Story County IAGenWeb

Update History

Story County

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This update history was started as of the end of August, 1999 so the hundreds of earlier updates are not recorded here. In the future all site updates will be recorded on this page with the latest major update displayed on the home page. Note that the name indices for obituaries and gravestones are updated about once a week or as needed, and are not always posted here.

24 Mar 2017   Add Grant Twp to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
05 Mar 2017   Add Franklin Twp including Gilbert town to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
04 Mar 2017   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
04 Mar 2017   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from February 4, 2016 to March 4, 2017.
25 Feb 2017   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
05 Feb 2017   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
05 Feb 2017   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from December 30, 2016 to February 4, 2017.
01 Jan 2017   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
01 Jan 2017   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from December 3, 2016 to December 30, 2016.
25 Dec 2016   Added Collins School Biographical History Part 3. Thank you John Duesbury!
10 Dec 2016   Added Collins School Biographical History Part 2. Thank you John Duesbury!
03 Dec 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
03 Dec 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from November, 2016 to December 3, 2016.
25 Nov 2016   Added Collins School Biographical History Part 1. Thank you John Duesbury!
20 Nov 2016   Comment: Fixed 1900 census display of property ownership.
20 Nov 2016   Started 1910 Census with the Collins Twp including Collins town. Thank you Nancy Baker!
02 Nov 2016   Updated the Ames Historical Society Link on the links page. On the resources page corrected the links for the 1887 Allen history and the death list therein.
31 Oct 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
31 Oct 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from October 3, 2016 to October 31, 2016.
29 Oct 2016   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
27 Oct 2016   Completed the 1905 Census Register with the addition of Ames (all wards).
23 Oct 2016   Comment: Updated the Gravestone Photo Project Index.
23 Oct 2016   Added Washington Township to the 1905 Census Register.
23 Oct 2016   Comment: Ran Xenu link checker against site a removed the newly brokern Danish Emigration Archives link on the Links page.
18 Oct 2016   Comment: Reprogrammed the Death register records to use PHP/MySQL running on iastory.org for improved performance.
17 Oct 2016   Comment: Reprogrammed the Birth records to use PHP/MySQL running on iastory.org for improved performance.
15 Oct 2016   Completed the 1900 Census with the addition of Ames. Thank you Nancy Baker!
11 Oct 2016   Added McCallsburg Township to the 1905 Census Register.
10 Oct 2016   Added Warren Township to the 1905 Census Register.
09 Oct 2016   Comment: Reprogrammed the 1905 Census Register to use PHP/MySQL running on iastory.org for improved performance.
03 Oct 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
02 Oct 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from September 3, 2016 to October 2, 2016.
04 Sep 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
03 Sep 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from August 8, 2016 to September 3, 2016.
07 Aug 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
07 Aug 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from July 2, 2016 to August 7, 2016.
24 Jul 2016   Comment: Corrected 1900 census to correctly display census pages..
04 Jul 2016   Updated 1900 census to include AKA surnames (both search and browse).
04 Jul 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
02 Jul 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from May 30, 2016 to July 2, 2016.
12 Jun 2016    Updated the 1890 Biographical and Historical Memoirs with pictures in the Portraits section. Updated the contents page to reflect the change and added hot links to the portrait pages.
30 May 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
30 May 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from April 23, 2016 to May 30, 2016.
23 Apr 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
23 Apr 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from April 1, 2016 to April 23, 2016.
23 Apr 2016   Added the Olive Branch cemetery to the Cemetery Page.
17 Apr 2016   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
16 Apr 2016   Comment: Removed map link to Kelley town.
09 Apr 2016   Added Kelley town and Washington Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
02 Apr 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
02 Apr 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from March 4, 2016 to April 1, 2016.
20 Mar 2016   Added Warren Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
20 Mar 2016   Comment: Updated links to the Iowa Department of Public Health - Vital Statistics on the resources page, the addresses page, and in the introduction to death certificates.
13 Mar 2016   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
04 Mar 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
04 Mar 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from January 30 2016 to March 4, 2016.
24 Feb 2016   Added Union Twp and Cambridge town to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
31 Jan 2016   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
30 Jan 2016   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from November 26, 2015 to January 30, 2015.
26 Nov 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname indexx.
26 Nov 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from October 26, 2015 to November 26, 2015.
26 Nov 2015   Added Sherman Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
22 Nov 2015   Added Richland Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
18 Nov 2015   Added Palestine Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
25 Oct 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
25 Oct 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from September 26, 2015 to October 25, 2015.
19 Apr 2015   Comment: Updated Resource page link to Iowa Vital Records and added links to the following libraries: Nevada, Colo, Maxwell, Collins, Bertha Bartlett and Roland. On home page added link to Zearing's home page in county map and removed the link for Gilbert.
