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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Jefferson County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jefferson County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jefferson County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1839
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| founded date = January 21
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| seat = Fairfield
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1839--'''Jefferson County County was created from Indian Lands. County records are housed in Fairfield.  
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'''1839--'''Jefferson County was created 21&nbsp;January 1839 from&nbsp;[[Henry County, Iowa|Henry]] County and unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Fairfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Fairfield Iowa Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202301&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Jefferson/ Jefferson County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:07, 7 March 2013

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Online Records



Jefferson County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 21, 1839
County Seat Fairfield
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1839--Jefferson County was created 21 January 1839 from Henry County and unorganized territory.
County seat:  Fairfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Davis | Henry | Keokuk | Van Buren | Wapello | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

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).