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December 2018

There were 45 OBITS posted to this website in December, many of which also had accompanying photos.

November 2018

In the month of November, there were 42 Obits posted to this website.

October 2018

During October there were 41 OBITS and 4 BIOS posted to Monona Co. IAGenWeb site. Great job & Huge Thanks to the Submitter/s.

**In October theMonona County PASSED the IAGenWeb Semi-annual Review time.**

September 2018

During the month of September, there were 18 OBITS posted to this website.

August 2018

8/22/2018 Now completed transcription - St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Mapleton IA ... Q-Z Burial list [COMPLETE Record] now posted. Thanks again to C. Swearingen for her diligence in getting the List submitted for posting. Your research patience has been appreciated as now the last segment of burials (Q-Z) has been formatted and uploaded. YES!

During the month of AUG, there were 52 OBITS posted to this website--several of the obits were posted with photos of the deceased. Thanks to C. Swearingen for her added research effort.

July 2018

7/19/2018 Onawa High School & Rodney, Iowa School, 1940s Pics -- Contributed by Pam Smith w/photos scanned from her Dad's Scrapbook. Thanks so much to Pam for sharing these fabulous pictures saved by her Dad of his school & highschool days!

During the month of July, there were 12 OBITS posted to this website.

June 2018

6/4/2018 **More (and ongoing) edits/additions added to the burial lists of several Monona County cemeteries. Those posted today were:

Kennebec Cemetery (8 Updates) ** Graceland Cemetery (4 Updates) ** Grant Twp Cemetery (5 Updates) ** Mt. Hope Cemetery (18 Updates) ** Preparation Cemetery ( 1 Update) ** Onawa Cemetery (18 Updates) ** Hite Cemetery (2 Updates) * * Center Cemetery (2 Updates) * * Harrison Cemetery ( 1 Update) * * Fairview Albaton Cemetery ( 1 Update) ****More Updates are being transcribed and will be posted very soon.

Thanks to Connie Swearingen for her research updates, allowing our cemetery lists to become as updated as possible. The additions consist of Recent burials added, Name corrections made, along with birth & death dates & some marriage date detail.

6/6/2018** H-P Complete segment of the St. Mary's Cemetery - Mapleton IA burial list is now transcribed and posted on this website. Watch for the last segment SOON.

During the month of June, there were 32 OBITS and 3 DOCS posted to this website.

May 2018

5/3/2018 **Contributor, John Uhl, has shared two "wonderful" old photos of the Billard Hall of Mapleton IA, 1880s. This is the Mapleton town page link, which includes a photo of the Billard Hall and its proprietor, Martin Uhl. John also contributed several St. Mary's Catholic Church pictures and the Wagon Bridge over the Maple postcard photo. John, thanks so much for sharing this Monona County history!!

5/3/2018 **Added 2 church history pages with photos: First Congregational Church, Onawa and St. John's Catholic Church, Onawa.

During May there were 24 OBITS and 2 BIOS posted to this website.

April 2018

During April there were 21 OBITS and 18 DOCS posted to this website.

4/4/2018 **Now posted are fabulous Monona County "Country & Town School" photos shared by a granddaughter of a former pupil at Center No. 2 (township) rural school. The student was Alice Jensen (Larsen), years 1917-1919. In 1920 she & her siblings attended school in Castana, when the rural school was consolidated into town. These photos include a Class of 1925 graduation photograph of the lovely, Miss Alice Jensen. HUGE THANKS to Kim Larsen Hunter for her willingness to share the history that her Grandma Alice journaled and saved in her scrapbook albums!! The links are as follows:

Center No. 2 Photos ** Center No. 2 Teachers ** Center No. 2 Memories ** and Castana Town School.

**Drum Roll Please -- April 2018, Monona County IAGenWeb PASSED the semi-annual IAGenWeb Review time.

March 2018

During March there were 6 OBITS and 1 BIO posted to this website.

February 2018

During the month of February there were 28 OBITS posted to this website.

January 2018

During the month of January there were 33 OBITS posted to this website--Great Start to the new year!

December 2017

During the month of December there were 26 OBITS posted.

The Monona County IAGenWeb Assistant Coordinator has submitted for posting the St. Mary's Catholic Mapleton Cemetery burial records. Huge THANKS to Connie! The first part of the alphabet, A-G burials, has been formatted and transcribed and is now posted for view. Huge COMPLETE data base of burials for this cemetery to date!

November 2017

11/01/2017 **There were 63 edits/additions added to the A & B burial list Grant Twp Cemetery. Thanks to Connie Swearingen for her ongoing research updates, allowing our cemetery lists to become as updated as possible. These additions consist of new burials added, name corrections made, along with birth & death & some marriage date detail. When research reveals, the woman's maiden name is also noted. Connie has done a SUPERB JOB--Watch for more updates for this cemetery.

In November there were 31 OBITS and 1 DOC posted to this website.


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