IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.


Archived Updates Journal
2016

This page contains a list of everything added to Clayton co. IAGenWeb in 2016

Note: I frequently rearrange or move things around, so over time the hot-links for these additions may have changed. If you encounter a "page no longer exists" search for the data from the main search engine on the home page.







New or updated on the website December 2016

BIOGRAPHY - Miscellaneous
*Biographies of Frances Haworth & Alice Sherman, and a photo of each, were posted on the Biography board - from S. Ferrall (12/23/16)


CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Monona City cemetery burial list has been updated - coordinator (throughout December)
*Gravestone photos were added to IGPP, taken in the Monona City cemetery - from Jym Montgomery (12/1/2016)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated the jury lists, adding petit jurors for April & October 1903 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/25/16)
*New! 1890 & 1903 Clayton county Justice & District Court proceedings as reported in the newspapers - from Reid R. Johnson (12/25/16)
*Updated! 1882 Clayton county Justice & District Court proceedings files - from Reid R. Johnson (12/25/16)
*New! 1881 Clayton county Justice & District Court proceedings as reported in the newspapers - from Reid R. Johnson (12/3/16)


DOCUMENTS
(document board)
*New to the doc board 1880-1882: "Fred Schultz - thief", "Strawberry Point robberies", "Perkins Skips out", "Killing of D. Murphy", "The Rattlesnake Case", "Stabbing of Al. Schmidt", "Stabbing of Henry Diers" - from Reid R. Johnson (12/3/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to Compiled Marriages- from 1882: Adams-Grotewohl, Ball-Morris, Banze-Henkes, Bentley-McCrae, Berg-Garms, Bergmann-Brown, Bloodsworth-Baker, Boland-Ivery, Brich-Helgermann, Bruchner-Schubert, Cain-Losch, Cameron-Klink, Downie-Gibson, Dunn-Morrison, Evans-Burrington, Falkenhainer-Schafft, Fitzpatrick-Connell, Fricke-Stevens, Friedlein-Kaufmann, Friedlein-Schrunk, Gehring-Clark, Gibson-Downie, Gossman-Lounen, Haines-Graves, Hines-Carnicle, Hines-Robbins, Hosier-Fitch, Hale-Annis, Hottinger-Stauer, Jack-Powell, Jarms-Zurcher, Johnson-Hulverson, Jouck-Hahn, Krieg-Perry, Lendth-Rothe, Liming-Coates, Litchfield-Cooley, Maker-Huggart, Mason-Green, Mattox-Cannon, Mengis-Behrens, Morehauser-Schneider, Moser-Dinges, Murphy-Wallk, Partch-Schroeder, Phelps-Carrier(additional info. added), Phelps-Hinkle, Saylor-Tinke, Sohner-Chapman, Sommerland-Hickman, Stearns-Davis, Stetter-Krieg, Stich-Reuther, Stoops-Atwood, Suddendorf-Dahl, Tubbs-Barrett, Werges-Powell & Yearous-Sheppard AND from 1883: Bass-Fowler, Bowman-Uriell, Brust-Brabander, Crain-Thurlbun, Downey-Hogan, Funk-Hann, Lemke-Miehe, Mayfield-Childers, McCrea-Waltenbach, Miehe-Draives, Potter-Mumby, Sherman-Davis, Sieling-Reddmann, Steel-Brandtman, Wagner-McCue- from Reid R. Johnson (12/15-12/18/2016)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS -
*The entry for Capt. John H. Tapper on the Mexican War page was updated & corrected - from S. Ferrall (12/14/16)
*21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files: new bios for Jonathan Foster & Robert James Pool - from Carl Ingwaldson (12/1/16)
*Added to the Civil War Honor Roll: R. Boyce, J.L. Haworth, W.N. Tucker & R.W. Randall - coordinator (12/1/16)
*Added S. Valiquist / Vanocker to the War of 1812 soldiers - coordinator (12/1/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*A longer obituary for Arno Kaiser was added to the previously posted death notice - from Reid R. Johnson (12/11/16)
*Thank-you to the December obit contributors - Jym Montgomery, Bart Hamlett, Connie Ellis, Cheryl Locher Moonen, Reid R. Johnson & S. Ferrall



