Winner of the Harry E. Pratt Memorial Award by the Illinois Historical Society, 1998.
Update on Walter C. Earp:
Election Poll Book of 1864 lists Walter C. Earp.
A note in the Atlas of September 7, 1866: “Mr. W. C. Earp met with a severe accident on Tuesday by being thrown from a carriage upon which he was riding from the Depot, the wheels passing over him.”
The Census of 1870 has
Walter C Earp 50 living with his sister (not in 1874 directory)
Elizabeth Ezell 59 (not in 1874 directory)
Sarah C 29
Margaret Brown 15
Lucy Hoag 7
Next door are
William Ezell 20
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