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This is a picture of Joseph Naper who came from Ashtabula Co. OH in February of 1831. He was the founder of the town of Naperville, IL. He built a cabin and trading post on his arrival and in June of the same year, his family arrived in company with John Naper, John Murray, Lyman Butterfield, Harry Wilson, Mr. Carpenter. The same year, 1831, he started to build a saw mill, having brought the necessary iron work with them. Christopher Paine built ...
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- Joseph Naper. 1934. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/ppld01/id/1147. (Accessed October 25, 2020.)
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- (1934) Joseph Naper. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/ppld01/id/1147
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/ppld01/id/1147>.