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Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Iowa Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Iowa Birth Indexes & Birth Records

US – United States Births and Christenings, 1867-1931, index

US – United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950, index

Iowa – Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa, Church Records, 1839-2004, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935, index

Iowa – Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939, index & images

Iowa – Iowa, Monroe County, Card Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages from Newspaper Clippings, 1898-2015, index

Iowa – Iowa, birth records, 1948-1951

Iowa – [Births, marriages and deaths in the Appler family]

Iowa – Guide to public vital statistics in Iowa

Iowa – Guide to public vital statistics records in Iowa

Iowa – Iowa genealogical data

Iowa – Iowa, birth and stillborn ledgers, 1880-1908

 

 

 

 

Iowa Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

US – United States Marriages, 1733-1990, index

US – United States Western States Marriage Index, index

US – United States, GenealogyBank Historic Newspaper Marriages, 1815-2011, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992, index

Iowa – Iowa, Church and Civil Marriages, 1837-1989, index

Iowa – Iowa, Church Records, 1839-2004, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, index

Iowa – Births, marriages and deaths in the Appler family

Iowa – Guide to public vital statistics in Iowa

Iowa – Guide to public vital statistics records in Iowa

Iowa – Iowa genealogical data

Iowa – Iowa marriage and cemetery records, 1945

Iowa – Iowa marriages [Scott family line] : [1845-1861]

Iowa – Iowa marriages, ca. 1844-1900

Iowa – Iowa marriages, wills, and Rutledge family

Iowa – Iowa, marriage records, 1938-1941

Cherokee County – Cherokee County Iowa marriages : early marriages 1866-1880

Monroe County – Iowa, Monroe County, Card Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages from Newspaper Clippings, 1898-2015, index

 

 

Iowa Divorce Indexes & Divorce Records

Iowa – Iowa State Divorce Records, 1906-1937

 

 

 

 

Iowa Death Indexes & Death Records

US – United States Deaths and Burials, 1867-1961, index

US – United States Deceased Physician File (AMA), 1864-1968, index & images

US – United States Military Personnel who Died During the Vietnam War, 1956-2003

US – United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865, index & images

US – United States Social Security Death Index, index

Iowa – Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990, index

Iowa – Iowa, Church Records, 1839-2004, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992, index

Iowa – Iowa Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880, index & images

Iowa – Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951, index & images

Iowa – Iowa, Monroe County, Card Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages from Newspaper Clippings, 1898-2015, index

Iowa – [Births, marriages and deaths in the Appler family]

Iowa – Guide to public vital statistics in Iowa

Iowa – Guide to public vital statistics records in Iowa

Iowa – Iowa genealogical data

Iowa – Iowa mortality schedules, 1880

Iowa – Iowa, birth and stillborn ledgers, 1880-1908

Iowa – Iowa, death certificates, 1904-1951

Iowa – Iowa, death ledgers, 1880-1883

Iowa – Iowa, death records, 1904-1951

 

 

 

Cemeteries

US – United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969, index links to images

US – United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations,1768-1921, index & images

US – United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903, index & images

US – Grand Army of the Republic records, Iowa posts : indexes to veterans ; post membership records

US – Find A Grave Index, index links to images

US – BillionGraves Index, index links to images

US – Armed Forces grave registration records, 1776-1998

Iowa – Iowa, Polk County, Cemetery Gravestone Records, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998, index

Iowa – Iowa, Adjutant General’s Office, Grave Registration Service, Cemetery Records, 1800-2000, index links to images

Iowa – Nebraska / Iowa Grand Army of the Republic records, 1861-1948

Iowa – Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic membership records, 1861-1865

Iowa – Iowa, Armed Forces grave registrations, ca. 1835-1998

Iowa – Iowa veterans buried out of state : Graves Registration Service, a division of the Adjutant General’s Department

Iowa – Iowa State University Cemetery records

Iowa – Iowa marriage and cemetery records, 1945

Iowa – Iowa grave records and genealogical data, 1800-1900

Iowa – Iowa grave records and genealogical data, 1800-1900

Iowa – Iowa cemetery records

Iowa – Iowa cemetery and grave records by Grave Registration Project of the W.P.A. and D.A.R.

Iowa – Iowa cemetery and grave records by Grave Registration Project of the W.P.A. and D.A.R.

Iowa – Iowa cemeteries

Iowa – Civil War veterans burials from various states

Iowa – Cemetery records of various Iowa counties

Iowa – Armed Forces grave registration records, 1776-1998

Kossuth County – Greenwood cemetery, Bancroft, Kossuth county, Iowa

 

 

 

Obituaries

US – Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014, index links to images

US – United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012, index & images

US – United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011, index links to images

US – United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014, index & images

Iowa – In memory of H. Lucille Crabb

Iowa – In memory of Mabel Mildred Welch Crabb

Iowa – Iowa obituaries, 1860-1982

Iowa – Iowa obituaries, 1990-2013

Iowa – Iowa records

Iowa – Mortuary notices and obituaries as published in the Omaha World-Herald : 1986-1993

