PROJECT VOLUNTEERS
The best way for everyone to have the best data to share is for you to volunteer to help add information to this website.  If you would like to sign up for one of the following projects, please email us and we'll reserve your spot today!!  More than one volunteer may sign up for the same project and work together toward completion.

Guidelines area available to help you decide if you would like to volunteer for one of these projects.

If you do not see a project here you can participate in, try something small-go through your research and post your Muscatine Co obituaries, biographies and submit supplimental information you may have on burials!
 
 
PROJECT VOLUNTEER PROJECT STATUS
CEMETERY LOCATION/MAPPING PROJECT: PERSON OR PERSONS WITH ACCESS TO ATLASES, OLD AND NEW PLAT MAPS OR IN THE MUSCATINE AREA WHO CAN COMPILE A LIST OF ACCURATE DIRECTIONS TO EACH KNOWN CEMETERY LOCATION AND PLOT THEM ON A MAP WE CAN POST ON THE WEBSITE Susie Martin-Rott list of known cemeteries completed-
some mapping done
need volunteer to help with directions, etc.
CEMETERY TOMBSTONE TRANSCRIPTIONS:
WE NEED PEOPLE TO WALK THE CEMETERIES AND NOTE THE NAMES AND DATES FROM THE STONES YOU MAY USE OUR LISTS AND DOUBLE-CHECK ADD INFORMATION TO THEM OR START FROM SCRATCH. 

IN SOME CASES, VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO BE NEEDED TO RESEARCH OLD BIOGRAPHIES, OBITUARIES OR OTHER ITEMS TO RECONSTRUCT LIST FOR LOCATIONS WHICH ARE NO LONGER IN EXISTENCE.

Ardon Cemetery (aka St Malachy) 
Section 15 Seventy Six Twp 
Bersie Family Cemetery 
Bloomington 
(now the Bloomington Section of Greenwood) 
Bloomington Friends Cemetery 
Bloomington Twp Section 14 
Brockway Cemetery  Orono Twp, Sec 9  Susie Martin-Rott
and Mary Singleton
rewalked 10 Jul 2000
in process of being transcribed
Bluff Private Burials
Seventy Six Twp, Section 22 
Camp Strong 
Civil War Confederate Prisoners burial plot 
Conesville Cemetery 
Orono Twp Section 17, Conesville 
Susie Martin-Rott
and Mary Singleton
rewalked 10-11 Jul 2000
complete thru 10 Jul 2000 and online!
Cranston Cemetery 
Seventy Six Twp, Section 18 
Muscatine County Farm (aka County Home) - 
Bloomington Twp Section 33 
Eleanor McCleary Index online
book available for purchase
Dodge Family Plot
Montpelier Twp Sec 17 
Doran Family
Wilton Twp Section 16 
Duffee Cemetery aka Duff, aka Kaufmann, 
Moscow Twp, Sect. 3
Dr. Jeff Kaufmann records and history now online
Edginton Family Burial
Cedar Twp Section 27 
Fairport Cemetery 
Sweetland Twp, Section 25
Furlong Farm
Seventy Six Twp, Section 9 
Funck Family Cemetery
Seventy Six Twp, Section 14 
Gatton Family Moscow Twp, Section 8
Gilbert  Family Cemetery 
Sweetland Twp, Sec. 19 
Goshen Twp Cemetery- research to see if this is Oakdale 
Greenwood 
Muscatine, Bloomington Twp Sec 3 
Susie Martin-Rott listing obtained partially online
database is missing most birth and death dates-gives burial dates only will need research

702 "lost burials" listing completed by Lynn McCreary and online!

Harker Cemetery
Sweetland Twp, Section 9
Healy Cemetery- Moscow Twp 
High Prairie Cemetery
Lake Twp Section 35 
Holliday Family Burial Plot
Seventy Six Twp, Sec. 22 
Island Cemetery 
aka Fruitland Cemetery 
Fruitland Twp Sec 29  
Houtz Cemetery (aka Vanetta)  
Seventy Six Twp, Section 4 
Jewish Cemetery
Sweetland Twp, Section 19 
Jesse Cemetery (aka Harrof Cem)  
Seventy Six Twp, Sec. 4
Kiser Cemetery (aka Eisele Cem), 
Seventy Six Twp, Sec. 12 
Klein Cemetery Moscow Twp, Section 28  Dr. Jeff Kaufmann will help catalog if another volunteer  to help can be found-
Krell Cemetery  Sweetland Twp, Section 14  Susie Martin-Rott rewalked Jul 1999
online now
Lamp Cemetery Wilton Twp Section 9 
Lenz Cemetery West Liberty, Lake Twp 
Lutheran Home Cemetery  
Fruitland Twp, Section 4 
Melpine Cemetery 
Wilton Twp, Section 26 
Memorial Park Cemetery  
Bloomington Twp Section 27 
Beverly S. Gerdts now online through Jul 2000
corrections/additions received
currently being added
Miller Cemetery 
Lake Twp; private burials 
Montpelier Cemetery 
Montpelier Twp Section 23 
Mount Calvary Cemetery  
Wapsinonoc Twp Section 14 
West Liberty Public Library Staff and Volunteers updated through Sep 2000 
and online
Moscow Cemetery Janette Proctor McMahon has located partial record and will be rewalking 
Muscatine Cemetery  same as Greenwood
Nichols Cemetery  Pike Twp Section 14  Nichols  Dixie Smalley-Brewer

