Heartland Maps

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Part II: Family Farm Properties: Squaw Grove Twp.

As was done in Part I, I am continuing my use of the 1905 plat maps from the Illinois archives. Squaw Grove Township lies to the east of Clinton Township...

n. Waterman

Part I: Family Farm Properties: Clinton Twp.

The State of Illinois has archived plat maps over the century and I am just beginning to locate family lands from previous centuries. I am using the 1905 edition for...

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Robert Kopfer Will of 1908

Robert Kopfer, my grandmother Laura’s father, passed away in 1908. The sale of his farm, 171 acres, was made necessary by the fact that upon his death he was indebted to...

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Sale of Robert Kopher’s Farm

ADMINISTRATOR’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE By virtue of an order and decree of the County Court of DeKalb County, made on the petition of the undersigned, administrator of the estate...

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Four Generations: Conrad Temme & Caroline Grimme

The attached chart presents Conrad and Caroline as the grandparents of Laura Kopfer Weiherman. It includes the children of Conrad and Caroline and their grandchildren.  Please click on the link...