Kintyre, Argyl, Scotland Connections to Odebolt, Iowa

Odebolt History Pages

Kintyre Connections

An on-going project
containing information gleaned from early newspapers & other sources concerning families who came from the peninsula of Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland and had connections with the Odebolt area.  (Location of Kintyre peninsula is on the map to the right.) The authors of this web site are in contact with researchers of some of these families because our father came from Campbeltown, which is in Kintyre.

Family names and connected surnames include:
Bruce ... Calhoun ... Currie ... Houston ... Huie ... McAllister ... McCallum ... McCorkindale ... McGeachy ... McKinven ... McLean ... McQuistan... Sillars ... Smith ... And more

Click the links below - - Please use the "Find" feature on your browser to search for a surname





- Check the History Index for biographies and the Obituary Index for surnames.
- Run a "search" on the search engine (front page) to find more information contained on this web site for your surname (try various spellings)or use words such as Argyll, Argyle, Kintyre, Scotland, etc. 
- There may be more information to find, especially in old newspapers that are now online at


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