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Pottawattamie County, Iowa
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Lewis And Clark Monument
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County Information

The County takes its name from the
Potawatomi Native American tribe
County Organized: 1848
County Seat: Council Bluffs
Square Miles: 954

County Courthouse
227 South Sixth Street
County Courthouse
Council Bluffs, IA 51501-4269
Phone: (712)328-5604

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26 May 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Evalina S. Nutt; Colonel Henry Clay Nutt; Almira A. Orcutt; Fred H. Orcutt
22 May 2016:
People: Ferryboat Captain - Jimmy Bradshaw's Well
20 May 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Caroline Bradshaw; James Bradshaw; Joseph Bradshaw; Sarah Ellen Bradshaw; Sarah Williams Bradshaw; Henry Ehlers; Henry T. Ehlers; Harold Hart; Mary L. Hart; Jeremiah Hatch, Sr.; Raymond F. Montgomery; Isadore Mucci; Nettie May Platner
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - H. S. Boyle
15 May 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Emily Keatley; Col. John H. Keatley; J. M. Palmer; Helen M. Palmer; Josephine Shoemaker
14 May 2016:
Marriages/Anniversaries/Engagements/Divorces: Other Marriages - John M. & Daisy B. Byers
Obituaries/Deaths: Jacob Emanuel Ankersen; Loren C. Bradshaw; James J. Polk Carter; Rose Gordon; Jane Haas; Samuel Haas; Max Namen (Third Obit); Agnes E. Schmaedecke; William B. Strong
13 May 2016:
People: Indians - Indians On A Spree
Churches: Dodge Memorial Church; People's Union Church; First Congregational Church of Council Bluffs
10 May 2016:
Historical Information: Businesses - Livery Stables Played Vital Role in Towns; Neumayer Stables
07 May 2016:
Sports: Horse Racing - Union Driving Park, Investigating Jockey Hart's Suspension; Union Driving Park, Jockey Hall, Shot At Union Park; Union Driving Park, Tom Brown, Stabbed in The Back
Historical Info: Stories - Old Tom
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - James M. Barstow; Vincent Battin; Charles J. Beckman; J. J. Brown
Obituaries/Deaths: Charles Gregory
05 May 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Ed Arnold; Felix Henry Crocker; George F. Wright
Sports: Horse Racing - Ed Arnold; Felix Henry Crocker
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - M. P. Brewer; E. Burhorn; F. A. Burke
04 May 2016:
Biographies: 1883 Bios - C. A. Beebe; John Bennett; John Beno; Thomas Bowman; John F. Boyd
Churches: Woodbury Avenue Chapel

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