Warren County Iowa Genealogical Society



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    Our Mission -  A resource for members and friends who are working to discover their family history through local, national, and international research.

    Our Website - A resource for anyone who is researching their Warren County ancestors.

    Our Facebook Page - A resource for anyone with information to share, for queries, and announcements or events.

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    Monday October 16 - 7:00 pm Family History Night -

    The hot topic in genealogy is the use of DNA to find your ancestry. To help you learn more about DNA, the Warren County Genealogical Association will hold the sixth annual Family History Night on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be held at the Warren County Historical Society Museum on the Warren County Fairgrounds in Indianola, Iowa.

    A special presentation by Theresa Liewer, “DNA – The New Tool for Genealogy,” will highlight the benefits of using DNA to better understand your family origin. Liewer’s talk will review the DNA tests currently available.

    Saturday November 4 -  Research Retreat - 12 noon - 12 midnight -

    The autumn Research Retreat is Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, from noon to midnight. The popular retreats, held spring and fall, give folks a nice slot of time to spread out and work on their family genealogy. The Research Retreat will be held at the Warren County Historical Society Museum on the Warren County Fairgrounds in Indianola.


    During the Research Retreat, the WCGS will also hold its November meeting at 1 p.m. The meeting will include a short business meeting and treasurer’s report, election of officers, county fair genealogy

    (There will be someone to help any time during the retreat if you need it but we will focus on individualized help for beginners from 2:00-4:00)

    All meetings (except the picnic) are held at the Warren County Historical Society Museum, Warren County Fair Grounds, 1400 W. 2nd, Indianola, IA

    Special Sale

     - Atlas of Warren County - $20
    1847, 1872, 1887, 1897, 1902-1903, 1905, 1919-1924 reproductions from original plat maps, softbound, 162 pages

    - Index for Warren County Atlas - $10
    every name, soft spiral bound

    - Birth Records of Warren County through 1920 - $10  - including delayed births, hardbound, 295 pages, indexed

    Add $3 for shipping for each book ordered. Send order to WCGS, Box 151, Indianola, IA 50125