MUSCATINE COUNTY, IOWA GENEALOGY

WHAT'S NEW IN 2017

See ARTICLES ON COMMUNITY NEWS for Kid Noble Caught, 1902
       Submitted by Sharon Elijah and formated by Lynn McCleary. July 23, 2017

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION INDEX Updated with 671 additional photos!
       Submitted by Sheila Chaudoin and formated by Lynn McCleary. July 13, 2017

See Muscatine City & County Residents for IOWA CENTURY FARMS OF MUSCATINE COUNTY
       Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. June 8, 2017

See BIRTH INFORMATION for
       State Historical Society Holdings for Muscatine County Birth Records for 1904 - 1906
       Submitted by Nettie Mae Lucas and formated by Lynn McCleary, May 14, 2017

See CENSUSES for IOWA STATE CENSUS 1895 ROLL OF HONOR
       Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. May 5, 2017.

THE COMMUNITY OF ATALISSA, IA; A HISTORY OF ITS CITY & FARMS ~ Project Completed!
        Chapter 13 Current Families (1996), Surnames A thru O
       Submitted by Shirley Plumb and formated by Lynn McCleary. March 29, 2017.

THE COMMUNITY OF ATALISSA, IA; A HISTORY OF ITS CITY & FARMS ~ Work in Progess
        Chapter 13 Current Families (1996), Surnames P thru Y
        Chapter 14 Photographs (descriptions) of People and Happenings.

       Submitted by Beverly Witmer and formated by Lynn McCleary. Februray 24, 2017.

THE COMMUNITY OF ATALISSA, IA; A HISTORY OF ITS CITY & FARMS ~ Work in Progess
        Chapter 10 Century Farms, Chapter 11 Pioneer Families & Chapter 12 Former Families
       Submitted by Elizabeth Casillas and formated by Lynn McCleary. February 5, 2017

See DEATH RECORDS for FUNERAL HOMES OF MUSCATINE COUNTY:
       GEO. M. WITTICH-LEWIS HOME FOR FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES
              Obituary Index Summary Updated 2000 - December 31, 2016

       RALPH WITTICH-RILEY-FREERS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SPECIALIST
              Obituary Index Summary Updated Oct. 1999 - December 31, 2016
       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 14, 2017

       HENDERSON-BARKER FUNERAL HOME Obituary Index Summary Updated 2008 - December 31, 2016
       Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 14, 2017

       BENTLEY FUNERAL HOMES, INC. Obituary Index Summary Updated 2008 - December 31, 2016
       Submitted by Mary Elizabeth and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 24, 2017

See CITY & COUNTY RESIDENT DIRECTORIES for MUSCATINE COUNTY TOWNSHIP TAX LISTS 1891
       Pike Township and Town of Nichols

       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 9, 2017
       Goshen Township, Wapsinonoc Township and Town of West Liberty
       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 1, 2017


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2016

THE COMMUNITY OF ATALISSA, IA; A HISTORY OF ITS CITY & FARMS ~ Work in Progess
        Chapters 1 - 9 Submitted by Shirley Plumb and formated by Lynn McCleary. December 20, 2016

See CITY & COUNTY RESIDENT DIRECTORIES for MUSCATINE COUNTY TOWNSHIP TAX LISTS 1899
       Monteplier, Fulton and Sweetland Townships

       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts and formated by Lynn McCleaary. November 21, 2016

See CEMETERY RECORDS for NICHOLS CEMETERY - UPDATED through August, 2016
       Submitted by Phyllis Hazen and formatted by Lynn McCleary. August 28, 2016

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       BAMFORD STUDIO PHOTO COLLECTION INDEX ~ S, T, U, V, X, Y, Z Surnames ~ *~ PROJECT COMPLETED!
       Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler and formated by Lynn McCleary. August 11, 2016

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       BAMFORD STUDIO PHOTO COLLECTION INDEX ~ P, Q & R Surnames
       Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler and formated by Lynn McCleary. July 9, 2016

See ARTICLES ON FAMILY STORIES for
       By Edwin Coombs, FROM CAPE COD TO THE FAR WEST FIFTY YEARS AGO
       1837 the Coombs family leaves Cape Cod and comes to Bloomington, Iowa Territory
       - Submitted by Barbara MacLeish, assisted by transcriber Jackie Terry, June 28, 2016

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       BAMFORD STUDIO PHOTO COLLECTION INDEX ~ M, N & O Surnames
       Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler and formated by Lynn McCleary. June 12, 2016

See ARTICLES ON FAMILY STORIES for
        William Wright aka Don De Quille - submitted by Barbara MacLeish, assisted by Jackie Terry, June 10, 2016.

