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  Madison County, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Madison County is a county located in the U.S. State of Iowa.
Madison County is famous for being the county where John Wayne was born, and for a number of covered bridges.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/m/ma/madison_county__iowa.html   (373 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Madison County, Iowa
The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a lonely Italian war bride who develops a romantic interest in a dashing photographer who has come to Madison County, Iowa in order to create a photographic essay on the covered...
Dallas County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
Iowa County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Madison-County,-Iowa   (2606 words)

  
 Madison County, Iowa -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Madison 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.
Madison County is famous for being the county where (United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)) John Wayne was born, and for a number of (A bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sides) covered bridges.
The (The total national income divided by the number of people in the nation) per capita income for the county is $19,357.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/madison_county,_iowa.htm   (711 words)

  
 Madison County, New York Genealogical Records Information
The Madison region was relatively free from early Indian difficulties, for the aborigines received the first settlers as friends with whom they were glad to share their hunting grounds and lowland fields.
The County is on parts of three tracts surveyed from 1775 to 1795, known as the Military Tract, the Tuscarora Purchase and the Gore, a strip overlooked in the laying out of the lines of the first two.
The County is one of the central ones of the State, bounded on the north by Oneida County; on the east by Oneida and Otsego; on the south by Chenango; and on the west by Onondaga and Cortland counties.
www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com /ny_county/ma.htm   (1101 words)

  
 The Bridges of Madison County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a lonely Italian war bride who develops a romantic interest in a dashing photographer who has come to Madison County, Iowa in order to create a photographic essay on the covered bridges in the area.
The Bridges of Madison County is one of the best selling novels in history with more than 60 million copies sold.
A parody of the novel, under the title The Washed-out Bridges of Madison County, ran in the Doonesbury comic strip.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Bridges_of_Madison_County   (169 words)

  
 Madison County, Mississippi Genealogical Records Information
Madison County was named for James Madison (1750-1836) of Virginia, Secretary of State in the Jefferson Administration and the fourth President of the United States (1809-1817).
Madison Parish, Louisiana, was named for him, as were the Madison counties in Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
County seats named for James Madison are the cities and towns of Madison in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconson; Madisonville in Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas; and Fort Madison in Iowa.
www.mymississippigenealogy.com /ms_county/mad.htm   (453 words)

  
 Descendants of STEPHEN ABRAHAMS
ABRAHAMS was born June 16, 1794 in Virginia, and died March 27, 1877 in Madison County, Iowa.
He was born in Washington county, Pennsylvania, on the 19th of April, 1838, a son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Glassburner) Rowe, further mention of whom occurs in the sketch of Henry Rowe.
In the late '6os he came west to Iowa, settling in Union township, Madison county, and continued to follow his trades, being connected with Gould and Howell, who were in the implement business in Winterset.
www.angelfire.com /ia/jerryaa/Stephen.html   (3877 words)

  
 Madison County Historical Society - Madison County, Iowa
From its humble beginning in 1904, the Madison County Historical Society has developed into a complex which includes 14 buildings located on 18 picturesque acres on the south edge of Winterset, Iowa.
Those who are willing to give of their time to help others enjoy the county history, are the backbone of the Madison County Historical Society.
If you have papers, pictures, or artifacts which relate to the people, places, businesses, or industries of Madison County, and you are interested in donating them to the society, please call or write to the director, Wendell Spencer.
www.madisoncountyhistoricalsociety.com   (235 words)

  
 Madison County, Iowa - Home of the Bridges of Madison County
The Society maintains a complex on 18 spacious acres on the south side of Winterset with an extensive museum and 14 historic buildings, including the Bevington-Kaser Mansion pictured to the left.
The new Cedar Covered Bridge replica is in place and was dedicated on Saturday, October 9th at 5pm during the 2004 Madison County Covered Bridge Festival.
Vilsack were on hand to proclaim Winterset an “Iowa Shines” community and cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony.
www.madisoncounty.com   (466 words)

