Winnebago (Town of)

first settler, Daniel Adams Holt,1836┬ásecond and┬áthird settlers were Holt’s brothers. Original Holt House at Severson Dells. Town original named Westfield, then in 1849, Elida, then in 1855, Winnebago

Source: Winnebago Sesquicentennial 1854-2004 R 977.331 W776

Winnebago and Boone City Atlas – 1871, 1886 and 1892; older 2 include buildings and footprint of the house ( Holt House) useful in locating building built in the 19th century

Source: Illustrated atlas of Winnebago and Boone counties, Illinois : containing maps of every township in counties, with village and city plats, also maps of Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois / compiled from late and authentic sources, together with other valuable information. R 912.773 P14