Buena Vista County

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Everything on this website has been contributed by volunteers!
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Buena  Vista County coordinator,
Paul Nagy

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Biographical Records

Extracted from: Wegerslev, C. H. and Thomas Walpole.
Past and Present of Buena Vista County, Iowa.
Chicago:  S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1909.
Transcribed by Mary Alice Schwanke, Cyndi Vertrees, and Paul Nagy

Biographies found on the Iowa History Project


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  Death Records

Index to Death Records on this website

Index to Cemetery Records on this website


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Birth & Baptism Records
Census Records
Churches of Buena Vista County
County History
Family Group Sheets
Immigration Records
Land Records  


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Marriage Records
Military Records
Passport Applications
Photo Album
School Records
Towns & Townships
Wedding Anniversaries


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Find other researchers and lots of useful info. on the following on-site pages:

Iowa Resources * Local Resources * Look-Up Volunteers * Surname Registry

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This page was last updated on September 12, 2016
2016 by the Buena Vista County Coordinator, IAGenWeb Project, and Individual Contributors

If you found something helpful on this site, I'd love to hear from you. Suggestions are also welcome.
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If you can't find the information you are looking for on this website, please post your query to our Query Board, join our mailing list or email one of the look-up volunteers. Links to all are on the main page.

Adding valuable genealogical data to this website is a time-consuming process, and can't be done by one person ..... if you have access to Buena Vista County records: wills, obits, marriage records, vintage photos, Bible records, cemetery transcriptions .... just about any type of record, please email me. I do respond to all emails, usually within a day or two. Together we can make this a great website!!

Finally, if you have suggestions or comments (good or bad) about this website, please email me.

Paul Nagy