WHAT'S NEW

A Record of recent additions to this site,
so return visitors can find the new data easily.



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PLEASE READ


NOTE: WE DID IT!! I received permission to buy photocopies of the Adams Co WI
death index at $1/page, and there are about 100 pages plus mailing costs. As of Sept 2001, all copies have been purchased. To see our progress see the Contributors and Look-Ups Page
January 2009
I am ready to resume work on the Adams website, and have added some new photos from CONTRIBUTORS Willes and Sally Traver.
June 8, 2008
No, Joan has not fallen off the face of the earth. Her new job has taken a lot of her time.
Until she is able to get back to the files, I decided to put up a few tidbits from some of my newpaper resources. I added a couple news tidbits from 1877 on the conviction of John
Anderson who murdered Isaac Rosegard; an 1890 article about M.C. Smith; and 1891 articles on John Fiegel & Son Burglary and new creamery equipment in Strong's Prairie.
April 30, 2008
Added the local news from the April 8th and 15th, 1893 issues of the Adams County Press
newspaper, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler.



April 28, 2008

Added the obituary index for the obits printed in the Adams County Times in the year

2007.



April 20, 2008

Added the local news from the May 6, 1893 issue of the Adams County Press newspaper,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler.



April 9, 2008

The Adams and Marquette websites have been moved to http://www.wiroots.org/wiadams and

http://www.wiroots.org/wimarquette

The sites remain a part of the USGenWeb Project. I have a lot of behind the scenes work

left to do; thanks in advance for your understanding when new info updates are a little

less frequent than in the past.



March 8, 2008

Added the remaining two issues of the 1878 Adams County Press newspapers, Sept. 21 and Oct. 5 to complete the old

news from 1878.



March 2, 2008

CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler sent her transcription of the April 1, 1893 local news items from the Adams County Press.



February 25, 2008

CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler sent her transcription of the March 25, 1893 local news items from the Adams County Press.



February 19, 2008

CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler sent her transcription of the March 18, 1893 local news items from the Adams County Press.

I also added the local news from the September 14, 1878 Adams County Press.



February 18, 2008

CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler sent her transcription of the March 11, 1893 local news items from the Adams County Press.

I added the local news from the July 13, 1878 Adams County Press and also updated the page about early hotels.



February 17, 2008

Added the local news from the January 25, 1913 Adams County Press.



February 11, 2008

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent the old news from the December 14, 1878 Adams County Press.



February 7, 2008

Added all of Anna Hilleboe Christensen's Book of Memories, sent by her great-grandson Wes. If

you've been waiting for an update, here it is! One caution, though, it is a large pdf file

and may take a few moments to download for those with slower internet connections.





February 4, 2008

Added an article about the 150th anniversary of the Friendship Congregational Bible Church,

and added more names to the Point Bluff school picture sent by PJ Burnsky.



January 27, 2008

Added the local news from the January 18, 1913 Adams County Press.



January 16, 2008

NEW CONTRIBUTOR PJ Burnsky sent three pictures for the album: Point Bluff School in 1891,

a farm scene ca 1890's and the Shipway-Wintersteen family in 1890.



January 12, 2008

Added the local news from the January 11, 1913 Adams County Press.



January 2, 2008

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent the old news from the December 21 and 28, 1878 Adams County Press.



January 1, 2008

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Jeanne Hicks sent a file about the early history of Adams County and

Easton township.

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent a transcription of the 1952 Elementary School Commencement

Program and List of Graduates.



December 25, 2007

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent a number of files of old news from the 1878 Adams County Press issues, from

August to mid December.



December 21, 2007

Added the obituary index for the obits printed in the Adams County Times in the year

1999.



December 18, 2007

Added the local news from the first issue from the 1913 Adams County Press newspapers.



December 2, 2007

Added a file from CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns about the Niles, Sanborn and Woodruff families to the

family tree section.



November 28, 2007

Heimgehen My mother passed away early today at our home, where she had lived the past 13.5 years,

since her initial diagnosis with lymphoma (cancer). Hospice and our friends Kevin and Shelly

helped us to care for her so that her wish could be fulfilled: to pass away in her sleep at

home in her own room. We will miss you, mom, until we meet again!



November 17, 2007

Updated the Adams County place names file with more information about old settlements.



November 10, 2007

Added the April 1873 township election results to the old newspaper articles section.



November 1, 2007

Added the local news items from the July 27, 1878 Adams County Press, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Bob Schieber.



October 28, 2007

Added a list of graduates from the high school in Friendship in 1897.



October 20, 2007

Added the local news items from the July 20, 1878 Adams County Press, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Bob Schieber.



October 19, 2007

Added the court calendar of cases heard in June 1897 to the old newspaper articles section.



October 13, 2007

Added the local news items from the July 6, 1878 issue of the Adams County Press, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



October 8, 2007

Added the local news items from the June 29, 1878 issue of the Adams County Press, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



October 1, 2007

Added the local news items from June 15th and 22nd, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



September 24, 2007

Added the local news items from June 1st and 8th, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



September 7, 2007

Added the local news items from May 18th and 25th, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



September 3, 2007

Added the local news items from May 4th and 11th, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



August 17, 2007

Added a large file sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz, as a companion to Deb Nelson's transcription

and photos of Mount Repose. Marlene compiled genealogy data from public records for the first three

sections for those interred at Mount Repose to match Deb's file, to help other ancestor hunters.



August 11, 2007

Added the local news items from April 20 and 27, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



August 5, 2007

Added the local news items from April 6 and 13, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



July 29, 2007

Added the local news items from March 23 and March 30, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



July 23, 2007

Added the local news items from March 9 and March 16, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



July 8, 2007

Added the local news items from February 23 and March 2, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Bob Schieber.



July 1, 2007

Added the 1900 census of Preston township, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.



June 24, 2007

Added the local news items from February 9th and 16th, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob

Schieber.



June 16, 2007

Added the local news items from January 26 and February 2nd, 1878, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Bob Schieber.



June 10, 2007

Added the Local News Items from January 12 and 19, 1878, and the jury list for June 1878,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



June 1, 2007

Added the Local News items from the Jan. 5, 1878 issue of the Adams County Press
and the Jan 1878 jury list, both sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.
May 31, 2007
Added the 1885 Wisconsin state census of the town of Adams.
May 28, 2007
CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent the local news from the Jan 2, 1904 Adams County Press.



May 25, 2007

Added the court cases calendar from the spring of 1873 to the newspaper articles section.



May 17, 2007

Added the spring 1873 jury list to the newspaper articles section.



May 12, 2007

Added the local news items sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber for Nov. 27, 1897.



May 1, 2007

Added the local news items sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber, for Nov 6, 13 and 20, 1897.



April 29, 2007

Added the 1885 Wisconsin State Census of Leola township.



April 22, 2007

Added the October 23 and 30, 1897 local news items, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.

Added some new information about Leola township to the Adams County places and post offices file.



April 15, 2007

Added the Dec. 21 and 28, 1878 news items from the Adams County Press, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



April 14, 2007

Added the October 16, 1897 local news items, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



April 8, 2007

Added 5 pictures sent by Mark (Niles) Newstrom of Jane Hadlock Niles and the Niles family

homestead to the photo album.

Added a new family tree page, sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR David Rogers, about the Tenney-Starkweather

family.



April 7, 2007

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, September 25th, Oct. 2nd

and 9th, 1897 are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



April 1, 1897

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, September 4, 11 and 18,

1897 are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



March 21, 2007

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, August 14th, 21st and

28th, 1897 are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



March 17, 2007

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, July 24th, 31st and August

7th, 1897 are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



March 10, 2007

Added the obituary index for the obits printed in the Adams County Times in the year

2000, and will start working on 1999 soon.

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, July 3th, 10th and 17th, 1897

are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



March 4, 2007

Added landscape photos for most of the sections in Mt Repose cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson.

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, June 12, 19 and 26, 1897

are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



February 24, 2007

Three more issues of Local news from the Adams County Press, May 22, 29, and June 5, 1897

are now available, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



February 11, 2007

We did it--Mount Repose is now completely done as a virtual cemetery. Many thanks to

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson for taking on and finishing this project, complete with tombstone

pictures.



February 10, 2007

Added the local news items from the Adams County Press for April 24, May 1, 8 and 15,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



February 4, 2007

Added all of the tombstone pictures for section 7 of Mount Repose cemetery, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



February 2, 2007

Added the March 4, 1893 local news items, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler, and

the same from the March 27, April 3, 10 and 17, 1897 issues, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Robert Schieber.



January 28, 2007

It's been a great weekend to work on the webiste with lots of volunteers helping out.

Added the February 11, 18 and 25 local news columns from the Adams County Press to

the old newspaper articles section, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Kempler.

Added the lists of summer school and teachers' institute students from July and Aug 1897,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber. Was your ancestor a teacher? Some were as young as 14!

Added another two rows of pictures to the Mount Repose virtual cemetery project, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson. Section 6 is now complete, only two more sections to go to finish.

Updated the Civil War trivia file with a little more information about Civil War

surgery.



January 27, 2007

Added the tombstone pictures for row 5 in section 6 of Mt Repose cemetery, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



January 26, 2007

Added the local news items for March 6 and 13, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



January 23, 2007

Added the local news items for March 6, 1897, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



January 20, 2007

Added the pictures for section 6 row 4 in Mount Repose cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb

Nelson.

Added the local news items from the February 1897 issues of the Adams County Press, sent

by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



January 15, 2007

Added the local news from the January 30, 1897 issue of the Adams County Press, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.

Added the pictures for section 6 row 3 in Mount Repose cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb

Nelson.



January 13, 2007

I am so thankful for volunteers.

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber sent two more weeks of the Adams Co Press for January 16 and 23, 1897.

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson sent section 6 of Mt Repose along with the first two rows of pictures for

that section.



January 7, 2007

Finished section 5 of Mt Repose as a virtual cemetery, with CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson sending

pictures to complete this section.



January 6, 2007

Added the index for obituaries that were printed in the Adams Times in 2006 to the site.

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson sent several more rows of Mt Repose tombstone pictures for section 5.



January 5, 2007

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson sent several more rows of Mt Repose tombstone pictures, we are now

complete through row 12 of section 5, of 8 sections in the cemetery.



January 2, 2007

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson sent several more rows of Mt Repose tombstone pictures.



January 1, 2007

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent the local news items from the Jan. 2 and 9, 1897 Adams County Press
newspapers.

It's the sixth anniversary of this site, we now have close to 800 pages, thanks to the efforts of many

volunteers.



December 30, 2006

Added the list of prize winners from the 1897 county fair to the old newspaper articles section.



December 28, 2006

Added several rows of tombstone pictures to the Mount Repose file.

Added a new family tree page about the Podoll family, from CONTRIBUTOR Brian Podoll.



December 26, 2006

Added the April 1897 township election results to the old newspaper articles section.



December 22, 2006

Added a new family tree page, for the Halvor Swenson and Halver Eberlin families,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.



December 17, 2006

Added the inscriptions for section 5 of Mount Repose cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson.



December 11, 2006

Added tombstone photos to the Mt Repose virtual cemetery project, and finished

section 4, photos sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson. Section 5 of 8 will be next.



December 9, 2006

Added the local news items from the February 4, 1893 newspaper, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler.

Added tombstone photos to the Mt Repose virtual cemetery project,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



December 7, 2006

Added an item about Barnum in 1873 to the place names and post office history file.



December 2, 2006

Added a list of the Methodist clergy appointments to area churches from an 1874 newspaper.



