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Putnam County, Illinois History and Genealogy
Village and Township History

 

Caledonia

Clear Creek

Cottage Hill

Florid

Granville

Hennepin

 Mineral Springs

Magnolia

Mark

McNabb

Moronts

Mt. Palatine

Payne's Point

Putnam (Snachwine)

Quaker Lane

Sprinkleburg

Standard

The Oxbow

Union Grove

Webster

West Hennepin

West Putnam 

Whitaker

 Yosemite


Putnam County Townships

Caledonia

History of Caledonia (Taken From Henry Ford's History of Marshall and Putnam County - 1860)

1845 Business Directory  (Taken From the Hennepin Herald and Advertisement, August 23, 1845)

Oxbow and Caledonia (Taken from the Henry Republican - short historical sketch on the rail splitters of Oxbow prairie and the village of Caledonia)

The Sale of Elizabeth Allen's Effects (June 1881, Henry Republican)

Cottage Hill

Cottage Hill News from the Putnam Record

  Local News Items From 1899


Clear Creek


Community News and Local Gossip



Mark

 History of Mark (Short paragraph from the Past and Present of Marshall and Putnam Counties, 1907)

Photo 5 - The Mark Mine Fire



McNabb

History of McNabb

John McNabb has named his new town (August 24, 1899)  



Mineral Springs

Mineral Springs Local News

Moronts

 History of Moronts (Short paragraph from the Past and Present of Marshall and Putnam Counties, 1907)



Mt. Palatine

Mt. Palatine

Putnam County - Florid and Mt. Palatine (Brief Sketch of the Village of Florid and Mt. Palatine and its surrounding prairie. Taken From The Herald and Review, August 23, 1845)

Magnolia and Mt. Palatine (Brief sketch in the 1867 Marshall County Republican, Henry Newspaper)

Local News - March 23, 1878 (Taken From the Tonica News, Tonica, IL)

Local News - December 15, 1898 (Taken from the Putnam Record)



Payne's Point

Local News Items  (Added February 2, 1899 - Putnam Record)



Quaker Lane
(Located first crossroad south of McNabb, where the Friends Meeting House is located)

Community News and Local Gossip


Sprinkleburg

Miscellaneous News Items


Sprinkleburg School Photo



Standard

 History of Standard (Very short paragraph from the Past and Present of Marshall and Putnam Counties, 1907)


Forgotten Villages

Whittaker / Webster  /Yosemite


Union Grove


The History of Union Grove (Ford's Putnam County History - 1860)

History of Union Grove (History of Putnam County, Illinois from its earliest Settlement to the Year 1876)

The first Sabath school in Putnam County (Description of school given by Smiley Shepherd)

The 50th Anniversary of Union Grove Church



West Hennepin

History of West Hennepin (Fords Putnam County History - 1860)



West Putnam 

Local News

Putnam County Township History


Granville Township


Hennepin Township


Magnolia Township


Senachwine Township
 

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