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12/31/2007 Added biography and picture for Alonzo Kellogg
Added biography for Charles M. Goodell
Added biography for Eugene W. McCulley
Added biography and picture for William Fry
Added biography for James F. Traer
Added biography for Homer Narber
Added biography for Hamilton B. Edwards
Added biography and picture for Frederick H. Kluss
12/30/2007 Added obituary for Henry Lyman Bassett
Added pioneer ancestry of Larry Lambert
Added biography and picture for William P. Whipple
Added biography for Cornelius Ellis
Added biography for William C. Ellis
Added biography for Robert N. Young
Added biography for Frank G. Ray
Added history of Iowa Canning Company
Added biography for George Horridge
Added biography and picture for George M. Gilchrist
Added biography for Charles A. Blossom
Added biography for John H. Rozema
Added biography for Paul Correll
Added biography for John E. Marietta
Added biography and picture for Sidney S. Sweet
Added biography for Wiliam Jewitt and Isacc Pickering
Added biography for Christian A. Heinrich
Added biography for Henry Reisser
Added biography for Uriah S. Fry
Added biography for Romanzo E. Bowe
Added biography for John Kelly
Added biography and picture for Dr. Marion Meredith
Added biography for Hencry C. Henkle
Added biography for Paul Cantwell
Added biography for William L. Thompson
Added biography and picture for Elwyn F. Brown
Added biography for Josiah Eaton
Added biography for Samuel McColly Campbell
11/28/2007 Added biography for Robert Fagan
Added biography and picture for Mathias Maag
Added biography for Elmer E. Wallace
Added biography for Dr. Charles B. Chenoweth
Added biography for Levi C. Eggleston
Added biography for William C. Boggs
11/27/2007 Added obituary for Dorothy Holck
11/26/2007 Added biography for Henry Werner
Added biography for Robert F. McMillan
Added biography and picture for August F. Tatge
Added biography for Edward C. Thompson
Added biography and picture for Chambers C. LaRue
Added biography for David M. Johnson
Added biography  for John P. Mease
Added biography for J. H. Fry
Added biography for Bruce Wallace
Added biography and picture for John Lorenz
Added biography for Jackson Donald
Added biography for George Reiss
Added biography for Ferdinand Schluntz
Added biography for Guy Kellogg
Added biography and picture for Cyrenius T. Whipple
Added biography for Henry E. Welton
Added biography for Fred Hamann
Added biography and picture for Joseph Drexler
Added biography for Nicklas Gross
Added biography for John D. Brandt
Added biography for John Thompson
Added biography for John Clifton
Added biography and picture for John Weichman
Added biography for George Humphrey
Added biography for Peter Shutts
Added biography for Ida M. Gravenhorst
Added biography and picture for John A. Houghton
Added biography for W. E. Conner
Added biography for Henry Schroeder
11/19/2007 Added picture of unknown children at a Vinton school house
Added story about John Mason and Tracy F. Millard
Added index to 1938 Benton County Plat Book of Land Owners
11/04/2007 Updated user contributed death records
Added biography for Charles Rieke
Added biography for Marks H. Zornig
Added biography and picture for Eleazer W. Stocker
Added biography for Newton G. Armstrong
Added biography for Andrew Robertson
Added biography for John G. Flechner
Added biography for Merritt C. Henkle
Added biography and picture for Henry J. Meyer
10/28/2007 Added picture of Van Horne Buildings
Added obituary for Jennie Cerny
Added obituary for Bertha Catherine Snyder
Added obituary for Laverne Hanson
Added obituary for Nicholas James Consamus
Added obituary for Anna Ridge
Added obituary for Signa Olson
Added obituary for Eldo Mayhew
Added obituary for Earl Fred Nelson
Added obituary for Julia Ann "Jane" Williams
Added obituary for Nathan Hayes
10/27/2007 Added pictures of Lutheran Church and buildings in Eldorado Township
Added biography for Samuel M. Lockhart
Added biography for Josiah Scott
10/14/2007 Updated user contributed death records
Added obituary for Edward Williams
Updated transcriptions for Kisling, Cox, and St. Marys, Polk township cemeteries
Added biography for Jerome Corbin
Added biography for Wellington Town
Added biography for William G. Rose
Added biography for Frank J. Bardwell
Added biography for Hiram W. Kearns
Added biography for Arthur B. Allen
Added biography for J. Wilson Harper
Added biography for John H. Pickart
Added biography for James S. Culver
Added biography for Robert Berry
10/09/2007 Updated user contributed death records
10/06/2007 Added obit for George Hileman
Added wedding for James Shouse and Welthy Titus
Updated researcher contributed marriage records
Added new section with stories from Benton County's past
Added all portrait pictures from 1901 Atlas of Benton County
Added story about Justus Kimm in Civil War
09/28/2007 Added biography for Wm. Countermine
09/22/2007 Added links and info on Benton Historical Society Save Our Schoolhouse Project
