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Genealogy

The study of family ancestries and histories
National Archives: Genealogists/Family Historians
A great starting place for genealogical research, how-to tips for beginners and experts, links to primary sources world-wide, and databases of family trees.
National Archives: State Archives
Genealogists may need to get information from state archives and historical societies. Here is contact information as of January, 2006
Cyndi’s List
A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet, 261,000+ links for family history! (as of 9/1/06)
Repository of Primary Sources
A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.
Iowa Genealogical Society
IGS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create and foster an interest in genealogy and to aid others in researching their family history. IGS was founded in 1965 by a small group of dedicated genealogists who met in members' houses and carried the original collection in an orange crate. Today our 3,000+ members are worldwide and the book collection alone spans the length of over five football fields.
State Historical Society of Iowa
A main repository of Iowa historical and genealogical information.
Society of American Archivists
Organizations, associations and groups related to or of interest to the archival profession.
Central Iowa Obituaries
Website compiled by Jerry Hale of Deltona, FL. You may search obituaries from central Iowa. You can search easily by the beginning letter of their surname.
Marshall County GenWeb Project
Jennie Pahls, Marshall County, Iowa County Coordinator. On this website that she has created you can search Vitals, Obits, Cemeteries, Local Resources, Surnames, Biographies, Township/Town Info of Marshall County.
Iowa GenWeb Project
This website has County Projects, Map of Counties, Special Projects: State-wide Resources, the ability to Lookup Cities & Towns, County Formation, County Vital Records for counties within Iowa.
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project
The mission of this project is to capture digital images of the gravestones of our ancestors buried in Iowa. As decades pass -- many stones are deteriorating and even disappearing. By archiving these images, we can pay honor to our ancestors and help save these important records . . as well as providing researchers a tool for exchanging info with other researchers with common ancestry.