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Here's a running log of website changes that we've made . . . .

2012  
June 13
  • Added surname of ELLIS to Surnames webpage.

May 4
April 22
  • Added surnames of BLASCHKE, ENSWEILER, LIESENFELD, LIESENFELDT, LIESENFELT, and REISER to Surnames webpage.

March 30
February 22
January 4
2011  
June 7
  • Added surnames of ATKINS, BANKS, HAYWARD, MUMMERY, MUZZALL, PIERCE, and SAXTON to Surnames webpage.

June 4
May 7
May 5
  • Added surname of BANKS to Surnames webpage.

April 27
  • Added surname of HOLTZ to Surnames webpage.

April 13
  • Added surnames of BARNEY, COSLET, FIEFFER, and PFEIFFER to Surnames webpage.

March 31
  • Added surnames of KOTLARZ, MUCHA, and PLUTA to Surnames webpage.

March 20
  • Added surnames of BENDER, DINWIDDIE, HENDERSON, LUTE, McCANN, MORROW, STEWART, SUHR, WATT, and ZAHRN to Surnames webpage.

March 15
February 21
February 19
February 15
February 8
  • Added surname of WEINS to Surnames webpage.

January 29
  • Updated the Gary Screw & Bolt Company List of Employees to include surnames beginning with T, U, and V. This index now embraces those surnames beginning with A through S, for a total of 13,121 records. Transcriptions for this database are ongoing.

January 22
January 8
  • Updated the Gary Screw & Bolt Company List of Employees to include surnames beginning with S. This index now embraces those surnames beginning with A through S, for a total of 12,217 records. Transcriptions for this database are ongoing.

January 4
  • Added surnames of BERLIN, HALLBERG, LYTLE, and WHITMORE to Surnames webpage.

2010  
November 19
November 14
November 13
  • Added surname of WELLS to Surnames webpage.

November 6
October 23
October 4
  • Added surname of FULLER to Surnames webpage.

September 15
September 12
August 26
  • Added surnames of BALOG, CHESNEY, CRONTZ, FUZI, FUZY, KOPCHA, KOPCSO, KOPSHA, KUNDRAT, PAUNOVICH, PLOCIENNIK, PLUCIENNIK, POLK, SABO, SAKO, SIMKO, and SZENDI to Surnames webpage.

August 20
August 8
August 2
  • Added surname of WINSLOW to Surnames webpage.

July 22
July 19
July 6
June 27
May 16
March 5
  • Added surnames of GRUBB, MAROVICH, and PAVLITZA to Surnames webpage.

March 4
  • Added surnames of FREY, FRY, and SWENEY to Surnames webpage.

February 13
  • Added surnames of DZAMKO, FISKO, GOLOB, GUERRE, JEHLEN, KAPLUN, KLOBUCHAR, PLESHA, REBECK, and REBIC to Surnames webpage.

February 10
January 31
2009  
December 17
  • Added surnames of GERBING, HUGHES, SCHMAL, STIEFEL, and WHEELER to Surnames webpage.

December 12
December 3
November 5
September 21
September 18
September 17
August 30
  • Added surname of SAUTTER to Surnames webpage.

August 24
August 23
August 10
August 9
  • Added surnames of HEITMANN and MANTHE to Surnames webpage.

July 19
  • Added surnames of BECKMAN, BORGER, BURGESS, BUTENSCHEN, GRABE, KLEMM, MEYER, RICE, SCHILLING, and STAUFFER to Surnames webpage.

July 8
  • Added surnames of LAHAYN and LAHAYNE to Surnames webpage.

June 29
  • Updated Insolvent Tax Payers List for Lake County to website, which now contains more than 32,500 unique records. This update completes this project.

June 13
  • Added surname of HAMANN to Surnames webpage.

May 22
  • Added surnames of BOURELLE, HARNEY, HORNEY, HUSEMAN, HUSEMANN, and MILLER to Surnames webpage.

April 13
  • Added surnames of BECZA, BETTSYA, BODNAR, HOHAS, HOHOS, MILOBAR, MILOBARA, NAGY, PACULA, PLATISA, PLATISHA, SMUTKO, SZMUTKO, and URBAN to Surnames webpage.

April 12
  • Added surnames of CLIFFORD and SHANAHAN/SHANNAHAN to Surnames webpage.

March 29
  • Added surname of QUINN to Surnames webpage.

March 10
  • Added surname of SARTI to Surnames webpage.

March 7
January 19
  • Added surnames of HURSEY, HUSK, KAPICA, LIBICIAN, MANDELKER, and POTEE to Surnames webpage.

January 16
January 4
January 1
  • Added surname of DUPUIS to Surnames webpage.

