Rock Island County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
News stories from Edgington
Great excitement prevails in Edgington township, Rock Island County, over the prevalence of diphtheria which is making havoc with the little ones.
A meeting of the authorities was held recently to take action to check the ravages of the pestilence.
If the disease continues to spread the town where it is raging most will be quarantined.
"The Newton Press", Jasper County, IL July 27, 1887
Submitted by Kim Torp
Rock Island County, Illinois
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