IAGenWeb Project - Allamakee co.


Allamakee Journal

Announcements, thank-you notes and a log of new and updated information on this website.

This page was updated January 23, 2018

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2019 Thank-you notes

Everything on the Allamakee co. IAGenWeb has been contributed by volunteers! Many, many people have helped to build this website .... generously sharing family photos and data. Others have volunteered their time to transcribe old records, biographies and obituaries. If you have found something on the site that 'made your day' ...... please let our volunteers know that you appreciate their efforts. Send them a thank-you, a kudo or 'pat on the back' here. E-mail directly to the contributor, or send your notes to the Allamakee co. coordinator & your message will be posted on this page.



New or updated in January 2019

ALLAMAKEE ALBUMS - Family Albums & Miscellaneous Photos from Allamakee county
*New! Conrad Fiet family album - from Aubrie Lenz-Monroe (1/22/2019)

CEMETERY RECORDS & Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*Research Alerts and Woodmansee Notes for surnames Boeckh, Kallmerten, Moellerman & Stull have been entered for Oak Hill & Rossville cemeteries - from Greg Stull, S. Ferrall & Richard O'Brien (1/23/19)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
Updated! Hall Maternity Hospital, added Kruger (1937) & Jeglum (1942) - from Connie Ellis (1/22/19)
New! Allamakee County Fair, 1969 & 1970 - includes photos of the Fair Board members and the names of life-members of the Allamakee County Agricultural Society - from Aubrie Lenz-Monroe (1/2/2019)

NEWSPAPER RECORDS
*Added an 1875 news article "Ed Tompson Accidently Shot" - from Cheryl Moonen (1/22/19)

OBITUARIES (over 12,550+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 12/12/18)
*Thank-you to our January obituary contributors:


SURNAME REGISTRY - if you've registered your surname interests in the past, and have since changed your email address, please contact the coordinator.

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OFF-SITE DATA added recently that will be of interest to Allamakee co. researchers (links open in a new browser window)
*Iowa Old Press - You can search the Allamakee co. section of Iowa Old Press from the Newspaper Index. Many of the other Iowa counties have Allamakee news, as do the scrapbooks and 'news from around the U.S. & world' so be sure to visit the website and do a complete site search as well.
*Obituaries from Neighboring Counties: Clayton co. obituaries, Fayette co. obituaries and Winneshiek co. obituaries all have newly added obituaries. Many Clayton co., Fayette co. and Winneshiek co. residents had close Allamakee county connections so don't miss these great obit collections!

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New or updated in October, November & December 2018

ALLAMAKEE ALBUMS - Family Albums & Miscellaneous Photos from Allamakee county
*New! James Regan Family album - from Kelley Regan Schipke (11/9/18)
*Updated Holmes Family Album, removed a mis-identified photo from the album (coordinator 11/9/18)

BIOGRAPHIES from "Who's Who in Iowa", 1940
New database now completed! All 186 biographies, plus the 1940 Allamakee co. History, have been transcribed - from S. Ferrall & Diana Dietrich (10/6/2018)

CEMETERY RECORDS & Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*Research Alerts and Woodmansee Notes have been entered for Old West Paint Creek, West Paint Creek Synod cemeteries & Old Paint Creek church records - Richard O'Brien (12/12/18)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Norwegian Parish Records were updated - from T.D. Johansen (11/8/18)

LETTERS & DIARIES
*New! Letters written by Adolph Schwartzhoff to his family in Germany, 1849 - from Ralph Strabley (11/17/2018)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - marriages, anniversaries & divorces
*Added to user-contributed marriage records: Angell-Haverly, 1887; Gruber-Ista, 1887 & Reburn-Bulman marriage, 1901 - from Joy Moore & Errin Wilker (November 2018)

MILITARY RECORDS
*World War I honor roll was updated, adding an entry for F.M. Putnam (+photo) - coordinator (10/19/18)

NEWSPAPER RECORDS
*1850 Census, Nov. 20, 1850 & Railroad Meeting at Lansing, Apr 26, 1870 - from Cheryl Moonen (12/12/18)
*Railroad Accident, Nov. 5, 1875 - from Cheryl Moonen (11/20/2018)

OBITUARIES (over 12,550+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 12/12/18)
*Another obit was added to the previously posted obit of Melvin S. Jones - from S. Ferrall 10/19/18)
*Thank-you to our October, November & December obituary contributors: Bill Waters, Connie Ellis, Aubrie Lenz-Monroe, Ken Wright, Errin Wilker, Joy Moore, Reid R. Johnson & S. Ferrall

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! Lansing/New Albin HS rosters updated, added the 1936 Diploma of Lila Sandry - from Debra (Johnson) Odell (11/20/18)

SURNAME REGISTRY - if you've registered your surname interests in the past, and have since changed your email address, please contact the coordinator.
*Susan (O'Neill) Moynihan has updated her email address, researching O'Neill & Crowe families

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