Illinois – Obits published in Monmouth review-atlas, Monmouth, Il

Cedar Rapids – Fraternal herald = Bratrský věstník

 

 

 

Wills & Probate

US – United States, Freedmen’s Branch Records, 1872-1878

US – United States Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1800-c. 1955

Iowa – Iowa, Tama County, Tax Records, 1865-1939, index links to images

Iowa – Wills, 1655-1871, 1917

Iowa – Iowa marriages, wills, and Rutledge family

Fayette County – Iowa, Fayette County Probate Records, 1851-1928

Polk County – Iowa, Polk County Probate Records, 1914-1924

Poweshiek County – Iowa, Poweshiek County Probate, School, and Court Records, 1850-1954

Poweshiek County – Iowa, Poweshiek County Land Records, 1855-1934

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Iowa Residence Records

 

Census

1800 – United States Census, 1800, index & images

1810 – United States Census, 1810, index & images

1820 – United States Census, 1820, index & images

1830 – United States Census, 1830, index & images

1836 – The first census of the original counties of Dubuque and Demoine (Iowa) : taken in July 1836

1840 – Heads of families, 1840 census of Iowa

1840 – Iowa, 1840 federal census

1840 – The 1840 Iowa census

1840 – United States Census, 1840, index & images

1848-1970 – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

1850 – Iowa 1850 census index

1850 – Iowa non-population census schedules, 1850-1880

1850 – Iowa, 1850 federal census

1850 – Seventh census of the United States, 1850, Iowa, roll 2, schedule 3, mortality

1850 – Seventh census of the United States, 1850, Iowa, roll 2, schedule 3, mortality

1850 – United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850, index & images

1850 – United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850, index & images

1850 – United States Census, 1850, index & images

1850-1880 – Iowa census record, [1850-1880]

1850-1880 – Iowa non-population census schedules, 1850-1880

1850-1880 – Iowa Non-Population Census Schedules, 1850-1880

1854 – 1854 census of various counties in Iowa

1856 – 1856 state census of Iowa

1859 – Census of Iowa. 1859

1860 – Eighth census of the United States, 1860, Iowa, roll 5, schedule 3, mortality

1860 – Eighth census of the United States, 1860, Iowa, roll 5, schedule 3, mortality

1860 – Iowa non-population census schedules, 1850-1880

1860 – Iowa, 1860 federal census

1860 – United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1860, index & images

1860 – United States Census, 1860, index & images

1862 – Census returns of the different counties of the state of Iowa for the year 1862 : showing in detail the population, agricultural statistics, domestic and general manufactures, &c

1865 – Census returns of the different counties of the State of Iowa : as returned in the year 1865, showing in detail, the population, agricultural statistics, domestic and general manufactures, and other items of interest

1867 – The census of Iowa, as returned in the year 1867

1869 – The census of Iowa as returned in the Year 1869

1870 – Iowa non-population census schedules, 1850-1880

1870 – Iowa, 1870 federal census

1870 – Ninth census of the United States, 1870, Iowa

1870 – Ninth census of the United States, 1870, Iowa

1870 – United States Census, 1870, index & images

1875 – T. Andreas’ illustrated historical atlas of the state of Iowa, 1875

1875 – The census of Iowa as returned in the year 1875 : thirteenth state census

1880 – Census of Iowa for 1880 and the same compared with the findings of each of the other states : and also with all former enumerations of the territory now embraced within the limits of the state of Iowa, with other historical and statistical data

1880 – Census of Iowa for 1880, and the same compared with the findings of each of the other states : and also with all former enumerations of the territory now embraced within the limits of the state of Iowa, with other historical and statistical data

1880 – Iowa mortality schedules, 1880

1880 – Iowa non-population census schedules, 1850-1880

1880 – Iowa, 1880 federal census

1880 – Iowa, 1880 federal census

1880 – Tenth census of the United States, 1880, Iowa

1880 – United States Census, 1880, index & images

1880 –Tenth census of the United States, 1880, Iowa

1885 – Iowa state census, 1885

1885 – Iowa state census, 1885

1885 – Iowa State Census, 1885, index & images

1885 – State census, 1885

1885-1940 – United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

1890 – United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890, index & images

1895 – Census of Iowa for the year 1895

1895 – Iowa state census, 1895

1895 – Iowa state census, 1895

1895 – Iowa State Census, 1895, index & images

1895 – State census, 1895

1900 – Iowa, 1900 federal census

1900 – Iowa, 1900 federal census

1900 – United States Census, 1900, index & images

1900-1940 – United States Enumeration District Maps for the Twelfth through the Sixteenth US Censuses, 1900-1940

