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Abbott, Benjamin R. Bloomington 307,541 06 Mar 1883 04 Nov 1884 Metallic Pile
Addleburger, James M. Bloomington 152,818 16 Apr 1874 07 Jul 1874 Improvement in Washing Machines
Allen, Delos Bloomington 126,769   14 May 1872 Improvement in Water Pipes
Allinson, Sarah J. Bloomington 560,563 07 Feb 1896 19 May 1896 Window Screen
Allison, Joseph P. Normal 196,618 23 May 1877 30 Oct 1877 Improvement in Spring Bed Bottoms
Allyn, Dan L. Bloomington 364,462 02 Feb 1887 07 Jun 1887 Combined Carpet and Weather Strip
American Electric Fence Co. Chicago, Illinois 457,296 25 Aug 1890 04 Aug 1891 Electric Fence Station Device
Anderson, John E. Bloomington 461,806 29 Jun 1891 27 Oct 1891 Bicycle Support
Annable, Edward Fairbury, Illinois 252,195 11 Oct 1880 10 Jan 1882 Valve
Atwood, A. D. Saybrook 68,591   10 Sep 1867 Sheep Chairs
Atwood, John E. Bloomington 88,653   06 Apr 1869 Improvement in Seats for Harvesters
Atwood, John E. Bloomington Reissue # 5,093   08 Oct 1872 Improvement in Harvesters (Patent # 88,653)
Atwood, John E. Bloomington Reissue # 5,094   08 Oct 1872 Improvement in Harvesters (Patent # 88,653)
Augustine, Archie M. Normal Design # 26,103 10 Aug 1896 29 Sep 1896 Design for a Pen Rack
Aylsworth, Perry Bloomington 126,769   14 May 1872 Improvement in Water Pipes
Bachman, Hiram W. McLean 132,347   22 Oct 1872 Improvement in Back Lash Spring for Machinery
Bachmann, Joseph Stanford 216,495 13 Feb 1879 17 Jun 1879 Improvement in Car Brakes
Baird, William W. Bloomington 495,146 15 Sep 1892 11 Apr 1893 Tramway
Baker, Azariah Bloomington 387,334 13 Oct 1887 07 Aug 1888 Dumping Platform
Bakewell, A. M. Normal 89,192   20 Apr 1860 Improvement in Harrow With Cultivator Attachment
Bakewell, Campbell N. Normal 75,832   24 Mar 1868 Improvement in Sulky Plough and Harrow
Baldwin, William Selma, Ohio 22,228   07 Dec 1858 Improvement in Seed Planters
Balke, Robert Carl Bloomington 559,927 22 Jul 1895 12 May 1896 Convertible Lounge and others
Balke, Robert Charles Bloomington 306,894 07 Dec 1883 21 Oct 1884 Combined Table, Bedstead and Chair
Barnes, Alden Bloomington 101,971   19 Apr 1870 Improvement in Hay Derricks
Barnes, Alden Bloomington 132,792   05 Nov 1872 Improvement in Corn Planters
Barnes, Alden McLean County 185,473 23 Sep 1876 19 Dec 1876 Improvement in Check Row Attachments for Corn Planters
Barnes, Alden McLean County 197,818 09 Aug 1877 04 Dec 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters
Barnes, Alden Bloomington 230,604 04 Feb 1879 03 Aug 1880 Machine for Forming Interlocking Eyes
Barnes, Alden Bloomington 272,402 01 Dec 1882 02 Feb 1883 Anchor for Corn Planter Check Row Lines
Barnes, Alden Barnes 589,154 07 Apr 1897 31 Aug 1897 Bonus Determining Device
Barnes, Alden Bloomington Reissue # 7,521 16 Jan 1877 20 Feb 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters (Patent # 132,792)
Barnes, Alden Bloomington Reissue # 7,522 16 Jan 1877 20 Feb 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters (Patent # 132,792)
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington 132,792   05 Nov 1872 Improvement in Corn Planters
Barnes, Monroe McLean County 185,473 23 Sep 1876 19 Dec 1876 Improvement in Check Row Attachments for Corn Planters
Barnes, Monroe McLean County 197,818 09 Aug 1877 04 Dec 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington 279,119 09 Feb 1883 12 Jun 1883 Corn Planter Check Rower
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington 281,429 01 Mar 1883 17 Jul 1883 Two Wheeled Vehicle
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington 289,372 27 Nov 1883 04 Dec 1883 Anchor for Check Row Lines
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington 404,672 07 Mar 1889 04 Jun 1889 Road Cart
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington 567,761 20 Jul 1896 15 Sep 1896 Coin Controlled Apparatus
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington Reissue # 7,521 16 Jan 1877 20 Feb 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters (Patent # 132,792)
