Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy
Many maps, biographies, personal references, etc from sources prior to 1930. Hope they help!
A Short History of Mahaska County, Iowa
from A. T. Andreas' Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875
Roustabout's History of Mahaska County
Short Histories of Mahaska County
Books - most contain many biographies
The History of Mahaska County, Iowa, 1878.
200+ Biographies from "Past and Present
of Mahaska County, Iowa" by Manoah Hedge 1906
about 500 Biographies from "Portrait & Biographical Album of of Mahaska County, Iowa"
History of Scott Township, Mahaska County, Iowa by Robert I. Garden, c. Aug1907. Contains
personal experiences in Scott TWP and in Civil War
Maps - Most are plat maps showing land owners
Township Plat Maps of 1895
Township Plat Maps of 1905
Township Plat Maps of 1913
Township Plat Maps of 1920
Miscellaneous obits (mostly from my ancestors and their extended families)
a few miscellaneous obituaries from various newspapers, mostly Oskaloosa, Iowa