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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mahaska County'''
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{IADC}}
  
=== Cities  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Mahaska County
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| county_map =  
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Oskaloosa
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=== Townships ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Communities ===
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== History ==
  
=== County Government Site ===
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==== Parent County  ====
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''1843--'''Mahaska County was created 17 February 1843&nbsp;from&nbsp;unorganized territory. It was attached to Washington County prior to organization 1 March 1844. '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Oskaloosa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Jasper County, Iowa|Jasper]] | [[Keokuk County, Iowa|Keokuk]] | [[Marion County, Iowa|Marion]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Poweshiek County, Iowa|Poweshiek]] | [[Wapello County, Iowa|Wapello]]
  
[[Jasper County, Iowa|Jasper]] | [[Keokuk County, Iowa|Keokuk]] | [[Marion County, Iowa|Marion]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Poweshiek County, Iowa|Poweshiek]] | [[Wapello County, Iowa|Wapello]]
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?lc=1&last=&fc=1&first=&cid=62 Iowa WPA Graves Registration]&nbsp;Mahaska County
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*[http://iowagravestones.org/index.php?search=custom&new_cid=62&cfield=last&ctype=1&ctxt= Iowa Gravestone Photo Project] Mahaska County
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*[http://www.iagenweb.org/mahaska/cem.htm Possible cemetery listings in Mahaska County]
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==== '''Census'''  ====
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*Population: 22,335 (2000); 21,522 (1990)
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*[http://www.iagenweb.org/mahaska/1854census.txt 1854 Iowa State Census (Mahaska County)]
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/MahaskaHistory1875/MahaskaCountyHistory1875.html A Short History of Mahaska County, Iowa from A. T. Andreas' Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa. 1875]
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/Roustabout/index.html Roustabout History of Mahaska County, Iowa]
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/MahaskaHistory1878/index.html The History of Mahaska County, Iowa 1878]
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/pastandpresentbook/index.html 200+ Biographies from "Past and Present of Mahaska County, Iowa" by Manoah Hedge 1906]
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/portraitandbiographicalalbum/index.html 500 Biographies from "Portrait &amp; Biographical Album of of Mahaska County, Iowa" copyright 1887]
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/HistoryOfScottTWP/index.html History of Scott Township, Mahaska County, Iowa by Robert I. Garden, c. Aug1907]. Contains personal experiences in Scott TWP and in Civil War
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/map1875/index.html 1875 Plat Maps] this collection contains plat maps for the Townships of Adams, Black Oak, Cedar, Des Moines, Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Oskaloosa, Pleasant Grove, Prairie, Richland, Scott, Union, and White Oak.
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/platmap1895/index.html 1895 Plat Map:] Monroe Township
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/platmap1905/index.html 1905 Plat Maps]&nbsp;this collection contains plat maps for the Townships of Adams, Beacon and Oskaloosa, Black Oak, Cedar, Des Moines, Garfield and Lincoln, Harrison, Madison, Monroe, Pleasant Grove, Prairie, Richland, Scott, Spring Creek, Union, and White Oak.
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/platmap1913/index.html 1913 Plat Maps]&nbsp;this collection contains plat maps for most Townships.
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/platmap1914/index.html 1914 Plat Maps]&nbsp;this collection contains plat maps for most Townships.
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/platmap1920/index.html 1920 Plat Maps]&nbsp;this collection contains plat maps for most Townships.
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1218216949734_722" />  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.iagenweb.org/mahaska/ Mahaska County IAGenWeb]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Mahaska|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/mahaska/index.html Before Time: Mahaska County links]
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*[http://www.geocities.com/heartland/acres/2263/ Keo-Mah Genealogical Society]&nbsp;Keokuk and Mahaska Counties
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*[http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.mahaska/mb.ashx Rootsweb: Mahaska County message boards]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Mahaska/ Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Mahaska_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Mahaska_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:15, 7 March 2013

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Mahaska County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1843
County Seat Oskaloosa
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Mahaska County was created 17 February 1843 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Washington County prior to organization 1 March 1844. County seat:  Oskaloosa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Jasper | Keokuk | Marion | Monroe | Poweshiek | Wapello

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

  • 1875 Plat Maps this collection contains plat maps for the Townships of Adams, Black Oak, Cedar, Des Moines, Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Oskaloosa, Pleasant Grove, Prairie, Richland, Scott, Union, and White Oak.
  • 1895 Plat Map: Monroe Township
  • 1905 Plat Maps this collection contains plat maps for the Townships of Adams, Beacon and Oskaloosa, Black Oak, Cedar, Des Moines, Garfield and Lincoln, Harrison, Madison, Monroe, Pleasant Grove, Prairie, Richland, Scott, Spring Creek, Union, and White Oak.
  • 1913 Plat Maps this collection contains plat maps for most Townships.
  • 1914 Plat Maps this collection contains plat maps for most Townships.
  • 1920 Plat Maps this collection contains plat maps for most Townships.

Military

Newspapers

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).