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WHAT'S NEW IN CARROLL COUNTY:

09-07-2014
Began transcribing an index of the 1880 Federal Census with my transcription of Jasper Township.

08-25-2014
Added 2 more photos to OCCPG, beginning Page Twenty-four.

01-09-2014
Added an index to the World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, alphabetized over sixteen web pages.

12-14-2013
Added 3 more photos to OCCPG, beginning Page Twenty-three.

09-22-2013
Added 3 more photos to OCCPG, finishing Page Twenty-two.

09-13-2013
Added a Death Certificate Index (1936), to the Vital Statistics section.

09-10-2013
Added a new page to OCCPG, the Heim family.

09-09-2013
Added 3 more photos to OCCPG, finishing Page Twenty-one, and beginning Page Twenty-two.

08-26-2013
Added Joyce Lauck Fitzgerald's generous donation of "Incidents in the life of William Prentice Lauck."

05-22-2013
Added 13 more photos to OCCPG, Page Nineteen, Page Twenty, Page Twenty-one.

05-02-2013
Added photos to OCCPG, finishing Page Eighteen.
Added 12 more unknown photos to OCCPG, Unknown Photos Three.

04-11-2013
Finally finished the Farmer's Directory of the 1906 Township Atlas with the completion of Roselle and addition of Sheridan, Union, Warren, Washington, and Wheatland Townships.

02-20-2013
Added another photo to OCCPG, finishing Page Seventeen.

02-17-2013
Added 23 more unknown photos to OCCPG, Unknown Photos Two.

10-13-2012
Added 17 photos to OCCPG, finishing Page Fourteen, Page Fifteen, Page Sixteen, Page Seventeen.

10-10-2012
Added a recently identified unknown photo to Page Fourteen of OCCPG, and a new unknown photo to that page.

9-30-2012
Added the wonderful 190 page book, "Carrollton Cemetery Update - 2012" - compiled, created, and generously donated by its author, Martin Paulsen.

5-23-2012
Began Page Fourteen of OCCPG with 2 new pictures.

5-22-2012
Ralph Leonard has retuned to the site after a five month illness. A huge THANK YOU to Lynn McCleary for maintaining the site while I was gone!

4-1-2012
Added to page thirteen, of Our Carroll County Photo Gallery:
Snapshot of Clara Schrad's Wedding, submitted by Kathy Loew

2-10-2012
Added to page thirteen, of Our Carroll County Photo Gallery:
Portrait of John Weszeslaus & Walburga McGeiger Nepple with 7 of their children, submitted by Susan LeBlanc
as well as a Photo of clerks inside the Robert Wellman Store in Manning, Iowa, a scene of Manning at night and of the train station, submitted by Kathy Kruse Beard
.

11-04-2011
Added twenty photos to Our Carroll County Photo Gallery, completing page twelve and page thirteen, and adding a new unknown photos page.

08-02-2011
Added a page two to the Nick Vasos Memorial, which includes six new pictures and 4 new letters.

07-18-2011
Added two photos to Our Carroll County Photo Gallery, beginning page twelve.

07-15-2011
Created and added to the Marriages section: C.C.G.S. Marriages - 1911-1915, and C.C.G.S. Marriages - 1916-1922.

07-07-2011
Created and added to the Marriages section: C.C.G.S. Marriages - 1906-1910.

06-15-2011
Added a top menu to nearly every page on the site except for the home page. This should make moving through the site much easier.
Added the 1875 Andreas Atlas for Carroll County.

06-12-2011
Reformatted the 1870 Federal Census into an index format with links to census images and added the folowing new indexes: Sheridan Township, Part 1, Part 2, and Union Township.

06-02-2011
Created and added to the Marriages section: C.C.G.S. Marriages - 1890-1899.

03-15-2011
Added five photos to the Carroll County Genealogical Society page, and a new photo page displaying a photograph found after a tornado in Stephenson County, Illinois, which was taken by a Manning photography studio. Help identifying the individuals in the photo would be appreciated! Also added linked surname indexes for the Carroll County sections of the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project and the Works Project Administration sites, both IAGenWeb Special Projects, and a link to an excellent off-site map of Carroll County Cemeteries on the main page, along with a new on-site page with links to maps that include the ability to get driving directions from your current location.

03-09-2011
Added to the site a video tribute to Nick G. Vasos.

03-06-2011
Added to the site a transcription by Kathy Weaver of the Biography of U. C. Jones, M.D. from the 1912 History of Carroll County, Iowa.

12-01-2010
With the addition of the final eight chapters of the 1912 History of Carroll County, Iowa, Marilyn and I have finished transcribing Volume One of this book: Chapter XVI, Chapter XVII, Chapter XVIII, Chapter XIX, Chapter XX, Chapter XXI, Chapter XXII, and Chapter XXIII.

11-21-2010
Created and added to the military section a transcription by Anita Henning entitled: They Served from Breda.

