Bond County (Ill.)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Bond County, Illinois early settler, who farmed near Mulberry Grove, Illinois on land he bought with payment for his service in the Black Hawk War, traveled as Methodist circuit preacher, served in the Illinois House of Representatives, and was Chaplain for the Illinois 111th Volunteers from the time it was formed until illness forced his resignation late in 1864. James B. Woollard was born in South Carolina, where his grandfather, John, had settled when he came from England before the...
Dates: Created: 1774-1927; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1946
Collection — Box 67
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of diary kept January through December 1849 writes of local events, social activities, politics, weather, family and cholera. Mentions several cases appearing in court and the outcomes. Several mentions of people preparing and leaving for California. A brief discussion of a large fire in St. Louis, May 18, 1849 started from a steamboat and spread. Numerous entries re: cholera and those who died.
Dates: Created: 1849