Ringgold County, Iowa Genealogy

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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

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

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).