Linda "Lin" Ziemann

Rock County Coordinator

Rock County MNGenWeb

YEAR 2023


1/19/2023 Jorgensen Obituaries posted

YEAR 2022


9/13/2022 Spanish American War - 1898

YEAR 2021


4/5/2021 Newspaper Notes - 1938 Newspaper tid-bit.
4/5/2021 Church News - Pastor N.L. Haney news item from 1938.

YEAR 2020


10/15/2020 Posted 1897: Groom, Warren A. Bliss jr & Miss Nellie Skeen


6/26/2020 WWII Military Index is uploaded. Don't miss the Six Wahlert Brothers WWII history submitted by his nephews & nieces for this website. Wonderful detail, photos & Service history!
6/26/2020 Obituary posted for Arlo Wahlert, died 17 Sep 1994
6/25 & 26/2020 More of the WWI letter S pages are posted. 6/29/2020 the letter S pages completed.
6/30/2020 Completed WWI Rock County "Honor Roll" Service Men & Women -- Now posted entire alphabet.

YEAR 2019


10/9/2019 Obituary posted for Mrs. Freida Blum, died April 3, 1994.


4/26/2019 Completed the letter O page of WWI Rock County Honor Roll.
Completed the letter P page of WWI Rock County Honor Roll.
Completed the letter Q page of WWI Rock County Honor Roll.
Completed the letter R page of WWI Rock County Honor Roll.


2/16/2019 Obituaries posted for Harry Fritz Gertz, died Sep 1981; Alta D. Lorenzen, age 99, died Nov 2005; John Hubbling 1917-2005.

YEAR 2018


6/21/2018 Uploaded Marriages & Anniversary pages -- Need your help. Please submit your family marriages and/or anniversaries to the Rock County Coordinator
6/22/2018 Family Histories and/or Family Group Sheets pages now uploaded. Need your help....submit yours to the Rock County Coordinator. Thanks!

YEAR 2017


5/2/2017 Completed the letter L page of WWI Rock County Honor Roll.
5/3/2017 Letter M first page complete... WWI Rock County Honor Roll.
5/4/2017 Letter M page 2 & Letter N now finished.


2/15/2017 Rock County Century Farms list now posted. Volunteer, L. Lucas, researched the history and provided the Rock Co. Century Farm history. Source: Minnesota State Archives for 1977-1982

YEAR 2016

July 2016

7/7/2016 Continued posting of WWI history -- letters I, J, K (all pages include photos) are now complete.

March 2016

3/1/2016 Successful MOVE of the Rock County MNGenWeb site pages to the new server. Watch for additional ancestral information to post in the days ahead. Still in the process of finishing the WWI Roll of Honor pages.

February 2016

2/1/2016 Continued posting of WWI history -- letters E, F & G (all pages include photos of the servicemen) are now complete.
2/9/2016 WWI history....the letter H surnames (consists of 2 pages) now posted....Watch for more postings soon of the rest of the alphabet.

YEAR 2015

January 2015

1/10/15 Linda Ziemann became the new Rock County Coordinator & began the process of building & uploading pages of county history. Please help.
1/12/15 Uploaded Obits & Bios pages -- Need your help. Please submit your family items.
1/20/15 Uploaded 1860 & 1870 Census history pages
1/27/15 Townships Map & Index page uploaded. Watch for the early history of each township to become linked. Thanks to contributor Chad Lape for sharing his map image scans.

February 2015

2/5/15 Township maps (1935) & Twp 1911 history are now being uploaded. Thanks again to Chad Lape for his images!
2/12/15 Early land patent recipient names, with corresponding townships & sections are being uploaded. The earliest year for patents in Rock Co. was 1872.
2/24/15 Early newspapers printed "the scoop" which included so much county history. These pages are being transcribed and posted. On the main page, watch the Newspaper Tid-Bits link. Thanks to all for contributing as time permits.

March 2015

3/30/15 The Military History link is now activated. Check out the WWI history. More data & photos to post soon. "Work in Progress."

April 2015

4/6/15 More WWI history being posted....Alpha letters A & B completed. "Work in Progress."
4/20/15 A family researcher has shared an obit/bio for a distant family member, Barbara J. Zadow. Check the OBIT index. Thanks, to Deidre Badker!

July 2015

7/11/15 Continued posting of WWI history -- letter C (consists of two pages) is now complete. This includes a photo for each serviceman.

Nov 2015

11/3/15 Continued posting of WWI history -- letter D (consists of two pages) is now complete.