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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1872''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''1872 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]  
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
 
== Places/Localities ==
 
== Places/Localities ==

Revision as of 15:15, 24 March 2009

United States  > Iowa > Fayette County

County Courthouse

Fayette County Courthouse
114 North Vine Street
P.O. Box 226
West Union, IA 52175


(563) 422-3687


Fayette County


History

Parent County

1837--Fayette County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. it was attached to Clayton County prior to organiztoin 7 February 1859.  County seat:  West Union [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1872 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Allamakee | Black Hawk | Bremer | Buchanan | Chickasaw | Clayton | Delaware | Winnishiek

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).