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3/1/2019 Marriage of Nels Nikolaisen & Christine Skow Monona Co. 10 Nov 1881 -- includes a wedding photo taken in Dunlap, Iowa and a photo of their three young children. Also shared is a "family history page" written by one of Nels' younger daughters. Thanks to Kim Larsen Hunter, great great granddaughter for sharing this fabulous history with this website!
3/11/2019 The Family story page of a Castana couple, Alvin C. Larsen who married Miss Alice Jensen in 1933. ~Detail and Photos submitted by family descendant, Kim Larsen Hunter. Such wonderful history & information preserved by Alice Jensen!
3/16/2019 "Onawa - Birds Eye View" generously shared by Postcard Collector, David Shedlock!
2/4/2019 Ingemann Danish Lutheran Church, Moorhead IA, 1913 Baptismal Certificate (Belonging to Kim Larsen Hunter's Grandfather, Alvin Larsen)
2/4/2019 Marriage & Family Photos - Mr. Jens B. Jensen & Miss Dagmar Nikolaisen (The Great Grandparents of Kim Larsen Hunter, Contributor)
2/9/2019 Marriage of Christian Beck Larsen & Miss Johanna M. Mortensen - Apr. 2, 1908 Includes a Lovely Marriage Photo-- (Contributor, Great Granddaughter, Kim Larsen Hunter) See also their Marriage as recorded in the Monona County Marriage Ledger Book.
In the month of February, there were 45 Obits and 4 Docs posted to this website.
1/29/2019 Don't miss the Castana High School Class of 1925 Memorobilia & Photo Collection of Alice E. Jensen, a 1925 Class Graduate! Posting a HUGE THANKS here to her granddaughter, Kim Larsen Hunter, for sharing her Grandmother's Keepsakes! * * * Kim submitted for sharing 25 photo scans of the saved items in her Grandmother's Collection. Monona County IAGenWeb is "honored" to SHARE on this website!!
1/29/2019 Kim Larsen also submitted a series of photographs of her Grandmother's Keepsakes -- Check out the Center No. 2 rural school - 1914-1917 **FABULOUS HISTORY!
In the month of January, there were 46 Obits and One Doc posted to this website.
There were 45 OBITS posted to this website in December, many of which also had accompanying photos.
In the month of November, there were 42 Obits posted to this website.
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.**
During the month of September, there were 18 OBITS posted to this website.
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.
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.
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.
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!!
During May there were 24 OBITS and 2 BIOS posted to this website.
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:
**Drum Roll Please -- April 2018, Monona County IAGenWeb PASSED the semi-annual IAGenWeb Review time.
~Last Update 3/16/2019