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Keokuk County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Keokuk County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Sigourney
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Keokuk County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County.  It was attached to Johnson, Washington, and Cedar Counties prior to organization 1 March 1844.  County seat:  Sigourney [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Iowa | Jefferson | Mahaska | Poweshiek | Wapello | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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 Libaries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).