St. Johns Church Winfield IL 150 Birthday!

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Winfield Illinois ( Winfield Township in DuPage County) celebrating its 150 birthday. This church was the center of life for this German Catholic community dating back to the early 1850s. One great resource for Schlick/Daleiden Family researchers with members of family from the area is the recently published history of the Church and the community at large by the St. Johns Church History Committee. Here at this link are PDF copies for the Church Bulletins from 2016-2017.

About Schlick Daleiden Families - DuPage and Kane Counties of Illinois

Kevin Davis is a retired Public Library Director. He is a Board member of the Winfield (IL) Historical Society. Davis has over 35 years experience working in public libraries. He is deeply interested in local Chicagoland, Dupage, and Kane County History. Davis earned a BA in History and an MA in Library Science from Dominican University. He is a volunteer researcher for the St. James Farm Forest Preserve part of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County in Illinois. His work includes extensive writing and research on the McCormick family line who were former owners of St. James Farm. He is an avid family historian / genealogist and has done extensive research on the Schlicks and Daleidens of DuPage and Kane County Illinois.
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