Use the Genealogy Collection

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

The Wall Lake Public Library has the following census records on microfilm (and has a microfilm reader for public use) :

Federal Sac County,IA Census Records for the years of:

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920

Sac County, IA Census Records for the years of:

  • 1885
  • 1895
  • 1905
  • 1915
  • 1925

Wall Lake Blade/Chronicle in microfilm for the years 1890 - 2000

(there are some missing years)

Cemetary Records for the following cemetaries:

  • Wall Lake Cemetary
  • Oaklawn Cemetary Rural Auburn
  • Ferguson Cemetary
  • Grant City Cemetary
  • Cory Grove Cemetary
  • German Emanuel Presbyterian Cemetary of Carnarvon
  • Salem Reform Cemetary
  • Tom Marks Cemetary (Levey or Herring or Kaiser Cemetary)

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.