Births, Marriages, Deaths

Vital Records, Obituaries and Memorials


(a Source of current obits, births, marriages, deaths)

  • Cedar Rapids Gazette (Linn County)
  • Marengo Pioneer Republican / Williamsburg Journal Tribune (Iowa County),
    The Chronicle Republican (formally Brooklyn Chronicle / Montezuma Republican, Poweshiek County)
    Star Press Union (formally Belle Plaine Union / South Benton Star Press, Benton County)
    * Use your search engine to search these papers.
    Your Weekly Paper (new website for the above local papers)
  • The English Valleys Star (North English, South English, Millersburg, Keswick, Webster and Kinross, Iowa and Keokuk Counties. New in May 2010)
  • The Warrior Tribune (Victor, Hartwick, Ladora, HLV School District.. New on 3 Oct 2012)
  • Iowa City Press-Citizen (Johnson County. Available for one week only)
  • Sigourney News-Review & Keota Eagle (Keokuk County)
  • Washington Evening Journal (Washington Co) also The Fairfield Leger (Jefferson Co) and Mt. Pleasant News (Henry Co)

Obituaries for Iowa County (most are posted on our Obituary Boards)


County & State Level Birth Records
State Level Birth Records
Church Birth Records
Miscellaneous Births


1836-1855:  County Courthouse Records Extractions
Church Marriage Records
1871-1920:  Marengo Newspaper Extractions


Death Records from Iowa County Courthouse
Death Records from the Iowa State Level
Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Database for Iowa County


Extractions from Netha Meyer's Obituary Collection - 19,996 records (updated 9/25/2015)
(Birth, Marriage, Death, Spouse and Parents names)
Search and Post Obituaries
Obituaries Obituary Message Board

Search and Post individually contributed obituaries.

We have a full set of county obituaries from June 2003 to the present. Please post your older obits.

Drake Community Library Obituary Collection:

Obituaries includes Victor obits from Grinnell, Brooklyn and Montezuma newspapers.

Funeral Cards/Notices