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Elma, Iowa

Elma, IA  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Elma is in Howard County. The county seat is Cresco.

Major ancestry groups reported by Elma residents include:

· German - 41%
· Irish - 15%
· Czech - 10%
· Norwegian - 7%
· English - 4%
· Scottish - 4%
· Danish - 3%
· Dutch - 2%
· Italian - 1%
· Polish - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· French (except Basque) - 1%

Former names for Elma include:
· Busti
· Howard

For more detail about place names in the Elma area, consult From Ackley to Zwingle, Harold E. Dilts
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