Van Buren County
Iowa GenWeb
Project

 Some Recent Additions to this Site
Feb 25, 2014 Newspapers in Van Buren County - Courtesy of Iowa Old Press
Jan 31, 2014 Rural School 8th Grade Commencement - Transcribed & contributed by volunteer Sherri Meck
Jan 26, 2014 Historic Photos of Mt. Sterling - Collection of 35 historic photos of Mt. Sterling aka "Dog Town"
Dec 12, 2013 Tour of Iowa Counties - Part 3 - June 12 1868 - Daily Iowa State Register - Des Moines, Iowa - Vol VII - Issue 141
Dec 12, 2013 County Home Cemetery Burials - Known burials in Van Buren County Home aka Poor Farm Cemetery
Nov 8, 2013 Tour of Iowa Counties - Part 2 - June 11 1868 - Daily Iowa State Register - Des Moines, Iowa - Vol VII - Issue 140
Sep 23, 2013 Over 2,000 Obituaries Added This Year - As of this date, 2,172 new "Old Obituaries" posted since Jan. 1, 2013. Nearly 9,000 total!
Sep 23, 2013 Veterans Headstone Applications - Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General 1925-1963
Sep 6, 2013 Tour of Iowa Counties - Part 1 - June 10 1868 - Daily Iowa State Register - Des Moines, Iowa - Vol VII - Issue 139
Sep 3, 2013 1856 "Our Town" Speech - transcribed by volunteer Mike Miller
Apr 8, 2013 1906 Bonaparte Baptist Cookbook - 53 page PDF file with every-name index to contributors and adverstisers
Mar 22, 2013 Van Buren County Iowa Andreas 1875 Atlas - High Resolution Map showing townships, sections, churches, schools, some landowners & more.
Mar 10, 2013 1922 Bonaparte High School - Commencement Program
Feb 26, 2013 Obituary Scrapbook Vol. B - Van Buren County Genealogical Society Scrapbook B - approx. 1,650 obits completely transcribed
Feb 18, 2013 Baseball Stars Visit Bonaparte - Newspaper article telling of Baseball Hall of Famers visiting "Boss Entler" in Bonaparte
Nov 7, 2012 Obituary Scrapbook Vol. A -Van Buren County Genealogical Society Scrapbook A - approx. 2,750 obits completely transcribed
Nov 6, 2012 Margaret Johnson Meek Scrapbook  - Privately held scrapbook indexed and transcribed - 374 Marriages & Deaths by Karen Bergquist Uhr
Nov 2, 2012 1939 Basketball Program -Van Buren County Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament Program with Names
Nov 2, 2012 Bonaparte H.S. Baccalaureate - 1938 Baccalaureate Program Image and Class List
Oct 8, 2012 Bonaparte Journal 1887 - July 4th Edition with Everyname Index. (PDF Document requires Free Adobe Reader)
Sep 5, 2012 United Presbyterian Cemetery - Thanks to Richard Thompson Gravestone photos for all existing stones for this Cemetery are now online.
Aug 11, 2012 Landess-Watkins Cemetery - Gravestone Photos of all known burials for this Pioneer Cemetery are now online.
Aug 1, 2012 Spencer Farm Cemetery - Added new rural family burial grounds to Cemetery Index with GPS plotted Map - Also Map for Egypt Cemetery
Jun 26, 2012 Social Security Death Index- Searchable Database for those with Last Known Residence of Van Buren County
Apr 27, 2012 1925 Census- Henry Twp.- by Conni McDaniel Hall and Beverly Cramer
Apr 7, 2012 1940 Federal Census - Link to Browse 1940 Census for Van Buren County
Jan 27, 2012 Old Age Pension Index - Van Buren County Iowa Old Age Pension Tax
Jan 19, 2012 1930 Census Images - Every Page of Images for Free Browsing
Jan 2, 2012 1925 Census- Cantril Town - by Conni McDaniel Hall and Beverly Cramer
Dec 10, 2011 Added Vastly Improved Google Site Search
Nov 17, 2011 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Stockport Town by Sharon Franklin
Aug 27, 2011 1925 Census- Birmingham Town - by Conni McDaniel Hall and Beverly Cramer
Aug 21, 2011 1925 Census- Chequest Twp. - by Conni McDaniel Hall and Beverly Cramer
Jun 17, 2011 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Keosauqua Town by Rich Lowe
Jun 14, 2011 Old Douds-Leando Photos  - Historical "Penny Post Card" Photos and More
Mar 13, 2011 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Washington Township by Sharon Franklin
Feb 22, 2011 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Vernon Township by Sharon Franklin
Feb 3, 2011 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Union Township by Sharon Franklin
Jan 1, 2011 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Milton Town by Sharon Franklin
Dec 2, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Birmingham Town by Rich Lowe
Dec 2, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Lick Creek Township by Sharon Franklin
Dec 2, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Henry Township by Sharon Franklin
Nov 15, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Jackson Township by Karen Davis
Nov 15, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Farmington Township by Rich Lowe
Nov 9, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Des Moines Township by Sharon Franklin
Nov 1, 2010 Pensioners on the Rolls January 1, 1883 - Name, Address, Date, Amount and Reason for Pension
Nov 1, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Village Township by Sharon Franklin
Oct 4, 2010 Gravestone Photo Surname Directory - Listing of stones by Last Name
Sep 19, 2010 1925 Census- Cedar Twp. - by Conni McDaniel Hall and Beverly Cramer
Sep 9, 2010 Graves Registration Survey  - Surname Index to WPA Graves Registration Survey
Aug 8, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Harrisburg Township by Rich Lowe
Aug 6, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Chequest Township by Heather Ruffley
Jul 19, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Farmington Town by Judy K. Mitchell
Jul 4, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Cedar Township by Heather Ruffley
Jun 24, 2010 Isaiah Bringham Gravestone Story  - Story of Gravestone Finally Set 155 Years Later
Jun 21, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Cantril Town by Judy K. Mitchell
Jun 14, 2010 1925 Census- Des Moines Twp. - by Conni McDaniel Hall and JoAnne Aylward
Apr 10, 2010 Old Selma Photos  - Historical "Penny Post Card" Photos and More
Mar 17, 2010 1905 Iowa State Census  - Surname Index to Bonaparte Town by Rich Lowe
Mar 15, 2010 1838 Wisconsin Territorial Map  - Shows Van Buren County Eight Years Before Statehood
Mar 15, 2010 Old Stockport Photos  - Historical "Penny Post Card" Photos and More