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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa|Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' ''' Appanoose County'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa|Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Appanoose County'''  
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{{IADC}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
Appanoose County Courthouse <br>201 North 12th Street<br>Centerville, IA 52544<br>  
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Phone:(515)856-6101 <br>
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[[Image:Centerville Courthouse.jpg|right|400px|Centerville Courthouse.jpg]] Appanoose County Courthouse <br>201 North 12th Street<br>Centerville, IA 52544<br> Phone:(515)856-6101 {{RAOGKcourthouse}}
{{Wikipedia|Appanoose County, Iowa}}
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[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/ Appanoose County]
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=== Parent County ===
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'''1843--'''Appanoose County was created 17 February 1843&nbsp;;from unorganized territory. The county was attached to&nbsp;Davis and Van Buren Counties prior to organization 3 August 1846.&nbsp;; '''County seat:''' Centerville <ref name="Handybook">''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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[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/planning/planning-and-zoning.php Online Appanoose County Planning and Zoning Homepage].
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See an interactive map of Iowa [http://www.n2genealogy.com/iowa/ia-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
===Parent County===
 
'''1843--'''Appanoose County was created 17 February 1843 ;from unorganized territory. The county was attached to&nbsp;Davis and Van Buren Counties prior to organization 3 August 1846. ; '''County seat:''' Centerville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
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{{Wikipedia|Appanoose County, Iowa}}Established in 1843, Appanoose County was named was for a chief of the Sac and the Fox Indian tribes that lead the peace party during the Black Hawk War. Appanoose means "A Chief When a Child." <ref>[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/ Appanoose County] </ref> During the first part of the 20th century, mining was a major factor in Appanoose. The county seat for Appanoose is Centerville.
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
===Populated Places===
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====Cities====
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=== Populated Places ===
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*Moravia
 
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*Unionville
 
*Unionville
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*Franklin
 
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*Sharon
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*Walnut
 
*Walnut
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*Washington  
 
*Wells
 
*Wells
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===Neighboring Counties===
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[[Davis County, Iowa|Davis]] | [[Lucas County, Iowa|Lucas]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Wapello County, Iowa|Wapello]] | [[Wayne County, Iowa|Wayne]] | [[Putnam County, Missouri|Putnam County, Missouri]] | [[Schuyler County, Missouri|Schuyler County, Missouri]]
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
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[[Davis County, Iowa|Davis]] | [[Lucas County, Iowa|Lucas]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Wapello County, Iowa|Wapello]] | [[Wayne County, Iowa|Wayne]] | [[Putnam County, Missouri|Putnam County, Missouri]] | [[Schuyler County, Missouri|Schuyler County, Missouri]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
===Biographies===
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*''Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa''. <ref> Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1886 [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhist00inte Online in Internet Archive]</ref>
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=== Biographies ===
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*Biographies from ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'', are transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/h1878/h1878.htm Iowa Biographies Project].
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa'' <ref> Lewis, S. Thompson. ''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa.'' New York Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1903. ;Online on the [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgene03lewi Internet Archive]. </ref>
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*Biographies from ''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa,'' <ref>transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/ham1903/ham1903.htm Iowa Biographies Project]</ref>
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*''Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa''. <ref> Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1886 [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhist00inte Online in Internet Archive]</ref>  
 
*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rkross/biographical-record.htm Biographical Records Online on RootsWeb freepages] with index.  
 
*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rkross/biographical-record.htm Biographical Records Online on RootsWeb freepages] with index.  
*Biographies from ''Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa'' are transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/bwa1886/bwa1886.htm Iowa Biographies Project].
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*Biographies from ''Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa'' are transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/bwa1886/bwa1886.htm Iowa Biographies Project].  
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*Centerville: ''Oral interviews in Centerville, Iowa, conducted on 13 October 1981'' <ref>with John Buban, Charles Cortesio, Charles Fox and Joe Padavich; one microfilm reel - 35 mm; </ref>
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*Mystic: ''Oral interviews in Mystic, Iowa, conducted in 1981'' <ref>with John and Jennie Ducey, Marcel Gerard, and John Kuchan; one microfil reel - 35 mm. </ref>
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*''Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life.'' <ref>The Iowa Press Association. ''Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life.'' Des Moines, IA: Iowa Press Association, 1940; Transcriptions of the biographical sketches of Appanoose County's leaders included in this publication are [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/whoswho1940.html online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page].  </ref>
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*[http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/whoswho1940.html Who's Who in 1940 online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page]
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=== Cemeteries ===
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*''Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Heusinkveld, W. M. ''Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa'' Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 1999 </ref>
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===Cemeteries===
 
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*A [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/cemeteries/livingstoncemetery.html. list of Appanoose County cemeteries] that have been identified and transcribed is available on the USGenWeb site.  
 
*A [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/cemeteries/livingstoncemetery.html. list of Appanoose County cemeteries] that have been identified and transcribed is available on the USGenWeb site.  
 
*[http://iowagravestones.org/ Iowa Gravestones.org has many Appanoose County gravestone photos.]  
 
*[http://iowagravestones.org/ Iowa Gravestones.org has many Appanoose County gravestone photos.]  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=14&CScnty=550 List of 92 Cemeteries in Appanoose County findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=14&CScnty=550 List of 92 Cemeteries in Appanoose County findagrave.com]  
*''Children Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County'' <ref>Sargent, Diane. ;''Children Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County.'' {{WorldCat|46801675}} Anaheim, CA: Tiger Press, 199? </ref>
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*''Children Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County'' <ref>Sargent, Diane. ;''Children Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County.'' {{WorldCat|46801675}} Anaheim, CA: Tiger Press, 199? </ref>  
 
*''Military Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County'' <ref>Sargent, Diane. ;''Military Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County''. Anaheim, CA: Tiger Press, 1998 {{WorldCat|46891722}}</ref>
 
*''Military Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County'' <ref>Sargent, Diane. ;''Military Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County''. Anaheim, CA: Tiger Press, 1998 {{WorldCat|46891722}}</ref>
  
===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 very informative [[Iowa Census]] article.
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}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 very informative [[Iowa Census]] article.  
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=== Church Records and Histories ===
  
===Church Records and Histories===
 
 
;LDS Ward and Branch;Records
 
;LDS Ward and Branch;Records
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*Camp of Israel
 
*Camp of Israel
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*''Iowa Churches: A File at the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.'' <ref> Films {{FHL|956387–417}} </ref> This file consists of church histories, anniversary programs, and newspaper clippings. It is arranged by towns or by the name of the church.  
 
