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Shelby County, Iowa


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John A. McIntosh Cabin At
The Shelby County Historical Settlement
Note: John A. McIntosh is the
4th great-grandfather of Cathy Danielson


County Information

County Seat: Harlan
Year Organized: 1851
Square Miles: 591

Named for General Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky

612 Court Street
County Courthouse
Harlan, IA 51537-1441
Phone: (712) 755-3733



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Website Updates:

15 Oct 2016:
Towns And Villages: Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices - Fiscus; Itan/Iten (Third article); Mallory (Second article); Manteno (Third article); Shelbyville (Third article); Somida (Third article);
14 Oct 2016:
News Articles: John & Peter Jurschak
Marriages Nelson ~ Nelson
Births: Female Baughman; Male Baughman; Male Baughman; Sophia G. Baughman; Walter Silas Baughman; Wm. E. Baughman; John Charles Edwards; Harry J. Malick; Arthur L. Van Arsdol
15 Mar 2016:
Cemeteries: Shelby Township Cemetery - Mrs. Emma Martens
17 Jan 2016:
News Article: Klindt
16 Jan 2016:
Marriages & Marriage Licenses:

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