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Quincy and Adams County History
and Representative Men
 
 
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois
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Originally published in Chicago, 1919

2 volumes (over 1400 pages) on CD
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CHAPTER I IN A STATE OF NATURE
Area, Drainage and Springs—Uplands, Prairies and Bottom Lands —Surface Geology Related to Natural Wealth—Alluvial Deposits—The Loess—The Real Drift—Formation and Distribution of the Drift—Glacial Movements and Ice Sheets —Origin of the Prairies—Swamp Lands Transformed into Prairie—The Coal Measures—The Commercial Clays—Soils and Their Natural Products—Healthful Climate—Bird Life in Adams County—Friends of the Farmer
CHAPTER II WEALTH BASED ON THE SOIL
The Rich Corn Belt—Early Attempts at Fruit Raising—Hog Raising and Pork Packing—Adams County Agricultural Society—County Farmers Institute Organized—The County's Farm Adviser—Work of the County Farm Improvement Association—Present and Future of Agriculture
CHAPTER III PREDECESSORS OF THE WHITES
Prehistoric Mounds in the " American Bottom"—Archaeological Remains in Adams County—The Illinois Indian Confederacy— "Poor Old Kickapoo Me"
CHAPTER IV COUNTY HISTORY IN THE MAKING
Under French Dominion—Joliet and Marquette on Illinois Soil —Legendary Monsters of the Mississippi Valley—The "Piasa" Bird—Marquette and Joliet Get Desired Information—Return Via the Illinois River—Last Days of Marquette—La Salle Consolidates French Empire in America—Brave and Faithful Tonti—Commercial Venture into Illinois Country—Afloat on the Kankakee—La Salle Meets the Kaskaskia Indians— Builds Fort Crevecoeur Below Peoria—Sends Father Henne-pin to Upper Mississippi—The Disasters at Starved Rock and Fort Crevecoeur—La Salle 's Second Voyage—At the Mouth of the Mississippi—Messenger Sent to France—Deaths of La Salle and Tonti—Permanent Pioneer Settlements of Illinois—Fort Chartres, Center of Illinois District—First Land Grant in District—Life at the Pioneer French Illinois Settlements—Under the Crown and the Jesuits—Kaskaskia, Illinois Jesuit Center—Fortunate and Progressive Illinois —The English Invade the Ohio Valley—French Rebuild Fort Chartres—Illinois Triumphs Over —New Fort Chartres in British Hands—First English Court of Law in Illinois Country—Pontiac Buried at St. Louis—Last of Fort Chartres—"Long Knives" Capture Kaskaskia—Did Not War on "Women and Children"—Bloodless Capture of Cahokia and Vincennes—clark's little army reorganized—combined Military and Civil Jurisdiction—County of Illinois, West of the Ohio River—Col. John Todd, County Lieutenant— American Civil Government Northwest of the Ohio—Illinois as a Territory—Bond Law Protects Home Seekers—State Machinery Set in Motion—Illinois Counties in 1818—Wild Cat Banking—Slavery Question Again—The Famous Sangamon Country—Duncan and the Free School Law—Illinois Internal Improvements—Capital Moved to Springfield—Remains of Internal Improvement System—Constitution of 1848—Legislative Lessons Through Experience— Cat Banks— National Banks Force Out Free Banks—The Constitution of 1870
CHAPTER V SOME YEARS PRECEDING COUNTY ORGANIZATION
Illinois Bounty Land Tract and Madison County—Old Pike County—Wood and Keyes "Meet Up"—The Tillsons Speak of Quincy's Founders—The First Man and the First Woman —Agreeable All 'Round—The Old Wood Place—Mrs. Jeremiah Rose, First Quincy White Woman—Keyes and Droulard Settle—The County's First Physician—Gov. John Wood— Willard Keyes—Jeremiah Rose—Asa Tyrer—Old Pike County Votes "No Convention"—Thomas Carlin—County of Adams Created—Locating the Seat of Justice—John Quincy Adams Completely Immortalized
CHAPTER VI COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND INSTITUTIONS
The County's Creative Act—First Court and Its Seal—County Seat Site Entered—Quincy Ordered Platted—First Sale of Quincy Lots—First Log Courthouse—Burial Ground Reserved—First Teacher and First Preacher—Providing for Judge Snow's Expansion—Woodland Cemetery—A. F. Hub-bard's Claim to Fame—The Ghost Walks Again—Courthouse Of 1838-75—Dangers of Chronic Office Holding—A Jail Thought Expedient and Necessary—Original Election Precincts—Columbus Fights for the County Seat?—Marquette and Highland Counties—Judicial Reform and Slavery—Township Organization Adopted—First Board of Supervisors— The Twenty Polling Precincts—Official Accommodations Extended—Fire Forces Building of New Courthouse—Coats-burg Subsides—Jefferson Square Selected as Site—Steps in Building of Present Courthouse—Representatives of the County—County Officers, 1825-69—The Decade, 1870-79— Covering 1882-1918 — Legislative Representatives — Rural Lands and City Properties—Population, 1890, 1900, 1910— Adams County Home
CHAPTER VII PROFESSIONAL SKETCHES
Evolution of Judiciary\ry Systems—First Circuit Court Sits—Wood vs. Lisle, Sure-Enough Slander—The Jovial Judge Sawyer— Samuel D. Lockwood, Illinois' First Lawyer—Peter Lott— Opportunity for Stephen A. Douglas—Richard M. Young— James H. Ralston—Congressional Fight Between Douglas and Browning—Jesse B. Thomas—Norman H. Purple—William A. Marshall—New Judicial Circuit Formed—Onias C. Skinner —Early Circuit Judges—Charles B. Lawrence—Joseph Sib-ley—Other Circuit Judges—The Probate and County Judges —Judge B. F. Berrian—Hangings, Legal and Illegal—The Luckett-Magnor Murder Trial—A Slander Suit with a Moral —The Killing of Major Prentiss—Famous Eels Slave Case —The Pioneer Members of the Bar—Archibald Williams— Calvin A. Warren—Nehemiah Bushnell—Isaac N. Morris— Philo A. Goodwin—Edward H. Buckley—Almeron Wheat— Hope S. Davis—Col. William A. Richardson—William G. Ewing—Col. William H. Benneson—Gen. James W. Singleton—Joseph N. Carter—Bernard Arntzen—Jackson Grimshaw —Sterling P. Delano—Lawyers in 1869—The Quincy Bar Association—Uriah H. Keath, Oldest Living Lawyer—Veteran Lawrence E. Emmons—When Bench and Bar Were Picturesque—The Physicians\ns—Cholera in 1833—The Cholera Epidemic of 1849—Adams County Medical Society—Edward G. Castle—In the Union Service—City Board of Health Created
CHAPTER VIII ROADS AND BRIDGES OF ALL KINDS
Quincy Mails Through Judge Snow—Illinois and Missouri Bound by Ferry—Northern Cross Railroad, Old and New—Operations Reluctantly Suspended—Outlet Further North—Connection with Chicago Complete—Express Lines Extended—The Wa-bash—First Voting of Railroad Bonds—The Quincy & Toledo Railroad Company—Railroad Connections West of the Mississippi—Railroad Bridges Across the River—All Sections Being Gradually Accommodated—Adams County Highways—Leading to the Quincy, Atlas & Warsaw Road—Why Highways Were Not Needed Until 1825—Viewers Report on State Road—Pioneer Roads and Bridges—Improvements in Road and Bridge Building—The Tice Hard Road Law—Gravel and Macadam Roads—Illinois State Highway Plan
CHAPTER IX THE MARTIAL RECORD
The Black Hawk War—The Early-Time Militia—The Mormon War—Quincy as a Peace Maker—Mexican War and Adams County Victims—The Civil War—Different Units Representing Adams County—The Women of Quincy—Lightning War Moves—Off for Cairo—Colonel Prentiss in Command—Tenth Infantry Illinois Volunteers—Gen. B. M. Prentiss—Gen. James D. Morgan—Gen. John Tillson—William H. Collins' War Notes—The War as Centered at Quincy—Local Military Leaders—The Sixteenth Infantry—The Twenty-seventh Infantry—The Fiftieth and Col. M. M. Bane—The Eighty-fourth Infantry—The One Hundred and Eighteenth Infantry—The One Hundred and Nineteenth Infantry—The Needle Pickets—Sisters of the Good Samaritan—The First Soldiers' Monument—Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Home— Quincy in' the Spanish-American War—Quincy Naval Reserves After the War—Promptly Answer Last Call to the
Colors—On Board Torpedoed Ship—Company I, Eighth Illinois
VOLUNTEERS—ACTIVE MILITARY BODIES---THE MACHINE GUN
Company
CHAPTER X COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
Financial Basis of Public School System—The "Workings of the Duncan Law—Professor Turner, Father of Present System —Instructive Report of State Superintendent—State Examining Board Created—State Superintendent of Public Instruction—Rural Schools Standardized—High School Tuition Act—Free High Schools—The School Survey—Strong Points of- Adams County System—The Course of Study— Perfect Attendance—Better Trained Teachers—High Schools—Parent-Teachers' Association—Pioneer Schools and Teachers Outside of Quincy—"Pernicious System" to Encourage Idleness—Public School Tax Levied in Quincy— First Town Schools—The Town Schools Become the People's Schools—County Schools Commissioners and Superintendents—Present Status of the County System
CHAPTER XI
The German Element: Its Importance in the History and Development of Quincy and Adams County
CHAPTER XII CORPORATE HISTORY AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Magic of Historic Restoration—The Present Laid Upon the Past —Corn and Coon Grist—Quincy 's Site Hard Buying—Original Town Platted—How the Lots Sold—The Hotel Corner, Highest Priced Lot—First Courthouse Located—Temple of Justice, Education and Religion—Charles Holmes Comes to Quincy—Robert Tellson Expands the Business—John Till-son, the Elder—Land Office at Quincy—Some Other Fool than Alexander.—Stimulating the Mails—The Bold Quincy Hotel—Eventful Year (1836)—Quincy, a Town of "Fair Play"—Becomes a Town Corporation—Signs of Growth— Birth of the Fire Department—Street Improvements—The City Charter of 1840—Asbury for President; Van Buren for Magistrate—First City Election and Officiates—First City Public Schools—A City Seal Conceived in Sin—A Free Library Revived—City Grades Established—Mails Improved— Great Flood of 1844—Business Partially Revived—Comparative City and County Population—Fertile Year of 1848— Telegram Sent "Quick as Lightning"—First Real City Directory—Growth of the Town Up to 1848—Quincy Exodus of Gold Hunters, 1848-50—First Daily Mail and Daily Newspaper—Made a Part of Entry—Illuminating Gas and Other Bright Local Things—The Lincoln-Douglas Festivities—The Mayors of the City—Public Questions Adjudged by Popular Votes—The Public Schools of Quincy—Franklin, the Father of Them All—Jefferson and "Webster Schools—Other Public Institutions of Learning—Official School Management— Strong Features of the Present System—School Savings— The Junior High School—Raising the Teaching Standard-Present Status of Schools—The Fire Department—The Quincy Water Works—Quincy's Worst Fire—The Park and Boulevard System—Mr. Parker's Self-Sacrifice—Loyal Co-Workers—Officers 1888-1918—Sources of Park Revenue— The Parks in Detail—The Cemeteries—The Police of Quincy —Quincy Gas, Electric and Heating Company—Local Transportation Systems
CHAPTER XIII LITERARY, REFORMATORY AND CHARITABLE
The Quincy Herald—The Quincy Whig—Quincy Germania—The Quincy Journal—Labor Publications—Other Publications— Quincy Press Club—The Friends in Council—The Round Table—The Atlantis Club—The Study and Tuesday Study Clubs—Quincy Women 's Forum—Three Arts Club—Quincy Historical Society — Centennial Celebrations — Women's Christian Temperance Union—The Associated Charities—The Ci-Cheerful Home Settlement—Young Men's Christian Association—Quincy Humane Society and Henry P. Walton— Young Women's Christian Association—Daughters of the American Revolution—Adams County Red Cross Chapter— Homes and Hospitals—First Orphanage of Quincy—The Woodland Home—St. Vincent Home for the Aged—St. Mary's, the First Hospital—Lindsay Church Home—The Blessing Hospital—The Anna Brown Home—Old People's Home (Das Al-tenheim)—Detention Home
CHAPTER XIV CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES
First Union Congregational Church—Vermont Street Methodist Episcopal—Central Baptist Church—St. Boniface and St. Peter's Churches—St. John's Parish and Cathedral— Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John—First Presbyterian Church—Second Congregational Unitarian Church— Kentucky Street Methodist Episcopal Church—The Salem Evangelical Church—The Christian Churches—St. Jacobi Evangelical Lutheran Church—Congregation K. K. Bnai Sholem—St. Francis Solanus Parish—St. Francis Solanus College — Father Anselm — The Colored Churches — St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran—St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church—Bethel German Methodist Episcopal Church— St. Paul's Evangelical Church—St. John's Roman Catholic Church—United Brethren Church—First Church of Christ Scientist—Luther Memorial Church—St. Rose of Lima Church—Grace Methodist Episcopal Church—Church Federation—Social, Industrial, Secret and Benevolent Societies —The Masons of Quincy—Scottish Rite Masonry in Quincy —Building of the Temple—Other High Masonic Bodies—The Independent Order of Odd Fellows—The Knights of Pythias —The Royal Arcanum Council—Knights of Columbus—The Eagles and Other Societies—The Western Catholic Union— Quincy Turn Verein—Quincy Country Club
CHAPTER XV INDUSTRIAL AND FINANCIAL
Oldest Existing Industries—Classification of Today—The Quincy Chamber of Commerce—The Quincy Freight Bureau —The Banks of Quincy—Branch of the State Bank—Flago & Savage Open a Bank—Several Failures—Old Bank of Quincy—Quincy Savings Bank—John Wood and H. F. J. Ricker—L. & C. H. Bull Enter the Banking Field—E. J. Parker's Bank—Order of Seniority—Consolidation of the Bull and Parker Interests—State Savings, Loan and Trust Company—Robert W. Gardner and Edward J. Parker—Death of Lorenzo Bull—The Ricker National Bank and its Founder—Quincy National Bank—Illinois State Bank— Other Banks
CHAPTER XVI CAMP POINT
Early Settlements in Township—Peter B. Garrett and Thomas Bailey—Pioneer Churches—Rise of Garrett js Mill—Camp Point Platted—Influence of Thomas Bailey—Bailey Park and the Opera House—The Maplewood High School—Other Residence Essentials—The Camp Point Journal—The Two Banks—The Churches—Fraternity Temple and Societies— The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodges—Women's Organizations
CHAPTER XVII CLAYTON AND GOLDEN
Early Settlers of Clayton Township—The McCoys Found the Village—Moving the Old Town to the Country—The Village of Today—Banks—Churches and Societies—Northeast Township—Founding of Keokuk Junction—The Junction Platted —The Golden of Today — School and Newspaper — The Churches of Golden
CHAPTER XVIII MENDON AND LORAINE
Pioneers of Mendon Township—Mendon Village Platted—Early Political Center—Churches and Lodges—Mendon Incorporated as a Village—The Local Newspaper—The Banks— Keene Township Settled—The Steiner Family—Loraine Village
CHAPTER XIX PAYSON AND PLAINVILLE
Pioneer Horticulturists—Founding of Payson Village—Noted Early Schools—Other Village Institutions—Village of Plainville
CHAPTER XX OTHER TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES
Industries and Products of Honey Creek Township—Froggy Prairie—Coatsburg, Quincy's Rival—Paloma and the Good-ings—Fall Creek Township—Marblehead and Fall Creek— Lima Township and Village—Liberty—Gilmer Township and Fowler—The Old Thompson Settlement^—Old and New Ursa —Mercelline—Columbus—Burton Township and Its Villages —Houston Township—Beverly Township and Its Villages— Ellington Township and Bloomfield—McKee Township and Ejellerville—Richfield Village
CHAPTER XXI CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS AND HISTORIES
Why Adams County Could Appropriately Celebrate—County Centennial Commission Formed—Celebrations in the County —Liberty Township Centennial Picnic—Ellington, Burton, Mendon, Richfield, Golden, Camp Point, Payson, Houston, Columbus, Gilmer, Honey Creek, Concord, Melrose and Fall Creek Townships—Centennial^l History of Liberty Township (By W. A. Robinson, Historian)—History of Burton Township (Contributed)—History of Richfield Township (Contributed)—Honey Creek Township (By W. S. Gray)
CHAPTER XXII   OTHER HISTORIC CELEBRATIONS
The Masque of Illinois—A Brief Synopsis of the Pageant— At Quincy—Outside of Quincy—Centennial Celebration at the County Seat—"Hiawatha" in QuiNCY—Military Day-Relatives of World War Soldiers—Patriotic Demonstration— Pershing's Beauties, a Feature—Sergeant Weyman's Eloquent War Speech—The Historical Display—Dedication of the Gold Star Flag
CHAPTER XXIII ADAMS COUNTY WORLD WAR PERSONNEL
Those Who Gave Their Lives—How the Men Were Raised and Distributed—Many Joined Old Guard Units—History of the Draft Boards—Recruiting Offices Kept Busy—Names Not All Completed—Quincy Men Inducted by Exemption Board —How Most of the Men Were Distributed—Some Quincy Men Who Volunteered—Roster of National Guardsmen Who Left Quincy—Some County Men Who Enlisted in the Army —Naval Volunteers Going from Quincy—Latest Figures on the County 's Contribution of Men

