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Guide to '''Appanoose County, Iowa ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
==Online Resources==
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*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}} - index and images
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*[https://billiongraves.com/site-map?country=Isle+of+Man BillionGraves Isle of Man page] - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
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*{{RecordSearch|2221801|Find A Grave Index}} - index and images 
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<center><div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Iowa Online Genealogy Records]]</span></div></center>
*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=Isle+of+Man&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=country_302 Find A Grave Isle of Man Page] - photos and GPS locations of grave markers
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*[https://www.ukbmd.org.uk/county/isle_of_man/burials/ Ukbmd] Isle of Man, British Islands, Classification: Burials/Cremations
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*[http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/famhist/mis/index.htm Manx Notebook] Isle of Man Monumental Inscriptions
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
*[https://www.geni.com/projects/Isle-of-Man-Monumental-Inscriptions-Cemeteries-and-Graveyards/17778 Geni Project] Isle of Man - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
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|organized= February 17, 1843
*[http://iomfhs.im/library.html Iomfhs] The Isle of Man Family History Society has indexed many articles published in their journal and made them available online. Some articles contain monumental inscriptions, burial registers, censuses, and surname interests. Birth and marriage registers, wills, and censuses (1841-1901) have been indexed and put online.
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|county seat= [http://centerville-ia.org/centerville Centerville]
*[https://www.manxbmd.com/cgi-bin/db.cgi?do=search_form;db=deaths Manx bmd] has an online death record search engine.
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|parent county= Auditor please add
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|county1= [[Davis County, Iowa Genealogy|Davis]]
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|county2= [[Lucas County, Iowa Genealogy|Lucas]]
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|county3= [[Monroe County, Iowa Genealogy|Monroe]]
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|county4= [[Wapello County, Iowa Genealogy|Wapello]]
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|county5= [[Wayne County, Iowa Genealogy|Wayne]]
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|county6= [[Putnam County, Missouri Genealogy|Putnam (MO)]]
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|county7= [[Schuyler County, Missouri Genealogy|Schuyler (MO)]]</br><center>[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county courthouse= [[Image:Iowa, Appanoose County Courthouse.png|245x245px]]
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|county location in state= [[Image:Iowa Appanoose Map.png|185x185px]]
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== County Information ==
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=== Description ===
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The County was named for Chief Appanoose. The County has Centerville as its seat and the County was created 1843. The County is located in the south central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Appanoose, Iowa," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appanoose_County,_Iowa.</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{IA Courthouse Intro|Appanoose}}
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Appanoose County Courthouse<br>201 North 12th Street<br>Centerville, IA 52544<br> Phone:(515)856-6101<br><br>[https://appanoose.org/ '''Appanoose County Website'''] <br><br>
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[https://www.iowacourts.gov/for-the-public/iowa-courts-history/iowa-county-courthouse-history/appanoose-county-courthouse Appanoose County Courthouse] <br>201 North 12th Street<br>Centerville, IA 52544<br> Phone:(515)856-6101
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=== Appanoose County, Iowa Record Dates  ===
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{{IA Record Dates Intro|Appanoose}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iowa.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Appanoose County, Iowa Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1880
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1846
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1880
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1847
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1850
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1847
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1847
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started for births in July 1880 and for deaths Jan 1891. General compliance by 1924.</center>
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{IA Boundary Changes Intro|Appanoose}}
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*'''1843''' Appanoose County was created 17 February 1843 ;from unorganized territory. The county was attached to Davis and Van Buren Counties prior to organization 3 August 1846.;<br>
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*'''County seat:''' [http://centerville-ia.org/centerville Centerville]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iowa.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/Iowa/ Interactive Map of Iowa County Formation History] (1790-1897) - animated maps illustrating Iowa county boundary changes
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*[https://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/IA_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Iowa Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{IA Populated Places Intro|Appanoose}}
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For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://iowa.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,007,c,appanoose.cfm Hometown Locator].
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Appanoose County, Iowa," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appanoose_County,_Iowa, accessed 22 November 2018.</ref>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centerville,_Iowa Centerville]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centerville,_Iowa Cincinnati]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exline,_Iowa Exline]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moravia,_Iowa Moravia]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moulton,_Iowa Moulton]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moulton,_Iowa Mystic]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numa,_Iowa Numa]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plano,_Iowa Plano]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rathbun,_Iowa Rathbun]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udell,_Iowa Udell]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unionville,_Iowa Unionville]
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* Jerome
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* Walnut City
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellair_Township%2C_Appanoose_County%2C_Iowa Bellair]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caldwell_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Caldwell]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chariton_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Chariton]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Douglas]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Franklin]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Independence]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johns_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Johns]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Lincoln]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Pleasant]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharon_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Sharon]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Taylor]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udell_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Udell]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Union]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vermillion_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Vermillion]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walnut_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Walnut]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Washington]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wells_Township,_Appanoose_County,_Iowa Wells]
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{IA Historical Timeline Intro|Appanoose}}
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== Resources ==
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{{IA Resources Intro|Appanoose}}
  
==Jewish Cemeteries==
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=== Bible Records ===
*[https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm JewishGen] has a database to check for Jewish Cemeteries. For Finland, look under Europe, then Finland.
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{{IA Bible Intro|Appanoose}}
*[https://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/iom.htm jewishgen] Jewish Section of Douglas (DOOLISH in the Manx language) Borough Cemetery, Isle of Man
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_the_Isle_of_Man Wikipedia] History of the Jews in the Isle of Man
 
*[https://jscn.org.uk/small-communities/isle-man-jewish-community/ Kscn] Isle of Man Jewish Community
 
  
==Military Cemeteries==
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=== Biographies  ===
*[https://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2068366/douglas-cemetery,-isle-of-man/ cwgc] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Isle of Man
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{{IA Biographies Intro|Appanoose}}
  
