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

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Osceola County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Osceola County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Sibley
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Osceola County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Woodbury County prior to organization 1 January 1872. County seat:  Sibley [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clay | Dickinson | Lyon | O'Brien | Sioux | Jackson County, Minnesota | Nobles County, Minnesota

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

  • History of Osceola County, Iowa: From its Organization to the Present Time

by D.A.W. Perkins

Brown and Saenger, 1892

http://books.google.com/books?id=4oIUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA132&dq=butler+co+iowa&lr=&as_brr=1&client=firefox-a#PPA1,M1

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).

 

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