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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Scott County'''
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Guide to '''Scott County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Scott County
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| county_map = Iowa Scott Map.png
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| state = Iowa
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| state_map = Iowa.png
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = December 21
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| seat = Davenport
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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The Davenport Public Library has most of the courthouse records on microfilm.&nbsp;[http://www.davenportlibrary.com/ www.davenportlibrary.com/]<br>The Davenport Iowa Family History Center has many local records on microfilm, also.
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1837--'''Scott County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Dubuque_County,_Iowa|Dubuque]], [[Cook_County,_Iowa|Cook]], and [[Muscatine_County,_Iowa|Muscatine]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Davenport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1837--'''Scott County was created 21 December 1837&nbsp;from [[Dubuque County, Iowa|Dubuque]], [[Cook County, Iowa|Cook]], and [[Muscatine County, Iowa|Muscatine]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Davenport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bettendorf,_Iowa Bettendorf]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Grass,_Iowa Blue Grass]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo,_Iowa Buffalo]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davenport,_Iowa Davenport]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixon,_Iowa Dixon]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donahue,_Iowa Donahue]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durant,_Iowa Durant]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eldridge,_Iowa Eldridge]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Claire,_Iowa Le Claire]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Grove,_Iowa Long Grove]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maysville,_Iowa Maysville]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCausland,_Iowa McCausland]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Liberty,_Iowa New Liberty]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panorama_Park,_Iowa Panorama Park]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princeton,_Iowa Princeton]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riverdale,_Iowa Riverdale]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walcott,_Iowa Walcott]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Cemetery records can be found at the Davenport Public Library and at the Davenport Iowa Family History Center.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
Davenport Public Libary has put an index to the [http://www.qcmemory.org/Page/Local_Index_Databases.aspx?nt=203 1856, 1885, and 1925 Census] for Scott County on the Internet. As of 29 April 2010, the 1925 index is still in data entry, and there are a stack of books several inches tall yet to be entered. If you'd like to help, contact Janet Greenlee&nbsp;of the the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society (j dot .greenlee at hotmail dot com).
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Davenport Public Libary has put an index to the [http://www.qcmemory.org/Page/Local_Index_Databases.aspx?nt=203 1856, 1885, and 1925 Census] for Scott County on the Internet. As of 29 April 2010, the 1925 index is still in data entry, and there are a stack of books several inches tall yet to be entered. If you'd like to help, contact Janet Greenlee&nbsp;of the the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society (j dot .greenlee at hotmail dot com).  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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The Davenport Public Library has most of the local records on microfilm. [http://www.davenportlibrary.com/ www.davenportlibrary.com/]
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The Davenport Iowa Family History Center has many local records on microfilm, also.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
The [http://www.qcmemory.org/ Davenport Public Library] has the&nbsp;Davenport Daily Gazette on line, by clicking on Local databases.<br>
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The [http://www.qcmemory.org/ Davenport Public Library] has the&nbsp;Davenport Daily Gazette on line, by clicking on Local databases.<br>  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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The Davenport Public Library has most of the local records on microfilm.&nbsp;[http://www.davenportlibrary.com/ www.davenportlibrary.com/]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Davenport Iowa Family History Center]]
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*4929 Wisconsin Ave.
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*Davenport, IA&nbsp;52806
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*Phone&nbsp;563-386-7547
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*E-mail: [[Daviafhc@gmail.com]]
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*Open Hours:
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*Tue 10 am - 2pm<br>Wed 10 am - 8 pm<br>Thu 10 am - 7 pm<br>Sat 10 am - 2 pm
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202605&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Scott&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Scott|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Scott/ Scott County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society, click on this link:&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Scott_County_Iowa_Genealogical_Society www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Scott_County_Iowa_Genealogical_Society]
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*Online Indexes for many Scott County Records can be found at Scott County Iowa Genealogy&nbsp;[http://www.celticcousins.net/scott/ www.celticcousins.net/scott/]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 16:24, 23 April 2013

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

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Online Records



Scott County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Scott County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Davenport
Courthouse


County Courthouse

The Davenport Public Library has most of the courthouse records on microfilm. www.davenportlibrary.com/
The Davenport Iowa Family History Center has many local records on microfilm, also.

History

Parent County

1837--Scott County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque, Cook, and Muscatine Counties.
County seat:  Davenport [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bettendorf

Blue Grass

Buffalo

Davenport

Dixon

Donahue

Durant

Eldridge

Le Claire

Long Grove

Maysville

McCausland

New Liberty

Panorama Park

Princeton

Riverdale

Walcott

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Clinton | Muscatine | Rock Island County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery records can be found at the Davenport Public Library and at the Davenport Iowa Family History Center.

Census

Davenport Public Libary has put an index to the 1856, 1885, and 1925 Census for Scott County on the Internet. As of 29 April 2010, the 1925 index is still in data entry, and there are a stack of books several inches tall yet to be entered. If you'd like to help, contact Janet Greenlee of the the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society (j dot .greenlee at hotmail dot com).

Church

Court

The Davenport Public Library has most of the local records on microfilm. www.davenportlibrary.com/

The Davenport Iowa Family History Center has many local records on microfilm, also.

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The Davenport Public Library has the Davenport Daily Gazette on line, by clicking on Local databases.

Probate

The Davenport Public Library has most of the local records on microfilm. www.davenportlibrary.com/

Taxation

Vital Records

The Davenport Public Library has placed the Scott County Marriage Certificates: Index, pre 1836-c1925 on the internet.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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