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  Knox County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Knox County is a county located in the state of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.00% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $35,407, and the median income for a family is $44,010.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Knox_County,_Illinois   (362 words)

 Knox College
Knox is among the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the country, in a new public service- oriented ranking system developed by Washington Monthly magazine.
Knox vice president Xavier Romano gives the keynote address at a regional institute of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
Knox receives a grant of $83,700 from the Richter Memorial Trusts, to support the college's extensive student research program.
www.knox.edu   (65 words)

 Galesburg, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Galesburg was founded by, a minister of the gospel from New York state who dreamed of establishing a manual labor college.
A committee from New York purchased 17 acres (69,000 m²) in Knox County in 1835, and the first 25 settlers arrived in 1836.
The city was home to the first anti-slavery society in state of Illinois founded in 1837, and was a stop on the Underground Railroad.
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Galesburg,_Illinois   (600 words)

When our subject came to this county he was penniless, and what he has of this world's goods, and a goodly portion it is, he has attained through unflinching perseverance and by practicing the closest economy.
David McIlravy was reared on a farm in Harrison county, Ohio, and educated in the public schools of the Buckeye State.
ROBERT M. was born in Stark county, Ohio, April 2, 1835, son of James and Elizabeth (Sidle) [Seidel] Creighton, the former a native of Ireland [to Penn. in 1792], and the latter born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of German parents.
www.ibi-tn.com /mcilravy/bios.html   (2153 words)

 Emery E. Smith
EMERY E. While the average size of farms in Rice County is considerably larger than in eastern counties, there are few even of the larger farms which have been go completely developed on the diversified plan as that of Emery E. Smith.
The family came to Kansas from Knox County, Illinois, where his grandfather, John Smith, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1806 and was a pioneer farmer.
His father, Phillip Smith, was born in the same county in 1834, a date which indicates the very early settlement of the Smiths in that peculiarly rich and fertile section of Northern Illinois.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/1918ks/bios/smithee.html   (668 words)

 Knox County Illinois Health Department - Whats New   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Approximately ninety percent of Knox County homes were built prior to 1978; therefore, a child from a wealthy family is just as likely to be poisoned as a child from a lower or middle class family.
Knox County ranks eighth in rural counties in the state of Illinois with high lead poisoned children.
Testing can be done at the Knox County Health Department for $15 or ask your family doctor at your child's next check up.
www.knoxcountyhealth.org /whats_new.asp   (871 words)

 Knox Township History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Located between the Illinois and Mississippi rivers on the east and west and Court Creek and Haw Creek on the north and south, gives perfect drainage, freedom from disastrous wind storms, and an altogether desirable location for a city of homes, healthful and pleasing.
James Knox, previous to his election as congressman from this district was one of our most enterprising citizens, both as a businessman and officials.
While always under the care of the Board of Supervisors and the committee, Knox County has always been fortunate in the selection of its superintendents, none of whom have been more capable than the present appointee, who has managed at the institution for the past twelve years with signal success.
www.iltrails.org /knox/Township_Histories/Knox_Twp_history.html   (1215 words)

 McCornack's Genealogy-11 - Jirah McCornack - Margaret Collville
Jirah Samuel McCornack was born on the 17 Mar 1862 in Knox County, Illinois.
Margaret was born on the 8 Aug 1866 in Galesburg, Illinois.
He was also a founder and president of the Freedom and Mower County Light and Power Association plus being a president of the State Association of Local Creameries.
members.aol.com /jmccornack/JirahMcCornack.html   (1141 words)

 THIRD GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LANORE MELTON was born in 1851 in IOWA.
Charles is buried at the Earlham Cemetery, Earlham, Madison County, Iowa.
usedbits.cohenbrothers.org /cohenbrothers/genealogy/Wight/d140.htm   (244 words)

 Knox County, Illinois, USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Knox was US President George Washington's Secretary of War from 1785-1795.
The size of Knox County changed several times between 1825 and 1839, when the current borders were established.
Old Main on the campus of Knox College in Galesburg was the site of one of the famous debates between Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln during their race for a Senate seat.
www.outfitters.com /illinois/knox   (216 words)

 Online Exhibits: Blacks in Galesburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Feelings ran high and throughout Knox County there were strong advocates for and against slavery.
George Washington Gale, the inspiration and founder of Galesburg and Knox College was an ardent abolitionist.
Barnabas Root, the first fl man to receive a college degree in Illinois, as well as Hiram Revels, the first fl man to be elected to the United States Senate, both wrote of prejudice experienced when living in Galesburg and attending Knox College.
catalog.knox.edu /archives/blacks   (352 words)

 Elias Cooley Henshaw
There seems to be no trace of Elias in Knox County, Illinois in the 1850 census.    The closest possibility is an Ellis or Elias Hand (possibly a faded Handshaw), age 19, laborer, born in Indiana, living in the Pennington household.
Note that the 1860 census of Knox County, Illinois does show an unidentified Colin Henshaw (also born in Ohio), who might have been Elias Cooley Henshaw, somehow separated from Sarah Ann.
Also living in Knox County, Illinois in 1870 was newlywed daughter Mary Jane.
www.rawbw.com /~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?2472   (915 words)

 Foxie's Knox County Illinois Genealogy & History
I live in Knox County, and it is a very beautiful county in which to live in.
The Illinois flag was created in a contest sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Knox County was named for Henry Knox, a soldier of the Revolution who commanded the storming party at Stony Point, later a Major General and President George Washington’s Secretary of War
www.usgennet.org /usa/il/county/knox   (900 words)

Theodore was elected constable of Knox County, Illinois on August 7,
Illinois to Madison County, Iowa, where he engaged in farming.
County, of old age and is buried at the Winterset Cemetery, Madison
usedbits.cohenbrothers.org /cohenbrothers/genealogy/Wight/d133.htm   (786 words)

