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    • Will County Recorder of Deeds Office Grantor/Grantee Index Volume A-D

    • Illinois--Cook County; Banks--Illinois--Plainfield; Businesses--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield; People; Politics & government; Pioneers--Illinois;
    • Will County Recorder of Deeds Office property transactions for Will County from 1836-1885. Entries are listed alphabetically by surname and include: Surname; First Name; Type of transaction; Volume and Page where original record can be found at...
    • NE view Lockport St 1890

    • Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Recreation
    • A view of Lockport St. in about 1890 looking NE and showing the Congregational Church when it had a spire, also showing the Universalist Church and the School House in the distance. To the right is the Rink Building. Henry Gorham built this...
    • Universalist Church 1888

    • Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield
    • Lockport Street in 1888. The building to the right in this picture was the Universalist Church and was built in 1868 by the Universalist Association and is now (1934) the Catholic Church of Plainfield, Ill.The church, when built, cost $6,000 and...
    • Community House

    • Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Rural schools--Illinois--Plainfield
    • This is a sketch of the first school building in Plainfield. It was built around 1833 and stood at 401 Division St. It was a log cabin about 14 feet square containing one door and two windows. A fireplace was built at one end. The building was used...
    • John D. Shreffler

    • Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Agriculture--Illinois--Plainfield; Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Organizations
    • John D. Shreffler, son of German Evangelical preacher Daniel and his wife Catharine Dauberman, was born in Center County, PA in 1817. He came to IL in 1846 with his wife Sarah A. Tonner. He farmed in the southern part of the Village of Plainfield,...
    • Reverend Stephen R. Beggs

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Forts & fortifications
    • This is a picture of the Rev. S.R. Beggs in his later years. He served in many churches, and became presiding Elder in Rock River Conference. He also built the first Methodist Episcopal church in Plainfield in 1836, and assisted in the next two...
    • Methodist Church Sunday School 1882

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield
    • Maggie Benton's Sunday School Class of the M.E. Church, taken on the church steps in 1882. Back row from left to right: Frank Pike, Lavina Sharp, Lizzie Corbin, John Thompson, Brier, Ada Chapman, Jesse Platt. Front row: F.G. Holmes, Carrie Day,...
    • Young People Congregational Church 1888

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; People
    • A group of young people of the Congregational Church in about 1888 and are from left to right standing: Frank Stewart, Jessie Smiley, Kate Flagg, Grace Smiley, Clara Frazier, Chris Steiner, Louis Conant. Sitting: A.J. Vinson, Bessie Flagg, Fannie...
    • Evangelical Church Sunday School 1876

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; People
    • This is a group picture of W.F. Smith's Sunday School class of the Evangelical Church in about 1876, and were from left to right standing: Sarah Dunkle, Alice Bucks, Cyrus Raber, Ella Heintzelman, Etta Gardner. Seated: Will Hall, Geo. B. Smith,...
    • Reverend S R Beggs

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Pioneers--Illinois; Blackhawk War--Illinois
    • This is a picture of Rev. S.R. Beggs in his younger years. Rev. Beggs was born in Rockingham Co. VA on March 3, 1801. When a child, he came to KY with his parents, and later to Clark Co. IN. His education was limited to that of the community...
    • Universalist Church Picnic 1900

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Picnics
    • This is a picture of the Universalist Church picnic which was held at Frazier's Woods in about 1900. They are, from left to right: Harry Perkins, Clark Mottinger, Effie Mottinger, Percy Oviatt, unknown, Fannie Oviatt, Edna Mottinger, Mabel Bristol,...
    • Reverend Jesse Walker

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Frontier & pioneer life
    • This illustration is of Jesse Walker, one of the pioneer preachers of the N. W. Territory. Rev. Walker was born in Rockingham Co. Virginia June 9, 1766 and came to Illinois in 1806. He held the first camp meeting in the state near Edwardsville...
    • Baptist Church

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Blacksmith--Illinois--Plainfield
    • This church was built in 1857 by the Baptist Association and was the second building on this lot. This building was remodeled in 1914, but burned before it was completed. The present building was erected the following year and now (1934) has a good...
    • Reverend Jacob Merrifield

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield
    • Rev. Jacob Merrifield was the pastor of the Universalist Church of Plainfield. Rev. Merrifield was a well educated man and wrote many articles for the Enterprise (The local newspaper). The Universalist Church was built in 1868 by the Universalist...
    • First M.E. Church 1836

    • Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield
    • [This is] a photograph of the first Methodist Church in Plainfield. It was built in 1836 and was used as a place of worship by various denominations, also as a schoolhouse. Singing classes and public meetings [were also held here]. In 1849, a new...

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