Welcome to the Winneshiek County Update Page

October 2023

Uploaded obituaries transcribed from the Decorah Republican for a one-year period, August 1909 through July 1910. The Obituary Summary Page is updated to include a complete dataset of the names, dates of birth and death, and family relationships of the persons whose obituaries were published in that one-year period.

October 2022 Additions and Changes

Fixed Broken Links to cemetery maps throughout the site, for example go to St. Francis DeSales Cemetery and click on "View Map".

Corrected spelling of Salveson Cemetery aka Hesper Pioneer Cemetery. (Previously misspelled Salverson.)

Created new complete dataset of family listings from detailed research done by Joe Tillman. Parish Members of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Parish, 1857 and their families.

April 2022 Additions and Changes

Added an updated list of the 1857 members of Our Lady of Seven Dolors parish in Festina, submitted by Joe Tillman. Joe has corrected the spelling of several names and done some research on the family relationships of these early church members. New List

July 2021 Additions and Changes

Added Garfield Family aka Kruse Farm Cemetery, a small but complete dataset Cemetery

This cemetery and its gravestone photos were also added as a new cemetery at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project. IGPP

Please contact the county coordinator to submit additions or corrections.

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