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Pioneers of Menard and Mason counties

Onstot, T. G.

Pioneers of Menard and Mason counties

made up of personal reminiscences of an early life in Menard County, which we gathered in a Salem life from 1830 to 1840, and a Petersburg life from 1840 to 1850, including personal reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln and Peter Cartright

by Onstot, T. G.

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Published by Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Havana, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Menard County (Ill.),
  • Mason County (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Menard County,
  • Mason County
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- New Salem (Menard County),
    • Cartright, Peter, 1785-1872.,
    • Pioneers -- Illinois -- Menard County -- Biography.,
    • Pioneers -- Illinois -- Mason County -- Biography.,
    • Menard County (Ill.) -- History.,
    • Mason County (Ill.) -- History.,
    • Menard County (Ill.) -- Biography.,
    • Mason County (Ill.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby T.G. Onstot.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF547.M5 O5 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination400 p. :
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2449426M
      LC Control Number87148372


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There was a Menard and Mason County write-up about twenty years ago, but it was expensive and but few bought it and not One in fifty ever read it.

This book sold for $8. Later a history of Mason and Tazewell counties was gotten up that sold for $15, which put it Author: T. Onstot. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Miller and J. Ruggles], statistics, andc. Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties; Made up of Personal Reminiscences of an Early Life in Menard Paperback – Febru by Onstot (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ Price: $   Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties: made up of personal reminiscences of an early life in Menard County, which we gathered in a Salem life from toand a Petersburg life from to ; including personal reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln and Peter Cartright.

Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties. Made up of personal reminiscenses of an early life in Menard County, which we gathered in a Salem Life from toand a Petersburg Life from to ; Pioneers of Menard and Mason counties book personal reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln and Peter Cartwright.

By T.G. Onstott Forest City, Illinois, Book/Printed Material Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties; made up of personal reminiscences of an early life in Menard County, which we gathered in a Salem life from toand a Petersburg life from to ; including personal reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln.

Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties. By T. Onstot, published (reprint) Hardbound with title stamped on the spine in gold, pages $ per copy, plus $ shipping. World Library - eBooks.

The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois. The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois. "Containing a history of the counties--their cities, towns, &c.; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general statistics; map of Menard and Mason counties; history of Illinois, illustrated; history of the Northwest, illustrated; Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, &c., &c., &c.".

"Containing a history of the counties--their cities, towns, &c.; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general statistaics; map of Menard and Mason counties; history of Illinois, illustrated; history of the Northwest, illustrated; Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, &c., &c., &c.".

Geography. Menard is located at (, It is situated along the banks of the San Saba River at the junction of U.S. Highways 83 andapproximately miles northwest of Austin and San Antonio in central Menard County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of square miles ( km 2), all of it land. Get this from a library. Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties; made up of personal reminiscences of an early life in Menard County, which we gathered in a Salem life from toand a Petersburg life from to ; including personal reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln and Peter Cartright.

[T G Onstot] -- David F. Nelson collection. HISTORY OF MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS CHICAGO: Published by: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers Dearborn Street The following index is only to Biographical sketches, and is not an every name index of the whole book.

History. Mason County was created in out of portions of Tazewell and Menard counties. Mason County at the time of its creation in Geography. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of square miles (1, There has been only one history of Mason county written and that was twenty-five years ago.

It was a costly book ($) and only one person in fifty ever read it. We now promise to write a book within the reach of all at a moderate price. The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois by,O.L. Baskin & Co.

edition. History of Menard & Mason Counties Chicago Published by: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers Dearborn Street.

Mason County. The Early Pioneers Page When the first white people came to this section, it was then a part of Sangamon County. A few years later, it became a part of Menard, and, later still, was embraced in Mason. Containing a history of the counties - their cities, towns, etc.; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general statistics; map of Menard and Mason Counties; History of Illinois, illustrated; History of the Northwest, illustrated.

History in a Pecan Shell The town once known as Menardville was formed in The following year Ft. McKavett was deactivated, leaving the settlers without protection from the Indians.

After the Civil War the fort was reopened and while nearby Mason was supplied from San Antonio, Menard received its supplies via Burnet. About this Book Catalog Record Details.