Barnes, Monroe Bloomington Reissue # 7,522 16 Jan 1877 20 Feb 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters (Patent # 132,792)
Barnes, W. F. & John Co. Rockford, Illinois 423,864 22 Nov 1889 18 Mar 1890 Drilling Machine
Barney, Frank Bloomington 43,470   12 Jul 1864 Improvement in Cultivators
Batchelder, George L. Bloomington 442,472 06 May 1890 09 Dec 1890 Holder for Electric Lamps and Hoods
Bates, Cyrus E. Bloomington 455,731 18 Feb 1891 14 Jul 1891 Baling Press
Bates, Theron M. Bloomington 469,623 17 Jul 1891 23 Feb 1892 Railway Signal
Belden, Ann Macy Bloomington 372,109 15 Mar 1887 25 Oct 1887 Magazine Stove
Bell, Henry C. Heyworth 75,842   24 Mar 1868 Improvement in Churns
Bell, Patrick F. Bloomington 290,650 14 May 1883 18 Dec 1883 Balanced Slide Valve
Bellamy, Henry R. Bloomington 134,500   31 Dec 1872 Improvement in Composition Pavements
Beniff, James R. Bloomington 160,955 28 Nov 1874 16 Mar 1875 Improvement in Steam and Air Brakes
Benjamin, Edward D. Old Town 84,252   24 Nov 1868 Improvement in Flows
Benjamin, Walter R. Holder 283,195 18 Apr 1883 14 Aug 1883 Device for Setting Up Dead Game for Decoy Purposes
Bennett, Noble E. Bloomington 473,995 30 Dec 1891 03 May 1892 Cycle Wheel
Bering, James E. McLean County 197,818 09 Aug 1877 04 Dec 1877 Improvement in Corn Planters
Betser, Benjamin F. Bloomington 183,111 03 Sep 1876 10 Oct 1876 Improvement in Draw Bridge Gates
Betser, Shepherd B. Bloomington 183,111 03 Sep 1876 10 Oct 1876 Improvement in Draw Bridge Gates
Bishop, Samuel Bloomington 331,608 19 Jun 1885 01 Dec 1885 Invalid Bed
Bloomington Manufacturing Co. Bloomington 127,935   11 Jun 1872 Improvement in Cultivators
Bloomington Manufacturing Co. Bloomington 473,995 30 Dec 1891 03 May 1892 Cycle Wheel
Bolles, William P. Bloomington 428,485 14 Feb 1890 20 May 1890 Horse Spreading Device
Bolles, William P. Bloomington 443,362 27 Sep 1890 23 Dec 1890 Horse Spreading Device
Bolles, William P. Bloomington 481,028 01 Apr 1892 16 Aug 1892 Whiffletree
Borwn, Anderson Bloomington 126,780   14 May 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Borwn, Anderson Bloomington 133,078   19 Nov 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Bradley, Sylvester Bloomington 176,769 04 Oct 1875 02 May 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rod Couplings
Bradley, Sylvester Bloomington 197,453 12 May 1877 27 Nov 1877 Improvement in Pump Valves
Bradley, Sylvester Bloomington 303,488 19 Feb 1884 12 Aug 1884 Coupling for Tubular Lightning Rods
Bradley, Sylvester Bloomington 305,140 07 May 1883 16 Sep 1884 Lightning Rod Coupling
Bradley, Sylvester Bloomington 323,105 01 May 1884 28 Jul 1885 Machine for Making Lightning Rod Connections
Branaman, Addison P. LeRoy 375,741 27 Sep 1887 03 Jan 1888 Seeder and Cultivator
Brooks, Joseph V. Lexington 113,207   28 Mar 1871 Improvement in Bee Hives
Brophy, William P. Bloomington 192,484 30 Apr 1877 26 Jun 1887 Improvement in Magazine Heating Stoves
Brown, William D. LeRoy 154,832 08 Jul 1874 08 Sep 1874 Improvement in Instrument for Ringing Hogs
Brown, William D. LeRoy 158,356 24 Jun 1873 05 Jan 1875 Improvement in Hog Ring Blanks
Bryan, John Bloomington 285,458 07 Feb 1883 25 Sep 1883 Bottling Machine
Buck, Oliver H. McLean 465,157 28 Mar 1891 15 Dec 1891 Hay Stacker
Bulkley, William H. Bloomington 179,999 26 May 1876 18 Jul 1876 Improvement in Harness Pads
Bull, George Bloomington 12,387   13 Feb 1855 Improvement in Rotary Plows
Bull, George Winfield, Kansas 183,634 23 Sep 1876 24 Oct 1876 Improvement in Egg Carriers
Burky, Joseph Gridley 322,345 22 Apr 1885 14 Jul 1885 Windmill
Burnside Rifle Company Bloomington Reissue # 1,943   02 May 1865 Improvement in Magazine or Self Loading Fire Arms (Patent # 45,043)
Bush, Michael Bloomington 89,464   27 Apr 1869 Improvement in But Hinges
Butler, George W. Bloomington 632,695 30 Jan 1899 12 Sep 1899 Insulation for Leading In Wires of Signal Boxes
Buttolph, William W. Bloomington 62,225   19 Feb 1867 Railroad Car Ventilator
Byrne, Timothy Bloomington 422,115 23 Feb 1889 25 Feb 1890 Pipe Cutter
