IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.


Archived Updates Journal
2020

This page contains a list of databases & other items added to Clayton co. IAGenWeb in 2020

Note: I frequently rearrange or move things around, so over time the hot-links for these additions may have changed. If you encounter a "page no longer exists" search for the data from the main search engine on the home page.




2020 Comments and Thank-you notes - Do you have something to say about this website?

12/21/2020 - My daughter told me about this website just a couple days ago and so far I've found 8 obituaries and several other records that have helped me flesh out my maternal line. My ggg-grandparents lived in the county for a couple decades but removed to California in the 1890's. Thanks for the early Christmas presents! ... Hilma, San Jose, CA
11/27/2020 - Thanks to all who make this information available so we can safely continue our family search .... Judith S., Scranton, IA
8/16/2020 - Great website. I was able to fill in some names & dates for my sister-in-law who is interested in her family tree .... Judy F., Forest City, IA
6/15/2020 - I have had fun this weekend searching through all the Clayton county records posted ... Bruce, Vista, CA
5/16/2020 - This is a very nice website. I showed it to my 'gene' friend too and she agrees. Thanks. ..... Ann C. & Ellen A., both from Chicago
4/30/2020 - Needed to get out, so drove up to the Strawberry Point cemetery to look for some elusive graves. This website was very helpful in giving me some useful background information..... B.G. Adams, Cedar Rapids
4/16/2020 - Excited to find this great website. Lots of time these days to look it over ..... Sylvia, Lubbock, TX
1/11/2020 - Great website! Keep up the good work. I've found several very helpful obituaries and other interesting stuff..... Jack, Cedar Falls, IA




New or updated in November & December 2020

BIOGRAPHIES - miscellaneous
New! Biography of Harold B. Nading (+picture) - from S. Ferrall (12/14/20)

CEMETERY RECORDS
(burial lists & related items)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in November: Bethel, Bolsinger, Brown, Clayton, Clayton Center, Council Hill, East Side, Elk Valley, Eno, Farmersburg-Wagner, Friedlein, Garnavillo (old), Gooding, Green Hill, Guttenberg City, Highland, Hillcrest, Illyria, Immanuel Luth., Luana City, Marion, Mederville, Monona City, Mt. Harmony, Mt. Olivet, Norway, Pleasant Grove, Sacred Heart (Cox Creek, Littleport & Volga), Ross, St. Mary (Guttenberg & McGregor), St. Michael, Stavenger, Strawberry Point , St. Joseph (Elkader & Garnavillo), St. Patrick & St. Wenceslas - coordinator
*Updated! East Side & Mt. Harmony Cemetery Association officers, 1929 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/25/20)

CHURCH RECORDS
*New!
Garden City United Methodist Church, a merger of many early Clayton county churches; includes photos - from S. Ferrall (12/5/20)
*Updated! Norwegian Parish Records - from Tov Dahl Johansen (11/26/20)
*Updated! St. Mary's McGregor & St. Joseph's Elkader, 1929 data added - from Reid R. Johnson (11/23/20)

COURT RECORDS
New! District Court news, 1929 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/14/20)
New! 1929 Grand Jury; petit jurors Feb, May, Oct.& Dec terms - from Reid R. Johnson (Nov & Dec 2020)
New! District Court news, 1925 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/6/20)
New! November term District Court, petit jurors, 1925 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/2/20)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS

*Many names added to the various directories (1925, 1926, 1929 & 1930) - from Reid R. Johnson (through-out Nov & Dec)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (indexes to the documents posted on the board: index 1 * index 2)
*added to index 2, 1929 news article about the Vaupel sisters (added Nov. 2020)

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*New! Compiled marriage records, as reported in the Elkader papers in 1899 - from Reid R. Johnson (through-out December)
*Updated! Compiled anniversary records, adding 50th Anniv. of Mr. & Mrs. Huebner, 1904 - from S. Ferrall (12/23/20)
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1925 & 1929 - from Reid R. Johnson (through-out November & December) - the weddings reported in Elkader papers for 1929 are complete!

