The History of Benton County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c: A Biographical Directory of Its Citizens, War Record of Its Volunteers in the Late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics ... History of the Northwest, History of Iowa... (Google eBook)

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Western Historical, 1878 - Benton County (Iowa) - 641 pages
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Another good book for researching the Criswells in Iowa

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