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2010 Additions and Modifications

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Modifications are continuing - photo by Bill Waters

December 2010 Additions and Improvements

Expanded the Festina Cemetery table to include 400 newly submitted photos the St. Mary's - Our Lady of Seven Dolors Cemetery table now documents 910 graves.

Added a Obiturary Surname index.

Updated the Haug Cemetery table to include information submitted by Janice Sowers of the Howard-Winneshiek Genealogy Society

Added a GPP Surname index.

November 2010 Additions and Improvements

Added the Winneshiek County Pension Rolls of 1883 to include all of the people in Winneshiek County that were enrolled to receive a military pension on January 1, 1883

Expanded the Barnes Cemetery table to include photos submitted by Janice Sowers of the Howard-Winneshiek Genealogy Society This cemetery table now documents 61 graves. The Barnes Cemetery is the 29th Winneshiek County cemetery that has completed a 100% photo survey.

October 2010 Additions and Improvements

Sad News!
Connie Street the previous Coordinator of this site (4-27-2005 to 8-3-2008) passed away Oct. 25, 2010 at Iowa City Hospitals.

Expanded the Springwater Cemetery table to include the 119 new  photos that were taken while conducting a 100% photo survey of the Springwater Cemetery. This cemetery table now documents 122 graves. The Springwater Cemetery is the 28th Winneshiek County cemetery that has completed a 100% photo survey.

September 2010 Additions and Improvements

Expanded the Festina Cemetery table to include 220 newly submitted photos the St. Mary's - Our Lady of Seven Dolors Cemetery table now documents 910 graves.

Added an Resources page to the main menu.

Added an WPA Works Projects Administration Winneshiek County Grave Registration Surname table.

Expanded the Oak Hill aka Willman Farm Cemetery table to include newly submitted photos the Oak Hill Cemetery table now documents 27 graves.

Expanded the Canoe German Methodist Cemetery table to include the 131 new  photos that were taken while conducting a 100% photo survey of the Canoe German Methodist Cemetery. This cemetery table now documents 131 graves

Expanded the Pontoppidan Cemetery table to include the new obits and to include the photos that were taken while conducting a 100% photo survey of  the Pontoppidan Cemetery. This cemetery table now documents 320 graves

11 obits of people buried in the Pontoppidan Cemetery were added to the Winneshiek County obit board

Uploaded over 250 new Pontoppidan records to the GPP database. Winneshiek County now has over 16600 GPP records

August 2010 Additions and Improvements

Expanded the Saint Benedict Cemetery table to include the new obits and the recently submitted GPP photos The Saint Benedict Cemetery table now documents 1010 graves

70 obits of people buried in the Saint Benedict Cemetery were added to the Winneshiek County obit board

Uploaded over 900 new Saint Benedict records to the GPP database. Winneshiek County now has over 16300 GPP records

July 2010 Additions and Improvements

Expanded the Lutheran Decorah Cemetery table to include the new obits and the recently submitted GPP photos The Lutheran Decorah Cemetery table now documents 1569 graves

130 obits of people buried in the Lutheran Decorah Cemetery were added to the Winneshiek County Obit board

Uploaded over 1100 new Lutheran Decorah records to the GPP database. Winneshiek County now has over 15400 GPP records

June 2010 Additions and Improvements

Expanded the Burr Oak Cemetery table to include the new obits and to include the photos that were taken while conducting a 100% photo survey of Burr Oak's over 1700 graves. Winneshiek County now has 14285 GPP photos.

30 obits of people buried in the Burr Oak Cemetery were added to the Winneshiek County obit board

Expanded the Festina St. Mary's Cemetery table to include an additional 80 GPP photos. Winneshiek County now has 12613 GPP photos

May 2010 Additions and Improvements

Added a Newpaper Article Describing the tragic death of 8 members of the Edwin Monroe family

March 2010 Additions and Improvements

Upgraded the Festina St. Mary's Cemetery table to provide direct viewing of an individuals GPP, WPA, and Obit data. The Festina Cemetery table now documents 871graves.

Updated the 1861 through 1921 Luther College Students to include more pictures and 29 Bios.

February 2010 Additions and Improvements

Added Saint Anthony of Pudua pictures and newspaper article

Updated the 1861 through 1921 Luther College Students to include some pictures and some information about their occupation and residence at time of death.

Added Cemetery page tables for Baker School , C. J. Jack Farm , East Freeport , Egge , Faucett Farm , Ferkindstad Farm , Gaul Timber , Kruse Farm , Ladwig Farm , Metcalf aka Crossroads , Moneek Historical Marker , Mount Grove aka United Brethren , Ryan Farm , Quandahl , Scandinavian Norwegian Methodist aka Teslow Farm , Schultz Farm , Smallest Church , St Peters , State Line Methodist , Stoen , Wilson Farm These cemeteries apparently exist but I have no information about them except for the GPS Coordinates. If anyone has any information please contact your County Coordinator. For a map to the cemetery, go to the cemetery table and click "View Map".

Upgraded the Aase Haugen , Baetke aka Rice aka Kinney and Big Canoe Lutheran Cemetery tables to provide direct viewing of an individuals GPP, WPA, and Obit data. These tables now document 1264 graves.

January 2010 Additions and Improvements

Upgraded the Barnes and Frankville Cemetery tables to provide direct viewing of an individuals GPP, WPA, and Obit data. These tables now document 660 graves.

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Please, contact the county coordinator to submit additions or corrections.

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