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The History of Peoria County, Illinois

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The History of Peoria County, Illinois

The History of Peoria County, Illinois : containing a history of the Northwest, history of Illinois, history of the county, its early settlement, growth, development, resources, etc., etc., a sketch of its cities and towns, their improvements, industries, manufactories, churches, schools, etc., etc., a war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics, biographical sketches, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, map of Peoria County, Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, tables, etc., etc.

  • published by Johnson & Co., Chicago, Illinois 1880.
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<span id='Peoria_History'></span>''[[Space:The History of Peoria County, Illinois|The History of Peoria County, Illinois]]'' (Johnson & Co, Chicago, Illinois, 1880.)
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Great source, and thanks. There was an influx of Irish famine refugees to Peoria in the 1850s, and I checked what names I have, but (and this is not a surprise) none are mentioned in here and a search for "Irish" is likewise unhelpful in that regard.
posted by W Counsil