Winneshiek County Obits submitted - Graph by Bill Waters

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this page was last updated on Thursday, 22 October 2020

Winneshiek County GPP Submissions - Graph by Bill Waters
Over 1400 obits submitted in the last 12 months   As of 1/1/2016 all Winneshiek cemeteries were 100% photo surveyed and submitted to IGPP

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October 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of and the links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1899, 20 Anniversaries, 46 Births, 114 Marriages and, 387 Deaths.

Added the complete list of the 1917 Ridgeway High School graduates

Added 102 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

September 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of of all of the 466 Extracted scans of the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1895.

Added a complete list of people designated as Judges and Clerks of election in Winneshiek County for 1895.

Added a Partial list of early Norwegian Winneshiek County Pioneers.

Added an article about the origin of the name Decorah.

Added the complete list of Winneshiek County attendees at the 1895 Reunion of The 38th Iowa.

Added complete lists of the 1895 May and November terms of the Winneshiek county Jurors.

Added the complete list of Attendees of the 1895 Decorah Teachers Institute.

Added the complete lists of the 1895 Decorah High School, Valder Normal School and Luther College graduates

Added 154 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of all the Patents issued to Winneshiek County residents through August, 2020.

August 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of all of the 435 Extracted Scans of the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1896 .

Added the complete lists of the 1896 February and May terms of the Winneshiek county Jurors.

Added a page of Winnebago Indian History.

Added the complete list of Attendees of the 1896 Decorah Teachers Institute.

Added a complete list of the January 1896 Winneshiek County Marriage Licenses.

Added the 1896 Immaculate Conception Academy Commencement.

Added the complete lists of the 1896 Decorah High School, Valder Normal School, Luther College, and Decorah Institute graduates.

Added a complete list of the 1896 Decorah bicycle owners.

Moved 623 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

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

July 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of all the 490 Extracted Scans of indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1897 .

Added 58 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

June 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of all the 455 Extracted Scans of indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1898 .

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of and the links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1900, 23 Anniversaries, 75 Births, 99 Marriages and, 308 Deaths.

Added an articles about an Old Old Settler and about who the First Settler of Winneshiek County.

Added a complete list of 1897 United Lutheran Confirmation.

Added the complete lists of the 1897 Decorah High School, Decorah Institute, Valder Normal School and Luther College graduates.

Added a list of 1897 Preacher assignments.

Added the complete list of the 1897 Winneshiek Petit and Grand Jurors

Added the complete list of Attendees of the 1897 Decorah Teachers Institute

Added 104 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

May 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted an update to the Russell Cemetery Pages.

Added the list of Attendees of the 1898 Decorah Teachers Institute

Added the complete lists of the 1898 Decorah High School, Decorah Institute, Valder Normal School and Luther College graduates.

Added the 1898 Immaculate Conception Academy Commencement.

Added 150 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

April 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of and the links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1901, 21 Anniversaries, 77 Births, 107 Marriages and, 319 Deaths.

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

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of and links to Extracted Scans of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1899, 19 Anniversaries, 67 Births, 121 Marriages and, 477 Deaths.

Added 1899 Decorah Semi-Centennial articles.

Added the 1899 Winneshiek Lodge No 58 and Oneota Rebekah Lodge no 175 Installation of officers

Added a 1899 Decorah early store closing Petition that contains 49 names

Added complete lists of the 1899 Valder Normal School, Luther College and Decorah High School Graduates.

Added a Transcription of a 1899 newspaper article describing a new Lutheran Seminary to be built in Hamline Minn.

Added a 1899 Newspaper article about 9th Iowa Co. H Civil war action.

March 2020 Additions and Improvements

Added the complete list of the 1899 Winneshiek Petit and Grand Jurors

Added the complete list of the 214 Attendees of the 1899 Decorah Teachers Institute

Moved 603 names from the recently submitted Obituaries page to the Alphabetical Obituary pages.

Added 203 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

February 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted an update to the Saint Benedict Cemetery Pages. This update makes the Saint Benedict Cemetery table a Complete Record Set of all documented graves in the Saint Benedict cemetery. It includes recent interments through August, 2019. The Saint Benedict cemetery table now documents 1273 graves and has links to 1040 IGPP records, 198 WPA records and 324 IAGenWeb Winneshiek county Board obituary records.

Added 53 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

January 2020 Additions and Improvements

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of and the links to the transcribed IAGenWeb Board postings of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1902, 13 Anniversaries, 109 Births, 150 Marriages and, 403 Deaths.

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of all the indicated special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1901, 21 Anniversaries, 78 Births, 124 Marriages and, 349 Deaths.

Added some history of Old Fort Atkinson

Added the complete list of the 1900 Valder Normal School Graduates

Added the complete lists of the 1900 Graduates for the Calmar , Fort Atkinson and Decorah High Schools.

Added the 1899 Decorah Vital Statistics

Added the complete list of the 1900 Luther Graduates

Added the complete list of the 193 Attendees of the 1900 Decorah Teachers Institute

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the index of the 557 special Events that were published in the Decorah Republican Newspaper during 1900, 22 Anniversaries, 75 Births, 107 Marriages and, 334 Deaths.

Added 258 recently submitted Obituaries to the Winneshiek County Obituaries index.

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