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2020
New additions to "Record of Heirs & Estates of Decedents" - James Mael, Sarah Meredith Aug
New additions to "Record of Heirs & Estates of Decedents" - Peter Perine, Sen., Catherine Perine, Peter Perine, Esley Rugg, James W. Bird, Peninah Huggins, John Allender July
1865 Iowa State Census Population 01 Jul
New additions to Avenue of Flags 24 May
1895 Iowa State Census - Iowa Hospital for the Insane, Mt Pleasant, Ward IV, Center Township 10 May
1895 Iowa State Census -Wayne Township 09 May
1895 Iowa State Census - Trenton Township 05 May
New additions to "Record of Heirs & Estates of Decedents" - Cummins Brown, James Martin 01 May
1895 Iowa State Census - Tippecanoe Township 01 May
"Record of Heirs & Estates of Decedents" index page - new Lookup Source 30 Apr
1895 Iowa State Census - Winfield (town of) 25 Apr
Letters received by Charles Willits, Henry County, from his brother Job E. Willits of New Boston, Illinois. 19 Apr
1895 Iowa State Census - Scott Township 06 Apr
1918-1919 Business Directory
1918-1919 County Officers, Banks & Officers, Post Offices
05 Apr
1895 Iowa State Census - Salem (town of) 31 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Salem Township 28 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Rome 21 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - New London (town of) 19 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - New London Township 15 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Marion Township 11 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Wayland 07 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Jefferson Township 06 Mar
Barton-Bethel Cemetery 02 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Jackson Township 29 Feb
1895 Iowa State Census - Mt. Pleasant, Ward IV 25 Feb
1895 Iowa State Census - Mt. Pleasant, Ward III 21 Feb
Abstracts of Civil War Widows Pension Files: Mary Jane McKee  and  Celinda Moore 10 Feb
1895 Iowa State Census - Mt. Pleasant, Ward II  07 Feb
Winfield United Presbyterian Church -
Charter Members 1865    Membership 1865-1920    Elders 1865-1925   Infant Baptisms, 1880-1910     Church Funerals, 1901-1941
04 Feb
1911-1912 Directory addition of Mt. Pleasant 01 Feb
Addition to Black Hawk War Veterans - Ephraim Kilpatrick 31 Jan
1895 Iowa State Census - Mt. Pleasant, Ward I  Pages 1-25   26-49 30 Jan
1907 Henry County Postal Service Employees 28 Jan
1895 Iowa State Census - Center Township 22 Jan
Births and Deaths from Cedar Creek Monthly Meetings, 1840-1919 15 Jan
 "Iowa, Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997." 14 Jan
1895 Iowa State Census - Canaan Township 14 Jan
Bystander's Notes: Saunders Grove Improvements, 1915 14 Jan
2019
1895 Iowa State Census - Baltimore Township, Henry County 30 Dec
David Shedlock Postcard Collection for Henry County 18 Dec
Church of the Open Bible 24 Nov
Henry County Post Offices and Post Masters, 1887 23 Nov 
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church - History     Confirmations 22 Nov
Seventh Day Advent Church Dedication 13 Nov
Remodeled [Asbury] M.E. Church 11 Nov
1917 Patron's Reference Directory of Henry County 11 Nov
Mt. Pleasant History, 1870 08 Nov
1870 Mt. Pleasant City Directory 08 Nov
Medical and Surgical Directory, 1876 05 Nov
Brazelton Hotel Photo contributed by Alison Karrer 28 Oct
"Shrewd Duck" Letter 12 Sep
Sketches of Henry Co History by Olive Cole Smith 05 Sep
The Old Log Cabin - [6 inch x 8 inch] 4 page leaflet, dated August 17, 1889 04 Sep
Mount Pleasant City Council Meeting Minutes - 1851, 1863-1883 06 Sep
