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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Shelby County'''
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Guide to '''Shelby County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Shelby County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Harlan
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=141957 Harlan Cemetery, Harlan] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=141957 Harlan Cemetery, Harlan] BillionGraves
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Guide to Shelby County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Shelby County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Shelby County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Harlan
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1851--Shelby County was created 15 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County. It was organized 7 March 1853.
County seat:  Harlan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Audubon | Carroll | Cass | Crawford | Harrison | Pottawattamie

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).