Henry County Illinois
History and Genealogy 
Past Updates
 

April and May 2018 Updates
Births:  to C.M. Else, E. Hoehr, H.H. Long, P. Hyer, Johnathan Cox
Marriages:
Falk - Reed                                            Lowry - McFadden
Cleveland - Bracken                               Bagley - Combs
Fisher - Meyer                                        Barnes - Foster
Rink - Fiedler
Biographies - 1885 Biographical Album
Surnames: A, Z, U, C, Y completed
Obituaries:
Mrs. Jonas August Ahlstrand                   Samuel Alexander
Mrs. A.J. Anderson ( Elizabeth Westerlund)
Andrew Anderson                                   Eliken Anderson
Jerusha Anderson                                    Jons Anderson
Nathaniel H. Anderson                            Wm. C. Anderson
Anton S. Blixt                                          Amy Bloomquist
Thomas Bollen, Sr                                   Ruth Christop
Richard Carroll Clark                              Mrs. Mary Crook
Silas Crouch                                            Mrs. Mary M. Harris
Grandma Quillin                                       Mrs. August Mathis
Mrs. John Ristau                                      Catherine Santee
Walter Santee                                          Mrs. Mary Sears
Annie Vowels                                          Ethel Wahlstrom
Leander Woodruff                                   Daisy Dickey

March 2018 (organizing obituaries)
Marriages
Sheesley - Keel
Smith - Clark
Johnson - Cox
Kennedy - Sheesley

Birth
Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. V. Neumann

Deaths
Mrs. A. Neumann
Carrie S. Neeld
Norman Hamilton
Ansom Burlingame

Kewanee family history - Hippert


January 2018
Dr. Olof Erickson obituary
1885 Portrait and Biographical Album Henry County, Il - F surnames
John Wright Obituary and Fire of Store in Woodhull, Ill

Nov 2017- Mrs. D Rich obituary, Marriages: Railey-Daniels, Meeker-Rogers, Cole-Dobson, Goodwin-Carmen, Holt-English, 1885 Portrait and Biographical Album surnames D & E, 1880 Swedish Orphan census

Sept 2017- Edward F. Nass obituary, Galva News from March 19, 1880, Annawan News from March 19, 1880, Atkinson News from March 19, 1880.
All C surnames updated in 1885 Portrait and Biographical Album
July 2017 - All B, I, and Y surnames updated in 1885 Portrait and Biographical Album
June 2017 - All A surnames updated in 1885 Portrait and Biographical Album
Death Notice:Mrs. Sands 

May 2017 - 1885 Portait and Biographical Album is being organized and new biographies being added continually. 

April 2017 - Marriages: Regner-Ronk, VanEman-Brown, Collins-O'Day, Krumscheid-Buell, Pritchard-Gilbraith, Reed-Little, Westland-Burg, Maynard-Milem, Dwyer-Emmert, Woodward-Samuelson, McLellan-Fisk, Stuart-McHose, Robinson-Anderson.  Births: Lorey, Fintel.  Deaths: Mrs. Sands, Miss Bolin, Mrs. Blish, Infant Billings.  Biographies: Robert Atwater.


August 2016
Biographies
Alvin A. Shaw, M. D.

Newspaper Data
From the Feb 12th and 19th 1880 Henry County News
News-Crime: Sam McCormick Arrested for Theft
Geneseo Community News: German Ball at Teutoula Hall, Practice for Fire Department, Local News
Atkinson Community News and Local Gossip
Annawan Community News and Local Gossip
Wedding Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. R. Besse 50th Anniversary



June 2016

NEWS-Births: DEMARANVILLE, JOHNSON, MURCHISON, NELSON, OCRISMAN, OLSON, SHANER, SHAW, VERHAAKY, WALLIN, WELCH, WELCH

Marriage Notices
CLOUSE-TILTON, DAY-PURDY, DUNCAN-ANDERSON, FANTEL/FINTEL -ADDICKS, FERRIS-RICHARDS, FULLER-SMALING, KING-RINER, HOWARTH-EDMONDS, HULL-EVERETT(RIVERETT), LEHMAN-SCHNABELS, LOCKWOOD-COMINS, ROGERS-DELANCET, STABLER-THAYNOR, STEVES-WEYER, TERRY-LAWSON, WOLF-FISHER

Obituaries and Death Notices
Quincy A. Kemts (Kemmis), Henry Ford, Miss Weighmer, Royce Allen



March 2016
Newspaper Data
From the Feb. 5, 1880 Geneseo Republic
Birth Notices
: Cady, Arnett, Foster, Iman, Clay, McNeeley, Miller, Verkrayse, Bills, Taylor, Williamson, Niquist, Sail
Death Notices: Brandt, White, Boostrom, Resser, Riehimeyer
Misc News: Daugher of Mr. Little Lost
Fires: Sidewalk in Front of Lyon's Carriage Shop Catches Fire



