Fayette County, Iowa Genealogy
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- 1 Quick Reference Facts
- 2 Resources
- 3 Repositories
- 4 Places
- 5 Web Sites
- 6 References
Quick Reference Facts
1872 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki
- Michael John Neill, Burned Counties in Family History Circle
Land and Property
- NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Waterloo newspapers that may have included Fayette County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
Fayette County probate case files are scheduled to become available for free online at FamilySearch as images become available. For more information, click here.
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Fayette County Courthouse
114 North Vine Street
P.O. Box 226
West Union, IA 52175
Family History Centers
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).