McNabb, Robert

Flourished: 1834 Menard County, Illinois

In 1833, McNabb purchased 40 acres of public land near what would become the town of Petersburg, Illinois, in a portion of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database, Menard County, 68:141, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Petition of Mentor Graham and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; Election Returns for New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois.