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TAZEWELL COUNTY ILLINOIS
History and Genealogy

 

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History Books
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"Souvenir of Early and Notable Events in the History of the North West Territory, Illinois and Tazewell County."
Township Histories

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MEMORIAL SOUVENIR
Groveland Township


BIOGRAPHIES OF WW1 CASUALTIES
Tazewell County, Illinois, 1919
Edited by: George Strickfaden

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"The History of Tremont"
By Millie Troll 1925
Biographies

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Early History
from: "Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois"
Edited by Newton Bateman, LLD & Paul Selby, AM & "History of Tazewell County, Volume II" Edited by C. Allensworth
Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, Publishers, 1905

Section One

Section Two

Section Three

*Early Settlers
*Nathan Dillon's Narrative
*Mrs Margaret Young's Narrative
*Joel Hodgson
*County Organization
*County Commissioners' Court
*First County Seat
*County Divided into Precincts
*First Grand Jury
*Changes In County Seat
*Moved to Pekin Temporarily
*At Tremont
*Tremont Court House
*Finally Located at Pekin
*County Court Government
*Political Offices
*Old Settlers Association *County & City Fairs
*Tazewell Co Fair Association
*The Pomona Fair Association
*Pekin Street Fairs
*Criminal Record
*Little Mine Riot
*Calamitous Events
*Press of Tazewell County
*Tazewell County Banks in 1901
*Bench and Bar
*Pioneers in the Medical Profession
*Miscellaneous (notable incidents)
*The City of Pekin
*Town of Pekin
*Pekin City Officers
*School Inspectors
*City Marshalls
*City Supervisors

Section Four

Section Five

Section Six

*Educational & Religious History
*Pekin and Peoria Markets
*Social Organizations
*Pekin Public Library
*Fire Department
*Manufacturing Enterprises
*Distilleries
*Pekin Gas, Heating & Manufacturing Co.
Township Histories:  Hittle, Little Mackinaw, Mackinaw, Deer Creek, Boynton, Hopedale, Tremont, Morton, Washington, Delavan, Dillon, Elm Grove, Groveland, Fondulac, Malone, Sand Prairie, Cincinnati, Spring Lake Cities and Villages: Washington, Delavan, Mackinaw, Tremont, East Peoria, Morton, Minier, Hopedale, Green Valley, Armington, Deer Creek

 


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