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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Woodbury County''  
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{{Iowa-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Iowa|Iowa]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Woodbury County'''  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{IADC}}
  
== History ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Woodbury County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Sioux City
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| building address = Woodbury County Courthouse<br>620 Douglas St. <br>Sioux City, IA 51101 <br>Phone: 712-279-6601 <br>[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel96.asp '''Woodbury County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel96.asp Woodbury County Courthouse]<br>620 Douglas St. <br>Sioux City, IA 51101 <br>Phone: 712-279-6601
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== History ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iawoodbu/countyhistory.htm Woodbury County] was created when the legislature passed an act organizing the county in 1853. The County was named in honor of [http://www.ustreas.gov/education/history/secretaries/lwoodbury.html Levi Woodbury] former Governor of New Hampshire, US Secretary of the Treasury and Supreme Court Justice.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''Woodbury County was created from Indian lands.
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'''1851--'''[http://www.woodbury-ia.com/ Woodbury County] was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from unorganized territory.&nbsp;It was originally named Wahkaw, but changed to Woodbury&nbsp;22 January 1853. It was organized 7 March 1853.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Sioux City <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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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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*[[Anthon, Iowa|Anthon]]
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*[[Bronson, Iowa|Bronson]]
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*[[Correctionville, Iowa|Correctionville]]
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*[[Cushing, Iowa|Cushing]]
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*[[Danbury, Iowa|Danbury]]
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*[[Hornick, Iowa|Hornick]]
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*[[Lawton, Iowa|Lawton]]
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*[[Moville, Iowa|Moville]]
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*[[Oto, Iowa|Oto]]
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*[[Pierson, Iowa|Pierson]]
  
'''1853-- '''It was originally named Wahkaw, and named Woodbury in 1853. County records are housed in Sioux City.
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*[[Salix, Iowa|Salix]]
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*[[Sergeant Bluff, Iowa|Sergeant Bluff]]
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*[[Sioux City, Iowa|Sioux City]]
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*[[Sloan, Iowa|Sloan]]
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*[[Smithland, Iowa|Smithland]]
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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|}
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Cherokee County, Iowa|Cherokee]] | [[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Ida County, Iowa|Ida]] | [[Monona County, Iowa|Monona]] | [[Plymouth County, Iowa|Plymouth]] | [[Dakota County, Nebraska|Dakota County, Nebraska]] | [[Thurston County, Nebraska|Thurston County, Nebraska]] | [[Union County, South Dakota|Union County, South Dakota]]  
 
[[Cherokee County, Iowa|Cherokee]] | [[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Ida County, Iowa|Ida]] | [[Monona County, Iowa|Monona]] | [[Plymouth County, Iowa|Plymouth]] | [[Dakota County, Nebraska|Dakota County, Nebraska]] | [[Thurston County, Nebraska|Thurston County, Nebraska]] | [[Union County, South Dakota|Union County, South Dakota]]  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iawoodbu/ Woodbury County] by Genweb Iowa
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Arlington Cemetery
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*Banner Cemetery
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*Calvary Cemetery
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*Concordia Cemetery
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*Correctionville Cemetery
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*Cushing Cemetery
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*Danbury Cemetery
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*Eberly Cemetery
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*Fairfield Cemetery
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*Floyd Cemetery
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*Good Hope Cemetery
  
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*Graceland Park Cem.
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*Greenwood Cemetery
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*Hollister Cemetery
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*Liberty Township Cemetery
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*Logan Park Cemetery
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*Lucky Valley Cemetery
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*Memorial Park Cemetery
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*Mount Carmel Cemetery
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*Oak Hill Cemetery
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*Oto Cemetery
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*Peiro-Bethel Cemetery or Bethel Cemetery
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*Saint Josephs Cemetery
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*Saint Marys Cemetery
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*Saint Patricks Cemetery
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*Sloan Cemetery
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*Smithland Cemetery
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*Walnut Grove Cemetery
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*War Eagle Grave
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*Willow Cemetery
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*Woodbury Township Cemetery
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Church ====
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==== Church ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Maps ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== Probate ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Probate  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Taxation  ====
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ia/woodbury/webbbs_config.pl Woodbury County, Iowa Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from the Sioux City, Moville, Sloan, Correctionville, and Danbury areas.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Sioux City Iowa Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202782&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Woodbury&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Woodbury|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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*[http://www.geocities.com/woodburycoiowa/ Woodbury County Information]
== References&nbsp; ==
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*[http://www.migrations.org/county.php3?migpassed=Woodbury%20County,%20IA Woodbury County Migrations]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Woodbury/ Woodbury County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
  
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Woodbury_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Woodbury_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 02:13, 8 March 2013

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Woodbury County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Sioux City
Courthouse
Address Woodbury County Courthouse
620 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: 712-279-6601
Woodbury County Website


County Courthouse

Woodbury County Courthouse
620 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: 712-279-6601

History

Woodbury County was created when the legislature passed an act organizing the county in 1853. The County was named in honor of Levi Woodbury former Governor of New Hampshire, US Secretary of the Treasury and Supreme Court Justice.

Parent County

1851--Woodbury County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was originally named Wahkaw, but changed to Woodbury 22 January 1853. It was organized 7 March 1853.  County seat: Sioux City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Neighboring Counties

Cherokee | Crawford | Ida | Monona | Plymouth | Dakota County, Nebraska | Thurston County, Nebraska | Union County, South Dakota

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Arlington Cemetery
  • Banner Cemetery
  • Calvary Cemetery
  • Concordia Cemetery
  • Correctionville Cemetery
  • Cushing Cemetery
  • Danbury Cemetery
  • Eberly Cemetery
  • Fairfield Cemetery
  • Floyd Cemetery
  • Good Hope Cemetery
  • Graceland Park Cem.
  • Greenwood Cemetery
  • Hollister Cemetery
  • Liberty Township Cemetery
  • Logan Park Cemetery
  • Lucky Valley Cemetery
  • Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Mount Carmel Cemetery
  • Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Oto Cemetery
  • Peiro-Bethel Cemetery or Bethel Cemetery
  • Saint Josephs Cemetery
  • Saint Marys Cemetery
  • Saint Patricks Cemetery
  • Sloan Cemetery
  • Smithland Cemetery
  • Walnut Grove Cemetery
  • War Eagle Grave
  • Willow Cemetery
  • Woodbury Township Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

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).