Vol. II. History of Quincy and Adams County

Index:

Abbe John
Abbott John R
Abbott William C
Abel Christian
Adair Anderson E.
Adair Henry L.
Adair J. Leroy
Adams County, location of,  area,  drainage,  elevation,; geological formation,  soils,; climate,  birds, geographical center of great corn belt, first orchard in the county,  farm adviser, lack of railroad facilities, archaelogical remains in,  first physician in, creation of,  first coroner in,; created, naming of, census, pioneer legislation,  first permanent lawyer, first teacher and first preacher,; divided into townships,; officers, senators and representatives,  population, 1890, 1900, 1910, first  execution  in,    pioneer members of the bar,  number of Civil war soldiers,  population in 1860,  regiment, school system, school system, strong points of,  pioneer schools and teachers, Red Cross Chapter,  geographical center of,  first white man, celebrations,  World war,  World war personnel,
Adams County Agricultural Society
Adams County Courthouse Second 
Adams County Farmers' Institute
Adams County Home
Adams County Home Improvement Association
Adams County Infirmary
Adams County Medical Society
Adams County Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Adams. James E.
Adams John H.
Adams John Quincy immortalized
Adams No.
Adams school
"Advocate" 
Aerie No.  Fraternal Order of Eagles
Agriculture present and future
Ahlemeier Louis
Ahlemeier Sophia F.
Akers Albert. 
Albers L. U.   
Albsmeyer Fred W.
Alexander Perry
Alexander Samuel
Alexander Samuel S.
Alfalfa
Alfalfa Feeder for Hogs 
Alison John F.
Allen Edward P.
Allen Encampment No.  Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Alluvial deposits
Altenheim
Altenhein Charles H.
Altenhein Fred C
Altrogge Brothers
Altrogge John
Altrogge Henry
Amen Francis M-
Amen Philip
Amen Ralph H.
"American Bottom"
American Bottom and Old French Villages
American Civil Government Northwest of the Ohio
Ancient Free and Accepted Masons 
Anck Casper
Anck William H.
Anderson Asher
Andrew John E.
Anna Brown Home
Anselm Father
Appellate court
Apple orchards
Archaeological remains in county
Area of Adams county
Arends Gerdt G.
"Argus" 
Arning Julia
Arning William
Arnold A. Otis
Arntzen Bernard 
Arntzen Edward
Arrow Heads from the Mississippi Valley 
Arrowsmith George .
Arrowsmith Mary
Ashbury Henry  
Associated Charities
Atlantis Club
Attempts early at fruit raising
Attorneys first permanent  in  and after
Auction sale of lands first
Austin Adelbert M.
Austin William B.
Awerkamp Bernard
Back tax  Bader William A.  Bailey Bank  Bailey Opera House
"Bailey Park" 
Bailey Thomas  
Baker Samuel A.
Baker Thomas 
Baldwin Benjamin 
Ball Elizabeth B.
Bancroft Amos
Bane Moses M.    
Bangert Charles C
Bangert John A.
Bank failures
Banking Wild Cat  pioneer methods
Bank of Quincy
Banks  National force out free banks  school savings system  Quincy  failures  Camp Point  Clayton  Mendon 

