A Brief History of St. Clair County,
The following history of St. Clair County, Illinois is taken from
the Centennial History of McKendree College - 1928, written by Prof. W. C. Walton.
CHAPTER I - Under French Rule
CHAPTER II - Under British Rule
CHAPTER III - The Transition to American
CHAPTER IV - Settlers of the Early
CHAPTER V - Early American Settlers of St. Clair
See also precinct histories transcribed from History of St. Clair County, Illinois
(Brink, McDonough, and Co., 1881) on the St. Clair County Genealogical Society (SCCGS) web site
. These histories also include early settlers and notes about mills, railroads, rivers, groceries, saloons, coal mines, and defunct towns. Precinct areas of the county preceded township governing bodies.
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