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August 8, 2006 - New Surnames Added

July 16, 2006 - New Biography Added

July 16, 2006 - Surname Page Updated

June 21, 2006 - 1 New Obituary Added

June 2, 2006 - 1 New Obituary Added

May 25, 2006 - 2 New Obituaries Added

May 25, 2006 - 1 New Photo Added

March 31, 2006 - 3 New Obituaries Added

March 31 2006 - 2 New Surnames Added

March 5, 2006 - New Link Added

January 24, 2006-Link to McLean County Genealogical Society Added

January 13, 2006-Website Design and Organization Updates

Past Updates

Photo Gallery

Albert School

Baker, Tutty - Founder of Freeport

Blackhawk Monument

Freeport Public Library

James Franklin Rush Barber Shop, Pearl City - 1900

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Site

Old County Home

Old school house Ida Bobb attended, Orangeville, IL

Pecatonica River

Pecatonica River Bridge (Library of Congress Website)

School House, Orangeville IL

Waterfall at Krape Park

Twin Caves at Krape Park

W S Grigsby Lakeside Hotel

W S Grigsby Real Estate Office

Bobb, Dr. Daniel & wife Arminda (St. John) Bobb

Bobb, Children of Isaac Milton Bobb, Jr

Bobb, Reuben and Mike Bolender

Bobb, Reuben home, Orangeville IL 1922

Mike and Emma Bolender

Brinkmeier Family at the Farm at Loren Twp

Brinkmeier, Dora and Clara

Dora Erbsen-Brinkmeier and Simon Brinkmeier

Charles Wesley Burrill (Charles Burrill and his family lived next to the Emerys on the Stephenson/Winnegbago co line about 17 miles N of Freeport.  He married Viance Emery, the youngest daughter of Dr George Reid Emery.)

Viance Emery

Sarah Metz-Cole and George Cole, Kent IL

Emma Reager Folgate's house

Uriah Folgate & wife Emma (Reager) Folgate & child (name unk)

Dora Brinkmeier-Johnson and Albert A. Johnson/Janssen

Eunice C. Johnson, photo 1, photo 2

John Lott of Pearl City, IL circa 1911

John Lott of Pearl City, IL circa 1911

Fairie Josephine Mallory (also see the biography section!)

Romana Mallory (daughter of Jasper Benjamin Mallory who came to Stephenson Co in 1835/36.   She married and divorce William Greeley who, like her father, was in the creamery business.   Romana attend Illinois Normal in 1887 and was a teacher at the Berlin School in Stephenson Co in 1905.)

Bill Sturtevant, and Ira Offenheiser Pearl City abt 1910

Keith Sturtevant

Albert Tunks, son of William Z Tunks and Paulina Winchester

Anna Jane Tunks, daughter of william Tunks and Paulina Winchester

William Z Tunks and his third wife, Candace Sarah Emery Daniels

Donated by Richard Nichol

Please help identify the photo or location, thanks!

Aquin High School, photo 1, photo 2



City Hall

County Jail





Shelter House

Twin Cave




Website Last Updated August 8, 2006

Stephenson County Coordinator: D. Joshua Taylor;

 Former County Coordinators: 2003-2005, Deb Haines; 2001-2003, Katherine K. Hebenstreit; 1996-2000, Julie Wirgau.

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