Silver Creek Church of the Brethren, Mt. Morris Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

Taken with permission from “The First 100 Years” a book about Leaf River, Illinois, 1982 The beginnings of the Silver Creek Church dates back to the era following the Blackhawk War of 1832. Many of the numerous families that began to settle in the area between Leaf River and Mt. Morris found no Brethren Church …

Kings Presbyterian Church, Kings, White Rock Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 3, 2018 0 Comments

Kings Presbyterian Church, which just closed in 2005, is one of the oldest churches in Ogle Co.

North Grove Christian Church, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL 150th Anniversary Project

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

The North Grove Christian Church on Mt. Morris Rd. in Leaf River Twp. is working on a 150th Anniversary History project which will be observed in 2008. Anyone with pictures of loved ones who either attended the church or are buried there are encouraged to contact Sharon Nordman Ogle or June Rowland, volunteers working on …

Old Stone Church, Lincoln Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

West Grove Cemetery is behind the Old Stone Church on West Grove Road. Click here for gravestone inscriptions Click here for surname index Click here for Photos of Ogle County Tombstones Photo’s by Laverne M. Stauffer

Marriage Records from Adeline Evangelical Church 1900 – 1921

March 4, 2018 0 Comments

Marriage Records from Adeline Evangelical Church 1900 – 1921 Date Groom From Bride From Witnesses Location Minister 26-Feb-1902 Friedrich Wilhelm Gerke Adeline, IL Rekke S. Meyer Adeline, IL   Zion Church, North Grove, IL E. Bloesch 22-Oct-1902 Dirk Janssen Adeline, IL Emma Meyer Adeline, IL Minnie Borneman/Margaret Bloesch   E. Bloesch 18-Dec-1902 Hiram Genandt Adeline, …

North Grove (Zion) Evangelical Church, Maryland Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

North Grove (Zion) Evangelical ChurchMailing Address: 10384 Coffman Rd., Forreston, IL 61030-9404 Location actually in Maryland Twp. For more information contact: Pastor Dave Boehner Clickhere for photos and surname index of church cemetery History of North Grove (Zion) Evangelical Church The history of North Grove Church as an organized congregation officially began on October 20, …

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, …

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lincoln Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lincoln Twp., Ogle Co., IL St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church1850-2000P.O. Box 681 Forreston, Illinois 61030  Welcome from the Pastor  Dedication of Building in 1900   Our History  Early Comformation Photos  Original Old Stone Church   Our 2000, 150th Celebration  We welcome you to St. James Lutheran Church, 150 years of mission …