11-20-2010
Added 4 new photos to Our Carroll County Photo Gallery, beginning page eleven.
Created and added a transcription by Joe Conroy entitled:
From the Press  - The Shooting Death of John Conway.
Added a link to the main page for the Carroll Public Library's online historic newspaper articles.

08-24-2010
Added a new biographies pages, contributed by Joe Conroy, entitled: From the Press: Biographies. Marilyn and I've finished and added Chapter XIII, Chapter XIV, and Chapter XV of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.

08-21-2010
Added 3 new photos to Our Carroll County Photo Gallery, finishing page ten.

07-21-2010
Added 2 new photos to Our Carroll County Photo Gallery, beginning page ten.

06-05-2010
Added a new page transcribed by Joe Conroy, entitled, "From the Press: Arcadia Township."
Created a tribute page to the first Carroll County soldier killed in action, Nick G. Vasos, with the contribution and guidance of his niece, Judy Vasos-Baczewski, and the help of researcher Joe Conroy.

06-02-2010
Added 21 new pages to WWI of the Military Section entitled, "From the Press: News of Carroll County Boys & Other Important issues" Table of Contents, transcribed by volunteer Joe Conroy.
Marilyn and I've finished and added Chapter XI and Chapter XII of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.

05-11-2010
Added 9 new photos to Our Carroll County Photo Gallery, completing pages eight and nine.
Marilyn has transcribed, and I've added Chapter X of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.

05-08-2010
With Marilyn's help I've added Chapter IX of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.

04-20-2010
Created and added the 1892 Iowa State Census for Carroll County: Page 1   Page 2   Page 3   Page 4   Page 5   Page 6
With Marilyn's help I've added Chapter VIII of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.

04-03-2010
Created and added to the Marriages section: C.C.G.S. Marriages - 1900-1905, and to the Census Section, a 1920 Index to the Federal Census of Arcadia Township: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Also resurrected 7 long lost "Towns" pages, which are linked through the Towns page.

03-27-2010
Created and added to the Military section: WWII Navy Casualties.

03-08-2010
Marilyn and I finished and added Chapter VI and Chapter VII of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.
I am proud to add Joe Conroy to the list of Volunteers on the Look-ups page. Joe will be doing obituary look-ups, then will post them on the obituary board. Welcome to the team, Joe!

02-11-2010
With Marilyn's help I've added Chapter IV and Chapter V of Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA.
Today, I also added The Carroll County Genealogical Society's 1875-1879 Marriages.
With the gracious help of transcriber Mary Ealy, I've added Newton Township to the 1870 Federal Census.


01-09-2010
Thanks again to Marilyn Setzler, for working with me as we complete Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA. Today we finished and added Chapter 2 & Chapter 3.

12-30-2009
Added Mary Ealy to the list of lookup volunteers. She is willing to do D. A. R lookups. Thanks Mary!
Added a page to the "Military" section, World War I Artifacts, to display a transcription of a letter contributed by Joyce Schumacher Heide.
Thanks to Marilyn Setzler, for working with me as we complete Volume I of The 1912 History of Carroll County, IA. Today we finished and added Chapter 1.

10-16-2009
I reorganized the site today, so I hope none of you have lost too many of your bookmarks. Sorry if you have! Please do a new search to update.
Added the Lanesboro Cemetery monument (Lanesboro Monument) to the Military section.

10-14-2009
Added 2 new pages to the Military section, "Published Articles" & Jim Grettenberg's "Civil War Volunteers."
Added 7 new pages of marriages compiled by the Carroll County Genealogical Society (
Page 1     Page 2     Page 3     Page 4     Page 5     Page 6     Page 7).
Updated page 4 of "World War I Soldiers" to include 1 newly contributed photo.
R
eformatted, cleaned up the photos, re-linked, and added content to the lost school pages for  St. Augustine School, at Halbur.
Created an index for, reformatted and re-linked 16 lost biography pages.

04-12-2009
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 1 new photo, beginning page eight!

02-22-2009
Reformatted, cleaned up the photos, re-linked, and added content to the lost school pages for  St. John School, at Arcadia;  Buck Run School; and
Carroll, Iowa - Schools.

02-14-2009
Created a Civil War Artifacts page to display the generous contributions of Kendal Green. Added contributions of Vance Tigges "1912 History of Carroll County, Iowa."  Volume II (2 Biographies), bringing the total online bios from this work to 31.

02-09-2009
Reformatted, cleaned up the photos, re-linked, and added content to the lost school pages for  St. Bernard Schools, at Breda.

01-22-2009
Reformatted "World War II Role of Honor," added the following: "World War I Photos," (A thru Eic, Eis thru He Ho thru O, R thru Z), World War II Photos, (A thru Ei,  Ei thru Ha,  He thru P,  R thru Z), "World War II Nine-Hundred Army Names," Korean War Photos (A thru E,  F thru K, L thru P, Q thru Z), Viet Nam Photos

01-20-2009
Added contributions of Vance Tigges "1912 History of Carroll County, Iowa."   Volume I  (IntroTOC, Chapters 24 25)   Volume II (29 Biographies)

12-17-2008
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 2 new photos, completing page  seven!

