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 IOWA MARRIAGES, 1851-1900

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Index to marriage records from various Iowa counties between 1851 and 1900.

Description

Obtained by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase, Iowa became a territory in 1838 and a state in 1846. This database of Iowa marriage records has just been updated to include Lee and Scott county marriage records, in addition to the previously posted records of Adair, Appanoose, Boone, Dallas, Greene, Guthrie, Hamilton, Johnson, Lee, Louisa, Lucas, Marion, Monroe, Muscatine, Polk, Plymouth, Scott, Warren, Webster, Woodbury, and Worth counties, between 1851 and 1900. Taken from microfilm copies of original county documents, each record provides spouses' names, marriage date, and county of residence.

Extended Description

Adair County was formed in 1851 from Pottawamie, Dallas, Mahaska, Monroe, and Polk counties. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1854 through 1900.
Original data: Adair County, Iowa Marriages, 1854-1900. County court records located at Greenfield, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1845994-1845996 and #1846154.

Appanoose County records span 1851-1900. The county is located in the southernmost part of the state, bordering Missouri.
Original data: Appanoose County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900. County court records located at Centerville, Iowa or Family History Library #1007081-1007179.

Boone County is located in central Iowa. The records from the county included in this database span from 9 January 1851 through 1900.
Original data: Boone County, Iowa Marriages, 9 January 1851-1900. County court records located at Boone, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1034317-1034320.

Dallas County was formed in (1846) 1847 from unorganized Mahaska and Polk County. The records in this database cover the years 1851 through 1885.
Original data: Dallas County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-85. County court records located at Adel, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1034112)

Greene County was formed in 1851 from the unorganized Delaware and Polk counties and from Dallas County. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1854 through 1900.
Original data: Greene County, Iowa Marriages, 1854-1900. County court records located at Jefferson, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1034209-1034210 and #1531414.

Guthrie County was created in 1851 from unorganized lands. The county's records in this database cover the years 1852 through 1899.
Original data: Guthrie County, Iowa Marriages, 1852-99. County court records located in Guthrie Center, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1643595-1643601 and #1643679-1643681.

Hamilton County was created in 1857 from Webster County and is located in the central portion of the state. The records from the county included in this database span from 21 April 1857 through 1899.
Original data: Hamilton County, Iowa Marriages, 21 April 1857-99. County court records located at Webster City, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1404699-1404700.

Johnson County was created in 1837 from parts of Cook, Dubuque, and Muscatine counties. Research in Cedar County may also lead to records of Johnson County. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1851 through 1875.
Original data: Johnson County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-75. County court records located in Iowa City, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1704850 and #1704942. "Lee County was formed in 1836 from Des Moines county. The records in this database cover the years 1851 through 1860. Original data: Lee County, Iowa Marriages, 1851 - 1860. County court records located at Keokuk, Iowa. Family History Library film # (0959189 - 0959190)"

Louisa County was formed in 1836 from Des Moines County. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1851 through 1899.
Original data: Louisa County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-99. County court records located at Wapello, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1006645-1006649.

Lucas County was created in 1846 from unorganized lands. The county's records in this database cover the years 1851 through 1899.
Original data: Lucas County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-99. County court records located in Chariton, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1009237-1009242.

Marion County is located in south-central Iowa and is intersected by the Des Moines River. It was created in 1845, and Knoxville is the county seat.
Original data: Marion County, Iowa Marriage Register, 1851-1900. County court records located at Knoxville, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1019714-1019717.

Monroe County's seat is Albia. The records from the county in this database span from 8 September 1887 through 1900.
Original data: Monroe County, Iowa Marriages, 8 September 1887-1900. County court records located at Albia, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #0980485-0981243.

Muscatine County is located in eastern Iowa, along the border with Illinois. It was formed in 1836 from Des Moines County.
Original data: Muscatine County, Iowa Marriage Register, 1851-1900. County court records located at Muscatine, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1003359-1003361 and #1003489-1003490.

Plymouth County was formed in 1851(1858) and was organized from unorganized Delaware and Polk Counties. The records in this database cover the years 1860 through 1890.
Original data: Plymouth County, Iowa Marriages, 1860-90. County court records located at Le Mars, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1404987 - 1404988)

Polk County was formed in 1846 and was organized from unorganized Mahaska district. The records in this database cover the years 1871 through 1888.
Original data: Polk County, Iowa Marriages, 1871-88. County court records located at Des Moines, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1014765 - 1014767)

Scott County was formed in 1837 from Cook, Dubuque, & Greene Counties. The records in this database cover the years 1870 through 1879.
Original data: Scott County, Iowa Marriages, 1870-79. County court records located at Waynesboro, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1004414 - 1004416)

Warren County was formed in (1846) 1849 from unorganized Mahaska County. The records in this database cover the years 1851 through 1875.
Original data: Warren County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-75. County court records located at Indianola, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1011010 - 1011011)

Webster County was formed in 1853 from Risley and Yell Counties. The records in this database cover the years 1853 through 1889.
Original data: Webster County, Iowa Marriages, 1853-89. County court records located at Fort Dodge, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1401651 - 1401652)

Woodbury County was formed in 1851 as Wahkaw, it was renamed in 1853 from unorganized Delaware and Polk Counties. The records in this database cover the years 1881 through 1899.
Original data: Woodbury County, Iowa Marriages, 1881-99. County court records located at Sioux City, Iowa. Family History Library film # (1451556 - 1451557)

Worth County records span from 17 September 1858 through 1899. The county is located in northern Iowa, bordering Minnesota.
Original data: Worth County, Iowa Marriages, 17 September 1858-99. County court records located at Northwood, Iowa or Family History Library microfilm #1445838.



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