History of Whiteside Co, IL 1877
Source: Book: History of Whiteside County, Illinois
From Its First Settlement To The Present Time; with numerous biographical and family sketches.
Edited by Charles Bent, for ten years editor and proprietor of "The Whiteside Sentinel," of Morrison, Ill.
"Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation."
Morrison, Illinois, 1877
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1877, by Charles Bent, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.
Reprinted by: Higginson Book Company, 148 Washington Street, P.O. Box 778, Salem MA 01970
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society
RODNEY C. CROOK is a native of Corinth, Orange county, Vermont, and was born August 24, 1836. In 1838 his father came to Whiteside with the family, and located in Prophetstown. Mr. Crook married Miss Mary C. Brydie, in Livingston county, Illinois. His farm in Hme is situated on sections 30 and 31, and is one of the most finely cultivated ones in the township. He has been School Director, School Trustee, Commissioner of Highways, and is the present Supervisor of the township. The frequency with which public positions have been conferred upon him, shw the estimation in which he is held by the fellow townsmen.