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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Bremer County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bremer County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county =Bremer County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Waverly
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| building address = Bremer County Courthouse<br>415 E. Bremer Avenue<br>Waverly, IA 50677<br> Phone: (319) 352-5661 <br>[http://www.co.bremer.ia.us/ '''Bremer County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Bremer County Courthouse<br>415 E. Bremer Avenue<br>Waverly, IA 50677<br>
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Bremer County Courthouse<br>415 E. Bremer Avenue<br>Waverly, IA 50677<br>  
  
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''Bremer County was created from Winnebago County and Indian Reserve land. County records are housed in Waverly.  
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'''1851--'''Bremer County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Buchanan County prior to organization 15 August 1853.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Waverly <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
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== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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For a list of cities and townships go to [http://iowa.hometownlocator.com/ia/bremer/ hometownlocator.com] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bremer_County,_Iowa#Localities wikipedia.org.]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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=== Census  ===
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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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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*[http://sumnerpl.newspaperarchive.com Sumner Public Library Archives, Bremer County] has the ''Sumner Gazette'' (1881-2008) available online.
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=32008 Waterloo newspapers] that may have included Bremer County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201858&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Bremer&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*The Internet site, [http://www.karensgen.com/buch/projects/projiowa.php Genealogy Projects and Links,] Bremer County, Iowa has Waverly Newspaper German Obituaries, burials of German immigrants in Bremer County, Bremer County 1875 Atlas Township Maps, the contents of&nbsp;some local church records&nbsp;and a list of Bremer County Iowa men registered for World War II draft.
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; www.karensgen.com/buch/projects/projiowa.php
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Bremer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Bremer/ Bremer County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Bremer_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Bremer_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 01:54, 7 March 2013

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Online Records



Bremer County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Waverly
Courthouse
Address Bremer County Courthouse
415 E. Bremer Avenue
Waverly, IA 50677
Phone: (319) 352-5661
Bremer County Website


County Courthouse

Bremer County Courthouse
415 E. Bremer Avenue
Waverly, IA 50677

(319) 352-5661

Bremer County

History 

Parent County

1851--Bremer County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Buchanan County prior to organization 15 August 1853.  County seat:  Waverly [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Black Hawk | Buchanan | Butler | Chickasaw | Fayette | Floyd

Resources

Cemeteries

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

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Waterloo newspapers that may have included Bremer County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • The Internet site, Genealogy Projects and Links, Bremer County, Iowa has Waverly Newspaper German Obituaries, burials of German immigrants in Bremer County, Bremer County 1875 Atlas Township Maps, the contents of some local church records and a list of Bremer County Iowa men registered for World War II draft.

    www.karensgen.com/buch/projects/projiowa.php

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).