== Individual Cemeteries ==
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*Biographies from ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'', are transcribed at [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~iabiog/appanoose/h1878/h1878.htm Iowa Biographies Project].
*[https://www.spottinghistory.com/tag/cemeteries-mausoleums-and-burial-places-in-finland/1/ Spottinghistory] Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Finland
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa'' <ref> Lewis, S. Thompson. ''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa.'' New York Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1903. ;Online on the [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgene03lewi Internet Archive]. </ref>
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Cemeteries_in_Finland Wikipedia] Cemeteries in Finland
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*Biographies from ''Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa,'' <ref>transcribed at [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~iabiog/appanoose/ham1903/ham1903.htm Iowa Biographies Project]</ref>
*[http://www.interment.net/finland/index.htm Interment] Finland Cemetery Records
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*''Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa'' [https://archive.org/details/biographicalhist00inte Archive] with index. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1886
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*Biographies from ''Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa'' are transcribed at [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~iabiog/appanoose/bwa1886/bwa1886.htm Iowa Biographies Project].
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*Biographies from ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa'' are transcribed at [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~iabiog/appanoose/bwa1886/bwa1886.htm Iowa Biographies Project].
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*Centerville: ''Oral interviews in Centerville, Iowa, conducted on 13 October 1981'' <ref>with John Buban, Charles Cortesio, Charles Fox and Joe Padavich; one microfilm reel - 35 mm; </ref>
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*Mystic: ''Oral interviews in Mystic, Iowa, conducted in 1981'' <ref>with John and Jennie Ducey, Marcel Gerard, and John Kuchan; one microfil reel - 35 mm. </ref>
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*''Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life.'' <ref>The Iowa Press Association. ''Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life.'' Des Moines, IA: Iowa Press Association, 1940; Transcriptions of the biographical sketches of Appanoose County's leaders included in this publication are [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/whoswho1940.html online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page].  </ref>
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*Who's Who in 1940 online on the Appanoose County [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/whoswho1940.html IAGenWeb page]
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*Biographical and genealogical history of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25753 Ancestry.com] ($)
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*Biographical and historical record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27404 Ancestry.com] ($)
  
==Additional Resources at the Family History Library==
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
*''Vuosikirja: Årsskrift'' (Yearbook). Lahti: Kirjapaino ja Sanomalehti Oy, [1917]. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bcall_number%3A%22948.97%20D25v*%22 (FHL book 948.97 D25v)] Lists all 47 volumes plus an index.  The Family History Library does have the yearbooks of the Finnish Genealogical Society, which list the gravestones of several old cemeteries.
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{{IA Business Records Intro|Appanoose}}
  
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*''Iowa Labor History Oral Project'' <ref>Davis, Merle O., Interviewer ''Iowa Labor History Oral Project ''.Cedar Rapids, IA: Heritage Microfilm Inc., 2001 State Historical Society of Iowa Special Collections </ref>
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*''The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref> Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry. ''The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry, 1935 Online in the [http://www.worldcat.org/wcpa/oclc/33015643?page=frame&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;url=http://infohawk.uiowa.edu/F%3Ffunc%3Dfind-c%26ccl_term%3DW35%3DOCoLC33015643%26checksum%3D7a564980e795e054f1d7125d46f1d8e0&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;title=The+University+of+Iowa&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;linktype=opac&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;detail=NUI:The+University+of+Iowa:ARL+Library Iowa Digital Library] </ref><br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Appanoose_County,_Iowa National Register of Historic Places in Appanoose County, Iowa].
  
To find cemetery records for Finland in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:<br>
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{IA Cemeteries Intro|Appanoose}}
  
#Go to the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/search/ '''FamilySearch Catalog''']
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#Enter: '''Finland''' in the Place box
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#Click on: '''Search'''
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa''' online and in print</center>
#Click on: '''Places within Finland'''
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#Click on: '''Cemeteries'''
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/search?firstname=&middlename=&lastname=&birthyear=&birthyearfilter=&deathyear=&deathyearfilter=&location=Appanoose%2C+County%2C+Iowa%2C+United+States+of+America&locationId=county_550  Find A Grave]
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* [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/cemeteries.html IAGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/appanoose/cemetery.html  USGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/iowa/appanoose.html IA Tombstone Transcription Project]
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* [http://iowagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?cid=4 Iowa Gravestones]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Iowa&cemetery_county=Appanoose&year_range=5&size=15  BillionGraves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' [[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |(Often more complete)]]</center>
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* {{FHL|464413|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Appanoose+Iowa&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=Appanoose%2C+County%2C+Iowa%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=county_550 Find A Grave]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392449&reqParentsLabel=Appanoose%2C%20Iowa%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See [[Iowa Cemeteries|Iowa Cemeteries]] for more information.<center>
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=== Census Records ===
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{{IA Census Intro|Appanoose}}
  
If you don't find an entry for Cemeteries, you may need to go to a smaller jurisdiction by using Places within... a second time.
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appanoose_County,_Iowa#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".]
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|1850 |3131
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|1860 |11931
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|1870 |16456
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|1880 |16636
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|1890 |18961
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|1900 |25927
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|1910 |28701
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|1920 |30535
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|1930 |24835
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|1940 |24245
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|1950 |19683
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|1960 |16015
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|1970 |15007
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|1980 |15511
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|1990 |13743
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|2000 |13721
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|2010 |12884
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Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative [[Iowa Census]] article.
  
== Additional Resources ==
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'''''State Census'''''<br>
*[https://www.worldcat.org/ Worldcat.org]- Do a search for Finland Cemetery.
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* '''1895''' {{RecordSearch|1803957|Iowa State Census, 1895}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa State Census, 1895 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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* '''1905''' {{RecordSearch|2126961|Iowa State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa State Census, 1905 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images (individual cards, not family context)
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* '''1915''' {{RecordSearch|2240483|Iowa State Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa State Census, 1915 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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* '''1925''' {{RecordSearch|2224537|Iowa State Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa State Census, 1925 - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
  
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=== Church Records ===
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{{IA Church Intro|Appanoose}}
  
[[Category:Finland]] [[Category:Cemeteries]]
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392449&reqParentsLabel=Appanoose%2C%20Iowa%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
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Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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*[http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/topic/camp-of-israel Camp of Israel], (later referred to as Zion's Camp).
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United Methodist Church
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*''Iowa Churches: A File at the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.'' <ref> Films {{FHL|956387–417}} </ref> This file consists of church histories, anniversary programs, and newspaper clippings. It is arranged by towns or by the name of the church.
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*''Ministerial Biographies: A File in the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.'' <ref>Films  {{FHL|956418–42}} </ref>These films contain biographies, mainly of Methodist ministers.
  
