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December 1, 2016: Updated the Cass County Genealogical Society page to add the Winter 2016 newsletter. Also added additional Harris family photos (Harris, Conine, Butler) contributed by Carl Malone.

November 27, 2016: Added transcriptions of Breckenridge, Brighton and Edna Townships from the 1860 Federal Census. Also added Albert T. Harris Family Bible Records, contributed by Carl Malone.

November 20, 2016: Added transcription of The Crooked Creek Gang 1883 newspaper article contributed by Kathy Cardoza.

October 16, 2016: Added transcriptions of Blocks 20-21 of Evergreen Cemetery contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society.

October 5, 2016: Added transcription of one additional World War I news clipping (3/15/1918), listing Cass County soldiers killed/wounded, contributed by Eileen Reed.

October 4, 2016: Added transcriptions of eight World War I news clippings regarding Atlantic area soldiers killed/wounded contributed by Eileen Reed. Also added transcription of Block 22 of Evergreen Cemetery.

September 17, 2016: Added 3 more Malone family photos: Abraham and Katherine (Malone) Bowling, Francis P., Ardean & Sidney Malone and Thomas Luke Malone with Ona Malone McDermott & Margaret Coughlin Malone, all contributed by Carl Malone.

September 14, 2016: Added photos of Edward and Maggie (Acker) Harris contributed by Carl Malone.

September 13, 2016: Added photos of the James S. Malone family and the Jeremiah Shey family to the Family Photos section, and also added a photo of the Atlantic Ice House, all contributed by Carl Malone.

September 7, 2016: Added transcription of Evergreen Cemetery No Stone Found listing, contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society.

September 6, 2016: Added transcriptions of 3 additional sections of Evergreen Cemetery as well as a cemetery map, all contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society. Remaining sections will be coming soon. Thanks again to Carolyn and the CCGS!

September 1, 2016: Updated the Cass County Genealogical Society page to add the Fall 2016 newsletter.

August 31, 2016: Added photos of George Clarence Acker, George Howard and Ina Helen (Berry) Allen, multiple photos of the Robert & Virgina Berry family, and multiple photos of the Robert Butler family to the Family Photos section. Associated wedding notice and multiple obituaries added to the Obit and Docs Boards.

July 24, 2016: Added a 4 generation photo of the Harris Family and a photo of Grant and Della Triplett.

July 3, 2016: Updated the Cass County Genealogical Society page to add the Summer 2016 newsletter.

June 28, 2016: Added info and gravestone photos for 9 additional Cass County Civil War soldiers, (Phelps) and (Bugsby, Cannon, Cannon, Egan, Hackett, McCreary, Smith, Whiting), provided by Civil War researcher Steve Hanken. Thank you, Steve! Also added photo of the Frederic & Christena (Fowler) Durr grandchildren, contributed by Carl Malone.

June 22, 2016: Added info and gravestone photos for 13 additional Cass County Civil War soldiers, (Crosswait, Kaiser, Leonard, Merritt, Morgan, Rhodes, Sprouse) and (Everly, Fowble, Jackson, Loudenback, Okell, Roberts), provided by Civil War researcher Steve Hanken. Thank you, Steve!

June 19, 2016: Added transcription of Page 6B from 1930 Census for Atlantic City, 1st Ward. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes Rex! Also added information regarding Cass County Civil War soldier Andrew J. Sheumaker (Shoemaker) provided by Civil War researcher Steve Hanken. Thank you, Steve!

June 15, 2016: Added transcriptions of 2 more pages from 1930 Census for Atlantic City, 1st Ward (Pages 7A and 7B). Thanks again to Lisa Varnes Rex!

June 10, 2016: Added transcriptions of 3 sections of Evergreen Cemetery, contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society. Transcription of all remaining burials will be coming soon. Thanks again to Carolyn and the CCGS!

June 6, 2016: Added history and partial transcription of Evergreen Cemetery, contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society. Complete transcription of all burials will be coming soon. Thanks again to Carolyn and the CCGS!

May 29, 2016: Added numerous additional family photos, including photos from the Durr, Fuhlendorf, Malone and Wells families.

May 26, 2016: Added numerous Berry family photos, including Delbert Berry, Ralph Anderson Berry (d. 1978), Ralph Anderson Berry (1848-1926) Family, and James Ora & Eleanor (Hansen) Berry.

May 18, 2016: Added photos of Charles and Britannia (Terbush) Hutchins and John and Florentina (Edwards) Butler.

May 14, 2016: Added additional Malone family photos, including Thomas and Emma (Malone) Maher.

