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What's New

2024


May
14th - Article on Kate Shelley added to Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

10th - 1935 Plat Map and Residents


April
5th - John and Mary Jane (Melton) Hoffman  Family Tree


February 15th - 1914 History of Boone County - Chapter XVI - Dodge Township

15th - 1876 Unclaimed Letters


January 24th - Chronological History of the Spanish-American War

17th - 1914 History of Boone County - Chapter XV - Yell Township

3rd - Page 81 and Pages 121 to 123 of Death Certificates 1922-1939 (previously missing)


2023


December
26th - Des Moines River at Madrid 1910 Postcard


November 17th - Will of John Sturdevant, 1866

3rd - Chapter I, Prefatory, The History of Boone County, Iowa, 1880


October 6th - Will of Robert Donnett, 1866

2nd - Added 19 Boone County Names to the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.


September
6th - Official Directory Section of Chapter VII - from The History of Boone County, Iowa, 1880


August
14th - Chapter XIV - Boone County in the Civil War - from Boone County History 1914


July
12th - Chapter XIII - A Scrap of Local History - from Boone County History 1914

8th - Daughters of the American Revolution, Boone Chapters, 1910-1911


June
11th - Mexican-American War - Cause, War, Resolution


May
5th - Chapter IV - Early Settlements from The History of Boone County, Iowa, 1880


April
1st - 1878 Farmers' Directory


March
17th - 1876 Medical and Surgical Directory


February
11th - Works Projects Administration Surname List

2nd - Optometrists 1914, 1920, 1922


January
11th - War of 1812 Veterans


2022


December
7th - Civil War Regiments with Names of Soldiers

3rd - Crimes and Accidents from The History of Boone County, Iowa, 1880


November
8th - 1881 Deed, Sarah P. and J. B. Noyes to Hannah M. Wood, and 1886 Deed, Hannah M. and Enoch Wood to Elizabeth Wood


October
24th - Pilot Mound City Directory 1907


September
5th - Land Surveys and Purchases 1848-1849


August
26th - Medical and Surgical Directory, 1880

26th - Moved the Churches link to the Resources index.

26th - Your new Boone County Coordinator is Lynn Diemer-Mathews.


June
15th - Added 2 Boone County veterans (Butler, Bryan) buried in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery (Dallas Co.), both recently identified as having a Boone  connection.


May
16th - Added Boone County Veterans buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery (Dallas County). Many thanks to Conni McDaniel Hall for contributing!


2021


July 23rd - Reorganized the Shedlock postcard collection and added 7  vintage postcards: Birdseye View of Boone, Cosy Nook at The Ledges, Booneville General Store, Kate Shelly Bridge, High Trestle Bridge, The Iowan on the Scenic Valley Railroad, and Boone Depot. Thank you, David!

20th - Restored the 1895 Garden Twp Census transcription and index, and 1895 Yell Twp Census Index, which have been offline for a number of years.

20th - Added 1860 Federal Census Index.

20th - Added Early Marriages (1856-1863).

19th - Restored Dyer Family Histories/Group Sheets, offline for some time.

13th - Restored the Elk Rapids Partial List of Burials, which has been offline for some time.

9th - Reorganized Land & Maps.

8th - Reorganized the Military Records section. Updated the 1906 GAR State Encampment page with transcribed names and captions from the images for the search engine.


April
20th - Restored 1849 State Census and 1850 Federal Census Index which have been offline for some time.

19th - Restored Madrid High school graduates 1894-1983 which has been offline for some time.