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Guide to '''Adair County, Iowa ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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| founded year = 1851
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| building address = Adair County Courthouse<br>P. O. Box L<br>Greenfield, IA 5089-1290<br> Phone: (515) 743-2445<br> [http://www.adaircountyiowa.org/ Adair County Website] }}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== County Information ===
  
Adair County Courthouse<br>P. O. Box L<br>Greenfield, IA 5089-1290<br>
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==== Adair County, Iowa Record Dates  ====
  
(515) 743-2445
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 225-231. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Adair County, Iowa Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Adair County, Iowa Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1880
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=== History  ===
  
== History  ==
 
 
{{Wikipedia|Adair County}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Adair County}}  
===Parent County===
 
'''1851--'''Adair County was created in January 15, 1851 from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]], [[Dallas County, Iowa|Dallas]], [[Mahaska County, Iowa|Mahaska]], [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]], [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]] and [[Cass County, Iowa|Cass]] Counties. County records are housed in Greenfield. County. The county was attached to Pottawattamie and Cass Counties prior to organization 6 May 1854. '''County seat:''' Greenfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
=== Boundary Changes===
 
===Record Loss====
 
'''1889''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
 
  
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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=== Parent County  ===
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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'''1851--'''Adair County was created in January 15, 1851 from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa Genealogy|Pottawattamie]], [[Dallas County, Iowa Genealogy|Dallas]], [[Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy|Mahaska]], [[Monroe County, Iowa Genealogy|Monroe]], [[Polk County, Iowa Genealogy|Polk]] and [[Cass County, Iowa Genealogy|Cass]] Counties. County records are housed in Greenfield. County. The county was attached to Pottawattamie and Cass Counties prior to organization 6 May 1854. '''County seat:''' Greenfield <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
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'''1816-1872''' - For animated maps illustrating Iowa County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/iowa/ "Rotating Formation Iowa County Boundary Maps"] (1816-1872) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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=== Record Loss  ===
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'''1889''' - Courthouse burned and most court records were destroyed.
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{{Fire+}}
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=== Places/Localities  ===
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Adair, Adair|place|disp=Adair}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Adair, Fontanelle|place|disp=Fontanelle}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Adair, Greenfield|place|disp=Greenfield}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Adair, Harrison Township|place|disp=Harrison Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Adair, Richland Township|place|disp=Richland Township}}
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=== Populated Places  ===
  
== Places/Localities  ==
 
===Populated Places===
 
 
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*[[Adair, Iowa|Adair]] <ref name="naco">[http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;Template=/cffiles/counties/citiescounty.cfm&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;countyid=19001 NAco National Association of Counties]</ref>
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*[[Adair, Iowa|Adair]]
*[[Arbor Hill, Iowa|Arbor]] <ref name="hometown">[http://iowa.hometownlocator.com/ia/adair/ Hometown Locator] </ref>  
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*[[Arbor Hill, Iowa|Arbor Hill]] <ref name="hometown">[http://iowa.hometownlocator.com/ia/adair/ Hometown Locator] </ref>  
 
*[[Bridgewater, Iowa|Bridgewater]] <ref name="city data">[http://www.city-data.com/county/Adair_County-IA.html City Data]</ref>  
 
*[[Bridgewater, Iowa|Bridgewater]] <ref name="city data">[http://www.city-data.com/county/Adair_County-IA.html City Data]</ref>  
 
*Canby <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Canby <ref name="hometown" />  
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*Gilead <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Gilead <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*[[Greenfield, Iowa|Greenfield]] <ref name="adair" />  
 
*[[Greenfield, Iowa|Greenfield]] <ref name="adair" />  
*Hebron<ref name="naco" />
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*Hebron
 
*Howe <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Howe <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Linwood <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Linwood <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Nanito <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Nanito <ref name="hometown" />  
*North Branch <ref name="naco" />
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*North Branch  
  
 
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*Prussia <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Prussia <ref name="hometown" />  
 
*Rosserdale  
 
*Rosserdale  
*Stanzel <ref name="naco" />
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*Stanzel
 
*[[Stuart, Iowa|Stuart]]  
 
