Jacob Rice (1824-1894) Biography

March 2, 2018 0 Comments

JACOB RICE (deceased)– For a long period a representative farmer of Mount Morris Township, Ogle County, Ill., and one of the most highly esteemed men in his locality, was born in Washington County, Md., on September 5, 1824, a son of Jacob and Mary (ROWLAND) RICE, whose home was near the spot afterward made historic …

Jacob A. Knodle (1823-1903) Obituary

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JACOB KNODLE DEAD Another of our early settlers passes away. The death of Mr. Reuben Wagner on the 8th and Mr. Jacob A. Knodle on the 23rd of October, 1903, who were brothers-in-law and have been living next door neighbors in Mount Morris, is a rather peculiar coincidence. It is also an interesting fact that …

Isaac Norton (1790-1879) Biography

March 1, 2018 0 Comments

ISAAC NORTON II was the son of ISAAC NORTON I (1763-1846) and ANNE GRIFFIN (1768-1812). He born in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York on Mar. 14, 1790. Isaac I and Anne had six children in all, of whom, according to family records, Erastus (our ancestor) was the fifth; this means there is one child …

Ogle Co., IL Historical Society and Museum, Oregon, IL

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111 North Sixth Street, P.O. Box 183, Oregon, IL 61061 Phone: 815-732-7545 Email: oglecohistory@gmail.com The Society The Ogle County Historical Society began in 1954 as a project of theOgle County Federation of Women’s Clubs. The Constitution states, “The object of this Society shall be to discover, preserve and disseminate the History of Ogle County and …

George Edwin Canfield (1848-1907) Obituary

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Obituary From “The Republican,” October 24, 1907: DEATH OF GEO. CANFIELD George Canfield, one of the substantial citizens of Pine Rock Township, was buried yesterday afternoon at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Mr. Canfield has been in ill health for two years past from a nervous breaking down of his system and while his death is deplored …

Newspapers Available from the Illinois State Library on Microfilm for Ogle Co., IL

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This is a list of newspapers available on microfilm via inter-library loan. Some of the local libraries also have these and may have additional. If you have trouble reading any of these dates, write tome and I will check the book. Information and instructions for ordering newspapers on microfilm Return to OgleCo. Genealogy Site

Ogle County, Illinois Census Records

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1840 Ogle Co. Census 1860 Ogle Co. Census 1880 Ogle Co. Census Part 1 1880 Ogle Co. Census Part 2 1900 Ogle Co. Census Part 1 1900 Ogle Co. Census Part 2 1930 Ogle Co. Census

Fearer Family Photographs

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Above: John Fearer’s wife and3 surviving children: From left to fight – Thomas Jenipher FEARER (1823-1910), Matilda FEARER (MEDLAR) BLACK (1825-1910), Mary (HOFFMAN) FEARER MUMMA(1805-1897) & William Lawson FEARER (1829-1908) Above: David FEARER (1827-1862),son of John and Mary (HOFFMAN) FEARER who was killed in the Civil War Below is the 50th anniversary (1902) picture of …