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The Family of Jasinto Almeida in El Registro Civil

One of the earliest Mexican-born residents of Davenport, according to a search of the U.S. and Iowa state population censuses, was a man named Jasinto (Jacinto) Almeida. Jasinto’s card from the 1915 state census (accessed via AncestryLibrary) shows that the … Continue reading

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Those Vital, Vital Records

To a genealogist, vital records are the mainstay of his or her research, the triumvirate of documentation.  Birth, marriage, and death records pin down a life from start to finish and connect an unbroken (one hopes) line from one generation … Continue reading

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More New Vital Records Have Arrived!

We are currently finding room in our microfilm cabinets for early vital records from five more Iowa Counties: Jefferson, Clayton, Jones, Wayne and Mahaska. Please see our online catalog for details!  (hint: type  “County Name vital records” in the search window … Continue reading

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New Genealogical Resources!

In our neverending quest to acquire early vital records on microfilm for all the counties in Iowa, we have added county birth, marriage, and death records for Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine, Jackson, Union, and Louisa to our collections. In Iowa, birth … Continue reading

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