November 21, 2006

Added the list of those attending the autumn 1874 Teachers' Institute held at White

Creek to the old newspaper articles section.



November 20, 2006

Added the list of those who exhibited and won premiums at the county fair in 1874.



November 19, 2006

Added around 40 tombstone photos to the Mt Repose virtual cemetery project,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



November 17, 2006

Added close to 3 dozen pictures of tombstones to the Mt Repose virtual cemetery project,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



November 16, 2006

Added close to 3 dozen pictures of tombstones to the Mt Repose virtual cemetery project,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



November 14, 2006

Added another row of tombstone pictures to the Mt Repose cemetery file, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



November 12, 2006

Added the County Board list for 1874 to the old newspaper articles section.



November 10, 2006

Added the local news items from the January 21st and 28th 1893 newspapers, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler.



November 6, 2006

Added more pictures, through row 14 of section 4 of Mt Repose cemetery, sent

by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



November 4, 2006

Added tombstone pictures to Mount Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

Added some photos from South Burr Oak Cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.



October 23, 2006

Added two more rows of tombstone pictures to Mount Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



October 22, 2006

Worked some more on Mount Repose, adding pictures sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

We are now at about the halfway mark, in row 11 of section 4.



October 20, 2006

Added another row of pictures to the Mount Repose virtual cemetery file, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson.



October 19, 2006

Worked some more on Mount Repose, adding pictures sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



October 16, 2006

Worked some more on Mount Repose, adding pictures to row 8 in section 4, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson.



October 15, 2006

Added another row of Mount Repose tombstone pictures, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

Added township election results from April, 1874 to the newspaper articles section of the site.



October 13, 2006

Finished and added a big project, indexing all of the 2001 newspaper obits from the Adams Times.



October 6, 2006

Added more tombstone pictures to the Mount Repose file, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



October 5, 2006

Added another two rows of Mount Repose tombstone pictures, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



Oct 1, 2006

Added the 1932 Adams Grade School class picture, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Floyd Roberts.



September 25, 2006

Linked obits with about 3 dozen inscriptions in Mount Repose cemetery.



September 16, 2006

NEW CONTRIBUTOR James Bittner sent his transcription of the 20 pages of the 1880 Strong's Prairie census.

CONTRIBUTOR Gordie Klaus sent a revision of the Quincy cemetery file.

CONTRIBUTOR Floyd Roberts sent two photos for the album: Adams-Friendship High School Class of 1956 and

the Friendship Grade School Class of 1952.



September 15, 2006

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Floyd Roberts and Donna Fallas Johnson sent the names of the graduates in the 1952

Adams Grade School photo in the album.



September 10, 2006

Added the agricultural society directors and officers from 1875 to the newspaper articles section.



September 7, 2006

Added a Carlson and Koenecke obit to the site sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.

Added more pictures for section 4 to the Mount Repose file sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



September 3, 2006

Added a full transcription of South Burr Oak cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTORS Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus.



August 27, 2006

Added the rest of the pictures for row 1 in section 4 of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 26, 2006

Added the first 15 cemetery pictures for section 4 of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 23, 2006

Added inscriptions for section 4 of Mt Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson, photos will follow.



August 22, 2006

Added more pictures to Mt. Repose, to complete section 3 of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson.



August 20, 2006

Added another two rows of Mt. Repose cemetery pictures, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 19, 2006

Added Fordham cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTORS Gordie and Mary Lee Klaus.



August 17, 2006

Added two more rows of pictures for the Mt. Repose cemetery file, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 16, 2006

Added one row of tombstone pictures, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 15, 2006

Added CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler's transcription of the local news items from the

Jan. 14, 1893 issue of the Adams County Press.

Added more pictures to Mt Repose cemetery, from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 14, 2006

Added information about Cottonville to the Adams County place names file.



August 13, 2006

Added the 1900 census of the 188 families in Strong's Prairie township, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.

Added more pictures to Mt Repose cemetery, from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 12, 2006

Added two more obits to the Edwardson cemetery page, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.

Added more pictures and a few more rows of inscriptions to the Mt Repose cemetery project,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 4, 2006

Linked two obituaries about the Henriksen's to the Edwardson cemetery page and the photo album, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.



July 31, 2006

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Myrna Keppler sent a transcription of the local news items from the

Jan. 7, 1893 issue of the Adams County Press.



July 19, 2006

Finished the transcription of the 1885 State census of Quincy.



July 12, 2006

Added a photo of Harold Hodge to the Korea-Vietnam veteran casualties page,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



June 21, 2006

Added the June, 1937 jury list sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



June 18, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin State Census of White Creek. All of the 1875 state

census schedules for Adams county are now on the website.



June 5, 2006

Added Russell Henningsen and Elmer Daul's obituary notices to the site.



June 4, 2006

Added another row of Mount Repose cemetery pictures, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson. Three sections of this large cemetery are just about done.



June 3, 2006

Added another row of Mount Repose cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



June 2, 2006

Added another row of Mount Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



June 1, 2006

Added Big Spring cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTORS Gordie and Mary Lee Klaus.



May 19, 2006

Added Henriksen family pictures sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Marlene Hintz.



May 18, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Strongs Prairie township.



May 11, 2006

Added more tombstone pictures to the Mt Repose cemetery file, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Deb Nelson.



May 1, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Springville township. Two more twps

to go, and all of the census records available for Adams Co through 1875 will

be on the website. :-)



April 21, 2006

Added two more rows of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



April 16, 2006

Added several more rows of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

Added the 1885 Wisconsin state census of New Chester township.



April 12, 2006

Added several more rows of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



April 9, 2006

Added CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber's abstract of the first 7 months of the 1879

Adams Co. Times.



April 7, 2006

Added several more rows of Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Rome township.



April 1, 2006

Updated the current churches page, and added a couple more rows of Mt. Repose, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



March 26, 2006

Added another couple of rows to Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

Added the jury list for June 1879, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



March 24, 2006

Added a newspaper article from 1913 listing those granted citizenship, and Otto

Rasmussen's obituary to the site this week.



March 19, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census for Richfield township.



March 10, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census schedule for Quincy.



March 4, 2006

Added Goodbear and Tanner cemeteries, recorded by CONTRIBUTORS MaryLee and Gordon Klaus.



March 1, 2006

Added an obituary for Marvin Nelson to the West Arkdale cemetery page.



February 25, 2006

Added Ramsey cemetery, recorded by CONTRIBUTOR Gordon Klaus.



February 20, 2006

Added the list of county board members from the Nov 1913 newspaper.



February 16, 2006

Added West Arkdale cemetery, recorded by CONTRIBUTORS Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus.



February 10, 2006

Added the 1930 census of New Chester, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.

Added the Index to obituaries printed in the 2005 Adams County Times, and have started indexing 2006 obits.



February 6, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census schedules for New Chester and New Haven townships.



February 3, 2006

Added Strongs Prairie cemetery, recorded by CONTRIBUTORS Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus.



January 30, 2006

Added some tombstone pictures to Section 3 of Mt. Repose cemetery, sent by

CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



January 28, 2006

Added another section to Mt. Repose, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



January 15, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Monroe township.



January 3, 2006

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Lincoln township.



December 26, 2005

A Christmas gift for those who visit the Adams pages: CONTRIBUTORS

Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus transcribed the St Leo's cemetery at Friendship.



December 14, 2005

Added the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Easton twp.



December 2, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber sent a transcription of the 1930 New Chester census.



November 27, 2005

Added Grant McFarlin's 1983 obituary to the obituary section and the 1875 Wisconsin

state census of Dell Prairie.



November 23, 2005

Added a 50th wedding anniversary picture of John E and Laura (Atchey) Vogt, sent

by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



November 22, 2005

Added a picture of the 1952 8th grade graduating class, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



November 21, 2005

Added pictures sent by CONTRIBUTOR K Holmes to the Big Flats cemetery.



November 19, 2005

Added two postcard images sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Nancy Maas: Friendship High

School in 1908 and the Friendship Hospital, unknown date, 1940's maybe?

Also added the biography of Ananias Harris to the county history collection.



November 15, 2005

Added the biography of TW Dunn to the county history biographies page.



November 5, 2005

Added the 1870 Federal census transcription of Strongs Prairie, sent by CONTRIBUTOR

Robert Schieber.



October 24, 2005

Added the 1870 Federal census transcription of Quincy, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



October 21, 2005

Added a few obits and the 1875 Wisconsin state census of Big Flats.



October 15, 2005

Added a revised Quincy census transcription sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



October 7, 2005

Added three new county history biography pages sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber:

William Brimmer, Perry Cavanaugh and Henry Field.



October 4, 2005

Added two new county history biography pages sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber:

Orlando Matthews and Wallace Thompson.



September 17, 2005

Added two new county history biography pages sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber:

Henry Olson and Ezra Wilson.



September 12, 2005

Added the rest of the 2nd section of Mt Repose, with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.

Added another inscription to Cottonville cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Gordie Klaus.



September 10, 2005

Added a transcription of Quincy Cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Gordie Klaus.



September 6, 2005

Added a page about the history of the Davis Corners Methodist Church.

Added a few more rows of Mount Repose with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



September 4, 2005

Added White Creek Cemetery, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Gordie Klaus.



September 3, 2005

Added a few more rows of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 30, 2005

Added another row of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 27, 2005

Added another row of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 25, 2005

Added another row of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 24, 2005

Added another row of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



August 20, 2005

Added the biography of John Smith to the county history biographies collection,

transcribed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



August 11, 2005

Added the biography of Dana Billings to the county history biographies collection,

transcribed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



August 7, 2005

Added the 1875 Wisconsin State Census of Adams Township.



August 1, 2005

Added a photo of the Diamond School that was in Lincoln Township to the photo album, sent by

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Delores Cherveny.

Added photos of Main Street in Adams in 1946 and the Adams-Friendship High School in 1953 to

the photo album, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber.



July 29, 2005

Added more rows of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



July 26, 2005

Added the biography of Franz Wohlfert to the county history biographies section.

Added more rows of Mount Repose as a digital cemetery with help from CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



July 22, 2005

Added the first section of Mount Repose as a virtual cemetery with digital pictures from

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Deb Nelson.



July 18, 2005

Added the biography of Nelson Jones to the county history biographies section.



July 15, 2005

Added a family tree page sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Lauren Bridges, of the James Monroe

Smith family.



July 9, 2005

Added links to the Lakeview and Plainville cemetery pages to photos of the tombstones.



July 3, 2005

Added the first two chapters of Anna Hilleboe Christensen's Book of Memories, about the Roch-a-Cri and Strongs Prairie area, sent by her great-grandson Wes.



June 20, 2005

Added Glenn Lecy's obituary to the East Arkdale cemetery page.



June 18, 2005

Added the biography of Robert Monroe Ramsey to the county history biographies collection.



June 16, 2005

Finished combing through a year of microfilmed newspapers and added the 2002

Adams County Times obituary index, to replace the Aug - Dec 2002 index previously

available.



June 14, 2005

Added the biography of Jacob Ransom Vroman to the county history collection.



June 12, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber sent the transcription of the 1870 Springville census.



June 7, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber sent the transcription of the 1870 New Chester census.



June 1, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber sent the transcription of the 1870 New Haven census,

a big job well-done.



May 29, 2005

Added Norman Jones' biography to the county history collection.



May 22, 2005

Added John A. Henry's biography to the county history collection.



May 18, 2005

Added Oscar Ely's biography to the county history collection on our site.



May 15, 2005

Added Christ Fritz's biography to the county history collection on our site.



May 13, 2005

Added Georgianna (Dawes) Hammond's obit to the site.

