Iowa Genealogy

Genealogy in Iowa.

This Iowa genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Iowa, offering a genealogy chatroom, Iowa genealogy links and an Iowa genealogy message forum.

Members: 15
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2013

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Iowa Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum


Started by winks533. Last reply by winks533 Sep 23, 2013. 2 Replies

I'm looking for the death dates for Carl Gustaf Peterson and his wife Joanna, Carl was born in 1828 and Joanna in 1834 both in Sweden. In 1900 they were living with daughter and son in law Oliver and Louise Nelson in Hays township in Ida County.In…Continue

Looking for mining claim records

Started by katydid. Last reply by Eliz Apr 16, 2013. 30 Replies

 Hi Everyone,I'm looking for mining claim records in Iowa. Possibly my gr. grandfather mined for gold there between 1872 and 1889.Where can I look for records of claims filed? Any place I can find death certificates 1887-89?Thanks! k …Continue

W.H. Gardner

Started by Rachelmo. Last reply by Rachelmo Feb 7, 2013. 11 Replies

My Gardner family is thought to have come from Iowa, but I can't find them in the 1870 census yet.  I have Charles Gardner born 1869 in Iowa.  He should be in a household with W.H. Gardner (possibly William Henry) and an unknown wife. They left the…Continue

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Court records

Started by cndyhoughton. Last reply by cndyhoughton Feb 24, 2012. 16 Replies

My great-grandfather was at Anamosa prison in 1886.  I am trying, so far unsuccessfully to find any records of his court appearance. Any suggestions? I have contacted Audubon courts where he was sentenced with no response.  He lived in Atlantic and…Continue

Alice Irene PIERCE

Started by Kim. Last reply by Kim Feb 2, 2010. 4 Replies

Looking for Alice Irene PIERCE born Sep 1931 possibly in Adams County Iowa to Eldon and Opal PIERCE. Married William Grant SMILEY. Would love any additional info on her that anyone comes across.thanks in advance…Continue

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