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Greathouse of Webster County, IA

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Greathouse kith and kin records found in the county:

1853, Jan 22 - WEBSTER created from RISLEY and YELL; RISLEY and YELL eliminated. WEBSTER not fully organized, attached to BOONE for administrative and judicial purposes. (Iowa Acts 1852-1853, ch. 52, sec. 1/pp. 87-88)

1853, May 14 - WEBSTER fully organized, detached from BOONE. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 576)

1855, Jan 24 - WEBSTER gained southern half of HUMBOLDT; HUMBOLDT eliminated. EMMET, HANCOCK, KOSSUTH, PALO ALTO, POCAHONTAS, WINNEBAGO, and WRIGHT detached from BOONE, attached to WEBSTER "for election, judicial, and revenue purposes." (Iowa Acts 1854-1855, ch. 141-142, secs. 1-2/pp. 210-211)

1855, Oct 01 - WRIGHT fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 551, 576)

1856, Mar 1 - KOSSUTH fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 575)

1857, Jan 8 - WEBSTER lost to creation of HAMILTON; EMMET, HANCOCK, PALO ALTO, POCAHONTAS, and WINNEBAGO remained attached to WEBSTER. (Iowa Acts 1856-1857, ch. 15, secs. 1, 9/pp. 11-13)

1857, Feb 26 - WEBSTER lost to re-creation of HUMBOLDT [attachments unchanged]. (Iowa Acts 1856-1857, ch. 147, secs. 1, 10/pp. 199-200)

1857, Nov 1 - WINNEBAGO fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 559-560, 576)

1858, Mar 11 - WEBSTER lost to HUMBOLDT. (Iowa Acts 1858, ch. 42, secs. 1-2/pp. 49-50)

1858, Nov 25 - HANCOCK fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 575)

1858 Dec 29 - PALO ALTO fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 576)

1859, Feb 7 - EMMET fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 575)

1859, May 11 - POCAHONTAS fully organized, detached from WEBSTER. (Swisher, "Organization of Counties," 576)

1860, Dec 4 - WEBSTER gained from HUMBOLDT when the state supreme court ruled the boundary change of 11 March 1858 unconstitutional. (Garver, "Establishment of Counties," 428-430; Iowa Reports, 12:1-14)

1893, Jun - Obituary: Rebecca Greathouse Conklin

Article: 1893 - Obituary: Rebecca Greathouse Conklin


The Newberry Library, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Chicago, IL. Webster County, IA Chronology.



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