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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Hancock County'''
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== History and Tidbits ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Cities ===
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== History ==
  
=== Townships ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
=== Communities  ===
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'''1851--'''Hancock County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster&nbsp;Counties prior to organization 25 November 1858. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Garner <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
=== County Government Site ===
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
[[Cerro Gordo County, Iowa|Cerro Gordo]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Humboldt County, Iowa|Humboldt]] | [[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth]] | [[Winnebago County, Iowa|Winnebago]] | [[Worth County, Iowa|Worth]] | [[Wright County, Iowa|Wright]]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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[[Cerro Gordo County, Iowa|Cerro Gordo]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Humboldt County, Iowa|Humboldt]] | [[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth]] | [[Winnebago County, Iowa|Winnebago]] | [[Worth County, Iowa|Worth]] | [[Wright County, Iowa|Wright]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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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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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.
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Hancock/ Hancock County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
 
 
 
 
[[Category:Hancock_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Hancock_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 15:50, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Hancock County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 25 November 1858. County seat:  Garner [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cerro Gordo | Franklin | Humboldt | Kossuth | Winnebago | Worth | Wright

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 Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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