Source Information Iowa, U.S., Birth Records, 1856-1944 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: Iowa Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1944. State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.

About Iowa, U.S., Birth Records, 1856-1944

This database contains delayed birth records (applications for birth certificates) and affidavits of birth from throughout the state of Iowa, covering the years 1856-1944. Information available in this database includes:

  • Child’s name
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Child's gender
  • Parents’ names

Additional information, such as the child’s race, parents’ birthplaces and father’s occupation, may also be listed and can be found by viewing the image of the birth record.

21 Mar 2021: Added 3,210,459 new records from the years 1941-1944.

29 Sep 2021: Added 2,701,531 new records.