*[[Stuart, Iowa|Stuart]]  
*Zion <ref name="naco" />
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*Zion  
  
 
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*[[Grove Township Iowa|Grove]] <ref name="adair" />  
 
*[[Grove Township Iowa|Grove]] <ref name="adair" />  
 
*[[Harrison Township|Harrison]] <ref name="adair" />  
 
*[[Harrison Township|Harrison]] <ref name="adair" />  
*[[Jackson Township, Adair County, Iowa|Jackson]] <ref name="adair" />
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*[[Jackson Township, Adair County, Iowa Genealogy|Jackson]] <ref name="adair" />
  
 
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*Berea <ref name="hometown" />
 
*Berea <ref name="hometown" />
  
===Neighboring Counties===  
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
[[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]] | [[Audubon County, Iowa|Audubon]] | [[Cass County, Iowa|Cass]] | [[Dallas County, Iowa|Dallas]] | [[Guthrie County, Iowa|Guthrie]] | [[Madison County, Iowa|Madison]] | [[Union County, Iowa|Union]]  
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[[Adams County, Iowa Genealogy|Adams]] {{•}} [[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy|Audubon]] {{•}} [[Cass County, Iowa Genealogy|Cass]] {{•}} [[Dallas County, Iowa Genealogy|Dallas]] {{•}} [[Guthrie County, Iowa Genealogy|Guthrie]] {{•}} [[Madison County, Iowa Genealogy|Madison]] {{•}} [[Union County, Iowa Genealogy|Union]] {{•}} [[Clarke County, Iowa Genealogy|Clarke County Genealogy]]
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<center>{{IAAdair County, Iowa Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
=== Cemeteries===
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==== Biographies  ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/adair/adair.html Rootsweb, Iowa Biographics Project] Click titles to see alphabetical list of biographies in that title, some with links.
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==== Cemeteries ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=14&GScnty=547&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|350675|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=14&CScnty=547 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://iagenweb.org/adair/cemeteries/listmap.htm IAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Adair+Iowa&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Iowa&county=Adair&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/adair/cemetery.html IAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/iowa/adair.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://iowagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?cid=1 Iowa Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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Cemeteries for Adair County are:  
 
Cemeteries for Adair County are:  
 
 
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*Winn Cemetery  
 
*Winn Cemetery  
 
*Witt Cemetery
 
*Witt Cemetery
 
 
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Transcriptions for some of these cemeteries can be found at:  
 
Transcriptions for some of these cemeteries can be found at:  
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=547 FindAGrave.com]
 
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ia/adair.htm Interment.net cemetery records].  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ia/adair.htm Interment.net cemetery records].  
 
*[http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?cid=1 Iowa WPA Graves Registration]  
 
*[http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?cid=1 Iowa WPA Graves Registration]  
 
*[http://iowagravestones.org/search.php?search=custom&new_cid=1&cfield=last&ctype=1&ctxt= Iowa Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
*[http://iowagravestones.org/search.php?search=custom&new_cid=1&cfield=last&ctype=1&ctxt= Iowa Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
*[http://www.savinggraves-us.org/ia/index.htm Saving Graves]  
 
*[http://www.savinggraves-us.org/ia/index.htm Saving Graves]  
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/iowa/iowa.html Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
  
The {{FHL|350675|subject-id|disp=Family History library}} has several films with information about the cemeteries in Adair County. For more information about cemeteries in Iowa see the [[Iowa Cemeteries|Iowa Cemeteries]] page.  
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The {{FHL|350675|subject-id|disp=Family History library}} has several films with information about the cemeteries in Adair County.
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
 
Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the [[Iowa Census]] article.
 
Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the [[Iowa Census]] article.
  