Added quite a number of M-surname obituaries.



May 5, 2005

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Larry Erickson contributed a page about the Red Cloud military base in South Korea.



May 3, 2005

Added a photo to the album from CONTRIBUTOR J. Elderkin of the Adams-Friendship High School

Graduates, Class of 1939.

Added four more biographies of Adams Co. residents typed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber:

Chester Jones, Henry Keach, Ella Marden and Elijah Shafer.

Added the beginning of the M-page in the obituaries section, with an obit sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR

Jennifer Rose.



April 26, 2005

Added four more biographies of Adams Co. residents to the county history collection, sent

by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber: David Bonnell, Adelbert Edwards, Daniel Haskins, Marvin

Lathrop.



April 24, 2005

Added five more biographies of Adams Co. residents to the county history collection, sent

by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber: Thomas Colby, Thomas Kershaw, Calvin McElwain, Henry Shanahan

and Ned Wood.



April 21, 2005

Added five more biographies of Adams Co. residents to the county history collection, sent

by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber: John Graham, Urban Huber, Edward Murphy, Edmund Sargent, and

Joel Wright



April 15, 2005

Added obituaries beginning with the letters "N" and "P" to the obituary pages.

Added 12 new biographies to the county history section of the site. Two by CONTRIBUTOR

Jaimee Hedlund: John Griffin and Merton Seymour, and ten by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber:

Joseph Bowen, Sherman Colburn, George Cook, Stephen Hungerford, Myron Morley, Curtis Neff,

Nels Paulson, Christian Schultz, David Stevenson, James Trumbull.



April 8, 2005

Added biographies typed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber for George Harrington, Holton Bradley

Metcalf, James Stone, John Walton and Oliver Martin York.

Added obituaries beginning with the letter "O" to the obituary pages.



April 3, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber transcribed the 1880 New Chester twp census.



April 1, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund sent the biographies of Frederick Hamilton and Uri Morse for

the county history biography collection.

Finished and added the 1905 Quincy census transcription.



March 26, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber transcribed the 1905 Wisconsin census of New Chester township

and sent the following biographies for the county history collection: William Galbraith,

Amelia Hyatt and Henry Olson.



March 20, 2005

Added biographies typed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber for A. E. Hecocks, Arthur Mason, and

Hubbard Schoff Willard.



March 17, 2005

Added biographies typed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber for Alonzo Colburn, Henry Foreman,

Herbert Mason and Andrew Patrick.



March 14, 2005

Added a letter typed by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber about Friendship in 1856, written by J.

Ferris Spoor and printed in the Adams County Press in 1914, and biographies about

Ruel Hotchkiss and Jeremiah Pells from the 1901 county history, also typed by Bob.



March 13, 2005

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Don Riese shared photos of the Davidson, Martin, Riese, Sauer, Solkey,

Whitney, and Zernia gravestones for the Big Flats, Mt. Repose and Niebull cemetery files.



March 12, 2005

Added an article to the newspaper section listing the first officers of the newly formed

Village of Adams in 1912.

Added obituaries to this site for Sarah Fryer and Henry Ely.



March 3, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber sent two newspaper articles from April 1914, the township election

results and the county board.



March 1, 2005

Added the Masonic Lodge election results from Dec. 1912 to the newspaper articles section.

Added obituaries to this site for Eva Dittburner, Mary Fryer and Dee Robert F. Lumby.



February 23, 2005

Added the March 1914 Jury list, and Belle Atcherson's obituary to the obit files on this site.

Added William Kahl's biography to the county history collection, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee H.



February 18, 2005

Added Martin Woodruff's obituary to the Quincy cemetery page, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns.



February 13, 2005

Added eight county history biographies, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber: Nelson Allen, William Bidwell,

Edwin Clapp, Harvey Colburn, Jacob Evans, John Henry, Thomas Reynolds, and Edward Shanahan.

Added Mary Hadlock Woodruff's obituary to the Quincy cemetery page, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns.



February 6, 2005

Added six county history biographies, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber: Rev. Joseph Bacon, Benjamin Bement,

Charles Houghton, Peter Nelson Peterson, Willis Snyder and John Vroman.



February 5, 2005

Added four county history biographies, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Robert Schieber: Hugh Donnelly, Robert Galston, James Jones,

and Francis Rous.



February 1, 2005

Added the Index to obituaries printed in the 2004 Adams County Times, and have started indexing 2005's obits.

Added Philip Hayes' biography to the county history collection, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee H.

Added the county board list from 1914.



January 28, 2005

CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber sent six biographies for the Adams Co. history collection: Oscar Atcherson, David Bacon,

Charles Martin, Martin Sperbeck, William Stevens and Martin Woodruff.



January 26, 2005

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Sandy Boudrou sent four biographies for the county history collection: John Barton, Henry Gethers, Rev.

Martin Hasz and Willis Phelps.



January 23, 2005

Added the biography of William J. Foat to the county history collection, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee H.



January 14, 2005

Added the newspaper articles about Harold Hodge's death (Korean War), sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Bob Schieber.



January 9, 2005

Added a new look-up resource on the look-ups page: Dan S has agreed to do look-ups

in his copies from the Big Flats Danish Lutheran church records.



January 5, 2005

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Dawn Bundy sent a photo of the Clement Jones family for the photo album.

CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund sent Thaddeus Leute's biogrpahy for the county history biography project.

Added Hallie Chaffee, Veda and Henry Morton's obituaries to the East Arkdale cemetery file.



January 1, 2005

VOLUNTEER Gordie Klaus sent a transcription of the Easton cemetery for the Adams pages, what a generous

Holiday Gift for the Adams County ancestor hunters. An Index and some photos of this cemetery are also

available.

VOLUNTEER Jaimee Hedlund sent Lyman Morse's biography for the Adams Co. History biography collection.

Added a new project and about ten pages to the site: selected obituaries for Adams Co. residents,

letters A through I and L are available so far, with more to be added as time permits. I have more

than 300 pages of obits already typed, so this project will probably keep me busy awhile.



December 26, 2004

Today is the 4th anniversary of my role as volunteer webmaster for the Adams Co WiGenWeb

site. We now have over 500 pages available on our site, census transcriptions, county

history biographies and newspaper articles, photos and inscriptions from 28 different

cemeteries, and lots more to come. A big thank you to our volunteers, whose efforts always

encourage me to keep working on building the virtual library for all of you.

Today I added some cemetery pictures taken in late November at Quincy cemetery, and more

couples from the newspapers were added to the pre-1907 marriage index files.



December 18, 2004

Added an article about Springville in 1872.

Added another two obits to the East Arkdale cemetery file: Morris Erickson and Kathryn Lecy.



December 11, 2004

Added an article about the Agricultural Society Directors' from an 1872 newspaper article.



December 4, 2004

Added more of the W's from the Adams County Register of Deeds office death index.



November 27, 2004

Added the biography of James Von Alstine to the county history biographies collection.



November 24, 2004

Added an article about White Creek in 1872 from the Adams County Press and updated the

Adams Co. post office history and place names file.



November 21, 2004

Added an article from an 1872 newspaper about Jackson Township.



November 14, 2004

Added the 1870 census of Jackson Township, transcribed by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund.



November 7, 2004

Added more of the W's from the pre-1920 deaths recorded at the Adams Co Courthouse.



November 5, 2004

Added an item about the stagecoach service being discontinued to the 1911 newspaper articles.

Added two biographies sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund to the county history collection:

Edward Fisher and Jeremiah Schoff.



November 1, 2004

Added two county history biographies sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Bev Liermann: Joseph Bacon and Fritz Witt.

Added the 1855 State census of Grand Marsh, transcribed by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund, along with these

county history biographies: Amos Brown, Fritz Dittbender and Hamilton Walreth.

Updated the page about early hotels with some items from an 1872 Adams County Press.



October 23, 2004

Added the 1855 census of Lemonweir, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund.



October 20, 2004

Added biographies of Adams Co residents transcribed by CONTRIBUTOR Christy Janke: Newel Carpenter Sr. and

Warren Colby.



October 19, 2004

Added photos to the album and a family tree page about the George Green and Electa Hutchinson family,

who lived in Plainville ca. 1860-1890, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund.



October 17, 2004

Added the biography of Harriet Thompson to the Adams county history biographies page, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Christy Janke.



October 15, 2004

Added a family tree page about the Almon Webster family, who lived in Richfield township ca. 1850-1860,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund.



October 10, 2004

Added some new pictures to the photo album and two more Civil War soldiers to the Civil War page,

sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Jaimee Hedlund.



October 1, 2004

Added the 1855 census of Dell Prairie. A tough one to read and the census taker spelled some names a

little different...if you have a talent for old handwriting and want to proofread, please contact Joan.



September 27, 2004

Added a long list of names, the jury pool for 1871 Adams Co Circuit Court cases at the Dec. 1870 County

Board meeting.



September 17, 2004

Back from vacation, and catching up on lots of things. Added the October 1870 Jury List and am working on

transcribing the 1855 Dell Prairie census.



August 24, 2004

Added the 1910 census of Springville, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Melissa P.



August 22, 2004

Added the biographies of George V. Bacon, Daniel D. Campbell, James M. Crothers, and Andrew O. Holm

to the county history biographies collection, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Christy Janke.



August 18, 2004

Added more marriages from the 1871-72 newspapers to the marriage record files.

Added to the newspaper articles collection with the County Board representatives

and township election results for April 1871, and March 1871 Jurors.



August 1, 2004

Added the biography of Platon Collipp to the county history biographies collection along

with two more biographies sent by CONTRIBUTOR Christy Janke: Chauncey Austin and Rev. McChesney.

Finished the 1870 census of Preston township, will start another township of the 1870 census soon.

Added Alma Soley's obituary to the East Arkdale cemetery file and a list of the Quincy Masonic lodge

officers of 1871.



July 22, 2004

Added the biography of Chebar Forbush to the 1901 Adams county history biographies collection.

Added information about the old Banker House to the historic inns and hotels page.

Added information about Cascade, the former name of White Creek, and an article about Arkdale

in 1871, to the place names file.

Added a newspaper article listing the directors and officers of the agricultural society in 1871.



July 19, 2004

Added more marriages from the 1870-71 newspapers to the marriage record files.

Started a new project with the help of NEW CONTRIBUTOR Christy Janke. We are typing the biographies

of Adams county residents from the 1901 county history.



July 11, 2004

Added more of the 1870 Preston township census.



July 5, 2004

Added the start of the W's from the death index available at the Adams Co. Register of Deeds office.

Progress Report: We now have almost 500 pages on this site. There is so much more to be done and put

online; the census transcription project, transcribing more cemeteries, and typing the biographies

from the 1901 county history; etc. So many ancestors, so little time, so if you want to help, please

contact Joan.



June 25, 2004

Added the rest of the V's from the death index available at the Register of Deeds office

at the Adams Co. Courthouse through 1920.



June 2, 2004

Added part of the V's from the death index available at the Register of Deeds office

at the Adams Co. Courthouse through 1920.



May 27, 2004

Added the U's from the death index available at the Register of Deeds office

at the Adams Co. Courthouse through 1920.



May 14, 2004

Added the first two pages of the 1870 census of Preston Township.



May 1, 2004

Added the 1870 census of Leola Township.



April 15, 2004

Added another large portion of the 1920 Adams Village census, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns.



April 14, 2004

Added some corrections to the pre-1907 births file for Amundson's, sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Andrea A.



April 9, 2004

Did some more proofreading of the pre-1907 marriage records on microfilm, and updated the pages on this site.