 University of Illinois Extension - Knox County
University of Illinois Extension provides Knox County with a wide variety of research-based information and program opportunities.
The Knox County unit staff along with center educators work with all ages of individuals in agencies, organizations, families, communities and businesses to help them learn the most recent findings in topics ranging from water quality to food safety to landscaping to leadership development.
Although the roots of University of Illinois Extension are agricultural, the Knox County office offers many educational programs for urban and rural audiences as well.
web.extension.uiuc.edu /knox   (138 words)

 Knox County, Illinois
Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino origin: Illinois counties, Places in Illinois
Historical population counts, 1900 to 1990, for all counties in Illinois
Summary statistics for Illinois counties by NAICS (North American Industry Classification System): 2002
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/states/17/17095lk.html   (185 words)

 Knox County Real Estate, REALTORS, Knox Real Estate Agents, Homes For Sale, Home Values
Estimate the value of your home or other Knox County homes in seconds, or get a professional estimate.
HomeGain provides Knox County real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other property in Knox County.
HomeGain has realty services to help you find a top Knox County real estate agent, get the value of your home and a comparative market analysis, view Knox County real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/IL/knox_county.html   (343 words)

 SEVENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He appeared on the census on 2 Apr 1930 in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois.
She died in Jul 1980 in Cambridge, Henry County, Illinois.
John C. Dupuy was born on 13 Dec 1937 in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois.
www.mindspring.com /~eehiv/dupuy/d5993.htm   (106 words)

 The Restoration Movement in Illinois: Knox County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One of the first churches in this county was constituted in the village of Henderson about 1838.
In the early times there was a flourishing church at French Grove, in the eastern part of the county.
The first church house was built in 1841; the second and present one, in 1880.
www.bible.acu.edu /stone-campbell/States/Illinois/knox.htm   (1343 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Knox County, Ill.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1915-29; died in office 1929.
Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Knox County, 1847; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1853-57.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/IL/KX.html   (620 words)

 George Trask listed twice in 1920 Knox County, Illinois Census   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
George Trask from the 1920 Knox County, Illinois Census
George Trask is apparently listed twice in the 1920 Knox County, Illinois census for Galesburg.
George is listed as being involved in the horsebuying occupation on both entries and his birthplace of Illinois is the same.
www.rootdig.com /census/1920trask.html   (180 words)

 Knox County Illinois Fractional DS3 Price Quotes Comparisons in Real-Time!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Illinois Funds E-Pay: Knox County Clerk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Under Illinois State law (410 ILCS 535), only specific individuals have legal access to birth, death, and marriage records.
The Knox County Clerk business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, except for County Holidays.
This fee is not charged by the Knox County Clerk.
www.illinoisepay.com /epay/GetSite?cmd=get&siteId=80   (327 words)

 77th Illinois Infantry
The 77th Illinois Infantry Regiment was established in Peoria, Illlinois, on September 2, 1862.
A number of Knox County, Illinois, men enlisted, including Edward W. Jenney, who sent home photographs of some of his comrades.
According to the Adjutant General of Illinois (Report of the Adjutant General State of Illinois, Springfield, IL, 1901, V. 4) the unit saw action in Memphis, Tennessee, and Vicksburg, Mississippi, as well as Louisiana and Alabama.
history.alliancelibrarysystem.com /IllinoisAlive/files/kx/htm1/kx000000.cfm   (175 words)

 Catholic World News : Illinois County Officials Slammed For Prayer
GALESBURG, Illinois (CWNews.com) - Knox County, Illinois Board members this week defied calls by atheist groups to stop opening board meetings with prayer, voting unanimously to continue the practice.
The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation said the board's promise that prayers would be led by people of any faith or no faith whatsoever would result only in major faiths being represented.
Paul Mangieri, Knox County state's attorney, said the prayers do not violate the Supreme Court-mandated separation of church and state so long as there is no overt proselytizing for a particular faith.
www.cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=8340   (183 words)

 Knox County Scenic Drive
The Knox County Scenic Drive is a self-guided car tour, allowing you to navigate your way through the small towns of Knox County, displaying the best they have to offer.
Each stop emphasizes a unique aspect of our rural heritage, but they are all bonded together by a fun, friendly atmosphere with plenty to see and do for the entire family.
For more information on the Knox County Scenic Drive, either select General Information or choose an individual stop from the map or text links below.
home.grics.net /scenicdrive   (228 words)

 General Information - Knox County Scenic Drive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For thousands, the drive is an autumn tradition, a trip through a countryside ablaze with a riot of fall colors.
Two renovated one-room schools, a log cabin built in 1832, an old jail, a restored 1865 barn and the Old Knox County Courthouse will be open for tours.
Churches, chapels, and other buildings constructed over 100 years ago may also be viewed along with several museums featuring a glimpse into a world that would otherwise be forgotten.
home.gallatinriver.net /~scenicdrive/general.html   (399 words)

 Knox County, Illinois: October 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Knox County Administrative Annex, 220 E. Simmons St., Galesburg
Knox County Health Department, 1361 W. Fremont St., Galesburg
Knox County Law Enforcement Center, 152 S. Kellogg St., Galesburg
www.knoxclerk.org /wc102003s.htm   (101 words)

 Knox County Process Servers Directory Illinois Knox County
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 AllRefer.com - Rio, Illinois (IL) (Knox County) - (village) - Facts and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Knox County, Illinois (IL), United States, North America
260), Knox co., NW Ill., 14 mi/23 km N of Galesburg; 41°06'N 90°24'W. Hogs, cattle; dairying; soybeans, corn.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/R/R02893-rio.html   (133 words)

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