Ancestry.com. Webster and Hamilton Counties, Iowa Biographical Record [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data: Biographical Record and Portrait Album of Webster and Hamilton Counties, Iowa. Chicago, IL, USA: Lewis Publishing, 1888.
This database contains a portrait and biographical record of the prominent and representative citizens of Webster and Hamilton counties, Iowa, along with biographical sketches and portraits of all the governors of the state of Iowa and presidents of the United States, up to 1888 (the date of publishing). This database would be of great worth to researchers with ancestors from these areas in Iowa. Even though your ancestors may not be listed in this biographical record (since it only covers the most prominent citizens of the area), much can be learned by reading about the lives of others who lived during the time of your ancestors.