Couples whose marriage records have been proofread are noted with an asterisk.



April 4, 2004

Added the 1870 census of Rome township.



March 22, 2004

Added a 1908 newspaper article about the 50th anniversary of the Lemonweir District convention of the Congregational

Church, including information about Rev. P. R. Staples. He pastored the New Chester and Friendship churches after

being ordained in 1875 at the age of 57.



March 12, 2004

Added Alice Fowler, Alta and Planthen Johnson's b/m/d dates to the East Arkdale cemetery file.



March 1st, 2004

Added some corrections to the pre-1907 births file.



February 21, 2004

Added some photos to the photo album, sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Shannon.



February 11, 2004

Added some corrections to the pre-1907 births index.



January 26, 2004

Have been changing the html coding to reduce the amount of spam received by those who have

e-mail addresses listed on our site as contributors and look-up volunteers.

Added a newspaper article from 1869 about Methodist Clergy appointed to serve Adams Co. area

churches.



January 21, 2004

Added the rest of the T's from the death index available at the Register of Deeds office

at the Adams Courthouse through 1920.

Added the complete 2003 obituary index from the Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter.

The Adams Public Library will provide copies of any obituary found in the Index for a small

donation and SASE, be sure to send the date of the newspaper, page, etc when you write to them.



January 10, 2004

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Margaret N sent a Lindner biography and correction for the Niebull cemetery file.

Added a news story about wolf hunting in Adams County in 1924.



January 1, 2004

Started typing the T's from the death index available at the Register of Deeds office

at the Adams Courthouse, about 10 more years left to type for this letter of the alphabet.



December 26, 2003

Updated the current Adams County churches page with some new additions, and changes in clergy.



December 19, 2003

Updated some e-mail addresses and telephone numbers on the website--housekeeping chores!



December 3, 2003

Finished typing the S's from the death index available at the Register of Deeds office

at the Adams Courthouse through 1920.



November 20, 2003

Added three more obits to the East Arkdale cemetery file, for Dorothy and Russell Goodhue

and David Johnson.



November 9, 2003

Added William and Mrs. John (Lena) Dewitt's obituaries to the Colburn Leola cemetery page,

sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Carol Dewitt.



November 4, 2003

Added two more obits to the East Arkdale cemetery file, and a death date correction to

the Colburn - Leola cemetery file sent in by Carol Dewitt.



October 25, 2003

Added a few pictures from South Burr Oak cemetery in Richfield township.



October 24, 2003

Added two more obits to the East Arkdale cemetery file, for Hilbert Erickson and

Clarence Johnson.



October 19, 2003

The Pre-1907 Registered Births Index is Completed, with many thanks to Bill Henry, who

transcribed more than 80% of the 2200+ records from microfilm in the past year.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR K Holmes sent photos of the Holmes tombstones and the Big Flats Cemetery

sign.



October 17, 2003

Added more birth records from the pre-1907 registered births microfilm.



October 15, 2003

Added Otto Erickson's obituary to the East Arkdale cemetery file.



October 10, 2003

Bill Henry sent more pre-1907 birth records for the pre-1907 registered births index.



October 7, 2003

Added more pre-1907 births to Bill Henry's file with less than 100 certificates left to

transcribe to finish the project.



October 5, 2003

Added some photos and inscriptions from Mt. Repose cemetery. We now have 27 full

or partial transcriptions of cemeteries on the Adams pages.



September 29, 2003

Added more marriages from the newspapers to the pre-1907 Adams Co. marriages file.



September 17, 2003

Added a newspaper article from December 1869, of those drawn for jury duty for 1870.



September 7, 2003

Added a list of the Adams County Civil War Veterans who were Pensioners on the Roll in 1883,

sent by CONTRIBUTOR Shari M.



September 1, 2003

Added a roster of the Civil War era Columbia Rifles, of Company D 4th Wisconsin Calvalry,

organized at Kilbourn City, which included men from Adams, Marquette and Juneau Counties.

Added a list of ministerial appointments for area churches from an 1859 newspaper to the

newspaper articles.



August 16, 2003

Added Thomas Jensen Jr's death notice to the East Arkdale cemetery file.

Added the 1923 County Board of Supervisors list to the newspaper articles section.

Added the April 1924 jury list to the newspaper articles section.



August 13, 2003

Updated the Korean War soldiers and Korean War soldiers' obits pages.



August 6, 2003

Added to the S section of the pre-1920 Adams County Death Index, through 1916.

Added the marriage of William Lawrence and 'Miss Beeston', found in an October

1897 Wood Co Reporter.



July 19, 2003

Added a jury list from June 1887 to the newspaper articles section.



July 8, 2003

Added a letter from 1854 to the churches section, about the founding of the East

Lemonweir Norwegian Lutheran church, which was in Adams County and now in Juneau

County. Sent by CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Hufschmid, the Juneau Co. WiGenWeb Coordinator.



Added a 1918 newspaper article, listing the young men ordered to appear for their

[draft board] physicals for WWI.



July 1, 2003

Added the April - June 2003 Adams Co Times obituary index.

Added the obituary of Mary Hay Bacon to the Olin cemetery file.



June 27, 2003

The list of County Board members from 1890 is now available in the newspaper

articles section.



June 22, 2003

Added a new newspaper article: Delegates Present at the 1890 Republican County

Convention held at Friendship, WI.



June 17, 2003

Added more columns to the 1905 Easton census, sent by Michelle K.

Added another newspaper article: The 1891 Agricultural Society.



June 15, 2003

Have been updating the marriage files on the Adams pages, by sifting through more old

newspapers and proofreading the pre-1907 marriages microfilm.



June 6, 2003

Added the April 1915 Oxford area election results to the newspaper articles section.



June 1, 2003

Added the October 1868 jury list to the newspaper articles page.



Tuesday May 27, 2003

Added another page from the S's found in the Death Index at the Adams Co Courthouse,

approx. 1903 - 1911.

Updated the links on the page of available newspapers.



Tuesday May 20, 2003

Updated the pre-1907 births file with more birth certificate transcriptions sent in

by CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry.



Tuesday May 6, 2003

Added the 1910 Federal Census of Easton, sent by CONTRIBUTOR Michelle K.

Updated the pre-1907 births file with more birth certificate transcriptions sent in

by CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry.

Added an article about New Chester Township from an 1868 newspaper.



Tuesday April 29, 2003

CONTRIBUTOR Michelle K. sent a transcription of the 1905 Wisconsin State Census of Easton.

Added a few more marriages from the newspapers to the pre-1907 marriage files.

Added some more photos to the Edwardson cemetery file.



Thursday April 24, 2003

Added another 40 birth records I transcribed to help Bill Henry's pre-1907 Adams Co

births index project along. We are nearing the finish line, with about 200 more records

left to transcribe!



Saturday April 19, 2003

Added more birth records transcribed by Bill Henry for the pre-1907 Adams Co births index.



Thursday April 11, 2003

Added another 40 birth records sent by Bill Henry for the pre-1907 Adams Co births index.

Added the Jan - March 2003 obit index created from obituaries printed in the Adams Co.

Times and Friendship Reporter
.



Wednesday April 9, 2003

Transcribed and added another 40 birth records from the pre-1907 births microfilm to help

Bill Henry's project towards completion.



Friday April 4, 2003

Added another 40 birth records sent by Bill Henry for the pre-1907 Adams Co births index.

Added a newspaper article from the Mauston Star from 1859 to the newspaper articles section.



Tuesday April 1, 2003

Added the first three pages of the S's pre-1920 Adams County Death Index, through 1903

...more on the way, as soon as I get them typed.



Tuesday March 25, 2003

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent another 50 pre-1907 birth records from the microfilm

for the pre-1907 births project.

Updated the B's on the pre-1920 Adams Co Death Index. Realized we were missing the deaths

from the courthouse death index volume from 1903 - 1910, so went there and copied them

recently.

Added an 1849 map of Wisconsin to those available on the maps page.



Friday March 21, 2003

Added some photos and a correction to the Plainville cemetery file, sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR

Bill Groothoff.

Added Gladys Hemberger's obit to the East Arkdale cemetery file.

Added a photo sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Mike Wallace of his Wallace family ancestors to the

photo album.



Saturday March 15, 2003

CONTRIBUTOR Gordon Klaus sent a transcription of the Mount Calvary Cemetery at Brooks,

in New Chester Township.



Saturday March 8, 2003

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent another 50 pre-1907 birth records from the microfilm

for the pre-1907 births project.



Thursday February 27, 2003

Added an 1870 newspaper article, naming the county board representatives and their

townships of residence.

Updated the Adams Co Place Names file with a short item about Adams Center/Centre.

Added a link on the cemeteries page to the WSGS website. Photocopies of cemetery

transcriptions published in the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society newsletters

are available for a small fee.



Friday February 21, 2003

Transcribed and added another 50 birth records from microfilm for Bill Henry's

pre-1907 births project.

CONTRIBUTOR Jan Roos sent an article about Nels Quam's 100th birthday in 1937.

Updated the mariages file with more pre-1907 marriages from newspapers that were

not registered at the Adams Co Courthouse.



Sunday February 16, 2003

Re-organized the photo album by placing the images in alphabetical order in three

categories: places, schools and students, and people, so it is easier to find what

you are looking for.

Added a description of the sawmill village of Barnum from an 1868 newspaper article

to the Adams Co place names and newspaper articles pages.

Added a link to the census info page about what happenned to the 1890 Census.



Thursday February 13, 2003

Added a jury list from 1869, to the newspaper articles section.



Sunday February 9, 2003

Added Lowell and Walker Family Tombstone Pictures to the Colburn - Leola

cemetery file, sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Sandi Walker.

Added a newspaper article from 1863 about the Congregational and

Presbyterian Convention held at Grand Rapids.



Saturday February 1, 2003

The R's from the Adams County Death Index are now available.

Updated the pre-1907 births file with another bunch of records transcribed

by Bill Henry.



Sunday January 26, 2003

Updated the growing pre-1907 births file with records transcribed by Bill Henry.

The Q's from the Adams County Death Index are now available.



Saturday January 18, 2003

The P's from the Adams County Death Index are now available.

Added the September 1911 Jury List and the April 1912 County Board

election results to the newspaper articles section.

Added a new page containing the text of Adams County's two Highway

Historical Markers.

Revised the census information page to include the questions and

census date from each federal and state census since 1847.



Thursday January 9, 2003

Updated the growing pre-1907 births file with records transcribed by Bill

Henry and myself...we have about 700 records left to do. Bill has done

most of the 1500+ records already online.

Linked the following seven obits to the pre-1920 death index: Sally Beals,

Philander Bidwell, David Brown, Opal Evans, James McChesney, Carrie E.

Morrison and Dwight McConick.



Monday January 6, 2003

Added an index to the August - December 2002 Adams County Times and

Friendship Reporter obituaries.



Saturday January 4, 2003

Added three photos from Hamilton Holiday Cemetery (Leola Twp) from

CONTRIBUTOR Tammy K.

Transcribed and added more pre-1907 births.

Added four new pictures to the photo album.

Added and linked William Nelson's obit within the pre-1920 death index.



