Winnebago County, IA
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~December 2007~

Biographical Records
*Miscellaneous biography of Bernt Strommen (biography board)
*Added bio's for surnames A-E from Who's Who in Iowa, 1940
Historical Records
*The History of the Forest City Fire Department
Local Resources & Look-up Volunteers
*Both pages have been updated


~November 2007~

Biographical Records
*1917 biographies of Lee, Dahl, Bell, Nichols & Degnepold
*Miscellaneous biographies of Bonar & Fowler
Historical Records
*The History of Winnebago county, 1884 - added the full text of Chapters II , XXI, XXII & XXIII


~September & October 2007~

Biographical Records
*1917 Biographies of Jens M. Tapager, Morris M. Tapager & Daniel N. Johnson
Surname Registry
*The surnames HYLLAND & OULAND were registered on the Surname Registry
Historical Records
*The History of Winnebago county, 1884 - now online: Table of Contents and the full text of Chapters VI , XX, XVII & XIX
Military Records
*Norwegians who served in the Civil War and who had connections with Winnebago co. (includes a few Indian War & Spanish-American War vets)
Miscellaneous Items
*A page containing a non-web-based email address for the coordinator was added


~August 2007~

Death & Cemetery Records
*The cemetery index page was updated
*Gravestone photos were submitted for Center Lutheran, North Prairie & Rose Hill cemeteries
Biographical Records
*1917 Biographies of Henry Thompson, O. E. Dakken, Bick Conner, Nels 0. Berg & Andrew A. Rodberg
Directories & Gazetteers
*Iowa State Atlas Patrons Directory, Winnebago co. and the Winnebago co. Business Directory - both directories are from the A.T. Andreas Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875


~July 2007~

Death & Cemetery Records
*New obituaries were posted in July
*The cemetery index page was updated
*Gravestone photos were submitted for Salem Lutheran cemetery & Bethel cemetery


~May 2007~

Biographical Records
*1917 Biographies of John N. Holman, J.O. Osmundson, Ole Osmundson, Wilson K. Wellman, William F. Woodcock, O.I. Olson, Frank L. Wacholz, Charles J. Drugg, Hon. Christian N. Flugum & Ludvig Jacobson
*Misc. biography: Henry G. Teigan
Marriage Records
*Early marriages 1865-1880, notes submitted for the Reine - Jorgensdatter marriage


~April 2007~

Church Records
*Added Name, birth date/year and the place in Norway for the parents, to the Winnebago Norwegian Evangelical Church Confirmation records
Military Records
*Appointees to the Military Academies


~January 2007~

*1917 Biographies of Jens Ben Jenson, Ole B. Jenson, Nels Eli Charlson & Christian N. Charlson
School Records
*Added photo-postcard of the Forest City High School, 1881