*''Iowa Churches: A File at the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.'' <ref> Films {{FHL|956387–417}} </ref> This file consists of church histories, anniversary programs, and newspaper clippings. It is arranged by towns or by the name of the church.  
 
*''Ministerial Biographies: A File in the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.'' <ref>Films  {{FHL|956418–42}} </ref>These films contain biographies, mainly of Methodist ministers.
 
*''Ministerial Biographies: A File in the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.'' <ref>Films  {{FHL|956418–42}} </ref>These films contain biographies, mainly of Methodist ministers.
  
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===County Histories===
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*''Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Jones, Mark H. ''Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Iowa City, IA: County Records Project, Iowa State Historical Department, Division of State Historical Society, 1978] Film {{FHL|1036271, Item #18}}, Salt Lake City, UT:;Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979 </ref>
*''[http://files.usgwarchives.org/ia/appanoose/history/abandoned.txt  Abandoned Towns of Appanoose County]'' from ''Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Office'' <ref> Mott; Davide C. in ''The Annals of Iowa'', Volume XVII, Nos. 6, 7 and 8, and Volume XVIII, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, 1930-1932. {{WorldCat|3596991}} </ref>
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*''Appanoose County Historical Atlas; Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1996'' <ref> [http://www.appanoosecounty.net/engineer/general-info/Appanoose%20County%20Historical%20Atlas.pdf Online on Appanoose County Website]. Revised by W. M. Heusinkveld and reprinted by the Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum in 2010 </ref>
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==== Probate Records ====
*''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986'' <ref>Appanoose County Historical Society, Compiled by. ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986''. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1986; ''1986 Appanoose County History Book Index ;''Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 1990 </ref>
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* ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Arnold, John, Compiled by. ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa''. Volume I.Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 1996 </ref>  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F356466 List of books or films containing Probate information] for Appanoose County over a series of many years.
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=== County Histories ===
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*''100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996.'' <ref> Beck, Robert Knowlton: ''100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996.'' Centerville, IA: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, 1996 </ref>  
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*''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Arnold, John, Compiled by. ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa''. Volume I.Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 1996 </ref>  
 
*''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Maxwell, Becky' ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Volume II. Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 2010 </ref>  
 
*''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Maxwell, Becky' ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Volume II. Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 2010 </ref>  
*''100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996.'' <ref> Beck, Robert Knowlton: ''100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996.'' Centerville, IA: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, 1996 </ref>  
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*''A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present'',including "Monuments of Ghost Towns" by O. R. Parks. Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2003</ref>
*''A Report on the Rathbun Dam'' <ref>Beck, Robert Knowlton; ''Report on the Rathbun Dam'' Centerville, IA: Daily Iowegian, 1954? </ref>
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*''A Report on the Rathbun Dam'' <ref>Beck, Robert Knowlton; ''Report on the Rathbun Dam'' Centerville, IA: Daily Iowegian, 1954? </ref>
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*''[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/appanoose/history/abandoned.txt Abandoned Towns of Appanoose County]'' from ''Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Office'' <ref> Mott; Davide C. in ''The Annals of Iowa'', Volume XVII, Nos. 6, 7 and 8, and Volume XVIII, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, 1930-1932. {{WorldCat|3596991}} </ref>
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*''Appanoose County Historical Atlas; Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1996'' <ref> [http://www.appanoosecounty.net/engineer/general-info/Appanoose%20County%20Historical%20Atlas.pdf Online on Appanoose County Website]. Revised by W. M. Heusinkveld and reprinted by the Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum in 2010 </ref>  
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*''Early Pioneer Stories'' <ref>Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 19??] Reprint of articles in the Progress Anniversary Edition of the ''Centerville Daily Iowegian'', 10 January 1934. </ref>
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*''Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Heusinkveld, W. M.; ''Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Centerville, IA: Bill Heusinkveld, 2004] Originally written as columns for the Centerville Daily Iowegian from July 2002 to July 2004. </ref>
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*''More Shoal Creek Legends.'' <ref>Stamps, Maurice. ''More Shoal Creek Legends.'' Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, August 2007 </ref>
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*''Shoal Creek Legends 3'' <ref>Stamps, Maurice. ''Shoal Creek Legends 3'' Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, 2009 </ref>
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*''Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories" <ref>Ramsey, Guy R. "Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories," The Daily Iowegian, 28 November 1948 </ref>''
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*''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume 1'' <ref> Taylor, L. L., Editor. ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume  1'' Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913 Online in [http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=i34UAAAAYAAJ&amp;dq=Appanoose&amp;as_brr=5&amp;ei=zzEhTfPmCIKqzAT6zex5 Google eBookstore]. &amp;nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/pastpresentofapp01tayl Online in Internet Archive]. </ref>
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*''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II'' <ref>Taylor, L. L. Editor. ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II'' Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,m 1913] Online in&amp;nbsp;[http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=i34UAAAAYAAJ&amp;dq=Appanoose&amp;as_brr=5&amp;ei=zzEhTfPmCIKqzAT6zex5 Google eBookstore]. &amp;nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/pastpresentofapp02tayl Online in Internet Archive].&amp;nbsp;Biographies from ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa'', transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/pp1913/pp1913.htm Iowa Biographies Project]. </ref>
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*''Pioneer Roll of Honor'' <ref>''Pioneer Roll of Honor''  published in the ''Daily Iowegian'', 10 January 1934, and reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. </ref>
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*''Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988.'' <ref>Johnson, M. Ruth, Compiled and Researched; ''Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988.'' Centerville, IA: M. Ruth Johnson, 1988</ref>
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*''Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865'' <ref>''Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865'' from ''Iowa State Gazetteer'', compiled and edited by James T. Hair Chicago: Bailey Hair, 1865</ref>  
 
*''Rathbun Dam History.'' <ref>Beck, Robert Knowlton, and Dan Ehl. ''Rathbun Dam History.'' Centerville, IA: Iowegian, 1976 </ref>  
 