Tuesday December 31, 2002 Happy New Year!
Added obituaries to the pre-1920 death index pages for George Jefferson, Robert Lamphear, Ella Day and Hugh Cleland.
Updated several of the pre-1907 marriages files with more weddings found in the newspapers.
Saturday December 21, 2002
Added more pre-1907 birth records, with many thanks to Bill Henry for
continuing to work on this file.
Added Ole Olson's 1912 obit to the East Arkdale cemetery file.
Saturday December 14, 2002
Added some newspaper articles about the Atcherson and Friendship House (early hotels), and updated the place names file with a little more information about Hadlock in the northern part of Quincy Twp.
Wednesday December 11, 2002
The first half of the P's from the Adams County Death Index are now available, the remainder will be added as soon as they are typed.
Thursday December 5, 2002
CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent another 50 births for the pre-1907 births file.
Friday November 29, 2002
Transcribed another 50 pre-1907 birth records for the pre-1907 births file.
Added two more obituaries to the East Arkdale cemetery file.
Saturday November 23, 2002
Added the 1855 census of Lindina, once a part of Adams Co. but now in present day Juneau Co. We're closing in on completing this census year
on the Adams Co site, just a few more townships to go!
Corrected two of the names on the Easton cemetery photo file, thank you to Donna W for sending those in.
Saturday November 16, 2002
Added several dozen photos from a recent visit to Easton cemetery.
Wednesday November 13, 2002
Added more pictures to East Arkdale's virtual cemetery file, so nearly all of the inscriptions are now accompanied by a tombstone photo.
Transcribed and added several dozen pre-1907 births to Bill Henry's pre-1907 births index, along with the 40 records Bill sent this week.
Friday November 8, 2002
Added a link on the cemetery page to a site that has photographs of cemetery memorial flagholders and plaques, with brief explanations of the groups represented. Transcribed and added another 25 pre-1907 births to Bill Henry's pre-1907
births index, along with the records Bill sent this week. We have about 900 more birth records to transcribe, so keep checking back for updates.
Friday November 1, 2002
Added another 40 pre-1907 births to the pre-1907 births index, sent by Contributor Bill Henry.
Friday October 25, 2002
Added the 1855 State Census of Plymouth, which later became part of
Juneau County. If you spot an error please let me know so it can be
corrected, the old handwriting is hard to read and was very light on
the microfilm in some places. Friday October 18, 2002
Added E. L. Billings' obituary to the Cottonville cemetery page.
The first page of the P's of the Adams Co Death Index from the courthouse
is now available.
Friday October 11, 2002
Transcribed and added 50 Pre-1907 Adams Co Births, adding to Bill Henry's file.
Added Ruth Jensen's 1979 obit to the East Arkdale cemetery file.
The O's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now complete.
Friday October 4, 2002
The first half of the O's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.
Transcribed and added 50 Pre-1907 Adams Co Births, adding to Bill Henry's file.
Added the wedding of Herman Pankowie of Big Flats and Martha Marquardt of Hancock in 1906, from the Hancock News to the marriages file.



Sunday September 29, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co Births

File, transcribed from LDS (Mormon) Microfilm 1306420 Item 1.

The N's from the Adams County Death index through 1920 are now available.



Friday September 20, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co Births

File, transcribed from LDS (Mormon) Microfilm 1306420 Item 1, bringing

the total number of birth records transcribed from the microfilm to

near 1000. Thank you Bill!

CONTRIBUTOR Gordon Klaus sent a transcription of the New Chester cemetery

on Co. G in New Chester township.

An anonymous contributor sent two new recipes for the breakroom for

busy genealogists, a crockpot main dish and a gelatin fruit salad.



Saturday September 14, 2002

Added a biographical 58th wedding anniversary newspaper article about

Robert N. and Emma Blythe York.

The M's from the Adams County Death index through 1920 are now available.



Saturday September 7, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Tammy Droste Kohnke sent a partial transcription of New

Chester cemetery in Brooks, and additonal names from the Colburn Leola

cemetery.



Sunday September 1, 2002

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Tammy Droste Kohnke sent a transcription of the Hamilton

(Old Holiday) cemetery for the Adams pages.

The M's from the Adams County Death index through 1910 are now available.

Added a page of Civil War Trivia to the military records area.



Saturday August 24, 2002

The M's from the Adams County Death Index through 1900 are now available.

Updated the helpful addresses page.



Monday August 19, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co Births

File, transcribed from LDS (Mormon) Microfilm 1306420 Item 1, bringing

the total number of birth records transcribed from the microfilm to

just over 900. Thank you Bill!



Wednesday August 14, 2002

The L's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co Births

File, transcribed from LDS (Mormon) Microfilm 1306420 Item 1.



Sunday August 4, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update of nearly 100 more birth records

for the Pre-1907 Adams Co Births File, transcribed from LDS (Mormon)

Microfilm 1306420 Item 1.

Updated the Adams Co. churches information page.



Saturday August 3, 2002

Added a page about the early church history and pastors of the 135 year

old Friendship Congregational Bible Church to the Adams County churches

page.



Tuesday July 30, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update of nearly 100 more birth records

for the Pre-1907 Adams Co Births File, transcribed from LDS (Mormon)

Microfilm 1306420 Item 1.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Shirley R. sent some pre-1907 Adams Co. birth records not

found among the pre-1907 microfilmed (LDS) birth records.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Michele K. sent a family file of her Meatyard,

Meteyard, Holden, Lofy, Ackerman and Eddy families for the contributed

family trees page.



Thursday July 18, 2002

Updated the pre-1907 marriages file. There were ten names found on the pre-1907 statewide

marriage index that I could not locate on the microfilm or in Adams County courthouse

records. These names are:

BLOOM Minnie 9 September 1901

NELSON Caroline I 1 July 1878

RISK Mabel ?? --- 18??

SEVEMALINE Catherine 21 December 1865

SHERLING Geo 23 February 1904

SQUIRES Danett A 27 November 1875

TAYLOR Mrs Almira 12 October 1875

WAY Julia 20 July 1862

WELLS Georgianna M 19 March 1876

WINGO Steve B 25 July 1893

If you can help with these names/dates and source citations, please contact Joan.



Friday July 5, 2002

Added the 1855 State Census of Jackson. If you spot an error please let me know, so it

can be corrected--it was difficult to read some names.



Friday June 28, 2002

Added another 1855 State census, the 1855 Springville. It was difficult to read some

names, if you spot an error please let me know so it can be corrected.



Thursday June 20, 2002

Added a correction to the Quam - Pederson marriage in the pre-1907 Adams Co. marriages

file. Thank you to Janet Roos for sending in the correction and update.

New newspaper article, the 1922 County Board members, is now available in the newspaper articles section.

New addition to the land terms pages, a further explanation of land terminology provided

by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Waukesha Co WiGenWeb coordinator Ellen R.



Friday June 14, 2002

Flag Day! Added the rest of the 1870 Richfield census.



Monday June 10, 2002

Added a short item about Barnum to the place names file. In 1872, Barnum had the

largest sawmills in the Wisconsin Pinery according to the Adams County Press.



Saturday June 8, 2002

Added another 20 families to the 1870 Richfield census transcription, and hope to finish

this township next week.



Saturday June 1, 2002

The first 20 families from the 1870 Richfield census are now transcribed and on the Adams pages.

Added the 1887 marriage of Charles Fiegel and Sarah Sweet to the marriages file, sent by

Ellen (Waukesha Co Coordinator) from Waukesha Co. church records. Both bride and groom

were residents of Strong's Prairie.



Friday May 24, 2002

Updated the helpful addresses page with information about the Adams County Historical

Society's summer hours, and telephone number.

Updated the Cottonville cemetery file.

CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns sent a transcription of the first 105 families of the 1920

census of the Village of Adams.



Monday May 20, 2002

Alphabetized and split the expanded births index file into seven pages, so it loads

faster and is easier to use.



Saturday May 18, 2002

Finished the 1870 Quincy Twp census.



Saturday May 11, 2002

Started the 1870 Quincy Twp census, and the first 24 families are now available.

Watch for more of this census next week.

Added a little more about the Davis Corners community to the place names and post

office history file.



Saturday May 4, 2002

Worked on more of the pre-1907 marriages proofreading this week and added

about 50 more couples by proofreading the 'odd couples' from the Adams Co

pre-1907 marriages file, and comparing those entries to the microfilmed

original certificates. The odd couples are the names found on the statewide

pre-1907 index for Adams Co for whom I could not match a partner. Couples

that have been verified against the original filmed certificates are marked

with an asterisk. The good news is, I am nearing the end of this task :-)



Friday April 26, 2002

Added a county history biography about John VanWie to the White Creek cemetery

file, sent by NEW CONTRIBUTOR Carrie Fowler.

The K's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.



Monday April 22, 2002

Added the White Creek cemetery in Easton Township to our selection with some photos,

and more to come when weather and time permit. If you have tombstone photos or obits

for any of those interred in this cemetery, please contact Joan.

Added Alvig Soley's obit to the East Arkdale cemetery file.



Thursday April 18, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent another update to the Adams Co Pre-1907 births file,

through record number 700 in June 1890. Thank you Bill!

The 1870 Easton census has been completed.

Updated the Adams Co placename files.

Added a page on the 1930 census, the enumeration districts for Adams Co townships

and institutions can now be found on the census page.



Thursday April 11, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent a photo postcard of his ancestors' Commercial Hotel in

the Village of Adams circa 1910.

Added a newspaper article about a fire at the Commercial Hotel in 1913.

Updated the 1870 Easton census, through family number 44. Hope to finish this census

for next week.

Added two new photos to the album, submitted by a donor who wishes to remain anonymous:

a 1912 Friendship Railroad station postcard and a postcard of how it looked in 1913 in

the Village of Adams, on Main Street. Thank you, "Andy Onymus" for sharing these with us.



Friday April 5, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co. Births file.

Added the first 25 families of the 1870 Federal Census of Easton Township.



Thursday March 29, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co. Births file.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Tim Stowell sent a transcription from the 1886 and 1939 Wisconsin

Postal Guides for the Adams pages.

Added an obit for Ruth Jensen to the East Arkdale Cemetery file.



Friday March 22, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent an update for the Pre-1907 Adams Co. Births file.

New newspaper article, an 1896 jury list, is now available.



Friday March 15, 2002

New newspaper article: 1896 County Board has been added to the newspaper articles

collection.

The J's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.



Sunday March 10, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent a file of the first 500+ names from the Pre-1907 Births

that were registered at the Adams County Courthouse. Thank you Bill for your many

hours of work on this large project.



Friday March 8, 2002

CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns sent a transcription of the 1920 Federal Census of the

Village of Friendship.

New newspaper article, 1896 Agricultural Society Officers and Directors.



Monday March 4, 2002

New newspaper article, the 1911 Teacher's Institute is now available on the newspaper

articles page.

Updated the contributed family trees page.



Monday, February 25, 2002

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR* Donna Wilson sent 4 family photos of her Frost, Sheldon and Wilson

ancestors for the album.

*New 1911 newspaper article available: the 1911 Congregational Church Picnic.



Wednesday February 20, 2002

*CONTRIBUTOR J T Elderkin sent photos of Burdick, Reeves, Douglas and Edmonds ancestors

for the album.

*A new information page on the 1930 census that will be released April 1st 2002 is

now available on the census links page.

*The 1893 Adams County Board list can now be found on the newspaper pages.



Friday February 15, 2002

*CONTRIBUTOR Bill Henry sent a photo of William Henry and his wife Cora A Louk for the album

*New 1894 newspaper articles available: May 1894 jury list and county board representatives.

*The I's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.



Friday February 8, 2002

*CONTRIBUTOR Kim Ledbetter sent a transcription of the 1880 census of the Village of Friendship.

*CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns sent 3 old Woolsey and Niles family photos for the album.

*A new 1891 Newspaper Article is available, Installation of Officers of the Grand Army

of the Republic, Women's Relief Corps, and Free and Accepted Masons



February 1, 2002

*CONTRIBUTOR Melissa Jackson sent a transcription of the New Haven 1860 census,

and the entire 1860 census of Adams County is now on the Adams pages. < big smile>

*The H's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.

