Vital records in the State of Iowa were officially recorded beginning in the year 1880.
In Grundy County, you may find records as early as 1875 for births and 1856 for marriages.
These records can be searched at the Grundy County Courthouse Recorder's office, with the following exceptions ...
- Birth, Marriage, and Death records for the years 1921-1941 must be searched and requested at the state level.
- All single parent births prior to July 1, 1995 must be requested at the state level.
- All adoption records must be requested at the state level.
- Any record ordered sealed by a court of law.
For additional information on obtaining a record from Grundy County, visit the Grundy County Recorder website.
For additional information on obtaining a record from the State of Iowa, visit the Iowa Department of Public Health website.
The following links are transcribed data of some of the vital records which can be found at the courthouse. This information should be used as a guide and the original, primary source record should be obtained to verify the transcribed data. The transcriptions are generally a listing of basic information and do not contain all of the information on the original record.
Birth RecordsBirth Index 1875-1897 - Partial
Register of Births, Book 1, 1880-1897
Register of Births, Book 2, 1897-1908
Register of Births, Book 3, 1909-1917
Marriage RecordsRegister of Marriage Licenses 1856-1881
Marriage Records, Book 1, 1881-1885
Marriage Records, Book 2, 1885-1890
Marriage Records, Book 3, 1890-1895
Misc. Marriages submitted by researchers
Death RecordsRegister of Deaths, Book 1, 1880-1897
Record of Deaths, Book 2, 1897-1910
Record of Deaths, Book 3, 1910-1914
Death Index 1917-1918, 1921-1936
Record of Deaths, Book 4, 1918-1921