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                          ORIGINAL LAND OWNERS OF THORNTON TOWNSHIP
                                    Cook County, Illinois

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        Angus P. Robinson [scottyr@netnitco.net]


Township 36N, Range 14E & 15E, 3rd Meridian


                      Register              Acres    Date        Price
Purchaser              Number  Section    Purchased Purchased  Per Acre

ANDREWS, David         011468    05 IBL    119.10  06-27-1835  $ 1.25
BLANCHARD, Francis G.  010194    05         85.27  11-30-1838    1.25
DECART, Stan           020030    05         54.77  0l-17-1836    1.25
FUNK, Christian        0Q2759    05         82.40  0l-22-1851    1.25
PEACOCK, Joseph        016550    05        160.00  06-04-1849  Warrant
PEARSONS, Hiram        006957    05          7.14  12-23-1835    1.25
PEARSONS, Hiram        021160    05          5.70  12-23-1835    1.25
TRAPP, George          006984    05 IBL    164.80  0l-26-1851  Warrant
WHEELER, John S.       010173    05         73.43  11-30-1838    1.25
ANDREWS, William       001500    06         80.00  06-27-1835    1.25
ANDREWS, William       016916    06 IBL    115.15  06-27-1835    1.25
ANDREWS, William       027176    06         80.00  06-27-1835    1.25
BARTON, Peter          020175    06         80.00  08-05-1835    1.25
BLANCHARD, Francis G.  003867    06         42.52  11-30-1838    1.25
BLANCHARD, Francis G.  020004    06         42.52  11-30-1838    1.25
BROWN, Eden            020492    06         33.32  10-25-1845    1.25
CHADWICK, Peter        010156    06         20.25  11-30-1838    1.25
HEACOCK, Russel        0l0697    06        160.00  06-27-1835    1.25
WALKER, George E.      021010    06         80.00  08-05-1835    1.25
WITTE, Wilhelm         466610    06 RRIBL   40.00  02-09-1867    1.25
WITTE, William Jr.     493803    06 RRIBL   35.55  03-31-1871   15.00
ADAMS, Francis G.      005078    05         80.29  06-16-1855    2.50
ADAMS, Francis G.      005155    05         40.14  06-16-1855    2.50
BROWN, Ira             481424    06 RR      23.64  03-10-1870   18.00
BROWN, Ira             481425    06 RR      34.17  03-10-l870   18.00
BROWN, Ira             481426    06 RR      39.95  12-28-1869   18.00
DALTON, Charles H,     501274    06 RR      32.16  00-00-1871   11.00
DALTON, Charles H.     501275    06 RR      64.30  00-00-1871   11.00
DALTON, Charles H.     501276    06 RR      64.30  00-00-1871   11.00
EAGER, George          502188    06 RR      37.61  00-00-1871   11.00
EAGER, George          502189    06 RR      37.61  00-00-1871   11.00
EAGER, George          502100    06 RR      18.81  00-00-1871   11.00
EAGER, George          502191    06 RR      18.80  00-00-1871   11.00
RIPLEY, George B.      511528    06 RR      20.43  04-22-1873   20.00
RIPLEY, George B.      511529    06 RR      25.92  04-22-1873   20.00
RYAN, James            490844    06 RR      40.85  l0-25-1870   11.00
RYAN, James            490845    06 RR      40.85  10-25-1870   11.00
SHELDON, D. Henry      512566    06 RR      81.70  02-09-1872   20.00
YOUNG, Mary T.         516106    06 RR      25.92  04-22-1873   20.00
YOUNG, Mary T.         516197    06 RR      20.93  04-22-1873   20.00
DOUGLAS, Stephen       005325    07         81.07  06-18-1855    2.50
DOUGLAS, Stephen       005456    07         81.07  06-18-1855    2.50
DOUGLAS, Stephen       005628    07         81.07  06-18-1855    2.50
DOUGLAS, Stephen       005790    07         81.07  06-18-1855    2.50
DOUGLAS, Stephen       016149    07        162.14  06-18-1855    2.50
ALLEN, James           480054    08 RR      39.59  05-18-1870   18.00
EVANS, Daniel          502492    08 RR      40.00  02-17-1873   20.00
EVANS, Daniel          502493    08 RR      80.00  02-17~1873   20.00
FREITAG, John G.W.     484300    08 RR      40.00  06-30-1868    9.90