*1891 Township Election Results can now be found in the newspaper articles area.



Saturday January 26, 2002

*Added the 1860 Monroe Township census transcription to the census pages.

*Added a newspaper article, the 1878 County Board.

*Did some "html housekeeping" so the Adams index page will load faster for those

with older computers, etc. Please let me know if the change is agreeable or not.

*Worked on more of the pre-1907 marriages proofreading this week and also added

several dozen new couples whose marriages were not registered at the county

government level but were printed in the newspapers. Also added about 75 more

couples by proofreading the 'odd couples' from the Adams Co pre-1907 marriages

file, and comparing those entries to the microfilmed original certificates. The

odd couples are the names found on the statewide pre-1907 index for Adams Co for

whom I could not match a partner. Couples that have been verified against the

original filmed certificates are marked with an *



Friday January 18, 2002

*Added the Dellwood and Richfield cemetery transcriptions sent by Sally Traver.

*Added an 1893 newspaper article "Township Election Results"

*Added Emulous and Caroline Cotton's obituaries to the Cottonville cemetery file.



Saturday January 12, 2002

*Added the transcription of the 1860 Federal census of Strongs Prairie, it is

over 15 pp long. Started working on the 1860 Monroe twp. transcription, it and

New Haven will complete the 1860 census of Adams County.

*Added a long article about the Arkdale Lutheran Church's 75th Anniversary in 1928,

this is probably the oldest organized denomination in Adams Co., having been first

organized in 1853.



Monday January 7, 2002

*Added a small cemetery transcription sent by Gordon Klaus, 5th Avenue Cemetery

in Lincoln Twp--THANKS, Gordon!

*Added the 1860 Jackson Twp census, our THANKS go to Melissa V Jackson for

transcribing it.

*Added Harold Warp's obit to the East Arkdale cemetery file, contributed by Alma

Warp Thurber.

*Added the translation of the Czech months of the year to the tombstone translation

page in the cemetery section.

*Added a newspaper article about the Rous family reunion held in 1893, and the 1929

recollections of Mrs. S. W. Ferris on the Early Settlement of Adams County to the

Area History section.



Tuesday January 1st, 2002

*It's our One Year Anniversary as coordinator of the Adams pages. We've added alot of

material in the past year, and I look forward to seeing the project continue to grow

with more vital records and census online in the New Year.

*NEW CEMETERY: East Arkdale in Strong's Prairie Township, with over 500 photos and

inscriptions. It took me 6-8 visits over a 6 month period, but it is now 98% finished,

with about 2 dozen photos of the oldest graves to finish in spring.

*Added an 1892 newspaper article, Township Election results from April 1892.

*Added the G's from the Adams County Register of Deeds Death Index through 1920.

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR Irene Wendel sent her husband's ancestor's Civil War Information.



Tuesday December 25th, 2001

MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone!

CONTRIBUTOR Gordon Klaus sent transcriptions of Gould Rock and Pine Grove cemeteries

for our pages.

Added a few more newspaper articles: the 1892 Agricultural Society Officers & Directors,

Jurors drawn in May 1892, and 1892 Republican County Convention Meeting.



Friday December 21, 2001

Added obituary of Jared Cotton to the Cottonville cemetery file. Added Jared Cotton's obit

to the Cottonville cemetery file, and an article about the November 1890 meeting of the

Adams County Agricultural Society.



Wednesday October 24, 2001

Cottonville Cemetery inscriptions and photos are now available.



Tuesday October 23, 2001

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR Karen Schiferl sent some photos for the album, of Paul Paulson's store

in Friendship (interior and exterior), 1901 graduation photo of her grandmother, Gertrude

Paulson Sullivan and the invitation to the graduation ceremony.

*CONTRIBUTORS Sally & Willes Traver sent a photo for the photo album, of Archie Traver

while he was Chief of Police 1951-1954 for Adams-Friendship, and a transcription of the

St. Methodius (aka Pilot Knob) cemetery.

The cemetery words (translation) page has some new additions, cemetery terms and their

definitions.

The F's from the Adams County Death Index through 1920 are now available.

I've been spending alot of time lately on proofreading more of the 'odd couples' for the

Adams Co pre-1907 marriages file, checking those entries against the microfilmed original

certificates. The odd couples are the names found on the statewide pre-1907 index for

Adams Co for whom I could not match a partner. Have added at least 100 more couples from

proofreading, and about 4 dozen couples from the newspapers. Couples that have been

verified against the original filmed certificates are marked with an *



Thursday October 18, 2001

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR Andi MacDonald contributed a link to her page on cemetery tombstone

care and conservation tips. She is the founder/president of the Washington State

Cemetery Association, a statewide 501c3 corporation devoted to educating the public

about old and/or abandoned cemeteries and their care.

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR Jerry Twist donated a transcription of the Adams County Town of

Richfield 1880 Federal census.

*CONTRIBUTOR Sally sent five photos for the photo album: Monroe Center store in 1908,

logging on the Jefferson family farm at Monroe Center circa 1910, Mr. & Mrs. Rufus

Roberts of Monroe Center on a winter sleighride, and the 50th anniversary of Mr. and

Mrs. Clarence White, and the Burr Family.

*The breakroom pages also have a few new additions.



Saturday October 13, 2001

*CONTRIBUTOR* Melissa Vavra-Jackson contributed Olin as a 'virtual cemetery'. Photos

of the tombstones and a text file of the inscriptions for Olin cemetery in Springville

twp are now available.



Thursday October 11, 2001

*Sally sent three photos for the photo album: Monroe Center store in 1908, Monroe

Center School in 1910, and Friendship High School Class of 1909, and a link to the

Adams County Poor Farm cemetery with photos and inscriptions.

*Jessica contributed a file of Adams County cemetery locations found in the

USGS Database. October 2001

*Melissa sent a transcription of the 1860 Federal census of Easton.

The 1860 Newark census transcription is now available.



Wednesday October 10, 2001

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR Melissa Vavra-Jackson contributed two 'virtual cemeteries'.

Photos of the tombstones and a text file of the inscriptions for Townline and

Plainville cemeteries are now available...Adams county's first two virtual

cemeteries!



Friday October 5th, 2001

*CONTRIBUTOR J E Elderkin sent a photo of Company D of the 4th regiment of WI Volunteers

(Civil War) for the photo album.

*CONTRIBUTOR Sally Traver sent a newspaper photo of the Grand Marsh class of 1922-1923

from an old scrapbook for the photo album.

*I added the newest addition to my postcard collection, a birdseye view of Friendship,

circa 1912, to the photo album.

*The 1860 Federal census of Rome and Chester townships are now online. Volunteers are

working on transcribing the 1860 Easton, 1880 Richfield, 1880 Adams and 1880 Friendship

census. Only these townships remain to be transcribed for 1860: Jackson, Monroe, New Haven

and Strongs Prairie. If you would like to help with one of the 1860 remaining to be done,

or any other township for another year, please contact Joan.

*The E's from the Adams County Register of Deeds Death Index through 1920 are now

available.



Friday September 28, 2001

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Gordon Klaus sent a transcription of the Davis Corners

cemetery in Jackson Township.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Cathy Kuhl has sent 3 photos for the photo album of Phelps and

Boyd ancestors.

CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Cairns sent some corrections to the 1860 Quincy and White

Creek census transcriptions.

Added a roster of WWI veterans whose names were embroidered on a Davis

Corners Sewing Club Flag displayed at the Adams County Historical Society's

McGowan House.



Saturday September 22, 2001

Thank you to our CONTRIBUTOR Linda Cates for typing a bunch of obits

recently.

The 1860 census of Dell Prairie is now available, and 1860 Rome twp will

be completed soon. Also working on the E's for the pre-1920 Adams Co death

index.

Added a short memorial to the events of 9-11-01 on the genealogist's

breakroom page.



Saturday September 8, 2001

The 1860 Adams Census is now available, and I'm now working on the 1860

Census of Dell Prairie Township.

WE DID IT!! I now have all of the Adams County Death Index Photocopies

through 1920. Special Thanks to these generous folk who donated to the cause:

Bill H in Georgia, Erin D in Wisconsin, Carol K in British Columbia, Susan G

in Iowa, Margaret W in Maryland, and Joan B in Wisconsin. The A's, B's, C's

and D's are already online and some names are linked to obits with the help

of Linda Cates and Jerry Twist.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Gretchen Levings donated her ancestor Noah Leving's Civil War

information.



Tuesday September 4, 2001

Added links to obits on the new death index pages for the C's & D's with

the help of NEW CONTRIBUTOR Gerald Twist.



Saturday September 1, 2001

The D's from the Death Index at the Adams County Courthouse are online

through 1920.

CONTRIBUTOR Mike McGuiness sent transcriptions of New Chester and Springville

township histories from an 1870's Adams County Press for the Adams Co Places

file.

New newspaper article: County Board Election Results, April 1924



Wednesday August 22, 2001

New newspaper articles: 1903 Teachers Institute and Agricultural Society.

Have added 8 - 10 obituary page links to the Civil War Soldiers Deceased

by 1907 file. Added links to obits on the new death index pages for the

A's & B's with the help of CONTRIBUTOR Linda Cates.

The C's from the Death Index at the Adams County Courthouse are online

through 1920.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Marilyn Scott sent a photo of the White Pine School for

the photo album.



Thursday August 16, 2001

CONTRIBUTOR J T Elderkin sent a transcription of the 1860 Federal Census

of Springville Township for the Adams pages.

***New Newspaper article: 1902 Agricultural Society Members and Officers

***I've been spending alot of time lately on proofreading more of the 'odd

couples' for the Adams Co pre-1907 marriages file, checking those entries

against the microfilmed original certificates. The odd couples are the names

found on the statewide pre-1907 index for Adams Co for whom I could not match

a partner. Have added at least 100 more couples from proofreading and about

3 dozen additional Adams Co couples from the newspapers that were not on the

statewide index. Couples that have been verified against the original filmed

certificates are marked with an *

***Added a new page, the Genealogist's Breakroom. On this page you'll find

funny epitaphs, thoughtful poems related to genealogy and curiosities from

the newspapers, such as Mike Cavanaugh being attacked by a circus lion in

1903. Whoever said history and genealogy are dull?

Friday August 10, 2001

Three newspaper articles: 1904 County Board newspaper article, 1902 county

board & 1902 election of officers of Adams Co lodges & societies

New Census: 1860 Census of Brownville



Sunday, August 5, 2001

Two new 1903 newspaper articles: 1903 County Board and June 1903 Jury List

The B's from the Death Index at the Adams County Courthouse are online

through 1920.

New Photo in the Album from the latest addition to my antique postcard

collection, a 1927 real photo postcard of State Hwy 13 near Adams WI.



Saturday July 28, 2001

Jackie Cairns donated a transcription of the 1920 Adams Township Census

for the Adams Pages.

Mike McGuiness donated a transcription of descriptions of Jackson and New

Haven Townships found in an 1870's Adams County Press.

Robert Mileski will be periodically checking to see that all the links on the

Adams and Marquette pages are in working order, and reporting any needing

attention.

An anonymous donor sent a photo of the Plainville School, circa 1915, for

the online album.



Sunday July 22, 2001

A Big Thank You to our Contributors...

CONTRIBUTOR Kim Ledbetter donated a transcription of the 1850 census of Adams

County. This was a very difficult transcription with alot of illegible names.

