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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?cid=73 Iowa WPA Gravestone Project] -- Nice name index for many cemeteries in Iowa  
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*[http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?cid=73 Iowa WPA Gravestone Project] -- Nice name index for many cemeteries in Iowa
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=14&CScnty=619 Find A Grave] has Page County cemeteries with some headstone pictures. If yours isn't among the photographs you can request to have one taken and posted.  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=14&CScnty=619 Find A Grave] has Page County cemeteries with some headstone pictures. If yours isn't among the photographs you can request to have one taken and posted.
  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/cemeteries/rosehill.txt Rose Hill Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/cemeteries/rosehill.txt Rose Hill Cemetery]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[http://co.page.ia.us/offices/recorder/landrecords.htm Iowa Page County Recorder's Office] has property and misc. records dating back to 1838. Genealogy research is not performed by the Page County Recorder’s office. However, this office has land and vital records that are open to the public.  
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*[http://co.page.ia.us/offices/recorder/landrecords.htm Iowa Page County Recorder's Office] has property and misc. records dating back to 1838. Genealogy research is not performed by the Page County Recorder’s office. However, this office has land and vital records that are open to the public.
  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/deeds/andr1900.txt 1839 - 1875 Land Abstracts Andreas Plat Book 1900]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/deeds/andr1900.txt 1839 - 1875 Land Abstracts Andreas Plat Book 1900]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/civilwar/pg-cwar2.txt 1st Iowa Regiment Cavalry]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/civilwar/pg-cwar2.txt 1st Iowa Regiment Cavalry]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/pagewwii.txt WWII Honor Roll of Dead and Missing]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/pagewwii.txt WWII Honor Roll of Dead and Missing]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Vital Records   ====
 
==== Vital Records   ====
  
===== "Birth" =====
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===== '''Birth''' =====
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1821206 Iowa, County Births  1880-1935]  ~  FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1821206 Iowa, County Births  1880-1935]  ~  FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674820 Iowa Births and Christenings 1830-1950 ]  ~  FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674820 Iowa Births and Christenings 1830-1950 ]  ~  FamilySearch
  
===== "Marriages" =====
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===== '''Marriages'''  =====
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551 Iowa, County Marriages 1838-1934]  ~  FamilySearch  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551 Iowa, County Marriages 1838-1934]  ~  FamilySearch  
 
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674842 Iowa Marriages 1809-1992]  ~  FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674842 Iowa Marriages 1809-1992]  ~  FamilySearch
  
===== "Deaths" =====
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===== '''Deaths''' =====
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674841 Iowa, Deaths and Burials  1830-1990]  ~  FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674841 Iowa, Deaths and Burials  1830-1990]  ~  FamilySearch
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
*[[Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center]]
 
*[[Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Page|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Page|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Page/ Page County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) *[http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/page/ Genealogy Trails History Group]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Page/ Page County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) *[http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/page/ Genealogy Trails History Group]

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 United States  > Iowa > Page County


Page County, Iowa
Map
Boundary map of Page County, Iowa
Map of Iowa highlighting Page County
Location in the state of Iowa
Facts
Founded: 1871
County Seat Clairinda
Courthouse


Quick Dates

Crockett County's civil records start the following years:[1]

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
     

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1847--Page County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 22 March 1852. County seat:  Clarinda [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

1858 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Fremont | Mills | Montgomery | Taylor | Atchison County, Missouri | Nodaway County, Missouri

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Find A Grave has Page County cemeteries with some headstone pictures. If yours isn't among the photographs you can request to have one taken and posted.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850551
18604,419702.0%
18709,975125.7%
188019,66797.2%
189021,3418.5%
190024,18713.3%
191024,002−0.8%
192024,1370.6%
193025,9047.3%
194024,887−3.9%
195023,921−3.9%
196021,023−12.1%
197018,537−11.8%
198019,0632.8%
199016,870−11.5%
200016,9760.6%
201015,932−6.1%
  • An article about the Federal and State Census Records that exist for Missouri. Iowa Census

Church

Court

Land

  • Iowa Page County Recorder's Office has property and misc. records dating back to 1838. Genealogy research is not performed by the Page County Recorder’s office. However, this office has land and vital records that are open to the public.

Local Histories 

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Birth
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Guide to Public Vital Statistics in Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn.: The Tennessee Historical Records Survey (W.P.A.), 1941; "Earliest County Records," Tennessee State Library and Archives.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).