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JoDaviess County, Illinois

Lookups

Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

Listed below are some of the JoDaviess County books that are available. If you own any JoDaviess County books, whether listed or not, and will do look-ups, please let me know. As you can see, volunteers are needed.


 

Feel free to request a look-up from the following books.



Reference Volunteer
Comments
The Photographers of Galena, 1850-1955 by Steve Repp.

Steve Repp

This book lists all of the photographers in Galena from 1850-1955 and the years that they were in business. The book also gives some information concerning each photographer's business.
"The Journal of Michael Hart, 1863-1878 Susan Hart ..
"The Genealogy of Galena" (Nineteenth Century Americana) by Lorraine X. Page 1993.  Christina Hunt Glad to do lookups, but prefer to be given a specific person to look for rather than a surname as those searches can get lengthy 
City Directories of Galena:1858/59, 1855-56  Christina Hunt Glad to do lookups in the above, but prefer to be given a specific person to look for rather than a surname as those searches can get lengthy.
"The History of JoDaviess County, IL containing a History of the County--Its Cities, Towns, Etc." Chicago H.F. Kett & Co Times Building 1878 Michael Helebrant Please be specific in your request, and give Michael a couple of days to get back with you.
Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess Co., 1889 Michael Helebrant Please be specific in your request, and give Michael a couple of days to get back with you.
"History of JoDaviess County" 1904 Reprinted by the JoDaviess County Republican Central Committee 1993  Michael Helebrant Please be specific in your request, and give Michael a couple of days to get back with you.
.Combined Atlas of Jo Daviess Co. 1872, 1893 and 1913. Book is a reprint. Each section has a name index. Colleen Frank Prefer to look for individuals rather than a surname.


Reference Lookup Volunteer Comments
1850 Mortality Schedule for Jo Daviess Co. Alice Allen .
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Jo Daviess County Illionois Newspaper Abstracts 1840-48 Christina Hunt Glad to do lookups in the above, but prefer to be given a specific person to look for rather than a surname as those searches can get lengthy.
Stockton Historical Information & Townships records Cheryl Hemingway Happy to do lookups.  Please be specific in your query. 
"Hanover, A portrayal of a Northwestern Illinois Villages Changes" by Terry Miller Scott C. Sullivan .
Prairie Farmers' Directory of 
Jo Daviess County, IL  (1917)
Volunteer Needed .
"Who Was Who in Hanover, Illinois" by Terry Miller Leslie Granat Book contains brief biological sketches of people having a connection to Hanover, who died prior to 1980. 


Reference Book Lookup Volunteer Comments
Elizabeth and Woodbine Ill. tombstone index Colleen Frank Prefer to look for individuals rather than a surname.
Hanover, Ill. tombstone index Colleen Frank Prefer to look for individuals rather than a surname.
Fiche of Old City Cemetery

V 13; Dunleith Cemetery and Menominee
Vol 2; Rice, East Galena and Derinda
Vol 1; Council Hill, Berreman and Vinegar Hill. 

Christina Hunt Glad to do lookups in the above, but prefer to be given a specific person to look for rather than a surname as those searches can get lengthy.
Ladies Union Cemetry Records (Stockton) Cheryl Hemingway Only complete up to abt. 1980


Reference Book Volunteer Comments
Jo Daviess index to death records from 1877-1905 from Galena Genealogy Christina Hunt
 
The actual death info. is pretty limited. I ordered one of mine which gave the death date but no parents or birth State or anything like that.
"Who Was Who" by Terry Miller Scott C. Sullivan Extensive collection of obituaries having a connection to Hanover and Rice Townships.


Jo Daviess County Census Records 

1850 Jo Daviess census index (CD's) Christina Hunt Glad to do lookups in the above, but prefer to be given a specific person to look for rather than a surname as those searches can get lengthy.
1865 Jo Daviess census index Colleen Frank Prefer to look for individuals rather than a surname.
1870 Jo Daviess census Diane Hall Please check the 1870 Census Index for the names you are searching for. When you write to Diane, please give her the name and page # shown on the index.
1880 Jo Daviess census index Colleen Frank Prefer to look for individuals rather than a surname.

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Page last updated on 02/09/01