CONTRIBUTOR Joan Byers donated an index for the Lakeview Cemetery in Jackson

Twp. This cemetery has been known through the years as Crooked Lake, Vroman,

and Jackson Cemetery. Joan's file is unique in that relationships among those

interred are noted.

The Index to the 1850 Adams Co census is also now available, extracted from

the AIS (LDS) index to the 1850 census of Wisconsin.

Margaret W in Maryland contributed towards the cost of death index

photocopies.



Sunday July 15, 2001

CONTRIBUTOR Sally Traver donated a transcription of the 1870 Mortality Schedule.

The 1860 census of Preston Township is now available.

The 1850 Mortality Schedule from the Federal Census is now online.



Thursday July 4, 2001

Our thanks to CONTRIBUTOR Sally Traver donated a circa 1927-28 class photo.

This photo along with two antique postcards from my collection are now

available in the online photo album. If you have old pictures of Adams County

places and people and would like to add them to the album, please contact

Joan AFTER July 15th.

Added another five dozen marriages to the pre-1907 marriages file. I'm now

finished through the D's of the 'singles' file. These are the entries found

on the pre-1907 statewide fiche index for which I could not identify a

spouse, and have to be found and verified one at a time on the microfilm of

original Adams Co. marriage certificates.

The 1870 Federal Census of Dell Prairie is now online, it's a large file of

124 families and may take awhile to load.

WE DID IT!! We now have over 200 pages of material on the Adams County

rootsweb site. Thank you, encouragers and contributors, this is a team

accomplishment!



June 29, 2001

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Charles 'the Bonedigger' sent instructions for a do-it-

yourself project to create a replacement tombstone. It is available on the

addresses page under helpful links.

The 1860 Richfield census is now available on the census pages.

The A's from the Death Index at the Adams County Courthouse are online, with

special thanks to those who are helping to fund the cost of copies for this

project: Bill H in Georgia, Erin D in Wisconsin, Carol K in British Columbia

and Susan G in Iowa.

Added a link on the addresses page for converting the value of old money

to today's dollars.





Friday June 22,2001

New Gen-Connect Boards being added by the people at rootsweb so no new

postings to report.

Thank you to NEW CONTRIBUTOR Robert Mileski, who donated two family trees

to the Adams pages, more than 1600 names, what a gift of data to these pages.

Added another 3 dozen couples to the pre-1907 marriages file, and am working

on finishing the proofreading of the B's.

The 1870 Federal census of Leola is now online. 1860 Richfield coming soon.



Thursday June 8, 2001

New Obits: DEAN (2), ELY, ERDMANN, FRAZER, HUBER, JUMP

THANK YOU to Susan G. in Iowa who contributed $20 to the Adams Co death

index photocopy fund.

Worked awhile on proofreading pre-1907 marriages against the filmed

certificates. Finding partners for those found on the fiche that I could

not find a match for earlier and added 4-5 dozen new couples to the marriages file.

Added information about the new Pre-1907 WI vital record research service

offered by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin to the addresses page.



Thursday June 7, 2001

New Obits: BOWERS, HACKL, SPANGLER, STORMOEN

New Census: 1870 Big Flats is now online

Newspaper Articles: Linda Cates contributed a third letter written by Frank

Graham from the Spanish American War at Christmas 1898. THANK YOU Linda!



Friday June 1, 2001

New Obits: BRADLEY, BURKE, CHATFIELD, FISH, GARBER, (2) HARRISON, HERZBERG,

KLEIN, LONG, LUMBY, PERRY, PETRUCELLI, POWERS, RIERSON, SCHULTZ, TRUMBULL,

WILBER, YORK

Four Newspaper articles added: 1898 County Board, Jury List and Modern

Woodmen of America Election of Officers, 1899 Royal Neighbors Election of

Officers



Thursday May 24, 2001 Memorial Day Weekend

New obits: BAUR, CLARK, DeMOTT, NILES, PIERCE, REED, REYNOLDS, ROGERS,

SMUTNEY

Added 1898 Agricultural Society, and 1899 Jury List newspaper articles.

CONTRIBUTOR Linda Cates transcribed two letters home from the Spanish

American War written by Frank Graham that were published in the Adams Co

Press.

Added a bunch more of the pre-1907 marriages found in the newspapers.



Sunday May 20, 2001

New obits: BARTELS, BONNETT, CARRINGER, HAMMOND, HILL, IVERSON, KLAVIKOVSKY,

LASSA, LERCH, MARSHALL, McDONNELL, METEYARD, MILLINER, MORSE, REYNOLDS,

SCHULTZ, SOLDAT, STOWELL, VanDYNE, WILSON, WITHERS

Added 1883 Agricultural Society and 1883 County Board newspaper articles



Monday May 14, 2001

New obits: BACON, FAIRBANKS, HILL, HOWARD, JOHNSON, KERSHAW, KLAUS, LAPHAM,

NELSON, ROSE, SIEGEL, WEAVER

Added June 1882 and January 1883 Jury Lists and a few dozen more pre-1907

marriages from the newspapers to the marriage files.

Thanks to the NEW CONTRIBUTOR to the death index photocopy fund, Carol Kredt.

Thanks to CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Hufschmid for donating some additional Adams

County place name information for the place names file.



Thursday May 10,2001

71 obits added in April, thank you everyone for your submissions!

New obits: BACON, BIDWELL, COLBURN, COTTON, DAWES, ELY, FREEMAN, GLEASON,

GREENWOOD, HAMILTON, HARRISON, (2) HENRY, HIGBEE, JOHNSON, MATTHEWS, PEASE,

POWERS, REID, ROBERTS, SCHULTZ, SHIPWAY, (5) STEVENS, WEBSTER, WRIGHT

Added Nov 1882 County Board Meeting and June 1883 Jury List to newspaper articles

Still adding 1882-1884 marriages from the Adams Co Press

Added the 1870 Federal Census of Adams, with much welcome help from J

Elderkin on some of the hard to read names.



Wednesday May 2, 2001

New obits: BAUER, BILLINGS, BROWN, CAMPBELL, CHAMBERLIN, HATCH, HUBBARD,

JONES, KIRKER, LAWRENCE, McFADDEN, McFARLIN, NEFF, NICHOLS, PAYN, RATHBUN,

RIDER, SINEMAN, WAITE, WOOCK

Added dozens of 1882-1884 marriages from the Adams Co Press to the pre-1907

marriage files

Added List of 1898 Town Clerks to Newspaper Articles

Added a site index search engine to the Adams Co menu page so you can find

the pages with your surnames of interest quickly.

Added the 1870 Monroe Twp Census, 92 families



Sunday April 29, 2001

New obits: BROWN, CAMPBELL, CARTER, CHAMBERLIN, CLELAND, CROSBY, FORBUSH,

FREDAY, MAGINNIS, MASON, MORRISON, QUAN, ROBERTS, RUSSELL, SCHEIBER, UHER,

VANDYNE, WILSON

Added dozens of 1882-83 and 1898 marriages from the Adams Co Press to the

pre-1907 marriages files.

Added a page to the Land Ownership and Area History Section that provides

legal land descriptions translated to place names, compiled from an old plat

book to help make sense of the sometimes confusing land descriptions. To view

the Adams County Townships and Legal Land Descriptions click here.

Added an 1895 jury list and Home Forum and Quincy Lodge F. & A. M. Lodge

Officers 1898



Monday April 23, 2001

21 new obits: ALLEN, ARMSTRONG, BAKER, DALEY, HACKER, HENRY, HINMAN,

HOARD, KMIEC, KRAKORA, MASON, METEYARD, PIKTURNA, REICHHOFF, SAUER, SHADDUCK,

TAYLOR, Van ALSTINE, WALRATH, WILLARD, YOCUM

Added more 1898 marriages from the Adams Co Press to the pre-1907 marriages

files.

Added two new newspaper articles: 1898 Home Forum and Quincy Lodge F. & A. M.

Lodge Officers and an 1895 jury list to the newspaper articles section.



Friday April 13, 2001

*New Look-Up Volunteer J T Elderkin has volunteered to do Adams Co. census

look-ups for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 and has indexes for 1850 and 1860.

If you can specify a township for 1870 or 1880 look-ups, that would be

appreciated.

*FINISHED the bride's surname index and letters V, W, Y and Z are now online.

*Added several dozen more 1898 & 1899 marriages found in the Adams Co

Press to the Pre-1907 marriages files.

*New obits this week: BLANCHARD, BURKE, CALAWAY, DAMMURT, GOOD BEAR, LEVINGS,

McDONNELL, McINTYRE, MILLER, MILLINER, POWERS, RAMSEY, SEIGEL, SMITH

Added 1887 and 1888 county board and 1889 & 1895 agricultural society

newspaper articles.

*Added three pages to the Adams County Census Collection. The 1855 State

Census of Big Spring, Chester and Quincy are now available.



Thursday April 5, 2001

*NEW CONTRIBUTORS: Kim (Lamphear) Ledbetter and Jeanne Loomis donated their

transcription of the Woolsey cemetery in Easton twp to the cemetery

collection on the Adams pages. THANK YOU Kim & Jeanne!

*122 obits were added to the gen-connect obit board in March. New obits this

week: HOARD, JACOBS, KURECK, LAMPHEAR, PEASE, RED CLOUD, SPINNER, SULLIVAN,

WALTMAN, WARP

*Linked three more Korean War soldier obits to the page honoring Adams

County's Korean and Vietnam War casualties. Thank you Linda Cates for typing

these long obits and the current Adams Co newspaper obits.

*Started comparing and proofreading the pre-1907 Adams Co marriage index from

the fiche that are on these pages to the microfilmed originals. Each pair

that has been verified against the filmed originals will be noted with a *,

so if it doesn't have a star you will know it hasn't been verified yet.

*Added Bride's Surnames letters S, T, U for the pre-1907 Adams Co marriage

index.

*Added two newspaper articles, the 1888 Congregational Church District

Convention to the churches area and an 1888 County Board list to the

newspaper articles list.





Friday March 30, 2001

*38 New obits this week: ANDERSON, ATCHERSON, BOWMAN, CHAMBERLAIN,

CHRISTENSON, CLELAND, CLEMENTSON, COLBY, CRAWFORD, CROTHERS, CRUTHERS,

DARROW, FAY, FLOOK, FLUKE, GREENWOOD, HEDDEN, HOPPE, HORR, JOHNSON, KELLEY,

KETCHUM, KLUMPNER, KRAHN, LAPP, McFARLIN, McGOWAN, MASON, MOORE, NILES,

OSBORN, PETERSON, SCHOFF, SHOREY, SWARTOUT, TILLETT, TOTTEN, VanKUREN, WRIGHT

*Mailed the first money order to the Adams Co Register of Deeds for the first

pages of the Death Index. As soon as they arrive I'll start typing.

*Added Bride's Surnames letters P, Q, R for the pre-1907 Adams Co marriage index.

*Added several dozen marriages reported in the Adams County Press circa 1888

and 1894 that were not found in the pre-1907 statewide marriage index.

*Added a new newspaper article: 1894 Agricultural Society Directors



Thursday March 22, 2001

*NEW CONTRIBUTOR and our FIRST LOOK-UP VOLUNTEER Jackie Cairns is helping

out with proofreading the pre-1907 Adams Co marriages on the pages. She is

researching the WOOLSEY, NILES and BACON families. Jackie will do 1900 and

1920 census look-ups and you can find her contact information on the

contributors and look-ups page.

*Added Bride's Surnames letters M, N, O for the pre-1907 Adams Co marriage index.

