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Delaware County, Iowa
County Seat - Manchester


Delaware County, IA - Records and Resources

Delaware County GenWeb page

http://iagenweb.org/delaware/

Delaware County AHGP webpage

http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/

Delaware County Genealogical Society

http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/gensociety.htm
and http://iagenweb.org/delaware/resources/dgs/
delaware_genealogical_society.htm

Delaware County Historical Society

http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/histsoc.htm

Viatl Records

Birth records, 1880-1940; index, 1880-1907 Delaware County (Iowa). Clerk of the Circuit Court
Microfilm of original records in the Delaware County Courthouse at Manchester, Iowa. Includes indexes.
LDS FHC microfilm on 3 reels # 1065033, 1035389, 1902450

Marriage records, 1844-1930; index, 1844-1936 Delaware County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court
Microfilm of original records in the Delaware County Courthouse, Manchester, Iowa. Includes indexes.
LDS FHC microfilm on 9 reels #1035391-94, 1065153-57

Marriage records, Delaware County, 1851-1861, copied by Stookey, Mildred
LDS FHC microfilm on 1 reel # 1320736
book #977.7385 V2d

Death records, 1880-1931; index, 1880-1906 Delaware County (Iowa). Clerk of the Circuit Court
Microfilm of original records in the Delaware County Courthouse at Manchester, Iowa.
LDS FHC microfilm on 1 reel # 1065035

Land

Deeds, 1842-1937, Delaware County (Iowa). Recorder
Microfilm of original records in the Delaware County Courthouse at Manchester, Iowa.
LDS FHC microfilm on 25 reels

Transfer books, 1858-1926, Delaware County (Iowa). Auditor
Microfilm of original records in the Delaware County Courthouse at Manchester, Iow. Includes indexes.
LDS FHC manuscript on microfilm, 6 reels

Maps

Delaware County (portion) , Iowa land ownership map, 1869 Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
LDS FHC microfiche of original # 6079424
probably same as on AHGP website
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/maps/maps.htm

Biography and History

Biographical souvenir of the counties of Delaware and Buchanan, Iowa : containing portraits and biographies of many of the prominent citizens and sketches of many of the early settled families of these counties
Microreproduction of original published: Chicago : F. A. Battey, 1890. 729 p
LDS FHC manuscript on microfilm, 1 reel # 985424

History of Delaware County, Iowa, and its people by John F Merry; Vol. 2 contains biographical sketches. Library only has vol. 2 in paper copy.
LDS FHC book #977.7385 H2m
Also on microfilm, 1 reel # 934937

The History of Delaware County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., a biographical directory of its citizens, war record of its volunteers, history of the northwest, history of Iowa, map of Delaware County, Constitution of the United States
LDS FHC book # 977.7385 H2t

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Delaware County, IA - Townships

Based on maps found at:
http://cdm.lib.uiowa.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/
maps&CISOPTR=1103&REC=2&CISOSHOW=1097

which also includes map of current Townships/Precincts
and
http://iagenweb.org/delaware/maps/1875/twpsm.htm

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Colony Township

History

History of ColonyTwp on AHGP website
from Vol. 1 of the 1914 Delaware County History
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/twphistory/colonytwp.htm

Maps

1869 Plat map Colony Township
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/maps/colony.htm

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Bremen Township and Petersburg

Sts Peter and Paul Catholic parish inPetersburg

1635 300th Ave, Petersburg, IS 52040
Tel: 319 875-7992
organized 1874, present church completed in 1905
located in the Diocese of Dubuque

Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery transcription (from AHGP website)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/cemeteries/stpeterpaulcem.htm

Delaware County, Iowa, cemeteries of Bremen Township, compiled by Delaware County Genealogical Society
Contents: Vol. 1. St. Peter and Paul Cemetery -- v. 2. St. Francis Cemetery and Mt. Hope Cemetery.
LDS FHC books #977.7385 V3b and 977.7385 V3b v. 2

History

History of Bremen Twp and Petersburg on AHGP website
from Vol. 1 of the 1914 Delaware County History pgs. 319 - 320
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/twphistory/brementwp.htm

Maps

1869 Plat map Bremen Township
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadelawa/maps/bremen.htm

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