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       BAMFORD STUDIO PHOTO COLLECTION INDEX ~ L Surnames
       Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler and formated by Lynn McCleary. April 26, 2016

See CEMETERY RECORDS for PATTERSON CEMETERY - UPDATED
       Submitted by Patti Cook. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. April 24, 2016

See CEMETERY RECORDS for MUSCATINE MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY - UPDATED
       Submitted by Beverly Witmer. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. April 15, 2016

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       BAMFORD STUDIO PHOTO COLLECTION INDEX ~ K Surnames
       Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler and formated by Lynn McCleary. March 26, 2016

See MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTO COLLECTION INDEXES for
       BAMFORD STUDIO PHOTO COLLECTION INDEX ~ Work In Progress.
        A through J
Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler and formated by Lynn McCleary. March 3, 2016

WILTON, MOSCOW and YESTERYEAR, 1776-1976 ~ Project Now Completed!
       Chapters beginning on page 32 through page 100 submitted by Elizabeth Casillas and formated by Lynn McCleary. February 6, 2016

See ARTICLES ON FAMILY STORIES for
        RESEARCHING ORIGINS OF GERMAN ANCESTORS OF MUSCATINE COUNTY, IOWA
        Submitted by Ute Brandenburg and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 26, 2016

See FUNERAL HOMES OF MUSCATINE COUNTY:
        HENDERSON-BARKER FUNERAL HOME
              Obituary Index Summary UPDATED through December 31, 2015
       Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. January 14, 2016


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2015

WILTON, MOSCOW and YESTERYEAR, 1776-1976 - Chapters on Wilton in 1867; Wilton 1885 Business Institutions; Post Offices in Wilton-Moscow Area; The Temperance Movement in Wilton; The Wilton College, submitted by Sarah Boye and formatted by Lynn McCleary. December 4, 2015

See CHURCH RECORDS for OAK GROVE CHRISTIAN CHURCH HISTORICAL SKETCH
       Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. December 2, 2015

See CHURCH RECORDS for OAK GROVE CHRISTIAN CHURCH MEMBERSHIP RECORDS 1894-1970
       Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. November 28, 2015

See CHURCH RECORDS for BLOOMINGTON-MUSCATINE FRIENDS CHURCH RECORDS 1859-1980
       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts and formatted by Lynn McCleary. November 9, 2015

See Muscatine County Postcards for POSTCARDS of:
       View of Second Street looking East
       View of Third Street looking East
       Views of 2nd Street and Mississippi Drive
       Muscatine County Old Court House & Monument
       Two different views of the Muscatine Court House
       Valley View Manor, Lutheran Homes, Muscatine, 1970
       Submitted by Mike Schmalz and formatted by Lynn McCleary. September 23, 2015

See Muscatine County Pictures for PHOTOS of:
       Home at 300 Grandview Avenue, Muscatine
       Mulford Sunday School Class
       Muscatine Boys Band 1933 and 1934
       Roach & Musser Sash & Door Co. Warehouse Shed Crews O and P, Muscatine, dated 14 Mar 1938
       Souvenir Champion Hose and Hook and Ladder Company, 1875-1900
       VFW Soft Ball Team, Muscatine, Iowa, 1948
       Submitted by Mike Schmalz and formatted by Lynn McCleary. September 22, 2015

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for
       RALPH WITTICH-RILEY-FREERS FUNERAL HOME & CREMAITON SPECIALIST ~ Obituary Index Summary Oct. 1999 - August 31, 2015
       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts and formated by Lynn McCleary. September 6, 2015

See FAMILY STORIES from NICHOLS, IOWA CENTENNIAL BOOK 1884-1984 for James Nelson Hillyer & Descendants
Submitted by Phyllis Hazen and formatted by Lynn McCleary. September 5, 2015

See DEATH RECORDS for
       State Historical Society of Iowa Holdings for Muscatine County Death Certificates for 1939
       Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. August 16, 2015

See Articles with Family Stories for family story of the FREDERICK DETLEF STEEN Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. August 9, 2015

WILTON, MOSCOW and YESTERYEAR, 1776-1976 - Chapters on The Wilton Prairie, Early History of Wilton and Wilton, the Railroad Town, submitted by Sarah Boye and formatted by Lynn McCleary. July 11, 2015

FUNERAL HOMES OF MUSCATINE COUNTY for HISTORY OF MUSCATINE COUNTY FUNERAL HOMES Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. July 1, 2015

CHURCH RECORDS for Saint Matthias Parish, Muscatine, History 1841-1928
Submitted by Beverly Gerdts, formatted by Lynn McCleary. June 5, 2015

WILTON, MOSCOW and YESTERYEAR, 1776-1976 - Work in Progress
Pages 101-212 submitted by Elizabeth Cassilas, Shirley Plumb & Lynn McCleary, formated by Lynn McCleary. April 26, 2015

See RURAL SCHOOLS for article of Many Entries in School Contest - Will Determine Arithmetic, Spelling, Writing Champions - Three Part Contest will be Staged at Muscatine High School Saturday, June 6, 1925
Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. April 12, 2015

