Clinton County, Iowa

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

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Clinton County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Clinton 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 Clinton
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Clinton County Courthouse
1900 North 3rd Street
P.O. Box 2957
Clinton IA 52733-2957

(563)244-0565

Clinton County


History

Parent County

1837--Clinton County was created 21 December 1837 from from Dubuque County. It was attached to Scott County prior to organization 5 January 1841.  County seat:  Clinton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Jackson | Jones | Scott | Carroll County, Illinois | Rock Island County, Illinois | Whiteside County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Search for your ancestor's headstone at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project. Submit your own photos to be included in the project. Projections are that by end of 2008 there will be over 400,000 gravestone photos searchable online in the project. Currently there are over 382,000 gravestone photo records in the project.
  • Also search the WPA - Works Projects Administration 1920's Graves Registration Survey for your ancestor's burial place. There are 654,159 records within 82 Iowa counties included in this index.

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

Lutheran

Andover

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Andover, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Calamus

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Calamus, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Clinton County

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Clinton County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Zion Lutheran Church

  • Records of the Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

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

In most counties in Iowa, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Iowa - Clinton - Probate records.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Iowa Department of Public Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also How to order Iowa Vital Records or order electronically online..

Societies and Libraries

Public Libraries

Clinton Public Library
306 8th Avenue South
Clinton, IA 52732
Telephone: (563) 242-8441
Root Cellar: (563) 242-0840


Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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