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 January 21, 2015


Sharyl will be away from her computer from 01/23/2015 - 02/11/2015. All correspondence & data contributions will be responded to as soon as possible after Feb. 11th.

January 2015

*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)

*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 - 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.
*Obits posted in January were contributed by: Reid R. Johnson, Connie Ellis, volunteer Mary & S. Ferrall

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

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.

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)

*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)

*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

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


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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