IAGenWeb Bremer County

Online Help with Your Research

 

Handy Tools and Supplies

Online Forms and Charts You'll find many forms and charts on this list, but the basics are pedigree charts and family group sheets.
Iowa Communities Past and Present Is there a "Unique" Iowa? What county is it in? How about Fairview? What towns are in Union County?
Town/County Search  When you're searching outside of Iowa and for the township a community is in.
Formation of Iowa Counties Was Bremer part of another county before it was formed? One of my ancestors was supposedly born in Yell County, Iowa, but there's no Yell County...is there?
Iowa Public Libraries  Addresses and phone numbers plus links to state, presidential, national, college, and law libraries
County Vital Records What years an Iowa county is likely to have birth, marriage, and death records for.

 

The Mega Sites

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet "A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet."
~~ Cyndi's List of Iowa Resources A treasure trove of genealogical websites for Iowa researchers.  
~~ Beginners' Guides All kinds of help for finding your ancestors, whether you're a beginner or in need of a few new tips and tricks.
RootsWeb The oldest and largest free genealogy site online.
~~ World Connect Family trees. Search those that are there and add your own.
~~ Mail Lists Browse the possibilities and dip into the archives before you subscribe, but consider starting with a locality or two. Iowa is an active and helpful list.
~~ Message Boards Organized by topic, surname, and locality.
USGenWeb Volunteers committed to providing free online data; organized by state and county. Links to all 50 states in the left-hand column of the home page. Don't miss the Archives or the Special Projects
Family Search (LDS Church) "The largest collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records in the world." NOTE: The new Family Search accesses an amazing amount of data. You can use the simple search on the home page or learn how to identify an increasingly pointed focus on the person you're looking for.
~~ Research Guide for Iowa An in-depth guide to genealogical research in Iowa. Available for printing as a .pdf file.
~~ Library Catalog  See what's available on your surname, locality, or topic of interest.
~~ Find a Family History Center Order microfilms of interest to read at a center close to home.

 

This page was last modified on April 17, 2017