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Tag Archives: SCIGS
In Memoriam: Sgt. Frankie Wilson
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and volunteer Frankie Wilson, who passed away on November 25, 2020, at the University of Iowa Medical Center in Iowa City. Frances Edna Wilson was born August 4, 1955, in … Continue reading
In Memoriam: Patricia L. Scott
Staff at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center are saddened by the loss of our friend. Pat Scott passed away on Sunday, April 9th, 2017 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Scott Co. Iowa. Patricia Louise (Bracker) Scott was born … Continue reading
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Remembering Lorraine Duncan
Special Collections would like to recognize the passing of Vada “Lorraine” Duncan who has been a loyal and generous supporter of the local genealogy community. She passed away in January, just a bit shy of her 95th birthday. Lorraine was … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy, Library, Local History Tagged Genealogical research, SCIGS, Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society, volunteers 1 Comment
Scott County’s Rotten Bridge
If you read this blog, you already know how much we love solving local history mysteries around here. Our latest one, featuring a peculiar epitaph referring to a tragic death, is perfect not only for this chilly month known for … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy, Local History Tagged Bridges, cemeteries, Databases, Frank Meyer, gravestones, Lorraine Duncan, Maysville Cemetery, scharlott blevins, SCIGS, Scott County, tombstones Leave a comment
30 Years of Myths and Mysteries, Hysterical Histories, Tree-Kickin’ Genealogy…and Much More!
Each department at the Davenport Public Library is valued, and the month of October affords an opportunity to celebrate the 30th birthday of one gem in particular – the hidden pearl in the Main Street Library – the Richardson-Sloane Special … Continue reading
Are the nuts in your family tree taking up all of your precious research time? We in the Special Collections Center understand. And we are once again opening our Center to give you a little extra time to root out … Continue reading
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Scott County Genealogical Society Meeting – Monday, September 13, 2010
What a wonderful time of year for a little adventure! The Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society (SCIGS) invites members and non-members to their September monthly meeting which will be a tour the Family History Center on Monday, September 13, 2010 … Continue reading
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Researching the Records of England
If you were fortunate enough to attend the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society meeting on the first of June, you learned all sorts of interesting things about early English records from Pam Langston. One thing that really surprised me is … Continue reading
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