Delaware County, Iowa

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Delaware Co. Genealogical Society

304 N Franklin
Manchester, IA 52057


NOTE:  Keep in mind the library staff does not do genealogy research nor do they take phone calls or messages for us, they do not have the staff. The Genealogy room is open to the public Mon.- Sat. during library hrs.  It is not staffed, however, a volunteer may be there or may be called for help.

New date and time!

Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 1:30 in the afternoon, in the library basement. Email requests may be sent to: 



For email requests we will do a check of what we have available on the surname you're looking for.  Please include Name, mailing address, email address, phone number and as much identifying information as possible on the surname you're looking for. Beyond that our research fees are....$5.00 plus copy expenses to start a search. If you want to continue then $5.00/hr plus expenses.

 Clayton County Genealogical Center

119 N. Main St., Elkader, October 3 & 4, 2015

 State Historical Society of Iowa

In Des Moines
600 East Locust
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Call 515-281-6200

In Iowa City
402 Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240-1806
Call 319-335-3916

The hours of reference & retrieval are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.  Archives, photograph, and manuscript collections are closed Saturdays, unless arrangements are made in advance.  Arrangements can be made to use archival material on Saturdays by requesting the needed material from an archives staff member prior to noon on the preceding Friday. 

State Historical Society of Iowa, Research

Iowa Genealogical Society

628 East Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924


515-727-1824   FAX    email address

Iowa Genealogical Society


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