10-24-2008
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 5 new photos, completing page  six, and  beginning page seven! Updated Obituaries to include 2 newly contributed, both to the "F" surnames page. (F)

10-18-2008
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 4 new photos, beginning page six!

10-04-2008
Formatted and linked the newest work by our much appreciated prolific author and volunteer translator/transcriber/author, David Reineke, "DER CARROLL DEMOKRAT, 25TH ANNIVERSARY JUBILEE, Part Two: History of Carroll County."

10-04-2008
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 2 new photos, completing page five!

06-14-2008
Updated Obituaries to include 2 newly contributed, one to the "B" surnames (B), and one to the new "T" surnames page. (T)

03-29-2008
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 4 new photos.

03-19-2008
Found floating around the site, re-edited, and linked twenty-seven pages of family photos, by surname, that had been lost. See:
(A)   (B)   (C)   (D)   (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)   (I)   (J)   (K)   (L)   (M)   (N)   (O)   (P)   (Q)   (R)   (S)   (T)   (V)   (W)  (Z)   (Unknown)

02-16-2008
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 1 new photo, beginning page five!

01-19-2008
Formatted and linked the newest work by our much appreciated prolific author and volunteer translator/transcriber/author, David Reineke, "DER CARROLL DEMOKRAT, 25TH ANNIVERSARY JUBILEE, Part One: Introductions."

11-27-2007
Found floating around the site, re-edited, and linked five pages of obituaries, by surname, that had been lost. See:   (B)     (F)     (P)     (R)     (S)

10-26-2007
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 2 new photos, completing page four!

10-21-2007
The 1906 Township Atlas project was initiated, including ten pages of information.

10-20-2007
Updated Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" to include 3 new pages-- 16 new photos!

07-30-2007
Updated Index of Gravestone Photos to include direct links to the GPP.

01-30-2007
Photo Gallery "Carroll County Memories" was initiated.

01-29-2007
THE GERMAN HERITAGE OF CARROLL CO
Table of Contents

by David Reineke
Chapter Three, Part One Added

01-14-2007
The "1870 Federal Census Transcription Project" was continued with Glidden Township.

01-07-2007
Two new projects have been launched:
The "1870 Federal Census Transcription Project" was initiated with Carroll City, and Carroll Township.
The "History of Towns" project was initiated with Lidderdale.

12-29-2006
Vital record pages have been added: Marriages 1854-68, Marriages 1868-74, Marriages 1880-81, Births - 1880, and Deaths 1880-81.

10-17-2006
The 1922 Township Atlas pages have been redone, as have the Applications for Teacher Certificate.

08-12-2006
THE GERMAN HERITAGE OF CARROLL CO
Table of Contents

by David Reineke
Chapter Fourteen Added

08-06-2006
Carroll County Genealogical Society

Information page and link added.

07-30-2006
New county coordinator Ralph Leonard takes over. A "List of Cemeteries" site was created and linked.
Site is given a new look, many photographs are optimized, and several little problems like broken links are fixed. Some pages are re-written. Some editing was done. The search engine was brought up to date. He called his daughter because today is her birthday, and went grocery shopping. --Whew! Hi everyone! I am honored to be the coordinator for Carroll County!

05--2006
Bios translated from German language newspaper updated.
From Der Carroll Demokrat, a German-language Newspaper.  Published between about 1874 and 1920.  These bios are from a special 25th Anniversary Edition of  September 20, 1899

03--2006
THE GERMAN HERITAGE OF CARROLL CO
Table of Contents
by David Reineke
Chapter Two Added

03-18-2006
Site Brought Up To Date.  Lost pages back on line.  Search Engine brought up to date.

THE GERMAN HERITAGE OF CARROLL CO
Table of Contents

by David Reineke

02-20-2006
We have some bios back on the site, we hope to have more later. Almost everything that was on this site was removed by the last CC.  With the help of Bill Smith and Marilu Thurman we have got most of it back on.  Let's hope this never happens again.

01-19-2006
HISTORY
Two New Articles contributed by volunteer Marilu  Underberg Thurman.
Mt. Carmel Store & Mt. Carmel & surrounding areas. Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is also a contribution from Marilu.

 
01-19-2006
CEMETERIES
Three Cemeteries transcribed by Frank Stanley.
Oak Hill, Old Carrollton & Union Township
This is valuable data for Carroll County researchers __ Thank you Frank!

 01-18-2006
GERMAN IMMIGRANTS TO CARROLL CO.
Translations from German Publications by David Reineke
1899 Biographies, German Family Obituaries, History from German Publications & Weddings, etc.
David is preparing more for Carroll Co.

 
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