Originally published Prairie Farmer Publishing Company, Chicago IL, 1918, 326 pp. This is a reproduction on CD. |
Farm directories can be a gold mine of information for the genealogist. They contain:
Mercer county is in west central Illinois and is surrounded by Rock Island, Henry, Knox, Warren and Henderson counties. The county seat is Aldeo. Other towns include Burgress, Cable, Joy, Keithsburg, Matherville, Millersburg, New Boston, New Windsor, North Henderson, Norwood, Preemption, Seaton, Sherrard and Viola
Rock Island county is in west central IL and is surrounded by Mercer, Henry and Whiteside counties. The county seat is Rock Island. Other towns include Buffalo Prairie, Carbon Cliff, Coal Valley, Cordova, East Moline, Edgington, Hampton, Hillsdale, Joslin, Milan, Moline, Osborn, Port Byron, Rapid City, Reynolds, Silvis and Taylor Ridge.
About the CD: This CD provides the genealogist the opportunity to have access to information from a book that is difficult to locate in the used book market. The CD was made by scanning an original copy of the book. Any defect such as notes in the margin or light text will also appear in the CD version. The CD requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file, the latest Windows version is included with the CD. The Mac & Window readers can also be downloaded from the Adobe website. The information on the CD can either be printed out and read in the traditional manner or viewed with your computer. When viewing on your screen the page size can be increased to make reading easier.The second scan on the right is at 200%. This CD is searchable and has a series of bookmarks making navigation through the file easier. The CD is packaged in a projective sleeve.
Book# = IL29
USPS: Madigan's Books, PO Box 62, Charleston, IL 61920-0062