Maher family in Stephenson Co. - 1860
Have a Maher family who were in Elk Grove and Oneco Twps. in the 1860's.Anna Maher, a widow, with children: John, Mariah, Edward, Stephen, Thomas, James, Dennis, Michael.
Anna came to this area from Benton, Wis. after the death of her husband, Michael Maher.
Was this area mostly farming?