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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Harrison County'''
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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Guide to '''Harrison County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
=== Cities  ===
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{{IADC}}
  
=== Townships  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Harrison County
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| county_map = Iowa Harrison 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 = Logan
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=== Communities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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== History ==
  
[[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Monona County, Iowa|Monona]] | [[Pottawattomie County, Iowa|Pottawattomie]] | [[Shelby County, Iowa|Shelby]] | [[Burt County, Nebraska|Burt County, Nebraska]] | [[Washington County, Nebraska|Washington County, Nebraska]]
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1851--'''Harrison County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]] County. It was organized 7 March 1853.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Logan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''September 1854''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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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  ====
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[[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Monona County, Iowa|Monona]] | [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]] | [[Shelby County, Iowa|Shelby]] | [[Burt County, Nebraska|Burt County, Nebraska]] | [[Washington County, Nebraska|Washington County, Nebraska]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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BillionGraves:
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=34300 Linwood Cemetery, Logan]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=34602 Modamin/Noyes Cemetery, Modamin]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=141906 Old Frazier Cemetery, Missouri Valley]
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==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*Harris Grove
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==== Court  ====
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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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==== Taxation  ====
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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+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Harrison/ Harrison County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
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Revision as of 16:58, 17 April 2013

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

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Online Records



Harrison County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Harrison 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 Logan
Courthouse


County Courthouse


History

Parent County

1851--Harrison County was created 15 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County. It was organized 7 March 1853.
County seat:  Logan [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

September 1854 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Crawford | Monona | Pottawattamie | Shelby | Burt County, Nebraska | Washington County, Nebraska

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Harris Grove

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).