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Formed in 1836 out of Cook and LaSalle counties, McHenry County is the sixth largest county, in terms of population,
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Its county seat is Woodstock, Illinois
Website Updates: Jan 2018: obits for POWERS, STEFFER, OLMSTEAD, DIEL, SMITH. Sicklist news for SIEGEL, IRWIN, MINK, BRYANT, SMASHY, CAMERON, JOHNSON SHAW, JAYNE. Gossip News for BRUEDIGAM, DOHERTY, PRICKETT, HOMAN, FORD, RAUHUT, RITT, ELF, CRANE, RUSENFELD, MUGGE, BOZEE, SCHAID, FREDDENDALL, KENDIG, WILBRANDT, BLANK, SELZ, KANKA, KAZAR, NIXBOUR, ZANGE, MCASSEY, SAGE, SHUFELDT, GOLDERMAN, DOIG, DAVIS, WYMAN, FORBES, PARKS, SCHLOTTMAN, WYANT, LONG. McNETT Anniversary party news. Birth announcements for NISBET, PAINE. Crime news for ELLSWORTH.
May 2017: obits/deaths for :ELLSWORTH, POWERS, CLEARY, RITT, CARPENTER, MACKEY, CONLEY, CURTIS; Sicklist for UTECH. Gossip news and probate notices. Marriage Announcements/licenses for ZINK-SMITH, SMITH-COVELL