Iowa Genealogy Search

Perform a free Iowa public genealogy records search, including genealogy ancestry histories, family search histories, and family trees.


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Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Archives https://iowaculture.gov/history/research View Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs collections and catalog information, including museum, research, books, objects, census and photographs.

Iowa Department of Public Health Vital Records http://www.idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/vital-records View Iowa Department of Public Health vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, entitled persons, fees and certified copies.

Iowa Obituaries http://www.obitsarchive.com/obituaries/usa/iowa Search Iowa obituaries by last name, first name, event date and keyword.

Iowa State Birth Certificates https://idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/vital-records View Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

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

Iowa State Vital Records http://idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/request-record View Iowa vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

Union County Birth Certificates http://unioncountyiowa.org/website/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/MX-3070N_20190701_135339.pdf View Union County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Union County Death Certificates & Records http://unioncountyiowa.org/departments/recorder/vital-records/ Find Union County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Union County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/union/ View Union County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

Van Buren County Death Certificates & Records https://idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/vital-records Find Van Buren County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Van Buren County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/vanburen/ View Van Buren County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

Van Buren County Marriage Certificates & Records http://vanburencoia.org/Recorder.html View Van Buren County, Iowa marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

Van Buren County Vital Records http://unioncountyiowa.org/departments/recorder/vital-records/ View Van Buren County, Iowa vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

Wapello County Death Certificates & Records https://wapellocounty.org/departments/recorder/vital-records/ Find Wapello County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Warren County Birth Certificates https://onedrive.live.com/ View Warren County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Warren County Death Certificates & Records https://www.warrencountyia.org/recorder Find Warren County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Warren County Vital Records https://www.warrencountyia.org/recorderlinks View Warren County, Iowa vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

Washington County Birth Certificates https://co.washington.ia.us/DocumentCenter/View/1587/Application-for-Iowa-Vital-Record View Washington County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Washington County Death Certificates & Records https://co.washington.ia.us/297/Birth-Death-Marriage-Records Find Washington County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Washington County Public Library Database http://www.washington.lib.ia.us/digital View Washington County Public Library digital collection, including genealogy and local history.

Wayne County Death Certificates & Records https://idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/vital-records Find Wayne County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Wayne County Vital Records http://idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/request-record View Wayne County, Iowa vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

Webster County Birth Certificates https://idph.iowa.gov/Portals/1/userfiles/68/Forms/app_certified_copies_generic-20190701.pdf View Webster County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Webster County Death Certificates & Records http://www.webstercountyia.org/departments/recorder/vital_statistics.php Find Webster County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Webster County Divorce Certificates http://www.webstercountyia.org/departments/recorder/divorce_dissolution.php Find Webster County, Iowa divorce certificate information, including confidentiality, fees, and certified copy request procedure.

Webster County Marriage Certificates & Records http://www.webstercountyia.org/departments/recorder/marriage_license.php View Webster County, Iowa marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

Winnebago County Death Certificates & Records https://www.winnebagocountyiowa.gov/departments/recorder/ Find Winnebago County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Winnebago County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/winnebago/ View Winnebago County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

Winneshiek County Death Certificates & Records https://www.winneshiekcounty.org/departments/recorder Find Winneshiek County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Winneshiek County Vital Records http://www.winneshiekcounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/birth_record_search.pdf View Winneshiek County, Iowa vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

Woodbury County Birth Certificates https://www.woodburycountyiowa.gov/vital-records-death-birth-and-marriage View Woodbury County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

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

Woodbury County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/woodbury/ View Woodbury County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

Worth County Death Certificates & Records https://www.worthcounty.org/pview.aspx Find Worth County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Worth County Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.worthcounty.org/pview.aspx View Worth County, Iowa marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

Wright County Birth Certificates https://idph.iowa.gov/health-statistics/vital-records View Wright County, Iowa birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Wright County Death Certificates & Records https://www.wrightcounty.org/departments/recorder/vital_records.php Find Wright County, Iowa death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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

Wright County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/iowa/wright/ View Wright County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

Wright County Government Marriage Applications http://www.wrightcounty.org/departments/recorder/vital_records_instructions_and_applications.php View Wright County Government marriage license information, including application form, age requirements and fees.

Wright County Recorder Vital Records http://www.wrightcounty.org/departments/recorder/about_vital_records.php View Wright County Recorder vital records, including requirements and fees for birth, death and marriage certificates and licenses.

Find Iowa Genealogy Records

Iowa Genealogy Records provide information on people who were born, lived, or died in IA. Several government agencies and departments maintain Genealogy Records, including the U.S. Census Bureau, Iowa offices, and county offices. These records help people track family histories and trace lineages. In Iowa, Vital Records Offices hold Genealogy Records such as birth, marriage, and death records that date back over a century.

Find Genealogy Records, including:
  • Birth and marriage records
  • Iowa Death records
  • Property deeds and sales
  • IA Military records
  • Online access to genealogy records

Genealogy Search in Iowa