History of St. Joseph County, Indiana

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History of St. Joseph County, Indiana - Chapman Publishing Company. This book is a must have for anyone interested in St. Joseph County, Indiana. It is full of information that is very valuable. The history starts with the first visit by a European, Father Marquette in 1673 and goes through the time the book was first published. This two-volume set is divided into two sections, The first is a history of Indiana, which includes accounts of the pre-historic races, aborigines, the French, English and American conquests, and a general review of its civil, political and military history. The second is the history of St. Joseph County that includes sketches of its cities, villages and townships; educational, religious, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons and biographies of representative citizens. Some of these portraits and biographies include: Schuyler Colfax, Alex Coquillard, William Corby, W. J. Holloway, T. E. Howard, William Miller, E. Sorin, George Alward, Willis A. Bugbee, Lucius F. Copeland, Daniel Dayton, Levi J. Ham, John C. Knoblock, along with many others. A new fullname index is also included. (1880), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 1054 pp. 101-C2081 ISBN: 078842081X