Montgomery County Illinois History
Montgomery County – Its Early Officers and Citizens By A H H Rountree, in the Hillsboro Democrat, February 19, 1873 Joseph McAdams, at whose house the first courts were held, of course was here before the Organization of the county, and set...
Normal 0 Normal 0 Normal 0 Montgomery County – Its Early Officers and Citizens By A H H Rountree, in the Hillsboro Democrat, February 12, 1873 Joel Wright, our first sheriff, came from one of the Eastern states...
History of the Raymond Independent Newspaper "Independent in all things, neutral when need be " The Raymond Independent was issued for the first time June 9, 1881, by Joseph Washington Potts, who continued to edit and publish it till his death Augu...
The Bear Creek Church The first old log Bear Creek Church was among the oldest in the county and was erected by the Cumberland Presbyterians who lived in the vicinity.  It was built first near the Jesse Johnson farm north of Donnellson, but lat...
Normal 0 Memories of the Early Years of Montgomery County By Henry Pyatt Published in the Hillsboro Democrat Feb. 15, 1873 I promised to write more on the subject of the early settlement of Montgomery county and the circumstances connecte...
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