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Updated 18 Oct. 2016

The following book has been broken down into 3 parts that pertain to Stark County. More will come as I have time to transcribe.

DOCUMENTS AND BIOGRAPHY
Pertaining to
THE SETTLEMENT AND PROGRESS
STARK COUNTY, ILLINOIS,
WRITTEN FROM RECORDS AND PERSONAL REMINISCENCES,
BY
M. A. Leeson
CHICAGO:
M. A. LEESON & C0.
MDCCCLXXXVIL

The transcribed sections of this book on this site are:
Chapter III - Exploration and Occupation - Selected because of the large amount of names of the pioneers who first settled Stark & Peoria Counties.
Individual Township Histories
Biographies - Divided up by township
Marriages - Transcribed from 1883 to 1853 Still to come, the rest of 1854 - 1866

More transcription of this book will be coming in the future

The complete book can be found at here from Archive.org