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Added
2024
Additional Johnson County Veterans
added to Iowa Veterans Cemetery page


Donald D. Sawyers
Transcription
Off-site link
Conni McDaniel Hall20 July 2024
1The Old Settlers of Johnson County 1866 - 1925Off-site linkOur Iowa Heritage8 Jun 2024
1Biographical Sketch of Jeremiah StoverTranscriptionCounty Coordinator8 Jun 2024
1History of the Railroad in Johnson CountyPartial TranscriptionCounty Coordinator4 Jun 2024
8,354Johnson County Original Land PatentsTranscriptionsJohnson County Auditor Records29 May 2024
5Created a
Korean War Research & Resource Tools Page
Transcription & Off - Site LinksCounty Coordinator9 May 2024
1Created a Korean War Remembrance PageTranscriptionCounty Coordinator9 May 2024
1Additional Johnson County Veterans
added to Iowa Veterans Cemetery page


Doris A. Winterberg
Transcription
Off-site link
Conni McDaniel Hall4 May 2024
11950 Federal CensusOff-site linkAncestry.com free access23 Apr 2024
12,293 Obituaries postedTranscriptionVolunteer Contributions
Obits Message Board
 As of
13 Apr 2024
10,305 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
Photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Transcription & imagesVolunteer contributions
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project
 As of
13 Apr 2024
1Mullinix Family of Lone Tree, IATranscription & image12 Apr 2014
1List of Land Owners with
Delinquent Road Taxes in 1845
Transcription & ImageCounty Coordinator11 Feb 2024
14History of Johnson County Court HouseTranscription & ImagesCounty Coordinator11 Feb 2024
1187Vital Stats Index
for articles published in the Iowa City Press Citizen
for Jul - Dec 2022 and Jan - Dec 2023
TranscriptionDiana Cox11 Feb 2024
1Photo added to Obituary Board
Michael Jacob Scheetz
ImageCounty Coordinator11 Feb 2024
3Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page

Patricia (Donohue) May, Paul L. Oxley, Clark C. Barnes
Transcriptions & PhotosJoan Dinnel10 Feb 2024
1Link added to Railroad Index page for 
Iowa Heritage Railroad Depot Collection
External LinkCourtesy of Timothy Adams10 Feb 2024
4Added vintage Iowa mapsImagesCourtesy of Timothy Adams19 Jan 2024
18Created a new Railroad section
which includes
 Johnson County RR Depot Photos & RR Maps
Transcription, images & photosCounty Coordinator
 with photos and maps that are courtesy of Timothy Adams
16 Jan 2024
2023
1Early Settlers Who Left Johnson County
To Join The California Gold Rush 1849 - 1850
TranscriptionCounty Coordinator22 Nov 2023
1Names of Early Settlers
1837 - 1839
TranscriptionCounty Coordinator22 Nov 2023
1First Death in Iowa City - 1839TranscriptionCounty Coordinator22 Nov 2023
1Morman War Worries
in Johnson County - 1845
TranscriptionCounty Coordinator22 Nov 2023
2Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page

Stephen Paul Wissink, Eduardo Macagno
Transcriptions & PhotosJoan Dinnel19 Nov 2023
6Additional Johnson County Veterans
added to Iowa Veterans Cemetery page


Donald A Heuer, Lois A Fettkether, Bruce D Head, Doris A Winterberg, Marian L Downing, Donald D Fetters
(Off-site)

Transcription
Conni McDaniel HallVeterans Day 2023
1Johnson County Gold Star Veterans:

Johnson County
and
United States
Off-site LinksHonorStates.orgVeterans Day 2023
1Biographical Sketch of Early Settler
James Rush Hartsock
TranscriptionHistory of Johnson County, IA 1836 - 1882
& Iowa City Press Citizen
1 Nov 2023
1Biographical Sketch of Early Settler
David Henry
TranscriptionIowa City Press Citizen1 Nov 2023
1Old Settlers Celebrated During
Johnson County Sesquicentennial
ImageIowa City Press Citizen1 Nov 2023
2Old Settlers Association
List of settlers who joined the association in 1866