1905 – Census register, 1905

1905 – Iowa state census, 1905

1905 – Iowa State Census, 1905, index & images

1905 – Iowa, state census, 1905

1908-1910 – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

1910 – Iowa, 1910 federal census

1910 – United States Census, 1910, index & images

1915 – Iowa state census, 1915

1915 – Iowa state census, 1915

1915 – Iowa state census, 1915

1915 – Iowa State Census, 1915, index & images

1920 – Iowa, 1920 federal census

1920 – United States Census, 1920, index & images

1925 – 1925 Iowa state census index

1925 – Iowa state census, 1925

1925 – Iowa state census, 1925

1925 – Iowa State Census, 1925, index & images

1925 – Population census of Iowa, 1925

1930 – Iowa, 1930 federal census

1930 – United States Census, 1930, index & images

1940 – Iowa, 1940 population census

1940 – United States Census, 1940, index & images

Iowa – Census of Iowa for the year …

Iowa – On the cover, Iowa

 

 

 

 

Directories

Atlas of Cherokee County, Iowa : containing maps of townships of the County, maps of State, United States, and world ; farmers directory

Farmers of Iowa : a list of farmers of each county with postoffice

Guide, gazetteer and directory of the Dubuque & Sioux City Railroad and branches : containing historical and statistical descriptions of all towns along the lines of the different railroads converging at Dubuque, a business directory of each town..

Iowa state gazetteer

The Medical and surgical directory of the state of Iowa

 

 

 

 

Emigration/Immigration/Migration

United States Index to Alien Case Files, 1940-2003, index links to images

United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956, index

United States Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957, index

Did emigrants from New England first settle Iowa?

Old world Iowans : transplanted Europeans, loyal Americans in Iowa

Early American highways: Oregon, California and Mormon Trails

Letter from Ohio to Iowa – 1852

The Mormon trails in Iowa

 

 

 

 

Land & Property

Abstract of lands in Iowa counties which were entered or sold at the Land Offices

Century farm applications

Field notes and plats of state roads, vol. 1-4, 1844-1858

Field notes from selected General Land Office township surveys

Fifty year Iowa farm families

Iowa and Minnesota boundary records, 1852

Iowa grave records and genealogical data, 1800-1900

Lands of half breeds, Sacs and Foxes, index and field books 1-3

Letter from Ohio to Iowa – 1852

Miscellaneous land records, 1839-1930

Des Moines River lands, 1847-1904

School land grants, 1849-1917

Swamp land records, 1859-1921

Tract books of Iowa land districts, 1838-1910

Card files

 

 

 

 

Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers

Atlas of the state of Iowa

Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875

Iowa township maps

Maps illustrative of the boundary history of Iowa

Maps taken from county histories, etc. and filed separately at the Iowa State Historical Society

Newhall’s outline map of Iowa : exhibiting all the new counties, chief towns, roads, etc.

A Township map of the state of Iowa : compiled from the United States surveys, official information and personal reconnaissance, showing the streams, roads, towns, post offices, county seats, works of internal improvement, &c

Township map of the state of Iowa, 1864

Abandoned towns, villages and post offices of Iowa

Maps illustrative of the boundary history of Iowa

Abandoned towns, villages and post offices of Iowa

Iowa as it is in 1855 : a gazetteer for its citizens, and a hand-book for immigrants, embracing a full description of the state of Iowa … Information for the immigrant respecting the selection, entry, and cultivation of prairie soil; a list of unentered lands in the state, &c.

Iowa state gazetteer

 

 

 

 

Naturalization & Citizenship

US – United States, Iowa Naturalization Records, 1859-1990, index links to images

Bankruptcy docket, 1859-1869

Declarations of intention and miscellaneous papers, 1849-1888

Declarations of intention, 1886-1936; naturalizations, 1891-1936

Declarations of intention, 1914-1936; petitions, 1915-1936

General index to declaration of intention and petitions, 1909-1948; declaration of intention, 1917-1936; petitions, 1909-1936

Lists of persons naturalized, 1853-1874

Naturalization records, 1915-1936; some 1951 letters of amendment for earlier petitions

Naturalization related records, 1930-1936

Naturalization records, 1910-1936

Petitions granted & continued, 1930-1935; Naturalizations, 1919-1926

Illinois, Northern District naturalization index, 1840-1950

Soundex index to naturalization petitions for U.S. District & Circuit Courts, Northern District of Illinois and Immigration and Naturalization Service District 9, 1840-1950

 

 

 

 

Passport

United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925, index & images

 

Pensions

United States Old War Pension Index, 1815-1926, index & images

United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926, index & images

United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, index & images

Iowa, old age assistance records, 1934-1958

 

 

 

 

Taxation

Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958, index

Iowa – Iowa, Tama County, Tax Records, 1865-1939, index links to images

Internal revenue assessment lists for Iowa, 1862-1866

Iowa, old age assistance records, 1934-1958

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Iowa Daily Life Records

 

Alumni, Schools, & Yearbooks

Annual announcement and circulars

A history of Iowa Baptist schools

 

 

 

Bible Records

Bible records from Iowa libraries and museums

Bible records, 1947-1948

Iowa records

Miscellaneous Bible and cemetery records

 

 

 

Biography

Biographical record and portrait album of Webster and Hamilton counties, Iowa : containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each, portraits and biographies of the governors of the state, engravings of prominent citizens in Webster and Hamilton counties, with personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.

