Jacob Burbridge 92nd birthday

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Jacob Burbridge 92nd birthday - CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY. Jacob Uurbrldc*. Who...
CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY. Jacob Uurbrldc*. Who Fought In Black Hawk War, U Ninety-two V«ar« Ola. Jacob Burbridge, a veteran in the Black Hawk war, residing at Leon, Stephenson county .celebrated the nine ty second anniversary of ht« birth on Tuesday. He is probably the oldest mania Stepheneon county and has been a resident of Illinois ulnce 1825. He wa« one of tba first men to stake out a mining claim around Qalena.and when the Black Halk war started in 1832 he was one of the first to enlist, =- and-flaaisted ioholdingt^e fort »t_ Ap pie river in 'which the settlers took shelter. He lives but a short distance from the monument erected to the memory of the volunteers, who fell before the Indians in the battle of logg'fl gtove.

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  1. Sterling Standard,
  2. 27 Jan 1898, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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  • Jacob Burbridge 92nd birthday

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