This small booklet contains all the known men and women who participated in World War 1 and claimed their home of record as Stephenson County, Illinois. By participation, this record does not limit this to soldiers, but also contains the records of those men and women who served the Red Cross, Y.M.C.A., and other non-fighting positions. This book is free to read or download.
George Otis Jenkins, one of Whitman’s best known manufacturers and most progressive citizens, was born in Dorchester, Mass., Nov. 22, 1846, son of James and Susan (Holbrook) Jenkins, and a descendant of Edward Jenkins, of Scituate. Also includes a brief genealogy of the Bates Family of Hingham Massachusetts from which George’s wife, Abby Bates descended.
Helen Sager, 83, a lifelong Baker County resident, died Feb. 26, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Lutheran Church, 1734 Third St. Pastor Mel Harris will officiate. Helen was born on Oct. 19, 1921, at Richland to John and Magdalena Nave. She was …