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Revision as of 02:08, 29 March 2012

Template:Iowa-stubUnited States  > Iowa > Franklin County

County Courthouse

Franklin County Iowa Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1851--Franklin County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Chickasaw, Fayette, and Hardin Counties prior to organization 3 March 1856. County seat:  Hampton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and towns

Ackley

Alexander

Coulter

Dows

Geneva

Hampton

Hansell

Latimer

Popejoy

Sheffield


Unincorporated communities


Bradford
Chapin


Neighboring Counties

Butler | Cerro Gordo | Floyd | Grundy | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Wright

Resources

Cemeteries 

 Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

 1883 Biographies

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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