Capp, Theophilus F. Bloomington 115,159   23 May 1871 Improvement in Cultivators
Carlile, George F. Bloomington 289,385 14 Jun 1883 04 Dec 1883 Railway Signal
Carlock, William B. Bloomington 165,916 21 Jan 1874 27 Jul 1875 Improvement in Means for Preventing Reverberations in Public Halls
Case, James Bloomington Reissue # 623   16 Nov 1858 Improvement in Seed Planters (Patent # 12,231)
Case, Jarvis Bloomington 22,228   07 Dec 1858 Improvement in Seed Planters
Case, Jarvis Bloomington 22,701   25 Jan 1859 Improvement in Mole Plows
Casey, Frank P. Bloomington 627,801 17 Mar 1899 27 Jun 1899 Adjustable Window Shade Fixture
Castle, Justus Chenoa 384,469 05 Oct 1887 12 Jun 1888 Frame for Brick Kilns
Castle, Justus Chenoa 463,167 30 Apr 1891 17 Nov 1891 Brick Kiln
Chancellor, Joshua G. Bloomington 345,571 17 Jul 1885 13 Jul 1886 Hand Fire Engine
Coe, Charles R. Bloomington 133,410   26 Nov 1872 Improvement in Grain Driers
Coe, Charles R. McLean County 148,931 27 Aug 1873 24 Mar 1874 Improvement in Grain Driers
Cole, Daniel S. LeRoy 149,993 13 Aug 1873 21 Apr 1874 Improvement in Adjustable Insole Slippers
Cole, David M. Elgin, Illlinois 125,609   09 Apr 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Conner, J. D. Bloomington 50,339   10 Oct 1865 Improvement in Cooking Stoves
Conner, J. D. Bloomington 52,033   16 Jan 1866 Improvement in Coal Stoves
Conner, John D. Bloomington 96,397   02 Nov 1869 Improvement in Washing Machines
Conner, John D. Bloomington 151,093 22 Apr 1874 19 May 1874 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Conner, John D. Bloomington 157,386 03 Jul 1874 01 Dec 1874 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Conners, John D. Bloomington 138,191 11 Apr 1873 22 Apr 1873 Improvement in Nutmeg Graters
Conners, Theodore K. Bloomington 138,191 11 Apr 1873 22 Apr 1873 Improvement in Nutmeg Graters
Constant, Boston S. Bloomington 588,815 19 Aug 1896 24 Aug 1897 Grain Feeder and Conveyer
Constant, Boston S. Bloomington 608,180 11 May 1896 02 Aug 1898 Grain Feeder and Conveyer
Cook, Harry D. Normal 117,605   01 Aug 1871 Improvement in Metallic Roofings
Cooper, S. B. Bloomington 314,532 07 Nov 1884 24 Mar 1885 Weather Strip
Coor, Thomas Jefferson Bloomington 120,496   31 Oct 1871 Improvement in Combined Flour Chests and Cupboards
Corbin, Jay S. Gouverneur, New York Reissue # 9,603   15 Mar 1881 Revolving Plow (Patent # 66,802)
Coulter, James P. Bloomington 98,233   28 Dec 1869 Improved Signal for Railways
Cox, John J. Weedman 430,291 17 Dec 1889 17 Jun 1890 Bolster Plate
Cravath, Isaac M. Bloomington 66,802   16 Jul 1867 Improvement in Revolving Plough
Cravath, Isaac M. Bloomington 96,205 16 Oct 1869 26 Oct 1869 Improved Snow Plow
Cravath, Isaac M. Bloomington Reissue # 9,603   15 Mar 1881 Revolving Plow (Patent # 66,802)
Cravath, Myrtillus A. Bloomington 66,802   16 Jul 1867 Improvement in Revolving Plough
Cravath, Myrtillus A. Bloomington 96,205 16 Oct 1869 26 Oct 1869 Improved Snow Plow
Cravath, Myrtillus A. Bloomington Reissue # 9,603   15 Mar 1881 Revolving Plow (Patent # 66,802)
Crawford, Andrew Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 111,323   21 Jan 1871 Improvement in Grain, Coffee and Rice Cleaners
Crawford, Iram D. Bloomington 111,323   21 Jan 1871 Improvement in Grain, Coffee and Rice Cleaners
Crigler, Julius W. Bloomington 576,951 03 Aug 1896 09 Feb 1897 Hanger for Shade Rollers
Croswell, Lewis P. McLean 340,488 18 Feb 1886 20 Apr 1886 Wrench
Croswell, Lewis P. McLean 367,703 14 Mar 1887 02 Aug 1887 Wrench
Crouch, Otis E. Colfax 572,502 01 Jun 1896 01 Dec 1896 Lamp Filler
Cubberley, Henry S. Bloomington 142,150 14 Jun 1873 26 Aug 1873 Improvement in Railroad Water Cranes
Culton, James Bloomington 632,701 12 Jun 1899 12 Sep 1899 Car Coupling
Cundiff, William H. LeRoy 149,993 13 Aug 1873 21 Apr 1874 Improvement in Adjustable Insole Slippers
Daly, James J. Bloomington 181,146 17 Jun 1876 15 Aug 1876 Improvement in Washing Machines
Darling, Ernest T. Colfax 572,502 01 Jun 1896 01 Dec 1896 Lamp Filler
