Sprinkleburg, Putnam County IL News

Contributed by Nancy Piper unless otherwise noted

The Putnam Record
April 24, 1874

Sprinkleburg, Wednesday, April 15, 1874

Rev. W. A. Thompson welcomed as guest Mr. N. Harris and lady. Mr. Harris is 87 years old and Mrs. Harris is 78. Mr. Harris has been a member in good standing of the Baptist church for 63 years and was in the celebrated Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815 and was one of the celebrated Kentucky Riflemen. He is yet as active as many men at 60. He is a granger in principle, but not a member.

October 4, 1877

Taken From the Henry Republican

Hennepin News

The people of Sprinkleburg have formed a society for protection against horse thieves. B. S. Culter is president, A. M. VanDerslice vice president, R. A. Radle secretary, Linus B. Skeel treasurer. The organization numbers about 35 members.


Sprinkeburg, March 11, 1901

Moses Daily will occupy the house vacated by E. Clemens

Albert Daily will be pitchfork short hander for E.B. Culter the coming year.

Ben Cassel will farm the W.G. Morris farm and William Seibert has moved to Hennepin Prairie on the Stouffer place.

Sprinkelburg, February 6, 1905

Johnson and Daily cut 243 posts out of one oak tree for Oscar Brenneman. There are not many trees of this size. The value of this tree is nearly 35 dollars.

Sprinkleburg, March 6, 1906

Al Daily returned from Peoria after 2 years employment in the twine works of that city. He expects to work on the farm this year.

Sprinkleburg, July 18, 1906

Mr. John Dinkey has purchased a new organ.

Sprinkleburg, September 18, 1907

Albert Daily traded in Henry the 8th.

Mr. Simon Beck has purchased the former residence in Florid. Consideration $1175.


Sprinkleburg, December 18, 1907

Ben Cassell and regiment have captured 14 raccoons to date.

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