Tama County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Tama County was created 17 February 1843 from Benton County. It was attached to Benton and Linn Counties prior to organization 4 July 1853. County seat:  Toledo [1]

Tama is pronounced Tayma. The first a rhymes with the a in day not with the a in cat. I learned this from the people in met in Tama county.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Black Hawk | Grundy | Iowa | Jasper | Marshall | Poweshiek

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Waterloo newspapers that may have included Tama County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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