History and Genealogy of Winneshiek County, Iowa

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County Information

County seat: Decorah
Year Organized: 1847
Square Miles: 690

The county was originally settled in 1848 in present day Bloomfield Township (near Castalia, Iowa)
and in Washington Township (near Fort Atkinson, Iowa). It was organized in 1847.

201 W. Main Street
County Courthouse
Decorah, IA 52101-1713
Phone: (563)382-5085
Fax: (563)387-4083



Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Families Historical Info
Marriages/Divorces Military Data News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths Orphan Train Stories Schools
Towns And Villages Townships
Website Updates:
28 Jan 2018:
Census; 1860 Mortality Census - Bloomfield Township; Frankville Township; Military Township; Springfield Township
Towns And Villages: Decorah; Ossian
Towns And Villages: Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices - Moneek
Biographies: Lewis B. Whitney
Military Data: Vietnam War - U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War for Winneshiek County
27 Jan 2018:
Biographies: Ben Bear; William H. Burtis; Lauritz M. Enger; Harry J. Green; John C. Hexom; William H. Smith
Towns And Villages: Frankville
Historical Info: Histories - Chronological History of Winneshiek County
25 Jan 2018:
Births & Birthdays: 1904-1906 Birth Index
Obituaries/Deaths: Obituaries - Henry Ansten; Ralph C. Ask; Zola Mae Blakeberg; Gunhild Stenerson Snersrud Bleckeberg; Elmer M. Dahle; Alan H. Fadness; Clara Rosalinda Tollefson Fretheim; Herman B. Fretheim; Gordon Fulsaas; Lauritz Larson Haga; Henry O. Haugen; Alice A. Hovden; Anton Hovden; Janet C. Lyngaas Hovden; Quentin Hover; Thilda Johnson; Kjersti Evans Myran; Albert C. Ness; Annie Peterson; Adolph Millford Quam; Louisa Tollefson; Norma Jean Jordahl Townswick
Census Data: 1860 Mortality Census - Bluffton Township; Burr Oak Township; Canoe Township; Fremont Township; Hesper Township; Highland Township; Orleans Township; Pleasant Township
24 Jan 2018:
Census Data: 1860 Mortality Census - Calmar Township; Decorah Township; Glenwood Township; Sumner Township; Washington Township
Biographies: B. Anundsen (Second Bio)
Births & Birthdays: Birthdays - Deborah F. Knowlton
Obituaries/Deaths: Obituaries - Lloyd C. Anderson; Rev. M. Stanley Ballard; Gregg Becker; Edith E. Olson Bishop; Donald Bolgren; Martin Dalen; Antoinette Eppens; Clarence Falness; Paula D. Morgan Fleming; Mrs. Haagen Fristad; Kenneth J. Gerleman; Eleanor A. Graf; Charlotte Marie Carlson Gustafson; Eugene T. Hove; Deborah Tracy Pettis Knowlton; Albert Kudrna; Infant Son Mashek; Caroline G. Miller; Ida McCoy Morgan; Mary Zahasky Nockels; Milton Peterson; Edward Phillips; Randal Gerard Russett; Selma "Sally" Sanders; Arthur Schneberger; Leona Schneberger; Muriel C. Stephens Schneberger; Robert Shimek; Harold Sunday; William Timp, Sr.; Alfred E. Whiteside; Elmer Wrede
Townships: Hesper Township
23 Jan 2018:
Military Data: Korean War - Korean War Casualties
Historical Info: Places - Historical Landmarks

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