09/16/2007 Added link to Russell Funeral Home obituary page
Added plot map for Oak Hill Cemetery
08/19/2007 Added biography for John D. Nichols
Added biography  and picture for William A. Mall
Added biography for William E. Fry
Added biography for John M. St. Clair
Added biography for Alexander H. Little
Added biography for James N. Wilson
Added biography  and picture for John P. Coburn
08/19/2007 Update researcher contributed death records
Added more land patents entries
08/19/2007 Added obituary for Phoebe Moore
Added obituaries for Henry and Jenny Overbeck
Added obituaries for Henry and Thursey Pitts
Added obituary David Solomon Cross
Added obituary for William Deardoff
Added obituary for Earl Kelty
Added obituary for Mary Leibsch
Added obituary for Catherine Lash
Added obituaries for Abraham and Margaret Remer
Added obituaries for Florence and Tillie Rollinson
08/18/2007 Added transcription of 1852 census for Benton county
08/15/2007 Added transcription of 1854 census for Benton county
07/31/2007 Added transcription of 1849 census for Benton county
07/29/2007 Added biography and picture for Wiliam M. St. Clair
Added biography for Jacob Pohlman
Added biography for Hugh Humphrey
Added biography for Charles S. Harper
Added biography for Henry Harder
Added biography for Aaron K. Rife
Added biography for John H. Boyden
Added biography and picture for Frank Lormor
Added biography for William Algernon Riley
Added biography for John H. Schroeder
07/22/2007 Added obituaries for Alexander, Lucinda and William Keller
Added obituary for James Gageby Warriner
Added obituaries for Anna Mae, Clara Belle and James Long
Added obituaries for Joel Jackson, Morris, Nancy and Susan Long
Added obituaries for William Cottrell
07/15/2007 Added obituaries for Charles, Eugene, Martha and Stephen Jackson Knapp
Added obituaries for Anna, Charles, John, Lydia and Thomas Cottrell
Added obituaries for Alfred, Annie, Earl, George and James Geater
Added obituaries for Minnie, Myrtle, Sarah and Susan Geater
07/12/2007 Added obituaries for Carrie, Delmar, Mary, Perry and William Likens
Added obituary for Elizabeth Warriner
Added obituary for Sarah Hunt
Added obituaries for Cornelius and Delia Long
07/08/2007 Added biography for Rush R. Hanford
Added biography for John A. Dilling and picture of Dilling family
Added biography for Fred Hagen
Added biography for John Novak
Added biography for Arthur J. Auld
Added biography for David K. Johnson
Added biography for William W. Stickney
Added biography for David H. Stickney
Added biography for George E. Stickney
07/07/2007 Added biography for Roderick Royce
Added biography for Jacob Hite
Added biography for Samuel E. Railsback
Added biography for John Railsback
Added biography for James Brown and picture of Brown family
Added biography for Wiliam J. Long
Added biography for Henry J. Lamb
Added biography for William H. Waller
07/07/2007 Added obituaries for Caroline, John and Samuel Brody
Added obituary for Elizabeth Bollinger
Added obituaries for Robert, Sarah and Sarah L. Berry
Added obituary for Hans Pirie
Added obituaries for Ellen and John Weston
Added 50th wedding anniversary for James and Jennie Pirie
Added user submitted death records
06/30/2007 Added obituaries for Ida and Henry Kelty
Added obituary for William Jewel
Added obituary for Mary Ann Hayward
Added obituary for Alice Fry
Added obituaries for Edwin and Martha FLoyd
Added obituary for William Garwood
Added obituary for Elisha Eaton
Added obituaries for Benjamin and James Culver
Added obituary for Susan Cross
Added obituary for Wilford Burk
Added obituaries for Henry, Stephen and Mary Ann Brody
Added obituary for James Brown
Added obituary for James Brown
06/25/2007 Added obituary for Samuel D. Kelty
Added obituaries for Joseph and Nancy Kisling
06/21/2007 Updated user contributed deaths
06/21/2007 Added obituary for John Wesley Harrison
Added obituaries for Charles and Mary Rice and funeral notice for Harry Rice
Added obituaries for Christine, Lizzy and Michael Lindeman
Added obituary for Ida Belle Kellar
Added obituaries for George and Michael Haymaker
06/20/2007 Added obituary for infant son of Marion Harrison
Added obituary for William O. Rice
Added obituary for Frank Rollinson
06/19/2007 Added history of Spencer's Grove Church
06/19/2007 Added obituary for Frank G. Ray
Added obituary for William O. Rice
Added obituary for Frank Rollinson
06/18/2007 Added biography for Ray Billingsley
Added biography for John Bordewick
Added biography for James Bullimore
Added biography for Samuel Bumgardner
Added biography for George W. Burnham
Added biography for William Cottrell
Added biography for W. W. Hanford
Added biography for William M. Loree
Added biography for Stephen A. Marine
Added biography for George Steece
Added biography for Franklin P. Stewart
Added biography for Daniel Stick
Added biography for Fielding R. Voris
Added biography for Samuel H. Watson