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! CW Honor Roll, adding E.V. Carter, J.S. Craig, Thos. Dunham, Geo. Meyer, J.F. McKinley, H. Rulifson, H. Stevens & A.M. Ziegler - coordinator
*Updated! American Legion page, adding Elkader Service Star Legion officers for 1929 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/25/20)
*Updated! WWII Honor Roll, adding entries for Marlin & Vernon Rademaker (+pics of both) - from Vicky Hinsenbrock (11/6/20)
*Updated! American Legion page, adding Guttenberg Legion Auxilary officers, 1926 - from Reid R. Johnson (11/6/20)
*Updated! CW Honor Roll (added John T. Huffman) & 1926 Guttenberg American Legion - from Reid R. Johnson (11/2/20)

OBITUARY BOARD
*Thank-you to the November & December obituary contributors- Reid R. Johnson, Ken Wright, S. Ferrall, Connie Ellis & Joy Moore

PHOTO ALBUMS - lots of pictures in the many albums. Do you have a photo to share?
*Updated! J.F. McKinley family album, added photos & information - from Bill Waters (11/26/2020)

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! Elkport HS, class officers, 1929 - from Reid R. Johnson (12/14/20)
*New! 1929 8th Grade rural & parochial school graduates - from Reid R. Johnson (11/29/20)



New or updated in September & October 2020

BIOGRAPHIES
New! Biography of Louine Bierbaum (+photo) - from Ken Johnson (9/6/20)

CEMETERY RECORDS
(burial lists & related items)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in September & October: Asbury, Bethel, Brown, Ceres, Clayton, Clayton Center, County Corners, Eastside, Farmersburg-Wagner, Garnavillo (old), Highland, Hillcrest, Luana, Mederville, Monona City, Moody, Mt. Harmony, Musfeldt, National, Noble, Norway, Pleasant Grove, Sacred Heart (Cox Creek & Littleport), St. John, St. Joseph (Garnavillo), St. Mary (McGregor), St. Sebald, Strawberry Point & U.B. - coordinator
*Updated! Eastside Cemetery Assoc., added 1897 officers - from Reid R. Johnson (9/15/20)

Cemetery:
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Gravestone photos from Sacred Heart (Littleport) were shared by
Deb Gremmels (9/4/20)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! St. Joseph, Elkader, 1925 data - from Reid R. Johnson (10/7/20 & 10/26/20)
*Updated! Sunday Schools, 1898 - from Reid R. Johnson (9/21/20)
*Updated! Congregational, Elkader, added info from 1897 - from Reid Johnson (9/9/20 & 9/12/20)
*New! Universalist church, Elkader - from S. Ferrall & Reid Johnson (9/8/20)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated! Added jurors Oct. term 1925 - from Reid R. Johnson (10/26/2020)
*New! District Court proceedings for 1897 - from Reid R. Johnson (9/21/20)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS

*Many names added to the various directories (1897, 1898 & 1925) - from Reid R. Johnson (through-out Sept & Oct)

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*9/27/20: Index 1, Crime files were updated with news articles about Albert Fiete, McGregor mail-carrier, 1905

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1925 - from Reid R. Johnson (through-out October)
*Updated! Compiled anniversary records, Freeman 63rd, 1938 (+photo) - from S. Ferrall
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1890, 1896, 1897, 1924 & 1925- from Reid R. Johnson (through-out Sept., most are 1897 which now is complete; 1924 & 1925 started 9/27/20)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*New! Misc. Civil War bio for John A. Gates - from Carl Ingwalson (10/17/20)
*New or updated! Added scans of the military records for G.V. Harrington (WWI) & E.E. Harrington (WWII) - from Lisa Woidwood (9/30/20)
*Updated! GAR records, adding Boardman Post officers for 1998 - from Reid R. Johnson (9/21/20)
*Updated! Civil War Honor Roll, adding Edgar, Eull, Gates, McDermott, Pilkington & Wynne - coordinator (thru-out Sept & Oct)

OBITUARY BOARD
*Thank-you to the September & October obituary contributors - Connie Ellis, Ken Johnson, Ken Wright, Joy Moore, S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson

ODD'S & ENDS -
A rummage bag of interesting items!
Updated! Clayton co. Poor Farm & Asylum and State Asylum - coordinator, Reid Johnson & Ken Johnson (through-out Sept.)

