IAGenWeb Project - Allamakee co.


Allamakee Journal

Announcements, thank-you notes and a log of new and updated information on this website.

This page was updated February 24, 2021

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2021 Thank-you notes

Everything on the Allamakee co. IAGenWeb has been contributed by volunteers! Many, many people have helped to build this website .... generously sharing family photos and data. Others have volunteered their time to transcribe old records, biographies and obituaries. If you have found something on the site that 'made your day' ...... please let our volunteers know that you appreciate their efforts. Send them a thank-you, a kudo or 'pat on the back' here. E-mail directly to the contributor, or send your notes to the Allamakee co. coordinator & your message will be posted on this page.


 

New or updated in January & February 2021

ALLAMAKEE ALBUMS - Family Albums & Miscellaneous Photos from Allamakee county
Updated! Boardman family album, adding a photo & other information for the George W. Boardman & Levi Boardman family - from Mollie Meade (2/12/21 & 2/22/21)
Updated! Gavin family album, replaced the photos on Thomas Gavin family Album with a restored versions; also added a news article & photo - from Mollie Meade (January & Feb 16)

BIOGRAPHIES - miscellaneous sources A - H * I - Z
*New! Biography of school teacher Lillian (Powell) Stockton +photo - from S. Ferrall (1/26/21)

BIRTH RECORDS
*Updated! Allamakee County Births 1850-1930, compiled database; 617 "G" surnames, 1435 "H" surnames, 59 "I" surnames, 263 "N" surnames, 1556 "S" surnames & 413 "T" surnames were added - from Richard O'Brien (through-out January & February). This huge database with over 13,000 births is being formatted, additional surnames will be added as each file is ready...sf

CEMETERY RECORDS & Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*Woodmansee Alert & Notes were added for Dorchester Methodist & English Bench cemeteries - from Richard O'Brien & S. Ferrall (1/10/21)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
*Updated! ID'ed, one of the 1920 New Albin city council members in the picture - from Mike Roberts (2/16/2021)
*Updated! The Hall Maternity Hospital page was updated with a 1935 McGeough birth - from Connie Ellis (2/16/21)
*Updated! The Modern Woodmen of America (MWA) page was updated with New Albin Camp No. 3309 info. for 1922 - from S. Ferrall (1/6/21)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - engagements, marriages, anniversaries & divorces
*Updated! Added to compiled marriages: Caldwell-Mitchell (1896), Demmer-Roerkohl (1915), Helle-Vaage (1929), Lenz-Pohlman (1930), Ranzenberger-Jahn (1920), Schiltz-Roerkohl (1909) & Yeoman-Coppersmith (1906) - from S. Ferrall (01/06/21) & Joy Moore (6/22/21)

OBITUARIES (over 13,190+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 02/16/21)
*Thank-you to our January & February contributors: Dan Zoll, Mollie Meade, Henry E. Brainard, Joy Moore, Ken Wright & S. Ferrall

RESOURCES - local & state-wide research resources
Updated! Added to the 'Books for Sale' section is 'The Folks from Stokkset and Faraasen in Ringsaker. A Patchwork Chronicle', by Nancy L. Coleman, 2020. Immigrants to the US from Ringsaker in Hedmark, Norway ... a significant part of it deals with members of the Norwegian extended family that settled in Allamakee. (coordinator 1/26/21))

SCHOOL RECORDS
*Updated! Oil Springs / Spring Brook school, added a photo of the pupils & teacher, late 1940's - from Mollie Meade (1/10/21)

SURNAME REGISTRY
Susan Whalen has updated her email address for her research interest: WHALEN (2/24/21)

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OFF-SITE DATA
*Obituaries from Neighboring Counties: Clayton co. obituaries, Fayette co. obituaries and Winneshiek co. obituaries all have newly added obituaries. Many Clayton co., Fayette co. and Winneshiek co. residents had close Allamakee county connections so don't miss these great obit collections!

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New or updated in November & December 2020

ALLAMAKEE ALBUMS - Family Albums & Miscellaneous Photos from Allamakee county
New & Updated! Love family album - from Kathy Love (11/13/20 & updated 12/12/2020 with more pics)

BIRTH RECORDS
*Updated! Allamakee County Births 1850-1930, compiled database; 290 "E" surnames, 500 "F" surnames, 47 "Q" surnames and 718 "W" surnames were added - from Richard O'Brien (thru-out November & December). This huge database with over 13,000 births is being formatted, additional surnames will be added as each file is ready...sf
*Updated! Compiled Birth Records, added "Kelley, son", 1898 - from Joy Moore (11/11/20)

CEMETERY RECORDS & Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*Woodmansee Alert & Notes were added for Rossville cemetery - from Barb Scottston (11/11/20)

CHURCH RECORDS
*Updated! Norwegian Parish Records; many surnames - from T.D. Johansen (11/28/20 & 12/3/20)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
*Updated! The Hall Maternity Hospital page was updated with a 1934 Weymiller birth - from Connie Ellis (11/13/20)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - engagements, marriages, anniversaries & divorces
*Updated! Added to compiled marriages: Kenyon-Howe and Robertson-Benninghoff, both 1934 - from S. Ferrall (12/12/20)
*Updated! Added to compiled marriages, Boomer-Mauch & Williams-Willis, 1898 - from Joy Moore (thru-out Nov.)
*Updated! Compiled anniversary announcements, Newell, 1898 - from Joy Moore (11/11/20)

MILITARY RECORDS
Updated! Misc. military records & photos, added a 1911 news article & photo re: C.M. King - from S. Ferrall (12/15/20)

OBITUARIES (over 13,150+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 12/12/20)
*Thank-you to our November & December contributors: Henry E. Brainard, Joy Moore, Connie Ellis, Ken Wright, Cindy Smith & Mollie Meade

SCHOOL RECORDS
*New & Updated school records - a lot of information from several years about the schools, teachers & graduates, all have been marked New or Updated on the index - from Cindy (Maust) Smith, Doris Anderson, Tammy (O'Hare) Kuhn and S. Ferrall (through-out November & December)

SURNAME REGISTRY
Kathy Love has added her research interests: Love and Fish families

For all of the 2020 updates click 2020 below

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