1917 Prairie Farmers' Directory of McHenry and Boone Counties

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   Prairie Farmers' Directory
of
 McHenry and Boone
Counties

Complete Directory of the Farmers of McHenry and Boone Counties,
with valuable information about each farm.


Abbreviations used in this Directory


A--Acres; Ch--Children; O--Owner; T--Tenant or Renter; R--Rural Route; Sec--Section;
maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses ( );
figures at end of information--year became resident of county. Name of farm follows names of children.
In case of a tenant, farm owner's name follows figures giving size of farm.
EXAMPLE:
Aavang, O. H. ( Julia Anderson ) Ch Oscar,  Ida, Elmer, Alma, Irvin, Malvin;
Meadows Park Stock Farm R7 Greenwood Sec9
O200a (1906)
MEANS:
O. H. Aavang--name
 ( Julia Anderson )--wife's maiden name Ch Oscar, Ida, Elmer, Alma, Irvin, Malvin;--children named
Meadow Park Stock Farm--Name of farm
Woodstock R7--Postoffice, Woodstock, R. F. D. 7
Greenwood Sec--Greenwood township, Section 9
O200a--Owner of 200 acres
(1906)--Lived in county since 1906


Listing of Farmers by Surname

E

H-J

K-L

N

O

Q-R

S

T

U-W

 Y-Z

Pictures from the 1917 Prairie Farmers' Directory
Includes the following photographs:

Silas Palmer

H.J. Steurer

CC Harrison

Main Street, Harvard

Business District, Marengo


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