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  JCSO : Jefferson County Iowa
The racial makeup of the county is 96.02%
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 29.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,851, and the median income for a family is $43,819.
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  Jefferson County, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. State of Iowa.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 29.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,851, and the median income for a family is $43,819.
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 Jefferson County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jefferson County's executive branch is a three-member board of supervisors.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,131 km² (437 mi²).
The per capita income for the county is $19,579.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jefferson_County,_Iowa   (423 words)

 Jefferson County, West Virginia Genealogical Records Information
Jefferson County was created by an act of the General Assembly on January 8, 1801, from parts of Berkeley County.
Jefferson County was a center of activity during the Civil War, primarily because of its geographic location (especially its proximity to the Federal Capital) and the presence of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad within its borders.
A group of Jefferson County residents refused to recognize their status as West Virginians and elected delegates to attend a convention at Winchester, Virginia to nominate a Congressional Candidate from the Virginia 7th district.
www.mywestvirginiagenealogy.com /wv_county/je.htm   (4025 words)

 Iowa History Project
Recollections of the Early Settlement of N.W. Iowa #5
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 Jefferson County, Florida Genealogical Records Information
When American settlers entered the county in the 19th century, the land was occupied not by the Apalachees, who had been dispersed when the missions were abandoned, but by Miccosukees, a branch of the Creeks who became part of the Seminole group.
Settlement of Jefferson County was spurred both by its proximity to Tallahassee, the newly selected capital, and by the suitability of its soil for cotton cultivation.
Jefferson County was separated from Leon County in 1827.
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 Jefferson County Research Guide
The county, named for Thomas Jefferson, had a population of 59 in 1836, 2,187 in 1840 and 13,119 in 1856.
An interesting point in the populating of Jefferson County is the fact that whole neighborhoods were packing‑up and migrating to these midwestern lands.
Agricultural in nature, Jefferson's rolling prairie and woodlands boasts 740 farms with an average acreage of 350 in 1995.
www.iowagenealogy.org /CountyResearchGuide/JeffersonCoGuide.htm   (1373 words)

 Jefferson County, Tennessee Genealogical Records Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
From 1950 to 1995 Jefferson County claimed the distinction of being the largest producer of zinc ore in the United States, although declining deposits have reduced the number of mining companies operating in the county today to two.
The 2000 population of Jefferson County was 44,294.
Jefferson City is the largest with a population of 7,760.
www.mytennesseegenealogy.com /tn_county/je.htm   (1324 words)

 Jefferson County, Iowa, Board of Supervisors
Jefferson County, located in southeastern Iowa, has a population of 16,022.
However, Jefferson County does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of the content on this site or content which is referenced by or linked to this site.
The Jefferson County Courthouse at the corner of Briggs Ave and Court Street.
www.jeffersoncountyiowa.com   (217 words)

 Location of the County Seat - The History of Jefferson County, Iowa 1879
From the organization of the county in the spring of 1839 to August, 1851, the management of county affairs was vested in a board of three Commissioners chosen by the people, and was recognized and known as a Board of County Commissioners.
In 1634, eight counties were organized in Virginia, and the system extending throughout the State, spread into all the Southern States and some of the Northern States, unless we except the nearly similar division into "districts" in South Carolina, and into "parishes" in Louisiana, from the French laws.
Ordered, That the Surveyor of Henry County be employed and ordered by the Clerk to attend on Wednesday, the 17th of April, A. 1839, for the purpose of surveying and laying out the town of Fairfield, in the county of Jefferson.
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 Jefferson Township, Mahaska County, Iowa 1878>
Married Mary A. Taylor in 1851; she was born in Venango county, Penn., in 1823; have six children: Livona, Lodena, Jennie, William M., Alvira J., and Louisa; held office of county supervisor seven years.
Married Elizabeth Gray, in 1847; she was born in Washington county, Penn., in 1827; have four children: Mary L., Sarah L., Alta J., Eva E. Are members of the M. Church.
Married Leah Littler, in 1858; she was born in Grant county, Indiana, in 1836; have eight children: John, Eliza, Almira, Seth, Cora, Mary A., Robert, and William.
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 Jefferson County, Iowa -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jefferson County is a (A region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government) county located in the (The way something is with respect to its main attributes) state of (A state in midwestern United States) Iowa.
Its (The town or city that is the seat of government for a county) county seat is (Click link for more info and facts about Fairfield, Iowa) Fairfield, Iowa (Click link for more info and facts about
The (The total national income divided by the number of people in the nation) per capita income for the county is $19,579.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/J/Je/Jefferson_County,_Iowa.htm   (682 words)

 Railroads - The History of Jefferson County, Iowa 1879
The Iowa State Agricultural Society, which has just held its twenty-fifth annual exhibition, was born in Jefferson County, and, belonging to the county history, it is but proper that its origin should be mentioned in this connection.
At the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Agricultural Society, held October 13, 1853, it was, on motion of C.
Sheward, a committee of five was appointed to memorialize the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, praying for the passage of a bill rendering pecuniary aid to the furtherance of a permanent establishment of a State Agricultural Society in this State.
www.usgennet.org /usa/topic/historical/1879_jefferson/jefferson_51.htm   (3916 words)

