Iowa County Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
  
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Index to the birth records created by the counties of Iowa. When completed it will contain records for all of the 99 counties in the state. The collection includes records from 1880 to 1935.
  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
== Collection Time Period  ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
1880-1935  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Clerk of the District Court. }}
  
== Record History  ==
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[[Iowa County Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
=== Why This Record Was Created ===
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== Record Content ==
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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The index contains the following information:
  
== Record Description  ==
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*Name of child
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Parent's names
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*Film number
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*Digital folder number
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*Image number
  
=== Record Content ===
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
=== Sample Images  ===
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the name of the child and other identifying information such as the birthdate and place or the parents' names.
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
=== How Has This Article Helped You?  ===
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To search the collection by name, fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
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==== Using the Information  ====
  
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details or lead to other records about your ancestors.
  
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Remember this is only an index. As with any index, transcription errors may have occurred.
  
== Related Websites&nbsp; ==
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*Check for variant spellings of the names.
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*Look for a different index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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*Search the records of nearby counties.
  
== Sources of This Collection ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
“Iowa County Births, 1880-1935” , database, FamilySearch; (http://familysearch.org); from Iowa County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Iowa. Birth records.
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*[http://www.archives.com/GA.aspx?_act=BirthRecords&klp=GA96001&cam=386&KW2=Iowa&Location=LA&gclid=CKP92PeMvrMCFW1yQgodnVAAvw Iowa Bith Records]
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*[http://www.idph.state.ia.us/ Iowa Department of Public Health]
  
==== How to Cite FamilySearch Historical Collections ====
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=== Why Should You Cite Your Sources?  ===
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*[[Iowa]]
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*[[Iowa Vital Records]]
  
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== Contributions to this Article  ==
  
It is recommended that you cite the sources of information as you search genealogical records. Citing sources will allow you to avoid duplicate searches later and share your sources with other researchers. A citation with specific details about the source document should allow yourself or others to easily find the source document at a later time. You should cite all sources searched, whether new information is found, to avoid duplicating searches without findings.
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
  
United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
==== Samples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection: ====
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"Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935" database, ''FamilySearch ''(https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 October 2011), Claire Donald Clark, born 25 December 1929; citing County Records, FHL microfilm 1,521,274; Clayton County Courthouse, Elkader, Iowa, United States.
  
''More information about citing or documenting your sources can be found at: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]''
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Revision as of 20:04, 27 February 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935 .

Contents

Record Description

Index to the birth records created by the counties of Iowa. When completed it will contain records for all of the 99 counties in the state. The collection includes records from 1880 to 1935.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Clerk of the District Court.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The index contains the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Parent's names
  • Film number
  • Digital folder number
  • Image number

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the name of the child and other identifying information such as the birthdate and place or the parents' names.

Search the Collection

To search the collection by name, fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details or lead to other records about your ancestors.

Remember this is only an index. As with any index, transcription errors may have occurred.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for a different index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby counties.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to this Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935" database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 October 2011), Claire Donald Clark, born 25 December 1929; citing County Records, FHL microfilm 1,521,274; Clayton County Courthouse, Elkader, Iowa, United States.