History of Cook County, Illinois: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Original data: Chicago, Illinois, USA: A.T. Andreas, 1884
This source information is from Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997. Original data: Andreas, A. T.. History of Cook County, Illinois: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Chicago, IL, UAS: A.T. Andreas, 1884.
About Cook County, Illinois History
Published in 1884, this wonderful work contains the early history of Cook County, focusing on the development of Chicago and the surrounding villages and townships. It contains the narrative of the original settlement in Chicago, and describes the primary commercial and professional trades and political scene. It also has elaborate sketches of townships and villages, as well as maps, views and portraits of prominent individuals in the county, making this an excellent resource for individuals with an interest in this area.