Brief Bio for Each Settler on List
TranscriptionHistory of Johnson County, IA 1836 - 18821 Nov 2023
1Old Settlers Association OfficersTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County, IA 1836 - 18821 Nov 2023
1History of Old Settlers AssociationTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County, IA 1836 - 18821 Nov 2023
1Biographical Sketch for Early Settler John Powell IrishTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County, IA 1836 - 1882 1 Nov 2023
1Meaning of Gravestone SymbolsLinkAssociation of Gravestone Studies1 Nov 2023
1Common Headstone Abbreviationspdf documentOhio Genealogical Society1 Nov 2023
1Fraternal Society Headstone AbbreviationsTranscriptionallacronyms webstite1 Nov 2023
1Link to Directory for County Township ClerksLinkJohnson County Administration Office1 Nov 2023
10,274 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
Photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations

Transcription

Volunteer contributions
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project

As of
13 Oct 2023
11,692 Obituaries postedTranscriptionVolunteer contributions
Obits Message Board
As of
13 Oct 2023
299Sharon United Methodist Cemetery Book #1
Table of Contents
TranscriptionMisty Christner23 Sep 2023
5Additional Johnson County Veterans
added to Iowa Veterans Cemetery page

 
Kenton M Woodard, Robert R Gideon Sr, Brian J Fuller, Ronald E Warren, Christine Bishop
TranscriptionConni McDaniel Hall21 Aug 2023
and
06 Sep 2023
2Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Julie (Albaugh) Krell & Diane (Demory) LaDuke
Transcriptions & PhotosJoan Dinnel14 Aug 2023
1Created a page for Stage Farm CemeteryTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County, IA 1836 - 18821 Aug 2023
1Created a page for Fountain CemeteryTranscription & Photo1 Aug 2023
14Added 14 off-site links to free genealogy resources. You can find them on the following pages:
Black History    Civil War    National Resources
Newspapers    American Revolution
TranscriptionFamily History Daily31 July 2023
1Revolutionary War TimelineTranscriptionCounty Coordinator7 Jul 2023
1History of Church of God, Fremont Twp.TranscriptionCounty Coordinator10 Jun 2023
76Burial records for Veterans added to Oakland CemeteryTranscriptionCounty Coordinator10 Jun 2023
1Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Walter Michael Rouse
TranscriptionJoan Dinnel10 Jun 2023
150In Honor of Memorial Day 2023 to our Military.
 Thank you for your service.
Roster of Warriors Who Served in American Wars
Buried in Johnson County Cemeteries
TranscriptionCounty Coordinator
 Source: Iowa City Press Citizen, 29 May 1920
29 May 2023
1A Search for the Oldest Cemetery in Johnson CountyTranscriptionCounty Coordinator28 May 2023
1Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
James A. "Jim" Jackson, Sr.
Transcription & PhotoJoan Dinnel13 May 2023
11878 Farmers DirectoryTranscriptionVolunteer Contribution5 May 2023
1History of Christian Church, Iowa CityTranscriptionVolunteer Contribution5 May 2023
1Added link for
Johnson County Commission for Veteran Affairs
Off-site linkCounty Coordinator26 Apr 2023
1Johann & Anna (Weigle) Fink Family InformationTranscription & PhotosVolunteer contribution22 Apr 2023
11,692 Obituaries postedVolunteer contributions
Obits Message Board
As of
1 Apr 2023
10,267 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
Photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Volunteer contributions
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project
As of
1 Apr 2023
3Sharon Township Rural School House History

Sharon Township Rural School House News

Sharon Township Rural School House Teachers
TranscriptionWriters Program History of Johnson County
Iowa City Press Citizen
History of Johnson County 1836 - 1882
3 Apr 2023
1Added link to United States Digital Map Library
offered by USGenWeb Archives Project
Collection includes maps for :
  • Indian Land Sessions
  • States and Counties
  • United States
LinkUSGenWeb Archives Project2 Apr 2023
AlotJohnson County Veteran Burials
in Iowa Veterans Cemetery
TranscriptionConnie McDaniel Hall1 Apr 2023
1Formation of Iowa Regiments in 1862TranscriptionPat White1 Apr 2023
1Graham Township HistoryTranscriptionsHistory of Johnson County 1836 - 188225 Mar 2023
1Big Grove Township HistoryTranscriptionsHistory of Johnson County 1836 - 188225 Mar 2023
2History of Graham Township Churches

Christian Church of Morse

Methodist Episcopal Church of Oasis
TranscriptionsHistory of Johnson County 1836 - 188225 Mar 2023
5History of Solon's ...

