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Christina Holmes Tillson (1798-1872)

Christina Holmes Tillson traveled from Massachusetts to Illinois in 1822 as a young bride. She recalled her experiences in A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois, and proved to be a keen and good-humored observer of pioneer ways.

A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois is available on Lincoln/Net. Please click on the title to view the book.

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