===Church===
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'''''State Census'''''
=== Court===
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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1803957|Iowa State Census, 1895}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*''Affidavit index, 1907-1924''. <ref>Adair County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court (Main Author),''Affidavit index, 1907-1924'' Family History Film {{FHL|533472|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1787316 Items 2-3}}. </ref>Microfilm of originals housed at the Clerk of the District Court, Adair County, Greenfield, Iowa. Affidavits concerning land transactions.
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|2126961|Iowa State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1915''' - {{RecordSearch|2240483|Iowa State Census, 1915}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1925''' - {{RecordSearch|2224537|Iowa State Census, 1925}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Church ====
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{{IA Church Intro}}
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===== Lutheran  =====
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*Records of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fontenelle, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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==== Court ====
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*'''1907-1924''' - ''Affidavit index, 1907-1924''. <ref>Adair County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court (Main Author),''Affidavit index, 1907-1924'' Family History Film {{FHL|533472|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1787316 Items 2-3}}. </ref>Microfilm of originals housed at the Clerk of the District Court, Adair County, Greenfield, Iowa. Affidavits concerning land transactions.
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For more information about the courts in Iowa see the [[Iowa Court Records]] page.
  
For more information about the courts in Iowa see the [[Iowa Court Records]] page.
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==== Genealogy  ====
===Land===
 
*''Affidavit index, 1907-1924''. <ref>Adair County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court (Main Author),''Affidavit index, 1907-1924'' Family History Film {{FHL|533472|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1787316 Items 2-3}}. </ref>Microfilm of originals housed at the Clerk of the District Court, Adair County, Greenfield, Iowa. Affidavits concerning land transactions.
 
  
*Homestead records 1878-1972, Land transfer records 1858-1916; index 1855-1920, Miscellaneous records, 1880-1911; index 1880-1916, Tax deed records 1873-1954, Town lot deed records 1855-1918, Town lot transfer records 1867-1991; index 1870-1991 <ref>{{FHL|331079|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} </ref>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28493 Ancestral lineage, Mildred Olive Bates McCann]: Adair County, Iowa, Prince George County, Virginia; with index. at Ancestry.com ($)
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==== Land  ====
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{{IA Land Intro}}
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*'''1855-1918''' - Town lot deed records 1855-1918,
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**'''1855-1920''' - Index 1855-1920,
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*'''1858-1916''' - Land transfer records 1858-1916;
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*'''1867-1991''' - Town lot transfer records 1867-1991;  
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**'''1870-1991''' - Index 1870-1991 <ref>{{FHL|331079|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} </ref>
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*'''1873-1954''' - Tax deed records 1873-1954,
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*'''1878-1972''' - Homestead records 1878-1972,
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*'''1880-1911''' - Miscellaneous records, 1880-1911;
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**'''1880-1916''' - Index 1880-1916,
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*'''1907-1924''' - ''Affidavit index, 1907-1924''. <ref>Adair County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court (Main Author),''Affidavit index, 1907-1924'' Family History Film {{FHL|533472|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1787316 Items 2-3}}. </ref>Microfilm of originals housed at the Clerk of the District Court, Adair County, Greenfield, Iowa. Affidavits concerning land transactions.
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==== Libraries  ====
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*[http://www.greenfieldiowapubliclibrary.com/genealogy.html Greenfield Public Library]<br>202 S 1st Street<br>Phone: 641-743-6120
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*See also a List of Iowa Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies at [http://www.genealogyinc.com/iowa/ia-society-archive/ Random Acts.]
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==== Local Histories  ====
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{{IA History}}
  
===Local Histories===
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/adair/ga1884/ga1884.htm History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/adair/ga1884/ga1884.htm History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa]  
*[http://iagenweb.org/adair/photoindex.htm Adair County History in Photos]
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*[http://iagenweb.org/adair/photoindex.htm Adair County History in Photos]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7670 Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa History] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*''History of Guthrie and Adair counties, Iowa&nbsp;: together with sketches of their towns, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of old settlers and representative citizens''. Springfield, Illinois&nbsp;: Continental Historical Co., 1884.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE101596 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*Kilburn, Lucian Moody. ''History of the Adair County, Iowa, and its people''. Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: Pioneer Pub. Co., 1915.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE920259 FamilySearch] (Free)
  
=== Maps===
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==== Maps ====
[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Adair+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
 
