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County Courthouse

Official Website

114 North Chestnut

Jefferson, IA 50129

Genealogy Records

Courthouse employees are unable

to do genealogy research for the public.

Photocopiers and one microfilm reader/printer are available.

Monday thru Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on federal holidays

Located on the town square along the historic Lincoln Highway,

 next to the Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower and statue of Abraham Lincoln.

Clerk of Courts Office:
  • Probate records from 1854 to present
  • Will records from 1855 to present
  • Naturalizations from start of Greene County to present
  • District Court books from 1854 to present
Recorder's Office:
  • Birth records from July 1880 to present
  • Death records from July 1880 to present
  • Marriage records from 1854 to present
  • Deed records from Sep 1854 to present
  • Town Lot Deeds from Mar 1855 to present
  • Original Entry Deeds from 1853 to 1869
  • Adoption Records up to 1929 (closed to public, except by court order)
  • Soldier's Discharge records from 1917 to present
  • Index to Affidavits & Power of Attorney from 1917 to present
  • Mortgage Books from 1854 to present
  • Plat books for towns in county

Auditor's Office:

  • Land records by land description only from 1854 to present

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