130-Year Marengo Freund Family Farm Honored by Recorder of Deeds

A press release from McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Phyllis Walters:

FREUND FAMILY CENTENNIAL FARM

On November 29, 2012, Phyllis K. Walters, McHenry County Recorder, presented a Centennial Farm Plaque congratulating the Freund Family for having a family farm for over 130 years in McHenry, IL.

The farm is currently owned by Susan and Vincent Freund.

Walters, Phyllis and Freund Family Farm Folks

Phyllis K. Walters, McHenry County Recorder presents a Centennial Farm Plaque on November 29, 2012, congratulating the Freund Family for having a family farm in McHenry County for over 130 years. Pictured from left are: Phyllis K. Walters, Susan Freund, Vincent Freund, and Dolly Gibson – Administrative Supervisor.

The original purchase date was 1882 and owned by five generations of the Freund Family.

The farm was once a dairy farm, the family sold the cattle in the early 1970’s and the land is now used for growing corn and soybeans.

It is always interesting to search these unique farms in McHenry County. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Phyllis K. Walters at (815) 334-4009.


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