Marriage Records - 1844-1936
Census records - 1846-1850-1860-1870-1925-1930 (indexed)
Birth records - 1880 - 1920 (not all records 1910 - 1920)
Delayed births - 1873-1941 - amended birth certificates. (indexed)
Death records - Wapello County 1880-1920; Ottumwa 1844-1998
Voter registration cards
WPA records to 1940
Wapello County cemetery records
Surname files and member submitted genealogies and family histories
Naturalization records
Microfilmed early probate records
Microfilmed divorce records
Wapello County History books
City Directories 1913-1990, some are not complete; some other years may be available on request
Records from select area funeral home and their related obits
Ottumwa Courier clippings - obits, marriages, births, anniversaries 1887 - Present
Church Records - Military Records
German Records
Plat Maps
Records from surrounding counties (Jefferson, Davis, Henry, Monroe, Mahaska and some others
Miscellaneous Information regarding Wapello County history
Computer available for use on available Web-sites

Other information becomes available daily - ask us for help

About Wapello County Genealogical Society

A non-profit organization dedicated to the gathering, processing, and maintaining of information for our library. It is primarily directed toward Wapello County residents and their families, but also has information available on surrounding counties and other states href="">more...

Wapello County Genealogical Society
PO Box 163 
210 West Main Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501