Chicago (Ill.)

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Chicago (Ill.)

Description

First settled around 1780, the town of Chicago was incorporated 12 Aug 1833. The name was derived from the French rendering of an indigenous Miami-Illinois word for a wild plant similar to an onion that grew in the area.

Has beginning

1780

Identifier

USGS GNIS ID: 423587
U.S. Census code: 14000

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41.9000326

Longitude

-87.6500537

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Title Alternate label Class
Hall, Anna B. Life event(s) Person
Rile, James Everette Life event(s) Person
Tousey, June Life event(s) Person
Berkshire, Frank Walton, Sr. Life event(s) Person
Death Event
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Marshall, Clifford Death and burial information Person
Tousey, June Death and burial information Person
Associated Locale
Title Alternate label Class
Wright, Alice Resided in Person
Bryant, Nettie E Resided in Person