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events have happened in Freeport and Stephenson County, Illinois,
and remarkable people have lived there. These are stories gathered
about people and events from 1835 through World War II.
by Robert Bike
The Bible mentions about 232 plants by name, or closely enough to figure out what plant is meant. Of these, 24 are aromatic plants; that is, parts of the plants can be pressed or distilled to get an essential oil. Essential oils are the lifeblood of plants and have tremendous healing capabilities.
healing power of plants is the basis for modern medicines.
Originally published in manuscript form in 1999, I completely revised the book and added illustrations.
Biblical Aromatherapy in paperback,
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Estelle Adamson, Milo Adleman, Jane Arbogast, Annettte Arends,
Lillian Bailey, Teresa Balles, Maurice Barber, Anna Belle, George Bennehoff, Paul Bennehoff, Clayton Best, Rose Bicknell, Lloyd Bolt, Gerald Borger, Nancy Boyd, Justin Boyington, Phyllis Boynton, Jane Brown, Leona Bushelle, MacArthur Butlar, Goerge Byrem,
Kathryn Carpenter, Robert Caudle, Gladys Cloud, Nora Collins, Ralph Conner, Robert Conzett, Elwood Coomber, Mavis Cooper, Corlyn Corman, Margaret Cram, Lyle Cramer, Robert Cremer, Kenneth Crowe,
Jeanette Deemer, Francis Dickinson,
Donald Eder, Richard Ege, Elaine Evans, Yvonne Evans, Frank Ewing,
Robert Farnham, Earl Fowler, Gordon Fox, Kathryn Freerksen,
Marijane Gabel, Zelda Garnhart, Jean Garrity, Rodeny Geiser, Marie Georgalas, Randall Giesey, Marjorie Glaman, Marijane Glennan, Donald Grant, Rachel Green, Robert Grey, Anthony Giuffre,
Richard Hannah, Marianna Hawn, Jack Healy, Georgia Held, Eldon Henderson, Wayne Henke, Lorraine Hettinger, Ralph Hildebrandt, Paul Hill, Harry Hillmer, Merle Hoefle, Verla Hoffman, Roland Holdeman, Alfred Holtum, Luella Horton, Evelyn Hubbard, Rachel Hull, Laura Hummermeier, William Hunt, Glenn Hutchison,
Edward Johnson, Francis Johnson, Kathryn Jones,
Raymond Kaiser, Edith Keith, Paul Kempert, Louis Kerlin, Harry Kinert, Hazel Kluck, Jane Koehler, Ethlyn Kohn, Earl Kryder, John Kutchback,
Warren Lamm, Edward Landgraf, Doris Landgraf, Kathryn Landreth, Roberta Langenstein, Virginia Layton, Alice Lagrand, JamesL'Hommedieu, Kenneth Linstedt, Carl Little, Lee Little, Vera Loewe, Clifford Luettig, La Verne Lyon,
Herbert Malott, Iva Mead, Darrell Mellen, John Mertins, Arthur Meyers, Ruby Meyers, Blanche Miller, Frederick Miller, Lucille Miller, Robert Miller, Carl Milligan, Emily Modica, Georgina Modica, Marian Mohr, Ralph Musser, Don McClanathan, Marion McIlhattin,
Edwin Nesemeyer, John Noeske, Ralph Noltemeier, Margaret Nuesse,
Lois Oswalt, Mary O'Neill,
Albert Padberg, Harriet Paul, Philip Perkins, William Pfender, Mary Phillips, Norman Pinnow,
Jack Rhodes, Margaret Rice, Marion Rice, Robert Richardson, Bernard Rippberger, William Ruark, Paul Rubendall, Gladys Rust, Leone Rutter,
Charles Sanman, Lucille Schauer, Gladys Schleich, Leona Schmich, Dorothy Schmitt, Marie Schumacher, Marjorie Scovill, Donald Shafer, Evangeline Sharp, Anne Shewczuk, Charles Sieck, Marjorie Sieck, Glen Sisler, Eleanor Smith, Louise Smith, Oscar Smull, Helen Snyder, Jeanne Snyder, Elizabeth Speer, Robert Springman, Orville Staderman, Lois Stephan, Henry Stocking, Doris Strohecker, Melvin Stukenberg, Orin Swank, Frederick Sward, Bruce Swartz,
Mercedes Tappe, Frederick Thompson, John Tobin,
Vernon Valesca, Howard Vehmeier,
Jean Waldecker, Hope Walkey, Eunice Wallace, Carlyle Walton, Marian Walton, Dan Warner, Jean Weber, Leola Welch, Marda Welty, Leola Wilson, Vigil Wilson, Magaret Winter, Helen Woods, Ruby Woods, Virginia Woolen, Dorothy Wurtzel,
Teachers were Musser,
Carnahan, Whitfield, Davenport, Yenerich, Scott, Rubendall, Mensenkamp,
Kuhlmeyer, Martin, Johnsen, Kubitz, Blackwood, Shunk, Cresap, Hutchins,
Card, Crawford, Lyle, Miller, Rucker, Anderson, Nelson, Johnson, Schwager,
Kloos, Kell, Patrick, Gramse, Spring, Moers, Hoff, Garns, Kruse, Nicklas,
Schmidt, Yenerich, Bowers, Carnahan, Lindsey, Weber, and Brown.
St. Vincent's Orphanage from a card postmarked in 1936.
on any year in the chart below to see the class and other info,
such as postcards, people and events from that year.