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Early Illinois & Jersey County Settlers
Early Settlers, resided 1833 or earlier, includes women.
1839 Voters, people who voted in Jersey County’s first election.
Pioneers before 1840, Pioneers who Settled in Jersey County prior to 1840, from 1916 Atlas. List and scans of small photos (from photocopy).
Pioneers before 1840, Pioneers who Settled in Jersey County prior to 1840 (some photos). Larger photographs, alphabetical list, ongoing project.
1872 Atlas Index, Old Settler biographies online
1872 Farms & Residences, histories of farms and residences (some illustrated); additional Jersey County farms, residences and other illustrations
Old Settlers Society 1877
Old residents, residents still alive in 1886.