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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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Carlile, columnist for the Freeport (Illinois) Journal Standard,
featured this website in her column on January 19, 2007.
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Haddie Wise Andress, married William Jerald Bigelow, Freeport. Composed Come In and Shut the Gate (1885), solo for soprano recorder.
Jerome Boyer, proprietor of stock farm and manager of carpet store, Freeport, later a farmer in Jennings, Louisiana.
Clinton Colby, Freeport.
Alice Ford, missionary to India, later married Mr. Harper.
Laura M. Gemmill, music teacher, Chicago.
Lillie Perkins, married Mr. Trexler, Bennett, Nebraska.
Belle Rhodes, Omaha, Nebraska.
Alice Sanborn, married Mr. Brown, Freeport.
Otto L. Schulte, hardware merchant, Freeport.
Augustus Sheetz, farmer, Sheldon, Iowa.
Carrie Snow, married Mr. Hughes, Freeport.
Ella Snow, married Mr. Hea, Freeport.
Irene Stanton, married Mr. Dodds, Orange City, Iowa.
on any year in the chart below to see the class and other info,
such as postcards, people and events from that year.