December 2015

Mrs. Sophia Drake, Mrs. D. P. Merrill

Newspaper Data

Jan-Feb 1880 Community News and Local Gossip for Colona, Cleveland, Atkinson, Geneseo and Morristown
Jan-Feb 1880 "Sick List" News
News-Accident: George Bliss and Cattle Fall Through Bridge
News-Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Williamson's 10th Anniversary

BROWN-BURLAND, CLOUSE-TILTON, HAFER-STAMM, MCILVAINE-BULINGAME, NOELAND-JOHNSON, RODEMA-PORTER, WENERMARK-NILESON

September 2015:

Newspaper Data

Marriage Notices: Ayers-Martin, Bentson-Ek, Broghemer-Rummell, Bundy-Wilcox, Chamberlain-Kellogg, Cosgrove-Duckett, Collins-Leets, Entrikin-Cann, Erdman-Schmidt, Firch-Schultze, Hanford-Delavergne, Keeler-Miller, Leaming-Lester, Linnell-Miller, Lyle-Wade, Malamphy-Mcconnell, Metcalf-Smith, Mostes-Bowen, Okle-Blank, Palmer-Clifton, Peterson-Geary, Peterson-Hustron, Peterson-Hulstrom, Peterson-Norell, Porter-Sears, Raser-Neiswender, Rorah-Carter, Scheithe-Ertz, Snyder-Barber, Snyder-Spivey, Tully-O'Brien, Veruere-Dubbelacre, Winstrom-Wenell

Crime News: F. Aldrich Shot by Daughter



July 2015
Obituaries
Hiram R. Dunbar - Contributed by Donald A. Ubben


June 2015:

Obituaries

Obits/Death Notices: Mrs. Adams, Nina Bacon, Parker W. Balley, Ardella J. Britton, Charles Cameron, Child of E. P. and Emily (Morton) Clark, Anna C. Conrad, Cara S. Conrad, P. Fairman, William Green, Mary Huley, Charlotte Grace Linnell, Hannah Louburg, Johnathan M. McCullough, Eric Miles, Alex Munro, Child of Mr. Peterson, Mrs. Eliza Pritchard, William C. Raub, Mrs. George Raser, Newton Reed, Mrs. Hannah Resser, James S. Taylor, Mary Tolus, Seraphine Von Woolstine, Ellen Voss, Matilda Wondish, August Venderberghe

Birth Announcements: ANDERSON (2), BABBITT, BALCH, BASTEDE, BECKER, BROADBENT, CALKINS, CARTER, CLARK, COLE, DECRONANS, DEEM, DOTY, FULLER, GABRIELSON, GRESSER, GUSTAFSON, HILL, HOEFT, HOFFMAN, KENDISH, LAMB, LANDSTROM, LARSON, MAGOCERE, MALONY, MCELHANY, MCKEE, MCLENPAN, MOLBERG, NUCLEAN, OLSON, PAUL, PETERSON (2), PORTER, RAUP, ROSENBURG, RULE, SANDS, SODERQUIEST, SPICKLER, SPITZMAS, SWANSON, VOGLER, WAGGLES, WELCH, WRIGHTER

Anniversaries:
Mr. and Mrs. Phil. Lambert's 6th Anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Schuck's 15th Anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Wilson's 25th Anniversary



February 2015

ADMINISTRATOR NOTICES: Rev. A. J. Copeland
NEWS-ACCIDENTS: Francis Fox Killed in Train Accident, David Walters Killed by Well Cave-In, Mr. Draper Accidently Shot, Amos Kinnet Accidently Shot, Mr. Dobbs Critically Injured
KEWANEE NEWS: 1859 Sketch of Kewanee
NEWS-SICKNESS: Cholera on the Lakes
NEWS--WEATHER: 1860 Tornado

Obituaries
GEORGE W. HYATT
, LEVI JENNINGS, H. H. MCGINLEY, JAMES BOWIE, MRS. BETSY ELDRIDGE, THEODORE WELLS, MRS. RACHEL SMITH

Marriages

MARRIAGE NOTICES: DRESSER-MARSHALL, IRELAND-PETERS, STOWE-BLANDEN



 December 2014:


