Des Moines County Genealogical Research Policy

Please provide us with a thorough description of your research problem and tell us how many hours of research you want performed at the rate of $10.00 per hour.

Send the first $20.00 (NON-REFUNDABLE) with your request.

You will be billed for the remainder of the research costs upon completion of your research. Whenever possible, you will receive a photocopy of the original record but if that is not possible, a transcription of the record.

Cost of photocopies: (Fees are set by the Des Moines County Court House)


State clearly the name(s) of the individual(s) and a thorough description of the research problem. State how many hours of research you are willing to fund at $10.00 per hour.

Provide a stamped, self-addressed envelope or a e-mail address to facilitate communication.

Des Moines County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 0493
Burlington, Iowa 52601
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