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What's New at Howard County

Howard County Obits submitted - Graph by Bill Waters Howard County GPP Submissions - Graph by Bill Waters
Over 1100 obits submitted in the last 12 months As of 3/1/2018 all Howard County cemeteries were 100% photo surveyed and submitted to IGPP



December 2018

Added 47 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Added the 1905 List of the: 978 Cresco Howard County taxpayers.


November 2018

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1901, Anniversaries(8), Births(41), Marriages(85), Marriage Licenses(30) and Deaths(145).

Added the 1905 Lists of the:
240 Vernon Springs Township (Outside Corporation) Howard County taxpayers.
191 Oak Dale Township Howard County taxpayers.
232 Lime Springs Howard County taxpayers.
187 Forest City (Outside Corporation) Howard County taxpayers.
236 Albion Howard County taxpayers.
123 Chester Corporation Howard County taxpayers.
190 Chester (Outside Corporation) Howard County taxpayers.

Added the 1906 Cresco Teachers Institute Attendance list of 119 teachers.

Added Cresco School Reports for the months ending:
April 13, 1906. 234 students listed
June 8, 1906. 265 students listed
September 29, 1906. 299 students listed
October, 26, 1906. 261 students listed
December 21, 1906. 251 students listed

Added 94 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1866, Marriages(22) and Deaths(11).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon and Iowa Plain Dealer during 1867, Anniversaries(1), Births(1), Marriages(21) and Deaths(14).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1904, Anniversaries(5), Births(35), Marriages(152), Marriage Licenses(50) and Deaths(164).

Moved 659 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

October 2018

Posted a Complete Record set consisting of the Indices for all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Iowa Plain Dealer during 1927.

Added 146 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Added in the last 6 months 87 photos and in the last 12 months 153 photos of the deceased. These photos were linked to their Obits and/or to their Gravestone photos.

September 2018

Added 97 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1863, Marriages(10) and Deaths(38).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1864, Marriages(14) and Deaths(22).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1865, Marriages(8) and Deaths(15).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1903, Anniversaries(3), Births(33), Marriages(131), Marriage Licenses(59) and Deaths(210).

August 2018

Added information about the Descendents of James Ardell Siddall 439 names extracted from Family data submitted by Ruth Seibert.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1902, Anniversaries(6), Births(23), Marriages(113), Marriage Licenses(84) and Deaths(172).

Added 95 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

July 2018

Added 96 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record set consisting of the Indices for all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Iowa Plain Dealer during 1926.

June 2018

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1859, Marriages(2) and Deaths(3).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1860, Marriages(12) and Deaths(6).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1861, Marriages(12) and Deaths(5).

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the New Oregon Plain Dealer during 1862, Marriages(12) and Deaths(21).

Posted Complete Record sets consisting of the Indices for all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Iowa Plain Dealer during 1924 and 1925.

Added 96 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1900, Anniversaries(5), Births(12), Marriages(100), Marriage Licenses(21) and Deaths(102).

May 2018

Pastors and Ministers in Howard County.

Updated the Oak Lawn cemetery table. Corrected Section and Lot information for 100's of graves. This Table is a Complete Record set and now documents 3652 Oak Lawn graves.

Added 49 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

The Elma Library Year 2002 Obituary Collection is now a Complete Record Set consisting of all the year 2002 obits collected by the Elma Library from the 4 local papers available in Elma, Iowa. This Complete Record Set consists of the 596 year 2002 obits in Elma Public Library Collection.

April 2018

Added 46 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Moved 956 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

Updated the WPA and IGPP surname indices to use https rather than http.

Posted a complete Record set consisting of the transcription of Volumes (77-98) of the Howard County 1925 Iowa Census.

March 2018

Added 140 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record set consisting of the Index for all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Iowa Plain Dealer during 1923.

Posted a complete Record set consisting of an Index to the 152 Howard County Iowa Century Farms.

February 2018

Added 49 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted the New Oregon Township cemetery table. This New Oregon Township Cemetery Table is a Complete Record Set of ll of the New Oregon Township cemetery gravestones as of June 2017. This Table documents 2049 New Oregon Township graves.

With this photo survey of the New Oregon cemetery all Howard county cemeteries have been photo surveyed and all of the resulting gravestone photos have been posted to the IGPP database

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1899, Anniversaries(11), Births(40), Marriages(86), Marriage Licenses(10) and Deaths(121).

January 2018

The Elma Library Year 2001 Obituary Collection is now a Complete Record Set consisting of all the year 2001 obits collected by the Elma Library from the 4 local papers available in Elma, Iowa. This Complete Record Set consists of the 583 year 2001 obits in Elma Public Library Collection.

Added 147 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.