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In the footsteps of the early settlers in and about Le Grand, Iowa

Barthinius L. Wick

In the footsteps of the early settlers in and about Le Grand, Iowa

by Barthinius L. Wick

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Published by [B.L. Wick] in Cedar Rapids, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Le Grand (Iowa),
  • Iowa,
  • Le Grand.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Iowa -- Le Grand.,
    • Le Grand (Iowa) -- History.,
    • Le Grand (Iowa) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby B.L. Wick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF629.L54 W5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6463984M
      LC Control Number44001269
      OCLC/WorldCa8892669

      German Settlers of Iowa: Their Descendants and European Ancestors, Third Edition - Margaret Krug Palen. There is great interest in genealogy today along with an increasing search for family health history. In this third edition, readers will discover a dictionary that chronicles the past centuries including wars, disease, and longevity of life. In a short time the settlers began to clamor for the opening of the beautiful lands in the Des Moines Valley and beyond, and to petition Congress; and on Octo , Governor John Chambers, the second Territorial governor of Iowa, negotiated a treaty at Agency City which obtained title to the rest of Iowa.

      Early Settlers, Land Owners and Residents Town of Springdale in the Vicinity of Donald Park L Pierce and his wife, Clarissa, of Jo Davies County, Illinois for $ On Charles C Allen of Dane County again sold the 80 acres to Byron G Pierce of Jo Daviess County, Illinois for the same $ Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include: Herring Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century. John Herring, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on Ap , settling in New South Wales, Australia; John Herring, English convict from Worcester, who was transported aboard.

      EARLY SETTLERS. The history of Macon county is singular in this, that the first settlers came to stay. The list of genuine pioneers is short, comprising but two or three names. A pioneer is "one who goes before to clear the way." He is the skirmisher of the van-guard of civilization, and never goes into permanent quarters. Iowa Territory became Iowa, the 29th state on 28 December , by which point 44 counties were in existence. The first two, Des Moines County and Dubuque County, were created in when Iowa was still part of the Michigan Territory.


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Song for the Early Settlers. Iowa - Iowa - In the footsteps of the early settlers in and about Le Grand The first inhabitants of what is now the state of Iowa were Paleo-Indians, the earliest ancestors of Native Americans.

They probably occupied ice-free land during the time when the Des Moines lobe was covered by glaciers, ab years ago. The earliest archaeological evidence of settlement, however, dates from about 8, years ago. The principal groups that came to Iowa from the early s to the early s were: The first European settlers in Iowa were French-Canadians, who worked in the lead mines near present-day Dubuque.

–50 The Black Hawk Treaty of opened most of Iowa to white settlement. Iowa History Project _____ MAKING OF IOWA. CHAPTER MORE EARLY SETTLERS.

Soon after Julien Dubuque built his cabin near where today stands the city of Dubuque, and started in on his twenty-one years of residence in the village of the Fox Kettle Chief, two other Frenchmen obtained grants of land from the government of Louisiana Territory, and became settlers within the present State of Iowa.

The Black Hawk Purchase opened up the lands of Iowa to settlers for the first time, and "official" settlement began pursuant to this on June 1, At the time of the opening of these lands, there were likely only Americans then settled in Iowa.

Many of those who settled before June 1, were at the Native American villages of Ahwipetuk (now Nashville) and Puckeshetuk (now Keokuk). Iowa's First White Settlers. The first official white settlement in Iowa began in Junein the Black Hawk Purchase.

Most of Iowa's first white settlers came from Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana, Kentucky, and Virginia. The great majority of newcomers came in family units. Iowa First Early Inhabitants Timeline. 74Mil BC - In the Manson Impact a meteorite hit what is now Manson Iowa at an estima mph and formed a crater 24 miles wide with an impact 3 1/2 miles deep.

(SFEC, 7/5/98, p.A10) - BC - Paleo-Indians probably traveled through Iowa hunting various animals including some - like the mammoth, mastodon and giant bison - that are now extinct.

In the trading house was destroyed by fire and Colonel Johnson reports the loss of building and furs at $5, In Le Moliere, another French trader, had established a trading post six miles above the mouth of the Des Moines on the Iowa side.

In Dr. Samuel C. Muir, a surgeon in the United States army, was with a command stationed at Fort Edwards (now Warsaw, Illinois). Early Settlers: The s. Travelers passing through this country in encountered people who still had not heard of the War of There was much land for sale from the federal government, but at $ an acre, no one could afford it.

Adjustments to land prices were made inand more than two million acres of Ozarks land sold for an. Early settlers were attracted here because of the proximity of good soil, water, land, timber, and building stone.

Census records suggest that, while most of the first arrivals in the s and s were American-born, almost 10 percent were immigrants hailing primarily from.

Source: "Memoirs of the Early Pioneer Settlers in Ohio" by S.P. Hildreth, Submitted by Barb Ziegenmeyer. In examining the old county records we find many names of early citizens who are now lost sight of and have passed from the memory of the present generations.

In fact, much of the early population was of a very migratory, transient. Incorporated inDavenport has a past older than the state itself. Davenport is another river town in the east, which was a key location for settlers.

Most of the oldest cities in Iowa are in the eastern part of the state, because of their proximity to the Mississippi River, which was a huge trading route.

Source: Early Milwaukee, Papers from the Archives of the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County, Published by the Club, Henry Legler, in his excellent "Story of the State," gives a partial history of some of the early pioneers of Wisconsin from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century.

In he was placed in charge of building a section of the Chicago, North Western Railroad across Iowa. Two years later he helped surveyors lay out a town and named it Vail after a railroad official.

The early settlers were nearly all from Ireland so Vail soon became the largest Irish community in Crawford County. Imogene was settled even later. History of Iowa: French Exploration and Early Settlement.

The first Europeans in Iowa were the French explorers Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet, who crossed the Mississippi River into Iowa in of Iowa showed neither post offices nor roads upon this map. Published by Iowa men this map was circulated all over the eastern states and undoubtedly was the means of securing a great many of the early settlers who emi-grated to Iowa in the fifties and located in the eastern portion of the new state then scarcely five years old.

Early Settlers of Woodbury County, Iowa. Leave a Comment / Woodbury County / By Dennis Partridge. In MayTheophile Brughier, a native of Canada, but of French descent, settled at the mouth of the Big Sioux River, about two miles above where Sioux City now stands.

Three years before he had visited the spot and made selection of the location. Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS, BOOK One, page 3 - 9-b, 19 - 21 submitted by Lynn McCleary, Janu ORGANIZATION OF THE SOCIETY OF FIRST SETTLERS OF MUSCATINE COUNTY February, (hand written pages) Meeting of the "OLD CITIZENS”.Early Territorial Government White settlement began in Iowa with the Black Hawk Purchase in On June 1,Iowa became part of the Michigan Territory.

On July 4,after Michigan achieved statehood, Iowa became part of the Wisconsin Territory. The second session of.In the Footsteps of the Early Settlers in and about Le Grand, Iowa. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 32 p. A Norwegian community, as some of the names in the story signify: Ole T.

Sawyer, ; Anna Olson, ; Christian Gimre, MISCELLANEOUS NOTES.