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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Jones County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jones County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jones 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 = Anamosa
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1837--'''Jones County was created from Wisconsin Territory. County records are housed in Anamosa.  
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'''1837--'''Jones County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from&nbsp;Dubuque County. It was attached to Jackson County prior to organization 1 June 1839.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Anamosa <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  ====
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'''1875''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==Places/Localities==
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=34925 Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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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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*[http://batypl.newspaperarchive.com Ross &amp; Elizabeth Baty Public Library Archives, Jones County] has the ''Monticello Express'' (1865-2004) available online.
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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 Jones County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202351&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Jones&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Jones/ Jones County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Jones_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Jones_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:08, 7 March 2013

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Online Records



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


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Jones County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. It was attached to Jackson County prior to organization 1 June 1839.  County seat:  Anamosa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Clinton | Delaware | Dubuque | Jackson | Linn

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 historical newspapers online including Cedar Rapids newspapers that may have included Jones 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).