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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 II.
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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Berene Backus, Philip Bardell, Ralph Beddoes, Gertrude Bering, Marion Berryhill, Louis Beuscher, Lydia Beuthe, Ray Bollman, John Briggs, Hildred Brigham, Clarence Brubaker, Lynn Buchta, Margaret Burns, Naomi Burnwood, Horace Butterfield,
Fay Edwards, Mable Elvey, Walter Eson,
Knight Farwell, Ruth Finkenbinder, Katherine Fogel, Mary Foss, Chester Francis, Lester Frank,
Fay Gavigan, Margaret Gorham, Ruth Grant, Charles Green,
Gladys Hamlyn, Charles Hamm Jr., Jessie Hanna, Kenneth Hannah, James Harpster, Cariline Herold, Roswell Herrick, Leona Hoffman, Harold Holtum, Rose Horwitz, Ethel Huss,
Doris Jenkins, Gladys Jones,
Irene Kahly, Elsie Kalbe, Mary Kelly, Eldon Knauff, Leon Knipschild, Katherine Knoph, Marguerite Knott, Oleva Koeller, Luella Koerner, Lournena Kostenbader, Arthur Koym, Gladys Krause, Myrtle Krauthoff, Homer Kuhlemeyer,
James Leggett, Edith Lubbers,
Ruby Mayer, Malcolm McDonald, Earl Meier, Marvin Messing, Hulda Messman, Marie Metzger, Beulah Mitchell, Zella Mogle, Flossie Musselman,
Dorothy Rotzler, Esther Ruth,
Laura Schmacker, Cora Schmich, Bertram Schultz, Florence Schumayer, Rose Schwarz, Franklin Secker, Karl Seyfarth, Blanch Simpson, Arvilla Sluiter, Fred Smith, Pauline Smoyer, Isabelle Spratler, Corinne Starkey, Warren Strohecker, Wilma Sullivan,
Florence Thoren, Frank Trunck, Hugo Tscherning,
Dorothy Wagner, Leo Walters, Blanche Weiler, Myrtle Whisler, Lawrence Wilson, Clarence Winning, Carrie Wisdom, Vernon Wohlford,
Don Younger, Donald Youngs.
World War I Veterans from the Class of 1918
Louis Beuscher, S.A.T.C.
Lynn Buchta, S.A.T.C., Carthage.
Malcom Chandler, S.A.T.C., Knox.
Louis Crockett, Navy.
John Doughtery, S.A.T.C., Lake Forest.
Chester France, S.A.T.C., Lake Forest.
James Harpster, S.A.T.C., Cornell University.
Roswell Herrick, S.A.T.C., University of Wisconsin.
Leon Knipschild, S.A.T.C., University of Illinois.
Homer Kuhlemeyer, Navy.
Wilbur Partridge, Army.
Lloyd Pfeil, Navy.
Harold Roche, S.A.T.C., Lake Forest.
Lawrence Rockey, S.A.T.C., Valparaiso University.
Franklin Secker, S.A.T.C., University of Illinois.
Hugo Tsherning, S.A.T.C., Carthage.
Lawrence Wilson, Army.
Clarence Winning, S.A.T.C., Lake Forest.
Younger, S.A.T.C., University of Illinois.
Berene Backus, Philip Bardell, Ralph Beddoes, Gertrude Bering, Marion Berryhill, Louis Beucher, Lydia Beuth-Langenstein, John Briggs, Ray Bollman, Hildreth Brigham, Lynn Buchta, Margaret Burns, Naomi Burnwood, Horace Butterfield
Edward Cahill, Perry Calkins, Malcomb Chandler, Louis Crockett, Marie Crosson
Eunice Daniels, Florian Dietrich, Beatrice Dorman, Myrtle, Donstad, John Doughtery, Maude Dyslin
Fay Edwards, Walter Eson, Mable Elvey
Knight Farwell, Ruth Finkenbinder, Kate Fogel, Chester Francis, Mary Foss, Lester Frank
Fay Gavigan, Margaret Graham, Ruth Grant, Charles Green
Gladys Hamlyn, Charles Hamm, Jessie Hanna, James Harpster, Kenneth Hannah, Caroline Herold, Roswell, Herrick, Leona Hoffman, Harold Holtman, Rose Horwitz, Ethel Huss
Doris Jenkins, Gladys Jones
Irene Kably, Elsie Kalbe, Mary Kelly, Leon Knipschild, Katherine Knoph, Eldon Knauff, Marguerite Knott, Oleva Koeller, Arthur Koym, Lourena Kostenbader, Luella Koerner, Myrtle Krautkopf, Homer Kuhlemeyer
James Leggett, Loreen Lubbers
Ruby Mayer, Earl Meier, Hulda Messman, Marie Metzger, Beulah Mitchell, Zella Mogle, Flossie Musselman
Wilbur Partridge, Lloyd Pfeil, Harold Price, Ermina Phillips
Mildred Roberts, Harold Roche, Bessie Robieson, Ora Rogers, Lawrence Rockey, Dorothy Rotzler, Beulah Rubendall, Esther Ruth
Laura Schmacker, Cora Schmich, Bertram Schultz, Florence Schumayer, Rose Schwarz, Blanche Simpson, Karl Seyfarth, Arvilla Sluiter, Franklin Secker, Fred Smith, Pauline Smoyer, Corinne Starkey, Warren Strohecker, Isabelle Spratler, Wilma Sullivan
Florence Thoren, Frank Trunck, Hugo Tsherning
Dorothy Wagner, Leo Walters, Blanche Weiler, Myrtle Whisler, Lawrence Wilson, Clarence Winning, Carrie Wisdom, Vernon Wohlford
Younger, Donald Youngs
following served in WWI and were listed as graduates of FHS, but I don't
know the year.
Kenneth Hirst, Clifford Laible, Paul Bickenbach, John Bennehoff, Ralph Bennett, Gregory Campbell, John Crosson, John Vaupel, Allan Meisenbach, Allan Colvin, William Osborne, Claude Avery.
following served in WWI and were listed as attending FHS, but I don't
know the year of graduation.
Edward Alberts, Ira Bailey, Dana Bertelot, Theodore Bordner, Alex Bridges, Harley Burchell, Smith Cobb, Israel Cohen, Scott Deaner,John Donker, Earl Dresser, Karl Ennenga, Donald Fair, William Freidag, Robert Gibler, Orlando Gochnaur (Class of 1908, KIA French Front), William Grant, Victor Grattelo, Arthur Grant, Loyal Greeley, Clark Hannah, James Hannah, DeWitt Heise, George Herold, Harry Holmes, Fred Hoy, Paul Huss, Raymond Kennedy, Glen Lagenstein, Louis Landgraf, James Lavell, Howard Lawver, Omar Lloyd, Robert Luecke, Ralph Mahoy, Roscoe McCann, Mrank McCoy, Lowry Moore, Burrel Oblander, Donald Parker, Paul Parker, Leigh Rogers, Hazen Schlott, Willard Smith, Oliver Springer, Helen Taggart (Red Cross nurse, somewhere in France), Clarence Tappe, William VanOrdt, Harold Wagner, Dee Wheeler, Harry Wieman, Herschel Woodring, Emil Yde, Harry Youngblood.
Rideout, President of the Board of Education enlisted & served at
the Base Hospital at Camp Hancock in Atlanta, Georgia.
on any year in the chart below to see the class and other info,
such as postcards, people and events from that year.