Van Buren County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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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

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Van Buren County, Iowa Genealogy County for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).