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=== Court Records ===
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{{IA Court Intro|Appanoose}}
  
== Introduction ==
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*''Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Jones, Mark H. ''Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Iowa City, IA: County Records Project, Iowa State Historical Department, Division of State Historical Society, 1978] Film {{FHL|1036271, Item #18}}, Salt Lake City, UT:;Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979 </ref>
  
Gravestones are an important source of family history information for the Isle of Man. See [http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/gazateer/gyards/cems.htm Cemeteries and Graveyards] to learn more about the history of burial practices and cemeteries on the Isle of Man. <br>
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=== Directories ===
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{{IA Directories Intro|Appanoose}}
  
== Access to Records ==
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{IA Emigration Intro|Appanoose}}
  
=== Online Records ===
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
There are a variety of websites that list cemeteries and burial records for those who were buried in the Isle of Man.
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{{IA Ethnic Groups Intro|Appanoose}}
  
*[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/county/isle_of_man/burials/ UKBMD: Isle of Man] - has links to useful websites on burials and cremations.
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{IA Funeral Homes Intro|Appanoose}}
  
*[https://www.cwgc.org/find/find-cemeteries-and-memorials/results?country=United%2BKingdom&locality=Isle%2Bof%2BMan Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Isle of Man] - lists cemeteries where soldiers who died in WWI or WWII are buried and the names of those soldiers
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{IA Genealogies Intro|Appanoose}}
  
*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9740 Global, Gravestone Photograph Index, 1265-2014] ($) - contains many photographs of Isle of Man gravestones
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25753 Biographical and genealogical history] of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa at Ancestry.com ($)
  
*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60526 UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current] ($) - database of gravestones in the United Kingdom (including Isle of Man) found on [https://www.findagrave.com/ FindAGrave]
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{IA Guardianship Intro|Appanoose}}
  
*[http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/famhist/mis/index.htm Isle of Man: Monumental Inscriptions] - has transcriptions of monumental inscriptions
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{IA Land Intro|Appanoose}}
  
*[https://www.geni.com/projects/Isle-of-Man-Monumental-Inscriptions-Cemeteries-and-Graveyards/17778 Geni: Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards] - links to monumental inscriptions for various parishes, hamlets, and sheadings
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{IA Histories Intro|Appanoose}}
  
*[http://iomfhs.im/library.html The Isle of Man Family History Society] - has indexed or digitized many records and made some available online. The society has indexed the articles published in their journal and made them available online. Some articles contain monumental inscriptions, burial registers, censuses, and surname interests. Birth and marriage registers, wills, and censuses (1841-1901) have been indexed and put online. 
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'''1843'''  Established in 1843, Appanoose County was named for a chief of the Sac and the Fox Indian tribes that lead the peace party during the Black Hawk War. Appanoose means "A Chief When a Child." <ref>[https://appanoose.org/ Appanoose County] </ref> During the first part of the 20th century, mining was a major factor in Appanoose. The county seat for Appanoose is Centerville.
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* Biographical and historical record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27404 at Ancestry.com] ($)
  
