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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Tama County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Tama County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Tama County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat = Toledo
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1843--'''Tama County was created from Boone and Benton Counties. '''County seat:&nbsp; '''Toledo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1843--'''Tama County was created 17 February 1843&nbsp;from [[Benton County, Iowa|Benton]] County. It was attached to Benton and Linn Counties prior to organization 4 July 1853. '''County seat:&nbsp; '''Toledo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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Tama is pronounced Tayma. The first a rhymes with the a in day not with the a in cat. I learned this from the people in met in Tama county.
  
 
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*'''Iowa USGS Topographic'''<br>Choose Airport, Bridge, Building, Cemetery, Church, Civil, Hospital, Lake, Locale, Park, Populated Place, Post Office, School, Stream, Summit, Trail<br>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Tama http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Tama]<br>
  
 
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=32008 Waterloo newspapers] that may have included Tama County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202639&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Tama&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Tama|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Tama/ Tama&nbsp;County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Tama_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Tama_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 01:59, 8 March 2013

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Online Records



Tama County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1843
County Seat Toledo
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Tama County was created 17 February 1843 from Benton County. It was attached to Benton and Linn Counties prior to organization 4 July 1853. County seat:  Toledo [1]

Tama is pronounced Tayma. The first a rhymes with the a in day not with the a in cat. I learned this from the people in met in Tama county.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Black Hawk | Grundy | Iowa | Jasper | Marshall | Poweshiek

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 historical newspapers online including Waterloo newspapers that may have included Tama County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

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).