NEW! Index of Names from the GPP now on site and serchable

Cemetery Database A gift of transcriptions has brought many more cemeteries and new transcriptions. It is an ongoing project to get these new transcriptions worked into the database with the existing transcripts, and to better the site overall.

A comprehensive map of all known county cemeteries, donated by Steve Norton can be found HERE, he developed this map while working as a county engineer.

We welcome pictures of your family gravestones!

Over 500 new stones placed in Woodland cemeteries to honor unmarked graves.

Check out listings from the WPA - Works Projects Admininstration, 1930's Graves Registration Survey.
WPA - Surname Index for Polk County:

 A -  B -  C -  D -  E -  F -  G -  H -  I -  J -  K -  L -  M
 N -  O -  P -  Q -  R -  S -  T -  U -  V -  W -  X -  Y -  Z
There are no Q names

To search other Iowa counties click here

Off-Site Links:

City of Des Moines cemeteries Interment Search
Includes: Glendale, Woodland and St. Ambrose, Laurel Hill, Oak Grove, Sims, and Elm Grove -- Site is being currently undergoing renovations, so link may not continue to work. If you get a not found, please notify me.

Highland Memory - Click on Burial Records to search. Gardens - Burial Search

USGenWeb Archives Iowa Cemeteries of Polk County

Find A Grave Website

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