2008  
December 8
December 4
December 2
November 26
November 25
November 24
November 21
November 20
November 5
November 4
October 13
October 4
  • Added surnames of POLSTER and SCHMIDT to Surnames webpage.

September 23
  • Added surname of JESSUP to Surnames webpage.

August 8
August 4
August 1
July 31
July 20
July 7
  • Added surname of HAGGI to Surnames webpage.

  • Updated current list of NWIGS Officers on the About Us webpage.

June 3
  • Updated postage and handling fees on Publications webpage to reflect increased postal rates.

May 15
May 10
April 19
March 1
  • Added surnames of BECKETT, BLIMM, BRANSUELA, BRESNAHAN, BUEHL, CARROLL, DAVIDSON, DILLINGHAM, FOSTER, FOX, FRIEND, GLESSNER, HUEBNER, JONES, JUNGELS, KEENE, LOUDERMILK, MARGE, McCLURE, MOORE, MOSIER, NOLAN, PROSEUS, SCHICK, SHERWOOD, SPROUL, STROUD, TATE, VINCENT, WALKER, WOOD, and YESTER to Surnames webpage.

February 3
  • Added surnames of BOOS, HELFEN, KREMER, KREUTZ, KRON, KUHN, LIESENFELT(D), PETRI, SCHERER, SCHWEITZER, WARKEN, and WENDEL to Surnames webpage.

January 21
  • Added surnames of POWELL, SAYLES, and WHEELER to Surnames webpage.

January 13
January 7
  • Added surnames of BONHAM, SPENCER, and YOUNG to Surnames webpage.

2007  
December 16
  • Added surnames of LIESENFELD, LIESENFELT, and SWEITZER to Surnames webpage.

December 13
  • Added surnames of CLIFTON, PIERCE, and TRACY to Surnames webpage.

December 9
  • Updated upcoming NWIGS meeting topics and locations on the homepage.

November 23
November 18
November 11
November 9
November 7
  • Added a new publication now available for purchase from NWIGS to the Publications webpage. This publication is the 1891 Plat Book for Appraisers of Real Estate for Lake County, Indiana. The 1891 plats represent the assessment for 1890 and, therefore, can be used as a substitute for the 1890 federal census for Lake County.

November 6
  • More than 2,800 images are currently available on the Northwest Indiana Views webpage, with approximately 900 of these images having been added within the past year.

November 5
October 18
October 13
  • Added surnames of JONES, RENOUF, SHAW, STRONG and VINCENT to Surnames webpage.

September 25
  • Added surnames of ARVIDSON, BACHMANN, BANDGREN, BRICKNER, EAGLE, KAISER, LOTTER, MARTIN, REICH, RICH, SCHNEIDER, SMITH, and ZIMMERMAN to Surnames webpage.
September 22
September 12
August 23
  • Added Laurie Kender to the researcher list on the Lookups webpage.

August 10
  • Updated the NWIGS Homepage with upcoming NWIGS meeting information. Updated the About Us webpage to reflect changes in current and past officers of the Society.

August 6
July 10
July 9
  • Added surname of YOUNG to Surnames webpage.

June 25
June 22
  • Added surname of McQUAID to Surnames webpage.

May 29
  • Added surnames of BUCHSTABER, COHN, and SMITH to Surnames webpage.

May 25
  • Added surnames of BELL and BRANDT to Surnames webpage.

April 26
  • Added new Index of Early Land Sales and Purchases in Lake County, 1837-1857 to website, as well as a link to this new index on the Archives webpage.

  • Added three new publications now available for purchase from NWIGS to the Publications webpage. These publications include: Calumet Park Cemetery index (Ross Township, Lake County); Index to TWIGS Newsletters (1978 through May 2006); and Early Land Sales and Purchases in Lake County, 1837-1857.

March 27
  • Added surnames of BOPP, KENZIE, MACIEJEWSKI, PAGANELLI, and WIERZBICKI to Surnames webpage.

March 4
  • Added surnames of BRICKMAN, BRUCKMAN, HEPP, HIPP, RUPPEL, and SPIELER to Surnames webpage.

February 24
  • Added surnames of STANEK and STYBA to Surnames webpage.

February 19
February 18
  • Added surnames of HARNESS, MOFFETT, MOFFITT, and WOLFORD to Surnames webpage.

February 15
  • Added surname of ADAMSON to Surnames webpage.

February 11
  • Added surnames of CANNON, JARNECKE, and MAXWELL to Surnames webpage.

February 10
  • Added surname of O'BRIEN to Surnames webpage.

January 28
January 26
  • Added surnames of ALLEN, CRISMAN, and JONES to Surnames webpage.