Loraine  Payson  Plainville  Coatsburg  Paloma  Lima  Liberty
Baptist Church at Adams
Baptist Church of Payson
Baptist Church Richfield township
Bar pioneer members of
Barker E. B.
Barlow Joseph
Barnard William H.
Barth Edward J.
Barth Henry E.
Bartlett Henry
Bartlett S. M.
Bartlett & Wallace State Bank
Basse August
Basse Marie
Basse William A.
Bastert Henry C
Bates Amos D.  
Batschy John
Battell John T.
Bauman Gustave A.
Bauner Andrew
Bean Charles
Bear Creek  
Bear Creek country
Beatty Erde W.
Beavers William H.
Beck Henry H.
Becker Andrew
Becker Christian
Beckman Joseph H.
Beckman William
Beebe Silas
Behrens & Ohlschlager
Behrens Aldo F.
Behrens Archibald H.
Behrens Brothers
Behrensmeyer C. F. Adolph
Behrensmeyer Henry C
Beilstein George P.
Beilstein Walter P.
Beisel Felix
Belker John H.
Benedict Fred A.
Benevolent societies
Benjamin Lodge No.  Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Benneson William H. 
Benson Stephen A.
Benton Daniei
Benton Joel
Benton Levi T.
Benton township
Benz Joseph
Berger Louis H.
Berghofer William F.
Bernard J. C.
Berrian Benjamin F. 
Berrian Park
Berrian school
Berrian's Addition
Berry William W.
Bert Jean P.
Bert John L.
Bert J. Philip
Berter Bernard H
Best John H.
Bethel German Methodist Episcopal Church
Beverly
Beverly precinct
Beverly township   land values  personal property  population  schools  value of school property
Bickhaus A. C
Big Neck Creek
Binkert Anton 
Bird Frank E.
Bird life  one hundred varieties in county  relation to farm economy  conservation
Birkenmaier J. George
Bishop Charles F.
Bishop of Quincy
Bitter John H.
Bitter J. W. Edward
Black Code Illinois
Black Hawk
Black Hawk war
Black Ivin
Blacksmith shop Mendon   
Blair Francis G.
Blasland H. B.
Blessing Hospital    
Blickhan Alois J.
Blickhan John
Blickhan Louisa
Blomer Henry
Blomer John A.
Blomer John G.
Blomer Joseph H.
Bloomfield
Bluffs height of
Board of Education created  members of
Board of Health created
Board of Supervisors first
Bock William
Boekhold George J.
Boekhold Henry
Bodley Lodge No.  Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Boekenhoff Eoma T.
Boling Daniel J.
Boling Orval
Bond Gov. Shadrach
Bond interest tax
Bond law protects home seekers
Bonds for road construction
Bonds of the city of Quincy burned
Bonfoey Lawrence P.
Bonnet John J.
Bonney Oscar P.
Booth Christopher S.
Booth Stephen
Booth Wesley
Booth William 
Bornmann Henry   
Bornmann John
Boschulte Peter H.
Boston Bay
Bottom lands
Boulevard system Quincy
Boundaries of Quincy original
"Bounty Land Register"
Bowers Charles E.
Bowker Melvin W.
Bowling Green
Boyer Lewis L. 
Brackensick William
Brakensiek Fred G.
Brakensiek Henry F.
Brakensiek Simon H.
Bradfield Norman D.
Bradley Ellen
Bradley Samuel
Bradley Samuel H.
Bredeweg Frank H.
Bredeweg JohnG. H.
Breitwieser Charles W.
Breitwieser John
Brenner Franklin T.
Breuer George
Brickwedde Augustus
Bridge across the Mississippi cost of
Bridge Company The
Bridges building of   pioneer  wooden  steel
Brinkhoff Theodore
Brinkoetter Fred W.
Broadway Bank
Broady John C
Brockinan Tom
Brockman's  army 
Brockschmidt Alfred J.
Brockschmidt John H.
Brockschmidt Joseph
Broderick John
Bross Ignatz
Brotherhood Protective Order of Moose
Brown Jonathan
Brown Mrs. George W.
Brown Rufus 
Browning and Douglas congressional fight between
Browning Orville H.  
Bruesserman Albert
Buckley Edward H. 
Buerkin Joseph
Buffington James M.
Buggy Shed Liberty township
Building of present courthouse
Bull C. H.
Bull Lorenzo 
Bunte Gottlieb
Burge Gottlieb
Burial Ground reserved
Burlington limestone 
Burnham School
Burns Patrick H.
Burton   fraternal organizations
Burton Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Burton precinct 
Burton township    land values and personal property  population  school  value of school property  centennial celebration  old-
est church in  oldest school in  first log schoolhouse  military history  soldiers of the Spanish-American war  soldiers of World war
Bush Albert R.
Bush Clement
Bushnell Nehemiah
Butterworth Edgar S.
Butterworth  Sophia M.
Buttz Abraham H. D. 
Buttz Henry
Cabell Milton S.
Cahill Lieut-Col.
Cahokia  capture of
Cain Charles E.
Caldwell J. Erie 
Calkins Addison N.
Calkins Ira R.
Callahan Lawrence L.
Calvary cemetery
Campbell David M.
Camp meetings Liberty township
Camp Point    precinct  population  high school  distinguished citizens  residences   early schools  churches   newspaper  platted  library  banks  fraternal organizations  women's organizations
Camp Point Bank
Camp Point Chapter No.  Royal Arch Masons
Camp Point Homestead Association 
"Camp Point Journal"
Camp Point Lodge No.  Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Camp Point township   land values  personal property  population  schools  second schoolhouse  early settlements in  first officers  created    centennial  celebration 
Capital moved to Springfield
Capture of Kaskaskia Cahokia and Vincennes
Carlin John
Carlin Thomas 
Carmelites The
Carroll John B.
Carson George
Carson Martha B.
Carter Arthur M.
Carter Joseph N.
Carter Marion
Cartwright Peter 
Cassell Hiram F.
Castle Alfred L.
Castle Edward G.
Castle Hall
Castle Timothy P.
Cate Benjamin F.
Cather W. H.
Catholic Church  first resident German priest
Cavalry company organized Civil war
Celebrations in the county
Cemeteries 
Census figures 
Centennial Celebration   Liberty township  Ellington township  parade
Centennial Commission formed
Centennial Pageant  Quincy  Liberty  Mendon  Payson  Golden
Center Congregational Church
Central Baptist Church
Central Military Tract Railroad Company
Chaddock Cadets World war 
Chamber of Commerce Building  
Champlain
Channon Harry .
Charles W. Seymour High School  
Charities of Quincy
Charter of  Quincy
Chatten dark
Chatten William C.
Chatauqua Association
Cheerful Home Settlement  
Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Chief Keokuk
Chiefs of police Quincy
Chittenden Henry P. 
Chittenden John B.
Cholera in 
Christian churches  Camp Point  Loraine  Liberty  Richfield township  Coatsburg
Christian  Scientists 
Church Association first
Church federation
Churches first regular in Quincy  Quincy  colored  Camp Point   Clayton  Golden  Mendon  first in Keene township  Loraine  first at Payson  Pay-son  Plainville  Coatsburg  Paloma  Liberty   Mill Creek township 

Burton township  Adams  Richfield township  Honey Creek township
Church of the Brethren Liberty
Circuit Clerks   
Circuit Court  first sits
Circuit Judges     
Cisterns
Citizens Water Works Company
City Board of Health created
City Hall 
City Hospital
City properties value of
City Seal Quincy
Civic Improvement Society
Civil Government American Northwest of the Ohio
Civil war  (Fiftieth Illinois Infantry)  colored regiment  soldiers from Adams County  hospitals for sick and wounded  women of Quincy in  Tenth Infantry of Illinois Volunteers  Quincy a great center of military activity 

One Hundred and Fourth Illinois Infantry  Cavalry company organized  Marine Corps  Quincy Cadets 

Quincy National Zouaves  Union Rifle Company  Sixteenth Regiment of Illinois Infantry  Fiftieth Regiment 

Seventh Illinois   Cavalry      activities at  Quincy
 Captain Delano's companv of dragoons  Tenth Sixteenth" Twenty-seventh Fiftieth regiments  Seventy-eighth Infantry  Eighty-fourth Infantry  One Hundred and Eighteenth Infantry  One Hundred and Nineteenth Infantry 

Seventy-third Infantry  One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Illinois Infantry  One Hundred andi Thirty-eighth Regiment  Twenty-ninth Colored Regiment  One Hundred and Forty-eighth Regiment  One Hundred and Forty-sixth Reginient  draft law  military leaders  Sixteenth Infantry  Fiftieth Regiment  Twenty-seventh Infantry

 Eighty-fourth Infantry  One Hundred and Eighteenth Infantry  One Hundred and Nineteenth Infantry
Clark Charles H.
Clark George R.  bronze statue of 
Clarkson Ansel
Clays
Clayton  precinct   population  high school  first school-house  founded  first store  first hotel  village today  banks  business street   Experiment Station of the Illinois University  churches and fraternal organizations
"Clayton Enterprise"
Clayton Exchange Bank
Clayton township   land values  personal property  population  schools   value of school property  early settlers  first marriage in  first death
Clary Elmer C
Climate healthful
Clough John G.
Clover
Coal measures
Coats William A. 
Coatsburg old coal shaft at  population  high school  newspaper  bank  churches   competitor of Quincy for county seat
Coe Wilbur F.
Coe James B.
Coe's Springs
Coffield school
Coles Edward
Collins Plow Company Works 
Collins William H. 
Colored churches
Columbus    fights for county seat   precincts   population
Columbus township  land values personal property  population  value of school property  geographical center of county  Centennial celebration
Commercial dub Liberty
Commission form of government rejected Quincy
Commissioners of schools county
Commissioners' Stake
Committee to settle Mormon trouble
"Community Enterprise"
Company E Tenth Illinois Volunteers World war
Company I Eighth Illinois Volunteers World war 
Comstock Helen
Concord grapes
Concord township   land values  personal property  population  value of school property  Centennial celebration
Cone William .
Congregation K. K. B'nai Sholem
Congregational Church  Mendon  Payson 
Congressional fight between Douglas and Browning
Conrad Charles E.
Constitution of  
Constitution of 
Constitutional Convention
Conyers Enoch 
Cook Henry S.
Cook James B.
Cook Willis
Coon skins
Cordilleran ice sheet
Corn belt
Com exhibit of 
Corner-stone of new courthouse laying of
Cornstalk militia
Coroner first
Coroners   
Corporation tax
Corrigan James B.
Cost of bridge across the Mississippi
Cottrell Gorham J.
Cottrell Lavina
Council of Defence
Council meetings Quincy
Country Club
County Clerks    
County Farmers' Institute organized
County Home
County Infirmary
County Judges    
County officers  -  first election for
County Poor Farm once in Honey Creek township
County school commissioners
County school superintendents
County seat opposition to Quincy  Columbus fights for  remains at Quincy  contest  Coatsburg the competitor of Quincy for
County tax
Court first
Courthouse first  first log    second   burned  building of present  cost of  laying of corner stone of new  first marked with bronze tablets
Cox John H.
Cox's Addition
Crafton James H.
Craig James  H.  
Craig Sarah
Cramer Ferdinand H.
Crandall Orson H.
Creative act 
Crocker Thomas
Crooked Creek  Crooks Charles C  Crum Theodore W.  Cultivated tract first  Culnmings Barnett P.  Cupp Henry C    Curl John E.  Curry Richard S.  Curry William  Cusick Solomon  Cutter  Isaac   Cyrus George W.

   Cyrus Henry A.
Daily mails first
Daily newspapers first
Dairying
Danecke Albert
Daugherty Jacob F.
Daughters of Eebekah
Daughters of .the American Revolution
Davidson Margaret
Davidson William H.
Davis Greenleaf H.
Davis Hope S. 
Dean George C
Dean George W. 
Decker John
Dedert Edward H.
Dedert Henry
Dedert Louis
Dedert Simon
Dedication of Gold Star Flag
Deege Edward C
Deege J. Philip
Deege Philip J.
Degenhardt Henry B. 
Delabar Anton
Delabar Charles
Delano Sterling P.
Delano's companv of dragoons Civil war
Delaplain  Charles E.
Demonstration Meeting of County Farm Improvement Association 
DeMoss James E.
Dempsey Thomas B.
Denman Sarah A.  
Detention Home
de Tonti Henri
Dewey School
Dick Albert 
Dick August R.
Dick Brothers
Dick Frank
Dick Jacob 
Dick Matthew
Dickerman John F.
Dickhut Charles W.
Dickhut Christian G. 
Dickhut Eleanor S.
Dickhut Ella W.
Dickhut. John A.
Dickhut John W.
Dickhut Jos'eph
Dickhut Oliver P.
Dickhut William>
Didacus Father
Dieker Herman
Dingeldein Sebastian
Dingersen William F.
Directory first real of Quincy
Disciples of Christ
Disciples of Christ Church Clayton
Disselhorst Henry
Distilleries
Distribution of men World war
Dittmer Mary
Dix Henry A.
Doerr Adelaide K
Doerr Andrew 
Dougherty Theodore
Douglas   and  Browning   congressional fight between
Douglas Stephen A.     Dover township  Doway Michael  Draft Boards World war  Draft law  Civil war 

Drallmeier George W.  Driscoll J. J.  Droulard John   Droulard's quarter  Drude Francis  Drummond James R.  Drummond John J. 

