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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''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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Guide to '''Page County, Iowa ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1847--'''Page County was created 24 February 1847&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 22 March 1852. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Clarinda <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1847--'''Page County was created 24 February 1847&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 22 March 1852. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Clarinda <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Iowa [http://www.genealogyinc.com/iowa/maps/ boundary changes].  
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For animated maps illustrating Iowa County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/iowa/ "Rotating Formation Iowa County Boundary Maps"] (1816-1872) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1858 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''1858 ''' The courthouse and the records were destroyed by fire.
  
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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{{Fire+}}
  
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]&amp;nbsp
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== Places/Localities  ==
  
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''  
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Page, Buchanan|place|disp=Buchanan}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Page, Clarinda|place|disp=Clarinda}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Page, Hawleyville|place|disp=Hawleyville}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Page, Nebraska Township|place|disp=Nebraska Township}}
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*{{FHL|United States, Iowa, Page, Shenandoah|place|disp=Shenandoah}}
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]]  
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[[Adams County, Iowa Genealogy|Adams]] {{•}} [[Fremont County, Iowa Genealogy|Fremont]] {{•}} [[Mills County, Iowa Genealogy|Mills]] {{•}} [[Montgomery County, Iowa Genealogy|Montgomery]] {{•}} [[Taylor County, Iowa Genealogy|Taylor]] {{•}} [[Atchison County, Missouri Genealogy|Atchison County, Missouri]] {{•}} [[Nodaway County, Missouri Genealogy|Nodaway County, Missouri]]  
*[[Fremont County, Iowa|Fremont]]  
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<center>{{IAPage County, Iowa Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
*[[Mills County, Iowa|Mills]]  
 
*[[Montgomery County, Iowa|Montgomery]]  
 
*[[Taylor County, Iowa|Taylor]]  
 
*[[Atchison County, Missouri|Atchison County, Missouri]]  
 
*[[Nodaway County, Missouri|Nodaway County, Missouri]]
 
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[African-American Resources for Iowa|Iowa African Americans]]''  
 
''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[African-American Resources for Iowa|Iowa African Americans]]''  
  
*[http://www.blackiowa.org/ African American Museum of Iowa] The heritage of African Americans in Iowa
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*[http://www.blackiowa.org/ African American Museum of Iowa] The heritage of African Americans in Iowa<br>
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==== Biographies<br>  ====
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*Family [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/iowa-counties/page-county-iowa-genealogy-biographies.asp Biographies from The History of Page County, Iowa] (1880) published by Iowa Historical Company are available free on the My Genealogy Hound website.<br>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27401 Biographical history of Page County, Iowa&nbsp;: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=14&GScnty=619&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|505002|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=14&CScnty=619 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://iagenweb.org/page/ IAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Page+Iowa&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Iowa&county=Page&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/cemetery.html IAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/iowa/page.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://iowagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?cid=73 Iowa Gravestones]
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*[http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?cid=73 Iowa WPA Gravestone Project] -- Nice name index for many cemeteries in Iowa
 
*[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.
 
  
 
*[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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*An article about the Federal and State Census Records that exist for Iowa. [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Iowa_Census Iowa Census]
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'''''State Census'''''
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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1803957|Iowa State Census, 1895}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|2126961|Iowa State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1915''' - {{RecordSearch|2240483|Iowa State Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1925''' - {{RecordSearch|2224537|Iowa State Census. 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*An article about the Federal and State Census Records that exist for Iowa. [[Iowa Census]]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{IA Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{IA Land Intro}}
  
