IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.


What's New?
A Journal
of Site Updates & Important Announcements

Everything found on the Clayton co. IAGenWeb website has been transcribed by and/or contributed by volunteers! If you've found something that 'made your day' or just want to say "thank-you", drop an email to the contributor, or to the county coordinator & your message will be added to this page.

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This page was updated on March 1, 2015


Thank-you Notes

*You have done a WONDERFUL job of keeping the site going and adding new things.... Audrey (Feb 2015)



March 2015

CEMETERY RECORDS (Cemetery burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*Cemeteries will be updated by the coordinator throughout the month.

DEATH RECORDS
*All new database! The obituaries on the board have been alphabetically indexed & linked to individual obits - coordinator (3/1/15)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Added the bios of J. Crop, H. Libby & J. Maloney to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldiers files - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (3/1/15)
*New! 1895 Soldiers' Reunion attendees - contributed by S. Ferrall (3/1/15)
*The Civil War Honor Roll files were updated - S. Ferrall (3/1/15)

OBITUARY BOARD - Do you have an obituary to share? Want to add a photo or do you have corrections to a posted obit? E-mail the photo or corrections to the Clayton co. coordinator to be added to the obituary.

OBITUARY INDEX - last updated 2/28/15
*All new database! The obituaries on the board have been alphabetically indexed & linked to individual obits - coordinator (3/1/15)

OFF-SITE DATA that will be of interest to Clayton co. researchers (all links open in a new browser window)
*Be sure to check the
Allamakee co. Obit board, the Delaware co. Obit board, the Dubuque co. Obit board and Fayette co. Obit board Many families in these neighboring counties had connections to Clayton county.



January & February 2015

BIOGRAPHY - Miscellaneous (surnames A-J * K-Z)
*New! Biography of Sarah L. Henderson, Civil War nurse - from S. Ferrall (2/14/15)

CEMETERY RECORDS (Cemetery burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*The records for several cemeteries were updated by the coordinator (02/11/15)

DEATH RECORDS
*2 New databases! Clayton co. Death Records, individuals who died in Clayton co. & are buried in Allamakee co. cemeteries (
1880-1920 & 1941-1989) and misc. Clayton co. Death Records 1881-1989 - from Richard O'Brien (01/18/15)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (index to the documents)
*Misc. probate & administration notices, 1855 - from S. Ferrall (02/24/15)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - includes some anniversary & divorce records
*Added to compiled marriages: Knoebel-Oliver, 1887 - from Lisa Woiwood (02/24/15)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*The Civil War Honor Roll was updated - S. Ferrall (2/14/15)
*The Spanish-American war Honor Roll was updated - S. Ferrall (2/14/15)
*The WWII Honor roll was updated - S. Ferrall (2/11/15)
*Added many names to the WWI Honor roll - from S. Ferrall (01/21/15)
*Added the bio of Mason Bettys & his brother Phillip Bettys to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldiers files - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (01/15/15)

OBITUARIES
*Obits posted in January & February were contributed by: Judy Moyna, Roger Lembke, Audrey Haught, Reid R. Johnson, Connie Ellis, volunteer Mary & S. Ferrall

ODDS & ENDS
*New! County Board of Supervisors, Proceedings, September 1899 (lots of names) - from S. Ferrall (01/15/15)

PHOTO ALBUMS
*New photo added to the Knoebel-Harrington Family Album - from Lisa Woiwood (02/24/15)



November & December 2014

CEMETERY RECORDS (Cemetery burial lists & related items) and Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (GPP)
*Photos from Mt. Olivet cemetery (750+), Immaculate Conception cemetery (6), Mt. Harmony cemetery (2) and Strawberry Point cemetery (3) have been shared by Reid R. Johnson, Steve Hanken, Loras Gassman & others (11/14-12/17)
*Cemetery records continue to be updated by the coordinator (nearly every day)

CHURCH RECORDS
*New! Norwegian Parish Records - from Tove Dahl Johansen (12/27 & updated 12/31)

DOCUMENTS (document board) (index to the documents)
*Elkader Knights of Columbus, No. 2209, 10th Anniv., 1930, lots of names! - from S. Ferrall (12/27)
*DeHaven Livery Razed, 1944, news article - from S. Ferrall (12/12)

MARRIAGE RECORDS - includes some anniversary & divorce records
*Anniversaries: Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Marsh, 59th Anniv., 1944 (+picture) - from S. Ferrall (12/12)

MILITARY & OTHER SERVICE RECORDS
*Added 2 photos to the bio of William Johns and updated the bio of Chales Wilson in the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldiers files - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (12/31)
*John A. Dolson was added to the Mexican war veteran file - coordinator (12/27)
*Added G.W. Dean, T.B. Dolson, G.T. Dolson & J.A. Dolson to the CW Honor Roll - from Colin Sorenson (12/27)
*Added 5 biographies and service info. to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldiers files (Appleton, Bethard, Boynton, Crooke & Kapler) - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (12/17)
*Added Harold & Al Frick (+photo) to the WWII Honor Roll - coordinator (12/12)
*The Civil War Honor Roll has been updated for surnames Doty, Godden & Wroe (coordinator throughout Nov. & Dec.)
*Black Hawk War page, added Stephen Gaylord to the list of soldiers - from S. Ferrall (11/17)
*Added 5 biographies and service info. to the 21st Iowa Infantry Civil War soldiers files (Alloway, Adams, Baade, Gaylord & Hyde) - contributed by Carl Ingwaldson (11/17)

OBITUARIES - Obits posted in November & December were contributed by Reid R. Johnson, Terry Sargent, Connie Ellis & S. Ferrall

ODDS & ENDS
*New! Claims paid by the County Board of Supervisors for May 1861 - from S. Ferrall (11/17)

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Archived Thank-you Notes
Archived 'What's New' items 2014
Archived 'What's New' items 2013
Archived 'What's New' items 2012
Archived 'What's New' items 2011
Archived 'What's New' items 2010
Archived 'What's New' items 2009
Archived 'What's New' items 2003-Dec 2008
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