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Death Records, Deaths, Estates,
Guardianships & Wills
Decatur County, Iowa

Courthouse Death Records

Following are indexes from 1906 - 1921Death Records located at Decatur County's Courthouse.
Courtesy of Carla Rae Perks & Sara Rose Joan LeFleur for Decatur County Historical Museum

A Surnames    B Surnames    C Surnames    D Surnames    E Surnames
F Surnames    G Surnames    H Surnames    L Surnames    M Surnames
N & O Surnames    P Surnames    Q & R Surnames    S Surnames    T Surnames
     U & V Surnames    W-X-Y-Z Surnames     


Death Book A
From 1880 - 1895
Death Book B
From 1883 - 1897
Death Book C
From 1897 - 1914
Death Book D
From 1906 - 1913
Death Book D2
From 1914 - 1921
Death Book 1
From 1918 - 1928
Death Book 2
From 1928 - 1948
Death Book 3
From May 1948 - Dec 1948
Death Book 4
From 1949 - 1964
Death Book 5
From 1964 - 1984
Decatur County Recorder
Decatur Co. Courthouse
207 N. Main St., Leon IA 50133
Hours Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST
Phone: 641-446-4322
Fax: 641-336-7159


Additional Death Records

1884 Deaths    Death Record of Douglas ADAIR    Death Record of Flora ADAIR
Death Record of James ADAIR    Death Record of Sarah ADAIR 


Court Cases ~ Probate & Estate

ANDERSON vs. BALLARD Heirs     Estate of Alonza FENT, 1895    Eliza WOODARD Estate


Guardianship Notices

Guardianship of DALE children, 1904    Guardianship of Tom EALS, 1904


Wills and Probate

Mary ARMSTRONG Will    Sarah J. AUSTIN Will, 1897    Olive BENNINGTON Probate
Joseph CREES Will, 1897    Perry W. DAVENPORT Will    Harris GAMMON Will, 1844
Burton HAYES Will, 1898    Nancy M. JOHNSON Will, 1903    Elizabeth KENDALL Will/Obit
Thomas KONKLIN Will, 1896    Jane LENTZ Will, 1905    Elizabeth LOVING Will, 1894
James McCLAREN Will, 1896    Jane H. McCUNE Will, 1896    Mattie LORD McKIBBEN Will
William MOON Will, 1901    C. OSBORN Will, 1899    Mary J. REED Will, 1904
David SPRINGER Will, 1898    Peter C. STEWART Will, 1903    Wilson STONE Will, 1897
Sarah A. SWAN Will, 1901    George W. TALLMAN Will, 1903    Benjamin R. TAYLOR Estate
TONEY Will    Ophia M. TURPIN Will, 1901    Thomas WALLER Will, 1903
C. VAN WERDEN Will, 1897    Maggie WILLIAMS Will, 1897    WILSON-DAYMAN Estate, 1900
     Stephen WOOD Will, 1899