The Main Street location of the Davenport Public Library will be closed until December 26th for renovations. That means our Special Collections Center will also be closed.
You will still be able to access all the genealogical and local history information on our website—including our Free Local Database indexes—and our Eastern and Fairmount branches will continue to provide access to all of our online genealogical subscription databases.
But what if you need to find information about a rural Scott County, Iowa Cemetery?
And what if you need to take a look at the two-volume set of the Index to Scott County, Iowa Cemetery Records, which was compiled by local genealogists Scharlott Goettsch Blevins and Lorraine Edgman Duncan?
Thanks to the Scott County Library System, this invaluable resource is available to you online!
The SCLS staff carefully transcribed and entered information from each entry, exactly as it appears in the index, which makes it possible to search for an individual many different ways in their new Scott County Cemetery Search:
The website also includes information about each cemetery, including address and township, range and section info, as well as scanned cemetery maps and other documents from the original publication.
We applaud the Scott County Library staff for undertaking this massive project and making it available just in time!