PHOTO ALBUMS - lots of pictures in the many albums. Do you have a photo to share?
*Updated! The Knobel - Harrington Family Album has been updated with a new photo & information - from Lisa Woiwood (9/2/20)

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! Elkport schools, 1925 P.T.A. - from Reid R. Johnson (10/7/20)



New or updated in July & August 2020

BIOGRAPHIES - 1916 History of Clayton County, Vol II
*Updated! Added the bios of E.S. Clark, H.H. Clark (+photo), M. Clough, D.J. Crain (+photo), A.N. Crawford, G.H. Cunningham, A.L. Currie, G.S. Donaldson, T. Dowling, J.W. Downie, J. Duerst, R.W. Duff & W. Duwe - from S. Ferrall (Aug 18 & 19)

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in July and/or August: Brown, Clayton, Clayton Center & Zion, County, Garnavillo (old), Giard, Goshen, Hansel, Hillcrest, Luana (city), Mederville, Moody, Mt. Harmony, National, Pleasant Grove, Sacred Heart (Littleport & Volga), St. Mary (McGregor), St. Michael, Strawberry Point, St. Sebald & Union- coordinator

Cemetery:
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Gravestone photos were contributed for Monona City cemetery - from Jym Montgomery
*Gravestone photos were contributed for St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery, New Albin - from Loras Gassman

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! St. Joseph's Catholic, Elkader; added 1901 Lady Foresters - from Reid R. Johnson (8/23/20)

COURT RECORDS
*New! District Court proceedings for 1900 - from Reid R. Johnson (8/23/20)
*Petit Jurors, April term 1900 - from Reid R. Johnson (7/25/20)
*New! District Court proceedings for 1922 - from Reid R. Johnson (7/18/20)
*Petit Jurors, Dec. 1922 - from Reid R. Johnson (7/7/20)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS

*Updated! ca1940's Farmersburg Girl Scout photo & 1951 news article about the Farmersburg Girl Scouts - from Lynn Haakenson & S. Ferrall (7/10/20)
*Many names added to various directories for 1900, 1901 & 1923 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out July & August)

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*Index 2 was updated 7/10/2020 with news articles about the 1956 Farmersburg fire

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, anniversaries, marriages & divorces)
*Completed! Compiled marriage records, 1900 - from Reid R. Johnson
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1900 plus one from 1899 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out July & August)
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, Powers-Stebb, 1859 - from Cheryl L. Moonen (7/18/20)
*Updated! Compiled divorce records, Bates petition 1859 - from Cheryl L. Moonen (7/18/20)
*Completed! Compiled marriage records, 1922 - from Reid R. Johnson

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! American Legion page, adding Elkader Service Star Legion officers for 1923 - from Reid R. Johnson (7/7/20)
*Updated! The McGregor Civilian Conservation Corps page - coordinator (7/6/20)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently by the coordinator, most recent update was 8/23/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*A photo was added to the obit of Henry Fredelake - from S. Ferrall (7/11/20)
*A question re: obit of Virginia Hanna was answered by Tom Schmidt (8/21/20)
*Thank-you to the July & August obituary contributors - Connie Ellis, Cheryl L. Moonen, S. Ferrall, Reid R. Johnson & Ken Wright

ODD'S & ENDS -
A rummage bag of interesting items!
New! Clayton co. Soldiers' Cenotaph Association - from S. Ferrall (8/23/20)
Updated! Clayton co. Poor Farm & Asylum - coordinator (8/11/20)

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! Elkport High School, 1900 graduates - from Reid R. Johnson (8/14/20)
*Updated! Farmersburg sports teams, added a photo of the ca1951/53 girls basketball team - from Lynn Haakenson (7/10/20)