ORIGINAL LAND OWNERS OF THORNTON TOWNSHIP, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

                      Register              Acres    Date        Price
Purchaser              Number  Section    Purchased Purchased  Per Acre

FREITAG, John G.W.     484301    08 RR      27.72  06-30-1868    9.90
FREITAG, John G.W.     484302    08 RR      40.00  06-30-1868    9.90
FREITAG, John G.W.     484303    08 RR      40.00  06-30-1868    9.90
GOTFRIED, Johann       503975    08 RR      20.00  11-01-1871   11.00
HART, Aaron N.         504763    08 RR      18.56  05-19-1876   11.00
HART, Aaron N.         504764    08 RR      18.56  05-19-1876   11.00
SNYDACKER, Godfrey     491805    08 RR      39.78  09-13-1870   11.00
SNYDACKER, Godfrey     491806    08 RR      44.43  09-13-1870   11.00
DOLTON, Andrew H.      019405    17         40.00  04-19-1855    2.50
DOLTON, Charles H.     023798    17         40.00  04-16-1855    2.50
LEWIS, Allen C.        015792    17         80.00  12-17-1855  Warrant
LEWIS, Allen C.        156942    17         80.00  12-17-1855    2.50
NICHOLS, William T.    000055    17        156.08  08-04-1859    1.25
NICHOLS, William T.    452133    17        156.08  08-04-1859    1.25
ALLEN, James           480055    18 RR      40.00  07-14-1870   18.00
BROWN, Ira             481423    18 RR      40.00  08-22-1870   18.00
DYER, Thomas           003091    18         40.00  11-30-1838    1.25
GOLDSMITH, Frederick   014925    18         40.00  09-17-1849    1.25
HALSTENSON, Turess     023083    18         40.00  08-11-1849    1.25
KINGSBURY, Malvina A.  506757    18 RR      40.00  03-31-1874   20.00
KINGSBURY, Malvina A.  506760    18 RR      40.00  03-31-1874   20.00
MOE, Alphine           509240    18 RR      40.00  11-30-1873   20.00
SCHREIBER, Augustus    024655    18         20.36  09-17-1849    1.25
SCHREIBER, Ernest G.   024656    18         20.36  09-17-1849    1.25
SCOTT, Catherine S.    491153    18 RR      40.00  09-07-1870   18.00
SCRIBNER, Ernest G.    005491    18         81.40  09-17-1849  Warrant
SCRIBNER, Ernest G.    005821    18         81.40  09-17-1849  Warrant
STRUNK, Mary S.        513821    18         40.00  00-00-1871   19.00
WADSWORTH, Julius      003778    18         40.00  11-30-1838    1.25
DAVIDSON, Peter        006898    19        153.37  02-28-1834    1.25
RNUDSEN, Neals         009782    19         38.15  02-28-1834    1.25
KNUDSEN, Neals         0l0l62    19        137.82  02-28-1834    1.25
KNUDSEN, Neals         014297    19         38.15  02-28-1834    1.25
LEWIS, Allen C.        025474    19         78.58  12-17-1855  Warrant
LEWIS, Allen C.        156943    19         78.58  12-17-1855  Warrant
MATTHEWS, Joseph C.    000042    19         21.24  11-30-1838    1.25
MATTHEWS, Joseph C.    020009    19          9.08  11-30-1838    1.25
TURRESEN, Halsten      025592    19        116.38  02-28-1834    1.25
DYER, Thomas           001942    20         25.98  11-30-1838    1.25
DYER, Thomas           006906    20         51.95  11-30-1838    1.25
HACKER, Louis          485014    20 RR      40.00  04-19-1873   15.00
MATHEWS, Joseph C.     020035    20         18.37  11-30-1838    1.25
SCHRUM, John           512254    20 RR      73.28  00-00-1871   15.00
TARRESEN, Halsten      012945    20         40.00  02-12-1850    1.25
WADSWORTH, Julius      002646    20         25.98  11-30-1838    1.25
WADSWORTH, Julius      006987    20         51.95  11-30-1838    1.25
CLEVELAND, Emerson     536072    29 SC      40.00  01-01-1855    4.75
DYER, Thomas           010195    29         65.78  12-24-1838    1.25
LANSING, George        540867    29 SC      40.00  01-01-1855    4.75
LEWIS, Allen C.        012707    29         40.00  12-17-1855  Warrant
LEWIS, Allen C.        156944    29         40.00  12-17-1855    2.50
LYNCH, John            541270    29 SC      40.00  05-09-1854    4.88
MATTHEWS, Joseph C.    007011    29          1.35  11-30-1838    1.25

