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events have happened in Freeport and Stephenson County, Illinois,
and remarkable people have lived there. These are stories
gathered about people and events from 1835 through World War
by Robert Bike
The Bible mentions about 232 plants by name, or closely enough to figure out what plant is meant. Of these, 24 are aromatic plants; that is, parts of the plants can be pressed or distilled to get an essential oil. Essential oils are the lifeblood of plants and have tremendous healing capabilities.
healing power of plants is the basis for modern medicines.
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Frank Brown, C & NWRR, Evanston.
Niles W. Heermans, Episcopal minister, Michigan City, Indiana, and later DeKalb, Illinois.
Elisha Manning, physician, Rockford.
Lillie Mather, married Mr. Savage.
Oliver P. McCool, insurance agent, Chicago.
Martin L. Newton.
F. A. Read. Dry goods businessman.
Katherine Rowell, married Mr. Neff, Freeport, and later married Mr. McDoel who was president of the Monon R.R. Co., Geneva, Illinois.
Frank Sumner, Denver, Colorado.
Carrie Sweet, married Mr. Wells, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Kittie Tarbox, married Mr. Youngs, Freeport.
Julia Taylor Clayton, married Mr. Stratton, Freeport and later Chicago.
Ada Webster, proprietor of fancy store, Denver, Colorado.
Clara Webster, married classmate Niles W. Heermans, Michigan City, Indiana, and later DeKalb, Illinois.
Emily Woodruff, married Mr. Colby, and later went by her maiden name and lived in Rockford.
Two 1870 bank checks, signed by
L. M. Guiteau.
was the cashier at the Second National Bank, a founder of the Freeport
School board, and father of the infamous assassin, Charles Guiteau.
on any year in the chart below to see the class and other info,
such as postcards, people and events from that year.