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

www.iagenweb.org/ringgold/military.htmlMilitary

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).