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County of Douglas, Ill

COUNTY OF

DOUGLAS, ILLINOIS.

HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL.

WITH AN OUTLINE SKETCH OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY AND

OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.

ILLUSTRATED.

CHICAGO:

F. A. BATTEY & CO., PUBLISHER 1884.

This 644 page book has a new 20 page index.

CONTENTS.

PART I.

HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY..

American Settlements

Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War

Discovery of the Ohio River

Division of the Territory

Early Explorations

English Settlements

Geographical Position

Tecumseh and the War of 1812

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

PART II.

HISTORY OF ILLINOIS.

STATE AT LARGE

Butterine

Climate

Coal

Development and Progress

Discoveries, Early

Education in Illinois

Governors of Illinois

Illinois in the War of 1812

Illinois in the Mexican War

Illinois in the Late Civil War

Indians

Indian Troubles, Early

Massacre at Fort Dearborn

Meat Packing

Mormons in Illinois

Mound-Builders

Physical Characteristics

Religion and Morals

Resources of Illinois

Settlement, Early

Wheat

Witchcraft in Illinois

CHICAGO AD ENVIRONS

Beef Packing, Boulevards, Commerce of Chicago, Drainage, Grading, Great cire, The, Mayors of Chicago, Miscellaneous Items, Parks, Pork Packing, Stock Yards, The, Water Supply

PART III.

HISTORY OF DOUGLAS COUNTY.

PRELIMINARY AND DESCRIPTIVE

EARLY SETTLEMENT OF DOUGLAS

POLITICAL ORGANIZATION

Almshouse, The, Arcola Precinct, Arcola Township, Assessors and Treasurers, Bourbon Precinct, Bourbon Township, Camargo Precinct, Camargo Township, Circuit Clerks and Recorders, County Judges, County Officials, County Seat, County Surveyors, Courts, Court House, The Brick, Crimes, Deer Creek Precinct, Deer Creek Township, Garrett Precinct, Garrett Township, Jail, The, Judge and Associate Justices, Newman Precinct, Newman Township, Precinct, The First, Public Buildings, Sargent Precinct, Sargent Township, Sheriffs, Schools, Superintendent of Schools, Township Organization, Township Supervisor, Tuscola Precinct, Tuscola Township

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

THE MILITARY RECORD

Cavalry, Thirteenth

Civil Action

Infantry, Twenty-first

Infantry, Twenty-fifth

Infantry, Fifty-fourth

Infantry, Seventy-ninth

Infantry, One Hundred and Thirty-fifth

Infantry, One Hundred and Forty-ninth

Public Sentiment

TUSCOLA CITY AND TOWNSHIP

Area, Baptist Church, Board of Supervisors, Boundaries, Brass Band, Cemetery, Centennial History, Chautauqua Club, Churches, Christian Church, City Charter, City of Tuscola, Condition of City, Conflagration, County Offices, Drainage, Elevation, Episcopal Church, Events, Early, Events, Early, Fine Arts, The, Fire Apparatus, Fire Limit, Hackett's Grove, Hayes Village, Hotels, Incorporation, Land Entries, Early, Lecture Craze, The, Maps, County and City, Officers, Present, Origin of the Name, Original Town, Photography, Political Complexion, Population, Population of City, Office, The, Press, The, Presbyterian Church, Railroads, The, Roman Catholic Church, Schoolhouses, Secret Societies, Settlers, First, Soldiers' Re-union, Sunday Schools, Swamp Land Fund, Telephone, The, Temperance, Topography, Town Meeting, First, Township Organization, Valuation, Misc. Addition

ARCOLA CITY AND TOWNSHIP

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NEWMAN TOWNSHIP

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GARRETT TOWNSHIP

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BOURBON

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CAMARGO CITY AND 29$

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BOWDRE TOWNSHIP

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SARGENT TOWNSHIP

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MURDOCK TOWNSHIP

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES.

