Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Roll Of Honor
Irving Illinois History and Genealogy Home Page.
Lynette (Dunn) Peraza
City of Irving Illinois History
Irving actually began in the early part of the nineteenth century. After Illinois was admitted into the Union in 1818 more settlers began moving into its fertile prairies in greater numbers. The pioneers came from the Carolinas, Tennessee and Kentucky and traveled by covered wagons and on horseback.
A Flock of Snowbirds From Irving
These octogenarians all live in Irving and they had this group picture of themselves made recently, just to prove that residents of Irving live a long time. While they are now counted among the elderly residents of Irving, all have done their bit in the past, for their home community and those about them.
Early History of Irving Illinois
The early settlers lived humble, economical and industrial lives. The gathered together at parties, corn huskings, log rollings, apple paring, carpet rag tackings, spelling bees and singing schools and according to old tales, now and then some skullduggery was promoted by the pranksters.
You can find more articles in the
Copyright 1913-2013 Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois