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Jackson County, Iowa
County Seat - Maquoketa


Jackson County, IA - Records and Resources

Jackson County GenWeb page

Vital Records

Birth records, 1880-1935 Jackson County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court
Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County Courthouse, Maquoketa, Iowa.
Indexes list number, name, father, mother, book and page numbers. Registers list number, date of return, child, sex, no. of child of mother, race or color, date and place of birth, nationality of father, place of birth, age, nationality of mother, place of birth, age, mother, residence, father, occupation, medical attendant. Records list place of birth, child, whether multiple birth, no. in birth order, whether legitimate, date of birth, whether stillborn, father, color, birthplace, residence, age, occupation, mother, birthplace, color, age, occupation, no. of children born to mother, no. of children living, physician or midwife. Records in vol. 6 list certificate no., date of filing, child, sex, date of birth, birthplace, address, mother, father, informant. Returns list name, sex, date of birth, place of birth, mother, father.
LDS FHL microfilm on 9 reels #1255473-76, 1533075, 1705131, 1705294-95

Marriage records, 1847-1931 Jackson County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court
Microfilm of original records at the State Historical Society, Des Moines, Iowa and at the State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.
LDS FHL microfilm on 18 reels

Death records, 1880-1935 Jackson County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court
Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County Courthouse, Maquoketa, Iowa.
Registers list number, date of report, name, sex and color, age, occupation, date of death, marital status, nationality, where born, length of residence, place and cause of death, complications, duration of disease, place and date of burial, undertaker, physician. Records list deceased, sex, age, occupation, date of death, marital status, birthplace, place of death, cause of death, place of burial. Index lists number, name, book and page numbers.
LDS FHL microfilm on 4 reels: #1255476, 1533079, 1705292-93

Cemeteries

Jackson County, Iowa cemetery records, Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society (Maquoketa, Iowa)
LDS FHL microfilm on 3 reels

List of cemeteries in county
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iajackso/Cem.html

Tombstone project
http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/iowa/jackson.html

History and Biographies

Portrait and biographical album of Jackson County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county
Microreproduction of original published: Chicago, 1889. [633] p.
LDS FHL microfilm #934945

Land

The Latter Day Saints Family History Library lists many entries under Land and Property

Jackson County, Iowa land ownership map, 1867
LDS FHL on microfiche #6079427

Naturalizations

Naturalization records, 1857-1941 Jackson County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court
Microfilm of original records in the Jackson County Courthouse at Maquoketa, Iowa.
LDS FHL on microfilm, 2 reels #1492125-26


Jackson County, IA - Townships

 

Based on map found at:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iajackso/JacksonTownships/
which also includes map of current Townships/Precincts

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emigrants listed on this website can be sent to Barbara Salibi.
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