*[http://www.manxbmd.com/cgi-bin/db.cgi?do=search_form;db=deaths Manx BMD] - has an online death record search engine
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'''''County Histories'''''<br>
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{{IA History}}
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* ''100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996.'' <ref> Beck, Robert Knowlton: ''100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996.'' Centerville, IA: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, 1996 </ref>
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* ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Arnold, John, Compiled by. ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa''. Volume I.Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 1996 </ref>
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* ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Maxwell, Becky' ''A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Volume II. Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 2010 </ref>
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* ''A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present'',including "Monuments of Ghost Towns" by O. R. Parks. Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2003</ref>
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* ''A Report on the Rathbun Dam'' <ref>Beck, Robert Knowlton; ''Report on the Rathbun Dam'' Centerville, IA: Daily Iowegian, 1954? </ref>
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* ''[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ia/appanoose/history/abandoned.txt Abandoned Towns of Appanoose County]'' from ''Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Office'' <ref> Mott; Davide C. in ''The Annals of Iowa'', Volume XVII, Nos. 6, 7 and 8, and Volume XVIII, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, 1930-1932. {{WorldCat|3596991}} </ref>
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* ''Appanoose County Historical Atlas; Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1996'' <ref> [http://www.appanoosecounty.net/appanoose-county/resources/?item=1557 Online on Appanoose County Website]. Revised by W. M. Heusinkveld and reprinted by the Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum in 2010 </ref>
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* '''''Biographical and historical record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each, a condensed history of the state of Iowa, portraits and biographies of the governors of the territory and state, engravings of prominent citizens in Wayne and Appanoose Counties, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, and their cities and villages'''''.. Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27404 Ancestry.com] ($)
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* '''''Biographical and genealogical history of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa.''''' New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1903. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25753 Ancestry.com] ($)
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* ''Early Pioneer Stories'' <ref>Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 19??] Reprint of articles in the Progress Anniversary Edition of the ''Centerville Daily Iowegian'', 10 January 1934. </ref>
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* ''Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Heusinkveld, W. M.; ''Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Centerville, IA: Bill Heusinkveld, 2004] Originally written as columns for the Centerville Daily Iowegian from July 2002 to July 2004. </ref>
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* ''More Shoal Creek Legends.'' <ref>Stamps, Maurice. ''More Shoal Creek Legends.'' Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, August 2007 </ref>
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* ''Shoal Creek Legends 3'' <ref>Stamps, Maurice. ''Shoal Creek Legends 3'' Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, 2009 </ref>
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* ''Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories" <ref>Ramsey, Guy R. "Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories," The Daily Iowegian, 28 November 1948 </ref>''
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* ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume 1'' <ref> Taylor, L. L., Editor. ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume  1'' Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913 Online in [http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=i34UAAAAYAAJ&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;dq=Appanoose&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;as_brr=5&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ei=zzEhTfPmCIKqzAT6zex5 Google eBookstore]. &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/pastpresentofapp01tayl Online in Internet Archive]. </ref>
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* ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II'' <ref>Taylor, L. L. Editor. ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II'' Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,m 1913] Online in&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;[http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=i34UAAAAYAAJ&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;dq=Appanoose&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;as_brr=5&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ei=zzEhTfPmCIKqzAT6zex5 Google eBookstore]. &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/pastpresentofapp02tayl Online in Internet Archive].&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Biographies from ''Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa'', transcribed in [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/appanoose/pp1913/pp1913.htm Iowa Biographies Project]. </ref>
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* ''Pioneer Roll of Honor'' <ref>''Pioneer Roll of Honor''  published in the ''Daily Iowegian'', 10 January 1934, and reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. </ref>
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* ''Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988.'' <ref>Johnson, M. Ruth, Compiled and Researched; ''Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988.'' Centerville, IA: M. Ruth Johnson, 1988</ref>
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* ''Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865'' <ref>''Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865'' from ''Iowa State Gazetteer'', compiled and edited by James T. Hair Chicago: Bailey Hair, 1865</ref>
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* ''Rathbun Dam History.'' <ref>Beck, Robert Knowlton, and Dan Ehl. ''Rathbun Dam History.'' Centerville, IA: Iowegian, 1976 </ref>
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* ''Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Johnson, Helen Taylor. ''Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Centerville, IA: Helen Taylor Johnson, 19?? </ref>Information, memories and pictures contributed by many volunteers about the 140 schools in Appanoose County in 1912.
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* ''Shoal Creek Legends.'' <ref>Stamps, Maurice. ''Shoal Creek Legends.'' Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, April 2007. </ref>The three volumes of Shoal Creek Legends were originally newspaper articles published in The Seymour Herald; printed and sold by the Seymour Community Club as fundraising projects. Maurice Stamps grew up around Shoal Creek in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, and served many years as a teacher and administrator in the Seymour Community Schools.
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* ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986'' <ref>Appanoose County Historical Society, Compiled by. ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986''. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1986; ''1986 Appanoose County History Book Index ;''Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 1990 </ref>
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* ''This Day in Iowa History.'' <ref>Heusinkveld, W. M.; ''This Day in Iowa History.'' Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1995 </ref>
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* ''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>''The History of Appanoose County, Iowa'' Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878 [http://www.archive.org/details/historyappanoos00cogoog Online in Internet Archive]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=4QUuAAAAYAAJ&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;dq=intitle:History+intitle:of+intitle:Appanoose+intitle:County+intitle:Iowa&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;hl=en&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ei=QdItTfjOC4P88Abj5oiOCg&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;sa=X&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;oi=book_result&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ct=result&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;resnum=1&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ved=0CCYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;q&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;f=false Online in Google Books]. </ref>
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* ''The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref>Fitzpatrick, T. J.; ''The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa'' published in ''American Speech, Volume 3, Number 1 (October, 1927), pp. 39-66, published by the Duke University Press. Reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. Digitized by JSTOR which can be accessed through a participating library or institution. </ref>
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* ''Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" <ref>''Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" published in the Daily StateRegister, February 10, 11 and 12, 1869. [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ Online in America's GenealogyBank.] </ref> ''
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Iom/Isle_of_Man_Cemetery.htm Isle of Man: Jewish Burials] - an index of Jews interned at the Douglas Borough Cemetery
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{IA Maps Intro|Appanoose}}
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{{IA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{IA Appanoose County}}}}
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* [http://www.mapofus.org/iowa/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Iowa]
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* [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Appanoose+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=392449&reqParentsLabel=Appanoose%2C%20Iowa%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
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=== Migration ===
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{{IA Migration Intro|Appanoose}}
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Early migration routes to and from Appanoose County for European settlers included:
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*'''1846''' [[Mormon Trail]], 1846 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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*''Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa.'' <ref>Heusinkveld, Willis M., Editor. ''Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa.'' Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Mormon Trail Association, 1995 </ref>
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=== Military Records ===
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{{IA Military Intro|Appanoose}}
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* '''1835-1998''' {{RecordSearch|2515886|Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index only
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''Online Civil War Indexes and Records''<br>
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* '''1861-1949''' {{RecordSearch|2351982|Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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* '''1862-1910''' {{RecordSearch|2821291|Iowa, Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty, 1862-1910}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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*''Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War'' Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007 </ref>
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Civil War service men in this county served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|3rd Regiment, Iowa Cavalry ]], Company I
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:- [[6th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|6th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Companies D and F
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:- [[7th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|7th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company F
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:- [[8th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|8th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]], Companies F and H
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:- [[17th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|17th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company F
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:- [[18th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|18th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Company F
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:- [[36th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|36th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]], Companies C, F, G and I
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:- [[47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)|47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)]], Company B
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*[http://www.appanoosehistory.com/indexREG.html Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum]<br>100 West Maple<br>Centerville, Iowa 52544
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*[http://www.centerville.lib.ia.us/ Drake Public Library]<br>115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544 <br> See it's [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/libraryresources.html collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.
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*[http://iowagenealogy.org/?page_id=24 Iowa Genealogical Society Library]<br>628 East Grand Avenue<br>Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924 <br>See it's [http://iowagenealogy.org/?page_id=55 collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.
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*[http://www.prairietrailsmuseum.org/index.php?cmd=home Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County] and Historical and Genealogical Library<br>515 East Jefferson Street (Route #2)<br> Corydon, Iowa 50060<br>See it's [http://www.prairietrailsmuseum.org/index.php?cmd=genealogy collections and resources] for local and family history research.
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*[https://iowaculture.gov/content/state-historical-society-iowa State Historical Society of Iowa], archives, libraries and museum.<br>See it's [https://iowaculture.gov/history/research/collections collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. <br>
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*[http://www.iowabeautiful.com/south-central-iowa-tourism/381-wabash-depot-museum-moravia-iowa.html The Wabash Depot Museum]<br>800 West North Street <br>Moravia, Iowa<br>Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{IA Naturalization Intro|Appanoose}}
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''Online Naturalization Indexes and Records''<br>
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* '''1859-1990''' {{RecordSearch|3155890|United States, Iowa Naturalization Records, 1859-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[United States, Iowa Naturalization Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{IA Newspapers Intro|Appanoose}}
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The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Appanoose&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Newspaper Directory on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America] lists 21 newspapers which have been published in Appanoose County, Iowa. The site tells the years in which each newspaper was published, detailed information about each paper, and identifies the major libraries that have holdings of it and which issues each library holds. There were other newspapers (in Mystic and Cincinnati) published in Appanoose County, but no copies of them exist. Also, information on Appanoose County often appeared in newspapers in neighboring counties -- [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Wayne&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Wayne County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Davis&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Davis County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Lucas&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Lucas County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Monroe&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Monroe County], [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Iowa&county=Wapello&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Wapello County] in Iowa; and [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Putnam&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Putnam County] and [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Missouri&county=Schuyler&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Schuyler County] in Missouri.
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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* '''''The Appanoose Times.''''' 1881-1882 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8255 Ancestry.com] ($)
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* '''''The Weekly Citizen.''''' 1870-1872 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8469 Ancestry.com] ($)
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* '''''The Centerville Citizen'''''. 1872-1873, 1881 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8268 Ancestry.com] ($)
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* '''''Centerville Times.''''' 1881-1882 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8271 Ancestry.com] ($)
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{IA Obituaries Intro|Appanoose}}
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*''''1899-1939, 1910-1950''' ''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspapers clippings 1899-1939 and 1910-1950 <ref> Singley, Eva B; ''Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa'' Newspaper clippings 1910-1950 {{FHL|1703826 Items 8-11}} 1899-1939 {{FHL|703827 Item 1}} </ref>
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=== Other Records ===
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{{IA Other Records Intro|Appanoose}}
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'''''Native American'''''<br>
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'''''Farming'''''<br>
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'''''Mining'''''<br>
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*''The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa'' <ref> Heusinkveld, W. M. ''The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007 </ref>
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'''''Railroads'''''<br>
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'''''Probation'''''<br>
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* '''1758-1997''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/9064/Iowa, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997] at [https://ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]($)
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'''''Sources and Footnotes'''''<br>
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{IA Periodicals Intro|Appanoose}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{IA Probate Intro|Appanoose}}
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''Online Probate Indexes and Records''<br>
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*'''1848-1930''' List of books or films containing [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F356466 Probate information] for Appanoose County from 1848 to 1930.
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=== School Records ===
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{{IA Schools Intro|Appanoose}}
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=== Social Security Records ===
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*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
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*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($) — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{IA Tax Intro|Appanoose}}
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* '''1934-1958''' {{RecordSearch|2573700|Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{IA Vital Intro|Appanoose}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{IA Birth Intro|Appanoose}}
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* '''1850-1939''' {{RecordSearch|2527591|Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Delayed Birth Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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*'''1880-1901''' ''Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901'' <ref> ''Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901'' {{FHL|977.789 V2}} </ref>
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*'''1880-1935''' ''Birth records, 1880-1935 '' <ref>''Birth records, 1880-1935 '' Films Birth records v. 5 (partial copy) 1909-1914 {{FHL|1007186 Item 5}} fckLR&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Birth records v. 5-6, 1909-1935 {{FHL|1674113 Items 1 - 2}}fckLR&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Register of births v. 1-2 1880-1895 {{FHL|1007185}}fckLR&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Register of births v. 3-4, 1895-1908 {{FHL|1007186 Items 1 - 3}} </ref>
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* '''1921-1942''' {{RecordSearch|2849548|Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Birth Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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{{IA Marriage Intro|Appanoose}}
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* '''1518-1996''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=iowa%2cia Iowa, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index ($)
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* '''1809-1992''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30192/iowa-marriages-1809-1992?s=275764761 Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992] at [https://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage] ($) — index
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* '''1836-1926''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10206/iowa-marriages-1836-1926?s=275764761 Iowa, Marriages, 1836 - 1926] at [https://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage] ($) — index
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* '''1838-1934''' {{RecordSearch|1805551|Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, County Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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* '''1846-1899''' ''Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa '' <ref> ''Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa '' {{FHL|977.789 V22i}} </ref> Contains: Vol 1. Bride's index, 1846-1900 -- Vol 2. Groom's index, 1847- 1900
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* '''1851-1900''' ''Iowa, 1851-1900'' Marriages from 1851 to 1900 <ref> {{FHL|CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 222}} </ref>
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* '''1842-1928''' ''Marriage records, 1842-1928 '' <ref> ''Marriage records, 1842-1928 '' [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F356475 List of Records found at the Family History Library] </ref>
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* '''1880-1951''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8823/Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951] at [https://ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]($)
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* '''1850-1990''' {{RecordSearch|1674841|Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa Deaths and Burials - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and some images
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* '''1880-1992''' {{RecordSearch|2110820|Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, County Death Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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*'''1880-1903''' ''Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Index to early death records, Appanoose County, Iowa. Contains Vol. 1. 1880-1903<ref> ''Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa'' Book {{FHL|977.789 V22}} </ref>
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*'''1900-1939''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10186/iowa-death-index-1900-1939?s=275764761 Iowa Death Index, 1900-1939] at [https://www.myheritage.com MyHeritage] ($) — index
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* '''1904-1951''' {{RecordSearch|2531337|Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — [[Iowa, Death Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index and images
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* '''1920-1967''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61442/Iowa, U.S., Death Records, 1920-1967] at [https://ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry]($)
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=== Archives ===
 
