Ancestry.com. Woodbury and Plymouth Counties, Iowa History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data: History of the Counties of Woodbury and Plymouth, Iowa, Including an Extended Sketch of Sioux City. Chicago, IL, USA: A. Warner and Co., 1890-1891.
This database contains a history of Woodbury and Plymouth counties, Iowa. Topics covered in this history include early settlement, politics, agriculture, Indians, townships, newspapers, etc. While historical works such as this generally will not mention the names of your ancestors specifically, they can be used to greatly enhance your family history research. Historical works provide information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived, which in turn help you place your ancestors in historical context and create an idea about what your ancestors' lives may have been like.