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The Centennial Book - Gifford, Illinois 1875-1975

Click on The Centennial Book—Gifford, Illinois 1875-1975 to reach a searchable and printable.pdf copy of the complete volume.

This book includes information on the early history, town photos, churches, schools, businesses, service agencies, clubs and organizations, events and personalities, street scenes, and news items regarding Gifford from its creation in 1875 to 1975 and includes biographies and/or photos of the following persons:

  • Benjamin F. Gifford
  • Theophilus P. Barnes
  • Thees H. Busboom
  • John Clark
  • Ezra Dickerson
  • Herman E. Duden
  • Wilke Emkes
  • Henry G. Flesner
  • James Martin
  • James K. Ice
  • Frank Miller
  • James M. Morse
  • Hanford Reynolds
  • William Schluter
  • John Schroeder
  • Peter Strom
  • James A. Talbott
  • Absalom B. Vallandingham
  • Joseph H. Welles
  • Charles H. Willard
  • Howard Varnir
  • Sophia Grimm Roessler
  • Werner William Roessler
  • Gertrude Wooldridge Barnes

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