*''Rathbun Dam History.'' <ref>Beck, Robert Knowlton, and Dan Ehl. ''Rathbun Dam History.'' Centerville, IA: Iowegian, 1976 </ref>  
*''Early Pioneer Stories'' <ref>Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 19??] Reprint of articles in the Progress Anniversary Edition of the ''Centerville Daily Iowegian'', 10 January 1934. </ref>
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*''Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Johnson, Helen Taylor. ''Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Centerville, IA: Helen Taylor Johnson, 19?? </ref>Information, memories and pictures contributed by many volunteers about the 140 schools in Appanoose County in 1912.  
*''The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Fitzpatrick, T. J.; ''The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa'' published in ''American Speech, Volume 3, Number 1 (October, 1927), pp. 39-66, published by the Duke University Press. Reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. Digitized by JSTOR which can be accessed through a participating library or institution. </ref>
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*''Shoal Creek Legends.'' <ref>Stamps, Maurice. ''Shoal Creek Legends.'' Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, April 2007. </ref>The three volumes of Shoal Creek Legends were originally newspaper articles published in The Seymour Herald; printed and sold by the Seymour Community Club as fundraising projects. Maurice Stamps grew up around Shoal Creek in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, and served many years as a teacher and administrator in the Seymour Community Schools.  
*''Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Heusinkveld, W. M.; ''Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Centerville, IA: Bill Heusinkveld, 2004] Originally written as columns for the Centerville Daily Iowegian from July 2002 to July 2004. </ref>
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*''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986'' <ref>Appanoose County Historical Society, Compiled by. ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986''. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1986; ''1986 Appanoose County History Book Index ;''Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 1990 </ref>
*''A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present'',including "Monuments of Ghost Towns" by O. R. Parks. Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2003</ref>  
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*''This Day in Iowa History.'' <ref>Heusinkveld, W. M.; ''This Day in Iowa History.'' Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1995 </ref>
*Heusinkveld, W. M. '''''Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa'''''. [Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 1999]
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*''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878 [http://www.archive.org/details/historyappanoos00cogoog Online in Internet Archive]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=4QUuAAAAYAAJ&amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;dq=intitle:History+intitle:of+intitle:Appanoose+intitle:County+intitle:Iowa&amp;hl=en&amp;ei=QdItTfjOC4P88Abj5oiOCg&amp;sa=X&amp;oi=book_result&amp;ct=result&amp;resnum=1&amp;ved=0CCYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&amp;q&amp;f=false Online in Google Books]. </ref>
*Heusinkveld, Willis M., Editor. &nbsp;'''''Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa.''''' [Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Mormon Trail Association, 1995]
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*''The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Fitzpatrick, T. J.; ''The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa'' published in ''American Speech, Volume 3, Number 1 (October, 1927), pp. 39-66, published by the Duke University Press. Reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. Digitized by JSTOR which can be accessed through a participating library or institution. </ref>
*Heusinkveld, W. M. '''''Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War'''''. [Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007]
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*''Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" <ref>''Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" published in the Daily StateRegister, February 10, 11 and 12, 1869. [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ Online in America's GenealogyBank.] </ref> ''
*Heusinkveld, W. M. '''''The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa.''''' [Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007]
 
*Heusinkveld, W. M. &nbsp;'''''This Day in Iowa History.''''' &nbsp;[Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1995]
 
*Iowa State Association of Counties.'''''The History of County Government In Iowa.''''' &nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Association of Counties,&nbsp;????] &nbsp;Brochure. &nbsp;[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/board/historybrochure2005.pdf Online on Appanoose County Website].
 
*Iowa State Association of Counties. '''''The Structure of County Government in Iowa - Elected and Appointed Offices.'''''&nbsp;&nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Association of Counties,&nbsp;????] &nbsp;Brochure. &nbsp;[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/board/structureonecolor.pdf Online on Appanoose County Website].
 
*Iowa State Association of Counties. '''''Iowa County Government Organizational Chart.''''' &nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Association of Counties, September 2003. &nbsp;[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/board/county%20organizational%20flow%20chart.pdf Online on Appanoose County Website].
 
*Iowa State Association of Counties. '''''Understanding County Government.''''' &nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Association of Counties,&nbsp;????] Brochure. &nbsp;[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/board/2001-understanding%20county%20govt%20brochure.pdf Online on Appanoose County Website].
 
*Johnson, Helen Taylor. &nbsp;'''''Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa.''''' [Centerville, IA: Helen Taylor Johnson, 19??] &nbsp;Information, memories and pictures contributed by many volunteers about the 140 schools in Appanoose County in 1912.  
 
*Johnson, M. Ruth, Compiled and Researched by. &nbsp;'''''Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988.''''' &nbsp;[Centerville, IA: M. Ruth Johnson, 1988]
 
*Jones, Mark H. &nbsp;'''''Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa.''''' &nbsp;[Iowa City, IA: County Records Project, Iowa State Historical Department, Division of State Historical Society, 1978] [FHL US/CAN Film #1036271, Item #18, Salt Lake City, UT:&nbsp;Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979]
 
*Lewis, S. Thompson. &nbsp;&nbsp;'''''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa.''''' [New York &amp; Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1903. &nbsp;Online on the&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgene03lewi Internet Archive]. &nbsp;Biographies from ''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa,'' transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/ham1903/ham1903.htm Iowa Biographies Project].<br>
 
*Iowa State Planning Board. &nbsp;'''''An Approach to County Planning, Appanoose County.'''''&nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Planning Board, April 1936] &nbsp;[http://www.appanoosecounty.net/planning/planning-and-zoning.php Online Appanoose County Planning and Zoning Homepage].
 
*Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry. &nbsp;'''''The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.''''' &nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry, 1935] &nbsp;Online in the [http://www.worldcat.org/wcpa/oclc/33015643?page=frame&url=http://infohawk.uiowa.edu/F%3Ffunc%3Dfind-c%26ccl_term%3DW35%3DOCoLC33015643%26checksum%3D7a564980e795e054f1d7125d46f1d8e0&title=The+University+of+Iowa&linktype=opac&detail=NUI:The+University+of+Iowa:ARL+Library Iowa Digital Library].&nbsp;<br>  
 
*'''"National Register of Historic Places in Appanoose County, Iowa."''' &nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Online in Wikipedia].
 
*'''"Pioneer Roll of Honor"''' published in the ''Daily Iowegian'', 10 January 1934, and reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society.
 
*'''"Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865"''' from ''Iowa State Gazetteer'', compiled and edited by James T. Hair [Chicago: Bailey &amp; Hair, 1865]
 
*Ramsey, Guy R. &nbsp;'''"Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories," '''&nbsp;''The Daily Iowegian'', 28 November 1948.&nbsp;
 
*Stamps, Maurice. &nbsp;'''''Shoal Creek Legends.''''' &nbsp;[Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, April 2007] &nbsp;The three volumes of Shoal Creek Legends were originally newspaper articles published in ''The Seymour Herald''; printed and sold by the Seymour Community Club as fundraising projects. &nbsp;Maurice Stamps grew up around Shoal Creek in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, and served many years as a teacher and administrator in the Seymour Community Schools.
 
