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MCHENRY COUNTY ILLINOIS TRAILS
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Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1831–1836
Cook

1831–1836
LaSalle

1825–1831
Putnam

1823–1825
Fulton

1821–1823
Pike

1819–1821
Clark

1816–1819
Crawford

1815–1816
Edwards

1812–1815
Madison

1801–1812
St. Clair

1795–1801
Knox, Northwest Territory

Township Names:

Alden

Algonquin

Burton
Name changed from Benton on December 28, 1850.

Chemung

Coral

Dorr
Name changed from Centre on December 28, 1850.

Dunham
Name changed from Byron on December 28, 1850.

Grafton

Greenwood

Hartland

Hebron

McHenry

Marengo

Nunda
Name changed from Brooklyn on December 28, 1850.

Richmond

Riley

Seneca

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McHenry County was Established on January 16, 1836

The choice of name for the County was in honor of William McHenry, a pioneer of White County, soldier of the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War, Representative in the first, fourth, fifth and ninth General Assemblies, and Senator in the sixth General Assembly.

McHenry County Government Center
2200 North Seminary Avenue
Woodstock, IL 60098

Telephone:
County Clerk (815) 334-4242
Circuit Clerk (815) 334-4310
Recorder (815) 334-4110

IRAD Depository
Regional History Center
Founders Memorial Library
Room 400
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Telephone: (815) 753-1807


Data Found Online Here

The 1850 Mortality Schedule

1861-1863 Military Census

Obituaries

The 1917 Farmer's Directory

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