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The temperature cools, the leaves change color and the bountiful harvest takes
place in Iowa as we slip into autumn. A wonderful thing to harvest is an
IAGenWeb county! We have a good number that are definitely worth "picking" -
Adams, Black Hawk, Chickasaw, Des Moines, Dickinson, Greene, Guthrie, Harrison,
Lee, Lyon, Montgomery, Osceola, Pottawattamie, and Scott. You'll want to take a
few moments and visit these wonderful counties. Just send an email to the
Welcome Hostesses with your "pick" of counties at
welcome_to_iagenweb(a)iagenweb.org and we will send you an application and get you
Constance & Cheryl
IAGenWeb Welcome Hostess
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The transcription of 2663 obituaries from the collection of Lucinda Wigg
of Schleswig has been completed, and all of the obituaries posted on the
website. There are 66 pages of obituaries, roughly 40 per page, posted
from this effort.
We cannot thank all of the volunteer subscribers enough for the time and
effort each of them
put into this project for the Crawford County, IAGenWeb project.
Thank you so much!
Two more pages of obituaries have been uploaded to the Crawford County
IAGenWeb Site this week. About 80 obituaries. The obituary project is nearly
completed! Thanks so much to all those who have been transcribing these
obituaries for the site and for Bob Kuehl who master-minded the whole
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