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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Muscatine County''  
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{{Iowa-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Muscatine County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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== History ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Muscatine County was created from Des Moines County. County records are housed in Muscatine.
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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>
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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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  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[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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[[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]]  
 
 
==== Record Loss ====
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Maps ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
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==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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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]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202516&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Muscatine&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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)
== References ==
 
 
 
  
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== References  ==
  
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<references />
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{{Iowa|Iowa}}
 
[[Category:Muscatine_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Muscatine_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 23:26, 16 August 2011

Template:Iowa-stub United States  > Iowa > Muscatine County

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).