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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
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*[[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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Getting Started ====
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==== Getting Started ====
  
==== Research Guides ====
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==== Research Guides ====
  
 
==== 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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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Genealogy ====
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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
  
==== Law and Legislation ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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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
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/obits.html Page County Obituaries]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/obits.html Page County Obituaries]  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project
  
==== Periodicals =====
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==== Prisions ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
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===== '''Birth'''  =====
 
===== '''Birth'''  =====
  
*[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/1821206 Iowa, County Births  1880-1935]  ~  FamilySearch  
 
*[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'''  =====
 
===== '''Marriages'''  =====
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551 Iowa, County Marriages 1838-1934]  ~  FamilySearch
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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/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
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*'''[[Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center]]<br>'''
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*[[Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center]]<br>
  
 
507 E Pioneer Ave<br>Shenandoah, Ia 51601<br>Phone:1-712-246-4491<br>Hours T 1pm-4pm; W 7pm-9pm; Th 10am-3pm.; Closures: Closed the last two weeks in December.  
 
507 E Pioneer Ave<br>Shenandoah, Ia 51601<br>Phone:1-712-246-4491<br>Hours T 1pm-4pm; W 7pm-9pm; Th 10am-3pm.; Closures: Closed the last two weeks in December.  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[http://www.clarindapubliclibrary.org/ '''Lied Public Library'''] <br>100 E. Garfield St. <br>Clarinda, IA 51632 <br>Phone: 1-712-542-2416<br>E-mail: [mailto:askliedlib@iowatelecom.net askliedlib@iowatelecom.net] <br>'''Hours:''' <br>Monday: 12pm-8pm  
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| valign="top" width="35%" | [http://www.clarindapubliclibrary.org/ '''Lied Public Library'''] <br>100 E. Garfield St. <br>Clarinda, IA 51632 <br>Phone: 1-712-542-2416<br>E-mail: [mailto:askliedlib@iowatelecom.net askliedlib@iowatelecom.net] <br>'''Hours:''' <br>Monday: 12pm-8pm  
 
 
Tues-Thur: 9:30am-6pm; Fri: 9:30am-5:00pm; Sat: 9:30am-1pm; Sun: Closed  
 
Tues-Thur: 9:30am-6pm; Fri: 9:30am-5:00pm; Sat: 9:30am-1pm; Sun: Closed  
  

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 United States  > Iowa > Page County


Page County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Page County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: 1847
County Seat Clarinda
Courthouse
Page County Courthouse.jpg


Quick Dates

Page County's civil records start the following years

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1880 1866 1880 1838

County Courthouse

History

  • Page County, Iowa is named in honor of Captain John Page of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the battle of Palo Alto during the Mexican American War.

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 [1]

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

Getting Started

Research Guides

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
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  • An article about the Federal and State Census Records that exist for Iowa. Iowa Census

Church

Court

Genealogy

Land

Law and Legislation

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

Occupations

Obituaries

Periodicals

Prisions

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriages
Deaths

Family History Centers

507 E Pioneer Ave
Shenandoah, Ia 51601
Phone:1-712-246-4491
Hours T 1pm-4pm; W 7pm-9pm; Th 10am-3pm.; Closures: Closed the last two weeks in December.

Societies and Libraries

Tues-Thur: 9:30am-6pm; Fri: 9:30am-5:00pm; Sat: 9:30am-1pm; Sun: Closed

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Benton County, Tennessee

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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