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2022
517Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
Jul - Aug 2020
TranscriptionDiana Cox1 Apr 2022
918Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
in 2021
TranscriptionDiana Cox1 Apr 2022
7A.M.E. Church
National Register of Historic Places


Information from National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Iowa City's Bethel A.M.E. Church
Images & TranscriptionsDianna Penny1 Apr 2022
1 A Timeline of Iowa's Civil Rights History Transcription Dianna Penny 27 Mar 2022
"A LOT" African-Americans of Early Day Johnson County Images & Transcriptions Cynthia Booth  Maher 26 Feb 2022
11,105 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 31 Mar 2022
10,085 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
Photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project As of 31 Mar 2022
5 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Gary Glen Kesselring, Karen Marie (Wonick) See, Gary Paul Thompson, Dayle Marie (Hughes) Tucker, Barbara (Buchele) Kraus
Images & Transcriptions Joan Dinnel 4 Feb 2022
2021
1 Added link to Saint Joseph Cemetery website on our Saint Joseph Cemetery page
Their website updates burial records daily
Link William Greazel 10 Jul 2021
1 The Origin & History of Extinct Lake Calvin Image & Link Joan Dinnel 10 Jul 2021
2 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Barbara (Jones) Knorzer & Kathy (Farnsworth) Neubauer
Images & Transcriptions Joan Dinnel 10 Jul 2021
473 Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
For Jan - June 2020
Transcription Iowa City Genealogical Society 28  May 2021
8,458 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
To photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project As of 15 Apr 2021
10,400 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 15 Apr 2021
1 Clear Creek Amana High School Graduation Photo
Class of 1971
Image & Transcription Scrapbook Contribution 15 Apr 2021
1 Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Nancy (Pratt) Leyson
Image & Transcription Joan Dinnel 23 Jan 2021
Added historic postcard images Images David Shedlock 2 Jan 2021
300 Sharon Center United Methodist Church
Cemetery Records
Transcription Joan Dinnel 1 Jan 2021
2020
3 Panoramic Photo of Christian Sunday School Class Images Mary Hitchcock 9 Dec 2020
25 2020 Deeded Body Burials
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 9 Dec 2020
2 Photographs
St. Patricks High School
Class of 1952
Images Courtesy of Mollie Meade 27 Sep 2020
1 Photograph
Rohret Road School House in the 1940's
Image Courtesy of Mollie Meade 26 Sep 2020
10 Photographs
Bantley, Carson, Thomas, Williams Families
Unity Presbyterian Church Families of Union & Sharon Townships
Images Courtesy of Steve Williams 15 July 2020
1 Unity Presbyterian Church of Union Twp.
Golden Jubilee
Courtesy of Steve Williams 13 Jul 2020
8,349 Johnson County Gravestone photographed Iowa Gravestone Photo Project As of 6/4/2020
9,874 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 6/4/2020
approx 2600 Sharon Center EUB/Methodist Church
Record of Members
1884 - 1946
Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
4 Jun 2020
Sharon Center EUB/Methodist Church
Record of Members
1884 - 1946
PDF images
(Transcription in progress by volunteer)
Joan Dinnel 5 May 2020
Additions and corrections to
Lone Tree Cemetery
Transcription Volunteer 27 Apr 2020
979 Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
For the year 2019
Transcription Iowa City Genealogical Society 27 Apr 2020
1 Iowa City Genealogy Society (ICGS) Facebook
 link added to main page
Link Facebook 16 Apr 2020
3 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Sharon (Conklin) Searcy, Sharon (Graham) Kunz, Jean (Stelpflug) Sweitzer
Transcription Joan Dinnel 4 Apr 2020
"A LOT" Spanish Influenza Epidemic of 1918
It's Impact on Johnson County
Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher
31 Mar 2020
1 Civil War
Iowa's 22nd Infantry Regiment
known as the "Johnson County Regiment"
Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher
(from various web sources)
24 Mar 2020
9 Irving Weber's Iowa City
New page created to highlight Irving Weber's contributions of preserving our area's rich heritage.
Included are historical stories & photos of Iowa City,
U of IA, & Johnson County
Transcription
&
Off-Site Links
U of Iowa Digital Library 22 Mar 2020
1 Johnson County Inventors & Their Patents
(1843 - 2009)
Off-Site Link Davenport, IA Public Library 18 Mar 2020
70 New data set of "S" and "W" surnames from
Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Book One is now completed!
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
8 Mar 2020
2 Historic postcard images added to existing collection Transcription David Shedlock 25 Feb 2020
26 New data set of  "R" and "T" surnames from
Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
8 Feb 2020
49 New data set of "L" and "M" surnames from
Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
6 Feb 2020
25 New data set of "K" surnames from
 Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
31 Jan 2020
16 New data set of "H" surnames from
 Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
31 Jan 2020
3 Added St. Joseph Cemetery Scenic Photos Images Kathleen Wachel 29 Jan 2020
19 New data set of "G" surnames from
 Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
29 Jan 2020
60 Added Oakland Cemetery Scenic Photos Page
(Includes iconographic tombstones)
Images Kathleen Wachel 28 Jan 2020
4 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Edwin Richard Hale, Eugene William Boldt, Elwin Richard Annis, Robert M Otto
Transcription Joan Dinnel 26 Jan 2020
4 Free Online Iowa Newspapers
Also Oxford and West Branch newspapers
Links Includes Iowa Old Press & Advantage-Preservation projects 12 Jan 2020
1 The Story of Johanna "Judith" (Maher) Peters Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher 9 Jan 2020
1 The Story of Dennis Maher Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher 5 Jan 2020
1 The Story of Hugh Thomas Maher Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher 5 Jan 2020
2019
1 Johnson County Ghost Towns Transcription Welcome to Iowa Ghost Towns Website 12 Oct 2019
9,404 Obituaries Posted Obits Message Board To Date
8,266 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed Iowa Gravestone Photo Project To Date
1 Updates to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Keith Douglas Herman
Transcription Joan Dinnel 12 Oct 2019
45 2019 Deeded Bodies
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 7 Oct 2019
1 Close Family Bible Transcription Joni Hindman 1 Oct 2019
2 Early History of Sharon Center Church  Images Joan Dinnel 21 Jul 2019
45 2018 Deeded Bodies
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 11 May 2019
38 World War I Gold Star Men
of Johnson County
Images & Transcriptions Cindy Booth Maher
 Source Honor Roll Album
11 Mar 2019
13 Historical Johnson County Postcards Images & Transcriptions David Shedlock 20 Feb 2019
1 Lost & Found:  Photo of H M Stout Addition Dawn Jaminet 11 Feb 2019
1 Charles H Dennison Tombstone
Civil War Veteran
Transcription Steve Hanken 19 Jan 2019
2 Updates to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page Transcription Joan Dinnel 9 Jan 2019
2018
100 + Marriage Records
2002, 2003 and 2006
Transcription Iowa City Press Citizen 5 Nov 2018
35
Peterseim Funeral Home Records
This record set is currently in progress.  Check back often as new records are added 
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
4 Nov 2018
1 Can you help get J Baker's photo to his family?
j baker

