My name is Wini Caudell and I am your host for Stephenson County
here at Illinois Ancestors...your path into the past!
At Illinois Ancestors we like to use a unique blend of genealogy and history. So not only do you find your ancestors but you will also
learn about the area in which they lived and worked.
We're a volunteer organization whose mission is to provide free genealogical data for all researchers.
If you have data that you'd like to share with researchers, I would love to put it online for everyone's benefit.
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I'll add new data on a regular basis, so please come back often.
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Just let me know it's for Stephenson county
Michelle Ross has generously volunteered to look up obituaries for various counties in Illinois.
McConnell Area Historical Society at 815-821-2428
The Stephenson County Courthouse is the site for important memorials and monuments. The Civil War Soldiers Monument on the southwest corner was dedicated in 1871. It is made of Joliet marble with a twelve foot square base and is eighty-three feet high.
Stephenson County Courthouse
15 N. Galena Ave., Freeport, IL 61032
. Stephenson County was incorporated March 4, 1837 from Jo Daviess County. Stephenson County was named in memory of Colonel Benjamin Stephenson. He served as a Colonel in the War of 1812 in the Illinois Army. In 1813 he was appointed adjutant general of the territory.
Stephenson County covers 568 square miles
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