Rock Island County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
History of Rock Island County
Indian History - including the Black Hawk War and a List of Early White Settlers
Newspaper Stories concerning Native Americans in Rock Island County
|Early Settlers and Pioneers|
|List of Early Settlers
Reminiscences of Pioneer Life in the Mississippi Valley by J.W. Spencer, published in 1872.
The author met Black Hawk, participated in the Black Hawk War and gives a description of early Rock Island County
Excerpt from "A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior."
More early pioneer data - from 1846. Also includes a piece on Nauvoo as well as Starved Rock.
Rock Island County, Illinois
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