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Many types of records including Newspapers from all of Iowa's 99 counties spanning from 1836 to the present, Census, Courthouse Records, Cemetery Records, Land Deeds, Wills, Military Records, GAR Records (Civil War Records), Naturalizations, Vital Records (births, deaths, marriages), World War I Draft Registrations, Iowa Quaker Records, Old Age Assistance Records, Probates, Iowa Pioneer Certificates (pre-1856), County Records, Family Histories, City and County Histories, Local Histories, Iowa County Publications, City Directories, Farmer Directories, county records on microfilm, plat maps, books and periodicals, Miscellaneous Records, Manuscript and Map Collection, are widely available.
Federal census for Iowa from 1840 thru 1930 as well as Iowa State Census records 1856, 1885, 1905, 1915, 1925.
The 1925 Iowa State Census is a dream with questions on parents, religion, education, marriage, for every member of the household. If a grandmother or grandfather was living with their children in 1925, census will list names of grandmother's or grandfather's parents. If so, will provide another generation.
Special census 1838, 1844, 1846, 1847, 1849, 1851-1854.
Mortality, agricultural and other special census records.
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