The village of Ridgeville was laid out by Isaac Garrett, April 19th, 1836, on section 16. It was the voting place before the township organization. The name is still perpetuated as the title of the church and the school there.
Excerpted from The Combined History of Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois, 1882
Transcribed by Carol Longwell Miller for Schuyler County ILGenWeb
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