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Our Lady of Lourdes
Phillips
Pleasant Hill
Reckner
Saint Patrick's
Saratoga Township
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Howard County, Iowa Cemeteries

The Political Graveyard is a website about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Here you will find a few politicians who had been born or lived in Howard County.

This is a list of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Grave Registration for all Howard County cemeteries at the time of the project c. 1935 - 1943. The list was transcribed by Roseanna Zehner in 2004. In 2009 and 2010 all of the Iowa WPA records were put on the Internet. Click here for an index of the Howard County surnames.

Looking for volunteers who have cemetery transcripts to donate, have cemetery histories to contribute, and those willing to walk cemeteries and transcribe gravestones for Howard County. We would love to list your data on this page! Click here for directions to the various cemeteries. Click here to view the burial places of the Howard County veterans of the War of 1812, Spanish-American War, Civil War, and World War I .

The GNIS is from the Geographic Names Information System of the U. S. Geological Survey.

A click on a cemetery name in following table will take you to the corresponding GNIS page which provides the USGS data about the cemetery. On this page you may click on the GNIS in Google Map in the Mapping Services box. This will open a new window showing the exact location of the cemetery.

GNIS Map City
Albion Township Cemetery Cresco
Calvary Cemetery Cresco
Cedar Hill Cemetery Cresco
Chester Hill Cemetery Chester
Foreston Cemetery Lime Springs
Holy Cross Cemetery Cresco
Holy Trinity Cemetery Protivin
Howard Cemetery Elma
Howard Center Township Cemetery Cresco
Maple Leaf Cemetery Saratoga
New Oregon Township Cemetery Cresco
Oak Lawn Cemetery Cresco
Our Lady Of Lourdes Cemetery Lourdes
Phillips Cemetery Cresco
Pleasant Hill Cemetery Lime Springs
Reckner Cemetery Elma-West
Saint Patricks Cemetery Elma-West
Saratoga Township Cemetery Saratoga
Sigler Cemetery Saratoga

Mitchell County, Iowa Cemeteries

Riceville is right on the border of Howard and Mitchell Counties and there numerous persons who lived in Howard County and buried in the cemeteries that are actually located in Mitchell County.

Cemetery City
Calvary Cemetery Riceville
Jenkins Township Cemetery Riceville
St. Peter's Cemetery Riceville

Gravestone Photo Project

The IAGenWeb Gravestone Photo Project is a special project within our USGenWeb Project. Here is where our researchers contribute a photo of their ancestor(s) of Howard County cemeteries. If you have a photo of your ancestor(s) headstone, consider adding it to our special project. Click on the link below.

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Work Project Administration-WPA
1930's Graves Registration Survey

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For a description and history of the WPA Graves Registration Survey Program click here. To search Howard County or the entire State of Iowa cemetery database for your ancestors, click on the logo above.