  
 Western Worm Snake, Carphophis vermis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is a small Iowa species measuring 7 1/2-11 inches long (Conant and Collins, 1991).
This snake cannot be confused with any other Iowa snake; the back is devoid of any markings or traces of such, the eyes are indistinct, and the belly is pink, but never a deep red.
The worm snake is found in approximately the southern third of Iowa in scattered locations.
www.herpnet.net /Iowa-Herpetology/reptiles/snakes/worm_snake.html   (544 words)

  
 The Bridges
The bridges were covered by order of the County Board of Supervisors to help preserve the large flooring timbers, which were more expensive to replace than the lumber used to cover the bridge sides and roof.
In Robert James Waller's novel The Bridges of Madison County and the movie of the same name, Roseman is the bridge Robert Kincaid seeks when he stops at Francesca Johnson's for directions; it is also where Francesca leaves her note inviting him to dinner.
In Robert James Waller's novel The Bridges of Madison County, Cedar Bridge is where Francesca Johnson goes to meet Robert Kincaid to help him take photographs.
www.madisoncounty.com /bridge.html   (546 words)

  
 Lee County Fort Madison, Iowa (Counties)
Located in the Southeast Region of the state, the county seats, (There are two), of Lee County, Iowa, are Fort Madison and Keokuk.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 38,309, a decrease of 378 over the 1990 census.
Fort Madison is located in Lee County (of which it is one of the two county seats, The second...
www.ohwy.com /ia/y/y19111.htm   (147 words)

  
 Madison County Home Page
Madison County is located in the south central part of Iowa.
Madison County has many covered bridges made famous in the book The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller.
The Iowa Gravestones Project includes 19,089 headstone photos for Madison County cemeteries as of 05 Oct 2005.
www.rootsweb.com /~iamadiso   (745 words)

  
 Graham Family - My Family History
Mary was born 13 Jun 1879 in Madison County, Iowa.
Norma was born 5 Dec 1881 in Madison County, Iowa.
Alden was born 4 Jun 1916 in Afton, Iowa.
www.ishipress.com /graham.htm   (1020 words)

  
 Cedar Covered Bridge, Winterset, Iowa
County residents recognized the covered bridges as an important part of their heritage, and began the tradition of a Covered Bridge Festival in 1970.
The Madison County Board of Supervisors have constructed a replica of the original bridge.
The reception was hosted by the Madison County Covered Bridge Preservation Association and sponsored by Summerset Winery, Fareway, Farmers All Natural Creamery, Golden Ridge Cheese Cooperative, Northern Prairie Chevre Cheese, and All American Turf Beauty.
www.cedarcoveredbridge.com   (692 words)

  
 THIRD GENERATION
Madison County, Iowa on January 14, 1895, next to her husband, Theodore.
Leander died in Iowa and is buried at the Wight Cemetery, near
County, of old age and is buried at the Winterset Cemetery, Madison
usedbits.cohenbrothers.org /cohenbrothers/genealogy/Wight/d133.htm   (786 words)

  
 Madison County, Tennessee Genealogical Records Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The county was the scene of several small battles and skirmishes, the most important of which was the battle of Britton Lane.
Several musical artists claim Madison County as their home, including Sonny Boy Williamson, a legendary blues and harmonica artist; Big Maybell, a gospel and blues recording artist; and Carl Perkins, Mr.
Transportation continues to be important to county development, and Madison County is served by Interstate 40, three railroads (Norfolk-Southern, CSX Transportation, and West Tennessee Railroad), and McKeller-Sipes Regional Airport.
www.mytennesseegenealogy.com /tn_county/mad.htm   (1235 words)

  
 FOURTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CATHERINE REED SMOOT was born on 11 Jul 1844 in HENDERSONVILLE, KNOX COUNTY, ILLINOIS.
ELIDA HARTSOOK was born on 23 Sep 1863 in MADISON COUNTY, IOWA.
GEORGE HARTSOOK was born on 13 Sep 1871 in MADISON COUNTY, IOWA.
usedbits.cohenbrothers.org /cohenbrothers/genealogy/Wight/d178.htm   (426 words)

