Don Bach's Century Farm, Linn County, Iowa

Records AddedDescriptionContributorDate Added
2022
List of Pioneer DeathsTranscriptionOct 2022

The Linn County Obituaries Message Board contains 8,221 posts.

VolunteersAs of 15 Oct 2022

Linn County has the 2nd most gravestones photographed of all Iowa counties - 53,920!!  See Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for Linn County!

VolunteersAs of 15 Oct 2022
1Widow's Pension File
for Civil War Pvt. Hamilton R. Douglass
VolunteerSept 2022
1Penick & Ford LTD Employee Band, Est. 1929William (Bill) StolteSept 2022
1Trinity Lutheran School PhotoWilliam (Bill) StolteSept 2022
2Marion Christian Church PhotosAl HibbardJul 2022
5Updated burial information for Sisley Grove CemeteryDeb KeuterMar 2022
2Wieneke & Schallon Family PhotosPhotosMar 2022
1The Life Story of William Abbe
One of the first settlers
TranscriptionMar 2022
2Old Settler Reunion PhotosPhotos & TranscriptionMar 2022
1Linn County's NamesakeTranscriptionMar 2022

The Linn County Obituaries Message Board contains 7,762 posts.

VolunteersAs of April 1, 2022

Linn County has the 2nd most gravestones photographed of all Iowa counties - 53,512!!  See Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for Linn County!

VolunteersAs of April 1, 2022
108Spanish American War - Cedar Rapids VolunteersTranscriptionFeb 2022

2021

August 2021

Thanks to Roy & Linda Linn who created a Virtual Cemetery for Civil War Veterans buried in Linn County

July 2021

1880 Federal Census for Linn County Poor House

Apr 2021

To date - as of April 12, 2021

The Linn County Obituaries Message Board contains 6,136 posts.

Thanks to Dave Steninger, Linn County has the 2nd most gravestones photographed of all Iowa counties - 52,744!!  See Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for Linn County!

Feb 2021

New images: Historic postcards

Jan 2021

New images: Historic postcards

New offsite link: Grave Yard Book of Western Cemetery from 1869

2020

Dec 2020

To date - as of December 31, 2020

The Linn County Obituaries Message Board contains 5,713 posts.

Linn County has the 2nd most gravestones photographed of all Iowa counties - 52,686!!  See Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for Linn County!

New transcription: WWI Linn County Soldier Casualties

New image: Historic postcard for Walker, IA

New transcription: History of Y.M.C.A. in Cedar Rapids

Jul 2020

New data: Charles Cyrus Cook, Sr. Family History

New data: Early settlers of Troy Mills area

To Date - as of July 19, 2020

The Linn County Obituaries Message Board contains 5,095 posts.

Linn County has the 2nd most gravestones photographed of all Iowa counties - 51,173!!  See Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for Linn County!

Mar 2020

New Link: Linn County Inventors & Their Patents (1843 - 2009) Off-site link to Davenport, IA Public Library

New data: A personal, historical perspective on a Linn County pioneer cemetery by Edwin J. Vavra, a lifelong  area resident and local historian.  Ely Woods Burials.

New Link:  Image of 1859 Linn County Landowner map

New  Link: Image of 1869 Linn County Landowner map

Feb 2020

New data set of burial records for Gillian Cemetery.
New data: Establishment of Old Settlers Association of Linn County.
New data: Report of 1st Annual Old Settlers Day Picnic, 1891
New data: Old Settlers Stories of Days Past, 1891
New data:  Added 12 historical postcard images donated by David Shedlock

Jan 2020

New: Added entire section on free digitized historical Cedar Rapids & other Iowa newspapers.

2019

To Date 2019

The Linn County Obituaries Message Board contains 4,178 posts.

Linn County has the 2nd most gravestones photographed of all Iowa IAGenWeb counties - 49,188!!  See Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for Linn County!

Oct 2019

Added transcribed cemetery records for West Prairie Cemetery

Oct 2019

Added transcribed birth records for the year 1880.

May 2019

Added contact information for the following surnames: Black, Busenbark, Crawford, Gott, Hepker, Klopp, Maddox, Remington, Seeks, Werner,  - May 30, 2019)

April 2019

Added 21 historical postcard images donated by David Shedlock (Volunteer Submission & transcriptions - April 6, 2019)

March 2019

Added 6 historical postcard images donated by David Shedlock (Volunteer Submission & transcriptions - Mar 31, 2019)

February 2019

Added  historical postcard images donated by David Shedlock (Volunteer Submission & transcriptions - Feb 27, 2019)

Added the following biography transcription:  Col John Q Wilds (Transcription - Feb 10, 2019)

Added marriage info for Arthur Foote & Estella Gerolamy ( Volunteer Submission)

Added photo and information for the Gerolamy family. (Volunteer Submission)

Added photo and information for Georgia "Fern" Shaw (Volunteer Submission)

January 2019

Added the following biography transcriptions:  John M Grimm, Nicholas B Brown, David McKinnon, Duncan McTavish, John Mentzer, John Penly, Adam Perry, John Pugh, Thomas S OvingtonJames H Rothrock, John H Palmer, Robert Palmer, Stillman C Palmer, Thomas McElderry Sinclair  (Volunteer Submissions)

Added C A Palmer Farm Sale Poster (Volunteer Submission - Jan 30, 2019)

Added Louis Tufts News article. (Volunteer Submission - Jan 3, 2019) 

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