German Lutheran Zion Church

M.  E. Church

Presbyterian Church

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

St. Mary's Catholic Church
TranscriptionsHistory of Johnson County 1836 - 188225 Mar 2023
1History of Oxford's M. E. ChurchTranscriptionOxford Leader,
Johnson County Historical Edition
25 Mar 2023
1History of Oxford's St. Mary's Catholic ChurchTranscriptionOxford Leader,
Johnson County Historical Edition
25 Mar 2023
1History of Lone Tree's St. Mary's Catholic ChurchTranscriptionOxford Leader,
Johnson County Historical Edition
25 Mar 2023
11839 Tax ListTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County  1836 - 188225 Mar 2023
1Oak Hill Twp. # 3 School House ReunionTranscriptionIowa City Press-Citizen22 Mar 2023
3Township Rural School Teachers for

Washington Twp.     Clear Creek Twp.     Liberty Twp.
TranscriptionsNews Publications22 Mar 2023
Township School House News for

Washington Twp.     Clear Creek Twp.    Hardin Twp.
TranscriptionsNews Publications22 Mar 2023
1History of Village of SolonTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County,  1836 - 188220 Mar 2023
2Oxford Township Rural School House News

Oxford Township School Teachers
TranscriptionNews Publications19 Mar 2023
1Oxford Township Taxpayers
1878 - 1879
TranscriptionDirectory of Johnson County, IA
1878 - 1879
18 Mar 2023
2History of Village of Tiffin

Tiffin News
TranscriptionsHistory of Johnson County,  1836-188218 Mar 2023
1Oxford Township HistoryTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County 1836-18827 Mar 2023
11870 U. S. Census for town of
 Oxford in Oxford Township
TranscriptionCoordinator7 Mar 2023
1Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Betty Lou (Etherington) Boyd
Transcription & photoJoan Dinnel6 Mar 2023
21Rural School House History by TownshipTranscriptionHistory of Johnson County 1836 - 18825 Mar 2023
6Iowa City High School
Class of 1936
Transcription & photos1936 Red & White Year Book4 Mar 2023
11890 Iowa City Business DirectoryTranscriptionVolunteer22 Feb 2023
1- Parochial Pioneers -
The Founding of the First Parochial School in Iowa City
TranscriptionCounty Coordinator23 Jan 2023
2022
Bethel AME Church of Iowa City
Underground Railroad Station

along with a map of Iowa's Underground Railroad trails
Transcription
& Photos
Dianna Penny10 Dec 2022
Johnson County Birth Records
1909 thru Jun 1921
TranscriptionVolunteer10 Dec 2022
1Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Carol Jean (Maresh) Eldeen Todesco
TranscriptionJoan Dinnel13 Nov 2022
437Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
Jan - Jun 2022
TranscriptionDiana Cox11 Nov 2022
The Blue Book of Optometrists & Opticians - 1914
for Johnson County, IA
TranscriptionVolunteer15 Oct 2022
11,338 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 15 Oct 2022
10,264 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
Photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Iowa Gravestone Photo ProjectAs of 15 Oct 2022
7Anniversaries, Engagements, Marriage News
Created a new page for volunteer contributions.
TranscriptionMisty Christner7 Jul 2022
1Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Candace Neva (Cutler) Kasparek
TranscriptionJoan Dinnel11 Jun 2022
517Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
Jul - Aug 2020
TranscriptionDiana Cox1 Apr 2022
918Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
in 2021
TranscriptionDiana Cox1 Apr 2022
7A.M.E. Church
National Register of Historic Places