Davis, William O. Bloomington 204,138 22 Jan 1878 28 May 1878 Improvement in Writing Tablets
Davis, William O. Bloomington 208,996 13 Sep 1878 15 Oct 1878 Improvement in Writing Tablets
Day, Patrick H. Bloomington 88,976   13 Apr 1869 Improvement in Inking Apparatus for Color Printing
De Clercq, Augustus H. Bloomington 34,552   25 Feb 1862 Improvement in Pistons for Steam Engines
Decker, William Colfax 252,195 11 Oct 1880 10 Jan 1882 Valve
Dement, Robert H. Hudson 113,636   11 Apr 1871 Improvement in Wagon Brakes
Dement, Robert Henery Hudson 366,818 04 Jun 1887 19 Jul 1887 Car Brake
Deobold, Augustus G. Bloomington 325,919 08 Apr 1885 08 Sep 1885 Grain Scouring and Cleaning Machine
Diedrich, Nicholas Bloomington 223,450 24 Sep 1879 13 Jan 1880 Heater or Furnace
Dillon, Ellis E. Normal 377,097 01 Dec 1887 31 Jan 1888 Horse Blanket Fastener
Dimmett, Arthur B. Bloomington Design # 8,574 22 Jul 1875 24 Aug 1875 Design for Picture Frames
Dinsley, E. Bloomington 285,433   25 Sep 1883 Car Seat
Dixon, Patrick Bloomington 502,851 07 Nov 1891 08 Aug 1893 Washing Machine
Dixon, Patrick Bloomington 564,056 05 Oct 1895 14 Jul 1896 Flue Cutter
Dixon, Patrick Bloomington 609,536 28 Dec 1897 23 Aug 1898 Flue Cutter
Dobson, William A. Bloomington 339,979 07 Feb 1885 13 Apr 1886 Balance Slide Valve
Dodenhoff, I. Bloomington 17,088   21 Apr 1857 Improvement in Automatic Rakes for Havesting Machines
Dodenhoff, Israel Bloomington 17,729   07 Jul 1857 Improvement in Corn Harvesters
Dodenhoff, Israel Bloomington 18,009   18 Aug 1857 Improved Raking Apparatus for Harvesters
Dodenhoff, Israel Bloomington Reissue # 6,339 01 Feb 1875 18 Aug 1875 Improvement in Harvester Rakes (Patent # 18,009)
Dodge, John B. Jr. Normal 191,661 14 Apr 1877 05 Jun 1877 Improvement in Compositions for Preserving, Drying and Bleaching Fruit
Dodge, John R. Jr. Normal 190,748 16 Apr 1877 15 May 1877 Improvement in Fruit Driers
Dodge, John R. Jr. Normal 193,243 27 Jun 1877 17 Jul 1877 Improvement in Fruit Driers
Dodge, John R. Jr. Normal 198,874 20 Aug 1877 01 Jan 1878 Improvement in Corn Planters
Dolloff, Samuel F. Bloomington 115,177   23 May 1871 Improvement in Churn Dashers
Dooley, Clarence H. Bloomington 448,943 08 Dec 1890 24 Mar 1891 Disk Corn Planter
Dooley, Clarence H. Bloomington 509,797 28 Nov 1893 23 May 1894 Combined Check Row and Drill
Dooley, Clarence H. Bloomington 509,797 09 Aug 1893 28 Nov 1893 Combined Check Row and Drill
Dooley, Clarence H. Brokaw 593,295 16 Mar 1897 09 Nov 1897 Combined Check Row and Drill Corn Planter
Dooley, Clarence H. Bloomington Reissue # 11,504   23 Jul 1895 Combined Check Row and Drill (Patent # 509,797)
Dooley, Harry L. Bloomington 448,943 08 Dec 1890 24 Mar 1891 Disk Corn Planter
Dooley, Harry L. Bloomington 509,797 28 Nov 1893 23 May 1894 Combined Check Row and Drill
Dooley, Harry L. Bloomington 509,797 09 Aug 1893 28 Nov 1893 Combined Check Row and Drill
Dooley, Harry L. Bloomington Reissue # 11,504   23 Jul 1895 Combined Check Row and Drill (Patent # 509,797)
Dunlap, Oliver Waldron Bloomington 625,295 20 Aug 1898 16 May 1899 Screening Machine
Dunn, Jefferson Bloomington 202,021 25 Mar 1878 02 Apr 1878 Improvement in Railway Switches
Dunn, Jefferson Bloomington 214,503 25 Mar 1879 22 Apr 1879 Improvement in Devices for Converting Motion
Dunn, Jefferson Bloomington 227,244 30 Mar 1880 04 May 1880 Device for Converting Motion
Dunn, McCann Bloomington 101,357 19 May 1870 29 Mar 1870 Oven
Dyson, Dunbar S. Bloomington 209,803 11 Sep 1878 12 Nov 1878 Improvement in Combination Tools
Edwards, Elisha F LeRoy 26,899   24 Jan 1860 Improvement in Windmills
Elder, Joseph Milton Bloomington 625,295 20 Aug 1898 16 May 1899 Screening Machine
Elliott, Walter H. Bloomington 64,770   14 May 1867 Improvement in Motive Power
Engel, Jacob Meadows 549,115 12 Apr 1895 05 Nov 1895 Shaking Screen for Thrashing Machines
Ensminger, Emanuel Bloomington 493,258 17 May 1892 14 Mar 1893 Sash Fastener
Faessler, John Bloomington 101,114   22 Mar 1870 Improvement in Wrench
Fagerburg, Alfred T. Bloomington 346,197 15 Feb 1886 27 Jul 1886 Revolving Sign