18 Oct 2015   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
09 Oct 2015   Added Sheldahl, Slater and Kelley towns (in Palestine Twp) to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
26 Sep 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
26 Sep 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from August 22, 2015 to September 26, 2015.
24 Aug 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
22 Aug 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from July 26, 2015 to August 22, 2015.
26 Jul 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
26 Jul 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from June 27, 2015 to July 26, 2015.
13 Jul 2015   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
03 Jul 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
27 Jun 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from May 23, 2015 to June 27, 2015.
24 May 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
23 May 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from April 26, 2015 to May 23, 2015.
26 Apr 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
26 Apr 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from March 15, 2015 to April 26, 2015.
17 Apr 2015   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
15 Apr 2015   Comment: Corrected link to Danish Emigration Archives on links page.
11 Apr 2015   Added Colo Town and New Albany Township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
15 Mar 2015   Comment: Made minor updates to page 6 of the Milford History.
13 Mar 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
13 Mar 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from February 11, 2015 to March 14, 2015.
11 Feb 2015   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
10 Feb 2015   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from December 29, 2014 to February 10, 2015.
28 Dec 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
28 Dec 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from November 24, 2014 to December 28, 2014.
01 Dec 2014   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
23 Nov 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
23 Nov 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from October 25, 2014 to November 23, 2014.
25 Oct 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
25 Oct 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from September 27, 2014 to October 25, 2014.
21 Oct 2014   Comment:Updated Ames Public Library URL on /resoure.htm, /address.htm and /FamHist/Gossard/Gossard.htm. Removed StatsSheet counter code from home page.
12 Oct 2014   Comment:Upgraded iastory.org PHP from version 5.2 to 5.5.
27 Sep 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
27 Sep 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from August 6, 2014 to September 27, 2014.
23 Sep 2014   Comment: Corrected sort for death certificate search results.
21 Sep 2014   Added Milford Township and Proud of It history. Thank you Dale Hughes and Jurine Borton Moore!
21 Sep 2014   Added years 1936-1938 to the Death Certificate index.
19 Aug 2014   Added Milford Twp to the story county map with link to the Milford history.
19 Aug 2014   Removed Naturalizations Records from resources page.
17 Aug 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
16 Aug 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from July 20, 2014 to August 16, 2014.
21 Jul 2014   Added Nevada Township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
20 Jul 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
20 Jul 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from June 15, 2014 to July 20, 2014.
16 Jun 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
15 Jun 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from May 11, 2014 to June 15 2014.
11 May 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
10 May 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from April 5, 2014 to May 10 2014.
19 Apr 2014   Comment: Corrected Nevada Journal link on resources page and link to Nevada city site on map. Updated privacy statement. Updated Rootsweb link on mailing list page. Updated Rootsweb, Cyndi's List and Story County links on links page. Updated Story County Recorders office link on the addresses page. Updated the World GenWeb link on the home page. Temporarily removed Zearing city link.
12 Apr 2014   Added Lincoln Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
05 Apr 2014   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
05 Apr 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from March 1, 2014 to April 4, 2014.
03 Mar 2014   Added Zearing Town to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
16 Mar 2014   Updated the Graveyard Photo Project every name index.
16 Mar 2014   Comment: Added indexed surname disclaimers to general surname search page, and to the obituary search page.
01 Mar 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from February 1, 2014 to March 1, 2014 and updated obituary board surname index.
23 Feb 2014   Added Lafayette Twp to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
23 Feb 2014   Comment: Added home page graphic icon links to Story County boards.
02 Feb 2014   Added Story County funeral home obituaries from December 15, 2013 to February 1, 2014 and updated obituary board surname index.
15 Dec 2013   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
17 Nov 2013   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
20 Oct 2013   Added Story City to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
19 Oct 2013   Comment: Updated the link for the Norwegian National Archives.
19 Oct 2013   Added 1956 Colo Telephone Directory. Thank you Hank Zaletel!
18 Oct 2013   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
12 Oct 2013   Comment: Updated the link for the Kelley, Iowa web site and the link for the Pioneer Neremiah William Cory, Sr. site.
