Muscatine County, Iowa

Birth Information


    Registration of Iowa Births began at the State level, in the Assessors Office, on July 1, 1880. At the time the law was loosely enforced. It wasn’t mandated until January 1, 1917, when births were to become certified to the clerk of the district court.

Copies of Birth Records may be obtained from the
Muscatine County Recorders' Office

Birth Index 1880 - 1910
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P -
Q - R - S-Sh - Si-Sz - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Muscatine City Birth Registers 1904 - 1917
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I-J - K - L - M - N - O - P -
Q-R - S - T - U-V - W - X-Y-Z

Copies of Muscatine City Birth Records (1904-1917) may be ordered from
Musser Public Library, 304 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761
Attention Sheila Chaudoin email: schaudoin@muscatineiowa.gov

Look for Baptismal Records in CHURCH RECORDS

Newspaper Article: New Birth Law Now Effective, January 1, 1917

age updated October 25, 2008

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