*12 New obits this week: BAMBER, CUMMINGS, HENRIKSEN, HOLMES, MANN, PAUWELS,

SCHROEDER, STEVENS, TANGNEY, WEBSTER, WILSON, WITT

*Completed the 1860 mortality schedule for Adams Co. Find the file under

'Deaths' or with the 1860 census listings. Many of these deaths pre-date

courthouse records and reflect deaths in the year preceding the census year

(June 1, 1859-May 31 1860)

*Updated the Adams churches file to reflect some changes among the pastors

and added a Grand Marsh church to the list.



Friday March 16, 2001

*Added Bride's Surnames letters J, K, L for the pre-1907 Adams Co marriage

index

*31 New obits this week: AMUNDSON, BACON, BARONE, BURNS, CLIFF, COLBY, COLLINS,

CZAPLEWSKA, DRAKE, DYE, GIBBENS, GOODMAN, HAMMOND, HANCOCK, JACOBS, JOHNSON,

KIRSENLOHR, LLOYD, McGOWAN, MIKKELSON, MORGAN, OPPEDESAN, PETERSEN, PUDIL,

STANCEL, SWARTOUT, THOMAS, TOMASELLO, VOLD, WITT, YEHLE



Sunday March 11, 2001

*Added Bride's Surnames letters G, H, I for the pre-1907 Adams Co marriage

surname index.

*42 New obits this week: ALLEN, BERRY, BONNETT, BRATLEY, CAIN, COLEMAN,

CONRADSON, DONOVAN, FOLMSBEE, GATES, HAMSTENGEL, HARRISON, HAVLIK, HILL,

HOVIND, JAROLIM, JENSON, JORDAN, KAEHLER, MASON, MIETZKE, MUTH, NELSON,

NEMETZ, NICHOLS, NOGLE, OLESON, PERKINS, PHILLIPS, RENNER, RIECK, RUNDLE,

SCHROEDER, SCHWARTZE, SINEMAN, SMITH, SOMERFIELD, STOWELL(2), SWANSEN,

VOTAVA, WOOCK

*Newspaper Articles: Agricultural Society Officers and Directors 1899 and

1900.



Friday March 2, 2001

*Added Bride's Surnames letters D, E and F for pre-1907 Adams Co marriage

surname index.

*New obits this week: BONNELL, BROWN, CLOUGH, CUMMINGS, DURKEE, ERICKSON,

HARRIS, HOLMES, LARKIN, McCLYMAN, McCONICK, SHAW, SHERMAN, STARLING,

TUTTLE, VICKERS. Rootsweb has been down alot so there are fewer postings

this week than usual.

*Newpaper Articles: County board officers for 1891, 1899 and 1900. Also a

page listing the newspaper titles for Adams, Columbia, Juneau, Portage,

Waushara and Wood counties, for those who wish to borrow microfilm to

search for their ancestors' news items and obits.



Friday February 23, 2001

Added the first pages for a BIG project, Adams County Census Transcriptions.

My goal is to eventually get all of the census online for this county. NEW

CONTRIBUTOR Sally TRAVERS is helping out with some 1860 census

transcriptions.

Added Bride's Surnames letters A, B and C for pre-1907 Adams Co marriage

surname index.

Added and linked obits for three Vietnam Soldiers on the Korea-Vietnam

Soldier Casualties page.

New obits this week: ADAMS, ANDERSON, BOER, BORK, CHAMBERLAIN, CHRISTENSEN,

CUMMINGS, FELDMAN, FRIDAY, HEDING, HUBER, JOHNSON, KITOWSKI, LEWKE, MAAS,

McCAUSLAND, MORGAN, NELSON, OLESTON, PHARIS, PRESTON, RANK, REPTA,

REUTERSKIOLD, RHINEHART, RIECK, ROE, TLACHAC, VanMATER, WAGNER, WEBER

23 New Biographies this week

New newspaper articles: 1919 Modern Woodmen, Royal Neighbors, Masons and

Eastern Star Officers, 1921 township election results, 1899 MWA/RNA Officers

CONTRIBUTOR Linda CATES donated a 1921 graduates list.



Friday Feb 16th, 2001

Finished Groom's Surnames letters R - Z for pre-1907 Adams Co marriage

surname index. Starting bride's surname index soon!

21 new obits this week: ALLEN, ATKINS, CAVANAUGH, COTTON, DUNN, HINTZ,

HOCKERMAN, HOLM, KNUTSON, LADNER, OLESTON, PRATT, REUTERSKIOLD, SEE,

SEYMOUR, STEVENS, STEVENSON, TWIST, WANTA, WIPF, WRCHOTA

New newspaper articles: 1895 Election of Officers at the Town meeting

(Friendship?), Agricultural Society Officers of 1906, 1907 Modern Woodmen,

Royal Neighbors & Masons Lodge Officers, 1899 G.A.R. Members (Civil War

Veterans).

CONTRIBUTOR Linda Cates donated an 1862 letter home from an Adams Co Civil

War soldier originally printed in a 1919 Adams Co newspaper. It's an inside

look at the Civil War and a must-read. Thanks, Linda!



Friday Feb 9th, 2001

Added Groom's for Marriage Surname Index letters M-N-O-P-Q this week.

New Obits this week: BESHAW, CARD, DOUGLAS, ELLINGSEN, ERICKSON, HARRISON,

HUBER, LOOMIS, McWYMIE, MORLEY, PHELPS, POLIVKA, RUSSELL, SHAFMAN, SMITH,

SOLEY, TOWNSEND, ZIMBECK.

Added a page of Adams Co place names and post office history. This page

lists the township name and section number for most locations and was

compiled from 4 sources listed on the page. Alot of these locations are

not on maps.

New newspaper articles this week: 1919 jury list and 1919 county board

members.



Monday February 5th, 2001

Added Groom's surnames J, K, L this week from the Pre-1907 WI Marriage

Index for Adams County.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Jackie Hufschmid, who donated Norwegian translations of

common cemetery stone words for a new file posted with the cemeteries on the

menu page.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR Jerry Hartnett, who sent a URL for a variety of foreign

language dictionaries for the new cemetery word translation list.

NEW VOLUNTEER Heather Andermurre, who offers requestors help with Finnish

language translation.

New obits this week: AHLBORN, AUSLAND, BERRY, CATCHIM, CIZEK, COLBURN,

ELFTMAN, FIDE, HURST, KAEHLER, KNOLL, LECLAIR, MARTINSON, POLIVKA, QUAM,

SCHOFF, SMITH, SWANSON, TRACY, TROYKE, WITT, YORK. There were 68 new obits

added during January to the Adams obit archives.

Added pages with 1888 county election results and 1921 jury list to the

newspaper articles. Added a list of cemetery words from various languages to

the list of cemeteries on the main menu page to help you out with foreign

words found on tombstones. Special thanks to Jackie, Jerry and Heather for

their encouragement and help with this list.



Sunday January 28th, 2001 SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

Added Grooms surnames G, H, I this week from the Pre-1907 WI Marriage Index

for Adams County.

New obits this week: ANDERSON (nee WAITE), AUSLAND, BACON, CLAPP, GRUNKE, HOWARD,

MASON, McCORMICK (nee DARTT), PRATT, RICCI, STOWELL, STRAND, WAGNER, WILLIAMS

Added a 1922 jury list to the newspaper articles, the first time women have

been drawn as jurors, as women were first allowed to vote in the 1921 election



Sunday January 21st, 2001



Added Grooms surnames D, E and F this week from the Pre-1907 WI Marriage

Index for Adams County.

New obits this week: BARBA, BRIGGS, CROTHERS, KENNEDY, KOUBA, LOOMIS,

PIKE, PLATT, RIPLEY

NEW VOLUNTEER, Linda Cates, is typing current Adams Co newspaper obits

for the obit board-archives.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR JT Elderkin has donated Genealogical Extracts from the

Notebooks of Sarah R. Douglas, circa 1920-1934 to the Adams pages.

NEW CONTRIBUTOR, Ken Box, donated his two JACOBUS ancestors' Civil War

information to the Civil War soldiers file.

THANK YOU, Linda, Ken and JT, for helping the Adams site to grow!

Added a newspaper article listing about 6 dozen Adams Co Civil War Veterans

and their places of interment in the newspaper article and Military

sections on the menu page.



Sunday January 14th, 2001

Ta-Daaaa!! Added Pre-1907 Adams Co Marriages sorted by Groom's Name, A, B & C

surnames. Working on finishing groom's and starting bride's surname cross-index.

Added these obits this week: CARLSON, CHAFFEE, CHILSON, CHRISTENSON, DAVID,

HOSKINS, NESBITT, PLUGH, STOWE, SYLVESTER, WEAVER.

Added a page with Adams County Casulaties from the Korean Conflict and

Vietnam War.



Monday Jan 8th, 2001

Added a link for the Wisconsin Dept of Transportation to printable county

maps. Added some more genealogy lessons to the free beginning genealogy

lessons page. Still sorting marriages into pairs!



Saturday Jan 6, 2001

Added a menu page link for beginners to free online genealogy lessons, and a

page to recognize and thank contributors to this site.

Still sorting Pre-1907 marriages into pairs.

Added JT ELderkins compilation of biographies and genealogical information

for some pre-1900 Adams County residents from the Biographical Record...of

Columbia, Sauk & Adams Counties, Wisconsin.

Added these obits: BUBLA, FREECK, HODAN, JOHNSON, McDONALD, MUELLER, OLSON,

REED, SAUNDERS, SHIPWAY, STRACK, WILDA, added SHIPWAY obit to Big Flats

Cemetery file.



Thursday, Jan 4, 2001

Yahoooo, a donation to the pages!! Shari Milks donated a file of Wisconsin

Place Names gleaned from an 1895 Wisconsin map, to help researchers with

Wisconsin place names they cannot find on modern maps. Thank you, Shari!



Wednesday, Jan 3, 2001

Happy New Year!! Working on sorting pre-1907 marriages by couples,

and finished an 1885 Congregational church convention page. Started

a page of 1885 Adams Co teachers that lists where they taught and lived.

Added these obits to archives files: CAVANAUGH, LEWKO, MOWERS, RAMSEY,

RICE, SEWARD, STOWELL, VANDERHOOF.



Sunday Dec 31st, 2000

Added one file: Adams County Civil War Soldiers biography info from

the Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, published 1886

Still working on Pre-1907 Adams County Marriages, alpha order and trying to

match names so couples are together in the file.

Today the change to a new county cc was made official with an announcement

and change on the county cc's page.



Saturday Dec 30th, 2000

Added current Adams County Area Churches page

Added nine obits to archives files for JANDA, JONES, RADZIK, RICE, SCHMIDT,

SORMRUD, TUESLEY, WAITE, and WHITE

Working on Pre-1907 Adams County Marriages File and Biographies

Working on Civil War Veterans File



Thursday Dec 28th, 2000

Added Helpful Addresses and Links Page.

Added Thankful HAVEN's newspaper death notice to Big Flats Cemetery File.

Working on Pre-1907 Adams County Marriages File and Biographies



Tuesday Dec 26th, 2000

Uploaded these files:

Colburn Leola Cemetery Inscriptions

Edwardson Cemetery Inscriptions

Niebull Cemetery Inscriptions

Old Adams Center Cemetery Inscriptions

Spring Branch CemeteryInscriptions

Tuttle Cemetery Inscriptions

Big Flats Cemetery Inscriptions

Wisconsin Map with County Outlines

Adams County Area Map with Roads

1895 Adams County Area Map

Adams County History from History of Northern Wisconsin

Adams 1884 County Board

Adams 1885 County Board

Adams 1887 Teacher's Institute List

Adams 1888 Jury List

Adams 1906 Jury List

Adams 1906 County Board



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