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What's New at Howard County

Howard County Obits submitted - Graph by Bill Waters Howard County GPP Submissions - Graph by Bill Waters
Over 420 obits submitted in 2017Over 5600 IGPP records posted in 2016

October 2017

Added 50 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

September 2017

Posted a Complete Record set of all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1896 along with links to the IAGenWeb board postings of the transcribed newspaper articles.

Added 47 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

August 2017

Added 98 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

July 2017

Posted an incomplete Record set of most of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1895 along with links to the IAGenWeb board postings of the transcribed newspaper articles.

Posted a Complete Record set of all of the marriages and deaths that were published in the Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer during 1914 along with links to the IAGenWeb board postings of the transcribed newspaper articles.

Added 142 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

June 2017

Added 94 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

May 2017

Added 86 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

Posted a complete Record set of the 1904 - 1906 Howard County Births.

April 2017

Posted the New Oregon Township cemetery table. This New Oregon Township Cemetery Table is a Incomplete Record Set of all of the New Oregon Township cemetery gravestones as of June 2016. This Table documents 2051 New Oregon Township graves.

March 2017

Added 46 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

February 2017

Posted the Saint Patrick's cemetery table. This Saint Patrick's Cemetery Table is a Complete Record Set of all of the Saint Patrick's cemetery gravestones as of June 2016. This table contains links to 497 St. Patrick's cemetery IGPP records and 5 IAGenWeb Obituary Records.

January 2017

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the transcribed Index of all the 495 Special Events (Deaths & Marriages) published in the Cresco Twice a Week Plain Dealer during calendar year 1922.

December 2016

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the transcribed Index of all the 566 Special Events (Deaths & Marriages) published in the Cresco Twice a Week Plain Dealer during calendar year 1921.

Posted the Calvary-Elma cemetery table. This Calvary-Elma Cemetery Table is a Complete Record Set of all of the Calvary-Elma cemetery gravestones as of June 2016. This table contains links to 1083 Calvary-Elma cemetery IGPP records and 28 IAGenWeb Obituary Records.

November 2016

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the transcribed Index of all the 626 Special Events (Deaths & Marriages) published in the Cresco Twice a Week Plain Dealer during calendar year 1920.

October 2016

Posted a Complete Record Set consisting of the transcribed Index of all the 618 Special Events (Deaths & Marriages) published in the Cresco Twice a Week Plain Dealer during calendar year 1919.

Posted the Saratoga cemetery table. This Saratoga Township Cemetery Table is a Complete Record Set of all of the Saratoga Township cemetery gravestones as of April 2016. This table contains links to 689 Saratoga Townshp cemetery IGPP records and 20 IAGenWeb Obituary Records. These pages were prepared by Bruce Kuennen Thank you Bruce.

Posted the fourth and final portion of the the Howard County, Elma Library Year 2000 Obituary Collection. This Incomplete Record Set consists of the Surnames starting with R through Z 177 obits

The Elma Library Year 2000 Obituary Collection is now a Complete Record Set consisting of all the obits collected by the Elma Library from the 4 local papers available in Elma, Iowa. This Complete Record Set consists of the  646 year 2000 obits in Elma Public Library Collection.

Added 45 Obituaries to the Howard County Alphabetical Obituaries index.

September 2016

Posted a third portion of the the Howard County, Elma Library Year 2000 Obituary Collection. This Incomplete Record Set consists of the Surnames starting with L through Q 154 obits

Updated the Howard County Surname Index . This is a Complete Record Set consisting of all of the Howard County Surnames that existed in the IGPP database on September 22, 2016.

Updated the Howard County Obituaries index to include 268 new obits submitted since February. This Complete Record Set is an index of all the 3275 obits on the Howard County Obituary Board as of September 3, 2016.

August 2016

Posted the Howard cemetery table. This Cemetery Table is a Complete Record Set of all of the Howard Cemetery gravestones as of April 2016. This table contains links to 991 Howard Cemetery IGPP records and 29 IAGenWeb obituary Records.

Started posting the Howard County, Elma Library Year 2000 Obituary Collection. These two Incomplete Record sets consist of the Surnames starting with A through F 167 obits and G through K 148 obits

Added 46 Obituaries to the Howard County Recent Obituaries index.

June 2016

Posted an Incomplete Record Set of 90 transcribed articles documenting some the births, marriages and deaths that were published in the Twice-A-Week Iowa Plain Dealer during 1896 along with links to the IAGenWeb board postings of the transcribed newspaper articles.

Added 46 Obituaries to the Howard County Recent Obituaries index.

May 2016

Added 42 Obituaries to the Howard County Recent Obituaries index.

March 2016

Posted the Chester Hill cemetery table. This Cemetery Table is a Complete Record set of all of the Chester Hill cemetery gravestones as of August 2015. This table contains links to 767 Chester Hill cemetery IGPP records, 689 Find-A-Grave records and 28 IAGenWeb obituary Records.

Added a IGPP Howard County surname index. This a complete record set of all of the Surnames that existed in the IGPP database on March 28, 2016.

Added a Obituary Howard County surname index. This a complete record set of the 4400 Surnames that existed in the Howard county Obituary Board on March 2, 2016.

Added 44 Obituaries to the Howard County Recent Obituaries index.

February 2016

Updated the Howard County Obituary Index to include 425 new obits submitted since March 6, 2015.

Posted a Complete Record set consisting of the complete Index of Individuals of the Chester Hill cemetery.

January 2016

Posted the Pleasant Hill cemetery table. This Cemetery Table is a Complete Record Set of all of the Pleasant Hill cemetery gravestones as of August 2015. This table contains links to 2133 Pleasant Hill cemetery IGPP records, 2011 Find-A-Grave records and 55 IAGenWeb obituary Records.