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jasper County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting jasper County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1836
County Seat Newton
Courthouse

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

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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

 

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