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A LITTLE IOWA HISTORY
The lands comprising present-day Iowa were part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. In 1812, when Louisiana was made a state, the remaining Purchase lands were attached to the Missouri Territory. After Missouri attained statehood in 1821 the remaining lands were left unorganized until after the Black Hawk War ended in 1832. In 1834 the unorganized lands were attached to the Michigan Territory, at this time comprising all of present-day Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and the Dakotas east of the Missouri River. In 1836 the Wisconsin Territory was organized, including the lands to become Iowa. Michigan became a state in 1837 and the remaining lands attached then to Wisconsin Territory. Thus they remained until 1838 when the Iowa Territory was organized, including lands west of the Mississippi River and east of the Missouri River. Iowa became a state in its own right on December 28, 1846, the 29th state of the Union.   More...


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I appreciate your assistance in getting me a picture of my grandfather. You are very special to do this so quickly. Thanks so much. -Thomas K., June, 2011.

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Richard, Thank you so much for all the work that you did on the Foote family and the Lewis Wilson family. It was very interesting to me that two distant branches of the same family line crossed in Jefferson County, Iowa. Your being "on site" is so helpful! -Gini P., June, 2011.

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Thanks so much for all the photos and information you have sent! -Michael C., May, 2011.

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I have been researching Wade A. Hickenbottom's lineage and want to thank you and your supporters for the wonderful sites I have found for Jefferson County, Iowa.

You have made visiting all the wonderful sites through Jefferson County a real pleasure.
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SURROUNDING COUNTIES
Washington
NE
Henry
East
Lee
SE
Van Buren
South
Davis
SW
Wapello
West
Keokuk
NW

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