Arcola, City and Township

Bourbon Township

Bowdre Township

Camargo Township

Garrett Township

Murdock Township

Newman Township

Sargent Township

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Arcola Public School Building

Black Hawk, Sac Chieftain

Buffalo Hunt

Douglas County Court House

High Bridge

Indians Attacking a Frontiersman

Indians Attacking a Stockade

Lake Bluff

La Salle Landing on the Shores of Green Bay

Modern Schoolhouse, A

Mouth of the Mississippi

Niagara Falls

Perry's Monument

Pioneer Dwelling

Pontiac, Ottawa Chieftain

Present Site of Lake Street Bridge, Chicago, in 1833

Primitive Schoolhouses

Puncheon School Seat

Smoking-out the Schoolmaster

Source of the Mississippi

Tecumseh, Shawnee Chieftain

Trapping

Tuscola Public School Building

Index:

Abbot, Abbott, Abercrombie, Abrams, Ackerman, Adams, Agate, Ako, Albertz, Albin, Aldrid, Alexander, Allen, Alling, Allison, Allisons, Allouez, Alouez, Ames, Amherst, Ammen, Anderson, Andrews, Angel, ANGELL, Annin, Apperson, Arasmith, Armstrong, Arnold, Ashmore, Ashmores, Ashville, ASHWILL, Ashworth, Atchison, Ater, Atherton, Atkinson, Auguel, Austin, Avery, Aydelotte, Ayers, Ayres, Babcock, Badler, Bagley, Bailey, Baileys, Bain, Baker, Balch, Balen, Bales, Ball, Bandy, Bane, Banks, Banner, Banta, Barass, Barber, Bard, Barden, Barger, Barker, Barkhurst, Barkley, Barlow, Barnes, Barnet, Barnett, Barnetts, Barnhardt, Barnhart, Barr, Barrere, Barrett, Barrick, Barritt, Barrum, Bartholomew, Bartie, Bartlett, Bashalm, Bassett, Baugh, Baum, Baxter, Bays, Beach, Beall, Beaman, Bear, Beaubien, Beedle, Beeman, Beggs, Bell, Bellew, Benefiel, Bennett, Benson, Bentley, Berkley, Berry, Beveridge, Beverly, Bierfeldt, Big Foot, Biggs, Bills, Birney, Bishop, Bissell, Blaase, Black Hawk, Black Partridge, Blackbird, Blackman, Blackwell, Blake, Blodgett, Bodkin, Bogard, Bogardus, Boggs, Bond, Bondurant, Boone, Boring, Bostwick, Bosworth, Bowdre, Bower, Bowlen, Bowman, Boyce, Boyd, Boyer, Boyl, BOYLE, Bradberry, Bradbury, Braddock, Bradford, BRADLEY, Bradshaw, Bragg, Braggs, Brand, Brandon, Branham, Brasselton, Breeden, Breedens, Brenton, Brewer, Brian, Bridges, Brigham, Bright, Brighton, Brill, Brink, Brinnegar, Britton, Brockett, Bromfield, Bronson, Bross, Brown, Bruch, Bryant, Buchanan, Buckingham, Buckner, Bull, Bullock, Bundy, Bunting, Buoy, Burchfield, Burget, Burgett, Burkey, Burks, Burnett, Burnham, Burns, Burres, Burton, Busby, Butcher, Butterfield, Bye, Byers, Bymer, Byrns, Cadillac, Cahill, Caldwell, Calhoun, Callaway, Callentine, Cameron, Camery, Campbell, Campbells, Canaday, Cane, Cannon, Canton, Carico, Carlin, Carmack, Carman, Carnahan, Carpenter, Carr, Carraway, Carter, Carthal, Cartwright, Carver, Case, Casebear, Casebeer, Casey, Cash, Cassaday, Cassady, Cassity, Castor, Catler