Fairfield, Adelmond C. Normal 632,557 07 Jan 1899 05 Sep 1899 Nut Lock
Faloon, Matthew Bloomington 101,600   05 Apr 1870 Improved Spring Bed Bottom
Faloon, Matthew Bloomington 151,093 22 Apr 1874 19 May 1874 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Faloon, Matthew Bloomington 157,386 03 Jul 1874 01 Dec 1874 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Faloon, Matthew Bloomington 171,555 03 Dec 1875 28 Dec 1875 Improvement in Apparatus for Lighting Street Lamps
Faloon, Matthew McLean County 175,443 25 Feb 1876 28 Mar 1876 Improvement in Gas Lighters
Faloon, Matthew Bloomington 201,918 12 Sep 1877 02 Apr 1878 Improvement in Gas Lighters
Faloon, Matthew Bloomington 243,695 01 Apr 1881 05 Jul 1881 Gate
Faloon, Matthew M.D. Bloomington 78,945   16 Jun 1868 Improvement in Trusses
Faloon, Matthew, M.D. Bloomington 79,742 03 Jan 1868 07 Jul 1868 Improved Syringe
Farmer, Thomas Jr. Bloomington 423,864 22 Nov 1889 18 Mar 1890 Drilling Machine
Farmer, Thomas Jr. Bloomington 446,673 23 Apr 1890 17 Feb 1891 Heater
Farrington, George K. Bloomington 160,661 14 Dec 1874 09 Mar 1875 Improvement in Clothes Pins
Faucett, Solomon F. Saybrook 503,040 18 Apr 1893 08 Aug 1893 Sliding Gate
Fedde, Peter Bloomington 152,742 09 Feb 1874 07 Jul 1874 Improvement in Paving Compositions
Fellinger, Steven Bloomington 462,000 13 Apr 1891 27 Oct 1891 Clock
Fisher, Stephen D. Normal 106,042   02 Aug 1870 Improvement in Seed Marker
Flagg, William F. Bloomington 191,952 25 May 1877 12 Jun 1877 Improvement in Heating and Ventilating Buildings
Flagg, William F. Bloomington 199,529 12 Sep 1877 22 Jan 1878 Improvement in Furnaces
Folsom, Elmer Bloomington 589,373 16 Jul 1894 31 Aug 1897 Traveler for Kite Strings
Fouts, Frank A Bloomington 138,798 21 Apr 1873 13 May 1873 Improvement in Car Wheels
Fouts, Frank A. Bloomington Design # 9,326 10 May 1876 06 Jun 1876 Design For Paper Weights
Francis, John S. Bloomington 633,377 18 May 1899 19 Sep 1899 Floor Frame for Railway Cars
Frank, Cyrus Bloomington 364,462 02 Feb 1887 07 Jun 1887 Combined Carpet and Weather Strip
Freeman, E. T. Heyworth 31,928   02 Apr 1861 Improved Machine for Cutting Standing Cornstalks
Freeman, Moody G. Bloomington 114,662   09 May 1871 Improvement in Iron Culverts
Freeman, Moody G. Bloomington 151,093 22 Apr 1874 19 May 1874 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Freeman, Moody G. Bloomington 163,761 23 Jan 1875 25 May 1875 Improvement in Iron Fences
Freeman, Moody G. Bloomington Reissue # 7,775 17 May 1877 03 Jul 1877 Improvement in Iron Fences (Patent # 183,761)
Freeman, T. J. Heyworth 31,928   02 Apr 1861 Improved Machine for Cutting Standing Cornstalks
Freese, Gerhard Bloomington 240,687 18 Jan 1881 26 Apr 1881 Hame Tug Loop
Frost, Nathaniel Bloomington 540,429 16 Feb 1895 04 Jun 1895 Shaking Grate
Fry, John B. Bloomington 546,958 25 Feb 1895 24 Sep 1895 Self Lubricating Journal Box
Fry, Michael Bloomington 505,310 21 Mar 1893 19 Sep 1893 Grass Gathering Attachment for Lawn Mowers
Fulwiler, James Alvin Lexington 290,028 18 May 1883 11 Dec 1883 Nut Lock
Funk, Charles A. McLean 340,488 18 Feb 1886 20 Apr 1886 Wrench
Funk, H. W. Bloomington 512,669 19 Jan 1893 09 Jan 1894 Cultivator
Funk, John W. Heyworth 346,036 01 Dec 1885 20 Jul 1886 Harness Buckle
Funk, John W. Heyworth 375,673 21 May 1887 27 Dec 1887 Belt Tightener
Inventor Community Patent # Filing Date Issue Date Invention
Garrigus, Charles H. Bloomington 499,982 02 Feb 1893 20 Jun 1893 Trace Holder
Garrigus, Charles H. Bloomington 595,564 20 Sep 1897 14 Dec 1897 Garment Hanger
Garrigus, Matilda C. Bloomington 595,564 20 Sep 1897 14 Dec 1897 Garment Hanger
Gaston, John R. Normal 130,913   27 Aug 1872 Improvement in Hot Air Furnaces
Gerken, William Bloomington 279,021 30 Mar 1883 05 Jun 1883 Spark Arrester
Gilmore, Ira F. LeRoy 375,741 27 Sep 1887 03 Jan 1888 Seeder and Cultivator
Gilmore, Ira F. Bloomington 451,667 17 Oct 1890 05 May 1891 Musical Instrument
Gladding, James W. Normal 109,888   06 Dec 1870 Improvement in Bee Hives
