Story Genealogy-Story Genealogical Society

SCGS  P.O. Box 692, Ames, Iowa 50010                "Helping you connect with your heritage"                                        

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  Find A Grave  Lynette Spicer describes this very useful website and shares her personal experience.


Autumn in Iowa  
Photographs courtesy of Susan Mahler.

Monday, September 14, 7 pm at the Ames Public Library: Luanne Endreland will speak on "Caretakers of a Plot of Land" (description of tracing a house history).                                                        

We meet the second Monday of the month (except June, July, August, and December) at 7 p.m. 
Meetings held in the Farwell T.  Brown Auditorium, Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa.

 Genealogy Plus meets the third Wednesday of the month at the Ames Public Library, 10 am - noon.
September 14: Alice Hoyt Veen, Certified Genealogist, "Source Documentation & Citation: Keep Calm and Cite Your Sources."   All programs are free and open to the public.                                  

The Story County Genealogical Society, a charter chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society, was formed in 1968.

Membership is open to all persons interested in genealogical, biographical, and historical research.
Interested in becoming a member? Membership information and form.   Dues are $10 for an individual and $15 for a family.  Membership year runs from January through December. 

Index to obituaries (1999-2005) published in the Tri-County Times (published in Slater, Iowa).
You do not need to be researching ancestors in Story County, Iowa, to join SCGS.  Most of our members do not have local ancestors!  We're a group of people who enjoy genealogy, the thrill of the ancestral chase, learning new ways of researching, and sharing our discoveries with kindred genealogists.  We are a blend of beginners, intermediate, and seasoned researchers.  We love to "talk genealogy" and may be able to assist you in your research.  Come join us.  Our meetings are open to the public and guests are welcome.
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, a researcher will offer an initial assessment and check readily-available, pertinent sources and indexes.  Please be specific in your requests and tell us precisely what you are seeking.  We will try to help.  Contact us by email:
or mail:  Story County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 692, Ames, IA  50010




Need research help for ancestors in Story County, Iowa? 


To get in touch with our Society, see the Navigation "Contact SCGS" to the left on this page.

Researching ancestors in Story County, Iowa?  The Story CountyIAGenWeb site is a great place to start.

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