 
*[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://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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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{IA History}}
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19992 Page County history, Iowa] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*Biographical history of Page County, Iowa&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: Lewis &amp; Dunbar, 1890. Online at: {{FSbook|87417}}, [https://archive.org/details/biographicalhist04lewi Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011680642 HathiTrust].
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*''History of Page County, Iowa: also biographical sketches of some prominent citizens of the county.'' By W. L. Kershaw. Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1909. Online at: Vol.1 [https://archive.org/details/historyofpagecou01kers Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books/about/History_of_Page_County_Iowa.html?id=cXkUAAAAYAAJ Google Books], Vol. 2 {{FSbook|57037}}, [http://books.google.com/books/about/History_of_Page_County_Iowa.html?id=cnkUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; {{WorldCat|12715742|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
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*''History of Page County, Iowa&nbsp;: containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., a biographical directory, war record, history of Iowa.'' Reprint of 1880 edition published by the Iowa Historical Co., Des Moines. '''Online at:''' {{FSbook|1028905}}, [https://archive.org/details/historyofpagecou00iowa Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011680643 Hathitrust].
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*''The history of Page County, Iowa&nbsp;: from the earliest settlement, in 1843, to the first centennial of American independence, July 4, 1876, including a period of thirty-three years.'' By E. Miller. Clarinda, Iowa&nbsp;: Herald Book &amp; Job Office, 1876. '''Online at:''' {{FSbook|1220386}}; {{WorldCat|865634245|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://iagenweb.org/state/map.php] [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Adel++Iowa+/ 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.
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/iowa/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Iowa]
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*[http://iagenweb.org/state/map.php] [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Adel++Iowa+/ 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.  
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*[http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/maps/iowa-maps/ia-page-county-iowa-1905-map.html Map of 1905 Page County, Iowa]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1861 - 1949''' - {{RecordSearch|2351982|Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== Civil War  =====
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company K
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:- [[23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company F
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:- [[23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company F<br>
  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/civilwar/pg-cwar2.txt 1st Iowa Regiment Cavalry] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/military/civilwar/pg-cwar2.txt 1st Iowa Regiment Cavalry] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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===== World War II =====
 
*[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
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{IA Newspaper abstracts|Page}}
  
 
==== Occupations  ====
 
==== Occupations  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
  
*A Family Search article about the Probate Records that exist for Iowa. [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Iowa_Probate_Records Iowa Probate Records]
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*'''1758 - 1997''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9064 Iowa Wills and Probate Records 1758-1997] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
==== Taxation  ====
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{{IA Probate Intro|Adair}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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*A Family Search article about the Probate Records that exist for Iowa. [[Iowa Probate Records]]
  
===== '''Birth''' =====
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==== Taxation ====
  
*[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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{{IA Tax Intro}}
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674820 Iowa Births and Christenings 1830-1950 ]&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;FamilySearch
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== '''Marriages'''  =====
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{{IA Vital Intro}}
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=====Births=====
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*'''1830-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1674820| Iowa Births and Christenings 1830-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
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*'''1850-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|2527591| Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1880-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1821206| Iowa, County Births 1880-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
  
*[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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===== Marriages  =====
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*'''1809-1992''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674842 Iowa Marriages 1808-1992] at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] - Index
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*'''1838-1934''' - {{RecordSearch|1805551|Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
*[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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===== Deaths =====
 
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*'''1850-1990''' - {{RecordSearch|1674841|Iowa, Deaths and Burials 1850-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch]
===== '''Deaths''' =====
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*'''1880-1992''' - {{RecordSearch|2110820|Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index<br>
 
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*'''1921-1940''' - {{RecordSearch|2531337|Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674841 Iowa, Deaths and Burials &nbsp;1830-1990] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;FamilySearch
 
  
 
== Family History Centers  ==
 
== Family History Centers  ==
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
*[[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.
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*[[Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center]] 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  ==
 
== 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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'''Nodaway Valley Historical Museum'''<br>1600 S. 16th Street<br>PO Box 393<br>Clarinda, Iowa 51632<br>Telephone:712-542-3073<br>E-mail: [mailto:pagecountyhistory@yahoo.com pagecountyhistory@yahoo.com]<br>[http://nodawayvalleymuseum.org/ Website]
  