Eleanor McCleary

rewalked June, 2000
currently being transcribed
 
North Prairie Cemetery
West Liberty, Wapsinonoc Section 1 
West Liberty Public Library Staff and Volunteers updated through Sep 2000 
and online
Nye Cemetery-Montpelier Twp Section 20 
Nyenhuis Cemetery
 Muscatine Bloomington Twp, Sec. 3 
now part of Greenwood Cemetery
Mark S. Nyenhuis Provided history and photos
Now part of Greenwood
Oakdale Cemetery 
(aka Wilton Cem) Wilton Twp, Section 1
Oak Grove Cemetery 
Cedar Twp Section 14
Oak Ridge Cemetery 
West Liberty, Wapsinonoc Twp Section 13 
West Liberty Public Library Staff and Volunteers updated through Aug 2000
online placement in progress
Old County Burial
Seventy Six Twp, Section 2 
Old Potter's Field
Lake Twp, Sec. 1 
Old St. Mary's Cemetery  
Bloomington Twp Section 27 
Overman Cemetery, Atalissa, Sec. 24, Twp 78N, Range 3W. Goshen Twp 
Parr Cemetery
New Era/Pleasant Prairie- Fulton Twp 
Highway 61 adjacent to Hawkeye Speedway
Susie Martin-Rott rewalked Jul 1999
needs updated to include burials after that date
Patterson Cemetery
Montpelier Twp 
Potter's Field
Bloomington Twp, Section 14
Rogers Cemetery Nichols   
Saint Johns Cemetery Muscatine NW 
Saint Mary's Cemetery Muscatine, Bloomington Twp Sec 34
St. Mary's Cemetery 
Pike Twp Section 8 near Nichols
Eleanor McCleary
Saint Marys Cemetery Wilton Twp, Section 12 
Schmeltzer Orono Twp, Section 28 
South Prairie Cemetery West Liberty, Wapsinonoc Twp Section 17  West Liberty Public Library Staff and Volunteers updated through Aug 2000
online
Teeters Burial Plot Cedar Twp, Section 22 
Timberlake Cemetery, Atalissa , Goshen Twp Sec 22 
Watkins Cemetery Nichols, Pike Twp Section 27  Eleanor McCleary rewalked 2000
updated version now online
Wayland - Pike Twp, Section 6  Eleanor McCleary
Weiss Private Burial Plot Goshen Twp Section 22 
Wesson Family Cemetery 
Pike Twp Section 23, Nichols 
Whitmer- Wilton Twp 
Wildasan Cemetery Wilton 
CEMETERY LISTINGS UPDATE/ENHANCEMENT:
PERSONS TO COLLECT INFORMATION VIA CENSUS, SSDI, or ONLINE OBITUARY SOURCES TO FILL IN BLANKS ON CEMETERY LISTINGS.
WPA Cemetery Listings 
Iowa Cemeteries (LDS Film 1023608)
Muscatine Co cemetery records (LDS 1023107) 
Susie Martin-Rott completed and online 
under each individual cemetery
CENSUS TRANSCRIPTION PROJECT: TRANSCRIBE ALL KNOWN CENSUS RECORDS FOR MUSCATINE COUNTY INCLUDING FEDERAL, STATE, VETERANS AND MORTALITY SCHEDULES.  YOU MAY VOLUNTEER TO DO ONE TOWNSHIP WITHIN THE COUNTY IF YOU LIKE DUE TO THE SIZE OF THIS PROJECT
1840 Federal Census Film M704-102
1850 Federal Census Film M432-187
1860 Federal Census Film M653-337
1870 Federal Census Film M593-413
1880 Federal Census Film T9-358
1900 Federal Census Film T623-450
1910 Federal Census Film T624-415 index available for lookups
1920 Federal Census Film T625-504
1850 Mortality Schedule (LDS Film 1421006)
1860 Mortality Schedule (LDS Film 1421007) 
1870 Mortality Schedule (LDS Film 1550790)
1880 Mortality Schedule (LDS Film 1550794)
1883 Veteran's Pension Roll Susie Martin-Rott in progress
1895 State Census (LDS Film 1022088)
1905 State Census 
(LDS Films 1430551-1430554)
1915 State Census 
(LDS Films 1462652-1462657)
1925 State Census 
(LDS Films 1429473-1429477)
MARRIAGE RECORDS PROJECT: TRANSCRIBE RECORDS OF MARRIAGES FROM COURT HOUSE IN MUSCATINE; SUPPLIMENT RECORDS WITH NEWSPAPER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR OTHER SOURCE MATERIALS.
Marriages 1837-1850 Susie Martin-Rott completed and online minus Aug 19-Dec 1838-court house cannot locate records for that period
Marriages 1851-1860 Susie Martin-Rott 1851 completed - rest being transcribed
CIVIL WAR ROSTERS copies available from Susie Martin-Rott
need volunteer to transcribe
MISCELLANEOUS COUNTY RECORDS If you have any other records to contribute, contact Susie Martin-Rott

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