May 12, 2016: Added a short history of early bottling in the Atlantic area, including a well researched and documented paper by Carl Malone. Many thanks to Carl for this wonderful contribution! Carl's paper traces bottling history back to 1875, with the arrival of the Durr and Saxe families in Atlantic.

May 8, 2016: Added photo of the Bernard Malone family, and links to the obituaries for Bernard's parents.

May 3, 2016: Added transcriptions of 2 more pages from 1930 Census for Atlantic City, 1st Ward (Pages 5B and 6A). Thanks again to Lisa Varnes Rex!

May 1, 2016: Added transcriptions of 4 more pages from 1930 Census for Atlantic City, 1st Ward (Pages 3B, 4A, 4B, and 5A). Thanks again to Lisa Varnes Rex! More pages coming soon!

April 30, 2016: Added transcription of Atlantic City, 1st Ward Page 3A from the 1930 Census. Many thanks to Lisa Varnes Rex! Lisa has transcribed more pages. Keep checking back, more coming soon!

April 5, 2016: Updated the Cemetery Main Index page to use Google Maps for cemetery locations ("View Map" links).

March 21, 2016: Added transcription for Cumberland from the 1892 Farmers Directory. All townships from the 1892 Farmers Directory have been completely transcribed.

March 19, 2016: Added transcription for Atlantic from the 1892 Farmers Directory.

March 18, 2016: Added transcription for Wiota from the 1892 Farmers Directory.

March 15, 2016: Added transcriptions for Lewis and Lyman from the 1892 Farmers Directory.

March 13, 2016: Added complete transcriptions of the Patrons by Township section of the 1875 Andreas Atlas for all townships. All Cass County sections of the Andreas Atlas are now fully transcribed.

March 9, 2016: Added transcriptions of resident/landowners names for all townships from the 1875 Andreas Atlas map of Cass County. The map itself has long been available on this site, but now the resident/landowner names printed on the map will be found by the search engine. The remainder of the Patrons by Township section will be coming soon!!

March 8, 2016: Added 1875 Cass County Map, Oliver Mills portrait and the Cass County Patrons Misc. and Too Lates from the 1875 Andreas Atlas. Only one Cass County section of the atlas remains to be transcribed - Cass County Patrons by Township. Images of this remaining section have already been added, and a complete transcription will be coming soon!

March 7, 2016: Added transcriptions for Lorah, Marne and Massena from the 1892 Farmers Directory.

March 6, 2016: Added original images of all Cass County pages from the 1892 Farmers Directory, and transcriptions for Galion, Griswold, and Reno post offices, as well as parties living in Cass county and receiving their mail in an adjoining county. Additional post offices coming soon!

February 29, 2016: Updated the Cass County Genealogical Society page to add the Spring 2016 newsletter. Also added notice regarding the current Rootsweb service outage, which began last Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 24). Rootsweb mail lists and genealogy/family history sites hosted by Rootsweb remain unavailable. Check www.rootsweb.ancestry.com for updates.

February 26, 2016: Added 3 additional vintage postcard photos of Atlantic railroad depot and yards, a vintage postcard photo of Sunnyside Park and Camp Swimming Pool, a postcard photo of Devonshire Tourist Camp, and one additional vintage postcard photo of Atlantic Golf and Country Club.

February 24, 2016: Updated the CCGS Index to the News Clipping Scrapbooks of Birthdays, Family Reunions, Weddings and Anniversaries with all 2015 additions. Many thanks to the Cass County Genealogical Society! Also added a vintage photo postcard, Wagon Bridge over Turkey Creek, Anita, and a studio photo of Mrs. Boyle.

February 13, 2016: Added the 20 remaining "W" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. All 1884 biographies are now online. Many thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex for this wonderful contribution!

February 10, 2016: Added 20 additional "W" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex!

January 31, 2016: Added all remaining "T", "U", "V" and "Y" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex!

January 16, 2016: Added all remaining "S" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex!

January 13, 2016: Added 28 additional "R" and "S" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. All "R" 1884 biographies are now online. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex!

January 10, 2016: Added 26 additional "P" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. All "P" 1884 biographies are now online. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex!

January 6, 2016: Added 15 additional "M" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. All "M" 1884 biographies are now online. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex! Also added complete transcriptions of the remaining sections of Noble Center Cemetery, contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society. Thanks again to Carolyn and the CCGS!

January 4, 2016: Added complete transcription of South Section of Noble Center Cemetery, contributed by Carolyn DeLay and the Cass County Genealogical Society. The CCGS index of burials has been online since November. Complete transcription of burials in the North and West Sections will be online soon. Thanks again to Carolyn and the CCGS!

January 3, 2016: Added 22 additional "M" biographies from the 1884 History of Cass County, Iowa. Thanks again to Lisa Varnes-Rex for contributing!

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