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Rock County is surrounded by Green, Walworth, Jefferson, and Dane Counties and bordered to the south by the state of Illinois.
The county seat is the city of Janesville.

1878 Map

Townships of Rock County
Avon, Beloit, Bradford, Center, Clinton, Fulton, Harmony, LaPrairie, Lima, Johnson,
Magnolia, Milton, Newark, Porter, Plymouth, Rock, Spring Valley, Turtle and Union.

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Lizzie Brummond Krahmer's scrapbooks
1940's - 1960's - including many names, articles on WWII soldiers, weddings and social events
Website Updates:
Please check Wisconsin State Updates Page for Updates Made After Nov. 2011

Nov 2011: Marr. announcements for CANNIFF-ISAACSON
Oct 2011: HONER obit
May 2011: 50th Wedding
Anniversary news for PRATT; Rock County History of 1908, chapters 1-16; History of the Formation of the County with a copy of the state constitution; soldier burials in various cemeteries. Rock County in the Civil War; Community news item on the Edgerton Tobacco Market; Death Notices for WHEELER, MCDANIEL, MAHSN, CLINCHY, KENDALL, MORGAN; 1840 Census Index
Apr 2011:
Obit for CROSSMAN, MCCARTHY, death of BERTENSTERMAN; Marriage Announcement for ALDRICH-DAILEY; Gossip item for BRIGGS; Bio for ROBINSON

  Mary has graciously offered to lookups in Oak Hill and Fassett Cemeteries
Contact her.

Surrounding Counties
* Green County * Dane County * Jefferson County *
Walworth County * Boone County, Illinois *
Winnebago County, Illinois *

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