*Stamps, Maurice. &nbsp;'''''More Shoal Creek Legends.''''' [Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, August 2007]
 
*Stamps, Maurice. '''''&nbsp;S'''''<i>'''hoal Creek Legends 3.'''</i>&nbsp;[Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, 2009]&nbsp;
 
*'''''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa''''' [Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878] &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyappanoos00cogoog Online in Internet Archive]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=4QUuAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:History+intitle:of+intitle:Appanoose+intitle:County+intitle:Iowa&hl=en&ei=QdItTfjOC4P88Abj5oiOCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Online in Google Books]. &nbsp;Biographies from ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'', are transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/h1878/h1878.htm Iowa Biographies Project].<br>  
 
*Taylor, L. L., Editor. &nbsp;'''''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa''''' '''''- Volume 1''''' [Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913] Online in&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=i34UAAAAYAAJ&dq=Appanoose&as_brr=5&ei=zzEhTfPmCIKqzAT6zex5 Google eBookstore]. &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/pastpresentofapp01tayl Online in Internet Archive].
 
*Taylor, L. L. Editor. &nbsp;'''''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II''''' [Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,m 1913] Online in&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=i34UAAAAYAAJ&dq=Appanoose&as_brr=5&ei=zzEhTfPmCIKqzAT6zex5 Google eBookstore]. &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/pastpresentofapp02tayl Online in Internet Archive].&nbsp;Biographies from ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa'', transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/pp1913/pp1913.htm Iowa Biographies Project].
 
*'''"Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County"''' published in the Daily State Register, February 10, 11 and 12, 1869. &nbsp;[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ Online in America's GenealogyBank.]&nbsp;
 
*Worth, Goldie, Compiled by. &nbsp;'''''The History of Medicine in Appanoose County.''''' &nbsp;[Centerville, IA: Presented to Appanoose County Medical Society, November 1962]&nbsp;
 
*Young, Ann E. and Mary Jo Den Hartog. &nbsp;'''''One Solid Comfort.''''' &nbsp;[Centerville, IA: Printed by Town Crier, LTD, Pella, Iowa, for the Mercy Medical Center, 2010] &nbsp;A history of St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital in celebration of its 100th Anniversary.
 
  
===Township, City and Town Histories===
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==== Biographies, Autobiographies, Papers, Diaries, Oral Histories  ====
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=== Maps and Atlases ===
  
*Beck, Robert Knowlton. &nbsp;'''''Papers of Robert K. Beck, 1939-1971.'''''&nbsp; Archival Material at the Main Library of the State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, comprised of clippings, speeches, correspondence, and subject files regarding newspaper publishing and Republican Party politics in Iowa.<br>
 
*Blake, Edith Gallo Widmer. &nbsp;'''"An Italian-American Girlhood in Iowa's Coal Country"''' in ''The Palimpsest'', Volume 74, Number 3 (Fall 1993), pages 118-126.
 
*Davis, Merle O., Interviewer. &nbsp;'''''Iowa Labor History Oral Project .'''''&nbsp;&nbsp;[Cedar Rapids, IA: Heritage Microfilm Inc., 2001] &nbsp;State Historical Society of Iowa Special Collections. '''''Centerville:'''''&nbsp;&nbsp;Oral interviews in Centerville, Iowa, conducted on 13 October 1981 with John Buban, Charles Cortesio, Charles Fox and Joe Padavich; one microfilm reel - 35 mm; &nbsp;'''''Mystic''''': Oral interviews in Mystic, Iowa, conducted in 1981 with John and Jennie Ducey, Marcel Gerard, and John Kuchan; one microfil reel - 35 mm.
 
*Elder, Donald C. III, Editor. &nbsp;'''''Love Amid the Turmoil - The Civil War Letters of William &amp; Mary Vermilion.''''' [Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2003] &nbsp;William Vermilion (1830-1894) served as a captain in Company F of the 36th Iowa Infantry. &nbsp;After the war he became a noted Centerville attorney and state senator. &nbsp;Mary Alice Cecilia Kemper Vermilion (1831-1883) was a school teacher who grew up in Indiana and married William in 1858. &nbsp;They are buried in Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa.
 
*Ellis, Christine. &nbsp;'''"People Who Cannot Be Bought,"''' in Rand and File - Personal Histories by Working-Class Organizers, edited by Alice Lynd and Staughton Lynd. [Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, c1981]; [Reprinted: New York: Monthly Review Press, 19??], pages 1-25.<br>
 
*Estes, Simon, and Mary L. Swanson. &nbsp;'''''Simon Estes: In His Own Voice: An Autobiography.''''' &nbsp;[Cumming, IA: LMP, 1999]&nbsp;
 
*Faber, Inez McAlister. &nbsp;'''''Out Here on Soap Creek - An Autobiography'''''. [Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1982]&nbsp;
 
*Felkner, Myrtle E. &nbsp;'''''I Knew Them All by Heart - The Legacy of a Sunday School Teacher.''''' &nbsp;[Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources, 2006]
 
*Henry, Ben A. &nbsp;'''''Ben A. Henry Papers, 1909-1976. &nbsp;'''''Iowa Labor Collection, State Historical Society of Iowa. &nbsp;Archival material containing photocopies of a 91-page handwritten autobiography, two scrap books with correspondence, certificates, volunteer and union cards, news clippings and photographs, and an obituary of Ben A. Henry. &nbsp;He was born in Missouri and lived in Mystic where his father was a coal miner. He joined the United Mine Workers at age 14 and held various offices until becoming an official of UMW District 13 (Iowa) in 1932.
 
