Keene Township, Adams County, Illinois

This township was first settled about the year 1834.  Joel Benton, Thomas Hudson, Ralph Harden and John Caldwell were among the pioneers who commenced the culture of its soil and took advantage of the rich source of revenue furnished by the valuable timber, belts of...

Liberty Township, Adams County, Illinois

Liberty township lies about twenty miles east-southeast of Quincy on Illinois Route 104.  The first settlers of the township were A. H. D. Butz and D. P. M. Meacham.  Others were Nagle, Wolfe, Hunsaker, Lile and Nations. Some of the first families to settle in the...

Richfield Township, Adams County, Illinois

Three years after the organization of Adams county the first settlement of this township was made, having been first settled by Jacob Franks and A. N. Penrod, in the fall of 1828.  On Dec. 6, 1831, David Locke and Joseph Linthieum came;  Dixon Tungate and N. D. Harris...

Adams County Illinois Places

Adams County Townships and Maps History of Keene Township History of Liberty Township History of Richfield Township Maps of Illinois Payson High School Photographs The Linsday Church Home The late Mrs. Elizabeth Lindsay, by her will, dated Nov. 4, 1863, left all of...