1917 Prairie Farmers' Directory of
McHenry and Boone Counties
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McHenry and Boone
Complete Directory of the Farmers of McHenry and Boone Counties,
with valuable information about each farm.
Abbreviations used in this Directory
A--Acres; Ch--Children; O--Owner;
T--Tenant or Renter; R--Rural Route; Sec--Section;
maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses ( );
figures at end of information--year became resident of county. Name of farm follows names of children.
In case of a tenant, farm owner's name follows figures giving size of farm.
Aavang, O. H. ( Julia Anderson ) Ch Oscar,
Ida, Elmer, Alma, Irvin, Malvin;
Meadows Park Stock Farm R7 Greenwood Sec9
O. H. Aavang--name
( Julia Anderson )--wife's maiden name Ch Oscar, Ida, Elmer, Alma, Irvin, Malvin;--children named
Meadow Park Stock Farm--Name of farm
Woodstock R7--Postoffice, Woodstock, R. F. D. 7
Greenwood Sec--Greenwood township, Section 9
O200a--Owner of 200 acres
(1906)--Lived in county since 1906
Aavang to Anderson, Ed
Contributed by Sandie Schwarz-Thanks Sandie!
The following entries are in a database format,
Contributed by Jody Niles. Thanks Jody!!
Listings of farmers by surname
Pictures from the 1917 Prairie Farmers' Directory
-- H.J. Steurer
-- CC Harrison
-- Main Street, Harvard
Business District, Marengo
Articles from the 1917 Prairie Farmers Directory:
The Story of the Great Milk Strike