Upcoming Events


Notices and Calendar of Events:


The Fremont County 4-H Clover Kids Seed Bank is here.

Time to get ready to plant!


April 4, Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Adult Coloring and Jigsaw Puzzles  --  We take a couple of hours every month to enjoy the simple thing in life. The community puzzle is an ongoing project that can be "worked on" anytime the library is open.


April 18, Tuesday, at 11 p.m. Book Club  --  We're discussing God Said, "HA!," by Julia Sweeney of Saturday Night Live fame in which, according to Amazon, she writes "a remarkably funny and touching memoir about a family in extremis that manages to persevere with humor, grace, and love."


Fremont County Historical Society:   Genealogist and President is Sandra Bengtson, Box 26, Sidney, IA  51652, 712-313-0259.


Research at FCHS  Genealogical Researcher
 Submit an electronic request for genealogy research here: Genealogical Research Request Form
...or download the request form here: Genealogical Research Request Form.pdf

"I help individuals trace their families by checking birth, death, marriage records, or any other available records at our museum or the Fremont County Courthouse."
-Sandra Bengtson

Email:  fremontcountyhistorical@gmail.com
Phone: 712.374.3156


Iowa Genealogical Society:

Iowa Genealogical Society is located at 628 E Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50309-1924. 

Hours are M-W-F-S 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,T-Th 10 a.m.-9


1 Year Individual Membership is $37.50.  Family Membership $47.50.



Classes this month include:  

Wednesday, March 8

Lunch & Learn: Midwest Genealogy Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

IGS is pleased to offer hybrid presentation

  • The Midwest Genealogy Center (MGC) is one of the United States' preeminent resources for family history, providing access to almost three-quarters of a million on-site materials. MGC features 52,000 square feet of space that houses all of the free resources needed to research your family history.  MGC's collections offer resources for genealogy research that span the United States and countries around the world. MGC also houses a uniquely expansive circulating collection and almost completely open stacks. You'll find access to databases, scanning and digitization stations, oral history recording kits, microfilm reader scanners, and more.
  • Shari Golden from MGC will join us to talk about what resources they have to help you in your family history research.
  • This is a Lunch-and-learn.  Join us Wednesday, March 8th 12:00 p.m. CST
  • Register in advance at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlfuirpz4uG9Gk_kZ9Re0yxJgnEJovnxeV‚Äč