History of Western Iowa, its settlement and growth. A comprehensive compilation of progressive events concerning the counties, cities, towns, and villages--biographical sketches of the pioneers and business men, with an authentic history of the state of Iowa. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company, 1882. - all bios online*
History of Cherokee County, Iowa, by Thomas McCulla. 2 vols. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1914. - index, 17 bios online
Cherokee County, Iowa, comp. by W.P.A. [Des Moines:] N.p., 1940.