Polk Co. Deaths & Obituaries

1849 Death Notices

1879-1939 Mark Twain Scrapbook Index - Births, Deaths and Obits of Mitchellville's early citizens

1876 Obits and Unrecorded Deaths of Early Polk County

1877-1916 Early Brevities (Deaths) recorded in various newspapers

1891 Murder of E. H. Wishart by Frank Pierce

1914 Death of Mrs. Lena Daggy

1917-1939 Death Certificate Index

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2008-2011 Names of people who donated bodies for science

Cremations - Placement not listed

Funeral Homes (Polk Co.) with website and contact info

Miscellaneous Death Notices

Miscellaneous Obituaries (other sources)


IAGenWeb Obit Board Search/Submit Obituaries!

Off-Site Resources

The Des Moines Public Library Newspaper and obit index - 2006 to 2011. The Public Library of Des Moines does have some names of people who will research for a fee. You can contact them at #515-283-4152 or via website at Des Moines Public Library.

The State Historical Society of Iowa: Research Collections

Obit Central

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