Dudley Edward H.  Duker Alois W.  Duker family  Duker Frank  Duker John H.  Duker Otto H.  Duker

Simon  Duker William T.  Duncan Joseph  Duncan Law workings of  Duncan school  Dunkards  Dunn Arthur

 Dunn James  Dunn James E.  Durst George F.  Dutton John J.
Eagle Packing Company
Eagles Building 
Eagles in Quincy
Earel Seldon G.
Early circuit judges
Early mails
Early mayors of Quincy
Early settlements in Camp Point township
Early-time militia  Early transportation by boat and horseback
Eastern Star  Easum Henry A.  Eber William  Eber William H.  Eberhardt Charles  Ebert Jacob  Eckhoff Andrew T.  Eckhoff Anna M.  Eckhoff  Emma H.  Eckhoff Thomas A.  Echternkamp Fred W.  Echternkamp Henry G.  Echternkamp John A.  Echternkamp Maria M.  Edgewater Park
Education 
Edwards Ninian
Edwards William A.
Eels Richard
Eels slave case
Egbers John W.
Ehmen John
Ehrgott Gottfried
Ehrhardt John P.
Ehrhardt Joseph
Ehrhardt Justina
Ehrhardt Philip
Ehrhart.  Theo.
Eichenauer Charles F.
Eiff Joseph G.
Eighth Illinois Volunteers World war
Eighty-fourth Infantry Civil war 
Einhaus Herman G.
Eisenberg Frederick
Eisenberg George F.
Election first for county officers
Election first city Quincy
Election precincts original
Election vote first
Electric transportation system
Elevation of Adams County
Ellington precinct
Ellington   township   land  values and   personal   property      population    schools    value of  school  property  Centennial celebration  Elliott Thomas S.  Elliott W. K.  Ellis Perry C   Emerson school  Emery Emily A.  Emery Walter F.  Emminga Harm H.   Emminga Henry R.   Emminga John J.  Emminga's Old Mill   Emmons Lawrence E.  Empire Light & Power Company 
English invade the Ohio Valley  Enlisted men  Enloe Cle  Enloe Silas  Enos  "Enterprise"  Epler Carl E.   

Epple John P.  Ertel Daniel   Ertel Eva E.  Ertel George   Ertel Grover E.  Eull John M.  Evangelical Lutheran   Church of St. John
Evans James  Everett Charles Jr.  Ewing William G.  Examining Board created  Excalibur Lodge No.  Knights of Pythias
 Excelsior Stove and Manufacturing Company
Execution first
Exemption Board World war
Experiment Station of the Illinois Universitv
 Express lines extended
Fairfield
Fairweather
Fall Creek
Fall  Creek  precinct  
Fall Creek township  population  land values and personal property  first schoolhouse in   Centennial celebration
Farm Account books
Farm adviser
Farm economy relation of birds to
Farm Improvement Association work of  Demonstration Meeting 
Farmers' State Bank
Farnham Russell
Fawcett Edward
Feigenspan Gustave G.
Feigenspan William
Feigenspan William G.
Felt Peter
Ferguson James R..
Ferry boat first
Fick Adam
Field Day among Public School Pupils of the Present 
Fifer C. Arthur
Fifer William A.
Fifth Infantry Armory 
Fifth Judicial Circuit
Fifth Street Quincy in  
Fiftieth regiment Civil war  
Finlay Gerald M.
Finley Adelia A.
Finley Frisby S..
Finley William D.
Fire department Quincy  birth of
Fire Engine First Brought to Illinois 
Fire Engine No.  
Fire losses
Fires Quincy's worst
First auction sale of lands
First Baptist Church
First Board of Supervisors
First building
First Church Association
First church building Camp Point
First church of Keene township
First church Payson
First church in Quincy
First Church of Christ Scientist
First Circuit Court sits
First city public schools
First Congregational Church
First coroner
First court iog
First courthouse  log courthouse  
First cultivated tract
First daily mails
First daily newspapers 
First elections for county officers  vote  Quincy  Melrose township
First execution
First ferry boat
First Fire Engine Brought to Illinois 
First frame building Quincy
First German family locating in Quincy
First German settlers
First hospital 
First hotel   Clayton
First Judicial Circuit
First marriage ceremony Northeast township
First mayor Quincy
First Methodist Episcopal Church Golden        -
First mill  in Keene township
First National Bank 
First newspaper
First officials Quincy
First orphanage of Quincy
First permanent lawyer
First physician in county
First postoffice Liberty township
First preacher
First  Presbyterian Church
First railroad train
First Regiment of Illinois Volunteers Mexican  War 
First resident German priest
First sale of town lots Quincy
First schoolhouse in Fall Creek township  in Camp Point  in Northeast township  in Keene township  in Mill Creek township  in Liberty township    in Richfield township
First  settler  in Quincy 
First Soldiers Monument
First steaniboat  built in Quincy
First store in Clayton  in Payson  in Liberty
First streets in Quincy
First teacher
First  town schools
First  Union  Congregational  Church  
First voting of Railroad bonds
First white child born in Northeast Township
First white child born in Quincy
First white man in Adams county
First white woman in Quincy
First Woman's Club House in America 
Fischer Euphemia A.
Fischer George 
Fischer John C
Fischer J. Henry
Fischer Maria F.
Fisher John J.
Fisher Nathan F. 
Flachs Ferdinand
Flagg N. S
jFlagg & Savage Bank
Flaiz Xavier 
Fleer Henry
Fleer Herman W.
Flesner George J.
Fletcher George W.
Floetman  Fred W. 
Flood of 
Flood William F.
Flood William G.
Flour mill steam
Flynn John L.
Food Administration
Ford Thomas
Fort Chartres  French rebuild  in British hands  last of
Fort Crevecoeur
Fort Miami
Fosgate Charles H.
Fosgate Maida L.
Fowler
Fowler Edward
Francis George W.
Frankel Albert T.
Franklin School   
Franklin School of the Present 
Franklin Square
Fraser John S.
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Fraternal organizations in Camp Point  in Clayton  in Mendon  in Lo-raine  in Payson  in Plainville  in Liberty  in Liberty township  in Burton  in Honey Greek township 
Fraternity Temple   
Frazier Alexander R.
Frazier Thomas J.
Frederick Lambert J.
Free high schools
Free Public Library 
Free School law
Freeman Elam S.
Freiburg Henry
Freiburg Joseph
Freiburg Joseph B.  C
Freiburg Joseph J.
Freight Bureau
French and Indian war
French Dominion
French Empire in America LaSalle consolidates
French exploration
French rebuild Fort Chartres
French Traders
French villages old
Freund   Frank  A.  
Friends in Council
Frike Emily J.
Frike Fred
Froggy Prairie
Front Street Golden  
Fruits  early attempts at raising
Fulton County
Funk William
Gabriel Charles E.  Gardner Governor Company  Gardner Park   Gardner Robert W.   Garner Frank  Garner John F.  Garrelts Henry G.  Garrelts Henry H.  Garrett Peter B.  Garrett's Mills  rise of  Gas
Gasser William  Geers John H.  Geese wild  Geise Henry A.  Gelston William R.  "Gem City"
Gem City Camp No.  Modern Woodmen of America
Gem City Lodge No.  Order of Moose
Gentemann Herman A.
Gentemann Philip
Geographical center of county
Geographical position of Quincy
Geological formation Adams County
Gerber Sebastian
German-American Bank
German contributions to American nationality
German Guards
German Lutheran Church of Coatsburg
German Methodist Episcopal Church of Mel-rose township
German pioneers  ode to
German priest first resident
German Protestant Churches
German settlers first
"Germania"
Germania Printing and Publishing Company 
Germann Henry
Germann John P.
Gibbs Charles M.
Gibbs John G
Giefing Ferdinand F.
Gill Charles M.
Gill  George C 
Gillhouse Carl E.
Gillhouse Frederick F.
Gilman Charles
Gilmer
Gilmer precinct
Gilmer Thornton
Gilmer township     population   value of school property  geographical center of county  Centennial celebration
Glacial movements
Glaciers
Glaser John J.
Glass Simon
Gattfeld Henry .
Gleichmann Frank K.
Gleichmann Henry B.
Globe Tent No.  Knights of .Maccabees
Godfrey & Snow's express
Gold excitement
Gold hunters from Quincy
Gold Star flag dedication of
Golden    population  hotel  Keokuk Junction  industries  bank school and newspaper  churches  street scene   Centennial celebration  Centennial pageant at
Golden Grain Camp No. "Golden New Era"
Golden Rule Lodge No.  Rebekahs
Golliher James M.
Golm John L.
Gooding Daniel W.
Gooding Edward J.
Goodner George W. 
"Good Samaritans The"  
Goodwin Philo A. 
Gordon Osmon B.
Governors' Day
Govert George W. 
Graceland Cemetery
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
Grady James H.
Graff Maurice
Granacher Joseph
Grand jury   first
Grand Tower
Grant U. S.
Grapes
Gravel roads
Gray Richard
Gray William S. 
Great Flood
Great Western Railroad
Greemann Henry G
Greenmount Cemetery
Grieser John L.
Grimm George
Grimm Henry
Grimm Martin
Grimmer John A.
Grimshaw Jackson
Griswold Samuel
Groves William D.
Growth of Quincy
Grubb Ernest J.
Gubernatorial proclamation  
Guenther  Julius
Gunther Oscar
Gunther Robert F.
Gutapfel  George
Guth Anton
Guth Charles
Hadley's Creek        :
Hair
Haistings William
Halbach Frederick W.
Haley Joseph
Hall  Samuel  F. 
Hamilton  E.  B. 
Hamilton Lewis C. K.
Hammerschmidt August
Hampsmire Henry
Hangings legal and illegal
Hanna William
Hardy Baptist
Hardy John C
Harkness Joseph
Harkness Samuel S.
Harness Richard R.
Harris Justinian N.
Harris Orvel
Harris William F.
Hartman George T.
Hasse William E.
Hauser Damian
Health Board City created
Hearne C. S.
Heckenkamp Fred W. Jr.
Heckenkamp John B.
Heckle Albert E.
Heckle Benjamin 
Hedrick E. G.
Heidbreder August H. 
Heidbreder Charles H.
Heidbreder Henry H.
Heidbreder John F.
Heidbreder W. Henry
Heidbreder Walter A.
Heidbreder William
Heidbreder William H.
Heidemann Arthur H.
Heidloff John H.
Heine Frank A.
Heinekamp Conrad
Heintz Nichlas 
Heitholt August H.
Heitholt William H. 
Heitland Grate and Mantel Company
Heitland John H.
Helhake Theodore
Heller George P.
Heller John A.
Hellmer Bertha
Hellmer J. Henry
Hendricks George A.
Hendricks John W.
Henerhoff Louis
Henhoff Herman H.
Hennepin Father
Henry Charles M.
Henry Hezekiah G.
Henry John W.
Henry William Y. 
"Herald"  
"Herald Square"
Herlemann William A.
Herman Lodge No.  Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Herr Daniel B.
Heuer John B.
Hewes Charles T.
Hewitt John T.
Hiawatha in Quincy
Hickory Corner
Hicks Obediah
Higgins  James 
Highland county
Highland Park
Highland school 
High schools   tax  free  tuition act   present   junior  in Mendon    in Liberty
Highways  improvement of  commissioners  construction
Hill Cecilia R. 
Hill Henry R.
Hinton Newton J.
Hirth Charles H.
Hirth Jacob
Hirth William J.
Historical relics 
Historical Society   
Hobby William H.
Hobrecker John
Hodgdon Edward M.
Hoffman William H.
Hoffmeister Henry
Hofmeister John
Hogs   number packed  Automatic Alfalfa Feeder for 
Hokamp Herman
Hollister Edward E.
Holmes Charles
Holmes John M.
Holmes Samuel  
Holton J. H.
Home gardens
Home Guards   World war
Home Improvement Association
"Home Instructor/*
Home seekers bond law protects
Honey Creek precinct
Honey Creek township    land values  personal property  population  value of school property   industries  township named  Centennial celebration  settlers  pioneer families  County Poor FaAn  churches  schools  lodges
Hopke Edward.
Hornecker August
Homer William W.
Horse mill first in Liberty township
Horse Railway and Carrying Company
Horse railways
Hospitals  first  for sick and wounded Civil war
Hotels   first  first in Clayton  in Golden
House of Correction Quincy
Houston precinct 
Houston township   land values  personal property  population  value of school property  Centennial celebration
Howard Emmett
Hubbard A. F.
Hubbard Adolphus F.
Hubbard Governor
Hubbard Samuel A.
Huber Adam
Huber   George  
Huber ' Lambert  
Huffman William M.
Hufnagel Oscar L.
Humane Society
Humphrey Edward D.
Humphrey John G.
Hunsaker Daniel W.
Hunsaker Elijah
Hunsaker family
Hunsaker George W.
Hunsaker John 
Husemann August C
Hutmacher Rudolph 
Hyer Charles J.
Ice sheets  invasions
Ihrig  Henry 
Ihrig John
Illinois as a Territory
Illinois Audubon Society
Illinois Black Code.
Illinois Bounty Land Tract
Illinois Counties in 
Illinois Country first English court of law in
Illinois County
'Illinois Farmer"
Illinois Indian Confederacy
Illinois Indians
Illinois Indians' at Beginning of the Nineteenth Century
Illinois  internal improvements
Illinois State Bank
Illinois State Highway plan
Illinois University Experiment Station
Immanuel's congregation (Lutheran) Golden
Improved Order of Red Men
Independent Order of Odd Fellows.     
Indian  bones
Indians Camp Point 
Indian mounds
Indian story
Indian   village   on   the   site   of   Quincy  
Indian weapons
Indians  numerous in early  in Quincy 
Indians Illinois at Beginning of the Nineteenth Century (map)
Industries Quincy
Inghram John T.
Interurban lines
Ireland Joseph W
Irish company
Irving school
Irving School and Addition 
Jackson Gustav M. Jackson  school       Jackson township  Jacobs Edward F.  Jacobs Francis M.  Jail   Jansen Albert B.  Jansen Henry  E.   Jansen Frederick W.  Jefferson Joseph  Jefferson  School     Jefferson Square     Jefferson  Square  schoolhouse  Jesuit Center at Kaskaskia  Jesuits  Jews of Quincy' Joest Jacob  Johnson Charles W.  Johnson Commodore P.  Johnson George  Johnson Richard M.  Johnson W. R.  

