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1850 Census
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2010 Mapping the 2010 Census (Very Interesting)
1890, 1900, 1910 Populations of Clarke County and towns

Clarke County Population History

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Co. F, 6th Inf.
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1892 Farmers Directory
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Doyle Twp. Franklin Twp. Fremont Twp. Green Bay Twp.   Hopeville Liberty
Jackson Twp. Knox Twp. Liberty Twp. Madison Twp.
Murray Osceola
Osceola twp. Troy Twp. Ward Twp. Washington Twp.
Prairie Grove

Weldon (Decatur Co.)



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The Iowa Gravestone Photo Project is now online! If you have a photo of a gravestone from an ancestor buried in Iowa, you can now share that photo with others. The process to add your photos is very simple. You can search the pictures by county or by surname.

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  County links for state census USGenweb Census Project
Clarke County Development Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites for Iowa Birth Date Calculator
Clarke Community School (Osceola) Iowa state census templates  



Iowa Genealogical Society


City Data - data about cities in all 50 states


The Political Graveyard - Clarke Co.(site being revamped) Old site still available here

Clarke County Death Records 1921-1940 Genealogy Libraries on the WWW
  Geographic Names Information Server US Public Libraries including IOWA
  Iowa History, an IAGenWeb Special Project Social Security Death Index
Osceola Sentinel-Tribune   LDS
Linkpendium links Map - TopoZone - Find county, township, church ,etc.
Iowa State Hitorical Society Archive Holdings Preserving Your Family History Records Digitally White Paper by Gary T. Wright (PDF File)
Iowa State Historical Society County Records Visit Iowa Old Press for old newspaper clippings (A special project of Iowa Gen Web)



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