  
*''Map of Adair County, Iowa 1882''. <ref>Allen, C. R. ''Map of Adair County, Iowa 1882''. {{FHL|1474959|title-id|disp=Family History Book 977.773 E7}}</ref> Includes inset maps of Greenfield, Adair, Orient, Casey, Stuart, Port Union, Fontanelle and the state of Iowa.
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/iowa/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Iowa]
*''Standard atlas or Adair County, Iowa&nbsp;: including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county''. <ref>Micro-reproduction of original published: Chicago : Ogle, 1901. 53, 28 p. ''Standard atlas or Adair County, Iowa : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county''. {{FHL|42115|title-id|disp=Family History FHL US/CAN Film 985415 Item 1}} </ref>Landowners are shown on the township maps.
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Adair+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  
===Migration===
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1474959?availability=Family%20History%20Library ''Map of Adair County, Iowa 1882'']. <ref>Allen, C. R. ''Map of Adair County, Iowa 1882''. {{FHL|1474959|title-id|disp=Family History Book 977.773 E7}}</ref> Includes inset maps of Greenfield, Adair, Orient, Casey, Stuart, Port Union, Fontanelle and the state of Iowa.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/42115?availability=Family%20History%20Library ''Standard atlas or Adair County, Iowa]: including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county''. <ref>Micro-reproduction of original published: Chicago : Ogle, 1901. 53, 28 p. ''Standard atlas or Adair County, Iowa : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county''. {{FHL|42115|title-id|disp=Family History FHL US/CAN Film 985415 Item 1}} </ref>Landowners are shown on the township maps.
  
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:
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==== Migration  ====
  
:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:  
  
===Military===
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*'''1846''' - [[Mormon Trail]] 1846, from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
*''Soldiers discharge record, 1887-1952'' <ref>Adair County (Iowa). County Recorder ''Soldiers discharge record, 1887-1952''. {{FHL|44824|title-id|disp=Family History Film US/CAN Film 1034838 Item 5}} </ref>Microfilm of original records found in the Adair County Courthouse. Adair - Military records; World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1939-1945.
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==== Military  ====
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*'''1861-1949''' - {{RecordSearch|2351982|Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1887-1952''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/44824?availability=Family%20History%20Library ''Soldiers discharge record, 1887-1952''] <ref>Adair County (Iowa). County Recorder ''Soldiers discharge record, 1887-1952''. {{FHL|44824|title-id|disp=Family History Film US/CAN Film 1034838 Item 5}}</ref> Microfilm of original records found in the Adair County Courthouse. Adair - Military records; World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1939-1945.
  
 
For more information about the Military in Adair see the [[Iowa Military Records|Iowa Military Records]] page.  
 
For more information about the Military in Adair see the [[Iowa Military Records|Iowa Military Records]] page.  
  
===Newspapers===
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===== Civil War  =====
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[4th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|4th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]], Company I
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:- [[29th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|29th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company D
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.iowanewspapersonline.com/default.asp?lstNewsPaper=41&Submit=GO Adair News]
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*[https://www.newspapers.com/title_691/the_adair_news/ Adair News]  
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.
  