Johnson & Plank  John's Prairie  John's Square  Johnston A.  Johnston Otis  Joliet   "Journal"   "Journal of Industry"  Journey Peter
Judicial Circuit first   new formed  Judicial reform
Judges early circuit  circuit  probate and county  Judy Paris T. 

Junior High School
Kaeltz Adolph
Kaempen E. W. Charles 
Kaiser Fred C
Kaltenbach  Sales
Kaltenbach William F.
Kampmann Ferdinand
Kaskaskia  Jesuit Center  captured
Kaskaskias  LaSalle meets
Kay Robert G.
Kay William H.
Keasel George W.
Keath Uriah H. oldest living lawyer
Keene  precinct 
Keene township    land values  personal property  population  value of school property  first schoolhouse  first church  first mill
Kehlenbrink Frank H.
Keil Adam
Keil George 
Keil John
Keis  Michael 
Keller Adam
Keller Andrew
Kellerville
Kelly Charles K.
Kelly Timothy
Kendall William E.
Kentucky Street Methodist Episcopal Church-
Keokuk Chief  Keokuk Junction  platted  changed
to Golden  Keokuk limestone  Kern Joseph  Kespohl Herman H.  Kespohl Julius   Kewatin ice sheet  Keyes Willard       Kiekapoos  Kiem Fred  Kiem Valentine J.  Kiem William G.  Kill Herman   Killing of Major Prentiss  Kimball E. B.  Kimble William
King Hugh E.  
King Warren L.  King William L.  Kingston  Kingston precinct   Kinkel John  Klingele Frank J.  Klipstein Henry G.  Klusemeyer William H.  Knapheide Henry  Knapheide Herman IL.  Knights of Columbus  Knights of Columbus Building
Knights of Maccabees  Knights   of   Pythias      of  Camp Point
Knights Templar  Knollenberg Ernest  Knollenberg Frederick W.  Koch Alfred G.  Koch Edward M.  Koch  John A.  Koch John B.  Koch John H.  Koch John W.  Koch Louisa H.  Kohl Niklaus   Konantz Anton  Konantz Paul  Korn John  Kraber C. L.  Kreismann Frederick  Kreitz family  Krieder M. A..  Kroner Frank J.   Kroner Gerhard  Kunsch A. G.  Kurk John G.  Kurz Alfred
Laage George J.
"Labor Advocate"
Labor publications
Labrador ice sheet
Laclede Pierre
Lafayette township
Lagemann Herman L.
Lamb Charles A.
Lamb Harry E.
Lamb Martha A.
Lambert John R.
Lambert Lodge No. 
Lambur Louis
Lancaster W. Emery
Land grant first in district
Land Office Hotel
Land office Quincy
Land values by townships
Lands first auction sale of
Lanza Anthony
Lanza Bruno
LaPrairie population  high school
Larimore Albert H.
Larimore Edward N.
Larimore Humphrey .
Larimore William .
LaSalle  consolidates JP Vench Empire in America  starts for the Illinois Country   meets the Kaskaskia Indians 
Lasley James
Laughlin. John R.
Lauter Charles H.
Lawless Ann M.
Lawless Charles C
Lawless James S.
Lawless Steven G.
Lawless Thomas T.
Lawyers first permanent  pioneer  in  and after  oldest living
Lawrence Charles B.
Laycock Charles
Leapley John M.
Lease George A.  Lechtenberg Leo F.  Lee Wellington S.
Leech Samuel  Leeper Albert B.
Leffimgwell Charles W.
legendary monsters of the Mississippi Valley
Legislation pioneer
"Legislative representatives  Lemley George W.
"Lenz John
"Lepper Frederick
*Lepper William J.
"Lessman William  Levi Edward  Levi George D.  Lewis Ella S. 

