Jasper County, Iowa

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The county is named after Sergeant [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper William Jasper] (c1750-1779).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper "William Jasper,"] ''Wikipedia.''</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 13:29, 4 October 2010

 United States  > Iowa > Jasper County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia

The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[1]

Parent County

1846--Jasper County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Mahaska County prior to organization 1 March 1846. County seat:  Newton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Mahaska | Marion | Marshall | Polk | Poweshiek | Story | Tama | Warren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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