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  Marion County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marion County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $42,401, and the median income for a family is $50,052.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marion_County,_Iowa   (379 words)

  
 Monroe County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monroe County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $34,877, and the median income for a family is $41,611.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monroe_County,_Iowa   (359 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Des Moines, Iowa
(Originally, the capital of Iowa was in Iowa City) It was incorporated on September 22, 1851 as Fort Des Moines, until it was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857.
The Des Moines-Newton-Pella Combined Statistical Area consists of those five counties plus Jasper and Marion counties; the 2000 census population of this area was 550,659.
Iowa County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Des-Moines,-Iowa   (7591 words)

  
 Shop Iowa Online:Marion County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some say Marion County was named for a pioneer who was a favorite character among early settlers.
Marion County, Iowa, was formally organized in 1845, and Knoxville was chosen as the county seat.
The flag was carried during World War I by local troops and the Iowa Legislature approved it as the state flag on March 29, 1921.
www.shopiowa.net /marion.htm   (206 words)

  
 Rehabilitation of the Hammond Bridge in Marion County, Iowa
By the 1840s, settlers were staking claims in Marion County, some 120 miles upstream from the Mississippi River and the river port town of Keokuk.
Marion County was only about 50 miles from the Missouri border and the 1860 presidential campaign rang with heated debate over the slavery issue in the new territories to the west.
Samuel Hammond and his neighbors filed their request for the construction of a bridge with the Marion County Board of Supervisors in January, 1894, a time of year when the creek and the dirt road were probably frozen solid.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /BRIDGE/hammondbridge.htm   (2354 words)

  
 Journal-Express/The Reminder - News - 09/08/2004 - Marion County below Iowa average on child abuse cases
Confirmed cases of child abuse in Iowa were high in 2003, but Marion County is consistently below the average number of cases per county.
Iowa DHS Public Information Director Roger Munns said that neglect is a judgment call.
Steve Scott, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Iowa, believes that meth amphetamine is playing a significant role in the rise of child abuse in Iowa.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=1463&dept_id=490403&newsid=12875697&PAG=461&rfi=9   (642 words)

  
 Iowa Vital Records Information for Counties (J-O)
Iowa prefers you get all Vital Records from the State Office in Des Moines, NOT at the County Recorder's office.
At the county level, all vital records occurring in that county (excluding fetal death, adoptive records, and out-of-wedlock births prior to July 1, 1995) are open to the public for inspection.
County registrars do not have code authority to have the following on record: 1) Single-parent births prior to July 1, 1995; 2) Adoptions; 3) Any record ordered seal by a court of law; 4) Birth, death, and marriage records between the years 1921 to 1941.
vitalrec.com /iacounties3.html   (1207 words)

  
 Marion County Iowa -- Iowa GenWeb Project
I'll be glad to help with your Marion County questions if I can, but you need to know that I live in another st
Marion County was created in 1845 from Washington County.
To go to any county or to see a map of the state, go to http://iagenweb.org/state/map.php.
www.rootsweb.com /~iamarion   (219 words)

  
 Map of Marion County Iowa area from 1895 Atlas
In the "Marion County History of 1881" Jacob Pendroy is recorded on page number 687 Summit Township (Chapter III).
In addition, the old Pendroys were in the first Methodist Episcopal (Methodist) in Marion County, Iowa in 1855 near Otley Iowa, which is 4 miles S.E. of Monroe, Iowa.
Author Note: The Monroe area of Jasper County Iowa is in extreme southern Jasper county.
home.att.net /~Pendroy/marionco.html   (674 words)

  
 Marion County, Iowa
We had now been several years in Iowa, encountering all the difficulties attending upon a newly settled country, and I had spent what money I had brought from Kentucky.
Wilkinson spent two days in prospecting between where Knoxville now stands end the Des Moines river, and came to the conclusion that the country would never be settled enough to justify the building of a mill, that the toll from all the custom we would get would hardly feed a few pigs.
We had got our stock up from Van Buren County, during the summer, and when sickness came the care and labor that fell upon my unaided shoulders were enough to have employed three men.
spot.colorado.edu /%7Ewasson/iowa.html   (2019 words)

  
 State of Iowa Realty,Iowa Land For Sale in Linn County,Marion Iowa Real Estate & Homes For Sale
Deep in the heart of eastern Iowa lies the growing community of Marion, which shares its northeastern boundary with Cedar Rapids and its eastern boundary with Robins.
The original town center is oriented around Marion Square Park and is a place of special importance to the city’s approximately 27,000 residents.
The heralded Marion Arts Festival is held in Marion Square Park and is one of the Midwest’s finest showings of regional artists.
www.marion-realestate.com   (702 words)

  
 The City of Marion, Iowa | You can go home again!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marion city government is dedicated to make our community the best possible place for all citizens to live, work, do business and raise a family.
Marion's City Council meets in regular session on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
The City of Marion provides both curbside recycling for solid waste customers and a recycling drop-off center.
www.cityofmarion.org   (651 words)

  
 Marion County Knoxville, Iowa (Counties)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The county seat of Marion County, Iowa, is Knoxville.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 31,529, an increase of 1,528 over the 1990 census.
Knoxville is located in Marion County (of which it is the county seat) in south central Iowa...
www.ohwy.com /ia/y/y19125.htm   (133 words)

