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{{Iowa-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa|Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cass County'''  
 
{{Iowa-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa|Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cass County'''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel15.asp Cass County]  
 
[http://www.judicial.state.ia.us/wfdata/frame1759-1464/pressrel15.asp Cass County]  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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{{Wikipedia|CassCounty}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|CassCounty}}  
  
===Parent Bounty===
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=== Parent Bounty ===
  
 
'''1851--'''Cass County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie ]]County and organized 7 March 1853.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Atlantic <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1851--'''Cass County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie ]]County and organized 7 March 1853.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Atlantic <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
===Boundary Changes===
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===Record Loss===
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'''March 1932''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
 
'''March 1932''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
===Populated Places===
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===Neighboring Counties===  
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=== Populated Places ===
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=== Neighboring Counties ===
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[[Adair County, Iowa|Adair]] | [[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]] | [[Audubon County, Iowa|Audubon]] | [[Guthrie County, Iowa|Guthrie]] | [[Montgomery County, Iowa|Montgomery]] | [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]] | [[Shelby County, Iowa|Shelby]]  
 
[[Adair County, Iowa|Adair]] | [[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]] | [[Audubon County, Iowa|Audubon]] | [[Guthrie County, Iowa|Guthrie]] | [[Montgomery County, Iowa|Montgomery]] | [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]] | [[Shelby County, Iowa|Shelby]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
===Cemeteries===
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===Census===
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Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative [[Iowa Census]] article.  
 
Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative [[Iowa Census]] article.  
===Church===
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=== Court===
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===Land===
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===Local Histories===
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=== Court ===
===Maps===
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=== Land ===
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=== Local Histories ===
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David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. This collection features the city of [http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search/where/Cass+County+%28Iowa%29?q=cass+county+iowa&sort=Pub_Date%2cPub_List_No%2cSeries_No Cass County].  
 
David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. This collection features the city of [http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search/where/Cass+County+%28Iowa%29?q=cass+county+iowa&sort=Pub_Date%2cPub_List_No%2cSeries_No Cass County].  
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:  
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>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).</ref>
 
:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>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).</ref>
===Military===
 
===Newspapers===
 
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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===Obituaries===
 
===Probate===
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Atlantic Iowa Family History Center]]
 
*[[Atlantic Iowa Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Cass|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Cass|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Cass/ Cass County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Cass/ Cass County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== Sources and Footnotes ==
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== Sources and Footnotes ==
 
 
  
 
<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}} {{Iowa|Iowa}  
 
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[[Category:Cass_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Cass_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 21:49, 4 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Cass County Courthouse
7th St. Courthouse
Atlantic, IA 50022

(712) 243-2105

Cass County

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: CassCounty

Parent Bounty

1851--Cass County was created 15 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County and organized 7 March 1853.
County seat:  Atlantic [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

March 1932 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adair | Adams | Audubon | Guthrie | Montgomery | Pottawattamie | Shelby

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative Iowa Census article.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. This collection features the city of Cass County.

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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).
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