Jefferson County IA Genealogy

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Jefferson County Records by City/Town

Abingdon Genealogy (54)
Batavia Genealogy (64)
Fairfield Genealogy (166)
Glasgow Genealogy (57)
Libertyville Genealogy (56)
Lockridge Genealogy (79)

Packwood Genealogy (63)
Penn in Jefferson County Genealogy (53)
Pleasant Plain Genealogy (64)
Polk in Jefferson County Genealogy (53)
Round Prairie Genealogy (54)
Salina Genealogy (53)

Overview of Jefferson County Records

  • Jefferson County was created in 1839 from Henry County and unorganized territory.
  • Birth, marriage, and death records for 1880 and later can be obtained from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
  • The Jefferson County Clerk District Court has birth records starting in 1880, death records starting in 1880, divorce records, and clerk records starting in 1880, marriage records starting in 1839, and probate records starting in 1850.
  • The Jefferson County Recorder has land records starting in 1838.
  • Online indexes and images for many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.