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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]  
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
 
== Places/Localities ==
 
== Places/Localities ==

Revision as of 15:23, 24 March 2009

 United States  > Iowa > Hardin County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Hardin County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Marshall County prior to organization 2 March 1853.  County seat:  Eldora [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1856 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Butler | Franklin | Grundy | Hamilton | Marshall | Story | Wright

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Coonville
  • Union

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

  • Iowa USGS Topographic

Choose Airport, Bridge, Building, Cemetery, Church, Civil, Hospital, Lake, Locale, Park, Populated Place, Post Office, School, Stream, Summit, Trail
http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Hardin

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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