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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Clinton County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Clinton County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.clintoncountyiowa.com/recorder/default.asp Clinton County]
  
 
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[http://www.clintoncountyiowa.com/recorder/default.asp Clinton County]
 
 
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1837--'''Clinton County was created from Dubuque County. County records are housed in Clinton.  
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'''1837--'''Clinton County was created&nbsp;21 December 1837 from&nbsp;from [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]] County. It was attached to Scott County prior to organization 5 January 1841. &nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Clinton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
[[Cedar County, Iowa|Cedar]] | [[Jackson County, Iowa|Jackson]] | [[Jones County, Iowa|Jones]] | [[Scott County, Iowa|Scott]] | [[Carroll County, Illinois|Carroll County, Illinois]] | [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island County, Illinois]] | [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside County, Illinois]]  
 
[[Cedar County, Iowa|Cedar]] | [[Jackson County, Iowa|Jackson]] | [[Jones County, Iowa|Jones]] | [[Scott County, Iowa|Scott]] | [[Carroll County, Illinois|Carroll County, Illinois]] | [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island County, Illinois]] | [[Whiteside County, Illinois|Whiteside County, Illinois]]  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*Search for your ancestor's headstone at the [http://iowagravestones.org/ Iowa Gravestone Photo Project]. Submit your own photos to be included in the project. Projections are that by end of 2008 there will be over 400,000 gravestone photos searchable online in the project. Currently there are over 382,000 gravestone photo records in the project.
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*Also search the [http://iowawpagraves.org/ WPA - Works Projects Administration 1920's Graves Registration Survey] for your ancestor's burial place. There are 654,159 records within 82 Iowa counties included in this index.
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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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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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:[http://www.clinton.lib.ia.us/ Clinton Public Library]<br>306 8th Avenue South<br>Clinton, IA 52732<br>Telephone: (563) 242-8441<br>Root Cellar: (563) 242-0840
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201980&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Clinton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Clinton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Clinton/ Clinton County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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[[Category:Clinton_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Clinton_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 23:32, 17 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Clinton County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records


County Courthouse

Clinton County Courthouse
1900 North 3rd Street
P.O. Box 2957
Clinton IA 52733-2957

(563)244-0565

Clinton County


History

Parent County

1837--Clinton County was created 21 December 1837 from from Dubuque County. It was attached to Scott County prior to organization 5 January 1841.  County seat:  Clinton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Jackson | Jones | Scott | Carroll County, Illinois | Rock Island County, Illinois | Whiteside County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Search for your ancestor's headstone at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project. Submit your own photos to be included in the project. Projections are that by end of 2008 there will be over 400,000 gravestone photos searchable online in the project. Currently there are over 382,000 gravestone photo records in the project.
  • Also search the WPA - Works Projects Administration 1920's Graves Registration Survey for your ancestor's burial place. There are 654,159 records within 82 Iowa counties included in this index.

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

Public Libraries

Clinton Public Library
306 8th Avenue South
Clinton, IA 52732
Telephone: (563) 242-8441
Root Cellar: (563) 242-0840


Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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