John Lee Hafenrichter (1928 to 2011) was a prolific genealogical
researcher. This website was created to share his research of
German emigrants who moved to the Oswego Prairie rural community in Kendall County and
other areas in Illinois and Iowa. The main surnames are Hafenrichter, Hummel,
Burkhart, Haag, Hem, Sorg, Shoger, Wolf, Bower, Schleicher, and Leyh.
John's nephew Mark Leigh maintains this website. Please let Mark know when website links do not work. Use this email address for Mark: firstname.lastname@example.org