=== Archives ===
The [https://manxnationalheritage.im/ Manx National Heritage] seeks to conserve the history of the Isle of Man. Their research facility holds many exclusive records for the Isle of Man. While some of these records have been digitized and made available online (at [https://www.imuseum.im/ iMuseum]), some records are only available on site. The Isle of Man Family History Society (IOMFHS) has indexed monumental inscriptions and burial registers for the Isle of Man. These indexes are available at the research facility upon request.<br>
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*[[Centerville Iowa Family History Center]]
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'''Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum'''<br>100 West Maple<br>Centerville, Iowa 52544[http://www.appanoosehistory.com/indexREG.html Website]
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'''Drake Public Library'''<br>115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544 <br> See it's [http://iagenweb.org/appanoose/libraryresources.html collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.[http://www.centerville.lib.ia.us/ Website]
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'''Iowa Genealogical Society Library'''<br>628 East Grand Avenue<br>Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924 <br>See it's [http://iowagenealogy.org/?page_id=55 collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.[http://iowagenealogy.org/?page_id=24 Website]
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'''Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County''' and Historical and Genealogical Library<br>515 East Jefferson Street (Route #2)<br> Corydon, Iowa 50060<br>See it's [http://www.prairietrailsmuseum.org/index.php?cmd=genealogy collections and resources] for local and family history research.[http://www.prairietrailsmuseum.org/index.php?cmd=home Website]
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'''State Historical Society of Iowa''', archives, libraries and museum.<br>See it's [https://iowaculture.gov/history/research/collections collections and resources] for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. <br>[https://iowaculture.gov/content/state-historical-society-iowa Website]
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'''The Wabash Depot Museum'''<br>800 West North Street <br>Moravia, Iowa<br>Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.[http://www.iowabeautiful.com/south-central-iowa-tourism/381-wabash-depot-museum-moravia-iowa.html Website]
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'''Appanoose County Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 684 <br>Centerville, Iowa 52544-0684<br>E-mail: [mailto:acgs2005@hotmail.com acgs2005@hotmail.com]<br>
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|201780|Iowa|Appanoose}} – The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
  