===Obituaries===
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{{IA Newspaper abstracts|Adair}}
*''Adair County, Iowa obituaries, 1907-1959''. <ref>Rivenburgh, Myrtle. ''Adair County, Iowa obituaries, 1907-1959''. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/printing/titledetailsprint.asp?titleno=696123 FHL US/CAN Film 1845781 Items 8-10] </ref>Micro reproduction of originals housed at the Greenfield Public Library, Greenfield, Iowa.
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==== Obituaries ====
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*'''1907-1959''' -  [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bfilm_number%3A1845781 ''Adair County, Iowa obituaries, 1907-1959'']. <ref>Rivenburgh, Myrtle. ''Adair County, Iowa obituaries, 1907-1959''. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/printing/titledetailsprint.asp?titleno=696123 FHL US/CAN Film 1845781 Items 8-10] </ref>Micro reproduction of originals housed at the Greenfield Public Library, Greenfield, Iowa.
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==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1758 - 1997''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9064 Iowa Wills and Probate Records 1758-1997] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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{{IA Probate Intro|Adair}}
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*{{FHL|330932|subject-id|disp=Family History Films}} contains information about the following:
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**'''1858-1902''' -  Administrator's, executor's, and guardian's bonds, 1858-1902;<br>
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**'''1854-1926''' - Probate packets, 1854-1926; index, 1854-1926;<br>
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**'''1857-1952''' - Probate records 1857-1952; index, 1857-1965;<br>
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**'''1868-1886''' - Probate register, 1868-1886;<br>
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**'''1858-1979''' - Will records, 1858-1979.
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==== Taxation  ====
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{{IA Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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{{IA Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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*'''1850-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|2527591|Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1880-1935''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1821206 FamilySearch.org] Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1838-1934''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1805551 FamilySearch.org] Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1850-1990''' - {{RecordSearch|1674841|Iowa, Deaths and Burials 1850-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] - index
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*'''1880-1992''' - {{RecordSearch|2110820|Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1921-1940''' - {{RecordSearch|2531337|Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Societies  ====
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'''Adair County Anquestors Genealogy Society'''<br>c/o Greenfield Public Library<br>P. O. Box 328<br>Greenfield, IA 50849-0328<br> [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaaags Website]
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/iowa/ia-society-archive/ Iowa Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
*''Adair County, Iowa obituaries, Obituaries 1934-1978''. <ref>Adair County Free Press. ''Adair County, Iowa obituaries, Obituaries 1934-1978''. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/printing/titledetailsprint.asp?titleno=696123 FHL US/CAN Film 1845782 Items 1-7 ]</ref> Micro reproduction of originals housed at the Greenfield Public Library, Greenfield, Iowa. Also includes Death records 1940-1959.
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
===Probate===
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
*{{FHL|330932|subject-id|disp=Family History Films}} contains information about administrator's, executor's, and guardian's bonds, 1858-1902; Probate packets, 1854-1926; index, 1854-1926; Probate records 1857-1952; index, 1857-1965; Probate register, 1868-1886; Will records, 1858-1979.
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==== Websites  ====
  
===Taxation===
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
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|-
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| width="30%" | [https://iowaculture.gov/history/research State Historical Society of Iowa]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | information on collections available and research centers
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.iowaheritage.org/items/browse?search=adair+county&submit_search=Search+All The Iowa Heritage Digital Collection]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | digital images from a variety of Iowa cultural insitutions - results of "adair county" in the search box
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://publications.iowa.gov/cgi/search/simple?q=adair+county&_action_search=Search&_order=-byyear%2Fbytitle&basic_srchtype=ALL&_satisfyall=ALL State Library of Iowa]
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| width="20%" | Free
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| width="60%" | electronic depository of documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa agencies - results of "adair county" in the search box
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://iagenweb.org/adair/ IAGenWeb Project]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/adair/adair.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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|-
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1821206 Birth,] [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2110820 Death,] and [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1805551 Marriage records on] FamilySearch
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Births, 1880-1935; Deaths 1880-1992; Marriages, 1838-1934; all indexes
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|}
  
=== Vital Records===
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====Death====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/IA/Adair/ RootsWeb Resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Adair/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ia/counties/adair/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.stateofus.com/iowa/adair-county/ Geneology Inc.]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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*[http://www.greenfield.swilsa.lib.ia.us/ Greenfield Public Library]<br>202 S 1st Street<br>Phone: 641-743-6120
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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|-
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| width="30%" | {{FHL|United States, Iowa, Adair|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=adair+county+iowa&dblist=638&fq=s0%3A28000000&qt=facet_s0%3A WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]  
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| located in Indiana They are heavily involved in digitizing.
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[Iowa Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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| width="30%" | [http://geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs/ GeneaBloggers]
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| width="70%" | enter "Iowa" in search box to see list and links to Iowa blogs
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/s/iowa%20genealogy Google+]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "iowa genealogy" search
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=iowa%20genealogy&sid=0.10269487418482515 Facebook]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Iowa Genealogy" search
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|-
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/states/topics/ia/ genealogy.com]
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| width="70%" | Adair County, IA Genealogy Forum
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.adair/mb.ashx ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Adair County Message Board
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Sources and Footnotes  ===
  