*Heusinkveld, W. M, Gary Craver, and J. B. McConville. &nbsp;'''''F. M. Drake 1831-1903.''''' &nbsp;[Centerville, IA, 2002] This biographical sketch was compiled from articles published in various sources. See also: "Brigadier General Francis Marion Drake" in ''Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Officers of the Army and Navy'' [New York: L. R. Hamersly, 1905] pages 158-164, online in the [http://www.archive.org/stream/biographicalsketcopy01hame#page/158/mode/2up Internet Archive]; "Francis Marion Drake" by John T. Brown in Churches of Christ - A Historical, Biographical, and Pictorial History of Churches of Christ [Louisville, KY: John P. Morton and Company, 1904] pages436-437, online at [http://www.mun.ca/rels/restmov/texts/jtbrown/coc/COC1323.HTM Memorial University of Newfoundland]&nbsp;and the [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?view=image;size=100;id=wu.89067278705;page=root;seq=460;num=436 Hathi Trust Digital Library]; "General Francis Marion Drake" by Benjamin F. Shambaugh in ''Biographies and Portraits of the Progressive Men of Iowa''. &nbsp;Volume II, Pages 97-100. [Des Moines, IA: Conaway &amp; Shaw, Publishers, 1899], "Francis M. Drake" by Benjamin F Gue in ''History of Iowa'', Volume IV Iowa Biography, Page 80. [New York: The Century History Company, 1903], online in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/iastbios/hi1903/hi1903-d.htm#FRANCISMDRAKE Iowa Biographies Project], and Memorial to Francis Marion Drake at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa, online at&nbsp;[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5024935 Find A Grave].
 
*Hueston, Ethel. &nbsp;'''''Preacher's Wife.''''' &nbsp;[Indianapolis &amp; New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, 1941]. &nbsp;Biography of Julia Anne Buell Powelson, wife of the Rev. Charles Wesley Powelson, by their daughter Ethel Powelson Hueston. &nbsp;Rev. Powelson served Methodist churches in Plano, Cincinnati, Jerome and, Mystic for five years in the late 1800s. &nbsp;Ethel was born during this time in Appanoose County.<br>
 
*Kelly, Orr, and Mary Davies Kelly. &nbsp;'''''Dream's End - Two Iowa Brothers in the Civil War.''''' &nbsp;[New York: Kodansha International, 1998]. &nbsp;The Civil War story of Andrew Jackson Brayman and Edward Barney Brayman who lived in Bellair, Appanoose County, when they enlisted in the Union Army; Andrew served in the 36th Iowa Volunteer Infantry; Barney served in the Eighth Iowa Cavalry. &nbsp;Their lives are memorialized by a small obelisk in the Miller Cemetery in Lincoln Township, Appanoose County.
 
*Larimer, Mrs. Sarah L. &nbsp;'''''The Capture and Escape; or, Life Among the Sioux.''''' &nbsp;[Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen &amp; Haffelfinger, 1870] [Reprinted by Kessinger Publishing, 2009] Sarah Luce Larimer, her husband William Larimer, and their son are buried in Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, IA.&nbsp;
 
*Leffert, Dr. F. B. &nbsp;'''''Life and Medical Practice of a Country Lad.''''' &nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Printed by Wallace-Homestead Co., 1975]
 
*Lewis, Wilma. &nbsp;'''"The House on the Hill"''' in ''The Palimpsest'', Volume 66, Number 4 (July/August 1985), pages 115-128.
 
*The Iowa Press Association. &nbsp;'''''Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life.''''' &nbsp;[Des Moines, IA: Iowa Press Association, 1940] &nbsp;Transcriptions of the biographical sketches of Appanoose County's leaders included in this publication are [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/whoswho1940.html online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page].
 
*Stamps, Maurice. '''''Shoal Creek Legends.''''' [Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, April 2007] The three volumes of Shoal Creek Legends were originally newspaper articles published in The Seymour Herald; printed and sold by the Seymour Community Club as fundraising projects. Maurice Stamps grew up around Shoal Creek in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, and served many years as a teacher and administrator in the Seymour Community Schools.
 
*Stamps, Maurice. '''''More Shoal Creek Legends.''''' [Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, August 2007]
 
*Stamps, Maurice. '''''Shoal Creek Legends 3.''''' [Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, 2009]
 
*Vermilion, William F. &nbsp;'''''William F. Vermilion Papers.''''' &nbsp;Collection Number: [http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf2n39n893/ MSS 0417], &nbsp;Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California at San Diego. The Papers are arranged in five series: (1) Personal Materials, (2) Civil War Materials, (3) Political Materials, (4) Business Materials, and (5) Microfilm of the Civil War Correspondence. &nbsp;Vermilion was a physician, lawyer, Iowa State senator, and Civil War Captain (1862-1865) of Company F, 36th Regiment of Iowa Volunteer Infantry.
 
===Land Records===
 
===Maps and Atlases===
 
 
[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Appanoose+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Appanoose+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
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=== Migration ===
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:*[[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>
 
:*[[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>
===Military History and Records===
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*''Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Heusinkveld, Willis M., Editor. ''Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Mormon Trail Association, 1995 </ref>
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*''Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War'' Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007 </ref>
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=== Museums Archives and Libraries ===
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*[http://www.appanoosehistory.com/indexREG.html Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum]<br>100 West Maple<br>Centerville, Iowa 52544  
 
*[http://www.appanoosehistory.com/indexREG.html Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum]<br>100 West Maple<br>Centerville, Iowa 52544  
 
*[http://www.centerville.lib.ia.us/ Drake Public Library]<br>115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544 <br> See it's [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/libraryresources.html collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.  
 
*[http://www.centerville.lib.ia.us/ Drake Public Library]<br>115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544 <br> See it's [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/libraryresources.html collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.  
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*[http://www.iowahistory.org/index.html State Historical Society of Iowa's archives, libraries and museum]<br>See it's [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/libraryresources.html collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. <br>  
 
*[http://www.iowahistory.org/index.html State Historical Society of Iowa's archives, libraries and museum]<br>See it's [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/libraryresources.html collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. <br>  
 
*[http://www.iowabeautiful.com/south-central-iowa-tourism/381-wabash-depot-museum-moravia-iowa.html The Wabash Depot Museum]<br>800 West North Street <br>Moravia, Iowa<br>Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.
 
