Des Moines County IA Genealogy

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Des Moines Records by Type

Birth Records (12)
Cemetery Records (177)
Census Records (68)
Church Records (57)
City Directories (74)
Court Records (8)
Death Records (37)
Histories and Genealogies (24)
Immigration Records (15)
Land Records (16)
Map Records (23)
Marriage Records (24)
Military Records (8)
Miscellaneous Records (12)
Newspapers and Obituaries (129)
Probate Records (9)
School Records (32)
Tax Records (1)

Des Moines County Records by City/Town

Augusta Genealogy (60)
Burlington Genealogy (348)
Danville Genealogy (71)
Dodgeville Genealogy (59)
Huron Genealogy (63)
Kingston Genealogy (58)

Kossuth Genealogy (64)
Mediapolis Genealogy (81)
Pleasant Grove Genealogy (65)
Union in Des Moines County Genealogy (63)
West Burlington Genealogy (76)

Overview of Des Moines County Records

  • Des Moines County was created in 1834 from Michigan Territory.
  • Birth, marriage, and death records for 1880 and later can be obtained from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
  • The Des Moines County Clerk District Court has birth records starting in 1880, death records from 1880 to 1921 and from 1941 to the present, marriage records starting in 1835, divorce records, probate records starting in 1835, clerk records starting in 1835, and naturalization records starting in 1840.
  • Online indexes and images for many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.