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This page was updated April 12, 2024

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2024 Comments and Thank-you notes - Do you have something to say about this website?

* I found all of the information you have gathered to be very helpful as I work to put together all the pieces ... Ray
* The military records are an amazing resource! ... Kristy S.


New and/or updated Content


April 2024

BIOGRAPHIES - 1940 Who's Who in Iowa
* Major Update! Added 27 additional transcribed biographies, surnamesC, D, E, H, K, M, N & O - from S. Ferrall (4/12/24)

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*The cemetery burial lists are updated frequently (often daily) by the coordinator. 30 cemeteries were updated to date in April, some more than once

COURT RECORDS
*New content - Petit jurors, July 1942 - from Reid R. Johnson (4/1/24)
*New! District Court news, 1945 - from Reid R. Johnson (4/1/24)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (indexes to the documents posted on the board: index 1 * index 2)
*As new items are posted to the document board the indexes will be updated as time permits although some of the postings might be moved to other pages on this website if appropriate.

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1942 - from Reid R. Johnson (throughout April 2024)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1861 - from S. Ferrall (April 2024)

OBITUARY BOARD (we now have 20,395+ transcribed obituaries)
*Thank-you to the April obituary contributor - Reid R. Johnson

OBITUARY INDEX - last updated 04/12/2024

PHOTO ALBUM INDEX - lots of photos and misc. historical info. from around the county
*New Album!
Clayton co. Railroad Depot photos, from the Iowa Heritage Collection - from Timothy Adams (4/5/2024)



February & March 2024

BIOGRAPHIES from misc. sources. A-J * K-Z
*New! Drips, Joseph H. & Hannah (Hawkins) - from S. Ferrall (3/24/24)

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*The cemetery burial lists are updated frequently (often daily) by the coordinator. To date in March, 31 cemeteries were updated, some more than once

COURT RECORDS
*New content - added Grand jurors, and Feb & May Petit jurors, 1942 - from Reid R. Johnson (3/22/24)
*New content - added Oct & Nov. Petit jurors, 1945 - from Reid R. Johnson (3/22/24)
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New Database! The Courts & Legal Profession, 1907 - historical data, biographies & photos - from S. Ferrall (02/26/24)
*New! District Court news, 1944 - from Reid R. Johnson (2/7/24)
*New content - added Grand jurors & Feb. Petit jurors, 1945 - from Reid R. Johnson (2/7/24)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (indexes to the documents posted on the board: index 1 * index 2)
*As new items are posted to the document board the indexes will be updated as time permits although some of the postings might be moved to other pages on this website if appropriate.

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1942, 1944 & 1945 - from Reid R. Johnson (Feb & March '24)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! Civil War Honor Roll, added misc. data to existing entries & several new entries (3/24/24)
*Updated! Civil War HR, adding J.B. Hawkins & L.F. Klingman - coordinator (2/26/24)
*Updated! Civil War HR, adding J.P. Carnahan - from Karen A. Flick (2/16/24)
*Updated! World War II Honor Roll, adding D.P. Burckart, A.A. Pillard, G. Knapp & O. Maker - coordinator (Feb '24)

OBITUARY BOARD (we now have 20,330+ transcribed obituaries)
*Thank-you to the February & March obituary contributors - Reid R. Johnson & S. Ferrall

OBITUARY INDEX - last updated 03/22/2024

ODDS & ENDS - a rummage bag of interesting items
* New content from 1942 added to Poor Farm/County Hospital page - from Reid R. Johnson (3/21/24)

PHOTO ALBUM INDEX - lots of photos and misc. historical info. from around the county
*New family album! Madden family album (Littleport) - from Kristy Sligar (2/12/24)
*New family album! Beckmann / Beckman family album (Littleport) - from Kristy Sligar (2/3/24)

SURNAME REGISTRY (making family connections with others)
*Cleone Cozine has updated her email address for surname Naescher. Thanks Cleone! (2/12/24)



January 2024

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*The cemetery burial lists are updated frequently (often daily) by the coordinator. 52 cemeteries have been updated to date in January. Some were updated more than once. (coordinator)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Sacred Heart Catholic church page was updated with a photo - from
Kristy Sligar (1/4/24)

COURT RECORDS
*New content - added Grand jurors; Feb. & May Petit jurors, 1944 - from Reid R. Johnson (1/11/24 & 1/25/24)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*New content added to the Photographer Directory; added P. Bernhard +photo & info., and updated entries of
Adams, Chase & Peavey - from S. Ferrall (1/3/24)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (indexes to the documents posted on the board: index 1 * index 2)
*As new items are posted to the document board the indexes will be updated as time permits although some of the postings might be moved to other pages on this website if appropriate.

