Written history of the Frank Kraft farm
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- 1850 - 2006
Written history of the Frank and Pauline Kraft's farm covers the years 1850-2006. The farm consisted of 81 acres in Towanda Township. This land is currently in a family trust (in 2007).
History of the Frank Kraft Farm Under the General Land Grant of 1850, veterans of the War of 1812, were given parcels of land for their service. Rawley Chinn, a private in Captain Ellis' Company in Kentucky, was given 81 acres of land in Towanda Township in McLean County, Illinois. He returned the acres he received and the land was then assigned to Kersey Fell, brother of Jesse Fell. This parcel of land was owned by several individuals until it w...
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- Written history of the Frank Kraft farm. 1850 - 2006. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1487. (Accessed December 11, 2018.)
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- (1850 - 2006) Written history of the Frank Kraft farm. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1487
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