New or updated in June 2020

BIOGRAPHIES
New! Biographies of John Everall, Frank D. Bayless, Hiram C. Bishop & George L. Gilbert - from S. Ferrall (6/22/20)

CEMETERY RECORDS
(burial lists & related items)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in June: Bolsinger, Brown, County Home, Clayton Center, Clayton, Gooding, Hillcrest, Immaculate Conception, Immanuel, Mederville, Mt. Harmony, Pleasant Grove, St. Paul, Strawberry Point, St. Sebald & Union - coordinator

Cemetery:
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Gravestone photos were contributed for Immaculate Conception cemetery - from Loras Gassman

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! St. Paul's, Garnavillo, St. Mary's & Immanuel Lutheran Strawberry Point; adding 1922 data- from Reid R. Johnson (6/22/20)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated! Grand Jury & Petit Jurors, 1922 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out June)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS

*Dozens of names added to the various directories (1922, 1933 & 1934) - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out June)

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*Both indexes were last updated 6/22/2020 with news articles: Garber fire, 1922 & delinquent Elkader boys to Eldora, 1933

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1922 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out June)
*Completed! Compiled marriage records, 1933 - from Reid R. Johnson (6/3/20)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! WWI Honor Roll, adding Fred Stendel - coordinator (6/17/17
*Updated American Legion, 1922 - from Reid R. Johnson (6/17/20)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently by the coordinator, most recent update 6/29/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*A full obit for John Miller was added to a previously posted death notice - from S. Ferrall (6/29/20)
*Thank-you to the June obituary contributors - Janet Schuldt, Bill Waters, Joy Moore, S. Ferrall, Reid R. Johnson, Ken Johnson & Ken Wright

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! Elkader HS, Guttenburg HS & Strawberry Point HS 1922 graduates - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out June)



New or updated in May 2020

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*Woodmansee Alerts & Notes were added for Postville cemetery Areas A, B, C, D, F & G - from Richard O'Brien, S. Ferrall & Stacy Deering Tharp (5/12/20)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in May: Baylis, Bethel, Buena Vista twp., Clayton, Clayton Center, County, County Corners, Ebenezer, First Lutheran, Garnavillo (old), Giard, Hamlett, Hillcrest, Immaculate Conception, Immanuel, Marion Lutheran, Monona City, Mederville, Mt. Olivet, Pleasant Grove, Sacred Heart (Littleport), St. John's, St. Joseph (Garnavillo), St. Mary's (McGregor), St. Michaels, St. Paul's, St. Sebald, Strawberry Point, Union, - (coordinator)

Cemetery:
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Gravestone photos were contributed for Immaculate Conception cemetery - from Loras Gassman (5/25/20)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! Marion Lutheran, Norway Lutheran, St. John's Lutheran, Volga Presbyterian, Immanual Lutheran & Strawberry Point Lutheran churches, added 1933 data - from Reid R. Johnson (5/8/20 & 5/22/20)

COURT RECORDS
*New! Clayton co. Justice, 1928 - from Reid Johnson (5/8/20)
*Updated! Added Jurors for 1928 Oct & Dec terms, and 1933 Oct. & Dec terms - from Reid Johnson (thru-out May)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS

*Updated! A.F. & A.M., Telephone, Bank & Creamery directories, adding data for 1928, 1929 and/or 1933 - from Reid R. Johnson
*Updated! McGregor, Volga City, Elkader, Farmersburg, Guttenberg & Strawberry Point organizations pages, adding 1928, 1929 and/or 1933 info. - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out May)
*Updated! Agricultural organizations page, adding info for 1933 - from Reid R. Johnson

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*Index 1 was last updated 5/23/2020 with two articles about the Auer family farm history.