See CHURCH RECORDS for St. Mary's Catholic Church, Muscatine, History 1876-1976
Submitted by Sharon Elijah. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. March 1, 2015

See Muscatine County Pictures for FRIENDS' OATS ADVERTISEMENT- William Penn Making Friends With The Indians Submitted by Virginia Cardon, formated by Lynn McCleary. February 22, 2015

See DEATH RECORDS for
       State Historical Society of Iowa Holdings for Muscatine County Death Certificates for 1937-1938
       Submitted by Beverly Gerdts. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. January 31, 2015


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2014

HIGH PRAIRIE CEMETERY, Lake Twp., Muscatine Co. has been updated with over 290 gravestone photos submitted by Eleanor (Lynn) McCleary December 31, 2014

CRANSTON CEMETERY, Seventy Six Twp., Muscatine Co. has been updated with over 250 gravestone photos submitted by Lynn McCleary December 11, 2014

See MUSCATINE COUNTY PROBATE TABLE OF CONTENT for INDEX OF WILLS held by Muscatine County Genealogical Society - Submitted by Gladys Mittman and formated by Lynn McCleary. December 11, 2014

See Articles with Family Stories for NIJENHUIS FAMILY from WINTERSWIJK, NETHERLANDS by John Grasskamp - Submitted by Gladys Mittman and formated by Lynn McCleary. November 23, 2014

OAK GROVE CEMETERY, Seventy Six Twp., Muscatine Co. has been updated with over 350 gravestone photos submitted by Phyllis Hazen November 11, 2014

OVERMAN CEMETERY near Atalissa, Goshen Twp., Muscatine Co. has been updated with over 500 gravestone photos submitted by Phyllis Hazen & Lynn McCleary. October 18, 2014

WEISS CEMETERY near Atalissa, Goshen Twp, Muscatine Co. has been updated with photos of all the gravestones submitted by Lynn McCleary and Phyllis Hazen. October 2, 2014.

ST. MARY'S Wilton Wilton Twp., Muscatine Co., has been updated with over 340 gravestone photos submitted by Jo Phillips and Lynn McCleary. September 25, 2014

WILDASIN CEMETERY Wilton Twp., Muscatine Co. has been updated with over 100 gravestone photos submitted by Jo Phillips and Lynn McCleary. September 19, 2014

See PIKE TOWNSHIP HISTORY for THE NICHOLITE, a publication of Nichols High School 1937 issues for April 27th, October 5th and two issues from the 1960's
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formated by Lynn McCleary. September 18, 2014

See ARTICLES ON WORLD WAR II for newspaper article titled Solemn Procession Continues Through 1948 as War Dead Are Returned Home Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. September 9, 2014

See Muscatine County Pictures for FRIENDS' OATS ADVERTISEMENT Submitted by Kay Huston, formated by Lynn McCleary. September 6, 2014

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for GEO. M. WITTICH-LEWIS HOME FOR FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES Obituary Index Summary 2000 - July 2014 Submitted by Beverly Gerdts, formated by Lynn McCleary. August 24, 2014

PARR CEMETERY Fulton Twp., Muscatine Co. Data base has been further updated to include grave locations and a new cemetery map. Submitted by Beverly Witmer and Jackie Terry. July 21, 2014

See ARTICLES ON COMMUNITY NEWS for Wilton along Route 6, Iowa's Forgotten Highway . Submitted by Lynn McCleary July 2, 2014

See PICTURES of Muscatine County for PHOTOS OF ICE WAGONS owned by John Rosenmund. Submitted by Gene Kuechmann June 29, 2014.

See ARTICLES ON WORLD WAR II for newspaper article titled Prisoner Ranks Expand As War Grows Intense In France and Germany. Submitted by Linda Ziemann, formated by Lynn McCleary June 22, 2014.

PARR CEMETERY Fulton Twp., Muscatine Co. has been updated with over 600 gravestone photos submitted by Beverly Witmer and Jackie Terry. June 12, 2014

GILBERT CEMETERY Sweetland Twp., Muscatine Co., has been updated with photos of all the stones, some history and cemetery map submitted by Eleanor (Lynn) McCleary. June 1, 2014

See MILITARY RECORDS for Spanish American War Enlistment Record of those who served from Muscatine County Submitted by Karon King, formated by Lynn McCleary May 29, 2014

B'NAI MOSES JEWISH CEMETERY, Sweetland Twp., Muscatine Co., has been updated with photos of all the stones submitted by Eleanor (Lynn) McCleary. To view them see the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project. May 25, 2014

See Cemetery Records for ST. MARYS CEMETERY, MUSCATINE Updated
Submitted by Beverly Gerdts, formated by Lynn McCleary May 23, 2014

See PIKE TOWNSHIP HISTORY for THE NICHOLITE, a publication of Nichols High School 1935 issues for September, October and November
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formated by Lynn McCleary. May 13, 2014

See Cemetery Records for ST. MARYS CEMETERY, WILTON TOWNSHIP Updated
Submitted by Beverly Gerdts, formated by Lynn McCleary May 7, 2014

See HISTORY OF MUSCATINE COUNTY, IOWA 1879 EDITION for section on HISTORY OF THE STATE OF IOWA Chapters on the War Record of the Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Miscellanous and Promotions from Iowa Regiments. Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary February 17, 2014. ~ Project now completed!

