Census Intro Page

Story County, Iowa 1856 Census Database

Story Co. Home Page
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To Search By First Letters of Name:

Enter at least 3 letters of the surname you are trying to find then click on the "Submit Search" button to get exact matching on those letters.

To Search For Similar Names:

Enter the complete surname you are trying to find then click on the "Find Similar Names" button. The search will be be conducted on the soundex code of the names.

To Browse the Census:

Select the township or town in which to start browsing and click on the "Submit Browse Choice" button. (Note that the townships of Nevada and Franklin were bound and page-numbered out of sequence in the census book. The pages have been properly reconstructed here resulting in the page numbers being out of order.)

Nevada Township (pp. 056-106)
Union Township (pp. 108-136)
Franklin Township (pp. 142-162 scrambled)
Indian Creek Township (pp. 170-192)
     Iowa Center (Town of) (pp. 194-202)
Washington Township (pp. S1-S10)
Lafayette Township (pp. 234-248)