  
 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.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/CatholicUS-DubuqueIA.htm   (3355 words)

  
 Bauer Family
Joseph moved west to Marion County, Iowa in 1848 where he was a founding member of the German Catholic community, Bauer, Iowa.
It was in the community of Bauer, Iowa that he spent the rest of his life.
Francis Bauer, she was born 12 July 1861 in Iowa and died 17 September 1950.
www2.eos.net /dajend/bauer.html   (1926 words)

  
 Marion County, Iowa
MARION COUNTY was created in June, 1845, from territory embraced in the original county of Demoine.
The county was named for General Francis Marion of the Revolutionary War.
The Des Moines River and its tributaries flow through the county in a southeasterly direction; the water courses are usually bordered with forests and the county has large deposits of coal.
www.past2present.org /own/counties/Marion.htm   (690 words)

  
 pgs. 515-519 - Washington County Iowa, 1880
HISTORY OF Washington county was represented in forty regimental organizations, and is credited with 1,240 men furnished under the calls of the President in 1861 and 1862, or 554 more than required.
Lieutenant Tower, of Ottumwa, Iowa, who had lost a leg in the army, and who was afterward captured, is now to be exchanged and sent home.
One of the most largely attended meetings ever held in Washington county, and probably the largest of the kind ever held in the State was the soldiers' reunion which occurred at Washington on the 30th of September and the 1st of October, 1879.
www.usgennet.org /usa/topic/historical/LightOn/1880wash_46.htm   (2094 words)

  
 Linn County,
The Genealogical Society of Linn County, Iowa was organized in 1965 under the name Linn County Heritage Society with sixteen members.
The goals are to promote an interest in genealogy, to preserve Linn County records of cemeteries, churches, schools, courthouse documents, maps, family histories and to maintain a genealogical library.
The meetings are held in the meeting room of the Genealogical Society of Linn County located in the basement of the Masonic Library.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ia/county/linn/gen_soc.htm   (617 words)

  
 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.
www.land-records.com /land-records/iowa-land-records.htm   (245 words)

  
 SETA :: Ag Land Values from Iowa State University Extension for Marion County, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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=19125   (153 words)

  
 Marion County Iowa Tax Lien Certificate Sale
Although this investment is not well publicized, it is the safest ways of investing in Iowa real estate.
It is designed to give the investor either a fixed return, or complete control of a piece of real estate for pennies on the dollar.
To learn more about how to secure your future with Iowa tax lien certificates, please take a few moments to read about our limited time offer.
www.taxcertificatesource.com /County/Iowa_Marion_County_Tax_Lien_Certificates.asp   (284 words)

  
 PlanetMurphy.Org:
 ...The Indians ceded to the government all their lands in Iowa on May 1, 1843 and the county was first settled in 1843.
Brous being raised in a timbered country, and thinking that was the only place to make a farm, he settled in the timber and by severe toil he now has a farm of 184 acres, 80 of which are in cultivation.
He is on the 1860 U.S. Census for Perry Township, Marion County, Iowa.
www.planetmurphy.org /pagebuild.php?pagebody1=BrousPeter.htm   (1275 words)

  
 Pendroy Civil War Veterans from Jasper and Marion County Iowa & Also, Some Others, Gone But Not Forgotten...
Sarah Ann Pendroy was born in Harrison County, (Corydon) Indiana August 5, 1825.
Mary Elizabeth Berry was the daughter of William Preston and Rachel (Pendroy) Berry of Monroe, Iowa.
Jacob Pendroy was a son of Eli Pendroy who was born in 1776 and died at Monroe Iowa at age 88 in 1865.
home.att.net /~Pendroy/military.html   (1044 words)

  
 Today's Mortgage Rates for Marion County, Iowa, Zero Lender Fees
Cofedbank is a direct lender of home mortgage loans for the state of Iowa.
Conforming Loans: Marion County, Iowa mortgage rates for home loans less than or equal to $359,650.
All Marion County, Iowa (IA) mortgage rates are subject to change without notice.
cofedbank.com /mortgage/rates/iowa/marion-county   (192 words)

  
 Genealogical Research in Iowa
I mainly research in the area that covers Des Moines, Iowa, and includes Polk County, Warren County, Madison County, Dallas County, Boone County, Story County, Marshall County, Jasper County, and Marion County.
I can look up anything in any of the 99 counties of Iowa as far as what material is available at the Historical Building, Genealogy Library, Des Moines Library, Courthouse, or on the web, but the counties above are those that I would be most familiar with, and could travel to easily.
    county, and sometimes can be a marker for an news article or event.
www.homestead.com /Frelik/Westover.html   (933 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Audubon 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.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Iowa 7th District, 1939-65; defeated, 1964.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/IA/AU.html   (530 words)

  
 Digital Marion County Map, Maps of Marion County County, Iowa.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marion County Map, Maps of Marion County and all Iowa County Maps.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
Individual County Overview™ vector graphics are priced by population, with prices ranging from $275 to $425 per county.
www.creativeforceinc.com /county_maps/county_maps.asp?ID=877   (229 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Marion County, Iowa
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Any corrections to county locations would be greatly appreciated.
Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1965-67; defeated, 1966, 1968.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/IA/MR.html   (600 words)

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