MARRIAGE NOTICES: Allen-Comstock, Brandenburg-Graham, Brown-Barnes, Cady-Bartlett, Cederburg-Crown, Colburn-Martin, Comstock-Terpenning, Cramer-Hunt, Denison-Baxter, Duncan-Brown, Dunham-Loring, Faxon-Olds, Finch-Meer, Flint-Smith, Fox-Thomas, Gildea-Loftus, Gish-Capron, Glenn-Reynolds, Gorton-Olden, Hanaman-Davenport, Hanna-Fiedler, Hawley-Bishop, Hume-Stewart, Huntoon-Glenn, Kimball-Smith, Lloyd-Davenport, Lyon-Nowers, Marshall-Carnagia, Mccarn-Dixon, Moore-Hearkness, Newton-Hodges, Nicholson-Huntoon, Nowers-Wright, Otis-Johnson, Penney-Farber, Peterson-Emanuel, Pettit-Coldy, Ricker-Brown, Salter-Wells, Smith-Hawley, Warner-Washburn, Weinel-Pierce, Whiting-Laughery, Whitman-Hopkins - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

MARRIAGE NOTICES: Pratt - Johnston, Light - Wick, Meyer - Matson, Stevens-Lundburg, Peterson - Nelson, Himes-Heaton, Emery - Carter, Omark - Palm, Larson-Lindbloom, Buffum - Jones, Duncan-Westberg, Hanson-Matteson, Noyd-Lonn, Johnson-Larson, Smith-Cardiff, Liljeroot-Appell, Yates-Munson, Keim-Williams, White-Snider - Transcribed by Jackie McCarty

OBITUARIES: Mrs. Jane Barge, William Bartlett, George B. Bolmer, Clarissa E. Bonar, James Bowie, John Brich, Joshua Browning, Rufus Buck, Florence Crampton, Robert Crane, Margaret Eliza Dean, Jonas Eastberg, Oliver H. Edwards, Guy Farrell, Thomas French, Phil Goetz, Ben Graham, Maria F. Hanna, Thomas Hodges, R. J. Humphrey, Mary Moore, Joh Olson, Mr. Peterson, Caleb Pillsbury, Ithamar Pillsbury, Child of Charles Potts, C. W. Preston, W. H. Ransford, Matlida F. Remson Sleight, Susan L. Wells, Harrison Whitehead, Jacob P. Williamson - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

OBITUARIES: Fred Swan, Robert McMillen, Kermcie (child), Costain (child), Lillie Alfreda Johnson, Leona N. (Furgeson) Olson, John Rosene, James Kelley, Laura Spencer Ford, Wymore and Sadie Swanson, Charles Cole, Emma Louise Larson, Effie Swan , Freeman Barlow, Sarah Robinson (Smith) Nance, Mary (Haskall) Kenaston, Helen Peterson, John Person, M. Larson, Nettie Frances (Doran) McDavitt, Rollin Garfield Emery, Charles Amlon Butters, Jennie K. Peterson - Transcribed by Jackie McCarty

ADMINISTRATIVE NOTICES: Timothy D. Cady, James Cherry, Charles W. Davenport, William Dillin, Charles Eddy, Rufus Edwards, Henry Embeil, Erastus D. Harris, J. T. Kismith, Stephen Marshall, William Maxwell, Elias Minshall, John Ogden, Jonathan Smith, Jonas Stone, Robert Taylor, V. S. Terry, Samuel Terry, Huntington Wells, Neely Withrow, Selah M. Wright - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

DIVORCE NEWS: Cole, Green, Sheehey - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

ACCIDENT NEWS: Lathorn Killed by Lightning, O'Brian Daughter Injured - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

ACCIDENT NEWS: Nelson Jepson Killed in Accident, Charles Butters, Rollin Emery, of Galva, and Maggie Keesler, Bertha Harding of Kewanee Instantly Killed, Katie Kneale Shot Dies From Accidental Gunshot, Vallie Swanson Accidently Shot - Transcribed by Jackie McCarty

MISC NEWS: Marvin Needham Notice, John Turner Notice, Party Leaves for Washington Territory - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

MISC NEWS: Fight Starts at Dance, Peter Mortenson Meets a Friend and Loses a Five Dollar Note, B.F. Nance's Ewes Give Birth to Multiple Lambs, Nels Anderson Loses Horse After Train Trip, Mrs. Havens Awakes Transcribed by Jackie McCarty

NEWS-ANNIVERSARIES AND PARTIES: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Jones, Mr. and Mrs. John Swanson, Miss Minnie Bussey - Transcribed by Jackie McCarty

NEWS-BIRTHS: Nance, Swanson, Lovgren - Transcribed by Jackie McCarty

Oct 2013:  1883 Pensioners
Apr 2013: bio for OLSON
Oct 2012: bio for WERTH, DAILEY
Aug 2012: HICKS, MCMANUS, BEARD obits
Mar 2012: HEPNER obit, drowning deaths of MELIN, BROOKS
Jan 2012: MAES, LOFGREN obits
Dec 2011: MCNEILL obit
June 2011: SPECHT obit
Apr 2011: History of Cambridge


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