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Revision as of 07:21, 6 August 2011

This article is about an central-east county of Iowa. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation).

United States  > Iowa > Delaware County Template:Iowa-stub

County Courthouse

Delaware County Courthouse
301 E. Main
P. O. Box 527
Manchester, IA 52057-0527


(319) 927-4942

History

Parent County

1837--Delaware County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County.  It was organized 19 November 1841. County seat:  Manchester [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Buchanan | Clayton | Dubuque | Fayette | Jones | Linn

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

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Cedar Rapids newspapers that may have included Delaware County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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