Delaware County,
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Delaware County Genealogy Society


Delaware County Genealogical Society
304 N. Franklin
Manchester, IA 52057

Meetings:  Fourth Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM in the genealogy room at the Manchester Library.

Dues:  $3.00 Yearly.  The public is welcome to use this resource without being a member and anyone can sit in on our meetings. 


NOTE:  Keep in mind the library staff does not do genealogy research nor do they take phone calls or messages for us, they do not have the staff.
The Genealogy room is open to the public Mon.- Sat. during library hrs.  It is not staffed, however, a volunteer may be there or may be called for help.

Email requests may be sent to: 

President: Shari Cummings rogsharc@iowatelecom.net

 or 

Secretary: Estella Michels emichels@n-connect.net - I will do research for our Genealogy Society

For email requests we will do a check of what we have available on the surname you're looking for.  Please include Name, mailing address, email address, phone number and as much identifying information as possible on the surname you're looking for. Beyond that our research fees are....$5.00 plus copy expenses to start a search.  If you want to continue then $5.00/hr plus expenses.

Books Available for Sale
Belle Bailey's History of Delaware Co. (paperback) $12.00 if picked up or $14.00 if mailed.  Send your request plus a check or money order to:

Delaware Co. Genealogical Society
304 N Franklin
Manchester, IA 52057
Mark envelope Book Request

Delaware County Cemetery books are available for purchase from:
Iowa State Genealogical Society
PO Box 7735
Des Moines, IA 50322

              

Collections:  We have hundreds of family history books, a microfilm reader, microfiche reader, old phone books, old history books, some old courthouse records, marriage books, cemetery books, old family photos, old maps, etc.  

We do genealogical research, courthouse look ups, etc for a nominal fee. 

The following surnames (to name a few) that we have extensive research on:

Barr
Behan
Cummings
Gavin
Hogan
Hughes
Johnson
Kehoe
Kelley
Lamey
Lewin
McElligott
McElliott
Ogden
Packer
Ryan
Slater
Smith
Weston

The following surnames that we have family history on:

Ammeter
Arens-Von Handorg
Atchison/Tinkey
Barrick-Watkins-Hahn
Baskerville
Bangle-Schreck
Barr-White-Fairclo-Westbrook-Billhorn-McCarren-Funk
Barger
BeBee
Beckner-Nelson-Crocker
Beneke
Bissel
Blanchard-Lowell
Boots-Gundlach
Brady
Brislawn
Behan-Madison-Carr-Devine-Rieger
Brown
Brendlinger
Burns-Moran-Malone-Kehoe-Sterns
Burington
Comer
Coats or Coates
Creamer-Swindell
Crosier
Direu-Nixson-Pentony-Cowell-Cates-Newcomb-Magill-Gannon-Stewart-Ingalsbe  

 

 

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