Difference between revisions of "Muscatine County, Iowa Genealogy"

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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1864'''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]
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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 15:37, 24 March 2009

 United States  > Iowa > Muscatine County

County Courthouse 

History

Parent County

1836--Muscatine County was created 7 December 1836 from Des Moines County. County seat:  Muscatine [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Johnson | Louisa | Scott | Mercer County, Illinois | Rock Island County, Illinois

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).