Recollections of life in Towanda from 1856-1969
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- 1856 - 1969
Memories of life in Towanda, Illinois from 1856-1969, told through the eyes of Towanda resident, Mary Etta 'Lillian' Peterson Michael. Lillian described her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William W. Jones, Sr., arrival in the area; her childhood; church and socials; businesses; detailed descriptions of clothing, food and household activities; and day-to-day life in Towanda.
Autobiography of Mary Etta Lillian Peterson Michael chapter from Autobiography of Mary Etta Lillian Peterson Michael compiled December, 1989, pages 1-15. Preface In 1856, Mr. and Mrs. William W. Jones Sr., a real estate man, moved to Illinois from Clark County, Ohio--traveling in a covered wagon bringing their family, two boys and one girl, namely W. W. Jones Jr. 10, George H. Jones 9, and Mary Elva Jones. She was 3 years old. They purchased the ...
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- Recollections of life in Towanda from 1856-1969. 1856 - 1969. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1096. (Accessed December 19, 2018.)
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