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Jackson County, Iowa was formed December 21, 1837;
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FEBRUARY 2016
BUSINESSES: Sharp Bros.
OBITS: Mary Ann Herrig, Ida Herrig, William Huff, Minnie Hams, Emma Hershberger, Harry H. Hall, Clara Hoelzner
BIRTHS: Michael Daughter, Babcock Girl, Miller Daughter, Dillon Kenneth Doneilson, Mildred Jeanette Sommers
PEOPLE: Agnes Burke, Pearl Bennett Broxam, H. Gale Buchner, Hi Beedle
NEWS-ANNIVERSARIES: C. T. and Edna Martin
NEWS-MARRIAGES: Wirtz-Coakley, Pancratz-Weaver, Adair-Hardin, Burnett-Weber, Barnett-Lucas, Hipschen-Scholtes, Stoecken-Speigel
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1921 Electric Rates, 1921-Electric Power Notification

JANUARY 2016
OBITS: Contributed by Ken Wright - Samuel Bedford, Francis Lee, Thomas Green, Peter Franzen, Mary Adams, Charley Reppert
OBITS: Mary French, Alvin Fairbrother, Herman Felderman
MILITARY-NEWS: 1918-Navy Collier Cyclops Lost Over a Month, 1917-Ernest Clarke
FAMILIES: Summers Family
HISTORY: Brandon and Farmers Creek Townships to 1850

DECEMBER 2015
MILITARY: Bios/Memorials - George Young, Lemuel Manley, Allison Young, Patrick Hannon, John S. Billups, John R. Roe, Fritz Vollbehr, Joseph W. Savitz, William Simpson, Archibald T. Lambertson, Edgar A. Tolman, Elizabeth Teters, Jacob Teters, Rachael Hawkins Turno
OBITS: E. L. Cooley, Polina Clary, Elizabeth Miller Collins, Salina Conery, A. B. Correll, Mrs. A. B. Correll, Margaret Ann Case Carrol, Robert Chandler, Emma Connery, Abigail Reed Crane, Calvin S. Clary, Barbara Charpiot
OBITS: Contributed by Ken Wright - John Wall, Cynthia Clement, Franky Bowen, Elizabeth Wise, Charles Flombsly, D. J. Watkins, J. C. Tietjens
OBITS: Heinrich "Henry" Christian Carl Durkop, Mamie Louella Roush, Mary Jane Bright, submitted by Debora Holm
DIRECTORIES: Old Settlers' Reunion Attendees 1905 thru 1913, includes birth dates, locations, arrival in Iowa. Over 1700 entries.
QUERIES: Lyman Leland, Irene Perry, Davis Leland

NOVEMBER 2015
OBITS: John Streets
DIVORCE: Jennie Mae Springer Bremmer and Arthur H. Bremmer
HISTORY: Reminiscences - Old Log Houses
NEWS-BIRTHS: Warren Harding Redmond, Mary Magdeline Schulte, Cecilia Bickford Schmidt, Homer Moore, Jr.
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. J. W. Mack, J. T. Ayres, A. B. Bowen, Mildred Poole, Julia Truax, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bean
NEWS-CRIME: George Patterson, 1923-Joseph Kelso Indicted, Chester Correll Shoots Former Wife

OCTOBER 2015
OBITS: Contributed by Ken Wright - Henry Collinson, Philip Albery, Patrick Brennan, Mary L. G. Barker, Sophia Becker
OBITS: Mrs. John Said, Pheobe Sweesey, Mrs. S. A. Shattuck, Ansel P. Simpson
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. M. Barker, Mrs. B. J. McDonald, Addison Drake, Fred Gurius, Marion Erb

SEPTEMBER 2015
DIRECTORIES: 1908-Maquoketa Residents Aged 70 and Up
MILITARY: 1909-Veteran Reunion, bio for Andrew Clark
OBITS: William Orr - Contributed by Ken Wright
OBITS: Mary E. Briggs, Adelia Barnes, Fredrick C. Bauman, H. W. Beidler, Chas. Becker, Isaac Barrett, Alfred Barrows, Anna E. Benjamin, W. E. Richardson, F. N. Rhodes, Eliza Reeves, Calvin L. Ripple, Sarah J. Ripperton, William Richardson, Harvey Reid (2), John Cook, Mary E. Carnahan, John Abrams, Mrs. Chas. Follett, George W. Vine
HISTORY: Reminiscences of Anna Wilson, Charles Wyckoff
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1868-Sheriff and deputy killed at Alma Iowa, 1860-Two girls hang themselves
NEWS-VISITS: Eben B. Allen, Curtain Landis, Florence Lovejoy, Ruby Lovejoy, Sterling Lovejoy, Mrs. M. Majors, Walter Purling, Burr Van Schrader, Jessie Scott, Joseph Glanant Morgan
NEWS-BIRTHS: Frances Joseph Thomas Wall, Lester William Meyers, John Peter Sprank, Kathleen Fern Stuart, Edward William Marburger
PEOPLE E. H. Levsen, A. D. Lawrence, P. L. Lake, John Leslie
TOWNSHIPS The Settlement of Brandon Township
CRIME Jack Preston, Elam Rulston, Fred Kelsal
COURT Fletcher vs. McCarron, Leonard D. Wherry, 1921-New Cases Court, 1874-Saloon Lawsuit

AUGUST 2015
OBITS: George C. Heberling, Catherine Campbell, Florian Schmidt, Clara Catharine Whitley, John Carter, Mary E. Seamonds, Anita Maxine Sutton, Abraham Degear, Triatje De Fries, Joseph Friedmann, Malachi Gleason, Anita M. Schmidt, Mary Rhodes, M. W. Rhodes, Fannie M. Haight, Olinda Hackman, Nancy Porter, Dennis Pool, Emma Bohnson, Alvina Broderson, George Watters, Sr., H. A. Warren, J. C. Murray, Michael Mahony - contributed by Ken Wright.
QUERIES: Elijah Clark Mears and Sally "Caroline" (Averill) Balcomb Mears
MILITARY-PENSIONS: German S. Wright, Joseph Anderson, Jacob Lay, Martin J. Esty, Isaac B. Smith, John Niblock, Mary-Mother of Harrison W. Day, Jacob Babcock, Frederick Miller, T. W. Morgan, S. J. Palmer, F. Tionan, S. Atherton, W. C. Morden
OBITS: Mabel Miller, Dee V. Miller, Margaret Morrow, Leroy Manderscheid, Elizabeth Manders, Veronica Manders, Erich Manders, Raymond Markus, Frank C. Montgomery, Edith Majors, Mrs. Miller, Frank P. Mitchell, Hugh Means, W. B. Hunter, Susanna Buchner Martin, Mrs. Eliza McMeans, Emma P. Sisler Miller, Thomas McMurray
PEOPLE: J. E. Shannon (2), Myrl Sizer, J. T. Sargent, R. M. Stockey, Mrs. Frank Sears, George F. Sexton, H. B. Sessions, W. M. Stephens, William N. McClintock, Lulu Moulton, J. B. Murray With Howard Phillips, Mrs. Murray & Eleanor Mathias, The Chester Turney Saga from imprisonment to release and more.
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1882-Train Fares
MARRIAGES: Woods-Richardson, Levsen-French, Cavin-Rowley, Morton-Edwards, Wilcox-Longman, Lambert-Seidlinger, Lawrence-Stewart, Lovejoy-Wherry

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