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Guide to '''Audubon County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Audubon 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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| county = Audubon County  
 
| county = Audubon County  
 
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| founded date = January 15
 
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| seat = Audubon
 
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Audubon County Courthouse<br>319 Leroy St<br>Audubon, IA 50025<br> Phone: (712) 563-4275 <br>[http://metc.net/libexira/courthouse/courthouse.html '''Audubon County Website'''] }}  
 
Audubon County Courthouse<br>319 Leroy St<br>Audubon, IA 50025<br> Phone: (712) 563-4275 <br>[http://metc.net/libexira/courthouse/courthouse.html '''Audubon County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information ===
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==== Audubon County, Iowa Record Dates  ====
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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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" | '''[[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1880
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1880
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1853
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1871
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
Audubon County Courthouse<br>319 Leroy St<br>Audubon, IA 50025<br>  
 
Audubon County Courthouse<br>319 Leroy St<br>Audubon, IA 50025<br>  
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[http://metc.net/libexira/courthouse/courthouse.html Audubon County]  
 
[http://metc.net/libexira/courthouse/courthouse.html Audubon County]  
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''Audubon County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp; from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]] County. Audubon was attached to Cass and Black Hawk Counties prior to organization 9 July 1855. '''County&nbsp;seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Audubon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1851--'''Audubon County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp; from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa Genealogy|Pottawattamie]] County. Audubon was attached to Cass and Black Hawk Counties prior to organization 9 July 1855. '''County&nbsp;seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Audubon <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Audubon, Audubon|place|disp=Audubon}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Audubon, Exira|place|disp=Exira}}
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Adair County, Iowa|Adair]] | [[Carroll County, Iowa|Carroll]] | [[Cass County, Iowa|Cass]] | [[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Guthrie County, Iowa|Guthrie]] | [[Shelby County, Iowa|Shelby]]  
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[[Adair County, Iowa Genealogy|Adair]]{{•}} [[Carroll County, Iowa Genealogy|Carroll]]{{•}} [[Cass County, Iowa Genealogy|Cass]]{{•}} [[Crawford County, Iowa Genealogy|Crawford]]{{•}} [[Guthrie County, Iowa Genealogy|Guthrie]]{{•}} [[Shelby County, Iowa Genealogy|Shelby]]  
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<center>{{IAAudubon County, Iowa Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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=== Resources  ===
  
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==== Biographies  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7795 Shelby and Audubon Counties, Iowa Biographical Dictionary] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27403 Biographical history of Shelby and Audubon Counties, Iowa&nbsp;: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States fro] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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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=551&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|550048|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=551 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://iagenweb.org/audubon/ IAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Audubon+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=Audubon&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/audubon/cemetery.html IAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/iowa/audubon.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://iowagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?cid=5 Iowa Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Iowa Cemeteries|Iowa Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== 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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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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'''State Census'''
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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1803957|Iowa State Census, 1895}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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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
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{IA Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{IA Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local&nbsp;Histories&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Local&nbsp;Histories&nbsp;  ====
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{{IA History}}
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*Andrews, H. F. (Henry Franklin), 1844-1919. ''History of Audubon County, Iowa&nbsp;: its people, industries, and institutions&nbsp;; with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families''. Indianapolis, Indiana&nbsp;: B.F. Bowen, 1915.
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**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE92811 FamilySearch] (Free)
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*''Biographical history of Shelby and Audubon counties, Iowa&nbsp;: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Harrison, with accompanying biographies of each; portraits and biographies of the governors of the state; engravings of prominent citizens in Shelby and Audubon counties, with personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families; a concise history of the counties, and the cities and townships''. Chicago&nbsp;: W. S. Dunbar &amp; Co., 1889.
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**Online at [https://archive.org/details/biographicalhist00wsdu Internetarchive] (Free)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27403 Biographical history of Shelby and Audubon Counties, Iowa&nbsp;: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States fro] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=26754 History of Audubon County, Iowa&nbsp;: its people, industries, and institutions] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Audubon+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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*[http://www.mapofus.org/iowa/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Iowa]
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Audubon+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== 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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==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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|Audubon}}
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{IA Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{IA Vital Intro}}
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=====Births=====
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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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=====Marriages=====
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*'''1838-1934''' - {{RecordSearch|1805551|Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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=====Deaths=====
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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 and Libraries  ===
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'''Audubon County Genealogical Society'''<br>505 Brayton Street<br>Audubon, IA 50025-1301<br>E-mail: [mailto:webmaster@auduboncounty.net webmaster@auduboncounty.net]<br>
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==== Family History Centers ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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==== Websites  ====
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{{WA Websites Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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| width="30%" | [http://www.iowahistory.org/search.html?q=audubon+county&btnG=Search+%C2%BB State Historical Society of Iowa]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | list and links to data and "hard copy" material - results of "audubon county" placed in search box
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| width="30%" | [http://www.iowaheritage.org/items/browse?search=audubon+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 "audubon county" in the search box
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| width="30%" | [http://publications.iowa.gov/cgi/search/simple?q=audubon+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 "audubon county" in the search box
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| width="30%" | [http://iagenweb.org/audubon/ 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/audubon/audubon.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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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1821206] [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2110820][https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1805551] 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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#94FFFF" colspan="3" | <center>'''Sites that search for links pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/IA/Audubon/ 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/audubon/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ia/counties/audubon/ CyndisList]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.stateofus.com/iowa/audubon-county/ StateofUS.com]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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== Web Sites  ==
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| width="30%" | {{FHL|United States, Iowa, Audubon|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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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=audubon+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://smartcat.acpl.lib.in.us/?q=audubon+county%2C+iowa&image.x=0&image.y=0 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''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Societies_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Iowa Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Audubon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Audubon/ Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FAEBD7" colspan="3" | <center>'''Social networking sites pertaining to {{PAGENAME}}''' </center>
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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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| width="30%" | [http://genforum.genealogy.com/ia/audubon/ genealogy.com]
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| width="70%" | Audubon County, IA Genealogy Forum
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.audubon/mb.ashx ancestry.com]  
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| width="70%" | Audubon County Message Board
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== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}  
 
