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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Woodbury County''  
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{{Iowa-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Woodbury County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel96.asp Woodbury County Courthouse]<br>
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620 Douglas St. <br>
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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  
Sioux City, IA 51101 <br>
 
Phone: 712-279-6601
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
[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.
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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.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
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==== Populated Places ====
=====Cities=====
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*[[Anthon, Iowa|Anthon]]  
 
*[[Anthon, Iowa|Anthon]]  
 
*[[Bronson, Iowa|Bronson]]  
 
*[[Bronson, Iowa|Bronson]]  
*[[Correctionville, Iowa|Correctionville]]
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*[[Correctionville, Iowa|Correctionville]]  
*[[Cushing, Iowa|Cushing]]
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*[[Cushing, Iowa|Cushing]]  
 
*[[Danbury, Iowa|Danbury]]
 
*[[Danbury, Iowa|Danbury]]
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*[[Hornick, Iowa|Hornick]]
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*[[Lawton, Iowa|Lawton]]
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*[[Hornick, Iowa|Hornick]]  
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*[[Lawton, Iowa|Lawton]]  
 
*[[Moville, Iowa|Moville]]  
 
*[[Moville, Iowa|Moville]]  
 
*[[Oto, Iowa|Oto]]  
 
*[[Oto, Iowa|Oto]]  
*[[Pierson, Iowa|Pierson]]  
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*[[Pierson, Iowa|Pierson]]
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*[[Salix, Iowa|Salix]]  
 
*[[Salix, Iowa|Salix]]  
 
*[[Sergeant Bluff, Iowa|Sergeant Bluff]]  
 
*[[Sergeant Bluff, Iowa|Sergeant Bluff]]  
 
*[[Sioux City, Iowa|Sioux City]]  
 
*[[Sioux City, Iowa|Sioux City]]  
 
*[[Sloan, Iowa|Sloan]]  
 
*[[Sloan, Iowa|Sloan]]  
*[[Smithland, Iowa|Smithland]]  
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*[[Smithland, Iowa|Smithland]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iawoodbu/ Woodbury County] by Genweb Iowa
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iawoodbu/ Woodbury County] by Genweb Iowa
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Arlington Cemetery
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*Arlington Cemetery  
*Banner Cemetery
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*Banner Cemetery  
*Calvary Cemetery
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*Calvary Cemetery  
*Concordia Cemetery
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*Concordia Cemetery  
*Correctionville Cemetery
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*Correctionville Cemetery  
*Cushing Cemetery
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*Cushing Cemetery  
*Danbury Cemetery
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*Danbury Cemetery  
*Eberly Cemetery
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*Eberly Cemetery  
*Fairfield Cemetery
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*Fairfield Cemetery
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*Floyd Cemetery  
 
*Floyd Cemetery
 
*Floyd Cemetery
*Floyd Cemetery
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*Floyd Cemetery
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*Floyd Cemetery  
*Good Hope Cemetery
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*Good Hope Cemetery  
*Graceland Park Cemetery
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*Graceland Park Cemetery  
*Greenwood Cemetery
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*Greenwood Cemetery  
*Hollister Cemetery
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*Hollister Cemetery  
*Liberty Township Cemetery
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*Liberty Township Cemetery  
*Logan Park Cemetery
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*Logan Park Cemetery  
*Lucky Valley Cemetery
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*Lucky Valley Cemetery  
*Memorial Park Cemetery
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*Memorial Park Cemetery  
*Mount Carmel Cemetery
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*Mount Carmel Cemetery  
 
*Oak Hill Cemetery
 
*Oak Hill Cemetery
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*Oto Cemetery
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*Rock Cemetery
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*Oto Cemetery  
*Saint Josephs Cemetery
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*Rock Cemetery  
*Saint Marys Cemetery
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*Saint Josephs Cemetery  
*Saint Patricks Cemetery
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*Saint Marys Cemetery  
*Sloan Cemetery
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*Saint Patricks Cemetery  
*Smithland Cemetery
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*Sloan Cemetery  
*Walnut Grove Cemetery
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*Smithland Cemetery  
*War Eagle Grave
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*Walnut Grove Cemetery  
*Willow Cemetery
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*War Eagle Grave  
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*Willow Cemetery  
 
*Woodbury Township Cemetery
 
*Woodbury Township Cemetery
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== 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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*[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]  
*[http://www.geocities.com/woodburycoiowa/ Woodbury County Information]
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*[http://www.geocities.com/woodburycoiowa/ Woodbury County Information]  
 
*[http://www.migrations.org/county.php3?migpassed=Woodbury%20County,%20IA Woodbury County Migrations]
 
*[http://www.migrations.org/county.php3?migpassed=Woodbury%20County,%20IA Woodbury County Migrations]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  

Revision as of 04:54, 28 August 2010

Template:Iowa-stub United States  > Iowa > Woodbury County 

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
  • Floyd Cemetery
  • Floyd Cemetery
  • Good Hope Cemetery
  • Graceland Park Cemetery
  • Greenwood Cemetery
  • Hollister Cemetery
  • Liberty Township Cemetery
  • Logan Park Cemetery
  • Lucky Valley Cemetery
  • Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Mount Carmel Cemetery
  • Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Oto Cemetery
  • Rock 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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).