22 Sep 2013   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
15 Sep 2013   Added years 1934& 1935 to the Death Certificate index.
02 Sep 2013   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
15 Aug 2013   Added Indian Creek Township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
10 Aug 2013   Added Town of Maxwell to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
03 Aug 2013   Comment: Removed lookup volunteer Kaufman from lookups page. Re-encoded volunteer email links on page.
31 Jul 2013   Comment: Corrected link for renovated Ancestry Story County board.
21 Jul 2013   In Grave Marker Inscription corrected page sort and added mouse over book title to volume number. Corrected 1883 pensioners display all. Corrected Federal land patent detail display.
14 Jul 2013   Comment: Converted PHP 4 code to PHP 5.4 on all iastory.org database access.
14 Jul 2013   Corrected the page title for the Nevada 1948 phone directory.
07 Jul 2013   Comment: Converted MySQL 4.0 to MySQL5 for 1885 census, 1925 census, federal land patents, grave marker index, GPP index, obit board index, and SSDI databases.
06 Jul 2013   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
30 Apr 2013   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
31 Mar 2013   Comment: Changed email address for lookup volunteer Bob Allen.
10 Mar 2013   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
18 Feb 2013   Added Town of Roland and Howard township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker and Wynne Landgraf!
10 Jan 2013   Added Milford township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker and Wynne Landgraf!
16 Dec 2012   Added Grant township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker and Wynne Landgraf!
15 Dec 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
3 Dec 2012   Added Franklin township to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker and Wynne Landgraf!
22 Nov 2012   Added Collins township and Collins town to the 1900 census. Thank you Nancy Baker and Wynne Landgraf!
19 Nov 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
21 Oct 2012   Corrected link to Slater, Iowa on home page map. Added map links for Collins, Maxwell and Kelley. Changed map links to open in a new browser page.
20 Oct 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
18 Oct 2012   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
29 Sep 2012   Added Lafayette township and Story City completing the 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
23 Sep 2012   Added Collins township to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
22 Sep 2012   Added Indian Creek township to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
16 Sep 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
11 Sep 2012   Added Union township and Cambridge to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
26 Aug 2012   Added Sheldahl and Palestine townships to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
19 Aug 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
12 Aug 2012   Completed the obituary board postings of Story County funeral home obituaries from December, 2010 to current.
21 Jul 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
19 Jun 2012   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
17 Jun 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
10 May 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
19 Apr 2012   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
05 Apr 2012   Comment: Updated obituary board surname index.
03 Apr 2012   Added 1890 Memoirs and Biographical History. Thank you, Tammy Jones!
01 Apr 2012   Updated cemetery listing to show that the Mound cemetery was also known as the McDaniel cemetery.
15 Feb 2012   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
03 Dec 2011   Updated email address for lookup volunteer Bob Allen.
17 Oct 2011   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
18 Sep 2011   Updated URL for the Story County Genealogical Society. The old link is still works, but the new one is preferred.
15 Sep 2011   All obituaries from the Nevada, Iowa Story County Watchman from 1877 through 1901 have been added to the obituary boards and are indexed in the surname lookup... and the work continues with the 1902 obituaries. These are an invaluable resource. Thank you, Dorian Myhre!