New or updated on the website
October & November 2016

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Monona City cemetery burial list has been updated - coordinator (11/15/16)
*Many gravestone photos were added to IGPP taken in the Monona City cemetery - shared by Jym Montgomery (thru-out October & November 2016)
*Added to database - burials occurring in 2016, Monona City cemetery & updated or added burials to the cemetery list - from Jym Montgomery (10/2/16 & 10/8/16)

COURT RECORDS
*Added the Trial Jurors and Grand Jurors for 1904 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/26/16)
*New! 1882 Clayton county Justice & District Court proceedings as reported in the newspaper - from Reid R. Johnson (10/3/16)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Added the 1904 officers for the Y.M.C., I.O.O.F. & Rebekahs to the Elkport social & fraternal society page - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/16)
*Added Harmony Chapter 41 R.A.M. officers 1903/04 to the Royal Arch Mason page - from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)
*Added Elkader Track & Field Assoc. officers 1903/04 and Strawberry Point Mystic Toiler officers 1903/04 to the Elkader & Str. Point social & fraternal society pages - from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)

DOCUMENTS
*Monona Commercial House Fire and Clayton Co. Agricultural Soc. officers 1903/04 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to Compiled Marriages- all from 1882: -Lish-Wiltse, Nohrman-Schumacher, Ohlendorf-Wehrkamp -from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages- all from 1883: Bachtell-Hurd, Baumgartner-Miller, Beyer-Koelke, Bonber-Huempel, Brose-Freitag, Brown-Mathews, Brozer-Huempel, Enright-Sullivan, Glawe-Taake, Gleason-Taylor, Hyde-Wareham, Knospe-Yoster, Kuck-Rickleff, Liddy-Sullivan, McCarty-Keating, Meier-Wahls, Nugent-Meder, Peterman-Palmer, Powellson-House, Quinn-Ryan, Rinkert-Meisner, Schultz-Bertsinger, Whitmarsh-Andrews, Whittle-Cunningham, Williams-Otis, Wohlheter-Downie, Anderson-Nelson, Berns-Scheffert, Gossman-Bachus, Hagensick-Leibrock, Hammond-Curran, Nohrman-Schumacher, Smock-Rulan- from Reid R. Johnson (Oct & Nov. 2016)
*Added to Compiled Marriages- all from 1893: Brown-Mallory, Schmidt-Kramer & Tieden-Klinek - from S. Ferrall (10/20/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages- all from 1903: Adams-Harding, Benschneider-Armbruster, Blonk-Scheibe, Clark-Susie, Drahn-Meyer, Ellsworth-Schmidt,Gilje-Halstenson, Hines-Carnicle, Horstman-Mertens, Kiesewetter-Mucklegerg, Krauel-Regal, Lehman-Butikoffer, Lembke-Uecker, Matt-Gossmann, Matt-Gossmann, Mertens-Mecklenberg, Monti-Opitz, Neumaster-Reichart, Peterson-Maker, Putz-Christ, Reichart-Backhaus, Rockwell-Pugh, Schaefers-Matt, Schroeder-Knight, Sloan-Cooper, Smith-Sloan, Stamp-Scofield, Struckman-Simmick, Walch-Brommelkamp, Zengle-Horsch- from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)
*Marriage licenses issued, updated for 1903 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages: all from 1882 - Beckman-Schroeder, Fritz-Waterman, Knodt-Eggert, Landon-Campbell, Larson-Piehl, Laxon-Luers, Ohlendorf-Wehrkamp, Reynolds-Meehan, Ridenour-Smith & Troup-Kellogg - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/16)
*Marriage licenses for June & July 1903, early November 1903 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/2/16 & 10/19/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages: all from 1936 - Berns-Curran, Burr-Keppler & Hinzman-Berry - from Reid R. Johnson (10/26/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages: all from 1903 - Anderson-Stanton, Andresen-Phalen, Baldwin-Ennenbeck, Berg-Hyde, Bothel-Downing, Carrier-Schroeder, Cassutt-Aulwes, Coleman, Dancke, Coleman-Deal, Congdon-Howard, Dawson-Alderson, Dinan-Henry, Drahn-Schiff, Duflin-Thomas, Eaton-unkn., Floete-Grotewohl, Friedlein-Scholz, Fritz-Ellenberg, Forbes-Hold, Forsythe-Lawrence, Glawe-Seifert, Harboldsheimer-Walke, Heddleson-Stamp, Heitzman-Werger, Horstman-Janert, Houge-Williams, Horsefield-Steele, Huebsch-Flehler, Halfke-Polkow, Hyde-Maley, Jellum-Toreson, Kaiser-Appleford, Lathrop-Barnes, Lee-Moser, Little-Capron, Little-Hurley, Livingston-Gersler, McGoon-Beacom, Meese-Hildebrandt, Moser-Dillon, Munson-Hagensick, Nelson-Hansen, Noack-Fritz, Oehring-Ploog, Radloff-Glave, Reimer-Kuehl, Robbins-Davis, Sadawasser-Ortman, Sherman-Gartz, Smith-Eppler, Taake-Buckman, Tonnar-Engler, Tracey-Finchel, Wagner-Dinges, Wells-Adams, Wilson-Scott, Wilson-Wooner & Wuensch-Scheffert - from Reid R. Johnson (10/2/16-10/30/16)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Added the officers of Boardman Post #184 G.A.R., 1904 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/26/16)

