Jo Daviess County, Illinois
What now constitutes the Township of Thompson was formerly known as Indian Grove, and the last council of Indians ever held in the county is said to have taken place in this township. It is named after C. C. Thompson. one of its earliest settlers. Thompson's Mill was, for years, a landmark in the county. There are no incorporated cities or villages within the township, but there is an unincorporated village called Schapville within its borders, in which considerable business is done.
(This section is taken from the book "History of Jo Daviess County 1904)
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