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Latest revision as of 11:31, 19 March 2021

Guide to Appanoose County, Iowa ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Centerville
Organized: February 17, 1843
Parent County(s): Auditor please add
Neighboring Counties
Davis  • Lucas  • Monroe  • Wapello  • Wayne  • Putnam (MO)  • Schuyler (MO)
See County Maps
Courthouse
Iowa, Appanoose County Courthouse.png
Location Map
Iowa Appanoose Map.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Chief Appanoose. The County has Centerville as its seat and the County was created 1843. The County is located in the south central area of the state.[1]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Appanoose County Courthouse
201 North 12th Street
Centerville, IA 52544
Phone:(515)856-6101

Appanoose County Website

Appanoose County Courthouse
201 North 12th Street
Centerville, IA 52544
Phone:(515)856-6101

Appanoose County, Iowa Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1880 1846 1880 1847 1850 1847 1847
Statewide registration started for births in July 1880 and for deaths Jan 1891. General compliance by 1924.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[4]

Cities
Unincorporated communities
  • Jerome
  • Walnut City
Townships


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

  • Biographies from The History of Appanoose County, Iowa, are transcribed at Iowa Biographies Project.
  • Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa [5]
  • Biographies from Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa, [6]
  • Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa Archive with index. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1886
  • Biographies from Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa are transcribed at Iowa Biographies Project.
  • Biographies from Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa are transcribed at Iowa Biographies Project.
  • Centerville: Oral interviews in Centerville, Iowa, conducted on 13 October 1981 [7]
  • Mystic: Oral interviews in Mystic, Iowa, conducted in 1981 [8]
  • Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life. [9]
  • Who's Who in 1940 online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page
  • Biographical and genealogical history of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa at Ancestry.com ($)
  • Biographical and historical record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland at Ancestry.com ($)

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Appanoose County, Iowa online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Iowa Cemeteries for more information.

 

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850 3,131
1860 11,931 281.1%
1870 16,456 37.9%
1880 16,636 1.1%
1890 18,961 14.0%
1900 25,927 36.7%
1910 28,701 10.7%
1920 30,535 6.4%
1930 24,835 −18.7%
1940 24,245 −2.4%
1950 19,683 −18.8%
1960 16,015 −18.6%
1970 15,007 −6.3%
1980 15,511 3.4%
1990 13,743 −11.4%
2000 13,721 −0.2%
2010 12,884 −6.1%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative Iowa Census article.

State Census

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Most church records are held by individual churches. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Iowa Church Records.

Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

United Methodist Church

  • Iowa Churches: A File at the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. [12] This file consists of church histories, anniversary programs, and newspaper clippings. It is arranged by towns or by the name of the church.
  • Ministerial Biographies: A File in the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. [13]These films contain biographies, mainly of Methodist ministers.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

  • Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa. [14]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. They include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Iowa Land and Property for information about early Iowa land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, transactions were usually recorded and housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Appanoose County, which may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see Iowa Local Histories.

1843 Established in 1843, Appanoose County was named for a chief of the Sac and the Fox Indian tribes that lead the peace party during the Black Hawk War. Appanoose means "A Chief When a Child." [15] During the first part of the 20th century, mining was a major factor in Appanoose. The county seat for Appanoose is Centerville.

  • Biographical and historical record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland at Ancestry.com ($)

County Histories
Local histories are available for Denisepoulsen/sandbox/Isle of Man Cemetery. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Iowa Local Histories.


