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[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|289px|Gov. Isaac Shelby (1750-1826)]]
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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>
  
 
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Revision as of 00:01, 22 May 2010

 United States  > Iowa > Shelby County

County Courthouse

History

Gov. Isaac Shelby (1750-1826)

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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