An 1886 Widow’s Award

What is in the green circle of this “Widow’s Award” from Adams County, Illinois? widowsaward
The entire page can be seen below, but there is not much handwriting on it.

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8 thoughts on “An 1886 Widow’s Award

  1. The date is February. The first letter in February looks sort of like an S , In the future I’ll know that is an F not an S. The first name on one of the signatures is Meta. Yes that is a name, one of my friends is Meta Geraldine Colson, she goes by Gerry.

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