Biographical record and portrait album of Webster and Hamilton counties, Iowa : containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each, portraits and biographies of the governors of the state, engravings of prominent citizens in Webster and Hamilton counties, with personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.

Biographies and portraits of the progressive men of Iowa : leaders in business, politics and the professions; together with an original and authentic history of the state

Biographies and portraits of the progressive men of Iowa : leaders in business, politics and the professions; together with an original and authentic history of the state

The blue book of Iowa women : a history of comtemporary women

The blue book of Iowa women : a history of contemporary women

Business men of Iowa : a biographical cross section of commercial, financial, industrial, professional, agricultural and public life within the state

A century of Iowa Baptist history, 1834-1934

Des Moines, Iowa pictorial and biographical deluxe supplement

Die Deutschen von Iowa und deren Errungenschaften. Eine Geschichte des Staates, dessen deutscher Pioniere und ihrer Nachkommen

Hawkeyes known and noted : (Iowa who’s who)

History of Harrison County, Iowa : containing full-page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Iowa, and of the presidents of the United States

History of Iowa from the earliest times to the beginning of the twentieth century

History of the Scandinavians and successful Scandinavians in the United States

History of western Iowa, its settlement and growth : A comprehensive compilation of progressive events concerning the counties, cities, towns, and villages–biographical sketches of the pioneers and business men, with an authentic history of the state of Iowa

Iowa colonels and regiments : being a history of Iowa regiments in the War of the Rebellion and containing a description of the battles in which they have fought

The Iowa Press Association’s Who’s Who in Iowa : a biographical record of Iowa’s leaders in business, professional and public life

Iowa, its history and its foremost citizens

A Memorial and biographical record of Iowa

Men of Iowa : a collection of portraits of representative men in business, professional and official life in the great state of Iowa. —

A narrative history of the people of Iowa : with special treatment of their chief enterprises in education, religion, valor, industry, business, etc.

Outstanding Iowa women

Portrait and biographical album of Clinton County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Iowa and of the Presidents of the United States, also containing a history of the county from its earliest settlement up to the present time

Portrait and biographical album of Henry County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with protraits and biographies of all the governors of Iowa, and of the presidents of the United States

Portrait and biographical album of Henry County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with protraits and biographies of all the governors of Iowa, and of the presidents of the United States

Portrait and biographical album of Wapello County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Iowa and the presidents of the United States.

Portrait and biographical record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton counties, Iowa : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the counties, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States

Recollections and sketches of notable lawyers and public men of early Iowa : belonging to the first and second generations, with anecdotes and incide nts illustrative of the times

Recollections and sketches of notable lawyers and public men of early Iowa belonging to the first and second generations : with anecdotes and incidents illustrative of the times

The story of Iowa: the progress of an American state

T. Andreas’ illustrated historical atlas of the state of Iowa, 1875

The United States biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men

The United States biographical dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men

The valley and the shadow : comprising the experiences of a blind ex-editor, a literary biography, humorous autobiographical sketches, a chapter of Iowa journalism, and sketches of the west and western men

 

 

 

Business Records & Commerce

Index to articles of incorporation, 1913-1978, articles of incorporation, 1898-1926

Iowa non-population census schedules, 1850-1880

The Mercantile Agency reference book and key : with a list of banks and bankers, state collection laws, maps, etc. : January 1904

 

 

 

Church

Iowa, births and christenings, 1830-1950

Iowa, church and civil marriages, 1837-1989

Iowa, deaths and burials, 1850-1990

Iowa, marriages, 1809-1992

99 churches of Jefferson County, Iowa

Behind these years 1839 … 1939 : the story of the first one hundred years of the First Presbyterian Church of Davenport, Iowa.

Builders of a commonwealth

A century of Iowa Baptist history, 1834-1934

Historical sketches of Iowa Baptists

Historical sketches of Iowa Baptists

History of the Catholic Church in Iowa

History of the Catholic Church in Iowa : comprising information of the early days, origin and progress of the diocese of Dubuque, missions amongst the Indian tribes, together with a chapter of Rt. Rev. Dr. Smyth and Rt. Rev. Dr. Hennessy

A history of the Church of the Brethren in southern Iowa

History of the Church of the Brethren on the northern plains

History of the Northwest Iowa Conference, 1872-1903

History of the Upper Iowa Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1856-1906

The Men of the past: our predecessors and associates in the ministry, within the present bounds of Iowa Presbytery

The Mennonites in Iowa : marking the one hundredth anniversary of the coming of the Mennonites to Iowa

A missionary synod with a mission : a memoir for the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran synod of Iowa and other states

One hundred years of the Iowa Presbyterian Church

The pilgrims of Iowa

The Presbyterian Church in Iowa, 1837-1900 : history

The Quakers of Iowa

Religion in Iowa

Seventy-five years of God’s grace, a history of the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod in Iowa, 1879-1954

