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{{Iowa-stub}} &nbsp;''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Iowa|Iowa]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Ringgold County'''
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Ringgold County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1847
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| founded date = February 24
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| seat = Mt. Ayr
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[[Category:Ringgold County, Iowa]]<br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1847--'''Ringgold County was created 24 February 1847&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Taylor and Appanoose Counties prior to organization 31 January 1855. &nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp; Mt. Ayr <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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See an interactive map of Iowa [http://www.n2genealogy.com/iowa/ia-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''June 8, 1858''' -- a cyclone blew down the courthouse. 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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[[Adams County, Iowa|Adams]] | [[Clarke County, Iowa|Clarke]] | [[Decatur County, Iowa|Decatur]] | [[Taylor County, Iowa|Taylor]] | [[Union County, Iowa|Union]] | [[Harrison County, Missouri|Harrison County, Missouri]] | [[Worth County, Missouri|Worth County, Missouri]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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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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[http://www.iagenweb.org/ringgold/military.html Ringgold County Military Links]
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ia/ringgold/webbbs_config.pl Ringgold County, Iowa Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Mount Ayr and Ringgold County area.
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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+Ringgold|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Ringgold/ Ringgold County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.iagenweb.org/ringgold/index.html Ringgold Co. IAGenWeb Project]
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== References  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
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[[Category:Ringgold_County,_Iowa]] [[Category:Iowa_counties]]

Revision as of 01:55, 8 March 2013

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Online Records



Ringgold County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 24, 1847
County Seat Mt. Ayr
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1847--Ringgold County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Taylor and Appanoose Counties prior to organization 31 January 1855.  County seat:  Mt. Ayr [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

June 8, 1858 -- a cyclone blew down the courthouse. For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Clarke | Decatur | Taylor | Union | Harrison County, Missouri | Worth County, Missouri

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Ringgold County Military Links

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).