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!

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.