Iowa Genealogy

Iowa genealogy

American settlements appeared in Iowa Territory in the 1830’s and statehood was attained in 1846. Some of the earliest Iowa genealogy collections include land and court records that date back to that time period.

As a genealogist, Holly MacCammon can assist you in finding available records pertinent to your Iowa ancestors. Holly conducts consultations and traditional research projects. Whether you have hit a “brick wall” in your research, you need some assistance in focusing your goals, or you have research that requires a little more time or know-how, the research services she provides can help you discover more about your family history.

Iowa genealogy

Holly can perform online genealogy research for your Iowa ancestors.  Her research strategy makes use of databases, digital publications, and professional networks to get the most out of the documentation and information that is available.

Through her subscription services, she can search a multitude of collections that may not be available for general public access.

If an original record exists, but is not available in digital form, she can provide information and assistance on how to obtain a copy. If she is unable to find an existing record to a specific inquiry, she can provide suggestions on record substitutes that may provide the answers you need to make new family history discoveries or perhaps open up new avenues of research.

Iowa Research Projects

Holly’s research of Iowa genealogy collections includes tracing early pioneers migrating from Pennsylvania and Ohio.

  • In her research, Holly has utilized
    • Published county histories
    • Marriage records
    • Land records
    • State census records
    • Probate collections
    • Pre-1850 census and tax lists
    • Military rosters

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Do you need help with your family research? Click the button below to send Holly an e-mail inquiry about your Iowa ancestors. She can also assist with genealogy research throughout the United States.