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1933 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out May)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! American Legion & Auxillary page, added 1933 Legion and Auxillary officers - from Reid R. Johnson (5/22/20 & 5/30/20)
*New bio., Frank Aldrich (and brothers), added to the 21st IA Infantry files - from Carl Ingwalson (5/8/2020)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently by the coordinator, most recent update 5/29/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*Thank-you to the May obituary contributors - Joy Moore, Reid R. Johnson, S. Ferrall, Bill Waters, Connie L. Ellis, Ken Johnson & Ken Wright

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated Elkader schools, faculty for 1928 - from Reid R. Johnson (5/8/20)



New or updated in April 2020

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*Updated! Guttenberg City & St. John's Lutheran (Luana) Cemetery Assoc. pages were updated with 1928 info. - from Reid R. Johnson (4/21/20)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in April: Mt. Olivet, Pleasant Grove, St. Mary (McGregor), Immanuel, St. Michael, Ceres, Mt. Harmony, St. Sebald, Clayton Center, Norway, Highland, Brown, Strawberry Point, Sacred Heart (Volga & Cox Creek), Hillcrest, Luana City, Monona City, Elk Valley, East Side, Strawberry Point - (coordinator)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! St. Michael's (Garber) & Lutheran (Strawberry Point), added 1928 Confirmation class - from Reid R. Johnson (4/21/20)
*Updated! Added 1911 Lady Foresters names to St. Joseph's, Elkader church page - from Reid R. Johnson (4/16/20)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated! Added Petit Jurors for 1928 May term - from Reid Johnson (4/21/20)
*Updated! Added Petit Jurors for 1910 October term - from Reid Johnson (4/8/20)


DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Updated! The Bank directory & Creamery directory, adding data for 1928 - - from Reid R. Johnson (4/18/20)
*Updated! The township & town officials page, adding the assessors for 1928 - from Reid R. Johnson (4/16/20)
*Updated! A.F. & A.M. page, adding 1911 & 1928 info. for Lodge #72 & #172 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out April)
*Updated! Elkader, Elkport, Farmersburg, Guttenberg, Littleport & Strawberry Point organizations pages, adding 1911 and/or 1928 info. - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out April)
*Updated! The Agricultural organizations page, adding info for 1910, 1911 & 1928 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out April)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (indexes to the documents posted on the board: index 1 * index 2)
*Index 2 was last updated 4/8/20 with news articles re: Diamond Joe Reynolds estate back taxes, 1901 & Clayton co. Fair out of town attendees, 1910

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Completed database! Compiled Marriage records, marriages from 1910 as reported in the Elkader papers - from Reid R. Johnson (database is now complete for 1910)
*Updated! Compiled marriage records, 1927 & 28 - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out April)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*New! Biography of Frank H. Beckmann, 27th IA Inf. - from Carl Ingwalson (4/19/20)
*Updated! American Legion page, Post #106, added data for 1928 - from Reid R. Johnson (4/17/20)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently by the coordinator, most recent update 4/19/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*Thank-you to the April obituary contributors - Reid R. Johnson & Ken Wright
*Complete obits were added to previously posted death notices for Henry S. Merritt & Rev. Frederick Seifert by Reid Johnson



New or updated in March 2020

BIOGRAPHIES
New! Biographies & photos of three Crawford siblings (surnames Crawford, Corlett & Orr) having 50th anniversaries - from S. Ferrall (3/27/20)

