Putnam County, Illinois History and Genealogy


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

 The Organization of Putnam County  
(The Putnam Record, 1915)

 "Earliest Historical Facts of Marshall-Putnam Counties"
(Ford's 1860 History)  

The History of Putnam County
( Henry Republican,1876 )

History of Putnam County From Its Earliest Settlement to the Year 1876  
(Speech by Rev. H. Vallete Warren of Granville, Illinois)


1845 Business Directories for Putnam and Bureau County, Illinois  
Hennepin Herald and Advertisement, August 23, 1845)

The Grave of the Indian Chief Snachwine
(Princeton Republican -1874)

Brief Sketches of Magnolia, Mt. Palatine, Florid and Granville Illinois in 1867
(Taken from the Marshall County Republican)

1870 Sketch of Putnam and Marshall County
The Ottawa free trader., June 04, 1870)

The History of the Toluca Marquette and Northern Railroad

Second Report of the Soldiers Orphan Home - Marshall and Putnam County Children  
(Henry Republican 1874)

 The 1857 Flood of the Illinois River  
(The Courier newspaper, Henry, IL, Feb. 13, 1857)

 Chronology of Events in Marshall and Putnam Co. IL During 1921 
( Henry News Republican)

Chronology of Events in Putnam County During 1924 -
Henry News Republican, January 1, 1925

Quaker Records: Illinois Monthly Meetings. U.S.: s.n., 19--
(donated by Kim Torp)

The Underground Railroad

 Putnam County and the Underground Railroad
(Past and Prest of Marshall and Putnam County 1907)


1890 Map of Putnam County
1890 Map of Putnam County

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