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[[Image:Martin_Van_Buren.JPG|thumb|right|400px|President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862)]]
 
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862) who served as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====

Revision as of 22:05, 19 May 2010

 United States  > Iowa > Van Buren County

County Courthouse

History

President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862)

The county is named after President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) who served as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.[1]

Parent County

1836--Van Buren County was created 7 December 1836 from Des Moines County. County seat:  Keosauqua [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Davis | Henry | Lee | Jefferson | Wapello | Clark County, Missouri | Scotland County, Missouri

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Keosauqua
  • Van Buren

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).