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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Page County'''
  
 ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Page County''  
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Guide to '''Page County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Quick Dates ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
Page County's civil records start the following years
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== History  ==
  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Page County, Iowa#Birth|Birth]]'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Page County, Iowa#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Page County, Iowa#Death|Death]]'''
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Page County, Iowa#Census|Census]]'''
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | [[Page County, Iowa#Land|'''Land''']]
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Page County, Iowa#Probate|Probate]]'''
 
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1880
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Page County, Iowa#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1866
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Page County, Iowa#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1880  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Page County, Iowa#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Page County, Iowa#Census|Census]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1838  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Page County, Iowa#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Page County, Iowa#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1880</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1866</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1880</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1838</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Page County, Iowa#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Page County, Iowa#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Page County, Iowa#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Page County, Iowa#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
== History  ==
 
  
 
*Page County, Iowa is named in honor of [http://frontierhistory.blogspot.com/2010/08/forgotten-american-hero-capt-john-b.html Captain John Page] of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the battle of Palo Alto during the Mexican American War.
 
*Page County, Iowa is named in honor of [http://frontierhistory.blogspot.com/2010/08/forgotten-american-hero-capt-john-b.html Captain John Page] of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the battle of Palo Alto during the Mexican American War.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Iowa [http://www.n2genealogy.com/iowa/ia-maps.html boundary changes].  
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See an interactive map of Iowa [http://www.genealogyinc.com/iowa/maps/ boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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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]]&amp;nbsp
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*[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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]] | [[Fremont County, Iowa|Fremont]] | [[Mills County, Iowa|Mills]] | [[Montgomery County, Iowa|Montgomery]] | [[Taylor County, Iowa|Taylor]] | [[Atchison County, Missouri|Atchison County, Missouri]] | [[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway County, Missouri]]  
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*[[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]]  
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*[[Fremont County, Iowa|Fremont]]  
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*[[Mills County, Iowa|Mills]]  
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*[[Montgomery County, Iowa|Montgomery]]  
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*[[Taylor County, Iowa|Taylor]]  
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*[[Atchison County, Missouri|Atchison County, Missouri]]  
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*[[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway County, Missouri]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
 
==== Research Guides  ====
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==== African American  ====
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[African-American Resources for Iowa|Iowa African Americans]]''
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*[http://www.blackiowa.org/ African American Museum of Iowa] The heritage of African Americans in Iowa
  
 
==== 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.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/cemeteries/rosehill.txt Rose Hill Cemetery] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/cemeteries/rosehill.txt Rose Hill Cemetery] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;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.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/deeds/andr1900.txt 1839 - 1875 Land Abstracts Andreas Plat Book 1900] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/deeds/andr1900.txt 1839 - 1875 Land Abstracts Andreas Plat Book 1900] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/civilwar/pg-cwar2.txt 1st Iowa Regiment Cavalry] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/civilwar/pg-cwar2.txt 1st Iowa Regiment Cavalry] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/pagewwii.txt WWII Honor Roll of Dead and Missing]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/pagewwii.txt WWII Honor Roll of Dead and Missing]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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===== '''Birth'''  =====
 
===== '''Birth'''  =====
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1821206 Iowa, County Births &nbsp;1880-1935] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;FamilySearch  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1821206 Iowa, County Births &nbsp;1880-1935] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;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 ]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674820 Iowa Births and Christenings 1830-1950 ]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;FamilySearch
  
 
===== '''Marriages'''  =====
 
===== '''Marriages'''  =====
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551 Iowa, County Marriages 1838-1934] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;FamilySearch  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551 Iowa, County Marriages 1838-1934] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674842 Iowa Marriages 1809-1992] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674842 Iowa Marriages 1809-1992] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;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]]
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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.
 
*[[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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.clarindapubliclibrary.org/ '''Lied Public Library'''] <br>100 E. Garfield St. <br>Clarinda, Iowa 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  
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*[http://www.clarindapubliclibrary.org/ '''Lied Public Library'''] <br>100 E. Garfield St. <br>Clarinda, Iowa 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
*[http://iagenweb.org/page/museums/index.htm '''Nodaway Valley Historical Museum'''] <br>1600 South 16th Street<br>PO Box 393<br>Clarinda, Iowa 51632 <br>Phone: 1-712-542-3073<br>E-mail: [mailto:nvm@iowatele.net nvm@iowatelecom.net]<br>'''Hours:'''<br>Mondays: Closed Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday: 1-4 p.m. for May thru Sept. and 2-4 p.m. for Oct. thru April. We will also open by appointment at other times for people to research.  
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*[http://iagenweb.org/page/museums/index.htm '''Nodaway Valley Historical Museum'''] <br>1600 South 16th Street<br>PO Box 393<br>Clarinda, Iowa 51632 <br>Phone: 1-712-542-3073<br>E-mail: [mailto:nvm@iowatele.net nvm@iowatelecom.net]<br>'''Hours:'''<br>Mondays: Closed Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday: 1-4 p.m. for May thru Sept. and 2-4 p.m. for Oct. thru April. We will also open by appointment at other times for people to research.
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*[http://www.greatershenandoahhs.org/ '''Greater Shenandoah Historical Society''']<br>800 W Sheridan Ave<br>PO Box 182<br>Shenandoah Iowa 56101<br>Phone:1-712-246-1669<br>E-mail:[mailto:gshmuseum@hotmail.com gshmuseum@hotmail.com]
 
*[http://www.greatershenandoahhs.org/ '''Greater Shenandoah Historical Society''']<br>800 W Sheridan Ave<br>PO Box 182<br>Shenandoah Iowa 56101<br>Phone:1-712-246-1669<br>E-mail:[mailto:gshmuseum@hotmail.com gshmuseum@hotmail.com]
  
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{{Wikipedia|Page County, Iowa}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Page County, Iowa}}  
  
*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.page/mb.ashx Page County, IA Family History and Genealogy Message Board] (Ancestry)  
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*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.page/mb.ashx Page County, IA Family History and Genealogy Message Board] (Ancestry)
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Page/ Page County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Page/ Page County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://genforum.com/ia/page/ Page County, IA Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/ia/page/ Page County, IA Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*[http://www.iagenweb.org/page/ Page County, IAGenWeb] (USGenWeb)  
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*[http://www.iagenweb.org/page/ Page County, IAGenWeb] (USGenWeb)
*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Page|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}(Family Search)  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/page/ Genealogy Trails History Group](Genealogy Trails History)  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Page|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}(Family Search)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/page/ Genealogy Trails History Group](Genealogy Trails History)
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/usa/IA/page.html Mailing List: IAPAGE-L (Page County, Iowa List)] (RootsWeb)
 
*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/usa/IA/page.html Mailing List: IAPAGE-L (Page County, Iowa List)] (RootsWeb)
  

Revision as of 20:10, 18 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Page County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records



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



County Courthouse

History

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1880
1866
1880
1838
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
  • 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

Resources

Getting Started

Research Guides

African American

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Iowa African Americans

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 Iowa. Iowa Census

Church

Court

Genealogy

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.

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

Societies and Libraries

  • Nodaway Valley Historical Museum
    1600 South 16th Street
    PO Box 393
    Clarinda, Iowa 51632
    Phone: 1-712-542-3073
    E-mail: nvm@iowatelecom.net
    Hours:
    Mondays: Closed Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday: 1-4 p.m. for May thru Sept. and 2-4 p.m. for Oct. thru April. We will also open by appointment at other times for people to research.

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Page County, Iowa

References

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

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