ODDS & ENDS - a rummage bag of interesting items
*Updated the 'Uncalled for letters' lists - from Reid R. Johnson (11/21/16)
*New! Clayton co. residents taken to the State Insane & Inebriate Asylum, misc. years - from Reid R. Johnson & S. Ferrall (11/11/16 & 11/21/16)
*New! County Aide to paupers & others - from Reid R. Johnson (10/20/16)
*New!
Uncalled for letters at the county postoffices, 1881 & 1882 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/3/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*Previously posted obits for Iva Henkes, Iola Ihde & Eileen Lau have been updated with additional obits or information - from Reid R. Johnson & Connie Ellis (11/12/16)
*Thank-you to the October & November obit contributors - Errin Wilker, Connie Ellis, Cheryl Locher Moonen, Gary Sheffert, Reid R. Johnson & Jym Montgomery

PHOTO ALBUMS
*Added to the Wood Center photo page, a vintage pic of the Wood General Store, early 1900's - from Bart Hamlett (10/22/16)
*14 vintage photos were added to the Edgewood Photos page - from Bart Hamlett (10/14/16)



New or updated on the website
September 2016

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*New! East Side Cemetery Association - from S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson (9/29/16)
*New! A complete photo survey of the Zion Lutheran cemetery, photos (600+) were uploaded to the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP) - from Cheryl Locher Moonen (Sept 2016)
*Updated! Old Garnavillo cemetery burial list - from S. Ferrall (9/8/2016)
*Major update! County Cemetery burial list updated & some historical info. added - from S. Ferrall (9/8/2016)
*Huge update! Marion Lutheran cemetery burial list & lots of additional information - from S. Ferrall (9/7/2016)
*Gravestone photos (IGPP) from the old Garnavillo cemetery were shared by Cheryl Locher Moonen (Sept 2016)
*Gravestone photos (IGPP) from Marion Lutheran were shared by Reid R. Johnson (Sept 2016)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Added misc. info. from 1903 to the Telephone Directories & Creamery Directory; AND 1882 officer rosters for the Elkport IOOF and Elkader Lodge A.F. & A.M. AND 1882 officer roster for Harmony No. 41 R.A.M. - from Reid R. Johnson (9/30/2016)


