Des Moines County Genealogy Search (Iowa)

Perform a free Des Moines County, IA public genealogy records search, including genealogy ancestry histories, family search histories, and family trees.


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Des Moines County Birth Certificates https://www.dmcounty.com/219/Births-Deaths-Marriage---Vital-Records View Des Moines County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Des Moines County Divorce Certificates https://iowaculture.gov/history/research/collections/vital-records Find Des Moines County, Iowa divorce certificate information, including confidentiality, fees, and certified copy request procedure.

Des Moines County Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.dmcounty.com/421/Marriage-Information View Des Moines County, Iowa marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

Des Moines County Recorder Vital Records http://www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx View Des Moines County Recorder vital records, including information on obtaining copies of records.

Find Des Moines County Genealogy Records

Des Moines County Genealogy Records are kept by a number of different government agencies and departments in Des Moines County, Iowa. The U.S. Census Bureau maintains Genealogy Records in the form of census data. Other municipal and Iowa State offices also maintain records that are useful for tracing lineage. Des Moines County Vital Records Offices hold birth, marriage, and death records that date back hundreds of years.

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  • What Des Moines County genealogy records are public records
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