Goddard, F. A. Lexington 29,433   21 Jul 1860 Improvement in Corn Planters
Goetsh, Friederich Bloomington 152,742 09 Feb 1874 07 Jul 1874 Improvement in Paving Compositions
Gowdy, James B. Oak Grove 500,883 01 Nov 1892 04 Jul 1893 Fence Post
Gowdy, John F. Bloomington 155,531 04 Apr 1874 29 Sep 1874 Improvement in Car Couplings
Graham, Robert O. Bloomington 527,421 17 Apr 1894 16 Oct 1894 Oil Pump
Graham, Robert O. Bloomington 527,422 30 Apr 1894 01 Oct 1894 Oil Pump
Grant, William W. Bloomington 132,280   15 Oct 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Gray, Richard Bloomington 200,655 01 Nov 1877 26 Feb 1878 Improvement in Gates
Gray, Richard Bloomington 202,021 25 Mar 1878 02 Apr 1878 Improvement in Railway Switches
Gray, Richard Bloomington 214,503 25 Mar 1879 22 Apr 1879 Improvement in Devices for Converting Motion
Gray, Richard Bloomington 227,244 30 Mar 1880 04 May 1880 Device for Converting Motion
Gray, Richard Bloomington 307,541 06 Mar 1883 04 Nov 1884 Metallic Pile
Gray, Richard Bloomington 317,764 30 Mar 1885 12 May 1885 Pile Coupling
Gray, Richard Bloomington 414,700 31 Jul 1888 12 Nov 1889 Pile
Gray, Richard Bloomington 520,047 02 Oct 1893 22 May 1894 Metallic Column or Pile
Gray, Richard Bloomington 343,634 21 Apr 1885 15 Jun 1886 Clinometer
Gray, Thomas J. Goodland, Indiana 200,655 01 Nov 1877 26 Feb 1878 Improvement in Gates
Green, J. P. Bloomington 17,088   21 Apr 1857 Improvement in Automatic Rakes for Havesting Machines
Griffith, Samuel R. Bloomington 193,243 27 Jun 1877 17 Jul 1877 Improvement in Fruit Driers
Grigler, Julius W. Bloomington 612,310 23 Nov 1896 11 Oct 1898 Sash Fastener
Grove, David Ellsworth 414,809 16 Jul 1889 12 Nov 1889 Reel for Winding Wire
Grove, David Ellsworth 444,219 15 Mar 1890 06 Jan 1891 Reel for Winding and Unwinding Wire
Haberland, Gottfried Bloomington 107,679   27 Sep 1870 Improvement in Ear Rings
Haefer, Napoleon B. Bloomington 495,134 12 Sep 1892 11 Apr 1893 Brick Kiln
Hagard, John W. Bloomington 199,905 18 Dec 1877 05 Feb 1878 Improvement in Combined Harrow and Clod Crusher
Haggard J. W. Bloomington 12,387   13 Feb 1855 Improvement in Rotary Plows
Haggard, Eliza C. Bloomington 199,905 18 Dec 1877 05 Feb 1878 Improvement in Combined Harrow and Clod Crusher
Hague, Luke G. Bloomington 443,362 27 Sep 1890 23 Dec 1890 Horse Spreading Device
Haitz, Frederick Towanda 314,290 14 Jan 1885 24 Mar 1885 Umbrella Support
Haitz, Frederick Towanda 326,213 19 Mar 1885 15 Sep 1885 Umbrella
Haitz, Frederick Towanda 326,214 31 Mar 1885 03 Sep 1885 Umbrella Support
Haitz, Frederick Towanda 346,295 26 Oct 1865 27 Jul 1886 Cabinet for Exhibiting Wares
Haitz, Frederick Towanda 347,343 26 Jun 1886 17 Aug 1886 Umbrella Support
Haitz, Frederick Towanda 377,455 18 Apr 1887 07 Feb 1888 Umbrella
Haitz, Fredrick Towanda 360,294 28 Jun 1886 29 Mar 1887 Umbrella
Haldeman, J. R. Bloomington 22,555   11 Jan 1859 Washing Machine
Haldeman, J. S. Bloomington 22,555   11 Jan 1859 Washing Machine
Haldeman, John Riley Normal 481,756 24 Oct 1891 30 Aug 1892 Brick Pavement
Hall, Henry P. Bloomington 158,488 12 Sep 1874 05 Jan 1875 Improvement in Corn Planters
Hall, Henry P. Bloomington 184,710 15 Apr 1876 28 Nov 1876 Improvement in Corn Planters
Hall, Henry P. Danvers 254,128 28 Jul 1881 28 Feb 1882 Corn Planter and Check Rower
Hall, Joseph Pleasant Hill 131,875   01 Oct 1872 Improvement in Heating Drums
Hamilton, Farwell H. Bloomington 170,849 21 May 1875 07 Dec 1875 Improvement in Cooking Stoves
Hammond, William LeRoy 412,847 03 Oct 1888 15 Oct 1889 Corn Conveyer
Hanford, Orrin A. Bloomington 367,292 29 Dec 1886 26 Jul 1887 Reclining Chair
Hanford, Orrin A. Bloomington 414,406 23 Jul 1889 05 Nov 1889 Necktie Fastener
Hanford, Orrin A. Bloomington 456,410 03 Feb 1891 21 Jul 1891 Sham Bolster
Hanks, Frank Colfax 572,502 01 Jun 1896 01 Dec 1896 Lamp Filler
Harber Brothers Company Bloomington 596,307 04 Oct 1897 28 Dec 1897 Pneumatic Stacker
Harlan, Aaron S. Bloomington 112,591   14 Mar 1871 Improvement in Rotary Steam Engines
Harmon, Martin Bloomington 592,112 12 Jun 1897 10 Oct 1897 Seed Planter
