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Marshall County Illinois
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Illinois State Gazetteer and Business Directory for 1858 and 1859 - Marshall County

The Early History of Marshall County and its Settlers  

"Earliest Historical Facts of Marshall-Putnam Counties" (Also Bureau and Stark Counties Embracing an Account of the Settlement and Early Progress - Compiled and Published by Mr. Henry A. Ford in 1860 ) 

History of Ft. Darnell - Transcribed by James A. Cavanaugh 

Marshall County History by Virgil E. Tipton - Donated by Jean Davis

Reeves The Outlaw  (Taken From the Henry Republican, March 27, 1873: Exciting Account of His Near Murder and His Expulsion from Marshall County  in the early 1840's (From the Lacon Home Journal) Written by Dr. Robert Boal)

 Old Putnam In Ye Olden Time (An article written about the a meeting in February 1868 of the settlers of Old Putnam county which included Putnam, Bureau, Marshall and La Salle counties.  Lists the names of those present at the meeting and when/where they settled.

  • Old Settlers Meeting (The second meeting of the settlers of Old Putnam county (November 24, 1868))

Sketches of Marshall County Illinois from Dr. Samuel S. Wood (Marshall County Republican 1868)

Marshall County Incorporated Towns  (Taken from the Toluca Star, April 4, 1902)

Chronology of Events

The Completion of the Lock and Dam at Henry, Illinois (Taken from the Henry Republican, January 18, 1872.)

Second Report of the Soldiers Orphan Home - Marshall and Putnam County Children  (Taken from the Henry Republican 1874: lists the children's names, their parents,  what village they were from, and what company and where their father was killed.)

1898 Photo of Marshall County - Donated by Tamie (she would like to find the family to give the photo to)

Sketches of Marshall County Residences From the 1873 Marshall County Atlas

Marshall County Doctors

Marshall County Roads and Highways

Marshall County Photos

The Marshall-Putnam County Fair - Contributed by Norman Horack

Marshall County Postal Routes and Post Offices

Marshall County Railroads

Marshall County Government


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