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

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Clayton County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Clayton County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Elkader
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Clayton County Courthouse
111 High St. SE
Elkrader, IA 52043

(319) 245-2204


History

Clayton County home page

Parent County

1837--Clayton County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. County seat:  Elkader [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Allamakee | Buchanan | Delaware | Dubuque | Fayette | Winneshiek | Crawford County, Wisconsin | Grant County, Wisconsin

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative Iowa Census article.

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).

 

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