• Creator
  • Munson, Don, 1941-; Wyckoff, Martin A., 1950-; Koos, Greg, 1949-
  • Created Date
  • 8-1-00
  • Description
  • Isaac and Cassandra Funk were important early settlers of McLean County. Isaac Funk used to drive his livestock overland to markets in Galena and Chicago, Illinois. He bought and sold livestock and land, and when he died in 1865, he was a millionaire, as well as an Illinois state senator. Isaac's wife, Cassandra, died four hours after her husband. In 1837, Funk's Grove was 12 miles southwest of Bloomington. American Communities in History; Wes... more
    Isaac and Cassandra Funk were important early settlers of McLean County. Isaac Funk used to drive his livestock overland to markets in Galena and Chicago, Illinois. He bought and sold livestock and land, and when he died in 1865, he was a millionaire, as well as an Illinois state senator. Isaac's wife, Cassandra, died four hours after her husband. In 1837, Funk's Grove was 12 miles southwest of Bloomington. American Communities in History; Westward Expansion; Settling in the Midwest. 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
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