Park Forest Illinois Research Project

DO YOU HAVE ANCESTORS WHO

SETTLED IN BLOOM, RICH OR MONEE TOWNSHIPS?

In conjunction with the Park Forest Historical Society, we have undertaken a project to collect information on the early settlers of the area now known as Park Forest , IL .  Based on plat maps of the area from 1860-1861, we have determined the following land owners associated with the area:

Rich Township
Batchelder, J. H.
Blattner, John
Blattner, Joseph
Blattner, Michael
Cole, J.W.
Ledoux, J.
Marker, H.
Marthaler, Johannes
Metzger, Johannes
Newton, W.H.
Robel, J.
Scheide, A.
Smith, M.
Weishaar, Michael
Bloom Township
Batchelder, J. H.
Caskey, A.
Caskey, Wm.
Roberty, E.
Weishaar, F. P.
Monee Township
Blattner, John
Blattner, Joseph
Helman, H.
Newton, W. H.
Scheide, A.
Stuenkel, H.
Wolff, J. M.
Young
If you are researching any of these families, we would like to hear from you.  We are looking for family histories, old photos and individuals who remember the area when it was still farmland. Contact Kathy at ssghskathy@aol.com or 708-957-7958.
SURNAMES IN ST. ANNE CEMETERY
A description of the cemetery and a reading of the cemetery can be found at http://files.usgwarchives.net/il/cook/cemeteries/stannepf.txt
BehrensBerg
Berney
Biehn
Blattner
Blettner
Bock
Buselmeier
Bush
Campe
CarrollChristopher
De Benedetto
Di Fiore
Einhorn
Emmerich
Engels
Fazzini
Foley
Furhmann
GenderG–horn
Gorman
Gusselmeier
Hayes
Illgen
Isoylt
Jurkewicz
Kehoe
Kehoe
KeilmanKelley
Kelly
Ketel
Klawitter
Klein
Koebele
Ledoux
Lennon
Lorig
LustigLux
Mahan
Merk
Metzger
Morgan
Nussbaum
Ohmer
Petersens
Pfeifer
PierceallPolignat
Powers
Radtke
Scheidt
Schirra
Schroeder
Soelker
Steinhaus
Stephen
TiltonTucker
Turrellns
Vehrs
Weber
Wehren
Weishaar
Wolf
Wolff