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Revision as of 09:59, 6 August 2011

Template:Iowa-stubUnited States > Iowa > Chickasaw County

County Courthouse

Chickasaw County Courthouse
8 East Prospect St.
P.O. Box 14
New Hampton, Iowa 50659-0014

(641) 394-2336

Chickasaw County

History

Parent County

1851--Chickasaw County was created 15 January 18151 from unorganized territory.  It was attached to Fayette County prior to organization 12 September 1853.  County seat:  New Hampton [1]

Boundary

Record Loss

March 26, 1880 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Bremer | Butler | Fayette | Floyd | Howard | Mitchell | Winneshiek

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

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.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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