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History’s Mysteries LLC is an Iowa business striving to preserve history throughout Northeast Iowa. Our expertise includes cemetery repair and research of real estate and cemeteries.

We are a Certified Land Title Professional through the Iowa Land Title Association and currently working on our certification through the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

We are currently accepting new clients.

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Platting a Homestead

§161. – Platting Homestead before sale.
                 Statutes, relating to sale of homestead on execution must be interpreted in the light of purpose and intent of the legislature, and underlying purposes of requiring sale by parcels are (1) that no more land be sold than is necessary to satisfy debt and (2) to stimulate competition in bidding, not that owner may be placed in more advantageous position in making redemption. – Prudential Co. of America, v. Westfall, 219-1119, 260 N. W. 344. (Kentzinger, J., dissenting.)

Callahan’s Iowa Digest. Chicago, IL; Callahan and Company, 1936.