CEMETERY RECORDS
(burial lists & related items)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in March - St. Joseph (Elkader), Clayton Center, Pleasant Grove, St. Mary (McGregor), Immanuel Lutheran, Sacred Heart (Volga), Farmersburg-Wagner, Council Hill, Ceres, East Side, Hartman, Old Garnavillo, Hillcrest, Monona City, Mt. Harmony & Strawberry Point (coordinator through-out March)
*Updated! added 1910 officers of East Side Cemetery Assoc. - from Reid R. Johnson (3/29/20)
*New! Colony Catholic cemetery - from S. Ferrall (3/9/20)
*Updated thru February 2020, veteran burials in the Monona City cemetery - from Jym Montgomery (3/4/20)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! Added misc. 1910 data to St. Johns, Farmersburg; St. Johns, Guttenberg & Friedens church pages - from Reid R. Johnson (3/29/20)
*Updated! Sunday Schools, added officers for Union SS, Farmersburg, 1910 - from Reid R. Johnson (3/14/20)
*Updated! Norwegian Parish Records -from T.D. Johansen (03/05/2020)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated! Added Petit Jurors for 1910 April term - from Reid Johnson (03/27/20)
*New database! 1855 District Court cases, May & October terms - from S. Ferrall (3/12/20)
*New! 1914 Clayton county Justice & District Court proceedings as reported in the newspapers - from Reid R. Johnson (03/05/2020)
*Updated! Added Grand Jurors for 1915 and Petit Jury, January term 1915 - from Reid Johnson (03/05/2020)


DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Updated! The misc. telephone company page, adding Millville, 1910 - from Reid R. Johnson (3/27/20)
*Updated! The Agricultural organizations page, adding Elkader & Elkport, 1910 - from Reid R. Johnson (3/27/20)
*Updated! The Creamery & Bank pages, adding 1910 data - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out March)
*Updated! Fraternal & Society pages for Monona, Elkader Farmersburg, Elkport, Littleport & Garber (all 1910) - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out March)
*Updated! Directory of Clayton county Mills, adding a history of Motor Mill written in 1928 - from S. Ferrall (3/12/20)
*Updated! Elkader & Elkport fraternal, society & other org. pages, added 1915 items - from from Reid Johnson (03/05/2020)
*Updated! Royal Arch Masons page & A.F. & A.M. page, added 1915 items - from Reid Johnson (03/05/2020)

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*Index 2 was last updated 3/29/20 with a 1901 news article about the Luana buffalo herd - from Joy Moore

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Updated! Compiled anniversary records, added Corlett 50th, 1910 - from Joy Moore (3/27/20)
*Updated! Compiled marriages 1910 -
from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out March
*Updated! Compiled marriage pages for 1866, 1875 -
S. Ferrall (3/14/20)
*Completed database! Compiled Marriage records, marriages from 1914 as reported in the Elkader papers - from Reid R. Johnson (database is now complete for 1914)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Updated! The Woman's Auxillary / W.R.C. page, adding 1910 Monona data -
- from Reid R. Johnson (3/14/20)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently by the coordinator, most recent update 3/29/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*Additional obits for John 'Arthur' Schlake & Winifred Smith were added to those previously posted - from Reid R. Johnson
*Thank-you to the March obituary contributors - Joy Moore, Jym Montgomery, S. Ferrall & Reid R. Johnson

QUERIES
*L. Woiwood would like to know the burial place of Marinda Oliver who died in 1887. If you can help,
please reply to her query.

SCHOOL RECORDS
*New! Photo & names of the Monona HS Class of 1943 - from Connie Ellis (03/05/2020)



New or updated in February 2020

BIOGRAPHIES - miscellaneous A-J * K-Z
New! Biography & photo of Christian Kaiser - from S. Ferrall (2/28/20)

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in February: Friedlein, Zion, Mederville, Pleasant Grove, St. Michael's, Hillcrest, Strawberry Point, St. Sebald, County, Asbury, Luana, Monona City, Ross, Council Hill, Garnavillo (old), Knapp & Meenan - (coordinator through-out February)
*Updated thru January 2020, veteran burials in the Monona City cemetery - from Jym Montgomery (2/10/20)
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (IGPP)
*Gravestone photos were contributed for Friedlein cemetery - from Kathy Krieg (2/16/20)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated! Added Petit Jury, October term 1914 - from Reid Johnson (02/18/2020)

DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Updated! Guttenberg fraternal, society & other org. page, added the organization of the brass band in 1876 - from Cheryl L. Moonen (2/8/20)

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*Index 2 was last updated in February with 1875 & 1876 news articles from Cheryl L. Moonen