Lewis Henry J.
.Liberty    high schools  .newspaper  churches  fraternal •organizations  schools  oldest "house in  first store  Commercial Club  Opera House  churches  Centennial pageant at
"Liberty Bee."
Liberty Bonds
Liberty Fire Company No. 
Liberty precinct
Liberty township §   land values and personal property  population   value of school property  Centennial picnic  Centennial history of  first postoffice  first store  first schoolhouse  first horsemill  first marriage  first birth and death  first supervisor  pioneer families  lodges  schools  soldiers
Library Association Quincy
Library Camp Point
Library Quincy   at present time
Liebig George
Lierle James W.
Lierle William
Lierle William B.
Lierle William R.
Life at pioneer French Illinois settlements
Likes John W.
Lima   population  high school  first settlement  bank
Lima Lake 
Lima precinct
Lima township   land values  personal property  population  value of school property
Limestone 
Lincoln Abraham
Lincoln Birthday Celebration
Lincoln-Douglas debates   survivors of   fiftieth anniversary of
Lincoln-Douglas festivities
Lincoln School 
Lincoln School (colored) 
Lindsay Church Home
Linz George
Lionberger Charles
Lippincott Hall
Lisle Daniel    
Little J. R.
Little Missouri Creek
Locating the Seat of Justice
Location of Adams County
Lock Jacob
Lock John H.
Lockwood Samuel D.
Lockwood William. R.
Locust Boulevard
Loess The
Logan George
Logue Curren E.
Logue William M.
Lohr Frederick
Lohr James E.
Long Ada V.
Long Henry
Loos Arthur H.
Loos Charles F.
Loos George F.
Loos George L.
Loos J. William
Loos Michael
Loos William
Loraine  population  high school  Street Scene   churches  fraternal organizations  banks
Loraine Lodge No.  Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Loraine State Bank
"Loraine Times"
Losses by fire
Lott Peter 
Lovejoy Jabez
Lubbe Anton J.
Lubbe Joseph H.
Luckett-Magnor murder trial
Lummis Elmer
Lummis Joseph H.
Lusk Joseph J.
Lutheran church
Lutheran Church Coatsburg
Lutheran Church Liberty
Luther Memorial Church
Lynch law
Lytle Nathan
Macadam roads
Machine Gun Company World war 
Maclaskey George K.
Maclaskey Mary E.
Madison County
Madison Park
Madison school
Maertz Charles A.
Mail Coach old-time 
Mail facilities 
Mails early  first daily
Maine Street east from Fourth Quincy 
Mann Jacob G.
Manufactories Quincy
Maple sugar
Maplewood High School  
Maplewood School
Maps: Illinois Indians at Beginning of the Nineteenth Century  American Bottom and old French Villages  The Northwest Territory   Illinois in 
Marblehead
Marcy Frederick V.
Marine Corps Civil war
Marlow Hanson
Marquette   in the Illinois Country    last days of
Marquette county
Marriotte George
Marsh William
Marshall J. Albert
Marshall John C
Martin James A.
Martin William A.
Magnolia  
Markillie David N.
Marriott George C
Masonic Temple    
Masons Quincy  Camp Point
Masque of Illinois
Masquerier Louis
Mast Casper
Mast Christian F.
Mast Joseph
Mast Joseph Sr.
Mast Michael 
Maus Henry
Mayors of Quincy  early   first
McAdams George
McAnulty Samuel 
McAnulty Samuel R.
McAnulty William
McArthur Hattie
McCarl J. Grant
McCarl Lyman   
McCarl Scott
McQellan J.
McClintock Jacob W.
McCormick William O.
McCoy brothers
McCraney's Creek
McCrory Charles B.
McFarland John A.
McFarland Lewis
McGee's Creek 
Mclntyre Robert
McKean John S.
McKee township  land values  personal property  population  value of school property
McKinnay James
McMullen Arthur R. 
McMullen Brothers
McMullen George E.
McMurray John L.
McNay Charles R.
McNay Edgar
McNeall Derrick L.
McNeall William P.
Mead Charles W.
Mealiff James
Mealiff William
Meatheringham John E
Medical Society
Meisser Henry
Melrose Episcopal Church
Melrose township    precinct  land values and personal property  population  value of school property  Centennial celebration
Melton Louis N.
Memorial Park
Mendon  population  platted  early political center  first school  Pioneer Blacksmith Shop   High School   churches and lodges  village incorporated  City Park   newspaper  banks  Centennial celebration   Centennial pageant at
Mendon Chapter No.  Royal Arch Masons
"Mendon  Enterprise"  
Mendon Lodge No.  Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Mendon Lodge No.  Independent Order of Odd Felllows
Mendon Rebekah Lodge
Mendon State Bank
Mendon Star Chapter No.  Order Eastern Star
Mendon township land values  personal property  population  High School  value of school property  founded  pioneers
Menke George W.
Menke Henry B.
Menke Herman H.
Mercantile   Trust   and   Savings   Bank  
Mercelline
Merchants & Farmers National Bank
Merkel Albert .
Merkel Allen H.
Merkel Arthur C
Merkel Carl E.
Merkel Hardware Company The
Merker George
Merker ^Nicholas 
Merker Philip
Merten Herman H.
Mester Carl
Mester Theodore E.
Metcalf Joseph .
Metchigamies
Methodist Church of Clayton  of Golden  of Payson  at Burton
Methodist Episcopal Church of Camp Point  of Loraine  of Mendon  of Melrose township  of Pleasant Grove at Richfield  Paloma  Coats-burg
Methodist Protestant Church
Metz William
Metzger Elizabeth
Metzger George F.
Metzger John J. 
Mexican war
Meyer Albert
Meyer August F.
Meyer Edward H.
Meyer Frederick W.
Meyer John .
Meyer J. Walter
Meyer Peter H. 
Meyer William D.
Miamis
Michael Herman
Michael Joseph J.
Michel Jacob
Michelmann Henry L.
Michelmann John H.
Michels Charles
Middendorf Bernard H.
Middendorf Henry
Middendorf Theodore A.
Middendorf William H.
Middle Fork
Mikesell John P.
Military Bounty Land Tract
Military Day
Military history Burton township
Military leaders Civil war
Military Tract
Militia
Mill Creek    
Mill Creek township  churches  first schoolhouse  first election
Miller Bernard H.
Miller Charles W.
Miller Frederick
Miller George F.
Miller Grover G
Miller John E.
Miller Rufus L.
Mills first in Keene township
Minnawanna Tribe No.  Improved Order of Red Men
Minshall William A.
Mistletoe Lodge No.  Knights of Pythias
Mississippi Apple Growers' Association
Mississippi River
Mississippi River Steamer 
"Mississippi Valley Magazine/'
Mitchell James A.
Mitchell Thomas J.
Modern Woodmen of America Gem City Camp No.   Mendon Camp No. 
Moellring Henry
Mollenhauer Ada L.
Mollenhauer Edward A.
Mollenhauer George C
Moller Bernard H.
Moller Edward B.
Moller Fred E.
Moller Henry H.
Monroe Edward N.
Monroe Neal E.
Montgomery 
Montgomery George W.
Montgomery E. Florence
Montgomery Robert '
Monsters legendary of the Mississippi Valley
Moore Ebenezer  
Moore Francis C.
Moore Samuel D.
Moore's Addition
Morehead Roy A.
Morgan George W.
Morgan James D.     
Moriarity John J.
Mormons  war  Quincy as peacemaker  departure to Salt Lake  battle  troubles committee to settle  relief  treaty  exodus
Morris Arthur F.
Morris Frank E.
Morris Isaac N.
Morton Lieut. Col.
Morton Horace D.
Morton Z.
Mound builders  prehistoric in "American Bottom"  origin of  location of in neighborhood of Quincy bluffs
Mountain Rangers
Mt. Pisgah
Moyer George H.
Muegge Henry F.
Mueller Anselm
Mueller Gerhard
Mueller Henry C
Munroe Floyd W.
Murrah Peter E.
Musselman D. Lafayette
"Mutual Political Journal"
Myers David L.
Myers Dudley H.
Myers Henry L.
Myers John W.
Myers Wilber L.
Myers William B.
Naming of Quincy
Naming of the county
National Banks force out Free Banks
National Cemetery
National Guardsmen
Nations Guy J.
Nations Stevens
Natural features of Quincy's site 
Naval volunteers
"Needle Pickets The"  
Nelson Herman E.
Neptune Fire Company No.  
Nesbitt Samuel S.
Neumann John G. 
Newcomb House 
New Judicial Circuit formed
Newland John
"News"
Newspapers first  first daily  Quincy  Camp Point  Clayton  Golden  Menaon  Payson  Plainville  Coatsburg  Liberty
Newton
Nicholson Joseph W.
Nickerson Levin H. A.
Nicolai Louis
Niekamp Frederick
Niehaus Frederick W.
Nelsch John
Noll Henry
Noll Leroy A.
Noll W. Guy
Non-high school tax
Norris Emma A.
Norris John
Northeast precinct 
North. East township  land values  personal property  population  schools  first schoolhouse  value of school property  first native white men  first marriage ceremony  first schoolhouse  township officers
Northwest Territory   (map)  population in 
Northern Cross Railroad
Norwood Joseph
Oak Camp No.  Royal Neighbors
Oak ridges
Oats
Oberling. Jacob
Obert Matthias
O'Brien. Philip J.
Odd Feilows     Camp Point
 Burton  Ode to the German Pioneers  Oehlmann Henry  Oenning Elizabeth  Oenning Glass & Book

Company  Oenning Henry A.  Oertle Joseph  Oesterle Sebastian  Official  standard  of  teaching  qualifications
Ogle Edwin M.  Ogle Jacob  Ogle John H.  Ogle Maude
Ohio Valley English invade the  Ohnemus Alexander  Ohnemus Frank J.  Ohnemus Landolin  Ohnemus Matthias  Oil lamps  Old Bear Creek Bridge  Old Mississippi River Steamer 
Old People's Home  Old Slab Town
Old-Time Mail Coach   Oliver Alexander  Omer Robert A.
One Hundred and Eighteenth Infantrv Civil
war   One   Hundred   and   Forty-Eighth   Regiment
Civil war  One   Hundred   and   Forty-Sixth  Regiment
Civil war 
One Hundred  and Fourth  Illinois  Infantry
Civil war  One Hundred and Nineteenth Infantry Civil
war   One  Hundred  and  Thirty-Eighth  Regiment
Civil war
One Hundred and Thirty-Seventh Illinois Infantry Civil war  Opera House Block  Opera House Liberty 

Orchard first in the county  Orchards apple  Order of the Eastern Star  Ordinance of   Ording Henry  Ording

John C.  Original election precincts  Origin of the prairies  Ormond John J.  Orphanage first in Quincy  Orr Grayson   Orr Joseph  Orr William  Orton Vandeleur  Osborn Charles C  Osgood Edwin P.
Pacific Hotel
Padavic Anton
Paloma    bank  church
Paloma Exchange Bank
Paloma Lumber Company
Paloma Methodist Episcopal Church
Pape Frederick
Pape John H.
Pape William H.
Parent Teachers' Association
Park revenue sources of
Park system Quincy
Parker (E. J.)  Bank
Parker Edward J.    
Parker Frank B.
Parker Heights
Parker Heights Memorial Park 
Parsons Abigail
Pasture lands acreage of
Payson   population  high school  founding of  first store  first church  stone windmill  schools  high school  first incorporated  banks  newspaper  churches  public school  Centennial pageant at
Payson Lodge No.  A. F. & A. M.
Payson precinct 
Payson township  land values and personal property  population  value of school property   pioneer horticulturists  Centennial celebration
Peach trees
Pearce George T.
Pearce Jackson R.
Pease Nathaniel
Peine Carl
Peine Frederick A.
Pendleton Frederic M.
Penfield U. S.
People's Bank Camp Point
People's Exchange Bank
Peorias
Perigo Justus I.    
Perkins Williani H.
Permanent road fund tax
Perry C. F.
Pershing's Beauties
Personal property by townships
Peter Edward W.
Peter Michael
Peter Roy A.
Peter William
Petit jury  first
Petri Charles 
Pfanschmidt Charles C.
Pfanschmidt family
Pfanschmidt Gottfried S.
Pfanschmidt Johanna M.
Pfieffer Charles W.
Phil Miller Camp No.   Woodmen  of the World
Phoenix Fire Company No. 
Physicians  in the Civil war
"Piasa" bird    
Pickleville
Pickle Station
Picket Guard
Pieper Charles
Pieper John F.
Pieper Simon
Pieper Simon H.
Pierce Earl    Pierce Ira  Pierson E. L.  Pierson Truman T.  Pigeons wild
Pike County  Pioneer Home in   Pile Daniel  Pile Jacob  Pillatt Anna S.  Pillatt William  Pinklemann Peter E.  Pioneer Blacksmith Shop Mendon  
Pioneer county legislation  Pioneer   families   Liberty   township   
Honey Creek township  Pioneer French Illinois settlements life at
Pioneer German Couple   Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company  Pioneer Home in old Pike County 
Pioneer Implements Used by Old Settlers 
Pioneer members of the bar  Pioneer Quincy Home   Pioneer roads and bridges  Pioneer schools and teachers  Pioneer settlements  life at  Pioneers German  Pioneers Mendon township  Pipe John L.  Pitman James E.   Plainville &JL   population   high-school     bank     newspaper 
churches        fraternal    organizations  officials  "Plainville News/  Plank A. E.  Pleasant Grove Methodist Episcopal Church
Pleasant View Baptist Church Liberty  Police Quincy  chiefs  Poling Theodore C  Politsch Henry  Polling precincts  Polly   Sumner   Chapter   Daughters of theAmerican Revolution  Pond Quincy on site of  Pontiac buried at St. Louis   
Poor House  "Poor One Kickapoo Me"  Population city and country compared  Population figures  Population of  county in    
in   Population of Quincy in   in
Pork packing  Port of entry  Porter Jabez   Porter school
Portraits:    Pontiac        Ebenezer   Moore Enoch  Conyers  John  Wood  John Abbe Samuel  Holmes   James  E. Pitman    Civil War Volunteers Fiftieth Illinois Infantry  E. J. Parker  Sarah Atwater Denman  L. Albers  Postmaster first  Postoffice at John Wood's house  Postoffice Block  Postoffice kept in stout pine chest  Post office Quincy  Pottawatomies  Potter Celena A.  Potter E. B.  Potter Tillmon 

Pottle Brackett  "Poultry Keeper"  Powell George B.  Prairie fires
Prairies  origin of  swamp lands transformed into  Preacher first  Precincts polling  Prehistoric mounds 

Prentiss  Benjamin M.        
Prentiss Major Henry L. killing of  Presbyterian   Church         of   Camp Point     of Clayton     of  Golden  of

Liberty  of Burton township
Press Club
Preux Chevalier Lodge No.   Primrose  school  Prince David  Prince Edward  Probate judges
Public instruction report of state superintendent of
Public Library Quincy     
Public schools financial basis of system
Field  Day         first  city
  Payson
Public Square  fenced Quincy  Purple Norman H.  Purpus Arthur H.  Putnam William H.
Queen of the West Camp No.  Royal Neighbors
Q«igg William B.
Quincy Indian village on the site of  mounds in neighborhood of  unbroken wild  first man and first woman 

first white woman settler  first settler  second house  early mayors of (portraits)  named  platted  first sale of

town lots  opposition to as county seat  precinct  county seat remains at  population  Board of Health created 

first postmaster  railroad connection with Chicago complete    Indian village at site of  first streets  population

in   state capital  peace-maker in Mormon troubles  women in Civil war  center of military activity Civil war 