15 Sep 2011   Updated URL for Huxley library under Addresses. Updated link for Gilbert in town map.
25 Jul 2011   Added Washington township to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
20 Jun 2011   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
05 May 2011   Updated obituary board surname index.
01 May 2011   Added town of Ames to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
28 Apr 2011   Updated email address for lookup volunteers Wayne & Judy Casperson.
24 Apr 2011   Added Nevada township to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
18 Apr 2011   Updated Social Security Death Index through 2010.
17 Apr 2011   Added 1956 Zearing History with Surname Index.
11 Apr 2011   Comment: IAGenWeb site review.
11 Apr 2011   Fixed misspelled surname Reishcauer in 1902 Atlas.
25 Mar 2011   Added town of Nevada to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
11 Mar 2011   In Federal Land Patents corrected link to land patent image at the Bureau of Land Management.
20 Feb 2011   Added town of Colo to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
12 Feb 2011   Added 1854 Story County Census. Thank you, Polly Eckles!
12 Feb 2011   Added New Albany Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
05 Feb 2011   Added Lincoln Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Lorna Frechette and Nancy Baker!
02 Feb 2011   Added Grant Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
01 Feb 2011   Added Milford Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
26 Jan 2011   Added Richland Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
26 Jan 2011   Added Sherman Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
23 Jan 2011   Added 1914 Iowa State College Alumni List. Thank you Sharyl Ferrall!
18 Jan 2011   Added 1883 Pensioners.
16 Jan 2011   Added Franklin Twp to 1880 Census. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
12 Jan 2011   Added Howard Twp to 1925 Census. Thank you, Larry Munden!
26 Dec 2010   Started 1880 census with Warren & Howard townships. Thank you, Nancy Baker!
15 Dec 2010   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
11 Dec 2010   Corrected Shickell surname in 1948 Nevada directory.
03 Dec 2010   Added 1953 Zearing Phone Directory. Thank you Hank Zaletel!
14 Nov 2010   Added Warren township and McCallsburg to 1885 census, completing the census. (Thank you Nancy Baker and Pat Wahl!)
07 Nov 2010   Added SHSI death certicate index from July 1921 to June 1922.
25 Oct 2010   Completed 1870 census with addition of Washington township. Thank you Nancy Baker!
15 Oct 2010   Added City of Ames to 1885 census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
06 Sep 2010   Removed link on Addresses page for Maxwell library.
05 Sep 2010   Corrected link on Addresses page for Zearing library.
05 Sep 2010   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
28 Aug 2010   Added Washington township to 1885 census. Thank you Larry Munden!
29 Jun 2010   Added Cambridge town to 1885 census.
27 Jun 2010   Added Union township to 1885 census. Thank you Larry Munden!
15 Jun 2010   Updated email address for Tomara Jorstad lookup volunteer. Fixed surname lookup link on lookups page.
05 Jun 2010   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
21 May 2010   Added 1948 Nevada Phone Directory. Thank you Hank Zaletel!
20 May 2010   Added 1926 Colo Phone Directory. Thank you Hank Zaletel!
02 May 2010   Added Sherman township to 1870 census.
01 May 2010   Added Palestine township to 1870 census.
25 Apr 2010   Added Sherman township to 1885 census. Thank you Larry Munden!
24 Apr 2010   Added Richland township to 1885 census. Thank you Pat Wahl!
20 Apr 2010   Added Palestine township and Sheldahl town to 1885 census.
10 Apr 2010   Added New Albany township to 1870 census. Thank you Larry Munden!
16 Mar 2010   Added call for volunteers on home page.
16 Mar 2010   Changed Story Co Genealogy Society link on links page to their current site. Updated their old chapter.htm page to include the link to their new.
