Woodbury County, Iowa Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel96.asp Woodbury County Courthouse]<br>620 Douglas St. <br>Sioux City, IA 51101 <br>Phone: 712-279-6601  
 
[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel96.asp Woodbury County Courthouse]<br>620 Douglas St. <br>Sioux City, IA 51101 <br>Phone: 712-279-6601  
  
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*Floyd Cemetery  
 
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*Greenwood Cemetery  
 
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*Saint Josephs Cemetery  
 
*Saint Josephs Cemetery  
 
*Saint Marys Cemetery  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.  
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ia/woodbury/webbbs_config.pl Woodbury County, Iowa Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from the Sioux City, Moville, Sloan, Correctionville, and Danbury areas.
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ia/woodbury/webbbs_config.pl Woodbury County, Iowa Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from the Sioux City, Moville, Sloan, Correctionville, and Danbury areas.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Sioux City Iowa Family History Center]]
 
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Revision as of 22:48, 4 December 2012

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Woodbury County Courthouse
620 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: 712-279-6601

History

Woodbury County was created when the legislature passed an act organizing the county in 1853. The County was named in honor of Levi Woodbury former Governor of New Hampshire, US Secretary of the Treasury and Supreme Court Justice.

Parent County

1851--Woodbury County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was originally named Wahkaw, but changed to Woodbury 22 January 1853. It was organized 7 March 1853.  County seat: Sioux City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Neighboring Counties

Cherokee | Crawford | Ida | Monona | Plymouth | Dakota County, Nebraska | Thurston County, Nebraska | Union County, South Dakota

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Arlington Cemetery
  • Banner Cemetery
  • Calvary Cemetery
  • Concordia Cemetery
  • Correctionville Cemetery
  • Cushing Cemetery
  • Danbury Cemetery
  • Eberly Cemetery
  • Fairfield Cemetery
  • Floyd Cemetery
  • Good Hope Cemetery
  • Graceland Park Cem.
  • Greenwood Cemetery
  • Hollister Cemetery
  • Liberty Township Cemetery
  • Logan Park Cemetery
  • Lucky Valley Cemetery
  • Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Mount Carmel Cemetery
  • Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Oto Cemetery
  • Peiro-Bethel Cemetery or Bethel Cemetery
  • Saint Josephs Cemetery
  • Saint Marys Cemetery
  • Saint Patricks Cemetery
  • Sloan Cemetery
  • Smithland Cemetery
  • Walnut Grove Cemetery
  • War Eagle Grave
  • Willow Cemetery
  • Woodbury Township Cemetery

Church

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

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).