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  • Maternus Schaefer Leading Citizen in Early Gross Point
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92     President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter of a century. Mr. Schaefer was a farmer, owning 35 acres of land on section 33 of New Trier township, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92   President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its ...
  • Barnard Thalmann was pioneer farmer here
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 4     Barnard Thalmann, a pioneer farmer of New Trier, was born in Prussia, March 23, 1836, and spent the first 11 years of his life in his native land. He was a son of Gerhard Thalmann, who was born in the same country, July 24, 1801, made farming his life work, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 4   Barnard Thalmann, a pioneer farmer of New Trier, was born in Prussia, ...
  • Lombard Dusham built log cabin on shore in 1837
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3     One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette. It is believed Dusham's name was originally Du Charme. His log cabin was near the present intersection of Elmwood and Michigan avenues. His sons, John L. Dusham Sr. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3   One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the ...
  • John Schaefer area's first white child
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 2, 90     Photograph of John Schaefer on p.90...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 2, 90   Photograph of John Schaefer on p.90...
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