Wayne County, Iowa

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Guide to '''Wayne County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== History  ==
 
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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Revision as of 00:42, 25 April 2013

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Guide to Wayne County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Wayne County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Wayne County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1846
County Seat Corydon
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1846--Wayne County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Davis County prior to organization 27 January 1851. County seat:  Corydon [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Clarke | Decatur | Lucas | Monroe | Mercer County, Missouri | Putnam County, Missouri

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Bethlehem

Court

Land

Local Histories

Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Wayne County, Iowa for European settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).