See Cemetery Records for KLEIN CEMETERY Updated
With Cemetery Plat Map and List of Burials in Alpa Order with locations.
Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. February 16, 2014

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for BENTLEY FUNERAL HOME OBITUARY INDEX SUMMARY Updated through January 30, 2014. Submitted by Mary M. Elizabeth, formated by Lynn McCleary. February 7, 2014

See HISTORY OF MUSCATINE COUNTY, IOWA 1879 EDITION for section on HISTORY OF THE STATE OF IOWA ~ work in progress. Submitted by Sharon Elijah, formated by Lynn McCleary January 7, 2014.

See PIKE TOWNSHIP HISTORY for THE NICHOLITE, a publication of Nichols High School 1936 issues for April, September and October
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formated by Cindy Booth Maher & Lynn McCleary. January 5, 2014


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2013

See HISTORY OF MUSCATINE COUNTY, IOWA 1879 EDITION for section on HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY. Submitted by Sharon Elijah, formated by Lynn McCleary December 26, 2013.

See PIKE TOWNSHIP HISTORY for 1931 issue of THE NICHOLITE, a publication of Nichols High School
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formated by Cindy Booth Maher & Lynn McCleary. December 13, 2013

See Articles with Community News for: Life on the Muscatine County Home Farm, 1937
Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. December 11, 2013

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for BENTLEY FUNERAL HOME OBITUARY INDEX SUMMARY Updated through October 2013. Submitted by Mary M. Elizabeth, formated by Lynn McCleary. December 1, 2013

See Articles with Family Stories for family story of the Murder of Anna McDonough.
Submitted by Valerie Plejdrup. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. November 11, 2013

See DEATH RECORDS for State Historical Society of Iowa Holdings Muscatine County Death Certificates for 1936
Submitted by Beverly Gerdts. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. October 25, 2013

See CHURCH RECORDS for Historical Sketches of Iowa Baptists, Davenport Association, 1842-1886
Submitted by Constance Diamond. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. September 11, 2013

See 1885 Iowa State Census, Muscatine County for ORONO TOWNSHIP
Submitted by Lynn McCleary. Formatted by Polly Eckles. August 10, 2013

See 1885 Iowa State Census, Muscatine County for WEST LIBERTY (Town), Wapsinonoc Township
Submitted by Cheryl Sheets. Formatted by Polly Eckles. July 23, 2013

See HISTORICAL ARTICLES for:
      Recollections of Persons and Events Connected With Our Schools In Early Times Article No. 94 and Article No. 95
Transcribed by Greta Thompson, formated by Lynn McCleary. July 17, 2013

      Reflections of a Crockery House since 1854
      Recollections of Persons and Events Connected With Our Schools In Early Times Article No. 93
      Muscatine Academy of Science Paper on Injurious Insects of 1881
      Muscatine Academy of ScienceThe Preservation of our Native Fish.
Transcribed by Greta Thompson, formated by Lynn McCleary. July 14, 2013

See Cemetery Records for MOSCOW CEMETERY Updated
With Cemetery Plat Map of 1899 & Map of July 2013; List of Burials by Lot & by Surname in Alpha Order.
Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary. July 6, 2013

IOWA STORIES, Vol. 2, 1918 Submitted by Sharon Elijah, formated by Lynn McCleary. June 29, 2013

See Articles with Community News for Methodist Church Arranging for Anniversaries, 1934
Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary, June 16, 2013

BURIAL LOCATIONS added to DURANT CEMETERY RECORDS
Submitted by Beverly Witmer, formatted by Lynn McCleary. June 12, 2013

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for BENTLEY FUNERAL HOME OBITUARY INDEX SUMMARY Updated to Apr. 2013. Submitted by Mary M. Elizabeth, formated by Lynn McCleary. May 18, 2013

IOWA STORIES, Vol. 1, 1917 Submitted by Sharon Elijah, formated by Lynn McCleary. May 6, 2013

See CONESVILLE CEMETERY RECORDS, ORONO TWP. Updated Data Base, Cemetery Map and over 1,000 Gravestones Photographed by Phyllis Hazen, Lynn & Bob McCleary, formated by Lynn McCleary April 21, 2013.

