Stephenson County Illinois
Genealogy and History
Part of the Genealogy Trails History Group

People of the County

Submitted by Karen Fyock, Debbie Volpe, Nancy Hartman, Diana Vickery

samuel petermeier
Samuel Petermeier


Ed Otto and wife
Petermeier and wife
Freeport IL

Ida Koeller
Ida Koeller

Florence Frisbie
Florence Frisbie - Smith Studios Freeport IL

Harry Fink
Harry Fink


Helen Koser
Helen Koser

Will Clare Eisenbise
Will and Clara Eisenbise

Oscar and Ethel Brinkmeyer
Oscar and Ethel Brinkmeyer
Wilkin Studio Freeport IL

Laura Confer Dameier
Laura Confer Dameier

Geneva Peterson
Geneva Holmes Peterson

Elvina Domer Kate Callon
Elvina Medick Domer and Kate Blust Callon
(Taken at Eleroy IL )

Daisy Drew Kreps
Daisy B. (Drew) Kreps

Walter Prince
 Walter Prince 1918

Lloyd E. Clifford Ensign U.S. Navy 1919
his mother Elsie/Elsa, and his brothers Ralph and Charlie

Lloyd Aspinwall
Lloyd Aspinwall

Mildred Welstead
 Mildred Welstead

Bertha Erfert
Bertha Landgraf Erfert - b. March 23, 1878 Freeport Il.
d/o Robert Frederick Landgraf and Ernstine Maria D. Koester
m. March 16, 1904 Stephenson County, Il - Henry N. Erfert

Lizzie Hill

Jacob Marteeny
Jacob Marteeny

Dattrick Wemmering

Thayer Studios - Freeport IL

Kathryn Hillmer
Kathryn Hillmer

Anna Hull TerHark
Anna Hull TerHark

Fye Miller
Left side bottom row - William (Billy) Johnson Fye 1850-1936
Ernest Elmer Fye 1893-1971 m Elsie Cole
Caroline (Carrie) Miller Fye 1856-1932 (had red hair)

left side top row, Euleta (Leta) Myrtle Fye 1882-1969 m Will G. Chase
Ralph Leslie Fye 1885-1968 m Mary Ann Lloyd
Elva Grace Fye 1877-1965 m Edwin Pyle
Will J. Fye settled on Oto Indian land Gage Co NE.

In 1879 having moved from Freeport IL, sold the land (160 Acres) in 1909, and moved to Wymore NE

Miller Family
Eli Miller Family

Top l/r Emma A. Miller 1879-1957 m Wilber Hoig
Marshall M. Miller 1877 - 1926 m Martha Hardin
Charles Augustus Miller 1873-1948 m Cora Ann Pyle
Elsie Miller 1871-1942 m George Schad
Eli Miller 1841-1925 s/o Jonas Miller & Elizabeth Clauss
Mary Eliza Sheetz 1824-1920 d/o Joshua & Matilda (Maxwell) Sheetz
[I.D. by Vera Mrs. Ralph Miller in about 1984]

Eli Miller born in Medina co. Ohio, moved with parents to Freeport IL age 3. He lived at Freeport until 1884 when he moved to Gage County, NE where he died.

Fred Liecht
Fred Liechti - 25 Miami St. - Freeport IL
B. Switzerland Oct 22, 1888
Petition for Naturalization Sept. 17, 1918
Became a citizen March 7, 1921
Buried at Elmwood Cemetery JoDaviess IL
Headstone says 1880 - 1968

percy starr
Percy Starr
May 1908 at Lena

H.J. Timms

W.F. Timms

Mae Bertsch
Mae Bertsch September 12, 1900

C. E. Wilkins Photographer - Freeport, Illinois

The Harnish Girls -

Ellen Harnish Eyler, Cora Harnish Soliday, Alice Harnish Fahs

Shulte family
Mrs. D. B. Schulte & Mrs. and Mrs. D. B. Schulte and children

Marie Schulte
Marie Schulte

Diederich B. Schulte
December 1887, Aged 65

Joe Steinman
 Joe Steinman - Cedar Springs Dairy

Simeon Beine 
Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Beine

Roy and Effie Weckerly

Lorraine Messimore
Lorraine Messimore

John Messimore

Mary Messimore
Mary Messimore

Henry Messimore & Bill Moss

Effie Messimore

Emma Messimore
Emma Messimore

Mary Messimore Moss

Glady Moss

Mary and Bill Moss

Ina Henney
Ina E. Henney

Jeannette Porter
Jeannette E. Porter

Harry Nieman
Harry Nieman

Mabel Brubaker Neiman
 Mabel Brubaker Neiman

Maud Elson
Maud Elson

Cornelia Harlow
Cornelia Harlow - Recording Secretary Freeport Woman's Club

Sylvia Hoffman
 Sylvia Hoffman

Louisa and Florine Morgan 1894

Louise Morgan
Louise H. Morgan Freeport, Il Feb. 5, 1899

Wesley Spanglers
 Wesley Spanglers

Roy and Effie Weckerly

William H. Brubaker Family
Front row: Mary, Charles S., William H. Brubaker

Back Row: Mabel C., Harlen W., Elta L., Warren Brubaker

William Brubaker

Gladys Brubaker

Gus Voight -- or Voigt

Father of Elfreda and Ada, husband of Mary Seyfarth. Brother of Louie

On the back: Joelah Eells
mother of Cash, Clar V., Helen C. and Ross Eells

Willie and Agnes Wissmach
8th Grade Graduation 1934 Wagner School

Wm Lucinda Nader
William H. Nader and Lucinda Nader
Photographer was W. McHenry, Freeport IL
Photo found on Ebay, names on the back of the photo
The seller thought it to be dated in the 1860's.

 "Marathon Memories"
Best Wishes
Charles & Genevieve
"Sweetheart Couple"
# 19 Superior Dairy



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