*Updated! St. Michael's, Garber; added 1921
confirmation class - from Reid R. Johnson (2/1/18)
*Updated! Lutheran church, Elkport; Lutheran church,
Strawberry Point and St. Joseph's Catholic church,
Elkader - from Reid R. Johnson (1/22/18)
*New! First Evangelical Lutheran church, McGregor
(merger of the Stavanger & Swedish Lutheran
churches) - from S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson
*New! Evangelical Lutheran Church of Peace (Peace
Lutheran), Clayton - from Reid R. Johnson (1/4/2018)
*New! McGregor Methodist church- from Reid R. Johnson
*Updated! St. John's Evangelical & Reformed
church, Garber - from Reid R. Johnson (1/5/2018)
*New! St. John's church (misc.) & St. Paul's
church, Guttenberg - from Reid R. Johnson (1/5/2018)
*Updated! Sunday Schools - from Reid R. Johnson
*New! 1935 Clayton county Justice & District
Court proceedings as reported in the newspapers -
from Reid R. Johnson (1/10/18)
*Added to the jury lists for 1921 (Grand & Petit)
and 1935 (Petit, Oct & Dec) - from Reid R.
Johnson (1/10/18 & 1/22/18
DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Updated! The A.F. & A.M. directory,
Elkader lodge, 1921 - from Reid Johnson (1/10/18)
*Updated! The Social, Fraternal, etc. pages for
Elkader, Elkport, McGregor, Strawberry Point &
Volga City were updated with additional info. & a
new page for St. Olaf was added - from Reid Johnson
(1/08/18 & 1/22/18)
*Updated! Creamery Directory - from Reid Johnson
DOCUMENTS (document board) (indexes to the
documents posted on the board: index 1 * index 2)
*As new items are posted to the
document board the indexes will be updated as time
permits & some of the postings will be moved to
other pages on this website
licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Marriage Licenses Obtained, added March, April, May
& June 1921 - from Reid R. Johnson (1/22/18 &
*Added to "compiled marriages": marriage
announcements from 1921 - from Reid R. Johnson
(1/18/18, 2/1/18 & 2/8/18)
MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! War of 1812; soldiers Jason S. Butler and
Levi Ellis & their info. added - coordinator
*Updated! World War I Honor Roll, entries of E.
Bakula (+photo), C. Borcherding, A. Kottke, A.
Krueger, H. Lemka & H. Tangeman - coordinator
*Updated! American Legion Posts, Elkader & St.
Olaf - (from Reid R. Johnson)
*21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files:
new biography for Edward 'Burt' Snedgar- from Carl
- We now have 10,025+ obits! Do you have an obituary
to share? Want to add a photo or do you have
corrections to a posted obit? E-mail the photo or
corrections to the Clayton co. coordinator to be
added to the obituary.
*Thank-you to the January & February obit
contributors - S. Ferrall, Audrey Haught, Reid R.
Johnson, Joyce Reilly & Cheryl Moonen
INDEX - last
QUERY BOARD - This message board is for researchers to
answer queries from others; or to ask for help from
other Clayton co. researchers, ie: family questions,
photo identification, look-up requests, etc.
*Molly Scherf of the Clayton County Conservation is requesting documents and
photos of the village of
Osborne or the people who lived there.
*L. Woiwood has posted a query re: St. Mary's cemetery,
McGregor, Sexton records
*New or updated: Garnavillo twp. schools (new),
Clayton twp. schools (new), McGregor HS records,
Educators (update: rural teachers 1935), Elkader Jr.
College (new) and St. Joseph Catholic school (new) -
from Reid R. Johnson (1/6/18)
*Linda Colton has updated her email address. She is
researching the Foote family (2/28/18)
DATA that will be of interest to
Clayton co. researchers (all links open in a new
*Allamakee co. Obit board, the Delaware co. Obit board, the Dubuque co. Obit board and Fayette co. Obit board Many families in these neighboring counties
had connections to Clayton county.
*Iowa Old Press - newspaper transcriptions from all over
Iowa, including Clayton county - your ancestor may
have been mentioned in the old news!