Brighton Genealogy (in Washington County, IA)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Brighton are also found through the Washington County and Iowa pages.


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Brighton Birth Records

1800-1999 Iowa Births and Christenings Index (incomplete) Ancestry

Iowa, Birth Records, 1880-present Iowa Department of Public Health

Brighton Cemetery Records

Ann Gowey Cemetery Find a Grave

Gatlin Cemetery Find a Grave

Gould Funeral Home records, Washington County, Brighton, Iowa WorldCat

Hillcrest Cemetery Billion Graves

Iowa Cemetery Records Ancestry

Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 (selections) MyHeritage

Iowa Graves WPA Survey US Gen Web

Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 Ancestry

Memorial Miller Cemetery Find a Grave

Memorial Miller Cemetery Find a Grave

Sandy Hook Cemetery Find a Grave

Brighton Census Records

1849 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1851 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1852 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1854 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1856 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1859 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1885 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1895 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1905 Iowa State Census MyHeritage

1905 Iowa State Census Ancestry

1905 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1915 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

1925 Iowa State Census (part of Iowa State Census collection) Ancestry

Federal Census of 1940, Brighton in Cass County, Iowa LDS Genealogy

Federal Census of 1940, Brighton in Washington County, Iowa LDS Genealogy

Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Brighton Church Records

1800-1999 Iowa Births and Christenings Index (incomplete) Ancestry

A century of grace, 1845-1945, brief history Family History Library

Brighton City Directories

Brighton, Washington Co., Iowa 1882 Business Directory US Gen Web Archives

Brighton Death Records

1900-1939 Iowa Death Index MyHeritage

1920-1940 Iowa Death Records Ancestry

Death records, 1880-1931 Family History Library

Gould Funeral Home records, Washington County, Brighton, Iowa Family History Library

Gould Funeral Home records, Washington County, Brighton, Iowa WorldCat

Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 (selections) MyHeritage

Iowa, Death Records, 1880-present Iowa Department of Public Health

Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 Ancestry

Washington County, Iowa, Omar Hoskins Funeral Home : Brighton, Iowa Family History Library

Brighton Histories and Genealogies

Memories of the Richland, Iowa area : including Brighton and Packwood Family History Library

Brighton Immigration Records

Iowa, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1937 Ancestry

Naturalization papers, 1854-1929 Family History Library

US Naturalization Record Index, Northern Illinois, 1840-1950 ( includes Washington County, IA) MyHeritage

Washington County, Iowa index to naturalization records Family History Library

Brighton Land Records

Deeds, 1840-1923; index, 1840-1902 Family History Library

Land transfer books, 1866-1921 Family History Library

Original land entries, 1839-1908 Family History Library

Brighton Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, April 1899 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, August 1933 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, May 1909 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, November 1893 Library of Congress

Brighton Marriage Records

1880-1940 Iowa Marriage Records Ancestry

Iowa Marriages 1809-1992 (selections) MyHeritage

Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-present Iowa Department of Public Health

Iowa, Marriages, 1836-1926 MyHeritage

Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992 Ancestry

Marriage licenses, 1910-1914, 1943-1959, 1967-1969 Family History Library

Marriage records, 1839-1932 Family History Library

Brighton Newspapers and Obituaries

Births, marriages, and deaths extracted from Washington County, Iowa, newspapers, 1800s-2000 Family History Library

Brighton Enterprise 1882-1970 Southeast Iowa

Brighton News 1905-1911 Southeast Iowa

Brighton Pioneer and Home Visitor 1869-1870 Southeast Iowa

Brighton Record 1913-1913 Southeast Iowa

Brighton Register 1871-1873 Southeast Iowa

Brighton Reporter 1880-1881 Southeast Iowa

Brighton Star 1874-1877 Southeast Iowa

Daily Comet 1886-1886 Southeast Iowa

Greenback World 1879-1880 Southeast Iowa

Western Star 1873-1873 Southeast Iowa

Offline Newspapers for Brighton

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Brighton Enterprise. (Brighton, Iowa) 1882-1970

Brighton News. (Brighton, Washington County, Iowa) 1890s-1912

Brighton Pioneer and Home Visitor. (Brighton, Iowa) 1868-1870

Brighton Record. (Brighton, Washington County, Iowa) 1912-1915

Brighton Register. (Brighton, Iowa) 1871-1873

Brighton Reporter. (Brighton, Iowa) 1880-1881

Brighton Star. (Brighton, Iowa) 1874-1879

Greenback World. (Brighton, Iowa) 1879-1882

Weekly News. (Brighton, Iowa) 1883-1890s

Western Star. (Brighton, Iowa) 1873-1874

Brighton Probate Records

1758-1997 Iowa Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Brighton School Records

Brighton High School - Sparx Yearbook (Brighton, IA), 1940, 1941 E Yearbook

Brighton High School yearbook, 1940, 1941 Classmates

Brighton High School yearbook, 1940, 1941 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Brighton Tax Records

Tax lists, 1860-1879 Family History Library

Washington County, Iowa tax records, 1860-1879 Family History Library


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