Difference between revisions of "Taylor County, Iowa Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added Probate Intro)
(Added vital records intro)
Line 66: Line 66:
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
+
==== Vital Records ====
 +
 
 +
{{IA Vital Intro}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 19:34, 13 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Taylor County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records



Taylor County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Taylor County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 24, 1847
County Seat Bedford
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

1847 Taylor County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 26 February 1851.  County seat: Bedford [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Montgomery | Page | Ringgold | Union | Nodaway County, Missouri | Worth County, Missouri

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

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 Bedford.

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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 - Taylor - Probate records.


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.


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).
Template:Iowa-stub