Lewis Petrie (1849-1928) Biography

March 4, 2018 0 Comments

LEWIS PETRIE, a well known farmer of Lincoln Township, resides on a well improved farm of one hundred and fifty acres on section 15, and which is one mile north of Haldane. He is a native of the county, born in Maryland Township, May 7, 1849. His father, Jonas Petrie, was a native of Washington …

Lewis Wertz (1817-1896) Biography

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WERTZ, LEWIS, Farmer: Sec 21;P O Oregon; owns 160 acres of land, probable valuation, $5,600; Mr. W. was born Jan 10, 1817, in Franklin Co., PA and came west to Ogle Co., IL April 10, 1840; was married Feb. 16, 1854 to Miss REBECCA A.C.BELL, daughter of David Bell, Stephenson Co., IL; they had seven …

Joseph Wagner (1816-1889) Biography

March 2, 2018 0 Comments

JOSEPH WAGNER– Residing at Oegon, and a dealer in live stock, is a pioneer of Ogle County, of 1837. He was born near Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, Jan. 4, 1816, and is the son of John and Catherine (RICE) WAGNER. He was reared upon a farm and therefore at an early age understood thoroughly the …

Joseph Windle (1847-?) Biography

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JOSEPH WINDLEThere are, naturally, in a great grain country like southeastern Nebraska, a large number of elevators, and one of the best known in Richardson county is that owned and conducted by Joseph Windle at Salem, where he is also engaged in farming and the, livestock business. Mr. Windle was born on October 1, 1847, …

Jonathan A. Long (1842-1916) Biography

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Jonathan A. LONG 1842-1916 Jonathan A. LONG was the father of James Garfield LONG. Garfield Long (1879-1947) was a farmer and long-time resident of Pine Creek Township, Ogle County, Illinois. Jonathan A. Long was born September 25, 1842 in Selinsgrove, Penns Township, Union County, Pennsylvania. Selinsgrove is part of present-day Snyder County, PA. Jonathan A. …