The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

Original data: The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois: containing a history of the counties--their cities, towns, &c., portraits of early settlers and prominent men, general statistics, map of Menard and Mason Counties, history of Illinois, illustrated: history of the Northwest, illustrated: Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, &c, &c, &c.

The Digital Research Library of Illinois History®. The History and Mason Counties, Illinois, Supplemented by: "An index to the names of persons appearing in The history of Menard and Mason counties, Illinois. [Marie Rabbitt Fulk, indexer]" ( p.

; 29 cm.) published: Winnetka, Ill. Menard County, located in Central Texas, is surrounded by Concho County to the north, McCulloch County to the northeast, Mason County to the east, Kimble County to the south, Sutton County to southwest, Schleicher County to the west and Tom Green County to the northwest.

Menard, the county seat, is located about miles northwest of San Antonio. Cities, Towns & Communities. On March 8, the Menard County Fair filed articles of incorporation under the general Not-For-Profit Corporation Act, but a lease between the County and the Fair Board was not drawn up and signed until Febru Menard County can cherish a county fair that has lasted more than years.

HISTORY OF MENARD COUNTY By Rev. Miller Opening Section. Long ages ago, the worst curse that a good man could wish to befall an enemy was that he were compelled to "write a book," for good old Job cried out in anguish "O, that mine enemy would write a book;" and surely this should be enough to gratify the enmity of a much worse man that he of Uz, especially if the book written was to be.

HISTORY OF MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS CHICAGO: Published by: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers Dearborn Street “Pioneers of Menard & Mason Counties” () Much of this book deals with Abe Lincoln’s early days in the area, but it also includes stories of other early families, churches, etc.

James Blakely also settled in what is now Kilbourne Township inand, without moving, was an inhabitant of three counties-Sangamon, Menard and Mason. He died a few years ago, leaving A.

Blakely and two other sons in the old neighborhood. Aaron Scott also settled, the same year, in the neighborhood where his sons, Martin and Asher, now live. Mason County, Illinois (Source: ) Name Index to Illinois Local Governments Mason County (Source: Illinois State Archives) National Register of Historical Places Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group) Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties (Source: Internet Archive).

Containing a history of the counties - their cities, towns, etc.; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general statistics; map of Menard and Mason Counties; History of Illinois, illustrated; History of the Northwest, illustrated; Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, etc.

Past and present of Menard County, Illinois (Source: Internet Archive) Pioneers of Menard & Mason Counties Includes history and biographies (Source: Illinois Ancestors) Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties (Source: Internet Archive) Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties (Source: Internet Archive).

Menard County had, itself, been formed from the northwestern portion of Sangamon County in Therefore, depending on what time frame you're researching in Mason County, records might be found in Mason, Menard, Sangamon, and/or Tazewell counties.

Covering square miles, Mason County's population in as estimated by the. Menard County was named in honor of Michel Branamour Menard (), who was an early settler of Galveston, TX.

Located in Central Texas, Menard County is on the edge of the Edwards Plateau and lies within the Colorado River basin. Menard County Historical Timeline - Menard TXGenWeb site; Menard County Formation - Menard TXGenWeb site.

Search USA Illinois Menard County Menard County. Welcome to our Menard County family history research page. Here you'll find record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Menard County ancestors.

Menard County (Ill.) --Biography. Menard County (Ill.) --History. Menard County (Ill.) --Maps. If you have questions about using the online catalog or subject headings, please see Using the Library. We've provided a few areas below to start you off.

County Histories. The History of Menard and Mason Counties. Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., Dearborn: Here's mention of William in the History of Menard Read more on !. Mason County Pioneers-Biographies of Early Mason County Settlers - Submission Guidelines Pioneers Submitted: Edmund Martin Daniel Runyon Ralph Robinson Peter Degman Aquilla Standiford; Miscellaneous Records.

Mason County Connections, found by our contributors in old county history books; Link to Mason County Biographies, a part of Jeff Murphy's.Our unit incudes retirees from three counties: Menard, Kimble, and Mason.

We currently have members. We have five meetings each year in September, November, January, March, and May. We have an active email exchange of information.Biography. Hunter was born to John Warren Hunter and the former Mary Ann Calhoun in Loyal Valley in Mason County, Texas, and was raised in the communities of San Saba, Menard, and left school to work for his father's newspaper, the Mason later worked for newspapers called The Times in both Llano and Comfort, Texas, the latter publication which he had founded but soon .