Galena in Jo Daviess County, Illinois by Illinois. Department of Commerce and Community Affairs

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Jo Daviess County Marriage Book G This is a transcription of the Circuit Clerks record of marriages solemnized between Decem and Aug Information varies on each record, leading to blank spaces in some columns.

Jo Daviess County and Galena, Illinois - 7 Historic Books on CD [THA New Media LLC] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Jo Daviess County and Galena, Illinois Histories book collection is a group of 7 books that detail the history of Jo Daviess County - primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Many of the books are illustrated; showcasing specific events. Jo Daviess County Histories: Jo Daviess County Biographical Album: Jo Daviess County Plat Maps: 9. INDIVIDUAL TOWNSHIP OR COMMUNITY HISTORIES. Histories of Galena, Apple River, Hanover, Elizabeth, Galena in Jo Daviess County, Scales Mound, East Dubuque, Early Settlers of Warren, In him the Republican party of Jo Daviess County finds one of its most intelligent supporters.

Socially, he belongs to the Galena I. Fetz was elected Supervisor of Elizabeth on April 2, [Contributed by Carol Parrish from Portraits and Biographical Jo Daviess County Pg ] RICHARD H.

FIDDICK. Courthouse - First Floor North Bench Street Room Galena, IL (Office Hours Monday - Friday am - pm (closed holidays) Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] The Illinois Real Estate Transfer Act is administered through the Recorder’s Office.

Revenue stamps are purchased electronically at the time of recording. In Jo Daviess County, the Recorder also maintains a book and digital tract index of real estate transactions, which indicates the title to the property and any mortgages or liens against it.

Explore Galena’s history and meet the spirit of Ulysses Grant in a hologram that welcomes guests to the museum where true national treasures, such as the “Peace in Union” and “General Grant on the Battlefield” paintings, Flag from the Vicksburg Siege, a topographical map of Jo Daviess County, and the stories of mining and steamboating are presented.

The Jo Daviess County Recorder’s office has made available online the document images and indexed information from January 1, to present. You are more than welcome to come visit our office and make use of our free public terminals to search information. If this is not convenient, listed below are options available to you for searching Jo Daviess County Records via the internet.

Illinois book Galena Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, of the census, its population was 1, and it contained housing units.

Welcome to Jo Daviess County, located in the northwest corner of Illinois.  Known for its rolling hills and beautiful views, Jo Daviess County is a great place to live, do business, and visit. The objective of our website is to present an integrated view of public service in order to increase awareness and accessibility to information about local government, services, and programs. .

GALENA/JO DAVIESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM. A private, non-profit organization founded in to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Galena and Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

Housed in the Daniel A. Barrows mansion located at S. Bench Street. JO DAVIESS COUNTY, ILLINOIS GENWEB SITE. Jo Daviess County Clerk & Recorder North Bench Street, Galena, IllinoisPhone Dear Jo Daviess County Resident, All those who pay real estate taxes, shop, or eat in Jo Daviess County help to support our county government.

This is why it is important to know what services are available to you from within the county and how you. GALENA, Ill. — The University of Illinois Extension in Jo Daviess County will host an online presentation today examining pandemics.

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If you love craft beers, the Galena Brewing Company is a good place to start. They brought a local beer label back to Galena in and tied Jo Daviess County to some of its earliest roots when it housed nine breweries before the prohibition.

View free online plat map for Jo Daviess County, IL. Get property lines, land ownership, and parcel information, including parcel number and acres.

Search for land by owner, parcel number, and more. Nice old 's Jo Daviess County Illinois Official Farm Plat Book in good, used condition. Published by County Plat & Directory Co., Inc., Madison, Wisconsin. Jo Daviess County is the far northwe.

This deed is recorded in "Book A," of the Records of Jo Daviess County, on page 1, and the description of the lot conveyed is as follows: "A piece or parcel of land, being a village lot in Galena, bounded on the east by the Triangular Street, and on the west, north and south by a lot claimed by the said Lockwood; the same being originally a part of said lot, and having thereon a dwelling house twenty-six by twenty.

When first established, Jo Daviess County included most of northwestern Illinois, including all or parts of the following counties: Carroll, Stephenson, Winnebago, Whiteside, Ogle, Lee, Henry, Bureau, and Rock Island.

Today, the county is of more manageable size, but it still retains the unique name. Galena Country Tourism® is the official Destination Management & Marketing Organization for Galena Country®. Our mission is to promote, develop and expand the visitor industry for the benefit of the local economy and community including the City of Galena and Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

He was appointed Deputy Game Warden for Jo Daviess County on August 1, [Source History of Jo Daviess County - ] ALFRED S. CLAY Ward's Grove Township Alfred S. Clay is a practical, sensible member of the farming community of Jo Daviess County, who has long been connected with the agricultural interests of Illinois.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from History of Galena, Illinois) Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3, at the census. A acre ( ha) section of the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Galena Historic District.

