Our Mission: To help you connect with your heritage and to research your ancestry.
Are you researching ancestors from Europe? You may enjoy this presentation from SCGS member Gwenna Jacobson given in April 2022.
In person meetings have resumed at the Ames Public Library. These will be hybrid meetings (in person and also via Zoom). More information is available under the Events page.
We invite you to join our Society. Members have access to surname listing, Members' section of the website, newsletter, and more! Join or renew
Story County Research:
If you're reseaching ancestors in Story County, Iowa this page at the FamilySearch Research Wiki will be helpful.
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The Story County Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.
Financial contributions are used to purchase genealogy materials which are housed at the Ames Public Library, provide programs and speakers at our regular meetings and Genealogy Plus!, and fund education programs. Your donation helps us to continue providing quality educational genealogy. programs and offerings.
The Story County Genealogical Society, a charter member of the Iowa Genealogical Society
, was formed in 1968 in central Iowa. Membership is open to all persons interested in genealogical, biographical, and historical research.