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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wright County''' {{IADC}}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wright County
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| county_map =
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| state = Iowa
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| state_map = Iowa.png
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Clarion
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| building image =  
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| building address = Wright County Courthouse<br>115 North Main Street <br>Clarion, IA 50525<br>[http://www.wrightcounty.org/county_offices.htm  '''Wright County Website'''] }}
  
== History ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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[http://www.wrightcounty.org/county_offices.htm The Wright County Courthouse] <br>115 North Main Street <br>Clarion, IA 50525<br>
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1851--'''Wright County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 1 October 1855. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Clarion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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{| width="80%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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*[[Belmond, Iowa|Belmond]]
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*[[Clarion, Iowa|Clarion]]
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*[[Dows, Iowa|Dows]]
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*[[Eagle Grove, Iowa|Eagle Grove]]
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*[[Galt, Iowa|Galt]]
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*[[Goldfield, Iowa|Goldfield]]
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*[[Rowan, Iowa|Rowan]]
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*[[Woolstock, Iowa|Woolstock]]
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|}
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
&nbsp;[[Cerro Gordo County, Iowa|Cerro Gordo]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Hamilton County, Iowa|Hamilton]] | [[Hancock County, Iowa|Hancock]] | [[Hardin County, Iowa|Hardin]] | [[Humboldt County, Iowa|Humboldt]] | [[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth]] | [[Webster County, Iowa|Webster]]  
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[[Cerro Gordo County, Iowa|Cerro Gordo]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Hamilton County, Iowa|Hamilton]] | [[Hancock County, Iowa|Hancock]] | [[Hardin County, Iowa|Hardin]] | [[Humboldt County, Iowa|Humboldt]] | [[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth]] | [[Webster County, Iowa|Webster]]  
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Amish Cemetery (historical)
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*Belmond Cemetery
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*Calvary Cemetery
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*Eagle Grove Township Cemetery (historical)
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*Elmwood Cemetery
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*Evergreen Cemetery
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*Fairview Cemetery
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*French Church Cemetery
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*Galt Cemetery
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*Goldfield Cemetery
  
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*Graceland Cemetery
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*Hickory Grove Cemetery
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*Holmes Cemetery
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*Immanuel Reformed Cemetery
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*Norway Township Cemetery
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*Ringsaker Cemetery
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*Rose Hill Cemetery
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*Saint Francis Cemetery
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*Saint Johns Cemetery
  
== Resources  ==
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*Saint Josephs Cemetery
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*Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery
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*Schwenck Family Plot (historical)
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*Simenson Family Plot
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*Troy Cemetery
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*Woolstock Cemetery
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*Wright City Christian Reform Cemetery
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*Wright County Burying Grounds
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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|}
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
==== Local Histories&nbsp;  ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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*[http://iagenweb.org/wright/INDEXTOTHEBIOGRAPHICALSKETCHESINHISTORYOFWRIGHTCOUNTYIOWAITSPEOPLE.htm Wright County Biographical Sketches] is an index of ''History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions''<ref> ''History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions''; Hon. B.P. Bridsall, B.P. Bowen &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, 1061 pages.</ref>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/wright/hw1915/hw1915.htm Index of Wright County Biographical Sketches]from the book ''History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions'' <ref>''History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions''; Hon. B.P. Bridsall, B.P. Bowen &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, 1061 pages.</ref>
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwrightc01bird History of Wright County Iowa, It's People Industries and Institutions] down loadable book.
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===== Biographies  =====
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*[http://iagenweb.org/boards/wright/biographies/ Biographies]of the people in Wright County.
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AWright+County+(Iowa)+Biography.&qt=hot_subject Biographies of Wright County] books listed with [[Worldcat Online Catalog|WorldCat]].
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==== Maps  ====
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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=Wright http://www.topozone.com/states/Iowa.asp?county=Wright]<br>
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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*[http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?brd=1907 Belmond Independent] Belmond, Iowa
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*[http://www.dowsadvocate.com/ Dows Advocate] Dows, Iowa
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*[http://theeaglegroveeagle.com/ Eagle Grove Eagle] Eagle Grove, Iowa
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*[http://www.clarionnewsonline.com/1homebody.lasso Wright County Monitor] Clarion, Iowa
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Probate  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Vital Records&nbsp;  ====
  
==== Probate ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ia/wright/bibles.html Bible Records]
  
==== Taxation ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/wright/ Genealogy Trails]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Web Sites ==
  
== References ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Wright|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Wright/ Wright&nbsp;County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
  
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Wright_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Wright_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 02:16, 8 March 2013

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Wright County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Clarion
Courthouse
Address Wright County Courthouse
115 North Main Street
Clarion, IA 50525
Wright County Website


County Courthouse

The Wright County Courthouse
115 North Main Street
Clarion, IA 50525

History

Parent County

1851--Wright County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 1 October 1855.  County seat: Clarion [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cerro Gordo | Franklin | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Humboldt | Kossuth | Webster

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Amish Cemetery (historical)
  • Belmond Cemetery
  • Calvary Cemetery
  • Eagle Grove Township Cemetery (historical)
  • Elmwood Cemetery
  • Evergreen Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • French Church Cemetery
  • Galt Cemetery
  • Goldfield Cemetery
  • Graceland Cemetery
  • Hickory Grove Cemetery
  • Holmes Cemetery
  • Immanuel Reformed Cemetery
  • Norway Township Cemetery
  • Ringsaker Cemetery
  • Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Saint Francis Cemetery
  • Saint Johns Cemetery
  • Saint Josephs Cemetery
  • Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery
  • Schwenck Family Plot (historical)
  • Simenson Family Plot
  • Troy Cemetery
  • Woolstock Cemetery
  • Wright City Christian Reform Cemetery
  • Wright County Burying Grounds

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Biographies

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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).
  2. History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions; Hon. B.P. Bridsall, B.P. Bowen &amp;amp;amp;amp; Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, 1061 pages.
  3. History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions; Hon. B.P. Bridsall, B.P. Bowen &amp;amp;amp;amp; Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, 1061 pages.