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Greene County Iowa Genealogical Society

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Greene County Genealogical Society 
P.O. Box 133
Jefferson, IA 50129-0133

Email: [email protected]

Site Coordinator: Valerie Ogren

Alternate Site Coordinator: Annette DeCourcy Towler 

The Heritage of Greene County, Iowa

These beautiful, hard-bound books, arrived December 2011.  Of the total 814 printed, there are now fewer than 50 copies remaining. Our Greene County Genealogical Society has purchased the remaining inventory.  The current price is: $65 picked up locally. If you live out of county, they are $79 (including shipping). Checks should now be made payable to: Greene County Genealogical Society and mail to P O Box 133, Jefferson IA 50129.  If you need to pick up a book locally, come to the Genealogy Reference Library (basement of the Jefferson Public Library) any Wed. from 1 - 4 p.m. or Sat. from 9 a.m. - Noon.  Contact our president for more information: Arlene Johnson  [email protected]  ph 515-386-5431.  This publication will NOT be reprinted.  However, if you think a Volume II should be printed in the future, please let us know.




Greene County Military names added 26 Aug 2017

Birth records 1909-1917 (M-Z) added May 2012

Index to Deaths and Obits - Bayard Gazette - 1986 thru 2019 - added July 2012

Index to Deaths and Obits - Bayard Gazette - 1969 thru 1985 - added April 2012

Index to Deaths and Obits - Bayard Gazette - 1909 thru 1960 - added February 2012

Index to Deaths and Obits - Bagley Gazette - 1996 thru 2010 - added December 2011

Index to Deaths and Obits - Bagley Gazette - 1981 thru 1995 - added October 2011

Index to Deaths and Obits - Bagley Gazette - 1960 thru 1980 - added June 2011

Birth records 1909-1917 (A-L) added May 2011

Military Records added March 2011

Grand Junction - East Greene Alumni list. add Aug 2010.

Check out the "Publications" link. Newest additions include more updated cemetery books (ALL are now complete) and indexes to the Scranton Journal obits thru 1950.

This page is undergoing some changes.  Let us know if you find errors or missing links.  Thanks!

Society & Research Policy


Queries, Obits, etc.
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1900 Farmer's Directory

1887 History

1907 History

Rippey History 

Churdan History

1890 Assessor's List



Honor Roll
(Under Construction)

Alumni Lists

Cemetery List
WPA Grave Project
View, submit photos

Pioneers & Pioneer Certificates


Family Reunions & Family Pages

Map of County


(Under Construction)

Local Resources

Iowa Links

Other Links


Greene County's Neighbors

Calhoun   Webster
Carroll Greene Boone
Guthrie   Dallas

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