Boone County is located in central Iowa about 45 miles northwest of Iowa's capital city of Des Moines. Although settlers were known to briefly live in the county as early as 1843, the first permanent settler, Charles Gaston arrived in 1846, the same year Iowa became a state. Boone County was established as a county in 1847, however for a couple of years it remained a part of Polk County for judicial, voting and tax purposes. The county was formally organized in 1849.
Added 1904-1906 Births to the Vital Records page 4/21/2017, thank you NettieMae
Added image and information for Hector Grant to Military page March 27, 2017
Added complete township transcripts for 1910 Census, by Charles Lundquist 2/16/2017
Completed the set of 1900 Census transcripts for all townships, by Charles Lundquist 2/15/2016
Completed transcribing bios with last names starting with A - D from the "Madrid Centennial" 1883 - 1983 15 Feb 2017
Completed the set of 1860, 1870 & 1880 township census transcripts for the Census page 6 Feb, 2017
Began adding transcribed bios from the Madrid Centennial 1883 - 1983 2 Feb 2017
Added link to Boone County GIS property search to Maps page 19 Sept 2016
Added Patron's Directory transcription link to Maps page 19 Sept 2016
Added searchable Boone County Gravestone Photo Project Index 7 Sept 2016
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Found native needs familyJohn Ross, who was born in Boone County, ended his days in Kern County, CA
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