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{{Iowa-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Butler County''  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Butler County Courthouse<br>P. O. Box 325<br>Allison, IA 50602<br>
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Butler County Courthouse<br>P. O. Box 325<br>Allison, IA 50602<br>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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*Allison
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*Allison  
*Aplington
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*Aplington  
*Aredale
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*Aredale  
*Austinville
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*Austinville  
 
*Bristow
 
*Bristow
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*Butler Center
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*Butler Center  
*Clarksville
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*Clarksville  
*Coster
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*Coster  
*Dumont
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*Dumont  
 
*Eleanor
 
*Eleanor
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*Greene
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*Kesley
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*Kesley  
*New Albion
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*New Albion  
*New Hartford
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*New Hartford  
 
*Packard
 
*Packard
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*Parkersburg
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*Parkersburg  
*Pilot Rock
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*Pilot Rock  
*Shell Rock
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*Shell Rock  
*Sinclair
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*Sinclair  
*Swanton
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*Swanton  
 
*Wilmar
 
*Wilmar
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
===Census===
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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.  
 
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  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
===Local Histories===
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=== Local Histories ===
*''History of Butler County Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement Vol. 1'' <ref> Hart, Irving H.;'' History of Butler County Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement Vol. 1'', S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914 [http://books.google.com/books?id=lYQUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA281&dq=History+of+Butler+County+Iowa:+A+Record+of+Settlement,+Organization,+Progress,+and+Achievement+Vol.+1&hl=en&ei=KBsnTqLKMMPZgQf957lc&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] {{WorldCat|6114539}} </ref> Volume 2 includes biographies.
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*''History of Butler County Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement Vol. 1'' <ref> Hart, Irving H.;'' History of Butler County Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement Vol. 1'', S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914 [http://books.google.com/books?id=lYQUAAAAYAAJ&amp;pg=PA281&amp;dq=History+of+Butler+County+Iowa:+A+Record+of+Settlement,+Organization,+Progress,+and+Achievement+Vol.+1&amp;hl=en&amp;ei=KBsnTqLKMMPZgQf957lc&amp;sa=X&amp;oi=book_result&amp;ct=result&amp;resnum=1&amp;ved=0CCkQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&amp;q&amp;f=false Google Books] {{WorldCat|6114539}} </ref> Volume 2 includes biographies.
  
 
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*'''Iowa USGS Topographic'''<br>Choose Airport, Bridge, Building, Cemetery, Church, Civil, Hospital, Lake, Locale, Park, Populated Place, Post Office, School, Stream, Summit, Trail<br>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Butler http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Butler]<br>
 
*'''Iowa USGS Topographic'''<br>Choose Airport, Bridge, Building, Cemetery, Church, Civil, Hospital, Lake, Locale, Park, Populated Place, Post Office, School, Stream, Summit, Trail<br>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Butler http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Butler]<br>
  
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
 
*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 Butler County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
 
*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 Butler County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]

Revision as of 21:47, 4 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Butler County Courthouse
P. O. Box 325
Allison, IA 50602

(319) 267-2487

Butler County

History

Parent County

1851--Butler County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. The county was attached to Buchanan and Black Hawk Counties prior to its organization 2 October 1854.  County seat:  Allison [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Allison
  • Aplington
  • Aredale
  • Austinville
  • Bristow
  • Butler Center
  • Clarksville
  • Coster
  • Dumont
  • Eleanor
  • Greene
  • Kesley
  • New Albion
  • New Hartford
  • Packard
  • Parkersburg
  • Pilot Rock
  • Shell Rock
  • Sinclair
  • Swanton
  • Wilmar

Neighboring Counties

Black Hawk | Bremer | Cerro Gordo | Chickasaw | Floyd | Franklin | Grundy | Hardin

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

  • History of Butler County Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement Vol. 1 [2] Volume 2 includes biographies.

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 Butler County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Hart, Irving H.; History of Butler County Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement Vol. 1, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914 Google Books WorldCat 6114539