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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County'''  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{IADC}}
  
== History ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Warren County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat = Indianola
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| building address = <br>[http://www.co.warren.ia.us/ '''Warren County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County ====
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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*[http://www.co.warren.ia.us/ Warren County homepage]
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1846--'''Warren County was created 13 January 1846&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Mahaska County prior to organization 10 February 1849. '''County&nbsp;seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Indianola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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*1856 Warren County Census missing (?)
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Clarke County, Iowa|Clarke]] | [[Dallas County, Iowa|Dallas]] | [[Lucas County, Iowa|Lucas]] | [[Madison County, Iowa|Madison]] | [[Marion County, Iowa|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]]  
 
[[Clarke County, Iowa|Clarke]] | [[Dallas County, Iowa|Dallas]] | [[Lucas County, Iowa|Lucas]] | [[Madison County, Iowa|Madison]] | [[Marion County, Iowa|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]]  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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== Resources  ==
  
== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/cemeteries/cemeteries.html Warren County Cemeteries]&nbsp;list as found in Cemetery and Death Records of Warren County, Iowa by the Warren County Genealogical Society, 1980
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*[http://iowagravestones.org/index.php?search=custom&new_cid=91&cfield=last&ctype=1&ctxt= Warren County gravestones]&nbsp;Iowa gravestone project
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==== '''Census'''  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cenfiles/ia/warren/1850/index.txt 1850 Warren County, Iowa]
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*[http://iagenweb.org/census/warren/1853warren.txt 1853 Warren County, Iowa State Census]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/warren/census.html 1860 Warren County, Iowa]&nbsp;link to index pages and transcriptions
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==== Church  ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Directories  ====
  
==== Court ====
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*Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_661/city_directories_des_moines Des Moines City Directories] 1881-1913 (2 yrs. missing) and miscellaneous years going back to 1866 available online.
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/Places/1875patrons.htm 1875 Patrons of the Iowa State Atlas (Warren County)]
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/Places/1875biz.htm 1875 Warren County Business Directory]
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/Places/history.htm#1879 1879 City Directories for Warren&nbsp;County ]link to index of City's indexed and mapped
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/warren/hw1879/hw1879.htm History of Warren County, Iowa (Des Moines: Union Historical Company, 1879)]&nbsp;Bioindex, all 644 bios online&nbsp;
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/warren/hw1908/hw1908.htm History of Warren County, Iowa...to 1908, by Rev. W. C. Martin. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1908]. - index, 27 bios online
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/Places/indianolamap.htm 1875 Map of the City of Indianola]
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
  
==== Military ====
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/Publications/newspapers.html Warren County Newspapers 1855-1896]
  
==== Newspapers ====
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*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)
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*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/people/taxlist1849.htm First Tax List of Warren County, Iowa, August 20, 1849]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Vital Records&nbsp;  ====
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
== References ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Web Sites  ==
  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Warren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://iagenweb.org/warren/ Iowa Genweb: Warren County]
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*[http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.iowa.counties.warren/mb.ashx Rootsweb: Warren County message board]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Warren/ Warren County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
  
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
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Revision as of 02:05, 8 March 2013

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Warren County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1846
County Seat Indianola
Courthouse
Address
Warren County Website


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Warren County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Mahaska County prior to organization 10 February 1849. County seat:  Indianola [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • 1856 Warren County Census missing (?)

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clarke | Dallas | Lucas | Madison | Marion | Polk

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Probate

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).