Williamson County, Illinois
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"History Of Williamson County, Illinois"
From The Earliest Times, Down To The Present, With An Accurate Account Of The Secession Movement, Ordinances, Raids, Etc., Also, A Complete History Of Its "Bloody Vendetta," Including All Its Recondite Causes, Results, Etc., Etc., - By Milo Erwin, Attorney at Law; pub. 1876

Transcribed by K. Torp

Table of Contents:

1. PREFATORY ADDRESS
2.
OF THE COUNTRY
3.
OF THE GAME
4.
OF BIRDS
5.
OF INDIANS
6.
OF EARLY SETTLERS
7.
THEIR CHARACTERS
8.
OF DRESS
9.
OF FURNITURE
10.
OF DIET
11.
OF MORALS
12.
OF HUNTING
13.
OF SPORTS
14.
OF WEDDINGS
15.
OF WORKINGS
16.
OF SLAVERY
17.
OF CHURCHES
18.
OF MILLS
19.
OF PESTILENCE
20.
OF WITCHES
21.
OF SCHOOLS
22.
OF SECRET ORDERS
23.
OF LAND TITLES
24.
OF PRODUCTS
25.
OF PROGRESS
26.
OF CRIMINAL
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The Bloody Vendetta --
27.
OF POLITICAL




"History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois

From the earliest time to the present; together with sundry and interesting biographical sketches, notes, reminiscences, etc."
Published; The Goodspeed Publishing Co, 1887

Transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Table of Contents

Location, Boundary and Topgrapy, Geological Formation, Soil and Natural Productions

The Indian Occupants

Early Settlers

Early Land Entries

Pioneer Customs and Public Lands

Agriculture, Live Stock

Agricultural Society and Mining Operations

Organization of the County

County Court and Road Dist

The County Seat (Marion)

Public Buildings

County Officers

Taxation and Finances

Railroads, Bonds, Etc

Populations and County Commissioner's Court

Circuit Court and Bench, Bar & noted Characters

Noted Crimes and Criminals

The Bloody Vendetta

The Black Hawk War

The Mexican War

The Civil War

128th Regiment

The Marion Guards

Marion, the county seat

Societies

The Press and Incorporation of Marion

Carterville

Bainbridge (and other places)

History of Schools

Church History

Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church South

Biographies






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