La Salle County IL Towns and Villages



History of Streator
(1877 Past and Present )

Biography of Ralph Plumb, founder of Streator, IL
(Biographical and Genealogical Record of LaSalle County, Illinois - 1900)

Biography of John C. Ames
Second Mayor of Streator, U.S. Marshall  of the Northern District and Customs Collector for Chicago

The Family of Cary Barr - Donated by William L. Baran
Cary owned the Barr Clay Company and they were responsible for street brick many being used in major towns in Illinois as well as Chicago streets.

Family History

Dedication of Riverview Cemetery, Streator, IL


New Items from the Past
Miscellaneous information gathered from Local Newspapers

Crimes In the News:

Henry Hill Accused of Murdering Mother (1927)

The Shooting of William Sample (Henry Republican, August 21, 1879)


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