Category: History

History of Monee Township

In the township of Monee, lying between Greengarden and Crete, there were a few who settled quite early.  In 1834, John S. Dilley; in 1835, John M. Chase, N.C. Tibbitts, S.W. Cooper, Nicholas Young and Ruel Carney; and in 1836,...

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Will County History

Along Old Sauk Trail Churches Cities/Towns History of Will County, Illinois, 1878 Monee Township Newspapers Past & Present of Will County, 1907 Photographs Reed Township Schools The History of Joliet Series, by John...

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First Ball

Mrs. Kinzie, in her “Waubun,” gives an account of a ball on Hickory Creek, in 1831. She does not tell us at whose house it was held, but we have ascertained that it was at Mr. Friend’s. 1)In “Forty Years...

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