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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Louisa County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Louisa County'''
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<br> {{IADC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Louisa County
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| county_map = Iowa Louisa Map.png
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1836
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| founded date = December 7
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| seat = Wapello
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Louisa County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Des_Moines_County,_Iowa|Des Moines]] County. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Wapello <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1836--'''Louisa County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Des Moines County, Iowa|Des Moines]] County. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Wapello <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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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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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
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*'''History of Louisa County Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1912 Vol. 1'''<br>
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by Arthur Springer<br>
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S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914<br>
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=S4EUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA247&dq=butler+co+iowa&lr=&as_brr=1&client=firefox-a#PPR3,M1 http://books.google.com/books?id=S4EUAAAAYAAJ&amp;pg=PA247&amp;dq=butler+co+iowa&amp;lr=&amp;as_brr=1&amp;client=firefox-a#PPR3,M1]<br>
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=3889 Burlington newspapers] dating back to the 1840's that may have included Louisa County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
  
 
==== 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=202409&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Louisa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Louisa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Louisa/ Louisa County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Louisa_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Louisa_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 02:12, 17 April 2013

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Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records



Louisa County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Louisa County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 7, 1836
County Seat Wapello
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Louisa County was created 7 December 1836 from Des Moines County. County seat:  Wapello [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Des Moines | Henry | Johnson | Muscatine | Washington | Henderson County, Illinois | Mercer County, Illinois | Rock Island County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

  • History of Louisa County Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1912 Vol. 1

by Arthur Springer

S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914

http://books.google.com/books?id=S4EUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA247&dq=butler+co+iowa&lr=&as_brr=1&client=firefox-a#PPR3,M1

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Burlington newspapers dating back to the 1840's that may have included Louisa 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).