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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Hancock County'''  
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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Guide to '''Hancock County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
=== Cities  ===
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=== Townships  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Hancock County
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| county_map = Iowa Hancock 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 = Garner
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=== Communities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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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>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
[[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]]  
 
[[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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== Resources  ==
 
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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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Revision as of 18:24, 17 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Hancock County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records



Hancock County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Hancock 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 Garner
Courthouse


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).