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

This is the key to the illustration in 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. The photograph of each person listed with a number below is in this illustration. If you are interested in a photo or photos, the Jerseyville Public Library lists this book in their collection. You may be able to contact the library and ask for an enlarged photocopy of the person(s) you are interested in. A large illustration of all these photographs is probably still at the Jersey County Historical Society.

Scans from a photocopy of the settlers listed below:

Nos. 1-25     Nos. 26 – 50      Nos. 51 – 75     Nos. 76 – 100     Nos. 101 – 125     Nos. 126 – 152

1. John W. Slaten

2. George E. Warren

3. J. M. Terry

4. Murray Cheney

5. J. T. Grimes

6. Thomas Cummings

7. Horatio Belt

8. J. M. Hurd

9. D. G. Wyckoff

10. Miner Gowins

11. Thomas B. Ruyle

12. John Finle

13. George W. Burke

14. J. G. Scott

15. A. S. Wyckoff

16. Elijah Van Horne

17. William Shephard

18. Zeddock Reddish

19. Samuel Erwin

20. James Moore

21. Robert Latham

22. Joseph Carr

23. Martin L. Hill

24. William B. Nevius

25. George W. Lowder

26. P. P. Voorhees

27. William McDow

28. W. L. Ruyle

29. Bart Chappell

30. Robert L. Hill

31. James Slaten

32. Joshua Allen

33. A. L. Knapp

34. William H. Allen

35. Jacob Lurton

36. D. P. Pritchett

37. Benj. Wedding

38. George Cope

39. John L. Lofton

40. J. K. Stelle

41. Elias Palmer

42. E. A. D’Arcy

43. Matthew Stanley

44. Samuel Simmons

45. J. C. Lurton

46. O. B. Hamilton

47. Moses Cockrell

48. Brook Stafford

50. A. A. McReynolds

51. Solomon Calhoun

52. J. C. Carrico

53. Penuel Corbett

54. William Faulkner

55. Robert Whitehead

56. H. N. Cross

57. C. N. Adams

58. George H. Jackson

59. U. D. Howell

60. Benj. T. Harding

61. Josiah Cummings

62. John C. West

63. F. J. Mavis (Mains, see below)

64. C. C. Cummings

65. James Rusk

66. Abijah Davis

67. A. W. Christy

68. S. MacRaynolds

69. William D. Landon

70. Joel Corey

71. Charles Moore

72. Glover Short

73. David Dunsdon

74. James Hartwick

75. Caleb Post

76. Isaac Harbert

77. H. C. Massey

78. Charles Bowman

79. Ephraim Chappell

80. George Martin

81. J. H. Bell

82. Charles T. Catt

83. Daniel McFain

84. J. G. Dougherty

85. R. M. Knapp

86. William Hackney

87. William Kirby

88. Joseph Marshaw

89. Thomas Marshall

90. L. D. Cory

91. N. L. Adams

92. L. L. Kirby

93. Thomas Ford

94. H. W. Fisher

95. B. F. Calhoun

96. C. H. Knapp

97. Charles Miner

98. Thos. H. Chapman

99. Richard Simmons

100. J. G. Hamilton

101. Marion McDow

102. Nathan Swann

103. William Noble

104. J. N. English

105. Jonas Bradshaw

106. A. R. Knapp

107. Ervan Little

108. Thos. MacReynolds

109. Jacob Rhoades

110. Richard Chappell

111. John Ryan

112. James Simmons

113. A. K. Van Horne

114. James Ross

115. John Buckles

116. Jeremiah Bell

117. Stryker Nevius

118. Sebastian Watson

119. N. M. Lurton

120. George Hoffman

121. Samuel H. Grigg

122. Jacob Reddish

123. James H. Belt

124. Andrew Jackson

125. John Richey

126. L. S. Hansell

127. Edward Miner

128. John Reddish

129. C. B. Fisher

130. Samuel L. McGill

131. A. D. Erwin

132. Nathan Miner (in sulky)

133. S. L. Downey

134. John Purcell

135. Stephen M. Richey

136. Oscar Hill

137. Loyd Belt

138. H. O. Goodrich

139. John W. Vinson

140. Charles Voorhees

141. Isaac Snedeker

142. W. W. Dabbs

143. P. D. Cheney

144. J. M. Finch

145. J. L. Seago

146. J. E. Cooper (with buggy)

147. John Brown

148. Milo Landon

149. Charles Jackson

150. Daniel Seago

151. C. M. Hamilton

152. H. N. Belt

Researcher note, No. 63. F. J. Mavis is a misprint. His name was actually FreemanJones Mains, and he is buried in the Jalapa Cemetery in Greene County. He was a big deal in Jersey County but his ancestry was actually from Greene County. He changed his name from MEANS to MAINS. From Marty Crull.

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