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Back Issues of the Quarterly Publication of the State Historical Society of Iowa Available Online FREE

SHSIWow!  I just received an email from the State Historical Society of Iowa explaining that the back issues of The Annals of Iowa are available online and are searchable.  I am not a member of this organization and I was able to access everything I found in the archives (I could spend days checking this out!!).  It looks like they have everything dating back to the publication’s start in 1863 all the way through 2014 (there appears to be a gap between 1884 and 1893, perhaps publication seized for a time?).  From what I gather, the current year will remain a print publication available through a subscription or a Heritage Circle membership with SHSI.  Below is the announcement I received.

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Surname Saturday – REEDER (France / Georgia / Iowa)

Mary Eva REEDER (or LASSER) is my second great-grandmother. I am not certain if Reeder or Lasser is her maiden name because each of the records I currently have list one or the other. I suppose it’s possible that she was married once before and that one of the names could be a married name. Perhaps one day I will know the answer, but for now, I’m sticking with Reeder. This family has been difficult to research for many reasons, but mainly because they moved around the country several times.  My direct line ancestors are in blue.

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Resources for Genealogy Research in Iowa

In September, I wrote about my Link Collection to Various Genealogy & History Resources Online.  This collection is my Diigo bookmark library targeted at genealogy.  I created a list for each state, as well as a few countries and various topics.  There is also a list for general genealogy resources.  Over the next week or so, I will highlight some of these lists.

iowa Iowa Genealogy

Following is a list of my favorite Iowa resources.   I use many of them on a regular basis.

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