See DURANT CEMETERY RECORDS, FULTON TWP. Updated with CEMETERY PLAT MAP, compiled and submitted by Beverly Witmer, formated by Lynn McCleary March 25, 2013.

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for HENDERSON-BARKER FUNERAL HOME OBITUARY INDEX SUMMARY Updated to 2012. Submitted and formated by Lynn McCleary, March 25, 2013

See Articles with Community News for:
        Cutters at Local Shop (Pennant Button company) Halt Work, 1937
       Muscatine Situation Unchanged - Manufacturers Refuse to Recognize Union, 1911

Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary, February 22, 2013

See Articles with Community News for: EXPLOSIVES DROP (old Muscatine High Bridge) SPAN INTO RIVER
Submitted by Beverly Witmer, formatted by Lynn McCleary, February 19, 2013

See Articles with Family Stories for family story of JUDGE JEROME CARSKADDAN
Submitted by Beverly Witmer, formatted by Lynn McCleary, February 5, 2013

See Articles with Community News for IOWA NATIONAL GUARD, 54th REGIMENT, ENCAMPMENT AT MUSCATINE, 1903
Submitted by Beverly Witmer, formatted by Lynn McCleary Febrary 4, 2013.

See the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project for over 500 grave stone photos from KLEIN CEMETERY, MOSCOW TOWNSHIP. Submitted by Brandon Schoenfeld, Hayden Heap, Daniel Wadsworth, Collin Anderson and Lynn McCleary, February 1, 2013.

See RURAL SCHOOLS for articles on:
        Corwin school and the Fruitland school buildings moved to new L-M District
        Goshen Township School, south of West Liberty
        Trace History of Melpine School in Area Six
        Washington Elementary School, Muscatine

Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary on January 15, 2013

See RURAL SCHOOLS for article on PUPILS AND TEACHERS OF UNION SCHOOL NO. 8, Sweetland Township
GATHER IN FIRST ANNUAL REUNION

Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary on January 10, 2013


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2012

See PICTURES OF MUSCATINE COUNTY for photos taken by Oscar Grossheim of Edward Brandt, Bert McKee and Mable Womochel. Submitted by John & Denise Allis. November 26, 2012

See KAUFMANN CEMEMTERY (also known as Duffe Cemetery) ~ updated
With a CEMETERY MAP and GRAVESTONE PHOTOS
.
Submittedby Lynn & Bob McCleary. Novemeber 21, 2012

See MUSCATINE COUNTY POSTCARDS to view WEST LIBERTY scenes:
      New Masonic Building on Calhoun Street
      Inside a Shoe Store
      C.R.I. & P. Train Station
      West Liberty Train Station --- All A Board!
Submitted by Jim Brower. October 20, 2012

See 1885 Iowa State Census, Muscatine County for WAPSINONOC TOWNSHIP
Submitted by Cheryl Sheets. Formatted by Polly Eckles. October 13, 2012

See DURANT CEMETERY RECORDS, FULTON TWP. Updated
With Over 2,800 Photos submitted to Iowa Grave Stone Project by Gloria Irwin. September 6, 2012
Another 700 photos were contributed by Bev Witmer, December 30, 2012

MUSCATINE JOURNAL & NEWS-TRIBUNE CENTENNIAL ISSUE of MAY 31, 1940
TABLE OF CONTENTS

September 29, 2012 ~ Completed!
Pages formatted in September, 2012
Submitted by Lynn McCleary
      Section 2, page 2
      Section 8, page 13-18, 24-25
Submitted by Several Volunteers
      Muscatine City Directories from Sections 2 through 8

Pages formatted in August, 2012:
Submitted by Mary M. Elizabeth
      Section 5, page 6-7, 9, 12, 21 & 24
Submitted by Phyllis Hazen
      Section 8, page 21, 23, 29-31

Pages formatted in July, 2012:
Submitted by Kathy Foote
      Section 7, page 11, 14, 23, 24
Submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon
      Section 1, page 2-20, 22
      Section 8, page 8-11
Submitted by Shirley Plumb
      Section 7, page 2-10, 16-22

Pages formatted in June, 2012:
Submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon
      Section 5, page 10-11, 13-20, 25-26, 28-31
Submitted by Phyllis Hazen
      Section 3, page 2 & 7
Submitted by Shirley Plumb
      Section 6, page 4-11, 14-19
Submitted by Kathy Foote
      Section 8, page 2

Pages formatted in May, 2012:
Submitted by Liz Casillas
      Section 4, page 26, 27, 29, 30, 31
Submitted by Shirley Plumb
      Section 4, page 2, 22-24
Submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon
      Section 2, page 9-11, 14, 17-21
      Section 3, page 11, 15-18, 21-22

