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Peoria is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Established in 1691 by the French explorer Henri de Tonti, Peoria is the oldest European settlement in Illinois, and is named after the Peoria tribe. From, click link to read more of this history.

What's New in Peoria

19 Nov. 2019
Added more to Biographies

Added to Resources - Cities & Communities & Township histories

17 Nov. 2019
Transcribed several sections of History and Reminiscences Old Settlers' Union of Princeville and Vicinity:
Princeville Physicians,
Register of Voters in Princeville Election District Poll Book Dated August 31, 1869,

And two items from this book into Military:
Military Record of John G. Corbett,
John F. French Fortress No. 17, National Daughters of the G. A. R. listing 1928 founding members

I'm Jan Bony the coordinator for Peoria County part of the ILGenWeb Project. I live in Washington State, so will not be able to help with local searches. I have been working on both genealogy & web pages for over 20 years.

We are always looking for new information to add to the web site, so if you have anything you are willing to share, please let me know.
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