DOCUMENTS
*'Mutiny-Desertion', 1902 AND 'Elkader Baseball Club', 1903; news items - from Reid R. Johnson (9/30/2016)
* 'Taken to the Insane Asylum', misc news blurbs - from Reid R. Johnson (9/8/2016)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Marriage licenses for Sept. 1882 AND Jan. & May 1903 - from Reid R. Johnson (9/30/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages: the following from 1903: Bierbaum-Schulte, Boyle-Kaiser, Carmichael-Mitchel, Conboy-Tenney, Cummings-White, Hoth-Kutzbach, Jungblut-Meisner, Luense-Winsor, Kill-Lembke, Morgan-Hervison, Smith-Kishman, Veeder-Massmann, Viebrock-Sickle & Whitlock-Morton; AND the following from 1881: Adams-Brown, Adams-Rice, Brinkhaus-Wistrict, Cass-Davis, Clift-Packer, Cook-Beals, Dent-Kords, Dittmer-Dohrer, Fricke-Horsch, Hofer-Miller, Hyde-Schaffer, Koth-Henkes, Lemke-Radloff, Leonard-Carter, Pilkington-Woodhall, Roberts-Drapier, Schneider-Kelpin, Schnepf-Stiefel, Schoup-Adams, Vlotho-Dittmer, Walter-Radamer & Widdow-Niedert - from Reid R. Johnson (9/25/16, 9/29/16 & 9/30/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages: Flynn-O'Maley, 1865 - from Cheryl L. Moonen (9/25/16)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files: new bios for J.J. Carpenter, J.F. Farrand, R.A. Hale, J.M. Rice, W. Robbins & J. Rogman; updated bio of C.S. Maxon - from Carl Ingwaldson (9/9/16 & 9/30/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*A more complete obit for Agnes Lewis was added to the previously posted death notice - from Reid R. Johnson (9/24/16)
*A more complete obit for Mary Read was added to the previously posted death notice - from Audrey Haught (9/11/16)
*Thank-you to the September obit contributors - Audrey Haught, S. Ferrall, Reid R. Johnson, Bart Hamlett & Cheryl Locher Moonen

ODDS & ENDS
*New! County Poor Farm & Asylum; includes census records & news articles - from S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson (9/8/16)

PHOTO ALBUMS
*5 photos were added to the Edgewood Photos page - from Bart Hamlett (9/11/16)
*Additional photos were added to the 'Osterdock Photos' page & the '1908 Osterdock Flood' page - from Judy Holthaus (9/7/2016)

SCHOOL RECORDS
*New! Cox Creek twp. and Highland twp. country
schools, with school location info. & misc. data added to each school page - from S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson (9/26/16)

SURNAME REGISTRY - if you have registered a surname, please check the registry to be sure the email address you originally gave is still valid!
*Researcher Bart Hamlett has added his surname interests, Hamlett, Berens & Bissell, to the registry (9/11/16)



New or updated on the website
July & August 2016

1882 HISTORY of CLAYTON COUNTY
* New! Portions of Chapter XVI have been transcribed (and more to come) - from S. Ferrall 8/11/16

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Major update! McCleland Family cemetery, added history & photos - from Nancy Bleil (8/20/16
*Gravestone photos (IGPP) from St. Joseph's cemetery - Elkader were shared by John Shuck (7/28/16)
*St. Joseph's - Elkader, burial list was updated (7/28/16)
*Immaculate Conception cemetery burials have been updated with additional burials - from Loras Gassman (7/12/16)
*Gravestone photos (IGPP) from Immaculate Conception cemetery were uploaded by Loras Gassman (7/12/16)

COURT RECORDS
*Petit jurors, Nov. term, 1882 were added to the jury lists - from Reid R. Johnson (8/14/2016)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*
Added to Volga fraternal & social society page, the 1881 I.O.O.F. officers - from Reid R. Johnson (7/3/2016)