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1944 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out Jan)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! Civil War Honor Roll, adding entries for
J.Brown & J.W. Clements - coordinator (1/19/24)
*Updated! World War II Honor Roll, adding photos and/or add'l info. for
Beyer, Glawe, Hakert, Hjelmrng, Huebsch, Henthorne, Kraus, Leonard, Russell & Wilke- coordinator (1/17- 1/28/2024)
*Updated! World War I Honor Roll, adding P. Kafer +photo and A.F. Fuelling -
from Kristy Sligar (1/7/24 & 1/17/24)

OBITUARY BOARD (we now have 20,140+ transcribed obituaries)
*Thank-you to the January obituary contributors - J. Kevin Kitzman, Reid R. Johnson & S. Ferrall

OBITUARY INDEX - last updated 01/28/2024

PHOTO ALBUM INDEX - lots of photos and misc. historical info. from around the county
*New family album! Kafer family album (Littleport) - from Kristy Sligar (1/5/24 & 1/8/24)
*Updated the Littleport photos page with 4 pictures - from Kristy Sligar (1/5/24) and a bit of historical background added by S. Ferrall



November & December 2023

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
* Updated the Elk Creek / Brookshire / Taylor cemetery burials page - from Phyllis Peterson (12/29/23)
* Updated the location of Blanchaine (aka Ruegnitz) cemetery on the cemetery index and Blanchaine burials page - from Phyllis Peterson & Kevin Kitzman (12/7/23)
*2 new gravestone photos were shared on the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (Miene & Bruehahn, Monona City cem) - from Jym Montgomery (11/8/23)
*The cemetery burial lists are updated frequently (often daily) by the coordinator - 62 unique updates have been made to cemeteries in November & December (several cemeteries were updated more than once)

COURT RECORDS
*New content - added Oct & Dec Petit jurors, 1943 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/30/23)
*New! District Court news, 1943 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/30/23)
*New content - added Grand & Feb. Petit, 1943 AND Petit Oct & Nov.1947 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/01/23)
*New! District Court news, 1947 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/01/23)
*New content - added Petit jurors, May, 1947 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/11/23)

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1943 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/07//23 & 12/29/23)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1941, 1943 & 1947 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/01//23)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1947 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/11/23 & 11/17/23)

OBITUARY BOARD (we now have 19,995+ transcribed obituaries)
*Thank-you to the November & December obituary contributors - Jane Thein, Reid R. Johnson, Ken Johnson, Joy Moore & S. Ferrall

OBITUARY INDEX - last updated 12/29/2023

PHOTO ALBUM INDEX - lots of photos and misc. historical info. from around the county
*New!
Benzing - Kutzbach * Kuthe * Sass * Ball 5-generation photo, 1947 - from S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson (11/11/23)

SURNAME REGISTRY (making family connections with others)
*Dave Keegan has updated his email address for research surnames: Keegan, McNally, McFaul, Patnoe & Rounds (12/7/23)



September & October 2023

BIOGRAPHIES - 1940 Who's Who in Iowa
* Updated! Added 50 additional transcribed biographies - the A, B, Q, U, V & W bios are now completed - from S. Ferrall (Sep 3, 4 & 5)

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*Updated! Iowa VA cemetery (Dallas co. IA), added J.C. Patzner - from Connie McDaniel Hall (10/14/23)
*Over 100 gravestone photos were shared on the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project - from Phyllis Peterson (10/4 & 10/5/23)
*Major update in progress: the Strawberry Pt. cemetery database is being updated to add all known burials; all 'E' surnames have now been added - from Kevin Kitzman (9/10/23)
*The Clayton county cemetery burial lists are updated frequently (often daily) by the coordinator - over 100 unique updates have been made to cemeteries in September & October, some cemeteries were updated multiple times

COURT RECORDS
*New! District Court news, 1940 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/23)
*New content from 1940 added to "Court Ordered Inmates" - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/23)
*New content - added Grand Jurors, Petit jurors, Feb, May, July, Oct & Dec, 1940 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/23)
*New! District Court news, 1940 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/23)
*New content from 1939 added to "Court Ordered Inmates" - from Reid R. Johnson (9/4/23)
*New content - added Petit jurors, Oct & Dec, 1939 - from Reid R. Johnson (9/4/23)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*New content added to the County, Twp & Town officials page (1940 Assessors) - from Reid R. Johnson (10/30/23)

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1940 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/27/23 & 10/30/23)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1859 & 1860 - from S. Ferrall (9/11/23)
*New content added to compiled marriages, 1939 - from Reid R. Johnson (9/3/23)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! World War II Honor Roll, adding P. Bernhard Tyson - coordinator (10/11/23)
*Updated! World War I Honor Roll, adding A.J. Schmalfeld & W.O. Thompson - coordinator (9/30/23)
*Updated! Civil War Honor Roll, adding add'l info. for T. Buggy, W.H. Gray, M. Lacy, R. Ross, M.L. Sherman, J. Simons, W. Talcott & G. VanTuyle - coordinator (9/15/23 & 10/3/23)

ODDS & ENDS - a rummage bag of interesting items
* New content from 1940 added to Poor Farm/County Hospital page - from Reid R. Johnson (9/25/23)

OBITUARY BOARD (we now have 19,800+ transcribed obituaries)
*Thank-you to the September & October obituary contributors - S. Ferrall, Reid R. Johnson & Joy Moore

OBITUARY INDEX - last updated 10/30/2023

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Archived Thank-you Notes

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