Harms, Augustus Bloomington 148,452 12 Jan 1874 10 Mar 1874 Improvement in Wood Grinders for Paper Pulp
Harris, Charles J. Bloomington 114,437   02 May 1871 Improvement in Return Flue Boiler Furnaces
Harris, Charles J. Bloomington 119,605   03 Oct 1871 Improvement in Furnaces for Steam Boilers
Harris, George H. Bloomington 352,408 27 May 1886 09 Nov 1886 Calculator
Harrison, Edwin I LeRoy 454,943 04 Feb 1891 30 Jun 1891 Churn
Harwood, Dan B. Bloomington 241,011 22 May 1881 03 May 1881 Lever for Moving Cars
Hastings, Henry Miller Cooksville 566,171 09 Mar 1896 18 Aug 1896 Window Sash Lock
Hastings, Henry Millier Cooksville 472,454 09 Sep 1891 05 Apr 1892 Grain Conveyer
Hauge, Luke G. Bloomington 428,485 14 Feb 1890 20 May 1890 Horse Spreading Device
Hawley, B. R. Normal 54,340   01 May 1866 Sorghum Evaporator
Hawley, B. R. Normal 54,340   01 May 1866 Improved Evaporator
Hawley, B. R. Normal 66,334   02 Jul 1867 Improved Sorghum Evaporator
Hawley, B. R. Normal 81,781   01 Sep 1868 Improvement in Tubular Air Heaters
Hawley, B. R. Normal 84,117   17 Nov 1868 Improvement in Drying Kilns
Hawley, B. R. Normal 98,372   28 Dec 1869 Ventilator
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 107,612   20 Sep 1870 Improvement in Kilns
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 118,364   22 Aug 1871 Improvement in Brick Kilns
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 125,292   02 Apr 1872 Improvement in Brick Kilns
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 129,341   16 Jul 1872 Improvement in Bleaching Cane Juice and Other Liquids with Sulphurous Acids
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 129,558   16 Jul 1872 Improvement in Brick Kilns
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 136,509   04 Mar 1873 Improvement in Furnaces and Furnace Doors
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal 136,510   04 Mar 1873 Improvement in Furnaces and Steam Generators for Heating, etc.
Hawley, Benjamin R. Normal Reissue # 4,991   16 Jul 1872 Improvement in Driers (Patent # 84,117)
Haworth, Wade H. Towanda 33,176   27 Aug 1861 Improvement in Cultivators
Hayes, James J. Saybrook 430,579 14 Dec 1889 17 Jun 1890 Tongue Support
Hays, Abiel Chenoa 28,367   22 May 1860 Improvement in Corn Planters
Hays, Asahel T. McLean County 158,490 16 Apr 1874 05 Jan 1875 Improvement in Horse Hay Rakes
Heafer, Napoleon B. Bloomington 73,097   07 Jan 1868 Improvement in Brick Truck
Heafer, Napoleon B. Bloomington 162,818 30 Jan 1875 04 May 1875 Improvement in Brick Kilns
Healea, George G LeRoy 412,847 03 Oct 1888 15 Oct 1889 Corn Conveyer
Healea, John LeRoy 412,847 03 Oct 1888 15 Oct 1889 Corn Conveyer
Hedges, Charles Bloomington 96,696   09 Nov 1869 Improved Washing Machine
Heller, Levi Saybrook 241,011 22 May 1881 03 May 1881 Lever for Moving Cars
Hendryx, George Bloomington 554,950 16 Sep 1895 18 Feb 1896 Automatic Pumping Apparatus
Henry, Elias C. Bloomington 345,571 17 Jul 1885 13 Jul 1886 Hand Fire Engine
Henry, George W. Bloomington 171,804 19 May 1875 04 Jan 1876 Improvement in Nut Locks
Henry, Margaretta Chenoa 145,868 20 Oct 1873 23 Dec 1873 Improvement in Curtain Fixtures
Henry, Samuel Chenoa 23,920   10 May 1859 Improvement in Seeding Machines
Henry, Samuel Chenoa 46,355   14 Feb 1865 Improvement in Cultivators
Henry, Samuel Chenoa 145,868 20 Oct 1873 23 Dec 1873 Improvement in Curtain Fixtures
Henry, Samuel Chenoa 177,506 18 Apr 1876 16 May 1876 Improvement in Nut Locks
Henry, William F. Normal 460,823 10 Feb 1891 06 Oct 1891 Whiffletree Attachment for Vehicles
Henry, William F. Bloomington 481,028 01 Apr 1892 16 Aug 1892 Whiffletree
Herington, Byron L. Normal 343,536 03 Mar 1885 08 Jun 1886 Refrigerator
Hervey, Walter D. Chenoa 463,510 13 Aug 1891 17 Nov 1891 Land Marker
Hervey, Walter D. Chenoa 594,081 12 Feb 1897 23 Nov 1897 Flue Cutter and Expander
Hervey, Walter D. Chenoa 622,681 20 Apr 1898 11 Apr 1899 Boiler Tube Cutter & Expander
Heskett, H. H. McLean County 100,891   15 Mar 1870 Improved Lathe for Setting Jewels in Time Pieces
