Use the Genealogy Collection

Several materials of genealogy information.


The library has a collection of genealogical materials including local family histories, cemetery records and other items of interest.


The library also has a micro film in our back room with lots of history from churches in the surrounding area. Baptism, marriage, death, communion, membership and ministerial records.  Dates back to 1853.

Several newspapers on microfilm also. Northwood Anchor dated from 1884. Worth County Eagle dated from 1884. Northwood Pioneer dated from 1873. Manly Signal dated from 1918.

Other microfilms include: 1880 Census of the following counties in Iowa, Winnesheik, Woodbury, Worth, and Wright county.  Also have the Helping Hand Trust Fund called: Our Service Men-on the Land, in the Air and on the Sea. Compiled by Crystle Ellingson. Dated May 26, 1992 and June 17, 1992.

1924-1961 Minnesota:Cottonwood:Silo Member Record Book #3

Nebraska:Coleridge:Immanuel Member Record Book 1, 2, & 3.  1884-1916-1956-1957 & 1974.

Wisconsin:Nelsonville:Nelsonville Member Record Book#1 1888-1905         1921-1926

Wisconsin:Amherst:Teace  Member Record Book #1 1879-1928


*Copies can be made from the microfilm or any other genealogical materials at $0.15 per copy.