== Web Sites  ==
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaaags/ Adair County Anquestors Genealogy Society Adair County, Iowa]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/adair/ha1915/ha1915.htm Adair County Biographies part 1] <ref>[http://books.google.com/books?id=hX4UAAAAYAAJ&amp;amp;amp;amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;amp;amp;amp;dq=iowa+county+history+adair&amp;amp;amp;amp;lr=#v=onepage&amp;amp;amp;amp;q=&amp;amp;amp;amp;f=false Google Books]</ref>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/adair/other/other.html Adair County Biographies part 2]
 
*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Adair|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Adair/ Adair County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
== Sources and Footnotes ==
 
 
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Latest revision as of 19:38, 23 August 2017

United States
Iowa
Adair County

Guide to Adair County, Iowa ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Adair County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Adair County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Greenfield
Courthouse
IowaAdairCourthouse.jpg
Address Adair County Courthouse
P. O. Box L
Greenfield, IA 5089-1290
Phone: (515) 743-2445
Adair County Website


County Information

Adair County, Iowa Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1880 1854 1880 1840 1854 1857

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Adair County

Parent County

1851--Adair County was created in January 15, 1851 from Pottawattamie, Dallas, Mahaska, Monroe, Polk and Cass Counties. County records are housed in Greenfield. County. The county was attached to Pottawattamie and Cass Counties prior to organization 6 May 1854. County seat: Greenfield [2]

Boundary Changes

1816-1872 - For animated maps illustrating Iowa County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Iowa County Boundary Maps" (1816-1872) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1889 - Courthouse burned and most court records were destroyed.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Townships

Extinct Communities

Neighboring Counties

Adams  • Audubon  • Cass  • Dallas  • Guthrie  • Madison  • Union  • Clarke County Genealogy

Adair CountyMadison CountyUnion CountyAdams CountyCass CountyAudubon CountyGuthrie CountyDallas CountyClarke CountyWarren CountyPolk CountyBoone CountyGreene CountyCarroll CountyCrawford CountyShelby CountyMontgomery CountyPage CountyTaylor CountyRinggold CountyDecatur CountyIAAdair.JPG

Resources

Biographies

Rootsweb, Iowa Biographics Project Click titles to see alphabetical list of biographies in that title, some with links.

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
IAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
IAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Iowa Gravestones
Billion Graves
See Iowa Cemeteries for more information.

Cemeteries for Adair County are:

  • Abandoned Timber Cemetery
  • Adair County Cemetery
  • Avondale Cemetery
  • Boley Farm Cemetery
  • Bryant Cemetery
  • Calvary Cemetery
  • Campbell Cemetery
  • Canby Cemetery
  • Cears Cemetery
  • Eureka Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Fontanelle Cemetery
  • Garner Cemetery
  • Grand River Center Cemetery
  • Greenfield Cemetery
  • Grove Center Cemetery
  • Hebron Cemetery
  • Hill of Zion Cemetery
  • Immanuel Cemetery
  • Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
  • Jefferson Cemetery
  • Liberty Cemetery
  • Loucks Grove Cemetery
  • Mormon Cemetery
  • Oakwood Cemetery
  • Orient Cemetery
  • Penn Avenue Cemetery
  • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  • Prussia Cemetery
  • Roberts Cemetery
  • Saint Johns Cemetery
  • Saint Josephs Cemetery
  • Saint Marys Cemetery
  • Sunny Hill Cemetery
  • Union Cemetery
  • Wilson Cemetery
  • Winn Cemetery
  • Witt Cemetery

Transcriptions for some of these cemeteries can be found at:

The Family History library has several films with information about the cemeteries in Adair County.

Census

Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the Iowa Census article.

State Census

Church

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Iowa Church Records.


Lutheran
  • Records of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fontenelle, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

  • 1907-1924 - Affidavit index, 1907-1924. [6]Microfilm of originals housed at the Clerk of the District Court, Adair County, Greenfield, Iowa. Affidavits concerning land transactions.

For more information about the courts in Iowa see the Iowa Court Records page.

Genealogy

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Iowa Land and Property for additional information about early Iowa land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.


