Montgomery County Illinois History

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Normal 0 Settlers in Montgomery County, Illinois before 1840 (A-L) Compiled by Walter Sanders This alphabetized list of persons who had settled in Montgomery County, Illinois, by 1840, was compiled by Walter R. Sanders and published in THE ...
Normal 0 Grandma, Where are you?  The call echoed in all cemeteries… By Margaret Simpson Rambo “Grandma, where are you?  I know you’re here someplace, now where are you?"  We hope this call will be echoed in ...
Normal 0 Forgotten Towns of Montgomery County by Walter Sanders (date unknown) Montgomery County was never a county overrun by land speculators, land agents, or land companies. John L Hayward and John Tilson were two of the few buyers and sp...
We have this little history of the Montgomery County Telephone and Telegraph Company from A. M. Howell, manager. "The incorporation papers of the Montgomery County Telephone Company were applied for on the 21 of October, 1895, the incorporators be...
The record breaking winter of 1977-78 and the Easter weekend ice storm in Central Illinois reminded us of this old article about the cold wave of 1836. It was published in the Montgomery News of January 10, 1908 and signed by Wm. Bowls, apparently in...
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