List of common land record terms, A-Z
Researching ancestors in Story County, Iowa? The Story CountyIAGenWeb site is a great place to start.
For background information on Story County and a list of some resources, check the wiki page at FamilySearch.
More resources and links for Story County at Linkpendium.
Lucy Martin, Story County Auditor, has provided the following:
Need research assistance? We might be able to assist you. Members of the Story County Genealogical Society are available to help with your research in Story County, Iowa. For a fee of $15, plus cost of copies and mailing, a researcher will offer an initial assessment and check readily-available, pertinent sources and indexes. The fee covers a two hour maximum. We will contact you before going beyond that time.
We do not do adoption research nor research living persons. Our research is limited to Story County.
Research request form. (Download, print, and mail along with a check for the $15 fee to: Story County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 692, Ames, Iowa 50010)
Story County Township Officials. The clerks for each Story County, Iowa, township are the contacts for the cemeteries.
Beacon Schneider website for Story County/Ames. Property search and aerial photos.
Iowa Land Records. Story County recorded documents back to May 1994.
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