  • 100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996. [16]
  • A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa [17]
  • A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. [18]
  • A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present [19]
  • A Report on the Rathbun Dam [20]
  • Abandoned Towns of Appanoose County from Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Office [21]
  • Appanoose County Historical Atlas; Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1996 [22]
  • Biographical and historical record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each, a condensed history of the state of Iowa, portraits and biographies of the governors of the territory and state, engravings of prominent citizens in Wayne and Appanoose Counties, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, and their cities and villages.. Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886. Online at: Ancestry.com ($)
  • Biographical and genealogical history of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa. New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1903. Online at: Ancestry.com ($)
  • Early Pioneer Stories [23]
  • Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa [24]
  • More Shoal Creek Legends. [25]
  • Shoal Creek Legends 3 [26]
  • Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories" [27]
  • Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume 1 [28]
  • Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II [29]
  • Pioneer Roll of Honor [30]
  • Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988. [31]
  • Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865 [32]
  • Rathbun Dam History. [33]
  • Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa. [34]Information, memories and pictures contributed by many volunteers about the 140 schools in Appanoose County in 1912.
  • Shoal Creek Legends. [35]The three volumes of Shoal Creek Legends were originally newspaper articles published in The Seymour Herald; printed and sold by the Seymour Community Club as fundraising projects. Maurice Stamps grew up around Shoal Creek in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, and served many years as a teacher and administrator in the Seymour Community Schools.
  • The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986 [36]
  • This Day in Iowa History. [37]
  • The History of Appanoose County, Iowa [38]
  • The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa [39]
  • Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" [40]

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Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Early migration routes to and from Appanoose County for European settlers included:

  • 1846 Mormon Trail, 1846 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah[41]
  • Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa. [42]
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The usage of "Mormon" and "LDS" on this page is approved according to current policy.


Military Records[edit | edit source]

Online Civil War Indexes and Records

Civil War service men in this county served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in

- 3rd Regiment, Iowa Cavalry , Company I
- 6th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Companies D and F
- 7th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company F
- 8th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry, Companies F and H
- 17th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company F
- 18th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company F
- 36th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Companies C, F, G and I
- 47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company B
  • Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum
    100 West Maple
    Centerville, Iowa 52544
  • Drake Public Library
    115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.
  • Iowa Genealogical Society Library
    628 East Grand Avenue
    Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.
  • Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County and Historical and Genealogical Library
    515 East Jefferson Street (Route #2)
    Corydon, Iowa 50060
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research.
  • State Historical Society of Iowa, archives, libraries and museum.
    See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.
  • The Wabash Depot Museum
    800 West North Street
    Moravia, Iowa
    Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Newspaper Directory on the Library of Congress' Chronicling America lists 21 newspapers which have been published in Appanoose County, Iowa. The site tells the years in which each newspaper was published, detailed information about each paper, and identifies the major libraries that have holdings of it and which issues each library holds. There were other newspapers (in Mystic and Cincinnati) published in Appanoose County, but no copies of them exist. Also, information on Appanoose County often appeared in newspapers in neighboring counties -- Wayne County, Davis County, Lucas County, Monroe County, Wapello County in Iowa; and Putnam County and Schuyler County in Missouri. NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

  • The Appanoose Times. 1881-1882 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: Ancestry.com ($)
  • The Weekly Citizen. 1870-1872 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: Ancestry.com ($)
  • The Centerville Citizen. 1872-1873, 1881 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: Ancestry.com ($)
  • Centerville Times. 1881-1882 Centerville, IA, USA. Online at: Ancestry.com ($)

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Obituaries[edit | edit source]

  • '1899-1939, 1910-1950 Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa Newspapers clippings 1899-1939 and 1910-1950 [44]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Native American
Farming
Mining

  • The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa [45]

