Wapello County, Iowa Genealogy

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Template:Iowa-stub United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Wapello County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

1843 Wapello County was created 17 February 1843 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Jefferson County prior to organization 1 March 1844.  County seat: Ottumwa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Davis | Jefferson | Keokuk | Mahaska | Monroe | Van Buren

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The Wapello County Genealogical Society has an online index of the probate case files from 1844 to 1924. The index gives the name, court date, box number and case number.

  iagenweb.org/wapello/PROBATE-A.htm

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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