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*The county poor farm was north of Keokuk.  An old map showed a cemetery at this site.  The cemetery was abandoned at sometime,  and lost to the elements. An 1880 Census Jackson Township, has been transcribed<ref> This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: Mary Marsh April, 17 2002 </ref>for the  [http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/lee/history/lee1880pf.txt Lee County Poor Farm]
 
*The county poor farm was north of Keokuk.  An old map showed a cemetery at this site.  The cemetery was abandoned at sometime,  and lost to the elements. An 1880 Census Jackson Township, has been transcribed<ref> This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: Mary Marsh April, 17 2002 </ref>for the  [http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/lee/history/lee1880pf.txt Lee County Poor Farm]
 
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Revision as of 23:09, 9 October 2008

 United States  > Iowa > Lee County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Lee County was created from Des Moines County. County records for the northern portion of the county are housed in Fort Madison, southern records are housed in Keokuk. County seat: Fort Madison [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Des Moines | Henry | Van Buren | Clark County, Missouri | Hancock County, Illinois | Henderson County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • The county poor farm was north of Keokuk. An old map showed a cemetery at this site. The cemetery was abandoned at sometime, and lost to the elements. An 1880 Census Jackson Township, has been transcribed[2]for the Lee County Poor Farm

Church

LDS Records

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: Mary Marsh April, 17 2002