13 Mar 2010   Added F surnames to Death Register Volume 1.
14 Feb 2010   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
16 Jan 2010   Corrected GLM land grant image links.
05 Jan 2010   Corrected surname search links to lookups. Corrected TJ's email address on lookup page.
27 Oct 2009   Corrected link to 1887 history by Allen on Lookup page.
17 Oct 2009   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
16 Aug 2009   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
16 Aug 2009   Corrected typos on WWII Dead & Missing introduction and search form.
24 Jul 2009   Updated 1880 Mortality schedule to indicate Kari Olson's grave marker.
21 Jun 2009   Made a minor formatting change on the Addresses page.
06 Jun 2009   Corrected a problem when the F and R surnames were not displaying in the Surname Index.
05 Jun 2009   Fixed problem where Local History Lookup surnames were not displaying in general surname search.
03 Jun 2009   Corrected location of Pleasant Grove cemetery in cemetery listing.
26 May 2009   Added surnames beginning with J-K-L to death certificate index.
25 May 2009   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
11 May 2009   Updated the address for the Story County Genealogical Society on the Addresses page.
23 Apr 2009   Linked to new web site for the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society.
24 Feb 2009   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
18 Feb 2009   Added New Albany Twp inc Colo to 1885 Census.
14 Feb 2009   Added Nevada Twp to 1870 Census.
07 Feb 2009   Updated SSDI through 2008.
31 Jan 2009   WWII Dead & Missing back online.
11 Jan 2009   Added Nevada Town to 1885 Census.
05 Jan 2009   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
10 Dec 2008   Updated email address for Wayne Casperson on lookups page.
09 Nov 2008   Added Nevada Twp to 1885 Census.
22 Oct 2008   Added Milford Twp to 1870 Census.
15 Oct 2008   Added Lincoln Twp to 1870 Census.
03 Oct 2008   Added Milford Twp to 1885 Census.
03 Oct 2008   Corrected Ames city web site URL.
30 Aug 2008   Added Lafayette Twp to 1870 Census.
27 Jul 2008   Added Indian Creek Twp to 1870 Census.
19 Jul 2008   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
24 Apr 2008   Added several links to the "Addresses" page.
24 Apr 2008   Corrected all home page links on iastory.com pages.
17 Feb 2008   Moved 1898 directory from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
01 Jan 2008   Moved 1898 directory from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
01 Jan 2008   Moved 1895 census from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
01 Jan 2008   Moved 1887 History from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
31 Dec 2007   Moved 1880 mortality schedule from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
30 Dec 2007   Moved 1870 census from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
29 Dec 2007   Moved 1860 census from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
29 Dec 2007   Moved 1856 census from genloc.com to iastory.com (as compiled Miva script).
29 Dec 2007   Added to Grave Marker Index missing names CALDWELL to CARLSON.
29 Nov 2007   Placed new email address on main page.
25 Oct 2007   Added Lincoln Twp and Zearing to 1885 Census.
06 Oct 2007   Added Lafayette Twp and Story City to 1885 Census.
23 Sep 2007   Added Indian Creek Twp and Maxwell to 1885 Census.
03 Sep 2007   Added Howard Twp to 1885 Census.
23 Aug 2007   Updated email address for lookup volunteer Tamara Jorstad.
11 Aug 2007   Added Grant Twp to 1885 Census.
11 Aug 2007   Added Surname Index for all Surnames on Site.
09 Aug 2007   Updated NCHS Family Tree Project.
04 Aug 2007   Removed Jenny B. as lookup volunteer.
15 Jul 2007   Added Surnames "D" & "E" to Death Register Volume 1.
03 Jun 2007   Added Index to Grave Marker Inscription Volumes.
30 May 2007   Updated lookup volunteer Loa Andersen's email address.
23 May 2007   Added Lynette Edsall as grave marker photography volunteer.
02 Mar 2007   Added 2006 Social Security Story County Deaths to SSDI Index.
01 Mar 2007   Added Union township and Cambridge to the 1905 census index.
25 Feb 2007   Corrected a problem with the 1911 History which prevented the correct display of pages 188 and 189.
24 Feb 2007   Updated the NCHS Family Tree.
03 Feb 2007   Changed sort sequence in obituary index to display decedent types before mentioned types. Fixed spelling of "decedent" in results table.