1918 Rural Teachers 04 Sep
Mount Pleasant City Council Meeting Minutes - 1857 26 Aug
GAR Mort Hobart Post #280 22 Aug
Update to the Civil War Soldiers Buried in Henry County - Jonathan Slaughter Bereman 19 Aug
McLeran Music Store, Mt Pleasant 04 Aug
Daily Reporter, 1879 - Volume III, No. 23 29 Jul
Revolutionary Pensioners from the 1840 Federal Census 16 Jul
Cholera in Henry County, 1951 01 Jul
Bob Tribby Post of the American Legion 07 Jun
Iowa Wesleyan College Class Lists 1884-1905 04 May
The 1925 State Census is now Complete with the final addition of Winfield, Scott Township 13 Jan
Bystander Notes: Van Allen Tract, 1934 13 Jan
1925 State Census - Wayne Township 05 Jan
2018
Miscellaneous Notes from 1869-1875 15 Dec
New Addition to Henry County Civil War Residents Buried outside of Henry County - Frederick F. Kiner 15 Dec
Winfield Brick and Tile Works, 1882-1957 09 Dec
Updated  Winfield - Scott Twp Cemetery 01 Dec
Civil War Veterans Monument - Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery 13 Nov
Updated Civil War Soldiers Buried in Henry County 13 Nov
Hicks Family Burial Grounds 07 Nov
 1875 Map of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 01 Nov
Henry Co. history portion of A. T. Andreas Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875 29 Oct
1900ish Map of Henry County, Iowa including township maps 27 Oct
1895 Map of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 27 Oct
1925 State Census - Wayland, Jefferson Township 25 Oct
1925 State Census - Trenton Township 12 Oct
1925 State Census - Scott Township 01 Oct 
New Photos - Edward Martin Karrer and Kenneth and Bonnie Karrer 02 Oct
1925 State Census - Salem Township 23 Sep
1925 State Census - Salem (town), Salem Township 15 Sep
1925 State Census - Rome (town), Tippecanoe Twp 07 Sep
1925 State Census - Olds (town), Wayne Twp 06 Sep
1925 State Census - New London Township 05 Sep
New Biographies - Samuel L.Howe, John B. Drayer, John Teesdale 25 Aug
1925 State Census -  New London, New London Twp 15 Aug
1925 State Census -  Mt Union, Canaan Twp 02 Aug
1925 State Census - Mt Pleasant, Center Twp - no ward listed, but are likely missing pages from the wards. 01 Aug
1925 State Census - Mt Pleasant, Ward 4, Center Twp  27 Jul
1870 Federal Census - Economic Worth, Mt. Pleasant 20 Jul
Old Settlers Pioneers - settled in the Territory of Iowa prior to 1847; Old Settlers - settled in Iowa prior to 1864. 28 Jun
1925 State Census -  Mt Pleasant, Ward 3, Center Twp 05 Jun
1925 State Census - Mt Pleasant, Ward 2, Center Twp 25 May
Presbyterian Ministers 19 May
1925 State Census - Mt. Pleasant, Ward 1, Center Twp 05 May
Trinity Cemetery 03 May
Farlow Pioneer Cemetery 05 Apr
Bystander's Notes: Stone Work at the State Hospital – Melcher Brothers 23 Mar
Iowa Century Farms - Henry County 21 Mar
Population Schedule, 1910, 1900, and 1890 from the 1910 Federal Census 09 Mar
1925 State Census - Jefferson Township 07 Mar 
Mt. Pleasant - 1868 28 Feb
Murder of Charles B. Gillis 22 Feb
Updated Green Mound Cemetery 31 Jan
Civil War Soldiers Buried in Henry County -LOTS of updates! 27 Jan
"Burlington Weekly Hawkeye" - Excerpts from 1865 27 Jan
Underground Railroad in Henry County 25 Jan
1907-1908 Eagle School, Trenton Twp Souvenir 23 Jan
1919 Douglas School, Dist. 7, Jefferson Twp, School Souvenir 23 Jan
1880 Federal Non-Population Census Schedules, Henry County, Iowa
Supplemental Schedules for the Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes
20 Jan
Agency Road, Established in 1841 18 Jan
1925 State Census - Jackson Township 09 Jan
