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Jones County, Iowa
Map
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Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Anamosa
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Jones County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. It was attached to Jackson County prior to organization 1 June 1839.  County seat:  Anamosa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1875 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Clinton | Delaware | Dubuque | Jackson | Linn

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Cedar Rapids newspapers that may have included Jones County residents. This database is free at some 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).

 

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