Winnebago County, IA
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What was New On the Winnebago County GenWeb Site?

2009

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~December 2009~

Military Records
*World War II Honor List updated
*New pages (some have photos) for the 4 brothers: Mark, Thomas, Carl & Telford Throntveit; George O. Johnson, Alan O. Berryhill, Homer L. Lund, Wallace Lund; brothers Oscar & Paul Vaagen; William Jurgens, Kermit Dahlen, Paul Waggoner, Bevis Underbakke, Milo Bolsinger, Roger Peterson & John C. Myre
*Winnebago co. born soldiers who served from North Dakota in World War I- additional names added
Church Records
*History of St. James Catholic church, Forest City
Biographical Records - 1917
*Biographies of K.J. Aldal, Ambrose Ambrosen, Albert C. Anderson, James Ellickson, John H. Mortenson (photo), Helmer C. Myre, L.E. Peterson, Ivar O. Rosheim & Adelbert W. Streeter
Local Resources
*The page has been updated
Obituaries
*David A. Draheim (photo), George W. Brighton (photo), Goldie Witham, Irving Witham, Richard D. Graham (photo), Loren G. Farrell (photo) & Raymond A. Turner (photo)

 

~November 2009~

Biographical Records (misc. - posted on biography board)
*Biographies & photos were added for Lars W. Boe, Frank W. Russell, Ole Kringlaak & Thomas A. Kingland
*Biography of Charles H. Higinbotham
*Photos were added to the previously posted biographies of Joseph H. Anderson (2 bio's, 2 different photos), Henry N. Anderson (2 bio's, 2 different photos), N.I. Nelson and Ole Scar
Biographical Records - 1917
*Biography of Henry Hasing & photo
*Biography of Ole A. Thompson
*Photos were added to the previously posted biographies of Arndt Rake, Arne Dahl, Adam Bell, Nels I. Nelson & Ole Osmundson
Census Records
*1895 Iowa State census - Center twp.
Directories & Gazetteers
*Added Ole Kringlaak to the Politicians listing
Photo Album
*Hunting & Trapping in Winnebago co.

 

~September & October 2009~

Cemetery Records
*Gravestone photos were added for St. James Catholic cemetery (October 2009)
Census Records
*1895 Iowa State census - Buffalo township (October 2009)
*1895 Iowa State census - Buffalo Center town (October 2009)
Directories
*Updated the State, County & Town officials & politicians directory, adding the 1899 county officials and 1899 Buffalo Center city officials (September 2009)
*Buffalo Center Business Directory, 1899 (new September 2009, updated in October 2009)
*Vosselag Charter Members from Winnebago co., 1909 (October 2009)
Marriage Records
*Compiled, user-contributed marriages were updated (October 2009)
School Records
*Iowa State College Alumni (1872-1914) giving their address as Winnebago co. in 1914 (September 2009)
*Cornell College Alumni (1858-1916) giving their address as Winnebago co. (October 2009)

 

~July & August 2009~

Biographical Records
*1917 biographies of Ole A. Anderson, Robert W. Clark, Andrew M. Clauson, Thomas Egan, Dr. Hans E. Eiel, J. Sherman Gettis, Dr. R.E. Hanson, Erasmus D. Hinman (and photo), N.E. Isaacs, Charles H. Lackore, Roland E. Rolands, Charles D. Smith, Gilbert Thompson and Tellef S. Tweed.
*Miscellaneous biographies - Honorable Andrew Miller (and photo) & John Foster Thompson
*1940 biographies of Helmer G. Johnson, Harold H. Murray, Forrest B. Olsen, Henry O. Quam, Oscar E. Quam, Junald Leo Rendahl, Elso E. Sapp, Clifford A. Sheldon, John J. Skarpness, James E. Slowey, John E. Smith, Milford W. Smith, Bernhard Swanson, Burt J. Thompson, Henry Thompson, Merle M. Thompson, Paul L. Thompson, Thorwald Thorson, Samuel R. Torgeson, Selmer T. Tweed, Albert Tweeten, Park Boyd Walker, John Dudley Weible & Ernest Westbury
Military Records
*Winnebago co. born soldiers who served from North Dakota in World War I - additional names added
*Battery B, 601st field Artillery Pack - Charlie DeVries & Elmer Hanken, Buffalo Center - story & photos
Photo Album
*Photos of the Forest City Pioneer Village

 

~June 2009~

Biographical Records
*1917 biographies of Eugene Secor (and photo), E.J. Indvik and Hon. Frank W. Russell
Military Records
*Winnebago co. born soldiers who served from North Dakota in World War I - additional names added
Historical Records
*The History of Winnebago county, 1884 - added the full text transcription of Chapters IV & IX

 

~March & April 2009~

Military Records
*Winnebago co. physicians who were recommended by the Surgeon General for Commissions in the Medical Officers Reserve Corps, World War I
*Link added to the Kinyon Digital Library website: 'Winnebago co. List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883'
*Winnebago co. born soldiers who served from North Dakota in World War I - additional names added in April
Biographical Records
*1917 biography of J. Clarence Odden
*'F' surnames were updated & added bio's for surnames 'K, L, N, O & P' from Who's Who in Iowa, 1940
Historical Records
*A compiled history and pictures of the Flax Palace, a long-gone landmark - new in April
*The History of Winnebago county, 1884 - added the full text transcription of Chapter XII in March

 

~January 2009~

Cemetery Records
*Gravestone photos were contributed for Grant Township cemetery
*Grant Township cemetery as walked and recorded in September 2008
*Cemetery index page was updated

 


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