 2018:
Obituaries/Deaths: Maggie Gerhartz Eschweiler
29 Jan 2018:
Obituaries/Deaths: Samuel Ambrose Converse; Beulah Stockman McIntire; James Stevenson

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Surrounding Counties
Mower County, Minnesota (northwest)
Fillmore County, Minnesota (north)
Winneshiek County (east)
Chickasaw County (south)
Mitchell County (west)
Floyd County (southwest)


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