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The Wapello County Genealogical Society has an online index of the probate case files from 1844 to 1924. The index gives the name, court date, box number and case number.  
 
The Wapello County Genealogical Society has an online index of the probate case files from 1844 to 1924. The index gives the name, court date, box number and case number.  
  
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Revision as of 19:32, 13 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Wapello County

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

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Wapello County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Wapello County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1843
County Seat Ottumwa
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

1843 Wapello County was created 17 February 1843 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Jefferson County prior to organization 1 March 1844.  County seat: Ottumwa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Davis | Jefferson | Keokuk | Mahaska | Monroe | Van Buren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Lutheran
  • Records of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Ottumwa, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

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 - Wapello - Probate records.


The Wapello County Genealogical Society has an online index of the probate case files from 1844 to 1924. The index gives the name, court date, box number and case number.

  iagenweb.org/wapello/PROBATE-A.htm

Taxation

Vital Records 

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).
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