1925 State Census - Hillsboro, Salem Township 02 Jan
2017
1925 State Census - Center Township and Coppock, Jefferson Township 29 Dec
1925 State Census - Canaan Township 16 Dec
1925 State Census - Baltimore Township 09 Dec
Nate Lewis photograph - looking for the family to return it to 29 Nov
Biographical sketch and portrait of Winfield S. Withrow 14 Nov
Ethelynn Mae Kerr Sunday School Promotions 09 Nov
Updated WWI Honor Roll 09 Nov
Bystander Notes - Olive Cole Smith 02 Nov
The Courts and Legal Profession of IOWA - Henry County, 1907 - Brief History and Biographies 20 Oct
Daniel Casey, Murdered August 1877, Obits Board contributed by Pat Ryan White 18 Oct
"The History of Henry County, Iowa."  Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns and Census. 1879 - Updated & Completed 11 Oct
Cemetery entrance photos added: Boyleston 09 Oct
National Register of Historic Places in Henry County, Iowa - with photos! 07 Oct
Benjamin Chapel Photographs 06 Oct
Cemetery entrance photos added: Richwoods North, Old City aka Mt Pleasant, Saint Alphonsus , Mental Health Institute, Faulkner,
Salem East, Pleasant Hill, Brooks
06 Oct
Cemetery entrance photos added: Wayland Methodist, Finley, White Oak, Oak Grove, Richwoods South 02 Oct
Addition to Civil War Soldiers Buried in Henry County - William Samons 29 Sep
 The William D. Klopfenstein Memorial Fund Donation Has Digitized the Winfield Beacon Newspapers (offsite link) 29 Sep
Woodlawn Cemetery aka Irishtown, Old Catholic 29 Sep
GAR John Wesley Harden Post #384 24 Aug
White Oak Cemetery 01 Aug
Bird's Eye View of the City of Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa 1869 29 Jul
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Winfield 12 Jul
Orphan Train Riders Placed in Henry County 02 Jun 
GAR Adam Kimble Post #245 29 May
Pickle Cemetery - new index 23 May
New additions to Our Ancestors photographs - Beulah Jay Bates, Elizabeth Margaretha Pantzer Bates - thank you Don Bates!
Identified photo from the Unidentified Photos - James Mitts and his wife Elizabeth Musgrove Mitts - thank you Don Bates!
22 May
Births 1904 - 1906 28 Apr
Mental Health Institute Cemetery 13 Apr
New addition to Our Ancestors - Group Photos - Jericho, Caldwell, Chandler 12 Apr
1917 Mt Pleasant H. S. Boys Basketball State Champions 15 Mar
1895 Iowa State Census - Roll of honor - 90 years or older 28 Feb
New additions to Our Ancestors photographs - the Friend Family (be sure to scroll down!) - thank you Marilyn Buesing! 26 Jan
New additions to Our Ancestors photographs - the Kerr Family (be sure to scroll down!) - thank you Marilyn Buesing! 23 Jan
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Wayland - thank you Kathy Duncan Cawley! 11 Jan
Avenue of Flags History 02 Jan 
Portrait added to Charles A Swan, Medal of Honor Recipient 02 Jan
2016
Sampson Family Bible - thank you to Joleen Streit 07 Nov
Bates Surname added to the Surname Registry 04 Nov
Bernhard Henry Bates 1830-1889 photo contributed by Don Bates 04 Nov
Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940
    Index and images of death records from the State Historical Society of Iowa. (offsite link)
02 Nov
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Mount Union 28 Oct
Updated information for Henry County Mail List 14 Sep
 Forest Home Cemetery updates and additions Sep
Updates, no new additions, to Forest Home Cemetery 28 Aug
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Olds 17 Aug
Updates to Forest Home Cemetery - A and B 13 Aug
Additions to War of 1812 Veterans - William Rogers, William Cox, Fredrick Ambler 28 Jul
