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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Fremont County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Fremont County'''
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{{IADC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Fremont County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1847
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| founded date = February 24
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| seat = Sidney
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1847--'''Fremont County was created from Pottawattamie County.'''County seat:&nbsp;''' Sidney <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1847--'''Fremont County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 10 September 1849.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Sidney <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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See an interactive map of Iowa [http://www.n2genealogy.com/iowa/ia-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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'''1863 and 1888 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
====Populated Places====
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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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=136324 Mount Calvary Cemetery, Imogene] BillionGraves
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=127677 Thurman Cemetery, Thurman] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Plum Hollow
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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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>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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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.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libaries ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202130&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Fremont&columns=*,0,0 Family HIstory Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Fremont|subject|disp=Family HIstory Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Fremont/ Fremont County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Fremont_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Fremont_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 02:52, 7 March 2013

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Online Records



Fremont County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 24, 1847
County Seat Sidney
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1847--Fremont County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 10 September 1849.  County seat:  Sidney [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

1863 and 1888 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Mills | Montgomery | Page | Atchison County, Missouri | Cass County, Nebraska | Otoe County, Nebraska

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Plum Hollow

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Fremont 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.

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).
  2. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. 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).