Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Morris Twp., Ogle Co., IL

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This cemetery was established in late 1875 and is located 1/4 mile west of Mt. Morris on the south side of Illinois Highway No. 64. The stones are all in good condition. Several of the graves were moved here from Plainview Cemetery when Oakwood was first founded. The Mausoleum at the west side of the cemetery was built …

Newspaper Clippings from the Forreston Herald (1871-1901)

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  Old Newspaper Clippings 1871-1901 Courtesy of Morgan Rajcevich A couple of years ago I spent a long winter in my local library sitting in front of a microfilm reader going thru old copies of the “Forreston Herald” searching for clues to my family’s history. During the process I felt I got to know the …

Illinois State Historical Library Interlibrary Loan Policy

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Illinois Newspapers on Microfilm Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Web site “Newspapers in the Illinois State Historical Library”, 1998, is a listing of newspapers which the Illinois State Historical Library has on microfilm. This publication lists the microfilmed holdings by town/city/village and thereunder by newspaper title. The Illinois State Historical Library’s collection now contains more than …

Ogle Co., IL Genealogy Links

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 OGLE COUNTY LINKS If you have a genealogical or historical Ogle County link you would like added to this site, please submit it here: CLICK HERE Ogle Co. Query Message Board Rootsweb site Ogle Co.Query Message Board Genealogy.com Site Ogle Co. Mailing List Archives Ogle Co. Genealogical Society Ogle Co. Historical Society CousinConnect.comOgle Co. Genealogy …

Byron Cemetery Directory

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Byron Cemetery, Byron, Ogle, Illinois Used with Permission on the Ogle Gen Web Name Dates Alden, Charles Alfred b. Oct. 22, 1855 d. Aug. 13, 1901 Alden, Edith Van Broklin b. Sep. 14, 1864 d. Nov. 13, 1917 Alden, James G. b. 1866 d. 1943 Alden, John E. b. Jan. 22, 1853 d. May 22, …

Battle Ground Cemetery, Stillman Valley, Marion Twp., Ogle Co., IL

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Battle Ground Cemetery in Marion Township Transcribedby Sherry Dowden Used with permission on the Ogle GenWeb site2008 Individual tombstones CAPT J.G. ADAMS 5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR JOHN WALTERS ILLMTD RANGERS, BL’K HAWK WAR CORP’L JAMES MILTON 5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR ISAAC PERKINS 5ILL MTD VOLS BL’K HAWK WAR DAVID KREPPS 5ILL …

Zion Evangelical Church, Adeline, Maryland Twp., Ogle Co., IL

February 27, 2018 0 Comments

Zion United Church of Christ of Adeline, Now Zion Evangelical Click here for baptismal records from 1900-1921 In about the year 1845, the first families came to this region from Lippe-Detmold, Germany, and others from the state of Maryland, and settled in and around Adeline. Those families included such names as: Paul, Stukenberg, Bearman, Garkey, …

Holcomb or Davis Junction School Class Photo – March 29, 1935

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Photo submitted by Shannon Blosser-Salisbury

Holcomb or Davis Junction School Class Photo – March 29, 1935

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Photo submitted by Shannon Blosser-Salisbury Return to OgleCo. Genealogy Site

1930 Ogle Co., IL Census Index

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Surnames are listed as they are spelled in the Census record. Some are known to be incorrect and are so annotated in the transcription.  District Surnames District 71-4, Byron Township, Byron City Akins, Alden, Alfreds, Allen, Alms, Ames, Anderson, Angel, Apgar, Ashelford, Atkinson,  Bain, Bakener, Baker, Barnhart, Barrick, Barry, Bartlett, Baylor, Bishop, Bitner, Blanchard, Bohner, Bowles, …