Welcome To The

Monroe County Iowa
Genealogical Resource  


This is an independent genealogy website, solely owned and operated by the webmaster for the benefit of all researchers since 1996.  Take your time and look around, and feel free to bookmark this page, as I will be updating and adding to it regularly.

Monroe County Online Resources

Integrated Online Database - 274,248 records -Search census, naturalization, pension, cemetery, death, marriage records and more. (Now includes newspaper article images)
New Page - Visitor's Shared Pictures - Have a Monroe County Pic that you would like to share?
Visit the expanded site -  WoodlawnCemetery.net
Completely mapped with photos of all gravestones & over 1800 obituaries.
Now Complete - The Lovilia Press - Birth, marriage, & death articles 1907 to 1961 - 13,794 references to individuals.
   The Lovilia Press

1863 County Militia Roll

36th Iowa Infantry

Cemeteries 35 Complete

*Includes Oakview

 WPA Database

National RootsWeb Board for Monroe County

1865 Business Directory

1935 Old Age Pension


 Township Map

Hickenlooper's 1896 History of Monroe County

Find the reference page of your ancestor in the ONLINE DATABASE (above), then come here and read the original text.  Or enjoy the entire book!


Great Publication from a Monroe county native!



Marriage license photocopy policy of the Monroe County Recorder

Iowa code prohibits the recorders office from processing requests by phone. Requests can only be made for certified photocopies of marriage records and must be made in writing and mailed to the recorders office, specifying the complete identification of the record and accompanied by a statement of your relationship to the parties, a photocopy of your drivers license, and a nonrefundable $15.00 check or money order. A certified copy of the record, or a certified notification of record not found will be returned to the requester.

Office of the Monroe County Recorder
10 Benton Ave. East
Albia, Iowa 52531

Monroe County Census Profile

The Iowa Archives

USGenWeb Archives Census Project

Monroe County History

Wapello County Genealogical Society

Find A Grave

USGS/GNIS Monroe County Cemeteries

United States Resources - Iowa

WorldGenWeb Project

 Iowa Genealogical Society

Iowa Vital Records

 Gene Stark's Index of Names for all GenWeb Sites

  Mahaska County - Pringle Cemetery

Iowa State Historical Society

 Roots Web Genealogical Cooperative

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