Source Information

Ancestry.com. Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940. State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.

About Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940

This database contains approximately 350,000 death records from throughout the state of Iowa, covering the years 1920-1940. Information available in this database includes:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Death place
  • Gender
  • Age at death
  • Birth date
  • Parent's names

Additional information, such as the deceased's occupation, cause of death, and parent's birthplaces, may also be listed and can be found by viewing the image of the birth record.