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  • Amish Mennonites in Tazewell County, Illinois (including Woodford County) Revised & updated March 2017. Genealogy and history of eighty-nine families that came to Tazewell and Woodford Counties before 1856, compiled by Joseph Peter Staker.

Part One of Three: Historical Background. Eleven Families: Ropp, Staker, King, Belsley, Schertz, Engel, Vercler, Roggy, Oyer, Mosiman, and Salzman. 417 footnotes, 262 pages, 2.82 MB.

Part Two of Three: Thirty-five families: Schrock, Gingerich, Farny, Schweizer, Camp, Ruvenacht, Abersoll, Leman, Bachman/Baughman, Gerber/Garber, Beckler/Becher, Nafziger, Beck, Donner, Kistler, Kennel, Unzicker, Roth, Zimmerman, Miller, Reeser/Risser, Maurer, Litwiller, Sommer, Rich, Ulrich, Brenneman, Eigsti, Birky/Birkey, Sutter, Heiser, Augsburger, Stalter, Steinman, and Hauter. 473 footnotes, 359 pages, 3.69 MB.

Part Three of Three: Forty-three families: Zehr, Yordy, Esch/Oesch, Ehresman, Hochstetter, Schwarzentraub, Smith, Petersmith, Good, Plank, Goldsmith, Rediger, Kinsinger, Ringenberger, Springer, Dellenbach, Eiman, Schantz, Dettweiler, Gascho, Orendorff, Schlegel, Ernst, Roeschley, Wagler, Wagner, Steider, Klopfenstein, Ramseyer, Zook, Neuhauser, Householder, Strubhar, Yoder, Lantz, Kauffman, Sharp, Grubb, Beller, Ackerman, Martin, Imhoff, and Habecker. Acknowledgements. 579 footnotes, 394 pages, 3.97 MB.

Appendix: 1826, 1831, and 1832 passenger lists; Steiger; Zwalter; Yoders of the Oley Valley; Reust; Brickler; De Guibert; Chlopicki; Names; 1854 passenger list; The Puzzle of Barbara Eyer; Wolber of Königsbach; Landes and Landes Mennonite Cemetery; Tazewell County Townships; An Anabaptist; Albrecht of Bureau County; and Two John Naffzigers. 36 footnotes, 41 pages, .50 MB.

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Mailing Lists with Tazewell County Connections

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Message Boards with Tazewell County Connections

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Map of Surrounding Counties Neighboring County Resources

Fulton County

Logan County

Mason County

McLean County

Peoria County

Woodford County

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