DOCUMENTS
*News articles posted to the Document board: "Fires! 1881 & 1882 - from Reid R. Johnson (8/14/16)
*News articles posted to the Document board: "Elkader in 1854", "J. Outan stabs J. Garber", "J. Brownley escapes, 1860" & "W. Laxson sells hogs, 1874" - from Cheryl Locher Moonen (8/14/16)
*Posted to the Document board: 1881 murder of Gustav Rechfus, compiled from news accounts - from Reid R. Johnson (8/11/16)
*Posted to the Document board: 1877 pardon of Franklin Linehart/Linhart - from S. Ferrall (8/11/16)
*Posted to the Document board: Uncalled for letters at the Elkader P.O., April & August 1881 - from Reid R. Johnson (7/03/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to Compiled Marriages: Quigley-Miller, 1870; and in 1871: Bauer-Hochhouse, Bemer-Laler, Borton-Baxter, Bowers-Atwood, Calaway-Nading, Clark-Baugh, Clark-Perry, Connelly-Stoddard, Cook-Hunt, Davis-Cummings, Eno-Little, Ford-Bullett, Frederick-Follen, Follen-Frederick, Haislet-Jacobs, Harberg-Knentzel, Harding-Pulcifer, Hawthorne-Peck, Ingraham-Burton, Jones-Mahony, Jones-Wilson, Karberg-Weiner, Knight-Richards, Leighty-Bonney, Mathews-Stoops, McLean-Miller, Odell-Warper, Quakenbush-Lawton, Romig-Nading, Smith-Olmstead & Sunderland-Reed - from Audrey Haught (7/4/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages, all in 1881: Annis-Hughes, Berron-Mott, Ely-Nace, Kaefer-Fromer, Koehn-Mentzel, Newberry-Squires, Riegel-Kickbush, Robbins-Osbern, Schroeder-Goodrich, Smith-Harris, Smyth-Otis, Vogt-Pahlas, Williamson-Howard - from Reid R. Johnson (7/4/16)
*Added to
Marriage Records: licenses issued March 1881 (new), August 1881 (update) & November 1925 (new) - from Reid R. Johnson (7/3/16)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files: new bio for Robert Pitt, updated bio for Eber Golder - from Carl Ingwaldson (7/4/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*An obituary was added to the previously posted death notice of Esther (Bidwell) Bennington - from Reid R. Johnson (7/12/16)
*Thank-you to the July & August obit contributors - Kim Keehner, Judy Moyna, Ken Johnson, Reid R. Johnson, S. Ferrall & Sherri

SCHOOL RECORDS
*New! Pony Hollow school, Boardman twp. - from S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson (7/21/16)



New or updated on the website
June 2016

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*New!
Camps, Lodges & other social societies: Elkader, Elkport, Garnavillo & Volga - from Reid R. Johnson (6/23/2016)

DOCUMENTS
*Posted to the Document board: Uncalled for letters @ Elkader P.O., July 1881 - from Reid R. Johnson (6/25/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to Compiled Marriages: Boehn-Waterman, 1883; Blanchaine-Musfeldt, 1881; Brown-Harbaugh, 1889; Davis-Hines, 1902; Enderes-Hupp, 1883; Ford-Penrod, 1880; Hansel-Tinke, 1881; Hass-Hook, 1925; Maack-Litge, 1881; Miles-Bachtell, 1883; Pardee-Hawthorne, 1902; Peick-Limbach, 1888; Renkert-Roach, 1885; Sanders-Hoag, 1902; Waterman-Smith, 1912; Wattenbaugh-Perkins, 1883 - from Reid R. Johnson (6/14/16 & 6/30/16)
*Added to Anniversaries & Engagements:
Marriage licenses issued August 1881 & Marriage licenses issued 8/12/1926 - from Reid R. Johnson (6/14/16 & 6/25/16)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Biographies for Wm. Lyons & Dwight Noble were added to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files - from Carl Ingwaldson (6/6/16)
*War of 1812 - the file of Capt. James A. McClelland was updated with images & transcriptions from his service file - from Nancy Bleil (6/5/16 & 6/16/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*A complete obit was added to one previously posted for Nettie (Farley) Spaulding - from Michelle Pettit (6/1/16)
*Thank-you to the June obit contributors - Bart Hamlett, Reid R. Johnson, Ken Johnson, S. Ferrall & David Allen



