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Ogle County
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County Information
Ogle County
Established: January 16, 1836, organization completed in 1837
Named for Joseph Ogle, pioneer politician and Lieutenant of the Territorial militia.

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Online Data

Birth Records

County Records

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Jan-Feb 2014:  many new marriage announcements;  obits for GRUSH, MORRISON; 1883 pensioners
Oct 2013:  obit for MORRISON

Updated July 2013

  • Black Hawk War, overview and history (under "Military"); bio for GORHAM
  • Marriage Announcements for MAY-TICE; SCHELL-TRAVIS; TEETS-ACKER; PORTS-WEBSTER; BUCHANON-ELLICOTT; JOHNSON-BUSWELL; HEDRICK-O'KANE obits for VALENTINE, SHENEFELT
  • Marriage Announcements for: BERHNEISEL-MULNIX; VEARD-LOUDENSLAGER; SPRECKER-BUSH; AYE-STINE; APLINGTON-BURNS; ANTRIM-UNGER
  • bios for ROBERTSON, CURRY, GREGORY
  • Crime News for MASON
  • bios for CLYMER, MOXOM; Reunion of KANEY Family news story
  • Index of names of Individuals mentioned in the various Ogle County history books as having migrated from MD, VA and WV
    obits for BRIMBLECOM, PATTERSON

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