Information from National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Iowa City's Bethel A.M.E. Church
Images & TranscriptionsDianna Penny1 Apr 2022
1 A Timeline of Iowa's Civil Rights History Transcription Dianna Penny 27 Mar 2022
"A LOT" African-Americans of Early Day Johnson County Images & Transcriptions Cynthia Booth  Maher 26 Feb 2022
11,105 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 31 Mar 2022
10,085 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
Photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project As of 31 Mar 2022
5 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Gary Glen Kesselring, Karen Marie (Wonick) See, Gary Paul Thompson, Dayle Marie (Hughes) Tucker, Barbara (Buchele) Kraus
Images & Transcriptions Joan Dinnel 4 Feb 2022
2021
1 Added link to Saint Joseph Cemetery website on our Saint Joseph Cemetery page
Their website updates burial records daily
Link William Greazel 10 Jul 2021
1 The Origin & History of Extinct Lake Calvin Image & Link Joan Dinnel 10 Jul 2021
2 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Barbara (Jones) Knorzer & Kathy (Farnsworth) Neubauer
Images & Transcriptions Joan Dinnel 10 Jul 2021
473 Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
For Jan - June 2020
Transcription Iowa City Genealogical Society 28  May 2021
8,458 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed
Volunteer Opportunity!!
To photograph Johnson County gravestones so they will be preserved for future generations
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project As of 15 Apr 2021
10,400 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 15 Apr 2021
1 Clear Creek Amana High School Graduation Photo
Class of 1971
Image & Transcription Scrapbook Contribution 15 Apr 2021
1 Record Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Nancy (Pratt) Leyson
Image & Transcription Joan Dinnel 23 Jan 2021
Added historic postcard images Images David Shedlock 2 Jan 2021
300 Sharon Center United Methodist Church
Cemetery Records
Transcription Joan Dinnel 1 Jan 2021
2020
3 Panoramic Photo of Christian Sunday School Class Images Mary Hitchcock 9 Dec 2020
25 2020 Deeded Body Burials
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 9 Dec 2020
2 Photographs
St. Patricks High School
Class of 1952
Images Courtesy of Mollie Meade 27 Sep 2020
1 Photograph
Rohret Road School House in the 1940's
Image Courtesy of Mollie Meade 26 Sep 2020
10 Photographs
Bantley, Carson, Thomas, Williams Families
Unity Presbyterian Church Families of Union & Sharon Townships
Images Courtesy of Steve Williams 15 July 2020
1 Unity Presbyterian Church of Union Twp.
Golden Jubilee
Courtesy of Steve Williams 13 Jul 2020
8,349 Johnson County Gravestone photographed Iowa Gravestone Photo Project As of 6/4/2020
9,874 Obituaries posted Obits Message Board As of 6/4/2020
approx 2600 Sharon Center EUB/Methodist Church
Record of Members
1884 - 1946
Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
4 Jun 2020
Sharon Center EUB/Methodist Church
Record of Members
1884 - 1946
PDF images
(Transcription in progress by volunteer)
Joan Dinnel 5 May 2020
Additions and corrections to
Lone Tree Cemetery
Transcription Volunteer 27 Apr 2020
979 Index of Vital Statistics
Published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
For the year 2019
Transcription Iowa City Genealogical Society 27 Apr 2020
1 Iowa City Genealogy Society (ICGS) Facebook
 link added to main page
Link Facebook 16 Apr 2020
3 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Sharon (Conklin) Searcy, Sharon (Graham) Kunz, Jean (Stelpflug) Sweitzer
Transcription Joan Dinnel 4 Apr 2020
"A LOT" Spanish Influenza Epidemic of 1918
It's Impact on Johnson County
Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher
31 Mar 2020
1 Civil War
Iowa's 22nd Infantry Regiment
known as the "Johnson County Regiment"
Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher
(from various web sources)
24 Mar 2020
9 Irving Weber's Iowa City
New page created to highlight Irving Weber's contributions of preserving our area's rich heritage.
Included are historical stories & photos of Iowa City,
U of IA, & Johnson County
Transcription
&
Off-Site Links
U of Iowa Digital Library 22 Mar 2020
1 Johnson County Inventors & Their Patents
(1843 - 2009)
Off-Site Link Davenport, IA Public Library 18 Mar 2020
70 New data set of "S" and "W" surnames from
Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Book One is now completed!
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
8 Mar 2020
2 Historic postcard images added to existing collection Transcription David Shedlock 25 Feb 2020
26 New data set of  "R" and "T" surnames from
Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
8 Feb 2020
49 New data set of "L" and "M" surnames from
Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
6 Feb 2020
25 New data set of "K" surnames from
 Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
31 Jan 2020
16 New data set of "H" surnames from
 Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
31 Jan 2020
3 Added St. Joseph Cemetery Scenic Photos Images Kathleen Wachel 29 Jan 2020
19 New data set of "G" surnames from
 Peterseim Funeral Home Burial records
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
29 Jan 2020
60 Added Oakland Cemetery Scenic Photos Page
(Includes iconographic tombstones)
Images Kathleen Wachel 28 Jan 2020
4 Records Added to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Edwin Richard Hale, Eugene William Boldt, Elwin Richard Annis, Robert M Otto
Transcription Joan Dinnel 26 Jan 2020
4 Free Online Iowa Newspapers
Also Oxford and West Branch newspapers
Links Includes Iowa Old Press & Advantage-Preservation projects 12 Jan 2020
1 The Story of Johanna "Judith" (Maher) Peters Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher 9 Jan 2020
1 The Story of Dennis Maher Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher 5 Jan 2020
1 The Story of Hugh Thomas Maher Transcription Cynthia Booth Maher 5 Jan 2020
2019
1 Johnson County Ghost Towns Transcription Welcome to Iowa Ghost Towns Website 12 Oct 2019
9,404 Obituaries Posted Obits Message Board To Date
8,266 Johnson County Gravestones Photographed Iowa Gravestone Photo Project To Date
1 Updates to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page
Keith Douglas Herman
Transcription Joan Dinnel 12 Oct 2019
45 2019 Deeded Bodies
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 7 Oct 2019
1 Close Family Bible Transcription Joni Hindman 1 Oct 2019
2 Early History of Sharon Center Church  Images Joan Dinnel 21 Jul 2019
45 2018 Deeded Bodies
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 11 May 2019
38 World War I Gold Star Men
of Johnson County
Images & Transcriptions Cindy Booth Maher
 Source Honor Roll Album
11 Mar 2019
13 Historical Johnson County Postcards Images & Transcriptions David Shedlock 20 Feb 2019
1 Lost & Found:  Photo of H M Stout Addition Dawn Jaminet 11 Feb 2019
1 Charles H Dennison Tombstone
Civil War Veteran
Transcription Steve Hanken 19 Jan 2019
2 Updates to Iowa City High School 1960 Remembrance Page Transcription Joan Dinnel 9 Jan 2019
2018
100 + Marriage Records
2002, 2003 and 2006
Transcription Iowa City Press Citizen 5 Nov 2018
35
Peterseim Funeral Home Records
This record set is currently in progress.  Check back often as new records are added 
Transcription Peterseim Funeral Home
Transcribed by Misty Christner
4 Nov 2018
1 Can you help get J Baker's photo to his family?
j baker