16 Jan 2007   Added link to Cambridge home page on county map.
03 Jan 2007   Applied CSS formatting to 1895 census for improved table display.
07 Jan 2007   Updated the NCHS Family Tree.
07 Jan 2007   Included Gravestone Photo Project Story County entries in site-wide surname search..
04 Jan 2007   Applied CSS formatting to 1856 census for improved table display.
03 Jan 2007   Added 1885 Census for Collins and Franklin townships.
01 Jan 2007   Added hot links in county map to city home pages (where they exist).
17 Dec 2006   Added transcribed patentee residences to Federal Land Patents.
09 Dec 2006   Updated the NCHS Family Tree.
08 Dec 2006   Added Federal Land Patents.
26 Nov 2006   Added Grant township to 1925 census.
26 Nov 2006   Recoded 1925 census search in PHP/MySQL on iastory.org replacing MivaMia version on genloc.com.
28 Oct 2006   Added surnames in Story County Obituary Board to the general surname search.
22 Oct 2006   Added Social Security Death Index.
09 Oct 2006   Added Sherman Township to 1905 census register.
08 Oct 2006   Updated the expanded NCHS Family Tree.
10 Sep 2006   Updated the general surname index from several databases, including the new Family Tree Project.
19 Aug 2006   Added Nevada Community Historical Society Family Tree Project.
13 Aug 2006   Added Richland Township to 1905 census register.
04 Aug 2006   Added Kelley, Sheldahl, Slater & Huxley to 1905 census register.
25 Jul 2006   Added Palestine Twp to 1905 census register.
19 Jul 2006   Updated lookup volunteer Tamara Jorstad's email address in volunteer lookup results.
04 Jul 2006   Updated lookup volunteer Tamara Jorstad's email address on volunteer page.
23 Apr 2006   Added 1911 Story County History V2 by Payne.
23 Apr 2006   Corrected lock box number for Lutz surnames in probate database.
16 Apr 2006   Updated some library addresses and phone numbers on Addresses page..
15 Apr 2006   Added link to Finch family history under Family Histories.
23 Mar 2006   Removed old Will Book posts and linked directly to Will Book Index.
7 Mar 2006   Added WPA grave records for surnames J-Z.
19 Feb 2006   Added pioneer experiences of the William Tipton John family.
01 Jan 2006   Implemented a new, improved surname search capability.
23 Dec 2005   Added Birth Volume 3 surnames starting with V-Z.
26 Nov 2005   Added link to Huxley Historical Society on links page.
15 Oct 2005   Added 1970 Census for Howard Township.
12 Oct 2005   Added 1925 Census for Indian Creek Township.
27 Jul 2005   Added WPA Tombstone Reading Surnames Begining With “H”.
03 Jul 2005   Added WPA Tombstone Reading Surnames Begining With “G”.
06 Jun 2005   Updated description of Summit in Towns and Post Offices .
15 May 2005   Added Missing Grant Twp Names in 1898 Directory.
07 May 2005   Added WPA Tombstone Reading Surnames Begining With E Through F.
12 Apr 2005   Added WPA Tombstone Readings for surname beginning with C.
11 Apr 2005   Updated privacy policy statement.
07 Apr 2005   Added Map of Nevada Cemetery in Cemetery List.
28 Mar 2005   Added Nevada ME Church Early Marriages.
27 Mar 2005   Added Land Owner Database from 1902 Story County Atlas.
09 Mar 2005   Added WPA Tombstone Readings for surname beginning with C.
05 Dec 2004   Added WPA Tombstone Readings for surname beginning with A & B.
21 Nov 2004   Added information about Nevada History book to lookups.
02 Oct 2004   Added Story City Jubilee introductory history with name index.
25 Sep 2004   Added link to Ames Historical Society.
24 Feb 2004   Added lookup for Story City Golden Jubilee Book with searchable name index.
29 Sep 2003   Updated database for Marriages in Story County.
10 Apr 2003   Updated URL for Iowa Bureau of Public Records on resource page. Updated URL for Iowa Profiles on links page and home page.
09 Apr 2003   Updated URL for Surname searching.
04 Feb 2003   Added link to the Gravestone Photo Project.
06 Jan 2003   Added link to The Live and Times of Jeremiah William Cory, Sr. 1793-1860 under Pioneer Experiences.
14 Dec 2002   Changed email address for Loa Anderson on lookup page and encoded all email addresses on that page.
07 Sep 2002   Added address of new County Clerk's office under "Addresses."
01 Sep 2002   Added McCallsburg Pupil and Faculty Database.
06 Jun 2002   Updated Tamara's lookup email address and name on lookup.htm.
05 May 2002   Added Story County History to links page.
30 Apr 2002   Changed Lorna Frechette's email address on lookup page.
28 Feb 2002   Changed Story Co Genealogy Society address.
20 Feb 2002   Changed Bob Allen's email address on lookup page.
27 Jan 2002   Added Family History link and the Gossard family under that.
09 Aug 2001   Added research policy to Story Co Genealogical Society page. Changed URL for Nevada Journal on resources page.
22 Aug 2001   Changed the URL's for the IAGenWeb home page and the "Join our Team" link and updated the text on link page for Ancestry boards.
21 Jul 2001   Updated the Ancestry Story Co board URL on links page and added a link on the main page.
30 Jun 2001   Added Probate Index which is accessible from "Probate Index" and from "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
24 Jun 2001   Added new posting boards for Querys, Biographies, Obituaries and Wills since the old GenConnect boards went to Ancestry.com.
28 May 2001   Added Divorce Index by Dorian Myhre. This can be accessed from "Divorce Index 1853-1924" with the names also searchable from "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
22 Apr 2001   Added Obituary Index by Jenny Betherum link to Obituary page, and Obituary Lookup volunteer to Lookups page.
22 Feb 2001   Added 1870 Census Collins, Franklin, & Grant Townships.. This can be accessed from "1870 Census" with the names also searchable from "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
25 Jan 2001   Added History of Story County by W. G. Allen, 1887, with searchable name index. This can be accessed from "History of Story Co. (Indexed)" with the names also searchable from "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page. Also updated "Cemeteries" under "Resources" to refer to the cemetery listings in the History.
