Jefferson County Online
The Fairfield Weekly Ledger

We have clippings from just about 3 months' issues from 1881 from which information is to be found.  We hope you enjoy reading the clippings we have and we hope you find the name of someone from your family.  You may select the issue you wish to read by clicking on the issue date in the table below.  We are grateful to Margaret Stephens for reading all those nespapers and assembling the scrapbook and to Joey Stark for transcribing them.

Since these articles are transcribed by volunteers we can not guarantee they are 100% accurate but our volunteers are very good and make few mistakes.  Some spelling may seem incorrect (and it is by today's standards); nonetheless we have copied the information just as it was in the newspaper.  Since we are also only transcribing information from a newspaper the accuracy of the information itself is only as good as the newspaper from which it is taken.  Please check all information against primary documents and choose what to keep for yourself.

We do not yet have an index of all the articles for each year, containing over 3,000 names, however this will be available some time in the future.  When it is complete, you will reach that index by clicking the INDEX link at the beginning of the table below.  This index will be searched by the Search Engine on the Main Page of this site, and the transcribed pages are searched by our search engine as well. You may search each issue of the paper while viewing it by using your "Find in page" button under the "Edit" button on your browser.  Good luck in your research.

(To come later)
April 6
April 13
April 20
April 27
May 4
May 11
May 18
May 25
June 1
June 8
June 15
June 22

This page was created on 6/16/2003. The page may be copied and used for personal purposes but can not be republished nor used for commercial purposes without the author's written permission.

I am the County Coordinator and the Webmaster, the one who is responsible for the IAGenWeb project for Jefferson County, Iowa. Please contact me if you would like to contribute to this database or if you note any problems with these pages.

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