, Caufman, Cavanaugh, Cazard, Celeron, Chambers, Chancy, Chandler, Chapin, Chapman, Charleton, Charlevoix, CHARLTON, Chase, Chatham, Chauney, Cheeney, Cheney, Chezem, Chilcote, Childers, Churls, Cimmer, Clark, Clarke, Clay, Clayton, Clendenen, Clifton, Cline, Clinton, Clisby, Clubb, Cochran, Cofer, Coffey, Coffin, Coggshell, Cole, Coleman, Coles, Collins, Collum, Collyer, Colquitt, Colvin, Compton, Condict, Condit, Conkle, Conley, Connelly, Connolly, Conover, Contrecoeur, Converse, Cook, Cooley, Coolley, Coolleys, Coombs, Cooper, Coppock, Coppsock, Corban, Corbett, Cord, Cornelius, CORNTHWALT, Cosler, Cosles, Coslet, Coslett, COTTMAN, Cotton, Covert, Cox, Coykendall, Coylendall, Craddock, Craft, Craigie, Crawford, Creswell, Crevison, Creviston, Crist, Critchet, Crockett, Cross, Crowley, Crull, Culbertson, Cullom, Cullum, Cummings, Cunningham, Curd, Curtis, Cutler, Dablon, Daggett, Daggy, Dains, Dainty, Dale, Damron, Daniel, Daniels, Darjahn, Darlin, Davidson, Davis, Davises, Dawson, Day, De Hart, Dean, Dearduff, Decatur, DeGroot, Dehart, Deharts, De-Lamater, Denman, Denning, Dennis, Denton, Desang, DeSoto, Devault, Dickens, Dickey, Dickinson, Dickon, Dickson, Diemond, DIEPENBROCK, Dilley, Dillon, Dills, Dilly, Dinsmore, Dinwiddie, Dix, Dixon, Dodds, Dole, Dolson, Doman, Donahoe, Donalds, Donica, Donley, Donnelly, Doolittle, Dorland, Dorman, Dougherty, Douglas, Douner, Dow, Dowd, Downey, Downing, Doyle, Dragoo, Drake, Drennan, Dresslar, Drew, Drews, Driver, Drury, Dryer, Duane, DUFFLE, Duman, Duncan, Dunlap, Dunmore, Dunnigan, Durborow, Durham, Dwinnell, Dyer, Eagler, Earl, Early, EASLEY, Easton, Eaton, Eavins, Ebein, Eckhart, Edgar, Edwards, Eggleston, Eisele, Eldred, Eldridge, Eliss, Elkin, Elkins, Ellars, Ellington, Elliott, Ellis, Ellsworth, Elmore, Emery, EMRY, Ennis, Ensey, Entler, Ephlin, Epley, ERHARDT, Erland, Erskine, Erven, Ervin, Ervins, Erwin, Etter, Evans, Eversole, Eves, Ewin, Ewing, Fairbairn, Falkner, Fall, Fallin, Falster, Farley, Farmer, Feild, Felix, Fergus, Fetters, Fickle, Ficklin, Fiddler, Field, Fields, Filson, Findlay, Finly, Finney, Fish, Fisher, Fitzgerald, Fitzpatrick, Fleener, Fleming, Fleshner, Fletcher, Flickinger, Flinn, Flint, Flynn, Forbes, Ford, Foss, Foster, Fouts, Fowle, Fowler, Fox, Frahm, Frahme, France, Franklin, Franz, Frazer, Frazier, Freddie, Frederick, French, Friddle, Friend, Froggett, Frost, Fry, Fulk, Fullen, Fuller, Fullerton, Furman, Gage, Gages, Gaines, Gallagher, Gallatin, Gallaway, Galls, Gardiner, GARNEAU, Garrett, Garrison, Gaw, Geer, George, Gephart, Gerard, Gharst, Gibault, Gibbs, Gibson, Gilkerson, Gill, Gillogly, Gills, Gilmore, Ginder, Girty, Gist, Glass, Glassco, Glauner, Gohring, Goldman, Good, Goodman, Goodson, Goodsons, Goodwin, Gorman, Gossage, Goudy, Gough, Grace, Graff, Granger, Grant, Graves