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Shelby County
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Shelby Co. Queries: Place only queries associated with Shelby Co. surnames or allied families on this board. Place the principle name, location area and time period in the subject line. Place all surnames associated with the Query in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Provide detailed information in the message section.

Shelby Co. Obituaries: Place only obituaries associated with Shelby Co. on this board. Place only one obituary per message. Place name of deceased and birth death years, if known, in the subject section. Place all surnames associated with the Obituary in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Do not request obituary lookups here.

Shelby Co. Biographies: Place only biographies associated with a Shelby Co. family on this board. Place only one biography per message. Place name of subject with date of birth and death if known in the subject section. Place all surnames associated with the Biography in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Place the full text of the biography in the message section. Include your source.

Shelby Co Documents: Any of the following documents may be placed on the Document Board.

 

Wills: Place only one will per message. Place name of deceased with date of will in the subject section. Place all surnames associated with the obituary in the surname section. Place all surnames associated with the message in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Place the full text of the will in the message section.

Bible Records: Place only one Bible record per message. Place principle name of Bible record in the subject section. Place all surnames associated with the message in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Place the full text of the Bible record in the message section.

Deeds: Place only one land record per message. Place principle name, location and date of land record in the subject section. Place all surnames associated with the message in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Place the full text of the land record in the message section. Include your source

Newspaper Clippings: Newspaper Clippings might include articles such as Births, Marriages, Wedding Anniversaries, etc. with a genealogical benefit. Place only one Newspaper Clipping per message. Place principle name, location and date of Newspaper Clipping in the subject section. Place all surnames associated with the message in the surname section. Enter one surname per line. Place the full text of the Newspaper Clipping in the message section. Include source information.

Other entries: You are not limited to only the above type documents. Other types might include: pensions, immigration, military, etc.   If in doubt, feel free to ask.

When you post any items to these four boards, you will need to be a subscriber of that board you posted to in order to receive a verification reply to what you just posted, and well as any replies to your post. You may subscribe in two ways, either subscribe to the IAShelby list on Rootsweb (this will subscribe you to all the boards simultaneously), or subscribe to each board individually.

Subscribing to each board if you'd like to receive automatic notifications of new posts.

| Queries Subscribe | Obituaries Subscribe | Biographies Subscribe | Documents Subscribe |

The above links work for both subscribing and unsubscribing.

The above instructions were prepared by Rich Lowe of Van Buren Co, the Johnson County Iowa IAGenWeb project, and our county coordinators.