Jackson County, Iowa Genealogy

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Template:Iowa-stubUnited States  > Iowa > Jackson County

County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[1]

Parent County

1837--Jackson County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. County seat:  Maquoketa [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clinton | Dubuque | Jones | Carroll County, Illinois | Jo Daviess County, Illinois

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. "List of counties in Iowa," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).