, Gravier, Gray, Green, Greenman, Greenwood, Gregg, Greggers, Gregory, Griffin, Griffith, Griggs, Grimm, Grissom, Griswold, Gross, Grove, Grubb, Gruelle, Guinnip, Guire, Gulk, Gunther, Gurnee, Guy, Gwinn, Gwinns, Hackett, Hacketts, Hagaman, Haines, Haldimand, Haley, Halfpenny, Hall, Hallam, Halstead, HAMAKER, Hamilton, Hamlin, Hammer, Hammet, Hammets, Hammett, Hammetts, Hammond, Hampton, Hamtranck, Hancock, Haney, Hankins, Hanley, Hanson, Harlan, Harlowe, Harmer, Harmon, Harner, Harper, Harrah, Harris, Harrison, Harshbarger, Hart, Harte, Harter, Hartman, Harvey, Haskell, Hassig, Hastings, Hawkins, Hawks, Hayes, Hays, Hayworth, Hazelitt, Heacock, Heald, Heard, Heath, Heaton, Hebard, Hecock, Heddleson, Hedge, Hedges, Heerdt, Helm, Helmick, Helton, Helwig, Hemingway, Henderson, Hennepin, Hennessy, Henry, Henrys, Hensely, Hensen, Henson, Herbert, Herold, Herron, Hesler, Hess, Hewett, Hewitt, Hibbs, Hicks, Higgins, Hildreth, Hill, Himes, Hindman, Hinds, Hiram, Hirons, Hise, Hitchcock, Hitt, Hittshew, Hobart, Hodge, Hoenshel, Hogan, Hogland, Holden, Holiday, Holland, Hollandsworth, Hollingsworth, Holloway, Holston, Holt, Homer, Hood, Hooe, Hoofman, Hoots, Hoover, Hopewell, Hopkins, Hopkinses, Hornback, Hostetler, Houghtelling, Houghton, Householder, How, Howard, Howe, Howell, Howes, Hoxsey, Hubbard, Huber, Hudson, Huffman, Hufford, Hughes, Hull, Hunsaker, Hunt, Hunter, Hurley, Hutchenson, Hutchinson, Hutton, Hyde, Iles, Ingraham, Ingram, Ingrim, Irwin, Ishum, Jackson, Jacob, Jacobs, Jacques, James, Jenkins, Jennings, Jerrel, Jester, JETER, Jewell, Johnson, Joliet, Jolly, Jones, Jordan, Jordon, Jouett, Justice, Kean, Kearney, Keaton, Keener, Kees, Keith, Keller, Kellogge, Kelly, Keneas, Kennedy, Kenner, Kent, Keogh, Kerr, Kertz, Ketchum, Kidd, Kimball, Kinder, King, Kingery, Kinney, Kinzie, Kinzies, Kirby, Kirk, Kirkman, Kiser, Klein, Kleinberger, Klink, Knight, Knipe, Knipli, Knowlton, Knox, Koerner, KORNBLUM, Kremer, Krieg, Kruize, Kuhn, La Fayette, Lamb, Lana, Land, Landers, Lane, Lansdowne, Lardenois, Larymer, LaSalle, Lathrop, Laughead, Laughlin, Laulewasikan, Law, Lay, Laymon, Le Caron, Leach, Leachman, Leasure, Leatherman, Lee, Leek, Lemon+, LENTZ, Leonhart, Leslie, Lessinger, Lester, Lesters, Leston, Lett, Lewis, Lewman, Leyh, Linder, Lindsay, Lindsey, Lininger, Linsey, Linton, Liston, LITTLE, Little Turtle, Littlefield, Livengood, Lloyd, Lockhart, Logan, Lomax, Long, Loose, Loper, LOUNSBURY, Louthan, Louther, Low, Lowe, Lowman, Loyd, Lucas, Luce, Lyght, Lyon, Lyons, Mack, Macomb, Macoughtry, Macpherson, Madden, Madder, Maddox, Madison, Magill, Magner, Magnor, Mallott, Malone, Manis, Mann, Manus, Maple, Mapps, Marest, Maris, Marlott, Marquette, Marquis, Marriman, Marsh, Marshall, Martin, Martz, Mason, Mathers, Mathes, Mathis, Matson, Matters, Matteson, Mattingly, Maxon, Maxwell, May, Maynor, McAlister, McAllister, McArthur, McAughy, McCann, McCanns, McCaren, McCarty, McClain, McComb, McConley, McCool, McCown, McCrory, McDonald, McDougal, McDowell, McFarland, McGee, McGinniss, McGrath, McGuinnis, McGuire, McIntire, McIntosh, McIntyre, McKee, McKendree, McKinney, McMackin, McMillian, McNeer, McNeill, McPherson, McQuaid, McShane, McVeigh, McWilliams, Meadows, MEALS, Medcalf, Medill, Meek, Meeker, Meigs, Menard, Merica, Merrick, Merritt, Metcalf, Methontaske, Meyers, Midwinter, Miller, Millers, Millex, Milliken, Miltrop, Minniet, Minturn, Mitchell, M'Kown, Modissett, Moffat, Moffett, Molatt, Moner, Monien, Monroe, Monsell, Montcalm, Monteith, Montgomery, Moore, Moores, Morely, Morgan, Morrell, Morris, Morrison, Morrow, Morton, Mosbarger, Mosbargers, Moss, Moultrie, Moyer, Muir, Muire, Mull, Mullen, Mullens, Mulligan, Mulvane, Mumper, Munns, Munsen, Munson, Murdock, Murdocks, Murphy, Murrell, Murtry, Musset, Mussett, Myers, Naphew, Nash, Nayler, Neal, Near, Neff, Nell, Nelson, Nenstiel, Nesbit, Newbanks, Newberry, Newcomb, Newell, Newman, Newport, Newton, Nier, Niles, Nixon, Noel, Nolind, Norris, Norton, Nowell, Noyes, O'Brinan, O'BRYAN, Ogden, Oglesby, Oldfather, Oliver, Olmstead, O'Root, Orr, Osbone, Osborn, Osborne, Otis, Otten, Otter, Otters, Outcelt, Overman, Overturf, Owen, Owens, Owings, Paddelford, Paddleford, Paddock, Pahaes, Palmer, Pangborn, Parcels, Parish, Parker, Parks, Parsons, Patrick, Patterson, Patton, PAULLIN, Peacock, Pearce, Pearsons, Peck, Peery, Peltro, Pemberton, Pence, Perkins, Perrine, Perrot, Perry, Peters, Pettit, Pfifer, Phelps, Phillips, Phinney, Pickaweke, Pierce, Pillars, Pinet, Pinkerton, Pitman, Pitt, Pittman, Plowman, Pokanoka, Polk, Pontiac, Ponton, Poor, Poorman, Pope, Porter, Potts, Poul, Powell, Powers, Press, Preston, Price, Proctor, Prose, Protzman, Puckeshinwa, Puckett, Pugh, Pulliam, Purdey, Purdy, Pursell, Putnam, Pyke, Pypeogee, Pyps, Quick, Race, Rake, Ralston, Randall, Randolph, Rankin, Ray, Raymond, Rea, Read, Reader, Reat, Rebble, Redden, Reddens, Redding, Reddings, Reder, Redman, Redmond, Reed, Reeder, Reeds, Reedy, Reese, Reeves, Remmel, Rerrick, Resin, Reve, Reynolds, Rhinehardt, Rhinehart, Rhoades, Rhodes, Rice, Richards, Richardson, Richey, Richman, Richmans, Ricords, Ridenour, Rideout, Righter, Rigney, Riley, Riney, Ring, Ritchie, Ritter, Roach, Roberts, Robertson, Robinett, Robinson, Roderick, Rodgers, Rogers, Rohrbaugh, Roland, Romine, Ronan, Roosevelt, Root, Rork, Rose, Rosecrans, Ross, Roth, Routledge, Row, Royrk, Rozier, Ruhling, Rumsey, Runnels, Rush, Russell, Rust, Rutherford, Rynerson, Sabin, Sackville, Said, Saintford, Salisbury, Salzer, Sanders, Sandford, Santee, Sargeant, Sargent, Sauganash, Sawyer, Scales, Schee, Schmidt, Schnack, SCHNEIDER, SCHOPPE, Sconce, Scott, Sears, See, Selby, Sellers, Semmons, Senteney, Sergeant, Seymour, Shabbona, Shafer, Sharp, Sharpe, Sharpless, Shaw, Shawhan, Shaws, Sheed, Shelby, Sheldon, Sherman, Sherwood, Shields, Shireman, Shirk, Shoap, Shonkwiler, Shook, Shotzer, Shrader, Shreves, Shrew, Shule, Shull, Shuman, Shumate, Shumefield, Shute, Shutes, Siddons, Siders, Sidney, Sigel, Siler, Simmons, Simpson, Sipple, Sites, Skinner, Skinners, Slace, Slaughter, Slavons, Slaw, Sleeper, Sloan, Sluss, Slygh, Small, Smallwood, Smith, Smiths, Smitson, Snitt, Snyder, Sousley, Sowers, Spalding, Speelman, Spees, Spencer, Spicer, Spillman, Sponsler, Spotswood, Spurgen, Squires, St. Clair, St.Clair, Stadden, Stally, Standafer, Stanley, Stansbury, Starner, Starr, Steele, Steerman, Steihl, Stenght, Stephenson, Stevens, Stevenson, Steward, Stewart, Steyer, Stickles, Still, Stillwell, Stinson, Stirling, Stites, Stockton, Stott, Stout, Stovall, Strader, Stratton, Strickland, SULLIVAN, Summe, Sutton, Sweet, Sweitzer, Swigart, Sylvester, Symmes, Taggart, Talbott, Talon, Tannihill, Tarbox, Tarnell, Tay, Taylor, Tecumseh, Tedrow, Templeton, Tenbrook, Terry, Tew, Thayer, Thebedient, Theobold, Thomas, Thomason, Thompson, Thomton, Thornsbrue, Thrasher, Thunderer, Tibbott, Ties, Tignor, Tinsley, Tipsword, Todd, Tolbott, Tonti, Toomey, To-pe-ne-be, Townsell, Townsend, Trabue, Tracy, Trask, Trent, Trosper, Trowbridge, Trownsell, Tucker, Tullis, TURBEVILLE, Turbyville, Turryville, Tyler, Tyrel, Uhlen, Uhler, Updike, Van Deren, Van Matre, Van Meter, Vanasdel, Vance, Vandenburg, Vandeventer, Vandewater, VanDuyn, Vanshayck, Varnum, Vaudreuil, Vaul, Vaylis, Veach, Veit, Vermillion, Vessar, Vestal, Vinson, Vinton, Viviat, Von Lanken, Von Trebra, Voorhees, VRADENBURG, Waddell, Wagner, Waldrof, Waldrop, Walker, Wallace, Waller, Walling, Walls, Walston, Walters, Walthrop, Walton, Wamsley, Ward, WARDELL, Warren, Warrick, Washburn, Washington, Waters, Watkins, Watson, Watsons, Watts, Wau-ban-see, Waugh, Wayne, Weatherly, Weathers, Webb, Weber, Webster, Weh, Weir, Weiser, Weiss, Welch, Weldon, Welliver, Wells, Weltons, Wentworth, Wesch, Wescott, West, Westfall, Whallen, Whallon, Wheeler, Whetsel, Whetsell, Whirl, Whitaker, White, Whitehead, Whitlock, Whitney, Whittaker, Whittenborg, Wicke, Wickes, Wicks, Wienand, Wilcox, Wildman, Wiley, Wilkins, Willey, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wilson, Winan, Winkler, Winklers, Winn, Win-ne-meg, Winter, Wishard, Witsman, Wolf, Wolfe, Wolverton, Wood, Woodall, Woodbury, Woodhall, Woodland, Woodrum, Woodward, Woodworth, Woody, Woolverton, Worley, Worrell, Worthen, Wray, Wright, Writner, Wyatt, Wyche, Wyckoff, Wyeth, Wylie, Wynn, Yaker, Yates, Yaw, Yeager, York, Yost, Young, Younger, Youngs, Zeigler, Zeller, ZIEGLER, Ziglar, Zimmerman, Zutavern, Zweck,