Place:Liberty, Adams, Illinois, United States

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NameLiberty
TypeVillage
Coordinates39.88°N 91.108°W
Located inAdams, Illinois, United States
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Liberty is a village in Adams County, Illinois, United States. The population was 516 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

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"Liberty Township began with the first settlement made on Section 28, by Daniel Lile, in the spring of 1822, and many old settlers followed about the same time. The first regular preacher was George Wolfe of the Dunkard denomination. First horse mill was built by Daniel Lile. The first marriage was that of Jacob Waggle to a Miss Hunsaker, by the Rev. George Wolfe, at the house of the bride's father. The first birth and death, was an infant child of Mr. Kimbrick. The first Supervisor was David Wolfe. The town of Liberty is nearly in the center of the township and is quite a flourishing little town. Liberty is inhabited by an industrious and intelligent people, who have fine farms and desirable houses."

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