Railroads
Probation

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Appanoose, Iowa," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appanoose_County,_Iowa.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iowa.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iowa.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Appanoose County, Iowa," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appanoose_County,_Iowa, accessed 22 November 2018.
  5. Lewis, S. Thompson. Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa. New York Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1903. ;Online on the Internet Archive.
  6. transcribed at Iowa Biographies Project
  7. with John Buban, Charles Cortesio, Charles Fox and Joe Padavich; one microfilm reel - 35 mm;
  8. with John and Jennie Ducey, Marcel Gerard, and John Kuchan; one microfil reel - 35 mm.
  9. The Iowa Press Association. Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Press Association, 1940; Transcriptions of the biographical sketches of Appanoose County's leaders included in this publication are online on the Appanoose County IAGenWeb page.
  10. Davis, Merle O., Interviewer Iowa Labor History Oral Project .Cedar Rapids, IA: Heritage Microfilm Inc., 2001 State Historical Society of Iowa Special Collections
  11. Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry. The Industrial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. Des Moines, IA: Iowa State Planning Board, Committee on Business and Industry, 1935 Online in the Iowa Digital Library
  12. Films FHL 956387–417
  13. Films FHL 956418–42
  14. Jones, Mark H. Inventory of County Records - Appanoose County, Iowa. Iowa City, IA: County Records Project, Iowa State Historical Department, Division of State Historical Society, 1978] Film FHL 1036271, Item #18, Salt Lake City, UT:;Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979
  15. Appanoose County
  16. Beck, Robert Knowlton: 100th Anniversary: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, Centerville, Iowa, 1896-1996. Centerville, IA: Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, 1996
  17. Arnold, John, Compiled by. A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. Volume I.Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 1996
  18. Maxwell, Becky' A Pictorial History of Appanoose County, Iowa. Volume II. Marceline, MO: D-Books Publishing, 2010
  19. Heusinkveld, W. M. A Pictorial History of the Towns of Appanoose County Past and Present,including "Monuments of Ghost Towns" by O. R. Parks. Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2003
  20. Beck, Robert Knowlton; Report on the Rathbun Dam Centerville, IA: Daily Iowegian, 1954?
  21. Mott; Davide C. in The Annals of Iowa, Volume XVII, Nos. 6, 7 and 8, and Volume XVIII, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, 1930-1932. WorldCat 3596991
  22. Online on Appanoose County Website. Revised by W. M. Heusinkveld and reprinted by the Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum in 2010
  23. Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 19??] Reprint of articles in the Progress Anniversary Edition of the Centerville Daily Iowegian, 10 January 1934.
  24. Heusinkveld, W. M.; Historical Sketches of Pioneer Days in Appanoose County, Iowa Centerville, IA: Bill Heusinkveld, 2004] Originally written as columns for the Centerville Daily Iowegian from July 2002 to July 2004.
  25. Stamps, Maurice. More Shoal Creek Legends. Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, August 2007
  26. Stamps, Maurice. Shoal Creek Legends 3 Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, 2009
  27. Ramsey, Guy R. "Names of Old Towns Fading into Haze of Past Memories," The Daily Iowegian, 28 November 1948
  28. Taylor, L. L., Editor. Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa ~ Volume 1 Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913 Online in Google eBookstore. &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Online in Internet Archive.
  29. Taylor, L. L. Editor. Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa - Volume II Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company,m 1913] Online in&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Google eBookstore. &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Online in Internet Archive.&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Biographies from Past and Present of Appanoose County, Iowa, transcribed in Iowa Biographies Project.
  30. Pioneer Roll of Honor published in the Daily Iowegian, 10 January 1934, and reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society.
  31. Johnson, M. Ruth, Compiled and Researched; Postoffices and Postmasters of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1846 to 1988. Centerville, IA: M. Ruth Johnson, 1988
  32. Post Offices in Appanoose County, 1865 from Iowa State Gazetteer, compiled and edited by James T. Hair Chicago: Bailey Hair, 1865
  33. Beck, Robert Knowlton, and Dan Ehl. Rathbun Dam History. Centerville, IA: Iowegian, 1976
  34. Johnson, Helen Taylor. Rural School Memories, Appanoose County, Iowa. Centerville, IA: Helen Taylor Johnson, 19??
  35. Stamps, Maurice. Shoal Creek Legends. Seymour, IA: Seymour Community Club, April 2007.
  36. Appanoose County Historical Society, Compiled by. The History of Appanoose County, Iowa - 1986. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1986; 1986 Appanoose County History Book Index ;Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Genealogical Society, 1990
  37. Heusinkveld, W. M.; This Day in Iowa History. Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Sesquicentennial Commission, 1995
  38. The History of Appanoose County, Iowa Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878 Online in Internet Archive. Online in Google Books.
  39. Fitzpatrick, T. J.; The Place-Names of Appanoose County, Iowa published in American Speech, Volume 3, Number 1 (October, 1927), pp. 39-66, published by the Duke University Press. Reprinted by the Appanoose County Genealogical Society. Digitized by JSTOR which can be accessed through a participating library or institution.
  40. Tour of Iowa Counties: Appanoose County" published in the Daily StateRegister, February 10, 11 and 12, 1869. Online in America's GenealogyBank.
  41. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  42. Heusinkveld, Willis M., Editor. Mormon Trails Across Appanoose County, Iowa. Centerville, IA: Appanoose County Mormon Trail Association, 1995
  43. Heusinkveld, W. M. Nine Appanoose Regiments in the Civil War Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007
  44. Singley, Eva B; Book of obituaries, Appanoose County, Iowa Newspaper clippings 1910-1950 FHL 1703826 Items 8-11 1899-1939 FHL 703827 Item 1
  45. Heusinkveld, W. M. The History of Coal Mining in Appanoose County, Iowa Centerville, IA: W. M. Heusinkveld, 2007

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Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In most counties in Iowa, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

Online Probate Indexes and Records

  • 1848-1930 List of books or films containing Probate information for Appanoose County from 1848 to 1930.

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Iowa tax records complement land records and can supplement the years between censuses. Iowa's unique Old Age Assistance tax gives names, addresses and birth years. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see the wiki page Iowa Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded by civil officials on registers, certificates, and other documents. Copies or extracts may be purchased from the Iowa Department of Public Health or the County Clerk's office. See also Iowa Vital Records.

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Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Affiliate Libraries

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Appanoose County Historical and Coal Mining Museum
100 West Maple
Centerville, Iowa 52544Website Drake Public Library
115 Drake Avenue, Centerville, Iowa 52544
See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County. The Genealogical Society of Appanoose County collection is housed at the Drake Public Library. The genealogy section features family histories, local plat maps, historic phone directories, school yearbooks from area schools, and miscellaneous histories of ghost towns. A microfilm reader is provided at the library to view the microfilm collection which includes: Centerville newspapers 1861-Present, Circuit Court Records, Miscellaneous Church Records, Appanoose County Probate Records, Census Records, Other Iowa Newspapers, Land Records, and Marriage Records.Website Iowa Genealogical Society Library
628 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924
See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.Website Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County and Historical and Genealogical Library
515 East Jefferson Street (Route #2)
Corydon, Iowa 50060
See it's collections and resources for local and family history research.Website State Historical Society of Iowa, archives, libraries and museum.
See it's collections and resources for local and family history research related to Appanoose County.
Website The Wabash Depot Museum
800 West North Street
Moravia, Iowa
Obtained from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in 1976 when the line was discontinued through Moravia, Iowa. Displays include a section car used on the rails in the early 1900s, an operational signal board for signaling train crews before modern radio communications were used, models of trains and railroads that once crossed Appanoose County and Moravia, and artifacts of local history providing a look at how people once lived in Moravia.Website

Societies and Libraries
Appanoose County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 684
Centerville, Iowa 52544-0684
E-mail: acgs2005@hotmail.com

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Catalog – The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Early births in Appanoose County, Iowa 1880-1901 FHL 977.789 V2
  2. Birth records, 1880-1935 Films Birth records v. 5 (partial copy) 1909-1914 FHL 1007186 Item 5 fckLR&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Birth records v. 5-6, 1909-1935 FHL 1674113 Items 1 - 2fckLR&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Register of births v. 1-2 1880-1895 FHL 1007185fckLR&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Register of births v. 3-4, 1895-1908 FHL 1007186 Items 1 - 3
  3. Index to early marriages, Appanoose County, Iowa FHL 977.789 V22i
  4. FHL CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 222
  5. Marriage records, 1842-1928 List of Records found at the Family History Library
  6. Early deaths in Appanoose County, Iowa Book FHL 977.789 V22