john henry frederich ufkes

99 Years Ago on a Farm near Basco, Illinois

My maternal grandfather would have been 99 years old today.  Granddad was born 27 January 1917 a few miles east of Basco, Hancock County, Illinois, the son of Fred /Frederich and Tena/Trientje (Janssen) Ufkes. He was the only grandfather I ever knew as my paternal grandfather died when I was a baby. My grandparents came […]

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