50 Plus Year Residents
Mary J. Arvidson sent this in December, 1997.
The following is the text of an article in the Daily Sun Newspaper, Waukegan, IL Monday, December 30, 1918. (also in the December 30, 1918 Waukegan Daily Gazette)
Persons in Lake Co. in State 50 Years Complete List of Residents In Lake County Fifty Years or More as compiled in connection with Illinois Centennial. The Lake county Historical Society has compiled a list of practically all pioneers who have resided in the county 50 years or more, and the Illinois Centennial committee, aided by school teachers and others in the various districts, have filed with T. A. Simpson, chairman of the committee, the names, together with their place of residence, date of birth and the year in which they came to the county.