Heskett, Harrison H. LeRoy 116,591   04 Jul 1871 Improvement in Watchmakers' Chucks
Hileman, John P. Arrowsmith 355,396 20 Mar 1886 04 Jan 1887 Hedge Trimmer
Hobart, C. H. Padua 40,492   03 Nov 1863 Improvement in Corn Planters
Hobson, Iris Stout's Grove 25,334   06 Sep 1859 Improvement in Mole Plows
Hoehn, Charles W. Bloomington 269,415 18 Oct 1882 19 Dec 1882 Soldering Lamp
Hoehn, Charles, W. Bloomington 276,404 23 Feb 1883 24 Apr 1883 Soldering Lamp
Hofmann, Albert A. Bloomington 623,474 16 Feb 1888 08 Apr 1899 Fountain Pen
Holmes, Alfred C. Tazewell County, Illinois 148,931 27 Aug 1873 24 Mar 1874 Improvement in Grain Driers
Houghton, Thomas B. Bloomington 16,585   10 Feb 1857 Improvement in Seed Planters
Hudgin, John H. Fairbury, Illinois 252,195 11 Oct 1880 10 Jan 1882 Valve
Hughes, G. W. Bloomington 45,043   15 Nov 1864 Improvement in Magazine or Self-Loading Fire Arm
Hughes, G. W. Bloomington Reissue # 1,943   02 May 1865 Improvement in Magazine or Self Loading Fire Arms (Patent # 45,043)
Hughes, George W. Bloomington 44,427   27 Sep 1864 Improved Fumigator for Smoking Bees & Others
Hughes, Joseph Bloomington 106,589   23 Aug 1870 Improved Machine for Repairing Boiler Flues
Hunt, Henry L. Padua 571,923 20 Jun 1895 24 Nov 1896 Belt Guide
Hunter, William H. Bloomington 545,294 11 Dec 1894 27 Aug 1895 Method of and Apparatus for Forming Designs in Color in Blocks of Ice Cream
Hurley, David Saybrook 219,728 07 Aug 1879 16 Sep 1879 Improvement in Car Propellers and Brakes
Hyde, Valentine M. Bloomington 495,444 09 Apr 1892 11 Apr 1893 Axle Gage
Hyre, Clinton D. Lexington 283,892 10 May 1883 28 Aug 1883 Eaves Trough Hanger
Hyre, David N. Eureka, Kansas 215,750 18 Mar 1879 27 May 1879 Improvement in Weather Strips
Hyre, Harrison L. Lexington 215,750 18 Mar 1879 27 May 1879 Improvement in Weather Strips
Hyre, Harrison L. Lexington 283,892 10 May 1883 28 Aug 1883 Eaves Trough Hanger
Ihlenfeldt, August Bloomington 473,578 15 Jun 1891 26 Apr 1892 Gate
Ihlenfeldt, Fred LeRoy 103,049   17 May 1870 Improvement in Smut Machines
Ingle, Isaac B. Saybrook 471,554 06 Oct 1891 29 Mar 1892 Harness Girth
Iseminger, D. H. Heyworth 47,020   28 Mar 1865 Improved Sorghum Evaporator
Iseminger, D. H. McLean 83,168   20 Oct 1868 Improvement in Saw Filing Machine
Iseminger, Daniel H. Heyworth 147,057 04 Aug 1873 03 Feb 1874 Improvement in Saw Sharpening Machines
Iseminger, Daniel H. McLean County 175,443 25 Feb 1876 28 Mar 1876 Improvement in Gas Lighters
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 200,457 28 Jul 1877 19 Feb 1878 Improvement in Pneumatic Signaling Apparatus
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 201,918 12 Sep 1877 02 Apr 1878 Improvement in Gas Lighters
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 227,112 09 Oct 1879 04 May 1880 Bill or Letter File
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 314,532 07 Nov 1884 24 Mar 1885 Weather Strip
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 457,722 20 Feb 1891 11 Aug 1891 Gate
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 463,665 23 May 1891 24 Nov 1891 Gate
Iseminger, Daniel H. Bloomington 506,114 26 Jul 1892 03 Oct 1893 Clamp
Iseminger, David Bloomington 171,555 03 Dec 1875 28 Dec 1875 Improvement in Apparatus for Lighting Street Lamps
Johnson, Andrew Bloomington 64,770   14 May 1867 Improvement in Motive Power
Johnson, Mrs. Elberta McLean County 138,406 15 Feb 1873 29 Apr 1873 Improvement in Auxiliary Tables
Johnson, Noah Padua 571,923 20 Jun 1895 24 Nov 1896 Belt Guide
Jones, John M. Heyworth 624,339 27 Dec 1898 02 May 1899 Wing Support for Bridges
Jones, Lewis Funk's Grove 85,010   15 Dec 1868 Improvement in Pulverizer, Leveller and Marker
Jones, Robert D. Eureka, Kansas 215,750 18 Mar 1879 27 May 1879 Improvement in Weather Strips
Joralemon, Jacob Heyworth 147,057 04 Aug 1873 03 Feb 1874 Improvement in Saw Sharpening Machines
Justeson, Henry F. S. Arrowsmith 604,631 10 Nov 1897 24 May 1898 Potato Bug Destroyer


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