  • 1855-1918 - Town lot deed records 1855-1918,
    • 1855-1920 - Index 1855-1920,
  • 1858-1916 - Land transfer records 1858-1916;
  • 1867-1991 - Town lot transfer records 1867-1991;
    • 1870-1991 - Index 1870-1991 [7]
  • 1873-1954 - Tax deed records 1873-1954,
  • 1878-1972 - Homestead records 1878-1972,
  • 1880-1911 - Miscellaneous records, 1880-1911;
    • 1880-1916 - Index 1880-1916,
  • 1907-1924 - Affidavit index, 1907-1924. [8]Microfilm of originals housed at the Clerk of the District Court, Adair County, Greenfield, Iowa. Affidavits concerning land transactions.

Libraries

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Adair County, Iowa Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Iowa Local Histories.


Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Adair County, Iowa Genealogy for European settlers included:

Military

For more information about the Military in Adair see the Iowa Military Records page.

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Adair County, Iowa Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Adair County, Iowa Genealogy:

- 4th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry, Company I
- 29th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company D

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • Adair News
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Adair County, Iowa Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Obituaries

Probate

Online Probate Records

In most counties in Iowa, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Iowa - Adair - Probate records.


  • Family History Films contains information about the following:
    • 1858-1902 - Administrator's, executor's, and guardian's bonds, 1858-1902;
    • 1854-1926 - Probate packets, 1854-1926; index, 1854-1926;
    • 1857-1952 - Probate records 1857-1952; index, 1857-1965;
    • 1868-1886 - Probate register, 1868-1886;
    • 1858-1979 - Will records, 1858-1979.

Taxation

Iowa tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. Tax lists were usually made every year, however, there may be gaps of several years. For more information, see the wiki page Iowa Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Iowa Department of Public Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also How to order Iowa Vital Records or order electronically online.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies

Adair County Anquestors Genealogy Society
c/o Greenfield Public Library
P. O. Box 328
Greenfield, IA 50849-0328
Website

See also a List of Iowa Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records pertaining to Adair County, Iowa Genealogy
State Historical Society of Iowa Free information on collections available and research centers
The Iowa Heritage Digital Collection Free digital images from a variety of Iowa cultural insitutions - results of "adair county" in the search box
State Library of Iowa Free electronic depository of documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa agencies - results of "adair county" in the search box
IAGenWeb Project Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Birth, Death, and Marriage records on FamilySearch Free Births, 1880-1935; Deaths 1880-1992; Marriages, 1838-1934; all indexes
Sites that search for links pertaining to Adair County, Iowa Genealogy
RootsWeb Resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Geneology Inc. Free family history resources and government records
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Adair County, Iowa Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch Catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library located in Indiana They are heavily involved in digitizing.
See also Iowa Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Adair County, Iowa Genealogy
GeneaBloggers enter "Iowa" in search box to see list and links to Iowa blogs
Google+ list of groups from "iowa genealogy" search
Facebook list of groups from "Iowa Genealogy" search
genealogy.com Adair County, IA Genealogy Forum
ancestry.com Adair County Message Board

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 225-231. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Hometown Locator
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 City Data
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 Adair County Townships
  6. Adair County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court (Main Author),Affidavit index, 1907-1924 Family History Film FHL US/CAN Film 1787316 Items 2-3.
  7. Family History Library
  8. Adair County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court (Main Author),Affidavit index, 1907-1924 Family History Film FHL US/CAN Film 1787316 Items 2-3.
  9. Allen, C. R. Map of Adair County, Iowa 1882. Family History Book 977.773 E7
  10. Micro-reproduction of original published: Chicago : Ogle, 1901. 53, 28 p. Standard atlas or Adair County, Iowa : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county. Family History FHL US/CAN Film 985415 Item 1
  11. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  12. Adair County (Iowa). County Recorder Soldiers discharge record, 1887-1952. Family History Film US/CAN Film 1034838 Item 5
  13. Rivenburgh, Myrtle. Adair County, Iowa obituaries, 1907-1959. FHL US/CAN Film 1845781 Items 8-10
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