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Woodbury County Court House, Sioux City , Iowa


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Formerly called  WAHKAW County  in 1851, then changed to Woodbury in 1853. Named after Levi Woodbury (1789-1851). A short biography and a picture of Levi Woodbury is linked just below.

Levi Woodbury Biography

Woodbury County Genealogical Society


Woodbury County Genealogy Society November Meeting
Saturday November 14, 2015
First Presbyterian Church
6th & Nebraska
Sioux City, Iowa

10:00 Class: Brickwalls
11:00 Break
11:15 Business Meeting
11:30: Program: Maps (Track your family Movements )

During this month’s meeting, each of us will have the opportunity to learn from Norm how to map out the migration trail of one ancestor.
What you need to bring to the November meeting is:

1) The name of your ancestor who moved at least three times during his/her life.

2) The locations of where he/she lived.

3) A general timeline for his/her moves.

Here’s an example of what information you need to bring to the meeting: My great grandfather was born in Ireland, date unknown. He left Ireland and moved to New York and was living in Brooklyn in 1839 when his first child was born. Based on census records, he was still living in Brooklyn in 1850. According to the 1860 census, he moved to Chicago, but the exact date remains unknown. He was buried in Chicago in 1861.
Once you have created a migration map, the second step for turning it into a Fair Project is easy.

Bring your laptop or tablet

Coffee and tea will be provided bring treats to share.


What's new page

(also any updates or changes.)



World GenWeb


Individual Information





View Surnames


View Queries


Woodbury County Marriages


Woodbury County SSDI (Social Security Death Index)


Woodbury County death index 1930-1935 Page 1



History of Woodbury Co. IA


Woodbury County History from 1876


Submit Records


Woodbury County Place Names


1880 Census


1930 Census


1940 Census


The Blue Book of Iowa Women



List of men that served in the US civil war buried in Woodbury County


Military Links.

Korean War

Local History  and Links

Sioux City Cavalry


List of Men who served in either, The War of 1812, Mexican War, or the War of the Rebellion.

Miscellaneous Items

Adoption Queries



Misc. and Queries Information.

Queries on Places

Submit a Woodbury County Query

Woodbury County Iowa Poor House / Farm New, not much there yet, hoping to get info from others like you!

Local Resources

List of Newspapers


List of Volunteers


List of Townships in Woodbury County


List of Cities in Woodbury County


List of churches in Woodbury County

Woodbury County Resource Aids

Resource List and Addresses  

Family Reunions

Family Publications

Woodbury County, Iowa Neighbors


School Days Memories


Central High School Yearbook



World GenWeb

Black History


Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy 1719 - 1820

Digital Library on American Slavery

The Freedmen's Bureau Online

Low Country Africana

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USGenWeb Project
 The USGenWeb Archives Project
The USGenWeb Genealogical Events Project
The USGenWeb Lineage Project
IAGenWeb Project
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project
WPA Iowa Graves Survey
Orphan Train Riders
Iowa History Project
Iowa in the Great War


Woodbury County Coordinator

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