Jo Daviess County (/ ˈ d eɪ v ɪ s /) is a county located in the northwest corner of U.S. state of ing to the census, it had a population of 22, Its county seat is Galena.

Jo Daviess County is part of the Tri-State Area and is located near Dubuque, Iowa and Platteville, part of the Driftless Area, Jo Daviess County is known for its scenic stretches of.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Jo Daviess County, IL, and especially the City of Galena, is the focus of this reprint of the hard-to-find book Glamorous Galena and Jo Daviess County, written by Richard Gear Hobbs, and originally published My 3great-grandfather, John W.

FOSTER, moved to Galena, Jo Daviess Co. in I recently found a biography that stated he was at one time the sheriff and killed while in office. This is contrary to my information. Would appreciate any info on finding a list of sheriffs of Jo Daviess County.

The Galena/Joe Daviess County Historical Society and Museum, or the Galena and U.S. Grant Museum, tells the complete story of historic Galena, Illinois, from its origins as a / TripAdvisor reviews. The Galena Public Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 13th for limited hours.

Community members may visit the library on Mondays and Wednesdays 11am-6pm; Fridays 11am-5pm; and Saturdays pm. The first hour will be reserved for seniors and/or immunosuppressed persons. Guide to the geology of the Galena Area: Jo Daviess County, Illinois, Lafayette County, Wisconsin (Field trip guidebook) Unknown Binding – January 1, by David L Reinertsen (Author) out of 5 stars 10 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: Galena Genealogy (in Jo Daviess County, IL) USA (1,) > Illinois (46,) > Jo Daviess County () > Galena (68).

Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages.

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#) ABNEY, William: WELDE, Sarah. In he removed to Elizabeth Township, Jo Daviess County, having been ordained by the Galena Presbytery, at Mt. Carroll, IL., in On the 1lth day of October, in the same year, he was married to Mary Louisa Chase, daughter of Josiah Chase, Esq., of Sydney.

Francis VARING married Sarah DEROCHER Nov 7, in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Francis and Sarah VARING had 12 children: Mary S(Michael SYLES), Louise (Edward REDRICK), Joseph C, Frank F., Alice, Henry, Sarah A, Clara R., Louis E., William and an infant died unnamed.

• Galena Public Library Historical Collections Room • Jo Daviess County Courthouse • Jo Daviess County Illinois GenWeb site • RuskinARC – This project maps and identifies properties within the Galena National Register Historic District.

This project is the result of work supported by The Galena. Avery's home was on the direct road between Elizabeth and Galena. Mining has been prosecuted to a considerable extent in the township, but not with as good results as in some other townships of the county.

There are no cities or villages within its borders. (This section is taken from the book "History of Jo Daviess County ). There's a look at a noted resident of Galena: Ulysses S. Grant. Other topics include: Churches and Schools, Historical and Personal notes, and Galena as "an Artists Town.".

Jo Daviess County, IL, and especially the City of Galena, is the focus of this reprint of the hard-to-find book. Jo Daviess County, IL Arrest Records What are Jo Daviess County Arrest Statistics. The county of Jo Daviess had arrests during the past three years. Forthe arrest rate was perresidents.

Of the total arrests, 2 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jo Daviess also processed 77 arrests for property crimes during the same year.

Welcome to Galena, Illinois As the sky turns orange and the sun sets behind the Mississippi River, a hot air balloon slowly rises into the air over Galena, Illinois. Expansive views of the hilly landscape come into focus, with church steeples popping out above the tree line and scenic rivers and lakes appearing in the distance welcome you to.

*County Assessor’s Books from the s-WWII *Federal, Illinois State, and Territorial Censuses from s *Newspapers from published in Galena and communities within Jo Daviess County *Indexes to Vital Records (marriage, death, etc.) stored at the Jo Daviess County Court House *Family histories and diaries *Some Galena church.

The Jo Daviess County History on page has following Bio: McQuillan, Francis, Farmer; Sec. 2; P.O. Apple River; born in Co.

Fermanagh, Ireland, Ma ; came to this Co. in ; bought property and lived in Galena 22 years; moved to his present residence in ; owns acres valued at $6, and property in Galena worth. Ma Shelter in Place Executive Order: Effective Saturday, Ma through Ap Although the Jo Daviess County Health Department is responsible for ensuring quality environmental health for Galena and Jo Daviess County residents, the City of Galena has been closely monitoring reports and recommendations from local, state, and national health agencies.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Galena, Illinois, is well-known for its history as a lead mining center started in the early s, and as the home of Ulysses Grant. African-American residents of Galena worked as miners, ministers, blacksmiths, educators, cooks, and laborers in the river transport industries.Eastern Jo Daviess County in northwestern Illinois Until AM CDT.

At AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Woodbine, or 15 miles east of Galena, moving east at 30 mph.Galena, Illinois is located in Jo Daviess County in the northwest corner of Illinois.

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