Martin Henry Zellers Family Photograph c. 1911

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Photo taken ca. 1911 – Grandpa looks to be about five Photo taken on the porch of the North Farm, Mount Morris Township. Great Grandpa Zellers farmed the North and South farms in Sections 2 and 11 of that township, the South farm later became my Grandfather’s farm who was five in the photo, youngest …

Meene Warner and Antje “Anna” (Schier) BRUNS Family Photograph

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Meene Warner (1858-1946) and Antje “Anna”(Schier) (1863-1948) BRUNS Family

Mills School, Byron, Ogle Co., IL Photograph

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Mills School – Byron Teacher is Mildred Barry who eventually married Mose Leary. It is believed that the second person, back row from the left, is Erroll Leary and next to him is Harry Leary. Carrie Leary is standing next to the teacher (7th from left, back row) Submitted by EllenKennedy

Leaf River, Ogle Co., IL Early 1900’s Train Depot Pictures

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Photos courtesy of Kevin D. Bacon DeKalb, IL native and historian Denver, CO

Milford and Myrtle (Jones) Cross Photograph

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Milford Alvin Cross (1869-1951) and wife Myrtle(Jones) Cross 1870-1954 Contributed by Brian Hulleberg

Nathan Smith (1846-1917) Photograph

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Nathan Smice (1846-1917), long-time resident of Pine Creek Twp., Ogle Co., IL. Nathan was the son of Peter and Elizabeth Parks Smice. Nathan and his parents are buried in the Pine Creek Brethren (Dunkard) Cemetery, Pine Creek Twp., Ogle Co., IL. Submitted by LayneHolley