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Link to the Monona County "What's New" page--Thanks to all our volunteers and contributors! You all make this site what it is! Check back often for new updates.
Both Connie & Linda wish all of the Monona County Visitors a pleasant and beneficial genealogy visit to the Monona IAGenWeb pages!
Don't miss the above page link dedicated to all the county submitters. HUGE THANKS!
"I, so appreciate this website--great work!" ~DB
"Thank you for doing such a thorough job on the Monona County GENWEB page." ~ER
"You are really doing a great job with Monona County, all the way around!! Thanks." ~RP
"I love reading the stories and the pictures of Monona County on this website and am excited you are putting the history on the website. I think my Grandma Alice would be smiling from ear to ear. Thank you, I really appreciate it. Wow! It looks fantastic!" ~KLH
"Thank you - It looks wonderful! My heart is singing! Thank you for all you do. ~Kim~
EXAMPLE of a serviceman story:
James Heywood, CFC, of Smithland, and member of the U. S. Navy has been awarded the Purple Heart. He was at home recently and made no mention of the award to anyone. He left the decoration with an uncle to be given to his mother on Christmas day. ~Smithland News.
Biographies from the "History of Western Iowa - 1882" **Transcription by Eric & Marcia Driggs-Use your back key to return to this main page from the transcription page.
Birth Notices **Accounts from local newspapers -- Birth announcements & Family birth data
County History News Snippets **Accounts from local newspapers
Deaths 1880 - 1900, A to D only
Family / Pioneer Stories -- Feel free to submit your family bios & stories.
***Seeking Wedding Photos and/or Marriage license scanned images--Accepting jpg images for early Monona Co. marriages up to and including 1955.** Marriages continue to be added to these pages--Thanks for your submissions!
Marriages - County Data Indexed Groom's Last Name ** 1881-1955
Military --*Need your help*
Moorhead IA Cultural Center *Don't Miss these pages of County Historical Archives*
Mystery Photo Gallery -- *Help ID County Photos*
Newspaper Ancestor Mention - Year 1900 *Shared by local researcher, Mike Swenson*
Photo Gallery of Partially Identified Photos -- (Help with identification--free for the asking)
Schools "Rural" Photos & History of Monona County **Please help by sending your info**Towns & Townships***Check out the Photo Documentary Old Buildings project at this link. Please share if you can. Thanks so much!
Feel free to post & share any obits, docs or bios. You can also share pictures to post with these items. After you submit your item, send to me the JPG image in an email. I will do the rest by entering the picture onto the appropriate submitted item. Email the county coordinator, Linda Ziemann
** Only Birth data from 1920 or earlier is accepted. **Also see the "Birth Notices" catagory, top left side of this page.
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