Jackson County, Iowa

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Formed: December 21, 1837;
Named After: U.S. President Andrew Jackson
Location: Eastern Iowa bordering the Mississippi River.

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SEPTEMBER 2018
OBITS: William E. Jennings, Florence Schroeder, William A. Schroeder, Martha Summers, Clinton Graul, Seneca I. Griffin, Leonard G. Gilbert, Lena Ostert Clary, John H. Webber, Emma E. Anderson Woods, Lydia S. Towner Waugh, Hillion Webb, Lydia Wilcox, Elizabeth Wilson, Mrs. Chas Wycok, Laura Wright, John J. Wall, Henry Willman, Theo Westphall, Mrs. Joseph Wootton
NEWS-FIRE: 1846-McCormick Family Fire
PEOPLE: Adelbert Deloss Wilberger, Myron Young, Mrs. Geo. Zentner, George H. Rightmire
MILITARY-PENSIONS: Peter J. Potter, John Cortland, H. Smith, Isaac B. Smith

AUGUST 2018
BIOS: J. G. Smith, Harvey Reid, George Washington Winner
OBITS: Dan Ast, Mrs. William Archer, H. S. Hutchins
MILITARY-SOLDIERS: Fred Repphun, John J. Henry, Chris H. Duhme
COURT: Chris Denlinger, William Tarr
NEWS-POLITICAL: 1869 Public Officials
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1845-Ferry Across the Mississippi
NEWS-VISITS: J. P. Brucher, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Barkley

JULY 2018
OBITS: Mr. McCormick, Kathryn Murray, Anna A. Koos
FAMILIES: Misc. Info - Dittoe - McKinney
QUERIES: Dittoe-McKenna, Hiram Brisbin, Harriet Jane Bender
MILITARY-PENSIONS: George Booth, Nathaniel Wilson, Daniel McCoy, Levi Lovelee
NEWS-ILLNESS: Mrs. Ben Felderman
NEWS-BIRTHS: James Joseph O'Connell, Bernaradine Donovan

JUNE 2018
OBITS: Wallace Boy, Benjamin H. Wilcox, Susan B. White, Stephen Larkey, Marie Weinschenk, Mildred Weinschenk, Mrs. Frank Weinschenk, Abraham B. Dobson, Henrietta Frost, Aloysius N. Flammang
PEOPLE: Mrs. Dennis Guerdip, Fletcher Wilson, George Schwartz, John K. Miller, Charles Pleiser
FAMILIES: Family Info / Lineage for Ada Dohany Griffin, Mrs. Laura M. Stephenson Parsons
NEWS-ILLNESS: James Anderson
NEWS-CRIME: Jacob Heins, J. M. Schuller, Henry Brown murdered by Absalom Montgomery, Ferdinand Mueller Shoots 70 Year Old Wife, Fred Kelsall
NEWS-FIRE: 1872-John Van Horn, 1930-Jailed Man Killed (Alfred Tenslow)
BUSINESSES: News-O. A. Carmona
DIRECTORIES: 1869-Bellevue
TOWNS: 1921-Preston Votes Sewer System, 1921-Maquoketa Salaries

MAY 2018
FAMILIES: Histories-Veach Research Note submitted by Carl Ingwalson
OBITS: Mr. Callahan, Laura A. Clark, Charles Crane, James H. Cartwright, Marietta F. Cannell, Jennie Smith Covell, Amanda Cook, Mary Conner, Peter Capesius
PEOPLE: George Schwartz, Helen Shoup
NEWS-VISITS: Mrs. Clarence Irwin, James Anderson, Charles Coverdale, Nettie Hall
SCHOOLS: Graduates-1921 Maquoketa Commencement



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