Ford County Gossip Newspaper Clippings

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August Lebold was over from Ford county last week, where he has been residing for some years. Next spring he will seek home in Dakota for himself and family. He can make a success of farming in that country no doubt, as he has several boys and will provide plenty of help for extensive operations. He is a brother-in-law of M. Tommes, the blacksmith.
[Henry Republican, Henry, IL November 16, 1882 - Submitted by Nancy Piper]



Cottage Hill, March 3, 1902....Joe Umbarger and Miss Allie Umbarger and Mrs. Spell Meyer, all of Ford County, Illinois and visiting John Deneigers. Mr. Umbarger is Mrs. Deneiger's father. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]

Cottage Hill, March 17, 1902....Mrs. Jane Umbarger of Ford County is spending a few days with Mrs. John Deneiger and other relatives. She was called here by the sudden death of her grandchild. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]

Cottage Hill, September 9, 1902....Mrs. John Deininger departs this morning for Ford Co. IL, where she goes to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Umbarger. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]

October 29, 1902....Joe Umbarger of Melvin, Illinois is visiting his daughter Mrs. John Deneiger and other relatives in Putnam County. He was called to attend the funeral of S.L. Eberly of Lostant. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]

Cottage Hill, November 3, 1902....Mrs. George Forney of Melvin, Illinois spent several days with friends and relatives in this vicinity last week. She and Joe Umbarger departed for their home on Friday. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]

Florid, Wednesday, January 29, 1908....Mr. Joseph Umbarger of Melvin, Ford County is visiting his sister Mrs. Mary Allen. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]


Florid, June 11, 1913....Mrs. Jane Umbarger of Melvin, Ford county, visited with Mrs. Sarah Cassell the past week. Putnam Record, Hennepin, IL
[Contributed by Nancy Piper]

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