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December 2016
Village History
Dover: Dover's First Supermarket and 1839 Customer Ledger



November 2016
TOWNSHIP HISTORY
1885 History of Mineral Township, Concord Township, Wyanet Township, Selby Township and Neponset Township



September 2016


NEWSPAPERS
June 7 1883 Whitefield Corner Local Gossip

TOWNSHIP HISTORY
1885 History of Clarion Township, Gold Township, Manlius Township, Bureau Township

BIOGRAPHIES
Joseph Albrecht

June 2016
 
TOWNSHIP HISTORY
1885 History of Berlin, Dover, Greenville, Indiantown, Walnut and Westfield Townships

Village History
1885 History of Villages of Dover, Malden, Tiskilwa, Walnut and Arlington, IL

NEWSPAPERS

Crime News: John L. Murphy Victim of Assault

Marriage Notice: Gettle-Renner, Orns-Collins
Birth Notice: Gettle
Misc News: Fritz Family Gathering
- All Contributed by Sue Nesland, Transcribed by Chris Walters

BIOGRAPHIES
Joseph L. Denison, Rudolph Umbarger, David A. Bryant



March 2016
Obituary: Michael Real
Milo Community News: Local Gossip May 10, 1883; Thomas Neavitt's Gas Well (1883)
Marriage Notice: Weston-Andrews (1841)
Bios:
John H. Weissenburger, Catharine (Dorn) Weissenburger, David L. Whitten, William Whitten, Elizabeth (Daggar) Whitttin
Township History:
1885 History for Lamoille, Ohio and Macon Township
Village History:
1885 History for Ohio

December 2015

BIRTH NOTICES
READER

BIOGRAPHIES
Clement W. Abbott, Herman E. Abbott, Mrs. Augusta E. (Wood) Abell, James Wyman Adams, Fred Albrecht

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES
Gerald P. Horton


 

August 2015


OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES
Obits: BLANCHE MERKEL, JOSEPH MERKEL - transcribed by Kathyrn Todd
Death Notice: Michael Real

NEWSPAPERS
NEWS-MILITARY: 1910 Meeting of the Bureau County Soldiers and Sailors' Association
NEWS-MISCELLANEOUS: Mrs. Charles Devlin Will Sell Bureau County Farms
NEWS - CRIME: Charles Anderson Arrested for Train Robbery
NEWS-MILO : June 25 and July 2 1885 Local News

TOWNSHIP HISTORY
Hall Township (1885 History)

BIOGRAPHIES
Amos Greenamyer



June 2015
DEATH RECORDS
Albert Thomas Potts, Gertrude Florence Dir - contributed by Sue Nesland

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES
Mary (Glenn) Reeve - Contributed by Jim Dezotell

MARRIAGE
Marriage Notice: Colton-Phelps - Contributed by Jim Dezotell

 NEWSPAPERS
Crimes - Horse Thieves Steal from John H. Griswold




January 2015: Obit: Erasmus Phelps, Selby Doolittle; MARRIAGE: Pope-Doolittle (1848); Misc News: Lewis K Olds Executor's Notice
December 2014: Misc. News: Burning Well on Nevitt's Farm (1859); Obit: Mrs. Pettigrew; March 29, 1883 Local Gossip for Milo and Whitefield Corners; Bureau Junction: Visit to Mr. and Mrs. Edward White; March 29, 1883 Local Gossip for Wheatland
November 2014: Misc. News: Independent Greenback Congressional Convention (1876), William J. Harsh, Missing Illinois Farmer Shows Up Again (1892), Carl Roberts Breaks Husking Record (1905), Chariton County MO Bureau County Reunion (1907), Mr. Isaacs Returns from Visit to Daughter (1909), 32 Languages Are Spoken (1910); Crime News: Frank Thomas Plot to Kill Sheriff Henderson (1888), Boggio Kills Lanzi For No Reason (1904), Ray Pfanschmidt Acquitted of Murder (1915); Bios: Milo A. Root; Marriage: Evers-Rivert
June 2014: Marriage: Evans-Miller, Misc. News: F. S. Fowler Visits Old Home in Bureau County (1909), James Hamilton Attacks Judge R. M. Skinner (1910), Steve Barenthin Picks 282 Bushels of Corn in 16 Hours (1910), Elmer Williams Picks 2,000 Bushels of Corn (1910), Judge Harvey M. Trimble Elected Commander in Chief of GAR (1911); Crimes: Train Bandits Attack Train Near Manlius (1914), Harry W. Pierson Suspected of Dying from Rat Poison (1921); Obit: William Lowry Isaac
February 2014: WWI Honor Roll Bureau County, Illinois 1917-1919 (published 1920) - transcribed by Liz Dellinger
December 2013: Milo: Milo Township Has Big Crow Hunt (1902): Bio: Harvey Marion Trimble; Misc. News: Christopher C. Phelps and Wife Prepare Caskets from Own Timber (1905)
September 2013 : News: Notice to Sell Ahsur Doolittle Property (1844); Milo: 1934 Local Gossip
May 2013: Bio: JOSEPH SKEFFINGTON - Transcribed by Helen Coughlin; CASTNER Frank H - Transcribed by Renae Donaldson; Obituary: William Challenger, Virgil Cioni, James M. Coutts Sr. - Submitted by Denise Parsons; Arthur Krager - Transcribed by Christine Walters
 

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