Sunday, May 26, 2013
Roll Of Honor
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A Brief History of the Raymond Independent Newspaper
The Raymond Independent was issued for the first time June 9, 1881. The paper is Democratic in polities, and stands for the right and a square deal for all.
Life & Confessions of A. J. Nash
Zanesville Township - In the year 1853, Andrew Nash and a man by the name of Lockerman had an altercation brought on by the too free use of whisky, during which the former stabbed the latter in a very brutal manner. Lockerman died immediately, and Nash, becoming alarmed, fled the country. Detectives were placed on his track, and succeeded, after several weeks diligent search, in finding him in Arkansas, where he was arrested, brought back to Carlinville, tried and sentenced to be hanged.
History of Zanesville
Zanesville in Montgmery County Illinois. The original Zanesville Precinct included within its area the townships of Pitman and Bois DArc, and was reduced to its present dimensions as an independent division in the year 1873, when the township organizations throughout the county were called into effect. It lies in the western part of the county, south of Pitman, north of North Litchfield and west of Raymond Township, with Macoupin County as its western boundary, and contains a fraction over thir
History of Raymond Illinois
Raymond as a town was organized in 1871, with R. M. Van Doren as president of the board, E. A. Hanna as clerk, and W. P. Carter as treasurer. The town was laid out by Ishmael McGowan and Nimrod McElroy in 1870, at the time of the building of the Wabash Railroad.
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