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Whiteside Biographies 1877 > Joy H. Avery


Source: History of Whiteside County, Illinois
Edited by: Charles Bent
Morrison, Illinois  1877

Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society
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Joy H. Avery came to Portland in 1835, and made the first claim on the Dutch bottom. He died in 1838, and in 1839 his claim was sold to Martin Reis, Jacob Schuck, and Rudolh Urick.

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