Kings, Ogle Co., IL History

March 3, 2018 0 Comments

KINGS SURVEYED IN 1876Raymond Buker Rochelle News Leader July 7, 1960(The following history was written by Raymond Buker of Oregon,IL in 1955) The plat of the village of Kings was surveyed and laid outin June of 1876. It is situated on land owned by William HenryKing and Emeline, his wife, which Mr. Long purchased in …

175 Year History Book of Lindenwood and Lynnville Township, Ogle Co., IL

March 4, 2018 0 Comments

175 Year History Book of Lindenwood and Lynnville Township Book includes approximately 200 pages of historical information, pictures, and anecdotes from the older generation living in the area. Dawn Somers 17837 Lindenwood Road Lindenwood, IL 61049 For more information :e-mail

Ogle Co., IL “Ogle Guard” Documents

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

Company “H”, 15th Illinois Infantry Regimentduring the Civil War was called the “Ogle Guard”. There were also Ogle County men in the 92nd Illinois Mounted Infantry Volunteers. Documents found at the State of Illinois Archives in Springfield: Signatures of Ogle, Carroll, & Stephenson County men from the 92nd IL. First reunion of the 92nd. Various …

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, …

Polo (IL) Community High School Eighth Grade Graduation Program – May 18, 1937

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

From collection belonging to Phyllis Arlene Long(1923-2001) Contributed by nephew Layne Holley

Henry Spencer Stinson and Blanche Violet Anderson Family History

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

A few years ago, I wrote a family history book which includes a lot of information about people who lived in Ogle County, Illinois especially in the Lynnville Township area. Also contains information on the Dresser family. 600+ pages and well illustrated Book $30.00 plus $5.00 postage Order from Marilyn Stinson, 9435 Crestview Court, St. …

Ogle Co., IL Chapter – National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

February 28, 2018 0 Comments

First Meeting of “CaptainJoseph Ogle Chapter, NSDAR”Held in Boyden Home August 16, 2003 was the first meeting of the “organized”Captain Joseph Ogle Chapter, National Society Daughters of theAmerican Revolution since their organization date of July 07,2003. Twelve Organizing Members and one prospective Charter Memberof the newly organized Ogle County Chapter met in the home ofHostess …