Memorial Plagues for Henry County Veterans 28 Jul
Addition to War of 1812 Veterans - Samuel Hite 18 Jul
Births & Christenings, 1830-1875 08 Jul
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Swedesburg 27 Jun
Henry County Mexican War Veterans 15 Jun
Addition to Henry County Civil War Residents Buried outside of Henry County - Nathaniel Bebb 03 Jun
Addition to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County Thomas A Bell 02 Jun
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Hillsboro 24 May
Social Security Death Index - Residence:  Salem 21 May
Social Security Death Index - Residence: Rome 16 May
WWII Army Enlistment Records 13 May
Updated Grant Cemetery with photos on the GPP 30 Apr
 Farmers Home Administration, Farm Ownership Case Files, 1939 23 Apr
Death Certificate Index updated - more than Doubled! Includes years: 1919, July 1920-1921, July 1935-1939 31 Mar
Hillsboro Cemetery completely indexed 25 Feb
Hickory Grove Cemetery completely indexed 07 Jan
Haynes Pioneer Cemetery completely indexed 05 Jan
Greenmound Cemetery completely indexed 01 Jan
2015
Henry County Civil War Residents Buried outside of Henry County 14 Dec
Additions to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County 25 Nov
WWI Roll of Honor 05 Nov
Eagle School History / Reunion 05 Oct
Cholera Hill Cemetery and Cholera Epidemic of June 1851 - Bystander Notes 13 Sep
All Biographies from A MEMORIAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF IOWA, 1896, with a Henry County connection 24 Jul
Addition to Black Hawk War Veterans and War of 1812 Henry County Veterans - John P Lee 02 Jun
1854 State Census 08 May
1856 State Census, Salem Township including Salem Town 07 May
Chronicling America -  Henry County Newspapers 21 Apr
Experiences of W. A. Hockett on the Oregon Trail 1847 25 Mar
Forest Home Cemetery - Completely updated with Burial Records & Map and Burial Introductions - Complete record as of Fall 2014 23 Mar
Black Hawk War Veterans of Henry County, Iowa 16 Mar
Additions to the War of 1812 Henry County Veterans - Gunnell Saunders, Jr 16 Mar
Addition to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County - John T Shane 04 Mar
Henry County Medal of Honor Recipients 25 Feb
John P Yount, Medal of Honor recipient, Indian Wars 24 Feb
Additions to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County - John H. Thomas, Aaron H. Sater, James H. Williford, Joshua P. Carpenter, James B. Leisenring 23 Feb
Gravestone photos for Revolutionary War veteran - Charles Shepherd, and War of 1812 veteran - Samuel Chandler and updated Forest Home Cemetery 20 Feb 
Additions to the War of 1812 Henry County Veterans - John Allender, Nathaniel Gholson, Joseph Lee, Burton Litton, Thomas McMillan, Henry Stansbury

Additions to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County - Watson Porter, Eli Coddington, 

19 Feb

Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County, Iowa. Chicago: Acme  Publishing Company, 1888. completed with Biographies and index

18 Feb

Additions to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County - John N. Allen, Caleb B. Weir, Cornelius D. Tomey (Tomy), Frederick Teeman, 

John H. Keller, William S. Marsh, Benjamin Franklin Taylor, Philip Ghost, James Howell White

 

Addition to the War of 1812 Henry County Veterans - Rev Samuel Hutton

18 Feb
Addition to the War of 1812 Henry County Veterans - Samuel Chandler

Additions to the Civil War Soldiers buried in Henry County -  Samuel Emerson Bereman, Jesse Stubbs, Martin, Stubbs

16 Feb
Surname Registry addition: Moody 09 Feb
WWII Army Enlistment Index 13 Jan