Saturday, June 21, 2014

Iowa Research Places and Documents to Find.


IOWA RESEARCH PLACES AND DOCUMENTS TO FIND

LIST OF PLACES


1.     Historical Societies in the State
2.        Libraries in the State, County and towns.
3.       State Archives
4.       Genealogical Societies
5.       University Libraries
6.       State College Libraries
      Churches
      Mausoleums
      Cemeteries
      Court Houses
      Land Records Offices

l      List of Resources

7.       Church Records
8.        Land records
9.        Probate Records
10.                  Estate Records
11.                  Adoption Records
12.                  Prothonotary Records
13.                  Tax Records
14.                   Medical Records
15.                   Foreclosure Records
16.                   School Records
17.                   Business Records
18.                   Wills
19.                   Cemetery Records
20.                   Mausoleums
21.                   Military Records
22.                   Military Medical Records
23.                   Books,  Newspapers, don’t limit search to local, early papers carried        data from 100 + miles away.
24.                  Church Bulletins
25.                   Obituaries
26.                  Ads in the paper
27.                   Church Archives for various Religious Faiths
28.                   Society Quarterlies
29.                   Extended Family (distant kin)
30.                   If recent death, neighbors of the deceased.
31.                   Civil, State and Federal Records
32.                    Ship Manifests
33.                    Embarking and Debarking Records
34.                    Citizenship records
35.                     Application for Citizenship
36.                    Use a Time Line for finding missing data



ON LINE SOURCES 
        
1.   usgenweb.org by   State and by county and look in the archives

2.   familysearch.org    

3.   Check Blogs for Surnames
4.    Online papers,
5.    Online books, ie NEHGS etc, NGS, ANCESTRY.
6.    facebook.com
7.    societies listed at Facebook.com(there are many)
8.    surname groups
9.    FTDNA.com
10.                   23 and Me
11.                   Maybe Ancestry.com for DNA before 1 September
12.                   genealogy.com before 1 Sept.

13.                   Eastern United States Re#D9A0F0

14.                  http://www.ourfamilyhistories.com/


          Lineage Societies ie http://scottishgenealogytipsntricks.blogspot.com/
            MyHeritage.com
            http://www.sampubco.com/     one of my favorite sites.
           http://blog.genealogybank.com/  good list posted here and I have this site.
             http://www.wikitree.com/

          Lost Colony Research Gr#11278FB
  
       
      https://www.linkedin.com/


Links to various online gazetteers are found at www.genealogy.net under regional resources, and http://www.progenealogists.com/germany/










usgenweb.org  by state and county  remember to look in their archives.

Information that can be purchased or found in various libraries.

findmypast.com



1989 Physicians Obituaries, an obituary index to the Journal of the American Medical Association; by Thomas Jay Kemp - Item #GPC3144 - 1 in stock - 50% off – shelf worn 
 ( There are many books about Physicians if you go  looking)

Important to show ..


*** Reasons for joining book sellers sites are many. 
1.   You can see  what is there about your area or name
2.   Compare to what your library may have or can order, interlibrary loan
3.   Society to order the book if it covers enough people.
4.   Always gives new ideas of where to look, we do  not normally think of.


 This is a good start for places to look and visit and read about.

 Please start using some books for your finds. Try your Local Family  History Center or local Library or Genealogical Library




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