The Past and Present of
This is a 500 page volume that contains quite a lot of historical
information, from an 1877 perspective.
Lake County, Illinois,
A History of the County
Its Cities, Towns, &c.,
A Biographical Directory
of Its Citizens,
War Record of Its Volunteers
in the Late Rebellion,
Portraits of Early Settlers
and Prominent Men,
General and Local Statistics,
Map of Lake County,
History of Illinois, Illustrated,
History of the Northwest, Illustrated,
Constitution of the United States,
Miscellaneous Matters, Etc., Etc.
Chicago: Wm. Le Baron & Co.,
186 Dearborn Street, 1877
There are a few copies of this book in local libraries, but they
are under lock and key. It is our hope that you will find the information
that we have transcribed useful in your quest for knowledge.
We have transcribed:
The volume also contains a great deal of history about the Northwest Territory,
how it became divided into the states, and a history of Illinois.
- The entire chapter of History of Lake County
which, due to size, we have divided into:
second part, and
- Township Histories for:
Lake Villa Township did not yet exist.
- Entries from the Township Directories, for
people that have some connection with Millburn.
A chapter is included which details Lake County Civil War history and lists
rosters of units.
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