Wayne County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1846--Wayne County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Davis County prior to organization 27 January 1851. County seat:  Corydon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Clarke | Decatur | Lucas | Monroe | Mercer County, Missouri | Putnam County, Missouri

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Bethlehem

Court

Land

Local Histories

Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties, Iowa

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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