Iowa, Monroe County, Card index of births, deaths & marriages from newspaper clippings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Iowa, Monroe County, Card Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages from Newspaper Clippings, 1898-2015
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|Monroe, Iowa, United States|
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|Location of Monroe County, Iowa|
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This collection contains an index and images to births, deaths, and marriages clipped from local newspapers. Information came from a card index created by the Monroe County Genealogical Society. The collection consists of 3x5 cards with newspaper clippings of births, marriages, and deaths. The cards also include some handwritten information.
What Can These Records Tell Me?
The following information may be found in these records:
- Names of individuals
- Dates of births, marriages, and deaths
- Names of parents
- Names of relatives
- Names of spouses
How Do I Search This Collection?
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of the individual
- The approximate date of the event
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How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Search for the family in census records
- Search for land and probate records in Monroe County
- Search for immigration and naturalization records, if applicable
- Search for church records
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Iowa.
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
- "Iowa, Monroe County, Card index of births, deaths & marriages from newspaper clippings, 1898-2015." Database. FamilySearch. https://FamilySearch.org : 22 September 2018. Monroe County Genealogical Society, Iowa.
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When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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