21 Dec 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "T" and "U" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
13 Nov 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "S" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
20 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "R" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
20 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "P" and "Q" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
19 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "M" and "O" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
17 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "L" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
16 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "A" and "K" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
12 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "F" through "I" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
09 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "C" through "E" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
05 Oct 2000   Added births recorded in Story Co Birth Record 3 under "A" and "B" surnames. This can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
17 Sep 2000   Added deaths recorded in Story Co death register 1 under "C" surnames. This can be accessed from "Death Register Vol 1" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
16 Sep 2000   Added GenExchange Story County site to link page.
30 Aug 2000   Added "The Political Graveyard" to the links page.
14 Jul 2000   Reverted to old Iowa Genealogical Society URL on Resources page because new site is incomplete.
11 Jul 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Nevada Ward 4 and Colo. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
22 Jun 2000   Added the Story County Government site to the lookup page.
19 Jun 2000   Removed a lookup volunteer from lookup page.
13 Jun 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Nevada Ward 3. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
01 May 2000   Restored links to State Historical Society on "Resources" page because they work again.
01 May 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Nevada Ward 2. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
25 Apr 2000   Added lookup index for Story County History Vol II by Payne. This can be accessed from "Lookups" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
24 Apr 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Nevada Ward 1. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
08 Apr 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Nevada Twp. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
07 Apr 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Milford Twp. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
05 Apr 2000   Removed links to State Historical Society on "Resources" page because they are no longer valid.
24 Mar 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Lincoln Twp, and Zearing. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
22 Mar 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Lafayette Twp, and Story City. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
21 Mar 2000   Added 1897/98 Story County Directory. This can be accessed from "1897/8 County Directory" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
13 Mar 2000   Changed where Death & 1885 census books can be purchased. Now available from IGS, not the Story Co. chapter.
05 Mar 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Indian Creek Twp, and Maxwell. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
04 Mar 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Franklin Twp, Gilbert, Grant Twp, Howard Twp, and Roland. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
03 Mar 2000   Added 1905 Census Register for Collins Twp & town. This can be accessed from "1905 Census Register" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
21 Feb 2000   Added deaths recorded in Story Co death register 1 under "B" surnames. This can be accessed from "Death Register Vol 1" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
07 Feb 2000   Added lookup and surname index for Nevada Evening Journal Centennial Edition. This can be accessed from "Lookups with Name Index" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
23 Jan 2000   Added WWII Army & Army Air Forces dead and missing. This can be accessed from "WWII Dead & MIA" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
20 Jan 2000   Added link to Family History Library Catalog of Story County Vital Statistics to the Resources page.
16 Jan 2000   Corrected the Death Records soundex search function which did not work.
20 Nov 1999   Added Ames Tribune link under Obituaries on Resources page.
15 Nov 1999   Added new death certificate index for surnames A through I years 1904-19. This can be accessed from "Death Certificate Index" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
15 Nov 1999   Added new database for deaths recorded in Story Co death register 1 under A surnames. This can be accessed from "Death Register Vol 1" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
02 Nov 1999   Completed transcription of Birth Book One with the addition of births under "V" through "Z". These can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
23 Oct 1999   Added births under "T" & "U" from Birth Register Volume 1. These can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
15 Oct 1999   Completed the 1860 census with the addition of Indian Creek Twp and Collins Twp. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
04 Oct 1999   Added Iowa Center Village to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
03 Oct 1999   Added New Albany Twp to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
02 Oct 1999   Added Nevada Twp to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
01 Oct 1999   Added births under "S" from Birth Register Volume 1. These can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
29 Sep 1999   Enhanced the birth record search capability. Searches will now return any finds on the soundex "similar name" code for the family, child, and maiden AKA name fields. The presentation of the birth record has also been improved. This can be accessed from "Births" on the main page.
28 Sep 1999   Added Nevada Village to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
26 Sep 1999   Added Lafayette Twp to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
26 Sep 1999   Added Milford Twp to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
25 Sep 1999   Added Franklin Twp to 1860 census transcription. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
14 Sep 1999   Added Washington Twp to 1860 census. This can be accessed from "1860 Census" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
12 Sep 1999   Added "R"s from Birth Register Volume 1. These can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
03 Sep 1999   Added Update History page accessable from the main page.
02 Sep 1999   Added "Q-O" from Birth Register Volume 1. These can be accessed from "Births" or "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
31 Aug 1999   Added searchable index to Roland History. These can be accessed from the "Lookups" page or from the "Search Story Co. Surnames" on the main page.
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