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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 800 obits submitted in the the last 12 months As of 3/1/2018 all Howard County cemeteries were 100% photo surveyed and submitted to IGPP



October 2020

Added Pages of 1917 Automotive related Newspaper Ads .

Added the complete lists of the 1917 Draftees and Exemptions and the 2nd Contingent

Added the complete list of the 1937 8th grade Rural Graduates.

Added the complete lists of the 1917 Assumption and St Joseph Graduates.

Added the complete lists of the 1917 October and November Term Juries.

Added the complete list of the 1917 8th grade Rural Graduates.

Added 13 Post Cards to the Howard County Post card collection.

September 2020

Added 51 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of all the Patents issued to Howard County residents through August, 2020.

August 2020

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week and Cresco Plain Dealer during 1913, Anniversaries(14), Births(85), Marriages(140), Marriage Licenses(48) and Deaths(488).

Moved 741 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

Added 52 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

July 2020

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of an index to all of the indicated special Events that were published in the Cresco Plain Dealer during 1916, Anniversaries(21), Births(103), Marriages(216), Marriage Licenses(3) and Deaths(846).

Added the complete list of the 1916 8th grade Rural Graduates.

Added the complete list of the 1916 Grand and March Term Petit Jurors.

Added 150 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

May 2020

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1911, Anniversaries(16), Births(91), Marriages(95), Marriage Licenses(79) and Deaths(195).

Added 52 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record sets consisting of the Indices for all of the indicated special Events that were published in the Cresco Plain Dealer during 1915, Anniversaries(13), Births(71), Marriages(221), Marriage Licenses(3) and Deaths(495).

April 2020

Added the 1915 Cresco High Commencement. and 8th grade Rural Graduates.

Added the complete list of the 1915 March and December Term Jurors.

Added 101 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

March 2020

Added the complete list of 1912  Assumption Commencement and 8th grade Rural Graduates.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1912, Anniversaries(16), Births(77), Marriages(118), Marriage Licenses(89) and Deaths(189).

Added the complete list of 1913 Jurors for the Grand, March Petit and the December Petit Juries.

February 2020

Added the 1913 Cresco High Commencement.

Added 154 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

January 2020

Posted a Complete Record sets consisting of the Indices for all of the indicated special Events that were published in the Cresco Plain Dealer during 1931, Anniversaries(7), Marriages(125), Marriage Licenses(39) and Deaths(206).

December 2019

Added the complete list of the 53 1912 Cresco Council Knights of Columbus Candidates.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1910, Anniversaries(13), Births(67), Marriages(94), Marriage Licenses(71) and Deaths(210).

Added the complete list of 1910 Rural School Graduates,

Added the complete list of 1912 Cresco Public School Teachers.

Added the 1912 8th grade St. Joseph Commencement. and the 1912 Cresco Senior class Play.

Added the complete list of 1912 Jurors for the Grand, March Petit, May Petit and October Petit Juries.

Added the complete list of 1912 8th grade Assumption, 8th grade Rural and , Lime Springs high school graduates.

Moved 612 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

Updated the Howard County Cemetery maps.

Added 103 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

November 2019

Added 48 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Added complete list of 1876 Howard county Physicians and Surgeons.

October 2019

Added Borst Photos

Added 1901 and 1902 Letters between Will Borst and his widowed mother Charlotte Trotter Borst

Added 1899 compositions by George Borst

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1909, Anniversaries(13), Births(69), Marriages(129), Marriage Licenses(113) and Deaths(237).

Added 49 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Added a newspaper article about the 38th Regimental 1911 Cresco Reunion. Included is a complete list of Attendees .

Added a complete list of the 53 Knights enrolled into the Cresco Council of the Knights of Columbus.

Added the 1911-1912 Cresco Public School Enrollment Summary.

Added a list of 1911-1912 Cresco Public School Teachers.

Added the complete list of 1911 Spelling Contestants.

September 2019

Added the 1911 Cresco Teachers Institute complete Attendance list of 123 teachers.

Added the complete list of the 23 1911 St. Josephs Church First Communicants.

Added the complete list of the 41 1911 Assumption Church First Communicants.

Added 49 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

August 2019

Posted a Complete Record sets consisting of the Indices for all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Iowa Plain Dealer during 1929 and 1930 .

Added 100 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

July 2019

Added a newspaper article about the Green Mountain 1910 Train Wreck.

Added the 1910 Cresco Teachers Institute complete Attendance list of 106 teachers.

Added the complete list of 1910 Cresco High School Graduates.

June 2019

Added 9 Post Cards to the Howard County Post card collection.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1908, Anniversaries(10), Births(59), Marriages(117), Marriage Licenses(50) and Deaths(346).

Added 49 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

May 2019

Added 98 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Added the 1909 Cresco Teachers Institute complete Attendance list of 103 teachers.

Added the complete list of 1909 Cresco High School Graduates.

Added the complete list of 1909 Rural Graduates.

April 2019

Added 49 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 1928.

Added in the last 6 months over 450 Obituaries and over 750 Documents to the Howard county Boards.

March 2019

Moved 460 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

Added the complete list of 1908 Cresco High School Graduates.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1907, Anniversaries(6), Births(40), Marriages(107), Marriage Licenses(43) and Deaths(121).

Added  Post Cards to the Howard County Post card collection.

February 2019

Added  Post Cards to the Howard County Post card collection.

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 all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1906, Anniversaries(13), Births(59), Marriages(145), Marriage Licenses(65) and Deaths(138).

January 2019

Added the 1907 Cresco Teachers Institute complete Attendance list of 77 teachers.

Added 95 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1905, Anniversaries(6), Births(47), Marriages(113), Marriage Licenses(60) and Deaths(105).