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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Floyd County''  
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{{Iowa-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Floyd County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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Floyd County Courthouse<br>101 S. Main St.<br>Charles City, IA 50616-2756<br>
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(515) 228-7111
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== History ==
  
 
==== 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  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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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  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
[[Bremer County, Iowa|Bremer]] | [[Butler County, Iowa|Butler]] | [[Cerro Gordo County, Iowa|Cerro Gordo]] | [[Chickasaw County, Iowa|Chickasaw]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Howard County, Iowa|Howard]] | [[Mitchell County, Iowa|Mitchell]]  
 
[[Bremer County, Iowa|Bremer]] | [[Butler County, Iowa|Butler]] | [[Cerro Gordo County, Iowa|Cerro Gordo]] | [[Chickasaw County, Iowa|Chickasaw]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Howard County, Iowa|Howard]] | [[Mitchell County, Iowa|Mitchell]]  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land ====
  
==== Local Histories&nbsp; ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp; ====
  
 
==== 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>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== 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  ==
  
== Townships and Cities  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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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 12:48, 29 September 2011

Template:Iowa-stubUnited States  > Iowa > Floyd County

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).