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history of the County of Du Page, Illinois by C W Richmond

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Published by Steam presses of Scripps, Bross & Spears in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Du Page County (Ill.)


  • Du Page County (Ill.) -- History

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Part of the text later incorporated in the History of Du Page County, published by the County Board of Supervisors, Aurora, Ill., 1877.

Statementcontaining an account of its early settlement and present advantages, a separate history of the several towns, including notices of religious organizations, education, agriculture and manufactures, with the names and some account of the first settlers in each township ... By C. W. Richmond & H. F. Vallette.
ContributionsValette, Henry F., joint author.
LC ClassificationsF547.D9 R5
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. (p. 207-212 advertisements)
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6600379M
LC Control Number17021057

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Early History of DuPage County. In the early days the Illiniwek, and later the Miami, Iroquois, Sak, Fox, Kickapoo and Pottawatomi Indians lived in this area, rich in fish, game and vegetation.. In Father Jacques Marquette and French explorer Louis Joliet came to the area, following the Illinois and DesPlaines rivers from the Mississippi. Du Page County, Illinois genealogical records: located in Du Page County repositories; libraries, historical societies, colleges, etc; pub. FHL Book A3s; The following DuPage County libraries have collections of particular interest to genealogists. Bloomingdale Public Library Fairfield Way Bloomingdale, IL Telephone: (   Chicago (Ill.) -- pre-fire, Du Page County (Ill.) -- History Publisher Chicago, Steam presses of Scripps, Bross & Spears Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language EnglishPages: Page - Lying in the sunshine among the buttercups and dandelions of May, scarcely higher in intelligence than the minute tenants of that mimic wilderness, our earliest recollections are of grass; and when the fitful fever is ended, and the foolish wrangle of the market and forum is closed, grass heals over the scar which our descent into the bosom of the earth has made, and the carpet of.

"The History of Adams County, Illinois." no author listed; pub. Murray, Williamson & Phelps, 85 Washington St., Chicago, Most useful feature is the biographical sketches of most citizens in all Adams Co. communities. Further information from the title page: "Containing a History of the County - Its Cities, Towns, etc. DuPage County IL Government Website with information about County Board officials, Elected Officials, 18th Judicial Circuit Court Information, Property Tax Information, and Departments for Community Services, Homeland Security, Public Works, Stormwater, DOT, Convalescent Center, Supervisor of Assessments, Human Resources. To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website History of DuPage County, Illinois. Farmer's Review of Douglas County, Illinois, DU PAGE: History of DuPage County, Illinois, DuPage County, Illinois, Combination Atlas, Map and History, History of DuPage County, Illinois, Portrait and Biographical Record of DuPage County, Illinois,

"The County of Du Page, is situated in the northern part of the State of Illinois, and consists of a fraction over nine townships. It belonged originally to Cook county, until its separation and organization into a distinct county by act of Legislature, passed at the session of History of LaSalle County, Illinois: Its Topography, Geology, Botany, Natural History, History of the Mound Builders, Indian Tribes, French Explorations, and a Sketch of the Pioneer Settlers of Each Town to , with an Appendix, Giving the Present Status of the County, Its . History of Du Page County, Illinois [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Plat book of Tazewell County, Illinois LeGear. Atlases of the United States, Includes index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Front and rear boards separated from binding. Title page torn. Map of county (p. 15) wanting.