Cedar County, Iowa
Lookup Volunteers

If you have access to or possess any materials that relate to Cedar Co. and would like to volunteer to do look ups for researchers, please contact me, Lynn McCleary, County Coordinator . It is a wonderful way to make new genalogical contacts.

To request a lookup, please follow these simple guidelines:

  • Put CEDAR COUNTY LOOKUPin the subject line and the NAME OF THE SOURCE on he first line of your message.
  • Follow with the specific information you are looking for. Please limit your request to a reasonable number of names. and do not ask for "everybody with X surname".
  • Remember to send a thank you to the volunteer who helped you out!

I have a cd ~ History of Cedar County Iowa published in 1878. Mary Ellen Lanigan
Stones and Sites, Graves of Cedar Co. 1836-1986

Cedar Land Vol. 1, 1878 History of Cedar Co.,

some Cedar Co. Historical Reviews

The History of Rochester, published in 1987

Pictorial Atlases for Cedar Co. for 1977 and 1983.

Jacie Thomsen
Atlas Company 1965 Cedar County, Iowa Atlas. Lists approximately 1,800 families. Gives names of both spouses, name of wife's father, children (& some spouses of children), occupation, religion, location, and other miscellaneous information.

Will do lookups on Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest.

My personal Family Tree Maker file has more than 256,000 individuals, with prime focus in Jones County but much spill-over into Cedar Co.

Tom Myles
Herbert Hoover's Hometown; by Maud Stratton - lots of history of the West Branch area

West Branch: The first 150 Years

West Branch /Springdale Alumni lists from mid 1800s-ca1997

Stones and Sites, Graves of Cedar Co. 1836-1986

Melissa Grandt
Durant 1954 Centennial Book

Josie Banks
Civil War Diary of Alexander G. Downing. Contains many Cedar County names.

Dale E. Miller, Jr.

Page updated July 26, 2012

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