Karen Ford, Recorder
North Vine Street
Union, Iowa 52175
Phone: (563) 422-3687
Marriage Records from 1851
Birth and Death Records from 1880
(Parents names not
shown on death records until 1904)
Divorce Records from 1897
Probate Records from 1869 (Possibly earlier)
Civic Court Records from 1855
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Ofc. Bldg.
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Official registration of births, deaths, and
marriages began July 1, 1880. All original records that have been
registered are on file with the Iowa Department of Public Health,
Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Statewide record searches are available from the state registrar.