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Corinth Township
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Places in Corinth Twp

Section 5 The 2nd Jordon's Fort was located in this section.

Section 12 Africa was a settlement for the former slaves of Alexander McCreey. 

Section 13 Droit City was located on the Edgewood cut off of the ICRR during the 1920's

Section 16 Corinth was est in 1818 by John Roberts. On the 1876 map the Post Office is listed as being in section 21.  Today there are just a few houses and a tiny village hall.

Section 24 A place named Madrid was in this section, I have found no information on it.

Section 28 Alleghany was plated in 1907 by WH Holland for a mine town. The mine was never developed so the town was never formed. The property was returned to farm land by 1910. 

Corinth Twp Churches

Name

Town or section

 
Allen Chapel Africa Sec 12 est 1890 by Beatrice Corley
County Line sec 5  
Dillingham sec 14  
Liberty Methodist sec 19  
Somers Sec 24 on 1876 map
Zion sec 20 on 1876 map
unknown sec 2  
unknown sec 11 on 1876 map
unknown sec 11 on 1876 map
unknown sec 28 on 1876 map

Corinth Twp Cemeteries -- Transcriptions

Bearden ? sec 26
Bethel sec 36
County Line sec 5
Dillingham sec 14
Fancy Farm sec 4
Johnson sec 23 - not found on maps
Jordon's Fort sec 5
Liberty #8 sec 19
Locust Grove sec 2
Old McCreey Farm ? sec 13
Parks sec unknown
Shiloh sec 28
Somers Methodist sec 24
Zion sec 16
unknown sec 20

Corinth Twp Schools

Name

Town or section

 
Center #5 Corinth sec 16 est by John R Stewart
Concord #9 sec 30 on 1876 map
unknown sec 1 on 1876 map
unknown sec 4 on 1876 map
unknown sec 19 on 1876 map
unknown sec 26 on 1876 map
unknown sec 27 on 1876 map
Ray Settlement #6 unknown in use 28 Jun 1877, teacher Fannie Fellows


Corinth Twp Mines - None in this township





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