Research Assistance in Story County, Iowa

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

Lucy Martin, Story County Auditor, has provided the following:

List of common land record terms, A-Z

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.


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.  Tell us what resources you have already checked.  We will try to help.  Contact us by email:

or mail:  Story County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 692, Ames, IA  50010

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