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2017
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