 Lecture Course - The History of Jefferson County, Iowa 1879
In 1865, the Iowa Democrat was started, and continued until the grange excitement culminated in a desire for a county organ.
The Iowa Democrat ceased to live, and on the 10th of January, 1874, the Industrial Era made its appearance with I.
Waugh having presented the Church with a half-lot in Block 16, at a meeting held February 5, 1842, it was decided to erect a temporary house of worship, which was completed the same year at a cost some $300, subscribed by members of the Church and citizens generally.
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 Jefferson County, New York Genealogical Records Information
In 1798 Oneida County was erected, including what is now Jefferson, and not until March 28, 1805, was this district set off with the name of the third President of the United States.
Jefferson County is located in one of the most wonderfully beautiful natural sections of the State.
In 1805, as Jefferson County, it was estimated that the inhabitants numbered 1,500.
www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com /ny_county/je.htm   (927 words)

 Jefferson County Fairfield, Iowa (Counties)
The county seat of Jefferson County, Iowa, is Fairfield.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 16,762, an increase of 452 over the 1990 census.
Fairfield is located in Jefferson County (of which it is the county seat) southeast Iowa between...
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 Iowa County Real Estate, Iowa County Homes for Sale, and Condos
IowaRealEstater.com showcases local Iowa County, Iowa real estate agents that have direct access to their local Multiple Listing Services (MLS) on their website allowing you to directly search the MLS for all active Iowa real estate listings.
Note that individual broker listings may be shown in place of Iowa County MLS Listings due to availability.
Iowa County Moving Resources • Iowa County Mortgages • Iowa County Foreclosures
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 Transcendental Meditation - Maharishi Effect: Fairfield, IA
Fairfield, Iowa is the home of Maharishi University of Management (formerly Maharishi International University) since 1974.
Listed below are crime statistics for Fairfield/Jefferson County, Iowa, for the years 1991-1998, showing an overall increase in crime.
Fairfield (and Jefferson County) in Iowa have been the recipients of the "Maharishi Effect" since about 1975, after the MIU campus was established there in 1974.
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 ATSDR - Health Consultation - Iowa Malleable Iron Company, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa
Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been asked by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 to complete a health consultation regarding possible health effects from exposure to contaminated soils and physical hazards existing at the Iowa Malleable Iron Company site in Fairfield, Iowa.
Lead is particularly toxic to children, and ingestion of lead in sufficient amount may cause developmental and neurologic problems (7).
Lead and PCBs in soil at the Iowa Malleable site have been evaluated in relation to children's health and the potential for adverse health effects caused by exposure to these compounds.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/iowamalleable/iow_p1.html   (2060 words)

 Montgomery County Iowa Biographical Sketches
came to this county he was in limited circumstances, his father being the first practicing physician in the county, and one of its first officials; pay being small he died comparatively poor; but we find the son making his mark.
In 1867 he brought his family over, and in April, 1873, moved to this county; was one of the first settlers in that part of the township.
He came to this county in 1871; was one of the first settlers in that neighborhood.
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 Jefferson County Apartments for rent Jefferson County apartment rentals, Jefferson County furnished apartments to rent.
Jefferson County Apartments for rent Jefferson County apartment rentals, Jefferson County furnished apartments to rent.
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Jefferson County housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
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 Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors - Iowa
The Diocese of Davenport encompasses the SOUTHEASTERN Iowa counties of Appanoose, Cedar, Clinton, Davis, Des Moines (county), Henry, Iowa, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Muscatine, Poweshiek, Scott, Van Buren, Wapello, and Washington.
The same year, the Iowa Territory was established from the Territory of Wisconsin west of the Mississippi River, "...and west of a line drawn due north from the headwaters or sources of the Mississippi to the territorial line..."
Iowa's Past - Named for a native tribe, the area which became Iowa was part of the Louisiana Purchase, and closed to non-native settlement prior to the Black Hawk War, which ended in 1832.
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 Jefferson County Iowa
William Rook moves his family from Fulton County, Illinois to Jefferson County, Iowa Territory
William Rook moves his family from Jefferson County, Iowa Territory, to Holt County, Missouri
Chatham County, North Carolina circa 1790 - 1800
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 New Sweden Lutheran Beginnings in Jefferson County Iowa
When they came to Jefferson County, Iowa, in 1845 they brought with them a firm belief in the Bible and the Christian ideals of faith, repentance and regeneration.
He had been trained as a lay preacher and when he spoke at their home prayer meetings he so impressed the others with his sincerity and eloquence that when they formed their own congregation they asked him to be their pastor.
The small and poor pioneer settlements in Iowa could not secure an educated pastor in the condition they were in.
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 Iowa Land Records
Holdings for Iowa land records at the National Archives/Central Plains Region include abstracts of military warrants.
Following the federal disbursement of land in Iowa, land purchases and sales were handled by the individual county recorder, beginning with the establishment of that particular county.
The cooperative microfilming project of the Genealogical Society of Utah and the State Historical Society of Iowa have provided the preservation of land conveyances for almost every county.
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EPA and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) have conducted a series of public meetings in Fairfield.
It occupies approximately 1.3 acres of land and is bounded on the north by Burlington Avenue, on the east by residential property, and on the south by an electrical substation.
The population of Fairfield, Iowa, is approximately 9,768 (1990 census).
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 Jefferson County, Ohio Genealogical Records Information
Jefferson County was the fifth county formed from the Northwest Territory.
It was formed in 1797 and named for Thomas Jefferson who was president at this time.
In the early 1800's Steubenville, the county seat, was the wool center of the West.
www.myohiogenealogy.com /oh_county/je.htm   (534 words)

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