Every name index, a history of the Church of the Brethren in southern Iowa

Biographical data relative to Iowa Friends

Church records (Iowa), 1927-1962

Church records, 1831-1917

Church records, 1841-1914

Church records, 1853-1886

Church records, 1863-1927

Church records, 1868-1939

Church records, 1936

Collection

Early church vital records

Iowa churches : a file at the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Iowa Conference centennial, 1874-1974

Ministerial biographies : a file in the Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Minutes of the annual and general conferences, 1878-1897

Minutes of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth annual meetings, 1874-1876

Minutes, 1892-1909

Pastor’s personal record book

Record of members, 1882-1941; annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907-1951

A record of the tercentenary reports within the bounds of the Synod of Ohio and adjacent states, 1863-1867

The William Wade Hinshaw index to Iowa Quaker meeting records

 

 

 

Court Records

Iowa, Fayette County Probate Records, 1851-1928

Iowa, Polk County Probate Records, 1914-1924

Iowa, Poweshiek County Land Records, 1855-1934

Iowa, Poweshiek County Probate, School, and Court Records, 1850-1954

United States Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1800-c. 1955

United States, Freedmen’s Branch Records, 1872-1878

Iowa grave records and genealogical data, 1800-1900

 

 

 

Description & Travel

The book that gave to Iowa its name : a reprint

Galland’s Iowa emigrant : containing a map, and general descriptions of Iowa Territory

Iowa as it is in 1855 : a gazetteer for its citizens, and a hand-book for immigrants, embracing a full description of the state of Iowa … Information for the immigrant respecting the selection, entry, and cultivation of prairie soil; a list of unentered lands in the state, &c.

Notes on Wisconsin territory

Iowa, the home for immigrants : Being a treatise on the resources of Iowa and giving useful infor mation with regard to the state for the benefit of immigrants and others

Skandinavish koloni i Iowa

Some historic markers in Iowa

 

 

 

Employees, Officials, & Occupations

United States National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, 1954-1970, index

United States Casualties of Army Personnel, Dependents and Civilian Employees, 1961-1981, index

Recollections and sketches of notable lawyers and public men of early Iowa : belonging to the first and second generations, with anecdotes and incide nts illustrative of the times

Iowa official register

 

 

 

Ethnic Records

African American Records

United States Freedmen’s Bureau Miscellaneous Records,1865-1872, index links to images

United States Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen, 1865-1872, index & images

United States, Freedman’s Bank Records, 1865-1874, index & images

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Hospital and Medical Records, 1865-1872, index & images

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Ration Records,1865-1872, index & images

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Records of Persons and Articles Hired, 1865-1872

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Freedmen’s Court Records, 1865-1872, index & images

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Land and Property Records, 1865-1872, index & images

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of the Superintendent of Education and of the Division of Education, 1865-1872, index & images

 

 

 

Japanese American Records

United States, War Relocation Authority centers, final accountability rosters, 1942-1946, index & images

 

 

 

Native American Records

United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

Annuity payroll of the Sac and Fox of the Mississippi in Iowa, Sept. 15, 1910

Narrative of the march of Morgan’s Mounted Volunteers from Fort Atkinson, Iowa, to Long Prairie, Minnesota guarding removal of the Winnebago Indians

Catlin’s notes of eight years’ travels and residence in Europe with his North American Indian collection : with anecdotes and incidents of the travels and adventures of three different parties of American Indians whom he introduced to the courts of England, France and Belgium

Indians of the central plains

The Iowa

 

 

 

Minorities

United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012, index & images

The British in Iowa

Chapters on Scandinavian immigration to Iowa

Die Deutschen von Iowa und deren Errungenschaften. Eine Geschichte des Staates, dessen deutscher Pioniere und ihrer Nachkommen

The Hollanders of Iowa

The Jews of Iowa…

Hanes Cymry Minnesota, Foreston a Lime Springs, Ia. : wedi ei gasglu gan amryw o’r hen sefydlwyr

Iowa Wends

The British in Iowa

Iowa Wends

Luxemburger Gazette (Dubuque, Iowa)

 

 

 

 

Genealogy

Michael Keith Mulford compilation of descendants of the Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots buried in Iowa

Ancestors of members of Iowa Mennonite Historical Society

Behind these years 1839 … 1939 : the story of the first one hundred years of the First Presbyterian Church of Davenport, Iowa.

Century farm applications

Family record collection

Fifty year Iowa farm families

The first hundred years, 1865-1965

Genealogical gleanings from Iowa

Genealogical records, 1935

Iowa families

Iowa genealogical records

Iowa grave records and genealogical data, 1800-1900

Iowa miscellaneous family records

Iowa pioneer families

Iowa pioneers

Lineage record of the members of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the state of Iowa, April, 1933

Northwest Iowa pioneers

Pioneer family records, 1953

Surname collection

Travelogue; Desdemonia Smith (Early pioneer to Treasure Valley)

Michael Keith Mulford compilation of descendants of the Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots buried in Iowa

Hawkeye heritage surname and topical index, v. 1:1966-v. 4:1969

Harrison County happenings

Hawkeye heritage

Hawkeye heritage surname and topical index, v. 1:1966-v. 4:1969

Iowa historian : the newsletter of the State Historical Society of Iowa

Midwestern heritage

 

 

 

History

The American Legion in Iowa, 1919-1929

Biographies and portraits of the progressive men of Iowa : leaders in business, politics and the professions; together with an original and authentic history of the state

Biographies and portraits of the progressive men of Iowa : leaders in business, politics and the professions; together with an original and authentic history of the state

The book that gave to Iowa its name : a reprint

Did emigrants from New England first settle Iowa?

