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

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Henry County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Henry County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 7, 1836
County Seat Mount Pleasant
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Henry County was created 7 December 1836 from Des Moines County. County seat:   Mount Pleasant [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Des Moines | Jefferson | Lee | Louisa | Van Buren | Van Buren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Salem, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Burlington newspapers dating back to the 1840's that may have included Henry County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Iowa Department of Public Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also How to order Iowa Vital Records or order electronically online.


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).