This site is hosted by Linda Ziemann. I was raised at Seney, Plymouth County, IA. My paternal grandparents and their parents were early pioneers in Elgin Township.

Getting To Know Plymouth County's Coordinator

Meet Mary Holub, Plymouth County's Assist. Coordinator


WELCOME to Plymouth County IAGenWeb

 Courthouse Lawn - Mem Day 2023 




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to this website.
Without your contributions
this website can't grow.

Email your submissions....Thanks, Plym. Co. Researchers are the BEST!

Click on the above "What's New" words to read of the most recent additions to this website. Also on this page is this website's Contributors List of Honor!



Plymouth County Courthouse -- LeMars, Iowa

Avenue of Flags Year Index

County Seat: LeMars

Memorial Day Early History


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A full search of this website is not complete unless you do a search below on this county's message boards. After clicking on each board, you will see another SEARCH indicator. Happy Hunting!



PLYMOUTH COUNTY ROCK -- Located at Kingsley, Iowa **coming soon 


History pages depicting the RURAL COUNTRY SCHOOLS of Plymouth Co. are being uploaded now. If you have old photos and/or country school memories to share, that would be much appreciated. Thanks ahead of time! email Linda Ziemann





Account of Blizzard of 1888 -- And a Teacher Who Saved Lives near Akron




On-Site Menu

ON-SITE RESOURCES--The below headings are linked to pages that contain many COUNTY FACTS & HISTORY.

Plymouth County Veteran Burials — Iowa Veterans Cemetery
* * * located at Van Meter, IA — in Dallas County.

Under the County History link you will find many topics!

Early Deaths (link above) also includes early Funeral Home records!

The above Family Photos link includes
Family Tree History Data, including Family Letters and Marriage Data! And also check out the PAGES of "UNIDENTIFIED PHOTOS." Your help is needed to decipher Who is Who in the pictures!


Click on the "Events and Reunions" icon above to read the news about events and happenings--there is so much family history in the news articles that chronicled the family reunion gatherings THEN and NOW.


Interested in sharing? Email this County Coordinator.

Building a current index (2021-2023) list of Surname & Contacts

Archived Researcher Comments -- READ "All about it"

(Click on "Look-ups" to find a volunteer)

(Click on the above QUILT and read about the Seney, Iowa, M.E. Church Quilt. This quilt was given to Sunday School teacher, R.A. Hawkins & his wife in 1923.)


Chautauqua --Read all about it.

Akron Iowa Library

LeMars Iowa Library

The Price of Our Heritage

Iowa Genealogy Society - IGS


IAGenWeb Special Projects



Grave Photo Project

Click on the Gravestone Photo Project logo below. Plymouth County has 19,281  grave photos posted. You might find your ancestor's gravemarker. If you have grave photos, consider submitting them here.

Browse or Submit a Photo


**Copyright Note:

Permission is granted if you desire to print and save any tombstone pic for your files or
save the image to include in your genealogy database program.

Post a Query

Feel free to post & share any obits, docs or bios. You can also share pictures to post with these items. After you submit your item, send to me the JPG image in an email. I will do the rest by entering the picture onto the appropriate submitted item. Email the county coordinator, Linda Ziemann

Camera icon next to the Name indicates a PHOTO is included with the text.

Chain Link icon next to the Name indicates that there is a LINK to more information included.


"I just wanted to say how much I appreciate the work you've done posting these obituaries.  My dad is Robert Raymond Rounds, of Akron.  His parents were Mina Margaret Schmidt and Marvin Edwin Rounds. Finding these obits online has greatly helped with my Iowa research."
~LRC, Chelsea, Alabama

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