<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}  
  
 
[[Category:Audubon_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Audubon_County,_Iowa]]

Latest revision as of 19:40, 23 August 2017

United States
Iowa
Audubon County

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

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Audubon County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Audubon 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 Audubon
Courthouse
IowaAudubonCourthouse.jpg
Address Audubon County Courthouse
319 Leroy St
Audubon, IA 50025
Phone: (712) 563-4275
Audubon County Website


County Information

Audubon County, Iowa Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1880 1856 1880 1840 1853 1871

County Courthouse

Audubon County Courthouse
319 Leroy St
Audubon, IA 50025

(712) 563-4275

Audubon County

History

Parent County

1851--Audubon County was created 15 January 1851  from Pottawattamie County. Audubon was attached to Cass and Black Hawk Counties prior to organization 9 July 1855. County seat:  Audubon [2]

Boundary Changes

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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

For a list of cities and townships go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.org.

Neighboring Counties

Adair • Carroll • Cass • Crawford • Guthrie • Shelby

Audubon CountyGuthrie CountyAdair CountyCass CountyPottawattamie CountyShelby CountyCrawford CountyCarroll CountyGreene CountyDallas CountyMadison CountyUnion CountyAdams CountyMontgomery CountyMills CountyHarrison CountyMonona CountyWoodbury CountyIda CountySac CountyCalhoun CountyWebster CountyIAAudubon.JPG

Resources

Biographies

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.

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.

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.


Court

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.


Local Histories 

Local histories are available for Audubon 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.


  • Andrews, H. F. (Henry Franklin), 1844-1919. History of Audubon County, Iowa : its people, industries, and institutions ; with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. Indianapolis, Indiana : B.F. Bowen, 1915.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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.

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 - Audubon - Probate records.


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.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Audubon County Genealogical Society
505 Brayton Street
Audubon, IA 50025-1301
E-mail: webmaster@auduboncounty.net

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 Audubon County, Iowa Genealogy
State Historical Society of Iowa Free list and links to data and "hard copy" material - results of "audubon county" placed in search box
The Iowa Heritage Digital Collection Free digital images from a variety of Iowa cultural insitutions - results of "audubon 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 "audubon 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
[1] [2][3] FamilySearch Free Births, 1880-1935; Deaths 1880-1992; Marriages, 1838-1934; all indexes
Sites that search for links pertaining to Audubon 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 ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS.com Free family history resources and government records
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Audubon 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 local libraries and Iowa Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Audubon 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 Audubon County, IA Genealogy Forum
ancestry.com Audubon County Message Board

References

  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).