• Lips, John Valentine and Elizabeth

    John Valentine Lips was born in 1833, in Saxony Germany and came to America in 1853 where he lived in Buffalo, New York, for seven years. Married to Elizabeth Langlitz in 1856, they spent 55 years tog…

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  • Arlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department

    The Village of Arlington Heights established a Fire Department by adopting Ordinance No. 46 in September 1894. Thirty-seven men volunteered. A committee was appointed to secure a copy of the constitut…

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