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Bibliography of Henry County Publications

This is only a partial listing of publications regarding Henry County genealogy, history and settlement. An additional list of publications currently available through the Henry County Genealogical Society is available at the HCGS Website and will not be repeated here. Please check their list of wonderful books on Henry County as well as this one. Their prices are reasonable and include postage!

1850 Federal Census-Henry County
Transcribed and Indexed by Tri-City Genealogical Society, The Society, Richland Wa, 1976, 99 pgs

1893 Platbook of Henry County
(Geneseo IL Public Library has this in basement)

1900 Kewanee Illinois Census Index and Abstract
David M. Rodgers
Listed in 1984 Library of Congress Books Catalog

1911 Henry County Atlas
Publisher unknown-copy held at Geneseo Library

Andover, our Future is in Our Heritage: The Story of the oldest Town in Henry County
Susquincentennial 1835-1985
Commissioned by Andover Susquincentennial Committee
Evans Printing & Publishing, Orion Illinois, 1985, 203 pg.

Atlas of Henry County and the State of Illinois
Reprint of 1875 Edition by Warner and Beers
Reprinted for the Henry County Historical Society
Times Record Co., Aledo, Illinois 1976, 75 pg

The Bishop Hill Colony
Michael Andrew Mikkelson
Porcupine Press, Philadelphia PA, 1972
reprint of two works: Series 10, #1 John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science and Oct 1925 Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society Vol 18, #3, p. 10

The Biographical Record of Henry County Illinois
S. J. Clarke, Chicago Illinois, 1901, 725 pages

Corn, Commerce and Country Living: A History of Henry County Illinois
edited by Terry Ellen Polson, illustrated by Larry R. Garrett
Desaulniers Publishiing, 1968, Moline IL, 360 pages, F547.H52, P6

Geneseo Centennial History 1836-1936
Published under the direction of the Historical Committee of the Geneseo Historical Association
Star-Courier Publication, 139 p.

Henry County IL Death Records 1877-1902
David N. Rodgers
Rodgers Index Service, Ames IA, 1984

Historical sketches of Henry County Schools, 1954
Copy at Geneseo Public Library

History of Geneseo Township High School Alumni Association
Copy at Geneseo Public Library

History of Henry County Illinois: Also Biographical Sketches of Many Representative Citizens
Henry L. Kiner
Pioneer Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1910, 2 volume set
Also available in microform: master microform held by University of Michigan-microfilmed by University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, MI - one 35mm reel.

History of Henry County Illinois: Its Taxpayers and Voters; containing also a biographical directory, a condensed history of the State, map of the County, etc.
H. F. Kett Publishing, 1877
(UIC Library-F547.H52.H5, also a copy at Clayton Library in Houston, TX)
Also in 1980 reprint form by Henry County Historical Society

History of Western Township, Henry County Illinois, Including History of Orion
Wilbur W. Anderson and K.M. Norcross, 1976
Privately Published, Orion, Illinois

Little Nels and the Partner; over 75 years of Living the Great American Adventure
as Seen Through the Highlights of a Swedish American Farmer and his Wife in the Cambridge, Ulah,
Red Oak and Bishop Hill Communities of Henry County Illinois 1882-1964

by Reuben H. Nelson, listed in 1968 Library of Congress Catalog

One Room School at the Crossroads: Recollections of Smith School, District 152, Edford Twp
Margaret Hanna Hoskins
Sophia Books, Columbus Ohio, 1988, 84 pg.
ISBN: 0933981090

Prairie Farmer's Directory of Henry County, IL
Prairie Farmers Publishing Company, 1916, 161 pages
(Copy available at Augustana College Special Collections S507.I4,P7)

Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County Illinois:
Containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and
representative citizens of the County

Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1885

Role of Colonies in the Pioneer Settlement of Henry County, IL
Doctoral and Masters Discertations

Scrapbook of Marriages and Deaths in and Near Galva Illinois in the 1890's
Compiled by Peggy Goertzen

Service record book of men and women of Geneseo,IL and community
Held by Geneseo Public Library

Standard Atlas of Henry County Illinois; including a plat book of the villages,
cities and townships of the County, patron directory, reference, business directory.

G.A. Ogle, Chicago, Illinois, 1911
Series 710/1 George A. Ogle & Co, 131 pgs

The land was Ours, Geneseo's Prairie Heritage
Published 1961; copy held at Geneseo Public Library

This is Henry County Illinois: An Up to Date Narrative with County and Township Maps, Photos
Loree Co, Chicago IL, 1955, 610 pages