Click here for more information
Page created  & Transcription John Hinkleman 30 Oct 2018
1 Johnson County Armory & Veterans Memorial Link Veterans Affairs 8 Oct 2018
1 PIONEER RESIDENT OF COUNTY PASSES
Hannah Ten Eyck
First White Baby of City
Transcription Iowa City Press Citizen 22 Sep 2018
1 Class of 1960 Iowa City High school
1 new photo and obituary added
Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel 22 Sep 2018
On-line Iowa City Newspapers
1840 - 1929
Link Advantage-Preservation.com 30 Aug 2018
Updated Korean War Casualties List Additions Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense 24 Feb 2018
Updated Vietnam War Casualties List Additions Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense 22 Feb 2018
2117 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
Jan 1889 - Dec 1899
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
20 Feb 2018
46 Underground Railroad in Johnson County Transcription Iowa Dept of Cultural Affairs 25 Jan 2018
2070 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
Jan 1880 - Dec 1888
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
21 Jan 2018
4140 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
Jan 1862 - Dec 1870
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
7 Jan 2018
2017
2950 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
1851 - 1861
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
22 Dec 2017
15 Class of 1960 Iowa City High school
15 new photos and/or obits added
Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel 16 Dec 2017
Sharon Center Church Funerals Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
8 Dec 1017
Sharon Center Church Marriages Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
7 Dec 2017
Sharon Center Church Baptisms Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
7 Dec 2017
1 2017 Deeded Bodies
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 26 Sep 2017
5 Agudas Achim Cemetery Additions  Transcription Jeff Portman 8 Sep 2017
1 Johnson County Ghost Towns Link http://www.iowaghosttowns.com/index.html 20 Mar 2017
1 Census of IA for the Year 1895
Honor Roll for Johnson County persons ninety yrs of age & upward
Transcription iowadatacenter.org/Publications/iowa1895 1 Mar 2017
1 Babcock - (aka Greencastle) Cemetery
burial records
Transcription Gary Swenka Feb 2017

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