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''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Floyd County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Floyd County'''
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Guide to '''Floyd County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Floyd County
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| county_map = Iowa Floyd Map.png
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Charles City
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| building address = Floyd County Courthouse<br>101 S. Main St.<br>Charles City, IA 50616-2756<br> Phone: (515) 228-7111}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Floyd County Courthouse<br>101 S. Main St.<br>Charles City, IA 50616-2756<br>
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Floyd County Courthouse<br>101 S. Main St.<br>Charles City, IA 50616-2756<br>  
  
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''Floyd County was created from Chickasaw County. County records are housed in Charles City.  
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'''1851--'''Floyd County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Fayette and&nbsp;&nbsp;Chickasaw Counties prior to organization 4 September 1854. '''County seat:&nbsp; '''Charles City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
==Places/Localities==
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'''June 7, 1874 and 1881''' -- 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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*[[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]
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*'''Iowa USGS Topographic'''<br>Choose Airport, Bridge, Building, Cemetery, Church, Civil, Hospital, Lake, Locale, Park, Populated Place, Post Office, School, Stream, Summit, Trail<br>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Floyd http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Floyd]<br>
  
 
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==== Military  ====
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*[http://cc.newspaperarchive.com/ Charles City Press, Floyd County] (1930-1931)
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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.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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== Societies and Libaries  ==
 
== Societies and Libaries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202120&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Floyd&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Floyd|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Floyd/ Floyd County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Floyd_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Floyd_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 16:12, 17 April 2013

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

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Online Records



Floyd County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Floyd County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Charles City
Courthouse
Address Floyd County Courthouse
101 S. Main St.
Charles City, IA 50616-2756
Phone: (515) 228-7111


County Courthouse

Floyd County Courthouse
101 S. Main St.
Charles City, IA 50616-2756

(515) 228-7111

History

Parent County

1851--Floyd County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Fayette and  Chickasaw Counties prior to organization 4 September 1854. County seat:  Charles City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

June 7, 1874 and 1881 -- 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 | Cerro Gordo | Chickasaw | Franklin | Howard | Mitchell

Resources

Cemeteries

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 Libaries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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