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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Johnson County'''
== History and Tidbits  ==
 
  
=== Cities  ===
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{{IADC}}
  
=== Townships  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Johnson County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = December 21
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| seat = Iowa City
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=== Communities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
[[Benton County, Iowa|Benton]] | [[Cedar County, Iowa|Cedar]] | [[Iowa County, Iowa|Iowa]] | [[Linn County, Iowa|Linn]] | [[Louisa County, Iowa|Van Buren]] | [[Muscatine County, Iowa|Muscatine]] | [[Washington County, Iowa|Washington]]  
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'''1837--'''Johnson County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]], [[Cook County, Iowa|Cook]], and [[Muscatine County, Iowa|Muscatine]] Counties.&nbsp; It was attached to Cedar County prior to organization 4 July 1838. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Iowa City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[[Benton County, Iowa|Benton]] | [[Cedar County, Iowa|Cedar]] | [[Iowa County, Iowa|Iowa]] | [[Linn County, Iowa|Linn]] | [[Louisa County, Iowa|Louisa<span style="text-decoration: underline" /> ]]| [[Muscatine County, Iowa|Muscatine]] | [[Washington County, Iowa|Washington]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
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*[http://dailyiowan.lib.uiowa.edu/ Daily Iowan Newspaper Collection] -- access to digitized versions of The Daily Iowan and its predecessors: the University Reporter (1868-81), the Vidette (1879-81), the Vidette-Reporter (1881-1901) and the University Mirror (1881). The newspaper editions are full text searchable.
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=4783 Cedar Rapids newspapers] that may have included Johnson County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Iowa City Iowa Family History Center]]
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*[[Mount Vernon Iowa Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Johnson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Johnson/ Johnson County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://iowa-genealogy.com/Johnson-County-Genealogy.htm Johnson County Genealogy] (Iowa Genealogy)
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== References  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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[[Category:Johnson_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:07, 7 March 2013

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Johnson County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Iowa City
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Johnson County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque, Cook, and Muscatine Counties.  It was attached to Cedar County prior to organization 4 July 1838.  County seat: Iowa City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Cedar | Iowa | Linn | Louisa | Muscatine | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Daily Iowan Newspaper Collection -- access to digitized versions of The Daily Iowan and its predecessors: the University Reporter (1868-81), the Vidette (1879-81), the Vidette-Reporter (1881-1901) and the University Mirror (1881). The newspaper editions are full text searchable.
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Cedar Rapids newspapers that may have included Johnson County residents. This database is free at some 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).