Winneshiek County Obits submitted - Graph by Bill Waters

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Winneshiek County GPP Submissions - Graph by Bill Waters
Over 550 obits submitted in the last 12 months   As of 1/1/2016 all Winneshiek cemeteries were 100% photo surveyed and submitted to IGPP

Welcome to the Winneshiek Update Page. This site is undergoing daily changes. While making additions and improvements accidents may happen. I will make every effort to keep them to a minimum.  Please let me know if I seem to be missing some obvious mistakes.

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December 2018 Additions and Improvements

Posted a complete record set consisting of the names of all 190 addressees of the advertised Letters that were waiting to be delivered in the Decorah Post Office on April 1, 1861.

Posted Marriages and deaths that were published in the Decorah Republic during 1861, 26 Deaths and 20 Marriages.

Posted a complete record set consisting of all 85 names of the members of the Decorah Guard that early in the Civil War became members the Third Regiment of Iowa Volunteers.

Posted a complete record set consisting of the names of all 102 addressees of the advertised Letters that were waiting to be delivered in the Decorah Post Office on October 1, 1860.

Posted Marriages and deaths that were published in the Decorah Republic during 1860, 9 Deaths and 11 Marriages.

Added 99 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

November 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added a Complete Record Set of he 1860 Fremont Township Census Extraction,441 people are enumerated.

October 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added a Complete Record Set of he 1860 Frankville Township Census Extraction, 902 people are enumerated.

Added in the last 6 months 114 photos and in the last 12 months 286 photos of the deceased. These photos were linked to their Obits and/or to their Gravestone photos.

Added 46 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

September 2018 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set of the Transcriptions for chapters "W" (57 Pages 83 Bio's),  "Y" (5 Pages 7 Bio's) and "Z" (3 Pages 3 Bio's) of the 1000 page book  "Winneshiek County, Iowa Biographies 1996".
Book now complete, therefore the posted material consists of a Complete Record Set of the transcribed book "Winneshiek County, Iowa Biographies 1996"

Added 51 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

The Current Festina St. Mary's cemetery (first burial in 1859) is the second cemetery utilized by members of the St. Mary's - Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. The first cemetery was located across the road from the current church. The current cemetery was established because of unsuitable soil conditions at the first site. A Web Page has been created to consolidate information about the people buried at the first site.

August 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added Complete Record Set the 1860 Decorah Township Census Extraction, 1951 people are enumerated.

Added 48 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

July 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added Complete Record Sets the 1860 Census Extractions for Burr Oak Township  592 people are enumerated, Calmar Township 875 people are enumerated, and Canoe Township 726 people are enumerated.

June 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added Complete Record Set the 1860 Bluffton Township Census Extraction, 467 people are enumerated.

Posted Complete Record Sets of the Transcriptions for chapters "U" (2 Pages 4 Bio's) and "V" (12 Pages 18 Bio's) of the 1000 page book 1996 Winneshiek County Biographies.

Added 47 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

May 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added 50 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

Added a complete Record set of the 84 Winneshiek County Obituaries contained in the Elma Library Year 2002 book of obits .

Added Complete Record Set the 1860 Bloomfield Township Census Extraction, 979 people are enumerated.

Added a letter that contains historical information about Old Mission and Saint Anthony of Padua Chapel.

Added information about the closing of the First Lutheran Church.

Added 24 names to the First Lutheran Cemetery Pages. The First Lutheran cemetery table is a complete Record Set and now documents 530 graves.

Added Pastors and Ministers in Winneshiek County.

April 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added 47 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

Updated the WPA and IGPP surname indices to use https rather than http.

Posted a Complete Record Set of the Transcriptions for chapter "T" (22 Pages 37 Bio's) of the 1000 page book 1996 Winneshiek County Biographies.

March 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added 157 Dolan Duff mostly unidentified Photos in the hope of getting more of them identified.

Added 49 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

Posted a complete Record set consisting of an Index to the 316 Winneshiek County Iowa Century Farms.

Moved 532 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages .

February 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added 47  recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

January 2018 Additions and Improvements

Added 47  recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index .

Posted a complete Record set of  the 99 Winneshiek County Obituaries contained in the Elma Library Year 2001 book of obits .

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