Civil war activities at  high schools  schools  first school in  school tax levied in  foundation of school system 

value of school property  first German family  solving waterworks problem  natural features of site  drainage of

the city  natural features of city's site  original town platted  first sale of lots  pioneer home   hotels  first

newspaper  first frame building  land office  becomes a town corporation  part of township system  birth of fire department  street improvements  boundaries of original city  wards  first city election and officials  council meetings  public square fenced  first public schools  city seal  free library  street grades established  population in flood of   population in   worst fire  telegraphic communication  first real city directory  geographical position  growth up to   Indians numerous  schools  first church  exodus of gold hunters  first daily mail and daily newspaper  made a port of entry  illuminating gas  houses numbered  mayors  commission form of government rejected  schools  Board of Education created  members of Board of Education  school savings system  Junior High School  present status of schools  fire department  water main  losses by fire  water works  worst fire  park and boulevard system  sources of park revenue  City Hospital  cemeteries  police  work house and house of correction  library   lighting and heating  transportation  horse railways  street cars
 newspapers  charities of  first orphanage  churches  oldest existing industries  manufactories  banks  bank failures  looking southeast from the courthouse   Centennial pageant at  bonds burned  first white child born in  in World war
"Quincy Academy"
Quincy Alton & St. Louis Railroad
"Quincy Argus/' 
Quincy Atlas and Warsaw road
Quincy Bar Association
Quincy Battalion
Quincy Boulevard and Park Association  officers of
Quincy Cadets Civil war
Quincy Chamber of Commerce
Quincy Chapter No.  Royal Arch Masons
Quincy Commandery No.  Knights Templar
Quincy Committee
Quincy Council No.  Royal and Select Masters
Quincy Council No.  Royal Arcanum
Quincy Council No.  Knights of Columbus
Quincy Country Club
Quincy Court No.  Tribe of Ben Hur
Quincy Fair Association
Quincy Freight Bureau 
Quincy Gas Electric and Heating Company
Quincy Gas Light and Coke Company
"Quincy Germania"
Quincy Grays
"Quincy Herald"
Quincy Herald Company
Quincy Historical Society  
Quincy Hotel
Quincy House    
Quincy Humane Society
"Quincy Journal"
"Quincy Labor News"
Quincy-Liberty road
Quincy limestone
Quincy Lodge No.  Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Quincy Lodge No.  Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Quincy Mercantile Bank
Quincy Missouri & Pacific Railroad Company
Quincy National Bank 
Quincy National Zouaves Civil war
Quincy Naval Reserves. Spanish-American war  after the war
Quincy Press Club
Quincy Riflemen  become Company A Mexican war
Quincy Rifles
"Quincy Republican" 
Quincy Savings Bank
Quincy Teachers' Institute
Quincy Tent No.  Knights of the Maccabees .
"Quincy Teutonia"
Quincy township  land value and personal property
"Quincy Tribune"  Quincy Turn Verein  Quincy Water Works  "Quincy Whig"   Quincy Women's Forum 

Quincy Work House  Quincy & Carthage Railroad  jQuincy & Toledo Railroad
Railroad bonds first voting of
Railroad bridges
Railroad connection with Chicago complete
 Railroad connections west of the Mississippi
Railroad facilities lack of  Railroad Park  Railroad properties value of  Railroad train first to Chicago  Railroad

Yards from Riverview Park Quincy
Ralston James H.   Ralston Joseph N.   Randall George W.  Rankin Charles H.  Ray William T.  Reardon

Patrick W.  Rearick Frederick  "Record"
Recorders     Red Cross Chapter Adams County  Red Cross Lodge No.  Knights of Pythias
Red Men  Redmond Thomas  Red Ribbon Club  Rees Henry  Reese William J.  Regimental Armory   Reich

Brothers & Company  Reich George F.  Reich William  Reichel  Adolph  D.   Reichel Edmund  Reid

Alexander  Reinebach C. Fred  Reinebach Paul F.  Reinecker John C  Reinoehl Jacob B.  "Reliable Poultry Journal"     Renault  Renken Henry  Renken Tette A.  Renken Wilke J.  Representatives in State Legislature 

Representatives legislative  "Republican"   Rettig Frank  Rettig John B.  Reuschel Henry  Reuschel Valentine 

Reutzel George H.  Reyland Philip J.  Rice Joel
Richardson William A.    Riehfield  Centennial celebration  Richfield Church  Riehfield precinct
Richfield township   land values and personal   property      population  
value of school property  schools  first schoolhouse  churches  Richland township  Ricker Bank  Ricker family