ORIGINAL LAND OWNERS OF THORNTON TOWNSHIP, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

                      Register              Acres    Date        Price
Purchaser              Number  Section    Purchased Purchased  Per Acre

MATTHEWS, Joseph C.    010158    29         22.24  11-30-1838    1.25
MATTHEWS. Joseph C.    020006    29         39.46  11-30-1838    1.25
MUNDINGER, John S.     542274    29 SC      40.00  09-26-1855    4.00
MUNDINGER, John S.     542275    29 SC      40.00  09-04-1854    4.00
WADSWORTH, Julius      010201    29         65.78  12-24-1838    1.25
DOLTON, Charles H.     483299    30 RR      40.00  04-10-1871   10.00
FRASER, Lydia          457572    30 RR      41.33  04-20-1863    8.00
FRASIER, Samuel W.     457574    30 RR      40.00  02-22-1864    8.00
HOMEIER, William       459294    30 RR      80.00  01-22-1864    8.10
LANSING, Angeline A.   460592    30 RR      40.00  08-30-1864    7.50
LANSING, Edwin H.      460593    30 RR      40.00  03-22-1864    8.00
MAEYERS, John          461009    30 RR      41.19  02-22-1864    8.00
MEYER, Christian       488485    30 RR      40.00  02-18-1871   10.00
MYERS, John            509624    30 RR      40.00  00-00-1871   10.00
RAN, Friederich        463227    30 RR      40.00  05-23-1864    7.60
REINBACK, Jacob        463352    30 RR      40.00  03-22-1864    8.00
RUDD, Mary M.          463762    30 RR      81.41  12-31-1865    9.00
SCHOATER, Simon        464027    30 RR      41.55  07-22-1864    8.00
STEINBACK, Carl        464870    30 RR      40.00  08-31-1864    7.67
ADSIT, James M.        013049    31         40.00  03-20-1848    2.50
GALL, John             014860    31         40.00  03-20-1848    2.50
LANSING, George        010811    31        161.63  03-20-1848  Warrant
LANSING, George        021686    31         40.00  07-23-1847    2.50
LANSING, Henry         001120    31         80.00  07-17-1850  Warrant
LANSING, Henry         003360    31         80.00  07-17-1850  Warrant
LEWIS, Benjamin M.     023217    31         53.56  07-05-1855    2.50
LEWIS, Benjamin M.     024565    31         53.56  07-05-1855    2.50
LEWIS, Benjamin M.     024713    31         53.56  07-05-1855    2.50
CLEVELAND, Emerson AS  536071    32 SC      40.00  01-01-1855    4.75
DYER, Thomas           016853    32         70.48  12-24-1838    1.25
LANSING, George        540868    32 SC      40.00  01-01-1855    4.75
LYNCH, John            541269    32 SC      40.00  05-09-1854    4.88
MILNE, David           014373    32         40.00  10-24-1848    1.25
MUNDINGER, John S.     542273    32 SC      40.00  09-04-1854    4.00
MUNDINGER, John S.     542276    32 SC      40.00  09-26-1855    4.00
PFEIL, George          489765    32 RR      40.00  12-31-1867   10.00
SCHULZ, Christian      491115    32 RR      40.00  12-31-1867      -
WADSWORTH, Julius      006988    32         70.48  12-24-1838    1.25

NOTE: Charles and Andrew Dolton, brothers, founded present day Dolton,
Illinois. Stephen Douglas, A.K.N. as "Little Giant", debated Lincoln
prior to to Civil War. He purchased quite a bit of land in Thornton
and Calumet Townships.


End of Thornton Township Land List


The spelling of each surname is the same as shown on the computer printout
issued by the State of Illinois. When in doubt consult original records of
ORIGINAL LAND OWNERS of Cook County, Illinois held by the State Library,
Springfield, Illinois.





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