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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Clayton County'''
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
 
  
=== Cities  ===
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{{IADC}}
  
=== Townships ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Communities  ===
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Clayton County Courthouse<br>111 High St. SE<br>Elkrader, IA 52043<br>
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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(319) 245-2204
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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[[Allamakee County, Iowa|Allamakee]] | [[Buchanan County, Iowa|Buchanan]] | [[Delaware County, Iowa|Delaware]] | [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]] | [[Fayette County, Iowa|Fayette]] | [[Winneshiek County, Iowa|Winneshiek]] | [[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford County, Wisconsin]] | [[Grant County, Wisconsin|Grant County, Wisconsin]]  
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== History  ==
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[http://www.claytoncountyia.gov/ Clayton County home page]
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1837--'''Clayton County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]] County. '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Elkader <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Allamakee County, Iowa|Allamakee]] | [[Buchanan County, Iowa|Buchanan]] | [[Delaware County, Iowa|Delaware]] | [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]] | [[Fayette County, Iowa|Fayette]] | [[Winneshiek County, Iowa|Winneshiek]] | [[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford County, Wisconsin]] | [[Grant County, Wisconsin|Grant County, Wisconsin]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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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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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Clayton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Clayton/ Clayton County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaclayto/ Clayton county IAGenWeb]<br>
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== References  ==
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
 
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Revision as of 22:45, 17 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Clayton County Courthouse
111 High St. SE
Elkrader, IA 52043

(319) 245-2204


History

Clayton County home page

Parent County

1837--Clayton County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. County seat:  Elkader [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Allamakee | Buchanan | Delaware | Dubuque | Fayette | Winneshiek | Crawford County, Wisconsin | Grant County, Wisconsin

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 a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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