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This page was updated July 20, 2022

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2022 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.

* May 13, '22: Nice website, I've found quite a bit so far.... Louise, Mason City, Iowa
* March 27 '22: I emailed you about a year ago after checking out this website. Drove down to Allamakee county yesterday and explored many of the cemeteries and other places I'd bookmarked on the website ... it was a great visit. Thanks again for making history so much fun for those of us who chase after our ancestors ..... John, St. Paul, MN
* Feb. 1, '22: Thank you for such an amazing site! I discovered so many gems on this site from pics to obituaries ...Jennifer F.
* Jan. 25, '22: I've been checking out this website for a few years. I find something new for my research with each visit. Keep up the good work! ... Ralph P., LaCrosse, WI


New data-sets in 2022:
(see below in the month added for links)

Added in January:
- 1908 Harris Funeral Home records; including additional info. from Iowa Death Certificates (this data-set is now complete 1900-1908)

Added in February:
- Patents & inventions 1948-1979 (this data-set is now complete 1859-1979)
- 1921 Teachers Institute attendees (over 100 names)

Added in April:
- 1980 Resident of the Month Biographies (now compete for 1972-1975 & 1980)
- Directory of Optometrists & Opticians (complete for years 1920, 1922, 1924 & 1954)

Added in June:
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Allamakee co. veterans (or their spouses) buried in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery


New & updated content - June & July 2022

BIOGRAPHIES - a collection of biographies from many sources Surnames: A-H & I-Z
* New! Biography of Col. Leo George Clarke and his son Col. Leo George Clarke Jr. - from Patricia Bollozos (7/11/22)

CEMETERY RECORDS
* New content! Research Alerts have been made for surnames: McCullough, O'Meara, Schulte & Zoll, all St. Mary's Hanover - from Diana Henry Diedrich & Richard O'Brien (7/19/22)
* New data-set! Allamakee co. veterans (or their spouses) buried in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Dallas co. IA - from Conni McDaniel Hall (6/16/22)
* New content! Research Alerts have been made for surnames: Burt (Oak Hill) and Quigley (West Ridge) - from S. Ferrall (6/16/22)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
* New! Lansing Fire Dept., misc. data (lots of early names) - from S. Ferrall (6/16/22)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - includes engagements, marriages, anniversaries & divorces
* New content! Added to compiled marriages: 1859: Bollman-Minert & McElroy-Hawkins; 1873: Green-Smith, Iverson-Nelson, Jackson-Cassidy, Jansen-Olson, Kinny-Dunlevy, Schiller-Schulze, Simon-Simonson, Tully-Brophy & Wood-Mason and 1918: Hadlock-Raymond - from S. Ferrall (5/10/22)

OBITUARIES (over 13,420+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 07/20/2022)
* Thank-you to our June & July contributors: Connie Ellis, Ken Wright, S. Ferrall & Jane Sanderman Mason

QUERIES
* Diana Henry Diedrich would like help in researching William Healy & his wife. She died in 1887. If you can help her, please reply to her Query
* Gary Beals would like help in locating a death record or obituary for Gottlieb Kugel (1811-1893). If you can help, please reply to his Query

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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 & updated content - April & May 2022

BIOGRAPHIES - Resident of the Month
* New data-set! Added all 13 of the Resident of the Month bios published in 1980 - from S. Ferrall (4/24/22)

CEMETERY RECORDS
* New content! to the cemetery Research Alerts have been made for surnames: Trayer (Oak Hill); Phillips (Old Oak Hill); Schulte (St. Mary's Dorchester & Magnusson (Village Creek) - from S. Ferrall & Diana Henry Diedrich (4/8/22)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
* Updated! Allamakee co. Sports Teams index - link to 1978-79 Kee HS basketball team photo - from Darryl Becker (5/25/22)
* New data-set! Directory of Optometrists & Opticians for years 1920, 1922, 1924 & 1954 - from S. Ferrall (4/4/22)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - includes engagements, marriages, anniversaries & divorces
* New content! Added to compiled marriages: Ort-Schroeder, Sherborne-Winslow, both 1873 & Webster-Dunlap, 1859 - from S. Ferrall (5/10/22)
* New content! Added to compiled marriages: Barnard-Newell, Carlyle-Hughes, Giles-Ward, Miller-Smith, Purdy-White, Sewell-Bower, Milks-Ferris, Robinson-Shackleton - all 1873 - from S. Ferrall (4/8/22 & 4/24/22)

