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Welcome to
Marshall County, Illinois
History & Genealogy

Source:
Past and Present of
Marshall and Putnam Counties, Illinois
By John Spencer Burt and W. E. Hawthorne
Together with
Biographical Sketches
of Many Prominent and Leading Citizens and Illustrious Dead
- ILLUSTRATED -
Chicago
The Pioneer Publishing Company
1907

HISTORY OF MARSHALL COUNTY by John Spencer Burt
CHAPTER I. - INTRODUCTORY 5
CHAPTER II. - THE DISCOVERY OF NORTH AMERICA 7
CHAPTER III. - OCCUPATION BY THE FRENCH 8
CHAPTER IV. - EARLY SETTLEMENTS 11
CHAPTER V. - THE BLACK HAWK WAR 13
CHAPTER VI. - DIVISION OF PUTNAM COUNTY 16
CHAPTER VII. - ORGANIZATION OF MARSHALL COUNTY. 18
CHAPTER VIII. - TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION 19
CHAPTER IX. - LACON TOWNSHIP 21
CHAPTER X. - HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP 29
CHAPTER XI. - HENRY TOWNSHIP 31
CHAPTER XII. - WHITEFIELD TOWNSHIP 38
CHAPTER XIII. - SARATOGA TOWNSHIP 42
CHAPTER XIV. - LA PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP 43
CHAPTER XV. - STEUBEN TOWNSHIP 46
CHAPTER XVI. - RICHLAND TOWNSHIP 49
CHAPTER XVII. - BELLE PLAIN TOWNSHIP 52
CHAPTER XVIII. - ROBERTS TOWNSHIP 53
CHAPTER XIX. - EVANS TOWNSHIP 55
CHAPTER XX. - BENNINGTON TOWNSHIP 59
CHAPTER XXI. - MARSHALL COUNTY AS IT IS 61
  [PORTRAIT OF W. E. HAWTHORNE  
 
HISTORY OF PUTNAM COUNTY by W. E. Hawthorne
 
CHAPTER I. - INTRODUCTORY 69
CHAPTER II. - TOPOGRAPHY 70
CHAPTER III. - SETTLEMENT 72
CHAPTER IV. - VILLAGES 77
   - MAGNOLIA - 77
 - GRANVILLE - 78
 - FLORID - 79
 - MT. PALATINE - 80
 - PUTNAM - 80
 - CALEDONIA - 81
 - YOSEMITE - 81
 - McNABB - 81
 - MORONTS - 81
 - MARK - 81
 - STANDARD - 81
 - CEDAR POINT - 81
 
CHAPTER V. - EARLY RECORDS 82
CHAPTER VI. - JUST BEFO' THE WA'. 83
   - SLAVE HUNTERS FOILED
 - MAGNOLIA UNDERGROUND RAILROAD STATIONN
 - WHITE SLAVES
 - AARON PAYNE
 - NIGGER JIM
 - THE MAN WITH THE HOE [Poem]
 -
 
CHAPTER VII. - POLITICS 88
CHAPTER VIII. - PUTNAM COUNTY NEWSPAPER 89
CHAPTER IX. - EDUCATIONAL INTERESTS. 
 - UNION GROVE
 - SCHOOLS AT CLEAR CREEK AND CENTER
 - PICTURE OF JOHN SWANEY SCHOOL
 - JOHN SWANEY SCHOOL
 - VILLAGE SCHOOLS -
   - MAGNOLIA, HENNEPIN, PUTNAM, FLORID AND McNABB
 - JUDSON COLLEGE
 - HISTORY OF EDUCATION IN GRANVILLE
 - GRANVILLE LITERARY SOCIETY
90
CHAPTER X. - CHURCHES
 - METHODIST EPISCOPAL
 - [PICTURE OF UNION GROVE CHURCH]
 - CATHOLIC CHURCH
 - BAPTISTS
 - PRESBYTERIAN
 - CONGREGATIONALISTS
 - MISCELLANEOUS CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS.
97
CHAPTER XI. - BUEL INSTITUTE 103
CHAPTER XII. - GRANGE FAIR 104
CHAPTER XIII. - GAME by J. O. Winship 105
CHAPTER XIV RAILROADS 106
  [PICTURE OF SENACHWINE LAKE]  
CHAPTER XV. - THE COAL COMPANY 109
CHAPTER XVI. - INCIDENTS.
 - "A FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOON PARTED."
 - CHIEF SHABONA EXCITED
 - "QUEEN ANN" AND MOSQUITOES
 - DURLEY'S STRATAGEM - INDIANS SEE DOUBLE
 - SOAP AND WATER OBJECTIONABLE
 - MARRIED - UNMARRIED - REMARRIED - MUCH MARRIED
 - AN EARLY DAY HOSPICE
 - BIG "INJUN" RIDE OX COW
 - CAPTURED BY THE INDIANS
 - WOLVES AND DEATH
 - JAIL BURNED
 - IT PAYS TO PRAY
 - LOU DODSON'S AUTOMOBILE
 - TRAGEDY NEAR HENNEPIN
 - PRESENT GENERAL CONDITION
109
  [PORTRAIT OF ROBERT BOAL]  
BIOGRAPHICAL 121
     


 

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