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Boone County was formed in 1837 out
of Winnebago County.
It was named for Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone.
Cities and Towns
* Belvidere * Caledonia * Capron * Cherry Valley (east quarter)
* Garden Prairie * Loves Park (east edge) * Poplar Grove * Timberlane
Boone County is divided into
these nine townships:
* Belvidere * Bonus * Boone * Caledonia * Flora
* Leroy * Manchester * Poplar Grove * Spring
Top Site Contributor
Martin W. Johnson
Boone County Online
Boone County residents listed
in the Joliet Prison Convict Register
Jan 2015: WW2 Army Enlistment Records, Obits for SULLIVAN, REE
VES; marriage announcements for BRESLIN-DURKIE; Misc. news article about
COLLIER; Military news items; Sick list item for THOMSON
Feb 2014: Physicians Registration Book (under County Records);
1st Presbyterian Church member information in 1853
Oct 2013: 1883 pensioners; Civil War soldiers mentioned in Belvi
dere newspapers 1861-1940
Sept 2013: Burials in Belvidere Cemetery; obits for DRAKE
Look up Offer...
Rita Bomher has offered to do limited obituary look-ups (for free)
Email her at joeritabomheratgmail.com (replace the "at" with @)
Nice! Thank you Rita!
A TRANSCRIBED OBITUARY to US
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