*[http://www.iowabeautiful.com/south-central-iowa-tourism/381-wabash-depot-museum-moravia-iowa.html The Wabash Depot Museum]<br>800 West North Street <br>Moravia, Iowa<br>Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.
===Native American ===
 
===Naturalization Records===
 
===Newspapers===
 
  
The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Appanoose&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Newspaper Directory on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America] lists 21 newspapers which have been published in Appanoose County, Iowa. &nbsp;The site tells the years in which each newspaper was published, detailed information about each paper, and identifies the major libraries that have holdings of it and which issues each library holds. &nbsp;There were other newspapers (in Mystic and Cincinnati) published in Appanoose County, but no copies of them exist. &nbsp;Also, information on Appanoose County often appeared in newspapers in neighboring counties -- [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Wayne&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Wayne County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Davis&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Davis County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Lucas&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Lucas County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Monroe&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Monroe County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Wapello&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Wapello County] in Iowa; and [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Putnam&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Putnam County] and [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Schuyler&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Schuyler County] in Missouri.
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*''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspapers clippings 1899-1939 and 1910-1950 <ref> Singley, Eva B; ''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspaper clippings 1910-1950 {{FHL|1703826 Items 8-11}} 1899-1939 {{FHL|703827 Item 1}} </ref>
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{{RAOGKobituary}} The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Appanoose&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Newspaper Directory on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America] lists 21 newspapers which have been published in Appanoose County, Iowa. The site tells the years in which each newspaper was published, detailed information about each paper, and identifies the major libraries that have holdings of it and which issues each library holds. There were other newspapers (in Mystic and Cincinnati) published in Appanoose County, but no copies of them exist. Also, information on Appanoose County often appeared in newspapers in neighboring counties -- [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Wayne&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Wayne County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Davis&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Davis County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Lucas&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Lucas County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Monroe&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Monroe County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Wapello&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Wapello County] in Iowa; and [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Putnam&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Putnam County] and [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Schuyler&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Schuyler County] in Missouri.  
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*''Iowa Labor History Oral Project'' <ref>Davis, Merle O., Interviewer ''Iowa Labor History Oral Project ''.Cedar Rapids, IA: Heritage Microfilm Inc., 2001 State Historical Society of Iowa Special Collections </ref>
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*''The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref> Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry. ''The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry, 1935 Online in the [http://www.worldcat.org/wcpa/oclc/33015643?page=frame&amp;url=http://infohawk.uiowa.edu/F%3Ffunc%3Dfind-c%26ccl_term%3DW35%3DOCoLC33015643%26checksum%3D7a564980e795e054f1d7125d46f1d8e0&amp;title=The+University+of+Iowa&amp;linktype=opac&amp;detail=NUI:The+University+of+Iowa:ARL+Library Iowa Digital Library] </ref><br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Appanoose_County,_Iowa National Register of Historic Places in Appanoose County, Iowa].
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*''The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007 </ref>
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===Societies===
 
 
*[http://www.appanoosehistory.org/ Appanoose County Genealogical Society]<br>P.O. Box 684 <br>Centerville, Iowa <br>Phone: 52544-0684 <br>
 
*[http://www.appanoosehistory.org/ Appanoose County Genealogical Society]<br>P.O. Box 684 <br>Centerville, Iowa <br>Phone: 52544-0684 <br>
Meets in the Iowa Room at the [http://www.centerville.lib.ia.us/ Drake Public Library] on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. See [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/gensocieties.html list of their publications] which are available. Information on coal mines in Appanoose County, this museum is a treasure trove of information. It stores hundreds of books from the old mines. There are also old mortgages and other bank records that can be found here, though they are not organized.
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Meets in the Iowa Room at the [http://www.centerville.lib.ia.us/ Drake Public Library] See [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/gensocieties.html list of their publications] which are available. Information on coal mines in Appanoose County, this museum is a treasure trove of information. It stores hundreds of books from the old mines. There are also old mortgages and other bank records that can be found here, though they are not organized.  
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*''Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901'' <ref> ''Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901'' {{FHL|977.789 V2}} </ref>
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*''Birth records, 1880-1935 '' <ref>''Birth records, 1880-1935 '' Films Birth records v. 5 (partial copy) 1909-1914 {{FHL|1007186 Item 5}}  
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<br>Birth records v. 5-6, 1909-1935 {{FHL|1674113 Items 1 - 2}}
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
<br>Register of births v. 1-2 1880-1895 {{FHL|1007185}}
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*[[Centerville Iowa Family History Center]]
<br>Register of births v. 3-4, 1895-1908 {{FHL|1007186 Items 1 - 3}} </ref>
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====Marriage Records====
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=== Vital Records ===
*''Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa '' <ref> ''Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa '' {{FHL|977.789 V22i}} </ref> Contains: Vol 1. Bride's index, 1846-1900 -- Vol 2. Groom's index, 1847- 1900
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*'' Iowa, 1851-1900'' Marriages from 1851 to 1900 <ref> {{FHL|CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 222}} </ref>
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*''Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901'' <ref> ''Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901'' {{FHL|977.789 V2}} </ref>  
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*''Birth records, 1880-1935 '' <ref>''Birth records, 1880-1935 '' Films Birth records v. 5 (partial copy) 1909-1914 {{FHL|1007186 Item 5}} fckLR&lt;br&gt;Birth records v. 5-6, 1909-1935 {{FHL|1674113 Items 1 - 2}}fckLR&lt;br&gt;Register of births v. 1-2 1880-1895 {{FHL|1007185}}fckLR&lt;br&gt;Register of births v. 3-4, 1895-1908 {{FHL|1007186 Items 1 - 3}} </ref>
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*''Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa '' <ref> ''Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa '' {{FHL|977.789 V22i}} </ref> Contains: Vol 1. Bride's index, 1846-1900 -- Vol 2. Groom's index, 1847- 1900  
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*''Iowa, 1851-1900'' Marriages from 1851 to 1900 <ref> {{FHL|CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 222}} </ref>  
 
*''Marriage records, 1842-1928 '' <ref> ''Marriage records, 1842-1928 '' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F356475 List of Records found at the Family History Library] </ref>
 
*''Marriage records, 1842-1928 '' <ref> ''Marriage records, 1842-1928 '' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F356475 List of Records found at the Family History Library] </ref>
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*''Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Index to early death records, Appanoose County, Iowa. Contains Vol. 1. 1880-1903<ref> ''Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Book {{FHL|977.789 V22}} </ref>
 
*''Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Index to early death records, Appanoose County, Iowa. Contains Vol. 1. 1880-1903<ref> ''Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Book {{FHL|977.789 V22}} </ref>
=====Obituaries=====
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*''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref> Singley, Eva B; ''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspaper clippings 1910-1950 {{FHL|1703826|Items 8-11}} 1899-1939 {{FHL|703827 Item 1}} </ref>
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*''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspapers clippings 1899-1939 and 1910-1950 <ref> Singley, Eva B; ''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspaper clippings 1910-1950 {{FHL|1703826 Items 8-11}} 1899-1939 {{FHL|703827 Item 1}} </ref>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
*[http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/ The Appanoose County IA GenWeb Project]
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*[http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/ The Appanoose County IA GenWeb Project]  
 
*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Appanoose|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Appanoose|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Appanoose/ Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) ]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Appanoose/ Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) ]  
 
*[http://thejeromejournal.blogspot.com The Jerome Journal] -- This blog contains information about the history of Jerome and Lincoln Township in Appanoose County and the people who have lived in Jerome and the surrounding area.  
 