Pages formatted in April, 2012:
Submitted by Cheryl Sheets
      Section 3, pages 4, 9, 10
      Section 4, pages 15, 18
Submitted by David Bunker
      Section 3, page 6
      Section 4, page 21
Submitted by Shirley Plumb
      Section 4, page 6, 8-10
Submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon
      Section 2, page 8, 16, 22, 23
      Section 4, page 4, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25
      Section 5, page 4
Submitted by Liz Casillas
      Section 4, page 11, 12

See FAMILY STORIES for THE 1860s JOURNAL OF NANCY MCGREW, Muscatine County, Iowa
Transcribed and submitted by Wendy Harris. Formatted by Lynn McCleary May 27, 2012

See 1885 Iowa State Census, Muscatine County for LAKE TOWNSHIP
Submitted by Kevan Chown. Formatted by Polly Eckles. May 14, 2012

See CHURCH RECORDS for SWEETLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 125 ANNIVERSARY
Submitted by Mary M. Elizabeth, formatted by Lynn McCleary April 26, 2012

See CENSUS PAGE for link to the National Archives 1940 Federal Census images for Muscatine County. April 7, 2012

See PROBATE RECORDS for MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY INDEX OF MUSCATINE COUNTY PROBATE RECORDS ROLLS 1 - 91
Submitted by Linda Stoddard, David Bunker, Beverly Gerdts and Lynn McCleary. Formatted March 22, 2012
and
MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY MICROFILM COLLECTION ROLLS 1-17
Submitted by Gladys Mittman, formatted by Lynn McCleary March 20, 2012

MUSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY'S GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION INDEX ~ UPDATED!
Submitted by Sheila Chaudoin, Photo Archivist, Musser Public Library, Muscatine, IA. Formatted by Lynn McCleary on March 19, 2012

See 1885 Iowa State Census, Muscatine County
MOSCOW TOWNSHIP, submitted by Cheryl Sheets. Formatted by Polly Eckles. February 20, 2012

See Articles with Community News for:
Dedication of Statue to Father Laurent, at St. Matthias Church, Muscatine, 1905. Submitted by Cheryl Sheets.

Muscatine Woman Charged with Illegal Liquour Sales, Mrs. Minnie Wells Enjoys a Rare Distinction, 1909.
Submitted by Gladys Wilson. Pages formatted February 11, 2012

See Pictures of Muscatine County for photo of EDDIE'S D-X SERVICE STATION, owner was Edward A. Berg.
Submitted by Gordon Thompson. Formatted by Lynn McCleary, February 4, 2012

See Death Information for Musser Public Library's NEWSPAPER COLLECTION OBITUARY INDEX
Submitted by Robert A. Fiedler, Head of Reference & Information Services. Formatted by Lynn McCleary January 1, 2012

MORE OBITUARIES
Submitted from volunteers, formatted by Lynn McCleary.
January - 33 submitted by Bev Gerdts
February - 6 submitted by Lynn McCleary
March - 5 submitted by Lynn McCleary
April - 1 submitted by Patricia Miller
June 25, 1 submitted by Jean Perera
July 11, 1 submitted by Jean Perera, 3 by Lynn McCleary
December - 4 submitted by Lynn McCleary


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2011


See Articles with Community News for:
ARTICLE ON 1950 FEDERAL CENSUS, submitted by Charlene Hixon.
FERRY LICENSES ISSUED TO CROSS THE CEDAR RIVER, submitted by Lynn McCleary.
Formatted December 3, 2011

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for BENTLEY FUNERAL HOME OBITUARY INDEX.
Submitted by Mary M. Elizabeth, formated by Lynn McCleary. November 30, 2011

See MILITARY RECORDS, under CIVIL WAR PERIOD for:
Muscatine County Civil War Veterans Buried Elsewhere, submitted by Steve Hanken.
Names on new Civil War Memorial , on the front lawn of the Muscatine County Court House, dedicated July 4, 2011
Submitted by Lynn McCleary. Formated November 19, 2011
INDEX OF CIVIL WAR DISCHARGE PAPERS of Muscatine County Soldiers
Submitted by Lynn McCleary. Formated November 28, 2011

See Funeral Homes of Muscatine County for HENDERSON-BARKER FUNERAL HOME OBITUARY INDEX.
Submitted by Linda Stoddard, formated by Lynn McCleary. November 15, 2011

In responce to the plea "Who Married Them?" see wedding article for HENRY R. RUESS and WILHELMINA M. "MINNIE" BRUGMAN
Submitted by Linda White, formatted by Lynn McCleary. October 15, 2011

See 1885 Iowa State Census, Muscatine County
SEVENTY-SIX TOWNSHIP, submitted by Kevan Chown. Formatted by Polly Eckles. November 15, 2011
CEDAR TOWNSHIP, submitted by Kevan Chown. Formatted by Polly Eckles. October 2, 2011
GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, submitted by Cheryl Sheets. Formatted by Polly Eckles. October 2, 2011
BLOOMINGTON TOWNSHIP, submitted by Cheryl Sheets. Formatted by Polly Eckles. February 14, 2011
FULTON TOWNSHIP, submitted by Cheryl Sheets. Formatted by Polly Eckles. March 20, 2011

See GREENWOOD CEMETERY, MUSCATINE for CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL and STORY OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER
Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary, September 29, 2011.

