Excerpt From Folk Lore From Adams County, IllinoisJacques Marquette And Louis Joliet Passing Down The Mississippi River In 1673 Were The First White Men To See The Present Site Of Quincy Permanent Settlers, However, Did Not Appear Until 1820 And Other Pioneers Followed Slowly At The County S Formation Five Years Later It Contained Merely Seventy Inhabitants But This Figure Grew Rapidly Dur Ing The Next Decade Which Brought So Many Immigrants Into The Middle West These People Who Entered The Country Between 1820 1840 Came From Every American State The Original European Ancestry Was Varied It Included In A Descending Order Persons Of British English, Scotch Irish Or Ulster, Scotch , German, Dutch, French Huguenot , Celtic Irish And Scandinavian Descent Subsequent Foreign Immigration, Pro Bably Reaching Its Peak Before 1870, Increased The German And Celtic Irish Proportions Raismg The Former To First And The Latter To Second Or Third Place On The List Excepting A Few Freed Or Escaped Slaves, Negroes Arrived After The Owl War Their Number Has Remained About Two Thousand Greeks, Italians And Jews Scarcely Exceed The Hundred Mark, Are New Comers, And Have Not Been Approached For Folk Lore The Essential Composition Of The Population Has Changed Little Within The Last Sixty Or Seventy Years.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Folk-Lore from Adams County, Illinois
- Harry Middleton Hyatt
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