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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Story County''' {{IADC}}  
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Story County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat = Nevada
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=== Cities ===
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== County Courthouses ==
  
=== Townships ===
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== History ==
  
=== Communities ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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'''1846--'''Story County was created 13 January 1846&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone, Polk, and Linn&nbsp;Counties prior to organization 1June 1853. '''County seat:''' Nevada <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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'''January 1, 1864''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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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  ====
  
 
[[Boone County, Iowa|Boone]] | [[Hamilton County, Iowa|Hamilton]] | [[Hardin County, Iowa|Hardin]] | [[Jasper County, Iowa|Jasper]] | [[Marshall County, Iowa|Marshall]] | [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]]  
 
[[Boone County, Iowa|Boone]] | [[Hamilton County, Iowa|Hamilton]] | [[Hardin County, Iowa|Hardin]] | [[Jasper County, Iowa|Jasper]] | [[Marshall County, Iowa|Marshall]] | [[Polk County, Iowa|Polk]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=143320 Palestine Cemetery, Huxley] BillionGraves
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==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records
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*Ames
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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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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*[http://rolandhistory.newspaperarchive.com/ Roland Historical Society Archives, Story County] (1895-1975)
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*[http://altoonapl.newspaperarchive.com/ Altoona Public Library Archives, Polk County] (1876-2000)
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*[http://johnstonhs.newspaperarchive.com Johnston Historical Society Archive, Polk County] (1970-2007)
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=7363 Des Moines newspapers]. This database is free at some libraries.
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records&nbsp;  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Ames Iowa Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Story|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Story/ Story County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Story_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Story_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 01:58, 8 March 2013

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Online Records



Story County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1846
County Seat Nevada
Courthouse


County Courthouses

History

Parent County

1846--Story County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone, Polk, and Linn Counties prior to organization 1June 1853. County seat: Nevada [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

January 1, 1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Boone | Hamilton | Hardin | Jasper | Marshall | Polk

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Ames

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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

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).