New or updated on the website
May 2016

BIOGRAPHY - Miscellaneous
*Biography of Frederick Mershon (including photos) was posted on the biography board - from
Joy Mershon Cera (5/1/2016)

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Several of the cemetery burial lists have been reformatted & updated with misc. info. - coordinator

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Added a list of 1868 Clayton co. postmasters and a list of 1872 postmaster salaries to the Postmaster & Postoffice page - from Reid R. Johnson (
5/16/2016)

DOCUMENTS
*Posted to the Document board: "Horse Thief Escapes from Prison, 1855" - from Reid R. Johnson (5/16/16)
*Posted to the Document board: "Animal Mounds, 1875", "Too Much Married, 1878", "A Bold Thief, 1881" - from Cheryl Locher Moonen (5/15/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to Compiled Marriages, all in 1870: Adair-Porter; Adams-Thompson; Andrick-Scott; Barber-Ross; Beichstein-Theile; Blair-Heissner; Daugherty-Stout; Hawthorne-Peck; King-Beach; Lamphere-Davis; McNeil-Anderson; Patrick-St. John; Preston-Carlton; Rolf-Cook; Shaw-Young; Smith-Keeling; Sommers-Sevis; Tapper-Barber or Barker; Thompson-Cole & Turner-Siming - from Audrey Haught (5/30/16)


MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*An updated biography for Eber Golder was added to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files - from Carl Ingwaldson (5/16/16)

ODDS & ENDS
*New! Mississippi River Pirates, Robbers & Ruffians - a compilation of late 1850's news articles - from Reid R. Johnson (5/2/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*Pictures of the deceased were added to several obits posted in May; and to the previously posted obits of Grace Donnan, Ruth Heitman, Theodore 'Ted' Petsche & Darrell Wellendorf - from Reid R. Johnson (5/17/16)
*Thank-you to the May obit contributors - Diana Wagner, Kim Keehner, Ken Johnson, Cheryl Locher Moonen, Reid R. Johnson & S. Ferrall

RESOURCES & REFERENCE
*Added the website URL & address for the Garnavillo Historical Society - from Jane Thein (5/16/16)



New or updated on the website
March & April 2016

BIOGRAPHY - 1882
*Added the bios of Salem Morse & W.G. Woodall, from the 1882 Clayton Co. History book - from S. Ferrall (3/10/16)


CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*IGPP: 160+ gravestone photos from Elk Valley cemetery were contributed by Cheryl Locher Moonen (4/25/16)
*Major Update! The Farmersburg-Wagner cemetery burial list has been completely updated from many sources - coordinator (Feb/March 2016)
*IGPP: Over 700 gravestone photos from the Farmersburg-Wagner cemetery were contributed by Reid R. Johnson (winter 2015/16)

COURT RECORDS
*New! Jury lists 1855-1901, misc. years - from S. Ferrall (4/20/16)

