Genealogy Trails
Marshall County Illinois
Biographies and Sketches of Pioneers



Old Settlers of Marshall County
Franklin W. Graves, Richard Scholes and F.M. Bates

The Graves Family
Story  of Franklin W. Graves and family, First Settler of Sparland - who tragically died with the Donner Party crossing  the mountains to California.  
Written by "An Old Columbian" who actually knew them.

Pioneer Tidbits:  
Short Articles on pioneers of Marshall County

Sketches of G. F. Wightman and Charles Fosbender


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