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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Story County''  
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== County Courthouses  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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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>
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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>  
  
 
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=143320 Palestine Cemetery, Huxley] BillionGraves
  
 
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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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Ames Iowa Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202630&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Story&columns=*,0,0 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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Revision as of 23:20, 6 April 2012

Template:Iowa-stub United States  > Iowa > Story County

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).