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

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Wapello County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Wapello County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1843
County Seat Ottumwa
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

1843 Wapello County was created 17 February 1843 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Jefferson County prior to organization 1 March 1844.  County seat: Ottumwa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Davis | Jefferson | Keokuk | Mahaska | Monroe | Van Buren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The Wapello County Genealogical Society has an online index of the probate case files from 1844 to 1924. The index gives the name, court date, box number and case number.

  iagenweb.org/wapello/PROBATE-A.htm

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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