*[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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'''Greater Shenandoah Historical Society'''<br>800 W Sheridan Ave<br>PO Box 182<br>Shenandoah Iowa 56101<br>Telephone:712-246-1669<br>E-mail:[mailto:gshmuseum@hotmail.com gshmuseum@hotmail.com]<br>[http://www.greatershenandoahhs.org/ Website]
  
*[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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[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
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
{{Wikipedia|Page County, Iowa}}  
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{{WA Websites Intro}}  
  
*[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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| width="30%" | [http://www.iowahistory.org/search.html?q=Page+county&btnG=Search+%C2%BB State Historical Society of Iowa]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | list and links to data and "hard copy" material - results of "page county" placed in search box
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| width="30%" | [http://www.iowaheritage.org/items/browse?search=Page+county&submit_search=Search+All The Iowa Heritage Digital Collection]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | digital images from a variety of Iowa cultural institutions - results of "page county" in the search box
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| width="30%" | [http://publications.iowa.gov/cgi/search/simple?q=page+county&_action_search=Search&_order=-byyear%2Fbytitle&basic_srchtype=ALL&_satisfyall=ALL State Library of Iowa]
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| width="20%" | Free
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| width="60%" | electronic depository of documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa agencies - results of "page county" in the search box
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| width="30%" | [http://iagenweb.org/page/ IAGenWeb]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/page/page.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/page/ genealogytrails.com]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1821206] [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2110820][https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1805551] FamilySearch
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Births, 1880-1935; Deaths 1880-1992; Marriages, 1838-1934; all indexes
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Page/ Page County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/IA/Page/ RootsWeb Resources]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Page/ Linkpendium]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ia/counties/page/ CyndisList]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/IA/Page-County.htm Page County (LDS Genealogy)]  
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/iowa/page-county/ StateofUS.com]
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| width="10%" | Free
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| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
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*[http://genforum.com/ia/page/ Page County, IA Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*[http://www.iagenweb.org/page/ Page County, IAGenWeb] (USGenWeb)
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#FFFF66" colspan="2" | <center>'''Major catalogs for ''hard copy'' collections of {{PAGENAME}}''' <br>Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records</center>
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| width="30%" | {{FHL|United States, Iowa, Page|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=page+county+iowa&dblist=638&fq=s0%3A28000000&qt=facet_s0%3A WorldCat]
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| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
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| width="30%" | [http://smartcat.acpl.lib.in.us/?q=page+county%2C+iowa&image.x=0&image.y=0 Allen County Public Library]
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| located in Indiana They are heavily involved in digitizing.
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| width="100%" colspan="2" | <center>'''See also''' [[{{PAGENAME}}#Societies_and_Libraries|local libraries]] and [[Iowa Archives and Libraries]]</center>
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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)
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| width="30%" | [http://geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs/ GeneaBloggers]
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| width="70%" | enter "Iowa" in search box to see list and links to Iowa blogs
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/s/iowa%20genealogy Google+]
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "iowa genealogy" search
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=iowa%20genealogy&sid=0.10269487418482515 Facebook]  
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| width="70%" | list of groups from "Iowa Genealogy" search
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| width="30%" | [http://genforum.genealogy.com/ia/page/ genealogy.com]
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| width="70%" | Page County, IA Genealogy Forum
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.page/mb.ashx ancestry.com]
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| width="70%" | Page County Message Board
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 14:37, 21 June 2017

United States
Iowa
Page County

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

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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
IowaPageCourthouse.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

For animated maps illustrating Iowa County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Iowa County Boundary Maps" (1816-1872) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1858 The courthouse and the records were destroyed by fire.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Places/Localities

Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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

Page CountyTaylor CountyFremont CountyMills CountyMontgomery CountyAdams CountyPottawattamie CountyCass CountyAdair CountyUnion CountyRinggold CountyAtchison CountyNodaway CountyWorth CountyGentry CountyHolt CountyDouglas CountySarpy CountyCass CountyOtoe CountyNemaha CountyJohnson CountyRichardson CountyPawnee CountyIAPage.JPG

Resources

Getting Started

Research Guides

African American

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Iowa African Americans

Biographies

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
IAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
IAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Iowa Gravestones
Billion Graves
See Iowa Cemeteries for more information.