Discovering historic Iowa

A glimpse of Iowa in 1846

A hand book of Iowa, or, The discovery, settlement, geographical location, topography, natural resources, geology, climatoglogy

High points of Iowa history

Historical address on the early exploration and settlement of the Mississippi Valley : delivered in Davenport, Iowa, January 21st 1873

History of Fremont County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc.; a biographical directory of many of its leading citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, history of Iowa and the northwest, map of Fremont County …

A history of Iowa Baptist schools

History of Iowa County Iowa and its people

History of Iowa from the earliest times to the beginning of the twentieth century

The history of Keokuk County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., a biographical directory of its citizens, war records of its volunteers in the late rebellion, history of the Northwest, history of Iowa, map of Keokuk County…constitution of the state of Iowa…&c.

The history of Keokuk County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., a biographical directory of its citizens, war records of its volunteers in the late rebellion, history of the Northwest, history of Iowa, map of Keokuk County…constitution of the state of Iowa…&c.

History of Kossuth, Hancock and Winnebago counties, Iowa : together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships; history of Iowa

History of Kossuth, Hancock and Winnebago counties, Iowa : together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships; history of Iowa

History of Lone Tree

A history of the people of Iowa

History of township government in Iowa

The history of Van Buren County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., a biographical directory of citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, history of the northwest, history of Iowa, map of Van Buren County, constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, &c.

The History of Wapello County, Iowa : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., a biographical directory of citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, history of the northwest, history of Iowa, map of Wapello County, constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, &c.

History of western Iowa : its settlement and growth; a comprehensive compilation of progressive events concerning the counties, cities, town and villages…with an authentic history of the state of Iowa

History of western Iowa, its settlement and growth : A comprehensive compilation of progressive events concerning the counties, cities, towns, and villages–biographical sketches of the pioneers and business men, with an authentic history of the state of Iowa

History of Winneshiek and Allamakee counties, Iowa

Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875

An illustrated history of the state of Iowa : being a complete civil, political, and military history of the state, from its first emploration down to 1875

Index to History of western Iowa

The Iowa

Iowa grave records and genealogical data, 1800-1900

Iowa in times of war

Iowa pioneer foundations

Iowa records

Iowa to Michigan to Vermont : two early letters

Iowa, its history and its foremost citizens

Ioway to Iowa : the genesis of a corn and Bible commonwealth

Letters, 1846-1850, addressed to George Carlisle in Bethany, N. Y.

A narrative history of the people of Iowa : with special treatment of their chief enterprises in education, religion, valor, industry, business, etc.

Narrative of the march of Morgan’s Mounted Volunteers from Fort Atkinson, Iowa, to Long Prairie, Minnesota guarding removal of the Winnebago Indians

Northwest Iowa pioneers

Northwestern Iowa, its history and traditions, 1804-1926 : comprising the counties of Woodbury, Momona, Plymouth, Cherokee, O’Brien, Sioux, Lyon, Osceola, Sac, Burna Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Calhoun, Ida, Crawford, Carroll, and Greene

Old world Iowans : transplanted Europeans, loyal Americans in Iowa

Outline of history of Iowa counties

The pioneer history of Pocahontas County, Iowa : from the time of its earliest settlement to the present time…early history of Iowa

Recollections and sketches of notable lawyers and public men of early Iowa belonging to the first and second generations : with anecdotes and incidents illustrative of the times

Samuel Jordan Kirkwood

Story of Iowa

The story of Iowa : the progress of an American state

T. Andreas’ illustrated historical atlas of the state of Iowa, 1875

The Telegraph-Herald’s abridged history of the state of Iowa : with one hundred halftone views of interesting points on the Mississippi River

Territorial papers of Iowa, 1838-1852

Thomas Cox

Who made Iowa, or, Who are the Pioneers and old settlers of Iowa : and their work in the making of the state

William Peters Hepburn

Index to History of western Iowa

The Annals of Iowa : a historical quarterly

The annals of Iowa volume one – (1863)

The Iowa journal of history and politics

Official register of the state of Iowa, 1925-26

 

 

 

Government & Legal

Laws of Iowa, 1838-1861

 

 

 

Government & Politics

George Wallace Jones

The governors of Iowa

History of township government in Iowa

Iowa official register

Robert Lucas

Samuel Jordan Kirkwood

Taxation in southern states, church and education

 

 

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Guide to depositories of manuscript collections in the United States, Iowa

