History & Genealogy of
Calumet Township
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Cities, Towns & Villages within Calumet Township:


1880 Calumet Twp Mortality Schedule - Enumeration District: 199

Online Information

Quaker Records - Meeting Minutes for 1893-1894

Biographies .....

JOHN J. DEYOUNG, farmer, Section 9, P.O. Roseland, came with his parents to Calumet Township, Cook County, in 1849. His father, Jacob DeYoung, bought a farm and paid five dollars per acre for it There were six children in the family, five sons and one daughter. The father died March 27, 1876. John J. was born in Holland August 27, 1836, coming with his parents to America in 1848. In 1865 he married Miss Jennie Kommers, a native of Holland, born February 6, 1842. They bare eleven children--Elizabeth, Gertie, Isaac, Jacob, Mary, Katie, Richard and Peter (twins), John, Susan and Jennie. He has served as school director and deacon of the Reformed Church of Roseland, of which they are members.  [Excerpt from HISTORY OF EARLY CHICAGO MODERN CHICAGO AND ITS SETTLEMENT EARLY CHICAGO, AND THE NORTHWEST BY ALBERT D. HAGER, p. 681...Transcribed by Dori Leekley]

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