  
 Madison county real estate, homes, farms, acreages
Madison County Iowa is very familiar to vacationers stopping to see the historic covered bridges made famous by the book "Bridges of Madison County".
Winterset is well prepared for continued growth, fostering a healthy climate for the expansion of industry and commerce.
We have a variety of Madison County acreages and residential properties in Madison County Iowa.
www.madisoncountyrealty.com   (198 words)

  
 Madison County Apartments for rent Madison County apartment rentals, Madison County furnished apartments to rent.
Madison County Apartments for rent Madison County apartment rentals, Madison County furnished apartments to rent.
About Us Sublet.com is a Madison County apartment rental website that advertises Madison County apartments, Madison County roommates, Madison County houses for rent Madison County sublets and subleases.
Madison County housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /Area_Rentals/iowa/MadisonCounty_Rentals.asp   (89 words)

  
 THIRD GENERATION
CHARLES MELVIN WIGHT was born on 16 Sep 1861 in MADISON COUNTY, IOWA.
FOREST LEE WIGHT was born on 18 Apr 1866 in MADISON COUNTY, IOWA.
JAMES WIGHT was born in 1869 in MADISON COUNTY, IOWA.
usedbits.cohenbrothers.org /cohenbrothers/genealogy/Wight/d137.htm   (569 words)

  
 HOMES.COM: Madison County Iowa Real Estate and Homes- IA
If you looking for real estate in Madison County Iowa or the surrounding area, Homes.com has a wealth of information about Madison County real estate, Madison County neighborhoods, new and existing Madison County homes, and Madison County-area Agents and Brokers.
Madison County Homes: At Homes.com you have access to almost a million active home real estate listings nationwide.
Madison County Agents and Brokers: Before you start your real estate buying or selling experience it is important to consult with a qualified Agent or Broker.
realestate.homes.com /files/416182/realestate_co-IA-Madison.html   (269 words)

  
 SETA :: Ag Land Values from Iowa State University Extension for Madison County, Iowa
This provides information on the average value of farm land for the selected county in its crop reporting district.
County values are an average for all grades of land in that county.
Support provided by: Iowa State University, the Agriculture Experiment Station, ISU Extension to Communities, College of Agriculture, Department of Economics, and Department of Sociology.
www.seta.iastate.edu /landvalue/iacounty.aspx?Fips=19121   (153 words)

  
 Madison County, Indiana Genealogical Records Information
Madison County was formally organized July 1, 1823, named in honor of the fourth President of the United States, James Madison.
According to the act of January 13, 1826, the County Seat was relocated to a town called Bedford.
Historical sketches and reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana
www.myindianagenealogy.com /in_county/mad.htm   (543 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Madison County, Iowa
For convenient presentation of this material, the site includes a page for each of the more than 3,000 counties in the U.S., as well as for various U.S. and foreign territories and countries.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
www.potifos.com /tpg/geo/IA/MD.html   (517 words)

  
 Viney Cemetery - Madison County, Iowa
United States > Iowa > Madison > Viney Cemetery
Research and Comparisons: Two burial indexes, birth, marriage and death records for Madison County and the Social Security records for verification of dates, when possible, in order to make this list as accurate and complete as possible.
Iowa Birth, Marriage and Death Records - Ancestry.com
www.interment.net /data/us/ia/madison/viney_cemetery.htm   (334 words)

  
 Madison County, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At this time there is no Volunteer Coordinator for Madison County.
If you are interested in becoming the Coordinator for this county, please complete the Volunteer Form or contact Joe Reynolds.
I have no additional information for Madison County, Iowa at this time.
www.reynoldsrecords.com /iowa/madison.html   (93 words)

  
 Moon Cemetery - Madison County, Iowa
United States > Iowa > Madison > Moon Cemetery
This information was taken from cemetery indexes, birth, marriage, death and funeral records for Madison County, Iowa and certain information was verified with the Social Security records in order to make this list as accurate and complete as possible.
* After the name, dates, etc. indicates that all of part of the information was taken from death Records for Madison County, Iowa.
www.interment.net /data/us/ia/madison/moon/moon.htm   (156 words)

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