Monona County, Iowa Genealogy

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Guide to Monona County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Monona County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Monona County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Onawa
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Monona County was created 15 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County.  It was attached to Harrison County prior to organization 3 April 1854. County seat:  Onawa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Crawford | Harrison | Ida | Woodbury | Burt County, Nebraska | Thurston County, Nebraska

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Monona County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Moorhead

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Moorhead, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

In most counties in Iowa, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Iowa - Monona - Probate records.


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).