Scott County Records

Marriage Certificates and License Application Returns, 1836-1925
These documents were submitted to the Scott County Recorder as proof that a marriage occurred; may include names of the bride’s and groom’s parents, witnesses, and clergy.

Probate Packets, 1844-1956
Case packets of District Court documents recording the distribution of a deceased person’s estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of dependents. Documents typically included are wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions.

Probate Packets, 1851-1890
Case packets from both the Circuit and District Courts.

Tax Records, 1890
Property owners’ names and descriptions of their taxable property. Intended as a limited alternative to the 1890 US Census records that were destroyed by fire.

This is an in progress indexing project.