Guide to manuscript collections in Iowa

Guide to manuscripts

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 02, Federal Courts, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 03, Department of the Treasury, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 04, Department of War, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 05, Department of Justice, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 07, Department of the Navy, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 08, Department of the Interior, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 09, Department of Agriculture, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 10, Department of Commerce, no. 14, Iowa

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 16, Farm Credit Administration, no. 14, Iowa

 

 

 

Medical

Medicine in Iowa from its early settlement to 1876

The Medical and surgical directory of the state of Iowa

 

 

 

Names & Surnames

Hawkeye heritage surname and topical index, v. 1:1966-v. 4:1969

Hawkeyes known and noted : (Iowa who’s who)

Iowa – [Births, marriages and deaths in the Appler family]

Iowa – Iowa marriages, wills, and Rutledge family

Iowa – In memory of H. Lucille Crabb

Iowa – In memory of Mabel Mildred Welch Crabb

Iowa – Iowa marriages, wills, and Rutledge family

 

 

 

Newspapers

Iowa newspapers established between 1839 and 1875: (as tablulated in the census returns of 1875)

Jefferson County, Iowa surname index, 1750-1987

 

 

 

Postal & Shipping

Abandoned towns, villages and post offices of Iowa

 

 

 

Public Records

United States Public Records, 1970-2009, index

Travel journal, March 26 – June 8, 1859

 

 

 

Social Life & Customs

Iowa, the home for immigrants : Being a treatise on the resources of Iowa and giving useful information with regard to the state for the benefit of immigrants and others

 

 

 

Societies

The American Legion in Iowa, 1919-1929

The constitution of the society of the sons of the revolution : and by-laws and register of the Iowa society

Discovering historic Iowa

History of Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M

History, Department of Iowa, Woman’s relief corps, auxiliary to the Grand army of the republic, 1884-1934

Journal of the forty-first annual convention of the department of Iowa Woman’s Relief Corps : auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, held at Marshalltown, Iowa, June 10-11-12, 1924

Lineage record of the members of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the state of Iowa, April, 1933

Records, 1914-1937

Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the state of Iowa

Report of the organization and reunions, 1884-1887

Proceedings of the Historical Society of Linn County, Iowa, Cedar Rapids

 

 

 

 

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Iowa Military Records

Iowa – Iowa, Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty, 1862-1910, index links to images

Iowa – Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958, index

United States Casualties of Army Personnel, Dependents and Civilian Employees, 1961-1981, index

United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, index & images

United States Muster Rolls of the Marine Corps, 1798-1937, index & images

United States Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891, index & images

United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914, index & images

Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998, index

United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations,1768-1921, index & images

Iowa, Armed Forces grave registrations, ca. 1835-1998

Iowa, records of persons subject to military duty, 1862-1910

Armed Forces grave registration records, 1776-1998

Company B, 7th Iowa volunteer infantry: [Chickasaw, Floyd, Howard, and Mitchell Counties]

Hand book for Iowa Soldier’s and Sailors’ Monument

Iowa veterans buried out of state : Graves Registration Service, a division of the Adjutant General’s Department

List of ex-soldiers, sailors and marines, living in Iowa

Muster roll, 1862

Persons subject to military duty, ca. 1862-1910

Roster of the Iowa National Guard, April 1, 1908

Biennial report of the adjutant general of Iowa for the biennial period ended November 30, 1916

United States Revolutionary War, Virginia Pension Application Files, 1830-1875

Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949

Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958

Iowa, Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty, 1862-1910

 

 

 

Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872, index & images

United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783, index & images

United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783, index & images

Michael Keith Mulford compilation of descendants of the Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots buried in Iowa

Index to the 1840 census of Delaware County, Iowa; 1841 Revolutionary War pensioners in Iowa; index to 1820 census of Crawford County, Michigan Territory; index to 1820 census of Oakland County, Michigan Territory; index to 1830 census of B

Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the state of Iowa

 

 

 

Mexican-American War, 1846-1848

United States Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848, index & images

United States Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926, index & images

Compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served during the Mexican War in Mormon organizations

Roster and record of Iowa soldiers in the War of the Rebellion: together with historical sketches of volunteer organizations, 1861-1866

 

 

 

US Civil War

United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917, index links to images

United States Civil War Confederate Papers of Citizens or Businesses, 1861-1865, index links to images

United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865, index

United States Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861-1934, index links to images

United States Confederate Navy and Marine Service Records, 1861-1865

United States Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865

United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903, index & images

United States Register of Confederates and Civilians Who Died in the North,1861-1865, index & images

A History of the First Regiment Iowa Cavalry veteran volunteers : from its organization in 1861 to its muster out of the United States service in 1866. Also, a complete roster of the regiment

A history of the Sixth Iowa Infantry

A succinct history of the 28th Iowa Volunteer Infantry : from date of muster into service, October 10th, 1862 at Iowa City, Iowa to its final muster out, August 13th, 1865 at Davenport, Iowa

Account book, 1861- ca. 1874

Address to the surviving members of the Twenty-First Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, on the occasion of their fourth reunion at Strawberry Point, Iowa, September 3d, 1889

American patriotism, or, memoirs of “common men”

