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  • Amish Mennonites in Tazewell County, Illinois (including Woodford County) Revised & updated May 2018. Genealogy and history of ninety families that came to Tazewell and Woodford Counties between 1830-1856, 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. 410 footnotes, 263 pages, 2.76 MB.

Part Two of Three: Thirty-five families: Schrock, Gingerich, Farny, Schweizer, Camp, Ruvenacht, Abersoll, Leman, Bachman/Baughman, Gerber/Garber, Beckler, 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. 486 footnotes, 382 pages, 3.71 MB.

Part Three of Three: Forty-four families: Zehr, Yordy, Esch/Oesch, Ehresman, Hochstettler, 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, Habecker, and Jantzi. Acknowledgements. 588 footnotes, 430 pages, 4.05 MB.

Appendix: Helvetii; Names; Von Diesbach; Laws of Canton Bern; 1826, 1831, 1832, and 1854 passenger lists; Tazewell County Townships; The Lewis County Settlement; Kiefer/Kieffer; Hirschy/Hirschey; Landes and Landes Mennonite Cemetery; Steiger; Zwalter; Yoders of the Oley Valley; Puzzle of Barbara Eyer; Wolbers of Königsbach; Albrecht of Bureau County; Rocke; Boshart; Holli/Holly; Eicher; Kurtz; Bürcki/Buerge; Fahsbender; Military Acquaintances: Reust, Brickler, De Guibert, and Chlopicki; and An Anabaptist. 99 footnotes, 94 pages, 1.57 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

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Logan County

Mason County

McLean County

Peoria County

Woodford County

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