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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Muscatine County''
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''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Muscatine County''  
== History and Tidbits  ==
 
  
=== Cities  ===
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Guide to '''Muscatine County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
=== Townships  ===
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=== Communities  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Muscatine County
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| county_map = Iowa Muscatine Map.png
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1836
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| founded date = December 7
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| seat = Muscatine
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=== County Government Site ===
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== History ==
  
[[Cedar County, Iowa|Cedar]] | [[Johnson County, Iowa|Johnson]] | [[Louisa County, Iowa|Louisa]] | [[Scott County, Iowa|Scott]] | [[Washington County, Iowa|Washington]] | [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer County, Illinois]] | [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island County, Illinois]]  
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1836--'''Muscatine County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Des Moines County, Iowa|Des Moines]] County. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Muscatine <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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'''1864'''-- 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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[[Cedar County, Iowa|Cedar]] | [[Johnson County, Iowa|Johnson]] | [[Louisa County, Iowa|Louisa]] | [[Scott County, Iowa|Scott]] | [[Mercer County, Illinois|Mercer County, Illinois]] | [[Rock Island County, Illinois|Rock Island County, Illinois]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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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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*[[Muscatine Iowa Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Muscatine|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Muscatine/ Muscatine County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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Revision as of 20:08, 18 April 2013

United States  > Iowa > Muscatine County

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

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Muscatine County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Muscatine County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 7, 1836
County Seat Muscatine
Courthouse


County Courthouse 

History

Parent County

1836--Muscatine County was created 7 December 1836 from Des Moines County. County seat:  Muscatine [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Johnson | Louisa | Scott | Mercer County, Illinois | Rock Island County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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).
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