Campaigns and battles of the Twelfth Regiment, Iowa Veteran Volunteer Infantry : from organization, September 1861, to muster out, January 20, 1866

Casualties of the 39th Iowa infantry (Civil War)

Civil War records of Company “C”, 32nd Infantry, Iowa

Company E, 2nd Iowa Infantry Regiment

Dedication of monuments erected by the state of Iowa : commemorating the death, suffering and valor of her soldiers on the battlefields of Vick[s]burg, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Shiloh and in the Confederate prison at Andersonville : November twelfth to twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and six

Downing’s Civil War diary

Edmond Dean Jones of Springville, Iowa : life and times, including Civil War letters

First and second re-unions of the Thirty-Fifth Iowa Infantry held at Muscatine, Iowa : first re-union, September 29, 1886, second re-union, October 2 and 3, 1889

Grand Army of the Republic records, Iowa posts : indexes to veterans ; post membership records

Hand book for Iowa Soldier’s and Sailors’ Monument

History of the fifteenth regiment, Iowa veteran volunteer infantry : from October 1861 to August 1865, when disbanded at end of the war

History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry

History of the Thirtieth Iowa Infantry Volunteers : giving a complete record of the movements of the regiment from its organization, until mustered out

History of the Twenty-Second Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry : from the date of enlistment to muster out of the service of the United States, giving all the important events in its campaigns in Missouri, in the siege and capture of Vicksburg, in the Texas expedition and in the Shenandoah Valley

Incidents connected with the history of the Thirty-Second Iowa Infantry

Index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Iowa

Iowa colonels and regiments : being a history of Iowa regiments in the War of the Rebellion and containing a description of the battles in which they have fought

Iowa colonels and regiments : being a history of Iowa regiments in the War of the Rebellion and containing a description of the battles in which they have fought

Iowa in war times

Iowa victims of Andersonville

Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949, index & images

Military records, 1861-1865

Muster rolls, 1864

Nebraska / Iowa Grand Army of the Republic records, 1861-1948

Official army list of the volunteers of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado

Proceedings of Crocker’s Iowa Brigade

Proceedings of the reunion and camp-fire of the Iowa Battery Association, Council Bluffs, Iowa, September 21st and 22nd, 1898 : including some other matters of interest to “the old boys”

Revised roster, Company D, 12th Regiment, Iowa Infantry Volunteers

Roster and record of Iowa soldiers in the War of the Rebellion : together with historical sketches of volunteer organizations, 1861-1866

Roster of 6th Iowa Vol. Inft., arranged by companies : names and p.o. address of all surviving comrades so far as known, done at Osceola, Iowa, Aug., A.D. 1888

Roster of Co. I, 6th infantry, war of the rebellion: recruited and organized at Burlington, Iowa, springtime of 1861

Roster of the Fourth Iowa Cavalry Veteran Volunteers, 1861-1865

Sergeant Rose and the 15th Iowa in the War of the Rebellion

Sketches of two companies from Appanoose County, Iowa being 1, Third Reg. Iowa Cavalry, and Co. D, Sixth Reg. Iowa Infantry, also the live business men Centerville, Iowa

Statistical roster of the Fifth Iowa Volunteer Infantry

The capture and destruction of Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865 : personal experiences and recollections of Major H. C. McArthur, Fifteenth Iowa Infantry Volunteers, a.d.c. to General W.W. Belknap, commanding Crocker’s Iowa Brigade, Seventeenth Army Corps

The Lyon campaign in Missouri : being a history of the first Iowa infantry and of the causes which led up to its organization, and how it earned the thanks of Congress, which it got. Together with a birdseye view of the conditions in Iowa preceding the great Civil War of 1861

The Second Iowa Infantry at Fort Donelson, February 15, 1862 : together with an outline history of the regiment from its organization at Keokuk, Iowa, May 27, 1861 to final discharge at Davenport, Iowa, July 20, 1865

The Thirty-Fourth Iowa Regiment : brief history

Third reunion, Iowa Brigade : 2d, 7th, 8th, 12th and 14th infantry : held at Newton, Iowa, Wednesday and Thursday, August 21 and 22, 1895

Three years among the Indians in Dakota

United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Individual Civilians, 1861-1866

United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866

 

 

 

Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901

From Iowa to the Philippines: a history of company M, Fifty-First Iowa Infantry Volunteers

 

 

 

World War I

United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919, index links to images

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, index & images

Iowa, Black Hawk County, Waterloo, World War I Pledge Cards, 1917-1918, index links to images

Iowa, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918

The story of the 168th infantry

The price of our heritage : in memory of the heroic dead of the 168 Infantry

 

 

 

World War II

United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, index

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, index & images

Iowa, military records: World War II 4th draft registration cards, 1942

Iowa, World War II draft registration cards for young men, 1940-1947

World War II honor list of dead and missing: state of Iowa

 

 

 

Vietnam War

United States Military Personnel who Died During the Vietnam War, 1956-2003

 

 

 

Veterans

United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, index links to images

United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926, index & images

United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, index & images

 

 

 

 

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