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    • Jonathan Hagar

    • Businesses--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield
    • This is a portrait of Jonathan Hagar of Plainfield, IL. Mr. Hagar was born in Quebec, Canada February 19, 1807. He moved with his parent to Montreal then to Middlebury, VT and lived on his mother's farm. His father was a sea captain. Mr. Hagar...
    • Henry and Mary Durholt

    • Businesses; Food; Manufacturing; Quincy, Illinois
    • Henry and Mary Durholt. Henry Durholt was born in Prussia in 1825 and came to Quincy in 1855. He became the owner of a manufactory of soda water, seltzer, and other soft drinks. His residence was on South 7th between Kentucky and State (west...
    • 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...
    • First Presbyterian Church

    • Cizek collection; First Presbyterian Church; Presbyterian churches
    • This church was organized in 1886. The first building was on East Church Street on land that had belonged to Horace Butler. The first pastor was Reverend George P. Folsom. In 1825, the congregation bought a lot at the corner of Douglas Street and...
    • Joseph Hanks Clan

    • Government; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Joseph Hanks was a farmer, sec. 17. in Quincy. Born May 14, 1825 in Crawford City, Indiana. His family moved to Sagamon County, Illinois and then on to Melrose Township, Adams County in the fall of 1828. His children include: Charles, Jacob,...
    • Eliza Chappel

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • This is a picture of Eliza Chappel who was born Nov. 5 1807 at Geneseo, NY. Here she obtained a fair education. In 1830, Robert Stuart, agent for the American Fur Co. induced her to come west to Mackinaw and establish an infantile school. She also...
    • Father St. Cyr

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • A picture of Father St. Cyr. Born Nov. 2, 1803 at Lyon, France. He left France in June 1831 and first went to St. Louis. He studied the English language and then went on to Chicago, arriving May 1, 1833. On May 5, he celebrated his first Mass in...
    • Elijah Wentworth Sr.

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • A picture of Elijah Wentworth Sr. He was born Sept. 25, 1776 in Stoughton, MA. He came to Chicago in 1829. He was married in 1798 or 99 to Lucy Walker of Hamden, ME. In 1830, he opened the Wolf Point Hotel. Later, he moved to a claim near Jefferson...
    • John Bates

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • This is a photo of John Bates who was born Dec. 28, 1803 in Duchess Co. NY. He married Harriet E. Gould Nov. 13, 1833 by Justice of the Peace Col. R.J. Hamilton. John Bates was first employed by J.S.C. Hogan as Deputy Postmaster. He was also a...
    • John Calhoun

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • This is a photograph of John Calhoun. He was born April 14, 1808 at Watertown, NY. He married Pamela C. Hartway May 31, 1832 at Watertown and died at Chicago Feb. 20, 1859. Mr. Calhoun, having learned the printing and newspaper business in NY,...
    • Dr Daniel Brainard

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • This is a picture of Dr. Daniel Brainard, who was born May 15, 1812 in Oneida Co. NY. He graduated from Jefferson College in Philadelphia in 1834 and came to Chicago the following year. Judge J.D. Caton knew Mr. Brainard when he was a student in NY...
    • Dr. William B. Egan

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • Dr. Wm. B. Egan was born Sept. 28, 1808 near Lake Killarney, Ireland. After coming to America, he taught school and also attended lectures at the University of VA. On Jan. 21, 1832, he married Miss Emeline Mabbatt, and in the fall of 1833 Dr. Egan...
    • Justin Butterfield

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • This is a picture of Justin Butterfield. He was born in 1790 at Keene, NH. He had a common school education and entered Williams College in 1807. He studied Law under Egbert T. Eyck. He taught school for his support, and was admitted to the bar in...
    • Mrs Elisa Forbes

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • This is a picture of Elisa Forbes, wife of Stephen Forbes. She was born Nov. 30, 1806 and was the daughter of Noble Bates and a sister of Mrs. B.H. Laughton, whose husband was an Indian trader and had a store at Hardscrabble, now the town of...
    • Archibald Caldwell

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago
    • A photograph of Archibald Caldwell, one of Chicago's first tavern keepers. He was born April 30, 1806 at Pearisburgh, WV. He came by way of Fort Wayne to Chicago, arriving in July of 1827. He made the journey on horseback. In 1829, Caldwell and...
    • Judge John Dean Caton

    • Illinois--Cook County--Chicago; Agriculture--Illinois--Plainfield; Politics & government
    • This is a picture of John Dean Caton, who was born in the town of Monroe, Orange Co. NY on March 19, 1812. He was the 12th child of a family of 15 children. He taught school before he was 18 years old. In December of 1831, he started the study of...

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