*[http://thejeromejournal.blogspot.com The Jerome Journal] -- This blog contains information about the history of Jerome and Lincoln Township in Appanoose County and the people who have lived in Jerome and the surrounding area.  
 
*[http://midwestancestree.blogspot.com/ The Musings of Midwest Ancestree], blog contains many references to Appanoose County families.  
 
*[http://midwestancestree.blogspot.com/ The Musings of Midwest Ancestree], blog contains many references to Appanoose County families.  
*[http://www.iowaheritage.org/ The Iowa Heritage Digital Collections]. The Iowa Heritage Digital Collections is an online repository of Iowa history and culture, maintained by the State Library of Iowa, which brings together digital resources of Iowa libraries, museums, historical societies and other cultural institutions to enhance access to and preserve long–term accessibility of these valuable materials.
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*[http://www.iowaheritage.org/ The Iowa Heritage Digital Collections]. The Iowa Heritage Digital Collections is an online repository of Iowa history and culture, maintained by the State Library of Iowa, which brings together digital resources of Iowa libraries, museums, historical societies and other cultural institutions to enhance access to and preserve long–term accessibility of these valuable materials.  
*[http://publications.iowa.gov/ Iowa Publications Online] -- a service of the State Library of Iowa. Their website is an electronic depository of documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa state agencies.
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*[http://publications.iowa.gov/ Iowa Publications Online] -- a service of the State Library of Iowa. Their website is an electronic depository of documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa state agencies.  
 
*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/iowa/ia-county-appanoose.html Miscellaneous information on Appanoose County Research]
 
*[http://www.n2genealogy.com/iowa/ia-county-appanoose.html Miscellaneous information on Appanoose County Research]
  
 
== Sources and Footnotes  ==
 
== Sources and Footnotes  ==
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Online Records


County Courthouse

Centerville Courthouse.jpg
Appanoose County Courthouse
201 North 12th Street
Centerville, IA 52544
Phone:(515)856-6101 Template:RAOGKcourthouse

Parent County

1843--Appanoose County was created 17 February 1843 ;from unorganized territory. The county was attached to Davis and Van Buren Counties prior to organization 3 August 1846. ; County seat: Centerville [1]

Boundary Changes

Online Appanoose County Planning and Zoning Homepage.

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Appanoose County, Iowa
Established in 1843, Appanoose County was named was for a chief of the Sac and the Fox Indian tribes that lead the peace party during the Black Hawk War. Appanoose means "A Chief When a Child." [2] During the first part of the 20th century, mining was a major factor in Appanoose. The county seat for Appanoose is Centerville.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

  • Centerville
  • Cincinnati
  • Exline
  • Moravia
  • Moulton
  • Mystic
  • Numa
  • Plano
  • Rathbun
  • Udell
  • Unionville

Townships

  • Bellair
  • Caldwell
  • Chariton
  • Douglas
  • Franklin
  • Independence
  • Johns
  • Lincoln
  • Pleasant
  • Sharon
  • Taylor
  • Udell
  • Union
  • Vermillion
  • Walnut
  • Washington
  • Wells

Neighboring Counties

Davis | Lucas | Monroe | Wapello | Wayne | Putnam County, Missouri | Schuyler County, Missouri

Resources

Biographies

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa [9]
Cemetery Transcriptions

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 very informative Iowa Census article.

Church Records and Histories

LDS Ward and Branch;Records
  • Camp of Israel
United Methodist Church
  • Iowa Churches: A File at the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. [12] This file consists of church histories, anniversary programs, and newspaper clippings. It is arranged by towns or by the name of the church.
  • Ministerial Biographies: A File in the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. [13]These films contain biographies, mainly of Methodist ministers.

Court Records

  • Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa. [14]

Probate Records

County Histories

  • 100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996. [15]
  • A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa [16]
  • A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. [17]
  • A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present [18]
  • A Report on the Rathbun Dam [19]
  • Abandoned Towns of Appanoose County from Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Office [20]
  • Appanoose County Historical Atlas; Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1996 [21]
  • Early Pioneer Stories [22]
  • Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa [23]
  • More Shoal Creek Legends. [24]
  • Shoal Creek Legends 3 [25]
  • Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories" [26]
  • Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume 1 [27]
  • Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II [28]
  • Pioneer Roll of Honor [29]
  • Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988. [30]
  • Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865 [31]
  • Rathbun Dam History. [32]
  • Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa. [33]Information, memories and pictures contributed by many volunteers about the 140 schools in Appanoose County in 1912.
  • Shoal Creek Legends. [34]The three volumes of Shoal Creek Legends were originally newspaper articles published in The Seymour Herald; printed and sold by the Seymour Community Club as fundraising projects. Maurice Stamps grew up around Shoal Creek in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, and served many years as a teacher and administrator in the Seymour Community Schools.
  • The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986 [35]
  • This Day in Iowa History. [36]
  • The History of Appanoose County, Iowa [37]
  • The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa [38]
  • Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" [39]

Land Records

Maps and Atlases

David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.

Migration

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

  • Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa. [41]

Military History and Records

Civil War
  • Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War [42]
World War I
World War II

Museums Archives and Libraries

  • Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum
    100 West Maple
    Centerville, Iowa 52544
  • Drake Public Library
    115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.
  • Iowa Genealogical Society Library
    628 East Grand Avenue
    Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.
  • Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County and Historical and Genealogical Library
    515 East Jefferson Street (Route #2)
    Corydon, Iowa 50060
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research.
  • State Historical Society of Iowa's archives, libraries and museum
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.
  • The Wabash Depot Museum
    800 West North Street
    Moravia, Iowa
    Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.

Native American

Naturalization Records

Newspapers

  The Newspaper Directory on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America lists 21 newspapers which have been published in Appanoose County, Iowa. The site tells the years in which each newspaper was published, detailed information about each paper, and identifies the major libraries that have holdings of it and which issues each library holds. There were other newspapers (in Mystic and Cincinnati) published in Appanoose County, but no copies of them exist. Also, information on Appanoose County often appeared in newspapers in neighboring counties -- Wayne County, Davis County, Lucas County, Monroe County, Wapello County in Iowa; and Putnam County and Schuyler County in Missouri.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Occupations

Farming

Mining

  • The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa [45]

Railroads

Societies and Libraries

Meets in the Iowa Room at the Drake Public Library See list of their publications which are available. Information on coal mines in Appanoose County, this museum is a treasure trove of information. It stores hundreds of books from the old mines. There are also old mortgages and other bank records that can be found here, though they are not organized.

