Drake Community Library has a free Poweshiek County Obituary Database as well as digitized Drake Historical Newspapers online.


Obituaries – Poweshiek County Obituary Database, 1800s- present 

  • Sources and their abbreviation in the database
  • BC: Brooklyn Chronicle
  • CH: The Chronicle (a precursor to Poweshiek County Chronicle Republican for a short time in 2009)
  • DT: Diamond Trail
  • HR: Grinnell Herald Register
  • MR: Montezuma Republican
  • PCCR: Poweshiek County Chronicle Republican (Brooklyn and Montezuma combined papers in 2009)
  • Record: Poweshiek County, Montezuma, Deep River and Montezuma School District


Newspapers – Drake Historic Newspaper Database


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