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{{Iowa-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Madison County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Madison County'''
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| county = Madison County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat = Winterset
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)
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*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)  
*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)
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*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)  
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Madison_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:14, 7 March 2013

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Online Records



Madison County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1846
County Seat Winterset
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Madison County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Mahaska County prior to organization 19 February 1849.  County seat:  Winterset [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

Adair | Clarke | Dallas | Guthrie | Polk | Union | Warren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

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).