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Iowa Genealogy

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US TERRITORY OR
COLONY SETTLED

Part of Michigan Territory, 1834; part of Wisconsin Territory, 1836; Iowa Territory, 1838

STATEHOOD

1846

AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
(OR SIMILAR)

1836, 1838, 1840, 1844, 1846, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925

FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS

1850

PUBLIC-LAND OR
STATE-LAND STATE

Public

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
BEGIN

1880

MARRIAGE RECORDS
BEGIN

1880

CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS

Iowa Department of Public Health
Bureau of Health Statistics

Lucas State Office Building
3321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-4944

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