Category Archives: Iowa

WH Neling letter home

This letter retains the spelling of the original. Grand [E]core Louisiana April the 17 [1864] Dear Mother I recived a letter from you the other day dated the 11. I was glad to here from you. It was the first … Continue reading

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Writing about mental health issues

DA Neeling hospital The_Algona_Upper_Des_Moines_Wed__May_25__1892_ Current statistics about mental illness in America estimate “1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year.” – See more at: https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-By-the-Numbers#sthash.SVhkrOSJ.dpuf Doing genealogy research means that one uncovers facts … Continue reading

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William H. Nelings, post-Civil War Iowa

William H. Nelings after the war: History of Clayton County

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William H. Neiling

The internet and Google books is making genealogy research so much more efficient. Back in the day, listservs and websites like rootsweb connected people more than documents. With Google Books and paid websites like Ancestry (and to a lesser extent, … Continue reading

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William C Neeling

The spelling is a little off, however I think this might be a cousin of Daniel T Nelings. Algona, IA: Congressional Serial The patent itself: Patent App

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Daniel Thompson Nelings

The above section is from The History of Clayton County and includes the names of many local men and boys from Clayton County Iowa. Some of these names are also in an account book kept by Daniel T Nelings from 1867 … Continue reading

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Bessie Nelings

  Aunt Bess Nelings wrote this story of her family. She is one of the women in these beautiful hats. [on back of paper] This is the Nelings Family My father was D.T. Nelings. This is a story I wrote … Continue reading

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