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BIOGRAPHIES

Source:
Early Days in Greenbush,
with Biographies of Early Settlers
by William L. Snapp -
Publ. Springfield, Ill. - H. W. Rokker Co., Printers and Binders
1905


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TABLE OF CONTENTS AND BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX:
Note:  The history part of this book is finished ~ SW

First Settlers in Warren County 5 - 18
 - First Settlers in Greenbush 5
 - Indians in the Township 6
 - The Black Hawk War 6
 - James Simmons comes from Madison 7
 - Greenfield surveyed 8
 - The first house in Greenfield 8
 - Early merchants 9
 - Prices in 1839 9
 - Names of persons trading in Greenfield 10
 - The Early Blacksmiths 12
 - The Wagon-makers 12
 - The Doctors 12
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 - The Hotel Keepers 13
 - The Shoe Makers 13
 - The Harness Makers 13
 - The Coopers 13
 - The Tailors 14
 - The Carpenters 14
 - The Druggists 14
 - The Weavers 14
 - The First Cabins 14
 - The Household Furniture 15
 - The Books used 16
 - Farming in the Early Days 16
Schools in the Early Days 18
The Greenbush Academy 20
Cholera in Greenbush 23
Trip to New Orleans 24
The Archie Fisher Affair 26
Abraham Lincoln's letter 27
Patrick Lynch crated 33
Wm. Patterson killed 34
Murder of Harvey J. Hewett 35
H. H. Hewett's letter 35
Calf Market in 1840 42
The killing of Sheffield 43
Three fatal accidents 44
Coal Oil Works 46


BIOGRAPHIES

Armsworthy, Daniel 88
Beam, Henry 108
Bond, John C. 49
Butler, John, Col. 82
Buzan, S. J. 55
Carroll, Thomas 71
Claycomb, Alfred 96
Coll, J. A. F. 81
Crabill, Noah 59
Cunningham, Isaac 71
Damitz, Ernest 110
Darneille, Henzie 79
Darneille, Thomas 114
Frampton, Elijah, Sr. 140
Hand, Moses T. 168
Hartford, James F. 93
Hendricks, Thomas 99
Honts, Peter 66
Johnson, Walter 101
Jones, William P. 125
Karns, Philip 77
Killough, Charles H. 64
Kramer, John P. 62
Lathrop, Julius T. 98
Lincoln, Clinton 107
Lincoln, Levi 87
Link, David S. 73
Matthews, John 91
McMahill, William 129
Merrill, Charles C. 72
Merrill, F. H. 67
Merris, Bethuel 69
Mings, Joseph 163
Moulton, Thomas 122
Nance, John W. 148
Palmer, Wm. 57
Park, Mary 147
Patterson, John, Sr. 60
Pierce, Amos 151
Powers, Aaron 166
Ragon, Bailey, Dr. 165
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Randall, William 128
Rose, Roswell 75
Rubert, John 56
Sailer, Andrew 113
Sailer, Simon 61
Saunders, R. A. 161
Simmons, James 123
Simmons, James 132
Simmons, John 85
Simmons, Rowland 104
Sloey, Barnard 130
Snapp, Sarah 134
Stice, Charles 53
Vaughn, Paton A. 120
Walker, Abner 109
Willard, Alexander 126
Wingate, John 159
Woods, E. W. 70
Woods, John 90
Young, David 84
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GRAVEYARDS

Graveyards in Greenbush 171
Greenbush Graveyard 172
Holeman Graveyard 181
Bond Graveyard 185
McMahill Graveyard 192
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