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Jersey County Page     Early Settlers

Pioneers Who Settled in Jersey County Prior to 1840From a collection made by Judge W. Pogue, Jerseyville.

Brian McKinney, Binding and Preservation Librarian, Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri has photographed some of the “Pioneers Who Settled in Jersey County Prior to 1840,” that are on the original pioneer board that hangs in the Jersey County City Hall. This was published in the Standard Atlas of Jersey County, Illinois Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the County, Chicago: Geo. A. Ogle & Co, 1916, page 69. Small scans of the pioneers’ photographs from the Atlas illustration are on this website Pioneers in numerical order. On this page are links to larger photos provided by Brian, in alphabetical order.

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Carrico J. C. Carrico (No. 52)

Griggs Samuel H. Griggs (No. 121)

Martin George Martin (No. 80)

Reddish Jacob Reddish (No. 122)

Reddish John Reddish (No. 128)

Reddish Zeddock Reddish (No. 18)

Seago Daniel Seago (No. 150)

Jersey County Page     Early Settlers