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Updated! Compiled Marriage records, added 3 marriages from 1865 & 1866 - from Cheryl L. Moonen (2/8/20)
*Updated! Compiled Marriage records, marriages from 1914 as reported in the Elkader papers - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out February 2020)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS

*Updated! WWII Honor Roll, added information & a photo of Myron Anderson - from S. Ferrall (2/18/20)
*New biographies, Edward & William H. Warn, added to the 21st IA Infantry files - from Carl Ingwalson (2/16/2020)
*Added a link to Linda Linn's "Virtual Cemetery" of Clayton county CW veterans to the military index page (2/16/2020)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently (sometimes daily) by the coordinator, most recent update 2/16/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*Thank-you to the February obituary contributors - Reid R. Johnson, S. Ferrall, Jym Montgomery, Joy Moore & Diane Cunningham

QUERIES
*Marty is searching for Anna Hanson (Mrs. Peter) of Marion twp. If you can help, please
reply to his query.



New or updated in January 2020

CEMETERY RECORDS (burial lists & related items)
*Updated! Mt. Harmony Cemetery Association, added the 1914 officers - from Reid R. Johnson (01/20/2020)
*The following cemetery burial lists have been updated in January: Council Hill, Clayton, East Clermont, Farmersburg-Wagner, Hillcrest, Luana, Mederville, Monona City, Pleasant Grove, Strawberry Point, Union, St. Michael's, St. Patrick, Bethel, Buena Vista twp., County Farm, Hansel, St. Michael's & Luana - (coordinator through-out January)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! German Lutheran (St. John's) church, Farmersburg, 1914 confirmation class - from Reid R. Johnson (1/12/2020)
*Updated! St. Joseph Catholic church, 1914 W.C.O.F. officers - from Reid R. Johnson (1/12/2020)

COURT RECORDS
*Updated! District Court news from 1903 - from Reid R. Johnson (1/20/2020)
*Updated! Added Grand Jury, 1914 & Petit Jury, April term 1914 - from Reid Johnson (01/11/2020)


DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS
*Updated! Elkader fraternal, society & other org. page, added info. for 1914 - from Reid R. Johnson (1/12/20 & 1/20/20)
*Updated! Agricultural organization directory, Creamery directory & AF & AM directory (all 1914) - from Reid R. Johnson (1/11/2020)

DOCUMENTS (document board)
*Index 2 was last updated 1/12/2020 with a 1872 news article about the Haines brothers.

MARRIAGE RECORDS (marriage licenses, engagements, marriages & divorces)
*Updated! Compiled Marriage records, added the 1900 Bean-Kingsley marriage - from Cheryl L. Moonen (1/20/20)
*Updated! Compiled Marriage records, added 2 1875 marriages - from Cheryl L. Moonen (1/11/20)
*Updated! Compiled Marriage records, marriages from 1914 as reported in the Elkader papers - from Reid R. Johnson (thru-out Jan. 2020)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS

*New! Assessor O.A. Kenyon's list of Mendon twp. soldiers, 1882 - from S. Ferrall (1/20/2020)
*The Civil War Honor Roll is updated frequently (sometimes daily) by the coordinator, most recent update 1/26/2020

OBITUARY BOARD
*Thank-you to the January obituary contributors - Reid R. Johnson, Joy Moore, S. Ferrall & Cheryl L. Moonen

QUERIES
*Mary needs help finding the burial place of a family member who disappeared in 1886..... if you can help please
reply to her query

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! ID of the coach pictured in the 1926 girls basket ball team, Farmersburg high school - from Lynn Haakenson (1/26/2020)

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Archived Thank-you Notes

* Archived 'What's New' items 2019 * Archived 'What's New' items 2018
Archived 'What's New' items 2017 * Archived 'What's New' items 2016
Archived 'What's New' items 2015 * Archived 'What's New' items 2014
Archived 'What's New' items 2013 * Archived 'What's New' items 2012
Archived 'What's New' items 2011 * Archived 'What's New' items 2010
Archived 'What's New' items 2009 * Archived 'What's New' items 2003-Dec 2008
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