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The Jo Daviess County Illinois 
USGenWeb Project

Alexander Lyons threshing crew 

He owned and operated one of the first threshing outfits in Jo Daviess county.  The other men in the photo are unknown. Alex lived in the Pleasant Valley area, so most of these men are probably from the area.  Can you help identify these men?  Click here for a larger image.


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Important Announcement!

The Illinois State Archives has put the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, on their website.
This index is a must see. I highly recommend making this your first stop if you have Illinois ancestry.
The URL is:

What's New?

Guestbook repaired (10/1)
Marriage Book A:  1849-1855 (10/6)

Link to Cemetery Locations in Jo Daviess Co.  (10/6)

Cheryl Hemingway
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Last updated on: Friday, 06-Oct-2000 21:32:38 EDT