William Myers (1833-1920) Obituary

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Lived to Ripe Old Age Passing Sunday Morning, September 25 (1920), of William Myers long a resident of Oregon, terminates a local identity of more than seventy years duration. The deceased was nearly eighty eight years old. Born March 1, 1833 in Washington County, Maryland. William Myers as a lad of fifteen journeyed west with …

William A. Long (1841-1916) Biography

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William A. Long was the son of Jonathan Long, Sr. and Catharine Adams. William was born June 15, 1841 in Selinsgrove, Penn Township, Union County (presently Snyder County), Pennsylvania. William moved with his family to Illinois after the 1850 census. William’s father purchased land in Carroll County, Illinois in 1856. William A. Long served in …

William Dutcher Hardesty (1857-1930) Obituary

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Obituary – Rochelle Leader newspaper – William Dutcher Hardesty died Tuesday, June 3, (1930) at 9 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hazel Foresman, in Chana, following an illness of two weeks. He was a son of Daniel and Abigail Hardesty, pioneers of Ogle County, born March 14, 1857. His marriage was to …

William Finney (1849-1914) Obituary

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IN MEMORIAM – WM. FINNEY Wm. Finney was born in Sterling, (Whiteside Co.), Illinois,December 25, 1849, and died in Polo, Ill, Nov. 23, 1914. Bereftof a mother when but a little boy, he lived for a time in Iowa,afterward moving to West Grove, Ill where he lived until Dec.15, 1864. When a mere boy of …

Winifred (Heller) Hills (1873-1964) Obituary

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HILLS–Mrs. Winifred Hills, 91, 1617 9th Ave., died at 2:40 pm, Thursday, November 19, 1964 in a private nursing home after a long illness. Born September 30, 1873 in Adeline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Heller. Lived 57 years in Rockford, coming here from Oregon. Married to Francis Albert Hills in Oregon Dec 30, …

William Weed (1798-1886) Obituary

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Obituary Mr. Wm. Weed died at the residence of Mr. Sensor, Byron, Ill., Sept. 2, 1886 in the 88th year of his age. He was born in Johnstown, N. Y., Dec. 8, 1798. He remained there till after his marriage with Miss Lucy Dake in January 1820 when they moved to Nunday, N. Y. and …

William H. Wagner (1863-1938) Obituary

William H. Wagner (1863-1938) Obituary, Feb 1938
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William H. Wagner (1863-1938) Obituary, Feb 1938

William Boyle Travis (1849-1925) Obituary

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William Boyle Travis, son of George and Catherine Kline Travis, was born near Boonsboro, Washington Co., Maryland, September 16th, 1849 and died at his home in Polo June 1, 1925, aged 75 years, 8 months and 15 days.He was the third in the family of seven children, four of whom survive: Mrs. Jacob Brown of …

William Swingley (1833-1904) Obituary

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William Swingley was born at Hagerstown, Md., March 20, 1833, and died at the family residence in Oregon, Ill., March 27, 1904, aged 71 years and 7 days. Probably no man in Ogle County was better known upon the west side of Ogle County or enjoyed the friendship and personal acquaintance of more people than …