 Ricker Henry F. J.    Ricker H. Frank J.  Ricker National Bank   Ridder Henry A.
Riddle Ebenezer   Ringier Margaret
Rittler John F.
River scenes
Riverside township population  land values and personal property  soldiers' home located in  value of school property
Riverview Park
Road and bridge tax
Road building
Road districts
Road overseers
Roads pioneer  Ticehard road law  damage in   gravel and macadam
Robbins Daniel E.
Robbins John P.
Robertson William W.
Robinson W. A.
Rochester Robert A.
Rock Creek
Roeder Albert 
Roeder John L.
Roehrig Frederick
Roeschlaub Michael J.
Rogers Hiram
Rogers Samuel W.
Roller John C
Root Henry
Rose Jeremiah
Rose Major
Rose Mrs. Jeremiah
Ross John F.
Roth Frank
Roth George D. 
Roth John A.
Rothgeb Frank
Rottenkolber Thomas
Rough and Ready Fire Company No. 
Round Table
Royal and Select Masters
Royal Arcanum
Royal Arch Masons 
Royal Neighbors of America 
Ruddell James T.  
Ruddell John M. 
Ruff family
Ruff William J
Rump Christopher
Ruoff Christian
Rupp Bros. & Company
Rupp Christopher
Rupp Fred
Rupp. Frederick
Rupp George
Rupp.. George A.
Rupp Henry
Rupp Theresa H.
Rural lands value of
Rural schools standardized
"Rural West"
Rusk Earl W. M
Rust George W.  Rutledge William L.
Sac Village
Safford. Stephen F.
Salem Evangelical Church
Sangamon country
San Jose scale
Sassafras
Savage C. A.
Savings Bank.
Sawyer John Y.
Scale infestation
Scarborough A.
Scarborough Albigence
Scarborough Henry F.
Scarborough Joel K.
Schaefer George
Schafer Ernst W.
Schaffer August
Schaller family
Schaller Frederic
Schaller John S.
Schaller William
Schanz  Henry 
Schanz John
Schell George
Schell John
Schell John Jr.
Schell Peter  il
Scheer John
Scherer family
Schipple William
Schlag John
Schlagenhauf John
Schleich Frank J.
Schlinkman  William 
Schmelzle Oscar 
Schmiedeskamp Frederick W.
Schmiedeskamp Frederick W. F.
Schmiedeskamp William F.
Schmieding August H.
Schmidt John
Schmidt W. A.
Schmidt W. R.
Schmitt  Adam 
Schmitt Frances K.
Schmitt Leonard
Schmitt Leonard M. 
Sctimitt Philip L.
Schmitt William A.
Schneider Ben.
Schnell John 
Schnellbacher John W.
Schnellbeeher John J..
Schnellbecher Fred.
Schnellbeeher George F. P.
Schoolhouses first in Fall Creek township  first in Northeast township  first in Clayton  second in Camp Point township
School lands
School law of 
School system. : financial basis of  strong points of
School tax  levied in Quincy
pioneer  at Quincy    first town  commissioners and superintendents  foundation of Quincy system  enrollment  value of property  first city public  Board of Education created  savings system  official standard of teaching qualifications  present status  statistics  early at Camp Point  at Golden  first at Mendon  first schoolhouse in Keene township  at Payson  at Liberty  in Mill Creek township  in Liberty township  in Burton township  in Riehfield township  in Honey Creek township 
Schools Field Day 
Schott John B. 
Schrader Fred
Schrader Jacob 
Schrage Anton F.
Schroer Herman 
Schuehmann Henry
Schullian Edward F.
Schullian Orie F.
Schultheis George
Schutte Louis A.
Schwank John 
Sehwebel Philip
Schwebel William
Schwengels Fred
Schwindeler Charles F.
Schwindeler John B.
Schwindeler William A.
Scott James
Scott  Ory A. 
Scottish Rite Masonry in Quincy
Seaman Joseph W.
Seat of Justice locating the
Seaton Richard Jr.
Second Adams County Courthouse 
Second Congregational Unitarian Church
Second house built in Quincy
Second Illinois Regiment Mexican war  Company E
Second Regiment World war  .
Second schoolhouse Camp Point township
Secret societies
Seehorn Alfred A. 
Seehorn Thomas J.
Seidel Jacob
Sellner Charles
Selters Enoch
Senators State
Settlements pioneer
Settlers first in Quincy  first German
Seventh Illinois Cavalry Civil war
Seventy-eighth  Infantry Civil war 
Seventy-third Infantry Civil war
Seymour Brothers.
Seymour Charles W 
Seymour (Charles W.) Memorial High School '   
Seymour Edward
Seymour Henry M.
Seymour Lyman K.
Shakerag
Shank Charles E.
Shank Daniel
Shannahan William.
Shannon Oscar W..
Sharp Amos
Sharp Edward
Sharron Roy
Shaw David
Sheer Henry M.
Shepherd Maximilian
Sheriffs  .  
Sherrick John W.
Shiloh Chapel
Shiloh Church
Shipe Stephen D.
Shoemaker Jezreel
Sholl Alexander
Shorthorns pure bred 
Shriver Frank
Shriver Leonard E.
Shuey Martin
Shupe Benton
Sibley Joseph. 
Sibley Maria E.
Sieckmann Henry
Sien Ernest
Sien family
Simpson's Chapel Golden
Singleton James W.
Sinking fund tax
Sivertson William F.
Sixteenth Regiment of Illinois Infantry Civil war  
Skinner Onias C.
"Slab Hollow" 
Slade Crayton
Slander suit for
Slander suit with a moral
Slavery question  
Sloniger John F.
Smith Alexander M. 
Smith Ceylon
Smith Daniel
Smith Francis D.
Smith John  T.
Smith Thomas B.
Smith William J.
Snow Henry H  
Snow John H.
Snow Judge 
Soldiers' and Sailors' Home
Soldiers and Sailors' Home near Quincy 
Soldiers Liberty township
Soldiers' Memorial Monument
Soldiers' Monument first
Soebbing John L. 
Sohm Albert H.
Sohm Edward
Sohm Pantaleon
Sohm.. Will H
Soil improvement Association
Soil fifteen different types  wealth based on
Soils and their natural products
Somerville Carrie
Somerville William
Sommer Aldo 
Sommer Harry B.
Sommer Henry
Sommer John
Sommers Nathaniel
Songs by Quincy composers
Sonnet Frank
Soule John L.
South Fork
South Park
South Side Branch Bank
Soybeans
Spangler Henry
Spangler J. Philip
Spanish-American   war      Company   F
Quincy: Naval Reserves  soldiers
from Burton township  Sparks Henry  Specht Paul  Speckhardt John  Speckhart Adam  Speckhart John Jr.  Speckhart John Sr.  Speckhart William  Spencer Harlow M.  Spencer  Olive B.   Speyer Daniel  Spies John  Sprague James C  Sprenger Henry F.  Sprick Henry  Sprick Henry G  Springfield Capital moved to  Spring Valley  Springs
St. Aloysius Orphan Home     
St. Boniface Cemetery  St. Boniface Church  St. Bridget's Catholic Church Liberty  St. Francis Solanus College  St. Francis Solanus Parish  St. Jacobi Evangelical Lutheran Church
St. John's Parish and Cathedral  St. John's Roman Catholic Church  St. Mary's Academy  St. Mary's Hospital 
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church  St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Burton township   St. Paul's Evangelical Church  St. Peter's Catholic Church  St. Peter's Cemetery  St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church  St. Rose of Lima Church  St. Vincent Home for the Aged  Stage lines  Stahl. Daniel  Stahl Noah  Stahl Resler M.  Stannus Edwin F.  Starmann Bernard H  Starmann George  Starr Richard B.  Starr Richard W.  Starved Rock   State Bank of Illinois  State Bank of Lima  State Bank of Plainville  State Examining Board created..  State Highway plan  State Savings Loan and Trust Company  State Senators  State Street Bank   State Superintendent of Public 
 State's Attorney's   
Stauffer Christopher
Stauffer George E.
Steamboat Hotel
Steamboat landing
Steamboats  first  first built in Quincy 
Steam flour mill
Steel bridge
Steighorst Elmer^
Steighorst Henry A.
Steinagel Caroline I/.
Steinagel George
Steinagel Henry H.
Steinagel John
Steinbach John A.
Steinbeck John F.
Steiner Charles E.
Steiner David
Steiner David D.
Steiner family
Steiner  Gfeorge  
Steiner John H.  
Steiner Michael 
Steinkamp John H.
Steinwedell William 
Stephens Williston
Sterling H. C
Stewart Gilbert V.
Stewart William 
Stig's brass band
Stillwell John A.
Stoekhecke August F.
Stockhecker Herman H.
Stoeckle John
Stone Samuel
Stone's Prairie
Stone's Prairie Lodge No.  Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Stone windmill Payson
Store first in Clayton
Stork Cord H.
Stormer August F.
Stormer Herman H.
Stowe R. Frank
Street grades established Quincy
Street improvements Quincy
Street paving early
Streeter Joshua
Streets first in Quincy
Strickler Clark
Strickler Henry W.
Strickler Jeremiah
Strong E. A.
Stroot August C
Stuart J. Grant
Stuckenburg Joseph
Stuckman Julius C
Study Club
Sturtevant Charles W.
Sturtevant Marshall B. 
Suit for slander
Summers John E.
"Sunnyside Fruit Farm"
Sunset Hill
Sunset  Hill Park 
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Superintendents of schools
Supervisors
Surveyors   
Survivors of Lincoln-Douglas debate 
Swarthout William 
Sweet clover  Swope Homer M.  Sykes Helen H.  Sykes James  Sykes James M. D.  Sykes W. R.
Tallcott Samuel
Tandy William H.
Taylor Anna
Taylor William 
Teachers first  better trained  pioneer
Teaching qualifications official standard of
Telegraphic communication
Temperance
Temple of Justice
Tenhaeff William
Tenk Frank J.
Tenk Henry
Tenk John
Tenk Rudolph
Tenth Infantry Illinois Volunteers Civil war
Tenth Regiment Civil war
Tenth Regiment Illinois National Guard World war
Thomson-Houston Electric Light & Power Company
Thomas Jesse B. 
Thomas John B.
Thomas Joseph L.
Thompson Arthur J.
Thompson Emmor E.
Thompson Enos
Thompson J. C
Thompson John A.
Thompson John G.
Thompson Philo E.
Thompson Samuel
Thompson Samuel
Thompson Samuel H.
Thompson Settlement
Thompson William A.
Three Arts dub
Thurman Cr.eek
Thurwachter Jacob
Thyson Henry H.
Tibesar Joseph N.
Tice hard road law
Tillson General 
Tillson John    
Tillson Robert  .
Timber
"Times"
Tipple David
Tittle Andrew J.
Todd John
Tonti Henri de  death of.
Towhead
Town lots Quincy first sale of  sale of
Town schools first
Town tax.
Townships number of lj founded  organization adopted
Tractor at Work on Adams County Farm 
Training School for Nurses
Transportation  early by boat  by horseback
Tredway Daniel
Tredway Frank
Tredway Harriet
Treasurers   
Tribe of Ben Hur
Tri-Mutual
Trinity Lutheran  congregation Golden
Tri-State County Mutual Life Association
Troy coach stage
Tubbesing Frank
Tuesday Study Club
Turner Charles H.
Turner Charles .
Turner Fred C
Turner Jonathan B.
Turner Thomas W.
Turner William F.
Turney J.
Turn Verein
Tushaus. John H.
Twenty-ninth Colored Regiment Civil war
Twenty-ninth United States Colored Regiment
Twenty-seventh Infantry Civil war
Twenty-seventh Regiment Civil war
Tyrer Asa  
Tyler Nahma
Uebner Casper
Uecke Julius F. W.
Underground Railway  station
Under the Crown
Union Bank The
Union Rifle Company Civil war
Unitarian Church
United Brethren Church Quincy
United Brethren Church Honey Creek township..
United Cereal Mills Company Ltd.
United Presbyterian Church of Golden
University of Illinois
Uplands
Urech Jacob R.
Ursa : high school
Ursa Creek
Ursa precinct
Ursa township   land values  personal property  population  value of school property
Valley of Peace Cemetery
Vancil Isom
Vanden Boom Clemens A.
Vanden Boom Joseph H.
Vandorn J. A.
Vasen Maurice E.
Veihl Charles
Vermont Street Baptist Church
Vermont Street Methodist Episcopal Church
Vickers Howard J.  Vigilance committees  Vineennes capture of
Vinson Albert
Vinson Charles S.
Vinson Elisha J.
Vinson Jesse A.
Vogel John C
Vollbracht William
Vollrath John A.
Vollrath Oscar
Volunteer Training Corps World war
Volunteers World war from Quincy
Voting of railroad bonds first
Wabash System
Wabash Tract  
Waddell Abadiah
Waddell O. Frank
Wagner George M.
Wagner Jacob 
Wagner John J.
Wagner Rolland M. 
Wagy Belle
Wagy Henry
Wagy James
Wagy John
Wagy William A.
Waldhaus Conrad H.
Waldhaus George J.
Waldin Reinhold
Wallace Adam R. Jr.
Wallace Adam R. Sr.
Wallace Samuel M.
Walnut Point
Walton Henry P.
Wand John
Wand Theodore W.
Ward Artemus
Wards Quincy
War of the Rebellion
Warren Calvin A.
Washington Park    
Washington School
Washington "Square"
Water main  Water reservoir  Water Wheel   Water Witch JSTo.   Waterworks Quincy  Waterworks

problem solving of  Watson's spring  Wavering Anton  Wealth based on the soil  Weber Christopher  Weber

Wendelin  Webster School    Weems Frank H.  Weems Jesse E. . Weems Milton K.  Weibel John 

Weisenberger Lenus  Weisinger Eugene  Wellmann Albert  Wellmann Edward C  Wellmann Frank 

Wellmann Frederick  Wellmann George  Wells Albert A.  Wells Charles L.  Wells Edward  Wells George 

Wells Levi   Weltin John E.
Weltin John S-
Weltin Michael
Weltin Michael Jr.
Wendell J. H.
Wenzel  John 
Werner August W.
Werneth Anna 
Werneth Pantalion
Wesley Chapel
Wessels John J.
Western Catholic Union
Westhold  Wilhelmina 
Wewers Bernard
Wewers Mary L.
Wewers William
Weyman   (Sergeant)   war speech 
Wharton Henry E.
Wheat 
Wheat Alexander E.
Wheat  Almeron 
Wheeler Loring P.
Wheeler Scott
"Whig"
Whig barbecue
Whipple H. D.
Whiskey raid
White brothers
White Calvin H.
White James M.
White  Star trail 
White Wilton E.
Whitford Henry B.
Whitlock Greenbury E.
Whitney Frank H.
Whitney  James  W. 
Wible John
Wieh John
Wiebmer. Anton
Wigle farm
Wigle John 
Wilkes William 
Wilcox Daniel
Wilcox David F. 
Wild Cat Banking
Wild  Edward 
Wild geese 
Wild pigeons 
Willard Charles N.
Willard John V.
Willhoit. Benjamin L.
Williams Archibald
Williams John H.
Williams William W.
Williamson Henry A.
Williamson Walter E.
Willis Charles
Wilms John H.
Wing Ezra D.
Winkelmann William J.
Winter John E.
Wisher. Cecil C
Witt. William W.
Wittier Charles H.
Wittier.  Edward  F.  
Wittier Flora D.
Wittier. John F. W.
Wolf David
Wolf Frederick
Wolf George
Wolf hunt
Wolf Jacob
Wolf Martin
Wolfe Fred G.
Wolfe Jacob B.
Wolfe LeRoy H.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Woman's Club House first in America 
Woman's Literary Club
Women of Quincy in Civil war
Women's Christian Temperance Union
Women's Forum
Women's organizations Camp Point
Wood Cabin of  
Wood Charles H.
Wood Daniel
Wood Daniel C
Wood John   post-office at house
Wood  Joshua  
Wood Sarah
Wood William H.
Wood vs. Lisle
Wooden bridges
Woodland Cemetery  
Woodland Home
Woodand Home for Orphans 
Woodmen of the World
Woodruff William H.
Woods Anna S.
Woods C. M.
Wood's Park
Woods Reuben 
Woodville precinct
Work House Quincy
World war: call to the colors promptly answered  Company I Eighth Illinois Volunteers  Tenth Regiment

Illinois National Guard  Machine Gun Company  Home Guards  Chaddoek Cadets   Company E  Volunteer

Training Corps  Second Regiment  soldiers from Burton township  soldiers  personnel Adams county  those

who gave their lives  how men were raised and distributed  many joined old Guard units  history of the draft

boards  recruiting offices kept busy  Quincy men inducted by Exemption Board.  men who were classified

under old regulations  how most of the men were distributed  some Quincy men who volunteered  roster of

National Guardsmen who left Quincy  some county men who enlisted in the army  naval volunteers going from

Quincy  partial list of county men who enlisted in the navy  latest figures on county's contribution of men
Worst fire Quincy
Worth George
Wright William^ E.
Wurst C. Henry
Wurst Lillie C
Wyatt. John T.
Yates Gov. Richard 
Yeargain John C 
Yeargain Thomas M. 
Yingling Christine
Yingling Edwin N.
Young Brigham
Young Jacob
Young Richard M. 
Zimmermann Charles A. W.
Zimmermann Ernest 
Zimmerman Joseph J.
Zimmerman Lawrence J.
Zimmermann William
Zion Episcopal Church
Zurbonsen Anthony

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