What Is New

~Last update 6/1/2018.

May 2018

***Check out the MILITARY information now posted regarding Korean War Sioux Co. casualties.

Died For the U.N.
An official list of Sioux County men killed in the United Nations Korean War, are listed here. This does not include the thousands who were wounded or held prisoners of the Reds.
SIOUX—Pvt. Gerald D. Hofmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hofmeyer, Hospers;
Pfc. Harold B. Vortherms, son of John H. Vortherms, Granville.
~Source: The LeMars Globe-Post, August 3, 1953

***During the month of May there were 286 OBITS & 2 BIOS posted to the corresponding boards on this website.


April 2018

***In April 2018-- Sioux County PASSED IAGenWeb SPRING Review time!

***During April there were 314 OBITS & 2 BIOS posted to the corresponding boards on this website.


March 2018

***During March there were 348 OBITS & 1 BIO posted to the corresponding boards on this website.


February 2018

***During February, there were 295 additional OBITS posted to this website.


January 2018

*** The Centennial Book Orange City, Iowa 1870-1970 [Pioneers Who left Pella for Sioux County 1870] **Complete Record - 63 Pioneer Names from 1870.

***During January, there were 364 additional OBITS posted to this website.


December 2017

***During DEC, there were 340 additional OBITS and One DOC posted to this website. HAPPY NEW YR, Everyone!


November 2017

***During NOV, there were 312 additional OBITS posted to this website. Remarkable accomplishment for a holiday month!


October 2017

*** Thanks to Eric & Marcia Driggs for submitting the following--See the link under the Military topic off the main page of this website for WWI.

Specimen Lists of Iowa Men and Women Lost in the World War, in “Annals of Iowa”, 3rd series, volume XV, issue 5, July, 1926, pages 358 - 376 (list of WWI deaths in twenty counties of northwest Iowa-specific to this site the COMPLETE LIST consists of Sioux County casualties.)

***During OCT, there were 236 additional OBITS & 2 BIOS posted to this website.

***October 2017-- Sioux County PASSED IAGenWeb Fall Review time!


September 2017

***Family researcher, Larry Van Otterloo has submitted more family heirloom photographs, which identify family members of the following surnames: Gritters, Brunsting, VanMaanen, DeZeeuw, Warntjes, Sneller, VanderVelde-VanderBok. Check out the Surname Index page.

***During SEP, there were 251 additional OBITS posted to this website.


August 2017

***Another COMPLETE School Teacher list has been located, transcribed -- Thanks to researcher, Gerald Wissink for his keen eye and help in adding to the Sioux County School data on this website.

Thanks to Wilma VandeBerg for her transcription. The county schools were well equipped with teachers it seems in the fall of 1913. Check out the Alton Democrat, October 25, 1913 for this list.

***During AUG, there were 272 additional OBITS posted to this website.


July 2017

***During July, there were 265 additional OBITS posted to this website. So much history now for searching your ancestors of Sioux County Iowa!


June 2017

***In the month of June there was an additional 288 OBITS posted to this website and 1 DOC. This is more history now posted! Take the time to read all about your ancestors!


May 2017

***It is once again GRADUATION TIME. See the list of 1913 Sioux County graduates, researched & transcribed by volunteer, Wilma VandeBerg. Awesome group--Think of it! That was now 114 Years Ago. [Complete Record]

***In May, there were 406 OBITS posted to the Obituary Board & 2 BIOS to the Biography Board on this website. That is a whole lot of history now available to researchers--keep it coming in the days ahead!


April 2017

***During April there were 373 OBITS posted to the Obituary Board on this website. That is a lot of work--FANTASTIC!

***April 2017-- Sioux County PASSED IAGenWeb SPRING Review time!


 

 

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