Ida County, Iowa Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Ida County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Woodbury County prior to organization 1 January 1859. County seat:  Ida Grove [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

January 12, 1877 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Buena Vista | Cherokee | Crawford | Monona | Sac | Woodbury

Resources

Cemeteries

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).