The village of Ridgevillewas laid out by Isaac Garrett, April 19th, 1836, on section 16.  Itwas the voting place before the township organization.  The name isstill perpetuated as the title of the church and the school there.

Excerpted from The CombinedHistory of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois, 1882
Transcribed by Carol LongwellMiller for Schuyler County ILGenWeb

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