See OAKDALE CEMETERY, WILTON for SOLDIERS NAMED ON CIVIL WAR MONUMENT
Submitted by H. Dwayne Lenker, formatted by Lynn McCleary, September 22, 2011.

August 18, 2011 - over 460 photos submitted to Iowa Grave Stone Project by Lynn McCleary, Linda Stoddard and Ron Dunnahoo of grave markers from BLOOMINGTON-MUSCATINE FRIENDS CEMETERY.

See Articles with Family Stories for story on DORIS IRENE MEYERS THOMPSON, ARMY NURSE
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formatted by Lynn McCleary, August 3, 2011.

OBITUARIES
Submitted from volunteers, formatted by Lynn McCleary.
May - 2 sumbitted by Robin
March - 2 submitted by Chris Clary, 2 by Phyllis Hazen, 1 by Matthew Lewis, 2 by Christina Mitchelle, 17 by Lynn McCleary, 6 by Janet Branson
June - 1 submitted by Pat & Gail, 5 by Lynn McCleary
July - 31 submitted by David McCartney, 1 by Cindy Weatherby, 2 by Kevan Chown and 5 by Bev Gerdts
August - 5 submitted by Maggie Christy
September - 4 submitted by Roberta Bear
October - 19 submitted by Bev Gerdts, 1 by Lynn McCleary
November - 50 submitted by Bev Gerdts, 3 by Lynn McCleary

See Articles with Family Stories for family story of JOHN FREDERICH BOEPPLE
Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary, July 16, 2011.

See Articles with Community News for Muscatine High Bridge & the Ferry Company Compete.
Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary. June 30, 2011

See Cemetery Records for MUSCATINE MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, Bloomington Township - UPDATED
Submitted by Beverly Gerdts. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. May 29, 2011

See Military Records for LIST OF PENSIONERS ON THE ROLLS, January 1, 1883
submitted by Lenore Schlimmer. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. May 21, 2011

1852 IOWA STATE CENSUS ~ ALL TOWNSHIPS IN MUSCATINE COUNTY
Submitted by Constance Diamond. Formatted by Polly Eckles. May 12, 2011

See Articles with Family Stories for story on RALPH LAKE
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formatted by Lynn McCleary, May 8, 2011

See Articles with Family Stories for story on HENRY WILDASIN 1855-1962
Submitted by Lenore Schlimmer, formatted by Lynn McCleary, April 30, 2011

See Articles with Family Stories for the HEATH FAMILY and another on the METCALF FAMILY
Submitted by Carrie Jackson, formatted by Lynn McCleary, April 25, 2011.

See Pike Township History for LIST OF PERSONS LIABLE TO DO MILITARY DUTY, 1927
Submitted by Charlene Hixon, formatted by Lynn McCleary, April 15, 2011.

See Articles with Family Stories for family story of MIRA HERSHEY
Submitted and formatted by Lynn McCleary, March 4, 2011.

See Articles with Family Stories for family story of ALFRED D. COLLIER
Submitted by Kimberly Collier-McCarthy, formatted by Lynn McCleary, February 28, 2011.

See Articles with Family Stories for Family Story of DR. WILLIAM ELIAS ADAMS
Compiled by Charlene Nichols Hixon. Formatted by Lynn McCleary. February 5, 2011

PROJECT COMPLETED - NICHOLS, IOWA CENTENNIAL BOOK 1884-1984. February 3, 2011

See PIKE TOWNSHIP for more chapters from the NICHOLS, IOWA CENTENNIAL BOOK 1884-1984
Submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon, Editor. Formatted by Lynn McCleary.
Businesses, U. S. Post Office and Churches. January 10, 2011
Fire Department and First Responders. January 11, 2011
Nichols School History. January 19, 2011
Articles on Last Graduating Class * School Staff * Some Students. January 19, 2011
Rural Schools of Pike Township. January 19, 2011
Nichols Day Celebrations 1976 - 1983. January 19, 2011
Clubs, Groups and Lodges. January 22, 2011
Stories of Early Pike Township: Glaciers - Lake Calvin to First Settlers
Early History: 1875 * 1879 * 1901 * 1905 * 1911. January 23, 2011
Pioneer Residents Recall. January 23, 2011
Incorporation of Town of Nichols. January 23, 2011
Medicine. January 27, 2011
Electric & Telephone Service. January 28, 2011
Winter of 1935-1936 * Nichols, 1966 * New and Old Institutions. January 28, 2011
Landmark Razed to Make Way for Gas Station. January 29, 2011
Railroads * Nichols Town Park. February 3, 2011
Agriculture * The Cabbage King * Good Neighbor Deed. February 3, 2011


