Geneology Websites


The study of family ancestries and histories


National Archives: Genealogists/Family Historians

A great starting place for genealogical research, how- to tips for beginners and experts, links to primary sources world-wide and databases of family trees.

National Archives: State Archives

Genealogists may need to get information from state archives and historical societies.

Cyndi's List

A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the internet. 261,000+ links for family history.

Iowa Genealogical Society

IFS is a non-profit organizations whose mission is to create and foster an interest in genealogy and to aid others in researching their family history. IGS was founded in 1965 by a small group of dedicated genealogists who met in members' houses and carried the original collection in an orange crate. Today our 3,000+ members are worldwide and the book collection alone spans the length of over five football fields.

State Historical Society of Iowa

A main repository of Iowa historical and genealogical information.

Society of American Archivists

Organizations, associations and groups related to or of interest to the archival profession.

Jackson County IA Gen Web

A website with local people with helpful information and a resource to get some local help for your genealogy needs!

Jackson County IA Historical Society

A look at our local historical society, with pictures of things they are doing and available resources. You can contact them for pricing on doing your family research or come for a visit and do your own research! Wonderful place to visit with a lot of things going on!