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%

State Census

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

Church

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Iowa Church Records.


Court

Genealogy

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Iowa Land and Property for additional information about early Iowa land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.


  • 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

Local histories are available for Page County, Iowa Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Iowa Local Histories.


  • History of Page County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., a biographical directory, war record, history of Iowa. Reprint of 1880 edition published by the Iowa Historical Co., Des Moines. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online, Internet Archive, Hathitrust.
  • The history of Page County, Iowa : from the earliest settlement, in 1843, to the first centennial of American independence, July 4, 1876, including a period of thirty-three years. By E. Miller. Clarinda, Iowa : Herald Book & Job Office, 1876. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online; At various libraries (WorldCat).

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Page County, Iowa Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Page County, Iowa Genealogy:

- 4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company K
- 23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company F
- 23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company F
World War II

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Page County, Iowa Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Occupations

Obituaries

Periodicals

Prisions

Probate

Online Probate Records

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 - Adair - Probate records.


Taxation

Iowa tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. Tax lists were usually made every year, however, there may be gaps of several years. For more information, see the wiki page Iowa Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Iowa Department of Public Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also How to order Iowa Vital Records or order electronically online.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

  • Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center 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

Nodaway Valley Historical Museum
1600 S. 16th Street
PO Box 393
Clarinda, Iowa 51632
Telephone:712-542-3073
E-mail: pagecountyhistory@yahoo.com
Website

Greater Shenandoah Historical Society
800 W Sheridan Ave
PO Box 182
Shenandoah Iowa 56101
Telephone:712-246-1669
E-mail:gshmuseum@hotmail.com
Website

Lied Public Library
100 E. Garfield St.
Clarinda, Iowa 51632
Phone:1-712-542-2416
E-mail: askliedlib@iowatelecom.net
Hours:
Monday: 12pm-8pm;Tues-Thur: 9:30am-6pm; Fri: 9:30am-5:00pm; Sat: 9:30am-1pm; Sun: Closed

Websites



Sites with online indexes or images of records pertaining to Page County, Iowa Genealogy
State Historical Society of Iowa Free list and links to data and "hard copy" material - results of "page county" placed in search box
The Iowa Heritage Digital Collection Free digital images from a variety of Iowa cultural institutions - results of "page county" in the search box
State Library of Iowa Free electronic depository of documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa agencies - results of "page county" in the search box
IAGenWeb Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
USGenWeb Archives Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
genealogytrails.com Free Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
[2] [3][4] FamilySearch Free Births, 1880-1935; Deaths 1880-1992; Marriages, 1838-1934; all indexes
Sites that search for links pertaining to Page County, Iowa Genealogy
RootsWeb Resources Free Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
Linkpendium Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
CyndisList Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
Page County (LDS Genealogy) Free Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
StateofUS.com Free family history resources and government records
Major catalogs for hard copy collections of Page County, Iowa Genealogy
Books, microfilm, or manuscripts of genealogical records
FamilySearch Catalog Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
WorldCat To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see WorldCat Online Catalog.
Allen County Public Library located in Indiana They are heavily involved in digitizing.
See also local libraries and Iowa Archives and Libraries
Social networking sites pertaining to Page County, Iowa Genealogy
GeneaBloggers enter "Iowa" in search box to see list and links to Iowa blogs
Google+ list of groups from "iowa genealogy" search
Facebook list of groups from "Iowa Genealogy" search
genealogy.com Page County, IA Genealogy Forum
ancestry.com Page County Message Board

References

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

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