January 12
January 5
  • Added surnames of BOBLET, BOLAN, BROKWAY, BURCH, BURNS, CALL, CAPITO, GRIMES, HARTMAN, HERSHBERGER, HIGHFIELD, HITE, HUFFMAN, HULETT, KNAPP, JENKINS, MOUDY, MYERS, NICHOLS, PALMER, PAVEY, PICKARD, PRICE, ROYER, SAWTELLE, SCRITCHFIELD, SHELL, SKINNER, SPIVEY, STIPE, TAYLOR, THOMPSON, THON, and TREMAN to Surnames webpage.

2006  
December 19
  • Added surname of BALAZS to Surnames webpage.

December 9
December 7
  • Added surnames of GAJEWSKI, GASKE, GASKEY, and GASKI to Surnames webpage.

November 30
  • Updated NWIGS monthly meeting information to Home webpage.

November 28
  • Added surnames of BYRNE, CREGAN, HONAN, McDONOUGH, McNULTY, and ROCHFORD to Surnames webpage.

November 14
  • Added surname of CADWELL to Surnames webpage.

November 13
  • Added surname of DAVIDSON to Surnames webpage.

November 8
  • Added surname of SPOOR to Surnames webpage.

November 6
  • Added surnames of BAKER, HOFFMAN, HUFFMAN, KUBISZAK, MOORE, and MORGAN to Surnames webpage.

November 5
  • Added surnames of BUCZKOWSKA, BUCZKOWSKI, BUCZKOWSKY, CALVELAGE, COHORST, FERNEDING, GRAVE, IHORST, KENKEL, KOHORST, KUHN, RIPLEY, TRENTMAN, TRENTMANN, VAUBLE, VAUPEL, VERNEDING, VOTANIS, and WOJTANIS  to Surnames webpage.

November 2
  • Added surname of BEEMER to Surnames webpage.

October 21
  • Added surnames of KAPPE, KAPPY, RICHTER, and SCHMUESER to Surnames webpage.

October 20
  • Added surnames of CARR, JACKSON, and KINNEY to Surnames webpage.

October 17
October 8
  • Added D and E surname lists to the Pullman-Standard Employees Index Project, as well as updated surname lists for surnames beginning with A, B, and C.

  • The Northwest Indiana Views webpage has been updated to include a total of 1,928 unique images of Lake County (117 images) and Porter County (1,811 images). Images are continually being added to this webpage.

September 19
  • Added 26 images from a 1924 promotional booklet published by Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute in Valparaiso, Indiana to Northwest Indiana Views webpage.

  • Added surnames of CANNELLS, GALLES, McCARTHY, ROBERTS, and SCHULP to Surnames webpage.

September 18
  • Added surnames of CAMP, GRIMMER, HUMPFER, REDAR, REDER, SCHERER, STOMMEL, and WEIS to Surnames webpage.

September 10
  • Added surnames of BROWN, COLE, DILLINGHAM, and OSBORN to Surnames webpage.

September 8
  • Added surnames of BLIMM, FANCHER, GORDON, GRAGG, GREGG, LUTE, MEE, SCHNABEL, STUMP, and STUMPF to Surnames webpage.

  • Added links to other websites that contain images of Northwest Indiana to the Northwest Indiana Views webpage.

September 2
  • Added link to the Past NWIGS Meetings webpage to an article published in The Times concerning the August 2006 genealogy seminar lead by Bill Schu.

August 30
  • Announcement of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy meeting posted on the Home webpage.

August 27
  • Added surname of HERZOG to Surnames webpage. Made a variety of minor editorial changes to several webpages.

August 25
  • Added surnames of MARSDEN and WEMPLE to Surnames webpage.

August 21
  • Added surnames of KULESA (KULESZA) and LULA to Surnames webpage.

August 20
August 16
  • Added NWIGS's September, October, and November 2006 meeting information to the homepage.

August 12
  • Added surnames of BOTHWELL, BUTLER, DUTTON, LOUKS, LOUX, PARKHURST, PHILLIPS, PIERCE, PLATT, STEVENS, VAN VALKENBURG, and WILCOX to Surnames webpage.

August 10
July 28
  • Added webcounter to bottom of all parent webpages.

July 23
July 22
  • Lake County Claim Docket reorganized into surname sections to increase speed of page loading.

  • Added webmaster section to About Us webpage.

  • Twigs Article Index updated to include articles from 2005 through July 2006.

July 20
  • Added surnames of BONEY and ENNIS to Surnames webpage.

  • Added membership contact information to About Us webpage.

  • Corrected General Land Office listing in Online Archives section; converted page from MS Excel to html format.

  • Increased readability of Gary 1909 Telephone listing on Online Archives section.

  • Added missing Lake County Church and Naturalization Records publications to the Our Publications webpage.

July 19
  • Completed migration to newly designed NWIGS website.