What's New

8 March, 2019 Added complete Marriage Indexs 1846-1880 2 lists - 1 Brides, 1 Grooms

25 Feb, 2019 Added Vintage Postcards to the History page

12 Dec, 2018 Added to Schools page links to Iowa Luthern Hospital School of Nursing. Includes partial transcription of the 50 year anniversary booklet.

10 Dec, 2018 Added East High School Class of 1945 reunion photos to the Schools page

9 Dec, 2018 Bio Bits New section about people who lived in Polk County who went on to become famous.

6 Dec, 2018 Added Century Homes to Land page.

5 Dec, 2018 Completed the 1909 - 1921 Births Index and added them to the Vitals page.

24 Sept, 2018 Added the Search for John Linn A Success Story to Bios.

19 Sept, 2018 Added new section of Social Media to the Resources page.

9 Sept, 2018 Added BLM Glo Records for 1850-1858 (pdf)

4 Sept, 2018 Added listing of funeral homes to deaths page.

3 Sept, 2018 Added Bodies donated to medical science to Deaths page

Feb 18, 2018 Added The Dunkers in Iowa transcription from the Annals of Iowa by the State Historical Society of Iowa, to the Churches page.

Feb 14, 2018 Added Viet Nam Casualties of Polk Co to the Military page.

Jan 26, 2018 Iowa Freedom Trail Project, a listing of Polk County people who participated in the Underground Railroad was added to History page.

Dec 5, 2017 Update to the Cemetery Database with many more cemeteries and names. This is an ongoing project.

Nov 1, 2017 added new biographies to Bios & Family Stories page

October 31 2017 Over 50 transcribed Obits added in last 3 months to the to the Polk County Obituary Board

Sept 13, 2017 Added picture found in files of Irving School 1888, added it to Schools page

Sept 11, 2017 Repaired and added to the Maps page

Sept 9, 2017 Added "new section" Photo Find a Home Currently there is only 1, and it is wonderful! (see entry below)

Sept 9, 2017 Added a great photo of a Des Moines Sweet Adelines group taken in Winipeg, Alberta to Photos page photo included the names of the 30 women in the photo.

Sept 9, 2017 Completed Iowa Gravestones Project Names Index

Sept 9, 2017 major update to the cemeteries database page

Sept 5, 2017 Began rebuilding Directories pages for readability and quicker loading.

Sept 4, 2017 Added a great photo of a Des Moines Sweet Adelines group taken in Winipeg, Alberta to Faces & Places Photos page photo included the names of the 30 women in the photo.

May 13, 2017 Added new family histories/bios to the Bios page

April 21, 2017 Added Polk Co. Births 1904 - 1906

April 2, 2017 Added transcribed the of List of Pensioners on the Roll January, 1883 (complete) to Military page

April 1 2017 Over 100 transcribed Obits added to the to the Polk County Obituary Board

April 1 2017 New Bios addes to the Polk County Biographies Board

October 20 2016 Added Graduating Class of 1945 from East High to Schools Index page

October 15 2016 Added 5 articles from 1885 to Newspapers Page

October 13 2016 - almost 85 new Polk County headstone images & info added to IaGenWeb Gravestone Photo Project

August 18 to Sept 13 2016 - almost 200 new Polk County headstone images & info added to IaGenWeb Gravestone Photo Project

August 17, 2016 Nearly 30 transcribed Obits added to the Polk County Obituary Board

June 27, 2016 Nearly 70 transcribed Obits to the Polk County Obituary Board

June 8, 2016 Added 2 chapters of transcription of Historical Sketches of Iowa Baptists, 1886 to Church Resources

June 7, 2016 Added bio to Biographies page for Charles E. Stader

May 2016 New Coordinator takes over.

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