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McHenry County


1917 Prairie Farmers' Directory of
McHenry and Boone Counties


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   Prairie Farmers' Directory
of
 McHenry and Boone
Counties

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.

EXAMPLE:
Aavang, O. H. ( Julia Anderson ) Ch Oscar,  Ida, Elmer, Alma, Irvin, Malvin;
Meadows Park Stock Farm R7 Greenwood Sec9
O200a (1906)

MEANS:
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

E

H-J

K-L

   

N

O

Q-R

S

T

U-W

 Y-Z

Pictures from the 1917 Prairie Farmers' Directory
Silas Palmer
-- 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



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