DOCUMENTS

*Clayton county hail storm, 1905 - from Reid R. Johnson (4/6/16)
*The McGregor Murder - Seduction of a Soldier’s Wife, 1868, news article - from Cheryl Locher Moonen (03/2/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to Compiled Marriages, all in 1869: Brandis-Snell, Ferguson-Rismess, Garretson-Hait, Kiene-Busby, McDermott-Farr, Sharp-Putman, Snell-Hicks, Thompson-Forbes, Varley-Shippee, Worley-Smart - from Audrey Haught (4/23/16)
*Added to Compiled Anniversary records: Mr. & Mrs. L.D. Knight, 50th Anniv., 1930 - from Cheryl Locher Moonen (04/19/16)
*Added to Compiled Divorce records: Enders, divorce petition, 1924 - from Lisa Woiwood (4/6/16)
*Added to Compiled Marriages, all in 1868: Baker-Brownell, Brandenburg-Maxwell, Chapman-Sinclare, Comstock-Kreamer, Daly-O'Brien, Gobell-Burton, Hoag-Wolcott, Seber-Harvey, Tujetsch-Draves, Whitfield-Glass - from Audrey Haught (3/8/16)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*New! 3rd Annual Encampment, 1888; description of the encampment activities and roster of over 170 veterans who attended - from S. Ferrall (4/5/2016)
*Biographies of Perry Dewey, Abel Griffin & Joseph Chantrow were added to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files - from Carl Ingwaldson (3/21/16 & 4/6/16 & 4/20/16)

ODDS & ENDS
*New! Settlers & Old Pioneers Festival, 1872. Includes the Festival Proclamation, background info. and name lists for the townships of Jefferson, Farmersburg, Monona, Elk, Read, Lodomillo, Cass, Clayton, Marion, Giard, Garnavillo & Mendon - from Audrey Haught (3/25/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*2 additional & more detailed obits for Anton Jacobson were added to a previously posted obit - from Reid R. Johnson (4/16/16)
*A more detailed obit for Wayne P. Pugh was added to a previously posted obit - from Reid R. Johnson (4/6/16)
*Thank-you to the March & April obit contributors - Judy Moyna, Ken Johnson, Bart Hamlett, Reid R. Johnson, S. Ferrall, Norman Hjelmeland, Connie Ellis, Audrey Haught & Cheryl Locher Moonen

PHOTO ALBUMS
*Updated! Additional photos were added to the Knoebel & Harrington Family Album - from Lisa Woiwood (4/6/16)
*New! Schug Family Album - from Helen Jennings (3/13/16)
*4 vintage photos have been added to the Edgewood Album - from Bart Hamlett (3/3/16)
*The Walters Family Album has been updated with additional family photos - from Helen Jennings (3/2/16)



January & February 2016

BIOGRAPHY - Miscellaneous
*Biographies for Samuel A. Feay & George H. Schulte have been posted on the biography board - from S. Ferrall (1/12/16)

DOCUMENTS
*'Gasoline Tank Explodes, 1919'news article - from Cheryl Locher Moonen (01/28/16)

MARRIAGE RECORDS
*Added to compiled Anniversary records: 50th Anniv. Mr. & Mrs. Wm Koehn, 1919 - from
Cheryl Locher Moonen (01/28/16)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Biographies of Wm. S. Brown & James J. Scovel were added to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (02/12/16)
*Peter Holms, Rev War soldier, was added to the Military Index page; also links to 2 biographies (one of them newly added) and to his gravestone - from S. Ferrall (1/4/16)
*Biography of Jacob Tharp/Thorp was added to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldier files - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (01/03/16)

OBITUARY BOARD
*A more detailed obit for Delores K. Burlingame was added to a previously posted obit - from Reid R. Johnson (02/26/16)
*Photos of the deceased have been added to the obits of Rodney & Randy Meisner and E.C. Oelke - from Reid R. Johnson (1/31/16)
*A longer obit was added to the previously posted death notice for Milton Hulverson - from Ken Johnson (1/23/16)
*Thank-you to the January & February obit contributors - Bart Hamlett, Katie Henry, Ken Johnson, Reid R. Johnson, Cheryl Locher Moonen, S. Ferrall & Errin Wilker

PHOTO ALBUMS
*2 photos of a house in either Strawberry Point or Arlington were submitted by Helen Jennings. She would like help with identification (1/31/16)
*Three new vintage photos were added to the Edgewood photo album - from Bart Hamlett (1/18/16)

 

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