Keokuk County Courthouse


Keokuk County Courthouse

Sigourney, Iowa  52591

Telephone: (641) 622-2210


The Keokuk County Courthouse holdings include:

Land records 1845 - present
Naturalizations 1840 - 1890
Birth records 1880 - present
Death records 1880 - present
Death transcripts 1906 - 1915
Marriages 1844 - present
Marriage returns 1880 - 1906
Probate records from 1854
Probate index 1880 - 1985
Record of wills 1851 - 1968
Heir and land records 1867 - 1917
Cemetery records ? - 1985
Index to court statements 1854 - 1867
Index to court records 1854 - 1864
Veteran's discharge 1919 - present

The courthouse offers a probate search service for $6.00; copies are $1.00 per page, $6.00 minimum. As with all fees, you should call or write to verify that the fees have not changed. For other searches, unless exact names and dates are known, it is not possible for courthouse staff to answer requests by mail. However, if you can visit the courthouse personally, all of the above records are readily available to you. The staff in the Recorder's Office is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The courthouse is located in the middle of the square in Sigourney.

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