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Alice Hoyt Veen, CG

14998 Odessa Place
Bouton, Iowa 50039

Phone: 515-676-2301
Business Phone: 515-491-9625

Contact between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central


Certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists


Iowa and Midwestern genealogical and historical research.



Past editor of the Iowa Genealogical Society Newsletter.

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Prairie Roots Research Blog


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Biographical Information:

Alice Hoyt Veen, CG, is the founder of Prairie Roots Research, providing professional genealogical and historical research services to clients who seek superior research solutions. She specializes in solving genealogical "brick walls." A dedicated genealogist for more than thirty years, Alice is a graduate of the NGS's American Genealogy: A Basic Course, and is currently pursuing BCG certification. She has served as editor of the Iowa Genealogical Society’s monthly eNews and bimonthly newsletters. She holds a B.S. degree from Iowa State University. Research Specialties: All Iowa and Midwestern records, including state and federal census, land, probate & court records, vital records, church & cemetery records, military, newspapers, LDS research, and lineage society applications. Alice travels throughout Iowa and surrounding states to conduct a personalized search of often-overlooked local resources in addition to utilizing the extensive collections of the Iowa State Archives and other research libraries in Des Moines. She photographs cemetery grave sites and other sites of historical interest upon request. For more information about services and fees, visit the Prairie Roots Research website:

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