OBITUARIES (over 13,380 transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 05/10/2022)
* Thank-you to our April & May contributors: Ken Johnson, S. Ferrall, Thomas Collins & 'LA'

SCHOOL RECORDS
* New content! Photo & roster 1978-79 Kee HS basketball team photo, added to misc. Lansing school items - from Darryl Becker (5/25/22)

New & updated content - March 2022

ALLAMAKEE ALBUMS - Family Albums & Miscellaneous Photos from Allamakee county
* New Album! Jesse Mohn family - from Mollie Meade & Christina (Mohn) Koth (3/3/22)
* Updated Album! 2 additional photos were added to Andrew & Esther Christensen family, Center twp. - from David Hagemeier (3/3/22)

BIOGRAPHIES - a collection of biographies from many sources Surnames: A-H & I-Z
* New biography! Jesse Mohn (+photo) - coordinator (3/2/22)

CEMETERY RECORDS
* New Research Alerts have been made for surnames: Haney & Poehler (Oak Hill); Braekke (OEPC & OWPC) & ?, Henrich (Wheatland) - from "La", S. Ferrall, Diana Henry Diedrich & Richard O'Brien (3/31/22)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
* New content! Added a Hansmeier birth to the Hall Maternity Hospital database - from Connie Ellis (3/31/22)

LI'L BITS - a collection of interesting information about Allamakee county & residents
* New content! Hans Lone family, of Lansing, lost in the Empress of Ireland disaster, 1914 - compiled by S. Ferrall (3/13/22)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - includes engagements, marriages, anniversaries & divorces
*New content! Added to compiled marriages: Dobson-Bates, 1859 & Erickson-Clark, 1873 - from S. Ferrall (3/13/22)

OBITUARIES (over 13,355+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 03/31/2022)
* Thank-you to our March contributors: S. Ferrall & "LA"
* New content! Photos of the explosion Mattie (Krogman) Evert died in have been added to her obit - from Steven Bareis (3/31/22)

SCHOOL RECORDS
* New content! French Creek twp. schools: ca1908 photo of a French Creek school, unkn. district - from Donald Carapella (3/13/2022)

SURNAME REGISTRY
* James J. White has registered his research interests: Brophy, Fitzpatrick, Klotz & Tully families (3/13/2022)


New & updated content - January & February 2022

ALLAMAKEE ALBUMS - Family Albums & Miscellaneous Photos from Allamakee county
* New Album! Andrew & Esther Christensen family, Center twp. - from David Hagemeier (2/27/22)

CHURCH RECORDS
* New content! St. John's Lutheran, Waukon: Hagemeier brothers ID'ed in church photo and Rev. N.F. Preus photo & info. - from David Hagemeier & S. Ferrall (2/27/22)
* New content! Additional Norwegian Parish Records - from T.D. Johansen (1/25/22)

DEATH RECORDS
* New data-set! 1908 Harris Funeral Home records; including additional info. from Iowa Death Certificates (this data-set is now complete 1900-1908) - from S. Ferrall (1/25/2022)

HISTORICAL ITEMS - Miscellaneous
* New data-set! Patents & inventions 1948-1979 (this data-set is now complete 1859-1979) - from S. Ferrall (2/5/22)
* New content! New Albin Royal Neighbors - ID's of the women in a 1923 photo - from Thomas M. Jordan (1/4/22)

OBITUARIES (over 13,345+ transcribed obits) & OBITUARY INDEX (updated 02/27/2022)
*Thank-you to our January & February contributors: Mary Decker-Bonker, Cheryl Garin, L.A., Cheryl Monen, David Hagemeier, S. Ferrall & Diane C. Dubay
*Another obit for Wm DuBay/Dubois was added to a previously posted obit - from Diane C. Dubay 1/20/22)

QUERIES
* Diana Henry Diedrich is asking for more information on Clara (Hanson) Bangs, w/o Fred Bangs & d/o Hans Aas & Ingre. If you can help, reply to her Query.

RESOURCES - local & state-wide research resources
* New content! Links added to the Reference & Resource page -guide to name abbreviations and Quick Reference guides - coordinator 1/4/22

SCHOOL RECORDS
* New data-set! 1921 Teachers Institute attendees (over 100 names) - from Cindy (Maust) Smith (2/27/22)

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