Click here for more information
Page created  & Transcription John Hinkleman 30 Oct 2018
1 Johnson County Armory & Veterans Memorial Link Veterans Affairs 8 Oct 2018
1 PIONEER RESIDENT OF COUNTY PASSES
Hannah Ten Eyck
First White Baby of City
Transcription Iowa City Press Citizen 22 Sep 2018
1 Class of 1960 Iowa City High school
1 new photo and obituary added
Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel 22 Sep 2018
On-line Iowa City Newspapers
1840 - 1929
Link Advantage-Preservation.com 30 Aug 2018
Updated Korean War Casualties List Additions Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense 24 Feb 2018
Updated Vietnam War Casualties List Additions Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense 22 Feb 2018
2117 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
Jan 1889 - Dec 1899
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
20 Feb 2018
46 Underground Railroad in Johnson County Transcription Iowa Dept of Cultural Affairs 25 Jan 2018
2070 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
Jan 1880 - Dec 1888
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
21 Jan 2018
4140 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
Jan 1862 - Dec 1870
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
7 Jan 2018
2017
2950 Johnson County Early Marriage Records
1851 - 1861
Transcription Contributed by Iowa City Genealogy Society
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
22 Dec 2017
15 Class of 1960 Iowa City High school
15 new photos and/or obits added
Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel 16 Dec 2017
Sharon Center Church Funerals Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
8 Dec 1017
Sharon Center Church Marriages Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
7 Dec 2017
Sharon Center Church Baptisms Transcription Contributed by Joan Dinnel
Transcribed by Barbara Jensen
7 Dec 2017
1 2017 Deeded Bodies
Oakland Cemetery
Transcription Joni Hindman 26 Sep 2017
5 Agudas Achim Cemetery Additions  Transcription Jeff Portman 8 Sep 2017
1 Johnson County Ghost Towns Link http://www.iowaghosttowns.com/index.html 20 Mar 2017
1 Census of IA for the Year 1895
Honor Roll for Johnson County persons ninety yrs of age & upward
Transcription iowadatacenter.org/Publications/iowa1895 1 Mar 2017
1 Babcock - (aka Greencastle) Cemetery
burial records
Transcription Gary Swenka Feb 2017

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