WHAT WAS NEW IN 2010


PIKE TOWNSHIP FAMILY STORIES from the NICHOLS, IOWA CENTENNIAL BOOK 1884-1984
Submitted by Charlene Nichols Hixon, Editor. Formatted by Lynn McCleary.
64 stories posted December 12, 2010
27 more stories posted December 16, 2010
32 more stories posted December 18, 2010
11 more stories posted December 20, 2010
25 more stories posted December 26, 2010
30 more stories posted December 31, 2010 - WORK IS NOW COMPLETED!

See Societies & Organizations for article on TEN YEARS IN SCOUTING WITH TROOP 123
Submitted by Jo Ann Carlson, formatted by Lynn McCleary November 28, 2010.

See Pictures of Muscatine County for Family photo of Adelia Gregg Stratton. She was the daughter of Asa and Catherine Gregg who were early settlers of Muscatine County. Submitted by Nancy E, Davis, gg granddaughter. November 17, 2010.

Check out the NEW MAPS to Muscatine County Cemeteries
Created for IAGenWeb courtesy of Rich Lowe Jr. October 19, 2010

OBITUARIES
Submitted from volunteers, formatted by Lynn McCleary.
January - 1 submitted by Aaron J. Blake, 1 submitted by Phyllis Hazen
February - 32 submitted by Phyllis Hazen
March - 1 submitted by Justina Cone, 2 by Phyllis Hazen, 2 by Patricia Miller, 5 by Lynn McCleary
April - 4 sumbitted by Patricia Miller
May - 1 submitted by Cheryl Westfall, 6 by Patricia Miller, 1 by Ann Hermann, 5 by Lynn McCleary,
and 1 by June Welsch
June - 2 submitted by Ron Dunnahoo, 1 by Georgea Clinton, 7 by Lynn McCleary, 1 Patricia Miller
July - 2 submitted by Patricia Miller, 6 submitted by Lynn McCleary, 1 submitted by Jacie Thomsen
August - 2 submitted by Cindy Weatherby, 6 subitted by Lynn McCleary, 3 by Phyllis Hazen
September - 5 submitted by Lynn McCleary
October - 1 submitted by Phyllis Hazen

1885 IOWA STATE CENSUS, Muscatine County - Formatted by Polly Eckles - Work in Progress
Montpelier Township Submitted by Cindy Weatherby, September 23, 2010
Pike Township Submitted by Charlene Hixon, Oct. 2, 2010
Sweetland Township Submitted by Cheryl Sheets, Oct. 14, 2010

See: ALUMNI MUSCATINE COUNTY RURAL SCHOOLS for newspaper article on the
HISTORY OF HOPWELL SCHOOL - FORTUNES OF SCHOLARS OF 1867
Submitted by Pam Jackman, formatted by Lynn McCleary September 25, 2010

MORTUARY REPORT 1873-74 from Muscatine City Sexton or go to DEATH INFORMATION
Submitted by Beverly Bonnen. Formatted by Lynn McCleary September 18, 2010

See CHURCH RECORDS for HISTORY OF ST. JOHNS UNITED BRETHERN CHURCH and CEMETERY, Seventy-Six Township. Submitted and formatted by Eleanor (Lynn) McCleary. August 26, 2010

MUSCATINE COUNTY during the CIVIL WAR UPDATED by Lynn McCleary. July 1, 2010.

HERITAGE VIGNETTES by MARILYN BEKKER COMPLETED
Submitted by Lynn McCleary with permission from the Muscatine Area Heritage Association, Inc.
Formatted by Lynn McCleary June 19, 2010.

See ST. MALACHY'S OF ARDON PRESERVATION SOCIETY for history of St. Malachy's Catholic Church
in Seventy-Six Township. Or go to Societies . Submitted by Sheila Chaudoin, member of the Preservation Society.
Formatted by Lynn McCleary March 28, 2010.

William Britton -- Probate Document, October 1856 or go to Articles on Probates & Wills
Submitted by Patrick Coughlin. Formatted by Lynn McCleary February 27, 2010

MENS GROUP, tin-type photo or go to Pictures of Muscatine County. Would like help in identifying who these men are. It is thought that they may be of the surnames, Mead, Hogue/Hoge, White, and possibly Whitacre.
Submitted by Thomas Mead February 10, 2010.

A.E. CAFFEE’S MUSCATINE COUNTY HISTORY and DIRECTORY 1876-1877 - COMPLETED
Submitted by Kitty Root, Ronald Dunnahoo, Ken & Shirley Plumb, and Lynn McCleary.
Formatted by Lynn McCleary March 15, 2010.


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