06/18/2007 Added biography and picture for John S. Tilford
06/18/2007 Added picture of Mrs. John (Margaret) Tilford
06/17/2007 Added biography for Oscar Bergen
06/17/2007 Added World War II Summary of War Casualties for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel
06/17/2007 Added World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel
06/17/2007 Added transcription of Petit Hill pioneer cemetery
06/12/2007 Added biography for Michael Barry
06/12/2007 Added biography for Charles Albert
06/12/2007 Added biography for Charles Wandschneider
06/10/2007 Added list of Benton County resources in LDS Family History Catalog
06/10/2007 Added biography for Edward Fish
06/10/2007 Added biography and picture for Jube Henry Ball
06/10/2007 Added biography for Henry Schwab
06/09/2007 Added biography for James Scollon
06/09/2007 Added biography for Charles Trojovsky
06/09/2007 Added biography for Robert Harper
06/09/2007 Added biography for Millard Jones
06/09/2007 Added biography and picture for Alexander Hanna
06/09/2007 Added biography and picture for John Hanna
06/09/2007 Added biography and picture for William Hanna
06/07/2007 Added biography for Herman Stuckenbruck
06/04/2007 Added marraige records (grooms) for letters P and Q
06/03/2007 Added obituary for Louis Tobin
06/03/2007 Added obituary for Susie Mack
06/03/2007 Added obituary for Paul Nielson
06/03/2007 Added biography for Charles Kelly
06/03/2007 Added biography for Andrew Conley
06/02/2007 Added picture of James Hardwood
06/03/2007 Added biography for James Harwood
06/03/2007 Added biography for Okke Boomgarden
06/03/2007 Added biography for Jacob Nell
06/03/2007 Added biography for Fred Walker
06/03/2007 Added biography for Otto Koopman
06/02/2007 Added biography for Frank Thompson
06/02/2007 Added biography for Eli Grimm
06/02/2007 Added biography for James Thompson
06/02/2007 Added picture of John and Nancy Vandike
06/02/2007 Added biography for John Vandike
06/02/2007 Added biography for F. Marion Ward
06/02/2007 Added biography for John Selk
06/02/2007 Added biography for John Gilmore
06/02/2007 Added biography for Samuel Thompson
06/02/2007 Added biography for U. B. Whiteis
06/02/2007 Added biography for Jacob Springer
06/02/2007 Added biography for John Book
06/02/2007 Added picture of Carl and Emma Delfs
06/01/2007 Added link under History for Fremont Hotel
06/01/2007 Added picture of of Justus and Emma Kimm
06/01/2007 Added biography for Justus Kimm
06/01/2007 Added biography for Ira Kimball
05/31/2007 Added list of current Benton county towns and cities
05/29/2007 Added obituary for Mary Goodwin
05/29/2007 Added obituaries for Darius, Deliah and Mathilda Floyd
05/29/2007 Added Urmy Cemetery transcription
05/28/2007 Updated Parker's Grove transcription [over 430 burials listed]
05/28/2007 Added Parker's Grove Obituary Abstracts
05/28/2007 Added Parker's Grove Church History
05/28/2007 Added Cantonwine Family Cemetery information
05/28/2007 Added Inman Family Cemetery information
05/28/2007 Added off site links for 1930 Plat Book, Find A Grave and Benton County Official web site
05/28/2007 Revised Cemtery Listings
05/26/2007 Added obituary for Thomas Deerdoff
05/26/2007 Added obituaries for John and Loiva Dine
05/26/2007 Added obituary for Barbara Kaiser
05/26/2007 Added obituary for Dollie Brody Crow
05/26/2007 Added obituaries for Charlotte, Francis, Jacob and Josephus Burkhart
05/26/2007 Added Pioneer ancestors of Jon Kime
05/26/2007 Added obituary for George Fish
05/26/2007 Added obituary for Everett Brody
05/26/2007 Added obituary for Joseph Blackburn
05/25/2007 Added obituaries for Phebe Jane and William Eugene Soden
05/25/2007 Added obituary for John Warner
05/25/2007 Added link to Van Metre family web site
04/29/2007 Added lookup volunteer for 1887 1887 Portrait & Biographical Album
04/21/2007 Added link to Belle Plaine Historical Society on site map
04/20/2007 Added biographies from 1887 history  for John Greenwalt, Hyrcannus Guinn,  
    James Denison  and Jonathan Urmy
04/16/2007 Added obituary for Mary Katherine Nelson
04/15/2007 Added image of James Coll and Mary Nichols marriage license
04/15/2007 Mattie Roach autograph book
04/14/2007 Added picture of Blairstown High School
04/14/2007 Added picture of Belle Plaine in 1912
04/14/2007 Added 1884-5 State Gazetter & Business Directory
04/14/2007 Added Gazetteer and Directories section to site map
04/01/2007 Added obits for Clarence and Charles Erland
03/31/2007 Uploaded reorganization of Benton County IAGenWeb Project.
New: Land Patents of Benton County
New: Historical Maps of Benton County
New: Historical Maps of Eastern Iowa
New: 1875 Atlas: Maps & Surname Index
Revised: Historical Place Names of Benton County
Updated: Cemetery Transcriptions
01/06/2007 Added biographies from 1910 history for Book, Delfs, Doerzman, Schmidt, Selk
01/06/2007 Added obituaries for Nancy and William Glime
01/06/2007 Split 2006 updates to separate page

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