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HENRY VANBERDING, farmer, Section 30, Township 39, Range 12, P. O. Proviso, was born in Germany June 25, 1831, where he was reared on a farm, He immigrated to Illinois in June, 1850, and located in Proviso Township. Mr. Volberding has a fine farm, consisting of 139 acres, and gives his attention principally to thc growing of grain and produce. He has for many years been identitied with the local politics, being eleven years Commissioner of highways, Assessor one year, Collector one year, Town Clerk five years, and Supervisor two years Mr. Volberding was married here in 1853 to Mary Schulte: she died in 1866, leaving five children, He was married again in 1867 to Margaret Hinrichs, who died in 1881, leaving three children, and Mr. Volberding was married here a third time, to Augusta Keuster. They have one child.

History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.