Family History Centers

Vital Records

Birth Records

  • Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901 [46]
  • Birth records, 1880-1935 [47]

Marriage Records

  • Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa [48] Contains: Vol 1. Bride's index, 1846-1900 -- Vol 2. Groom's index, 1847- 1900
  • Iowa, 1851-1900 Marriages from 1851 to 1900 [49]
  • Marriage records, 1842-1928 [50]

Death Records

  • Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa Index to early death records, Appanoose County, Iowa. Contains Vol. 1. 1880-1903[51]
Obituaries
  • Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa Newspapers clippings 1899-1939 and 1910-1950 [52]

Web Sites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Appanoose County
  3. Lewis, S. Thompson. Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa. New York Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1903. ;Online on the Internet Archive.
  4. transcribed in Iowa Biographies Project
  5. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1886 Online in Internet Archive
  6. with John Buban, Charles Cortesio, Charles Fox and Joe Padavich; one microfilm reel - 35 mm;
  7. with John and Jennie Ducey, Marcel Gerard, and John Kuchan; one microfil reel - 35 mm.
  8. The Iowa Press Association. Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Press Association, 1940; Transcriptions of the biographical sketches of Appanoose County's leaders included in this publication are online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page.
  9. Heusinkveld, W. M. Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 1999
  10. Sargent, Diane. ;Children Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County. WorldCat 46801675 Anaheim, CA: Tiger Press, 199?
  11. Sargent, Diane. ;Military Buried in Iowa Cemeteries: Appanoose County. Anaheim, CA: Tiger Press, 1998 WorldCat 46891722
  12. Films FHL 956387–417
  13. Films FHL 956418–42
  14. Jones, Mark H. Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa. Iowa City, IA: County Records Project, Iowa State Historical Department, Division of State Historical Society, 1978] Film FHL 1036271, Item #18, Salt Lake City, UT:;Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979
  15. Beck, Robert Knowlton: 100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996. Centerville, IA: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, 1996
  16. Arnold, John, Compiled by. A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. Volume I.Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 1996
  17. Maxwell, Becky' A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. Volume II. Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 2010
  18. Heusinkveld, W. M. A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present,including "Monuments of Ghost Towns" by O. R. Parks. Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2003
  19. Beck, Robert Knowlton; Report on the Rathbun Dam Centerville, IA: Daily Iowegian, 1954?
  20. Mott; Davide C. in The Annals of Iowa, Volume XVII, Nos. 6, 7 and 8, and Volume XVIII, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, 1930-1932. WorldCat 3596991
  21. Online on Appanoose County Website. Revised by W. M. Heusinkveld and reprinted by the Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum in 2010
  22. Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 19??] Reprint of articles in the Progress Anniversary Edition of the Centerville Daily Iowegian, 10 January 1934.
  23. Heusinkveld, W. M.; Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa Centerville, IA: Bill Heusinkveld, 2004] Originally written as columns for the Centerville Daily Iowegian from July 2002 to July 2004.
  24. Stamps, Maurice. More Shoal Creek Legends. Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, August 2007
  25. Stamps, Maurice. Shoal Creek Legends 3 Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, 2009
  26. Ramsey, Guy R. "Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories," The Daily Iowegian, 28 November 1948
  27. Taylor, L. L., Editor. Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume 1 Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913 Online in Google eBookstore. &nbsp;Online in Internet Archive.
  28. Taylor, L. L. Editor. Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,m 1913] Online in&nbsp;Google eBookstore. &nbsp;Online in Internet Archive.&nbsp;Biographies from Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa, transcribed in Iowa Biographies Project.
  29. Pioneer Roll of Honor published in the Daily Iowegian, 10 January 1934, and reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society.
  30. Johnson, M. Ruth, Compiled and Researched; Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988. Centerville, IA: M. Ruth Johnson, 1988
  31. Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865 from Iowa State Gazetteer, compiled and edited by James T. Hair Chicago: Bailey Hair, 1865
  32. Beck, Robert Knowlton, and Dan Ehl. Rathbun Dam History. Centerville, IA: Iowegian, 1976
  33. Johnson, Helen Taylor. Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa. Centerville, IA: Helen Taylor Johnson, 19??
  34. Stamps, Maurice. Shoal Creek Legends. Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, April 2007.
  35. Appanoose County Historical Society, Compiled by. The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1986; 1986 Appanoose County History Book Index ;Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 1990
  36. Heusinkveld, W. M.; This Day in Iowa History. Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1995
  37. The History of Appanoose County, Iowa Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878 Online in Internet Archive. Online in Google Books.
  38. Fitzpatrick, T. J.; The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa published in American Speech, Volume 3, Number 1 (October, 1927), pp. 39-66, published by the Duke University Press. Reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. Digitized by JSTOR which can be accessed through a participating library or institution.
  39. Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" published in the Daily StateRegister, February 10, 11 and 12, 1869. Online in America's GenealogyBank.
  40. 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).
  41. Heusinkveld, Willis M., Editor. Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa. Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Mormon Trail Association, 1995
  42. Heusinkveld, W. M. Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007
  43. Davis, Merle O., Interviewer Iowa Labor History Oral Project .Cedar Rapids, IA: Heritage Microfilm Inc., 2001 State Historical Society of Iowa Special Collections
  44. Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry. The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry, 1935 Online in the Iowa Digital Library
  45. Heusinkveld, W. M. The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007
  46. Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901 FHL 977.789 V2
  47. Birth records, 1880-1935 Films Birth records v. 5 (partial copy) 1909-1914 FHL 1007186 Item 5 fckLR<br>Birth records v. 5-6, 1909-1935 FHL 1674113 Items 1 - 2fckLR<br>Register of births v. 1-2 1880-1895 FHL 1007185fckLR<br>Register of births v. 3-4, 1895-1908 FHL 1007186 Items 1 - 3
  48. Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa FHL 977.789 V22i
  49. FHL CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 222
  50. Marriage records, 1842-1928 List of Records found at the Family History Library
  51. Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa Book FHL 977.789 V22
  52. Singley, Eva B; Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa Newspaper clippings 1910-1950 FHL 1703826 Items 8-11 1899-1939 FHL 703827 Item 1