Monroe County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Monroe County was created 17 February 1843 from unorganized territory. It was formerly Kishkekosh County, and renamed to Monroe 1 August 1846. It was attached to Wapello and Jefferson Counties prior to organization 1 July 1845.   County seat: Albia [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Davis | Lucas | Mahaska | Marion | Wapello | Wayne

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collectioon is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. This Collection features the city of Avery.

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).